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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Magento
Rank 128 124 112
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing Magento 13 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.28% 0.63%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.58% 3.39% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 14
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£325 £225 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £317 £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £255 £300
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
363 236 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.18% 8.31% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 103 123
Average daily rate £445 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £524 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 14
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £45.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -61.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.15 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £44.99 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -6 7 £325 +3.17% 17
Cheshire +5 4 - -
Merseyside - 2 £375 - 2
Lancashire - - - - 5
Magento
England

Magento
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 20 (76.92%) PHP
2 19 (73.08%) HTML
3 18 (69.23%) CSS
4 16 (61.54%) MySQL
5 15 (57.69%) E-Commerce
6 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
7 9 (34.62%) jQuery
8 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
9 7 (26.92%) HTML5
9 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (23.08%) Zend
10 6 (23.08%) CSS3
11 5 (19.23%) Retail
12 4 (15.38%) Subversion
12 4 (15.38%) Scrum
13 3 (11.54%) Behat
13 3 (11.54%) Drupal
13 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
13 3 (11.54%) CMS
14 2 (7.69%) OO
14 2 (7.69%) Flash
14 2 (7.69%) WordPress
14 2 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
14 2 (7.69%) Node.js
14 2 (7.69%) OO PHP
14 2 (7.69%) Facebook
14 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
15 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
15 1 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
15 1 (3.85%) Relational Database

Magento
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 3 (11.54%) Drupal
1 3 (11.54%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) WordPress
2 2 (7.69%) Node.js
3 1 (3.85%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 4 (15.38%) Subversion
3 3 (11.54%) Behat
4 1 (3.85%) PHPUnit
4 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (19.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (80.77%) Developer
2 18 (69.23%) Magento Developer
3 4 (15.38%) PHP Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Magento Developer
4 3 (11.54%) PHP Magento Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (7.69%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 2 (7.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (73.08%) HTML
2 18 (69.23%) CSS
3 9 (34.62%) jQuery
4 7 (26.92%) HTML5
5 6 (23.08%) CSS3
6 2 (7.69%) Flash
6 2 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.85%) XHTML
7 1 (3.85%) LAMP
7 1 (3.85%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) E-Commerce
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) Scrum
4 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
5 2 (7.69%) OO
5 2 (7.69%) OO PHP
6 1 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (3.85%) Game Development
6 1 (3.85%) Online Marketing
6 1 (3.85%) MVC
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.85%) Web Design
6 1 (3.85%) Content Management
6 1 (3.85%) Web Development
6 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) PHP
2 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL Certification
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Zend
2 2 (7.69%) Facebook
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe
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