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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 25 20 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +22
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 16 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.85% 6.99% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.27% 10.09% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 7
Average daily rate
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£380 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £24.87 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.87 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+10.57% +38.16%
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
255 228 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 77.27% 69.30% 66.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 110 153
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 41
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 £12.25 £14.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) .NET
3 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 7 (24.14%) C#
4 7 (24.14%) HTML
4 7 (24.14%) MS Office
4 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
4 7 (24.14%) ISEB
4 7 (24.14%) Workflow
4 7 (24.14%) Finance
4 7 (24.14%) QA
5 6 (20.69%) Change Management
5 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
5 6 (20.69%) Windows
5 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
6 5 (17.24%) PHP
6 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
6 5 (17.24%) Marketing
6 5 (17.24%) BDD
6 5 (17.24%) Mingle
7 4 (13.79%) SpecFlow
7 4 (13.79%) Graphic Design
7 4 (13.79%) TDD
7 4 (13.79%) Ruby
7 4 (13.79%) Photoshop
7 4 (13.79%) CSS
8 3 (10.34%) XML
8 3 (10.34%) CRM
8 3 (10.34%) OO
8 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) WordPress
3 2 (6.90%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (6.90%) CMS
4 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Office
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.24%) Mingle
3 4 (13.79%) Photoshop
4 2 (6.90%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Google Analytics
1 2 (6.90%) Shopify
2 1 (3.45%) Zen Cart
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) osCommerce
2 1 (3.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) DHCP
2 1 (3.45%) RIP
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) RavenDB
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) SpecFlow
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Marketing
3 3 (10.34%) Retail
4 2 (6.90%) Advertising
4 2 (6.90%) Publishing
5 1 (3.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Developer
3 6 (20.69%) QA Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Test Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
5 4 (13.79%) C# Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior QA Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Digital Designer
6 2 (6.90%) Designer
6 2 (6.90%) Web Analytics Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) CSS Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) HTML Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 7 (24.14%) HTML
3 4 (13.79%) CSS
4 3 (10.34%) XML
4 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
4 3 (10.34%) jQuery
4 3 (10.34%) HTML5
5 2 (6.90%) MSMQ
5 2 (6.90%) CSS3
6 1 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (3.45%) REST
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (3.45%) Web Services
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.45%) XML-RPC
6 1 (3.45%) WCF
6 1 (3.45%) Zend Framework
6 1 (3.45%) CakePHP
6 1 (3.45%) Ext JS
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Graphic Design
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
2 2 (6.90%) W3C
2 2 (6.90%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) PKI
3 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Workflow
3 6 (20.69%) Change Management
4 5 (17.24%) BDD
5 4 (13.79%) TDD
6 3 (10.34%) CRM
6 3 (10.34%) OO
6 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Migration
6 3 (10.34%) Web Development
6 3 (10.34%) Release Management
6 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.90%) Web Analytics
7 2 (6.90%) Content Management
7 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Web Design
7 2 (6.90%) MVC
7 2 (6.90%) SEO
7 2 (6.90%) Analytics
7 2 (6.90%) Graceful Degradation
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) C#
3 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.24%) PHP
5 4 (13.79%) Ruby
6 2 (6.90%) Python
6 2 (6.90%) Java
6 2 (6.90%) VBA
7 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Nagios
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
1 1 (3.45%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Sitecore
2 2 (6.90%) Google
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) McAfee
3 1 (3.45%) Clearswift
3 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Zend