Period
to 31 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 31 March 2020 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)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 101 56 66
Rank change year-on-year -45 +10 -7
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 40 150 113
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.41% 3.56% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 4.08% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 58 49
Median daily rate £425 £428 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +14.00% -
10th Percentile £342 £200 £275
90th Percentile £662 £563 £518
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £445
% change year-on-year -5.56% +1.12% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £32.25 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.15% +20.34%
South East median hourly rate £75.00 £37.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year +100.00% +5.63% +12.70%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,380 3,673 3,444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.04% 87.16% 85.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,257 1,758 1,720
Median daily rate £446 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.89% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £233 £287 £288
90th Percentile £600 £600 £600
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 107 81
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% +21.43% -9.68%
10th Percentile £16.25 £12.00 £8.00
90th Percentile £68.75 £48.30 £47.50
Median hourly rate £24.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.08% +6.67% -0.04%

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing E-Commerce as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for E-Commerce in Berkshire

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing E-Commerce in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for E-Commerce in Berkshire

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing E-Commerce in Berkshire over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for E-Commerce in Berkshire

E-Commerce
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing E-Commerce in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend for E-Commerce in Berkshire

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 31 March 2020. 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
Reading -1 14 £600 +35.21% 7
Bracknell +2 9 £425 -15.00% 3
Newbury -16 6 £385 -
Slough - 3 £275 - 2
Maidenhead +9 1 - -
Windsor - 1 £275 - 1
E-Commerce
South East

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) Retail
3 12 (30.00%) Scrum
4 11 (27.50%) CMS
5 10 (25.00%) Java
6 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
6 9 (22.50%) C#
7 8 (20.00%) .NET
7 8 (20.00%) Mobile App
7 8 (20.00%) User Experience
8 7 (17.50%) Web Services
8 7 (17.50%) JIRA
9 6 (15.00%) Maven
9 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (15.00%) Confluence
9 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
9 6 (15.00%) HTML
9 6 (15.00%) User Stories
9 6 (15.00%) Coaching
10 5 (12.50%) Microservices
10 5 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (12.50%) Analytics
10 5 (12.50%) REST
10 5 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (12.50%) Serverless
10 5 (12.50%) Headless CMS
10 5 (12.50%) MVC
10 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
10 5 (12.50%) CRM
10 5 (12.50%) Microsoft

E-Commerce
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 11 (27.50%) CMS
2 6 (15.00%) Confluence
3 5 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (12.50%) Headless CMS
4 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.00%) Apache
5 2 (5.00%) Apache Solr
5 2 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) InVision
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.50%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) AWS
1 5 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
1 5 (12.50%) Azure
1 5 (12.50%) SaaS
1 5 (12.50%) Serverless
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (5.00%) CloudFront
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.50%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) 3G
1 2 (5.00%) 4G
1 2 (5.00%) 5G
1 2 (5.00%) Broadband
1 2 (5.00%) DNS
1 2 (5.00%) GPRS
1 2 (5.00%) LTE
1 2 (5.00%) SSL
1 2 (5.00%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.00%) Data Lake
2 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.50%) Power BI
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) JIRA
2 6 (15.00%) Maven
3 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.00%) IntelliJ
5 2 (5.00%) DbUnit
5 2 (5.00%) Gradle
5 2 (5.00%) jMock
5 2 (5.00%) JUnit
5 2 (5.00%) kappa
5 2 (5.00%) Mockito
6 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.50%) Mercurial
General
1 15 (37.50%) Retail
2 5 (12.50%) Marketing
2 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.50%) Finance
4 2 (5.00%) Automotive
4 2 (5.00%) Back Office
4 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Developer
2 6 (15.00%) Architect
3 5 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Product Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Digital Product Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.50%) CRM Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Digital Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Digital Business Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Domain Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Digital Product Owner
6 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Product Owner
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Sitecore Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) .NET
2 7 (17.50%) Web Services
3 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (15.00%) HTML
4 5 (12.50%) REST
5 4 (10.00%) CSS
5 4 (10.00%) HTML5
5 4 (10.00%) JSON
5 4 (10.00%) JSR 170
5 4 (10.00%) React
5 4 (10.00%) RESTful
6 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (5.00%) Apache Camel
7 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (5.00%) GraphQL
7 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.00%) Middleware
7 2 (5.00%) PowerMock
7 2 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 8 (20.00%) User Experience
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Android
1 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) Scrum
3 6 (15.00%) Coaching
3 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (15.00%) User Stories
4 5 (12.50%) Analytics
4 5 (12.50%) CRM
4 5 (12.50%) Microservices
4 5 (12.50%) MVC
5 4 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (10.00%) Project Management
5 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (7.50%) B2C
6 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (7.50%) Kanban
6 3 (7.50%) Logistics
6 3 (7.50%) SDLC
6 3 (7.50%) Time Management
6 3 (7.50%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) Java
2 9 (22.50%) C#
2 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.00%) Java 8
4 2 (5.00%) C
4 2 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) GDPR
1 1 (2.50%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Adobe
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Sitecore