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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 33 35 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 21.29% 38.89% 19.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.38% 52.24% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 0
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£400 £400 -
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 £30.00 £26.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -29.33%
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
130 67 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 83.87% 74.44% 69.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 37 24
Average daily rate £375 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £475 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £23.86 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 30 (61.22%) HTML
1 30 (61.22%) JavaScript
2 24 (48.98%) Java
2 24 (48.98%) CSS
3 22 (44.90%) XHTML
4 18 (36.73%) Retail
4 18 (36.73%) User Experience
5 16 (32.65%) JSTL
5 16 (32.65%) JSP
6 15 (30.61%) IBM
7 14 (28.57%) SQL
7 14 (28.57%) J2EE
8 13 (26.53%) W3C
8 13 (26.53%) Degree
8 13 (26.53%) Semantic HTML
9 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (22.45%) WebSphere
10 11 (22.45%) OO
10 11 (22.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (20.41%) Linux
11 10 (20.41%) Change Management
12 9 (18.37%) CMS
12 9 (18.37%) MySQL
12 9 (18.37%) DB2
12 9 (18.37%) Internet
12 9 (18.37%) Time Management
12 9 (18.37%) Sass
12 9 (18.37%) AngularJS
12 9 (18.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 9 (18.37%) Grunt

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 11 (22.45%) WebSphere
2 9 (18.37%) CMS
2 9 (18.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (12.24%) MQSeries
4 5 (10.20%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (6.12%) Apache
6 2 (4.08%) Drupal
7 1 (2.04%) JBoss
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Tridion
2 3 (6.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) Internet
2 3 (6.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) MySQL
1 9 (18.37%) DB2
2 7 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.16%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.08%) DbVisualizer
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Grunt
1 9 (18.37%) Bower
2 4 (8.16%) Log4j
2 4 (8.16%) Xcode
2 4 (8.16%) Subversion
2 4 (8.16%) Ant
2 4 (8.16%) JUnit
2 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 4 (8.16%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.08%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (4.08%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.08%) Gradle
4 1 (2.04%) Axure RP
General
1 18 (36.73%) Retail
2 4 (8.16%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) Analyst
3 11 (22.45%) Front-End Developer
4 10 (20.41%) Business Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Project Manager
6 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce Manager
6 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Magento Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Lead Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.08%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (61.22%) HTML
2 24 (48.98%) CSS
3 22 (44.90%) XHTML
4 16 (32.65%) JSTL
4 16 (32.65%) JSP
5 14 (28.57%) J2EE
6 13 (26.53%) Semantic HTML
7 11 (22.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (18.37%) Sass
8 9 (18.37%) AngularJS
9 8 (16.33%) XML
10 6 (12.24%) Ajax
11 5 (10.20%) LAMP
12 4 (8.16%) XMLBeans
12 4 (8.16%) XSLT
12 4 (8.16%) Struts
12 4 (8.16%) Web Services
12 4 (8.16%) Servlets
12 4 (8.16%) JDBC
12 4 (8.16%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.73%) User Experience
2 13 (26.53%) W3C
3 4 (8.16%) Web 2.0
3 4 (8.16%) Blackberry
3 4 (8.16%) PMI
3 4 (8.16%) iPad
3 4 (8.16%) iPhone
3 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.08%) RIA
6 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Linux
2 8 (16.33%) UNIX
3 4 (8.16%) HPUX
3 4 (8.16%) Solaris
3 4 (8.16%) Apple iOS
3 4 (8.16%) Android
4 1 (2.04%) Windows
4 1 (2.04%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.45%) OO
3 10 (20.41%) Change Management
4 9 (18.37%) Time Management
5 8 (16.33%) Project Management
6 6 (12.24%) Waterfall
6 6 (12.24%) MVC
6 6 (12.24%) UML
7 4 (8.16%) Content Management
7 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.16%) RAD
7 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.16%) Mobile Development
7 4 (8.16%) Android Development
7 4 (8.16%) iOS Development
8 3 (6.12%) OO PHP
8 3 (6.12%) DevOps
8 3 (6.12%) Open Source
8 3 (6.12%) CRM
8 3 (6.12%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (61.22%) JavaScript
2 24 (48.98%) Java
3 14 (28.57%) SQL
4 5 (10.20%) PHP
5 4 (8.16%) Objective-C
5 4 (8.16%) Perl
5 4 (8.16%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.16%) XPath
6 2 (4.08%) C#
7 1 (2.04%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.08%) ISEB
4 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) IBM
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) ATG
3 4 (8.16%) Blue Martini
3 4 (8.16%) Interwoven
3 4 (8.16%) Elastic Path
4 3 (6.12%) Zend
5 2 (4.08%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.08%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft