The table below looks at the statistics for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Commerce over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 7 6 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +21
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 16 37 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 13.56% 19.47% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.20% 25.52% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £355 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.53% +18.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
E-Commerce
Leicestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93 145 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 78.81% 76.32% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 49 34
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 39
Average hourly rate £29.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Commerce across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 11 (55.00%) Retail
2 7 (35.00%) PHP
3 6 (30.00%) HTML
3 6 (30.00%) CSS
4 5 (25.00%) Linux
4 5 (25.00%) MySQL
4 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) HTML5
4 5 (25.00%) Puppet
4 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (25.00%) Vagrant
4 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (25.00%) OpenStack
4 5 (25.00%) Rackspace
4 5 (25.00%) Ansible
4 5 (25.00%) DevOps
5 4 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (20.00%) Drupal
5 4 (20.00%) jQuery
5 4 (20.00%) WordPress
5 4 (20.00%) Adobe
5 4 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (20.00%) Photoshop
6 3 (15.00%) DB2
6 3 (15.00%) Java
6 3 (15.00%) Marketing
6 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (15.00%) Content Management
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.00%) Magento

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 5 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 4 (20.00%) Drupal
2 4 (20.00%) WordPress
3 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (10.00%) CICS
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 4 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (20.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Magento
2 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MySQL
2 3 (15.00%) DB2
3 2 (10.00%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (5.00%) Ant
2 1 (5.00%) Maven
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (55.00%) Retail
2 3 (15.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 5 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 3 (15.00%) MySQL Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Magento Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Mainframe Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) PHP Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Web Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) User Experience Architect
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) HTML
1 6 (30.00%) CSS
2 5 (25.00%) HTML5
3 4 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) VSAM
1 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) DevOps
2 3 (15.00%) Content Management
2 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) UML
4 1 (5.00%) SEO
4 1 (5.00%) Use Case
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) PHP
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) NATURAL
4 2 (10.00%) JCL
4 2 (10.00%) COBOL
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) C#
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Puppet
1 5 (25.00%) Vagrant
1 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (25.00%) Ansible
2 2 (10.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Rackspace
2 4 (20.00%) Adobe
3 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) hybris
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