The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Magento
Rank 462 424 425
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +1
Contract jobs citing Magento 131 146 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.58% 3.16% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 107 116
Average daily rate
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£350 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £478 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.00
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
5076 4627 5318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.28% 9.07% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2606 2364 2558
Average daily rate £433 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 81 56
Average hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -25.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.56% -11.53%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -45 125 £350 +12.00% 94
London +4 68 £350 +1.81% 31
City of London +20 14 £298 -13.45% 5
Yorkshire +8 12 £350 +27.27% 14
West Midlands -9 12 £375 +22.95% 3
South East -13 10 £338 +12.50% 4
North West -16 10 £269 -17.30% 19
Birmingham +3 7 £375 +22.95%
West Yorkshire +6 6 £350 +62.79% 10
East of England -22 6 £260 - 4
Hertfordshire +3 5 £255 - 1
Cheshire -2 4 £288 -14.81% 3
Hull - 4 - - 1
East Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
Leeds -1 3 £500 +132.55% 8
Manchester -5 3 £325 +18.18% 11
Coventry -13 3 £350 -
Bristol -25 3 £450 +28.57%
South West -36 3 £450 +28.57% 5
Watford -2 2 £260 -
Oxfordshire -3 2 £363 +45.00%
South Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
Chester +8 1 - - 1
Berkshire +2 1 £350 -
Essex 0 1 £475 - 1
Hampshire -24 1 £200 -33.33% 1
Warrington - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Oxford - 1 £400 -
Reading - 1 £350 -

Magento
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 240 (75.00%) PHP
2 210 (65.63%) E-Commerce
3 171 (53.44%) CSS
4 167 (52.19%) HTML
5 139 (43.44%) JavaScript
6 135 (42.19%) MySQL
7 80 (25.00%) SQL
8 79 (24.69%) jQuery
9 77 (24.06%) HTML5
10 66 (20.63%) OO
11 64 (20.00%) CSS3
12 61 (19.06%) WordPress
13 56 (17.50%) Zend
14 52 (16.25%) Java
15 49 (15.31%) Marketing
16 45 (14.06%) .NET
16 45 (14.06%) Oracle
16 45 (14.06%) SAP
16 45 (14.06%) CRM
17 43 (13.44%) Apple iOS
18 42 (13.13%) JD Edwards
18 42 (13.13%) Oracle CRM
19 41 (12.81%) Git (software)
20 37 (11.56%) Adobe
21 36 (11.25%) Web Development
22 33 (10.31%) Adobe Illustrator
22 33 (10.31%) Web Services
23 32 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
24 31 (9.69%) SEO
25 30 (9.38%) OOP

Magento
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 61 (19.06%) WordPress
2 29 (9.06%) Apache
3 23 (7.19%) CMS
4 22 (6.88%) Drupal
5 8 (2.50%) Joomla!
6 6 (1.88%) Moodle
7 5 (1.56%) SugarCRM
8 4 (1.25%) Node.js
9 3 (0.94%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.94%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.94%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.94%) IIS
10 2 (0.63%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.63%) Liferay
10 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.31%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 33 (10.31%) Adobe Illustrator
2 19 (5.94%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.94%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.94%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.63%) MS Project
4 2 (0.63%) InDesign
4 2 (0.63%) Mingle
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 42 (13.13%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (0.94%) osCommerce
2 3 (0.94%) Shopify
3 2 (0.63%) Zen Cart
3 2 (0.63%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.63%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.31%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.19%) GitHub
3 2 (0.63%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.31%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.31%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.19%) Internet
2 3 (0.94%) SAN
3 2 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (0.63%) VoIP
3 2 (0.63%) HTTP
4 1 (0.31%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (42.19%) MySQL
2 26 (8.13%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.25%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.94%) RDBMS
4 3 (0.94%) Hazelcast
5 2 (0.63%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.31%) QlikView
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.31%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.31%) OLAP
6 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 41 (12.81%) Git (software)
2 23 (7.19%) Subversion
3 5 (1.56%) JIRA
4 4 (1.25%) Mercurial
5 3 (0.94%) Selenium
5 3 (0.94%) JUnit
6 2 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.63%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.63%) TestNG
6 2 (0.63%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.63%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.63%) Behat
7 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.31%) Hudson
7 1 (0.31%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.31%) Maven
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
General
1 49 (15.31%) Marketing
2 21 (6.56%) Retail
3 19 (5.94%) Finance
4 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.31%) Music Industry
5 1 (0.31%) Advertising
5 1 (0.31%) Publishing
5 1 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 253 (79.06%) Developer
2 170 (53.13%) Magento Developer
3 62 (19.38%) PHP Developer
4 42 (13.13%) Web Developer
5 32 (10.00%) PHP Magento Developer
6 28 (8.75%) Front-End Developer
7 14 (4.38%) Analyst
8 13 (4.06%) Senior Developer
8 13 (4.06%) Senior Magento Developer
9 12 (3.75%) Project Manager
10 10 (3.13%) Architect
10 10 (3.13%) Consultant
10 10 (3.13%) Front-End Web Developer
11 9 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (2.81%) Business Analyst
11 9 (2.81%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 7 (2.19%) PHP Web Developer
13 5 (1.56%) UI Developer
13 5 (1.56%) Digital Project Manager
13 5 (1.56%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (53.44%) CSS
2 167 (52.19%) HTML
3 79 (24.69%) jQuery
4 77 (24.06%) HTML5
5 64 (20.00%) CSS3
6 45 (14.06%) .NET
7 33 (10.31%) Web Services
8 30 (9.38%) JSON
9 26 (8.13%) XML
9 26 (8.13%) Sass
10 23 (7.19%) Zend Framework
11 22 (6.88%) LAMP
12 21 (6.56%) SOAP
13 16 (5.00%) Ajax
13 16 (5.00%) REST
14 14 (4.38%) XHTML
15 11 (3.44%) LESS
16 9 (2.81%) Symfony
17 6 (1.88%) XML-RPC
17 6 (1.88%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.31%) Open Source
2 9 (2.81%) Replication
3 8 (2.50%) Blackberry
3 8 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.25%) FMCG
6 3 (0.94%) Kindle
7 2 (0.63%) Social Media
7 2 (0.63%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.31%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.31%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.31%) BBC
8 1 (0.31%) iSeries
8 1 (0.31%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.31%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 43 (13.44%) Apple iOS
2 26 (8.13%) Linux
3 11 (3.44%) Windows
4 5 (1.56%) CentOS
5 4 (1.25%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.94%) Fedora
6 3 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.63%) UNIX
7 2 (0.63%) Android
7 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.63%) AIX
7 2 (0.63%) HPUX
8 1 (0.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (65.63%) E-Commerce
2 66 (20.63%) OO
3 45 (14.06%) CRM
4 36 (11.25%) Web Development
5 32 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 31 (9.69%) SEO
7 30 (9.38%) OOP
8 28 (8.75%) MVC
8 28 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (6.56%) Scrum
10 16 (5.00%) Project Management
10 16 (5.00%) Unit Testing
11 12 (3.75%) UML
11 12 (3.75%) Content Management
12 11 (3.44%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (2.50%) Web Design
14 7 (2.19%) Migration
14 7 (2.19%) TDD
15 6 (1.88%) B2C
15 6 (1.88%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 240 (75.00%) PHP
2 139 (43.44%) JavaScript
3 80 (25.00%) SQL
4 52 (16.25%) Java
5 22 (6.88%) PHP5
6 8 (2.50%) Python
6 8 (2.50%) Ruby
7 5 (1.56%) Perl
8 3 (0.94%) C#
9 1 (0.31%) C
9 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (2.81%) Degree
2 3 (0.94%) MySQL Certification
3 2 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (0.63%) ISEB
3 2 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (0.63%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.31%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.94%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.63%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.25%) Varnish
2 2 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 56 (17.50%) Zend
2 45 (14.06%) Oracle
2 45 (14.06%) SAP
3 42 (13.13%) JD Edwards
4 37 (11.56%) Adobe
5 9 (2.81%) hybris
6 8 (2.50%) Microsoft
6 8 (2.50%) Red Hat
6 8 (2.50%) Sony
7 7 (2.19%) HP
8 6 (1.88%) IBM
8 6 (1.88%) Demandware
9 5 (1.56%) ATG
10 3 (0.94%) VMware
10 3 (0.94%) Orchard
10 3 (0.94%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.63%) JBoss
11 2 (0.63%) Cisco
12 1 (0.31%) Citrix
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