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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 17 26 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 9 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 5.96% 3.17% 6.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% 5.08% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £256 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -29.33%
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
99 118 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 65.56% 62.43% 71.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 61 25
Average daily rate £340 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.26% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -44.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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 29 May 2015, 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 8 (66.67%) MVC
2 7 (58.33%) Retail
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) JSP
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) J2EE
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Spring
4 4 (33.33%) AOP
4 4 (33.33%) Endeca
4 4 (33.33%) JSTL
4 4 (33.33%) jQuery
4 4 (33.33%) Kanban
4 4 (33.33%) Apache Solr
4 4 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (33.33%) hybris
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) MySQL
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
6 2 (16.67%) PHP

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 4 (33.33%) Apache Solr
2 2 (16.67%) WordPress
2 2 (16.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (8.33%) NUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (58.33%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Hybris Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Designer
4 2 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Web Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) SAN Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) SAN Storage Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 4 (33.33%) JSP
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) J2EE
2 4 (33.33%) Spring
2 4 (33.33%) JSTL
2 4 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) AOP
3 4 (33.33%) Kanban
4 2 (16.67%) SEO
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) Content Management
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Endeca
1 4 (33.33%) hybris
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Adobe
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp