Period
to 27 May 2020

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 May 2020 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 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 103 71 55
Rank change year-on-year -32 -16 -1
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 958 2,761 3,872
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.27% 3.33% 4.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 3.80% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 2,027 2,898
Median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £313 £315 £313
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £468 £475 £463
% change year-on-year -1.58% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £62.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.26% -37.60% +98.41%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year -10.26% -37.60% +98.41%

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 36,137 72,647 80,212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.73% 87.63% 87.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,122 48,359 53,274
Median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £300 £306 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,196 1,872 2,121
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.98% +13.64% -13.73%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £11.18
90th Percentile £53.00 £52.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate £29.00 £24.92 £22.00
% change year-on-year +16.40% +13.25% -12.42%

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 May 2020.

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 May 2020.

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 May 2020. 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 -34 527 £500 - 67
North of England -17 123 £393 -1.88% 71
South East -31 92 £400 -11.11% 26
South West +29 79 £475 +1.60% 28
Midlands +8 75 £413 +6.80% 33
Yorkshire +27 63 £398 -0.63% 19
East Midlands +33 60 £413 +7.14% 15
East of England -25 54 £425 -10.53% 15
North West -40 48 £375 -7.46% 44
West Midlands -9 15 £413 +3.13% 18
North East +21 12 £500 +17.65% 8
E-Commerce
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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.

1 389 (40.61%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (27.45%) Retail
3 245 (25.57%) JavaScript
4 180 (18.79%) HTML
5 164 (17.12%) Java
6 163 (17.01%) CSS
7 136 (14.20%) .NET
8 129 (13.47%) AWS
9 126 (13.15%) SQL
10 121 (12.63%) C#
11 107 (11.17%) React
12 105 (10.96%) User Experience
13 104 (10.86%) Azure
14 99 (10.33%) TDD
15 97 (10.13%) Scrum
15 97 (10.13%) Microservices
16 91 (9.50%) SQL Server
17 89 (9.29%) Analytics
18 88 (9.19%) Finance
19 85 (8.87%) DevOps
19 85 (8.87%) Node.js
20 84 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
21 81 (8.46%) Python
22 78 (8.14%) Docker
23 76 (7.93%) Front End Development
24 74 (7.72%) BDD
24 74 (7.72%) MVC
24 74 (7.72%) JIRA
25 73 (7.62%) HTML5
26 71 (7.41%) Magento

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 36 (3.76%) CMS
2 35 (3.65%) Apache Spark
3 27 (2.82%) WebSphere
4 24 (2.51%) Confluence
5 22 (2.30%) Tomcat
6 20 (2.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 16 (1.67%) Apache
8 13 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (0.73%) WebLogic
9 7 (0.73%) WordPress
10 6 (0.63%) EPiServer
10 6 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.52%) Headless CMS
11 5 (0.52%) IIS
11 5 (0.52%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.42%) Drupal
13 3 (0.31%) nginx
13 3 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.31%) SharePoint
14 2 (0.21%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 28 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (2.09%) Sketch
4 12 (1.25%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (0.73%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.63%) InVision
8 4 (0.42%) Adobe XD
9 3 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.31%) InDesign
10 2 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.21%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.21%) Figma
10 2 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.21%) Zeplin
11 1 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.10%) Blender
11 1 (0.10%) MODO
11 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 71 (7.41%) Magento
2 27 (2.82%) Shopify
3 8 (0.84%) SAP Hybris
4 5 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.52%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.31%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.21%) nopCommerce
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.21%) SAP CS
8 1 (0.10%) BPCS
8 1 (0.10%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.10%) RMDS
8 1 (0.10%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.10%) SAP PLM
8 1 (0.10%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 129 (13.47%) AWS
2 104 (10.86%) Azure
3 35 (3.65%) SaaS
4 25 (2.61%) AWS Lambda
4 25 (2.61%) GCP
4 25 (2.61%) Serverless
5 20 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (1.98%) GitHub
7 16 (1.67%) OpenShift
8 14 (1.46%) Power Platform
9 13 (1.36%) Azure Data Factory
10 12 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 10 (1.04%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.94%) Amazon EMR
13 8 (0.84%) Google Analytics
13 8 (0.84%) Office 365
14 7 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.63%) Datadog
15 6 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
16 5 (0.52%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.77%) HTTP
2 9 (0.94%) SSL
3 8 (0.84%) Firewall
4 6 (0.63%) Internet
5 4 (0.42%) DMZ
5 4 (0.42%) Extranet
5 4 (0.42%) Intranet
5 4 (0.42%) Network Security
5 4 (0.42%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.31%) DNS
6 3 (0.31%) LAN
6 3 (0.31%) RTMP
6 3 (0.31%) WAN
6 3 (0.31%) WLAN
7 2 (0.21%) 3G
7 2 (0.21%) 4G
7 2 (0.21%) 5G
7 2 (0.21%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.21%) LTE
7 2 (0.21%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (9.50%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.38%) Big Data
3 35 (3.65%) MySQL
4 32 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
5 29 (3.03%) NoSQL
6 22 (2.30%) Data Lake
6 22 (2.30%) Hadoop
7 21 (2.19%) Relational Database
8 18 (1.88%) MongoDB
8 18 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (1.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 14 (1.46%) Azure SQL Database
10 14 (1.46%) Power BI
11 12 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (1.04%) BigQuery
12 10 (1.04%) Spark SQL
13 9 (0.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (0.94%) Redis
13 9 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 74 (7.72%) JIRA
2 65 (6.78%) Git (software)
3 51 (5.32%) Jenkins
4 21 (2.19%) Maven
5 20 (2.09%) JUnit
5 20 (2.09%) Selenium
6 18 (1.88%) Mockito
7 17 (1.77%) Cucumber
7 17 (1.77%) SonarQube
8 14 (1.46%) DbUnit
8 14 (1.46%) jMock
8 14 (1.46%) TeamCity
9 13 (1.36%) Axure RP
10 12 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (1.15%) GitLab
11 11 (1.15%) Grunt
11 11 (1.15%) gulp
12 10 (1.04%) webpack
13 9 (0.94%) Jasmine
14 8 (0.84%) Subversion
General
1 263 (27.45%) Retail
2 88 (9.19%) Finance
3 54 (5.64%) Marketing
4 42 (4.38%) Banking
5 39 (4.07%) Public Sector
6 36 (3.76%) Games
7 22 (2.30%) Investment Banking
8 21 (2.19%) Front Office
9 14 (1.46%) Manufacturing
10 13 (1.36%) Law
11 12 (1.25%) German Language
11 12 (1.25%) Telecoms
12 9 (0.94%) Back Office
12 9 (0.94%) Legal
13 6 (0.63%) Billing
14 5 (0.52%) Electronics
14 5 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.42%) Automotive
15 4 (0.42%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.42%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 361 (37.68%) Developer
2 106 (11.06%) Analyst
3 71 (7.41%) Architect
4 69 (7.20%) Project Manager
5 60 (6.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 56 (5.85%) .NET Developer
7 53 (5.53%) E-Commerce Manager
8 50 (5.22%) Java Developer
9 46 (4.80%) Business Analyst
