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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 47 51 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 2029 1924 2055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.68% 3.73% 4.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.94% 5.05% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1429 1310 1443
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.10% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 11
Average hourly rate £34.50 £32.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £11.90 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £162.75 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.87 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+10.57% +38.16%

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
41096 38070 35468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.49% 73.77% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26903 23461 20857
Average daily rate £421 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1109 1170 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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
England +1 1975 £420 +4.02% 747
London -6 1032 £438 - 373
East of England +10 282 £475 +35.71% 53
South East -2 268 £375 - 90
City of London +10 255 £450 - 99
Bedfordshire +14 136 £500 +44.92% 13
South West +44 113 £400 +11.88% 29
Luton +9 95 £500 +66.66% 9
North West +3 87 £375 - 88
Berkshire +3 87 £308 -23.12% 14
Yorkshire +22 85 £388 +29.16% 48
Cambridgeshire +7 81 £380 +12.59% 12
West Yorkshire +25 69 £375 - 28
East Midlands +2 65 £288 -17.85% 28
Hertfordshire -16 45 £415 -2.35% 20
Leeds +16 44 £375 +11.11% 18
Manchester 0 43 £325 -13.33% 40
Oxfordshire -3 37 £456 +30.35% 18
West Midlands -23 33 £350 +7.69% 28
Somerset +19 31 £400 +128.57% 6
Hampshire -38 31 £371 +14.23% 22
Surrey -8 27 £365 -8.75% 14
Northamptonshire -6 25 £350 -21.12% 12
Wiltshire +3 24 £500 +48.14% 8
Buckinghamshire -27 24 £375 +11.11% 6
Cheshire +10 23 £400 +14.28% 20
West Sussex +16 21 £374 -16.94% 4
Leicestershire +11 21 £256 -30.50% 10
Bradford +9 21 £450 -10.00% 4
Milton Keynes -22 21 £375 -11.76% 4

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1628 (37.85%) Agile Software Development
2 1007 (23.41%) Retail
3 999 (23.23%) HTML
4 846 (19.67%) Java
5 839 (19.51%) JavaScript
6 791 (18.39%) CSS
7 657 (15.28%) Scrum
8 596 (13.86%) Finance
9 555 (12.90%) .NET
10 534 (12.42%) TDD
11 472 (10.97%) SQL
12 451 (10.49%) C#
13 423 (9.83%) Linux
14 421 (9.79%) MVC
15 409 (9.51%) HTML5
16 396 (9.21%) User Experience
17 388 (9.02%) Project Management
18 384 (8.93%) Web Services
19 381 (8.86%) jQuery
20 342 (7.95%) Oracle
21 337 (7.84%) Microsoft
22 334 (7.77%) Marketing
23 324 (7.53%) PHP
24 319 (7.42%) Stakeholder Management
25 303 (7.04%) XML
26 297 (6.91%) SQL Server
27 294 (6.84%) BDD
28 290 (6.74%) OO
29 285 (6.63%) CSS3
30 284 (6.60%) CMS

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 284 (6.60%) CMS
2 211 (4.91%) WebSphere
3 137 (3.19%) Apache
4 130 (3.02%) IIS
5 113 (2.63%) Tomcat
6 88 (2.05%) Node.js
7 71 (1.65%) Adobe CQ
8 70 (1.63%) WebLogic
9 69 (1.60%) JBoss
10 63 (1.46%) Drupal
11 49 (1.14%) Confluence
12 46 (1.07%) Sitecore CMS
13 45 (1.05%) WordPress
14 43 (1.00%) Apache Solr
15 42 (0.98%) SharePoint
16 37 (0.86%) Umbraco
17 32 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
18 25 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
19 23 (0.53%) MQSeries
20 17 (0.40%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 140 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 111 (2.58%) Photoshop
3 70 (1.63%) MS Office
4 59 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
5 58 (1.35%) MS Visio
6 44 (1.02%) MS Project
7 40 (0.93%) OmniGraffle
8 25 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 22 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
10 15 (0.35%) Fireworks
11 14 (0.33%) InDesign
12 12 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
13 7 (0.16%) Mingle
14 3 (0.070%) SPSS
15 2 (0.047%) Niku Workbench
15 2 (0.047%) AutoCAD
16 1 (0.023%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 175 (4.07%) Magento
2 46 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 34 (0.79%) Google Analytics
4 32 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
5 14 (0.33%) Fredhopper
6 12 (0.28%) ION MarketView
7 10 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
7 10 (0.23%) Tridion
8 7 (0.16%) RMDS
8 7 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.16%) Shopify
9 6 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
9 6 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
9 6 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
9 6 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
9 6 (0.14%) Agresso
10 5 (0.12%) SAP ERP
10 5 (0.12%) WebTrends
10 5 (0.12%) osCommerce
11 4 (0.093%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 99 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 87 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (0.95%) SaaS
4 35 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (0.35%) Force.com
7 13 (0.30%) GitHub
8 12 (0.28%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.19%) Google Apps
10 4 (0.093%) PaaS
10 4 (0.093%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.093%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.070%) IaaS
11 3 (0.070%) Route 53
12 2 (0.047%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.047%) Heroku
12 2 (0.047%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.047%) ElastiCache
12 2 (0.047%) Office 365
13 1 (0.023%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 139 (3.23%) Internet
2 104 (2.42%) DNS
3 100 (2.33%) Firewall
4 76 (1.77%) DHCP
5 66 (1.53%) FTP
6 64 (1.49%) HTTP
7 45 (1.05%) Network Security
8 41 (0.95%) BGP
9 39 (0.91%) TCP/IP
10 38 (0.88%) OSPF
11 34 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
12 33 (0.77%) Intranet
13 32 (0.74%) VPN
14 30 (0.70%) WAN
15 28 (0.65%) MPLS
16 27 (0.63%) LAN
17 26 (0.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 25 (0.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
19 23 (0.53%) NetScreen
20 22 (0.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (6.91%) SQL Server
2 275 (6.39%) MySQL
3 108 (2.51%) Relational Database
4 76 (1.77%) MongoDB
5 69 (1.60%) NoSQL
6 55 (1.28%) DB2
7 54 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
8 49 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 46 (1.07%) RDBMS
10 45 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 41 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
12 35 (0.81%) Big Data
13 33 (0.77%) Hadoop
13 33 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
14 27 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 27 (0.63%) Oracle Database
15 26 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 21 (0.49%) Redis
17 20 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
18 13 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 233 (5.42%) Git (software)
2 165 (3.84%) Subversion
3 157 (3.65%) JIRA
4 153 (3.56%) Selenium
5 106 (2.46%) Jenkins
6 99 (2.30%) Maven
7 89 (2.07%) Cucumber
8 84 (1.95%) JUnit
9 81 (1.88%) WebDriver
10 71 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
11 60 (1.40%) Ant
12 52 (1.21%) Visual Studio
13 50 (1.16%) Axure RP
14 48 (1.12%) TeamCity
14 48 (1.12%) Jasmine
15 44 (1.02%) NUnit
16 41 (0.95%) Eclipse
17 35 (0.81%) SpecFlow
18 27 (0.63%) Grunt
19 21 (0.49%) PHPUnit
General
1 1007 (23.41%) Retail
2 596 (13.86%) Finance
3 334 (7.77%) Marketing
4 234 (5.44%) Banking
5 123 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 116 (2.70%) Manufacturing
7 102 (2.37%) Front Office
8 70 (1.63%) Investment Banking
9 67 (1.56%) Legal
10 66 (1.53%) Games
11 55 (1.28%) Advertising
12 52 (1.21%) Back Office
13 44 (1.02%) Publishing
14 35 (0.81%) Electronics
15 34 (0.79%) Retail Banking
16 29 (0.67%) German Language
17 28 (0.65%) French Language
18 20 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
19 19 (0.44%) Law
20 18 (0.42%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 1543 (35.88%) Developer
2 765 (17.79%) Analyst
3 538 (12.51%) Business Analyst
4 471 (10.95%) Project Manager
5 422 (9.81%) Architect
6 256 (5.95%) Java Developer
7 247 (5.74%) .NET Developer
8 198 (4.60%) Front-End Developer
9 193 (4.49%) Senior Developer
10 183 (4.25%) Solutions Architect
11 139 (3.23%) PHP Developer
12 133 (3.09%) C# Developer
12 133 (3.09%) Web Developer
13 127 (2.95%) Consultant
13 127 (2.95%) Designer
14 116 (2.70%) Agile Business Analyst
15 106 (2.46%) Magento Developer
16 99 (2.30%) C# .NET Developer
17 82 (1.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 81 (1.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 999 (23.23%) HTML
2 791 (18.39%) CSS
3 555 (12.90%) .NET
4 409 (9.51%) HTML5
5 384 (8.93%) Web Services
6 381 (8.86%) jQuery
7 303 (7.04%) XML
8 285 (6.63%) CSS3
9 275 (6.39%) J2EE
10 242 (5.63%) ASP.NET
11 231 (5.37%) Spring
12 188 (4.37%) Ajax
13 173 (4.02%) RESTful
14 166 (3.86%) AngularJS
15 136 (3.16%) JSP
16 129 (3.00%) SOAP
17 124 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
18 123 (2.86%) Hibernate
19 115 (2.67%) REST
20 109 (2.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 396 (9.21%) User Experience
2 228 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
3 156 (3.63%) Mobile App
4 150 (3.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 145 (3.37%) iPad
6 105 (2.44%) Open Source
7 95 (2.21%) Social Media
8 49 (1.14%) Fixed Income
9 48 (1.12%) Management Information System
10 45 (1.05%) Computer Science
11 40 (0.93%) W3C
12 37 (0.86%) Online Games
13 36 (0.84%) FMCG
14 34 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
15 33 (0.77%) DTV
16 28 (0.65%) Algorithms
16 28 (0.65%) Derivative
17 27 (0.63%) N-Tier
18 25 (0.58%) EPoS
18 25 (0.58%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 423 (9.83%) Linux
