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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 44 49 39
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 2224 2079 2161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.90% 3.80% 4.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.01% 4.99% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1579 1361 1525
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 £290 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 17 8
Average hourly rate £33.50 £21.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.02% -42.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.04 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £30.00 £38.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £26.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+24.52% -26.89%

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
44378 41654 38176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.75% 76.18% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28795 25786 23134
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1172 1177 1108
Average hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.82 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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 2167 £400 - 986
London -1 1112 £425 +3.03% 469
South East +8 337 £400 +12.67% 106
City of London -7 216 £425 -5.55% 91
East of England -4 176 £375 -6.25% 45
Yorkshire +11 143 £340 +13.33% 106
North West +3 124 £370 +10.44% 115
South West +58 113 £400 +6.66% 39
West Yorkshire +10 105 £335 +27.61% 74
East Midlands +11 103 £353 +0.71% 55
Leeds +5 100 £335 +34.00% 57
Berkshire +7 99 £359 -4.33% 23
Oxfordshire +27 76 £413 +9.27% 10
Cambridgeshire +15 65 £350 - 13
Manchester +5 63 £363 +1.75% 73
West Midlands -10 61 £400 +14.28% 41
Hertfordshire -7 58 £375 -3.22% 17
Bristol +22 54 £413 +3.12% 16
Surrey +9 49 £413 +10.00% 23
Hampshire +16 48 £375 +1.35% 15
Bedfordshire -4 41 £463 +8.82% 8
Oxford +13 38 £413 +17.85% 4
Bracknell +6 37 £450 +15.38% 4
Buckinghamshire -8 33 £375 +5.63% 16
Scotland +3 31 £315 -10.00% 6
Luton 0 30 £475 +11.76% 2
Nottinghamshire -4 30 £375 - 17
Watford -2 29 £363 -6.45% 6
Northamptonshire +7 28 £513 +51.85% 6
Nottingham -1 28 £368 +1.37% 16

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1648 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
2 995 (22.96%) Retail
3 993 (22.92%) Java
4 949 (21.90%) JavaScript
5 939 (21.67%) HTML
6 817 (18.86%) CSS
7 661 (15.26%) Scrum
8 643 (14.84%) SQL
9 636 (14.68%) TDD
10 614 (14.17%) .NET
11 519 (11.98%) Finance
12 481 (11.10%) C#
13 462 (10.66%) MVC
14 422 (9.74%) Web Services
14 422 (9.74%) HTML5
15 403 (9.30%) SQL Server
16 396 (9.14%) User Experience
17 380 (8.77%) jQuery
18 373 (8.61%) Project Management
19 358 (8.26%) Marketing
20 325 (7.50%) AngularJS
21 318 (7.34%) CSS3
22 311 (7.18%) Oracle
22 311 (7.18%) Linux
23 306 (7.06%) hybris
24 305 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
25 302 (6.97%) ASP.NET
26 299 (6.90%) OO
27 296 (6.83%) BDD
28 293 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 234 (5.40%) CMS
2 227 (5.24%) WebSphere
3 130 (3.00%) Node.js
4 128 (2.95%) Apache
5 123 (2.84%) IIS
6 117 (2.70%) Tomcat
7 96 (2.22%) JBoss
8 81 (1.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 75 (1.73%) WebLogic
10 55 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
11 44 (1.02%) Apache Solr
12 43 (0.99%) Umbraco
13 41 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
14 35 (0.81%) WordPress
15 33 (0.76%) Mule
16 32 (0.74%) Drupal
17 28 (0.65%) Confluence
18 26 (0.60%) Apache Pig
19 21 (0.48%) Apache Spark
19 21 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 109 (2.52%) MS Excel
2 107 (2.47%) Photoshop
3 48 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 42 (0.97%) MS Project
5 41 (0.95%) MS Office
6 40 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
7 32 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
8 29 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 20 (0.46%) OmniGraffle
10 18 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
11 17 (0.39%) InDesign
12 11 (0.25%) SPSS
13 6 (0.14%) PowerPivot
14 3 (0.069%) Fireworks
14 3 (0.069%) GIMP
15 2 (0.046%) Mingle
16 1 (0.023%) Open Workbench
16 1 (0.023%) AutoCAD
16 1 (0.023%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 150 (3.46%) Magento
2 24 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 17 (0.39%) Tridion
4 16 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.28%) WebTrends
5 12 (0.28%) ION MarketView
6 11 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (0.25%) Fredhopper
7 8 (0.18%) RMDS
8 7 (0.16%) Agresso
9 6 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
9 6 (0.14%) Optimost
10 5 (0.12%) Unica
10 5 (0.12%) SAP ERP
10 5 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (0.092%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (0.092%) Radian6
11 4 (0.092%) osCommerce
12 3 (0.069%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 154 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (1.43%) Google Analytics
4 60 (1.38%) SaaS
5 32 (0.74%) GitHub
6 27 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
7 23 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
8 19 (0.44%) PaaS
9 16 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (0.32%) SmartFocus
11 13 (0.30%) IaaS
11 13 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 10 (0.23%) Amazon S3
13 9 (0.21%) Heroku
13 9 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
14 7 (0.16%) Route 53
14 7 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
14 7 (0.16%) Office 365
15 5 (0.12%) Google Checkout
16 3 (0.069%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 149 (3.44%) Internet
2 69 (1.59%) Firewall
3 64 (1.48%) HTTP
4 49 (1.13%) DNS
5 44 (1.02%) Network Security
6 27 (0.62%) DHCP
7 26 (0.60%) OSPF
8 25 (0.58%) BGP
8 25 (0.58%) WAN
8 25 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (0.55%) VPN
10 23 (0.53%) SAN
10 23 (0.53%) Intranet
10 23 (0.53%) Extranet
10 23 (0.53%) TCP/IP
10 23 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
11 22 (0.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 22 (0.51%) NetScreen
12 21 (0.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 20 (0.46%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 403 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 241 (5.56%) MySQL
3 141 (3.25%) MongoDB
4 84 (1.94%) NoSQL
5 83 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 73 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
7 62 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 60 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 59 (1.36%) Big Data
10 58 (1.34%) Hadoop
10 58 (1.34%) DB2
10 58 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 57 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
12 47 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 39 (0.90%) Redis
13 39 (0.90%) Oracle Database
14 38 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 34 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
15 34 (0.78%) Apache Hive
16 32 (0.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 247 (5.70%) Git (software)
2 148 (3.42%) JIRA
3 142 (3.28%) Selenium
4 138 (3.18%) Jenkins
5 107 (2.47%) Subversion
6 96 (2.22%) Maven
7 93 (2.15%) Cucumber
8 75 (1.73%) Ant
9 71 (1.64%) JUnit
10 68 (1.57%) Jasmine
11 65 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
12 58 (1.34%) Visual Studio
13 53 (1.22%) WebDriver
14 48 (1.11%) NUnit
14 48 (1.11%) Grunt
15 45 (1.04%) Eclipse
16 43 (0.99%) Axure RP
17 40 (0.92%) SpecFlow
18 39 (0.90%) SoapUI
19 33 (0.76%) TeamCity
General
1 995 (22.96%) Retail
2 519 (11.98%) Finance
3 358 (8.26%) Marketing
4 160 (3.69%) Banking
5 113 (2.61%) Telecoms
6 104 (2.40%) Publishing
7 78 (1.80%) Front Office
8 72 (1.66%) Games
9 55 (1.27%) Manufacturing
10 45 (1.04%) Investment Banking
11 38 (0.88%) Retail Banking
11 38 (0.88%) Advertising
12 36 (0.83%) Legal
13 29 (0.67%) Electronics
14 26 (0.60%) Back Office
15 25 (0.58%) Law
16 18 (0.42%) Automotive
17 17 (0.39%) Interactive Media
18 14 (0.32%) Multimedia
19 13 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1615 (37.27%) Developer
2 731 (16.87%) Analyst
3 422 (9.74%) Architect
4 414 (9.55%) Project Manager
5 400 (9.23%) Business Analyst
6 274 (6.32%) .NET Developer
7 234 (5.40%) Java Developer
8 210 (4.85%) Front-End Developer
9 206 (4.75%) Solutions Architect
10 189 (4.36%) Senior Developer
11 151 (3.48%) C# Developer
12 145 (3.35%) Test Analyst
13 134 (3.09%) Designer
14 128 (2.95%) Web Developer
15 104 (2.40%) C# .NET Developer
16 95 (2.19%) Consultant
17 86 (1.98%) Tester
17 86 (1.98%) E-Commerce Manager
18 84 (1.94%) JavaScript Developer
19 83 (1.92%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 939 (21.67%) HTML
2 817 (18.86%) CSS
3 614 (14.17%) .NET
4 422 (9.74%) Web Services
4 422 (9.74%) HTML5
5 380 (8.77%) jQuery
6 325 (7.50%) AngularJS
7 318 (7.34%) CSS3
8 302 (6.97%) ASP.NET
9 274 (6.32%) XML
10 261 (6.02%) Spring
11 258 (5.95%) J2EE
12 194 (4.48%) REST
13 179 (4.13%) JSON
14 178 (4.11%) RESTful
15 167 (3.85%) SOAP
16 163 (3.76%) ASP.NET MVC
17 142 (3.28%) KnockoutJS
18 135 (3.12%) Ajax
19 128 (2.95%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 396 (9.14%) User Experience
2 251 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
3 204 (4.71%) Mobile App
4 138 (3.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 84 (1.94%) iPad
6 80 (1.85%) Social Media
7 68 (1.57%) Data Centre
8 67 (1.55%) W3C
9 58 (1.34%) Management Information System
10 46 (1.06%) Computer Science
11 35 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
12 28 (0.65%) Digital Media
13 27 (0.62%) Fixed Income
13 27 (0.62%) EPoS
14 25 (0.58%) FMCG
15 24 (0.55%) DTV
16 23 (0.53%) Graphic Design
16 23 (0.53%) Mobile Payment
17 22 (0.51%) Algorithms
18 19 (0.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 311 (7.18%) Linux
2 223 (5.15%) Windows
3 198 (4.57%) UNIX
4 162 (3.74%) Apple iOS
5 158 (3.65%) Android
6 64 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (0.55%) AIX
9 21 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (0.42%) CentOS
11 15 (0.35%) Solaris
11 15 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (0.32%) Ubuntu
13 10 (0.23%) Windows 7
13 10 (0.23%) Windows Phone
14 8 (0.18%) Windows Phone 7
15 7 (0.16%) HPUX
16 5 (0.12%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.12%) Debian
16 5 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1648 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
2 661 (15.26%) Scrum
3 636 (14.68%) TDD
4 462 (10.66%) MVC
5 373 (8.61%) Project Management
6 305 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
7 299 (6.90%) OO
8 296 (6.83%) BDD
9 293 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 233 (5.38%) SDLC
11 220 (5.08%) Analytics
12 204 (4.71%) SOA
13 190 (4.38%) CRM
14 188 (4.34%) DevOps
15 180 (4.15%) Business Analysis
16 177 (4.08%) B2C
17 166 (3.83%) PRINCE2
18 164 (3.78%) Content Management
19 163 (3.76%) Waterfall
20 161 (3.72%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 993 (22.92%) Java
2 949 (21.90%) JavaScript
3 643 (14.84%) SQL
4 481 (11.10%) C#
5 258 (5.95%) PHP
6 168 (3.88%) Ruby
7 109 (2.52%) Python
8 90 (2.08%) T-SQL
9 76 (1.75%) PowerShell
10 67 (1.55%) Perl
11 65 (1.50%) PL/SQL
11 65 (1.50%) Objective-C
12 58 (1.34%) C++
13 51 (1.18%) Groovy
14 45 (1.04%) VB.NET
15 42 (0.97%) C
16 41 (0.95%) Clojure
17 38 (0.88%) Bash Shell
17 38 (0.88%) Scala
18 26 (0.60%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 191 (4.41%) Degree
2 50 (1.15%) ISEB
3 37 (0.85%) PMI Certification
4 33 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 27 (0.62%) ISTQB
7 26 (0.60%) PMP
8 25 (0.58%) CCNP
9 20 (0.46%) Security Cleared
10 17 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (0.39%) Sun Certification
11 16 (0.37%) CISSP
12 12 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (0.28%) SC Cleared
13 11 (0.25%) CISM
13 11 (0.25%) CCSE
14 10 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 8 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 7 (0.16%) PCI QSA
16 7 (0.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 223 (5.15%) QA
2 47 (1.08%) PCI DSS
3 43 (0.99%) SLA
4 20 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.092%) WAI
6 4 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.092%) ISO 8583
7 3 (0.069%) COBIT
7 3 (0.069%) MiFID
7 3 (0.069%) WCAG
8 2 (0.046%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.046%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.023%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 47 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (0.92%) Active Directory
3 34 (0.78%) Docker
4 12 (0.28%) HDFS
5 11 (0.25%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.18%) NFS
7 7 (0.16%) XenApp
8 6 (0.14%) Firmware
9 5 (0.12%) vSphere
10 4 (0.092%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.092%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (0.092%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.092%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 3 (0.069%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.069%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.069%) Squid
11 3 (0.069%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.069%) Varnish
12 1 (0.023%) vCloud
12 1 (0.023%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 89 (2.05%) Puppet
2 74 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (0.58%) Ansible
4 22 (0.51%) Nagios
5 20 (0.46%) Vagrant
6 12 (0.28%) CloudHub
7 10 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
8 9 (0.21%) SCOM
8 9 (0.21%) RANCID
9 8 (0.18%) Mesos
9 8 (0.18%) Graphite
9 8 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.12%) StatsD
11 4 (0.092%) SCOrch
11 4 (0.092%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (0.092%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.069%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.069%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.069%) SCCM
12 3 (0.069%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 311 (7.18%) Oracle
2 306 (7.06%) hybris
3 271 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 182 (4.20%) Adobe
5 150 (3.46%) ATG
6 140 (3.23%) IBM
7 112 (2.58%) Google
8 102 (2.35%) SAP
9 82 (1.89%) Endeca
10 81 (1.87%) Sitecore
11 74 (1.71%) Red Hat
12 66 (1.52%) VMware
13 62 (1.43%) Demandware
14 57 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
15 44 (1.02%) Cisco
15 44 (1.02%) F5
16 38 (0.88%) Citrix
17 34 (0.78%) HP
18 33 (0.76%) Zend
19 29 (0.67%) EPiServer
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