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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 44 49 40
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 2126 2027 2002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.92% 3.85% 4.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.12% 5.15% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1484 1385 1405
Average daily rate
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£410 £400 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.30 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.41% -53.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.13 £14.04 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.00 £32.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -29.33%

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
41485 39369 34836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.59% 74.79% 73.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26264 24909 20841
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1203 1184 1052
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -10.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £48.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +2 2076 £413 +3.12% 978
London -2 1051 £425 +3.03% 513
South East +11 303 £400 +6.66% 117
East of England +4 221 £450 +16.12% 48
City of London -7 211 £415 -2.35% 101
Cambridgeshire +26 120 £325 -7.80% 11
Yorkshire -2 114 £336 -10.33% 59
East Midlands +12 109 £400 +14.28% 43
North West +2 105 £400 +23.07% 104
Berkshire -3 102 £375 -3.84% 20
South West +44 84 £400 +14.28% 47
West Yorkshire +5 83 £325 -13.33% 36
West Midlands -6 78 £363 +5.07% 38
Leeds -6 65 £325 -13.33% 28
Bedfordshire 0 55 £488 +21.87% 8
Oxfordshire +8 48 £400 +40.35% 12
Cheshire +6 46 £413 +29.92% 19
Luton +3 46 £481 +13.23% 4
Hampshire -12 45 £400 +10.34% 20
Chester +13 41 £413 +32.00% 7
Hertfordshire -20 41 £400 - 20
Bracknell +12 40 £350 -14.11% 5
Northamptonshire +6 37 £400 - 6
Manchester -16 36 £328 -6.42% 70
Bristol +4 34 £413 +15.78% 15
Birmingham +3 34 £350 - 10
Buckinghamshire +10 33 £363 +3.57% 15
West Sussex -1 31 £350 +6.06% 11
Watford -3 31 £400 - 4
Milton Keynes +10 29 £363 +3.57% 14

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1560 (38.42%) Agile Software Development
2 930 (22.91%) Retail
3 925 (22.78%) Java
4 751 (18.50%) HTML
5 747 (18.40%) JavaScript
6 645 (15.89%) CSS
7 640 (15.76%) Scrum
8 568 (13.99%) .NET
9 547 (13.47%) TDD
10 529 (13.03%) Finance
11 493 (12.14%) SQL
12 474 (11.67%) C#
13 396 (9.75%) MVC
14 383 (9.43%) Project Management
15 356 (8.77%) Web Services
16 350 (8.62%) User Experience
17 347 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
18 343 (8.45%) SQL Server
19 340 (8.37%) jQuery
20 338 (8.33%) Linux
21 337 (8.30%) HTML5
22 331 (8.15%) BDD
23 310 (7.64%) Marketing
24 300 (7.39%) Microsoft
25 291 (7.17%) hybris
26 286 (7.04%) Oracle
27 271 (6.67%) ASP.NET
28 269 (6.63%) CSS3
29 255 (6.28%) OO
30 251 (6.18%) Continuous Integration

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 233 (5.74%) WebSphere
2 223 (5.49%) CMS
3 101 (2.49%) IIS
4 96 (2.36%) Apache
5 95 (2.34%) Tomcat
6 89 (2.19%) Node.js
7 78 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 63 (1.55%) JBoss
9 59 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
10 53 (1.31%) WebLogic
11 46 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
12 45 (1.11%) Umbraco
13 37 (0.91%) Apache Solr
14 35 (0.86%) Drupal
15 32 (0.79%) Confluence
16 28 (0.69%) SharePoint
17 24 (0.59%) WordPress
18 23 (0.57%) IBM HTTP Server
19 22 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
20 21 (0.52%) Kentico
Applications
1 109 (2.68%) Photoshop
2 105 (2.59%) MS Excel
3 60 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 47 (1.16%) MS Office
5 40 (0.99%) MS Project
6 37 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
7 35 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
8 24 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 20 (0.49%) OmniGraffle
10 15 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
11 14 (0.34%) SPSS
12 12 (0.30%) InDesign
13 7 (0.17%) PowerPivot
14 4 (0.099%) Fireworks
15 3 (0.074%) Mingle
16 2 (0.049%) GIMP
17 1 (0.025%) Acrobat
17 1 (0.025%) Niku Workbench
17 1 (0.025%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 135 (3.33%) Magento
2 34 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 21 (0.52%) ION MarketView
4 17 (0.42%) Tridion
5 13 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 12 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
7 10 (0.25%) WebTrends
8 8 (0.20%) RMDS
9 7 (0.17%) Fredhopper
10 6 (0.15%) Unica
10 6 (0.15%) Agresso
11 5 (0.12%) SAP ERP
11 5 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
12 4 (0.099%) Oracle ERP
12 4 (0.099%) Shopify
13 3 (0.074%) Oracle Retail
