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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Commerce over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
E-Commerce (Electronic Commerce)
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 42 29 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 22.70% 20.57% 24.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.97% 28.16% 30.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 10
Median daily rate £465 £313 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.80% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £264 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £458 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.88 £33.50 £22.63
% change year-on-year
-58.58% +48.06%
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
145 103 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 78.38% 73.05% 82.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 40 69
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £9.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £34.32 £60.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing E-Commerce as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 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 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 37 (75.51%) Java
2 25 (51.02%) JavaScript
3 24 (48.98%) HTML
3 24 (48.98%) IBM
4 23 (46.94%) Linux
4 23 (46.94%) Magento
5 22 (44.90%) MySQL
6 21 (42.86%) J2EE
6 21 (42.86%) Unix
7 19 (38.78%) Web Services
7 19 (38.78%) SQL
8 18 (36.73%) PHP
8 18 (36.73%) DB2
8 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
10 16 (32.65%) CSS
10 16 (32.65%) XHTML
11 15 (30.61%) WebSphere
11 15 (30.61%) MVC
11 15 (30.61%) hybris
12 14 (28.57%) Retail
12 14 (28.57%) Subversion
13 13 (26.53%) Ant
14 12 (24.49%) Oracle
14 12 (24.49%) XML
14 12 (24.49%) OO
15 11 (22.45%) Continuous Delivery
16 10 (20.41%) Relational Database
16 10 (20.41%) Internet
16 10 (20.41%) Apache

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (30.61%) WebSphere
2 10 (20.41%) Apache
3 9 (18.37%) Drupal
3 9 (18.37%) Tomcat
4 7 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (6.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Apache Solr
5 3 (6.12%) CMS
5 3 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (6.12%) MQSeries
6 2 (4.08%) Apache Spark
7 1 (2.04%) Confluence
7 1 (2.04%) JBoss
7 1 (2.04%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 23 (46.94%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) Internet
2 9 (18.37%) Firewall
3 7 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.90%) MySQL
2 18 (36.73%) DB2
3 10 (20.41%) Relational Database
4 9 (18.37%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (10.20%) DbVisualizer
6 3 (6.12%) Jackrabbit
6 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
7 2 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
2 14 (28.57%) Subversion
3 13 (26.53%) Ant
4 6 (12.24%) JIRA
5 5 (10.20%) Cucumber
5 5 (10.20%) Selenium
5 5 (10.20%) WebDriver
6 4 (8.16%) Appium
6 4 (8.16%) SoapUI
7 3 (6.12%) Eclipse
7 3 (6.12%) JUnit
7 3 (6.12%) Log4j
7 3 (6.12%) Mockito
7 3 (6.12%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.04%) Protractor
General
1 14 (28.57%) Retail
2 4 (8.16%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Games
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Developer
2 13 (26.53%) Architect
3 12 (24.49%) E-Commerce Developer
3 12 (24.49%) Java Developer
4 9 (18.37%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (18.37%) Magento Developer
4 9 (18.37%) Unix Architect
5 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
5 6 (12.24%) PHP Developer
5 6 (12.24%) PHP Magento Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Senior Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Automation Tester
6 5 (10.20%) Java Automation Tester
6 5 (10.20%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 5 (10.20%) Selenium Tester
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Tester
7 4 (8.16%) J2EE Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.98%) HTML
2 21 (42.86%) J2EE
3 19 (38.78%) Web Services
4 16 (32.65%) CSS
4 16 (32.65%) XHTML
5 12 (24.49%) XML
6 9 (18.37%) JSON
6 9 (18.37%) SOAP
6 9 (18.37%) XSL
7 8 (16.33%) EJB
7 8 (16.33%) JSP
8 7 (14.29%) JMS
8 7 (14.29%) LAMP
8 7 (14.29%) Servlets
9 5 (10.20%) Ajax
9 5 (10.20%) Gherkin
9 5 (10.20%) RESTful
10 4 (8.16%) Hibernate
10 4 (8.16%) Spring
10 4 (8.16%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) RIA
2 2 (4.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.94%) Linux
2 21 (42.86%) Unix
3 9 (18.37%) AIX
3 9 (18.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.12%) HPUX
4 3 (6.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.61%) MVC
3 12 (24.49%) OO
4 11 (22.45%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (18.37%) Mentoring
5 9 (18.37%) OO PHP
5 9 (18.37%) Software Delivery
5 9 (18.37%) Translating Business Requirements
6 8 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.29%) Open Source
8 5 (10.20%) Automated Testing
8 5 (10.20%) Coaching
8 5 (10.20%) Document Management
8 5 (10.20%) System Testing
8 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
8 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
9 4 (8.16%) Change Management
9 4 (8.16%) Project Planning
9 4 (8.16%) SOA
9 4 (8.16%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 37 (75.51%) Java
2 25 (51.02%) JavaScript
3 19 (38.78%) SQL
4 18 (36.73%) PHP
5 9 (18.37%) Python
5 9 (18.37%) Ruby
6 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.12%) Perl
7 2 (4.08%) C#
7 2 (4.08%) Haskell
8 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) Ansible
1 9 (18.37%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (18.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (48.98%) IBM
2 15 (30.61%) hybris
3 12 (24.49%) Oracle
4 9 (18.37%) Zend
5 4 (8.16%) ATG
6 3 (6.12%) Blue Martini
6 3 (6.12%) Elastic Path
6 3 (6.12%) Interwoven
7 1 (2.04%) Percussion