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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Magento
Rank 475 416 421
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +5
Contract jobs citing Magento 119 161 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.29% 3.43% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 124 131
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £395 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.00

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
5191 4696 5483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.22% 8.83% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2701 2447 2679
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £430
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 83 65
Average hourly rate £31.50 £17.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -23.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.20 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.37 £20.33
% change year-on-year
+71.52% -9.67%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -77 113 £350 +16.66% 81
London +12 67 £350 +7.69% 21
City of London +21 12 £298 -4.80% 3
Yorkshire -4 9 £350 +47.36% 11
West Midlands -13 8 £375 +50.00% 4
East of England -21 7 £260 - 5
South East -9 6 £350 +16.66% 4
Hertfordshire -9 6 £255 - 3
North West -22 6 £238 -26.92% 24
Birmingham +3 5 £375 +22.95% 1
West Yorkshire -2 5 £350 +59.09% 9
Bristol -21 4 £450 +28.57% 2
South West -40 4 £450 +28.57% 4
East Yorkshire - 4 - -
Hull - 4 - -
East Midlands -2 3 £235 -21.66% 6
Leeds -3 3 £500 +127.27% 7
Nottinghamshire +12 2 £250 -16.66% 3
Nottingham +11 2 £250 -16.66% 3
Berkshire +7 2 £350 - 1
Watford 0 2 £260 -
Manchester -4 2 £238 -26.92% 17
Coventry -9 2 - -
Cheshire -11 2 £350 +3.70% 3
Chester +3 1 - - 1
Cambridge - 1 £350 -
Leicester - 1 £220 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 £350 -
Glasgow - 1 - - 3
Leicestershire - 1 £220 - 3

Magento
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 230 (77.18%) PHP
2 193 (64.77%) E-Commerce
3 168 (56.38%) CSS
4 166 (55.70%) HTML
5 137 (45.97%) JavaScript
6 130 (43.62%) MySQL
7 80 (26.85%) jQuery
8 79 (26.51%) HTML5
9 66 (22.15%) CSS3
10 65 (21.81%) SQL
11 61 (20.47%) OO
12 59 (19.80%) WordPress
13 52 (17.45%) Zend
14 46 (15.44%) Java
15 43 (14.43%) Marketing
16 42 (14.09%) Git (software)
17 38 (12.75%) .NET
17 38 (12.75%) CRM
18 37 (12.42%) Oracle
18 37 (12.42%) SAP
19 36 (12.08%) Apple iOS
20 35 (11.74%) Web Development
21 34 (11.41%) Adobe
21 34 (11.41%) JD Edwards
21 34 (11.41%) Oracle CRM
22 30 (10.07%) MVC
22 30 (10.07%) Adobe Illustrator
23 29 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
23 29 (9.73%) OOP
24 28 (9.40%) Web Services

