Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 60 52
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8 -7
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 3,577 3,284 3,944
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.82% 3.59% 4.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.43% 4.18% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,703 2,359 2,922
England median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +6.67%
10th Percentile £319 £300 £300
90th Percentile £624 £600 £606
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 33
England median hourly rate £15.75 £32.16 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.02% +19.09% -19.40%
10th Percentile £9.98 £13.78 £12.50
90th Percentile £24.25 £39.44 £56.88
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £32.16 £27.00
% change year-on-year -39.36% +19.09% -19.40%

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 80,669 78,509 83,982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.25% 85.92% 85.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,846 52,524 55,930
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £263
90th Percentile £645 £631 £606
UK median daily rate £451 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +0.11% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,159 1,846 2,231
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.97%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.59%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +4 2,154 £500 +5.26% 468
South East +28 470 £425 +6.25% 152
North of England +20 440 £375 - 290
Midlands -24 249 £400 -5.88% 123
Yorkshire +33 229 £385 +1.32% 119
North West +7 203 £375 - 162
East of England -35 175 £481 +2.39% 78
West Midlands -21 126 £395 -4.24% 62
East Midlands 0 121 £400 -11.11% 61
South West -29 92 £450 +7.14% 84
North East +11 8 £401 -10.83% 9
E-Commerce
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1,755 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 886 (24.77%) Retail
3 866 (24.21%) JavaScript
4 782 (21.86%) Java
5 667 (18.65%) Scrum
6 612 (17.11%) .NET
7 609 (17.03%) TDD
8 605 (16.91%) HTML
9 564 (15.77%) C#
10 541 (15.12%) CSS
11 525 (14.68%) SQL
12 487 (13.61%) Amazon AWS
13 444 (12.41%) Microservices
14 431 (12.05%) Git (software)
15 402 (11.24%) User Experience
16 379 (10.60%) MVC
17 372 (10.40%) SQL Server
18 371 (10.37%) DevOps
19 369 (10.32%) BDD
20 367 (10.26%) Finance
21 329 (9.20%) React
22 328 (9.17%) Jenkins
23 316 (8.83%) JIRA
24 313 (8.75%) Web Services
25 301 (8.41%) AngularJS
26 289 (8.08%) Node.js
27 282 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
28 278 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
29 276 (7.72%) Spring
30 275 (7.69%) 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
1 213 (5.95%) CMS
2 112 (3.13%) Confluence
3 95 (2.66%) WebSphere
4 91 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
5 63 (1.76%) Apache
6 58 (1.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 57 (1.59%) WordPress
8 53 (1.48%) IIS
9 50 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
10 49 (1.37%) Mule
11 42 (1.17%) Tomcat
12 40 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
13 39 (1.09%) Apache Spark
14 32 (0.89%) Drupal
14 32 (0.89%) Umbraco
15 25 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
16 22 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 20 (0.56%) Apache Solr
18 19 (0.53%) Commerce Server
19 13 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 52 (1.45%) Photoshop
2 49 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
4 23 (0.64%) InVision
5 21 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 14 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 13 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
8 12 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (0.28%) Fireworks
10 6 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.084%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.084%) Final Cut Pro
11 3 (0.084%) SPSS
12 2 (0.056%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.056%) EngageOne
12 2 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.028%) Shockwave
13 1 (0.028%) Stata
13 1 (0.028%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 152 (4.25%) Magento
2 62 (1.73%) SAP Hybris
3 21 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
3 21 (0.59%) Shopify
4 19 (0.53%) Oracle Retail
5 13 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.22%) SAP SD
7 6 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (0.14%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.14%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.11%) Fredhopper
9 4 (0.11%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 4 (0.11%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
