Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 50 47
Rank change year-on-year -8 -3 0
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 3362 3988 4055
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.58% 4.06% 3.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.23% 4.83% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2436 2935 2991
England median daily rate £463 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £306 £305 £288
90th Percentile £613 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +2.78% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 30 30
England median hourly rate £32.16 £24.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.24% -26.87% +54.02%
10th Percentile £15.80 £12.48 £14.95
90th Percentile £39.93 £61.20 £70.38
UK median hourly rate £32.16 £22.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +46.16% -34.33% +54.02%

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 79501 82625 86049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.69% 84.18% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 53476 55123 56736
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1856 2135 2506
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.38 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -15 2025 £488 +5.41% 232
South East -39 341 £413 +3.13% 45
East of England -1 331 £470 +4.44% 32
Midlands +7 297 £425 +1.19% 60
North of England -15 278 £380 - 106
East Midlands -7 152 £450 +6.51% 34
North West -22 151 £381 -1.61% 60
West Midlands +39 142 £413 +3.13% 26
Yorkshire -1 124 £380 +1.33% 44
South West -29 111 £425 -8.11% 24
E-Commerce
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 England region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 1609 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
2 807 (24.00%) Retail
3 795 (23.65%) Java
4 697 (20.73%) JavaScript
5 656 (19.51%) TDD
6 615 (18.29%) HTML
7 543 (16.15%) CSS
8 516 (15.35%) Scrum
9 467 (13.89%) SQL
10 413 (12.28%) .NET
10 413 (12.28%) C#
11 406 (12.08%) Finance
12 385 (11.45%) Web Services
13 382 (11.36%) BDD
14 368 (10.95%) Git (software)
14 368 (10.95%) Amazon AWS
15 357 (10.62%) Continuous Integration
16 349 (10.38%) User Experience
17 329 (9.79%) DevOps
18 321 (9.55%) Test Automation
19 318 (9.46%) MVC
20 315 (9.37%) Spring
21 293 (8.72%) Node.js
22 284 (8.45%) Project Management
23 279 (8.30%) Jenkins
24 277 (8.24%) Microservices
25 273 (8.12%) Marketing
26 270 (8.03%) Linux
27 264 (7.85%) Oracle
28 258 (7.67%) HTML5

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
1 185 (5.50%) CMS
2 170 (5.06%) WebSphere
3 110 (3.27%) Confluence
4 86 (2.56%) Tomcat
5 84 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
6 76 (2.26%) Apache
7 70 (2.08%) JBoss
8 59 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 55 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
10 41 (1.22%) IIS
11 38 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 38 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
12 29 (0.86%) Drupal
13 27 (0.80%) nginx
14 26 (0.77%) Apache Solr
14 26 (0.77%) Apache Spark
15 25 (0.74%) Mule
16 23 (0.68%) SharePoint
17 20 (0.59%) MQSeries
18 18 (0.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 58 (1.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 55 (1.64%) Photoshop
3 36 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
4 29 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 27 (0.80%) InVision
6 26 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
7 22 (0.65%) MS Visio
8 21 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 17 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
10 13 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
11 8 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
11 8 (0.24%) HipChat
12 5 (0.15%) UXPin
13 4 (0.12%) InDesign
14 3 (0.089%) Mingle
14 3 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
15 2 (0.059%) Flinto
15 2 (0.059%) GIMP
15 2 (0.059%) SPSS
15 2 (0.059%) Stata
Business Applications
1 132 (3.93%) Magento
2 57 (1.70%) SAP Hybris
3 55 (1.64%) Payment Gateway
4 15 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
5 14 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 14 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (0.27%) Shopify
7 7 (0.21%) ION MarketView
8 6 (0.18%) RMDS
9 5 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
9 5 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 5 (0.15%) SAP Business One
10 4 (0.12%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.12%) SAP Retail
11 3 (0.089%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.089%) NetSuite
11 3 (0.089%) Oracle CRM
