Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 59 51
Rank change year-on-year -6 -8 -1
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 3,501 3,478 3,855
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.63% 3.66% 4.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.18% 4.25% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,609 2,510 2,802
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £315 £310 £306
90th Percentile £614 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 27
England median hourly rate £20.75 £32.16 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.47% +53.12% -37.31%
10th Percentile £9.98 £15.80 £12.50
90th Percentile £33.10 £39.93 £101.00
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £32.16 £20.46
% change year-on-year -33.14% +57.16% -38.93%

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 83,667 81,804 81,701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.77% 86.07% 85.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,090 55,089 54,268
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £300 £283 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,099 1,904 2,266
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.30 £49.93 £47.81
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +6.67% +2.27%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -5 2,062 £500 +2.56% 499
North of England +23 466 £375 -1.32% 248
South East +24 451 £438 +6.06% 149
Midlands -15 261 £418 -1.76% 122
Yorkshire +27 236 £380 -1.62% 70
North West +5 221 £375 - 171
East of England -41 171 £463 - 69
East Midlands -2 129 £425 -10.05% 66
West Midlands -33 124 £400 -1.54% 56
South West -49 92 £475 +11.76% 79
North East - 9 £429 - 7
E-Commerce
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 1,721 (49.16%) Agile Software Development
2 932 (26.62%) Retail
3 810 (23.14%) JavaScript
4 731 (20.88%) Java
5 622 (17.77%) Scrum
6 585 (16.71%) TDD
7 582 (16.62%) HTML
8 555 (15.85%) .NET
9 528 (15.08%) CSS
10 492 (14.05%) C#
11 482 (13.77%) SQL
12 464 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
13 436 (12.45%) Microservices
14 426 (12.17%) Git (software)
15 396 (11.31%) User Experience
16 350 (10.00%) BDD
17 343 (9.80%) MVC
18 338 (9.65%) SQL Server
19 335 (9.57%) JIRA
20 326 (9.31%) Jenkins
21 325 (9.28%) React
22 323 (9.23%) Finance
23 315 (9.00%) DevOps
24 312 (8.91%) Web Services
25 306 (8.74%) Continuous Integration
26 284 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
27 282 (8.05%) Node.js
28 270 (7.71%) AngularJS
29 268 (7.65%) Docker
30 267 (7.63%) 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
1 218 (6.23%) CMS
2 129 (3.68%) Confluence
3 102 (2.91%) WebSphere
4 85 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
5 58 (1.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 54 (1.54%) Apache
7 52 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
8 50 (1.43%) IIS
9 48 (1.37%) Mule
10 40 (1.14%) WordPress
11 30 (0.86%) Apache Spark
11 30 (0.86%) Tomcat
12 25 (0.71%) Umbraco
13 24 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
13 24 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 22 (0.63%) Drupal
15 21 (0.60%) SharePoint
16 19 (0.54%) Commerce Server
17 18 (0.51%) CoreMedia CMS
18 16 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 63 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (1.31%) Photoshop
3 36 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
4 30 (0.86%) InVision
5 22 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 20 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 13 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
7 13 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
8 10 (0.29%) Fireworks
9 9 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 8 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.086%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.086%) Final Cut Pro
12 2 (0.057%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.057%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.057%) EngageOne
12 2 (0.057%) Flinto
12 2 (0.057%) SPSS
13 1 (0.029%) Stata
13 1 (0.029%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 139 (3.97%) Magento
2 64 (1.83%) SAP Hybris
3 20 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
3 20 (0.57%) Shopify
4 13 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
5 12 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.23%) NetSuite
7 7 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 5 (0.14%) SAP SD
10 4 (0.11%) Fredhopper
11 3 (0.086%) Odoo
11 3 (0.086%) OpenCart
11 3 (0.086%) PeopleSoft Financials
11 3 (0.086%) SAP CRM
11 3 (0.086%) SAP ERP
12 2 (0.057%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 464 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
2 267 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 96 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
4 87 (2.49%) Google Cloud Platform
5 85 (2.43%) Serverless
6 77 (2.20%) AWS Lambda
7 71 (2.03%) Google Analytics
8 49 (1.40%) Amazon SQS
9 47 (1.34%) GitHub
10 36 (1.03%) Amazon S3
11 35 (1.00%) SaaS
12 33 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
13 26 (0.74%) Adobe Analytics
13 26 (0.74%) Google Tag Manager
14 25 (0.71%) Apigee
15 23 (0.66%) npm
15 23 (0.66%) Office 365
16 22 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
17 19 (0.54%) PaaS
18 18 (0.51%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 59 (1.69%) Internet
2 46 (1.31%) HTTP
3 45 (1.29%) Firewall
4 22 (0.63%) LAN
5 21 (0.60%) DNS
6 20 (0.57%) TCP/IP
7 17 (0.49%) WAN
8 16 (0.46%) VPN
9 10 (0.29%) Network Security
10 8 (0.23%) HTTPS
11 7 (0.20%) DHCP
11 7 (0.20%) Kerberos
12 6 (0.17%) Skype
12 6 (0.17%) SMS
13 5 (0.14%) ATM
13 5 (0.14%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (0.14%) Intranet
13 5 (0.14%) SMTP
13 5 (0.14%) SSL
13 5 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 338 (9.65%) SQL Server
2 159 (4.54%) MySQL
3 150 (4.28%) NoSQL
4 107 (3.06%) Relational Database
5 91 (2.60%) Big Data
6 72 (2.06%) MongoDB
7 71 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
8 49 (1.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 48 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
10 46 (1.31%) BigQuery
11 40 (1.14%) Hadoop
11 40 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 32 (0.91%) Power BI
13 31 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 28 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
15 24 (0.69%) Oracle Database
16 22 (0.63%) RDBMS
17 21 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
17 21 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
17 21 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 426 (12.17%) Git (software)
2 335 (9.57%) JIRA
3 326 (9.31%) Jenkins
4 188 (5.37%) Maven
5 127 (3.63%) Selenium
6 121 (3.46%) JUnit
7 84 (2.40%) SonarQube
8 83 (2.37%) Mockito
9 74 (2.11%) Cucumber
10 67 (1.91%) DbUnit
11 66 (1.89%) jMock
12 65 (1.86%) TeamCity
13 64 (1.83%) WebDriver
14 58 (1.66%) Subversion
15 57 (1.63%) Gradle
16 47 (1.34%) Bitbucket
17 43 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
18 41 (1.17%) gulp
18 41 (1.17%) webpack
19 40 (1.14%) AccuRev
General
1 932 (26.62%) Retail
2 323 (9.23%) Finance
3 214 (6.11%) Marketing
4 153 (4.37%) Banking
5 68 (1.94%) Law
6 44 (1.26%) Front Office
6 44 (1.26%) Investment Banking
7 35 (1.00%) Games
8 31 (0.89%) Automotive
8 31 (0.89%) Back Office
8 31 (0.89%) Telecoms
9 29 (0.83%) Legal
10 28 (0.80%) Manufacturing
11 22 (0.63%) Advertising
12 21 (0.60%) Publishing
13 16 (0.46%) French Language
14 11 (0.31%) Billing
15 10 (0.29%) Online Betting
16 9 (0.26%) Electronics
16 9 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,393 (39.79%) Developer
2 418 (11.94%) Analyst
3 293 (8.37%) .NET Developer
4 269 (7.68%) Java Developer
5 249 (7.11%) Senior Developer
6 239 (6.83%) Business Analyst
7 229 (6.54%) Architect
8 226 (6.46%) Project Manager
9 217 (6.20%) C# Developer
10 171 (4.88%) E-Commerce Developer
11 167 (4.77%) React Developer
12 143 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
12 143 (4.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 142 (4.06%) E-Commerce Manager
14 140 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
15 131 (3.74%) E-Commerce Analyst
15 131 (3.74%) JavaScript Developer
16 127 (3.63%) Designer
17 88 (2.51%) PHP Developer
18 86 (2.46%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 582 (16.62%) HTML
2 555 (15.85%) .NET
3 528 (15.08%) CSS
4 325 (9.28%) React
5 312 (8.91%) Web Services
6 282 (8.05%) Node.js
7 270 (7.71%) AngularJS
8 260 (7.43%) Spring
9 247 (7.06%) RESTful
10 220 (6.28%) HTML5
11 213 (6.08%) jQuery
12 189 (5.40%) CSS3
13 188 (5.37%) J2EE
14 185 (5.28%) REST
15 180 (5.14%) ASP.NET
16 138 (3.94%) ASP.NET Web API
17 131 (3.74%) SOAP
18 129 (3.68%) Sass
19 128 (3.66%) Spring Boot
20 122 (3.48%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 396 (11.31%) User Experience
2 209 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 192 (5.48%) Greenfield Project
4 171 (4.88%) Mobile App
5 120 (3.43%) iPad
6 38 (1.09%) Algorithms
6 38 (1.09%) Management Information System
7 36 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
8 35 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 33 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
9 33 (0.94%) Fintech
10 26 (0.74%) Data Structures
11 24 (0.69%) W3C
12 23 (0.66%) NHS
13 21 (0.60%) Fixed Income
14 19 (0.54%) FMCG
15 18 (0.51%) Social Media
16 16 (0.46%) Public Cloud
16 16 (0.46%) Virtual Team
17 14 (0.40%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 154 (4.40%) Linux
2 123 (3.51%) Unix
3 106 (3.03%) Windows
4 79 (2.26%) Android
5 78 (2.23%) Apple iOS
6 35 (1.00%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.11%) Debian
9 4 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.086%) CentOS
10 3 (0.086%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.057%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.029%) AIX
12 1 (0.029%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.029%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.029%) SUSE
12 1 (0.029%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.029%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.029%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,721 (49.16%) Agile Software Development
2 622 (17.77%) Scrum
3 585 (16.71%) TDD
4 436 (12.45%) Microservices
5 350 (10.00%) BDD
6 343 (9.80%) MVC
7 315 (9.00%) DevOps
8 306 (8.74%) Continuous Integration
9 284 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 247 (7.06%) Test Automation
11 228 (6.51%) Kanban
12 213 (6.08%) Front End Development
13 201 (5.74%) Analytics
14 195 (5.57%) Project Management
15 192 (5.48%) Web Development
16 176 (5.03%) OO
16 176 (5.03%) Software Engineering
17 167 (4.77%) Problem-Solving
18 164 (4.68%) User Stories
19 161 (4.60%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 810 (23.14%) JavaScript
2 731 (20.88%) Java
3 492 (14.05%) C#
4 482 (13.77%) SQL
5 212 (6.06%) PHP
6 189 (5.40%) Python
7 106 (3.03%) Java 8
8 79 (2.26%) ES6
8 79 (2.26%) Scala
9 71 (2.03%) T-SQL
10 64 (1.83%) Ruby
11 52 (1.49%) VB.NET
12 45 (1.29%) TypeScript
13 40 (1.14%) Bash Shell
14 38 (1.09%) PowerShell
15 37 (1.06%) Groovy
16 36 (1.03%) C++
17 26 (0.74%) PHP 7
18 25 (0.71%) Perl
19 21 (0.60%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 151 (4.31%) Degree
2 35 (1.00%) Security Cleared
3 29 (0.83%) SC Cleared
4 22 (0.63%) ISEB
5 20 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (0.51%) CISSP
6 18 (0.51%) ISTQB
7 15 (0.43%) CISM
8 14 (0.40%) Master's Degree
8 14 (0.40%) PMP
9 11 (0.31%) PMI Certification
10 10 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (0.23%) PCI QSA
12 7 (0.20%) CCNP
12 7 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.17%) CBAP
13 6 (0.17%) CCNA
13 6 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (6.14%) QA
2 46 (1.31%) PMO
3 33 (0.94%) GDPR
4 28 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 22 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (0.60%) Data Quality
7 12 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 11 (0.31%) SLA
9 7 (0.20%) WCAG
10 5 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
11 4 (0.11%) COBIT
11 4 (0.11%) PA-DSS
12 2 (0.057%) PSD2
12 2 (0.057%) SEPA
13 1 (0.029%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.029%) EMIR
13 1 (0.029%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.029%) MiFID
13 1 (0.029%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 268 (7.65%) Docker
2 63 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (1.63%) vSphere
4 17 (0.49%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.23%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.17%) vCloud
7 4 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.11%) HDFS
7 4 (0.11%) KVM
7 4 (0.11%) LXC
8 3 (0.086%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.086%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.057%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.029%) etcd
10 1 (0.029%) Firmware
10 1 (0.029%) flannel
10 1 (0.029%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.029%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 180 (5.14%) Kubernetes
2 106 (3.03%) Ansible
3 88 (2.51%) Terraform
4 57 (1.63%) Puppet
5 25 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
6 22 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
7 21 (0.60%) Kibana
8 20 (0.57%) ZABBIX
9 19 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
10 17 (0.49%) logstash
11 16 (0.46%) Nagios
12 13 (0.37%) Uchiwa
13 12 (0.34%) Grafana
13 12 (0.34%) Pingdom
14 9 (0.26%) Consul
14 9 (0.26%) HP Fortify
14 9 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
15 8 (0.23%) Mesos
16 7 (0.20%) CA Single Sign-On
16 7 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 240 (6.86%) hybris
2 183 (5.23%) Microsoft
3 164 (4.68%) Oracle
4 156 (4.46%) Adobe
5 155 (4.43%) Google
6 119 (3.40%) SAP
7 80 (2.29%) VMware
8 68 (1.94%) IBM
9 62 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
9 62 (1.77%) Sitecore
10 52 (1.49%) Tableau
11 46 (1.31%) Demandware
12 35 (1.00%) ATG
13 31 (0.89%) MuleSoft
13 31 (0.89%) New Relic
14 29 (0.83%) Atlassian
15 26 (0.74%) Cisco
16 23 (0.66%) Red Hat
17 21 (0.60%) Splunk
18 16 (0.46%) F5