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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 4 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 32 42 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 23.19% 31.34% 45.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.00% 40.00% 58.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 1
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£363 £388 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -6.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £18.88 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+77.48% -37.08%
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
100 105 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 72.46% 78.36% 78.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 52 12
Average daily rate £363 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £224 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £563 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Average hourly rate £9.00 £10.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015, 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 36 (53.73%) HTML
2 35 (52.24%) Java
2 35 (52.24%) JavaScript
3 29 (43.28%) SQL
4 28 (41.79%) IBM
5 27 (40.30%) XHTML
6 25 (37.31%) J2EE
6 25 (37.31%) WebSphere
7 24 (35.82%) Retail
8 23 (34.33%) CSS
9 18 (26.87%) Project Management
9 18 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (26.87%) UNIX
9 18 (26.87%) DB2
9 18 (26.87%) Time Management
10 16 (23.88%) Semantic HTML
10 16 (23.88%) XML
10 16 (23.88%) W3C
11 13 (19.40%) MQSeries
11 13 (19.40%) Linux
11 13 (19.40%) JSP
11 13 (19.40%) JSTL
12 12 (17.91%) Waterfall
13 11 (16.42%) Finance
14 10 (14.93%) Change Management
14 10 (14.93%) Ant
14 10 (14.93%) OO
14 10 (14.93%) Internet
14 10 (14.93%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (14.93%) Relational Database

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 25 (37.31%) WebSphere
2 13 (19.40%) MQSeries
3 8 (11.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (8.96%) CMS
4 6 (8.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (4.48%) Drupal
5 3 (4.48%) Apache
5 3 (4.48%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.49%) JBoss
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.49%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Tridion
2 5 (7.46%) Magento
3 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) Internet
2 3 (4.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.87%) DB2
2 10 (14.93%) Relational Database
3 9 (13.43%) MySQL
4 7 (10.45%) RDBMS
5 6 (8.96%) DbVisualizer
6 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Ant
2 9 (13.43%) Subversion
3 7 (10.45%) JUnit
3 7 (10.45%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 7 (10.45%) Eclipse
3 7 (10.45%) Log4j
4 6 (8.96%) Grunt
4 6 (8.96%) Bower
4 6 (8.96%) HP UFT
4 6 (8.96%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.99%) Gradle
5 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (35.82%) Retail
2 11 (16.42%) Finance
3 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.99%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Back Office
5 1 (1.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (44.78%) Developer
2 19 (28.36%) Analyst
3 12 (17.91%) Business Analyst
4 10 (14.93%) E-Commerce Manager
4 10 (14.93%) Project Manager
4 10 (14.93%) Web Developer
4 10 (14.93%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 8 (11.94%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Test Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Magento Developer
8 3 (4.48%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.99%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Technical Administrator
9 2 (2.99%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.99%) DBA
9 2 (2.99%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (53.73%) HTML
2 27 (40.30%) XHTML
3 25 (37.31%) J2EE
4 23 (34.33%) CSS
5 16 (23.88%) XML
5 16 (23.88%) Semantic HTML
6 13 (19.40%) JSTL
6 13 (19.40%) JSP
7 9 (13.43%) Ajax
8 8 (11.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (11.94%) XSLT
9 7 (10.45%) Flash
9 7 (10.45%) JMS
9 7 (10.45%) Struts
9 7 (10.45%) Servlets
9 7 (10.45%) JDBC
9 7 (10.45%) EJB
9 7 (10.45%) XMLBeans
10 6 (8.96%) Sass
10 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.88%) W3C
2 8 (11.94%) User Experience
3 7 (10.45%) Web 2.0
4 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.48%) PMI
6 2 (2.99%) RIA
7 1 (1.49%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.49%) Social Media
7 1 (1.49%) DTV
7 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.49%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.49%) Animation
7 1 (1.49%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.87%) UNIX
2 13 (19.40%) Linux
3 7 (10.45%) HPUX
3 7 (10.45%) Solaris
4 3 (4.48%) Windows
4 3 (4.48%) AIX
5 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.87%) Project Management
1 18 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (26.87%) Time Management
2 12 (17.91%) Waterfall
3 10 (14.93%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (14.93%) Change Management
3 10 (14.93%) OO
4 8 (11.94%) Content Management
5 7 (10.45%) RAD
5 7 (10.45%) UML
5 7 (10.45%) MVC
6 6 (8.96%) Regression Testing
6 6 (8.96%) Automated Testing
6 6 (8.96%) System Testing
7 3 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.48%) Open Source
7 3 (4.48%) OO PHP
7 3 (4.48%) DevOps
7 3 (4.48%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 35 (52.24%) Java
1 35 (52.24%) JavaScript
2 29 (43.28%) SQL
3 7 (10.45%) XPath
3 7 (10.45%) Bash Shell
3 7 (10.45%) Perl
4 6 (8.96%) PHP
5 3 (4.48%) Python
5 3 (4.48%) Ruby
5 3 (4.48%) C#
6 1 (1.49%) Clojure
6 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.49%) ISEB
3 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Puppet
1 3 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.48%) Ansible
Vendors
1 28 (41.79%) IBM
2 9 (13.43%) Oracle
3 8 (11.94%) ATG
4 7 (10.45%) Blue Martini
4 7 (10.45%) Interwoven
4 7 (10.45%) Elastic Path
5 6 (8.96%) HP
6 4 (5.97%) hybris
7 3 (4.48%) Zend
8 1 (1.49%) Omniture
8 1 (1.49%) Google
8 1 (1.49%) SAP
8 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.49%) Adobe