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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 46 48 43
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 2143 2073 1887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.84% 3.83% 3.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.04% 5.11% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1477 1385 1343
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £389
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 12
Average hourly rate £23.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.04 £16.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £160.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.71% -

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
42524 40556 34695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.26% 74.95% 73.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 26500 24954 20813
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1204 1148 1126
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £51.00 £51.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 April 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 April 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 April 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 2092 £425 +6.25% 958
London -2 1097 £440 +10.00% 474
South East -4 288 £408 +8.66% 124
East of England +7 239 £475 +18.75% 56
City of London -3 231 £425 +6.25% 79
North West -8 115 £388 +10.71% 88
Bedfordshire +10 110 £513 +7.89% 13
Yorkshire +22 95 £375 -3.22% 50
Berkshire -17 89 £400 +6.66% 21
East Midlands +1 85 £400 +6.66% 53
South West +30 82 £378 -8.48% 42
Cambridgeshire +22 80 £325 -7.14% 15
West Midlands +5 78 £330 +1.53% 55
Luton +11 71 £500 +0.05% 10
West Yorkshire +25 70 £363 -3.33% 28
Manchester -9 50 £325 - 55
Bracknell +14 46 £350 -11.94% 2
Hertfordshire -12 44 £438 +9.37% 17
Cheshire +13 43 £413 +26.92% 22
Leeds +1 41 £320 -14.66% 18
Oxfordshire -10 38 £425 +20.14% 12
Buckinghamshire +10 37 £438 +8.69% 26
Chester +18 34 £413 +26.92% 13
West Sussex 0 33 £350 -26.31% 15
Milton Keynes +4 32 £438 +8.69% 18
Surrey -8 32 £425 +13.33% 17
Northamptonshire -4 29 £400 - 9
Birmingham +5 27 £369 +34.09% 10
Hampshire -36 26 £400 +11.11% 10
Kent +11 25 £428 -16.58% 6

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 1492 (37.13%) Agile Software Development
2 885 (22.03%) Java
3 884 (22.00%) Retail
4 723 (17.99%) HTML
5 677 (16.85%) JavaScript
6 621 (15.46%) Scrum
7 607 (15.11%) .NET
8 605 (15.06%) CSS
9 557 (13.86%) Finance
10 527 (13.12%) TDD
11 474 (11.80%) C#
12 427 (10.63%) SQL
13 407 (10.13%) Project Management
14 378 (9.41%) User Experience
15 361 (8.98%) Stakeholder Management
16 357 (8.89%) Linux
17 352 (8.76%) Web Services
18 349 (8.69%) MVC
19 340 (8.46%) Microsoft
20 332 (8.26%) BDD
21 326 (8.11%) jQuery
22 320 (7.96%) Marketing
23 319 (7.94%) HTML5
24 288 (7.17%) SQL Server
25 269 (6.69%) Oracle
26 261 (6.50%) hybris
27 248 (6.17%) CMS
28 240 (5.97%) ASP.NET
29 239 (5.95%) XML
29 239 (5.95%) SOA

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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
1 248 (6.17%) CMS
2 187 (4.65%) WebSphere
3 108 (2.69%) IIS
4 91 (2.26%) Apache
5 89 (2.22%) Tomcat
6 70 (1.74%) Node.js
7 67 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
8 65 (1.62%) Adobe CQ
9 50 (1.24%) JBoss
10 48 (1.19%) Drupal
10 48 (1.19%) WebLogic
11 41 (1.02%) SharePoint
11 41 (1.02%) Umbraco
12 38 (0.95%) Confluence
13 36 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
14 34 (0.85%) Apache Solr
15 30 (0.75%) WordPress
16 18 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
17 17 (0.42%) Commerce Server
17 17 (0.42%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 124 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 92 (2.29%) Photoshop
3 67 (1.67%) MS Visio
4 49 (1.22%) MS Project
4 49 (1.22%) MS Office
5 33 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
5 33 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
6 31 (0.77%) OmniGraffle
7 25 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 13 (0.32%) SPSS
9 12 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
10 8 (0.20%) InDesign
11 7 (0.17%) Fireworks
12 4 (0.100%) Mingle
13 3 (0.075%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.075%) PowerPivot
14 1 (0.025%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 140 (3.48%) Magento
2 44 (1.10%) Google Analytics
3 35 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 24 (0.60%) ION MarketView
5 19 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
6 16 (0.40%) SiteCatalyst
7 14 (0.35%) Tridion
8 12 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (0.20%) SAP ERP
9 8 (0.20%) RMDS
10 7 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
10 7 (0.17%) Fredhopper
11 6 (0.15%) WebTrends
12 5 (0.12%) Agresso
12 5 (0.12%) osCommerce
12 5 (0.12%) Shopify
13 4 (0.100%) Optimost
13 4 (0.100%) Oracle ERP
13 4 (0.100%) SAP CRM
14 3 (0.075%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 123 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 83 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (1.44%) SaaS
4 34 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
5 31 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (0.40%) Amazon S3
7 13 (0.32%) PaaS
7 13 (0.32%) GitHub
8 11 (0.27%) IaaS
9 8 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
9 8 (0.20%) Route 53
10 6 (0.15%) OpenShift
10 6 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (0.15%) Force.com
11 5 (0.12%) Office 365
12 3 (0.075%) Joyent
12 3 (0.075%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.075%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.075%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.075%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 115 (2.86%) Firewall
2 112 (2.79%) Internet
3 110 (2.74%) DNS
4 83 (2.07%) DHCP
5 74 (1.84%) BGP
6 70 (1.74%) OSPF
7 67 (1.67%) Network Security
8 66 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
9 59 (1.47%) HTTP
10 56 (1.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 54 (1.34%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 53 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
13 51 (1.27%) NetScreen
14 49 (1.22%) BIG-IP
15 43 (1.07%) MPLS
16 42 (1.05%) VPN
17 41 (1.02%) FTP
18 35 (0.87%) DMVPN
19 33 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
20 29 (0.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 288 (7.17%) SQL Server
2 203 (5.05%) MySQL
3 84 (2.09%) MongoDB
4 75 (1.87%) Relational Database
5 57 (1.42%) NoSQL
6 56 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
7 50 (1.24%) DB2
8 47 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
9 41 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 40 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 33 (0.82%) Big Data
12 32 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
13 29 (0.72%) Hadoop
14 25 (0.62%) Oracle Database
15 23 (0.57%) RDBMS
15 23 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 21 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 15 (0.37%) Apache Hive
18 14 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
18 14 (0.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 175 (4.36%) Selenium
2 173 (4.31%) Git (software)
3 143 (3.56%) JIRA
4 101 (2.51%) Subversion
5 100 (2.49%) Jenkins
6 92 (2.29%) Cucumber
7 87 (2.17%) JUnit
8 78 (1.94%) Maven
9 72 (1.79%) WebDriver
10 59 (1.47%) Ant
11 57 (1.42%) SpecFlow
12 56 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
13 54 (1.34%) Axure RP
14 53 (1.32%) Jasmine
15 39 (0.97%) NUnit
16 32 (0.80%) TeamCity
17 28 (0.70%) Eclipse
18 27 (0.67%) Grunt
19 23 (0.57%) Dreamweaver
19 23 (0.57%) Xcode
General
1 884 (22.00%) Retail
2 557 (13.86%) Finance
3 320 (7.96%) Marketing
4 221 (5.50%) Banking
5 118 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 92 (2.29%) Front Office
7 80 (1.99%) Games
8 71 (1.77%) Investment Banking
9 65 (1.62%) Manufacturing
10 55 (1.37%) Advertising
11 50 (1.24%) Publishing
12 42 (1.05%) Back Office
12 42 (1.05%) Legal
13 40 (1.00%) Electronics
14 37 (0.92%) Retail Banking
15 21 (0.52%) Automotive
16 20 (0.50%) Interactive Media
17 16 (0.40%) Financial Institution
18 15 (0.37%) German Language
19 14 (0.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1291 (32.13%) Developer
2 730 (18.17%) Analyst
3 486 (12.10%) Project Manager
4 470 (11.70%) Business Analyst
5 443 (11.03%) Architect
6 254 (6.32%) .NET Developer
7 235 (5.85%) Java Developer
8 211 (5.25%) Solutions Architect
9 193 (4.80%) Senior Developer
10 141 (3.51%) Front-End Developer
11 135 (3.36%) C# Developer
12 105 (2.61%) Web Developer
13 102 (2.54%) C# .NET Developer
14 101 (2.51%) Consultant
15 100 (2.49%) Designer
16 94 (2.34%) Test Analyst
17 76 (1.89%) E-Commerce Manager
18 72 (1.79%) Agile Business Analyst
18 72 (1.79%) PHP Developer
19 70 (1.74%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 723 (17.99%) HTML
2 607 (15.11%) .NET
3 605 (15.06%) CSS
4 352 (8.76%) Web Services
5 326 (8.11%) jQuery
6 319 (7.94%) HTML5
7 240 (5.97%) ASP.NET
8 239 (5.95%) XML
9 233 (5.80%) CSS3
10 215 (5.35%) J2EE
11 212 (5.28%) Spring
12 200 (4.98%) AngularJS
13 164 (4.08%) RESTful
14 133 (3.31%) Ajax
15 128 (3.19%) SOAP
15 128 (3.19%) REST
16 126 (3.14%) ASP.NET MVC
17 112 (2.79%) .NET Framework
18 107 (2.66%) JSP
19 102 (2.54%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 378 (9.41%) User Experience
2 211 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
3 164 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 122 (3.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 100 (2.49%) iPad
