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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 45 51 38
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 2221 1982 2139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.98% 3.74% 4.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.13% 4.92% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1578 1319 1534
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 £295 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 13
Average hourly rate £33.00 £26.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -29.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £14.04 £19.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.00 £32.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -29.33%

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
43274 40267 36736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.50% 76.08% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27921 25102 22050
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1185 1094
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 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 3 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 3 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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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 +6 2167 £400 - 980
London +2 1119 £425 +2.40% 492
South East +17 342 £400 +11.11% 102
City of London -4 227 £425 -5.55% 104
East of England +3 195 £375 -6.25% 57
Yorkshire +2 129 £348 -7.33% 94
South West +56 117 £400 +6.66% 40
North West +12 111 £375 +15.38% 91
Berkshire +9 108 £355 -5.33% 22
West Yorkshire +2 94 £335 -4.28% 59
East Midlands +4 93 £375 +15.38% 63
Leeds +1 88 £335 +2.29% 46
Cambridgeshire +20 85 £350 +1.08% 13
Oxfordshire +24 66 £403 +3.20% 20
Hertfordshire -6 59 £363 -9.37% 28
West Midlands -21 57 £350 - 34
Manchester +5 55 £413 +15.78% 56
Bristol +26 52 £413 +1.85% 13
Hampshire +14 51 £400 +14.28% 16
Surrey -2 48 £425 +6.25% 19
Bedfordshire -5 43 £475 +11.76% 6
Watford 0 37 £363 -4.91% 6
Bracknell +11 36 £425 +6.25% 2
Buckinghamshire +10 34 £375 +12.78% 12
Northamptonshire +10 34 £450 +26.31% 7
Luton 0 34 £475 +11.76% 3
Oxford +13 31 £412 +15.91% 13
Scotland 0 29 £300 -14.28% 11
Milton Keynes +11 27 £420 +20.00% 7
Wiltshire +23 26 £338 +145.45% 4

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 1699 (38.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1033 (23.63%) Retail
3 994 (22.74%) Java
4 923 (21.11%) HTML
5 921 (21.07%) JavaScript
6 806 (18.44%) CSS
7 693 (15.85%) Scrum
8 639 (14.62%) TDD
9 595 (13.61%) SQL
10 592 (13.54%) .NET
11 529 (12.10%) Finance
12 488 (11.16%) C#
13 456 (10.43%) MVC
14 425 (9.72%) HTML5
15 406 (9.29%) User Experience
15 406 (9.29%) Web Services
16 398 (9.10%) Project Management
17 392 (8.97%) SQL Server
18 371 (8.49%) jQuery
19 355 (8.12%) Marketing
20 348 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
21 318 (7.27%) CSS3
21 318 (7.27%) AngularJS
22 313 (7.16%) BDD
23 310 (7.09%) Oracle
24 307 (7.02%) Linux
25 303 (6.93%) hybris
26 299 (6.84%) ASP.NET
27 294 (6.72%) OO
28 286 (6.54%) Microsoft

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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
1 224 (5.12%) CMS
1 224 (5.12%) WebSphere
2 119 (2.72%) Node.js
3 108 (2.47%) IIS
3 108 (2.47%) Apache
4 106 (2.42%) Tomcat
5 88 (2.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 83 (1.90%) JBoss
7 70 (1.60%) WebLogic
8 60 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
9 43 (0.98%) Umbraco
10 42 (0.96%) Apache Solr
11 39 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
12 34 (0.78%) Confluence
13 33 (0.75%) Mule
14 32 (0.73%) Drupal
15 27 (0.62%) WordPress
16 23 (0.53%) Kentico
17 22 (0.50%) Apache Pig
17 22 (0.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 111 (2.54%) Photoshop
2 107 (2.45%) MS Excel
3 53 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 42 (0.96%) MS Office
5 40 (0.91%) MS Project
6 39 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
7 31 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
7 31 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 21 (0.48%) OmniGraffle
9 17 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
9 17 (0.39%) InDesign
10 13 (0.30%) SPSS
11 7 (0.16%) PowerPivot
12 3 (0.069%) GIMP
12 3 (0.069%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.046%) Mingle
14 1 (0.023%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.023%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 139 (3.18%) Magento
2 29 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 19 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 15 (0.34%) ION MarketView
4 15 (0.34%) Tridion
5 13 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (0.25%) WebTrends
6 11 (0.25%) Fredhopper
7 8 (0.18%) RMDS
8 6 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.14%) Unica
8 6 (0.14%) SAP ERP
8 6 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
8 6 (0.14%) Optimost
9 5 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.11%) Agresso
9 5 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.069%) SAP CRM
11 2 (0.046%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (0.046%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 142 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
2 96 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (1.35%) SaaS
4 55 (1.26%) Google Analytics
5 30 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
6 22 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
8 20 (0.46%) PaaS
9 17 (0.39%) GitHub
10 15 (0.34%) IaaS
11 13 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 12 (0.27%) SmartFocus
13 11 (0.25%) Amazon S3
14 9 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
15 7 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
15 7 (0.16%) Heroku
15 7 (0.16%) Route 53
15 7 (0.16%) Office 365
16 5 (0.11%) Google Checkout
17 4 (0.091%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 135 (3.09%) Internet
2 83 (1.90%) Firewall
3 64 (1.46%) HTTP
4 58 (1.33%) DNS
5 53 (1.21%) Network Security
6 40 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
6 40 (0.91%) BGP
7 38 (0.87%) OSPF
8 37 (0.85%) DHCP
9 35 (0.80%) Cisco IOS
9 35 (0.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 33 (0.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 32 (0.73%) NetScreen
12 30 (0.69%) BIG-IP
13 28 (0.64%) WAN
14 25 (0.57%) VPN
15 24 (0.55%) SAN
16 22 (0.50%) TCP/IP
17 20 (0.46%) MPLS
18 19 (0.43%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 392 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 237 (5.42%) MySQL
3 126 (2.88%) MongoDB
4 76 (1.74%) NoSQL
4 76 (1.74%) Relational Database
5 67 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
6 62 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 60 (1.37%) DB2
8 55 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
9 52 (1.19%) Big Data
9 52 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
10 49 (1.12%) Hadoop
10 49 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 39 (0.89%) Redis
12 37 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 36 (0.82%) Oracle Database
14 32 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 30 (0.69%) Apache Hive
16 28 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
17 27 (0.62%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 231 (5.28%) Git (software)
2 151 (3.45%) Selenium
3 150 (3.43%) JIRA
4 127 (2.90%) Jenkins
5 95 (2.17%) Subversion
5 95 (2.17%) Maven
6 94 (2.15%) Cucumber
7 76 (1.74%) Ant
7 76 (1.74%) JUnit
8 73 (1.67%) Jasmine
9 59 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 57 (1.30%) WebDriver
11 52 (1.19%) Grunt
12 47 (1.08%) Axure RP
13 45 (1.03%) SpecFlow
13 45 (1.03%) Visual Studio
14 43 (0.98%) NUnit
15 38 (0.87%) SoapUI
16 36 (0.82%) Eclipse
17 34 (0.78%) TeamCity
General
1 1033 (23.63%) Retail
2 529 (12.10%) Finance
3 355 (8.12%) Marketing
4 183 (4.19%) Banking
5 122 (2.79%) Telecoms
6 92 (2.10%) Publishing
7 88 (2.01%) Front Office
8 75 (1.72%) Games
9 62 (1.42%) Manufacturing
10 58 (1.33%) Investment Banking
11 41 (0.94%) Advertising
12 39 (0.89%) Retail Banking
13 34 (0.78%) Legal
14 33 (0.75%) Electronics
15 32 (0.73%) Back Office
16 25 (0.57%) Law
17 18 (0.41%) Automotive
18 17 (0.39%) Interactive Media
19 15 (0.34%) Multimedia
20 13 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1569 (35.89%) Developer
2 759 (17.36%) Analyst
3 462 (10.57%) Project Manager
4 435 (9.95%) Architect
5 427 (9.77%) Business Analyst
6 273 (6.24%) .NET Developer
7 241 (5.51%) Java Developer
8 224 (5.12%) Solutions Architect
9 219 (5.01%) Front-End Developer
10 195 (4.46%) Senior Developer
11 145 (3.32%) Test Analyst
12 142 (3.25%) C# Developer
13 128 (2.93%) Web Developer
14 122 (2.79%) Designer
15 102 (2.33%) Consultant
16 101 (2.31%) C# .NET Developer
17 94 (2.15%) E-Commerce Manager
18 89 (2.04%) Tester
19 79 (1.81%) Agile Business Analyst
20 78 (1.78%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 923 (21.11%) HTML
2 806 (18.44%) CSS
3 592 (13.54%) .NET
4 425 (9.72%) HTML5
5 406 (9.29%) Web Services
6 371 (8.49%) jQuery
7 318 (7.27%) CSS3
7 318 (7.27%) AngularJS
8 299 (6.84%) ASP.NET
9 265 (6.06%) XML
10 259 (5.92%) Spring
11 258 (5.90%) J2EE
12 179 (4.09%) JSON
12 179 (4.09%) RESTful
13 172 (3.93%) REST
14 170 (3.89%) ASP.NET MVC
15 154 (3.52%) SOAP
16 134 (3.06%) KnockoutJS
17 133 (3.04%) JSP
17 133 (3.04%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 406 (9.29%) User Experience
2 249 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
3 199 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 135 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 84 (1.92%) iPad
6 72 (1.65%) Social Media
6 72 (1.65%) W3C
7 61 (1.40%) Data Centre
8 59 (1.35%) Management Information System
9 42 (0.96%) Computer Science
10 32 (0.73%) Fixed Income
11 31 (0.71%) EPoS
12 30 (0.69%) Mobile Payment
13 29 (0.66%) FMCG
14 28 (0.64%) DTV
15 27 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
15 27 (0.62%) Digital Media
16 25 (0.57%) Graphic Design
17 24 (0.55%) Algorithms
18 22 (0.50%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 307 (7.02%) Linux
2 217 (4.96%) Windows
3 192 (4.39%) UNIX
4 147 (3.36%) Apple iOS
5 145 (3.32%) Android
6 65 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (0.69%) AIX
9 21 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (0.41%) CentOS
11 17 (0.39%) Solaris
12 14 (0.32%) Ubuntu
12 14 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (0.30%) Windows 7
14 10 (0.23%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.21%) Windows Phone
16 6 (0.14%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.14%) Windows Phone 7
16 6 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
17 5 (0.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1699 (38.86%) Agile Software Development
2 693 (15.85%) Scrum
3 639 (14.62%) TDD
4 456 (10.43%) MVC
5 398 (9.10%) Project Management
6 348 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 313 (7.16%) BDD
8 294 (6.72%) OO
9 283 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
10 228 (5.22%) SDLC
11 219 (5.01%) CRM
12 210 (4.80%) SOA
13 194 (4.44%) Business Analysis
13 194 (4.44%) Analytics
14 181 (4.14%) B2C
15 178 (4.07%) PRINCE2
16 175 (4.00%) Waterfall
17 167 (3.82%) DevOps
18 159 (3.64%) Kanban
19 155 (3.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 994 (22.74%) Java
2 921 (21.07%) JavaScript
3 595 (13.61%) SQL
4 488 (11.16%) C#
5 251 (5.74%) PHP
6 148 (3.39%) Ruby
7 101 (2.31%) Python
8 72 (1.65%) T-SQL
8 72 (1.65%) PowerShell
9 63 (1.44%) Perl
10 57 (1.30%) Objective-C
11 56 (1.28%) PL/SQL
12 54 (1.24%) C++
13 48 (1.10%) C
14 45 (1.03%) Groovy
15 40 (0.91%) VB.NET
16 38 (0.87%) Clojure
17 31 (0.71%) Scala
18 30 (0.69%) Bash Shell
19 24 (0.55%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 189 (4.32%) Degree
2 54 (1.24%) ISEB
3 50 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (0.87%) CCNP
5 37 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 36 (0.82%) PMI Certification
7 26 (0.59%) PMP
7 26 (0.59%) ISTQB
8 21 (0.48%) CCSE
9 19 (0.43%) Security Cleared
10 17 (0.39%) Sun Certification
11 16 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (0.37%) CISSP
12 14 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 12 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 11 (0.25%) SC Cleared
16 10 (0.23%) CISM
17 9 (0.21%) CCNA
17 9 (0.21%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (5.08%) QA
2 43 (0.98%) PCI DSS
3 40 (0.91%) SLA
4 21 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.091%) ISO 8583
6 4 (0.091%) WAI
7 3 (0.069%) COBIT
7 3 (0.069%) WCAG
8 2 (0.046%) MiFID
8 2 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.046%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.046%) PMBOK
System Software
1 57 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 30 (0.69%) Docker
4 12 (0.27%) HDFS
4 12 (0.27%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.18%) Firmware
5 8 (0.18%) NFS
6 7 (0.16%) vSphere
7 6 (0.14%) XenApp
8 4 (0.091%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 4 (0.091%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.091%) Varnish
8 4 (0.091%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (0.069%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.069%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.069%) Squid
9 3 (0.069%) XenServer
10 2 (0.046%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.046%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.046%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 78 (1.78%) Puppet
2 64 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (0.48%) Ansible
4 18 (0.41%) Nagios
5 15 (0.34%) Vagrant
6 10 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
6 10 (0.23%) RANCID
6 10 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (0.23%) SCOM
6 10 (0.23%) CloudHub
7 8 (0.18%) SCCM
8 7 (0.16%) Mesos
9 6 (0.14%) Graphite
10 5 (0.11%) StatsD
11 4 (0.091%) SCOrch
11 4 (0.091%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.069%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.069%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.069%) Ganglia
12 3 (0.069%) Salt
Vendors
1 310 (7.09%) Oracle
2 303 (6.93%) hybris
3 286 (6.54%) Microsoft
4 191 (4.37%) Adobe
5 144 (3.29%) ATG
6 130 (2.97%) IBM
7 105 (2.40%) SAP
8 103 (2.36%) Google
9 85 (1.94%) Sitecore
10 79 (1.81%) VMware
11 76 (1.74%) Endeca
12 75 (1.72%) Red Hat
13 63 (1.44%) Cisco
14 60 (1.37%) Demandware
15 58 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
16 57 (1.30%) F5
17 47 (1.08%) HP
18 46 (1.05%) Citrix
19 34 (0.78%) EPiServer
20 32 (0.73%) TIBCO
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