The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 25 June 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)
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 22 9
Rank change year-on-year +3 -13  
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 6 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 4.32% 9.13% 11.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.04% 11.70% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 20
Median daily rate £343 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.96% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £388 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £450 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £375
% change year-on-year - +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -41.66% -10.00%  

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 Chester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 119 171 193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 85.61% 78.08% 88.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 156 112
Median daily rate £388 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.06% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £313 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.09% -39.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £20.78 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £21.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for E-Commerce in Chester

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing E-Commerce in Chester over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for E-Commerce in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Chester region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 3 (37.50%) GitHub
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Exploratory Testing
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Workday
3 2 (25.00%) GDPR
3 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Gatling
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Camel
3 2 (25.00%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Vertica
4 1 (12.50%) Big Data
4 1 (12.50%) Talend

E-Commerce
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) GitHub
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (12.50%) DB2
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (25.00%) Gatling
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Manual Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Tester
3 1 (12.50%) ETL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Kanban
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Critical Success Factor
3 1 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) GDPR
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Workday
2 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee
2 1 (12.50%) Talend
2 1 (12.50%) Vertica
2 1 (12.50%) VMware