Magento
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 59 (19.80%) WordPress
2 25 (8.39%) Apache
2 25 (8.39%) CMS
3 22 (7.38%) Drupal
4 7 (2.35%) Joomla!
5 5 (1.68%) Moodle
6 4 (1.34%) Node.js
6 4 (1.34%) SugarCRM
7 3 (1.01%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.01%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.01%) IIS
8 2 (0.67%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.67%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.67%) Liferay
8 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.34%) SAS
9 1 (0.34%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 30 (10.07%) Adobe Illustrator
2 18 (6.04%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.01%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.67%) InDesign
4 2 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.67%) Mingle
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 34 (11.41%) Oracle CRM
2 4 (1.34%) osCommerce
2 4 (1.34%) Shopify
3 3 (1.01%) Zen Cart
4 2 (0.67%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.67%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.34%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.35%) GitHub
2 5 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.67%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.34%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.34%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.35%) Internet
2 2 (0.67%) VoIP
2 2 (0.67%) HTTP
2 2 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.34%) SAN
3 1 (0.34%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (43.62%) MySQL
2 23 (7.72%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.34%) Hazelcast
3 4 (1.34%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.01%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.67%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.34%) QlikView
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.34%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.34%) Redis
6 1 (0.34%) Big Data
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.34%) OLAP
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 42 (14.09%) Git (software)
2 19 (6.38%) Subversion
3 5 (1.68%) JIRA
4 3 (1.01%) Selenium
4 3 (1.01%) JUnit
4 3 (1.01%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.67%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.67%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.67%) Behat
5 2 (0.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.67%) Bugzilla
5 2 (0.67%) TestNG
6 1 (0.34%) Maven
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.34%) Hudson
6 1 (0.34%) PHPUnit
General
1 43 (14.43%) Marketing
2 18 (6.04%) Retail
2 18 (6.04%) Finance
3 1 (0.34%) Advertising
3 1 (0.34%) Games
3 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.34%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 244 (81.88%) Developer
2 164 (55.03%) Magento Developer
3 63 (21.14%) PHP Developer
4 39 (13.09%) Web Developer
5 33 (11.07%) PHP Magento Developer
6 27 (9.06%) Front-End Developer
7 12 (4.03%) Analyst
8 10 (3.36%) Project Manager
8 10 (3.36%) Senior Developer
9 9 (3.02%) Consultant
9 9 (3.02%) Architect
9 9 (3.02%) Front-End Web Developer
9 9 (3.02%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 9 (3.02%) Senior Magento Developer
10 8 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (2.35%) Business Analyst
11 7 (2.35%) PHP Web Developer
12 5 (1.68%) Digital Project Manager
12 5 (1.68%) Lead Developer
13 4 (1.34%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (56.38%) CSS
2 166 (55.70%) HTML
3 80 (26.85%) jQuery
4 79 (26.51%) HTML5
5 66 (22.15%) CSS3
6 38 (12.75%) .NET
7 28 (9.40%) Web Services
8 27 (9.06%) XML
9 24 (8.05%) JSON
9 24 (8.05%) Sass
10 21 (7.05%) LAMP
10 21 (7.05%) SOAP
11 17 (5.70%) Zend Framework
12 16 (5.37%) REST
13 13 (4.36%) Ajax
14 12 (4.03%) XHTML
14 12 (4.03%) LESS
15 10 (3.36%) Symfony
16 6 (2.01%) CakePHP
17 5 (1.68%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.37%) Open Source
2 9 (3.02%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.68%) Blackberry
4 5 (1.68%) Replication
5 4 (1.34%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.01%) Kindle
6 3 (1.01%) FMCG
7 2 (0.67%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.67%) Social Media
8 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.34%) EPoS
8 1 (0.34%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.34%) Clustering
8 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.34%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 36 (12.08%) Apple iOS
2 27 (9.06%) Linux
3 9 (3.02%) Windows
4 6 (2.01%) CentOS
5 4 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.34%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.01%) Android
6 3 (1.01%) Fedora
7 2 (0.67%) AIX
7 2 (0.67%) HPUX
7 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (64.77%) E-Commerce
2 61 (20.47%) OO
3 38 (12.75%) CRM
4 35 (11.74%) Web Development
5 30 (10.07%) MVC
6 29 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (9.73%) OOP
7 28 (9.40%) SEO
7 28 (9.40%) Responsive Web Design
8 20 (6.71%) Scrum
9 15 (5.03%) Project Management
10 14 (4.70%) Unit Testing
11 12 (4.03%) UML
11 12 (4.03%) Content Management
12 11 (3.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (3.02%) OO PHP
14 8 (2.68%) Web Design
14 8 (2.68%) TDD
15 6 (2.01%) Continuous Integration
16 5 (1.68%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 230 (77.18%) PHP
2 137 (45.97%) JavaScript
3 65 (21.81%) SQL
4 46 (15.44%) Java
5 22 (7.38%) PHP5
6 9 (3.02%) Python
7 8 (2.68%) Ruby
8 5 (1.68%) Perl
9 3 (1.01%) C#
10 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (3.69%) Degree
2 3 (1.01%) MySQL Certification
3 2 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (0.67%) ISEB
3 2 (0.67%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (0.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.34%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.01%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.67%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.34%) Varnish
2 2 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (17.45%) Zend
2 37 (12.42%) Oracle
2 37 (12.42%) SAP
3 34 (11.41%) Adobe
3 34 (11.41%) JD Edwards
4 8 (2.68%) Sony
4 8 (2.68%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.35%) hybris
5 7 (2.35%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.68%) IBM
6 5 (1.68%) HP
6 5 (1.68%) Demandware
7 4 (1.34%) ATG
8 3 (1.01%) Orchard
8 3 (1.01%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.67%) JBoss
9 2 (0.67%) Cisco
10 1 (0.34%) Omniture
10 1 (0.34%) Google
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