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 3 months to 27 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 35 42
Rank change year-on-year -10 +7  
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 158 183 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.78% 5.40% 4.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.43% 6.30% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 166 195
Median daily rate £493 £455 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £638 £625
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 the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2912 2905 4654
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.14% 85.77% 81.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2231 2377 3660
Median daily rate £500 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 56
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.20 £55.50
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 the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 City of London region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 153 (51.17%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (27.76%) Java
3 75 (25.08%) TDD
4 71 (23.75%) JavaScript
5 68 (22.74%) Amazon AWS
6 66 (22.07%) DevOps
7 65 (21.74%) Linux
8 49 (16.39%) HTML
9 48 (16.05%) BDD
10 46 (15.38%) Test Automation
11 45 (15.05%) Scrum
12 41 (13.71%) Docker
13 39 (13.04%) CSS
14 38 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
14 38 (12.71%) Big Data
15 37 (12.37%) Finance
15 37 (12.37%) Retail
16 35 (11.71%) Hadoop
17 34 (11.37%) SQL
17 34 (11.37%) React
18 33 (11.04%) Selenium
18 33 (11.04%) Node.js
19 31 (10.37%) RESTful
20 30 (10.03%) Python
21 29 (9.70%) .NET
21 29 (9.70%) C#
22 28 (9.36%) Ansible
23 27 (9.03%) Web Services
24 26 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
24 26 (8.70%) Analytics

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 14 (4.68%) Apache
2 12 (4.01%) CMS
3 10 (3.34%) nginx
4 8 (2.68%) Apache Spark
5 7 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.34%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.34%) SAS
6 4 (1.34%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.00%) Apache Pig
7 3 (1.00%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.00%) IIS
8 2 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.67%) Drupal
8 2 (0.67%) JBoss
8 2 (0.67%) Kentico
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.67%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.67%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.67%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.67%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (0.67%) SPSS
3 2 (0.67%) Stata
Business Applications
1 10 (3.34%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (2.01%) Magento
3 5 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.67%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.33%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 68 (22.74%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (6.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 8 (2.68%) Amazon EMR
5 5 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.34%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.00%) Akamai
7 3 (1.00%) GitHub
8 2 (0.67%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.67%) BrowserStack
8 2 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.67%) Heroku
8 2 (0.67%) IaaS
8 2 (0.67%) Office 365
8 2 (0.67%) PaaS
8 2 (0.67%) SaaS
8 2 (0.67%) vREST
9 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.33%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.00%) DNS
1 3 (1.00%) Internet
2 2 (0.67%) HTTP
3 1 (0.33%) BGP
3 1 (0.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.33%) DHCP
3 1 (0.33%) DMVPN
3 1 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.33%) Firewall
3 1 (0.33%) LAN
3 1 (0.33%) NetScreen
3 1 (0.33%) Network Security
3 1 (0.33%) OSPF
3 1 (0.33%) RTP
3 1 (0.33%) RTSP
3 1 (0.33%) Skype
3 1 (0.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.71%) Big Data
2 35 (11.71%) Hadoop
3 25 (8.36%) SQL Server
4 22 (7.36%) Apache Hive
5 15 (5.02%) MySQL
6 14 (4.68%) NoSQL
7 11 (3.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.01%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.34%) Qlik Sense
9 4 (1.34%) SQLite
9 4 (1.34%) Sqoop
10 3 (1.00%) KDB
10 3 (1.00%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.67%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.67%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.67%) Hazelcast
11 2 (0.67%) Power BI
11 2 (0.67%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (11.04%) Selenium
2 25 (8.36%) WebDriver
3 23 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 18 (6.02%) JIRA
5 17 (5.69%) Jenkins
6 12 (4.01%) Cucumber
7 9 (3.01%) webpack
8 7 (2.34%) Babel
8 7 (2.34%) Maven
8 7 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (2.01%) Jasmine
9 6 (2.01%) JUnit
9 6 (2.01%) Protractor
9 6 (2.01%) SpecFlow
9 6 (2.01%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.67%) Mockito
11 4 (1.34%) Mocha
11 4 (1.34%) Subversion
11 4 (1.34%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.34%) Xcode
General
1 37 (12.37%) Finance
1 37 (12.37%) Retail
2 22 (7.36%) Banking
3 18 (6.02%) Marketing
4 14 (4.68%) Front Office
5 12 (4.01%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.01%) Advertising
6 6 (2.01%) Games
7 5 (1.67%) Law
7 5 (1.67%) Publishing
8 4 (1.34%) Legal
9 2 (0.67%) Back Office
10 1 (0.33%) Billing
10 1 (0.33%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.33%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 101 (33.78%) Developer
2 40 (13.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 32 (10.70%) Analyst
3 32 (10.70%) AWS Engineer
4 30 (10.03%) Java Developer
5 20 (6.69%) AWS Developer
5 20 (6.69%) AWS DevOps
5 20 (6.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 19 (6.35%) Architect
6 19 (6.35%) Business Analyst
7 17 (5.69%) Senior Developer
8 16 (5.35%) Java Engineer
9 13 (4.35%) Test Engineer
10 12 (4.01%) Automation Engineer
10 12 (4.01%) E-Commerce Developer
11 11 (3.68%) JavaScript Developer
11 11 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (3.68%) Test Analyst
12 10 (3.34%) Automation Test Analyst
12 10 (3.34%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (16.39%) HTML
2 39 (13.04%) CSS
3 34 (11.37%) React
4 33 (11.04%) Node.js
5 31 (10.37%) RESTful
6 29 (9.70%) .NET
7 27 (9.03%) Web Services
8 23 (7.69%) AngularJS
9 22 (7.36%) REST
10 17 (5.69%) Kafka
11 15 (5.02%) ASP.NET
12 14 (4.68%) Redux
12 14 (4.68%) Sass
13 13 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (4.35%) Spring
14 12 (4.01%) HTML5
14 12 (4.01%) SOAP
15 10 (3.34%) Laravel
15 10 (3.34%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 21 (7.02%) Mobile App
4 19 (6.35%) User Experience
5 12 (4.01%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (3.01%) iPad
7 9 (3.01%) NHS
7 9 (3.01%) Public Cloud
8 6 (2.01%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.67%) Fintech
10 4 (1.34%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.34%) Derivative
10 4 (1.34%) Equities
10 4 (1.34%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.34%) Minimum Viable Product
11 3 (1.00%) EPoS
11 3 (1.00%) Taxonomies
12 2 (0.67%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.67%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 65 (21.74%) Linux
2 11 (3.68%) Unix
3 9 (3.01%) Android
3 9 (3.01%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.34%) Windows
5 4 (1.34%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.00%) AIX
6 3 (1.00%) CentOS
6 3 (1.00%) Solaris
7 1 (0.33%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (51.17%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (25.08%) TDD
3 66 (22.07%) DevOps
4 48 (16.05%) BDD
5 46 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 45 (15.05%) Scrum
7 38 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (8.70%) Analytics
8 26 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (8.03%) Software Engineering
10 23 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (7.36%) Continuous Delivery
12 21 (7.02%) Microservices
13 20 (6.69%) Unit Testing
14 19 (6.35%) Open Source
15 17 (5.69%) OO
16 16 (5.35%) MVC
17 15 (5.02%) User Stories
18 14 (4.68%) High Availability
19 13 (4.35%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 83 (27.76%) Java
2 71 (23.75%) JavaScript
3 34 (11.37%) SQL
4 30 (10.03%) Python
5 29 (9.70%) C#
6 20 (6.69%) Bash Shell
7 16 (5.35%) Ruby
8 15 (5.02%) PHP
9 11 (3.68%) Perl
10 8 (2.68%) ES6
10 8 (2.68%) R
11 7 (2.34%) Objective-C
12 6 (2.01%) Apple Swift
12 6 (2.01%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.01%) Scala
13 3 (1.00%) C++
13 3 (1.00%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.67%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.67%) Clojure
14 2 (0.67%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 17 (5.69%) Degree
2 7 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.34%) ISEB
3 4 (1.34%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.67%) PhD
5 1 (0.33%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.33%) CCNP
5 1 (0.33%) CCSE
5 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.33%) IIBA
5 1 (0.33%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.02%) QA
2 10 (3.34%) MiFID
3 4 (1.34%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.00%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (1.00%) EMIR
5 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (13.71%) Docker
2 5 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.34%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.00%) HDFS
4 3 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.33%) LXC
6 1 (0.33%) vCloud
6 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (9.36%) Ansible
2 18 (6.02%) Puppet
3 17 (5.69%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (4.68%) Kubernetes
5 10 (3.34%) Docker Swarm
6 8 (2.68%) Terraform
7 4 (1.34%) Graphite
7 4 (1.34%) HAProxy
7 4 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (1.34%) logstash
7 4 (1.34%) Mesos
7 4 (1.34%) Nagios
8 3 (1.00%) Oozie
9 2 (0.67%) Kibana
10 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.33%) Grafana
10 1 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.33%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 19 (6.35%) VMware
2 13 (4.35%) Google
3 8 (2.68%) hybris
3 8 (2.68%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.34%) Oracle
5 6 (2.01%) Hortonworks
5 6 (2.01%) HP
6 5 (1.67%) ATG
7 4 (1.34%) Bloomberg
7 4 (1.34%) Citrix
7 4 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.00%) Adobe
8 3 (1.00%) Dell
8 3 (1.00%) F5
8 3 (1.00%) IBM
8 3 (1.00%) Reuters
8 3 (1.00%) Splunk
8 3 (1.00%) Tableau
9 2 (0.67%) Cisco
9 2 (0.67%) Red Hat
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