Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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.

E-Commerce (Electronic Commerce)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 3 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6 -7
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 132 87 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 19.16% 13.83% 10.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.76% 16.70% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 59 62
Bedfordshire median daily rate £495 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £408 £390 £313
90th Percentile £675 £600 £574
East of England median daily rate £463 £458 £425
% change year-on-year +1.09% +7.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £10.30 -
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £92.65 £33.00
% change year-on-year -81.11% +180.76% +24.53%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 580 521 566
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 84.18% 82.83% 84.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 333 368
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £268 £211 £239
90th Percentile £581 £588 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 49
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% -60.00% +105.88%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.02 £9.85
90th Percentile £50.48 £43.11 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.56% +34.74% -1.53%

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing E-Commerce as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +1 100 £500 +5.26% 4
Dunstable - 3 £270 -
E-Commerce
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 60 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (41.67%) Retail
3 35 (26.52%) C#
4 30 (22.73%) SOA
5 29 (21.97%) Information Security
6 20 (15.15%) TDD
6 20 (15.15%) Security Architecture
7 18 (13.64%) SOAP
7 18 (13.64%) Management Information System
7 18 (13.64%) REST
7 18 (13.64%) User Stories
7 18 (13.64%) Microservices
8 17 (12.88%) CISSP
8 17 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (12.12%) Data Integration
9 16 (12.12%) Project Management
10 14 (10.61%) Java
10 14 (10.61%) Enterprise Architecture
10 14 (10.61%) BDD
11 13 (9.85%) SDLC
11 13 (9.85%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (9.85%) TeamCity
11 13 (9.85%) Microsoft
12 12 (9.09%) Security Management
12 12 (9.09%) Middleware
12 12 (9.09%) C++
12 12 (9.09%) Web Services
12 12 (9.09%) JIRA
12 12 (9.09%) Software Delivery
13 11 (8.33%) Cucumber

E-Commerce
Co-occurring 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 10 (7.58%) Confluence
2 4 (3.03%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.27%) CMS
4 2 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.52%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.76%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.76%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.85%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.30%) SaaS
3 6 (4.55%) IaaS
4 5 (3.79%) PaaS
5 4 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.03%) Google App Engine
5 4 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (2.27%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.76%) Office 365
7 1 (0.76%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.55%) Network Security
2 5 (3.79%) AMQP
3 4 (3.03%) Internet
4 1 (0.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.79%) Big Data
2 3 (2.27%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.27%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.52%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.76%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (0.76%) MySQL
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (9.85%) TeamCity
2 12 (9.09%) JIRA
3 11 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 11 (8.33%) SpecFlow
4 10 (7.58%) Selenium
5 9 (6.82%) JBehave
5 9 (6.82%) SoapUI
6 7 (5.30%) Ant
6 7 (5.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (5.30%) Jenkins
6 7 (5.30%) JUnit
6 7 (5.30%) Maven
6 7 (5.30%) TestNG
6 7 (5.30%) WebDriver
7 6 (4.55%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 55 (41.67%) Retail
2 11 (8.33%) Finance
3 6 (4.55%) Marketing
4 3 (2.27%) Advertising
5 1 (0.76%) Banking
5 1 (0.76%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (29.55%) Architect
2 24 (18.18%) Analyst
3 23 (17.42%) Developer
4 16 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (11.36%) Business Analyst
6 14 (10.61%) Designer
6 14 (10.61%) E-Commerce Architect
7 13 (9.85%) Consultant
7 13 (9.85%) Senior Developer
8 11 (8.33%) Security Consultant
8 11 (8.33%) Senior Designer
8 11 (8.33%) Technical Architect
9 9 (6.82%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
10 8 (6.06%) Security Architect
10 8 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
10 8 (6.06%) Technical Business Analyst
11 7 (5.30%) Enterprise Architect
11 7 (5.30%) Enterprise Security Architect
12 6 (4.55%) Lead Architect
12 6 (4.55%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.64%) REST
1 18 (13.64%) SOAP
2 12 (9.09%) Middleware
2 12 (9.09%) Web Services
3 6 (4.55%) .NET
3 6 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
3 6 (4.55%) WCF
4 5 (3.79%) MSMQ
5 3 (2.27%) .NET Core
5 3 (2.27%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.27%) Kafka
5 3 (2.27%) Node.js
5 3 (2.27%) RESTful
6 2 (1.52%) CSS
6 2 (1.52%) HTML
6 2 (1.52%) JMS
6 2 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.76%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.76%) Servlets
7 1 (0.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.55%) RIA
4 5 (3.79%) User Experience
5 4 (3.03%) IVR
6 3 (2.27%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.52%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.52%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.52%) Social Media
8 1 (0.76%) EPoS
8 1 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.30%) Linux
2 4 (3.03%) AIX
2 4 (3.03%) Android
2 4 (3.03%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.03%) Solaris
2 4 (3.03%) Unix
3 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.76%) Windows
3 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (22.73%) SOA
3 29 (21.97%) Information Security
4 20 (15.15%) Security Architecture
4 20 (15.15%) TDD
5 18 (13.64%) Microservices
5 18 (13.64%) User Stories
6 17 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (12.12%) Data Integration
7 16 (12.12%) Project Management
8 14 (10.61%) BDD
8 14 (10.61%) Enterprise Architecture
9 13 (9.85%) SDLC
10 12 (9.09%) Security Management
10 12 (9.09%) Software Delivery
11 11 (8.33%) Test Automation
12 10 (7.58%) API Development
12 10 (7.58%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (7.58%) Cryptography
12 10 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (26.52%) C#
2 14 (10.61%) Java
3 12 (9.09%) C++
4 9 (6.82%) Perl
4 9 (6.82%) Python
4 9 (6.82%) Ruby
5 3 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (12.88%) CISSP
2 11 (8.33%) CISM
3 8 (6.06%) CISA
3 8 (6.06%) Degree
3 8 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.76%) GIAC
4 1 (0.76%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.58%) PCI DSS
2 9 (6.82%) COBIT
2 9 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (5.30%) GDPR
3 7 (5.30%) QA
4 5 (3.79%) PMO
5 2 (1.52%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.03%) vCloud
1 4 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (3.03%) vSphere
2 3 (2.27%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (9.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.30%) Atlassian
2 7 (5.30%) Google
2 7 (5.30%) Red Hat
3 5 (3.79%) hybris
4 4 (3.03%) Oracle
4 4 (3.03%) VMware
5 3 (2.27%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.52%) Adobe
6 2 (1.52%) VocaLink
7 1 (0.76%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.76%) SAP
7 1 (0.76%) Workday