Period
to 24 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 24 April 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 22 24
Rank change year-on-year +12 +2 +6
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 149 86 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 10.14% 7.07% 5.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.45% 8.83% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 47 58
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £525 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.05% +14.75% +10.24%
10th Percentile £281 £167 £361
90th Percentile £569 £605 £650
East of England median daily rate £475 £524 £500
% change year-on-year -9.29% +4.73% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £14.65 -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,197 974 1,066
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.43% 80.10% 77.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 521 546
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +6.06% +3.13%
10th Percentile £200 £209 £250
90th Percentile £569 £588 £575
East of England median daily rate £441 £405 £413
% change year-on-year +8.95% -1.82% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 51 70
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.29 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.91% +36.36% +10.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.15 £12.63
90th Percentile £46.25 £52.88 £52.25
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £34.62 £25.00
% change year-on-year -45.12% +38.48% -

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing E-Commerce as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for E-Commerce in Hertfordshire

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing E-Commerce in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for E-Commerce in Hertfordshire

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing E-Commerce in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for E-Commerce in Hertfordshire

E-Commerce
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Commerce in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for E-Commerce in Hertfordshire

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 April 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
Watford +10 79 £425 +3.03% 5
Welwyn Garden City +9 30 £525 +275.00% 4
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £323 - 1
Hertford -3 3 £525 -
St Albans - 3 £400 - 4
Hatfield -18 1 £525 - 1
E-Commerce
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 67 (44.97%) Java
2 64 (42.95%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (34.90%) Retail
4 40 (26.85%) DNA
5 34 (22.82%) WebSphere
6 31 (20.81%) Magento
6 31 (20.81%) IBM
7 29 (19.46%) TDD
7 29 (19.46%) hybris
7 29 (19.46%) Problem-Solving
8 28 (18.79%) PHP
9 25 (16.78%) J2EE
9 25 (16.78%) Scrum
10 24 (16.11%) Linux
10 24 (16.11%) Amazon AWS
11 23 (15.44%) BDD
12 22 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (14.77%) Time Management
12 22 (14.77%) JavaScript
12 22 (14.77%) HTML
12 22 (14.77%) OO
13 21 (14.09%) SQL
13 21 (14.09%) Finance
13 21 (14.09%) Git (software)
14 20 (13.42%) CSS
15 19 (12.75%) DB2
15 19 (12.75%) Kanban
15 19 (12.75%) DevOps
16 18 (12.08%) Microservices
16 18 (12.08%) Analytics

E-Commerce
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 34 (22.82%) WebSphere
2 13 (8.72%) Apache
2 13 (8.72%) Confluence
3 12 (8.05%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (5.37%) Apache Solr
5 6 (4.03%) CMS
6 5 (3.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (3.36%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.68%) Commerce Server
7 4 (2.68%) JBoss
7 4 (2.68%) nginx
8 3 (2.01%) Apache Pig
8 3 (2.01%) Apache Spark
8 3 (2.01%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.01%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.34%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (6.71%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.68%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.34%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.67%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 31 (20.81%) Magento
2 10 (6.71%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (2.01%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (1.34%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 2 (1.34%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.11%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (8.72%) Google Analytics
3 11 (7.38%) PaaS
4 6 (4.03%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (4.03%) Amazon S3
4 6 (4.03%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (2.01%) Office 365
6 1 (0.67%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.05%) Internet
2 10 (6.71%) HTTP
3 9 (6.04%) Firewall
4 4 (2.68%) SSL
5 2 (1.34%) VXLAN
6 1 (0.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.75%) DB2
2 17 (11.41%) MySQL
3 15 (10.07%) Relational Database
4 12 (8.05%) NoSQL
5 11 (7.38%) MongoDB
6 9 (6.04%) DbVisualizer
7 5 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.01%) Apache Hive
8 3 (2.01%) Big Data
8 3 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.01%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.67%) Jackrabbit
9 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (14.09%) Git (software)
2 18 (12.08%) JIRA
3 13 (8.72%) Jenkins
4 10 (6.71%) Subversion
5 6 (4.03%) Ant
5 6 (4.03%) Selenium
6 5 (3.36%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.36%) WebDriver
7 4 (2.68%) Firebug
7 4 (2.68%) gulp
7 4 (2.68%) JMeter
7 4 (2.68%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (2.68%) LoadRunner
7 4 (2.68%) The Grinder
7 4 (2.68%) Vagrant
8 3 (2.01%) Grunt
8 3 (2.01%) Jasmine
8 3 (2.01%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.34%) Mockito
9 2 (1.34%) SoapUI
General
1 52 (34.90%) Retail
2 21 (14.09%) Finance
3 14 (9.40%) Marketing
4 11 (7.38%) Advertising
5 8 (5.37%) Games
6 4 (2.68%) Banking
7 3 (2.01%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (25.50%) Developer
2 21 (14.09%) Analyst
3 19 (12.75%) Architect
3 19 (12.75%) Project Manager
4 17 (11.41%) Java Developer
5 11 (7.38%) Business Analyst
5 11 (7.38%) E-Commerce Architect
5 11 (7.38%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
5 11 (7.38%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (6.71%) Magento Developer
6 10 (6.71%) Support Engineer
7 9 (6.04%) E-Commerce Manager
7 9 (6.04%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.37%) E-Commerce Project Manager
8 8 (5.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (5.37%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (4.70%) Digital Architect
9 7 (4.70%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.36%) E-Commerce Analyst
10 5 (3.36%) Retail Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.78%) J2EE
2 22 (14.77%) HTML
3 20 (13.42%) CSS
4 17 (11.41%) XHTML
5 15 (10.07%) REST
6 14 (9.40%) .NET
7 12 (8.05%) Web Services
8 11 (7.38%) .NET Core
8 11 (7.38%) Kafka
8 11 (7.38%) Node.js
8 11 (7.38%) SOAP
9 10 (6.71%) LAMP
9 10 (6.71%) XSL
10 9 (6.04%) Spring
11 8 (5.37%) Hibernate
12 7 (4.70%) jQuery
12 7 (4.70%) RESTful
13 6 (4.03%) JSP
13 6 (4.03%) Sass
13 6 (4.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.07%) User Experience
2 13 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.03%) Client/Server
3 6 (4.03%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.68%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.01%) NHS
5 3 (2.01%) Vector Graphics
6 2 (1.34%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.34%) FMCG
6 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.34%) W3C
7 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.67%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.11%) Linux
2 15 (10.07%) Unix
3 4 (2.68%) AIX
4 2 (1.34%) Windows
5 1 (0.67%) HPUX
5 1 (0.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (42.95%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (26.85%) DNA
3 29 (19.46%) Problem-Solving
3 29 (19.46%) TDD
4 25 (16.78%) Scrum
5 23 (15.44%) BDD
6 22 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (14.77%) OO
6 22 (14.77%) Time Management
7 19 (12.75%) DevOps
7 19 (12.75%) Kanban
8 18 (12.08%) Analytics
8 18 (12.08%) Microservices
9 15 (10.07%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (9.40%) CRM
10 14 (9.40%) Project Management
10 14 (9.40%) Waterfall
11 12 (8.05%) Open Source
12 11 (7.38%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (7.38%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 67 (44.97%) Java
2 28 (18.79%) PHP
3 22 (14.77%) JavaScript
4 21 (14.09%) SQL
5 13 (8.72%) Java 8
6 11 (7.38%) C#
7 8 (5.37%) Python
8 7 (4.70%) Scala
9 6 (4.03%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.36%) Perl
10 5 (3.36%) Ruby
11 4 (2.68%) AWK
12 3 (2.01%) R
13 2 (1.34%) BeanShell
14 1 (0.67%) ES6
14 1 (0.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (2.68%) Degree
2 4 (2.68%) GIAC
2 4 (2.68%) OSCP
3 1 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.37%) SLA
2 3 (2.01%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.01%) GDPR
2 3 (2.01%) PMO
3 2 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.34%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.38%) Docker
2 7 (4.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.36%) Ansible
1 5 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (3.36%) Puppet
2 4 (2.68%) Grafana
3 2 (1.34%) Nagios
3 2 (1.34%) Nessus
3 2 (1.34%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 31 (20.81%) IBM
2 29 (19.46%) hybris
3 17 (11.41%) Oracle
4 13 (8.72%) Google
5 10 (6.71%) Zend
6 9 (6.04%) Intershop
7 7 (4.70%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (4.70%) Sun
7 7 (4.70%) VMware
8 6 (4.03%) Microsoft
9 4 (2.68%) Adobe
9 4 (2.68%) AppDynamics
9 4 (2.68%) Dynatrace
9 4 (2.68%) New Relic
10 3 (2.01%) Arista
10 3 (2.01%) ATG
10 3 (2.01%) Omniture
10 3 (2.01%) Optimizely
11 2 (1.34%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.34%) Sophos