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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 47 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 2277 2047 2189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.91% 3.89% 3.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.30% 5.24% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1580 1425 1496
Average daily rate
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£400 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £582
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 7 25
Average hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £18.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £45.00 £50.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%

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
42929 39035 40382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.67% 74.11% 72.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27471 24251 23495
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1195 1145 1515
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.15 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.60% -9.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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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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 -2 2215 £400 -2.43% 949
London 0 1234 £425 -2.85% 447
City of London +19 305 £450 +5.88% 106
South East -8 276 £400 +6.66% 115
East of England -2 255 £441 +26.07% 67
North West +27 135 £325 -9.72% 132
Bedfordshire +14 125 £475 +72.72% 13
Berkshire +6 89 £363 -0.68% 19
Luton +8 83 £513 +89.81% 6
Yorkshire +8 78 £311 -11.07% 73
Manchester +20 77 £325 -15.03% 84
East Midlands -10 76 £350 -1.40% 33
Hertfordshire -11 71 £375 +15.38% 18
West Midlands +8 69 £325 -7.99% 38
South West -14 64 £400 - 38
West Yorkshire +10 57 £320 -3.39% 54
Cambridgeshire -16 45 £358 -10.62% 26
Leeds +5 40 £283 -9.60% 34
Oxfordshire +6 34 £340 +8.80% 8
Surrey -18 33 £388 +10.71% 30
Hampshire -49 33 £450 +8.43% 29
Watford 0 29 £375 -9.09% 8
Buckinghamshire -27 27 £375 -9.09% 12
Cheshire +17 26 £325 - 30
Bracknell +10 26 £390 +11.26% 3
Northamptonshire -7 25 £338 -10.00% 5
Nottinghamshire -13 24 £450 +45.16% 5
Slough +2 22 £308 -20.12% 1
Birmingham -2 22 £305 -23.75% 10
Bristol -14 22 £375 -6.25% 9

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1650 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
2 1109 (25.97%) Retail
3 1092 (25.57%) HTML
4 901 (21.10%) Java
5 886 (20.75%) JavaScript
6 875 (20.49%) CSS
7 618 (14.47%) Scrum
8 580 (13.58%) Finance
9 545 (12.76%) SQL
10 536 (12.55%) TDD
11 520 (12.18%) .NET
12 453 (10.61%) C#
13 447 (10.47%) MVC
14 416 (9.74%) HTML5
15 408 (9.56%) Linux
16 405 (9.48%) jQuery
17 399 (9.34%) User Experience
18 393 (9.20%) Oracle
19 391 (9.16%) Web Services
20 359 (8.41%) Project Management
20 359 (8.41%) Marketing
21 347 (8.13%) XML
21 347 (8.13%) PHP
22 311 (7.28%) SQL Server
23 306 (7.17%) OO
24 294 (6.89%) MySQL
25 292 (6.84%) ASP.NET
26 284 (6.65%) CSS3
27 280 (6.56%) J2EE
28 277 (6.49%) Spring

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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
1 275 (6.44%) CMS
2 206 (4.82%) WebSphere
3 144 (3.37%) Apache
4 123 (2.88%) Tomcat
5 108 (2.53%) IIS
6 82 (1.92%) WebLogic
7 75 (1.76%) Node.js
8 72 (1.69%) JBoss
9 66 (1.55%) Drupal
10 64 (1.50%) Confluence
11 59 (1.38%) Adobe CQ
12 52 (1.22%) SharePoint
13 46 (1.08%) WordPress
14 43 (1.01%) Umbraco
15 39 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
16 36 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
17 31 (0.73%) Apache Solr
18 27 (0.63%) MQSeries
19 19 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
20 17 (0.40%) Kentico
Applications
1 118 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 115 (2.69%) Photoshop
3 75 (1.76%) MS Office
4 60 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 45 (1.05%) MS Visio
6 36 (0.84%) OmniGraffle
7 34 (0.80%) MS Project
8 26 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
9 22 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 17 (0.40%) Fireworks
11 14 (0.33%) InDesign
11 14 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
12 6 (0.14%) Mingle
13 2 (0.047%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.023%) Niku Workbench
14 1 (0.023%) SPSS
14 1 (0.023%) Weka
14 1 (0.023%) Final Cut Pro
14 1 (0.023%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 170 (3.98%) Magento
2 42 (0.98%) Google Analytics
3 35 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 30 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
5 15 (0.35%) RMDS
6 14 (0.33%) Fredhopper
7 13 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
7 13 (0.30%) SiteCatalyst
8 12 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
9 11 (0.26%) ION MarketView
9 11 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
10 8 (0.19%) WebTrends
10 8 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
11 7 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
11 7 (0.16%) Tridion
11 7 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
11 7 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
12 6 (0.14%) Agresso
13 5 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
13 5 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 79 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
4 30 (0.70%) SaaS
5 23 (0.54%) GitHub
6 17 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.28%) Force.com
8 9 (0.21%) Google Apps
9 5 (0.12%) PaaS
10 3 (0.070%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.047%) Heroku
11 2 (0.047%) Responsys
11 2 (0.047%) IaaS
11 2 (0.047%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.023%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.023%) IBM SmartCloud
12 1 (0.023%) CheetahMail
12 1 (0.023%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 139 (3.26%) Internet
2 80 (1.87%) Firewall
3 67 (1.57%) DNS
4 53 (1.24%) HTTP
5 45 (1.05%) DHCP
6 39 (0.91%) FTP
7 37 (0.87%) Network Security
8 34 (0.80%) TCP/IP
9 25 (0.59%) SAN
10 24 (0.56%) Intranet
10 24 (0.56%) WAN
11 23 (0.54%) BGP
12 21 (0.49%) LAN
13 19 (0.44%) OSPF
13 19 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (0.42%) BIG-IP
15 17 (0.40%) VPN
16 16 (0.37%) SSL
17 15 (0.35%) NetScreen
17 15 (0.35%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 311 (7.28%) SQL Server
2 294 (6.89%) MySQL
3 97 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 82 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 73 (1.71%) MongoDB
6 64 (1.50%) NoSQL
7 63 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 58 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 53 (1.24%) DB2
10 47 (1.10%) Hadoop
11 42 (0.98%) RDBMS
12 41 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 38 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
13 38 (0.89%) Big Data
14 29 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 28 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
15 28 (0.66%) Oracle Database
16 26 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
17 21 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
17 21 (0.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 218 (5.11%) Git (software)
2 182 (4.26%) Subversion
3 161 (3.77%) JIRA
4 142 (3.33%) Selenium
5 100 (2.34%) Cucumber
6 97 (2.27%) Maven
7 89 (2.08%) Jenkins
8 87 (2.04%) WebDriver
9 82 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 77 (1.80%) JUnit
11 72 (1.69%) Visual Studio
12 69 (1.62%) Ant
13 52 (1.22%) TeamCity
14 50 (1.17%) Axure RP
15 46 (1.08%) Eclipse
16 38 (0.89%) Jasmine
17 35 (0.82%) NUnit
18 33 (0.77%) Mockito
19 27 (0.63%) Grunt
20 25 (0.59%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1109 (25.97%) Retail
2 580 (13.58%) Finance
3 359 (8.41%) Marketing
4 196 (4.59%) Banking
5 137 (3.21%) Manufacturing
6 114 (2.67%) Front Office
7 106 (2.48%) Telecoms
8 54 (1.26%) Legal
9 52 (1.22%) Investment Banking
10 51 (1.19%) Games
11 50 (1.17%) Advertising
12 49 (1.15%) Back Office
13 47 (1.10%) Publishing
14 32 (0.75%) French Language
14 32 (0.75%) Retail Banking
15 29 (0.68%) German Language
16 25 (0.59%) Electronics
17 22 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
18 15 (0.35%) Billing
19 12 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1660 (38.88%) Developer
2 798 (18.69%) Analyst
3 564 (13.21%) Business Analyst
4 396 (9.27%) Project Manager
5 338 (7.92%) Architect
6 293 (6.86%) Java Developer
7 256 (6.00%) .NET Developer
8 223 (5.22%) Front-End Developer
9 170 (3.98%) Senior Developer
10 146 (3.42%) Designer
11 139 (3.26%) Web Developer
12 132 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
13 131 (3.07%) PHP Developer
14 127 (2.97%) Consultant
15 124 (2.90%) Agile Business Analyst
16 122 (2.86%) C# Developer
17 107 (2.51%) Magento Developer
18 93 (2.18%) Test Analyst
19 91 (2.13%) C# .NET Developer
20 77 (1.80%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1092 (25.57%) HTML
2 875 (20.49%) CSS
3 520 (12.18%) .NET
4 416 (9.74%) HTML5
5 405 (9.48%) jQuery
6 391 (9.16%) Web Services
7 347 (8.13%) XML
8 292 (6.84%) ASP.NET
9 284 (6.65%) CSS3
10 280 (6.56%) J2EE
11 277 (6.49%) Spring
12 202 (4.73%) Ajax
13 167 (3.91%) JSP
14 163 (3.82%) RESTful
15 150 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
16 142 (3.33%) SOAP
16 142 (3.33%) Hibernate
16 142 (3.33%) AngularJS
17 127 (2.97%) JSON
18 112 (2.62%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 399 (9.34%) User Experience
2 223 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
3 159 (3.72%) Mobile App
3 159 (3.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 140 (3.28%) iPad
5 123 (2.88%) Open Source
6 88 (2.06%) Social Media
7 64 (1.50%) W3C
8 52 (1.22%) Computer Science
9 48 (1.12%) Management Information System
10 42 (0.98%) EPoS
11 40 (0.94%) Fixed Income
12 38 (0.89%) N-Tier
13 34 (0.80%) FMCG
14 32 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
15 27 (0.63%) Online Games
16 24 (0.56%) Graphic Design
17 23 (0.54%) iPhone
17 23 (0.54%) Blackberry
18 22 (0.52%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 408 (9.56%) Linux
2 233 (5.46%) Windows
3 218 (5.11%) UNIX
4 156 (3.65%) Apple iOS
5 137 (3.21%) Android
6 50 (1.17%) Solaris
7 43 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (0.63%) AIX
10 24 (0.56%) Windows 7
11 21 (0.49%) Windows XP
12 17 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (0.35%) CentOS
13 15 (0.35%) Windows Vista
14 11 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (0.16%) Fedora
15 7 (0.16%) Nucleus RTOS
15 7 (0.16%) HPUX
16 6 (0.14%) Windows 2000
16 6 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1650 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
2 618 (14.47%) Scrum
3 536 (12.55%) TDD
4 447 (10.47%) MVC
5 359 (8.41%) Project Management
6 306 (7.17%) OO
7 269 (6.30%) BDD
8 267 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 236 (5.53%) Business Analysis
10 230 (5.39%) Continuous Integration
11 217 (5.08%) Web Development
12 205 (4.80%) CRM
13 178 (4.17%) Content Management
14 168 (3.93%) Analytics
15 164 (3.84%) Unit Testing
16 163 (3.82%) Waterfall
17 158 (3.70%) User Stories
17 158 (3.70%) SOA
18 156 (3.65%) ITIL
19 155 (3.63%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 901 (21.10%) Java
2 886 (20.75%) JavaScript
3 545 (12.76%) SQL
4 453 (10.61%) C#
5 347 (8.13%) PHP
6 136 (3.19%) Ruby
7 114 (2.67%) Python
8 73 (1.71%) Perl
9 70 (1.64%) T-SQL
10 66 (1.55%) Groovy
11 54 (1.26%) Scala
12 53 (1.24%) PHP5
13 48 (1.12%) VB.NET
13 48 (1.12%) PowerShell
14 41 (0.96%) Objective-C
14 41 (0.96%) Shell Script
15 40 (0.94%) C
16 37 (0.87%) Clojure
17 34 (0.80%) C++
18 32 (0.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 198 (4.64%) Degree
2 69 (1.62%) ISEB
3 30 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 29 (0.68%) ISTQB
5 28 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (0.56%) CCNP
7 23 (0.54%) PMI Certification
8 21 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 20 (0.47%) Security Cleared
10 16 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 12 (0.28%) CCSE
12 12 (0.28%) PMP
12 12 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (0.28%) CISSP
13 9 (0.21%) SC Cleared
14 7 (0.16%) CISM
15 6 (0.14%) Sun Certification
16 5 (0.12%) CCIE
16 5 (0.12%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (5.01%) QA
2 46 (1.08%) SLA
3 39 (0.91%) PCI DSS
4 21 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.070%) COBIT
6 2 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.047%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.023%) GxP
7 1 (0.023%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.023%) Data Quality
System Software
1 87 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 45 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (0.23%) Terminal Services
5 6 (0.14%) XenApp
5 6 (0.14%) vSphere
6 5 (0.12%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.094%) Docker
7 4 (0.094%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.070%) Varnish
8 3 (0.070%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.070%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.070%) KVM
9 2 (0.047%) Xen
9 2 (0.047%) XenServer
10 1 (0.023%) vCloud
10 1 (0.023%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.023%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.023%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.023%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 72 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
2 57 (1.33%) Puppet
3 38 (0.89%) SCCM
3 38 (0.89%) SCOM
4 34 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
5 23 (0.54%) Nagios
6 15 (0.35%) Ansible
7 13 (0.30%) Oozie
8 12 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
9 11 (0.26%) Vagrant
10 10 (0.23%) OpenView
10 10 (0.23%) Tivoli
11 7 (0.16%) HP SIM
12 5 (0.12%) FortiGate
12 5 (0.12%) HAProxy
12 5 (0.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 5 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
12 5 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (0.12%) Salt
13 4 (0.094%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 393 (9.20%) Oracle
2 271 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 206 (4.82%) ATG
4 196 (4.59%) hybris
5 134 (3.14%) IBM
6 118 (2.76%) Adobe
7 94 (2.20%) Endeca
8 93 (2.18%) SAP
9 90 (2.11%) Google
10 70 (1.64%) HP
11 68 (1.59%) VMware
12 66 (1.55%) Zend
13 60 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
13 60 (1.41%) Citrix
14 59 (1.38%) Cisco
15 58 (1.36%) Red Hat
16 51 (1.19%) Sitecore
17 43 (1.01%) EPiServer
18 35 (0.82%) Perforce
19 30 (0.70%) TIBCO
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 9 hours ago
North West
Robert Walters
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
North West
Robert Walters
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Montash
Rate: £300 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £market rates per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £market rates per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £478.27 - £557.98 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Synergy Health
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago