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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 49 44 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 2273 2103 2237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.93% 3.98% 3.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.32% 5.38% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1537 1433 1570
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 5 23
Average hourly rate £14.04 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.88% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.41 £18.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £45.00 £50.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-32.85% +55.55%

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
42741 39110 42091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.95% 74.08% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26680 24151 24372
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1185 1098 1551
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 0 2195 £400 -0.12% 992
London -1 1223 £425 - 488
City of London +13 298 £450 +5.88% 111
South East -4 284 £400 +3.89% 129
East of England -9 230 £400 +3.22% 65
North West +21 133 £325 - 113
Bedfordshire +19 102 £431 +56.81% 13
West Midlands +26 84 £325 -5.79% 45
Yorkshire +8 80 £300 -14.28% 67
Berkshire +6 79 £383 +2.00% 23
Hertfordshire -10 79 £363 +11.53% 16
East Midlands -18 67 £450 +20.00% 33
Manchester +10 66 £325 -7.14% 63
Luton +10 64 £425 +57.40% 7
West Yorkshire +9 60 £300 -9.43% 47
South West -19 60 £396 -11.94% 42
Leeds +13 45 £235 -23.18% 35
Watford -1 38 £388 -6.06% 3
Buckinghamshire -12 36 £375 -25.00% 9
Hampshire -38 36 £425 -2.85% 27
Surrey -28 34 £400 +6.66% 36
Cambridgeshire -22 33 £350 -13.58% 28
Birmingham +10 32 £350 -6.66% 14
Cheshire +13 29 £325 - 29
Kent +21 27 £369 +22.91% 4
Milton Keynes -6 27 £363 -14.70% 3
Nottinghamshire -9 27 £460 +44.88% 6
Bracknell +11 26 £390 +4.00% 3
Midlands +16 25 £338 +35.00%
Oxfordshire +9 25 £340 +4.61% 8

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 1697 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
2 1189 (27.36%) Retail
3 1115 (25.66%) HTML
4 944 (21.73%) Java
5 903 (20.78%) JavaScript
6 887 (20.41%) CSS
7 613 (14.11%) Scrum
8 584 (13.44%) SQL
9 575 (13.23%) Finance
10 546 (12.57%) TDD
11 512 (11.78%) .NET
12 490 (11.28%) MVC
13 438 (10.08%) Oracle
14 433 (9.97%) C#
15 427 (9.83%) jQuery
16 418 (9.62%) Linux
17 414 (9.53%) HTML5
18 402 (9.25%) Web Services
19 389 (8.95%) PHP
20 388 (8.93%) User Experience
21 385 (8.86%) Project Management
22 368 (8.47%) XML
23 366 (8.42%) Marketing
24 356 (8.19%) SQL Server
25 331 (7.62%) OO
26 318 (7.32%) ASP.NET
27 307 (7.07%) MySQL
28 301 (6.93%) Spring
29 288 (6.63%) J2EE
30 287 (6.61%) CSS3

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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
1 267 (6.14%) CMS
2 208 (4.79%) WebSphere
3 146 (3.36%) Apache
4 120 (2.76%) Tomcat
5 110 (2.53%) IIS
6 96 (2.21%) WebLogic
7 88 (2.03%) Node.js
8 69 (1.59%) Confluence
9 60 (1.38%) Drupal
10 59 (1.36%) Umbraco
11 55 (1.27%) Adobe CQ
12 52 (1.20%) WordPress
13 47 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
14 43 (0.99%) SharePoint
15 36 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
16 33 (0.76%) MQSeries
17 29 (0.67%) Apache Solr
18 21 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
19 19 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
20 17 (0.39%) Kentico
Applications
1 105 (2.42%) Photoshop
2 98 (2.26%) MS Excel
3 69 (1.59%) MS Office
4 58 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 40 (0.92%) MS Visio
6 29 (0.67%) OmniGraffle
7 27 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
8 25 (0.58%) MS Project
9 16 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
9 16 (0.37%) Fireworks
10 12 (0.28%) InDesign
11 4 (0.092%) Mingle
12 1 (0.023%) Weka
12 1 (0.023%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.023%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.023%) Niku Workbench
12 1 (0.023%) Maya
12 1 (0.023%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.023%) SPSS
12 1 (0.023%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 188 (4.33%) Magento
2 44 (1.01%) Google Analytics
3 33 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 27 (0.62%) Oracle CRM
4 27 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
5 25 (0.58%) RMDS
6 15 (0.35%) SiteCatalyst
7 14 (0.32%) Fredhopper
8 12 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
9 11 (0.25%) Tridion
10 9 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
11 8 (0.18%) WebTrends
11 8 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
12 7 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
12 7 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
12 7 (0.16%) ION MarketView
