Period
to 27 November 2021

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 27 November 2021 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
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 100 122 88
Rank change year-on-year +22 -34 -20
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 1,761 634 2,030
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.50% 2.07% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 2.38% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,291 445 1,484
10th Percentile £363 £281 £320
25th Percentile £425 £375 £390
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% - -
75th Percentile £625 £569 £551
90th Percentile £713 £629 £625
UK median daily rate £525 £468 £475
% change year-on-year +12.30% -1.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 9
10th Percentile £25.00 £23.37 £18.40
25th Percentile £26.21 £25.64 £20.00
Median hourly rate £31.25 £30.85 £27.00
Median % change year-on-year +1.30% +14.26% +35.00%
75th Percentile £46.63 £46.50 £53.75
90th Percentile £64.40 £59.20 £54.75
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £30.85 £27.00
% change year-on-year -2.76% +14.26% +30.12%

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 62,904 26,639 65,393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 89.24% 87.01% 86.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 44,556 18,375 44,233
10th Percentile £321 £300 £300
25th Percentile £415 £375 £377
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% - -
75th Percentile £625 £575 £575
90th Percentile £713 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £523 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,544 844 1,905
10th Percentile £12.24 £11.75 £11.71
25th Percentile £15.00 £15.69 £14.78
Median hourly rate £24.81 £26.98 £22.36
Median % change year-on-year -8.04% +20.69% +11.78%
75th Percentile £49.50 £46.50 £46.00
90th Percentile £63.93 £57.50 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £26.51 £22.36
% change year-on-year -5.68% +18.56% +11.78%

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing E-Commerce as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for E-Commerce in England

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing E-Commerce in England.

Daily rate trend for E-Commerce in England

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing E-Commerce in England over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Daily rate histogram for E-Commerce in England

E-Commerce
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing E-Commerce in England.

Hourly rate trend for E-Commerce in England

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing E-Commerce in England over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

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 27 November 2021. 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 +2 995 £540 +13.68% 308
South East +5 188 £500 +3.09% 86
North of England +26 166 £475 +12.43% 172
Midlands +4 120 £448 +5.29% 80
East of England +18 108 £600 +50.00% 42
North West +14 101 £450 +12.50% 105
South West +12 91 £488 +25.81% 54
East Midlands +12 60 £438 +2.94% 28
Yorkshire -2 60 £500 +18.34% 53
West Midlands -34 53 £448 +5.29% 51
North East -10 5 £513 -8.48% 14
South Coast - 1 - -
E-Commerce
UK

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, 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.

1 657 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
2 478 (27.14%) Retail
3 379 (21.52%) Social Skills
4 364 (20.67%) JavaScript
5 277 (15.73%) React
6 270 (15.33%) Java
7 268 (15.22%) AWS
8 263 (14.93%) DevOps
9 226 (12.83%) Microservices
10 224 (12.72%) Node.js
11 222 (12.61%) Azure
12 203 (11.53%) Finance
13 191 (10.85%) CSS
14 190 (10.79%) HTML
15 188 (10.68%) Scrum
16 182 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
17 179 (10.16%) TDD
18 178 (10.11%) SQL
19 167 (9.48%) Marketing
20 163 (9.26%) User Experience
21 160 (9.09%) Full Stack Development
22 150 (8.52%) Python
23 144 (8.18%) Kubernetes
24 142 (8.06%) .NET
25 138 (7.84%) TypeScript
26 136 (7.72%) Docker
26 136 (7.72%) Mobile App
26 136 (7.72%) C#
27 131 (7.44%) Terraform
28 130 (7.38%) Git (software)

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 84 (4.77%) CMS
2 61 (3.46%) Confluence
3 37 (2.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 26 (1.48%) Apache
5 22 (1.25%) IBM Domino
6 20 (1.14%) WebSphere
7 16 (0.91%) Apache Spark
8 14 (0.80%) Tomcat
9 13 (0.74%) WordPress
10 12 (0.68%) Ethereum
10 12 (0.68%) IIS
11 11 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (0.62%) Headless CMS
11 11 (0.62%) SharePoint
12 10 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
13 9 (0.51%) Apache Solr
14 8 (0.45%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.40%) Drupal
15 7 (0.40%) nginx
16 6 (0.34%) Alfresco
Applications
1 32 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (1.42%) Sketch
4 16 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (0.80%) InVision
6 12 (0.68%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (0.51%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.45%) Zeplin
10 6 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.34%) Figma
10 6 (0.34%) Marvel
11 5 (0.28%) Adobe XD
12 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
13 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.11%) SPSS
14 1 (0.057%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 80 (4.54%) Magento
2 48 (2.73%) Shopify
3 38 (2.16%) SAP Hybris
4 20 (1.14%) Payment Gateway
5 14 (0.80%) BusinessWorks
6 11 (0.62%) SAP S/4HANA
7 6 (0.34%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.17%) Social Studio
9 2 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.11%) BASE24
9 2 (0.11%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.057%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.057%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.057%) nopCommerce
10 1 (0.057%) Sage 200
10 1 (0.057%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.057%) Sentinel
10 1 (0.057%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 268 (15.22%) AWS
2 222 (12.61%) Azure
3 125 (7.10%) GCP
4 121 (6.87%) Serverless
5 55 (3.12%) AWS Lambda
6 53 (3.01%) SaaS
7 44 (2.50%) PaaS
8 43 (2.44%) GitHub
9 34 (1.93%) Azure Service Bus
10 33 (1.87%) Power Platform
11 31 (1.76%) Google Analytics
12 30 (1.70%) AWS CloudFormation
13 19 (1.08%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 19 (1.08%) IaaS
14 18 (1.02%) Apigee
15 14 (0.80%) Azure Functions
16 13 (0.74%) npm
17 11 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
18 10 (0.57%) Kong
18 10 (0.57%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.33%) HTTP
2 29 (1.65%) Internet
3 23 (1.31%) TCP/IP
4 14 (0.80%) Firewall
5 11 (0.62%) DNS
6 9 (0.51%) Intranet
7 8 (0.45%) WAN
8 7 (0.40%) SAN
8 7 (0.40%) SMS
9 6 (0.34%) SSL
9 6 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.28%) FTP
10 5 (0.28%) LAN
11 4 (0.23%) NetScaler
12 3 (0.17%) iSCSI
12 3 (0.17%) NAS
13 2 (0.11%) ATM
13 2 (0.11%) Network Security
13 2 (0.11%) SNMP
13 2 (0.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (3.58%) MySQL
2 55 (3.12%) NoSQL
3 54 (3.07%) SQL Server
4 43 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 39 (2.21%) Relational Database
6 38 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
7 34 (1.93%) Big Data
8 32 (1.82%) Power BI
9 23 (1.31%) BigQuery
9 23 (1.31%) Redis
10 18 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
11 15 (0.85%) Blockchain
11 15 (0.85%) Data Lake
11 15 (0.85%) DB2
11 15 (0.85%) Tableau
12 13 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (0.68%) Cloud Spanner
13 12 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (0.57%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 130 (7.38%) Git (software)
2 122 (6.93%) JIRA
3 120 (6.81%) Jenkins
4 36 (2.04%) Maven
5 24 (1.36%) webpack
6 23 (1.31%) Selenium
7 21 (1.19%) CircleCI
8 20 (1.14%) Mockito
9 19 (1.08%) Bitbucket
10 18 (1.02%) gulp
11 17 (0.97%) Cucumber
11 17 (0.97%) Cypress.io
12 15 (0.85%) GitLab
12 15 (0.85%) Postman
12 15 (0.85%) TeamCity
12 15 (0.85%) Travis CI
13 14 (0.80%) JUnit
13 14 (0.80%) WebDriver
14 13 (0.74%) JMeter
15 10 (0.57%) Gradle
General
1 478 (27.14%) Retail
2 379 (21.52%) Social Skills
3 203 (11.53%) Finance
4 167 (9.48%) Marketing
5 70 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
6 68 (3.86%) Presentation Skills
7 37 (2.10%) Organisational Skills
8 32 (1.82%) Banking
9 31 (1.76%) Front Office
10 26 (1.48%) Automotive
10 26 (1.48%) Influencing Skills
11 24 (1.36%) Telecoms
12 23 (1.31%) Advertising
13 21 (1.19%) Games
14 20 (1.14%) Manufacturing
15 19 (1.08%) Public Sector
16 17 (0.97%) Publishing
17 15 (0.85%) Documentation Skills
17 15 (0.85%) Law
18 10 (0.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 493 (28.00%) Developer
2 220 (12.49%) Architect
3 205 (11.64%) Analyst
4 138 (7.84%) Business Analyst
5 127 (7.21%) Solutions Architect
6 113 (6.42%) Project Manager
7 110 (6.25%) React Developer
8 73 (4.15%) Senior Developer
9 70 (3.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 63 (3.58%) E-Commerce Analyst
10 63 (3.58%) E-Commerce Manager
11 57 (3.24%) Full Stack Developer
11 57 (3.24%) Java Developer
12 54 (3.07%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
13 53 (3.01%) Data Engineer
13 53 (3.01%) JavaScript Developer
14 50 (2.84%) E-Commerce Architect
15 49 (2.78%) Designer
16 46 (2.61%) .NET Developer
17 42 (2.39%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (15.73%) React
2 224 (12.72%) Node.js
3 191 (10.85%) CSS
