Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 55 54
Rank change year-on-year -13 -1 -3
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 2,928 3,809 3,271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.36% 4.11% 3.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 4.76% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,081 2,788 2,306
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +4.65%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £308
90th Percentile £625 £625 £602
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 11
England median hourly rate £37.00 £67.50 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.19% +128.81% +34.09%
10th Percentile £21.00 £25.41 £10.30
90th Percentile £55.75 £165.00 £102.50
UK median hourly rate £37.00 £67.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year -45.19% +128.81% +34.09%

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 76,016 80,069 72,628
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 87.18% 86.44% 85.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 50,782 53,237 48,043
England median daily rate £475 £463 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +3.93% +4.71%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,883 2,069 1,958
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £11.39
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019. 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 -13 1,732 £500 - 276
South East -20 377 £450 +2.56% 64
North of England -7 353 £400 +6.67% 162
North West -10 192 £410 +10.81% 94
Midlands -35 186 £413 +9.27% 77
East of England -32 172 £475 - 59
Yorkshire -9 144 £375 -0.66% 57
South West -33 107 £455 -0.27% 43
West Midlands -50 88 £445 +18.67% 40
East Midlands -4 87 £403 +0.63% 37
North East +5 17 £425 -5.56% 11
South Coast 0 1 - -
E-Commerce
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 1,430 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 789 (26.95%) Retail
3 666 (22.75%) JavaScript
4 593 (20.25%) Java
5 471 (16.09%) Scrum
6 440 (15.03%) HTML
7 409 (13.97%) TDD
8 406 (13.87%) CSS
9 370 (12.64%) User Experience
10 361 (12.33%) .NET
11 358 (12.23%) Amazon AWS
12 345 (11.78%) Microservices
13 316 (10.79%) SQL
14 313 (10.69%) DevOps
15 297 (10.14%) Git (software)
16 291 (9.94%) C#
17 288 (9.84%) Finance
18 276 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
19 275 (9.39%) Microsoft Azure
19 275 (9.39%) BDD
20 270 (9.22%) Web Services
21 268 (9.15%) JIRA
22 255 (8.71%) Jenkins
23 249 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
24 243 (8.30%) React
25 238 (8.13%) Analytics
26 237 (8.09%) Node.js
27 230 (7.86%) Test Automation
28 226 (7.72%) AngularJS
29 217 (7.41%) Marketing

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
1 149 (5.09%) CMS
2 138 (4.71%) Confluence
3 98 (3.35%) WebSphere
4 67 (2.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 34 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
6 31 (1.06%) Apache
7 27 (0.92%) Tomcat
8 26 (0.89%) Apache Spark
8 26 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
9 25 (0.85%) Drupal
10 24 (0.82%) SharePoint
11 20 (0.68%) WordPress
12 13 (0.44%) nginx
12 13 (0.44%) Umbraco
13 12 (0.41%) Apache Solr
13 12 (0.41%) IIS
14 11 (0.38%) Mule
14 11 (0.38%) SAS
15 10 (0.34%) CoreMedia CMS
16 9 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 66 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 64 (2.19%) InVision
3 53 (1.81%) Microsoft Office
4 37 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 37 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 28 (0.96%) Photoshop
6 23 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
8 7 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.068%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.068%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.068%) FreeHand
9 2 (0.068%) Mingle
9 2 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.034%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.034%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.034%) Flinto
10 1 (0.034%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 121 (4.13%) Magento
2 49 (1.67%) SAP Hybris
3 13 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
4 12 (0.41%) Shopify
5 11 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
6 9 (0.31%) NetSuite
7 8 (0.27%) Fredhopper
7 8 (0.27%) Oracle CRM
7 8 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 8 (0.27%) SAP EWM
8 7 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.20%) Oracle CRM On Demand
10 4 (0.14%) BASE24
11 3 (0.10%) Quorum
11 3 (0.10%) Ripple XRP
11 3 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
12 2 (0.068%) Eloqua
12 2 (0.068%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 358 (12.23%) Amazon AWS
2 275 (9.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 97 (3.31%) Google Cloud Platform
4 88 (3.01%) Serverless
5 66 (2.25%) Google Analytics
6 65 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
7 51 (1.74%) AWS Lambda
8 35 (1.20%) GitHub
9 34 (1.16%) SaaS
10 31 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 31 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
11 28 (0.96%) Adobe Analytics
12 24 (0.82%) PaaS
13 19 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
14 18 (0.61%) Akamai
15 17 (0.58%) Amazon S3
16 16 (0.55%) Apigee
17 15 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 15 (0.51%) Azure Functions
17 15 (0.51%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 35 (1.20%) Firewall
2 27 (0.92%) HTTP
3 24 (0.82%) WAN
4 22 (0.75%) Internet
4 22 (0.75%) LAN
5 18 (0.61%) DNS
6 12 (0.41%) VPN
7 10 (0.34%) ATM
8 8 (0.27%) Network Security
8 8 (0.27%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.14%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.14%) RIP
10 4 (0.14%) SAN
11 3 (0.10%) DHCP
11 3 (0.10%) NAS
11 3 (0.10%) Radio Access Network
11 3 (0.10%) Skype
11 3 (0.10%) VLAN
11 3 (0.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (6.97%) SQL Server
2 126 (4.30%) MySQL
3 88 (3.01%) NoSQL
4 71 (2.42%) Big Data
5 61 (2.08%) Relational Database
6 56 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
7 55 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
8 52 (1.78%) MongoDB
9 39 (1.33%) Hadoop
10 33 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
11 30 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 26 (0.89%) Power BI
13 25 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 24 (0.82%) BigQuery
15 22 (0.75%) DB2
16 19 (0.65%) Cosmos DB
16 19 (0.65%) Redis
17 18 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
18 17 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
18 17 (0.58%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 297 (10.14%) Git (software)
2 268 (9.15%) JIRA
3 255 (8.71%) Jenkins
4 115 (3.93%) Maven
5 102 (3.48%) JUnit
5 102 (3.48%) Selenium
6 77 (2.63%) Cucumber
7 76 (2.60%) TeamCity
8 69 (2.36%) Mockito
9 63 (2.15%) WebDriver
10 57 (1.95%) DbUnit
11 56 (1.91%) jMock
11 56 (1.91%) SonarQube
12 43 (1.47%) Axure RP
12 43 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
13 38 (1.30%) Subversion
14 36 (1.23%) Bitbucket
14 36 (1.23%) Grunt
15 35 (1.20%) gulp
16 27 (0.92%) SoapUI
General
1 789 (26.95%) Retail
2 288 (9.84%) Finance
3 217 (7.41%) Marketing
4 105 (3.59%) Banking
5 53 (1.81%) Games
6 41 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 35 (1.20%) Legal
8 33 (1.13%) Law
9 25 (0.85%) Back Office
9 25 (0.85%) Investment Banking
10 21 (0.72%) Advertising
11 20 (0.68%) Automotive
11 20 (0.68%) Front Office
12 19 (0.65%) Manufacturing
13 16 (0.55%) German Language
13 16 (0.55%) Publishing
14 12 (0.41%) Electronics
14 12 (0.41%) French Language
15 9 (0.31%) Online Betting
16 8 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 970 (33.13%) Developer
2 388 (13.25%) Analyst
3 254 (8.67%) Architect
4 210 (7.17%) Business Analyst
5 199 (6.80%) Project Manager
6 198 (6.76%) Java Developer
7 161 (5.50%) Senior Developer
8 157 (5.36%) .NET Developer
9 154 (5.26%) E-Commerce Developer
10 140 (4.78%) Designer
11 134 (4.58%) DevOps Engineer
12 130 (4.44%) E-Commerce Manager
13 118 (4.03%) React Developer
14 116 (3.96%) E-Commerce Analyst
15 115 (3.93%) C# Developer
15 115 (3.93%) Solutions Architect
16 111 (3.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 93 (3.18%) UX Designer
18 87 (2.97%) JavaScript Developer
19 81 (2.77%) E-Commerce Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 440 (15.03%) HTML
2 406 (13.87%) CSS
3 361 (12.33%) .NET
4 270 (9.22%) Web Services
5 243 (8.30%) React
6 237 (8.09%) Node.js
7 226 (7.72%) AngularJS
8 211 (7.21%) Spring
9 194 (6.63%) RESTful
10 169 (5.77%) REST
11 146 (4.99%) HTML5
11 146 (4.99%) jQuery
12 124 (4.23%) Sass
13 120 (4.10%) J2EE
14 108 (3.69%) SOAP
15 106 (3.62%) Redux
16 103 (3.52%) CSS3
17 94 (3.21%) ASP.NET
18 91 (3.11%) Spring Boot
19 85 (2.90%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 370 (12.64%) User Experience
2 166 (5.67%) Mobile App
3 155 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
4 135 (4.61%) Greenfield Project
5 117 (4.00%) iPad
6 39 (1.33%) Virtual Team
7 37 (1.26%) Data Structures
8 36 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
9 31 (1.06%) Fintech
9 31 (1.06%) Social Media
10 27 (0.92%) Management Information System
11 26 (0.89%) W3C
12 24 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
13 20 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 16 (0.55%) Algorithms
15 15 (0.51%) NHS
15 15 (0.51%) Public Cloud
16 14 (0.48%) Online Games
17 13 (0.44%) Data Centre
17 13 (0.44%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 156 (5.33%) Linux
2 81 (2.77%) Android
3 79 (2.70%) Windows
4 72 (2.46%) Apple iOS
5 63 (2.15%) Unix
6 11 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.24%) CentOS
8 6 (0.20%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.20%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.17%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.10%) AIX
11 3 (0.10%) Debian
11 3 (0.10%) Fedora
12 2 (0.068%) HPUX
12 2 (0.068%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.068%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.068%) zOS
13 1 (0.034%) SUSE
13 1 (0.034%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,430 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 471 (16.09%) Scrum
3 409 (13.97%) TDD
4 345 (11.78%) Microservices
5 313 (10.69%) DevOps
6 276 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 275 (9.39%) BDD
8 249 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
9 238 (8.13%) Analytics
10 230 (7.86%) Test Automation
11 215 (7.34%) Project Management
12 199 (6.80%) MVC
13 181 (6.18%) Problem-Solving
14 178 (6.08%) Kanban
15 157 (5.36%) OO
16 155 (5.29%) Software Engineering
17 136 (4.64%) Front End Development
18 134 (4.58%) User Stories
19 127 (4.34%) Business Intelligence
20 119 (4.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 666 (22.75%) JavaScript
2 593 (20.25%) Java
3 316 (10.79%) SQL
4 291 (9.94%) C#
5 176 (6.01%) PHP
6 169 (5.77%) Python
7 88 (3.01%) Scala
8 61 (2.08%) Java 8
9 54 (1.84%) ES6
10 45 (1.54%) Groovy
10 45 (1.54%) PowerShell
10 45 (1.54%) Ruby
11 40 (1.37%) T-SQL
12 36 (1.23%) TypeScript
13 34 (1.16%) VB.NET
14 28 (0.96%) Bash Shell
15 19 (0.65%) Kotlin
16 18 (0.61%) Go
17 17 (0.58%) Perl
18 16 (0.55%) C
Qualifications
1 130 (4.44%) Degree
2 25 (0.85%) Security Cleared
3 20 (0.68%) PMP
4 19 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (0.65%) SC Cleared
5 16 (0.55%) ISEB
5 16 (0.55%) PMI Certification
6 15 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 13 (0.44%) ISTQB
8 11 (0.38%) CISSP
8 11 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
9 10 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.24%) CISA
12 6 (0.20%) CISM
12 6 (0.20%) Master's Degree
13 4 (0.14%) CCNA
13 4 (0.14%) CCNP
13 4 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.14%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (6.28%) QA
2 38 (1.30%) PMO
3 28 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 19 (0.65%) GDPR
5 14 (0.48%) Actionable Recommendations
6 8 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.27%) SLA
7 4 (0.14%) WCAG
8 2 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.068%) PSD2
8 2 (0.068%) SEPA
9 1 (0.034%) COBIT
9 1 (0.034%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.034%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.034%) MiFID
9 1 (0.034%) P3O
9 1 (0.034%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 197 (6.73%) Docker
2 56 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (1.74%) vSphere
4 17 (0.58%) Active Directory
5 10 (0.34%) vCloud
6 4 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.14%) KVM
6 4 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.14%) Xen
7 3 (0.10%) HDFS
7 3 (0.10%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.068%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.068%) Cronacle
9 1 (0.034%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.034%) LXC
9 1 (0.034%) Postfix
9 1 (0.034%) Varnish
9 1 (0.034%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 177 (6.05%) Kubernetes
2 106 (3.62%) Terraform
3 63 (2.15%) Ansible
4 47 (1.61%) Puppet
5 18 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (0.48%) ZABBIX
7 10 (0.34%) logstash
8 8 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (0.27%) Kibana
9 7 (0.24%) HAProxy
9 7 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (0.20%) Graphite
11 4 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.14%) Consul
11 4 (0.14%) HP Fortify
11 4 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
12 3 (0.10%) Packer
12 3 (0.10%) Rancher
12 3 (0.10%) Rundeck
12 3 (0.10%) Salt
Vendors
1 202 (6.90%) hybris
2 182 (6.22%) Google
3 152 (5.19%) Adobe
4 149 (5.09%) Microsoft
5 140 (4.78%) Oracle
6 99 (3.38%) SAP
7 79 (2.70%) IBM
8 70 (2.39%) VMware
9 68 (2.32%) Salesforce.com
10 42 (1.43%) Tableau
11 36 (1.23%) Sitecore
12 35 (1.20%) Xerox
13 33 (1.13%) Atlassian
14 30 (1.02%) ATG
15 25 (0.85%) Cypress Semiconductor
16 21 (0.72%) MicroStrategy
17 20 (0.68%) Zend
18 18 (0.61%) Demandware
18 18 (0.61%) New Relic
19 15 (0.51%) Splunk