Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 55 52
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 -6
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 3,810 3,145 3,726
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 4.19% 3.75% 3.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.88% 4.42% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,862 2,261 2,721
England median daily rate £463 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +4.65% +4.24%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £290
90th Percentile £625 £606 £613
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +2.78% +4.65% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 18
England median hourly rate £57.50 £29.50 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +94.92% +6.31% -3.48%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.13 £14.35
90th Percentile £149.00 £98.33 £42.50
UK median hourly rate £57.50 £29.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year +94.92% +6.31% +0.91%

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 78,000 71,178 81,907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.82% 84.96% 84.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 51,737 46,900 54,625
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +5.59%
10th Percentile £300 £276 £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 2,137 1,897 2,020
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.44 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.25 £50.59
UK median hourly rate £21.84 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.64% - +17.10%

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 June 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 18 June 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 18 June 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 -2 2,224 £500 +5.26% 830
South East +27 534 £425 +3.03% 152
North of England +38 456 £375 -3.23% 232
Midlands -13 249 £384 +2.33% 125
East of England 0 245 £475 -5.00% 76
North West +27 240 £370 -4.52% 147
Yorkshire +18 197 £375 -6.25% 78
West Midlands +3 126 £400 +11.89% 60
East Midlands -7 118 £360 -3.03% 65
South West +6 109 £450 +12.50% 63
North East +17 19 £450 - 7
South Coast - 1 £425 -
E-Commerce
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 1,922 (50.45%) Agile Software Development
2 923 (24.23%) JavaScript
3 880 (23.10%) Retail
4 864 (22.68%) Java
5 687 (18.03%) Scrum
6 675 (17.72%) HTML
7 660 (17.32%) TDD
8 620 (16.27%) .NET
8 620 (16.27%) CSS
9 615 (16.14%) C#
10 605 (15.88%) Amazon AWS
11 501 (13.15%) SQL
12 481 (12.62%) Finance
13 463 (12.15%) DevOps
14 453 (11.89%) MVC
15 450 (11.81%) Git (software)
16 422 (11.08%) Microservices
17 414 (10.87%) User Experience
18 405 (10.63%) BDD
19 369 (9.69%) Web Services
20 352 (9.24%) SQL Server
21 345 (9.06%) React
22 337 (8.85%) AngularJS
23 326 (8.56%) Node.js
24 321 (8.43%) Jenkins
25 318 (8.35%) Continuous Integration
26 314 (8.24%) Python
27 309 (8.11%) JIRA
28 303 (7.95%) Test Automation
29 299 (7.85%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 226 (5.93%) CMS
2 142 (3.73%) WebSphere
3 132 (3.46%) Confluence
4 126 (3.31%) Apache
5 81 (2.13%) Tomcat
6 77 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
7 64 (1.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 64 (1.68%) Apache Spark
8 52 (1.36%) WordPress
9 50 (1.31%) Cloud Foundry
10 45 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
11 38 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
12 34 (0.89%) Apache Solr
13 30 (0.79%) Drupal
14 28 (0.73%) nginx
15 26 (0.68%) Mule
16 25 (0.66%) IIS
17 24 (0.63%) Apache Pig
18 21 (0.55%) Commerce Server
19 20 (0.52%) SAS
Applications
1 57 (1.50%) Photoshop
2 53 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 29 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 26 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 20 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
7 18 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
8 14 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
9 11 (0.29%) InVision
9 11 (0.29%) SPSS
10 10 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
11 9 (0.24%) HipChat
12 4 (0.10%) Gliffy
12 4 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (0.079%) Chatbot
13 3 (0.079%) UXPin
14 2 (0.052%) Shockwave
15 1 (0.026%) InDesign
15 1 (0.026%) Stata
Business Applications
1 179 (4.70%) Magento
2 56 (1.47%) SAP Hybris
3 47 (1.23%) Payment Gateway
4 17 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
5 15 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
6 14 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 7 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (0.18%) Eloqua
8 7 (0.18%) Shopify
9 6 (0.16%) NetSuite
9 6 (0.16%) SDL Web 8
10 5 (0.13%) Endur
10 5 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
11 4 (0.10%) SAP SD
11 4 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
11 4 (0.10%) Workday HCM
12 3 (0.079%) Adobe Campaign
12 3 (0.079%) OpenLink RightAngle
12 3 (0.079%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 605 (15.88%) Amazon AWS
2 299 (7.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 92 (2.41%) Google Analytics
4 78 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
5 75 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
6 73 (1.92%) GitHub
7 58 (1.52%) Serverless
8 57 (1.50%) npm
9 40 (1.05%) Amazon S3
10 37 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
11 35 (0.92%) Adobe Analytics
12 34 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
13 33 (0.87%) Amazon ELB
13 33 (0.87%) PaaS
14 29 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
15 27 (0.71%) SaaS
16 25 (0.66%) Heroku
17 19 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
18 17 (0.45%) Amazon Kinesis
19 14 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (1.57%) HTTP
2 58 (1.52%) Internet
3 39 (1.02%) Firewall
4 27 (0.71%) SMS
5 19 (0.50%) TCP/IP
6 17 (0.45%) DNS
7 15 (0.39%) Network Security
8 13 (0.34%) SSL
9 11 (0.29%) Skype
10 10 (0.26%) BIG-IP
10 10 (0.26%) OSPF
10 10 (0.26%) VPN
11 9 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (0.21%) BGP
13 7 (0.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 7 (0.18%) WAN
14 6 (0.16%) DMVPN
14 6 (0.16%) MPLS
14 6 (0.16%) Unified Communications
15 5 (0.13%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 352 (9.24%) SQL Server
2 205 (5.38%) NoSQL
3 161 (4.23%) MySQL
4 147 (3.86%) Relational Database
5 143 (3.75%) Big Data
6 127 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
7 125 (3.28%) MongoDB
8 63 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
9 60 (1.57%) Hadoop
10 44 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 39 (1.02%) Endeca
12 35 (0.92%) Apache Hive
12 35 (0.92%) RDBMS
13 30 (0.79%) Oracle Database
14 29 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 28 (0.73%) Amazon Redshift
16 27 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
17 26 (0.68%) DB2
18 25 (0.66%) Data Lake
18 25 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 450 (11.81%) Git (software)
2 321 (8.43%) Jenkins
3 309 (8.11%) JIRA
4 141 (3.70%) Selenium
5 131 (3.44%) JUnit
6 124 (3.25%) TeamCity
7 116 (3.04%) Maven
8 88 (2.31%) SonarQube
9 85 (2.23%) Octopus Deploy
9 85 (2.23%) Sonatype Nexus
10 79 (2.07%) Mockito
11 77 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
12 76 (1.99%) Cucumber
13 69 (1.81%) Subversion
14 62 (1.63%) WebDriver
15 58 (1.52%) Visual Studio
16 52 (1.36%) webpack
17 42 (1.10%) Grunt
18 41 (1.08%) Gradle
18 41 (1.08%) SpecFlow
General
1 880 (23.10%) Retail
2 481 (12.62%) Finance
3 260 (6.82%) Marketing
4 240 (6.30%) Banking
5 78 (2.05%) Front Office
6 71 (1.86%) Investment Banking
7 55 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 50 (1.31%) Law
9 41 (1.08%) Back Office
10 38 (1.00%) Games
10 38 (1.00%) Legal
11 30 (0.79%) Publishing
12 29 (0.76%) Advertising
13 23 (0.60%) Automotive
13 23 (0.60%) Manufacturing
14 12 (0.31%) Electronics
14 12 (0.31%) German Language
15 11 (0.29%) French Language
16 10 (0.26%) Retail Banking
16 10 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,557 (40.87%) Developer
2 511 (13.41%) Analyst
3 314 (8.24%) Java Developer
4 310 (8.14%) Business Analyst
5 281 (7.38%) .NET Developer
6 267 (7.01%) Project Manager
7 253 (6.64%) Architect
8 228 (5.98%) Senior Developer
9 222 (5.83%) C# Developer
10 209 (5.49%) E-Commerce Developer
11 183 (4.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 172 (4.51%) DevOps Engineer
13 140 (3.67%) C# .NET Developer
14 138 (3.62%) Designer
15 135 (3.54%) JavaScript Developer
16 133 (3.49%) E-Commerce Manager
16 133 (3.49%) React Developer
17 124 (3.25%) E-Commerce Analyst
18 103 (2.70%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
19 96 (2.52%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 675 (17.72%) HTML
2 620 (16.27%) .NET
2 620 (16.27%) CSS
3 369 (9.69%) Web Services
4 345 (9.06%) React
5 337 (8.85%) AngularJS
6 326 (8.56%) Node.js
7 277 (7.27%) Spring
8 274 (7.19%) HTML5
9 265 (6.96%) ASP.NET
10 262 (6.88%) REST
11 247 (6.48%) RESTful
12 244 (6.40%) jQuery
13 232 (6.09%) CSS3
14 218 (5.72%) J2EE
15 183 (4.80%) ASP.NET Web API
16 148 (3.88%) ASP.NET MVC
17 137 (3.60%) SOAP
18 123 (3.23%) Sass
19 115 (3.02%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 414 (10.87%) User Experience
2 213 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
3 198 (5.20%) iPad
4 176 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
5 140 (3.67%) Mobile App
6 113 (2.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 85 (2.23%) Computer Science
8 65 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
9 58 (1.52%) Fintech
10 48 (1.26%) NHS
11 45 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
12 40 (1.05%) Public Cloud
