Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 62 94
Rank change year-on-year -39 +32 -13
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 109 150 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.18% 3.14% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 3.72% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 109 84
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £298
90th Percentile £539 £525 £562
England median daily rate £466 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +0.81% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
West Midlands median hourly rate - £31.31 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +95.69% -
England median hourly rate £25.25 £32.16 £19.46
% change year-on-year -21.47% +65.24% -30.50%

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 4,374 4,029 4,501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 87.66% 84.22% 84.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,712 2,535 2,742
West Midlands median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.44% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £281 £243 £250
90th Percentile £585 £550 £541
England median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 149 158
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.91% +10.84% +9.21%
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.25 £10.72
90th Percentile £45.00 £48.75 £41.73
England median hourly rate £24.08 £24.09 £24.44
% change year-on-year -0.04% -1.43% +6.26%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 +10 37 £450 +7.14% 21
Staffordshire +8 28 £383 +0.66% 6
Coventry -33 20 £330 -5.71% 2
Warwickshire +8 12 £510 +45.71% 4
Worcestershire -10 1 - - 7
Solihull - 1 - - 7
E-Commerce
England

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 53 (48.62%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (38.53%) Retail
3 22 (20.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (19.27%) JavaScript
4 21 (19.27%) SQL
5 19 (17.43%) HTML
5 19 (17.43%) .NET
5 19 (17.43%) SQL Server
5 19 (17.43%) CSS
5 19 (17.43%) RESTful
6 18 (16.51%) Web Services
6 18 (16.51%) Java
7 17 (15.60%) Scrum
8 15 (13.76%) C#
9 14 (12.84%) hybris
10 13 (11.93%) Jenkins
10 13 (11.93%) JIRA
10 13 (11.93%) Finance
11 12 (11.01%) WinForms
11 12 (11.01%) TDD
11 12 (11.01%) Spring
11 12 (11.01%) PHP
11 12 (11.01%) VB.NET
11 12 (11.01%) WPF
11 12 (11.01%) Magento
11 12 (11.01%) Git (software)
11 12 (11.01%) NoSQL
12 11 (10.09%) Kanban
12 11 (10.09%) AccuRev
12 11 (10.09%) Computer Science

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 3 (2.75%) Apache
1 3 (2.75%) JBoss
1 3 (2.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (2.75%) Tomcat
1 3 (2.75%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.92%) Drupal
2 1 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.92%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 12 (11.01%) Magento
2 6 (5.50%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (3.67%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.83%) Shopify
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.92%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.59%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.67%) PaaS
4 4 (3.67%) SaaS
5 3 (2.75%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.92%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.92%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.83%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.43%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.01%) NoSQL
3 9 (8.26%) MySQL
4 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.92%) Endeca
6 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (11.93%) Jenkins
1 13 (11.93%) JIRA
2 12 (11.01%) Git (software)
3 11 (10.09%) AccuRev
4 10 (9.17%) JUnit
4 10 (9.17%) Maven
5 8 (7.34%) DbUnit
5 8 (7.34%) jMock
5 8 (7.34%) Mockito
5 8 (7.34%) SonarQube
6 4 (3.67%) Hudson
7 2 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.83%) Subversion
7 2 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.83%) TestNG
7 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.92%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.92%) Gatling
8 1 (0.92%) Selenium
General
1 42 (38.53%) Retail
2 13 (11.93%) Finance
3 7 (6.42%) Marketing
4 5 (4.59%) Automotive
5 2 (1.83%) Retail Finance
6 1 (0.92%) Banking
6 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (33.03%) Developer
2 20 (18.35%) Architect
3 18 (16.51%) Analyst
4 17 (15.60%) Business Analyst
5 13 (11.93%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 13 (11.93%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (11.01%) C# Developer
6 12 (11.01%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 12 (11.01%) Project Manager
7 9 (8.26%) .NET Developer
8 8 (7.34%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (7.34%) Java Developer
9 7 (6.42%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (6.42%) Magento Developer
10 5 (4.59%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (4.59%) E-Commerce Manager
10 5 (4.59%) Integration Architect
10 5 (4.59%) Software Developer
11 4 (3.67%) E-Commerce Project Manager
11 4 (3.67%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.43%) .NET
1 19 (17.43%) CSS
1 19 (17.43%) HTML
1 19 (17.43%) RESTful
2 18 (16.51%) Web Services
3 12 (11.01%) Spring
3 12 (11.01%) WinForms
3 12 (11.01%) WPF
4 11 (10.09%) J2EE
5 10 (9.17%) REST
6 9 (8.26%) SOAP
7 8 (7.34%) Apache Camel
7 8 (7.34%) Hibernate
7 8 (7.34%) PowerMock
8 7 (6.42%) jQuery
9 6 (5.50%) HTML5
9 6 (5.50%) Spring Boot
9 6 (5.50%) XML
10 5 (4.59%) Sass
10 5 (4.59%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.26%) User Experience
2 5 (4.59%) FMCG
3 4 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.67%) EPoS
3 4 (3.67%) iPad
3 4 (3.67%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.67%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.83%) NHS
6 1 (0.92%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.26%) Linux
2 5 (4.59%) Unix
3 1 (0.92%) Android
3 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (48.62%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (15.60%) Scrum
4 12 (11.01%) TDD
5 11 (10.09%) Computer Science
5 11 (10.09%) Kanban
6 10 (9.17%) B2C
6 10 (9.17%) Project Management
7 9 (8.26%) BDD
7 9 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (7.34%) B2B
9 7 (6.42%) Business Analysis
9 7 (6.42%) ERP
9 7 (6.42%) MVC
9 7 (6.42%) User Stories
9 7 (6.42%) Web Development
10 6 (5.50%) Microservices
10 6 (5.50%) OO
11 5 (4.59%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (4.59%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.27%) JavaScript
1 21 (19.27%) SQL
2 18 (16.51%) Java
3 15 (13.76%) C#
4 12 (11.01%) PHP
4 12 (11.01%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.83%) Java 8
5 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.92%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (10.09%) Degree
2 7 (6.42%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.92%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.26%) QA
2 3 (2.75%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.83%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (5.50%) Docker
2 5 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.59%) vSphere
3 2 (1.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (12.84%) hybris
2 9 (8.26%) Oracle
3 8 (7.34%) SAP
4 5 (4.59%) ATG
4 5 (4.59%) Demandware
4 5 (4.59%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.59%) VMware
5 3 (2.75%) Adobe
6 2 (1.83%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.92%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.92%) Google
7 1 (0.92%) Omniture
7 1 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.92%) Twitter