The table below looks at the statistics for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Commerce over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 45 51 42
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 2246 2175 2212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.78% 3.84% 4.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.85% 5.05% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1616 1429 1543
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 4
Average hourly rate £33.50 £14.04 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.60% -53.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.93 £16.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £18.88 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+77.48% -37.08%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
46308 43027 39494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.00% 76.06% 74.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 30197 26668 24243
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1250 1176 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £24.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.00% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend

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

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend

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

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in the UK

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Commerce within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend

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

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Commerce within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

E-Commerce
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 1 September 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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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
England +5 2193 £400 - 897
London 0 1097 £425 - 439
South East +8 338 £400 +6.66% 94
Yorkshire +32 183 £350 +23.89% 78
City of London -21 179 £450 - 67
East of England -8 177 £375 -6.25% 42
North West +1 136 £375 +15.38% 113
West Yorkshire +16 131 £340 +35.72% 49
Leeds +21 124 £340 +48.63% 30
East Midlands +14 118 £360 -4.00% 58
Berkshire +5 92 £363 -3.33% 18
South West +34 85 £406 +5.17% 32
Oxfordshire +22 70 £413 +25.00% 15
Manchester +8 70 £350 +1.81% 64
Hertfordshire -4 63 £375 - 16
West Midlands -12 61 £420 +20.00% 32
Bedfordshire -1 47 £350 -17.64% 4
Oxford +13 46 £413 +28.90% 9
Cambridgeshire +2 46 £350 -6.66% 20
Buckinghamshire 0 41 £375 +3.44% 14
Surrey -3 41 £400 - 14
Hampshire +16 39 £375 -6.25% 12
Northamptonshire +16 38 £450 +2.85% 7
North Yorkshire - 37 £388 - 12
Nottingham -2 36 £375 +7.14% 16
Nottinghamshire -2 36 £375 +3.44% 21
Bristol +19 34 £425 +13.33% 10
Bracknell 0 33 £450 +11.11% 1
Watford -3 32 £363 -6.45% 4
York - 31 £388 - 12

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1669 (38.23%) Agile Software Development
2 1059 (24.26%) HTML
2 1059 (24.26%) JavaScript
3 1007 (23.06%) Retail
4 976 (22.35%) Java
5 917 (21.00%) CSS
6 692 (15.85%) SQL
7 656 (15.03%) Scrum
8 640 (14.66%) TDD
9 564 (12.92%) .NET
10 503 (11.52%) Finance
11 492 (11.27%) MVC
12 470 (10.77%) HTML5
13 448 (10.26%) C#
14 420 (9.62%) jQuery
15 418 (9.57%) Web Services
16 412 (9.44%) User Experience
17 402 (9.21%) SQL Server
18 376 (8.61%) Marketing
19 364 (8.34%) CSS3
20 358 (8.20%) Project Management
21 352 (8.06%) AngularJS
22 331 (7.58%) OO
23 328 (7.51%) Linux
24 321 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
25 318 (7.28%) hybris
26 297 (6.80%) Oracle
27 293 (6.71%) ASP.NET
28 291 (6.67%) J2EE
29 287 (6.57%) XML

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 235 (5.38%) CMS
2 232 (5.31%) WebSphere
3 154 (3.53%) Tomcat
4 149 (3.41%) Node.js
5 148 (3.39%) Apache
6 117 (2.68%) IIS
7 109 (2.50%) JBoss
8 74 (1.69%) WebLogic
8 74 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 54 (1.24%) Apache Solr
10 43 (0.98%) Drupal
11 40 (0.92%) WordPress
11 40 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
12 39 (0.89%) Umbraco
13 36 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
14 34 (0.78%) Mule
15 33 (0.76%) Confluence
16 27 (0.62%) Commerce Server
17 26 (0.60%) Apache Pig
18 25 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 109 (2.50%) Photoshop
2 97 (2.22%) MS Excel
3 50 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 42 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
5 38 (0.87%) MS Project
6 36 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 32 (0.73%) MS Office
8 30 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
9 20 (0.46%) OmniGraffle
10 19 (0.44%) InDesign
11 14 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
12 10 (0.23%) SPSS
13 4 (0.092%) Fireworks
13 4 (0.092%) PowerPivot
14 3 (0.069%) Mingle
14 3 (0.069%) GIMP
15 2 (0.046%) Acrobat
16 1 (0.023%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 180 (4.12%) Magento
2 34 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (0.32%) Tridion
5 13 (0.30%) WebTrends
6 10 (0.23%) Fredhopper
7 8 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (0.14%) Agresso
8 6 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
9 5 (0.11%) ION MarketView
9 5 (0.11%) Optimost
9 5 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.11%) Unica
10 4 (0.092%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.092%) Oracle CRM
10 4 (0.092%) Radian6
10 4 (0.092%) osCommerce
10 4 (0.092%) BigMachines
11 3 (0.069%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.069%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 173 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (1.56%) Google Analytics
3 63 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 60 (1.37%) SaaS
5 47 (1.08%) GitHub
6 31 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
7 21 (0.48%) PaaS
8 20 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
9 14 (0.32%) SmartFocus
10 13 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 12 (0.27%) IaaS
12 9 (0.21%) SoftLayer
12 9 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
12 9 (0.21%) Amazon S3
13 8 (0.18%) Heroku
13 8 (0.18%) Sumo Logic
13 8 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
14 7 (0.16%) Office 365
15 6 (0.14%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 137 (3.14%) Internet
2 66 (1.51%) HTTP
3 62 (1.42%) Firewall
4 39 (0.89%) DNS
5 33 (0.76%) Network Security
6 31 (0.71%) VPN
7 30 (0.69%) TCP/IP
8 26 (0.60%) WAN
9 25 (0.57%) SSL
10 24 (0.55%) Extranet
11 23 (0.53%) SAN
12 22 (0.50%) Wireless
13 21 (0.48%) Intranet
14 19 (0.44%) OSPF
14 19 (0.44%) BGP
14 19 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (0.41%) DHCP
16 16 (0.37%) MPLS
17 15 (0.34%) SNMP
17 15 (0.34%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 402 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 246 (5.63%) MySQL
3 139 (3.18%) MongoDB
4 94 (2.15%) NoSQL
5 86 (1.97%) Relational Database
6 77 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
7 68 (1.56%) Hadoop
8 67 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
9 66 (1.51%) Big Data
9 66 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
10 64 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 61 (1.40%) DB2
12 59 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
13 47 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 44 (1.01%) Oracle Database
15 36 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
15 36 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 35 (0.80%) Redis
17 32 (0.73%) Apache Hive
18 31 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 267 (6.12%) Git (software)
2 160 (3.66%) Jenkins
3 155 (3.55%) JIRA
4 150 (3.44%) Selenium
5 115 (2.63%) Subversion
6 99 (2.27%) Cucumber
7 96 (2.20%) Maven
8 84 (1.92%) JUnit
9 79 (1.81%) Visual Studio
9 79 (1.81%) Ant
10 70 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 64 (1.47%) Jasmine
12 57 (1.31%) Grunt
13 54 (1.24%) Eclipse
14 46 (1.05%) NUnit
15 45 (1.03%) WebDriver
16 42 (0.96%) Axure RP
17 41 (0.94%) SoapUI
18 37 (0.85%) SpecFlow
19 36 (0.82%) TeamCity
General
1 1007 (23.06%) Retail
2 503 (11.52%) Finance
3 376 (8.61%) Marketing
4 147 (3.37%) Banking
5 125 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 106 (2.43%) Publishing
7 68 (1.56%) Games
8 63 (1.44%) Front Office
9 54 (1.24%) Manufacturing
10 39 (0.89%) Investment Banking
11 37 (0.85%) Legal
12 36 (0.82%) Electronics
13 35 (0.80%) Advertising
14 30 (0.69%) Retail Banking
15 25 (0.57%) Law
16 19 (0.44%) Automotive
17 15 (0.34%) Back Office
17 15 (0.34%) Interactive Media
18 14 (0.32%) Billing
19 12 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1703 (39.01%) Developer
2 724 (16.58%) Analyst
3 391 (8.96%) Architect
3 391 (8.96%) Project Manager
4 379 (8.68%) Business Analyst
5 254 (5.82%) .NET Developer
6 252 (5.77%) Java Developer
7 244 (5.59%) Front-End Developer
8 199 (4.56%) Senior Developer
9 189 (4.33%) Solutions Architect
10 167 (3.83%) Test Analyst
11 159 (3.64%) Designer
12 149 (3.41%) Web Developer
13 133 (3.05%) C# Developer
14 100 (2.29%) PHP Developer
15 99 (2.27%) JavaScript Developer
16 95 (2.18%) C# .NET Developer
17 94 (2.15%) Consultant
18 91 (2.08%) Tester
19 86 (1.97%) E-Commerce Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1059 (24.26%) HTML
2 917 (21.00%) CSS
3 564 (12.92%) .NET
4 470 (10.77%) HTML5
5 420 (9.62%) jQuery
6 418 (9.57%) Web Services
7 364 (8.34%) CSS3
8 352 (8.06%) AngularJS
9 293 (6.71%) ASP.NET
10 291 (6.67%) J2EE
11 287 (6.57%) XML
12 276 (6.32%) Spring
13 193 (4.42%) JSON
14 189 (4.33%) REST
15 165 (3.78%) SOAP
16 162 (3.71%) RESTful
17 153 (3.50%) ASP.NET MVC
18 151 (3.46%) Ajax
19 147 (3.37%) Sass
20 143 (3.28%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 412 (9.44%) User Experience
2 260 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
3 197 (4.51%) Mobile App
4 125 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 73 (1.67%) Social Media
6 69 (1.58%) iPad
7 68 (1.56%) W3C
8 65 (1.49%) Data Centre
9 48 (1.10%) Management Information System
10 39 (0.89%) Computer Science
11 33 (0.76%) DTV
11 33 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
12 31 (0.71%) Digital Media
13 25 (0.57%) EPoS
14 24 (0.55%) Visualisation
15 23 (0.53%) N-Tier
16 22 (0.50%) FMCG
17 21 (0.48%) Algorithms
18 20 (0.46%) Statistics
18 20 (0.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 328 (7.51%) Linux
2 218 (4.99%) Windows
3 205 (4.70%) UNIX
4 167 (3.83%) Apple iOS
5 156 (3.57%) Android
6 67 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (0.73%) AIX
9 23 (0.53%) Solaris
9 23 (0.53%) CentOS
10 19 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (0.34%) Ubuntu
12 13 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (0.27%) Windows Phone
14 10 (0.23%) Windows Phone 7
15 9 (0.21%) Windows 7
16 8 (0.18%) HPUX
17 6 (0.14%) Debian
17 6 (0.14%) Windows 8
18 4 (0.092%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1669 (38.23%) Agile Software Development
2 656 (15.03%) Scrum
3 640 (14.66%) TDD
4 492 (11.27%) MVC
5 358 (8.20%) Project Management
6 331 (7.58%) OO
7 321 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
8 282 (6.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 279 (6.39%) BDD
10 230 (5.27%) Analytics
11 229 (5.25%) SDLC
12 207 (4.74%) DevOps
13 206 (4.72%) SOA
14 177 (4.05%) Kanban
15 174 (3.99%) Content Management
16 168 (3.85%) CRM
17 162 (3.71%) B2C
18 161 (3.69%) Waterfall
19 159 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
20 156 (3.57%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1059 (24.26%) JavaScript
2 976 (22.35%) Java
3 692 (15.85%) SQL
4 448 (10.26%) C#
5 285 (6.53%) PHP
6 172 (3.94%) Ruby
7 114 (2.61%) Python
8 111 (2.54%) T-SQL
9 74 (1.69%) PowerShell
10 71 (1.63%) Objective-C
11 69 (1.58%) Perl
12 65 (1.49%) C++
13 53 (1.21%) PL/SQL
14 51 (1.17%) VB.NET
15 49 (1.12%) Groovy
16 48 (1.10%) Bash Shell
17 42 (0.96%) Scala
18 37 (0.85%) C
19 35 (0.80%) Clojure
20 33 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 170 (3.89%) Degree
2 51 (1.17%) ISEB
3 33 (0.76%) PMI Certification
4 31 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 28 (0.64%) ISTQB
6 26 (0.60%) PMP
7 24 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (0.53%) Security Cleared
9 17 (0.39%) Sun Certification
10 16 (0.37%) CCNP
11 14 (0.32%) CISSP
11 14 (0.32%) SC Cleared
12 13 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 9 (0.21%) CISM
16 8 (0.18%) MCSE
17 6 (0.14%) PCI QSA
18 5 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 4 (0.092%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 247 (5.66%) QA
2 46 (1.05%) PCI DSS
3 43 (0.98%) SLA
4 20 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.23%) COBIT
6 6 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.11%) WCAG
8 4 (0.092%) WAI
8 4 (0.092%) MiFID
9 2 (0.046%) ISO 8583
9 2 (0.046%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.046%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.023%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.023%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (0.82%) Docker
3 35 (0.80%) Active Directory
4 12 (0.27%) vSphere
5 11 (0.25%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.21%) NFS
7 7 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.16%) HDFS
7 7 (0.16%) XenApp
8 5 (0.11%) Varnish
8 5 (0.11%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.092%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.092%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.069%) Firmware
10 3 (0.069%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.069%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.069%) Squid
11 1 (0.023%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.023%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.023%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 104 (2.38%) Puppet
2 89 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (0.73%) Vagrant
4 30 (0.69%) Nagios
5 24 (0.55%) Ansible
6 13 (0.30%) Graphite
7 12 (0.27%) CloudHub
8 11 (0.25%) RANCID
9 9 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (0.21%) SCOM
10 8 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (0.11%) StatsD
11 5 (0.11%) Rundeck
12 4 (0.092%) Salt
12 4 (0.092%) ITRS Geneos
12 4 (0.092%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.092%) Oozie
12 4 (0.092%) Data Guard
12 4 (0.092%) Backup Exec
13 3 (0.069%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 318 (7.28%) hybris
2 297 (6.80%) Oracle
3 252 (5.77%) Microsoft
4 181 (4.15%) Adobe
5 157 (3.60%) IBM
6 152 (3.48%) ATG
7 123 (2.82%) Google
8 109 (2.50%) SAP
9 78 (1.79%) Red Hat
10 75 (1.72%) Endeca
11 69 (1.58%) Sitecore
12 63 (1.44%) Demandware
13 60 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
14 56 (1.28%) VMware
15 43 (0.98%) Zend
16 37 (0.85%) Cisco
17 36 (0.82%) F5
18 34 (0.78%) Splunk
19 33 (0.76%) HP
20 32 (0.73%) MuleSoft
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