The table below looks at the statistics for Magento skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Magento over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Magento
Rank 146 135 119
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -16
Contract jobs citing Magento 10 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.13% 0.37%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.60% 1.07% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 9
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £245 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £345 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year
+111.53% -
Magento
England

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

Business Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
385 373 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.13% 11.85% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 189 145
Average daily rate £400 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 4
Average hourly rate £66.54 £19.00 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+250.18% +10.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £17.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+122.85% -53.70%

Magento
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Magento across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Magento Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Magento
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Magento Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Magento
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Magento across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Magento Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Magento
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Magento Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Magento
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Magento within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -9 10 £350 +7.69% 7
Magento
England

Magento
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Magento 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 Magento.

1 27 (72.97%) HTML
2 26 (70.27%) CSS
3 22 (59.46%) JavaScript
3 22 (59.46%) PHP
4 15 (40.54%) E-Commerce
4 15 (40.54%) HTML5
5 14 (37.84%) Front End Development
6 12 (32.43%) CSS3
7 11 (29.73%) AngularJS
8 10 (27.03%) OO
8 10 (27.03%) Backbone.js
9 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
9 9 (24.32%) Web Development
10 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (21.62%) MySQL
10 8 (21.62%) jQuery
11 7 (18.92%) TDD
12 6 (16.22%) Zend
12 6 (16.22%) XML
12 6 (16.22%) React
13 4 (10.81%) OO PHP
13 4 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
13 4 (10.81%) WordPress
13 4 (10.81%) Scrum
14 3 (8.11%) LAMP
14 3 (8.11%) Retail
14 3 (8.11%) Drupal
14 3 (8.11%) JIRA
14 3 (8.11%) Symfony

Magento
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Magento 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 Magento. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.81%) WordPress
2 3 (8.11%) Drupal
3 2 (5.41%) CMS
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (5.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) osCommerce
2 1 (2.70%) OpenCart
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) MySQL
2 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.11%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.70%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.11%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (94.59%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 14 (37.84%) Magento Developer
2 14 (37.84%) PHP Developer
3 11 (29.73%) HTML CSS Developer
3 11 (29.73%) HTML Developer
4 10 (27.03%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (24.32%) CSS Developer
6 8 (21.62%) PHP Magento Developer
7 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) DBA
8 1 (2.70%) Marketing Web Developer
8 1 (2.70%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (72.97%) HTML
2 26 (70.27%) CSS
3 15 (40.54%) HTML5
4 12 (32.43%) CSS3
5 11 (29.73%) AngularJS
6 10 (27.03%) Backbone.js
7 8 (21.62%) jQuery
8 6 (16.22%) React
8 6 (16.22%) XML
9 4 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (8.11%) Ajax
10 3 (8.11%) LAMP
10 3 (8.11%) SOAP
10 3 (8.11%) Symfony
11 2 (5.41%) JSON
12 1 (2.70%) CodeIgniter
12 1 (2.70%) Sass
12 1 (2.70%) Web Services
12 1 (2.70%) XHTML
12 1 (2.70%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) CentOS
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) E-Commerce
2 14 (37.84%) Front End Development
3 10 (27.03%) OO
4 9 (24.32%) Web Development
5 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (18.92%) TDD
7 4 (10.81%) OO PHP
7 4 (10.81%) Scrum
8 3 (8.11%) Coaching
9 2 (5.41%) Migration
9 2 (5.41%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (5.41%) Project Management
9 2 (5.41%) Workflow
10 1 (2.70%) ERP
10 1 (2.70%) MVC
10 1 (2.70%) OOP
10 1 (2.70%) Regression Testing
10 1 (2.70%) SDLC
10 1 (2.70%) SEO
10 1 (2.70%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) JavaScript
1 22 (59.46%) PHP
2 1 (2.70%) C#
2 1 (2.70%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) Perl
2 1 (2.70%) Python
2 1 (2.70%) Ruby
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Zend
2 1 (2.70%) Adobe
2 1 (2.70%) Facebook
2 1 (2.70%) Google