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 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 46 47 43
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 2090 2114 1987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.74% 3.88% 4.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.90% 5.18% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1449 1427 1388
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 16
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.65 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -38.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.04 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £115.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £33.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-17.91% -10.66%

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
42679 40798 35545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.47% 74.90% 73.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 26665 25518 21197
Average daily rate £413 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1239 1169 1080
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 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 1 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 1 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 +3 2036 £413 +3.12% 997
London -2 1055 £425 +6.25% 551
South East +8 298 £400 +6.66% 102
East of England +4 219 £455 +13.75% 43
City of London -8 212 £421 +5.31% 104
North West -8 109 £403 +23.84% 107
Cambridgeshire +23 106 £325 -10.34% 9
Berkshire -1 101 £387 -0.70% 18
East Midlands +5 100 £400 +14.28% 35
Yorkshire -5 88 £350 -6.66% 60
West Midlands -7 82 £340 +3.81% 51
South West +25 73 £400 +0.62% 38
Bedfordshire +3 67 £513 +28.12% 11
West Yorkshire -17 60 £320 -14.66% 47
Luton +5 51 £507 +31.55% 7
Bracknell +12 44 £350 -16.16% 5
Cheshire +12 44 £425 +36.00% 24
Manchester -20 43 £350 +7.69% 65
Leeds -28 43 £320 -14.66% 36
West Sussex +9 40 £350 -4.10% 4
Hampshire -19 40 £420 +20.00% 15
Chester +18 39 £425 +36.00% 14
Hertfordshire -23 39 £400 - 12
Northamptonshire -2 37 £400 - 9
Buckinghamshire +2 36 £438 +9.37% 13
Oxfordshire -3 36 £380 +22.58% 12
Birmingham +5 33 £363 +31.81% 13
Milton Keynes +4 32 £425 +6.25% 8
Watford -4 28 £400 - 2
Surrey -17 28 £433 +11.61% 18

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 1507 (37.69%) Agile Software Development
2 899 (22.49%) Retail
3 895 (22.39%) Java
4 692 (17.31%) HTML
5 674 (16.86%) JavaScript
6 621 (15.53%) Scrum
7 592 (14.81%) CSS
8 566 (14.16%) .NET
9 542 (13.56%) Finance
10 516 (12.91%) TDD
11 460 (11.51%) C#
12 446 (11.16%) SQL
13 396 (9.90%) Project Management
14 373 (9.33%) MVC
15 362 (9.05%) Stakeholder Management
16 357 (8.93%) User Experience
17 351 (8.78%) Web Services
18 341 (8.53%) BDD
19 338 (8.45%) Linux
20 324 (8.10%) Microsoft
21 323 (8.08%) jQuery
21 323 (8.08%) HTML5
22 320 (8.00%) SQL Server
23 307 (7.68%) Marketing
24 284 (7.10%) hybris
25 280 (7.00%) Oracle
26 257 (6.43%) ASP.NET
27 252 (6.30%) CSS3
28 248 (6.20%) OO
29 239 (5.98%) CMS

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 239 (5.98%) CMS
2 211 (5.28%) WebSphere
3 108 (2.70%) IIS
4 90 (2.25%) Apache
5 88 (2.20%) Tomcat
6 80 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 78 (1.95%) Node.js
8 67 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
9 57 (1.43%) JBoss
10 49 (1.23%) WebLogic
11 48 (1.20%) Umbraco
12 42 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
12 42 (1.05%) Apache Solr
13 37 (0.93%) Drupal
14 36 (0.90%) Confluence
15 32 (0.80%) SharePoint
16 24 (0.60%) WordPress
17 21 (0.53%) Commerce Server
17 21 (0.53%) IBM HTTP Server
17 21 (0.53%) Kentico
Applications
1 107 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 100 (2.50%) Photoshop
3 65 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 50 (1.25%) MS Office
5 46 (1.15%) MS Project
6 38 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
7 35 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
8 26 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 22 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
10 15 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
11 13 (0.33%) SPSS
12 7 (0.18%) InDesign
13 6 (0.15%) Fireworks
14 5 (0.13%) PowerPivot
15 3 (0.075%) Mingle
16 1 (0.025%) AutoCAD
16 1 (0.025%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 130 (3.25%) Magento
2 32 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 22 (0.55%) ION MarketView
4 16 (0.40%) Tridion
5 14 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.23%) WebTrends
8 8 (0.20%) RMDS
9 7 (0.18%) Fredhopper
10 6 (0.15%) Agresso
10 6 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.15%) Unica
11 5 (0.13%) SAP ERP
12 4 (0.10%) Shopify
13 3 (0.075%) CA PPM
13 3 (0.075%) Oracle ERP
13 3 (0.075%) osCommerce
14 2 (0.050%) Adobe Campaign
14 2 (0.050%) Oracle Retail
14 2 (0.050%) Optimost
Cloud Services
1 132 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
