The table below looks at the statistics for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Commerce over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
E-Commerce (Electronic Commerce)
England / North West
Rank 53 61 69
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 86 101 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.31% 2.68% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.04% 3.27% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 60 64
Median daily rate £378 £345 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.42% -3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+12.28% -1.72%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2127 3084 2595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.81% 81.98% 77.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1344 1872 1510
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 131 112
Median hourly rate £42.48 £39.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.91% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing E-Commerce as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in the North West

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Commerce across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Commerce within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +25 60 £375 +6.76% 49
Cheshire +19 19 £388 - 14
Merseyside -14 6 £350 +7.69% 5
Lancashire +10 1 £415 +27.69% 12
E-Commerce
England

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 91 (50.84%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (30.73%) Java
2 55 (30.73%) JavaScript
3 51 (28.49%) HTML
4 50 (27.93%) CSS
5 33 (18.44%) AngularJS
6 32 (17.88%) TDD
7 30 (16.76%) Scrum
8 29 (16.20%) .NET
8 29 (16.20%) Spring
8 29 (16.20%) HTML5
8 29 (16.20%) CSS3
9 26 (14.53%) jQuery
10 25 (13.97%) MVC
11 24 (13.41%) Retail
12 22 (12.29%) SQL Server
13 21 (11.73%) PHP
13 21 (11.73%) SQL
13 21 (11.73%) Finance
14 20 (11.17%) Front End Development
15 19 (10.61%) hybris
15 19 (10.61%) Web Services
15 19 (10.61%) Web Development
16 18 (10.06%) Kanban
16 18 (10.06%) C#
17 16 (8.94%) CMS
17 16 (8.94%) RESTful
18 15 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
18 15 (8.38%) Linux
19 14 (7.82%) Continuous Integration

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (8.94%) CMS
2 8 (4.47%) Tomcat
2 8 (4.47%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.91%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.35%) Apache
5 5 (2.79%) Umbraco
6 4 (2.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (2.23%) GlassFish
6 4 (2.23%) JBoss
7 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.56%) Drupal
8 1 (0.56%) IIS
8 1 (0.56%) Mule
8 1 (0.56%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.56%) nginx
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.56%) SAS
8 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.12%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (7.26%) Magento
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.23%) IaaS
2 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.23%) PaaS
3 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.23%) HTTP
2 3 (1.68%) Network Security
3 2 (1.12%) Internet
4 1 (0.56%) DNS
4 1 (0.56%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.56%) LDAP
4 1 (0.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.91%) MySQL
2 7 (3.91%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.12%) Hazelcast
5 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.12%) QlikView
5 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.56%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.56%) Endeca
6 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (6.70%) Selenium
2 11 (6.15%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.15%) Grunt
2 11 (6.15%) gulp
3 9 (5.03%) Cucumber
4 7 (3.91%) JIRA
5 6 (3.35%) Gradle
6 5 (2.79%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.79%) Maven
7 4 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.68%) AccuRev
8 3 (1.68%) Ant
8 3 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.68%) Hudson
9 2 (1.12%) GoCD
9 2 (1.12%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.12%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.12%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (13.41%) Retail
2 21 (11.73%) Finance
3 8 (4.47%) Marketing
4 4 (2.23%) Banking
4 4 (2.23%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.68%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 103 (57.54%) Developer
2 30 (16.76%) Java Developer
3 23 (12.85%) Analyst
4 17 (9.50%) .NET Developer
5 15 (8.38%) JavaScript Developer
6 14 (7.82%) Angular Developer
6 14 (7.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 14 (7.82%) PHP Developer
7 13 (7.26%) Business Analyst
8 12 (6.70%) HTML CSS Developer
8 12 (6.70%) HTML Developer
9 11 (6.15%) E-Commerce Analyst
9 11 (6.15%) Magento Developer
10 10 (5.59%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
11 9 (5.03%) Architect
12 8 (4.47%) PHP Magento Developer
13 7 (3.91%) AWS Developer
14 6 (3.35%) C# Developer
14 6 (3.35%) Project Manager
15 5 (2.79%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (28.49%) HTML
2 50 (27.93%) CSS
3 33 (18.44%) AngularJS
4 29 (16.20%) .NET
4 29 (16.20%) CSS3
4 29 (16.20%) HTML5
4 29 (16.20%) Spring
5 26 (14.53%) jQuery
6 19 (10.61%) Web Services
7 16 (8.94%) RESTful
8 14 (7.82%) JSON
9 11 (6.15%) REST
10 10 (5.59%) Dropwizard
11 8 (4.47%) ASP.NET
11 8 (4.47%) J2EE
11 8 (4.47%) SOAP
12 7 (3.91%) Struts
12 7 (3.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (3.91%) XML
13 5 (2.79%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.15%) User Experience
2 7 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.79%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.23%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.68%) Clustering
5 3 (1.68%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.68%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.12%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.12%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.12%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.56%) Economics
7 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.56%) Fintech
7 1 (0.56%) FMCG
7 1 (0.56%) iPad
7 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.56%) Statistics
7 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.38%) Linux
2 4 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (1.68%) Android
3 3 (1.68%) Windows
3 3 (1.68%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.12%) Unix
5 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.56%) CentOS
5 1 (0.56%) Fedora
5 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (50.84%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (17.88%) TDD
3 30 (16.76%) Scrum
4 25 (13.97%) MVC
5 20 (11.17%) Front End Development
6 19 (10.61%) Web Development
7 18 (10.06%) Kanban
8 15 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (7.82%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (7.26%) Responsive Web Design
11 12 (6.70%) Configuration Management
11 12 (6.70%) Content Management
11 12 (6.70%) SDLC
11 12 (6.70%) UML
12 11 (6.15%) Enterprise Architecture
12 11 (6.15%) Time Management
13 10 (5.59%) Pair Programming
13 10 (5.59%) Project Management
14 9 (5.03%) Migration
14 9 (5.03%) OO
Programming Languages
1 55 (30.73%) Java
1 55 (30.73%) JavaScript
2 21 (11.73%) PHP
2 21 (11.73%) SQL
3 18 (10.06%) C#
4 6 (3.35%) Ruby
5 5 (2.79%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.23%) Perl
6 4 (2.23%) Python
7 3 (1.68%) Go
7 3 (1.68%) Groovy
7 3 (1.68%) Korn
7 3 (1.68%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.12%) Scala
9 1 (0.56%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.56%) R
9 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (4.47%) Degree
2 5 (2.79%) ISEB
3 3 (1.68%) CISA
3 3 (1.68%) CISM
4 2 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.56%) CISSP
5 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.79%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (2.23%) Docker
2 2 (1.12%) Varnish
3 1 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.56%) iptables
3 1 (0.56%) Postfix
3 1 (0.56%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (2.79%) Ansible
2 4 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.68%) Puppet
3 3 (1.68%) Terraform
4 1 (0.56%) Mesos
4 1 (0.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (10.61%) hybris
2 10 (5.59%) ATG
3 5 (2.79%) Oracle
4 4 (2.23%) Atlassian
4 4 (2.23%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.23%) Zend
5 3 (1.68%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.12%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.12%) Google
6 2 (1.12%) Guidewire
6 2 (1.12%) SAP
6 2 (1.12%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.56%) 3PAR
7 1 (0.56%) Brocade
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco
7 1 (0.56%) FatWire
7 1 (0.56%) HP
7 1 (0.56%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.56%) Tableau
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