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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Magento
Rank 399 438 431
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -7
Contract jobs citing Magento 192 100 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.10% 2.32% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 72 111
Average daily rate £325 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4678 4319 5690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.57% 9.06% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2664 2211 2830
Average daily rate £425 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 79 76
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.80 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.05% +89.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.33 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £62.75 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.49 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-0.82% +89.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +40 189 £325 +6.12% 61
London +38 103 £350 +12.00% 25
Yorkshire +2 19 £275 +48.64% 8
West Midlands -1 18 £275 +52.77% 5
South East +5 17 £325 +8.33% 3
Birmingham +5 13 £275 +52.77% 3
West Yorkshire -2 13 £275 +27.90% 6
City of London -2 12 £325 +2.76% 6
Leeds -4 12 £275 +52.77% 6
North West -29 12 £275 -12.00% 13
Manchester -7 10 £275 -6.77% 4
East Midlands -5 9 £300 -11.11% 3
Hampshire +11 8 £325 +6.55% 1
East of England -20 8 £425 +37.09% 2
Nottinghamshire +7 5 £425 +25.92% 2
North Yorkshire -2 5 £250 +35.13% 2
Nottingham -1 4 £475 +40.74% 2
Berkshire -8 4 £313 - 1
Southampton -8 4 £325 +14.03%
Cambridgeshire -11 4 £425 +32.81%
Essex -15 4 £450 - 1
Leicestershire - 3 £300 -
Fareham - 3 £250 -
Merseyside +4 2 £300 - 3
Liverpool +2 2 £300 - 3
Harrogate -3 2 - - 1
South West -13 2 £300 +20.00% 1
Brentwood - 2 £525 -
Leicester - 2 £300 -
Coventry - 2 £288 - 1

Magento
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 238 (73.91%) PHP
2 219 (68.01%) E-Commerce
3 147 (45.65%) HTML
4 145 (45.03%) CSS
5 128 (39.75%) JavaScript
6 108 (33.54%) MySQL
7 86 (26.71%) SQL
8 80 (24.84%) OO
9 70 (21.74%) jQuery
10 67 (20.81%) HTML5
11 60 (18.63%) CSS3
11 60 (18.63%) Java
12 59 (18.32%) Marketing
13 58 (18.01%) Oracle
14 57 (17.70%) .NET
15 55 (17.08%) SAP
15 55 (17.08%) CRM
15 55 (17.08%) JD Edwards
15 55 (17.08%) Apple iOS
16 52 (16.15%) Oracle CRM
17 50 (15.53%) WordPress
18 49 (15.22%) Zend
19 35 (10.87%) Adobe
20 32 (9.94%) Adobe Illustrator
21 30 (9.32%) Responsive Web Design
22 28 (8.70%) Git (software)
22 28 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
22 28 (8.70%) Finance
22 28 (8.70%) JSON
22 28 (8.70%) Web Services

Magento
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 50 (15.53%) WordPress
2 21 (6.52%) Apache
3 16 (4.97%) CMS
3 16 (4.97%) Drupal
4 6 (1.86%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.55%) Node.js
6 4 (1.24%) Joomla!
7 3 (0.93%) SugarCRM
7 3 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.93%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.93%) Moodle
8 2 (0.62%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.62%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.62%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.62%) IIS
9 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.31%) SAS
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 32 (9.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 17 (5.28%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.93%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.62%) MS Project
5 1 (0.31%) MS Office
5 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) InDesign
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 52 (16.15%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.31%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.31%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.31%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.31%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.93%) GitHub
3 2 (0.62%) SaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.31%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.31%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.31%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.55%) SAN
2 4 (1.24%) Internet
3 2 (0.62%) VoIP
4 1 (0.31%) HTTP
4 1 (0.31%) NAS
4 1 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (33.54%) MySQL
2 27 (8.39%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.31%) QlikView
4 1 (0.31%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.31%) Redis
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.31%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 28 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 22 (6.83%) Subversion
3 4 (1.24%) JIRA
4 3 (0.93%) Behat
4 3 (0.93%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.62%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.62%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.62%) Hudson
5 2 (0.62%) QARun
5 2 (0.62%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.31%) JUnit
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.31%) Selenium
6 1 (0.31%) Maven
6 1 (0.31%) PHPUnit
General
1 59 (18.32%) Marketing
2 28 (8.70%) Finance
3 22 (6.83%) Retail
4 6 (1.86%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.62%) Advertising
6 1 (0.31%) Publishing
6 1 (0.31%) Electronics
6 1 (0.31%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 226 (70.19%) Developer
2 57 (17.70%) PHP Developer
3 38 (11.80%) PHP Magento Developer
4 32 (9.94%) Web Developer
5 28 (8.70%) Project Manager
6 27 (8.39%) Front-End Developer
7 26 (8.07%) Analyst
8 18 (5.59%) Senior Developer
9 16 (4.97%) Business Analyst
10 10 (3.11%) Consultant
10 10 (3.11%) Front-End Web Developer
11 9 (2.80%) Architect
12 8 (2.48%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (2.48%) Drupal Developer
13 7 (2.17%) E-Commerce Project Manager
13 7 (2.17%) E-Commerce Manager
14 6 (1.86%) Software Engineer
15 5 (1.55%) UI Developer
15 5 (1.55%) Digital Project Manager
15 5 (1.55%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (45.65%) HTML
2 145 (45.03%) CSS
3 70 (21.74%) jQuery
4 67 (20.81%) HTML5
5 60 (18.63%) CSS3
6 57 (17.70%) .NET
7 28 (8.70%) Web Services
7 28 (8.70%) JSON
8 25 (7.76%) Sass
9 21 (6.52%) SOAP
10 20 (6.21%) Zend Framework
11 19 (5.90%) LAMP
12 18 (5.59%) REST
13 15 (4.66%) XML
14 14 (4.35%) XHTML
15 13 (4.04%) Ajax
16 10 (3.11%) LESS
17 9 (2.80%) Symfony
18 7 (2.17%) CakePHP
18 7 (2.17%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.52%) Open Source
2 8 (2.48%) Blackberry
3 7 (2.17%) Replication
3 7 (2.17%) FMCG
4 4 (1.24%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.24%) Digital Media
4 4 (1.24%) Mobile App
5 3 (0.93%) Kindle
6 2 (0.62%) Social Media
6 2 (0.62%) iSeries
7 1 (0.31%) Wiki
7 1 (0.31%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.31%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.31%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.31%) AS400
7 1 (0.31%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 55 (17.08%) Apple iOS
2 15 (4.66%) Linux
3 11 (3.42%) Windows
4 4 (1.24%) UNIX
5 3 (0.93%) AIX
6 2 (0.62%) HPUX
6 2 (0.62%) Solaris
6 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (68.01%) E-Commerce
2 80 (24.84%) OO
3 55 (17.08%) CRM
4 30 (9.32%) Responsive Web Design
5 28 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (7.76%) Web Development
7 24 (7.45%) SEO
7 24 (7.45%) Project Management
8 23 (7.14%) MVC
9 22 (6.83%) OOP
10 19 (5.90%) Scrum
11 14 (4.35%) Migration
11 14 (4.35%) Content Management
12 11 (3.42%) UML
13 10 (3.11%) OO PHP
14 9 (2.80%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (2.48%) Unit Testing
16 7 (2.17%) Waterfall
16 7 (2.17%) Logistics
16 7 (2.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 238 (73.91%) PHP
2 128 (39.75%) JavaScript
3 86 (26.71%) SQL
4 60 (18.63%) Java
5 14 (4.35%) PHP5
6 5 (1.55%) Python
7 4 (1.24%) Ruby
7 4 (1.24%) Perl
8 2 (0.62%) C++
9 1 (0.31%) C
9 1 (0.31%) VBA
9 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (1.86%) Degree
2 2 (0.62%) ISEB
3 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.31%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.93%) ISO 9001
1 3 (0.93%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) GxP
2 1 (0.31%) SLA
2 1 (0.31%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.31%) GAMP
System Software
1 5 (1.55%) Varnish
2 3 (0.93%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.62%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.93%) Tivoli
1 3 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.31%) Plesk
Vendors
1 58 (18.01%) Oracle
2 55 (17.08%) SAP
2 55 (17.08%) JD Edwards
3 49 (15.22%) Zend
4 35 (10.87%) Adobe
5 13 (4.04%) hybris
6 12 (3.73%) Demandware
7 11 (3.42%) ATG
8 8 (2.48%) Sony
9 7 (2.17%) IBM
9 7 (2.17%) Microsoft
10 4 (1.24%) HP
11 3 (0.93%) VMware
11 3 (0.93%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.62%) Volusion
12 2 (0.62%) Twitter
12 2 (0.62%) Orchard
12 2 (0.62%) Sage
12 2 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.62%) NetApp
Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day excellent day rates
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Blue Glue
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £500 - £700 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Computer Futures
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Fareham
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Posted: 17 days ago
West London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 days ago