13 3 (0.074%) CA PPM
14 2 (0.049%) thinkFolio
14 2 (0.049%) SAP CRM
14 2 (0.049%) Optimost
Cloud Services
1 127 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (1.38%) SaaS
4 53 (1.31%) Google Analytics
5 30 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
6 29 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
8 20 (0.49%) PaaS
9 16 (0.39%) Amazon S3
10 14 (0.34%) IaaS
11 12 (0.30%) GitHub
12 10 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
13 9 (0.22%) Route 53
14 7 (0.17%) OpenShift
14 7 (0.17%) Office 365
15 6 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
15 6 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 5 (0.12%) Heroku
17 3 (0.074%) Google Checkout
17 3 (0.074%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 111 (2.73%) Firewall
2 109 (2.68%) Internet
3 89 (2.19%) DNS
4 75 (1.85%) BGP
5 71 (1.75%) OSPF
6 70 (1.72%) Network Security
7 66 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
8 58 (1.43%) DHCP
9 56 (1.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 55 (1.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 54 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
11 54 (1.33%) HTTP
12 51 (1.26%) NetScreen
13 48 (1.18%) BIG-IP
14 42 (1.03%) MPLS
15 36 (0.89%) VPN
16 34 (0.84%) DMVPN
17 33 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
18 29 (0.71%) WAN
19 25 (0.62%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 192 (4.73%) MySQL
3 87 (2.14%) MongoDB
4 77 (1.90%) Relational Database
5 64 (1.58%) DB2
6 61 (1.50%) NoSQL
7 57 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
8 51 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 51 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 50 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
10 49 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
11 40 (0.99%) Hadoop
12 36 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 35 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 33 (0.81%) Big Data
15 29 (0.71%) Oracle Database
16 26 (0.64%) RDBMS
17 25 (0.62%) Apache Hive
18 22 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
19 18 (0.44%) Redis
Development Applications
1 199 (4.90%) Git (software)
2 173 (4.26%) Selenium
3 155 (3.82%) JIRA
4 125 (3.08%) Jenkins
5 103 (2.54%) Cucumber
6 89 (2.19%) Subversion
7 80 (1.97%) JUnit
8 76 (1.87%) Maven
9 72 (1.77%) WebDriver
10 66 (1.63%) Ant
11 62 (1.53%) Jasmine
12 60 (1.48%) SpecFlow
13 54 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
14 45 (1.11%) Axure RP
15 39 (0.96%) Visual Studio
15 39 (0.96%) Grunt
16 36 (0.89%) NUnit
17 34 (0.84%) TeamCity
17 34 (0.84%) Eclipse
18 32 (0.79%) Dreamweaver
General
1 930 (22.91%) Retail
2 529 (13.03%) Finance
3 310 (7.64%) Marketing
4 190 (4.68%) Banking
5 124 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 89 (2.19%) Front Office
7 80 (1.97%) Games
8 70 (1.72%) Publishing
9 65 (1.60%) Investment Banking
9 65 (1.60%) Manufacturing
10 53 (1.31%) Advertising
11 39 (0.96%) Electronics
12 38 (0.94%) Retail Banking
13 37 (0.91%) Back Office
14 33 (0.81%) Legal
15 22 (0.54%) Law
16 19 (0.47%) Automotive
17 17 (0.42%) Interactive Media
18 16 (0.39%) Multimedia
19 13 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1350 (33.25%) Developer
2 737 (18.15%) Analyst
3 481 (11.85%) Project Manager
4 431 (10.62%) Business Analyst
5 414 (10.20%) Architect
6 249 (6.13%) .NET Developer
7 225 (5.54%) Java Developer
8 209 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
9 171 (4.21%) Senior Developer
10 161 (3.97%) Front-End Developer
11 126 (3.10%) C# Developer
11 126 (3.10%) Test Analyst
12 116 (2.86%) Web Developer
13 98 (2.41%) Designer
14 92 (2.27%) Consultant
15 90 (2.22%) C# .NET Developer
16 86 (2.12%) E-Commerce Manager
17 82 (2.02%) Tester
18 77 (1.90%) Hybris Developer
19 76 (1.87%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 751 (18.50%) HTML
2 645 (15.89%) CSS
3 568 (13.99%) .NET
4 356 (8.77%) Web Services
5 340 (8.37%) jQuery
6 337 (8.30%) HTML5
7 271 (6.67%) ASP.NET
8 269 (6.63%) CSS3
9 249 (6.13%) AngularJS
10 234 (5.76%) XML
11 233 (5.74%) Spring
12 224 (5.52%) J2EE
13 156 (3.84%) RESTful
14 151 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC
15 146 (3.60%) REST
16 142 (3.50%) JSON
17 138 (3.40%) Ajax
18 135 (3.33%) SOAP
19 113 (2.78%) JSP
20 111 (2.73%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 350 (8.62%) User Experience
2 229 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
3 186 (4.58%) Mobile App
4 117 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 79 (1.95%) Open Source
6 74 (1.82%) Social Media
6 74 (1.82%) iPad
7 56 (1.38%) Management Information System
8 45 (1.11%) Computer Science
9 43 (1.06%) W3C
10 41 (1.01%) Fixed Income
11 37 (0.91%) Fat Client
11 37 (0.91%) Thin Client
12 34 (0.84%) DTV
13 30 (0.74%) Digital Media
14 29 (0.71%) Video on Demand
15 28 (0.69%) Algorithms
15 28 (0.69%) FMCG
16 27 (0.67%) Mobile Payment
17 26 (0.64%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 338 (8.33%) Linux
2 207 (5.10%) Windows
3 184 (4.53%) UNIX
4 144 (3.55%) Android
5 133 (3.28%) Apple iOS
6 68 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (0.79%) AIX
8 24 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (0.44%) Solaris
10 17 (0.42%) CentOS
11 16 (0.39%) Ubuntu
12 15 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (0.37%) Windows 7
13 10 (0.25%) Mac OS X
14 9 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
15 8 (0.20%) HPUX
16 6 (0.15%) Windows Phone
17 5 (0.12%) Windows XP
18 4 (0.099%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1560 (38.42%) Agile Software Development
2 640 (15.76%) Scrum
3 547 (13.47%) TDD
4 396 (9.75%) MVC
5 383 (9.43%) Project Management
6 347 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 331 (8.15%) BDD
8 255 (6.28%) OO
9 251 (6.18%) Continuous Integration
10 196 (4.83%) CRM
11 195 (4.80%) SOA
12 192 (4.73%) Business Analysis
13 178 (4.38%) Analytics
14 171 (4.21%) Waterfall
15 161 (3.97%) B2C
16 157 (3.87%) PRINCE2
17 151 (3.72%) Web Development
18 145 (3.57%) ITIL
19 144 (3.55%) Content Management
20 142 (3.50%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 925 (22.78%) Java
2 747 (18.40%) JavaScript
3 493 (12.14%) SQL
4 474 (11.67%) C#
5 219 (5.39%) PHP
6 137 (3.37%) Ruby
7 119 (2.93%) Python
8 66 (1.63%) Perl
9 62 (1.53%) T-SQL
10 53 (1.31%) PowerShell
11 51 (1.26%) C
12 48 (1.18%) C++
13 46 (1.13%) PL/SQL
14 45 (1.11%) Objective-C
15 35 (0.86%) Bash Shell
16 31 (0.76%) VB.NET
16 31 (0.76%) Groovy
17 30 (0.74%) Scala
18 20 (0.49%) Clojure
19 18 (0.44%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 181 (4.46%) Degree
2 87 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
3 69 (1.70%) CCNP
4 57 (1.40%) ISEB
5 39 (0.96%) CCSE
6 29 (0.71%) PMI Certification
7 28 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 22 (0.54%) ISTQB
9 21 (0.52%) PMP
10 17 (0.42%) CCIE
11 16 (0.39%) Sun Certification
11 16 (0.39%) CISSP
11 16 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (0.39%) CCNA
11 16 (0.39%) Security Cleared
12 13 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 12 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 11 (0.27%) SC Cleared
14 11 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (0.25%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 198 (4.88%) QA
2 48 (1.18%) SLA
3 40 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 19 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.099%) WAI
5 4 (0.099%) COBIT
5 4 (0.099%) ISO 8583
6 3 (0.074%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.074%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.074%) WCAG
7 2 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.049%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.049%) PMBOK
System Software
1 66 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (1.13%) Active Directory
3 16 (0.39%) Docker
4 11 (0.27%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.22%) HDFS
5 9 (0.22%) Firmware
6 7 (0.17%) Varnish
6 7 (0.17%) vSphere
7 6 (0.15%) XenServer
8 5 (0.12%) NFS
9 4 (0.099%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 4 (0.099%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (0.099%) XenApp
10 3 (0.074%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.074%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.049%) Squid
11 2 (0.049%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.049%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.049%) vCloud
11 2 (0.049%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 71 (1.75%) Puppet
2 59 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (0.64%) Ansible
4 24 (0.59%) SCCM
5 23 (0.57%) SCOM
6 16 (0.39%) Nagios
7 13 (0.32%) Vagrant
8 10 (0.25%) RANCID
8 10 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
9 7 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (0.15%) Mesos
10 6 (0.15%) Graphite
11 4 (0.099%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.099%) StatsD
11 4 (0.099%) SCOrch
11 4 (0.099%) Icinga
11 4 (0.099%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.074%) logstash
12 3 (0.074%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 2 (0.049%) Salt
Vendors
1 300 (7.39%) Microsoft
2 291 (7.17%) hybris
3 286 (7.04%) Oracle
4 157 (3.87%) Adobe
5 139 (3.42%) ATG
6 134 (3.30%) IBM
7 107 (2.64%) SAP
8 102 (2.51%) Cisco
9 95 (2.34%) Google
10 92 (2.27%) VMware
11 87 (2.14%) F5
12 85 (2.09%) Sitecore
13 82 (2.02%) Red Hat
14 65 (1.60%) Citrix
15 63 (1.55%) Endeca
16 61 (1.50%) HP
16 61 (1.50%) CheckPoint
17 50 (1.23%) Blue Coat
17 50 (1.23%) Demandware
18 49 (1.21%) Infoblox
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