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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 48 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 1865 1826 1836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.72% 3.74% 4.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.94% 5.04% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1317 1226 1329
Average daily rate
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£420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 14
Average hourly rate £32.25 £35.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £11.90 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £160.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £29.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-35.34% -4.91%

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
37746 36266 32728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.34% 74.25% 72.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24225 22016 19460
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 992 1106 1306
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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 1817 £425 +6.25% 1016
London -10 919 £430 +1.17% 539
South East +1 264 £388 -3.12% 113
East of England +10 245 £450 +12.50% 60
City of London +6 238 £438 - 117
Bedfordshire +15 129 £475 +11.76% 18
South West +41 123 £400 -3.03% 43
Yorkshire +54 97 £400 +3.22% 60
Berkshire +2 86 £345 -6.75% 25
North West -5 80 £330 -10.50% 114
Luton +7 78 £475 +58.33% 13
West Yorkshire +52 75 £375 -6.25% 43
Cambridgeshire +9 61 £353 +8.46% 17
East Midlands +7 48 £363 -4.60% 43
Leeds +24 45 £375 -3.22% 27
Hertfordshire -16 43 £420 -4.00% 19
Manchester -1 40 £320 -10.17% 60
Wiltshire +20 31 £475 +35.71% 7
Somerset +29 30 £350 -15.15% 4
Oxfordshire -3 28 £463 +15.62% 11
Surrey -3 28 £363 -9.37% 23
Kent +14 27 £450 +20.00% 6
West Midlands -8 27 £328 -4.02% 37
Hampshire -44 27 £398 +7.43% 16
Buckinghamshire -12 26 £394 +7.87% 11
Bradford - 24 £425 - 5
West Sussex 0 23 £350 -26.31% 5
Milton Keynes -5 23 £394 -7.35% 7
Cheshire +3 22 £376 +15.53% 16
Bracknell -3 21 £250 -37.50% 3

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1519 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
2 891 (21.75%) Retail
3 843 (20.58%) HTML
4 790 (19.29%) Java
5 741 (18.09%) JavaScript
6 704 (17.19%) CSS
7 630 (15.38%) Scrum
8 548 (13.38%) Finance
9 537 (13.11%) .NET
10 506 (12.35%) TDD
11 434 (10.60%) C#
12 425 (10.38%) SQL
13 391 (9.55%) Linux
14 384 (9.38%) MVC
15 381 (9.30%) Project Management
16 372 (9.08%) HTML5
17 371 (9.06%) User Experience
18 353 (8.62%) Web Services
19 351 (8.57%) jQuery
20 349 (8.52%) Microsoft
20 349 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management
21 332 (8.11%) Marketing
22 305 (7.45%) BDD
23 297 (7.25%) PHP
24 284 (6.93%) SQL Server
25 281 (6.86%) Oracle
26 270 (6.59%) OO
27 267 (6.52%) CSS3
28 253 (6.18%) Windows
29 252 (6.15%) MySQL

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 251 (6.13%) CMS
2 174 (4.25%) WebSphere
3 120 (2.93%) IIS
4 107 (2.61%) Apache
5 106 (2.59%) Tomcat
6 84 (2.05%) Node.js
7 61 (1.49%) Drupal
8 58 (1.42%) Adobe CQ
9 55 (1.34%) Sitecore CMS
10 54 (1.32%) JBoss
11 50 (1.22%) WebLogic
12 44 (1.07%) Confluence
13 41 (1.00%) WordPress
14 39 (0.95%) SharePoint
14 39 (0.95%) Apache Solr
15 32 (0.78%) Umbraco
16 23 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
17 21 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
18 20 (0.49%) Kentico
19 14 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 137 (3.34%) MS Excel
2 99 (2.42%) Photoshop
3 66 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 57 (1.39%) MS Office
5 54 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 46 (1.12%) MS Project
7 38 (0.93%) OmniGraffle
8 29 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
9 26 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 10 (0.24%) InDesign
11 8 (0.20%) Fireworks
12 6 (0.15%) SPSS
13 5 (0.12%) Mingle
14 4 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
15 2 (0.049%) AutoCAD
15 2 (0.049%) Niku Workbench
16 1 (0.024%) Final Cut Pro
16 1 (0.024%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 173 (4.22%) Magento
2 43 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 38 (0.93%) Google Analytics
4 28 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
5 17 (0.42%) ION MarketView
6 11 (0.27%) Fredhopper
7 9 (0.22%) Tridion
8 8 (0.20%) Shopify
9 7 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.17%) SAP ERP
10 6 (0.15%) WebTrends
11 5 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
11 5 (0.12%) RMDS
11 5 (0.12%) osCommerce
12 4 (0.098%) Oracle General Ledger
12 4 (0.098%) Oracle Retail
12 4 (0.098%) Oracle Payables
