The table below looks at the statistics for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Commerce over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 24 27 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +19
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 15 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.49% 4.09% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.17% 6.01% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Average daily rate
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£353 £354 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.35% -2.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £29.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-40.51% -4.91%
E-Commerce
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
243 183 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 72.75% 68.03% 65.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 100 140
Average daily rate £375 £413 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 27
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £14.00 £33.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £39.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-Commerce across the Cambridge region.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Commerce across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-Commerce.

1 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) .NET
3 12 (40.00%) C#
3 12 (40.00%) QA
4 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
5 10 (33.33%) Ruby
5 10 (33.33%) BDD
6 9 (30.00%) SpecFlow
6 9 (30.00%) .NET Framework
7 8 (26.67%) SQL
8 7 (23.33%) MS Office
8 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
8 7 (23.33%) ISEB
8 7 (23.33%) Workflow
9 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 6 (20.00%) Windows
9 6 (20.00%) HTML
9 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 5 (16.67%) PHP
10 5 (16.67%) Change Management
10 5 (16.67%) Selenium
10 5 (16.67%) Mingle
10 5 (16.67%) WebDriver
11 4 (13.33%) Marketing
11 4 (13.33%) Finance
12 3 (10.00%) OO
12 3 (10.00%) CSS
12 3 (10.00%) XML
12 3 (10.00%) CRM
12 3 (10.00%) Graphic Design

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-Commerce. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.00%) WordPress
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Office
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.67%) Mingle
3 3 (10.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Shopify
1 2 (6.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.33%) osCommerce
2 1 (3.33%) Magento
2 1 (3.33%) Zen Cart
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) DHCP
2 1 (3.33%) RIP
2 1 (3.33%) VPN
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.33%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) SpecFlow
2 5 (16.67%) Selenium
2 5 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (13.33%) Marketing
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Law
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) QA Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Senior QA Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 3 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Web Analytics Specialist
7 2 (6.67%) CSS Developer
7 2 (6.67%) HTML Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Support
7 2 (6.67%) WordPress Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Administrator
8 1 (3.33%) Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) .NET
2 9 (30.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (10.00%) CSS
4 3 (10.00%) XML
4 3 (10.00%) jQuery
5 2 (6.67%) HTML5
5 2 (6.67%) MSMQ
6 1 (3.33%) XML-RPC
6 1 (3.33%) Ext JS
6 1 (3.33%) Zend Framework
6 1 (3.33%) CakePHP
6 1 (3.33%) REST
6 1 (3.33%) CSS3
6 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Graphic Design
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) W3C
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.33%) PKI
3 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) UNIX
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) BDD
3 7 (23.33%) Workflow
4 5 (16.67%) Change Management
5 3 (10.00%) OO
5 3 (10.00%) CRM
5 3 (10.00%) TDD
6 2 (6.67%) Progressive Enhancement
6 2 (6.67%) Graceful Degradation
6 2 (6.67%) Release Management
6 2 (6.67%) Web Analytics
6 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.67%) Web Development
6 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Line Management
6 2 (6.67%) Analytics
7 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) C#
2 10 (33.33%) Ruby
3 8 (26.67%) SQL
4 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (16.67%) PHP
6 2 (6.67%) Python
6 2 (6.67%) Java
6 2 (6.67%) VBA
7 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Nagios
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) McAfee
3 1 (3.33%) Clearswift
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Zend
3 1 (3.33%) Sitecore