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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 37 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 26.81% 42.68% 35.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.58% 55.56% 44.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
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£388 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-32.85% +55.55%
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
107 63 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 77.54% 76.83% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 15 24
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £332 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £483 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £46.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 59 (90.77%) Retail
2 42 (64.62%) Finance
2 42 (64.62%) Manufacturing
3 30 (46.15%) HTML
4 28 (43.08%) Java
5 26 (40.00%) SQL
6 24 (36.92%) JavaScript
7 21 (32.31%) User Experience
8 20 (30.77%) CSS
9 17 (26.15%) J2EE
9 17 (26.15%) IBM
10 16 (24.62%) XML
11 15 (23.08%) UNIX
11 15 (23.08%) Project Management
12 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (20.00%) Degree
12 13 (20.00%) MQSeries
12 13 (20.00%) Time Management
13 12 (18.46%) XHTML
13 12 (18.46%) JSP
13 12 (18.46%) WebSphere
14 11 (16.92%) JSTL
14 11 (16.92%) Change Management
14 11 (16.92%) Photoshop
15 10 (15.38%) W3C
15 10 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
15 10 (15.38%) HTML5
16 9 (13.85%) Semantic HTML
16 9 (13.85%) Content Management
16 9 (13.85%) Oracle

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 13 (20.00%) MQSeries
2 12 (18.46%) WebSphere
3 7 (10.77%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (7.69%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (16.92%) Photoshop
2 10 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (9.23%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.31%) Internet
2 5 (7.69%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) DNS
3 1 (1.54%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) DB2
2 8 (12.31%) MySQL
3 6 (9.23%) DbVisualizer
4 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Log4j
1 7 (10.77%) Subversion
1 7 (10.77%) Eclipse
1 7 (10.77%) Ant
1 7 (10.77%) JUnit
2 6 (9.23%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (9.23%) LoadRunner
2 6 (9.23%) Axure RP
3 5 (7.69%) Maven
4 2 (3.08%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 59 (90.77%) Retail
2 42 (64.62%) Finance
2 42 (64.62%) Manufacturing
3 6 (9.23%) Marketing
4 2 (3.08%) Games
5 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (35.38%) Analyst
2 21 (32.31%) Business Analyst
3 18 (27.69%) Developer
4 10 (15.38%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Java Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Tester
6 6 (9.23%) Consultant
6 6 (9.23%) Agile Business Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) User Experience Consultant
7 5 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Project Manager
8 4 (6.15%) Digital Designer
8 4 (6.15%) Designer
9 2 (3.08%) Agile Project Manager
9 2 (3.08%) Test Manager
10 1 (1.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (1.54%) Web Test Analyst
10 1 (1.54%) Web Analyst
10 1 (1.54%) .NET Developer
10 1 (1.54%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (46.15%) HTML
2 20 (30.77%) CSS
3 17 (26.15%) J2EE
4 16 (24.62%) XML
5 12 (18.46%) XHTML
5 12 (18.46%) JSP
6 11 (16.92%) JSTL
7 10 (15.38%) HTML5
8 9 (13.85%) Semantic HTML
9 8 (12.31%) SOAP
9 8 (12.31%) Ajax
10 7 (10.77%) REST
10 7 (10.77%) XMLBeans
10 7 (10.77%) JMS
10 7 (10.77%) Struts
10 7 (10.77%) Servlets
10 7 (10.77%) XSLT
11 6 (9.23%) Flash
11 6 (9.23%) JSON
11 6 (9.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.31%) User Experience
2 10 (15.38%) W3C
3 7 (10.77%) Web 2.0
4 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.08%) UNIX
2 7 (10.77%) HPUX
2 7 (10.77%) Solaris
2 7 (10.77%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.54%) Windows
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) Project Management
2 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.00%) Time Management
3 11 (16.92%) Change Management
4 9 (13.85%) Content Management
5 8 (12.31%) OO
5 8 (12.31%) System Testing
6 7 (10.77%) B2B
7 6 (9.23%) B2C
7 6 (9.23%) Automated Testing
7 6 (9.23%) Competitor Analysis
7 6 (9.23%) Usability Testing
7 6 (9.23%) Regression Testing
7 6 (9.23%) Information Architecture
8 3 (4.62%) Change Control
9 2 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.08%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.08%) Business Transformation
9 2 (3.08%) People Management
9 2 (3.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.08%) Java
2 26 (40.00%) SQL
3 24 (36.92%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.77%) XPath
5 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.08%) Perl
6 1 (1.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (20.00%) Degree
2 8 (12.31%) ISEB
2 8 (12.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (7.69%) Sun Certification
4 2 (3.08%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
1 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) IBM
2 9 (13.85%) Oracle
3 7 (10.77%) Interwoven
4 6 (9.23%) HP
5 5 (7.69%) Sun
6 2 (3.08%) Elastic Path
6 2 (3.08%) ATG
6 2 (3.08%) Blue Martini
7 1 (1.54%) Retek
7 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.54%) Adobe
7 1 (1.54%) VMware
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