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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Magento
Rank 472 439 435
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -4
Contract jobs citing Magento 135 135 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.67% 2.88% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 106 113
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £385 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
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
5053 4685 5552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.74% 8.87% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2786 2478 2779
Average daily rate £450 £436 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 80 85
Average hourly rate £31.16 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.05% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.14 £10.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.75 £45.00 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.37 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+71.52% -43.49%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -41 131 £300 - 112
London +10 77 £300 -7.69% 38
City of London +30 15 £275 -15.38% 5
North West -1 14 £238 -29.62% 21
West Midlands -7 11 £275 +10.00% 15
Manchester -4 10 £231 -51.31% 11
Coventry 0 9 £338 - 2
East Midlands +3 8 £288 -4.16% 10
East of England -29 7 £260 - 5
Hertfordshire -21 6 £255 - 2
South East -13 5 £300 +33.33% 4
Nottinghamshire +12 4 £300 +9.09% 5
Nottingham +8 3 £250 -9.09% 4
Cheshire +4 3 £350 +3.70% 2
Yorkshire -12 3 £295 +31.11% 8
Leicestershire - 3 £275 - 5
Leicester - 3 £275 - 3
Northamptonshire +4 2 £300 -
Northampton +3 2 £300 -
Birmingham -8 2 £250 -28.57% 3
Leeds -16 2 £295 +31.11% 3
West Yorkshire -20 2 £295 +31.11% 6
Chester +11 1 - -
Berkshire +8 1 - -
Merseyside -1 1 - - 2
Staffordshire -2 1 £338 +35.00%
Liverpool -3 1 - - 1
Watford -5 1 £260 -
South West -42 1 £375 +50.00% 8
Worcestershire - 1 £250 - 6

Magento
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 214 (73.04%) PHP
2 188 (64.16%) E-Commerce
3 167 (57.00%) CSS
4 165 (56.31%) HTML
5 127 (43.34%) JavaScript
6 104 (35.49%) MySQL
7 75 (25.60%) jQuery
8 67 (22.87%) HTML5
9 55 (18.77%) OO
10 49 (16.72%) Git (software)
11 48 (16.38%) Zend
11 48 (16.38%) Agile Software Development
12 46 (15.70%) CSS3
13 40 (13.65%) Java
14 37 (12.63%) SQL
15 36 (12.29%) Marketing
16 35 (11.95%) WordPress
17 32 (10.92%) XML
17 32 (10.92%) Linux
18 29 (9.90%) OOP
18 29 (9.90%) CRM
19 28 (9.56%) Oracle
20 27 (9.22%) .NET
20 27 (9.22%) SAP
20 27 (9.22%) CMS
21 26 (8.87%) MVC
21 26 (8.87%) Apache
21 26 (8.87%) Web Development
21 26 (8.87%) Apple iOS
22 25 (8.53%) Web Services

Magento
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 35 (11.95%) WordPress
2 27 (9.22%) CMS
3 26 (8.87%) Apache
4 21 (7.17%) Drupal
5 7 (2.39%) Node.js
6 6 (2.05%) Joomla!
7 5 (1.71%) Moodle
8 4 (1.37%) SugarCRM
9 3 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.02%) Liferay
9 3 (1.02%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.02%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.02%) IIS
10 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.34%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (3.07%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.02%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.68%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.68%) InDesign
4 2 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.68%) Mingle
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 24 (8.19%) Oracle CRM
2 4 (1.37%) osCommerce
2 4 (1.37%) Shopify
3 3 (1.02%) Zen Cart
4 2 (0.68%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.68%) 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 8 (2.73%) GitHub
2 5 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.68%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.73%) Internet
2 2 (0.68%) SSH
2 2 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.34%) VoIP
3 1 (0.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (35.49%) MySQL
2 5 (1.71%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.37%) Hazelcast
4 3 (1.02%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.02%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.68%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.34%) OLAP
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.34%) Redis
6 1 (0.34%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 49 (16.72%) Git (software)
2 24 (8.19%) Subversion
3 8 (2.73%) JIRA
4 4 (1.37%) Selenium
4 4 (1.37%) Behat
5 3 (1.02%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.02%) PHPUnit
5 3 (1.02%) JUnit
6 2 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.68%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.68%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.68%) TestNG
6 2 (0.68%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.68%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.34%) Hudson
7 1 (0.34%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.34%) Maven
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
General
1 36 (12.29%) Marketing
2 17 (5.80%) Retail
3 14 (4.78%) Finance
4 2 (0.68%) Automotive
5 1 (0.34%) Advertising
5 1 (0.34%) Games
5 1 (0.34%) Music Industry
5 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 246 (83.96%) Developer
2 186 (63.48%) Magento Developer
3 65 (22.18%) PHP Developer
4 34 (11.60%) Front-End Developer
5 33 (11.26%) PHP Magento Developer
6 30 (10.24%) Web Developer
7 12 (4.10%) Senior Developer
8 11 (3.75%) Consultant
8 11 (3.75%) Senior Magento Developer
9 9 (3.07%) Architect
9 9 (3.07%) PHP Web Developer
10 8 (2.73%) Analyst
10 8 (2.73%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 7 (2.39%) Project Manager
11 7 (2.39%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (1.71%) Web Designer
12 5 (1.71%) Designer
13 4 (1.37%) CSS Developer
13 4 (1.37%) Front-End Web Developer
13 4 (1.37%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (57.00%) CSS
2 165 (56.31%) HTML
3 75 (25.60%) jQuery
4 67 (22.87%) HTML5
5 46 (15.70%) CSS3
6 32 (10.92%) XML
7 27 (9.22%) .NET
8 25 (8.53%) Web Services
9 23 (7.85%) LAMP
10 19 (6.48%) Zend Framework
11 18 (6.14%) SOAP
12 17 (5.80%) LESS
13 15 (5.12%) Sass
14 12 (4.10%) Ajax
15 10 (3.41%) REST
16 9 (3.07%) JSON
17 8 (2.73%) XHTML
18 6 (2.05%) RESTful
19 5 (1.71%) Spring
19 5 (1.71%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.41%) Open Source
2 9 (3.07%) User Experience
2 9 (3.07%) Computer Science
3 5 (1.71%) Replication
3 5 (1.71%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.37%) FMCG
5 3 (1.02%) Kindle
5 3 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.68%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.34%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.34%) Clustering
7 1 (0.34%) EPoS
7 1 (0.34%) BBC
7 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (10.92%) Linux
2 26 (8.87%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.05%) Windows
3 6 (2.05%) CentOS
4 3 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.02%) Fedora
4 3 (1.02%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.02%) Android
5 2 (0.68%) AIX
5 2 (0.68%) UNIX
6 1 (0.34%) HPUX
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (64.16%) E-Commerce
2 55 (18.77%) OO
3 48 (16.38%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (9.90%) OOP
4 29 (9.90%) CRM
5 26 (8.87%) MVC
5 26 (8.87%) Web Development
6 18 (6.14%) Scrum
7 17 (5.80%) Unit Testing
8 14 (4.78%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (3.75%) OO PHP
9 11 (3.75%) Web Design
9 11 (3.75%) UML
10 10 (3.41%) Project Management
10 10 (3.41%) SEO
11 8 (2.73%) TDD
11 8 (2.73%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (2.39%) Automated Testing
12 7 (2.39%) Content Management
13 6 (2.05%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 214 (73.04%) PHP
2 127 (43.34%) JavaScript
3 40 (13.65%) Java
4 37 (12.63%) SQL
5 16 (5.46%) PHP5
6 6 (2.05%) Python
7 4 (1.37%) Ruby
8 3 (1.02%) C#
9 2 (0.68%) Perl
10 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (3.75%) Degree
2 3 (1.02%) MySQL Certification
3 2 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (0.68%) ISEB
3 2 (0.68%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (0.68%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.34%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.02%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.68%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.34%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 48 (16.38%) Zend
2 28 (9.56%) Oracle
3 27 (9.22%) SAP
4 24 (8.19%) JD Edwards
5 10 (3.41%) Adobe
6 7 (2.39%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.71%) IBM
7 5 (1.71%) Microsoft
7 5 (1.71%) hybris
8 4 (1.37%) Demandware
8 4 (1.37%) HP
8 4 (1.37%) ATG
9 3 (1.02%) Orchard
9 3 (1.02%) Google
9 3 (1.02%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.68%) JBoss
10 2 (0.68%) Cisco
10 2 (0.68%) Facebook
10 2 (0.68%) Twitter
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