13 39 (1.02%) Fixed Income
14 38 (1.00%) Management Information System
15 37 (0.97%) Social Media
16 32 (0.84%) Algorithms
17 31 (0.81%) W3C
18 24 (0.63%) Virtual Team
19 22 (0.58%) Blog
19 22 (0.58%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 223 (5.85%) Linux
2 136 (3.57%) Unix
3 98 (2.57%) Windows
4 72 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 64 (1.68%) Android
6 20 (0.52%) Windows Server
7 18 (0.47%) HPUX
7 18 (0.47%) Solaris
8 11 (0.29%) Ubuntu
9 9 (0.24%) CentOS
10 6 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.16%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.16%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.13%) AIX
12 4 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.079%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.079%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.079%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.052%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.052%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,922 (50.45%) Agile Software Development
2 687 (18.03%) Scrum
3 660 (17.32%) TDD
4 463 (12.15%) DevOps
5 453 (11.89%) MVC
6 422 (11.08%) Microservices
7 405 (10.63%) BDD
8 318 (8.35%) Continuous Integration
9 303 (7.95%) Test Automation
10 289 (7.59%) Analytics
11 270 (7.09%) Front End Development
12 246 (6.46%) Project Management
13 244 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
14 222 (5.83%) OO
15 216 (5.67%) Problem-Solving
16 209 (5.49%) Kanban
17 193 (5.07%) Software Engineering
18 184 (4.83%) Web Development
19 166 (4.36%) Unit Testing
19 166 (4.36%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 923 (24.23%) JavaScript
2 864 (22.68%) Java
3 615 (16.14%) C#
4 501 (13.15%) SQL
5 314 (8.24%) Python
6 237 (6.22%) PHP
7 143 (3.75%) Ruby
8 109 (2.86%) Scala
9 106 (2.78%) Bash Shell
10 100 (2.62%) T-SQL
11 95 (2.49%) Java 8
12 85 (2.23%) Groovy
13 82 (2.15%) ES6
14 70 (1.84%) Perl
15 63 (1.65%) C++
16 42 (1.10%) PowerShell
17 33 (0.87%) TypeScript
17 33 (0.87%) VB.NET
18 32 (0.84%) R
19 31 (0.81%) Go
Qualifications
1 165 (4.33%) Degree
2 34 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (0.81%) PMP
4 30 (0.79%) PMI Certification
5 28 (0.73%) Security Cleared
6 26 (0.68%) ISTQB
7 22 (0.58%) CISSP
8 21 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 20 (0.52%) CISM
9 20 (0.52%) ISEB
10 19 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
10 19 (0.50%) SC Cleared
11 17 (0.45%) CISA
12 16 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 13 (0.34%) PhD
14 11 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 8 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (0.18%) CCNP
17 7 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (5.28%) QA
2 66 (1.73%) PMO
3 65 (1.71%) GDPR
4 46 (1.21%) PCI DSS
5 40 (1.05%) GCP
6 30 (0.79%) Data Quality
7 18 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 15 (0.39%) MiFID
8 15 (0.39%) SLA
9 12 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
10 11 (0.29%) WCAG
11 5 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
11 5 (0.13%) PSD2
12 4 (0.10%) EMIR
13 3 (0.079%) COBIT
13 3 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 2 (0.052%) ISO 20022
14 2 (0.052%) ISO 9001
15 1 (0.026%) ISO 9002
15 1 (0.026%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 289 (7.59%) Docker
2 47 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (0.89%) vSphere
4 25 (0.66%) Apache Flume
5 19 (0.50%) Active Directory
6 17 (0.45%) HDFS
7 8 (0.21%) vCloud
8 6 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.13%) Varnish
10 3 (0.079%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.052%) etcd
11 2 (0.052%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.052%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.026%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 193 (5.07%) Kubernetes
2 112 (2.94%) Ansible
3 104 (2.73%) Puppet
3 104 (2.73%) Terraform
4 45 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
5 36 (0.94%) Consul
6 31 (0.81%) Mesos
7 28 (0.73%) Kibana
8 24 (0.63%) Nagios
8 24 (0.63%) ZABBIX
9 21 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
10 18 (0.47%) logstash
11 17 (0.45%) Uchiwa
12 15 (0.39%) Grafana
13 14 (0.37%) Pingdom
14 13 (0.34%) Oozie
15 11 (0.29%) Packer
16 9 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
16 9 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
17 7 (0.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 266 (6.98%) hybris
2 200 (5.25%) Oracle
3 190 (4.99%) Microsoft
4 158 (4.15%) Adobe
5 154 (4.04%) Google
6 105 (2.76%) SAP
7 87 (2.28%) IBM
8 77 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
9 59 (1.55%) Demandware
10 58 (1.52%) VMware
11 55 (1.44%) Sitecore
12 50 (1.31%) ATG
13 49 (1.29%) Atlassian
14 37 (0.97%) Zend
15 33 (0.87%) HP
16 31 (0.81%) New Relic
16 31 (0.81%) Splunk
17 21 (0.55%) Tableau
18 19 (0.50%) Optimizely
19 18 (0.47%) MuleSoft