The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 47 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 2168 1941 2188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.85% 4.07% 3.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.24% 5.61% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1454 1360 1413
Average daily rate £400 £405 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 21
Average hourly rate £17.30 £37.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.86% +114.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £19.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £51.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +107.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41342 34605 42097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.43% 72.51% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25701 20630 24018
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1052 1437
Average hourly rate £28.08 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -5 2108 £400 -1.23% 982
London -3 1198 £400 -8.57% 468
South East +3 308 £375 -7.40% 115
City of London -10 260 £400 -3.03% 117
East of England +1 213 £400 +6.66% 78
Berkshire +20 119 £390 -2.50% 19
North West +9 101 £325 - 112
Hertfordshire +5 101 £400 -3.03% 17
East Midlands -6 84 £360 -10.00% 41
Yorkshire -35 76 £375 +17.64% 69
West Midlands +9 72 £325 +1.56% 42
Hampshire +6 60 £360 -15.29% 28
West Yorkshire -30 57 £375 - 50
Manchester +11 56 £325 +8.33% 62
Watford +1 53 £400 -11.11% 7
Bedfordshire +4 52 £413 +3.12% 26
South West -13 52 £390 -0.95% 47
Leeds -19 50 £369 +22.91% 37
Surrey -17 45 £388 -8.82% 25
Cambridgeshire -1 41 £363 +8.20% 22
Luton 0 30 £425 +25.92% 19
Northamptonshire +12 28 £400 - 9
Leicestershire -9 25 £313 -26.47% 8
Cheshire -10 25 £319 -1.92% 18
Buckinghamshire -20 25 £400 -3.03% 7
Reading +13 24 £400 +60.00% 4
Oxfordshire +2 24 £310 -4.61% 11
Birmingham +1 23 £275 -15.38% 15
Milton Keynes -5 23 £400 +12.28% 2
Bracknell +3 21 £420 -1.17% 1

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1046 (26.40%) Retail
2 943 (23.80%) HTML
3 934 (23.57%) Java
4 880 (22.21%) Agile Software Development
5 830 (20.95%) JavaScript
6 747 (18.85%) CSS
7 571 (14.41%) Finance
8 568 (14.34%) SQL
9 565 (14.26%) Scrum
10 525 (13.25%) .NET
11 501 (12.65%) TDD
12 485 (12.24%) jQuery
13 467 (11.79%) Project Management
14 407 (10.27%) HTML5
15 397 (10.02%) C#
16 385 (9.72%) Oracle
17 378 (9.54%) OO
18 375 (9.46%) MVC
19 373 (9.41%) PHP
20 370 (9.34%) SQL Server
21 354 (8.93%) XML
22 335 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
23 323 (8.15%) Marketing
24 320 (8.08%) Linux
25 294 (7.42%) CSS3
26 278 (7.02%) MySQL
27 274 (6.92%) BDD
28 271 (6.84%) ASP.NET
29 269 (6.79%) J2EE
30 266 (6.71%) Ajax

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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
1 231 (5.83%) CMS
2 197 (4.97%) WebSphere
3 132 (3.33%) Apache
4 107 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 79 (1.99%) Umbraco
6 69 (1.74%) WordPress
7 68 (1.72%) IIS
8 61 (1.54%) Node.js
9 59 (1.49%) WebLogic
10 51 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
11 48 (1.21%) Drupal
12 38 (0.96%) MQSeries
12 38 (0.96%) Confluence
13 33 (0.83%) SharePoint
14 29 (0.73%) Apache Solr
14 29 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
15 27 (0.68%) Alfresco
16 25 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
17 22 (0.56%) Mule
17 22 (0.56%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 138 (3.48%) Photoshop
2 101 (2.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 71 (1.79%) MS Excel
4 54 (1.36%) MS Visio
5 48 (1.21%) MS Office
6 45 (1.14%) OmniGraffle
7 28 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
8 15 (0.38%) MS Project
9 11 (0.28%) Mingle
10 10 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
11 9 (0.23%) Fireworks
11 9 (0.23%) InDesign
12 4 (0.10%) SPSS
12 4 (0.10%) PowerPivot
13 2 (0.050%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.050%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.025%) Maya
14 1 (0.025%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 221 (5.58%) Magento
2 55 (1.39%) Google Analytics
2 55 (1.39%) Oracle CRM
3 23 (0.58%) Tridion
4 22 (0.56%) RMDS
5 16 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.20%) SiteCatalyst
7 7 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (0.15%) Summit
8 6 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
9 5 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.10%) WebTrends
11 3 (0.076%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.076%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.076%) SAP Retail
11 3 (0.076%) SAP CO
11 3 (0.076%) SAP FI
11 3 (0.076%) SAP SD
11 3 (0.076%) SAP FI/CO
11 3 (0.076%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (0.88%) SaaS
2 31 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.18%) GitHub
6 6 (0.15%) Office 365
7 5 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.13%) PaaS
7 5 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
8 4 (0.10%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.076%) Force.com
9 3 (0.076%) Heroku
9 3 (0.076%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.050%) Route 53
10 2 (0.050%) Basecamp
10 2 (0.050%) IaaS
11 1 (0.025%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.025%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 197 (4.97%) Internet
2 89 (2.25%) HTTP
3 69 (1.74%) Firewall
4 62 (1.56%) DNS
5 43 (1.09%) Intranet
6 30 (0.76%) BGP
7 29 (0.73%) Network Security
7 29 (0.73%) BIG-IP
8 27 (0.68%) OSPF
9 24 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
10 23 (0.58%) VPN
10 23 (0.58%) DHCP
11 21 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
11 21 (0.53%) TCP/IP
12 20 (0.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 20 (0.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 19 (0.48%) WAN
14 18 (0.45%) NetScreen
15 17 (0.43%) DMVPN
16 16 (0.40%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 370 (9.34%) SQL Server
2 278 (7.02%) MySQL
3 103 (2.60%) Relational Database
4 90 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 89 (2.25%) MongoDB
6 79 (1.99%) DB2
7 71 (1.79%) Oracle Database
8 69 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
9 49 (1.24%) NoSQL
10 46 (1.16%) RDBMS
11 36 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 36 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 32 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
13 26 (0.66%) Big Data
14 24 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
15 22 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 22 (0.56%) Redis
16 21 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
17 18 (0.45%) InterSystems Cache
18 15 (0.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 219 (5.53%) Selenium
2 189 (4.77%) Git (software)
3 165 (4.16%) Subversion
4 154 (3.89%) JIRA
5 145 (3.66%) WebDriver
6 105 (2.65%) Cucumber
7 91 (2.30%) JUnit
7 91 (2.30%) Jenkins
8 90 (2.27%) Maven
9 86 (2.17%) TeamCity
10 80 (2.02%) Ant
11 56 (1.41%) Axure RP
12 55 (1.39%) Visual Studio
13 50 (1.26%) SoapUI
14 49 (1.24%) Eclipse
15 48 (1.21%) Mercurial
16 37 (0.93%) Hudson
17 36 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
18 35 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
19 29 (0.73%) Jasmine
General
1 1046 (26.40%) Retail
2 571 (14.41%) Finance
3 323 (8.15%) Marketing
4 204 (5.15%) Banking
5 130 (3.28%) Manufacturing
6 116 (2.93%) Telecoms
7 107 (2.70%) Games
8 71 (1.79%) Publishing
9 68 (1.72%) Front Office
10 63 (1.59%) Advertising
11 57 (1.44%) Investment Banking
12 40 (1.01%) Back Office
13 31 (0.78%) Legal
14 29 (0.73%) Retail Banking
15 25 (0.63%) Billing
16 16 (0.40%) Financial Institution
17 15 (0.38%) French Language
18 13 (0.33%) Law
19 9 (0.23%) Automotive
20 7 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1308 (33.01%) Developer
2 756 (19.08%) Analyst
3 505 (12.75%) Business Analyst
4 456 (11.51%) Project Manager
5 366 (9.24%) Architect
6 208 (5.25%) Java Developer
7 198 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
8 189 (4.77%) .NET Developer
9 185 (4.67%) Designer
10 179 (4.52%) Solutions Architect
11 162 (4.09%) Web Developer
12 129 (3.26%) Test Analyst
13 120 (3.03%) Senior Developer
14 109 (2.75%) Agile Business Analyst
15 103 (2.60%) Consultant
15 103 (2.60%) PHP Developer
16 100 (2.52%) E-Commerce Manager
17 88 (2.22%) Tester
18 86 (2.17%) C# Developer
19 74 (1.87%) E-Commerce Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 943 (23.80%) HTML
2 747 (18.85%) CSS
3 525 (13.25%) .NET
4 485 (12.24%) jQuery
5 407 (10.27%) HTML5
6 354 (8.93%) XML
7 294 (7.42%) CSS3
8 271 (6.84%) ASP.NET
9 269 (6.79%) J2EE
10 266 (6.71%) Ajax
11 262 (6.61%) Spring
12 258 (6.51%) Web Services
13 151 (3.81%) JSP
14 147 (3.71%) ASP.NET MVC
15 143 (3.61%) JSON
16 138 (3.48%) XHTML
17 137 (3.46%) SOAP
18 104 (2.62%) Hibernate
19 98 (2.47%) RESTful
20 97 (2.45%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 161 (4.06%) Mobile App
2 117 (2.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 108 (2.73%) Open Source
4 100 (2.52%) Social Media
5 78 (1.97%) Computer Science
6 60 (1.51%) iPad
7 55 (1.39%) W3C
8 40 (1.01%) Mainframe
9 38 (0.96%) N-Tier
9 38 (0.96%) Digital Media
10 34 (0.86%) FMCG
11 29 (0.73%) Management Information System
12 28 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
13 26 (0.66%) Online Games
14 25 (0.63%) Web 2.0
14 25 (0.63%) Graphic Design
15 24 (0.61%) Online Banking
16 22 (0.56%) Replication
17 21 (0.53%) Statistics
17 21 (0.53%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 320 (8.08%) Linux
2 222 (5.60%) Windows
3 180 (4.54%) UNIX
4 159 (4.01%) Apple iOS
5 109 (2.75%) Android
6 65 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 63 (1.59%) Solaris
8 46 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (0.66%) AIX
11 24 (0.61%) CentOS
12 22 (0.56%) HPUX
13 16 (0.40%) Ubuntu
14 13 (0.33%) Windows 7
15 12 (0.30%) zOS
16 11 (0.28%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.15%) SUSE
17 6 (0.15%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.15%) Windows Vista
18 4 (0.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 880 (22.21%) Agile Software Development
2 565 (14.26%) Scrum
3 501 (12.65%) TDD
4 467 (11.79%) Project Management
5 378 (9.54%) OO
6 375 (9.46%) MVC
7 335 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 274 (6.92%) BDD
9 224 (5.65%) CRM
10 223 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
11 210 (5.30%) Web Development
11 210 (5.30%) Analytics
12 181 (4.57%) B2C
13 177 (4.47%) Business Analysis
14 173 (4.37%) UML
15 164 (4.14%) User Acceptance Testing
16 158 (3.99%) Content Management
17 154 (3.89%) SEO
18 151 (3.81%) Responsive Web Design
19 148 (3.74%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 934 (23.57%) Java
2 830 (20.95%) JavaScript
3 568 (14.34%) SQL
4 397 (10.02%) C#
5 373 (9.41%) PHP
6 122 (3.08%) Ruby
7 77 (1.94%) Python
8 60 (1.51%) Perl
9 43 (1.09%) Bash Shell
9 43 (1.09%) T-SQL
10 41 (1.03%) PHP5
11 39 (0.98%) C++
12 38 (0.96%) Scala
13 37 (0.93%) Groovy
14 31 (0.78%) C
15 27 (0.68%) VB.NET
16 25 (0.63%) XPath
17 20 (0.50%) Shell Script
18 18 (0.45%) Objective-C
19 16 (0.40%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 210 (5.30%) Degree
2 121 (3.05%) ISEB
3 69 (1.74%) ISTQB
4 31 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 21 (0.53%) CCNP
6 19 (0.48%) CISSP
7 18 (0.45%) PMI Certification
8 17 (0.43%) CCSE
9 12 (0.30%) PMP
9 12 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (0.25%) IIBA
10 10 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 10 (0.25%) Security Cleared
11 8 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.20%) CCIE
12 7 (0.18%) SC Cleared
13 6 (0.15%) CISM
13 6 (0.15%) Sun Certification
14 5 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (5.60%) QA
2 29 (0.73%) PCI DSS
3 15 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.28%) SLA
5 8 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.18%) ISO 8583
7 6 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.050%) WAI
8 2 (0.050%) P3O
9 1 (0.025%) Section 508
9 1 (0.025%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.025%) COBIT
9 1 (0.025%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.025%) GAMP
9 1 (0.025%) GxP
System Software
1 42 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.23%) KVM
3 9 (0.23%) VMware ESX
4 8 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 8 (0.20%) Varnish
5 6 (0.15%) vSphere
6 5 (0.13%) Xen
7 4 (0.10%) vCloud
8 3 (0.076%) XenApp
8 3 (0.076%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.076%) Squid
9 2 (0.050%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.050%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.050%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.050%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.050%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.025%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 56 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
2 55 (1.39%) Puppet
3 48 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (0.30%) Nagios
4 12 (0.30%) Tivoli
5 11 (0.28%) Vagrant
6 10 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
7 6 (0.15%) SCCM
7 6 (0.15%) SCOM
8 5 (0.13%) HAProxy
8 5 (0.13%) collectd
8 5 (0.13%) StatsD
8 5 (0.13%) ZABBIX
8 5 (0.13%) OpenSSO
8 5 (0.13%) CA SiteMinder
8 5 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.10%) WMI
10 3 (0.076%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.050%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.050%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 385 (9.72%) Oracle
2 232 (5.86%) ATG
3 224 (5.65%) hybris
4 161 (4.06%) IBM
5 147 (3.71%) Microsoft
6 145 (3.66%) SAP
7 129 (3.26%) Adobe
8 117 (2.95%) Endeca
9 73 (1.84%) Google
10 69 (1.74%) VMware
11 63 (1.59%) HP
12 58 (1.46%) JBoss
12 58 (1.46%) JD Edwards
13 52 (1.31%) Zend
14 51 (1.29%) Cisco
15 46 (1.16%) Elastic Path
16 42 (1.06%) Citrix
17 38 (0.96%) Red Hat
18 36 (0.91%) Sitecore
19 33 (0.83%) 29West
UK
Edison Hill Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 21 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: £480 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day Initially for 3 Months
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £274 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vertical IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day excellent day rates
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 375 - 400
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £001 - £300 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vertical IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday