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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 42 42 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 30.66% 50.60% 35.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.25% 63.64% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 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 £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +50.00%
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 66 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 78.10% 79.52% 76.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 10 23
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 £225 £350 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £480 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £50.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +177.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 72 (88.89%) Retail
2 52 (64.20%) Finance
2 52 (64.20%) Manufacturing
3 39 (48.15%) HTML
4 36 (44.44%) Java
5 33 (40.74%) JavaScript
6 30 (37.04%) SQL
7 26 (32.10%) CSS
7 26 (32.10%) IBM
8 23 (28.40%) J2EE
9 22 (27.16%) Project Management
10 21 (25.93%) UNIX
10 21 (25.93%) WebSphere
11 19 (23.46%) XML
11 19 (23.46%) JSP
11 19 (23.46%) XHTML
11 19 (23.46%) MQSeries
12 15 (18.52%) DB2
13 14 (17.28%) Photoshop
13 14 (17.28%) OO
13 14 (17.28%) W3C
13 14 (17.28%) Time Management
13 14 (17.28%) Degree
13 14 (17.28%) HTML5
14 13 (16.05%) JSTL
15 12 (14.81%) Change Management
15 12 (14.81%) Oracle
15 12 (14.81%) Linux
16 11 (13.58%) Content Management
16 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 21 (25.93%) WebSphere
2 19 (23.46%) MQSeries
3 8 (9.88%) Tomcat
4 7 (8.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (8.64%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (3.70%) IIS
5 3 (3.70%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (17.28%) Photoshop
2 9 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (6.17%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.23%) MS Office
4 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.35%) Internet
2 8 (9.88%) HTTP
3 1 (1.23%) DNS
3 1 (1.23%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.52%) DB2
2 8 (9.88%) MySQL
3 7 (8.64%) RDBMS
3 7 (8.64%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.64%) DbVisualizer
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 9 (11.11%) Ant
1 9 (11.11%) JUnit
1 9 (11.11%) Log4j
1 9 (11.11%) Subversion
2 7 (8.64%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (7.41%) LoadRunner
4 5 (6.17%) Maven
4 5 (6.17%) Axure RP
5 4 (4.94%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 72 (88.89%) Retail
2 52 (64.20%) Finance
2 52 (64.20%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.41%) Marketing
4 2 (2.47%) Games
5 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (33.33%) Developer
2 24 (29.63%) Analyst
3 22 (27.16%) Business Analyst
4 16 (19.75%) Front-End Developer
5 10 (12.35%) Java Developer
5 10 (12.35%) Project Manager
6 7 (8.64%) Tester
7 6 (7.41%) Agile Business Analyst
8 5 (6.17%) Consultant
8 5 (6.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Agile Project Manager
8 5 (6.17%) User Experience Consultant
9 4 (4.94%) Digital Designer
9 4 (4.94%) Designer
10 3 (3.70%) Services Delivery Manager
10 3 (3.70%) Service Manager
10 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (3.70%) Technical Manager
10 3 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
10 3 (3.70%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (48.15%) HTML
2 26 (32.10%) CSS
3 23 (28.40%) J2EE
4 19 (23.46%) XML
4 19 (23.46%) JSP
4 19 (23.46%) XHTML
5 14 (17.28%) HTML5
6 13 (16.05%) JSTL
7 10 (12.35%) Ajax
7 10 (12.35%) CSS3
8 9 (11.11%) Semantic HTML
8 9 (11.11%) JMS
8 9 (11.11%) XSLT
8 9 (11.11%) Servlets
8 9 (11.11%) Struts
8 9 (11.11%) XMLBeans
9 8 (9.88%) SOAP
10 7 (8.64%) Flash
10 7 (8.64%) REST
11 6 (7.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) W3C
2 9 (11.11%) Web 2.0
3 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.23%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.93%) UNIX
2 12 (14.81%) Linux
3 9 (11.11%) HPUX
3 9 (11.11%) Solaris
4 4 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.94%) Windows
5 3 (3.70%) AIX
5 3 (3.70%) SUSE
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.16%) Project Management
2 14 (17.28%) OO
2 14 (17.28%) Time Management
3 12 (14.81%) Change Management
4 11 (13.58%) Content Management
4 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.11%) System Testing
6 7 (8.64%) Regression Testing
7 6 (7.41%) Automated Testing
7 6 (7.41%) B2B
8 5 (6.17%) B2C
8 5 (6.17%) Competitor Analysis
8 5 (6.17%) Web Design
8 5 (6.17%) Usability Testing
8 5 (6.17%) Information Architecture
8 5 (6.17%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (6.17%) Analytics
9 4 (4.94%) Web Development
9 4 (4.94%) UML
9 4 (4.94%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 36 (44.44%) Java
2 33 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 30 (37.04%) SQL
4 9 (11.11%) XPath
5 4 (4.94%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.94%) Perl
6 1 (1.23%) C#
6 1 (1.23%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) Degree
2 9 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (11.11%) ISEB
3 5 (6.17%) Sun Certification
4 2 (2.47%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
1 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (32.10%) IBM
2 12 (14.81%) Oracle
3 10 (12.35%) HP
4 9 (11.11%) Interwoven
5 8 (9.88%) Sun
6 5 (6.17%) Adobe
7 4 (4.94%) Elastic Path
7 4 (4.94%) ATG
7 4 (4.94%) Blue Martini
8 3 (3.70%) Dell
8 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.23%) VMware
9 1 (1.23%) Retek
9 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
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