Period
to 23 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 23 August 2019 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 48 51
Rank change year-on-year -21 +3 -7
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 231 334 302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.60% 4.79% 4.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 5.45% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 263 256
City of London median daily rate £500 £490 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £325 £375 £328
90th Percentile £626 £638 £644
Central London median daily rate £500 £490 £493
% change year-on-year +2.04% -0.51% +9.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £52.50 - -
Central London median hourly rate £52.50 - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,780 6,124 5,953
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.14% 87.76% 89.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,494 4,847 4,612
City of London median daily rate £525 £505 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £347 £325 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 106 57
City of London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.70 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.39% -8.78% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.28 £13.31
90th Percentile £56.50 £29.28 £31.05
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +12.30% - -6.50%

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for E-Commerce in the City of London

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for E-Commerce in the City of London

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing E-Commerce in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for E-Commerce in the City of London

E-Commerce
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for E-Commerce in the City of London

E-Commerce
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing E-Commerce in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for E-Commerce in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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 City of London region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 92 (39.83%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (24.24%) JavaScript
3 54 (23.38%) Java
4 51 (22.08%) Azure
5 50 (21.65%) DevOps
6 45 (19.48%) AWS
6 45 (19.48%) Retail
7 43 (18.61%) SQL
8 38 (16.45%) TDD
8 38 (16.45%) Microservices
9 34 (14.72%) Linux
10 32 (13.85%) Kubernetes
11 29 (12.55%) Docker
11 29 (12.55%) Scrum
12 28 (12.12%) HTML
12 28 (12.12%) Git (software)
13 26 (11.26%) CSS
14 24 (10.39%) Analytics
15 23 (9.96%) GCP
15 23 (9.96%) React
16 21 (9.09%) Spring
16 21 (9.09%) Migration
17 20 (8.66%) .NET
17 20 (8.66%) Jenkins
17 20 (8.66%) User Experience
18 19 (8.23%) QA
19 18 (7.79%) Finance
20 17 (7.36%) Microsoft
20 17 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
20 17 (7.36%) AngularJS

E-Commerce
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 (2.60%) Apache Spark
1 6 (2.60%) CMS
2 4 (1.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (1.73%) Apache
2 4 (1.73%) Confluence
3 3 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.30%) IIS
4 2 (0.87%) nginx
4 2 (0.87%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.87%) WordPress
5 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.43%) Jetty
5 1 (0.43%) Kentico
5 1 (0.43%) Mongrel
5 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (3.90%) Sketch
2 6 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.73%) InVision
5 3 (1.30%) Zeplin
6 2 (0.87%) Mingle
6 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.43%) Figma
7 1 (0.43%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.30%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.87%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.87%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.43%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 51 (22.08%) Azure
2 45 (19.48%) AWS
3 23 (9.96%) GCP
4 9 (3.90%) Serverless
5 5 (2.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 4 (1.73%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (1.73%) Google Analytics
6 4 (1.73%) Power Platform
6 4 (1.73%) SaaS
7 3 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.30%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (1.30%) Azure Functions
7 3 (1.30%) Data Lake Analytics
8 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.87%) GitHub
9 1 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.43%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.43%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.73%) DNS
1 4 (1.73%) Firewall
2 3 (1.30%) Internet
2 3 (1.30%) VPN
3 2 (0.87%) HTTP
4 1 (0.43%) LAN
4 1 (0.43%) RIP
4 1 (0.43%) WAN
4 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.93%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (5.19%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (3.03%) Hadoop
3 7 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 7 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.60%) Cosmos DB
5 5 (2.16%) Big Data
5 5 (2.16%) Data Lake
5 5 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.73%) Jackrabbit
6 4 (1.73%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.73%) MySQL
6 4 (1.73%) Power BI
6 4 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.73%) SQLite
7 3 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (1.30%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.30%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 28 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 20 (8.66%) Jenkins
3 12 (5.19%) Subversion
4 11 (4.76%) TeamCity
5 8 (3.46%) JIRA
6 7 (3.03%) Selenium
7 6 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (2.16%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.16%) JUnit
9 4 (1.73%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (1.73%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (1.30%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.30%) TestNG
10 3 (1.30%) tSQLt
10 3 (1.30%) webpack
11 2 (0.87%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.87%) CircleCI
11 2 (0.87%) Grunt
11 2 (0.87%) gulp
11 2 (0.87%) Maven
General
1 45 (19.48%) Retail
2 18 (7.79%) Finance
3 14 (6.06%) Marketing
4 13 (5.63%) Banking
5 11 (4.76%) Investment Banking
6 9 (3.90%) Law
7 4 (1.73%) Public Sector
8 3 (1.30%) Electronics
8 3 (1.30%) Front Office
8 3 (1.30%) German Language
9 2 (0.87%) French Language
10 1 (0.43%) Automotive
10 1 (0.43%) Back Office
10 1 (0.43%) Billing
10 1 (0.43%) Games
10 1 (0.43%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.43%) Legal
10 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 79 (34.20%) Developer
2 35 (15.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 25 (10.82%) Java Developer
4 24 (10.39%) AWS DevOps
4 24 (10.39%) Azure DevOps
5 22 (9.52%) AWS Engineer
5 22 (9.52%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 22 (9.52%) Azure Engineer
6 21 (9.09%) Analyst
6 21 (9.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 21 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 19 (8.23%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 19 (8.23%) Senior Developer
8 17 (7.36%) Linux Engineer
9 16 (6.93%) Architect
9 16 (6.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 12 (5.19%) Designer
11 11 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (3.90%) Product Manager
13 8 (3.46%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (12.12%) HTML
2 26 (11.26%) CSS
3 23 (9.96%) React
4 21 (9.09%) Spring
5 20 (8.66%) .NET
6 17 (7.36%) AngularJS
6 17 (7.36%) REST
7 12 (5.19%) HTML5
7 12 (5.19%) Node.js
7 12 (5.19%) Web Services
8 9 (3.90%) Spring Boot
9 8 (3.46%) Vue.js
10 7 (3.03%) jQuery
11 6 (2.60%) .NET Core
11 6 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (2.60%) CSS3
11 6 (2.60%) Kafka
11 6 (2.60%) LESS
11 6 (2.60%) Sass
12 5 (2.16%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.66%) User Experience
2 14 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (5.19%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.46%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.73%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.73%) iPad
7 3 (1.30%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.87%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.87%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.87%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.87%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.87%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.43%) Animation
9 1 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.43%) Equities
9 1 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (14.72%) Linux
2 12 (5.19%) Windows
3 10 (4.33%) Android
3 10 (4.33%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.30%) CentOS
5 3 (1.30%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.87%) Unix
7 1 (0.43%) Debian
7 1 (0.43%) Fedora
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (39.83%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (21.65%) DevOps
3 38 (16.45%) Microservices
3 38 (16.45%) TDD
4 29 (12.55%) Scrum
5 24 (10.39%) Analytics
6 21 (9.09%) Migration
7 17 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (6.93%) Front End Development
9 15 (6.49%) BDD
10 14 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (5.63%) Software Engineering
12 12 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (5.19%) CRM
12 12 (5.19%) Project Management
12 12 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (5.19%) Test Automation
13 10 (4.33%) ETL
13 10 (4.33%) MVC
13 10 (4.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 56 (24.24%) JavaScript
2 54 (23.38%) Java
3 43 (18.61%) SQL
4 16 (6.93%) C#
5 13 (5.63%) PowerShell
6 9 (3.90%) Python
7 8 (3.46%) Java 8
7 8 (3.46%) Kotlin
7 8 (3.46%) Ruby
8 7 (3.03%) Apple Swift
8 7 (3.03%) Scala
9 6 (2.60%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.16%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.73%) ES6
12 3 (1.30%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.30%) PHP
12 3 (1.30%) U-SQL
13 2 (0.87%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.87%) LINC
14 1 (0.43%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (6.49%) Degree
2 5 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (2.16%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.73%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.23%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) EMIR
2 1 (0.43%) MiFID
System Software
1 29 (12.55%) Docker
2 3 (1.30%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.43%) KVM
4 1 (0.43%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (13.85%) Kubernetes
2 15 (6.49%) Terraform
3 14 (6.06%) Ansible
4 11 (4.76%) Puppet
5 9 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.87%) Mesos
6 2 (0.87%) Packer
7 1 (0.43%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (7.36%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.06%) Adobe
3 9 (3.90%) Oracle
4 8 (3.46%) Google
4 8 (3.46%) hybris
5 7 (3.03%) SAP
6 6 (2.60%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.30%) Apple
7 3 (1.30%) Ariba
7 3 (1.30%) New Relic
7 3 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.87%) ATG
8 2 (0.87%) IBM
8 2 (0.87%) Perforce
8 2 (0.87%) Splunk
8 2 (0.87%) Tableau
8 2 (0.87%) VMware
9 1 (0.43%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.43%) Demandware
9 1 (0.43%) Rackspace