2 108 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (1.45%) SaaS
4 52 (1.30%) Google Analytics
5 30 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
6 28 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
7 19 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
8 17 (0.43%) PaaS
9 16 (0.40%) Amazon S3
10 13 (0.33%) IaaS
11 10 (0.25%) GitHub
12 9 (0.23%) Route 53
12 9 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
13 7 (0.18%) Office 365
13 7 (0.18%) OpenShift
14 6 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 5 (0.13%) Heroku
16 4 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
17 3 (0.075%) Basecamp
17 3 (0.075%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 115 (2.88%) Firewall
2 111 (2.78%) Internet
3 104 (2.60%) DNS
4 77 (1.93%) BGP
5 73 (1.83%) OSPF
6 72 (1.80%) DHCP
7 70 (1.75%) Network Security
8 68 (1.70%) Cisco ASA
9 59 (1.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 57 (1.43%) HTTP
10 57 (1.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 55 (1.38%) Cisco IOS
12 53 (1.33%) NetScreen
13 50 (1.25%) BIG-IP
14 45 (1.13%) MPLS
15 42 (1.05%) VPN
16 35 (0.88%) DMVPN
17 33 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
18 29 (0.73%) FTP
18 29 (0.73%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 320 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 172 (4.30%) MySQL
3 75 (1.88%) MongoDB
4 74 (1.85%) Relational Database
5 60 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
6 57 (1.43%) DB2
7 52 (1.30%) NoSQL
8 51 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
9 48 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 44 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
11 41 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
12 31 (0.78%) Big Data
12 31 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 31 (0.78%) Hadoop
13 28 (0.70%) Oracle Database
13 28 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 20 (0.50%) RDBMS
15 18 (0.45%) Apache Hive
16 14 (0.35%) Couchbase
16 14 (0.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 171 (4.28%) Git (software)
2 167 (4.18%) Selenium
3 151 (3.78%) JIRA
4 108 (2.70%) Jenkins
5 95 (2.38%) Cucumber
6 90 (2.25%) Subversion
7 84 (2.10%) JUnit
8 72 (1.80%) Maven
9 70 (1.75%) WebDriver
10 63 (1.58%) Ant
11 58 (1.45%) SpecFlow
12 54 (1.35%) Jasmine
13 53 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
14 47 (1.18%) Axure RP
15 38 (0.95%) NUnit
16 36 (0.90%) TeamCity
17 32 (0.80%) Grunt
18 30 (0.75%) Eclipse
19 29 (0.73%) Visual Studio
20 24 (0.60%) Dreamweaver
General
1 899 (22.49%) Retail
2 542 (13.56%) Finance
3 307 (7.68%) Marketing
4 194 (4.85%) Banking
5 124 (3.10%) Telecoms
6 83 (2.08%) Front Office
7 79 (1.98%) Games
8 64 (1.60%) Manufacturing
9 61 (1.53%) Investment Banking
10 58 (1.45%) Publishing
11 52 (1.30%) Advertising
12 41 (1.03%) Back Office
13 37 (0.93%) Electronics
14 35 (0.88%) Legal
15 33 (0.83%) Retail Banking
16 21 (0.53%) Automotive
17 20 (0.50%) Law
18 16 (0.40%) Financial Institution
18 16 (0.40%) Interactive Media
19 12 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1284 (32.12%) Developer
2 743 (18.58%) Analyst
3 481 (12.03%) Project Manager
4 455 (11.38%) Business Analyst
5 424 (10.61%) Architect
6 241 (6.03%) .NET Developer
7 213 (5.33%) Java Developer
8 212 (5.30%) Solutions Architect
9 186 (4.65%) Senior Developer
10 137 (3.43%) Front-End Developer
11 124 (3.10%) C# Developer
12 113 (2.83%) Test Analyst
13 108 (2.70%) Web Developer
14 95 (2.38%) Consultant
14 95 (2.38%) Designer
15 87 (2.18%) C# .NET Developer
16 79 (1.98%) E-Commerce Manager
17 78 (1.95%) Tester
18 74 (1.85%) Hybris Developer
19 66 (1.65%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 692 (17.31%) HTML
2 592 (14.81%) CSS
3 566 (14.16%) .NET
4 351 (8.78%) Web Services
5 323 (8.08%) jQuery
5 323 (8.08%) HTML5
6 257 (6.43%) ASP.NET
7 252 (6.30%) CSS3
8 231 (5.78%) XML
9 226 (5.65%) AngularJS
10 225 (5.63%) Spring
11 219 (5.48%) J2EE
12 154 (3.85%) RESTful
13 140 (3.50%) Ajax
14 139 (3.48%) ASP.NET MVC
15 137 (3.43%) REST
16 127 (3.18%) JSON
17 125 (3.13%) SOAP
18 113 (2.83%) .NET Framework
19 106 (2.65%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 357 (8.93%) User Experience
2 222 (5.55%) Analytical Skills
3 184 (4.60%) Mobile App
4 114 (2.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 80 (2.00%) Social Media
6 79 (1.98%) iPad
7 75 (1.88%) Open Source
8 55 (1.38%) Management Information System
9 50 (1.25%) Computer Science
10 41 (1.03%) Thin Client
10 41 (1.03%) Fixed Income
10 41 (1.03%) Fat Client
11 37 (0.93%) W3C
12 35 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
13 34 (0.85%) DTV
14 30 (0.75%) FMCG
14 30 (0.75%) Derivative
15 27 (0.68%) Video on Demand
16 26 (0.65%) Algorithms
16 26 (0.65%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 338 (8.45%) Linux
2 220 (5.50%) Windows
3 180 (4.50%) UNIX
4 140 (3.50%) Android
5 125 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 62 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (0.80%) AIX
8 19 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (0.43%) Ubuntu
9 17 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (0.40%) CentOS
11 14 (0.35%) Windows 7
12 13 (0.33%) Solaris
13 10 (0.25%) Mac OS X
14 9 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
15 8 (0.20%) Windows Phone
16 7 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
17 5 (0.13%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.13%) HPUX
18 4 (0.10%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1507 (37.69%) Agile Software Development
2 621 (15.53%) Scrum
3 516 (12.91%) TDD
4 396 (9.90%) Project Management
5 373 (9.33%) MVC
6 362 (9.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 341 (8.53%) BDD
8 248 (6.20%) OO
9 232 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
10 202 (5.05%) CRM
11 199 (4.98%) SOA
12 190 (4.75%) Business Analysis
13 181 (4.53%) Waterfall
14 173 (4.33%) Analytics
15 165 (4.13%) B2C
16 159 (3.98%) PRINCE2
17 155 (3.88%) ITIL
18 147 (3.68%) Web Development
19 145 (3.63%) Content Management
20 143 (3.58%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 895 (22.39%) Java
2 674 (16.86%) JavaScript
3 460 (11.51%) C#
4 446 (11.16%) SQL
5 212 (5.30%) PHP
6 124 (3.10%) Ruby
7 121 (3.03%) Python
8 57 (1.43%) Perl
9 53 (1.33%) C
10 51 (1.28%) T-SQL
11 49 (1.23%) PowerShell
12 44 (1.10%) C++
13 43 (1.08%) PL/SQL
14 40 (1.00%) VB.NET
15 34 (0.85%) Groovy
16 30 (0.75%) Scala
16 30 (0.75%) Bash Shell
17 29 (0.73%) Objective-C
18 22 (0.55%) PHP5
19 19 (0.48%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 164 (4.10%) Degree
2 90 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
3 69 (1.73%) CCNP
4 58 (1.45%) ISEB
5 40 (1.00%) CCSE
6 27 (0.68%) PMI Certification
7 24 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 21 (0.53%) PMP
9 20 (0.50%) ISTQB
10 18 (0.45%) Security Cleared
10 18 (0.45%) CCNA
10 18 (0.45%) CCIE
11 16 (0.40%) CISSP
12 15 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 14 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (0.30%) SC Cleared
14 12 (0.30%) Sun Certification
14 12 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (0.25%) CISM
16 8 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (4.65%) QA
2 55 (1.38%) SLA
3 41 (1.03%) PCI DSS
4 17 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.10%) WAI
6 3 (0.075%) WCAG
6 3 (0.075%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.050%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.050%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.050%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.050%) COBIT
System Software
1 65 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (1.55%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.33%) Docker
4 11 (0.28%) Firmware
4 11 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.20%) HDFS
5 8 (0.20%) Varnish
5 8 (0.20%) vSphere
6 6 (0.15%) XenServer
7 4 (0.10%) XenApp
7 4 (0.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 3 (0.075%) Squid
8 3 (0.075%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.075%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.075%) vCloud
8 3 (0.075%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.050%) GlusterFS
9 2 (0.050%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.050%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.050%) Snort
Systems Management
1 67 (1.68%) Puppet
2 57 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (0.90%) SCCM
4 34 (0.85%) SCOM
5 29 (0.73%) Ansible
6 22 (0.55%) Nagios
7 11 (0.28%) Vagrant
8 10 (0.25%) RANCID
8 10 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
9 8 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (0.18%) Graphite
11 6 (0.15%) Icinga
11 6 (0.15%) FortiGate
11 6 (0.15%) Tivoli
12 5 (0.13%) Mesos
13 4 (0.10%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.10%) StatsD
14 3 (0.075%) logstash
15 2 (0.050%) Salt
15 2 (0.050%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 324 (8.10%) Microsoft
2 284 (7.10%) hybris
3 280 (7.00%) Oracle
4 140 (3.50%) Adobe
5 126 (3.15%) ATG
6 111 (2.78%) IBM
7 109 (2.73%) SAP
8 105 (2.63%) Cisco
9 96 (2.40%) VMware
10 93 (2.33%) Google
11 89 (2.23%) F5
12 86 (2.15%) Sitecore
13 72 (1.80%) Red Hat
14 71 (1.78%) Citrix
15 63 (1.58%) CheckPoint
15 63 (1.58%) Endeca
16 59 (1.48%) HP
17 51 (1.28%) Blue Coat
18 50 (1.25%) Infoblox
19 44 (1.10%) Demandware
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day for 6 months
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + 6 month rolling
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £430 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Reed Professional Services
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Salt
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Profile 29 Limited
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Riding
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago