The table below looks at the statistics for Magento skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Magento over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Magento
Rank 479 411 442
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +31
Contract jobs citing Magento 118 192 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.35% 0.21%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.71% 4.11% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 137 72
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4359 4674 4367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.83% 8.58% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2440 2631 2219
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 45 77
Average hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -10.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £14.55 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.34 £53.25 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-10.64% -0.82%

Magento
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Magento within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Magento Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Magento
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Magento within the UK.

Magento Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Magento
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Magento within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Magento Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Magento
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Magento within the UK.

Magento Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Magento
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 Magento within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 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 -71 115 £300 -7.69% 97
London -63 52 £315 -10.00% 24
South East -19 17 £313 -3.84% 14
Manchester -7 12 £238 -13.63% 16
North West -20 12 £238 -13.63% 22
East of England +15 10 £250 -41.17% 3
East Midlands -3 10 £300 - 13
City of London +5 9 £299 -8.07% 6
West Midlands -24 8 £313 +13.63% 9
Hertfordshire - 7 - - 1
Watford - 7 - -
Berkshire +8 6 £400 +28.00% 1
Nottingham -2 6 £300 -36.84% 6
Nottinghamshire -2 6 £300 -29.41% 7
Bracknell - 5 - -
South West 0 4 £300 - 4
Hampshire -13 4 £290 -10.76% 2
Birmingham -18 4 £325 +18.18% 6
Truro - 4 £300 -
Cornwall - 4 £300 -
Peterborough +4 3 £250 -41.17%
Cambridgeshire +1 3 £250 -41.17%
Northampton -3 3 £100 -60.00%
Northamptonshire -7 3 £100 -60.00% 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £300 - 4
Buckinghamshire - 3 £300 - 4
Glasgow - 2 £250 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £450 -
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £250 -

Magento
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Magento 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 Magento.

1 143 (62.45%) PHP
2 133 (58.08%) E-Commerce
3 128 (55.90%) HTML
4 121 (52.84%) CSS
5 107 (46.72%) JavaScript
6 74 (32.31%) MySQL
7 71 (31.00%) HTML5
8 64 (27.95%) CSS3
9 51 (22.27%) Retail
10 48 (20.96%) Agile Software Development
11 46 (20.09%) jQuery
12 38 (16.59%) OO
12 38 (16.59%) Web Development
13 34 (14.85%) Git (software)
14 32 (13.97%) CMS
15 27 (11.79%) Scrum
15 27 (11.79%) PHP5
15 27 (11.79%) WordPress
16 21 (9.17%) MVC
16 21 (9.17%) Web Services
16 21 (9.17%) OOP
17 20 (8.73%) XML
17 20 (8.73%) TDD
18 19 (8.30%) Drupal
18 19 (8.30%) Marketing
18 19 (8.30%) User Experience
19 18 (7.86%) Zend
19 18 (7.86%) hybris
19 18 (7.86%) Subversion
20 17 (7.42%) Continuous Integration

Magento
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Magento 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 Magento. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (13.97%) CMS
2 27 (11.79%) WordPress
3 19 (8.30%) Drupal
4 15 (6.55%) Apache
5 7 (3.06%) Node.js
6 6 (2.62%) ExpressionEngine
6 6 (2.62%) Umbraco
7 5 (2.18%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.18%) Liferay
8 4 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.44%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.44%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.44%) OpenCms
10 1 (0.44%) nginx
10 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 11 (4.80%) Photoshop
2 9 (3.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (2.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.44%) MS Office
4 1 (0.44%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.44%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Tridion
2 3 (1.31%) osCommerce
2 3 (1.31%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) GitHub
2 1 (0.44%) Sage Pay
2 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.06%) Internet
2 6 (2.62%) HTTP
3 1 (0.44%) SSH
3 1 (0.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (32.31%) MySQL
2 9 (3.93%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.75%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.75%) DB2
4 4 (1.75%) DbVisualizer
5 3 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (14.85%) Git (software)
2 18 (7.86%) Subversion
3 11 (4.80%) Selenium
3 11 (4.80%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.49%) PHPUnit
4 8 (3.49%) JIRA
5 7 (3.06%) Cucumber
6 6 (2.62%) Grunt
7 4 (1.75%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.31%) XMLUnit
8 3 (1.31%) JUnit
8 3 (1.31%) Mockito
9 2 (0.87%) Toad
9 2 (0.87%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.87%) PowerDesigner
9 2 (0.87%) ERwin
9 2 (0.87%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.44%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.44%) Moq
General
1 51 (22.27%) Retail
2 19 (8.30%) Marketing
3 10 (4.37%) Advertising
4 2 (0.87%) Publishing
4 2 (0.87%) Games
4 2 (0.87%) Finance
5 1 (0.44%) German Language
Job Titles
1 176 (76.86%) Developer
2 122 (53.28%) Magento Developer
3 40 (17.47%) PHP Developer
4 24 (10.48%) Web Developer
5 22 (9.61%) Front-End Developer
6 16 (6.99%) Project Manager
7 14 (6.11%) PHP Magento Developer
8 13 (5.68%) Senior Developer
9 11 (4.80%) Analyst
9 11 (4.80%) E-Commerce Manager
10 10 (4.37%) Front-End Web Developer
11 7 (3.06%) Senior Magento Developer
11 7 (3.06%) Test Analyst
12 6 (2.62%) E-Commerce Project Manager
12 6 (2.62%) Agile Test Analyst
13 5 (2.18%) UI Developer
13 5 (2.18%) UI Programmer
14 4 (1.75%) Automation Tester
14 4 (1.75%) Senior PHP Developer
14 4 (1.75%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (55.90%) HTML
2 121 (52.84%) CSS
3 71 (31.00%) HTML5
4 64 (27.95%) CSS3
5 46 (20.09%) jQuery
6 21 (9.17%) Web Services
7 20 (8.73%) XML
8 15 (6.55%) LAMP
8 15 (6.55%) Sass
9 14 (6.11%) LESS
9 14 (6.11%) RESTful
9 14 (6.11%) Symfony
10 13 (5.68%) AngularJS
11 11 (4.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (4.37%) SOAP
12 10 (4.37%) XHTML
13 9 (3.93%) Ajax
13 9 (3.93%) JSON
14 8 (3.49%) REST
14 8 (3.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.30%) User Experience
2 16 (6.99%) Open Source
3 6 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.31%) Social Media
5 3 (1.31%) iPad
6 2 (0.87%) Replication
6 2 (0.87%) Animation
6 2 (0.87%) Blog
7 1 (0.44%) FMCG
7 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.44%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.44%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.44%) EPoS
7 1 (0.44%) W3C
7 1 (0.44%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.44%) Kindle
7 1 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.99%) Linux
2 5 (2.18%) UNIX
3 3 (1.31%) Android
3 3 (1.31%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.44%) Windows
4 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (58.08%) E-Commerce
2 48 (20.96%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (16.59%) OO
3 38 (16.59%) Web Development
4 27 (11.79%) Scrum
5 21 (9.17%) MVC
5 21 (9.17%) OOP
6 20 (8.73%) TDD
7 17 (7.42%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (6.99%) BDD
9 12 (5.24%) Change Control
9 12 (5.24%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (5.24%) Migration
9 12 (5.24%) Project Management
9 12 (5.24%) OO PHP
10 11 (4.80%) Automated Testing
11 10 (4.37%) Unit Testing
11 10 (4.37%) Web Design
12 8 (3.49%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (3.49%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 143 (62.45%) PHP
2 107 (46.72%) JavaScript
3 27 (11.79%) PHP5
4 15 (6.55%) SQL
5 7 (3.06%) C#
6 6 (2.62%) Java
7 4 (1.75%) Ruby
8 2 (0.87%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.44%) Go
9 1 (0.44%) Perl
9 1 (0.44%) Groovy
9 1 (0.44%) Scala
9 1 (0.44%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 10 (4.37%) Degree
2 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.44%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.18%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 18 (7.86%) Zend
1 18 (7.86%) hybris
2 14 (6.11%) ATG
3 8 (3.49%) SAP
3 8 (3.49%) Demandware
4 7 (3.06%) Adobe
5 6 (2.62%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.62%) WSO2
6 5 (2.18%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.75%) Epicor
8 3 (1.31%) Oracle
8 3 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.31%) Facebook
9 2 (0.87%) Sybase
9 2 (0.87%) Siebel
9 2 (0.87%) IBM
10 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.44%) Sage
10 1 (0.44%) Omniture
10 1 (0.44%) Endeca
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