Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 17 29
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12 -13
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 110 99 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.03% 7.12% 6.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.79% 9.30% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 48 58
Hertfordshire median daily rate £384 £465 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.47% +24.83% -3.87%
10th Percentile £209 £263 £251
90th Percentile £531 £538 £540
East of England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £33.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £92.65 £33.00
% change year-on-year -81.11% +180.76% +24.53%

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 1252 1065 1234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 80.00% 76.56% 75.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 612 624
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £224 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £565
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 56 98
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £29.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.50% +41.67% +30.43%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.53 £8.93
90th Percentile £46.50 £53.75 £41.80
East of England median hourly rate £31.02 £31.48 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.46% +25.90% +3.65%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -3 71 £425 -8.60% 6
Welwyn Garden City +14 17 £275 -31.25% 2
Hemel Hempstead +4 3 £375 -40.00%
Hatfield -16 2 - - 2
St Albans - 1 - -
E-Commerce
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 33 (30.00%) HTML
2 31 (28.18%) Java
3 30 (27.27%) Games
4 29 (26.36%) DNA
4 29 (26.36%) Retail
5 27 (24.55%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (24.55%) CSS
6 25 (22.73%) Linux
7 22 (20.00%) Marketing
8 21 (19.09%) User Experience
9 19 (17.27%) SQL
10 18 (16.36%) Adobe
10 18 (16.36%) WebSphere
11 15 (13.64%) JavaScript
11 15 (13.64%) PHP
12 14 (12.73%) J2EE
12 14 (12.73%) Oracle
12 14 (12.73%) Web Services
12 14 (12.73%) JIRA
13 13 (11.82%) TDD
13 13 (11.82%) Git (software)
13 13 (11.82%) hybris
13 13 (11.82%) Apache
13 13 (11.82%) Analytics
14 12 (10.91%) Wireframes
14 12 (10.91%) Unix
14 12 (10.91%) EJB
14 12 (10.91%) IBM
14 12 (10.91%) Root Cause Analysis
14 12 (10.91%) Time Management

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 18 (16.36%) WebSphere
2 13 (11.82%) Apache
3 10 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 10 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 8 (7.27%) Confluence
5 7 (6.36%) CMS
6 6 (5.45%) nginx
7 5 (4.55%) JBoss
7 5 (4.55%) MQSeries
7 5 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.91%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.91%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (6.36%) Adobe After Effects
2 7 (6.36%) Photoshop
3 5 (4.55%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.36%) Magento
1 7 (6.36%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 5 (4.55%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.73%) Force.com
4 2 (1.82%) PaaS
4 2 (1.82%) Silverpop
5 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.00%) Internet
2 5 (4.55%) Firewall
3 4 (3.64%) IPsec
3 4 (3.64%) VPN
4 3 (2.73%) SAN
5 1 (0.91%) HTTP
5 1 (0.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.00%) DB2
1 11 (10.00%) MySQL
2 7 (6.36%) DbVisualizer
2 7 (6.36%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.64%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.82%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.91%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.91%) Power BI
5 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (12.73%) JIRA
2 13 (11.82%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.27%) Subversion
4 6 (5.45%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.55%) Axure RP
5 5 (4.55%) Eclipse
5 5 (4.55%) JMeter
5 5 (4.55%) JUnit
5 5 (4.55%) LoadRunner
5 5 (4.55%) Log4j
5 5 (4.55%) Mockito
5 5 (4.55%) The Grinder
6 4 (3.64%) Maven
6 4 (3.64%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (3.64%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.73%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.73%) Mercurial
7 3 (2.73%) Selenium
7 3 (2.73%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.82%) Ant
General
1 30 (27.27%) Games
2 29 (26.36%) Retail
3 22 (20.00%) Marketing
4 6 (5.45%) Finance
5 4 (3.64%) Banking
6 2 (1.82%) Advertising
6 2 (1.82%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (23.64%) Developer
2 15 (13.64%) Analyst
3 14 (12.73%) Consultant
4 10 (9.09%) Designer
5 7 (6.36%) Business Analyst
5 7 (6.36%) Java Developer
6 5 (4.55%) Content Editor
6 5 (4.55%) Digital Content Editor
6 5 (4.55%) Digital Designer
6 5 (4.55%) Digital Editor
6 5 (4.55%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 5 (4.55%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 5 (4.55%) Performance Consultant
6 5 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.55%) Test Analyst
6 5 (4.55%) User Experience Consultant
7 4 (3.64%) Demandware Developer
7 4 (3.64%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (3.64%) Network Engineer
7 4 (3.64%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (30.00%) HTML
2 27 (24.55%) CSS
3 14 (12.73%) J2EE
3 14 (12.73%) Web Services
4 12 (10.91%) EJB
5 10 (9.09%) XHTML
6 9 (8.18%) HTML5
7 8 (7.27%) JSP
7 8 (7.27%) REST
8 7 (6.36%) .NET
8 7 (6.36%) Flash
8 7 (6.36%) Servlets
8 7 (6.36%) Spring
9 6 (5.45%) JSON
9 6 (5.45%) LAMP
9 6 (5.45%) LEMP Stack
9 6 (5.45%) SOAP
10 5 (4.55%) JDBC
10 5 (4.55%) XML
10 5 (4.55%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.09%) User Experience
2 11 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.64%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (3.64%) Social Media
4 3 (2.73%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.91%) FMCG
5 1 (0.91%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.73%) Linux
2 12 (10.91%) Unix
3 5 (4.55%) AIX
3 5 (4.55%) HPUX
3 5 (4.55%) Solaris
4 4 (3.64%) CentOS
5 3 (2.73%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.73%) Windows
5 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.36%) DNA
2 27 (24.55%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (11.82%) Analytics
3 13 (11.82%) TDD
4 12 (10.91%) Root Cause Analysis
4 12 (10.91%) Time Management
4 12 (10.91%) Wireframes
5 11 (10.00%) OO
6 10 (9.09%) SEO
7 9 (8.18%) ITIL
7 9 (8.18%) MVC
7 9 (8.18%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (7.27%) BDD
9 7 (6.36%) Acceptance Criteria
9 7 (6.36%) Content Management
9 7 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (6.36%) Strategic Thinking
9 7 (6.36%) User Stories
9 7 (6.36%) Web Development
10 6 (5.45%) Digital Content Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.18%) Java
2 19 (17.27%) SQL
3 15 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 15 (13.64%) PHP
4 11 (10.00%) Perl
5 6 (5.45%) Bash Shell
5 6 (5.45%) Python
6 5 (4.55%) AWK
7 4 (3.64%) C#
7 4 (3.64%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.82%) Ruby
9 1 (0.91%) C
9 1 (0.91%) C++
9 1 (0.91%) Clojure
9 1 (0.91%) Go
9 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.91%) Scala
9 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (7.27%) Degree
2 3 (2.73%) ISEB
2 3 (2.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.00%) SLA
2 2 (1.82%) PMO
2 2 (1.82%) QA
3 1 (0.91%) GAAP
System Software
1 6 (5.45%) Docker
2 4 (3.64%) iptables
3 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.55%) Grafana
3 4 (3.64%) Ansible
3 4 (3.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (16.36%) Adobe
2 14 (12.73%) Oracle
3 13 (11.82%) hybris
4 12 (10.91%) IBM
5 7 (6.36%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (6.36%) Xerox
6 6 (5.45%) Demandware
7 5 (4.55%) AppDynamics
7 5 (4.55%) Dynatrace
7 5 (4.55%) Google
7 5 (4.55%) New Relic
8 4 (3.64%) Cisco
8 4 (3.64%) PayPal
8 4 (3.64%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.64%) Talend
8 4 (3.64%) VMware
9 3 (2.73%) ATG
9 3 (2.73%) NetApp
9 3 (2.73%) Zend
10 2 (1.82%) Sun