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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
E-Commerce (Electronic Commerce)
Rank 74 60 51
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 88 107 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.70% 2.58% 3.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.22% 3.25% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 47 64
Median daily rate £375 £425 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +23.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £580 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.24% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £26.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-39.62% +3.92%
E-Commerce
England

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
2729 3288 2514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.84% 79.42% 77.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1820 2012 1489
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 129 106
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.56 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £47.71 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +3 46 £375 - 53
Cheshire +23 33 £375 -16.66% 11
Merseyside -14 4 £350 -17.64% 4
Lancashire -6 1 £451 +87.70% 7
E-Commerce
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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.

1 128 (50.20%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (30.98%) Java
3 67 (26.27%) JavaScript
4 58 (22.75%) HTML
5 57 (22.35%) CSS
6 48 (18.82%) TDD
7 40 (15.69%) SQL
7 40 (15.69%) Retail
7 40 (15.69%) HTML5
7 40 (15.69%) CSS3
8 39 (15.29%) Scrum
9 38 (14.90%) AngularJS
10 34 (13.33%) jQuery
11 33 (12.94%) Web Development
12 32 (12.55%) PHP
13 29 (11.37%) hybris
14 27 (10.59%) SQL Server
15 26 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
15 26 (10.20%) Finance
16 25 (9.80%) ETL
16 25 (9.80%) Linux
17 24 (9.41%) Kanban
17 24 (9.41%) Front End Development
18 23 (9.02%) .NET
18 23 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
19 22 (8.63%) CMS
19 22 (8.63%) Content Management
20 21 (8.24%) DevOps
21 20 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
21 20 (7.84%) MVC

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 22 (8.63%) CMS
2 10 (3.92%) WebSphere
3 9 (3.53%) SAS
4 7 (2.75%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.75%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (2.35%) JBoss
6 5 (1.96%) Apache
7 4 (1.57%) GlassFish
7 4 (1.57%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.78%) ATG Dynamo
9 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.78%) Marvel
9 2 (0.78%) nginx
10 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.39%) Confluence
10 1 (0.39%) Drupal
10 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.18%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.78%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (0.78%) MS Project
3 2 (0.78%) Pixate
4 1 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.39%) Mingle
4 1 (0.39%) MS Office
4 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (5.49%) Magento
2 3 (1.18%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.39%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.57%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.18%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (1.18%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.18%) Route 53
4 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.78%) Office 365
5 1 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.39%) Google Play
5 1 (0.39%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.31%) Internet
1 11 (4.31%) Network Security
2 7 (2.75%) HTTP
3 2 (0.78%) DHCP
3 2 (0.78%) DNS
3 2 (0.78%) DSL
3 2 (0.78%) Firewall
3 2 (0.78%) iSCSI
3 2 (0.78%) MPLS
3 2 (0.78%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (0.78%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.59%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (6.67%) MySQL
4 8 (3.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (2.75%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.35%) Big Data
7 5 (1.96%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.96%) OLAP
7 5 (1.96%) OLAP Cube
7 5 (1.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 5 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.57%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.18%) BigQuery
9 3 (1.18%) SAS Visual Analytics
10 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.78%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (7.06%) Grunt
1 18 (7.06%) gulp
2 16 (6.27%) Git (software)
3 13 (5.10%) Selenium
4 12 (4.71%) Cucumber
4 12 (4.71%) Jenkins
5 11 (4.31%) Talend Open Studio
6 6 (2.35%) JIRA
7 5 (1.96%) Hudson
7 5 (1.96%) JUnit
7 5 (1.96%) Subversion
7 5 (1.96%) Vagrant
8 4 (1.57%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.57%) Xcode
9 3 (1.18%) Gradle
9 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.78%) Maven
11 1 (0.39%) Introscope
11 1 (0.39%) Mercurial
General
1 40 (15.69%) Retail
2 26 (10.20%) Finance
3 19 (7.45%) Marketing
4 5 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.18%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.78%) Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 121 (47.45%) Developer
2 43 (16.86%) Analyst
3 26 (10.20%) Java Developer
4 22 (8.63%) Business Analyst
5 21 (8.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 20 (7.84%) HTML Developer
7 19 (7.45%) JavaScript Developer
8 18 (7.06%) Angular Developer
8 18 (7.06%) HTML CSS Developer
9 15 (5.88%) .NET Developer
9 15 (5.88%) E-Commerce Analyst
10 14 (5.49%) PHP Developer
11 13 (5.10%) Magento Developer
12 12 (4.71%) Designer
13 11 (4.31%) DBA
13 11 (4.31%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
13 11 (4.31%) Project Manager
14 10 (3.92%) Agile Business Analyst
14 10 (3.92%) Consultant
14 10 (3.92%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (22.75%) HTML
2 57 (22.35%) CSS
3 40 (15.69%) CSS3
3 40 (15.69%) HTML5
4 38 (14.90%) AngularJS
5 34 (13.33%) jQuery
6 23 (9.02%) .NET
7 19 (7.45%) JSON
7 19 (7.45%) Spring
8 17 (6.67%) XML
9 15 (5.88%) RESTful
10 12 (4.71%) Dropwizard
11 11 (4.31%) REST
11 11 (4.31%) Web Services
12 8 (3.14%) ASP.NET
12 8 (3.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (2.75%) J2EE
13 7 (2.75%) SOAP
14 6 (2.35%) Middleware
15 5 (1.96%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.88%) User Experience
2 13 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.31%) Digital Media
4 10 (3.92%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.57%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.57%) EPoS
6 3 (1.18%) Clustering
6 3 (1.18%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.18%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.18%) New Media
7 2 (0.78%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.78%) Fintech
7 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Licensing
7 2 (0.78%) Replication
7 2 (0.78%) Statistics
8 1 (0.39%) Economics
8 1 (0.39%) iPad
8 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (9.80%) Linux
2 13 (5.10%) Android
3 6 (2.35%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.96%) Unix
5 3 (1.18%) CentOS
5 3 (1.18%) Windows
5 3 (1.18%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (50.20%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (18.82%) TDD
3 39 (15.29%) Scrum
4 33 (12.94%) Web Development
5 26 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (9.80%) ETL
7 24 (9.41%) Front End Development
7 24 (9.41%) Kanban
8 23 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (8.63%) Content Management
10 21 (8.24%) DevOps
11 20 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (7.84%) MVC
12 16 (6.27%) CRM
13 14 (5.49%) Project Management
13 14 (5.49%) Responsive Web Design
13 14 (5.49%) SDLC
14 13 (5.10%) ERP
14 13 (5.10%) Software Engineering
14 13 (5.10%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (30.98%) Java
2 67 (26.27%) JavaScript
3 40 (15.69%) SQL
4 32 (12.55%) PHP
5 17 (6.67%) C#
6 6 (2.35%) Apple Swift
6 6 (2.35%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.57%) Python
7 4 (1.57%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.57%) VBA
8 3 (1.18%) Groovy
8 3 (1.18%) Ruby
9 1 (0.39%) ABAP
9 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.39%) Go
9 1 (0.39%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (3.53%) Degree
2 5 (1.96%) ISEB
3 4 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.18%) CISA
4 3 (1.18%) CISM
5 2 (0.78%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.39%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.75%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (1.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.78%) Docker
2 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.39%) HDFS
3 1 (0.39%) Varnish
3 1 (0.39%) vCloud
3 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (5.49%) Puppet
2 9 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.35%) Ansible
4 4 (1.57%) Mesos
5 2 (0.78%) Terraform
5 2 (0.78%) vMotion
6 1 (0.39%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 29 (11.37%) hybris
2 15 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.10%) ATG
4 12 (4.71%) Ab Initio
4 12 (4.71%) Oracle
5 11 (4.31%) Talend
6 10 (3.92%) Adobe
7 9 (3.53%) SAP
7 9 (3.53%) Tableau
8 8 (3.14%) Informatica
9 6 (2.35%) Vertica
10 5 (1.96%) Google
10 5 (1.96%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.57%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.57%) VMware
12 3 (1.18%) Endeca
12 3 (1.18%) HP
12 3 (1.18%) IBM
12 3 (1.18%) WorldPay
13 2 (0.78%) Dell
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