The table below looks at the statistics for Magento skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Magento over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Magento
UK
Rank 530 459 513
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +54
Contract jobs citing Magento 65 173 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.33% 0.20%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.62% 4.16% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 115 61
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +53.84%

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
4008 4159 4879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.83% 7.99% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2486 2475 2765
Median daily rate £450 £433 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -1.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 52 38
Median hourly rate £33.00 £38.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% +29.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.50 £69.07 £59.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £35.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.04% +97.22%

Magento
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Magento as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Magento within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -70 63 £350 - 110
London -18 28 £350 +9.37% 17
North West +32 13 £388 +16.54% 39
East Midlands 0 10 £300 -17.24% 11
Manchester +14 6 £325 -2.25% 18
Cheshire - 5 £400 - 10
South East -24 4 £325 -23.52% 4
Leicestershire +7 3 £150 - 4
South West +6 3 £220 -41.33% 4
Nottinghamshire +3 3 £350 -6.66% 5
Nottingham +1 3 £350 -6.66% 3
City of London -7 3 £525 +78.72% 5
Crewe - 3 £400 -
Leicester - 3 £150 - 4
Northamptonshire - 3 £300 -
West Midlands +8 2 £400 - 12
Oxfordshire -26 2 £325 -23.97%
Bristol - 2 £200 - 2
Warwickshire - 2 £400 - 5
Kent +11 1 £250 -8.25% 1
Somerset -6 1 £475 +26.66%
East of England -11 1 £300 -17.24% 5
Oxford -21 1 £375 -12.28%
Warrington - 1 £375 - 3
Milton Keynes - 1 £600 -
Huntingdon - 1 £300 -
Caerphilly - 1 £263 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £600 -
Midlands - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £263 -

Magento
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Magento also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Magento.

1 135 (67.50%) PHP
2 127 (63.50%) HTML
3 119 (59.50%) CSS
4 115 (57.50%) E-Commerce
5 99 (49.50%) JavaScript
6 58 (29.00%) MySQL
7 53 (26.50%) Git (software)
8 39 (19.50%) MVC
9 37 (18.50%) OO
10 35 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (16.50%) HTML5
12 31 (15.50%) CSS3
13 29 (14.50%) Front End Development
13 29 (14.50%) jQuery
13 29 (14.50%) Retail
14 27 (13.50%) Zend
15 26 (13.00%) OO PHP
16 23 (11.50%) WordPress
17 20 (10.00%) hybris
18 18 (9.00%) Java
19 17 (8.50%) Web Services
19 17 (8.50%) Scrum
20 16 (8.00%) Linux
20 16 (8.00%) Drupal
20 16 (8.00%) Web Development
21 14 (7.00%) Marketing
21 14 (7.00%) SQL
21 14 (7.00%) LAMP
22 13 (6.50%) CMS
22 13 (6.50%) XML

Magento
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (11.50%) WordPress
2 16 (8.00%) Drupal
3 13 (6.50%) CMS
4 11 (5.50%) WebSphere
5 10 (5.00%) Apache
6 9 (4.50%) Umbraco
7 6 (3.00%) Apache Solr
7 6 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.00%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.00%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.00%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.50%) concrete5
9 1 (0.50%) IIS
9 1 (0.50%) Kentico
9 1 (0.50%) Moodle
9 1 (0.50%) PrestaShop
9 1 (0.50%) SilverStripe
9 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.00%) MS Office
1 2 (1.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.50%) OpenCart
2 2 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.00%) Shopify
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.50%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.50%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.00%) GitHub
2 4 (2.00%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.00%) AdWords
4 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.50%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.50%) IaaS
4 1 (0.50%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.50%) Office 365
4 1 (0.50%) PaaS
4 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.00%) HTTP
2 3 (1.50%) AMQP
2 3 (1.50%) Firewall
3 2 (1.00%) Network Security
3 2 (1.00%) SSH
4 1 (0.50%) Internet
4 1 (0.50%) Intranet
4 1 (0.50%) LDAP
4 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (29.00%) MySQL
2 9 (4.50%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.00%) DB2
4 5 (2.50%) DbVisualizer
5 3 (1.50%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.50%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.50%) Informix
7 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 53 (26.50%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.00%) gulp
2 8 (4.00%) JIRA
3 7 (3.50%) Subversion
4 5 (2.50%) Cucumber
4 5 (2.50%) Selenium
4 5 (2.50%) SoapUI
4 5 (2.50%) WebDriver
5 4 (2.00%) Appium
6 3 (1.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.00%) Ant
7 2 (1.00%) Grunt
7 2 (1.00%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.50%) PhpStorm
8 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (14.50%) Retail
2 14 (7.00%) Marketing
3 4 (2.00%) Advertising
3 4 (2.00%) Finance
4 3 (1.50%) Games
4 3 (1.50%) Publishing
5 2 (1.00%) Automotive
6 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 155 (77.50%) Developer
2 119 (59.50%) Magento Developer
3 51 (25.50%) PHP Developer
4 30 (15.00%) PHP Magento Developer
5 18 (9.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 13 (6.50%) Architect
6 13 (6.50%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (5.00%) HTML Developer
8 8 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (3.50%) Analyst
9 7 (3.50%) E-Commerce Manager
10 6 (3.00%) Business Analyst
10 6 (3.00%) HTML CSS Developer
10 6 (3.00%) Senior Developer
11 5 (2.50%) Automation Tester
11 5 (2.50%) E-Commerce Analyst
11 5 (2.50%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
11 5 (2.50%) Java Automation Tester
11 5 (2.50%) Tester
11 5 (2.50%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (63.50%) HTML
2 119 (59.50%) CSS
3 33 (16.50%) HTML5
4 31 (15.50%) CSS3
5 29 (14.50%) jQuery
6 17 (8.50%) Web Services
7 14 (7.00%) LAMP
8 13 (6.50%) XML
9 10 (5.00%) JSON
9 10 (5.00%) Sass
9 10 (5.00%) XHTML
9 10 (5.00%) XSL
10 8 (4.00%) AngularJS
10 8 (4.00%) Laravel
10 8 (4.00%) LESS
11 7 (3.50%) .NET
11 7 (3.50%) React
12 6 (3.00%) Ajax
12 6 (3.00%) Symfony
12 6 (3.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.00%) NHS
2 9 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.50%) User Experience
4 3 (1.50%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.50%) iPad
4 3 (1.50%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.50%) Animation
6 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.50%) EPoS
6 1 (0.50%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.50%) Social Media
6 1 (0.50%) Tandem
6 1 (0.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.00%) Linux
2 9 (4.50%) Unix
3 2 (1.00%) AIX
3 2 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.00%) Windows
4 1 (0.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (57.50%) E-Commerce
2 39 (19.50%) MVC
3 37 (18.50%) OO
4 35 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (14.50%) Front End Development
6 26 (13.00%) OO PHP
7 17 (8.50%) Scrum
8 16 (8.00%) Web Development
9 12 (6.00%) OOP
10 10 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (5.00%) Open Source
11 7 (3.50%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (3.50%) Kanban
11 7 (3.50%) Mentoring
12 6 (3.00%) Automated Testing
12 6 (3.00%) System Testing
12 6 (3.00%) Test Automation
13 5 (2.50%) Coaching
13 5 (2.50%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (2.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 135 (67.50%) PHP
2 99 (49.50%) JavaScript
3 18 (9.00%) Java
4 14 (7.00%) SQL
5 4 (2.00%) Python
6 3 (1.50%) Ruby
7 2 (1.00%) C#
8 1 (0.50%) C
8 1 (0.50%) Perl
8 1 (0.50%) PHP 7
8 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.00%) Degree
2 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.00%) Varnish
2 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.00%) Ansible
1 2 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.00%) Puppet
2 1 (0.50%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.50%) Plesk
Vendors
1 27 (13.50%) Zend
2 20 (10.00%) hybris
3 10 (5.00%) ATG
4 7 (3.50%) IBM
4 7 (3.50%) Oracle
5 6 (3.00%) Gigya
6 5 (2.50%) Demandware
6 5 (2.50%) Google
6 5 (2.50%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.50%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.50%) Adobe
8 1 (0.50%) BEA
8 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.50%) Sybase
8 1 (0.50%) VeriFone
8 1 (0.50%) WorldPay
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