The table below looks at the statistics for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Commerce over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 2 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 22.22% 4.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 40.00% 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-32.85% +55.55%
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 M4 Corridor region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
M4 Corridor
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5 16 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 55.56% 66.67% 85.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Average daily rate £500 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-Commerce across the M4 Corridor region.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ATG
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) TestNG
2 2 (50.00%) Magento
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) hybris
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Mingle

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (25.00%) Drupal
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Mingle
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) TestNG
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Lucene
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) ATG
1 2 (50.00%) hybris
1 2 (50.00%) Demandware
2 1 (25.00%) Elastic Path
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft