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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Magento
Rank 460 420 474
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +54
Contract jobs citing Magento 134 160 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.31% 0.19%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.18% 3.46% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 110 57
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
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
4215 4628 4213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.87% 8.85% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2415 2557 2105
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 56 75
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £52.50 £59.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £34.32 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-34.44% -9.20%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -38 130 £325 -7.14% 102
London -19 55 £363 +3.57% 28
South East +5 31 £400 +28.00% 15
Oxfordshire -2 19 £400 +10.34% 3
East of England +11 11 £238 -48.64% 8
City of London +8 10 £325 - 10
East Midlands -8 9 £300 - 5
West Midlands -15 8 £250 -28.57% 9
North West -19 8 £250 +2.04% 23
Manchester -7 7 £250 -21.56% 11
Hertfordshire - 7 - - 3
Watford - 7 - - 2
Nottingham -7 6 £300 -36.84% 2
Nottinghamshire -12 6 £300 -29.41% 2
Yorkshire -33 5 £300 +4.34% 12
Buckinghamshire - 5 £300 - 1
Milton Keynes - 5 £300 - 1
Peterborough +7 4 £238 -
Cambridgeshire +4 4 £238 - 1
Oxford -9 4 £416 +3.93% 1
South West +1 3 £350 +16.66% 2
Berkshire 0 3 £400 +23.07% 2
Hampshire 0 3 £290 +16.00% 3
Birmingham -13 3 £288 -17.85% 6
Northampton -2 2 - -
Northamptonshire -2 2 - -
Leeds -19 2 £240 -34.24% 3
West Yorkshire -26 2 £240 -27.27% 5
Warwickshire - 2 £230 - 1
Staffordshire - 2 - -

Magento
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 150 (62.24%) PHP
2 137 (56.85%) E-Commerce
3 135 (56.02%) HTML
4 128 (53.11%) CSS
5 115 (47.72%) JavaScript
6 79 (32.78%) MySQL
7 53 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (21.99%) HTML5
8 52 (21.58%) CSS3
9 50 (20.75%) Retail
10 38 (15.77%) jQuery
11 34 (14.11%) Web Development
12 30 (12.45%) Git (software)
13 29 (12.03%) hybris
14 28 (11.62%) OO
15 26 (10.79%) WordPress
16 25 (10.37%) Scrum
17 23 (9.54%) ATG
18 21 (8.71%) PHP5
19 20 (8.30%) Drupal
19 20 (8.30%) CMS
20 19 (7.88%) MVC
20 19 (7.88%) Zend
20 19 (7.88%) Open Source
21 17 (7.05%) Marketing
21 17 (7.05%) Web Services
21 17 (7.05%) XML
22 16 (6.64%) TDD
22 16 (6.64%) Continuous Integration
22 16 (6.64%) Sass

Magento
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 26 (10.79%) WordPress
2 20 (8.30%) Drupal
2 20 (8.30%) CMS
3 13 (5.39%) Apache
4 12 (4.98%) WebSphere
5 9 (3.73%) Node.js
6 3 (1.24%) ExpressionEngine
6 3 (1.24%) Liferay
7 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.83%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.41%) OpenCms
8 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.41%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.41%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 14 (5.81%) Photoshop
2 7 (2.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Tridion
1 2 (0.83%) Shopify
2 1 (0.41%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.66%) HTTP
1 4 (1.66%) Internet
2 2 (0.83%) SSH
3 1 (0.41%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (32.78%) MySQL
2 5 (2.07%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.66%) DB2
3 4 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (1.66%) DbVisualizer
3 4 (1.66%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.83%) Redis
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (12.45%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.22%) Subversion
3 12 (4.98%) Selenium
4 8 (3.32%) Cucumber
4 8 (3.32%) JIRA
4 8 (3.32%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.49%) Grunt
6 5 (2.07%) PHPUnit
6 5 (2.07%) Dreamweaver
6 5 (2.07%) JUnit
7 4 (1.66%) Mockito
7 4 (1.66%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.83%) PowerDesigner
8 2 (0.83%) ERwin
8 2 (0.83%) Toad
8 2 (0.83%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.41%) Behat
9 1 (0.41%) Bower
9 1 (0.41%) Spock
9 1 (0.41%) Geb
General
1 50 (20.75%) Retail
2 17 (7.05%) Marketing
3 8 (3.32%) Advertising
4 4 (1.66%) Publishing
5 2 (0.83%) Finance
6 1 (0.41%) Legal
6 1 (0.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 190 (78.84%) Developer
2 134 (55.60%) Magento Developer
3 40 (16.60%) PHP Developer
4 29 (12.03%) Front-End Developer
5 27 (11.20%) Web Developer
6 16 (6.64%) Project Manager
7 15 (6.22%) PHP Magento Developer
8 13 (5.39%) Analyst
9 11 (4.56%) E-Commerce Manager
10 9 (3.73%) Front-End Web Developer
11 8 (3.32%) Test Analyst
12 7 (2.90%) UI Developer
12 7 (2.90%) UI Programmer
12 7 (2.90%) Agile Test Analyst
13 6 (2.49%) E-Commerce Project Manager
13 6 (2.49%) Senior Developer
14 5 (2.07%) Senior Magento Developer
14 5 (2.07%) Systems Integrator
14 5 (2.07%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 5 (2.07%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (56.02%) HTML
2 128 (53.11%) CSS
3 53 (21.99%) HTML5
4 52 (21.58%) CSS3
5 38 (15.77%) jQuery
6 17 (7.05%) Web Services
6 17 (7.05%) XML
7 16 (6.64%) Sass
8 15 (6.22%) Symfony
8 15 (6.22%) LAMP
9 13 (5.39%) AngularJS
10 11 (4.56%) RESTful
11 10 (4.15%) JSON
11 10 (4.15%) LESS
12 9 (3.73%) SOAP
12 9 (3.73%) XHTML
13 8 (3.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (2.90%) Laravel
14 7 (2.90%) .NET
15 6 (2.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.22%) User Experience
2 7 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.24%) Blog
4 2 (0.83%) iPad
4 2 (0.83%) Social Media
4 2 (0.83%) Animation
4 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.41%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.41%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.41%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.41%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.41%) Replication
5 1 (0.41%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (0.41%) EPoS
5 1 (0.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.39%) Linux
2 5 (2.07%) UNIX
3 1 (0.41%) Android
3 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (56.85%) E-Commerce
2 53 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (14.11%) Web Development
4 28 (11.62%) OO
5 25 (10.37%) Scrum
6 19 (7.88%) MVC
6 19 (7.88%) Open Source
7 16 (6.64%) TDD
7 16 (6.64%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (6.22%) OOP
9 14 (5.81%) Automated Testing
9 14 (5.81%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (4.98%) Project Management
11 11 (4.56%) BDD
11 11 (4.56%) Migration
11 11 (4.56%) Web Design
12 10 (4.15%) OO PHP
13 9 (3.73%) Change Control
14 8 (3.32%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (3.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 150 (62.24%) PHP
2 115 (47.72%) JavaScript
3 21 (8.71%) PHP5
4 10 (4.15%) SQL
5 7 (2.90%) Java
6 5 (2.07%) C#
7 2 (0.83%) Ruby
8 1 (0.41%) Go
8 1 (0.41%) Groovy
8 1 (0.41%) Scala
8 1 (0.41%) Clojure
8 1 (0.41%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (0.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (3.73%) Degree
2 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.32%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.83%) Docker
2 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 29 (12.03%) hybris
2 23 (9.54%) ATG
3 19 (7.88%) Zend
4 14 (5.81%) Demandware
5 9 (3.73%) Adobe
6 8 (3.32%) SAP
7 7 (2.90%) WSO2
8 6 (2.49%) Microsoft
9 4 (1.66%) Oracle
10 3 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.83%) Sybase
11 2 (0.83%) Epicor
11 2 (0.83%) IBM
11 2 (0.83%) Siebel
11 2 (0.83%) Venda
11 2 (0.83%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.41%) Facebook
12 1 (0.41%) Endeca
12 1 (0.41%) NetSuite
12 1 (0.41%) Red Hat
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