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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 86 63
Rank change year-on-year +26 -23  
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 58 54 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.84% 1.81% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 2.19% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 39 40
Median daily rate £375 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +15.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £555 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £375
% change year-on-year - +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -41.66% -10.00%  

E-Commerce is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1707 2467 1821
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.51% 82.62% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1015 1478 1128
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 54 76
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -7.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.15 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing E-Commerce as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +34 22 £338 +12.50% 15
Coventry +13 7 £413 -2.94% 5
Warwickshire +7 7 £200 -55.55% 12
Herefordshire - 6 £215 -
Solihull +10 1 - - 1
Staffordshire -4 1 £340 +13.33% 9
E-Commerce
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 33 (34.74%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (33.68%) HTML
3 27 (28.42%) CSS
3 27 (28.42%) Retail
4 23 (24.21%) JavaScript
5 21 (22.11%) SQL
6 15 (15.79%) PHP
6 15 (15.79%) .NET
7 14 (14.74%) MySQL
8 13 (13.68%) Web Development
9 12 (12.63%) Magento
9 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (11.58%) jQuery
10 11 (11.58%) Java
11 10 (10.53%) MVC
11 10 (10.53%) Project Management
11 10 (10.53%) Linux
11 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
11 10 (10.53%) OO
11 10 (10.53%) Bash Shell
11 10 (10.53%) Test Automation
11 10 (10.53%) Waterfall
12 9 (9.47%) JIRA
12 9 (9.47%) Windows
12 9 (9.47%) C#
12 9 (9.47%) TDD
13 8 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (8.42%) Finance
13 8 (8.42%) Microsoft
13 8 (8.42%) HTML5

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 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (5.26%) nginx
2 3 (3.16%) Confluence
3 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (12.63%) Magento
2 3 (3.16%) WebTrends
3 2 (2.11%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (1.05%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) SSH
2 1 (1.05%) Firewall
2 1 (1.05%) Internet
2 1 (1.05%) LAN
2 1 (1.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.74%) MySQL
2 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (9.47%) JIRA
2 5 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.26%) JIRA Agile
2 5 (5.26%) PHPUnit
2 5 (5.26%) SpecFlow
2 5 (5.26%) Vagrant
3 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.16%) Subversion
4 2 (2.11%) DbUnit
4 2 (2.11%) jMock
4 2 (2.11%) JUnit
4 2 (2.11%) Maven
4 2 (2.11%) Mockito
4 2 (2.11%) Selenium
4 2 (2.11%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.05%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.05%) PostCSS
5 1 (1.05%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.05%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (28.42%) Retail
2 8 (8.42%) Finance
3 5 (5.26%) Marketing
4 3 (3.16%) Banking
4 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.05%) Advertising
6 1 (1.05%) Automotive
6 1 (1.05%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.05%) Games
6 1 (1.05%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (34.74%) Developer
2 22 (23.16%) Analyst
3 11 (11.58%) PHP Developer
3 11 (11.58%) Project Manager
4 10 (10.53%) Architect
4 10 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 9 (9.47%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (8.42%) SQL Developer
7 6 (6.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (6.32%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 6 (6.32%) Symfony Developer
7 6 (6.32%) Web Developer
8 5 (5.26%) DBA
8 5 (5.26%) Digital Project Manager
8 5 (5.26%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) MySQL DBA
8 5 (5.26%) OO PHP Developer
8 5 (5.26%) QA Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.21%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (33.68%) HTML
2 27 (28.42%) CSS
3 15 (15.79%) .NET
4 11 (11.58%) jQuery
5 8 (8.42%) HTML5
6 7 (7.37%) ASP.NET
7 6 (6.32%) CSS3
7 6 (6.32%) Symfony
8 5 (5.26%) AngularJS
8 5 (5.26%) Gherkin
8 5 (5.26%) Sass
8 5 (5.26%) Twig
9 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 3 (3.16%) Angular 2
10 3 (3.16%) J2EE
10 3 (3.16%) ODBC
10 3 (3.16%) SOAP
10 3 (3.16%) Spring
10 3 (3.16%) Web Services
10 3 (3.16%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.26%) Replication
3 3 (3.16%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.05%) EPoS
5 1 (1.05%) Social Media
5 1 (1.05%) User Experience
5 1 (1.05%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.53%) Linux
2 9 (9.47%) Windows
3 5 (5.26%) CentOS
3 5 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.16%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.74%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (13.68%) Web Development
3 10 (10.53%) MVC
3 10 (10.53%) OO
3 10 (10.53%) Project Management
3 10 (10.53%) Test Automation
3 10 (10.53%) Waterfall
4 9 (9.47%) TDD
5 8 (8.42%) Front End Development
5 8 (8.42%) OO PHP
5 8 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (7.37%) BDD
6 7 (7.37%) Scrum
6 7 (7.37%) SDLC
7 6 (6.32%) Programme Management
8 5 (5.26%) CRM
8 5 (5.26%) Logistics
8 5 (5.26%) Performance Testing
9 4 (4.21%) Business Analysis
9 4 (4.21%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.21%) JavaScript
2 21 (22.11%) SQL
3 15 (15.79%) PHP
4 11 (11.58%) Java
5 10 (10.53%) Bash Shell
6 9 (9.47%) C#
7 4 (4.21%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.16%) VB
8 3 (3.16%) VB6
9 2 (2.11%) Ruby
10 1 (1.05%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.05%) C
10 1 (1.05%) PHP 7
10 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.05%) CCNA
2 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) Ansible
2 3 (3.16%) Webmin
Vendors
1 8 (8.42%) hybris
1 8 (8.42%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.26%) Google
3 4 (4.21%) Demandware
4 3 (3.16%) Oracle
4 3 (3.16%) SAP
4 3 (3.16%) VMware
5 2 (2.11%) Tealium
6 1 (1.05%) Ariba
6 1 (1.05%) ATG
6 1 (1.05%) Cisco
6 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
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