4 190 (10.79%) HTML
5 142 (8.06%) .NET
6 114 (6.47%) GraphQL
7 93 (5.28%) REST
8 76 (4.32%) RESTful
8 76 (4.32%) Spring
9 54 (3.07%) .NET Core
9 54 (3.07%) HTML5
10 51 (2.90%) Redux
11 50 (2.84%) JSON
12 49 (2.78%) Web Services
13 47 (2.67%) AngularJS
13 47 (2.67%) CSS3
14 46 (2.61%) Kafka
15 44 (2.50%) Vue.js
16 43 (2.44%) Sass
17 42 (2.39%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 163 (9.26%) User Experience
2 136 (7.72%) Mobile App
3 101 (5.74%) iPad
4 65 (3.69%) Greenfield Project
5 57 (3.24%) Data Protection Act
6 50 (2.84%) Virtual Team
7 26 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
8 25 (1.42%) FMCG
8 25 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 25 (1.42%) Legacy Systems
9 22 (1.25%) Public Cloud
10 21 (1.19%) Management Information System
11 20 (1.14%) Social Media
12 19 (1.08%) Cloud Native
13 17 (0.97%) Private Cloud
14 15 (0.85%) Derivative
15 14 (0.80%) Data Structures
16 13 (0.74%) Data Centre
16 13 (0.74%) Digital Media
17 12 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 87 (4.94%) Linux
2 49 (2.78%) Windows
3 48 (2.73%) Unix
4 37 (2.10%) Apple iOS
5 35 (1.99%) Android
6 8 (0.45%) Debian
6 8 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.40%) VMS
7 7 (0.40%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (0.23%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.057%) CentOS
11 1 (0.057%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.057%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.057%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.057%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 657 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (14.93%) DevOps
3 226 (12.83%) Microservices
4 188 (10.68%) Scrum
5 182 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 179 (10.16%) TDD
7 160 (9.09%) Full Stack Development
8 116 (6.59%) Front End Development
8 116 (6.59%) Problem-Solving
9 110 (6.25%) CRM
10 107 (6.08%) Analytics
11 105 (5.96%) Project Management
12 103 (5.85%) Software Engineering
12 103 (5.85%) Test Automation
13 101 (5.74%) Project Delivery
14 100 (5.68%) BDD
15 98 (5.57%) B2C
16 88 (5.00%) SDLC
17 83 (4.71%) Migration
18 77 (4.37%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 364 (20.67%) JavaScript
2 270 (15.33%) Java
3 178 (10.11%) SQL
4 150 (8.52%) Python
5 138 (7.84%) TypeScript
6 136 (7.72%) C#
7 58 (3.29%) PHP
8 48 (2.73%) ES6
9 44 (2.50%) Java 11
10 42 (2.39%) Scala
11 30 (1.70%) Ruby
12 29 (1.65%) Go
13 28 (1.59%) Kotlin
14 23 (1.31%) Java 8
15 22 (1.25%) Perl
16 17 (0.97%) Groovy
17 15 (0.85%) C++
18 13 (0.74%) Apple Swift
19 12 (0.68%) C
20 8 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 57 (3.24%) Degree
2 12 (0.68%) Security Cleared
3 11 (0.62%) PMP
3 11 (0.62%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (0.45%) Master's Degree
5 5 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (0.23%) CISSP
7 3 (0.17%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.17%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.11%) APMP
8 2 (0.11%) CCNP
8 2 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.11%) ISEB
8 2 (0.11%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.11%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.057%) CISM
9 1 (0.057%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.057%) MBA
9 1 (0.057%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (4.60%) QA
2 48 (2.73%) Accessibility
3 15 (0.85%) GDPR
4 12 (0.68%) PMO
5 8 (0.45%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.40%) SLA
7 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.17%) WCAG
8 2 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.11%) NIST
8 2 (0.11%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.11%) PSD2
8 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.057%) COBIT
9 1 (0.057%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.057%) Section 508
9 1 (0.057%) WAI
System Software
1 136 (7.72%) Docker
2 13 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.57%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.28%) vSphere
5 4 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.17%) NFS
7 1 (0.057%) Firmware
7 1 (0.057%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.057%) iptables
7 1 (0.057%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.057%) OpenDJ
7 1 (0.057%) OpenIDM
7 1 (0.057%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 144 (8.18%) Kubernetes
2 131 (7.44%) Terraform
3 42 (2.39%) Ansible
4 20 (1.14%) Grafana
5 16 (0.91%) Puppet
6 14 (0.80%) BladeLogic
6 14 (0.80%) Prometheus
7 7 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.28%) FortiGate
8 5 (0.28%) Istio
9 4 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.17%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.17%) Kibana
11 1 (0.057%) CloudHub
11 1 (0.057%) logstash
11 1 (0.057%) Packer
11 1 (0.057%) SCOM
11 1 (0.057%) systemd
11 1 (0.057%) WMI
Vendors
1 120 (6.81%) Salesforce.com
2 111 (6.30%) Google
3 108 (6.13%) hybris
4 92 (5.22%) SAP
5 82 (4.66%) Adobe
6 71 (4.03%) Microsoft
7 58 (3.29%) Oracle
8 34 (1.93%) IBM
9 25 (1.42%) MuleSoft
10 22 (1.25%) Xerox
11 21 (1.19%) VMware
12 17 (0.97%) Demandware
13 16 (0.91%) New Relic
14 14 (0.80%) BMC
14 14 (0.80%) TIBCO
15 11 (0.62%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
16 10 (0.57%) Databricks
16 10 (0.57%) Workday
17 7 (0.40%) Cisco
18 6 (0.34%) Red Hat