Period
to 12 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 12 August 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)
London > Central London
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 80 48 43
Rank change year-on-year -32 -5 -3
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 71 387 494
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 2.75% 4.64% 5.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.12% 5.14% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 317 393
Median daily rate £480 £500 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +2.04% -
10th Percentile £278 £325 £363
90th Percentile £620 £601 £638
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% - -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 £89.75
% change year-on-year -33.33% -41.50% +111.18%

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 Central London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,275 7,524 8,071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 88.08% 90.26% 88.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,561 5,870 6,275
Median daily rate £513 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £328 £350 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £525 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 81 120
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +11.41% +0.83%
10th Percentile £13.26 £11.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £47.75 £56.50 £33.88
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% +2.08% +3.23%

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for E-Commerce in Central London

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Daily rate trend for E-Commerce in Central London

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing E-Commerce in Central London over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for E-Commerce in Central London

E-Commerce
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Hourly rate trend for E-Commerce in Central London

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 12 August 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
City of London -11 48 £475 -5.00% 21
Southwark +48 1 £175 -61.11%
E-Commerce
London

For the 6 months to 12 August 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 Central London region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 25 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (22.54%) Java
3 14 (19.72%) JavaScript
3 14 (19.72%) AWS
4 13 (18.31%) Microservices
4 13 (18.31%) SQL
5 10 (14.08%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (14.08%) TDD
5 10 (14.08%) Retail
5 10 (14.08%) DevOps
5 10 (14.08%) SaaS
6 9 (12.68%) Azure
6 9 (12.68%) React
6 9 (12.68%) Python
7 8 (11.27%) Spring
7 8 (11.27%) GCP
7 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (11.27%) Power BI
7 8 (11.27%) Power Platform
8 7 (9.86%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (9.86%) Tableau
8 7 (9.86%) Analytics
8 7 (9.86%) BDD
8 7 (9.86%) Node.js
8 7 (9.86%) Finance
9 6 (8.45%) NoSQL
9 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
9 6 (8.45%) Akka
9 6 (8.45%) Kafka
9 6 (8.45%) Apache Spark

E-Commerce
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 6 (8.45%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.63%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.41%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.41%) CMS
4 1 (1.41%) Confluence
4 1 (1.41%) Documentum
4 1 (1.41%) Drupal
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.41%) FileNet
4 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.41%) nginx
4 1 (1.41%) OnBase
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Magento
2 3 (4.23%) Shopify
3 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.72%) AWS
2 10 (14.08%) SaaS
3 9 (12.68%) Azure
4 8 (11.27%) GCP
4 8 (11.27%) Power Platform
5 3 (4.23%) Google Analytics
6 2 (2.82%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (2.82%) Google Tag Manager
6 2 (2.82%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.82%) Serverless
7 1 (1.41%) Amazon CloudSearch
7 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.41%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.41%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.41%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.41%) CloudFront
7 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) DNS
1 1 (1.41%) Internet
1 1 (1.41%) LAN
1 1 (1.41%) Skype
1 1 (1.41%) VLAN
1 1 (1.41%) VPN
1 1 (1.41%) WAN
1 1 (1.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) Power BI
2 6 (8.45%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.63%) BigQuery
3 4 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.82%) Big Data
4 2 (2.82%) Looker
4 2 (2.82%) Snowflake Schema
4 2 (2.82%) SQLBase
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.41%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.41%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.23%) JIRA
4 2 (2.82%) CircleCI
4 2 (2.82%) Subversion
4 2 (2.82%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.82%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.41%) Ant
5 1 (1.41%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.41%) Balsamiq
5 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.41%) GitLab
5 1 (1.41%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.41%) JUnit
5 1 (1.41%) Maven
5 1 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.41%) Selenium
5 1 (1.41%) Xcode
General
1 10 (14.08%) Retail
2 7 (9.86%) Finance
3 5 (7.04%) Banking
3 5 (7.04%) Marketing
4 3 (4.23%) Billing
5 1 (1.41%) German Language
5 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Legal
5 1 (1.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (35.21%) Developer
2 13 (18.31%) Analyst
3 9 (12.68%) Java Developer
4 7 (9.86%) AWS Developer
5 6 (8.45%) React Developer
6 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Scala Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Data Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Digital Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) E-Commerce Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Architect
8 3 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (4.23%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Product Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Data Scientist
9 2 (2.82%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.68%) React
2 8 (11.27%) Spring
3 7 (9.86%) Node.js
4 6 (8.45%) Akka
4 6 (8.45%) Kafka
4 6 (8.45%) Spring Boot
5 4 (5.63%) REST
6 3 (4.23%) CSS
6 3 (4.23%) HTML
7 2 (2.82%) .NET
7 2 (2.82%) .NET Core
7 2 (2.82%) J2EE
7 2 (2.82%) jBPM
7 2 (2.82%) Jest
7 2 (2.82%) RESTful
7 2 (2.82%) Vue.js
7 2 (2.82%) Web Services
8 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.41%) Drools
8 1 (1.41%) Flutter
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.86%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.63%) iPad
3 4 (5.63%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.82%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.82%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.41%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.41%) Derivative
5 1 (1.41%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.41%) FMCG
5 1 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) User Experience
5 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.23%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.82%) Android
2 2 (2.82%) Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.41%) Windows
3 1 (1.41%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.31%) Microservices
3 10 (14.08%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (14.08%) DevOps
3 10 (14.08%) TDD
4 7 (9.86%) Analytics
4 7 (9.86%) BDD
5 6 (8.45%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.63%) B2C
7 4 (5.63%) Data Analytics
7 4 (5.63%) Front End Development
7 4 (5.63%) Functional Testing
7 4 (5.63%) Migration
7 4 (5.63%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (5.63%) Project Management
7 4 (5.63%) Scrum
7 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.23%) Functional Programming
8 3 (4.23%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.54%) Java
2 14 (19.72%) JavaScript
3 13 (18.31%) SQL
4 9 (12.68%) Python
5 5 (7.04%) Scala
6 4 (5.63%) Kotlin
7 3 (4.23%) Apple Swift
7 3 (4.23%) R
7 3 (4.23%) SOQL
8 2 (2.82%) C#
8 2 (2.82%) Groovy
8 2 (2.82%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.41%) C++
9 1 (1.41%) Java 8
9 1 (1.41%) Perl
9 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (1.41%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.41%) GDPR
1 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Docker
2 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.23%) Ansible
3 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.41%) Puppet
3 1 (1.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (9.86%) Tableau
2 4 (5.63%) Google
3 3 (4.23%) Demandware
3 3 (4.23%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.23%) Zuora
4 2 (2.82%) Adobe
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.82%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.82%) SAP
5 1 (1.41%) Citrix
5 1 (1.41%) Databricks
5 1 (1.41%) Hyland
5 1 (1.41%) IBM
5 1 (1.41%) OpenText
5 1 (1.41%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.41%) VMware