Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 54 51
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 -3
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 3,817 3,271 3,720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 4.12% 3.84% 3.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.80% 4.54% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,795 2,306 2,757
England median daily rate £463 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +4.65% +2.38%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £293
90th Percentile £626 £602 £606
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +2.78% +4.65% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 8
England median hourly rate £67.50 £29.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.81% +34.09% -20.00%
10th Percentile £25.41 £10.30 £13.28
90th Percentile £165.00 £102.50 £42.50
UK median hourly rate £67.50 £29.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +128.81% +34.09% -20.00%

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 79,505 72,043 82,377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.79% 84.55% 83.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,859 47,675 54,574
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,052 1,936 2,232
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +7.43% +10.81%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +19.22%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 22 April 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 2,224 £500 +5.26% 841
South East +3 471 £443 +7.27% 191
North of England +25 410 £375 -2.28% 256
East of England +14 327 £473 -9.53% 93
Midlands 0 281 £378 +0.67% 134
North West +17 227 £370 -1.33% 150
Yorkshire +5 169 £375 -6.25% 94
West Midlands +37 150 £375 -6.25% 61
East Midlands -15 126 £400 +8.84% 72
South West +7 124 £456 +7.35% 83
North East +41 14 £450 +5.88% 12
South Coast - 1 £425 -
E-Commerce
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 England region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 1,912 (50.09%) Agile Software Development
2 971 (25.44%) Retail
3 919 (24.08%) Java
4 879 (23.03%) JavaScript
5 692 (18.13%) TDD
6 656 (17.19%) HTML
7 631 (16.53%) Scrum
8 609 (15.95%) CSS
9 607 (15.90%) Amazon AWS
10 571 (14.96%) C#
11 569 (14.91%) .NET
12 473 (12.39%) Finance
13 466 (12.21%) DevOps
14 462 (12.10%) SQL
15 458 (12.00%) MVC
16 456 (11.95%) BDD
17 433 (11.34%) Git (software)
18 430 (11.27%) Microservices
19 385 (10.09%) Web Services
20 369 (9.67%) User Experience
21 354 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
22 333 (8.72%) Test Automation
23 331 (8.67%) Node.js
24 324 (8.49%) JIRA
24 324 (8.49%) React
25 316 (8.28%) Jenkins
26 305 (7.99%) AngularJS
27 299 (7.83%) Docker
28 295 (7.73%) SQL Server
29 294 (7.70%) Analytics

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
1 220 (5.76%) CMS
2 165 (4.32%) WebSphere
3 155 (4.06%) Confluence
4 128 (3.35%) Apache
5 90 (2.36%) Tomcat
6 77 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
7 61 (1.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 59 (1.55%) Apache Spark
9 41 (1.07%) Sitecore CMS
10 39 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
11 37 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
12 36 (0.94%) Apache Solr
12 36 (0.94%) WordPress
13 35 (0.92%) nginx
14 29 (0.76%) Drupal
15 25 (0.65%) SAS
16 24 (0.63%) EPiServer
17 22 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 21 (0.55%) Apache Pig
18 21 (0.55%) Mule
Applications
1 68 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (1.47%) Photoshop
3 40 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 31 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 26 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 25 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
7 24 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
8 22 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
9 13 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
10 11 (0.29%) SPSS
11 9 (0.24%) HipChat
11 9 (0.24%) InVision
12 4 (0.10%) Gliffy
13 3 (0.079%) Chatbot
13 3 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
14 2 (0.052%) UXPin
15 1 (0.026%) InDesign
15 1 (0.026%) Shockwave
15 1 (0.026%) Stata
Business Applications
1 183 (4.79%) Magento
2 76 (1.99%) Payment Gateway
3 57 (1.49%) SAP Hybris
4 17 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
5 15 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
6 11 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 8 (0.21%) Shopify
9 7 (0.18%) Eloqua
10 6 (0.16%) NetSuite
11 5 (0.13%) Endur
11 5 (0.13%) ION MarketView
12 4 (0.10%) OpenCart
12 4 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
13 3 (0.079%) BusinessWorks
13 3 (0.079%) OpenLink RightAngle
13 3 (0.079%) SAP Business One
13 3 (0.079%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 3 (0.079%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 607 (15.90%) Amazon AWS
2 278 (7.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 112 (2.93%) Google Analytics
4 78 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
5 65 (1.70%) GitHub
6 58 (1.52%) PaaS
7 54 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 51 (1.34%) Serverless
9 39 (1.02%) Adobe Analytics
9 39 (1.02%) npm
10 34 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
11 32 (0.84%) Amazon S3
11 32 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
11 32 (0.84%) SaaS
12 28 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
13 24 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
14 17 (0.45%) IaaS
15 16 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
16 15 (0.39%) Amazon Kinesis
17 13 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 86 (2.25%) Internet
2 63 (1.65%) HTTP
3 54 (1.41%) Firewall
4 23 (0.60%) TCP/IP
5 18 (0.47%) SMS
6 15 (0.39%) DNS
7 14 (0.37%) SSL
8 10 (0.26%) VPN
9 9 (0.24%) LAN
9 9 (0.24%) Network Security
9 9 (0.24%) Skype
9 9 (0.24%) WAN
10 6 (0.16%) MPLS
11 5 (0.13%) FTP
11 5 (0.13%) Multicast
11 5 (0.13%) OSPF
12 4 (0.10%) Software-Defined Networking
12 4 (0.10%) VoIP
12 4 (0.10%) VXLAN
13 3 (0.079%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 295 (7.73%) SQL Server
2 232 (6.08%) NoSQL
3 172 (4.51%) MySQL
4 152 (3.98%) Relational Database
5 144 (3.77%) MongoDB
6 137 (3.59%) Big Data
7 109 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
8 77 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
9 65 (1.70%) Hadoop
10 37 (0.97%) Endeca
11 32 (0.84%) Apache Hive
11 32 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 30 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
13 29 (0.76%) Amazon Redshift
13 29 (0.76%) DB2
13 29 (0.76%) RDBMS
14 27 (0.71%) Oracle Database
15 24 (0.63%) Redis
16 23 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
17 22 (0.58%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 433 (11.34%) Git (software)
2 324 (8.49%) JIRA
3 316 (8.28%) Jenkins
4 174 (4.56%) Selenium
5 155 (4.06%) JUnit
6 132 (3.46%) TeamCity
7 110 (2.88%) Maven
8 107 (2.80%) Cucumber
9 81 (2.12%) Octopus Deploy
10 78 (2.04%) Mockito
11 76 (1.99%) Subversion
12 72 (1.89%) SonarQube
13 66 (1.73%) WebDriver
14 58 (1.52%) Gradle
14 58 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
15 57 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
16 52 (1.36%) Grunt
17 49 (1.28%) SpecFlow
18 48 (1.26%) TestNG
19 44 (1.15%) webpack
General
1 971 (25.44%) Retail
2 473 (12.39%) Finance
3 255 (6.68%) Marketing
4 230 (6.03%) Banking
5 77 (2.02%) Front Office
6 76 (1.99%) Investment Banking
7 69 (1.81%) Games
8 61 (1.60%) Telecoms
9 43 (1.13%) Advertising
10 38 (1.00%) Legal
11 34 (0.89%) Back Office
12 27 (0.71%) Law
13 24 (0.63%) Manufacturing
14 21 (0.55%) Automotive
15 20 (0.52%) Publishing
16 19 (0.50%) Retail Banking
17 12 (0.31%) Electronics
18 11 (0.29%) German Language
19 9 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
20 8 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,491 (39.06%) Developer
2 531 (13.91%) Analyst
3 328 (8.59%) Java Developer
4 327 (8.57%) Business Analyst
5 290 (7.60%) Project Manager
6 265 (6.94%) Architect
7 242 (6.34%) .NET Developer
8 225 (5.89%) Senior Developer
9 212 (5.55%) C# Developer
10 189 (4.95%) E-Commerce Developer
11 168 (4.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 153 (4.01%) DevOps Engineer
13 151 (3.96%) E-Commerce Manager
14 123 (3.22%) E-Commerce Analyst
15 122 (3.20%) JavaScript Developer
16 120 (3.14%) Designer
17 116 (3.04%) C# .NET Developer
18 110 (2.88%) React Developer
19 108 (2.83%) E-Commerce Project Manager
20 103 (2.70%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 656 (17.19%) HTML
2 609 (15.95%) CSS
3 569 (14.91%) .NET
4 385 (10.09%) Web Services
5 331 (8.67%) Node.js
6 324 (8.49%) React
7 305 (7.99%) AngularJS
8 290 (7.60%) Spring
9 267 (7.00%) HTML5
10 263 (6.89%) REST
11 255 (6.68%) RESTful
12 247 (6.47%) ASP.NET
13 226 (5.92%) jQuery
14 225 (5.89%) J2EE
15 214 (5.61%) CSS3
16 178 (4.66%) ASP.NET Web API
17 156 (4.09%) SOAP
18 150 (3.93%) ASP.NET MVC
19 114 (2.99%) Sass
20 112 (2.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 369 (9.67%) User Experience
2 200 (5.24%) iPad
3 197 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
4 165 (4.32%) Greenfield Project
5 129 (3.38%) Mobile App
6 102 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 89 (2.33%) Computer Science
8 87 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
9 53 (1.39%) Fintech
10 49 (1.28%) Management Information System
11 44 (1.15%) Fixed Income
12 43 (1.13%) Public Cloud
12 43 (1.13%) Social Media
13 42 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
14 40 (1.05%) Blog
15 39 (1.02%) NHS
16 38 (1.00%) Algorithms
17 31 (0.81%) Data Structures
18 29 (0.76%) Virtual Team
19 25 (0.65%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 242 (6.34%) Linux
2 160 (4.19%) Unix
3 94 (2.46%) Windows
4 69 (1.81%) Apple iOS
5 50 (1.31%) Android
6 30 (0.79%) Solaris
7 24 (0.63%) Windows Server
8 22 (0.58%) HPUX
9 11 (0.29%) Mac OS X
9 11 (0.29%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.24%) AIX
12 7 (0.18%) CentOS
13 3 (0.079%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.052%) DC/OS
14 2 (0.052%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.052%) zOS
15 1 (0.026%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,912 (50.09%) Agile Software Development
2 692 (18.13%) TDD
3 631 (16.53%) Scrum
4 466 (12.21%) DevOps
5 458 (12.00%) MVC
6 456 (11.95%) BDD
7 430 (11.27%) Microservices
8 354 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
9 333 (8.72%) Test Automation
10 294 (7.70%) Analytics
11 264 (6.92%) Project Management
12 262 (6.86%) Front End Development
13 259 (6.79%) Stakeholder Management
14 229 (6.00%) Problem-Solving
15 220 (5.76%) OO
16 205 (5.37%) Kanban
17 190 (4.98%) Web Development
18 186 (4.87%) Software Engineering
19 169 (4.43%) User Stories
20 165 (4.32%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 919 (24.08%) Java
2 879 (23.03%) JavaScript
3 571 (14.96%) C#
4 462 (12.10%) SQL
5 293 (7.68%) Python
6 242 (6.34%) PHP
7 148 (3.88%) Ruby
8 121 (3.17%) Bash Shell
9 118 (3.09%) Scala
10 99 (2.59%) Java 8
11 87 (2.28%) Groovy
12 78 (2.04%) ES6
13 74 (1.94%) T-SQL
14 69 (1.81%) C++
15 65 (1.70%) Perl
16 47 (1.23%) PowerShell
16 47 (1.23%) R
17 25 (0.65%) Apple Swift
17 25 (0.65%) Go
18 23 (0.60%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 181 (4.74%) Degree
2 37 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (0.81%) CISSP
4 30 (0.79%) PMP
5 28 (0.73%) PMI Certification
6 23 (0.60%) CISM
7 22 (0.58%) ISTQB
8 21 (0.55%) Security Cleared
9 19 (0.50%) ISEB
10 18 (0.47%) CISA
10 18 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
10 18 (0.47%) PhD
11 16 (0.42%) GIAC
11 16 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 16 (0.42%) SC Cleared
12 15 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 14 (0.37%) OSCP
14 10 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 9 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (5.71%) QA
2 64 (1.68%) GDPR
3 50 (1.31%) PMO
4 44 (1.15%) PCI DSS
5 31 (0.81%) SLA
6 28 (0.73%) Data Quality
7 19 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 18 (0.47%) MiFID
9 17 (0.45%) GCP
10 14 (0.37%) WCAG
11 12 (0.31%) COBIT
12 3 (0.079%) Dodd-Frank
13 2 (0.052%) Actionable Recommendations
13 2 (0.052%) EMIR
13 2 (0.052%) ISO 20022
13 2 (0.052%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.052%) PSD2
13 2 (0.052%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.026%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 299 (7.83%) Docker
2 58 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (1.02%) vSphere
4 21 (0.55%) Apache Flume
5 19 (0.50%) vCloud
6 14 (0.37%) HDFS
7 12 (0.31%) Active Directory
8 8 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.10%) Varnish
10 4 (0.10%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.079%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.052%) etcd
13 1 (0.026%) Xen
Systems Management
1 180 (4.72%) Kubernetes
2 141 (3.69%) Ansible
3 103 (2.70%) Puppet
4 75 (1.96%) Terraform
5 64 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (0.58%) Grafana
7 21 (0.55%) Mesos
8 19 (0.50%) Consul
9 18 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
9 18 (0.47%) Kibana
10 13 (0.34%) ZABBIX
11 12 (0.31%) Nagios
11 12 (0.31%) StatsD
12 9 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
12 9 (0.24%) Oozie
13 8 (0.21%) logstash
14 7 (0.18%) Packer
14 7 (0.18%) vCenter Server
15 6 (0.16%) Rundeck
15 6 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 279 (7.31%) hybris
2 227 (5.95%) Oracle
3 172 (4.51%) Google
4 169 (4.43%) Microsoft
5 156 (4.09%) Adobe
6 95 (2.49%) SAP
7 94 (2.46%) IBM
8 75 (1.96%) ATG
9 74 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
10 66 (1.73%) VMware
11 60 (1.57%) Demandware
12 57 (1.49%) Sitecore
13 48 (1.26%) Atlassian
14 38 (1.00%) Splunk
15 31 (0.81%) Tableau
16 25 (0.65%) HP
17 23 (0.60%) Optimizely
17 23 (0.60%) Zend
18 22 (0.58%) New Relic
19 20 (0.52%) Cloudera