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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 49 46
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3  
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 1608 1909 2012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.87% 3.86% 4.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.64% 4.66% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1145 1353 1384
Median daily rate £460 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.23% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 14
Median hourly rate £29.50 £26.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.28% -2.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £16.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year +84.37% -34.02%  

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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34656 40979 39244
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.30% 82.95% 79.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23008 27240 24713
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 862 1004 1153
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.36% +32.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £48.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 969 £475 +5.55% 553
South East 0 201 £425 +6.25% 85
East of England 0 116 £515 +14.44% 52
Yorkshire +18 76 £400 +14.28% 51
South West +5 76 £400 -5.88% 28
East Midlands -5 71 £325 - 38
North West -10 68 £388 +3.33% 108
West Midlands -15 36 £350 +8.52% 30
Midlands +4 3 £513 - 1
North East -30 3 £425 +31.78% 9
E-Commerce
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 1577 (48.04%) Agile Software Development
2 818 (24.92%) JavaScript
3 767 (23.36%) Java
4 702 (21.38%) Retail
5 668 (20.35%) TDD
6 612 (18.64%) HTML
7 564 (17.18%) CSS
8 540 (16.45%) Scrum
9 412 (12.55%) .NET
10 409 (12.46%) SQL
11 367 (11.18%) C#
12 359 (10.94%) BDD
13 351 (10.69%) Web Services
14 336 (10.23%) Linux
15 333 (10.14%) Finance
16 329 (10.02%) User Experience
17 316 (9.63%) MVC
18 312 (9.50%) Git (software)
19 299 (9.11%) DevOps
20 298 (9.08%) AngularJS
21 297 (9.05%) Amazon AWS
22 270 (8.22%) Spring
23 268 (8.16%) Marketing
24 257 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
25 249 (7.58%) Oracle
26 236 (7.19%) HTML5
27 226 (6.88%) Stakeholder Management
28 225 (6.85%) Node.js
29 223 (6.79%) Analytics
30 214 (6.52%) SQL Server

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
1 200 (6.09%) CMS
2 163 (4.96%) WebSphere
3 93 (2.83%) Apache
4 91 (2.77%) Tomcat
5 90 (2.74%) Confluence
6 86 (2.62%) JBoss
7 82 (2.50%) WebLogic
8 71 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
9 68 (2.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 45 (1.37%) Apache Spark
11 33 (1.01%) WordPress
12 30 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 28 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
14 26 (0.79%) Drupal
14 26 (0.79%) IIS
14 26 (0.79%) Mule
15 25 (0.76%) SharePoint
16 22 (0.67%) nginx
17 21 (0.64%) ATG Dynamo
17 21 (0.64%) SAS
Applications
1 63 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 43 (1.31%) Photoshop
3 39 (1.19%) MS Office
4 22 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
5 19 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 17 (0.52%) MS Visio
7 14 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
8 10 (0.30%) MS Project
9 6 (0.18%) HipChat
9 6 (0.18%) InVision
10 5 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.15%) GIMP
11 4 (0.12%) Gliffy
11 4 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.091%) SPSS
12 3 (0.091%) Stata
13 2 (0.061%) Flinto
13 2 (0.061%) InDesign
13 2 (0.061%) Mingle
14 1 (0.030%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 89 (2.71%) Magento
2 37 (1.13%) Payment Gateway
3 17 (0.52%) SAP Hybris
4 16 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
5 15 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 14 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
7 10 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
8 9 (0.27%) Fredhopper
9 8 (0.24%) NetSuite
9 8 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
9 8 (0.24%) WebTrends
10 7 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
11 6 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
11 6 (0.18%) Shopify
11 6 (0.18%) Unica
12 4 (0.12%) BASE24
12 4 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
12 4 (0.12%) SAP ERP
13 3 (0.091%) Oracle Applications
13 3 (0.091%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 297 (9.05%) Amazon AWS
2 153 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (2.07%) GitHub
4 59 (1.80%) IaaS
5 51 (1.55%) PaaS
6 48 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
7 33 (1.01%) Google Analytics
8 24 (0.73%) SaaS
9 23 (0.70%) Amazon S3
9 23 (0.70%) Office 365
10 22 (0.67%) Adobe Analytics
11 20 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
12 19 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
13 17 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 14 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
15 12 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
16 8 (0.24%) Bluemix
16 8 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
17 7 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
17 7 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 110 (3.35%) Internet
2 73 (2.22%) HTTP
3 38 (1.16%) DNS
4 28 (0.85%) WAN
5 26 (0.79%) LAN
5 26 (0.79%) TCP/IP
6 24 (0.73%) SSL
7 22 (0.67%) Firewall
8 12 (0.37%) Intranet
8 12 (0.37%) WebEx
9 10 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (0.30%) Network Security
10 8 (0.24%) VPN
11 7 (0.21%) DHCP
11 7 (0.21%) LDAP
12 6 (0.18%) SAN
13 5 (0.15%) BGP
13 5 (0.15%) Extranet
13 5 (0.15%) OSPF
13 5 (0.15%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 172 (5.24%) MySQL
3 134 (4.08%) NoSQL
4 102 (3.11%) Big Data
5 95 (2.89%) MongoDB
6 93 (2.83%) Relational Database
7 92 (2.80%) Hadoop
8 62 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
9 60 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
9 60 (1.83%) Endeca
10 36 (1.10%) DB2
11 35 (1.07%) Oracle Database
11 35 (1.07%) RDBMS
12 34 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 32 (0.97%) Apache Hive
14 30 (0.91%) SQLite
15 29 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
16 28 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
17 26 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 25 (0.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 312 (9.50%) Git (software)
2 208 (6.34%) JIRA
3 205 (6.24%) Jenkins
4 157 (4.78%) Selenium
5 88 (2.68%) Cucumber
6 85 (2.59%) Subversion
7 83 (2.53%) Maven
8 81 (2.47%) Gradle
9 76 (2.31%) WebDriver
10 70 (2.13%) TeamCity
11 68 (2.07%) JUnit
12 58 (1.77%) Mockito
13 54 (1.64%) Ant
14 45 (1.37%) gulp
15 41 (1.25%) Eclipse
16 40 (1.22%) Axure RP
17 39 (1.19%) Grunt
18 35 (1.07%) Visual Studio
19 34 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
19 34 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 702 (21.38%) Retail
2 333 (10.14%) Finance
3 268 (8.16%) Marketing
4 162 (4.93%) Banking
5 79 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 51 (1.55%) Games
7 50 (1.52%) Front Office
8 49 (1.49%) Publishing
9 39 (1.19%) Investment Banking
10 32 (0.97%) Advertising
11 31 (0.94%) Manufacturing
12 29 (0.88%) Legal
13 28 (0.85%) Back Office
14 17 (0.52%) Electronics
14 17 (0.52%) French Language
15 12 (0.37%) Law
16 11 (0.34%) Billing
17 10 (0.30%) Retail Banking
18 7 (0.21%) Multimedia
18 7 (0.21%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1248 (38.01%) Developer
2 423 (12.88%) Analyst
3 338 (10.30%) Architect
4 246 (7.49%) Business Analyst
5 244 (7.43%) Senior Developer
6 239 (7.28%) Java Developer
7 204 (6.21%) JavaScript Developer
8 202 (6.15%) .NET Developer
9 171 (5.21%) Project Manager
10 158 (4.81%) C# Developer
11 157 (4.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 152 (4.63%) Solutions Architect
13 140 (4.26%) E-Commerce Manager
14 129 (3.93%) C# .NET Developer
15 124 (3.78%) E-Commerce Developer
16 123 (3.75%) Designer
17 110 (3.35%) E-Commerce Analyst
18 106 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
19 89 (2.71%) Agile Developer
20 87 (2.65%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 612 (18.64%) HTML
2 564 (17.18%) CSS
3 412 (12.55%) .NET
4 351 (10.69%) Web Services
5 298 (9.08%) AngularJS
6 270 (8.22%) Spring
7 236 (7.19%) HTML5
8 225 (6.85%) Node.js
9 213 (6.49%) REST
10 210 (6.40%) J2EE
11 195 (5.94%) XML
12 189 (5.76%) jQuery
13 182 (5.54%) CSS3
14 175 (5.33%) JSON
15 170 (5.18%) React
16 168 (5.12%) ASP.NET
17 166 (5.06%) RESTful
18 154 (4.69%) SOAP
19 105 (3.20%) ASP.NET MVC
20 92 (2.80%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 329 (10.02%) User Experience
2 185 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
3 171 (5.21%) Mobile App
4 169 (5.15%) iPad
5 80 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 58 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 52 (1.58%) Social Media
8 51 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
9 38 (1.16%) Management Information System
9 38 (1.16%) Public Cloud
10 36 (1.10%) Fixed Income
11 34 (1.04%) Fintech
12 30 (0.91%) Algorithms
12 30 (0.91%) Virtual Team
13 23 (0.70%) Data Structures
14 21 (0.64%) Data Centre
14 21 (0.64%) FMCG
15 19 (0.58%) Mainframe
16 17 (0.52%) EPoS
17 16 (0.49%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 336 (10.23%) Linux
2 101 (3.08%) Android
3 96 (2.92%) Windows
4 94 (2.86%) Unix
5 87 (2.65%) Apple iOS
6 37 (1.13%) Solaris
7 31 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 29 (0.88%) Windows Server
9 24 (0.73%) Ubuntu
10 19 (0.58%) CentOS
11 12 (0.37%) CoreOS
11 12 (0.37%) HPUX
12 11 (0.34%) AIX
12 11 (0.34%) Mac OS X
13 10 (0.30%) zOS
14 5 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.091%) Fedora
16 3 (0.091%) Windows 10
16 3 (0.091%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1577 (48.04%) Agile Software Development
2 668 (20.35%) TDD
3 540 (16.45%) Scrum
4 359 (10.94%) BDD
5 316 (9.63%) MVC
6 299 (9.11%) DevOps
7 257 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
8 226 (6.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 223 (6.79%) Analytics
10 195 (5.94%) Kanban
11 193 (5.88%) Front End Development
12 185 (5.64%) Software Engineering
13 184 (5.60%) OO
14 183 (5.57%) Microservices
15 168 (5.12%) Project Management
16 156 (4.75%) Web Development
17 148 (4.51%) CRM
18 132 (4.02%) High Availability
19 130 (3.96%) Content Management
20 125 (3.81%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 818 (24.92%) JavaScript
2 767 (23.36%) Java
3 409 (12.46%) SQL
4 367 (11.18%) C#
5 210 (6.40%) Python
6 187 (5.70%) PHP
7 130 (3.96%) Ruby
8 114 (3.47%) Scala
9 76 (2.31%) Bash Shell
10 72 (2.19%) Perl
11 50 (1.52%) ES6
12 42 (1.28%) Apple Swift
13 40 (1.22%) Objective-C
14 35 (1.07%) C++
15 34 (1.04%) PowerShell
16 31 (0.94%) R
17 29 (0.88%) T-SQL
18 26 (0.79%) C
19 21 (0.64%) Groovy
20 20 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 167 (5.09%) Degree
2 39 (1.19%) ISEB
3 20 (0.61%) CISSP
4 15 (0.46%) PhD
5 14 (0.43%) ISTQB
5 14 (0.43%) PMI Certification
6 12 (0.37%) PMP
7 9 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (0.27%) ISSAP
8 8 (0.24%) CCNP
8 8 (0.24%) CISM
9 7 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (0.21%) Security Cleared
10 6 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.15%) CCNA
11 5 (0.15%) CISA
12 4 (0.12%) CEH
12 4 (0.12%) MBA
12 4 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (5.48%) QA
2 44 (1.34%) SDET
3 26 (0.79%) PCI DSS
4 21 (0.64%) MiFID
5 19 (0.58%) PMO
6 17 (0.52%) Data Quality
7 14 (0.43%) GDPR
8 9 (0.27%) ISO 8583
9 7 (0.21%) WCAG
10 6 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
10 6 (0.18%) EMIR
10 6 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (0.18%) SLA
11 4 (0.12%) SEPA
12 3 (0.091%) Actionable Recommendations
12 3 (0.091%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.091%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.061%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.061%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.061%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 158 (4.81%) Docker
2 21 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.58%) Apache Flume
4 16 (0.49%) Active Directory
5 10 (0.30%) HDFS
6 8 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (0.18%) Squid
8 5 (0.15%) Varnish
8 5 (0.15%) XenApp
9 3 (0.091%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.091%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.091%) XenServer
10 2 (0.061%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.061%) KVM
10 2 (0.061%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.061%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.030%) iptables
11 1 (0.030%) Postfix
11 1 (0.030%) vSphere
11 1 (0.030%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 116 (3.53%) Puppet
2 111 (3.38%) Ansible
3 94 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (1.22%) Terraform
5 26 (0.79%) Kubernetes
6 25 (0.76%) Nagios
7 24 (0.73%) Graphite
8 15 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
9 14 (0.43%) CA Service Virtualization
9 14 (0.43%) OMEGAMON
10 12 (0.37%) logstash
11 10 (0.30%) CA Endevor
11 10 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
11 10 (0.30%) Kibana
11 10 (0.30%) Salt
12 9 (0.27%) StatsD
13 7 (0.21%) HAProxy
13 7 (0.21%) Mesos
14 6 (0.18%) Galera Cluster
14 6 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 249 (7.58%) Oracle
2 187 (5.70%) hybris
3 150 (4.57%) Microsoft
4 147 (4.48%) ATG
5 128 (3.90%) Adobe
6 105 (3.20%) IBM
7 79 (2.41%) SAP
8 65 (1.98%) Google
9 52 (1.58%) VMware
10 39 (1.19%) Red Hat
11 38 (1.16%) Atlassian
11 38 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
11 38 (1.16%) Splunk
12 36 (1.10%) Tableau
13 32 (0.97%) HP
14 27 (0.82%) Demandware
15 25 (0.76%) MuleSoft
15 25 (0.76%) Omniture
16 24 (0.73%) Cisco
17 22 (0.67%) Xamarin
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Resource Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Engage PSG
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300 - 320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £140.00 - £170.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Rate: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £520 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday