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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Magento
Rank 454 461 449
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing Magento 161 135 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.69% 2.80% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 88 96
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.39% +9.16%
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
4362 4824 4616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.95% 9.12% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2456 2516 2331
Average daily rate £450 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 61 77
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -3.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £45.00 £61.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.53% -27.77%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +3 159 £350 - 103
London -13 64 £375 +7.14% 28
South East +18 45 £400 +33.33% 18
Oxfordshire +4 25 £403 +11.03% 6
City of London -3 14 £288 -11.53% 2
West Midlands +3 13 £238 -32.14% 9
Hampshire +7 10 £363 +45.00% 2
Oxford -10 10 £412 +2.87% 3
East Midlands 0 9 £300 - 6
North West -22 9 £274 +16.48% 16
Yorkshire -26 9 £275 -19.11% 15
East of England +2 6 £243 -6.73% 3
Manchester -12 6 £288 -9.80% 6
Warwickshire - 6 £200 - 3
Berkshire +16 5 £263 -25.00%
Nottinghamshire -2 5 £300 -36.84% 2
Nottingham -6 5 £300 -36.84% 2
South West -11 5 £350 -22.22% 8
West Yorkshire -24 5 £240 -29.41% 7
Leeds -26 5 £240 -52.00% 4
Southampton - 5 £363 - 2
Birmingham -6 4 £350 -6.66%
Milton Keynes - 4 £300 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £300 -
Hertfordshire -3 3 - - 1
Watford -7 3 - - 1
Staffordshire - 3 £238 -
Twickenham - 3 £375 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £285 - 5
Dorset - 2 £350 - 5

Magento
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 193 (67.96%) PHP
2 151 (53.17%) HTML
3 141 (49.65%) CSS
3 141 (49.65%) E-Commerce
4 135 (47.54%) JavaScript
5 98 (34.51%) MySQL
6 74 (26.06%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (19.37%) HTML5
8 54 (19.01%) Retail
9 46 (16.20%) CSS3
10 44 (15.49%) Git (software)
11 38 (13.38%) OO
12 37 (13.03%) Scrum
12 37 (13.03%) Web Development
12 37 (13.03%) jQuery
13 36 (12.68%) WordPress
14 34 (11.97%) TDD
15 32 (11.27%) hybris
16 28 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (9.86%) XML
17 26 (9.15%) MVC
17 26 (9.15%) PHP5
18 25 (8.80%) Symfony
19 24 (8.45%) ATG
19 24 (8.45%) Web Services
20 23 (8.10%) Linux
20 23 (8.10%) Subversion
21 22 (7.75%) JSON
22 21 (7.39%) Automated Testing
22 21 (7.39%) LAMP

Magento
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 36 (12.68%) WordPress
2 20 (7.04%) CMS
3 18 (6.34%) Drupal
4 17 (5.99%) Apache
5 14 (4.93%) Node.js
6 12 (4.23%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.35%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.35%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.35%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.35%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 14 (4.93%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.35%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.35%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.06%) osCommerce
1 3 (1.06%) Shopify
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.41%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (1.41%) Amazon CloudSearch
3 2 (0.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (0.70%) SaaS
4 1 (0.35%) PaaS
4 1 (0.35%) GitHub
4 1 (0.35%) IaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.17%) Internet
2 4 (1.41%) SSH
2 4 (1.41%) HTTP
3 3 (1.06%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (34.51%) MySQL
2 6 (2.11%) NoSQL
2 6 (2.11%) Redis
2 6 (2.11%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.76%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.41%) DbVisualizer
4 4 (1.41%) DB2
4 4 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.06%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.70%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 44 (15.49%) Git (software)
2 23 (8.10%) Subversion
3 15 (5.28%) PHPUnit
4 14 (4.93%) Selenium
5 13 (4.58%) Jenkins
6 9 (3.17%) Cucumber
7 7 (2.46%) JIRA
8 5 (1.76%) JUnit
8 5 (1.76%) Dreamweaver
8 5 (1.76%) WebDriver
8 5 (1.76%) gulp
8 5 (1.76%) Grunt
9 4 (1.41%) Mockito
10 2 (0.70%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.70%) Toad
10 2 (0.70%) PowerDesigner
10 2 (0.70%) ERwin
10 2 (0.70%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.35%) CruiseControl
General
1 54 (19.01%) Retail
2 15 (5.28%) Marketing
3 4 (1.41%) Publishing
4 3 (1.06%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.06%) Finance
5 2 (0.70%) Advertising
6 1 (0.35%) Electronics
6 1 (0.35%) Legal
6 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 227 (79.93%) Developer
2 155 (54.58%) Magento Developer
3 50 (17.61%) PHP Developer
4 35 (12.32%) Front-End Developer
5 25 (8.80%) Web Developer
6 17 (5.99%) Analyst
7 15 (5.28%) Project Manager
7 15 (5.28%) PHP Magento Developer
8 12 (4.23%) Test Analyst
9 10 (3.52%) E-Commerce Manager
10 9 (3.17%) Agile Test Analyst
10 9 (3.17%) Front-End Web Developer
11 7 (2.46%) UI Developer
11 7 (2.46%) UI Programmer
11 7 (2.46%) Senior Developer
12 6 (2.11%) Web Designer
12 6 (2.11%) Tester
12 6 (2.11%) Automation Tester
12 6 (2.11%) Designer
12 6 (2.11%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (53.17%) HTML
2 141 (49.65%) CSS
3 55 (19.37%) HTML5
4 46 (16.20%) CSS3
5 37 (13.03%) jQuery
6 28 (9.86%) XML
7 25 (8.80%) Symfony
8 24 (8.45%) Web Services
9 22 (7.75%) JSON
10 21 (7.39%) LAMP
11 17 (5.99%) AngularJS
12 15 (5.28%) Sass
13 14 (4.93%) SOAP
13 14 (4.93%) RESTful
14 10 (3.52%) .NET
15 9 (3.17%) REST
15 9 (3.17%) Laravel
16 8 (2.82%) LESS
16 8 (2.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 7 (2.46%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.93%) User Experience
2 9 (3.17%) Blog
3 8 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.06%) Social Media
5 2 (0.70%) iPad
5 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.70%) Replication
5 2 (0.70%) EPoS
5 2 (0.70%) Animation
6 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.35%) DTV
6 1 (0.35%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.35%) Clustering
6 1 (0.35%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.35%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.35%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.35%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.10%) Linux
2 6 (2.11%) CentOS
3 5 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (1.76%) UNIX
4 2 (0.70%) Android
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.35%) Windows
5 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (49.65%) E-Commerce
2 74 (26.06%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (13.38%) OO
4 37 (13.03%) Scrum
4 37 (13.03%) Web Development
5 34 (11.97%) TDD
6 28 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (9.15%) MVC
8 21 (7.39%) Automated Testing
9 19 (6.69%) Open Source
10 18 (6.34%) BDD
11 16 (5.63%) Responsive Web Design
11 16 (5.63%) OO PHP
12 14 (4.93%) OOP
13 12 (4.23%) Web Design
13 12 (4.23%) Change Control
14 11 (3.87%) Project Management
15 10 (3.52%) Test Scripting
16 9 (3.17%) Unit Testing
17 8 (2.82%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 193 (67.96%) PHP
2 135 (47.54%) JavaScript
3 26 (9.15%) PHP5
4 18 (6.34%) SQL
5 6 (2.11%) C#
6 5 (1.76%) Java
7 4 (1.41%) Python
8 1 (0.35%) Ruby
8 1 (0.35%) Perl
8 1 (0.35%) Groovy
8 1 (0.35%) Scala
8 1 (0.35%) Clojure
8 1 (0.35%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (0.35%) Go
Qualifications
1 8 (2.82%) Degree
2 2 (0.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.52%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.70%) Docker
2 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.70%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 32 (11.27%) hybris
2 24 (8.45%) ATG
3 19 (6.69%) Zend
4 15 (5.28%) Demandware
5 10 (3.52%) SAP
6 8 (2.82%) WSO2
7 7 (2.46%) Adobe
8 6 (2.11%) Microsoft
9 4 (1.41%) Oracle
10 3 (1.06%) Siebel
10 3 (1.06%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.06%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.70%) IBM
11 2 (0.70%) Sybase
11 2 (0.70%) Facebook
11 2 (0.70%) Venda
12 1 (0.35%) Apple
12 1 (0.35%) Sage
12 1 (0.35%) ION Trading
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