The table below looks at the statistics for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Commerce over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 29 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 5 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.08% 5.43% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 7.45% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 2
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£320 £550 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +25.71%
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 £30.00 £26.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -29.33%
E-Commerce
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
172 161 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 71.67% 72.85% 66.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 97 90
Average daily rate £350 £375 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +23.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 15
Average hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% -2.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in Kent

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 2 June 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
Tonbridge +1 1 £300 -46.06%
Tunbridge Wells +1 1 £275 -
E-Commerce
South East

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 16 (45.71%) Project Management
2 14 (40.00%) Retail
3 12 (34.29%) PRINCE2
4 9 (25.71%) Matrix Management
5 8 (22.86%) C#
5 8 (22.86%) CODA
5 8 (22.86%) webMethods
6 7 (20.00%) .NET
7 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
7 6 (17.14%) MVC
7 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (11.43%) Scrum
9 4 (11.43%) Finance
9 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (11.43%) Marketing
9 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
9 4 (11.43%) B2B
9 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (11.43%) Revenue Management
9 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
10 3 (8.57%) Analytics
10 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
10 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
10 3 (8.57%) BDD
10 3 (8.57%) CRM
10 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (8.57%) HTML
10 3 (8.57%) SAP

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (2.86%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.86%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) JIRA
1 2 (5.71%) WebDriver
1 2 (5.71%) SpecFlow
1 2 (5.71%) Selenium
General
1 14 (40.00%) Retail
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Marketing
3 3 (8.57%) Electronics
3 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.57%) Advertising
3 3 (8.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Project Manager
2 9 (25.71%) Contracts Manager
3 7 (20.00%) Developer
4 5 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce Manager
5 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Magento Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Automated Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
3 3 (8.57%) HTML
3 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.57%) CSS
4 2 (5.71%) Web Services
4 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.86%) RESTful
5 1 (2.86%) HTML5
5 1 (2.86%) CSS3
5 1 (2.86%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
1 3 (8.57%) DTV
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Project Management
2 12 (34.29%) PRINCE2
3 9 (25.71%) Matrix Management
4 6 (17.14%) MVC
4 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.43%) Scrum
6 4 (11.43%) B2B
6 4 (11.43%) Revenue Management
7 3 (8.57%) Analytics
7 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
7 3 (8.57%) BDD
7 3 (8.57%) CRM
7 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
7 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Web Analytics
7 3 (8.57%) TDD
8 2 (5.71%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) C#
2 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.71%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) CODA
1 8 (22.86%) webMethods
2 3 (8.57%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft