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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 47 48 43
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 1952 1898 1793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.72% 3.78% 3.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.90% 5.05% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1370 1255 1297
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 12
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.90 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £164.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -4.76%

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
39834 37606 32717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.91% 74.82% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25112 22628 19457
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1043 1134 1178
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +1 1900 £425 +6.25% 950
London -3 1003 £450 +12.50% 495
South East -11 270 £403 +7.33% 90
City of London +5 238 £425 +5.85% 82
East of England +7 226 £475 +18.75% 45
Bedfordshire +17 127 £500 +5.26% 17
South West +25 104 £375 -9.09% 41
Yorkshire +44 99 £400 +33.33% 59
North West -18 86 £363 +3.57% 84
Berkshire -13 81 £400 +14.28% 22
Luton +18 77 £500 +29.03% 14
West Yorkshire +27 72 £388 +34.78% 34
West Midlands -3 50 £320 -1.53% 71
East Midlands -6 50 £375 -1.31% 56
Cambridgeshire +9 47 £384 +18.07% 13
Manchester -11 45 £320 -8.57% 57
Leeds +18 43 £375 +36.36% 25
Hertfordshire -18 42 £425 +3.03% 11
Oxfordshire -1 35 £475 +22.58% 8
Surrey -4 34 £375 -6.25% 19
Bracknell +8 32 £350 -6.66% 5
Kent +12 30 £450 -10.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -1 30 £450 -5.26% 8
Somerset +20 28 £400 -3.03% 2
West Sussex +4 28 £350 -26.31% 10
Wiltshire +19 27 £375 -6.25% 6
Milton Keynes -5 26 £450 -21.73% 6
Cheshire +2 25 £400 +23.07% 13
York +22 23 £401 +1.64% 3
North Yorkshire +16 23 £401 +1.64% 9

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1498 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
2 862 (21.25%) Retail
3 830 (20.46%) Java
4 749 (18.46%) HTML
5 700 (17.25%) JavaScript
6 633 (15.60%) CSS
7 614 (15.13%) Scrum
8 575 (14.17%) .NET
9 553 (13.63%) Finance
10 499 (12.30%) TDD
11 440 (10.85%) C#
12 437 (10.77%) SQL
13 394 (9.71%) Project Management
14 364 (8.97%) Linux
15 354 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
16 350 (8.63%) Web Services
16 350 (8.63%) User Experience
17 348 (8.58%) Microsoft
18 346 (8.53%) MVC
19 338 (8.33%) HTML5
20 329 (8.11%) jQuery
21 322 (7.94%) Marketing
22 315 (7.76%) BDD
23 277 (6.83%) SQL Server
24 270 (6.66%) Oracle
24 270 (6.66%) PHP
25 241 (5.94%) Banking
26 238 (5.87%) CMS
27 237 (5.84%) MySQL
28 235 (5.79%) SOA

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 238 (5.87%) CMS
2 187 (4.61%) WebSphere
3 113 (2.79%) IIS
4 92 (2.27%) Apache
5 86 (2.12%) Tomcat
6 73 (1.80%) Node.js
7 61 (1.50%) Sitecore CMS
8 59 (1.45%) Adobe CQ
9 57 (1.40%) Drupal
10 43 (1.06%) JBoss
10 43 (1.06%) WebLogic
11 42 (1.04%) Confluence
12 35 (0.86%) SharePoint
13 33 (0.81%) WordPress
14 29 (0.71%) Umbraco
14 29 (0.71%) Apache Solr
15 21 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
16 20 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
17 15 (0.37%) Kentico
18 14 (0.35%) Mule
Applications
1 129 (3.18%) MS Excel
2 80 (1.97%) Photoshop
3 62 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 59 (1.45%) MS Office
5 48 (1.18%) MS Project
6 39 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
7 33 (0.81%) OmniGraffle
8 31 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
9 22 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 10 (0.25%) InDesign
11 8 (0.20%) SPSS
12 7 (0.17%) Fireworks
12 7 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
13 6 (0.15%) Mingle
14 3 (0.074%) AutoCAD
15 2 (0.049%) PowerPivot
16 1 (0.025%) Final Cut Pro
16 1 (0.025%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 159 (3.92%) Magento
2 44 (1.08%) Google Analytics
3 42 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 24 (0.59%) ION MarketView
5 17 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.20%) Tridion
7 8 (0.20%) RMDS
7 8 (0.20%) SAP ERP
8 6 (0.15%) Shopify
8 6 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.12%) WebTrends
10 4 (0.099%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.099%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.099%) CA PPM
10 4 (0.099%) SiteCatalyst
10 4 (0.099%) Fredhopper
10 4 (0.099%) osCommerce
11 3 (0.074%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.074%) Optimost
Cloud Services
1 125 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 84 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (1.36%) SaaS
4 32 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
5 27 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.32%) Amazon S3
7 12 (0.30%) GitHub
8 11 (0.27%) Force.com
8 11 (0.27%) PaaS
9 6 (0.15%) IaaS
9 6 (0.15%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.099%) Route 53
10 4 (0.099%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.099%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.074%) ElastiCache
11 3 (0.074%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.049%) Office 365
12 2 (0.049%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.025%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.025%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 126 (3.11%) DNS
2 121 (2.98%) Firewall
3 107 (2.64%) Internet
4 97 (2.39%) DHCP
5 72 (1.77%) BGP
6 65 (1.60%) OSPF
6 65 (1.60%) Network Security
7 63 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
8 60 (1.48%) HTTP
9 52 (1.28%) FTP
10 51 (1.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 50 (1.23%) BIG-IP
12 49 (1.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 48 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
14 46 (1.13%) NetScreen
15 38 (0.94%) MPLS
16 35 (0.86%) TCP/IP
16 35 (0.86%) DMVPN
17 34 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
17 34 (0.84%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (6.83%) SQL Server
2 237 (5.84%) MySQL
3 87 (2.14%) Relational Database
4 82 (2.02%) MongoDB
5 62 (1.53%) NoSQL
6 56 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
7 44 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
7 44 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 43 (1.06%) DB2
9 40 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
10 31 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
11 28 (0.69%) RDBMS
11 28 (0.69%) Oracle Database
12 27 (0.67%) Big Data
13 25 (0.62%) Hadoop
14 22 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 20 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 18 (0.44%) Redis
17 16 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
18 11 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 170 (4.19%) Git (software)
2 166 (4.09%) Selenium
3 138 (3.40%) JIRA
4 112 (2.76%) Subversion
5 107 (2.64%) Jenkins
6 89 (2.19%) Cucumber
7 78 (1.92%) JUnit
8 73 (1.80%) Maven
9 72 (1.77%) WebDriver
10 55 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
11 51 (1.26%) Jasmine
12 45 (1.11%) Ant
13 43 (1.06%) Axure RP
14 40 (0.99%) SpecFlow
15 33 (0.81%) NUnit
16 31 (0.76%) TeamCity
17 29 (0.71%) Grunt
18 27 (0.67%) Visual Studio
19 24 (0.59%) Eclipse
20 23 (0.57%) JMeter
General
1 862 (21.25%) Retail
2 553 (13.63%) Finance
3 322 (7.94%) Marketing
4 241 (5.94%) Banking
5 127 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 109 (2.69%) Front Office
7 82 (2.02%) Investment Banking
8 76 (1.87%) Games
9 75 (1.85%) Manufacturing
10 58 (1.43%) Back Office
11 51 (1.26%) Advertising
12 46 (1.13%) Legal
13 42 (1.04%) Publishing
14 40 (0.99%) Electronics
15 29 (0.71%) Retail Banking
16 20 (0.49%) Interactive Media
16 20 (0.49%) German Language
16 20 (0.49%) Automotive
17 16 (0.39%) Law
17 16 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1342 (33.08%) Developer
2 739 (18.22%) Analyst
3 495 (12.20%) Business Analyst
4 488 (12.03%) Project Manager
5 442 (10.89%) Architect
6 244 (6.01%) .NET Developer
7 229 (5.64%) Java Developer
8 208 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
9 201 (4.95%) Senior Developer
10 154 (3.80%) Front-End Developer
11 115 (2.83%) Web Developer
11 115 (2.83%) C# Developer
12 102 (2.51%) Designer
13 95 (2.34%) PHP Developer
14 88 (2.17%) Consultant
15 86 (2.12%) Test Analyst
15 86 (2.12%) C# .NET Developer
16 85 (2.10%) Magento Developer
17 80 (1.97%) E-Commerce Manager
18 79 (1.95%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 749 (18.46%) HTML
2 633 (15.60%) CSS
3 575 (14.17%) .NET
4 350 (8.63%) Web Services
5 338 (8.33%) HTML5
6 329 (8.11%) jQuery
7 232 (5.72%) CSS3
8 228 (5.62%) ASP.NET
9 222 (5.47%) XML
10 217 (5.35%) J2EE
11 208 (5.13%) Spring
12 177 (4.36%) AngularJS
13 157 (3.87%) RESTful
14 144 (3.55%) Ajax
15 120 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC
16 112 (2.76%) JSP
17 110 (2.71%) REST
18 105 (2.59%) SOAP
19 102 (2.51%) .NET Framework
20 91 (2.24%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 350 (8.63%) User Experience
2 196 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
3 143 (3.52%) Mobile App
4 141 (3.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 99 (2.44%) Open Source
6 88 (2.17%) iPad
7 86 (2.12%) Social Media
8 60 (1.48%) Management Information System
9 53 (1.31%) Fixed Income
10 44 (1.08%) Computer Science
11 42 (1.04%) Fat Client
11 42 (1.04%) Thin Client
12 41 (1.01%) Mobile Payment
13 38 (0.94%) DTV
13 38 (0.94%) FMCG
14 37 (0.91%) Derivative
15 34 (0.84%) Online Games
16 33 (0.81%) Algorithms
17 28 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
17 28 (0.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 364 (8.97%) Linux
2 230 (5.67%) Windows
3 179 (4.41%) UNIX
4 120 (2.96%) Apple iOS
5 116 (2.86%) Android
6 49 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (0.67%) AIX
8 23 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (0.52%) Windows 7
10 17 (0.42%) Ubuntu
10 17 (0.42%) Mac OS X
11 16 (0.39%) Solaris
11 16 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (0.30%) CentOS
13 9 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
13 9 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.20%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.15%) Windows Phone
15 6 (0.15%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1498 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
2 614 (15.13%) Scrum
3 499 (12.30%) TDD
4 394 (9.71%) Project Management
5 354 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 346 (8.53%) MVC
7 315 (7.76%) BDD
8 235 (5.79%) SOA
9 231 (5.69%) OO
10 213 (5.25%) Continuous Integration
11 212 (5.23%) CRM
12 210 (5.18%) Business Analysis
13 196 (4.83%) Waterfall
14 171 (4.21%) Web Development
15 154 (3.80%) ITIL
16 152 (3.75%) DevOps
17 146 (3.60%) PRINCE2
18 143 (3.52%) Analytics
19 141 (3.48%) User Stories
20 136 (3.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 830 (20.46%) Java
2 700 (17.25%) JavaScript
3 440 (10.85%) C#
4 437 (10.77%) SQL
5 270 (6.66%) PHP
6 145 (3.57%) Ruby
7 129 (3.18%) Python
8 70 (1.73%) Perl
9 55 (1.36%) C
10 44 (1.08%) T-SQL
10 44 (1.08%) PowerShell
11 42 (1.04%) VB.NET
11 42 (1.04%) Groovy
12 41 (1.01%) Scala
13 39 (0.96%) Objective-C
14 37 (0.91%) C++
14 37 (0.91%) Clojure
15 35 (0.86%) Bash Shell
16 30 (0.74%) PL/SQL
17 25 (0.62%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 146 (3.60%) Degree
2 84 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
3 64 (1.58%) CCNP
4 56 (1.38%) ISEB
5 41 (1.01%) CCSE
6 34 (0.84%) VCP4
7 33 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 20 (0.49%) Security Cleared
9 19 (0.47%) CCNA
9 19 (0.47%) CCIE
10 16 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 14 (0.35%) ISTQB
11 14 (0.35%) PMI Certification
12 13 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (0.27%) PMP
13 11 (0.27%) SC Cleared
14 10 (0.25%) CISSP
15 7 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 5 (0.12%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (4.12%) QA
2 54 (1.33%) SLA
3 44 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.15%) COBIT
6 5 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 3 (0.074%) ISO 8583
9 2 (0.049%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.025%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.025%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.025%) GxP
10 1 (0.025%) BS7799
System Software
1 97 (2.39%) Active Directory
2 72 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.25%) vSphere
3 10 (0.25%) Docker
4 9 (0.22%) Varnish
4 9 (0.22%) Firmware
4 9 (0.22%) Terminal Services
5 7 (0.17%) XenServer
6 5 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.099%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.099%) Squid
7 4 (0.099%) HDFS
7 4 (0.099%) XenApp
8 3 (0.074%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 3 (0.074%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.074%) vCloud
9 2 (0.049%) KVM
9 2 (0.049%) Snort
9 2 (0.049%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.025%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 63 (1.55%) Puppet
2 61 (1.50%) SCCM
3 50 (1.23%) SCOM
3 50 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (0.67%) Nagios
4 27 (0.67%) Ansible
5 11 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (0.22%) Tivoli
7 8 (0.20%) OpenView
8 7 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
9 6 (0.15%) Icinga
9 6 (0.15%) Graphite
10 5 (0.12%) Mesos
10 5 (0.12%) FortiGate
10 5 (0.12%) HP SIM
11 4 (0.099%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 4 (0.099%) CA Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.099%) OpenSSO
11 4 (0.099%) logstash
12 3 (0.074%) RANCID
Vendors
1 348 (8.58%) Microsoft
2 270 (6.66%) Oracle
3 226 (5.57%) hybris
4 127 (3.13%) ATG
5 102 (2.51%) Cisco
6 101 (2.49%) VMware
7 99 (2.44%) SAP
8 95 (2.34%) Adobe
9 88 (2.17%) IBM
10 87 (2.14%) Google
11 85 (2.10%) F5
12 76 (1.87%) Sitecore
13 74 (1.82%) Citrix
14 67 (1.65%) HP
15 63 (1.55%) CheckPoint
16 58 (1.43%) Endeca
17 57 (1.40%) Red Hat
18 53 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
19 51 (1.26%) Blue Coat
20 43 (1.06%) Infoblox
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