10 41 (4.28%) C# Developer
10 41 (4.28%) JavaScript Developer
10 41 (4.28%) React Developer
11 37 (3.86%) Product Owner
12 36 (3.76%) Senior Developer
13 34 (3.55%) E-Commerce Developer
14 33 (3.44%) E-Commerce Analyst
15 28 (2.92%) E-Commerce Project Manager
15 28 (2.92%) Full Stack Developer
16 27 (2.82%) Data Engineer
16 27 (2.82%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (18.79%) HTML
2 163 (17.01%) CSS
3 136 (14.20%) .NET
4 107 (11.17%) React
5 85 (8.87%) Node.js
6 73 (7.62%) HTML5
7 65 (6.78%) AngularJS
8 63 (6.58%) Spring
9 60 (6.26%) Web Services
10 58 (6.05%) REST
11 49 (5.11%) Vue.js
12 44 (4.59%) CSS3
12 44 (4.59%) SOAP
13 40 (4.18%) jQuery
14 38 (3.97%) RESTful
15 34 (3.55%) Redux
15 34 (3.55%) Sass
16 30 (3.13%) ASP.NET
17 28 (2.92%) .NET Core
18 27 (2.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 105 (10.96%) User Experience
2 60 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (5.74%) Greenfield Project
4 44 (4.59%) Mobile App
5 21 (2.19%) iPad
6 20 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 16 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
8 15 (1.57%) W3C
9 11 (1.15%) Public Cloud
10 10 (1.04%) Credit Risk
11 9 (0.94%) Virtual Team
12 8 (0.84%) Algorithms
12 8 (0.84%) EPoS
12 8 (0.84%) Management Information System
13 7 (0.73%) Analytical Mindset
13 7 (0.73%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.73%) Fixed Income
13 7 (0.73%) FMCG
14 6 (0.63%) Derivative
14 6 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 45 (4.70%) Linux
2 27 (2.82%) Windows
3 23 (2.40%) Apple iOS
4 22 (2.30%) Android
5 13 (1.36%) Unix
6 7 (0.73%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.42%) Solaris
8 1 (0.10%) HPUX
8 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.10%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (40.61%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (10.33%) TDD
3 97 (10.13%) Microservices
3 97 (10.13%) Scrum
4 89 (9.29%) Analytics
5 85 (8.87%) DevOps
6 84 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 76 (7.93%) Front End Development
8 74 (7.72%) BDD
8 74 (7.72%) MVC
9 68 (7.10%) Software Engineering
10 66 (6.89%) Problem-Solving
11 57 (5.95%) Project Management
12 53 (5.53%) Continuous Integration
13 52 (5.43%) SDLC
14 42 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
15 40 (4.18%) CRM
16 39 (4.07%) Pair Programming
17 38 (3.97%) Kanban
17 38 (3.97%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 245 (25.57%) JavaScript
2 164 (17.12%) Java
3 126 (13.15%) SQL
4 121 (12.63%) C#
5 81 (8.46%) Python
6 62 (6.47%) PHP
7 26 (2.71%) Ruby
7 26 (2.71%) TypeScript
8 24 (2.51%) Scala
9 16 (1.67%) ES6
10 15 (1.57%) Bash Shell
10 15 (1.57%) Groovy
11 13 (1.36%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.15%) Apple Swift
12 11 (1.15%) Java 8
12 11 (1.15%) Kotlin
13 9 (0.94%) C++
13 9 (0.94%) Objective-C
14 7 (0.73%) PowerShell
15 6 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (4.80%) Degree
2 11 (1.15%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.04%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.52%) ISEB
4 5 (0.52%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.21%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.21%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.21%) PMP
6 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.10%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.10%) CCNA
7 1 (0.10%) CCNP
7 1 (0.10%) CISM
7 1 (0.10%) CISSP
7 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.10%) MCSA
7 1 (0.10%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.91%) QA
2 12 (1.25%) GDPR
3 9 (0.94%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.84%) PMO
5 7 (0.73%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.31%) NIST
7 2 (0.21%) SLA
8 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.10%) PSD2
System Software
1 78 (8.14%) Docker
2 14 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.25%) vSphere
4 8 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 71 (7.41%) Kubernetes
2 30 (3.13%) Terraform
3 25 (2.61%) Ansible
4 10 (1.04%) Puppet
5 8 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (0.63%) Nagios
7 5 (0.52%) Istio
8 4 (0.42%) CloudForms
8 4 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.21%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 2 (0.21%) Rancher
10 1 (0.10%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.10%) Consul
10 1 (0.10%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.10%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.10%) Kibana
10 1 (0.10%) logstash
10 1 (0.10%) Packer
10 1 (0.10%) QRadar
Vendors
1 54 (5.64%) Microsoft
2 42 (4.38%) SAP
3 41 (4.28%) hybris
3 41 (4.28%) Oracle
4 39 (4.07%) Salesforce.com
5 35 (3.65%) Adobe
6 26 (2.71%) Google
7 25 (2.61%) Tableau
8 20 (2.09%) Demandware
9 17 (1.77%) IBM
10 16 (1.67%) VMware
11 15 (1.57%) Databricks
12 10 (1.04%) Teradata
13 9 (0.94%) Red Hat
13 9 (0.94%) Terracotta
14 8 (0.84%) Zend
15 7 (0.73%) Splunk
16 6 (0.63%) Sitecore
16 6 (0.63%) Zuora
17 5 (0.52%) Telerik