The first table below looks at the demand for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Commerce over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Hertfordshire 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 13 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 57 82 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.56% 13.31% 9.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.78% 17.63% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 34 44
Average daily rate
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£388 £419 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.46% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £650 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-24.28% -14.63%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
484 465 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.67% 75.49% 68.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 234 301
Average daily rate £388 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 19 44
Average hourly rate £19.25 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.55 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £50.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
E-Commerce
East of England

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Commerce across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
Watford -2 34 £388 -6.06% 5
Hemel Hempstead -3 3 £363 -9.37% 1
St Albans -1 1 - - 1
Stevenage - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - - 2
Letchworth - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
E-Commerce
East of England

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

1 111 (70.70%) Retail
2 66 (42.04%) Finance
3 60 (38.22%) HTML
4 59 (37.58%) JavaScript
5 58 (36.94%) Manufacturing
6 54 (34.39%) Java
7 45 (28.66%) CSS
8 38 (24.20%) IBM
8 38 (24.20%) Project Management
9 37 (23.57%) SQL
10 32 (20.38%) J2EE
10 32 (20.38%) WebSphere
11 28 (17.83%) XHTML
12 27 (17.20%) JSP
12 27 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (16.56%) XML
14 25 (15.92%) Oracle
14 25 (15.92%) HTML5
15 24 (15.29%) UNIX
16 23 (14.65%) OO
17 21 (13.38%) MQSeries
17 21 (13.38%) DB2
17 21 (13.38%) .NET
17 21 (13.38%) W3C
18 20 (12.74%) Time Management
19 19 (12.10%) CSS3
20 18 (11.46%) jQuery
21 17 (10.83%) Linux
22 16 (10.19%) Degree
23 15 (9.55%) JSTL

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 32 (20.38%) WebSphere
2 21 (13.38%) MQSeries
3 11 (7.01%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (6.37%) Tomcat
5 7 (4.46%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (3.82%) Adobe CQ
6 6 (3.82%) IIS
7 3 (1.91%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.91%) SAS
8 2 (1.27%) CMS
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.64%) Node.js
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.64%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (8.28%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.55%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (1.91%) MS Office
4 1 (0.64%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Tridion
2 3 (1.91%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (1.27%) Magento
4 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) PaaS
1 1 (0.64%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.64%) HTTP
2 10 (6.37%) Internet
3 1 (0.64%) Network Security
3 1 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.38%) DB2
2 12 (7.64%) MySQL
3 10 (6.37%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.73%) Oracle Database
4 9 (5.73%) RDBMS
5 7 (4.46%) DbVisualizer
5 7 (4.46%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.27%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (6.37%) Ant
1 10 (6.37%) Eclipse
2 9 (5.73%) JUnit
3 8 (5.10%) Log4j
3 8 (5.10%) Subversion
4 7 (4.46%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (3.82%) LoadRunner
6 5 (3.18%) Maven
7 4 (2.55%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 3 (1.91%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.64%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.64%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.64%) Calabash
9 1 (0.64%) JDeveloper
9 1 (0.64%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.64%) Selenium
9 1 (0.64%) Jtest
General
1 111 (70.70%) Retail
2 66 (42.04%) Finance
3 58 (36.94%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.46%) Marketing
5 3 (1.91%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.91%) Advertising
6 2 (1.27%) Publishing
6 2 (1.27%) Games
7 1 (0.64%) Banking
7 1 (0.64%) Billing
Job Titles
1 56 (35.67%) Developer
2 31 (19.75%) Analyst
3 28 (17.83%) Business Analyst
4 25 (15.92%) Project Manager
5 23 (14.65%) Front-End Developer
6 10 (6.37%) Architect
6 10 (6.37%) Java Developer
6 10 (6.37%) .NET Developer
7 9 (5.73%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (5.73%) Agile Project Manager
8 8 (5.10%) Tester
8 8 (5.10%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.46%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.46%) Agile Business Analyst
9 7 (4.46%) UI Programmer
9 7 (4.46%) Delivery Manager
9 7 (4.46%) UI Developer
9 7 (4.46%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (3.82%) Technical Delivery Manager
10 6 (3.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (38.22%) HTML
2 45 (28.66%) CSS
3 32 (20.38%) J2EE
4 28 (17.83%) XHTML
5 27 (17.20%) JSP
6 26 (16.56%) XML
7 25 (15.92%) HTML5
8 21 (13.38%) .NET
9 19 (12.10%) CSS3
10 18 (11.46%) jQuery
11 15 (9.55%) JSTL
11 15 (9.55%) ASP.NET
12 14 (8.92%) Ajax
13 13 (8.28%) Semantic HTML
14 11 (7.01%) JSON
15 10 (6.37%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (6.37%) Servlets
15 10 (6.37%) SOAP
15 10 (6.37%) XSLT
16 8 (5.10%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.38%) W3C
2 8 (5.10%) Web 2.0
3 5 (3.18%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.55%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.27%) RIA
5 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.64%) Statistics
6 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.64%) FMCG
6 1 (0.64%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.29%) UNIX
2 17 (10.83%) Linux
3 10 (6.37%) Windows
4 8 (5.10%) HPUX
4 8 (5.10%) Solaris
5 6 (3.82%) AIX
5 6 (3.82%) SUSE
5 6 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.64%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (24.20%) Project Management
2 27 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (14.65%) OO
4 20 (12.74%) Time Management
5 15 (9.55%) MVC
6 14 (8.92%) Change Management
6 14 (8.92%) Analytics
7 13 (8.28%) Scrum
7 13 (8.28%) Web Development
8 12 (7.64%) Content Management
9 10 (6.37%) Web Design
9 10 (6.37%) SEO
10 9 (5.73%) ITIL
10 9 (5.73%) System Testing
10 9 (5.73%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (5.10%) Waterfall
11 8 (5.10%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (5.10%) TDD
12 7 (4.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (4.46%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (37.58%) JavaScript
2 54 (34.39%) Java
3 37 (23.57%) SQL
4 10 (6.37%) C#
5 8 (5.10%) XPath
6 6 (3.82%) PHP
7 4 (2.55%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.55%) Perl
8 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.27%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.64%) Ruby
9 1 (0.64%) Clojure
9 1 (0.64%) R
9 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (10.19%) Degree
2 10 (6.37%) ISEB
3 9 (5.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.55%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.27%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.55%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) Section 508
2 1 (0.64%) SLA
2 1 (0.64%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (24.20%) IBM
2 25 (15.92%) Oracle
3 13 (8.28%) HP
4 12 (7.64%) Adobe
5 10 (6.37%) Sun
5 10 (6.37%) ATG
6 9 (5.73%) Interwoven
7 6 (3.82%) Dell
7 6 (3.82%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.55%) Blue Martini
8 4 (2.55%) Elastic Path
9 3 (1.91%) hybris
9 3 (1.91%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.91%) Apple
9 3 (1.91%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.27%) Informatica
10 2 (1.27%) Twitter
10 2 (1.27%) Endeca
11 1 (0.64%) Yahoo!
11 1 (0.64%) Infoblox
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