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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Magento
Rank 476 470 446
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -24
Contract jobs citing Magento 141 120 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.85% 2.55% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 93 108
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £301
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.80%
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
4939 4708 5418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.63% 8.94% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2781 2554 2728
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 77 92
Average hourly rate £31.50 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £20.43 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+54.16% -37.13%

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 1 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 1 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 -3 135 £300 - 90
London +26 79 £300 -7.69% 25
North West +1 15 £238 -29.62% 22
City of London +38 14 £273 +21.11% 4
West Midlands -11 12 £275 +10.00% 10
Manchester -5 11 £238 -50.00% 10
East Midlands +8 9 £275 -8.33% 6
Coventry +7 9 £338 -
East of England -19 8 £275 - 6
Nottinghamshire +11 5 £250 -9.09% 1
South East -18 5 £300 +33.33% 6
Hertfordshire - 5 £250 - 1
Nottingham +14 4 £250 -9.09% 1
Cheshire +7 3 £350 +3.70% 3
Leicestershire - 3 £275 - 3
Leicester - 3 £275 - 2
Northamptonshire +2 2 £300 - 1
Northampton +1 2 £300 -
Staffordshire -3 2 £338 +35.00%
Birmingham -6 2 £250 -28.57% 5
Leeds -11 2 £295 +31.11% 5
Essex -12 2 - - 2
Yorkshire -13 2 £295 +31.11% 9
West Yorkshire -18 2 £295 +31.11% 7
Berkshire +15 1 - -
Merseyside -4 1 - - 1
Scotland -5 1 - -
Liverpool -5 1 - - 1
South West -38 1 £375 +50.00% 2
Worcestershire - 1 £250 - 1

Magento
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 204 (71.33%) PHP
2 183 (63.99%) E-Commerce
3 165 (57.69%) CSS
4 163 (56.99%) HTML
5 124 (43.36%) JavaScript
6 100 (34.97%) MySQL
7 76 (26.57%) jQuery
8 68 (23.78%) HTML5
9 50 (17.48%) OO
10 47 (16.43%) Git (software)
10 47 (16.43%) CSS3
11 45 (15.73%) Zend
11 45 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (12.59%) WordPress
13 35 (12.24%) Java
14 33 (11.54%) SQL
15 32 (11.19%) XML
15 32 (11.19%) Marketing
16 30 (10.49%) Linux
17 29 (10.14%) CMS
18 26 (9.09%) Web Development
19 25 (8.74%) CRM
19 25 (8.74%) OOP
20 24 (8.39%) Oracle
21 23 (8.04%) .NET
21 23 (8.04%) SAP
21 23 (8.04%) MVC
22 22 (7.69%) Apache
22 22 (7.69%) Subversion
22 22 (7.69%) Apple iOS

Magento
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 36 (12.59%) WordPress
2 29 (10.14%) CMS
3 22 (7.69%) Apache
4 21 (7.34%) Drupal
5 7 (2.45%) Node.js
6 6 (2.10%) Joomla!
7 4 (1.40%) Moodle
8 3 (1.05%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.05%) Liferay
8 3 (1.05%) SugarCRM
9 2 (0.70%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.70%) IIS
10 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.35%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 8 (2.80%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.05%) Fireworks
3 3 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.70%) Mingle
4 2 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.70%) InDesign
4 2 (0.70%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.35%) MS Project
5 1 (0.35%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 20 (6.99%) Oracle CRM
2 4 (1.40%) Shopify
2 4 (1.40%) osCommerce
3 3 (1.05%) Zen Cart
4 2 (0.70%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.70%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.35%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.15%) GitHub
2 5 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.35%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.45%) Internet
2 2 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (0.70%) SSH
3 1 (0.35%) HTTP
3 1 (0.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (34.97%) MySQL
2 4 (1.40%) Hazelcast
2 4 (1.40%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.05%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.05%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.70%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.35%) OLAP
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.35%) Redis
5 1 (0.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 47 (16.43%) Git (software)
2 22 (7.69%) Subversion
3 7 (2.45%) JIRA
4 4 (1.40%) Behat
4 4 (1.40%) Selenium
5 3 (1.05%) JUnit
5 3 (1.05%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.05%) PHPUnit
6 2 (0.70%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.70%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.70%) TestLink
6 2 (0.70%) TestNG
6 2 (0.70%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.35%) Maven
7 1 (0.35%) Hudson
7 1 (0.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
General
1 32 (11.19%) Marketing
2 18 (6.29%) Retail
3 11 (3.85%) Finance
4 2 (0.70%) Automotive
5 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.35%) Games
5 1 (0.35%) Advertising
5 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.35%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 241 (84.27%) Developer
2 180 (62.94%) Magento Developer
3 62 (21.68%) PHP Developer
4 35 (12.24%) Front-End Developer
5 31 (10.84%) PHP Magento Developer
6 30 (10.49%) Web Developer
7 13 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 12 (4.20%) Senior Magento Developer
9 10 (3.50%) Consultant
10 9 (3.15%) Project Manager
11 8 (2.80%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 8 (2.80%) Architect
12 7 (2.45%) PHP Web Developer
13 6 (2.10%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (2.10%) Analyst
14 5 (1.75%) Web Designer
14 5 (1.75%) Digital Project Manager
14 5 (1.75%) Designer
15 4 (1.40%) CSS Developer
15 4 (1.40%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (57.69%) CSS
2 163 (56.99%) HTML
3 76 (26.57%) jQuery
4 68 (23.78%) HTML5
5 47 (16.43%) CSS3
6 32 (11.19%) XML
7 23 (8.04%) .NET
8 21 (7.34%) Web Services
8 21 (7.34%) LAMP
9 19 (6.64%) Zend Framework
10 15 (5.24%) Sass
10 15 (5.24%) LESS
11 14 (4.90%) SOAP
12 11 (3.85%) Ajax
13 9 (3.15%) JSON
14 7 (2.45%) REST
15 6 (2.10%) RESTful
15 6 (2.10%) XHTML
16 5 (1.75%) Spring
16 5 (1.75%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.15%) Computer Science
1 9 (3.15%) Open Source
2 8 (2.80%) User Experience
3 5 (1.75%) Replication
3 5 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.40%) Kindle
4 4 (1.40%) FMCG
5 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.70%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.35%) EPoS
6 1 (0.35%) Clustering
6 1 (0.35%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.35%) BBC
6 1 (0.35%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.49%) Linux
2 22 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.10%) CentOS
4 5 (1.75%) Windows
5 3 (1.05%) Android
5 3 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.05%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.05%) Fedora
6 2 (0.70%) AIX
7 1 (0.35%) HPUX
7 1 (0.35%) UNIX
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (63.99%) E-Commerce
2 50 (17.48%) OO
3 45 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (9.09%) Web Development
5 25 (8.74%) CRM
5 25 (8.74%) OOP
6 23 (8.04%) MVC
7 19 (6.64%) Scrum
8 17 (5.94%) Unit Testing
9 14 (4.90%) Responsive Web Design
10 11 (3.85%) OO PHP
10 11 (3.85%) Project Management
10 11 (3.85%) Web Design
11 10 (3.50%) SEO
12 9 (3.15%) UML
13 8 (2.80%) TDD
14 7 (2.45%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (2.45%) Content Management
14 7 (2.45%) Automated Testing
15 6 (2.10%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 204 (71.33%) PHP
2 124 (43.36%) JavaScript
3 35 (12.24%) Java
4 33 (11.54%) SQL
5 15 (5.24%) PHP5
6 6 (2.10%) Python
7 4 (1.40%) Ruby
8 3 (1.05%) C#
9 2 (0.70%) Perl
10 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (3.85%) Degree
2 3 (1.05%) MySQL Certification
3 2 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (0.70%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.70%) ISEB
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.40%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.70%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (15.73%) Zend
2 24 (8.39%) Oracle
3 23 (8.04%) SAP
4 20 (6.99%) JD Edwards
5 9 (3.15%) Adobe
6 7 (2.45%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.75%) Microsoft
8 4 (1.40%) hybris
8 4 (1.40%) HP
8 4 (1.40%) IBM
9 3 (1.05%) ATG
9 3 (1.05%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.05%) Orchard
9 3 (1.05%) Google
9 3 (1.05%) Demandware
10 2 (0.70%) Facebook
10 2 (0.70%) Twitter
10 2 (0.70%) Cisco
11 1 (0.35%) JBoss
11 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
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