The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridge region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 30 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 13 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.56% 2.85% 4.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.89% 4.95% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 10
Average daily rate £375 £320 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -15.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £400 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +107.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
266 222 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 72.88% 57.51% 63.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 98 156
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 28 33
Average hourly rate £39.50 £38.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.59% -9.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.50 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
E-Commerce
Cambridgeshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 12 (42.86%) C#
1 12 (42.86%) Java
1 12 (42.86%) TDD
2 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (35.71%) HTML
4 8 (28.57%) OO
4 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (28.57%) CQRS
5 7 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 7 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (25.00%) Pair Programming
5 7 (25.00%) Multithreading
6 6 (21.43%) jQuery
7 5 (17.86%) MVC
7 5 (17.86%) Finance
7 5 (17.86%) XML
7 5 (17.86%) .NET
8 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
8 4 (14.29%) Games
8 4 (14.29%) Internet
8 4 (14.29%) VPN
8 4 (14.29%) HTTPS
8 4 (14.29%) Retail
8 4 (14.29%) Ajax
8 4 (14.29%) Marketing
8 4 (14.29%) JIRA
8 4 (14.29%) Copywriting
8 4 (14.29%) User Stories
9 3 (10.71%) hybris
9 3 (10.71%) NoSQL

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 3 (10.71%) Mingle
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
3 2 (7.14%) RoboHelp
4 1 (3.57%) Fireworks
4 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Internet
1 4 (14.29%) VPN
1 4 (14.29%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.71%) InterSystems Cache
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Games
2 4 (14.29%) Retail
2 4 (14.29%) Marketing
3 2 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Senior C# Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Author
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Author
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Writer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior QA Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) QA Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Designer
7 1 (3.57%) UI Programmer
7 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) HTML
2 7 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (21.43%) jQuery
4 5 (17.86%) XML
4 5 (17.86%) .NET
5 4 (14.29%) Ajax
6 3 (10.71%) Spring MVC
6 3 (10.71%) Spring
6 3 (10.71%) JSF
6 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
6 3 (10.71%) CSS
6 3 (10.71%) Struts
6 3 (10.71%) Web Services
6 3 (10.71%) DHTML
7 2 (7.14%) CSS3
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.57%) HTML5
8 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.57%) XSLT
8 1 (3.57%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Copywriting
2 1 (3.57%) Blog
2 1 (3.57%) W3C
2 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) TDD
2 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (28.57%) OO
3 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (28.57%) CQRS
4 7 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 7 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 5 (17.86%) MVC
6 4 (14.29%) User Stories
7 3 (10.71%) Web Development
7 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
7 3 (10.71%) Change Management
7 3 (10.71%) Workflow
8 2 (7.14%) SEO
8 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
9 1 (3.57%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (3.57%) Domain-Driven Design
9 1 (3.57%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) C#
1 12 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby
4 1 (3.57%) ActionScript
4 1 (3.57%) Delphi
4 1 (3.57%) PHP
4 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) hybris
2 2 (7.14%) Business Objects
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle