The table below looks at the statistics for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Commerce over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
E-Commerce (Electronic Commerce)
Rank 9 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 12 29 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 10.62% 20.28% 41.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.29% 24.37% 51.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 18
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £400 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-21.81% -17.91%
E-Commerce
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
84 119 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 74.34% 83.22% 80.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 62 45
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £223 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £13.25 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-Commerce across the Watford region.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in Watford

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Commerce across the Watford region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Watford region.

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing E-Commerce 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 E-Commerce.

1 24 (77.42%) JavaScript
2 21 (67.74%) HTML
3 18 (58.06%) CSS
4 15 (48.39%) Java
4 15 (48.39%) Retail
5 12 (38.71%) MVC
5 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (38.71%) Front End Development
6 11 (35.48%) AngularJS
7 8 (25.81%) SQL
7 8 (25.81%) J2EE
7 8 (25.81%) XML
7 8 (25.81%) XHTML
8 7 (22.58%) Web Services
8 7 (22.58%) jQuery
8 7 (22.58%) Web Development
8 7 (22.58%) CSS3
9 6 (19.35%) User Experience
9 6 (19.35%) JSP
9 6 (19.35%) Oracle
9 6 (19.35%) DB2
10 5 (16.13%) Ant
10 5 (16.13%) Struts
10 5 (16.13%) Unix
10 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (12.90%) Sass
11 4 (12.90%) LESS
11 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
11 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
11 4 (12.90%) Cross-Browser Compatibility

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing E-Commerce 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 E-Commerce. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) CMS
1 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.68%) JBoss
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) DB2
2 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.68%) MySQL
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) DbVisualizer
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Ant
2 3 (9.68%) Maven
2 3 (9.68%) Rational Application Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Appium
3 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.45%) JUnit
3 2 (6.45%) PHPUnit
3 2 (6.45%) Selenium
4 1 (3.23%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.23%) Xcode
General
1 15 (48.39%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (22.58%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Team Leader
4 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Development Team Leader
5 4 (12.90%) HTML CSS Developer
5 4 (12.90%) HTML Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Lead Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Web Development Team Leader
5 4 (12.90%) Web Team Leader
6 3 (9.68%) Architect
6 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce Architect
6 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Java Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Java Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) HTML
2 18 (58.06%) CSS
3 11 (35.48%) AngularJS
4 8 (25.81%) J2EE
4 8 (25.81%) XHTML
4 8 (25.81%) XML
5 7 (22.58%) CSS3
5 7 (22.58%) jQuery
5 7 (22.58%) Web Services
6 6 (19.35%) JSP
7 5 (16.13%) Struts
8 4 (12.90%) Hibernate
8 4 (12.90%) LESS
8 4 (12.90%) Sass
8 4 (12.90%) Spring
9 3 (9.68%) EJB
9 3 (9.68%) HTML5
9 3 (9.68%) React
10 2 (6.45%) .NET
10 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) User Experience
2 4 (12.90%) W3C
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) EPoS
3 1 (3.23%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Unix
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (38.71%) Front End Development
1 12 (38.71%) MVC
2 7 (22.58%) Web Development
3 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.90%) Change Management
4 4 (12.90%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.90%) Project Planning
5 3 (9.68%) Scrum
5 3 (9.68%) SEO
5 3 (9.68%) TDD
5 3 (9.68%) UML
5 3 (9.68%) Web Design
6 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.45%) OO
6 2 (6.45%) OOD
6 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.45%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) JavaScript
2 15 (48.39%) Java
3 8 (25.81%) SQL
4 4 (12.90%) PHP
5 2 (6.45%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) IBM
3 3 (9.68%) ATG
3 3 (9.68%) hybris
3 3 (9.68%) Intershop
3 3 (9.68%) Percussion
4 2 (6.45%) Zend
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Sitecore