Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for E-Commerce skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited E-Commerce over the 6 months to 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

E-Commerce (Electronic Commerce)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 94 94
Rank change year-on-year +37 0 -19
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 149 88 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.12% 1.90% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 2.34% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 58 60
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +11.11% +7.46%
10th Percentile £267 £260 £275
90th Percentile £494 £550 £553
England median daily rate £463 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +2.78% +4.65% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £16.00 -
England median hourly rate £67.50 £29.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +128.81% +34.09% -20.00%

E-Commerce is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,014 3,768 4,385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 84.06% 81.29% 83.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,514 2,359 2,424
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £243
90th Percentile £575 £538 £545
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 141 126
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +14.05% -20.11%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.25 £10.73
90th Percentile £48.75 £38.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +6.38% +11.90%

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing E-Commerce as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for E-Commerce in the West Midlands

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing E-Commerce in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for E-Commerce in the West Midlands

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing E-Commerce in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for E-Commerce in the West Midlands

E-Commerce
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Commerce in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for E-Commerce in the West Midlands

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Commerce within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +5 50 £425 -17.07% 21
Coventry +14 30 £350 +40.00% 3
Staffordshire +11 18 £390 +12.64% 12
Warwickshire +5 16 £350 - 11
Herefordshire +12 15 £240 -15.79% 1
Wolverhampton - 3 £188 -
Worcestershire -11 1 £175 -66.67% 4
West Bromwich - 1 £425 -
E-Commerce
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 66 (44.30%) Retail
2 59 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (20.81%) Scrum
3 31 (20.81%) HTML
4 26 (17.45%) Java
5 24 (16.11%) CSS
6 23 (15.44%) BDD
7 22 (14.77%) Finance
7 22 (14.77%) JavaScript
8 20 (13.42%) Web Services
8 20 (13.42%) TDD
8 20 (13.42%) Git (software)
8 20 (13.42%) User Experience
9 19 (12.75%) Test Automation
9 19 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (11.41%) QA
11 16 (10.74%) RESTful
11 16 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
11 16 (10.74%) VMware
11 16 (10.74%) J2EE
12 15 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (10.07%) Kanban
12 15 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (10.07%) DevOps
12 15 (10.07%) Waterfall
12 15 (10.07%) Jenkins
12 15 (10.07%) Acceptance Criteria
13 14 (9.40%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 14 (9.40%) User Stories

E-Commerce
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.36%) CMS
2 4 (2.68%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.01%) Apache
3 3 (2.01%) WordPress
4 2 (1.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.34%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.67%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.67%) Confluence
5 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (6.71%) Magento
2 4 (2.68%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.34%) Shopify
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (9.40%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (6.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.68%) SMS
2 2 (1.34%) Internet
2 2 (1.34%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.70%) MySQL
2 5 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.68%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.68%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.68%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.34%) Cloud Spanner
4 2 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.34%) Redis
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.67%) Endeca
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.67%) Power BI
5 1 (0.67%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (13.42%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.07%) Jenkins
3 14 (9.40%) DbUnit
3 14 (9.40%) JIRA
3 14 (9.40%) jMock
3 14 (9.40%) JUnit
3 14 (9.40%) Maven
3 14 (9.40%) Mockito
3 14 (9.40%) SonarQube
4 11 (7.38%) SpecFlow
5 7 (4.70%) JIRA Agile
5 7 (4.70%) Selenium
6 3 (2.01%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.01%) Grunt
6 3 (2.01%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.34%) Bower
7 2 (1.34%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.34%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.67%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.67%) gulp
General
1 66 (44.30%) Retail
2 22 (14.77%) Finance
3 7 (4.70%) Automotive
4 5 (3.36%) Marketing
5 3 (2.01%) Legal
6 2 (1.34%) Banking
6 2 (1.34%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.67%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (26.85%) Developer
2 35 (23.49%) Analyst
3 23 (15.44%) Project Manager
4 19 (12.75%) Business Analyst
5 16 (10.74%) Java Developer
6 15 (10.07%) Architect
7 9 (6.04%) Digital Project Manager
7 9 (6.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 9 (6.04%) QA Analyst
7 9 (6.04%) Web Manager
7 9 (6.04%) Web Project Manager
8 8 (5.37%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 8 (5.37%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 8 (5.37%) Product Owner
9 7 (4.70%) E-Commerce Architect
9 7 (4.70%) E-Commerce Manager
9 7 (4.70%) Enterprise Architect
10 6 (4.03%) Administrator
10 6 (4.03%) Junior
10 6 (4.03%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (20.81%) HTML
2 24 (16.11%) CSS
3 20 (13.42%) Web Services
4 16 (10.74%) J2EE
4 16 (10.74%) RESTful
5 14 (9.40%) Apache Camel
5 14 (9.40%) PowerMock
5 14 (9.40%) SOAP
6 12 (8.05%) AngularJS
7 10 (6.71%) CSS3
7 10 (6.71%) HTML5
7 10 (6.71%) jQuery
8 9 (6.04%) Spring
9 8 (5.37%) Gherkin
10 7 (4.70%) .NET
10 7 (4.70%) LAMP
10 7 (4.70%) Spring Boot
11 6 (4.03%) Sass
11 6 (4.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (4.03%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.42%) User Experience
2 15 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.04%) FMCG
3 9 (6.04%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.03%) NHS
5 4 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.68%) Social Media
5 4 (2.68%) W3C
6 3 (2.01%) PMI
6 3 (2.01%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.34%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.34%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.34%) Vector Graphics
8 1 (0.67%) Animation
8 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.37%) Linux
2 5 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (20.81%) Scrum
3 23 (15.44%) BDD
4 20 (13.42%) TDD
5 19 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (12.75%) Test Automation
6 15 (10.07%) Acceptance Criteria
6 15 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (10.07%) DevOps
6 15 (10.07%) Kanban
6 15 (10.07%) Waterfall
7 14 (9.40%) SOA
7 14 (9.40%) User Stories
7 14 (9.40%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 12 (8.05%) CRM
9 11 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (7.38%) Front End Development
9 11 (7.38%) SDLC
10 10 (6.71%) Migration
10 10 (6.71%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (17.45%) Java
2 22 (14.77%) JavaScript
3 10 (6.71%) PHP
4 8 (5.37%) C#
4 8 (5.37%) SQL
5 3 (2.01%) VB
5 3 (2.01%) VBScript
6 2 (1.34%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.34%) ES6
6 2 (1.34%) Python
7 1 (0.67%) C
7 1 (0.67%) Perl
7 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.67%) Ruby
7 1 (0.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (8.05%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.37%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.68%) Degree
4 3 (2.01%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.01%) PMP
5 2 (1.34%) ISEB
6 1 (0.67%) CBAP
6 1 (0.67%) CISSP
6 1 (0.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.41%) QA
2 6 (4.03%) PMO
2 6 (4.03%) SLA
3 4 (2.68%) GDPR
3 4 (2.68%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (9.40%) vSphere
3 2 (1.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Ansible
1 1 (0.67%) MOM
1 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (10.74%) VMware
2 11 (7.38%) Google
3 6 (4.03%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.36%) Oracle
5 4 (2.68%) Capita
5 4 (2.68%) IBM
6 3 (2.01%) hybris
6 3 (2.01%) Ingenico
6 3 (2.01%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.34%) Demandware
7 2 (1.34%) SAP
7 2 (1.34%) WooCommerce
8 1 (0.67%) ATG
8 1 (0.67%) Facebook
8 1 (0.67%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.67%) HP
8 1 (0.67%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.67%) Remedy
8 1 (0.67%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.67%) Twitter