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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 37 34 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 33.33% 39.53% 41.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 45.12% 54.84% 54.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 2
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £36.25 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-26.89% -11.58%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
82 62 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 73.87% 72.09% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 13 15
Average daily rate £375 £400 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £513 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
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 £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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
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 24 July 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 24 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 42 (47.19%) Java
4 39 (43.82%) HTML
5 37 (41.57%) JavaScript
6 34 (38.20%) IBM
7 32 (35.96%) Project Management
8 30 (33.71%) WebSphere
8 30 (33.71%) SQL
9 28 (31.46%) J2EE
10 26 (29.21%) CSS
11 24 (26.97%) JSP
11 24 (26.97%) XHTML
12 23 (25.84%) UNIX
13 21 (23.60%) Time Management
14 20 (22.47%) MQSeries
14 20 (22.47%) DB2
15 19 (21.35%) W3C
16 18 (20.22%) XML
17 16 (17.98%) OO
18 15 (16.85%) Oracle
19 14 (15.73%) Linux
19 14 (15.73%) JSTL
19 14 (15.73%) HTML5
19 14 (15.73%) CSS3
20 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
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 24 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 30 (33.71%) WebSphere
2 20 (22.47%) MQSeries
3 10 (11.24%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (10.11%) Tomcat
5 6 (6.74%) IIS
5 6 (6.74%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (5.62%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 13 (14.61%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.49%) OmniGraffle
2 4 (4.49%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.24%) HTTP
2 9 (10.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.47%) DB2
2 7 (7.87%) RDBMS
2 7 (7.87%) MySQL
2 7 (7.87%) Oracle Database
2 7 (7.87%) Relational Database
2 7 (7.87%) DbVisualizer
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Subversion
1 7 (7.87%) Log4j
1 7 (7.87%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (7.87%) Eclipse
1 7 (7.87%) Ant
1 7 (7.87%) JUnit
2 6 (6.74%) LoadRunner
3 4 (4.49%) Axure RP
3 4 (4.49%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 3 (3.37%) Maven
General
1 80 (89.89%) Retail
2 59 (66.29%) Finance
2 59 (66.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.25%) Marketing
3 2 (2.25%) Games
3 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (34.83%) Developer
2 22 (24.72%) Analyst
3 21 (23.60%) Business Analyst
3 21 (23.60%) Front-End Developer
4 19 (21.35%) Project Manager
5 8 (8.99%) Java Developer
6 7 (7.87%) Tester
6 7 (7.87%) Agile Project Manager
7 6 (6.74%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 6 (6.74%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 6 (6.74%) Technical Project Manager
7 6 (6.74%) Delivery Project Manager
7 6 (6.74%) Services Delivery Manager
7 6 (6.74%) Service Manager
7 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (6.74%) Technical Manager
7 6 (6.74%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (6.74%) Technical Services Manager
8 5 (5.62%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (43.82%) HTML
2 28 (31.46%) J2EE
3 26 (29.21%) CSS
4 24 (26.97%) JSP
4 24 (26.97%) XHTML
5 18 (20.22%) XML
6 14 (15.73%) JSTL
6 14 (15.73%) HTML5
6 14 (15.73%) CSS3
7 9 (10.11%) Ajax
7 9 (10.11%) Semantic HTML
8 7 (7.87%) XMLBeans
8 7 (7.87%) Flash
8 7 (7.87%) JMS
8 7 (7.87%) XSLT
8 7 (7.87%) Servlets
8 7 (7.87%) SOAP
8 7 (7.87%) Struts
9 5 (5.62%) JSON
9 5 (5.62%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.35%) W3C
2 7 (7.87%) Web 2.0
3 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.25%) RIA
3 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.84%) UNIX
2 14 (15.73%) Linux
3 7 (7.87%) HPUX
3 7 (7.87%) Solaris
3 7 (7.87%) Windows
4 6 (6.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.74%) AIX
4 6 (6.74%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.96%) Project Management
2 21 (23.60%) Time Management
3 16 (17.98%) OO
4 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (14.61%) Change Management
5 9 (10.11%) Content Management
5 9 (10.11%) Web Design
5 9 (10.11%) System Testing
5 9 (10.11%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (10.11%) Analytics
6 8 (8.99%) Change Control
6 8 (8.99%) Web Development
7 7 (7.87%) Regression Testing
7 7 (7.87%) ITIL
8 6 (6.74%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (6.74%) Waterfall
8 6 (6.74%) B2B
8 6 (6.74%) Service Delivery
8 6 (6.74%) Automated Testing
9 4 (4.49%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 42 (47.19%) Java
2 37 (41.57%) JavaScript
3 30 (33.71%) SQL
4 7 (7.87%) 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 12 (13.48%) Degree
2 9 (10.11%) ISEB
2 9 (10.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (3.37%) 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 34 (38.20%) IBM
2 15 (16.85%) Oracle
3 13 (14.61%) HP
4 9 (10.11%) Adobe
4 9 (10.11%) Sun
5 7 (7.87%) Interwoven
6 6 (6.74%) Dell
6 6 (6.74%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.49%) Elastic Path
7 4 (4.49%) Blue Martini
7 4 (4.49%) ATG
8 1 (1.12%) Retek
8 1 (1.12%) ION Trading
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