Period
to 27 September 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 September 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 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 138 78 60
Rank change year-on-year -60 -18 +1
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 482 2,408 3,711
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.90% 3.00% 3.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 3.45% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 1,796 2,874
Median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £280 £313 £319
90th Percentile £626 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.25 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +58.23% -36.92%
10th Percentile £30.24 £20.00 £9.83
90th Percentile £41.80 £57.25 £24.25
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £31.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.00% +56.25% -36.12%

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 22,038 69,893 81,589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.84% 87.15% 87.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,113 46,358 54,515
Median daily rate £475 £475 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.60% +3.89%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 770 2,009 2,196
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +19.05% -12.50%
10th Percentile £12.69 £11.84 £11.18
90th Percentile £54.07 £53.75 £50.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.24 £20.62
% change year-on-year +44.42% +17.52% -15.83%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 -50 308 £475 -5.00% 118
South East +27 55 £463 - 52
North of England -31 43 £394 -1.56% 119
South West +4 23 £450 -5.26% 40
Midlands +6 22 £450 +20.00% 66
North West -35 19 £350 -12.50% 81
Yorkshire +41 18 £410 +2.50% 33
East of England -28 13 £350 -28.21% 25
West Midlands +26 11 £450 +16.13% 32
East Midlands +15 11 £450 +20.00% 34
North East +38 6 £560 +49.33% 5
E-Commerce
UK

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 168 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (19.09%) Retail
3 88 (18.26%) SQL
4 87 (18.05%) JavaScript
5 85 (17.63%) Java
6 71 (14.73%) HTML
7 65 (13.49%) TDD
7 65 (13.49%) AWS
8 63 (13.07%) CSS
9 57 (11.83%) Microservices
10 56 (11.62%) Python
11 55 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
12 53 (11.00%) DevOps
12 53 (11.00%) Azure
13 51 (10.58%) BDD
14 50 (10.37%) Analytics
14 50 (10.37%) .NET
15 47 (9.75%) C#
16 46 (9.54%) Git (software)
17 44 (9.13%) Finance
17 44 (9.13%) Marketing
18 41 (8.51%) Software Engineering
19 39 (8.09%) Kubernetes
20 36 (7.47%) User Experience
20 36 (7.47%) REST
20 36 (7.47%) Degree
21 35 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
21 35 (7.26%) Linux
21 35 (7.26%) Docker
22 34 (7.05%) GCP

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 24 (4.98%) CMS
2 20 (4.15%) Tomcat
3 16 (3.32%) Apache Spark
4 13 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (2.49%) Apache
5 12 (2.49%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.66%) Confluence
6 8 (1.66%) nginx
7 6 (1.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (1.24%) Headless CMS
7 6 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (1.04%) Drupal
8 5 (1.04%) IBM Domino
8 5 (1.04%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.04%) WordPress
9 4 (0.83%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.62%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.62%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (4.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (3.11%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.24%) Figma
3 6 (1.24%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.24%) Sketch
4 5 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.62%) InVision
7 2 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.41%) Flinto
7 2 (0.41%) InDesign
7 2 (0.41%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.21%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 33 (6.85%) Magento
2 9 (1.87%) Shopify
