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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Magento
Rank 125 126 100
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -26
Contract jobs citing Magento 19 7 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 0.25% 1.20%
As % of the Business Applications category 6.44% 3.27% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 31
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£281 £223 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.40% -31.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £353 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £225 £301
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -25.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
295 214 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.27% 7.62% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 87 161
Average daily rate £425 £395 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -5.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £271 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £599
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 7
Average hourly rate £26.83 £17.50 £62.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.31% -72.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+32.22% -35.71%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014. 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
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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 -2 14 £281 -27.41% 16
Cheshire +8 4 - - 2
Merseyside 0 1 - - 1
Lancashire - - - - 5
Magento
England

Magento
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 24 (82.76%) PHP
2 18 (62.07%) HTML
3 17 (58.62%) CSS
3 17 (58.62%) E-Commerce
4 15 (51.72%) MySQL
5 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
6 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
7 6 (20.69%) jQuery
7 6 (20.69%) Zend
7 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (20.69%) Retail
8 4 (13.79%) Drupal
8 4 (13.79%) Scrum
8 4 (13.79%) OO
9 3 (10.34%) Subversion
9 3 (10.34%) CMS
9 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Orchard
9 3 (10.34%) HTML5
9 3 (10.34%) Behat
9 3 (10.34%) OO PHP
10 2 (6.90%) CSS3
10 2 (6.90%) Marketing
10 2 (6.90%) WordPress
10 2 (6.90%) LAMP
10 2 (6.90%) XHTML
10 2 (6.90%) Java
11 1 (3.45%) SQL
11 1 (3.45%) .NET
11 1 (3.45%) Oracle

Magento
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 (13.79%) Drupal
2 3 (10.34%) CMS
3 2 (6.90%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.34%) Subversion
2 3 (10.34%) Behat
3 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.45%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (20.69%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Developer
2 22 (75.86%) Magento Developer
3 6 (20.69%) PHP Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Magento Developer
4 5 (17.24%) PHP Magento Developer
5 2 (6.90%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 2 (6.90%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Web Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (3.45%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) HTML
2 17 (58.62%) CSS
3 6 (20.69%) jQuery
4 3 (10.34%) HTML5
5 2 (6.90%) CSS3
5 2 (6.90%) LAMP
5 2 (6.90%) XHTML
6 1 (3.45%) .NET
6 1 (3.45%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) EPoS
1 1 (3.45%) Open Source
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) E-Commerce
2 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) Scrum
3 4 (13.79%) OO
4 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
4 3 (10.34%) OO PHP
5 1 (3.45%) CRM
5 1 (3.45%) ERP
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) MVC
5 1 (3.45%) SEO
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.45%) Content Management
5 1 (3.45%) Web Design
5 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Online Marketing
5 1 (3.45%) Web Development
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) PHP
2 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.90%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL Certification
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Zend
2 3 (10.34%) Orchard
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe
3 1 (3.45%) JD Edwards