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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Magento
Rank 128 114 117
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing Magento 6 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.63% 0.79%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.45% 7.93% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 19
Average daily rate
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£238 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £250 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £500 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
245 227 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.94% 7.92% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 96 162
Average daily rate £425 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 4
Average hourly rate £67.00 £17.50 £32.91
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+282.85% -46.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.69 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+78.06% -21.91%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -7 4 £238 -50.00% 17
Cheshire -10 2 £350 +3.70% 3
Lancashire - - - - 2
Merseyside - - - - 1
Magento
England

Magento
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (83.33%) PHP
2 9 (50.00%) HTML
3 8 (44.44%) CSS
3 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
4 7 (38.89%) Zend
5 6 (33.33%) MySQL
5 6 (33.33%) OO
6 5 (27.78%) Drupal
7 4 (22.22%) OO PHP
7 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 3 (16.67%) Orchard
9 2 (11.11%) Open Source
9 2 (11.11%) jQuery
9 2 (11.11%) WordPress
9 2 (11.11%) Marketing
9 2 (11.11%) Symfony
9 2 (11.11%) Retail
9 2 (11.11%) Project Management
10 1 (5.56%) Oracle
10 1 (5.56%) SAP
10 1 (5.56%) ERP
10 1 (5.56%) OOD
10 1 (5.56%) Adobe
10 1 (5.56%) JD Edwards
10 1 (5.56%) EPoS
10 1 (5.56%) XHTML
10 1 (5.56%) CRM
10 1 (5.56%) Java
10 1 (5.56%) SQL
10 1 (5.56%) .NET

Magento
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (27.78%) Drupal
2 2 (11.11%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 13 (72.22%) Magento Developer
3 8 (44.44%) PHP Developer
4 6 (33.33%) PHP Magento Developer
5 3 (16.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 3 (16.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Designer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Web Designer
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) HTML
2 8 (44.44%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) Symfony
3 2 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) Yii
4 1 (5.56%) CSS3
4 1 (5.56%) Laravel
4 1 (5.56%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (5.56%) CakePHP
4 1 (5.56%) Grails
4 1 (5.56%) XHTML
4 1 (5.56%) LAMP
4 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 6 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (22.22%) OO PHP
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) MVC
5 1 (5.56%) SEO
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Web Design
5 1 (5.56%) Content Management
5 1 (5.56%) Web Development
5 1 (5.56%) Online Marketing
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) ERP
5 1 (5.56%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) PHP
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL Certification
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Zend
2 3 (16.67%) Orchard
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe
3 1 (5.56%) JD Edwards
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