2 256 (5.95%) Windows
3 202 (4.70%) UNIX
4 140 (3.26%) Apple iOS
5 132 (3.07%) Android
6 52 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 38 (0.88%) Solaris
8 33 (0.77%) AIX
9 27 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (0.56%) Windows 7
11 19 (0.44%) Windows XP
12 17 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (0.30%) Ubuntu
14 12 (0.28%) Windows Vista
15 11 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (0.26%) CentOS
16 8 (0.19%) Windows 2000
16 8 (0.19%) HPUX
16 8 (0.19%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1628 (37.85%) Agile Software Development
2 657 (15.28%) Scrum
3 534 (12.42%) TDD
4 421 (9.79%) MVC
5 388 (9.02%) Project Management
6 319 (7.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 294 (6.84%) BDD
8 290 (6.74%) OO
9 249 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
10 239 (5.56%) Business Analysis
11 213 (4.95%) Web Development
12 203 (4.72%) SOA
13 200 (4.65%) Waterfall
14 188 (4.37%) CRM
15 185 (4.30%) Content Management
16 166 (3.86%) Unit Testing
17 164 (3.81%) User Stories
18 161 (3.74%) DevOps
18 161 (3.74%) ITIL
19 151 (3.51%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 846 (19.67%) Java
2 839 (19.51%) JavaScript
3 472 (10.97%) SQL
4 451 (10.49%) C#
5 324 (7.53%) PHP
6 140 (3.26%) Python
7 138 (3.21%) Ruby
8 72 (1.67%) Perl
9 65 (1.51%) T-SQL
10 63 (1.46%) Groovy
11 60 (1.40%) PowerShell
12 55 (1.28%) VB.NET
13 53 (1.23%) Scala
14 43 (1.00%) C++
14 43 (1.00%) Objective-C
14 43 (1.00%) PHP5
15 42 (0.98%) Bash Shell
16 39 (0.91%) C
17 32 (0.74%) Shell Script
18 31 (0.72%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 171 (3.98%) Degree
2 68 (1.58%) ISEB
3 52 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (0.93%) CCNP
5 29 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 25 (0.58%) ISTQB
7 21 (0.49%) Security Cleared
8 18 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 17 (0.40%) PMI Certification
10 16 (0.37%) CCIE
10 16 (0.37%) CCSE
11 15 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 12 (0.28%) CISSP
13 10 (0.23%) SC Cleared
13 10 (0.23%) CCNA
13 10 (0.23%) PMP
14 9 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (0.16%) CISM
16 6 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 196 (4.56%) QA
2 49 (1.14%) SLA
3 43 (1.00%) PCI DSS
4 19 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.12%) COBIT
6 3 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.047%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.023%) BS7799
8 1 (0.023%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.023%) GxP
System Software
1 112 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 50 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.26%) Terminal Services
4 9 (0.21%) Varnish
5 6 (0.14%) Docker
5 6 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.12%) XenApp
6 5 (0.12%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.093%) vSphere
7 4 (0.093%) XenServer
7 4 (0.093%) Squid
8 3 (0.070%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.070%) Firmware
9 2 (0.047%) vCloud
9 2 (0.047%) KVM
9 2 (0.047%) Snort
10 1 (0.023%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.023%) Xen
10 1 (0.023%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 68 (1.58%) Puppet
1 68 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
2 67 (1.56%) SCCM
3 64 (1.49%) SCOM
4 30 (0.70%) Ansible
5 28 (0.65%) Nagios
6 19 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (0.26%) OpenView
8 8 (0.19%) Vagrant
8 8 (0.19%) Tivoli
9 7 (0.16%) HP SIM
10 6 (0.14%) Icinga
10 6 (0.14%) FortiGate
10 6 (0.14%) Graphite
11 5 (0.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 5 (0.12%) CA SiteMinder
11 5 (0.12%) Oozie
11 5 (0.12%) logstash
11 5 (0.12%) OpenSSO
12 4 (0.093%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 342 (7.95%) Oracle
2 337 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 205 (4.77%) hybris
4 171 (3.98%) ATG
5 124 (2.88%) IBM
6 103 (2.39%) Adobe
7 98 (2.28%) SAP
8 90 (2.09%) Endeca
9 84 (1.95%) Cisco
10 82 (1.91%) Google
11 77 (1.79%) VMware
12 66 (1.53%) HP
13 64 (1.49%) Citrix
14 61 (1.42%) Sitecore
15 60 (1.40%) Red Hat
16 52 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
17 50 (1.16%) Zend
18 49 (1.14%) F5
19 38 (0.88%) CheckPoint
20 37 (0.86%) Juniper
South West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day initally 6 months
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £450 to £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stratospherec
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £525 - £615 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glastonbury, Somerset
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: Up to £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £180 - £250 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Xcede Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £350 to £540 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago