Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 2018 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 53 48
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 -11
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 332 246 264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.68% 3.99% 3.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.33% 4.59% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 215 241
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £394 £363 £310
90th Percentile £713 £650 £588
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
City of London median hourly rate - £37.08 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -21.93% -
Central London median hourly rate - £37.08 £47.50
% change year-on-year - -21.93% -65.45%

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 6,233 5,365 5,722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.81% 87.00% 86.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,966 4,270 4,573
City of London median daily rate £505 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.59% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £293
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 52 59
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.63 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.33% -2.39% +9.38%
10th Percentile £11.63 £13.74 £11.93
90th Percentile £41.65 £55.00 £51.90
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.92 £21.13
% change year-on-year +1.66% -5.73% +17.39%

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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 2018, 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.

1 176 (53.01%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (35.84%) JavaScript
3 105 (31.63%) Java
4 82 (24.70%) Amazon AWS
5 78 (23.49%) TDD
6 72 (21.69%) Retail
7 61 (18.37%) HTML
8 57 (17.17%) C#
9 55 (16.57%) Web Services
10 54 (16.27%) Microsoft Azure
11 52 (15.66%) React
12 51 (15.36%) CSS
13 47 (14.16%) REST
14 46 (13.86%) Continuous Integration
15 45 (13.55%) Node.js
15 45 (13.55%) MVC
16 44 (13.25%) .NET
17 43 (12.95%) RESTful
18 42 (12.65%) DevOps
19 41 (12.35%) Python
20 40 (12.05%) Git (software)
21 39 (11.75%) Microservices
22 38 (11.45%) Finance
23 37 (11.14%) SQL
23 37 (11.14%) Jenkins
24 36 (10.84%) BDD
25 35 (10.54%) HTML5
26 30 (9.04%) TeamCity
26 30 (9.04%) QA
27 28 (8.43%) JUnit

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 27 (8.13%) Apache
2 23 (6.93%) CMS
3 21 (6.33%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.31%) Drupal
5 10 (3.01%) Apache Solr
5 10 (3.01%) Apache Spark
5 10 (3.01%) Cloud Foundry
5 10 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.11%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.20%) Mule
7 4 (1.20%) SAS
8 3 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.90%) Confluence
8 3 (0.90%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.60%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.30%) DNN
10 1 (0.30%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.20%) SPSS
3 3 (0.90%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.01%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (1.51%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (1.20%) Magento
4 3 (0.90%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.60%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.30%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 82 (24.70%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (16.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (3.01%) Google Analytics
4 10 (3.01%) PaaS
5 9 (2.71%) Adobe Analytics
6 5 (1.51%) npm
7 4 (1.20%) BrowserStack
7 4 (1.20%) GitHub
7 4 (1.20%) vREST
8 3 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.90%) SaaS
9 2 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.60%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 1 (0.30%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.30%) IaaS
10 1 (0.30%) Office 365
10 1 (0.30%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.60%) Firewall
1 2 (0.60%) Internet
1 2 (0.60%) SMS
1 2 (0.60%) SSL
2 1 (0.30%) BGP
2 1 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.30%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.30%) EIGRP
2 1 (0.30%) HTTP
2 1 (0.30%) IPsec
2 1 (0.30%) MPLS
2 1 (0.30%) VLAN
2 1 (0.30%) VPN
2 1 (0.30%) WAN
2 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.43%) NoSQL
2 21 (6.33%) MongoDB
3 20 (6.02%) SQL Server
4 14 (4.22%) Relational Database
5 13 (3.92%) Big Data
5 13 (3.92%) MySQL
6 12 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (3.31%) Hadoop
8 9 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (2.41%) Apache Hive
10 7 (2.11%) Sqoop
11 6 (1.81%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (1.20%) Amazon Redshift
13 4 (1.20%) RavenDB
13 4 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.90%) BigQuery
15 2 (0.60%) Data Lake
15 2 (0.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 40 (12.05%) Git (software)
2 37 (11.14%) Jenkins
3 30 (9.04%) TeamCity
4 28 (8.43%) JUnit
5 25 (7.53%) Octopus Deploy
6 21 (6.33%) JIRA
6 21 (6.33%) TestNG
7 17 (5.12%) Selenium
8 12 (3.61%) Gerrit
8 12 (3.61%) SonarQube
8 12 (3.61%) Sonatype Nexus
9 11 (3.31%) Cucumber
10 10 (3.01%) IBM UrbanCode
11 9 (2.71%) WebDriver
11 9 (2.71%) webpack
12 8 (2.41%) Maven
13 7 (2.11%) Jasmine
14 6 (1.81%) Mocha
14 6 (1.81%) Mockito
14 6 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 72 (21.69%) Retail
2 38 (11.45%) Finance
3 25 (7.53%) Banking
4 17 (5.12%) Front Office
4 17 (5.12%) Investment Banking
4 17 (5.12%) Marketing
5 8 (2.41%) Law
6 7 (2.11%) Games
7 5 (1.51%) Publishing
8 3 (0.90%) Legal
9 2 (0.60%) German Language
10 1 (0.30%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.30%) Billing
10 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 152 (45.78%) Developer
2 57 (17.17%) Java Developer
3 38 (11.45%) Analyst
4 30 (9.04%) Senior Developer
5 28 (8.43%) E-Commerce Developer
6 24 (7.23%) Java E-Commerce Developer
7 21 (6.33%) .NET Developer
7 21 (6.33%) Cloud Developer
7 21 (6.33%) Web Developer
8 20 (6.02%) Project Manager
9 19 (5.72%) Architect
9 19 (5.72%) E-Commerce Web Developer
9 19 (5.72%) Java Web Developer
10 18 (5.42%) Business Analyst
11 15 (4.52%) C# Developer
11 15 (4.52%) JavaScript Developer
12 13 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
13 12 (3.61%) PHP Developer
13 12 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
14 11 (3.31%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (18.37%) HTML
2 55 (16.57%) Web Services
3 52 (15.66%) React
4 51 (15.36%) CSS
5 47 (14.16%) REST
6 45 (13.55%) Node.js
7 44 (13.25%) .NET
8 43 (12.95%) RESTful
9 35 (10.54%) HTML5
10 28 (8.43%) AngularJS
11 27 (8.13%) SOAP
12 25 (7.53%) CSS3
13 22 (6.63%) Dropwizard
13 22 (6.63%) jQuery
13 22 (6.63%) Spring
14 16 (4.82%) ASP.NET
15 14 (4.22%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (4.22%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (4.22%) Hibernate
16 12 (3.61%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 24 (7.23%) iPad
3 16 (4.82%) User Experience
4 14 (4.22%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (3.92%) Mobile App
6 11 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.41%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.11%) Fintech
9 6 (1.81%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.51%) Online Games
10 5 (1.51%) Video on Demand
10 5 (1.51%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.20%) Fixed Income
12 3 (0.90%) NHS
12 3 (0.90%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.60%) Analytical Mindset
13 2 (0.60%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.60%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.33%) Windows
2 11 (3.31%) Windows Server
3 9 (2.71%) Unix
4 6 (1.81%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.51%) Linux
6 3 (0.90%) Android
7 1 (0.30%) CentOS
7 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (53.01%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (23.49%) TDD
3 46 (13.86%) Continuous Integration
4 45 (13.55%) MVC
5 42 (12.65%) DevOps
6 39 (11.75%) Microservices
7 36 (10.84%) BDD
8 27 (8.13%) B2C
8 27 (8.13%) Software Engineering
9 26 (7.83%) Web Development
10 24 (7.23%) Analytics
11 23 (6.93%) Project Management
12 22 (6.63%) Scrum
13 21 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (6.33%) Test Automation
14 19 (5.72%) OO
15 18 (5.42%) CRM
16 17 (5.12%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 16 (4.82%) Continuous Delivery
18 15 (4.52%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 119 (35.84%) JavaScript
2 105 (31.63%) Java
3 57 (17.17%) C#
4 41 (12.35%) Python
5 37 (11.14%) SQL
6 18 (5.42%) PHP
7 17 (5.12%) PowerShell
8 15 (4.52%) Scala
9 14 (4.22%) ES6
9 14 (4.22%) Groovy
10 13 (3.92%) Bash Shell
10 13 (3.92%) C++
10 13 (3.92%) Ruby
11 10 (3.01%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.81%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.81%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.20%) Perl
13 4 (1.20%) R
14 2 (0.60%) C
14 2 (0.60%) Go
Qualifications
1 12 (3.61%) Degree
2 5 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.20%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (0.90%) PhD
5 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.60%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.60%) PMP
6 1 (0.30%) CCIE
6 1 (0.30%) CCNA
6 1 (0.30%) CCNP
6 1 (0.30%) CCSP
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.30%) ISEB
6 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.04%) QA
2 5 (1.51%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.90%) MiFID
4 2 (0.60%) GDPR
4 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (8.43%) Docker
2 7 (2.11%) Apache Flume
3 5 (1.51%) HDFS
4 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (5.12%) Kubernetes
2 14 (4.22%) Ansible
3 5 (1.51%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.90%) Terraform
6 2 (0.60%) Mesos
6 2 (0.60%) Oozie
7 1 (0.30%) Cacti
7 1 (0.30%) Nagios
7 1 (0.30%) Puppet
7 1 (0.30%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (4.82%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.52%) Oracle
3 13 (3.92%) Google
4 12 (3.61%) Adobe
5 9 (2.71%) Demandware
5 9 (2.71%) Hortonworks
5 9 (2.71%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.11%) Cloudera
7 6 (1.81%) hybris
7 6 (1.81%) MapR
8 5 (1.51%) SAP
9 4 (1.20%) ATG
9 4 (1.20%) Typemock
10 3 (0.90%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.90%) Retek
10 3 (0.90%) Talend
11 2 (0.60%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.60%) Informatica
11 2 (0.60%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.60%) Sybase