The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Watford region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 36 41 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 33.64% 45.56% 43.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 46.15% 61.19% 55.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-24.28% -14.63%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
78 67 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 72.90% 74.44% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 13 18
Average daily rate £388 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £50.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% +177.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
E-Commerce
Hertfordshire

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
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 31 July 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 80 (89.89%) Retail
2 59 (66.29%) Finance
2 59 (66.29%) Manufacturing
3 41 (46.07%) Java
4 40 (44.94%) HTML
5 37 (41.57%) JavaScript
6 33 (37.08%) IBM
7 31 (34.83%) SQL
8 30 (33.71%) Project Management
9 28 (31.46%) WebSphere
10 27 (30.34%) J2EE
10 27 (30.34%) CSS
11 24 (26.97%) UNIX
12 23 (25.84%) JSP
12 23 (25.84%) XHTML
13 21 (23.60%) MQSeries
14 20 (22.47%) DB2
14 20 (22.47%) Time Management
15 19 (21.35%) XML
16 18 (20.22%) W3C
17 16 (17.98%) OO
17 16 (17.98%) Oracle
18 15 (16.85%) Linux
19 14 (15.73%) JSTL
19 14 (15.73%) HTML5
20 13 (14.61%) CSS3
20 13 (14.61%) Degree
20 13 (14.61%) Change Management
20 13 (14.61%) Photoshop
20 13 (14.61%) HP

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 28 (31.46%) WebSphere
2 21 (23.60%) MQSeries
3 10 (11.24%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (11.24%) Tomcat
4 6 (6.74%) Adobe CQ
4 6 (6.74%) IIS
4 6 (6.74%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 13 (14.61%) Photoshop
2 5 (5.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (4.49%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.36%) HTTP
2 10 (11.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.47%) DB2
2 8 (8.99%) MySQL
3 7 (7.87%) DbVisualizer
3 7 (7.87%) Oracle Database
3 7 (7.87%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.87%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Ant
1 8 (8.99%) JUnit
1 8 (8.99%) Eclipse
1 8 (8.99%) Log4j
1 8 (8.99%) Subversion
2 7 (7.87%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (6.74%) LoadRunner
4 4 (4.49%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 4 (4.49%) Maven
4 4 (4.49%) Axure RP
General
1 80 (89.89%) Retail
2 59 (66.29%) Finance
2 59 (66.29%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.37%) Marketing
4 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.25%) Games
5 1 (1.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (34.83%) Developer
2 23 (25.84%) Analyst
3 22 (24.72%) Business Analyst
4 20 (22.47%) Front-End Developer
5 17 (19.10%) Project Manager
6 9 (10.11%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Tester
8 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 6 (6.74%) Technical Project Manager
8 6 (6.74%) Delivery Project Manager
8 6 (6.74%) Services Delivery Manager
8 6 (6.74%) Service Manager
8 6 (6.74%) Agile Project Manager
8 6 (6.74%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (6.74%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (6.74%) Technical Services Manager
8 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (6.74%) Technical Manager
8 6 (6.74%) Technical Delivery Manager
9 5 (5.62%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (44.94%) HTML
2 27 (30.34%) J2EE
2 27 (30.34%) CSS
3 23 (25.84%) XHTML
3 23 (25.84%) JSP
4 19 (21.35%) XML
5 14 (15.73%) JSTL
5 14 (15.73%) HTML5
6 13 (14.61%) CSS3
7 10 (11.24%) Ajax
8 9 (10.11%) Semantic HTML
9 8 (8.99%) XMLBeans
9 8 (8.99%) XSLT
9 8 (8.99%) JMS
9 8 (8.99%) Servlets
9 8 (8.99%) SOAP
9 8 (8.99%) Struts
10 7 (7.87%) Flash
11 6 (6.74%) jQuery
11 6 (6.74%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.22%) W3C
2 8 (8.99%) Web 2.0
3 2 (2.25%) RIA
3 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.97%) UNIX
2 15 (16.85%) Linux
3 8 (8.99%) HPUX
3 8 (8.99%) Solaris
4 7 (7.87%) Windows
5 6 (6.74%) AIX
5 6 (6.74%) SUSE
5 6 (6.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.71%) Project Management
2 20 (22.47%) Time Management
3 16 (17.98%) OO
4 13 (14.61%) Change Management
5 12 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (11.24%) Content Management
7 9 (10.11%) System Testing
8 8 (8.99%) Web Design
8 8 (8.99%) Web Development
8 8 (8.99%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (8.99%) Analytics
9 7 (7.87%) Change Control
9 7 (7.87%) Regression Testing
9 7 (7.87%) ITIL
10 6 (6.74%) Service Delivery
10 6 (6.74%) B2B
10 6 (6.74%) Automated Testing
11 5 (5.62%) Waterfall
11 5 (5.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (4.49%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 41 (46.07%) Java
2 37 (41.57%) JavaScript
3 31 (34.83%) SQL
4 8 (8.99%) XPath
5 4 (4.49%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.49%) Perl
6 2 (2.25%) C#
7 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.12%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 13 (14.61%) Degree
2 9 (10.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (10.11%) ISEB
3 4 (4.49%) Sun Certification
4 2 (2.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (37.08%) IBM
2 16 (17.98%) Oracle
3 13 (14.61%) HP
4 10 (11.24%) Sun
5 8 (8.99%) Adobe
5 8 (8.99%) Interwoven
6 6 (6.74%) Dell
6 6 (6.74%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.49%) ATG
7 4 (4.49%) Blue Martini
7 4 (4.49%) Elastic Path
8 1 (1.12%) ION Trading
8 1 (1.12%) Retek
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