The table below looks at the statistics for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Commerce over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 40 49 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 17 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.64% 1.05% 4.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 1.32% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 10
Average daily rate
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£450 £310 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £233 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £338 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £18.88 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+76.15% -37.08%
E-Commerce
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
481 379 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 74.57% 79.29% 72.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 191 164
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 47 44
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £27.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +11.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £41.95 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in Essex

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Commerce across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Commerce within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +10 8 £475 +35.71%
Brentwood - 2 £450 -
Chelmsford - 2 £248 -
E-Commerce
East of England

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (45.45%) HTML
3 10 (45.45%) CSS
3 10 (45.45%) CMS
4 9 (40.91%) Web Design
5 8 (36.36%) OO
5 8 (36.36%) XHTML
5 8 (36.36%) B2C
5 8 (36.36%) Retail
5 8 (36.36%) HTML5
5 8 (36.36%) CSS3
5 8 (36.36%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
6 7 (31.82%) Use Case
6 7 (31.82%) DevOps
6 7 (31.82%) User Stories
7 6 (27.27%) Marketing
8 4 (18.18%) .NET
9 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
9 3 (13.64%) SQL
9 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
9 3 (13.64%) C#
9 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
9 3 (13.64%) LINQ
9 3 (13.64%) TDD
9 3 (13.64%) Scrum
9 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
9 3 (13.64%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (13.64%) Twitter

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 10 (45.45%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.09%) PHPUnit
General
1 8 (36.36%) Retail
2 6 (27.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Senior Developer
2 8 (36.36%) UI Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Senior UI Developer
2 8 (36.36%) UI Programmer
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Business Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Business Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.55%) UI/UX Designer
6 1 (4.55%) UI Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) CSS
1 10 (45.45%) HTML
2 8 (36.36%) XHTML
2 8 (36.36%) HTML5
2 8 (36.36%) CSS3
3 4 (18.18%) .NET
4 3 (13.64%) LINQ
4 3 (13.64%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
4 3 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (9.09%) Laravel
5 2 (9.09%) jQuery
5 2 (9.09%) LAMP
5 2 (9.09%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
1 1 (4.55%) User Experience
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Web Design
3 8 (36.36%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (36.36%) OO
3 8 (36.36%) B2C
4 7 (31.82%) User Stories
4 7 (31.82%) DevOps
4 7 (31.82%) Use Case
4 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
5 3 (13.64%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) TDD
6 2 (9.09%) MVC
7 1 (4.55%) Validation
7 1 (4.55%) SOA
7 1 (4.55%) Web Analytics
7 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.55%) Information Assurance
7 1 (4.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.64%) C#
2 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.64%) Twitter
2 2 (9.09%) Zend
3 1 (4.55%) Software AG
3 1 (4.55%) webMethods
3 1 (4.55%) Google