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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
E-Commerce (Electronic Commerce)
Rank 5 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 21 16 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 23.08% 14.68% 35.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.43% 22.54% 42.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 3
Average daily rate £415 £288 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.34% -28.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £20.25 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-29.62% -31.35%
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
69 71 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 75.82% 65.14% 82.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 30 28
Average daily rate £415 £375 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £653
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +35.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016, 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 25 (65.79%) HTML
1 25 (65.79%) JavaScript
2 20 (52.63%) CSS
3 17 (44.74%) Front End Development
4 16 (42.11%) Retail
5 14 (36.84%) SQL
6 13 (34.21%) Java
7 12 (31.58%) MVC
7 12 (31.58%) CSS3
8 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (26.32%) DB2
9 9 (23.68%) Unix
9 9 (23.68%) IBM
9 9 (23.68%) JSON
9 9 (23.68%) jQuery
9 9 (23.68%) AngularJS
10 8 (21.05%) Sass
10 8 (21.05%) LESS
10 8 (21.05%) HTML5
10 8 (21.05%) OO
10 8 (21.05%) XHTML
11 7 (18.42%) XML
11 7 (18.42%) J2EE
11 7 (18.42%) Change Management
11 7 (18.42%) WebSphere
11 7 (18.42%) Ajax
11 7 (18.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (15.79%) Magento
12 6 (15.79%) PHP
12 6 (15.79%) Oracle

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 7 (18.42%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.89%) MQSeries
2 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (5.26%) Apache
3 2 (5.26%) Drupal
3 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.63%) CMS
4 1 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) DB2
2 5 (13.16%) MySQL
3 3 (7.89%) DbVisualizer
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Ant
2 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.89%) HP UFT
2 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.89%) LoadRunner
2 3 (7.89%) Rational Application Developer
2 3 (7.89%) Subversion
3 2 (5.26%) Appium
3 2 (5.26%) PHPUnit
3 2 (5.26%) Selenium
4 1 (2.63%) Maven
4 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (42.11%) Retail
2 2 (5.26%) Back Office
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Automotive
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (28.95%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (23.68%) HTML CSS Developer
4 9 (23.68%) HTML Developer
5 7 (18.42%) Team Leader
6 6 (15.79%) Analyst
6 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 6 (15.79%) JSP Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Development Team Leader
7 4 (10.53%) Web Development Team Leader
7 4 (10.53%) Web Team Leader
8 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce Architect
8 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Java Architect
8 3 (7.89%) Retail Business Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (65.79%) HTML
2 20 (52.63%) CSS
3 12 (31.58%) CSS3
4 9 (23.68%) AngularJS
4 9 (23.68%) jQuery
4 9 (23.68%) JSON
5 8 (21.05%) HTML5
5 8 (21.05%) LESS
5 8 (21.05%) Sass
5 8 (21.05%) XHTML
6 7 (18.42%) Ajax
6 7 (18.42%) J2EE
6 7 (18.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (18.42%) XML
7 4 (10.53%) .NET
7 4 (10.53%) Web Services
8 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
8 3 (7.89%) Flash
8 3 (7.89%) RESTful
9 2 (5.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) User Experience
1 4 (10.53%) W3C
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.63%) EPoS
4 1 (2.63%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Unix
2 2 (5.26%) AIX
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Front End Development
2 12 (31.58%) MVC
3 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.05%) OO
5 7 (18.42%) Change Management
6 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (13.16%) Web Development
7 4 (10.53%) Automated Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.53%) Presales
7 4 (10.53%) Project Management
7 4 (10.53%) Project Planning
7 4 (10.53%) Time Management
8 3 (7.89%) Regression Testing
8 3 (7.89%) System Testing
8 3 (7.89%) TDD
8 3 (7.89%) UML
9 2 (5.26%) Open Source
9 2 (5.26%) Scrum
9 2 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) JavaScript
2 14 (36.84%) SQL
3 13 (34.21%) Java
4 6 (15.79%) PHP
5 4 (10.53%) C#
6 2 (5.26%) Python
6 2 (5.26%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Ansible
1 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) IBM
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) HP
4 2 (5.26%) hybris
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) Zend
5 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
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