10 3 (0.084%) Adobe Campaign
10 3 (0.084%) Odoo
10 3 (0.084%) OpenCart
10 3 (0.084%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 487 (13.61%) Amazon AWS
2 275 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 99 (2.77%) Amazon EC2
4 98 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 70 (1.96%) Google Analytics
6 66 (1.85%) GitHub
7 63 (1.76%) Serverless
8 55 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
9 43 (1.20%) Amazon S3
10 42 (1.17%) Amazon SQS
11 40 (1.12%) npm
12 37 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
12 37 (1.03%) SaaS
13 29 (0.81%) Google Tag Manager
14 28 (0.78%) Heroku
15 22 (0.62%) Office 365
16 20 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
16 20 (0.56%) IaaS
16 20 (0.56%) PaaS
17 19 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 56 (1.57%) Internet
2 54 (1.51%) HTTP
3 47 (1.31%) Firewall
4 25 (0.70%) DNS
5 21 (0.59%) TCP/IP
6 19 (0.53%) LAN
7 15 (0.42%) Network Security
7 15 (0.42%) VPN
8 14 (0.39%) BIG-IP
8 14 (0.39%) SMS
8 14 (0.39%) WAN
9 11 (0.31%) DHCP
10 9 (0.25%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (0.25%) HTTPS
11 8 (0.22%) OSPF
11 8 (0.22%) SSL
12 7 (0.20%) Kerberos
12 7 (0.20%) Skype
13 6 (0.17%) Unified Communications
13 6 (0.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 372 (10.40%) SQL Server
2 176 (4.92%) MySQL
3 174 (4.86%) NoSQL
4 115 (3.21%) Relational Database
5 96 (2.68%) Big Data
5 96 (2.68%) MongoDB
6 89 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
7 53 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
8 45 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 42 (1.17%) BigQuery
10 36 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 36 (1.01%) Hadoop
11 35 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 31 (0.87%) Power BI
13 29 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
14 28 (0.78%) RDBMS
15 26 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
16 23 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
16 23 (0.64%) Amazon Redshift
17 22 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 431 (12.05%) Git (software)
2 328 (9.17%) Jenkins
3 316 (8.83%) JIRA
4 175 (4.89%) Maven
5 118 (3.30%) Selenium
6 106 (2.96%) JUnit
7 94 (2.63%) SonarQube
8 78 (2.18%) Mockito
9 72 (2.01%) Sonatype Nexus
10 64 (1.79%) Cucumber
10 64 (1.79%) TeamCity
11 61 (1.71%) DbUnit
12 60 (1.68%) jMock
13 59 (1.65%) Subversion
14 58 (1.62%) WebDriver
15 55 (1.54%) Bitbucket
16 51 (1.43%) Gradle
16 51 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
17 47 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
17 47 (1.31%) webpack
General
1 886 (24.77%) Retail
2 367 (10.26%) Finance
3 240 (6.71%) Marketing
4 195 (5.45%) Banking
5 80 (2.24%) Law
6 58 (1.62%) Front Office
7 49 (1.37%) Investment Banking
8 36 (1.01%) Back Office
9 35 (0.98%) Games
10 33 (0.92%) Publishing
11 30 (0.84%) Manufacturing
12 29 (0.81%) Automotive
13 27 (0.75%) Telecoms
14 24 (0.67%) Advertising
14 24 (0.67%) Legal
15 19 (0.53%) French Language
16 15 (0.42%) Billing
17 11 (0.31%) German Language
17 11 (0.31%) Spanish Language
18 9 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,500 (41.93%) Developer
2 413 (11.55%) Analyst
3 315 (8.81%) .NET Developer
4 274 (7.66%) Java Developer
5 247 (6.91%) Senior Developer
6 238 (6.65%) Business Analyst
7 230 (6.43%) C# Developer
8 226 (6.32%) Architect
9 223 (6.23%) Project Manager
10 183 (5.12%) E-Commerce Developer
11 165 (4.61%) DevOps Engineer
12 163 (4.56%) React Developer
13 158 (4.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 154 (4.31%) C# .NET Developer
15 148 (4.14%) JavaScript Developer
16 139 (3.89%) Designer
17 126 (3.52%) E-Commerce Analyst
18 118 (3.30%) E-Commerce Manager
19 100 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
20 85 (2.38%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 612 (17.11%) .NET
2 605 (16.91%) HTML
3 541 (15.12%) CSS
4 329 (9.20%) React
5 313 (8.75%) Web Services
6 301 (8.41%) AngularJS
7 289 (8.08%) Node.js
8 276 (7.72%) Spring
9 256 (7.16%) RESTful
10 241 (6.74%) HTML5
11 230 (6.43%) jQuery
12 211 (5.90%) ASP.NET
13 201 (5.62%) CSS3
14 197 (5.51%) REST
15 190 (5.31%) J2EE
16 159 (4.45%) ASP.NET Web API
17 131 (3.66%) Sass
18 130 (3.63%) .NET Framework
18 130 (3.63%) Spring Boot
19 125 (3.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 402 (11.24%) User Experience
2 208 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 195 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
4 168 (4.70%) Mobile App
5 128 (3.58%) iPad
6 88 (2.46%) Computer Science
7 65 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 42 (1.17%) Fintech
9 40 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
10 31 (0.87%) Algorithms
10 31 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
10 31 (0.87%) NHS
10 31 (0.87%) W3C
11 30 (0.84%) Fixed Income
12 24 (0.67%) Management Information System
13 19 (0.53%) Data Structures
13 19 (0.53%) Public Cloud
13 19 (0.53%) Virtual Team
14 18 (0.50%) FMCG
15 16 (0.45%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 168 (4.70%) Linux
2 114 (3.19%) Unix
3 110 (3.08%) Windows
4 81 (2.26%) Apple iOS
5 75 (2.10%) Android
6 39 (1.09%) Windows Server
7 14 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.17%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.14%) CentOS
10 5 (0.14%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.14%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.11%) Debian
12 3 (0.084%) Amazon Linux
12 3 (0.084%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.084%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.056%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.056%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.028%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,755 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 667 (18.65%) Scrum
3 609 (17.03%) TDD
4 444 (12.41%) Microservices
5 379 (10.60%) MVC
6 371 (10.37%) DevOps
7 369 (10.32%) BDD
8 282 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
9 278 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 252 (7.05%) Kanban
11 240 (6.71%) Test Automation
12 229 (6.40%) Front End Development
13 206 (5.76%) Analytics
14 189 (5.28%) OO
15 186 (5.20%) Web Development
16 178 (4.98%) Project Management
17 177 (4.95%) Software Engineering
18 172 (4.81%) Problem-Solving
19 170 (4.75%) Business Intelligence
20 153 (4.28%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 866 (24.21%) JavaScript
2 782 (21.86%) Java
3 564 (15.77%) C#
4 525 (14.68%) SQL
5 243 (6.79%) Python
6 223 (6.23%) PHP
7 105 (2.94%) Java 8
8 101 (2.82%) Ruby
9 94 (2.63%) T-SQL
10 85 (2.38%) ES6
10 85 (2.38%) Scala
11 52 (1.45%) VB.NET
12 50 (1.40%) Groovy
12 50 (1.40%) TypeScript
13 49 (1.37%) Bash Shell
14 48 (1.34%) C++
15 41 (1.15%) PowerShell
16 38 (1.06%) Perl
17 29 (0.81%) VB
18 25 (0.70%) Go
Qualifications
1 148 (4.14%) Degree
2 37 (1.03%) Security Cleared
3 31 (0.87%) SC Cleared
4 23 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 21 (0.59%) ISEB
6 20 (0.56%) PMP
7 19 (0.53%) ISTQB
8 16 (0.45%) CISM
8 16 (0.45%) CISSP
9 14 (0.39%) PMI Certification
10 13 (0.36%) Master's Degree
11 12 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 10 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (0.25%) CCNP
14 7 (0.20%) CISA
14 7 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 5 (0.14%) CCSE
15 5 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 4 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (5.68%) QA
2 47 (1.31%) PMO
3 38 (1.06%) GDPR
4 29 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 21 (0.59%) Data Quality
6 19 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.34%) Actionable Recommendations
7 12 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 7 (0.20%) SLA
8 7 (0.20%) WCAG
9 5 (0.14%) PSD2
10 3 (0.084%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.084%) EMIR
10 3 (0.084%) MiFID
10 3 (0.084%) PA-DSS
11 2 (0.056%) COBIT
System Software
1 272 (7.60%) Docker
2 60 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (1.37%) vSphere
4 22 (0.62%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.22%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.20%) Apache Flume
6 7 (0.20%) HDFS
7 4 (0.11%) KVM
7 4 (0.11%) LXC
8 3 (0.084%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.084%) vCloud
9 2 (0.056%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.056%) Varnish
9 2 (0.056%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.028%) etcd
10 1 (0.028%) Firmware
10 1 (0.028%) flannel
Systems Management
1 176 (4.92%) Kubernetes
2 113 (3.16%) Terraform
3 102 (2.85%) Ansible
4 81 (2.26%) Puppet
5 33 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (0.84%) Kibana
7 29 (0.81%) ZABBIX
8 28 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
9 26 (0.73%) logstash
9 26 (0.73%) Nagios
10 24 (0.67%) Consul
10 24 (0.67%) Uchiwa
11 22 (0.62%) Pingdom
12 20 (0.56%) Mesos
13 19 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
14 12 (0.34%) Grafana
15 10 (0.28%) SCCM
16 9 (0.25%) HP Fortify
17 8 (0.22%) Packer
18 7 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 240 (6.71%) hybris
2 180 (5.03%) Microsoft
3 169 (4.72%) Oracle
4 155 (4.33%) Adobe
5 143 (4.00%) Google
6 124 (3.47%) SAP
7 76 (2.12%) VMware
8 65 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
9 60 (1.68%) Sitecore
10 57 (1.59%) IBM
11 41 (1.15%) Tableau
12 37 (1.03%) Demandware
13 36 (1.01%) MuleSoft
13 36 (1.01%) New Relic
14 31 (0.87%) ATG
15 29 (0.81%) Zend
16 27 (0.75%) Atlassian
17 25 (0.70%) F5
17 25 (0.70%) Red Hat
18 24 (0.67%) Cisco