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 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Magento
Rank 499 455 517
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +62
Contract jobs citing Magento 152 201 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.34% 0.21%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.35% 4.18% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 133 69
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £212 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+85.71% -

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
4536 4806 5548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.36% 8.22% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2708 2682 2942
Median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £280 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £422
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +0.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 72 77
Median hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £12.50 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £93.01 £53.36 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £21.64 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+70.97% -25.37%

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 25 August 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Magento within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Magento Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -55 147 £375 +7.14% 86
London -15 70 £375 - 20
South East -15 30 £375 -6.25% 7
Oxfordshire -5 20 £388 -6.06% 1
Oxford -11 16 £388 -6.06% 1
East of England +19 13 £375 +82.92% 2
Hertfordshire +18 13 £375 +150.00%
Watford +11 13 £375 -
Yorkshire -1 13 £325 +13.04% 11
City of London +40 11 £375 +34.52% 6
West Yorkshire -3 8 £288 - 7
Leeds -1 7 £325 +13.04% 5
West Midlands -35 7 £400 +68.42% 4
South West +3 6 £220 -24.78% 7
North West -3 6 £313 +8.69% 21
East Sussex - 6 £306 -
Brighton - 6 £306 -
Cheshire +9 3 £300 - 4
Dorset -3 3 £273 -22.14% 1
Coventry -12 3 £463 +94.73%
Manchester -12 3 £325 +8.33% 14
Poole - 3 £273 -
Devon +11 2 - - 1
Staffordshire +6 2 £325 +36.84% 1
Surrey -1 2 £330 +48.31% 2
South Yorkshire -1 2 - -
Sheffield -8 2 - -
Exeter - 2 - -
Milton Keynes +10 1 £275 -8.33%
Buckinghamshire +10 1 £275 -8.33%

Magento
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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.

1 191 (67.49%) PHP
2 180 (63.60%) E-Commerce
3 159 (56.18%) HTML
4 147 (51.94%) CSS
5 137 (48.41%) JavaScript
6 90 (31.80%) MySQL
7 69 (24.38%) Agile Software Development
8 58 (20.49%) Web Development
9 57 (20.14%) CSS3
10 56 (19.79%) Retail
11 46 (16.25%) HTML5
11 46 (16.25%) Git (software)
12 40 (14.13%) Web Services
13 34 (12.01%) SQL
13 34 (12.01%) Java
13 34 (12.01%) Node.js
14 33 (11.66%) Front End Development
14 33 (11.66%) AngularJS
15 32 (11.31%) WordPress
15 32 (11.31%) Amazon AWS
15 32 (11.31%) Scrum
15 32 (11.31%) Linux
16 31 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
16 31 (10.95%) Sass
17 30 (10.60%) hybris
18 29 (10.25%) NoSQL
18 29 (10.25%) Open Source
18 29 (10.25%) Zend
19 26 (9.19%) TDD
20 25 (8.83%) OO

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 32 (11.31%) WordPress
2 20 (7.07%) Drupal
3 18 (6.36%) CMS
4 16 (5.65%) Apache
5 10 (3.53%) WebSphere
6 9 (3.18%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.06%) Joomla!
7 3 (1.06%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.35%) IIS
9 1 (0.35%) JBoss
9 1 (0.35%) Moodle
9 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.06%) Shopify
2 1 (0.35%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.35%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.35%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.31%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.41%) AdWords
2 4 (1.41%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.71%) GitHub
4 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.35%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.35%) PaaS
4 1 (0.35%) SaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.53%) Network Security
2 7 (2.47%) Firewall
2 7 (2.47%) HTTP
3 1 (0.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (31.80%) MySQL
2 29 (10.25%) NoSQL
3 16 (5.65%) DB2
4 14 (4.95%) MongoDB
5 12 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.47%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.77%) DbVisualizer
8 3 (1.06%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.71%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.71%) Redis
10 1 (0.35%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 46 (16.25%) Git (software)
2 19 (6.71%) JIRA
3 16 (5.65%) Subversion
4 9 (3.18%) Selenium
5 8 (2.83%) Ant
6 7 (2.47%) WebDriver
7 5 (1.77%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.41%) Appium
8 4 (1.41%) PHPUnit
9 3 (1.06%) Grunt
10 2 (0.71%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.71%) Protractor
11 1 (0.35%) gulp
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.35%) PhpStorm
11 1 (0.35%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.35%) Xdebug
General
1 56 (19.79%) Retail
2 21 (7.42%) Publishing
3 18 (6.36%) Marketing
4 4 (1.41%) Games
5 3 (1.06%) Advertising
6 2 (0.71%) Finance
6 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.35%) Automotive
7 1 (0.35%) Back Office
7 1 (0.35%) Banking
7 1 (0.35%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.35%) Legal
7 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 200 (70.67%) Developer
2 162 (57.24%) Magento Developer
3 80 (28.27%) PHP Developer
4 61 (21.55%) PHP Magento Developer
5 34 (12.01%) E-Commerce Developer
5 34 (12.01%) HTML Developer
6 29 (10.25%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
6 29 (10.25%) JavaScript Developer
7 26 (9.19%) HTML CSS Developer
8 25 (8.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 24 (8.48%) Node.js Developer
10 22 (7.77%) AWS Developer
11 21 (7.42%) Agile Developer
12 19 (6.71%) Analyst
12 19 (6.71%) Web Developer
13 15 (5.30%) PHP Web Developer
14 14 (4.95%) Architect
14 14 (4.95%) E-Commerce Web Developer
15 13 (4.59%) E-Commerce Analyst
15 13 (4.59%) E-Commerce Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (56.18%) HTML
2 147 (51.94%) CSS
3 57 (20.14%) CSS3
4 46 (16.25%) HTML5
5 40 (14.13%) Web Services
6 34 (12.01%) Node.js
7 33 (11.66%) AngularJS
8 31 (10.95%) Sass
9 24 (8.48%) XML
10 23 (8.13%) jQuery
11 22 (7.77%) JSON
11 22 (7.77%) LAMP
12 12 (4.24%) React
13 10 (3.53%) XHTML
13 10 (3.53%) XSL
14 9 (3.18%) RESTful
15 7 (2.47%) .NET
15 7 (2.47%) J2EE
15 7 (2.47%) Zend Framework
16 6 (2.12%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.30%) Digital Media
2 13 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.53%) User Experience
4 2 (0.71%) NHS
5 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.35%) Life Science
5 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.35%) New Media
5 1 (0.35%) Social Media
5 1 (0.35%) Social Network
5 1 (0.35%) W3C
5 1 (0.35%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.31%) Linux
2 16 (5.65%) Unix
3 8 (2.83%) AIX
3 8 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (63.60%) E-Commerce
2 69 (24.38%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (20.49%) Web Development
4 33 (11.66%) Front End Development
5 32 (11.31%) Scrum
6 31 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (10.25%) Open Source
8 26 (9.19%) TDD
9 25 (8.83%) OO
10 22 (7.77%) Automation Testing
10 22 (7.77%) Kanban
10 22 (7.77%) Pair Programming
11 21 (7.42%) API Development
12 20 (7.07%) OO PHP
13 19 (6.71%) MVC
14 18 (6.36%) CRM
14 18 (6.36%) Project Management
15 12 (4.24%) BDD
16 11 (3.89%) ERP
17 9 (3.18%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 191 (67.49%) PHP
2 137 (48.41%) JavaScript
3 34 (12.01%) Java
3 34 (12.01%) SQL
4 20 (7.07%) Ruby
5 12 (4.24%) Python
6 11 (3.89%) C#
7 3 (1.06%) PHP 5
8 2 (0.71%) C++
9 1 (0.35%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.35%) C
9 1 (0.35%) PHP 4
9 1 (0.35%) Scala
9 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (2.47%) Degree
2 4 (1.41%) ISEB
2 4 (1.41%) ISTQB
2 4 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.53%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) Docker
1 1 (0.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.83%) Ansible
2 8 (2.83%) Puppet
3 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (10.60%) hybris
2 29 (10.25%) Zend
3 16 (5.65%) IBM
4 15 (5.30%) Oracle
5 13 (4.59%) ATG
6 10 (3.53%) Demandware
7 8 (2.83%) Google
8 4 (1.41%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.06%) DoubleClick
10 2 (0.71%) Adobe
10 2 (0.71%) Epicor
10 2 (0.71%) Sage
10 2 (0.71%) SAP
11 1 (0.35%) Citrix
11 1 (0.35%) HubSpot
11 1 (0.35%) PayPal
11 1 (0.35%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.35%) Siebel
11 1 (0.35%) VMware
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