Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 January 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)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 51 52
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 -5
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 3,439 3,586 3,594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.78% 4.02% 3.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.47% 4.78% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,490 2,545 2,656
England median daily rate £468 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £291
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 18
England median hourly rate £33.00 £20.48 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.17% -33.41% +51.85%
10th Percentile £25.00 £12.50 £13.35
90th Percentile £43.75 £95.69 £61.75
UK median hourly rate £33.00 £20.48 £30.75
% change year-on-year +61.17% -33.41% +51.85%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 76,923 74,958 81,886
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.61% 84.03% 82.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 51,982 50,021 53,901
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.93% +1.88% +6.12%
10th Percentile £293 £268 £263
90th Percentile £638 £619 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,774 2,044 2,501
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.36 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.62 £49.50
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -4.08% +3.16% +18.75%

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for E-Commerce in England

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for E-Commerce in England

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing E-Commerce in England over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for E-Commerce in England

E-Commerce
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for E-Commerce in England

E-Commerce
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing E-Commerce in England over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for E-Commerce in England

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
London -8 2,083 £493 +5.91% 938
South East -27 362 £425 +6.25% 153
East of England +5 347 £450 -5.26% 102
North of England +3 287 £375 -1.32% 304
Midlands +1 270 £425 +6.25% 146
North West -3 176 £375 -3.23% 192
West Midlands +37 139 £400 - 77
East Midlands -12 129 £450 +20.00% 68
South West -10 112 £425 -8.60% 57
Yorkshire -19 102 £388 +1.97% 105
North East +44 6 £650 +57.10% 7
E-Commerce
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 1,694 (49.26%) Agile Software Development
2 851 (24.75%) Java
3 814 (23.67%) Retail
4 745 (21.66%) JavaScript
5 702 (20.41%) TDD
6 601 (17.48%) HTML
7 540 (15.70%) CSS
8 533 (15.50%) Scrum
9 484 (14.07%) C#
10 468 (13.61%) .NET
11 446 (12.97%) BDD
12 437 (12.71%) Amazon AWS
13 434 (12.62%) SQL
14 423 (12.30%) Finance
15 402 (11.69%) Git (software)
16 389 (11.31%) MVC
17 382 (11.11%) Web Services
18 370 (10.76%) Continuous Integration
19 368 (10.70%) DevOps
20 343 (9.97%) Microservices
21 324 (9.42%) User Experience
22 314 (9.13%) Spring
23 300 (8.72%) Test Automation
24 295 (8.58%) Jenkins
25 293 (8.52%) Node.js
26 288 (8.37%) Marketing
27 284 (8.26%) Project Management
28 268 (7.79%) JIRA
28 268 (7.79%) AngularJS
29 258 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management

E-Commerce
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 225 (6.54%) CMS
2 167 (4.86%) WebSphere
3 121 (3.52%) Confluence
4 91 (2.65%) Apache
4 91 (2.65%) Tomcat
5 87 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
6 73 (2.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 56 (1.63%) JBoss
8 53 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
9 51 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
10 36 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 33 (0.96%) Apache Solr
12 30 (0.87%) Apache Spark
12 30 (0.87%) nginx
13 29 (0.84%) IIS
14 26 (0.76%) EPiServer
15 24 (0.70%) Drupal
15 24 (0.70%) SharePoint
16 23 (0.67%) SAS
17 20 (0.58%) Mule
Applications
1 70 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 57 (1.66%) Photoshop
3 41 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 35 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
5 30 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
6 29 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 23 (0.67%) InVision
7 23 (0.67%) MS Visio
8 19 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
9 12 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
10 8 (0.23%) HipChat
11 6 (0.17%) SPSS
12 4 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (0.087%) Mingle
14 2 (0.058%) Flinto
14 2 (0.058%) InDesign
14 2 (0.058%) Stata
15 1 (0.029%) Adobe Premiere
15 1 (0.029%) PaintShop Pro
15 1 (0.029%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 143 (4.16%) Magento
2 72 (2.09%) Payment Gateway
3 60 (1.74%) SAP Hybris
4 16 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
5 12 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (0.32%) Shopify
7 7 (0.20%) ION MarketView
8 5 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
8 5 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.15%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.12%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.087%) OpenCart
10 3 (0.087%) Oracle CRM
10 3 (0.087%) Oracle CRM On Demand
10 3 (0.087%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.087%) WebTrends
11 2 (0.058%) Oracle Cash Management
11 2 (0.058%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 437 (12.71%) Amazon AWS
2 238 (6.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 84 (2.44%) Google Analytics
4 66 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
5 55 (1.60%) GitHub
6 47 (1.37%) PaaS
7 42 (1.22%) SaaS
8 30 (0.87%) Amazon S3
9 27 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
10 26 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
11 21 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
11 21 (0.61%) npm
12 20 (0.58%) Serverless
13 19 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
14 18 (0.52%) IaaS
15 16 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
16 14 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
16 14 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
17 11 (0.32%) AdWords
17 11 (0.32%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 102 (2.97%) Internet
2 57 (1.66%) Firewall
3 47 (1.37%) HTTP
4 23 (0.67%) TCP/IP
5 15 (0.44%) DNS
6 14 (0.41%) VPN
7 13 (0.38%) LAN
7 13 (0.38%) SMS
8 11 (0.32%) SSL
8 11 (0.32%) WAN
9 10 (0.29%) FTP
10 9 (0.26%) Ethernet
10 9 (0.26%) IPsec
11 7 (0.20%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (0.20%) MPLS
12 6 (0.17%) BGP
12 6 (0.17%) HTTPS
12 6 (0.17%) NetScaler
12 6 (0.17%) OSPF
13 5 (0.15%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 205 (5.96%) NoSQL
3 156 (4.54%) MySQL
4 140 (4.07%) MongoDB
5 110 (3.20%) Relational Database
6 89 (2.59%) Big Data
7 59 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
7 59 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
8 51 (1.48%) Hadoop
9 45 (1.31%) Redis
10 39 (1.13%) Endeca
11 33 (0.96%) DB2
12 31 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
13 23 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 23 (0.67%) RDBMS
14 22 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
15 19 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 17 (0.49%) Apache Hive
16 17 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
17 14 (0.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 402 (11.69%) Git (software)
2 295 (8.58%) Jenkins
3 268 (7.79%) JIRA
4 180 (5.23%) Selenium
5 160 (4.65%) JUnit
6 140 (4.07%) Cucumber
7 134 (3.90%) Maven
8 124 (3.61%) TeamCity
9 75 (2.18%) Mockito
10 70 (2.04%) Gradle
10 70 (2.04%) WebDriver
11 64 (1.86%) Octopus Deploy
12 53 (1.54%) Subversion
13 51 (1.48%) Ant
14 49 (1.42%) Grunt
15 45 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
16 44 (1.28%) TestNG
17 43 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 42 (1.22%) SonarQube
18 42 (1.22%) webpack
General
1 814 (23.67%) Retail
2 423 (12.30%) Finance
3 288 (8.37%) Marketing
4 181 (5.26%) Banking
5 113 (3.29%) Games
6 70 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 64 (1.86%) Front Office
8 63 (1.83%) Investment Banking
9 40 (1.16%) Advertising
10 30 (0.87%) Automotive
11 29 (0.84%) Back Office
12 28 (0.81%) Law
13 26 (0.76%) Publishing
14 23 (0.67%) Retail Banking
15 21 (0.61%) Manufacturing
16 15 (0.44%) Legal
17 14 (0.41%) Electronics
18 9 (0.26%) Billing
18 9 (0.26%) Financial Institution
19 8 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,315 (38.24%) Developer
2 446 (12.97%) Analyst
3 299 (8.69%) Project Manager
4 294 (8.55%) Java Developer
5 284 (8.26%) Business Analyst
6 238 (6.92%) Architect
7 212 (6.16%) .NET Developer
8 205 (5.96%) Senior Developer
9 204 (5.93%) C# Developer
10 139 (4.04%) E-Commerce Manager
11 138 (4.01%) DevOps Engineer
12 130 (3.78%) E-Commerce Developer
13 124 (3.61%) JavaScript Developer
14 122 (3.55%) Designer
15 114 (3.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 113 (3.29%) C# .NET Developer
17 111 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
18 106 (3.08%) E-Commerce Project Manager
19 96 (2.79%) E-Commerce Analyst
19 96 (2.79%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 601 (17.48%) HTML
2 540 (15.70%) CSS
3 468 (13.61%) .NET
4 382 (11.11%) Web Services
5 314 (9.13%) Spring
6 293 (8.52%) Node.js
7 268 (7.79%) AngularJS
8 254 (7.39%) React
9 251 (7.30%) REST
10 247 (7.18%) RESTful
11 233 (6.78%) J2EE
12 228 (6.63%) HTML5
13 200 (5.82%) jQuery
14 171 (4.97%) SOAP
15 163 (4.74%) ASP.NET
16 157 (4.57%) CSS3
17 138 (4.01%) ASP.NET Web API
18 119 (3.46%) ASP.NET MVC
19 117 (3.40%) JSON
20 104 (3.02%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 324 (9.42%) User Experience
2 180 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
3 155 (4.51%) Mobile App
4 129 (3.75%) iPad
5 107 (3.11%) Greenfield Project
6 90 (2.62%) Computer Science
7 83 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
8 80 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 62 (1.80%) Social Media
10 52 (1.51%) Fintech
11 49 (1.42%) Virtual Team
12 47 (1.37%) Algorithms
13 43 (1.25%) Data Structures
13 43 (1.25%) Online Games
14 42 (1.22%) Management Information System
15 38 (1.10%) Blog
15 38 (1.10%) Fixed Income
16 35 (1.02%) Public Cloud
17 29 (0.84%) FMCG
18 24 (0.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 241 (7.01%) Linux
2 136 (3.95%) Unix
3 113 (3.29%) Windows
4 90 (2.62%) Apple iOS
5 49 (1.42%) Android
6 31 (0.90%) Windows Server
7 30 (0.87%) Solaris
8 28 (0.81%) Mac OS X
9 24 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (0.41%) AIX
11 11 (0.32%) CentOS
12 9 (0.26%) HPUX
12 9 (0.26%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.20%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.058%) Debian
15 2 (0.058%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.058%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.029%) Fedora
16 1 (0.029%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,694 (49.26%) Agile Software Development
2 702 (20.41%) TDD
3 533 (15.50%) Scrum
4 446 (12.97%) BDD
5 389 (11.31%) MVC
6 370 (10.76%) Continuous Integration
7 368 (10.70%) DevOps
8 343 (9.97%) Microservices
9 300 (8.72%) Test Automation
10 284 (8.26%) Project Management
11 258 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 234 (6.80%) Analytics
13 212 (6.16%) OO
14 199 (5.79%) Kanban
15 185 (5.38%) CRM
16 183 (5.32%) Front End Development
17 174 (5.06%) SOA
18 172 (5.00%) Software Engineering
19 166 (4.83%) Web Development
20 163 (4.74%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 851 (24.75%) Java
2 745 (21.66%) JavaScript
3 484 (14.07%) C#
4 434 (12.62%) SQL
5 229 (6.66%) Python
6 218 (6.34%) PHP
7 126 (3.66%) Ruby
8 100 (2.91%) Scala
9 82 (2.38%) Bash Shell
10 77 (2.24%) ES6
11 72 (2.09%) C++
12 65 (1.89%) Perl
13 54 (1.57%) PowerShell
14 50 (1.45%) T-SQL
15 46 (1.34%) Groovy
16 44 (1.28%) R
17 40 (1.16%) Shell Script
18 38 (1.10%) Apple Swift
19 32 (0.93%) Objective-C
20 29 (0.84%) Go
Qualifications
1 183 (5.32%) Degree
2 37 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (1.02%) PMP
4 30 (0.87%) PMI Certification
5 25 (0.73%) CISSP
6 18 (0.52%) ISEB
7 15 (0.44%) CISM
7 15 (0.44%) PhD
8 14 (0.41%) GIAC
8 14 (0.41%) OSCP
9 13 (0.38%) ISTQB
9 13 (0.38%) Security Cleared
10 12 (0.35%) CISA
10 12 (0.35%) Master's Degree
10 12 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 10 (0.29%) SC Cleared
13 7 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 6 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 244 (7.10%) QA
2 37 (1.08%) PCI DSS
3 34 (0.99%) SLA
4 29 (0.84%) GDPR
5 26 (0.76%) PMO
6 24 (0.70%) Data Quality
7 17 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 14 (0.41%) COBIT
8 14 (0.41%) WCAG
9 12 (0.35%) MiFID
10 6 (0.17%) WAI
11 2 (0.058%) EMIR
12 1 (0.029%) GCP
12 1 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.029%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 232 (6.75%) Docker
2 47 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (1.05%) vSphere
4 31 (0.90%) vCloud
5 14 (0.41%) Active Directory
6 9 (0.26%) Apache Flume
7 8 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.15%) HDFS
9 5 (0.15%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.15%) ISA Server
10 4 (0.12%) iptables
10 4 (0.12%) XenServer
11 2 (0.058%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.058%) Xen
12 1 (0.029%) KVM
12 1 (0.029%) Varnish
12 1 (0.029%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.029%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 130 (3.78%) Ansible
2 107 (3.11%) Puppet
3 89 (2.59%) Kubernetes
4 85 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
5 64 (1.86%) Terraform
6 24 (0.70%) Grafana
6 24 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
7 14 (0.41%) Nagios
8 13 (0.38%) Mesos
8 13 (0.38%) StatsD
9 10 (0.29%) ZABBIX
10 8 (0.23%) vCenter Server
11 7 (0.20%) Kibana
12 6 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
12 6 (0.17%) Packer
13 5 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 5 (0.15%) logstash
14 4 (0.12%) Cacti
14 4 (0.12%) SCCM
14 4 (0.12%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 252 (7.33%) Oracle
2 249 (7.24%) hybris
3 159 (4.62%) Adobe
4 126 (3.66%) Google
5 113 (3.29%) Microsoft
6 104 (3.02%) ATG
7 89 (2.59%) SAP
8 85 (2.47%) IBM
9 82 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
10 64 (1.86%) Sitecore
11 60 (1.74%) Demandware
12 56 (1.63%) VMware
13 36 (1.05%) Tableau
14 28 (0.81%) Atlassian
14 28 (0.81%) Splunk
15 27 (0.79%) Cisco
15 27 (0.79%) Red Hat
16 22 (0.64%) Apple
17 19 (0.55%) Zend
18 18 (0.52%) HP