Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Magento skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Magento over the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Magento
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 157 208
Rank change year-on-year -17 +51 -46
Contract jobs citing Magento 16 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.32% 0.18%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.11% 3.60% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 8
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +63.16%
10th Percentile £353 £363 £260
90th Percentile £495 £525 £469
England median daily rate £400 £345 £350
% change year-on-year +15.94% -1.43% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £9.00
England median hourly rate £11.00 - £10.00

Magento is in the Business Applications 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 business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 389 389 596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 7.68% 8.99% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 216 314
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £291
90th Percentile £625 £573 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 7
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.42 £23.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.71% -5.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £8.39 £16.80 £10.35
90th Percentile £29.95 £54.20 £38.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £27.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year -13.51% +6.73% +17.81%

Magento
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Magento in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Magento in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Magento in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Magento in the West Midlands

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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 Magento within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 August 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 -14 4 £400 -4.48% 3
Warwickshire - 4 £438 - 2
Coventry -13 2 - -
Solihull - 1 £375 -
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Magento
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Magento 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 Magento.

1 13 (81.25%) E-Commerce
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 7 (43.75%) PHP
4 6 (37.50%) CSS
4 6 (37.50%) HTML
4 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 5 (31.25%) MySQL
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) jQuery
6 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (25.00%) CMS
6 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
7 3 (18.75%) User Experience
7 3 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (18.75%) MVC
7 3 (18.75%) OO
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 3 (18.75%) Ajax
8 2 (12.50%) PHP 5
8 2 (12.50%) Dojo
8 2 (12.50%) Zend
8 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 2 (12.50%) Product Management
8 2 (12.50%) HTML5
8 2 (12.50%) hybris
8 2 (12.50%) XHTML
8 2 (12.50%) Java
8 2 (12.50%) Linux
8 2 (12.50%) OOP
8 2 (12.50%) JSP

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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 4 (25.00%) CMS
2 2 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) Drupal
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (6.25%) CloudFront
1 1 (6.25%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Bower
2 2 (12.50%) Grunt
2 2 (12.50%) Jasmine
2 2 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Back Office
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce Developer
3 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce Manager
3 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Magento Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Product Owner
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Product Owner
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Product Owner
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Development Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) CSS
1 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) jQuery
3 3 (18.75%) Ajax
3 3 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 2 (12.50%) Dojo
4 2 (12.50%) HTML5
4 2 (12.50%) JSP
4 2 (12.50%) Node.js
4 2 (12.50%) Sass
4 2 (12.50%) XHTML
5 1 (6.25%) LAMP
5 1 (6.25%) Laravel
5 1 (6.25%) LINQ
5 1 (6.25%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) User Experience
2 2 (12.50%) Vector Graphics
3 1 (6.25%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) E-Commerce
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (18.75%) MVC
4 3 (18.75%) OO
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 2 (12.50%) OOP
5 2 (12.50%) Product Management
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Wireframes
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (6.25%) Microservices
6 1 (6.25%) Open Source
6 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) User Stories
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 7 (43.75%) PHP
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) PHP 5
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Demandware
1 2 (12.50%) hybris
1 2 (12.50%) Zend
2 1 (6.25%) ATG
2 1 (6.25%) Capita