13 6 (0.14%) Agresso
14 5 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
14 5 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
14 5 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 72 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (0.90%) SaaS
4 24 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (0.48%) GitHub
6 15 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.23%) PaaS
8 9 (0.21%) Force.com
9 7 (0.16%) Google Apps
10 5 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (0.12%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.069%) Heroku
12 2 (0.046%) IaaS
12 2 (0.046%) Route 53
12 2 (0.046%) IBM SmartCloud
12 2 (0.046%) Responsys
13 1 (0.023%) CheetahMail
13 1 (0.023%) Office 365
13 1 (0.023%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.023%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 169 (3.89%) Internet
2 89 (2.05%) Firewall
3 75 (1.73%) DNS
4 63 (1.45%) HTTP
5 41 (0.94%) DHCP
5 41 (0.94%) Network Security
6 33 (0.76%) TCP/IP
7 31 (0.71%) FTP
8 30 (0.69%) Intranet
9 27 (0.62%) BGP
10 26 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
11 25 (0.58%) BIG-IP
12 24 (0.55%) WAN
13 23 (0.53%) SAN
13 23 (0.53%) OSPF
14 21 (0.48%) LAN
15 20 (0.46%) NetScreen
15 20 (0.46%) Cisco IOS
15 20 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 20 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 356 (8.19%) SQL Server
2 307 (7.07%) MySQL
3 103 (2.37%) Relational Database
4 95 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
5 70 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 68 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 64 (1.47%) NoSQL
8 63 (1.45%) MongoDB
9 57 (1.31%) DB2
10 54 (1.24%) Hadoop
11 51 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 40 (0.92%) RDBMS
12 40 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 40 (0.92%) Oracle Database
13 39 (0.90%) Big Data
14 34 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
15 31 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
16 30 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
16 30 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
17 27 (0.62%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 239 (5.50%) Git (software)
2 203 (4.67%) Subversion
3 174 (4.00%) JIRA
4 156 (3.59%) Selenium
5 109 (2.51%) Cucumber
6 102 (2.35%) WebDriver
6 102 (2.35%) Maven
7 92 (2.12%) JUnit
8 84 (1.93%) Jenkins
9 78 (1.80%) Visual Studio
9 78 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
10 76 (1.75%) TeamCity
10 76 (1.75%) Ant
11 54 (1.24%) Eclipse
12 45 (1.04%) Jasmine
13 43 (0.99%) Axure RP
14 38 (0.87%) Mockito
15 31 (0.71%) Grunt
16 29 (0.67%) QuickTest Pro
17 28 (0.64%) Mercurial
General
1 1189 (27.36%) Retail
2 575 (13.23%) Finance
3 366 (8.42%) Marketing
4 180 (4.14%) Banking
5 149 (3.43%) Manufacturing
6 110 (2.53%) Front Office
7 107 (2.46%) Telecoms
8 63 (1.45%) Games
9 56 (1.29%) Publishing
10 52 (1.20%) Advertising
11 49 (1.13%) Legal
12 47 (1.08%) Investment Banking
13 44 (1.01%) Back Office
14 32 (0.74%) Retail Banking
15 29 (0.67%) French Language
15 29 (0.67%) German Language
16 26 (0.60%) Electronics
17 18 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
17 18 (0.41%) Billing
18 12 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1679 (38.64%) Developer
2 842 (19.38%) Analyst
3 590 (13.58%) Business Analyst
4 406 (9.34%) Project Manager
5 318 (7.32%) Architect
6 286 (6.58%) Java Developer
7 244 (5.62%) .NET Developer
8 216 (4.97%) Front-End Developer
9 163 (3.75%) Senior Developer
10 162 (3.73%) Web Developer
11 149 (3.43%) PHP Developer
12 146 (3.36%) Designer
13 145 (3.34%) Agile Business Analyst
14 129 (2.97%) Solutions Architect
15 118 (2.72%) Magento Developer
16 117 (2.69%) Consultant
17 105 (2.42%) Test Analyst
18 96 (2.21%) C# Developer
19 80 (1.84%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
20 79 (1.82%) E-Commerce Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1115 (25.66%) HTML
2 887 (20.41%) CSS
3 512 (11.78%) .NET
4 427 (9.83%) jQuery
5 414 (9.53%) HTML5
6 402 (9.25%) Web Services
7 368 (8.47%) XML
8 318 (7.32%) ASP.NET
9 301 (6.93%) Spring
10 288 (6.63%) J2EE
11 287 (6.61%) CSS3
12 238 (5.48%) Ajax
13 164 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
14 162 (3.73%) JSP
15 151 (3.48%) SOAP
16 149 (3.43%) JSON
17 147 (3.38%) Hibernate
17 147 (3.38%) RESTful
18 130 (2.99%) AngularJS
19 122 (2.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 388 (8.93%) User Experience
2 223 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 171 (3.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 167 (3.84%) Mobile App
5 142 (3.27%) iPad
6 115 (2.65%) Open Source
7 86 (1.98%) Social Media
8 62 (1.43%) W3C
9 59 (1.36%) Computer Science
10 42 (0.97%) Management Information System
11 41 (0.94%) EPoS
12 40 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
13 36 (0.83%) N-Tier
14 33 (0.76%) Online Games
15 30 (0.69%) Fixed Income
16 28 (0.64%) FMCG
17 26 (0.60%) Digital Media
18 24 (0.55%) iPhone
19 23 (0.53%) Mathematics
19 23 (0.53%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 418 (9.62%) Linux
2 239 (5.50%) Windows
3 224 (5.16%) UNIX
4 177 (4.07%) Apple iOS
5 143 (3.29%) Android
6 69 (1.59%) Solaris
7 42 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 38 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (0.60%) Windows 7
10 25 (0.58%) AIX
10 25 (0.58%) Windows XP
11 19 (0.44%) Windows Vista
12 17 (0.39%) CentOS
13 15 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (0.30%) HPUX
15 11 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (0.21%) zOS
17 7 (0.16%) Fedora
17 7 (0.16%) Nucleus RTOS
18 5 (0.12%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1697 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
2 613 (14.11%) Scrum
3 546 (12.57%) TDD
4 490 (11.28%) MVC
5 385 (8.86%) Project Management
6 331 (7.62%) OO
7 286 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 280 (6.44%) BDD
9 241 (5.55%) Continuous Integration
9 241 (5.55%) Web Development
10 232 (5.34%) Business Analysis
11 222 (5.11%) CRM
12 175 (4.03%) Unit Testing
13 169 (3.89%) B2C
14 167 (3.84%) Content Management
15 166 (3.82%) Analytics
15 166 (3.82%) User Stories
16 160 (3.68%) User Acceptance Testing
17 157 (3.61%) DevOps
18 156 (3.59%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 944 (21.73%) Java
2 903 (20.78%) JavaScript
3 584 (13.44%) SQL
4 433 (9.97%) C#
5 389 (8.95%) PHP
6 117 (2.69%) Ruby
7 115 (2.65%) Python
8 71 (1.63%) T-SQL
9 67 (1.54%) Perl
9 67 (1.54%) Groovy
10 57 (1.31%) PHP5
11 53 (1.22%) Scala
12 49 (1.13%) VB.NET
13 44 (1.01%) C
14 42 (0.97%) PowerShell
15 40 (0.92%) Shell Script
16 37 (0.85%) Objective-C
17 33 (0.76%) C++
18 30 (0.69%) Bash Shell
19 25 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 226 (5.20%) Degree
2 88 (2.03%) ISEB
3 41 (0.94%) ISTQB
4 34 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (0.64%) CCNP
5 28 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 25 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 22 (0.51%) PMI Certification
8 20 (0.46%) Security Cleared
9 17 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (0.37%) CCSE
11 12 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 11 (0.25%) PMP
13 10 (0.23%) CISSP
14 9 (0.21%) Sun Certification
15 8 (0.18%) SC Cleared
16 6 (0.14%) CISM
17 5 (0.12%) CCIE
17 5 (0.12%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (4.95%) QA
2 47 (1.08%) SLA
3 36 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 22 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.092%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.046%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.046%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.023%) WAI
7 1 (0.023%) Data Quality
System Software
1 87 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 48 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (0.21%) Terminal Services
5 8 (0.18%) KVM
6 7 (0.16%) Varnish
7 6 (0.14%) XenApp
8 5 (0.12%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.12%) Xen
9 3 (0.069%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.069%) vSphere
9 3 (0.069%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.046%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.046%) vCloud
11 1 (0.023%) XenServer
11 1 (0.023%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.023%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.023%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.023%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 67 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
2 47 (1.08%) Puppet
3 43 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
4 30 (0.69%) SCCM
4 30 (0.69%) SCOM
5 18 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
6 17 (0.39%) Nagios
7 16 (0.37%) Vagrant
8 14 (0.32%) Oozie
9 11 (0.25%) Ansible
10 10 (0.23%) Salt
11 9 (0.21%) OpenView
12 8 (0.18%) Tivoli
12 8 (0.18%) HAProxy
13 6 (0.14%) logstash
13 6 (0.14%) HP SIM
14 5 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
14 5 (0.12%) FortiGate
14 5 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
15 4 (0.092%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 438 (10.08%) Oracle
2 244 (5.62%) Microsoft
3 227 (5.22%) ATG
4 226 (5.20%) hybris
5 153 (3.52%) IBM
6 118 (2.72%) Adobe
7 116 (2.67%) SAP
8 103 (2.37%) Endeca
9 85 (1.96%) JBoss
10 80 (1.84%) Google
10 80 (1.84%) Zend
11 75 (1.73%) Citrix
12 72 (1.66%) HP
13 70 (1.61%) VMware
14 61 (1.40%) Cisco
15 60 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
16 59 (1.36%) Red Hat
17 50 (1.15%) Sitecore
18 44 (1.01%) EPiServer
19 39 (0.90%) 29West
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