The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for E-Commerce skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited E-Commerce over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
E-Commerce (Electronic Commerce)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 5 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1  
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 38 70 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 14.23% 22.88% 26.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.83% 25.93% 31.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 56 101
Median daily rate £488 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £406 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £16.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year +84.37% -34.02%  

E-Commerce is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 240 270 344
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 89.89% 88.24% 84.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 183 265
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 12
Median hourly rate £16.00 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.31% +18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing E-Commerce as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for E-Commerce in Bedfordshire

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing E-Commerce in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for E-Commerce in Bedfordshire

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing E-Commerce in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for E-Commerce in Bedfordshire

E-Commerce
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for E-Commerce in Bedfordshire

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Commerce within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -1 26 £450 -10.00% 2
E-Commerce
East of England

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 44 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (24.29%) High Availability
4 15 (21.43%) IaaS
4 15 (21.43%) Retail
5 12 (17.14%) C#
5 12 (17.14%) TDD
5 12 (17.14%) Business Analysis
5 12 (17.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (15.71%) Service Management
6 11 (15.71%) Linux
6 11 (15.71%) WAN
6 11 (15.71%) DNS
6 11 (15.71%) Relational Database
6 11 (15.71%) Load Balancing
6 11 (15.71%) QA
7 10 (14.29%) TeamCity
7 10 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 10 (14.29%) Feature Driven Development
7 10 (14.29%) BDD
7 10 (14.29%) SpecFlow
7 10 (14.29%) ATDD
7 10 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (14.29%) Migration
7 10 (14.29%) SDET
8 9 (12.86%) CRM
8 9 (12.86%) Windows
8 9 (12.86%) API Testing
9 8 (11.43%) Waterfall
9 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 4 (5.71%) CMS
2 2 (2.86%) Confluence
2 2 (2.86%) IIS
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.43%) Apache
3 1 (1.43%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
2 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Unica
2 2 (2.86%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (1.43%) Data Workbench
Cloud Services
1 18 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (21.43%) IaaS
3 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.86%) Office 365
4 2 (2.86%) OneDrive
4 2 (2.86%) Silverpop
5 1 (1.43%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.71%) DNS
1 11 (15.71%) WAN
2 7 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (1.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (14.29%) SpecFlow
1 10 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 8 (11.43%) JIRA
3 4 (5.71%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.71%) JUnit
3 4 (5.71%) TestNG
4 3 (4.29%) JBehave
4 3 (4.29%) Selenium
4 3 (4.29%) SoapUI
4 3 (4.29%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 15 (21.43%) Retail
2 6 (8.57%) Marketing
3 4 (5.71%) Finance
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (32.86%) Architect
2 13 (18.57%) Analyst
2 13 (18.57%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (15.71%) Business Analyst
4 10 (14.29%) AWS Architect
5 9 (12.86%) E-Commerce Architect
6 8 (11.43%) Test Automation Engineer
6 8 (11.43%) Test Engineer
7 7 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (8.57%) Project Manager
8 6 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce Manager
9 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
10 4 (5.71%) Business Change Manager
10 4 (5.71%) Business Manager
10 4 (5.71%) Change Manager
10 4 (5.71%) E-Commerce Project Manager
10 4 (5.71%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Senior Test Engineer
11 3 (4.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) J2EE
1 4 (5.71%) REST
2 2 (2.86%) .NET
2 2 (2.86%) EJB
2 2 (2.86%) HTML
2 2 (2.86%) Java EE
2 2 (2.86%) JDBC
2 2 (2.86%) JMS
2 2 (2.86%) JPA
2 2 (2.86%) Servlets
2 2 (2.86%) Web Services
2 2 (2.86%) XML
3 1 (1.43%) CSS3
3 1 (1.43%) Dojo
3 1 (1.43%) HTML5
3 1 (1.43%) jQuery
3 1 (1.43%) JSON
3 1 (1.43%) LESS
3 1 (1.43%) Sass
3 1 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.43%) Animation
2 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.43%) EPoS
2 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.71%) Linux
2 9 (12.86%) Windows
3 2 (2.86%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.43%) Android
4 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (24.29%) High Availability
3 12 (17.14%) Business Analysis
3 12 (17.14%) Enterprise Architecture
3 12 (17.14%) TDD
4 11 (15.71%) Load Balancing
4 11 (15.71%) Service Management
5 10 (14.29%) ATDD
5 10 (14.29%) BDD
5 10 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (14.29%) Feature Driven Development
5 10 (14.29%) Migration
5 10 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 9 (12.86%) API Testing
6 9 (12.86%) CRM
7 8 (11.43%) Scrum
7 8 (11.43%) Waterfall
8 7 (10.00%) Capacity Management
8 7 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) C#
2 7 (10.00%) Java
3 4 (5.71%) Perl
3 4 (5.71%) Python
3 4 (5.71%) Ruby
4 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Degree
1 4 (5.71%) ISEB
2 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.71%) QA
2 10 (14.29%) SDET
3 1 (1.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) hybris
2 5 (7.14%) SAP
3 4 (5.71%) IBM
4 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.86%) Pega
5 2 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.43%) Adobe
6 1 (1.43%) Ariba
6 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
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