11 3 (0.089%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (0.089%) PeopleSoft Financials
11 3 (0.089%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 368 (10.95%) Amazon AWS
2 198 (5.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (1.84%) Google Analytics
4 57 (1.70%) GitHub
5 50 (1.49%) SaaS
6 37 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
7 31 (0.92%) PaaS
8 28 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
9 27 (0.80%) npm
10 23 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
11 21 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
11 21 (0.62%) IaaS
12 15 (0.45%) Office 365
13 14 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 14 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
14 13 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 12 (0.36%) Amazon S3
16 11 (0.33%) AdWords
16 11 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
17 10 (0.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 111 (3.30%) Internet
2 47 (1.40%) HTTP
3 42 (1.25%) Firewall
4 20 (0.59%) TCP/IP
5 17 (0.51%) DNS
6 15 (0.45%) LAN
6 15 (0.45%) SMS
7 13 (0.39%) VPN
8 11 (0.33%) Network Security
8 11 (0.33%) WAN
9 10 (0.30%) FTP
9 10 (0.30%) SAN
10 9 (0.27%) Intranet
10 9 (0.27%) VLAN
11 8 (0.24%) BGP
11 8 (0.24%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (0.24%) Ethernet
11 8 (0.24%) IPsec
11 8 (0.24%) SSL
12 7 (0.21%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (5.23%) NoSQL
1 176 (5.23%) SQL Server
2 136 (4.05%) MySQL
3 105 (3.12%) MongoDB
4 93 (2.77%) Relational Database
5 90 (2.68%) Big Data
6 54 (1.61%) Hadoop
7 45 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
8 42 (1.25%) Endeca
9 41 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
10 38 (1.13%) Redis
11 37 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
12 31 (0.92%) DB2
13 26 (0.77%) RDBMS
14 21 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 17 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
15 17 (0.51%) Apache Hive
16 15 (0.45%) DbVisualizer
16 15 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
17 13 (0.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 368 (10.95%) Git (software)
2 279 (8.30%) Jenkins
3 254 (7.56%) JIRA
4 190 (5.65%) Selenium
5 151 (4.49%) JUnit
6 142 (4.22%) Maven
7 136 (4.05%) Cucumber
8 106 (3.15%) TeamCity
9 87 (2.59%) Mockito
10 81 (2.41%) WebDriver
11 72 (2.14%) Gradle
12 61 (1.81%) Octopus Deploy
13 54 (1.61%) webpack
14 53 (1.58%) Grunt
15 50 (1.49%) gulp
16 48 (1.43%) Ant
17 44 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
18 41 (1.22%) SpecFlow
19 39 (1.16%) Subversion
19 39 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 807 (24.00%) Retail
2 406 (12.08%) Finance
3 273 (8.12%) Marketing
4 166 (4.94%) Banking
5 127 (3.78%) Games
6 92 (2.74%) Telecoms
7 65 (1.93%) Front Office
8 64 (1.90%) Investment Banking
9 35 (1.04%) Publishing
10 25 (0.74%) Advertising
10 25 (0.74%) Automotive
11 23 (0.68%) Back Office
11 23 (0.68%) Law
12 21 (0.62%) Legal
12 21 (0.62%) Manufacturing
13 20 (0.59%) Retail Banking
14 19 (0.57%) Electronics
15 11 (0.33%) Financial Institution
16 10 (0.30%) Billing
17 9 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1246 (37.06%) Developer
2 436 (12.97%) Analyst
3 286 (8.51%) Project Manager
4 273 (8.12%) Java Developer
5 262 (7.79%) Business Analyst
6 257 (7.64%) Architect
7 191 (5.68%) Senior Developer
8 187 (5.56%) .NET Developer
9 181 (5.38%) C# Developer
10 143 (4.25%) DevOps Engineer
10 143 (4.25%) E-Commerce Manager
11 137 (4.07%) Designer
12 133 (3.96%) JavaScript Developer
13 128 (3.81%) E-Commerce Developer
14 111 (3.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 109 (3.24%) C# .NET Developer
16 103 (3.06%) E-Commerce Project Manager
17 100 (2.97%) Consultant
18 97 (2.89%) Solutions Architect
19 94 (2.80%) E-Commerce Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 615 (18.29%) HTML
2 543 (16.15%) CSS
3 413 (12.28%) .NET
4 385 (11.45%) Web Services
5 315 (9.37%) Spring
6 293 (8.72%) Node.js
7 258 (7.67%) HTML5
8 250 (7.44%) REST
9 248 (7.38%) AngularJS
10 245 (7.29%) J2EE
11 241 (7.17%) RESTful
12 235 (6.99%) React
13 187 (5.56%) jQuery
14 179 (5.32%) SOAP
15 178 (5.29%) CSS3
16 139 (4.13%) JSON
17 138 (4.10%) ASP.NET
18 114 (3.39%) Sass
19 111 (3.30%) ASP.NET Web API
20 109 (3.24%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 349 (10.38%) User Experience
2 187 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 166 (4.94%) Mobile App
4 112 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
5 107 (3.18%) iPad
6 91 (2.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 68 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
8 64 (1.90%) Social Media
9 61 (1.81%) Computer Science
10 49 (1.46%) Virtual Team
11 43 (1.28%) Fintech
12 40 (1.19%) Management Information System
13 38 (1.13%) Data Structures
13 38 (1.13%) Online Games
13 38 (1.13%) Public Cloud
14 34 (1.01%) Algorithms
15 33 (0.98%) Blog
15 33 (0.98%) Fixed Income
16 23 (0.68%) FMCG
17 22 (0.65%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 270 (8.03%) Linux
2 160 (4.76%) Windows
3 139 (4.13%) Unix
4 97 (2.89%) Apple iOS
5 70 (2.08%) Android
6 44 (1.31%) Windows Server
7 30 (0.89%) Solaris
8 23 (0.68%) Mac OS X
9 16 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (0.39%) Mac OS
12 11 (0.33%) AIX
13 10 (0.30%) HPUX
14 8 (0.24%) CentOS
15 6 (0.18%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.15%) Debian
16 5 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
17 4 (0.12%) Windows 7
18 3 (0.089%) CoreOS
18 3 (0.089%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1609 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
2 656 (19.51%) TDD
3 516 (15.35%) Scrum
4 382 (11.36%) BDD
5 357 (10.62%) Continuous Integration
6 329 (9.79%) DevOps
7 321 (9.55%) Test Automation
8 318 (9.46%) MVC
9 284 (8.45%) Project Management
10 277 (8.24%) Microservices
11 237 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 210 (6.25%) Analytics
13 201 (5.98%) OO
14 178 (5.29%) Kanban
15 175 (5.21%) Software Engineering
16 168 (5.00%) CRM
17 165 (4.91%) Web Development
18 164 (4.88%) User Stories
19 153 (4.55%) SDLC
20 149 (4.43%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 795 (23.65%) Java
2 697 (20.73%) JavaScript
3 467 (13.89%) SQL
4 413 (12.28%) C#
5 195 (5.80%) PHP
6 186 (5.53%) Python
7 109 (3.24%) Ruby
8 100 (2.97%) Scala
9 90 (2.68%) ES6
10 76 (2.26%) C++
11 74 (2.20%) PowerShell
12 65 (1.93%) Bash Shell
13 53 (1.58%) Perl
14 45 (1.34%) T-SQL
15 37 (1.10%) Shell Script
16 35 (1.04%) Apple Swift
17 32 (0.95%) R
18 28 (0.83%) Go
18 28 (0.83%) Objective-C
19 27 (0.80%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 164 (4.88%) Degree
2 26 (0.77%) PMP
3 25 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (0.71%) ISEB
5 20 (0.59%) CISSP
6 19 (0.57%) PMI Certification
7 18 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 17 (0.51%) ISTQB
9 15 (0.45%) CISM
10 14 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 12 (0.36%) CISA
12 10 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (0.27%) Master's Degree
13 9 (0.27%) Security Cleared
14 7 (0.21%) PhD
14 7 (0.21%) SC Cleared
15 5 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (0.15%) VCP6
15 5 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 4 (0.12%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (7.20%) QA
2 32 (0.95%) PCI DSS
3 30 (0.89%) PMO
4 28 (0.83%) SLA
5 21 (0.62%) GDPR
6 17 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (0.42%) Data Quality
8 12 (0.36%) WCAG
9 10 (0.30%) MiFID
10 9 (0.27%) COBIT
10 9 (0.27%) WAI
11 2 (0.059%) EMIR
12 1 (0.030%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.030%) GAAP
12 1 (0.030%) GCP
12 1 (0.030%) ISO 20022
12 1 (0.030%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.030%) SEPA
System Software
1 213 (6.34%) Docker
2 30 (0.89%) Active Directory
2 30 (0.89%) vCloud
3 23 (0.68%) vSphere
4 20 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.18%) Apache Flume
7 5 (0.15%) ISA Server
7 5 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.12%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.12%) iptables
8 4 (0.12%) XenServer
9 3 (0.089%) HDFS
10 2 (0.059%) KVM
10 2 (0.059%) LXC
10 2 (0.059%) Varnish
11 1 (0.030%) Squid
11 1 (0.030%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.030%) Xen
11 1 (0.030%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 117 (3.48%) Ansible
2 101 (3.00%) Puppet
3 97 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
4 79 (2.35%) Terraform
5 71 (2.11%) Kubernetes
6 27 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
7 17 (0.51%) Grafana
8 14 (0.42%) Mesos
9 11 (0.33%) Kibana
10 10 (0.30%) Prometheus
11 9 (0.27%) Nagios
11 9 (0.27%) Packer
12 8 (0.24%) Consul
13 7 (0.21%) StatsD
14 6 (0.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 6 (0.18%) vCenter Server
15 5 (0.15%) logstash
15 5 (0.15%) Oozie
16 4 (0.12%) Cacti
16 4 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 264 (7.85%) Oracle
2 218 (6.48%) hybris
3 130 (3.87%) Adobe
4 119 (3.54%) ATG
5 116 (3.45%) Microsoft
6 101 (3.00%) Google
7 97 (2.89%) SAP
8 94 (2.80%) IBM
9 70 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
10 54 (1.61%) Sitecore
11 52 (1.55%) Demandware
12 43 (1.28%) VMware
13 32 (0.95%) Red Hat
14 30 (0.89%) Apple
15 28 (0.83%) Atlassian
15 28 (0.83%) Tableau
16 25 (0.74%) Cisco
17 23 (0.68%) TIBCO
18 20 (0.59%) Splunk
19 17 (0.51%) HP