12 4 (0.098%) Oracle Receivables
12 4 (0.098%) Oracle Assets
12 4 (0.098%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 124 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 89 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (1.15%) SaaS
4 36 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
5 26 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (0.34%) Force.com
7 13 (0.32%) Amazon S3
8 11 (0.27%) GitHub
9 8 (0.20%) PaaS
10 7 (0.17%) Google Apps
11 6 (0.15%) OpenShift
12 4 (0.098%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (0.098%) IaaS
13 3 (0.073%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 3 (0.073%) ElastiCache
13 3 (0.073%) Office 365
13 3 (0.073%) Route 53
14 2 (0.049%) Amazon SQS
15 1 (0.024%) Basecamp
15 1 (0.024%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 116 (2.83%) Internet
2 114 (2.78%) DNS
3 111 (2.71%) Firewall
4 90 (2.20%) DHCP
5 63 (1.54%) BGP
6 62 (1.51%) HTTP
7 61 (1.49%) FTP
8 55 (1.34%) OSPF
8 55 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
9 53 (1.29%) Network Security
10 44 (1.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 42 (1.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 40 (0.98%) Cisco IOS
13 38 (0.93%) NetScreen
14 37 (0.90%) MPLS
15 36 (0.88%) TCP/IP
15 36 (0.88%) BIG-IP
16 33 (0.81%) Intranet
17 32 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
17 32 (0.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (6.93%) SQL Server
2 252 (6.15%) MySQL
3 94 (2.29%) Relational Database
4 79 (1.93%) MongoDB
5 66 (1.61%) NoSQL
6 46 (1.12%) DB2
7 44 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 43 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
8 43 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 40 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
10 34 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
11 32 (0.78%) RDBMS
12 30 (0.73%) Big Data
13 23 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 23 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 23 (0.56%) Oracle Database
14 22 (0.54%) Hadoop
15 18 (0.44%) Redis
15 18 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
16 13 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 201 (4.91%) Git (software)
2 166 (4.05%) Selenium
3 148 (3.61%) JIRA
4 132 (3.22%) Subversion
5 98 (2.39%) Jenkins
6 90 (2.20%) Cucumber
7 82 (2.00%) WebDriver
8 79 (1.93%) Maven
9 76 (1.86%) JUnit
10 59 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
11 55 (1.34%) Jasmine
12 51 (1.25%) Ant
13 48 (1.17%) Axure RP
14 44 (1.07%) SpecFlow
15 39 (0.95%) NUnit
16 36 (0.88%) TeamCity
17 34 (0.83%) Visual Studio
18 33 (0.81%) Grunt
19 30 (0.73%) Eclipse
20 22 (0.54%) PHPUnit
General
1 891 (21.75%) Retail
2 548 (13.38%) Finance
3 332 (8.11%) Marketing
4 224 (5.47%) Banking
5 125 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 94 (2.29%) Front Office
7 80 (1.95%) Manufacturing
8 74 (1.81%) Games
9 73 (1.78%) Investment Banking
10 64 (1.56%) Legal
11 54 (1.32%) Advertising
12 50 (1.22%) Back Office
13 40 (0.98%) Electronics
14 38 (0.93%) Publishing
15 26 (0.63%) Retail Banking
16 22 (0.54%) German Language
17 21 (0.51%) Automotive
18 19 (0.46%) Law
19 18 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
19 18 (0.44%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 1415 (34.55%) Developer
2 732 (17.87%) Analyst
3 494 (12.06%) Business Analyst
4 465 (11.35%) Project Manager
5 420 (10.25%) Architect
6 233 (5.69%) .NET Developer
7 228 (5.57%) Java Developer
8 200 (4.88%) Senior Developer
9 198 (4.83%) Solutions Architect
10 177 (4.32%) Front-End Developer
11 124 (3.03%) Web Developer
12 118 (2.88%) PHP Developer
13 109 (2.66%) C# Developer
14 106 (2.59%) Designer
15 105 (2.56%) Consultant
16 104 (2.54%) Magento Developer
17 94 (2.29%) Agile Business Analyst
18 83 (2.03%) C# .NET Developer
18 83 (2.03%) Test Analyst
19 79 (1.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 843 (20.58%) HTML
2 704 (17.19%) CSS
3 537 (13.11%) .NET
4 372 (9.08%) HTML5
5 353 (8.62%) Web Services
6 351 (8.57%) jQuery
7 267 (6.52%) CSS3
8 242 (5.91%) J2EE
9 241 (5.88%) XML
10 227 (5.54%) ASP.NET
11 207 (5.05%) Spring
12 177 (4.32%) AngularJS
13 161 (3.93%) Ajax
14 159 (3.88%) RESTful
15 119 (2.91%) ASP.NET MVC
16 118 (2.88%) JSP
17 107 (2.61%) SOAP
18 97 (2.37%) .NET Framework
19 95 (2.32%) REST
20 90 (2.20%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 371 (9.06%) User Experience
2 200 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 139 (3.39%) Mobile App
4 131 (3.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 118 (2.88%) iPad
6 104 (2.54%) Open Source
7 89 (2.17%) Social Media
8 48 (1.17%) Management Information System
9 45 (1.10%) Fixed Income
10 44 (1.07%) Computer Science
11 40 (0.98%) FMCG
12 38 (0.93%) Online Games
13 37 (0.90%) DTV
14 34 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
14 34 (0.83%) Thin Client
14 34 (0.83%) Fat Client
14 34 (0.83%) Derivative
15 32 (0.78%) Mobile Payment
15 32 (0.78%) Algorithms
16 31 (0.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 391 (9.55%) Linux
2 253 (6.18%) Windows
3 178 (4.35%) UNIX
4 131 (3.20%) Apple iOS
5 125 (3.05%) Android
6 52 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (0.83%) AIX
8 29 (0.71%) Solaris
9 23 (0.56%) Windows 7
10 21 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (0.42%) Windows XP
12 15 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (0.34%) Ubuntu
14 13 (0.32%) Mac OS X
15 12 (0.29%) CentOS
16 11 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
17 10 (0.24%) Windows Vista
18 8 (0.20%) Windows 2000
18 8 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
19 6 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1519 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
2 630 (15.38%) Scrum
3 506 (12.35%) TDD
4 384 (9.38%) MVC
5 381 (9.30%) Project Management
6 349 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 305 (7.45%) BDD
8 270 (6.59%) OO
9 230 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
10 219 (5.35%) SOA
11 211 (5.15%) CRM
12 207 (5.05%) Business Analysis
13 198 (4.83%) Waterfall
14 184 (4.49%) Web Development
15 165 (4.03%) ITIL
16 160 (3.91%) User Stories
17 152 (3.71%) PRINCE2
18 146 (3.56%) Unit Testing
18 146 (3.56%) DevOps
19 143 (3.49%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 790 (19.29%) Java
2 741 (18.09%) JavaScript
3 434 (10.60%) C#
4 425 (10.38%) SQL
5 297 (7.25%) PHP
6 135 (3.30%) Ruby
7 133 (3.25%) Python
8 73 (1.78%) Perl
9 62 (1.51%) PowerShell
10 52 (1.27%) C
11 48 (1.17%) VB.NET
12 47 (1.15%) Groovy
13 45 (1.10%) T-SQL
13 45 (1.10%) Scala
14 43 (1.05%) C++
15 41 (1.00%) Bash Shell
16 40 (0.98%) Objective-C
17 36 (0.88%) PHP5
18 32 (0.78%) Clojure
19 27 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 138 (3.37%) Degree
2 74 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (1.37%) CCNP
3 56 (1.37%) ISEB
4 38 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 32 (0.78%) CCSE
6 21 (0.51%) Security Cleared
7 18 (0.44%) CCNA
8 17 (0.42%) CCIE
9 16 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 16 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (0.37%) ISTQB
11 12 (0.29%) CISSP
12 11 (0.27%) PMI Certification
13 9 (0.22%) PMP
13 9 (0.22%) SC Cleared
14 8 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 6 (0.15%) PCI QSA
16 6 (0.15%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (4.44%) QA
2 50 (1.22%) SLA
3 47 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 20 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.15%) COBIT
6 5 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.049%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.024%) BS7799
8 1 (0.024%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.024%) GxP
System Software
1 108 (2.64%) Active Directory
2 64 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.24%) Terminal Services
4 9 (0.22%) Varnish
5 7 (0.17%) vSphere
6 6 (0.15%) XenServer
6 6 (0.15%) Docker
6 6 (0.15%) Firmware
7 5 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.098%) XenApp
8 4 (0.098%) Squid
9 3 (0.073%) vCloud
9 3 (0.073%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.049%) KVM
10 2 (0.049%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.049%) Snort
10 2 (0.049%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.024%) Xen
11 1 (0.024%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.024%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 69 (1.68%) SCCM
2 62 (1.51%) SCOM
3 61 (1.49%) Puppet
4 55 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (0.66%) Nagios
6 25 (0.61%) Ansible
7 14 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (0.20%) OpenView
9 7 (0.17%) Tivoli
10 6 (0.15%) Icinga
10 6 (0.15%) Graphite
11 5 (0.12%) logstash
11 5 (0.12%) FortiGate
11 5 (0.12%) HP SIM
12 4 (0.098%) OpenSSO
12 4 (0.098%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 4 (0.098%) CA SiteMinder
13 3 (0.073%) NetBackup
13 3 (0.073%) RANCID
13 3 (0.073%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 349 (8.52%) Microsoft
2 281 (6.86%) Oracle
3 206 (5.03%) hybris
4 126 (3.08%) ATG
5 98 (2.39%) Cisco
6 94 (2.29%) VMware
7 92 (2.25%) SAP
8 89 (2.17%) IBM
9 88 (2.15%) Adobe
10 87 (2.12%) Google
11 72 (1.76%) Sitecore
12 71 (1.73%) F5
12 71 (1.73%) Citrix
13 70 (1.71%) Endeca
14 65 (1.59%) HP
15 63 (1.54%) Red Hat
16 57 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
17 54 (1.32%) CheckPoint
18 42 (1.03%) Blue Coat
19 41 (1.00%) Juniper
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