The table below looks at the statistics for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Commerce over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 47 36 43
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 11 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.12% 1.95% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 2.62% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Average daily rate
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£364 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £333 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £393 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £29.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-35.34% -4.91%
E-Commerce
Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
381 305 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 73.41% 74.39% 75.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 181 179
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £42.50 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +356.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Commerce across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Commerce within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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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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
Cardiff -7 7 £420 +15.86% 1
Newport - 1 - -
Torfaen - - - -
E-Commerce
Wales

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 14 (66.67%) HTML
2 9 (42.86%) XML
3 8 (38.10%) CSS
4 7 (33.33%) PHP
5 6 (28.57%) Intranet
5 6 (28.57%) Internet
5 6 (28.57%) Web Design
5 6 (28.57%) Alterian
5 6 (28.57%) Content Management
5 6 (28.57%) User Experience
6 5 (23.81%) HTML5
6 5 (23.81%) Change Management
6 5 (23.81%) Web Services
6 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
7 4 (19.05%) MySQL
8 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 3 (14.29%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) ERP
8 3 (14.29%) Ingres
8 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
8 3 (14.29%) OpenROAD
8 3 (14.29%) UNIX
8 3 (14.29%) Windows
8 3 (14.29%) AIX
8 3 (14.29%) Linux
8 3 (14.29%) OO
8 3 (14.29%) SQL
8 3 (14.29%) Open Source
8 3 (14.29%) XMLUnit
8 3 (14.29%) Magento

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (14.29%) OpenROAD
3 2 (9.52%) Umbraco
3 2 (9.52%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Magento
1 3 (14.29%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Intranet
1 6 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) MySQL
2 3 (14.29%) Ingres
2 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) XMLUnit
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 6 (28.57%) PHP Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Web Project Manager
3 5 (23.81%) Web Manager
4 3 (14.29%) PHP Magento Developer
4 3 (14.29%) OpenROAD Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Magento Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Intranet Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Change Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Intranet Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Change Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Office Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) HTML
2 9 (42.86%) XML
3 8 (38.10%) CSS
4 5 (23.81%) HTML5
4 5 (23.81%) Web Services
5 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
5 2 (9.52%) CSS3
6 1 (4.76%) .NET
6 1 (4.76%) Backbone.js
6 1 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) User Experience
2 3 (14.29%) Open Source
2 3 (14.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) UNIX
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
1 3 (14.29%) AIX
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
1 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Web Design
1 6 (28.57%) Content Management
2 5 (23.81%) Change Management
3 3 (14.29%) ERP
3 3 (14.29%) OO
3 3 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (14.29%) BDD
3 3 (14.29%) User Stories
3 3 (14.29%) Procure-to-pay
3 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 3 (14.29%) Coaching
4 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) PHP
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Ruby
3 2 (9.52%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Alterian