6 87 (2.17%) Social Media
7 81 (2.02%) Open Source
8 57 (1.42%) Computer Science
9 53 (1.32%) Management Information System
10 52 (1.29%) Fixed Income
11 41 (1.02%) Fat Client
11 41 (1.02%) Thin Client
12 40 (1.00%) W3C
13 39 (0.97%) Mobile Payment
14 35 (0.87%) DTV
15 34 (0.85%) Derivative
16 33 (0.82%) FMCG
17 31 (0.77%) Online Games
18 30 (0.75%) Algorithms
19 25 (0.62%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 357 (8.89%) Linux
2 219 (5.45%) Windows
3 190 (4.73%) UNIX
4 115 (2.86%) Android
5 109 (2.71%) Apple iOS
6 58 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (0.85%) AIX
8 20 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (0.50%) Ubuntu
9 17 (0.42%) Mac OS X
9 17 (0.42%) CentOS
9 17 (0.42%) Windows 7
10 16 (0.40%) Solaris
11 15 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
13 9 (0.22%) Windows Phone
14 8 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.12%) Windows 2000
15 5 (0.12%) Debian
16 4 (0.100%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1492 (37.13%) Agile Software Development
2 621 (15.46%) Scrum
3 527 (13.12%) TDD
4 407 (10.13%) Project Management
5 361 (8.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 349 (8.69%) MVC
7 332 (8.26%) BDD
8 239 (5.95%) SOA
9 222 (5.53%) OO
10 220 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
11 206 (5.13%) Business Analysis
12 203 (5.05%) CRM
13 180 (4.48%) Waterfall
14 162 (4.03%) Web Development
15 161 (4.01%) B2C
16 159 (3.96%) Analytics
17 149 (3.71%) ITIL
18 148 (3.68%) DevOps
19 146 (3.63%) PRINCE2
20 142 (3.53%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 885 (22.03%) Java
2 677 (16.85%) JavaScript
3 474 (11.80%) C#
4 427 (10.63%) SQL
5 219 (5.45%) PHP
6 145 (3.61%) Ruby
7 116 (2.89%) Python
8 68 (1.69%) Perl
9 51 (1.27%) C
10 47 (1.17%) C++
11 44 (1.10%) VB.NET
12 40 (1.00%) Groovy
12 40 (1.00%) PowerShell
13 39 (0.97%) T-SQL
14 38 (0.95%) Clojure
15 37 (0.92%) PL/SQL
15 37 (0.92%) Bash Shell
15 37 (0.92%) Scala
16 35 (0.87%) Objective-C
17 22 (0.55%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 167 (4.16%) Degree
2 88 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
3 67 (1.67%) CCNP
4 59 (1.47%) ISEB
5 41 (1.02%) CCSE
6 24 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 20 (0.50%) PMI Certification
8 19 (0.47%) CCNA
8 19 (0.47%) Security Cleared
9 18 (0.45%) ISTQB
9 18 (0.45%) CCIE
9 18 (0.45%) PMP
10 16 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 16 (0.40%) CISSP
11 12 (0.30%) SC Cleared
12 11 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 8 (0.20%) CISM
16 7 (0.17%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (4.60%) QA
2 53 (1.32%) SLA
3 39 (0.97%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.15%) COBIT
6 5 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (0.075%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.075%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.025%) BS7799
8 1 (0.025%) Data Quality
System Software
1 75 (1.87%) Active Directory
2 66 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.32%) Docker
4 10 (0.25%) vSphere
5 9 (0.22%) Firmware
6 8 (0.20%) Varnish
7 7 (0.17%) XenServer
7 7 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.17%) HDFS
8 5 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.100%) vCloud
9 4 (0.100%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 4 (0.100%) Squid
10 3 (0.075%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.075%) XenApp
11 2 (0.050%) GlusterFS
11 2 (0.050%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.050%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.050%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.050%) Snort
Systems Management
1 69 (1.72%) Puppet
2 57 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (1.22%) SCCM
4 37 (0.92%) SCOM
5 28 (0.70%) Ansible
6 27 (0.67%) Nagios
7 9 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
8 8 (0.20%) Vagrant
8 8 (0.20%) RANCID
9 6 (0.15%) Icinga
9 6 (0.15%) Graphite
9 6 (0.15%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.12%) Mesos
10 5 (0.12%) FortiGate
11 4 (0.100%) OpenSSO
11 4 (0.100%) CA Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.075%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.075%) HP Data Protector
12 3 (0.075%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 340 (8.46%) Microsoft
2 269 (6.69%) Oracle
3 261 (6.50%) hybris
4 132 (3.29%) ATG
5 122 (3.04%) Adobe
6 119 (2.96%) SAP
7 106 (2.64%) Cisco
8 101 (2.51%) VMware
9 91 (2.26%) IBM
10 90 (2.24%) Google
11 88 (2.19%) F5
12 84 (2.09%) Sitecore
13 69 (1.72%) Citrix
14 66 (1.64%) Endeca
15 65 (1.62%) Red Hat
16 62 (1.54%) CheckPoint
17 58 (1.44%) HP
18 50 (1.24%) Blue Coat
19 48 (1.19%) Infoblox
20 42 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
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