The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
E-Commerce (Electronic Commerce)
Rank 12 24 6
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 45 41 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.81% 6.46% 14.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.08% 8.61% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 42
Average daily rate £588 £415 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.56% -3.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £298 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £23.88 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-40.31% -17.67%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
406 476 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 70.49% 74.96% 73.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 258 240
Average daily rate £450 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 23 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £29.25 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -6.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 19 £415 +38.33% 5
St Albans +7 11 £625 +81.81%
Welwyn - 1 - -
E-Commerce
East of England

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 36 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (36.59%) Retail
3 29 (35.37%) SQL
4 27 (32.93%) HTML
4 27 (32.93%) JavaScript
5 24 (29.27%) SOA
6 20 (24.39%) TDD
7 19 (23.17%) CSS
7 19 (23.17%) SOAP
8 18 (21.95%) C#
9 17 (20.73%) SQL Server
9 17 (20.73%) Java
9 17 (20.73%) REST
10 16 (19.51%) Front End Development
11 15 (18.29%) .NET
11 15 (18.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (15.85%) IBM
12 13 (15.85%) Microsoft
12 13 (15.85%) DevOps
12 13 (15.85%) JSON
13 12 (14.63%) WCF
13 12 (14.63%) CSS3
13 12 (14.63%) J2EE
14 11 (13.41%) DB2
14 11 (13.41%) MVC
14 11 (13.41%) Data Integration
14 11 (13.41%) WebSphere
15 10 (12.20%) SaaS
15 10 (12.20%) HTML5
15 10 (12.20%) Red Hat

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (13.41%) WebSphere
2 6 (7.32%) CMS
3 4 (4.88%) MQSeries
4 3 (3.66%) Apache Solr
4 3 (3.66%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (3.66%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.44%) Apache
5 2 (2.44%) Drupal
5 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.44%) IIS
5 2 (2.44%) JBoss
5 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.44%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.22%) Commerce Server
6 1 (1.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Magento
2 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.20%) SaaS
2 9 (10.98%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.66%) GitHub
4 2 (2.44%) Office 365
5 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) Internet
2 2 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.44%) DHCP
2 2 (2.44%) DNS
2 2 (2.44%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.44%) Firewall
2 2 (2.44%) HTTP
2 2 (2.44%) LAN
2 2 (2.44%) Network Security
2 2 (2.44%) SAN
2 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.73%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.41%) DB2
3 5 (6.10%) MySQL
4 4 (4.88%) DbVisualizer
5 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Ant
2 4 (4.88%) HP UFT
2 4 (4.88%) LoadRunner
3 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.66%) Rational Application Developer
3 3 (3.66%) Subversion
4 2 (2.44%) Appium
4 2 (2.44%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.44%) Selenium
5 1 (1.22%) JIRA
5 1 (1.22%) Maven
5 1 (1.22%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (36.59%) Retail
2 5 (6.10%) Back Office
3 4 (4.88%) Marketing
4 3 (3.66%) Finance
4 3 (3.66%) Legal
4 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.22%) Automotive
5 1 (1.22%) Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Electronics
5 1 (1.22%) Games
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (37.80%) Architect
2 22 (26.83%) Solutions Architect
3 19 (23.17%) Developer
4 17 (20.73%) E-Commerce Architect
5 15 (18.29%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 13 (15.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 10 (12.20%) Analyst
7 10 (12.20%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 10 (12.20%) HTML Developer
7 10 (12.20%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (9.76%) HTML CSS Developer
8 8 (9.76%) Senior Architect
8 8 (9.76%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 8 (9.76%) Team Leader
8 8 (9.76%) Technical Architect
9 6 (7.32%) Business Analyst
9 6 (7.32%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 6 (7.32%) JSP Developer
10 4 (4.88%) Development Team Leader
10 4 (4.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (32.93%) HTML
2 19 (23.17%) CSS
2 19 (23.17%) SOAP
3 17 (20.73%) REST
4 15 (18.29%) .NET
5 13 (15.85%) JSON
6 12 (14.63%) CSS3
6 12 (14.63%) J2EE
6 12 (14.63%) WCF
7 10 (12.20%) HTML5
7 10 (12.20%) Web Services
8 9 (10.98%) jQuery
8 9 (10.98%) XML
9 8 (9.76%) AngularJS
9 8 (9.76%) LESS
9 8 (9.76%) Middleware
9 8 (9.76%) MSMQ
9 8 (9.76%) Sass
10 7 (8.54%) Ajax
10 7 (8.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Data Integration
2 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.10%) User Experience
4 4 (4.88%) W3C
5 2 (2.44%) Clustering
5 2 (2.44%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) EPoS
6 1 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.22%) iPad
6 1 (1.22%) Online Games
6 1 (1.22%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.20%) Unix
2 4 (4.88%) Linux
2 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (4.88%) Windows
3 2 (2.44%) AIX
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (29.27%) SOA
3 20 (24.39%) TDD
4 16 (19.51%) Front End Development
5 15 (18.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (15.85%) DevOps
7 11 (13.41%) MVC
8 10 (12.20%) OO
9 8 (9.76%) Change Management
9 8 (9.76%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (9.76%) Project Management
10 7 (8.54%) API Design
10 7 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (7.32%) Data Modelling
11 6 (7.32%) Presales
11 6 (7.32%) Time Management
12 5 (6.10%) Automated Testing
12 5 (6.10%) Open Source
12 5 (6.10%) Project Planning
12 5 (6.10%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (35.37%) SQL
2 27 (32.93%) JavaScript
3 18 (21.95%) C#
4 17 (20.73%) Java
5 6 (7.32%) PHP
6 2 (2.44%) Python
6 2 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.44%) MCSE
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (2.44%) VMware ESX
1 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.44%) vSphere
1 2 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) Ansible
1 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (15.85%) IBM
1 13 (15.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.20%) Red Hat
3 7 (8.54%) hybris
3 7 (8.54%) Oracle
4 6 (7.32%) HP
4 6 (7.32%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.44%) Cisco
5 2 (2.44%) Citrix
5 2 (2.44%) SAP
5 2 (2.44%) VMware
5 2 (2.44%) Zend
6 1 (1.22%) ATG
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, start 8 Feb
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Preferred Choice
Rate: £200 - £280 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stratospherec
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, immediate start
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stratospherec
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago