Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 66 65
Rank change year-on-year -17 -1 -14
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 2,105 3,543 3,377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.77% 3.73% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 4.29% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,540 2,663 2,448
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £313 £319 £305
90th Percentile £625 £613 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 10
England median hourly rate £27.50 £19.50 £32.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.03% -39.36% +46.16%
10th Percentile £20.00 £10.20 £15.80
90th Percentile £53.75 £30.70 £39.93
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £19.75 £32.16
% change year-on-year +39.24% -38.58% +49.45%

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 65,638 82,601 81,730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.33% 86.92% 86.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 43,475 55,282 54,845
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £281
90th Percentile £650 £645 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,016 2,113 1,944
England median hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £23.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -5.66% +2.12%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.95 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £22.00 £23.11
% change year-on-year +7.95% -4.79% +2.70%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 16 November 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 1,240 £500 - 262
South East -43 248 £450 +2.86% 77
North of England -44 216 £425 +13.33% 218
North West +1 160 £425 +13.33% 137
East of England +15 147 £500 +3.90% 55
South West +38 140 £450 - 57
Midlands -39 103 £350 -17.65% 80
East Midlands -15 63 £350 -22.05% 36
Yorkshire -79 49 £400 +5.26% 63
West Midlands -35 38 £381 -3.48% 44
North East +16 7 - - 18
E-Commerce
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 958 (45.51%) Agile Software Development
2 583 (27.70%) Retail
3 529 (25.13%) JavaScript
4 377 (17.91%) Java
5 371 (17.62%) HTML
6 352 (16.72%) CSS
7 334 (15.87%) Scrum
8 326 (15.49%) TDD
9 288 (13.68%) AWS
10 263 (12.49%) User Experience
11 256 (12.16%) React
12 242 (11.50%) DevOps
13 238 (11.31%) Microservices
14 213 (10.12%) BDD
15 212 (10.07%) SQL
16 184 (8.74%) .NET
17 173 (8.22%) Node.js
18 171 (8.12%) Web Services
19 170 (8.08%) Git (software)
19 170 (8.08%) JIRA
20 168 (7.98%) PHP
21 165 (7.84%) Marketing
22 164 (7.79%) Finance
22 164 (7.79%) Front End Development
23 163 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
24 161 (7.65%) Docker
25 160 (7.60%) AngularJS
26 155 (7.36%) C#
27 150 (7.13%) Azure
27 150 (7.13%) 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
1 104 (4.94%) CMS
2 102 (4.85%) WebSphere
3 83 (3.94%) Confluence
4 50 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 45 (2.14%) Apache
6 27 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
7 24 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
8 20 (0.95%) Apache Spark
9 18 (0.86%) Tomcat
10 14 (0.67%) WordPress
11 13 (0.62%) Drupal
12 12 (0.57%) Apache Solr
12 12 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
12 12 (0.57%) MS Exchange
13 11 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (0.48%) SharePoint
15 8 (0.38%) IIS
16 7 (0.33%) SAS
16 7 (0.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 67 (3.18%) Sketch
2 37 (1.76%) InVision
3 36 (1.71%) Photoshop
4 34 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
5 28 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
6 14 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
7 12 (0.57%) Marvel
8 10 (0.48%) MS Visio
9 9 (0.43%) Zeplin
10 7 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 6 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
12 5 (0.24%) Adobe XD
13 4 (0.19%) Figma
13 4 (0.19%) UserZoom
14 3 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 3 (0.14%) InDesign
15 2 (0.095%) Adobe After Effects
15 2 (0.095%) Chatbot
15 2 (0.095%) OmniGraffle
16 1 (0.048%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 140 (6.65%) Magento
2 29 (1.38%) Shopify
3 27 (1.28%) SAP Hybris
4 18 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
6 11 (0.52%) SessionCam
7 8 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 8 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
8 7 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
9 5 (0.24%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.19%) BASE24
10 4 (0.19%) osCommerce
11 3 (0.14%) NetSuite
11 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 2 (0.095%) Eloqua
12 2 (0.095%) Oracle Receivables
13 1 (0.048%) Adobe Campaign
13 1 (0.048%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 288 (13.68%) AWS
2 150 (7.13%) Azure
3 72 (3.42%) Serverless
4 71 (3.37%) GCP
5 62 (2.95%) AWS Lambda
6 57 (2.71%) Amazon EC2
7 48 (2.28%) Google Analytics
8 22 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
9 21 (1.00%) Amazon S3
9 21 (1.00%) Office 365
10 20 (0.95%) Power Platform
11 17 (0.81%) GitHub
12 14 (0.67%) Amazon ECS
12 14 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
12 14 (0.67%) Force.com
12 14 (0.67%) SaaS
13 13 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
13 13 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
14 12 (0.57%) Amazon Kinesis
15 10 (0.48%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.47%) HTTP
2 25 (1.19%) Firewall
3 19 (0.90%) Internet
4 12 (0.57%) NaaS
5 11 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (0.43%) DNS
7 8 (0.38%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.29%) SSH
9 5 (0.24%) LAN
9 5 (0.24%) WAN
10 4 (0.19%) Network Security
10 4 (0.19%) Skype
11 3 (0.14%) ATM
11 3 (0.14%) SAN
11 3 (0.14%) SMS
11 3 (0.14%) SSL
11 3 (0.14%) Wireless
12 2 (0.095%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.095%) SMTP
12 2 (0.095%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (5.18%) MySQL
2 98 (4.66%) SQL Server
3 52 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
4 44 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
4 44 (2.09%) MongoDB
5 42 (2.00%) NoSQL
6 41 (1.95%) Relational Database
7 33 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 31 (1.47%) Big Data
9 25 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 25 (1.19%) Hadoop
10 20 (0.95%) Power BI
11 18 (0.86%) Amazon Redshift
12 15 (0.71%) BigQuery
12 15 (0.71%) Data Lake
13 12 (0.57%) Apache Hive
13 12 (0.57%) Jackrabbit
14 11 (0.52%) Amazon Athena
14 11 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
14 11 (0.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 170 (8.08%) Git (software)
1 170 (8.08%) JIRA
2 131 (6.22%) Jenkins
3 64 (3.04%) Selenium
4 62 (2.95%) Maven
5 57 (2.71%) Cucumber
6 56 (2.66%) JUnit
7 48 (2.28%) Mockito
8 42 (2.00%) Jasmine
9 38 (1.81%) Grunt
10 36 (1.71%) jMock
11 31 (1.47%) DbUnit
12 30 (1.43%) SonarQube
13 27 (1.28%) Karma Test Runner
14 23 (1.09%) Bower
15 22 (1.05%) Subversion
16 20 (0.95%) Eclipse
16 20 (0.95%) GitLab
17 19 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 19 (0.90%) webpack
General
1 583 (27.70%) Retail
2 165 (7.84%) Marketing
3 164 (7.79%) Finance
4 107 (5.08%) Games
5 56 (2.66%) Banking
6 39 (1.85%) Law
7 36 (1.71%) Telecoms
8 33 (1.57%) Legal
9 22 (1.05%) German Language
9 22 (1.05%) Investment Banking
10 20 (0.95%) Public Sector
10 20 (0.95%) Spanish Language
11 17 (0.81%) Advertising
12 15 (0.71%) Front Office
13 13 (0.62%) Manufacturing
14 11 (0.52%) Back Office
14 11 (0.52%) Italian Language
15 10 (0.48%) French Language
16 8 (0.38%) Publishing
17 6 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 805 (38.24%) Developer
2 260 (12.35%) Analyst
3 164 (7.79%) Architect
4 144 (6.84%) Business Analyst
5 134 (6.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 128 (6.08%) React Developer
7 124 (5.89%) Java Developer
8 115 (5.46%) Designer
9 114 (5.42%) Project Manager
10 111 (5.27%) Senior Developer
11 105 (4.99%) JavaScript Developer
12 96 (4.56%) E-Commerce Analyst
13 88 (4.18%) PHP Developer
14 85 (4.04%) E-Commerce Manager
15 81 (3.85%) .NET Developer
16 78 (3.71%) DevOps Engineer
17 70 (3.33%) C# Developer
18 69 (3.28%) E-Commerce Developer
19 68 (3.23%) UX Designer
20 67 (3.18%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 371 (17.62%) HTML
2 352 (16.72%) CSS
3 256 (12.16%) React
4 184 (8.74%) .NET
5 173 (8.22%) Node.js
6 171 (8.12%) Web Services
7 160 (7.60%) AngularJS
8 141 (6.70%) RESTful
9 126 (5.99%) Spring
10 108 (5.13%) HTML5
11 102 (4.85%) REST
12 99 (4.70%) jQuery
13 93 (4.42%) CSS3
14 91 (4.32%) Sass
15 86 (4.09%) SOAP
16 81 (3.85%) Redux
17 72 (3.42%) J2EE
18 69 (3.28%) XML
19 60 (2.85%) JSON
20 57 (2.71%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 263 (12.49%) User Experience
2 100 (4.75%) Mobile App
3 97 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
4 94 (4.47%) Greenfield Project
5 39 (1.85%) W3C
6 38 (1.81%) iPad
7 31 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 29 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 23 (1.09%) Vector Graphics
10 22 (1.05%) Data Structures
11 18 (0.86%) Social Media
12 16 (0.76%) Virtual Team
13 15 (0.71%) Analytical Mindset
14 14 (0.67%) Algorithms
14 14 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (0.67%) EPoS
15 12 (0.57%) Public Cloud
16 9 (0.43%) Self-Motivation
17 7 (0.33%) FMCG
17 7 (0.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 90 (4.28%) Linux
2 52 (2.47%) Windows
3 48 (2.28%) Apple iOS
4 41 (1.95%) Android
5 32 (1.52%) Unix
6 22 (1.05%) Windows Server
7 14 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (0.57%) Windows 8
9 12 (0.57%) Windows XP
10 7 (0.33%) AIX
11 5 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.19%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.14%) CentOS
14 2 (0.095%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.048%) HPUX
15 1 (0.048%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.048%) Mesosphere
15 1 (0.048%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.048%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 958 (45.51%) Agile Software Development
2 334 (15.87%) Scrum
3 326 (15.49%) TDD
4 242 (11.50%) DevOps
5 238 (11.31%) Microservices
6 213 (10.12%) BDD
7 164 (7.79%) Front End Development
8 163 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 150 (7.13%) Analytics
10 149 (7.08%) Kanban
11 146 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
12 140 (6.65%) MVC
12 140 (6.65%) Test Automation
13 137 (6.51%) User Stories
14 124 (5.89%) Continuous Integration
15 123 (5.84%) CRM
16 119 (5.65%) Project Management
17 106 (5.04%) Software Engineering
18 97 (4.61%) Unit Testing
19 93 (4.42%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 529 (25.13%) JavaScript
2 377 (17.91%) Java
3 212 (10.07%) SQL
4 168 (7.98%) PHP
5 155 (7.36%) C#
6 115 (5.46%) Python
7 45 (2.14%) Scala
7 45 (2.14%) TypeScript
8 38 (1.81%) ES6
9 35 (1.66%) Java 8
10 29 (1.38%) Ruby
11 26 (1.24%) Kotlin
12 24 (1.14%) T-SQL
13 18 (0.86%) Bash Shell
13 18 (0.86%) PowerShell
14 16 (0.76%) C++
15 15 (0.71%) R
16 13 (0.62%) Groovy
17 12 (0.57%) Apple Swift
18 11 (0.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 86 (4.09%) Degree
2 23 (1.09%) Security Cleared
3 18 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (0.81%) Master's Degree
4 17 (0.81%) SC Cleared
5 13 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (0.57%) CCNA
6 12 (0.57%) CISSP
6 12 (0.57%) MCITP
6 12 (0.57%) MCSA
6 12 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.48%) ISEB
8 9 (0.43%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 6 (0.29%) CISM
9 6 (0.29%) CSSLP
9 6 (0.29%) ISSAP
10 5 (0.24%) CISA
11 4 (0.19%) PMP
11 4 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (4.99%) QA
2 18 (0.86%) PMO
3 8 (0.38%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.33%) GDPR
5 6 (0.29%) MiFID
6 5 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.24%) SLA
7 3 (0.14%) EMIR
7 3 (0.14%) WCAG
8 2 (0.095%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.095%) COBIT
8 2 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.095%) NIST
8 2 (0.095%) SEPA
9 1 (0.048%) GAMP
9 1 (0.048%) GxP
9 1 (0.048%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 161 (7.65%) Docker
2 31 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.05%) vSphere
4 15 (0.71%) Active Directory
5 12 (0.57%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.095%) Ceph
8 1 (0.048%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.048%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 119 (5.65%) Kubernetes
2 82 (3.90%) Terraform
3 48 (2.28%) Ansible
4 19 (0.90%) Puppet
5 16 (0.76%) SCCM
6 12 (0.57%) SCOM
6 12 (0.57%) WSUS
7 7 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.29%) Mesos
9 5 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.14%) Grafana
10 3 (0.14%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.095%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.095%) Marathon
11 2 (0.095%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.095%) MOM
11 2 (0.095%) Rancher
12 1 (0.048%) Capistrano
12 1 (0.048%) Nessus
Vendors
1 123 (5.84%) Salesforce.com
2 118 (5.61%) Google
3 110 (5.23%) hybris
4 102 (4.85%) Adobe
5 81 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 78 (3.71%) SAP
7 69 (3.28%) IBM
8 56 (2.66%) Demandware
9 45 (2.14%) VMware
10 44 (2.09%) Oracle
11 41 (1.95%) Tableau
12 32 (1.52%) Sitecore
13 22 (1.05%) Cypress Semiconductor
14 18 (0.86%) Cisco
15 15 (0.71%) Ariba
15 15 (0.71%) Atlassian
16 14 (0.67%) Splunk
17 13 (0.62%) F5
18 12 (0.57%) Sony
18 12 (0.57%) Teradata