3 7 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.24%) SAP Hybris
5 5 (1.04%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.41%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.41%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.41%) nopCommerce
7 2 (0.41%) SAP CS
7 2 (0.41%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.21%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 65 (13.49%) AWS
2 53 (11.00%) Azure
3 34 (7.05%) GCP
4 20 (4.15%) Serverless
5 15 (3.11%) AWS Lambda
6 14 (2.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 14 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (2.90%) SaaS
7 12 (2.49%) Datadog
7 12 (2.49%) Google Analytics
8 11 (2.28%) PaaS
9 10 (2.07%) Amazon S3
10 7 (1.45%) Adobe Analytics
10 7 (1.45%) Power Platform
11 6 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (1.24%) Firebase
11 6 (1.24%) GitHub
12 5 (1.04%) Azure Functions
12 5 (1.04%) Office 365
13 4 (0.83%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.24%) Broadband
1 6 (1.24%) DNS
2 4 (0.83%) SSL
3 3 (0.62%) HTTP
3 3 (0.62%) Skype
3 3 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.41%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.41%) Firewall
4 2 (0.41%) Internet
4 2 (0.41%) LAN
4 2 (0.41%) SMS
4 2 (0.41%) WAN
5 1 (0.21%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.21%) MPLS
5 1 (0.21%) SAN
5 1 (0.21%) SSH
5 1 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.39%) MySQL
2 24 (4.98%) Big Data
3 17 (3.53%) BigQuery
4 15 (3.11%) Hadoop
5 14 (2.90%) MongoDB
6 13 (2.70%) NoSQL
6 13 (2.70%) SQL Server
7 10 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (2.07%) Spark SQL
8 9 (1.87%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.45%) Power BI
10 7 (1.45%) Redis
11 6 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.62%) Cosmos DB
13 3 (0.62%) KDB
13 3 (0.62%) Looker
13 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.41%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 46 (9.54%) Git (software)
2 30 (6.22%) Jenkins
3 26 (5.39%) JIRA
4 17 (3.53%) Maven
5 15 (3.11%) JUnit
6 14 (2.90%) SonarQube
7 10 (2.07%) Mockito
8 9 (1.87%) DbUnit
8 9 (1.87%) jMock
9 6 (1.24%) CircleCI
9 6 (1.24%) Subversion
10 5 (1.04%) Selenium
10 5 (1.04%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.04%) Travis CI
11 4 (0.83%) Artifactory
11 4 (0.83%) Gradle
11 4 (0.83%) gulp
11 4 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.62%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.62%) Mocha
General
1 92 (19.09%) Retail
2 44 (9.13%) Finance
2 44 (9.13%) Marketing
3 24 (4.98%) Banking
4 15 (3.11%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.90%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.70%) Games
6 13 (2.70%) Public Sector
7 10 (2.07%) Electronics
7 10 (2.07%) German Language
8 9 (1.87%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.66%) Legal
9 8 (1.66%) Spanish Language
10 7 (1.45%) Law
11 6 (1.24%) Automotive
11 6 (1.24%) Billing
11 6 (1.24%) French Language
11 6 (1.24%) Front Office
12 4 (0.83%) Advertising
12 4 (0.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 150 (31.12%) Developer
2 45 (9.34%) Architect
3 43 (8.92%) Analyst
4 23 (4.77%) E-Commerce Developer
4 23 (4.77%) Java Developer
5 22 (4.56%) Solutions Architect
6 21 (4.36%) C# Developer
7 20 (4.15%) Project Manager
8 17 (3.53%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
8 17 (3.53%) E-Commerce Architect
9 16 (3.32%) Data Engineer
9 16 (3.32%) Full Stack Developer
10 15 (3.11%) Designer
10 15 (3.11%) Support Engineer
11 14 (2.90%) Business Analyst
11 14 (2.90%) Consultant
11 14 (2.90%) DevOps Engineer
11 14 (2.90%) Digital Architect
11 14 (2.90%) Java Engineer
11 14 (2.90%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (14.73%) HTML
2 63 (13.07%) CSS
3 50 (10.37%) .NET
4 36 (7.47%) REST
5 34 (7.05%) React
6 33 (6.85%) Spring
7 32 (6.64%) Node.js
8 24 (4.98%) Web Services
9 21 (4.36%) J2EE
10 19 (3.94%) LAMP
10 19 (3.94%) RESTful
10 19 (3.94%) XML
11 17 (3.53%) NHibernate
11 17 (3.53%) WCF
12 16 (3.32%) HTML5
13 15 (3.11%) jQuery
14 14 (2.90%) AngularJS
14 14 (2.90%) SOAP
15 12 (2.49%) .NET Core
15 12 (2.49%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 55 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (7.47%) User Experience
3 23 (4.77%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (2.90%) Linux Command Line
5 12 (2.49%) iPad
5 12 (2.49%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.87%) FMCG
6 9 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (1.45%) Analytical Mindset
7 7 (1.45%) Cloud Native
8 6 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.04%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.04%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.83%) e-Learning
10 4 (0.83%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.62%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.62%) EPoS
11 3 (0.62%) Freedom of Information
11 3 (0.62%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 35 (7.26%) Linux
2 17 (3.53%) Unix
3 16 (3.32%) Apple iOS
4 9 (1.87%) Android
5 7 (1.45%) Windows
6 6 (1.24%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (13.49%) TDD
3 57 (11.83%) Microservices
4 53 (11.00%) DevOps
5 51 (10.58%) BDD
6 50 (10.37%) Analytics
7 41 (8.51%) Software Engineering
8 35 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 33 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (6.85%) MVC
10 32 (6.64%) Scrum
11 29 (6.02%) Migration
12 28 (5.81%) Front End Development
13 26 (5.39%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (5.39%) Problem-Solving
13 26 (5.39%) Project Management
14 22 (4.56%) Pair Programming
15 21 (4.36%) CRM
16 20 (4.15%) B2B
16 20 (4.15%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 88 (18.26%) SQL
2 87 (18.05%) JavaScript
3 85 (17.63%) Java
4 56 (11.62%) Python
5 47 (9.75%) C#
6 26 (5.39%) PHP
7 19 (3.94%) Ruby
8 15 (3.11%) Bash Shell
8 15 (3.11%) C++
9 11 (2.28%) Objective-C
10 10 (2.07%) Apple Swift
11 8 (1.66%) TypeScript
12 7 (1.45%) Go
12 7 (1.45%) Java 8
13 6 (1.24%) C
13 6 (1.24%) Groovy
14 5 (1.04%) R
14 5 (1.04%) Scala
15 4 (0.83%) Perl
16 2 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (7.47%) Degree
2 12 (2.49%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.07%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.87%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.62%) AWS Certification
5 3 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.41%) ISEB
6 2 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.21%) CCDP
7 1 (0.21%) CCNP
7 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.21%) MCSA
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.21%) PhD
7 1 (0.21%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.81%) QA
2 12 (2.49%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.45%) GDPR
3 7 (1.45%) PMO
4 5 (1.04%) SLA
5 3 (0.62%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.21%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.21%) NIST
System Software
1 35 (7.26%) Docker
2 8 (1.66%) vSphere
3 6 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.83%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.21%) LXC
5 1 (0.21%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 39 (8.09%) Kubernetes
2 22 (4.56%) Terraform
3 13 (2.70%) Nagios
4 9 (1.87%) Ansible
5 4 (0.83%) Argo
5 4 (0.83%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 3 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.41%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.21%) Consul
8 1 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.21%) Kibana
8 1 (0.21%) logstash
8 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.21%) Packer
8 1 (0.21%) Puppet
8 1 (0.21%) QRadar
Vendors
1 34 (7.05%) Salesforce.com
2 31 (6.43%) Google
3 28 (5.81%) SAP
4 25 (5.19%) Microsoft
5 23 (4.77%) Oracle
6 22 (4.56%) Tableau
7 21 (4.36%) hybris
8 18 (3.73%) Adobe
9 13 (2.70%) Splunk
10 10 (2.07%) Teradata
11 9 (1.87%) IBM
12 8 (1.66%) VMware
13 6 (1.24%) MuleSoft
14 5 (1.04%) Demandware
14 5 (1.04%) NetIQ
15 4 (0.83%) Talend
15 4 (0.83%) Vertica
15 4 (0.83%) Zuora
16 3 (0.62%) Lotus
16 3 (0.62%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud