The table below looks at the statistics for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Commerce over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 10 19 32
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +13
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 43 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 12.01% 4.93% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.83% 6.79% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 11 1
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£420 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -5.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £24.13 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+38.86% -19.58%
E-Commerce
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
290 162 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 81.01% 72.65% 73.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 108 93
Average daily rate £413 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.32% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £16.72 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-Commerce across the Oxford region.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Commerce across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Oxford region.

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing E-Commerce 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 E-Commerce.

1 40 (51.95%) JavaScript
2 38 (49.35%) Node.js
3 25 (32.47%) Open Source
4 22 (28.57%) Publishing
5 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (25.97%) GitHub
6 20 (25.97%) AngularJS
7 16 (20.78%) PHP
8 15 (19.48%) Scrum
9 14 (18.18%) Kanban
9 14 (18.18%) Magento
10 11 (14.29%) CMS
11 10 (12.99%) CSS
11 10 (12.99%) HTML
11 10 (12.99%) JSON
11 10 (12.99%) Sass
12 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (11.69%) SQL
12 9 (11.69%) TDD
13 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
13 8 (10.39%) QA
13 8 (10.39%) Redis
13 8 (10.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 7 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
14 7 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
14 7 (9.09%) Docker
14 7 (9.09%) Backbone.js
14 7 (9.09%) Ember.js
14 7 (9.09%) jQuery

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing E-Commerce 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 E-Commerce. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 38 (49.35%) Node.js
2 11 (14.29%) CMS
3 4 (5.19%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.30%) Alfresco
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 14 (18.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (25.97%) GitHub
2 9 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (10.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (3.90%) SaaS
5 1 (1.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) WAN
2 3 (3.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) Redis
2 5 (6.49%) Big Data
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.30%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.30%) JIRA
General
1 22 (28.57%) Publishing
2 3 (3.90%) Retail
3 2 (2.60%) Finance
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (51.95%) Developer
2 25 (32.47%) Analyst
3 17 (22.08%) JavaScript Developer
4 16 (20.78%) Business Analyst
5 14 (18.18%) Technical Leader
6 9 (11.69%) Data Analyst
7 8 (10.39%) Node.js Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (9.09%) QA Leader
9 6 (7.79%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Web Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Solutions Designer
11 3 (3.90%) Front-End Web Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Designer
11 3 (3.90%) Agile Business Analyst
12 2 (2.60%) C# .NET Developer
12 2 (2.60%) .NET Developer
12 2 (2.60%) C# Developer
12 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (2.60%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.97%) AngularJS
2 10 (12.99%) HTML
2 10 (12.99%) CSS
2 10 (12.99%) JSON
2 10 (12.99%) Sass
3 7 (9.09%) Backbone.js
3 7 (9.09%) jQuery
3 7 (9.09%) Ember.js
4 6 (7.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (6.49%) HTML5
6 4 (5.19%) XML
6 4 (5.19%) XSLT
6 4 (5.19%) Ajax
7 3 (3.90%) .NET
7 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.60%) Web Services
8 2 (2.60%) LESS
8 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.30%) WPF
9 1 (1.30%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Semantic Web
1 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.19%) Social Media
2 4 (5.19%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.90%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (3.90%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.60%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.60%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.30%) Windows
1 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) Open Source
2 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (19.48%) Scrum
4 14 (18.18%) Kanban
5 9 (11.69%) TDD
5 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
6 7 (9.09%) Migration
6 7 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 7 (9.09%) Content Management
7 6 (7.79%) Data Analysis
7 6 (7.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (7.79%) Validation
7 6 (7.79%) CRM
7 6 (7.79%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 5 (6.49%) Pair Programming
8 5 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.49%) Automated Testing
8 5 (6.49%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (51.95%) JavaScript
2 16 (20.78%) PHP
3 9 (11.69%) SQL
4 4 (5.19%) VBA
5 3 (3.90%) C#
5 3 (3.90%) Java
6 2 (2.60%) Scala
7 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) ISEB
3 1 (1.30%) PMP
3 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.19%) Sitecore
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle
3 3 (3.90%) Google
4 2 (2.60%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.30%) Adobe
5 1 (1.30%) HP