Period
to 23 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 94 84
Rank change year-on-year +34 -10 -4
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 143 108 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.03% 2.00% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 2.42% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 81 99
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +31.25%
10th Percentile £276 £300 £300
90th Percentile £525 £568 £700
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.31 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.69% - -
England median hourly rate £33.00 £21.03 £33.50
% change year-on-year +56.92% -37.22% +53.14%

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 3,902 4,462 4,010
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.65% 82.45% 81.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,473 2,706 2,250
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £245
90th Percentile £547 £550 £545
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 133 161
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.84 £21.18 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.84% +5.90% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.46 £10.90 £10.96
90th Percentile £48.75 £41.86 £43.75
England median hourly rate £23.63 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.50% +8.70% +15.00%

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 January 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 January 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
Coventry +19 46 £369 -7.81% 5
Birmingham -2 40 £423 +12.67% 22
Staffordshire +5 15 £380 +16.92% 21
Warwickshire +9 14 £350 -3.05% 18
Herefordshire +3 5 £215 -37.23%
Wolverhampton - 2 £125 - 1
West Bromwich - 1 £425 -
E-Commerce
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 51 (35.66%) Retail
2 48 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (22.38%) Scrum
4 23 (16.08%) Finance
4 23 (16.08%) HTML
5 21 (14.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (13.99%) Java
7 18 (12.59%) Web Services
7 18 (12.59%) Project Management
8 17 (11.89%) Automotive
8 17 (11.89%) CSS
8 17 (11.89%) DevOps
8 17 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (11.19%) User Experience
9 16 (11.19%) BDD
10 15 (10.49%) JavaScript
10 15 (10.49%) QA
10 15 (10.49%) Git (software)
11 14 (9.79%) J2EE
11 14 (9.79%) CRM
12 13 (9.09%) SOAP
12 13 (9.09%) VMware
12 13 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (9.09%) TDD
13 12 (8.39%) Maven
13 12 (8.39%) Degree
13 12 (8.39%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (8.39%) Kanban
13 12 (8.39%) RESTful
13 12 (8.39%) JIRA

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 (3.50%) Apache
2 4 (2.80%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.80%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.10%) CMS
4 2 (1.40%) Confluence
4 2 (1.40%) JBoss
4 2 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.70%) IIS
5 1 (0.70%) Jetty
5 1 (0.70%) Mongrel
5 1 (0.70%) nginx
5 1 (0.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (6.29%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (3.50%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.20%) Magento
2 4 (2.80%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.70%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.39%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.99%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.70%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.70%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.80%) Internet
2 1 (0.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.50%) MySQL
2 3 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.70%) Big Data
4 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.70%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (10.49%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.39%) Jenkins
2 12 (8.39%) JIRA
2 12 (8.39%) Maven
3 11 (7.69%) DbUnit
3 11 (7.69%) jMock
3 11 (7.69%) JUnit
3 11 (7.69%) Mockito
3 11 (7.69%) SonarQube
4 8 (5.59%) SpecFlow
5 4 (2.80%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.80%) HP UFT
5 4 (2.80%) JIRA Agile
5 4 (2.80%) Selenium
6 2 (1.40%) PostCSS
7 1 (0.70%) AccuRev
7 1 (0.70%) Grunt
7 1 (0.70%) gulp
7 1 (0.70%) Moq
7 1 (0.70%) MSBuild
General
1 51 (35.66%) Retail
2 23 (16.08%) Finance
3 17 (11.89%) Automotive
4 7 (4.90%) Marketing
5 2 (1.40%) Billing
5 2 (1.40%) Legal
5 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.70%) Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (0.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 28 (19.58%) Developer
3 24 (16.78%) Analyst
4 15 (10.49%) Architect
5 13 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 12 (8.39%) E-Commerce Manager
7 11 (7.69%) Digital Project Manager
7 11 (7.69%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 11 (7.69%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.90%) Web Manager
8 7 (4.90%) Web Project Manager
9 6 (4.20%) Administrator
9 6 (4.20%) Agile Developer
9 6 (4.20%) Agile Java Developer
9 6 (4.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (4.20%) Linux Administrator
9 6 (4.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.20%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.08%) HTML
2 18 (12.59%) Web Services
3 17 (11.89%) CSS
4 14 (9.79%) J2EE
5 13 (9.09%) SOAP
6 12 (8.39%) jQuery
6 12 (8.39%) RESTful
7 11 (7.69%) PowerMock
8 10 (6.99%) Apache Camel
9 8 (5.59%) Spring
10 6 (4.20%) LAMP
10 6 (4.20%) REST
10 6 (4.20%) XHTML
11 5 (3.50%) .NET
11 5 (3.50%) AngularJS
11 5 (3.50%) CSS3
11 5 (3.50%) HTML5
11 5 (3.50%) Spring Boot
12 4 (2.80%) Gherkin
13 3 (2.10%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (11.19%) User Experience
3 11 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.59%) FMCG
5 6 (4.20%) W3C
6 5 (3.50%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.10%) PMI
7 3 (2.10%) Social Media
8 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.40%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.40%) iPad
8 2 (1.40%) NHS
9 1 (0.70%) Animation
9 1 (0.70%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.29%) Linux
2 5 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.70%) CentOS
3 1 (0.70%) Debian
3 1 (0.70%) Fedora
3 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (22.38%) Scrum
3 21 (14.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (12.59%) Project Management
5 17 (11.89%) DevOps
6 16 (11.19%) BDD
7 14 (9.79%) CRM
8 13 (9.09%) TDD
9 12 (8.39%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (8.39%) Kanban
10 10 (6.99%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 9 (6.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (6.29%) Test Automation
11 9 (6.29%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (5.59%) Change Management
12 8 (5.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 7 (4.90%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (4.90%) Line Management
13 7 (4.90%) Migration
13 7 (4.90%) OO
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.99%) Java
2 15 (10.49%) JavaScript
3 7 (4.90%) C#
3 7 (4.90%) PHP
3 7 (4.90%) SQL
4 4 (2.80%) VB
4 4 (2.80%) VBScript
5 2 (1.40%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.40%) Python
6 1 (0.70%) C
6 1 (0.70%) ES6
6 1 (0.70%) Go
6 1 (0.70%) Perl
6 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.70%) Progress 4GL
6 1 (0.70%) Ruby
6 1 (0.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (8.39%) Degree
2 6 (4.20%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.10%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.10%) PMP
5 1 (0.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.49%) QA
2 6 (4.20%) SLA
3 4 (2.80%) PMO
4 3 (2.10%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.70%) COBIT
5 1 (0.70%) GCP
System Software
1 13 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.99%) vSphere
3 1 (0.70%) Docker
3 1 (0.70%) KVM
3 1 (0.70%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Ansible
1 1 (0.70%) MOM
1 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.70%) Puppet
1 1 (0.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (9.09%) VMware
2 8 (5.59%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.90%) Oracle
3 7 (4.90%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.50%) Google
5 4 (2.80%) Capita
6 3 (2.10%) Gigya
6 3 (2.10%) Ingenico
6 3 (2.10%) WSO2
7 2 (1.40%) ATG
7 2 (1.40%) Demandware
7 2 (1.40%) hybris
7 2 (1.40%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.70%) HP
8 1 (0.70%) IBM
8 1 (0.70%) Informatica
8 1 (0.70%) Perforce
8 1 (0.70%) Progress
8 1 (0.70%) QAD
8 1 (0.70%) SAP