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 17 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Magento
Rank 461 469 444
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -25
Contract jobs citing Magento 151 122 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.12% 2.60% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 98 102
Average daily rate
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£300 £285 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £225 £301
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
4838 4696 5319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.30% 8.92% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2786 2529 2691
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 77 99
Average hourly rate £28.00 £17.69 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.28% -49.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.80 £45.00 £52.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.63 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+36.11% -35.71%

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 17 October 2014.

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 17 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 +4 148 £300 +5.26% 82
London +42 89 £300 -7.69% 24
North West +1 20 £281 +25.00% 23
City of London +36 14 £300 -7.69% 5
Manchester +3 14 £281 -27.41% 16
East Midlands +3 11 £250 -2.43% 6
West Midlands -9 10 £275 +10.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +13 7 £250 -9.09% 2
Coventry - 7 £338 -
East of England -31 6 £300 - 10
Nottingham +16 5 £250 -9.09% 1
Cheshire +9 5 - - 2
South East -25 5 £275 +22.22% 4
Chester +14 4 - -
Leicester +11 3 £275 +15.78% 1
Leicestershire +11 3 £275 +15.78% 3
Yorkshire -17 3 £313 +38.88% 8
Hertfordshire - 3 £275 - 3
Berkshire +11 2 £275 +41.93%
Birmingham -7 2 £250 -28.57% 1
Staffordshire -7 2 £338 +35.00%
West Yorkshire -15 2 £295 +31.11% 5
Leeds -19 2 £295 +31.11% 3
Essex -23 2 - - 1
South West -41 2 £350 +40.00% 6
Northamptonshire - 2 £300 - 1
Northampton - 2 £300 - 1
Bournemouth +5 1 £325 +18.18% 2
South Yorkshire +4 1 £313 +42.04% 1
Dorset -2 1 £325 +18.18% 3

Magento
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, 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.

1 198 (70.46%) PHP
2 172 (61.21%) E-Commerce
3 167 (59.43%) CSS
4 164 (58.36%) HTML
5 124 (44.13%) JavaScript
6 102 (36.30%) MySQL
7 78 (27.76%) jQuery
8 67 (23.84%) HTML5
9 53 (18.86%) Git (software)
10 42 (14.95%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (14.95%) CSS3
11 41 (14.59%) Zend
12 39 (13.88%) OO
13 35 (12.46%) WordPress
14 34 (12.10%) CMS
15 33 (11.74%) XML
16 31 (11.03%) Linux
17 26 (9.25%) Web Development
18 25 (8.90%) OOP
19 24 (8.54%) LAMP
19 24 (8.54%) Drupal
19 24 (8.54%) Retail
19 24 (8.54%) Subversion
20 23 (8.19%) MVC
20 23 (8.19%) Java
21 21 (7.47%) SQL
21 21 (7.47%) Apache
21 21 (7.47%) Marketing
22 18 (6.41%) Web Services
23 17 (6.05%) Scrum

Magento
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, 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 35 (12.46%) WordPress
2 34 (12.10%) CMS
3 24 (8.54%) Drupal
4 21 (7.47%) Apache
5 6 (2.14%) Joomla!
6 5 (1.78%) Node.js
7 3 (1.07%) Moodle
8 2 (0.71%) Liferay
8 2 (0.71%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.71%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.71%) SugarCRM
8 2 (0.71%) IIS
9 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.36%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.36%) nginx
9 1 (0.36%) concrete5
Applications
1 7 (2.49%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.07%) Fireworks
2 3 (1.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.71%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.71%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.71%) Mingle
4 1 (0.36%) MS Project
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.36%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 10 (3.56%) Oracle CRM
2 4 (1.42%) osCommerce
2 4 (1.42%) Shopify
3 3 (1.07%) Zen Cart
4 2 (0.71%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.36%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.36%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.20%) GitHub
2 5 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.36%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.14%) Internet
2 2 (0.71%) SSH
3 1 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (36.30%) MySQL
2 4 (1.42%) Hazelcast
2 4 (1.42%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.07%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.71%) Redis
5 1 (0.36%) Big Data
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.36%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.36%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 53 (18.86%) Git (software)
2 24 (8.54%) Subversion
3 6 (2.14%) JIRA
4 5 (1.78%) Behat
5 4 (1.42%) PHPUnit
5 4 (1.42%) Selenium
6 3 (1.07%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.71%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.71%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.71%) TestLink
7 2 (0.71%) TestNG
7 2 (0.71%) JUnit
7 2 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.71%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.71%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.36%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 24 (8.54%) Retail
2 21 (7.47%) Marketing
3 6 (2.14%) Finance
4 2 (0.71%) Automotive
5 1 (0.36%) Games
5 1 (0.36%) Music Industry
5 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 239 (85.05%) Developer
2 173 (61.57%) Magento Developer
3 63 (22.42%) PHP Developer
4 33 (11.74%) Front-End Developer
5 26 (9.25%) PHP Magento Developer
5 26 (9.25%) Web Developer
6 15 (5.34%) Senior Developer
7 13 (4.63%) Senior Magento Developer
8 11 (3.91%) Consultant
9 8 (2.85%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 8 (2.85%) PHP Web Developer
10 7 (2.49%) Project Manager
11 6 (2.14%) Architect
12 5 (1.78%) Analyst
13 4 (1.42%) Programmer
13 4 (1.42%) Web Designer
13 4 (1.42%) PHP Programmer
13 4 (1.42%) Designer
13 4 (1.42%) CSS Developer
14 3 (1.07%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (59.43%) CSS
2 164 (58.36%) HTML
3 78 (27.76%) jQuery
4 67 (23.84%) HTML5
5 42 (14.95%) CSS3
6 33 (11.74%) XML
7 24 (8.54%) LAMP
8 18 (6.41%) Web Services
9 17 (6.05%) Zend Framework
10 14 (4.98%) SOAP
10 14 (4.98%) LESS
11 13 (4.63%) Sass
11 13 (4.63%) .NET
12 9 (3.20%) Ajax
13 7 (2.49%) JSON
13 7 (2.49%) XHTML
14 6 (2.14%) RESTful
14 6 (2.14%) Symfony
14 6 (2.14%) REST
15 5 (1.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.20%) Open Source
1 9 (3.20%) User Experience
2 8 (2.85%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.14%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.78%) Replication
5 3 (1.07%) FMCG
5 3 (1.07%) Social Media
5 3 (1.07%) Kindle
6 2 (0.71%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.71%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.71%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (0.71%) Animation
7 1 (0.36%) Clustering
7 1 (0.36%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.36%) EPoS
7 1 (0.36%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 31 (11.03%) Linux
2 12 (4.27%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.14%) CentOS
4 3 (1.07%) Windows
4 3 (1.07%) Fedora
4 3 (1.07%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.07%) Android
5 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.36%) AIX
6 1 (0.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (61.21%) E-Commerce
2 42 (14.95%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (13.88%) OO
4 26 (9.25%) Web Development
5 25 (8.90%) OOP
6 23 (8.19%) MVC
7 17 (6.05%) Scrum
7 17 (6.05%) Unit Testing
8 15 (5.34%) CRM
9 14 (4.98%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (3.56%) OO PHP
10 10 (3.56%) Project Management
10 10 (3.56%) Web Design
10 10 (3.56%) TDD
11 8 (2.85%) SEO
12 7 (2.49%) Automated Testing
13 6 (2.14%) Content Management
13 6 (2.14%) ERP
14 5 (1.78%) Time Management
15 4 (1.42%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 198 (70.46%) PHP
2 124 (44.13%) JavaScript
3 23 (8.19%) Java
4 21 (7.47%) SQL
5 15 (5.34%) PHP5
6 6 (2.14%) Python
7 5 (1.78%) C#
8 4 (1.42%) Ruby
9 2 (0.71%) Perl
9 2 (0.71%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.36%) PHP4
10 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (3.56%) Degree
2 3 (1.07%) MySQL Certification
3 2 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (0.71%) ISEB
3 2 (0.71%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (0.71%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.36%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.07%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.71%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (14.59%) Zend
2 12 (4.27%) Oracle
2 12 (4.27%) SAP
3 10 (3.56%) JD Edwards
4 6 (2.14%) Red Hat
4 6 (2.14%) Adobe
5 4 (1.42%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.42%) Google
5 4 (1.42%) hybris
6 3 (1.07%) ATG
6 3 (1.07%) Orchard
6 3 (1.07%) IBM
6 3 (1.07%) HP
7 2 (0.71%) Epicor
7 2 (0.71%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.71%) Demandware
7 2 (0.71%) Facebook
7 2 (0.71%) Twitter
8 1 (0.36%) Marketo
8 1 (0.36%) HubSpot
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day + then Permanent
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Dorset
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Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
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London
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Rate: competitive
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