Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 10 22
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12 -2
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 142 131 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 9.18% 9.32% 6.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.18% 12.08% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 59 50
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -9.09% +37.50%
10th Percentile £213 £168 £311
90th Percentile £550 £539 £650
East of England median daily rate £450 £475 £500
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +14.29%
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 1,270 1,084 1,049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 82.15% 77.15% 74.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 612 523
Hertfordshire median daily rate £401 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.59% +3.66% +7.19%
10th Percentile £238 £214 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 52 85
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 £42.35 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.14% +96.98% -31.75%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.05 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.25 £53.63 £46.38
East of England median hourly rate £33.33 £33.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year +1.00% +10.92% +19.00%

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 January 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 18 January 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 -2 86 £425 -8.60% 8
Welwyn Garden City +12 25 £450 +157.14% 3
Hemel Hempstead +7 5 £375 -40.00% 4
Hertford -1 3 £525 -
St Albans - 2 £400 - 4
E-Commerce
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 51 (35.92%) Java
2 47 (33.10%) DNA
3 42 (29.58%) Retail
4 41 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (20.42%) Games
5 29 (20.42%) WebSphere
6 28 (19.72%) Linux
7 27 (19.01%) hybris
8 25 (17.61%) SQL
9 24 (16.90%) Oracle
9 24 (16.90%) PHP
10 23 (16.20%) HTML
11 22 (15.49%) Marketing
12 21 (14.79%) DB2
13 20 (14.08%) JIRA
13 20 (14.08%) Amazon AWS
13 20 (14.08%) Analytics
14 19 (13.38%) BDD
14 19 (13.38%) Git (software)
14 19 (13.38%) TDD
15 18 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (11.97%) Magento
16 17 (11.97%) Time Management
16 17 (11.97%) CSS
16 17 (11.97%) IBM
17 16 (11.27%) Unix
17 16 (11.27%) J2EE
17 16 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (11.27%) User Experience
18 15 (10.56%) Microsoft Office

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 29 (20.42%) WebSphere
2 13 (9.15%) Confluence
3 11 (7.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 10 (7.04%) Apache
5 9 (6.34%) CMS
5 9 (6.34%) Tomcat
5 9 (6.34%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (5.63%) JBoss
7 6 (4.23%) nginx
8 4 (2.82%) Apache Solr
9 3 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.41%) Apache Pig
10 2 (1.41%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.70%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.70%) MQSeries
Applications
1 15 (10.56%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (6.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (4.23%) Photoshop
4 5 (3.52%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (11.97%) Magento
2 13 (9.15%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.41%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 2 (1.41%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.08%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (9.15%) Google Analytics
3 8 (5.63%) PaaS
4 4 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.82%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.82%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (2.11%) Force.com
6 2 (1.41%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.86%) Firewall
1 14 (9.86%) Internet
2 4 (2.82%) IPsec
2 4 (2.82%) VPN
3 2 (1.41%) VXLAN
4 1 (0.70%) HTTP
4 1 (0.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.79%) DB2
2 12 (8.45%) DbVisualizer
2 12 (8.45%) MySQL
2 12 (8.45%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.63%) MongoDB
3 8 (5.63%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.41%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.41%) Big Data
5 2 (1.41%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.70%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.70%) Power BI
6 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (14.08%) JIRA
2 19 (13.38%) Git (software)
3 13 (9.15%) Jenkins
4 10 (7.04%) Subversion
5 8 (5.63%) JMeter
5 8 (5.63%) LoadRunner
5 8 (5.63%) The Grinder
6 7 (4.93%) Ant
6 7 (4.93%) WebDriver
7 6 (4.23%) Cucumber
7 6 (4.23%) Selenium
8 5 (3.52%) Axure RP
9 3 (2.11%) Firebug
9 3 (2.11%) Mercurial
9 3 (2.11%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.70%) JUnit
10 1 (0.70%) Log4j
10 1 (0.70%) NUnit
10 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 42 (29.58%) Retail
2 29 (20.42%) Games
3 22 (15.49%) Marketing
4 10 (7.04%) Finance
5 8 (5.63%) Advertising
6 6 (4.23%) Banking
7 2 (1.41%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.41%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (21.13%) Developer
2 26 (18.31%) Analyst
3 14 (9.86%) Java Developer
4 13 (9.15%) Architect
4 13 (9.15%) Business Analyst
5 12 (8.45%) Consultant
6 10 (7.04%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 10 (7.04%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 10 (7.04%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.63%) E-Commerce Architect
7 8 (5.63%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 8 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.93%) E-Commerce Manager
8 7 (4.93%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.23%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.52%) Automation Tester
10 5 (3.52%) Digital Content Editor
10 5 (3.52%) Performance Consultant
10 5 (3.52%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.20%) HTML
2 17 (11.97%) CSS
3 16 (11.27%) J2EE
4 13 (9.15%) .NET
5 10 (7.04%) Web Services
6 9 (6.34%) Node.js
7 8 (5.63%) .NET Core
7 8 (5.63%) Kafka
7 8 (5.63%) REST
7 8 (5.63%) XHTML
8 7 (4.93%) EJB
8 7 (4.93%) Spring
9 6 (4.23%) LAMP
9 6 (4.23%) LEMP Stack
9 6 (4.23%) RESTful
10 5 (3.52%) Gherkin
10 5 (3.52%) Hibernate
10 5 (3.52%) Servlets
10 5 (3.52%) SOAP
11 4 (2.82%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (11.27%) User Experience
3 5 (3.52%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.82%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.82%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.11%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.11%) FMCG
5 3 (2.11%) Social Media
6 2 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.70%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (19.72%) Linux
2 16 (11.27%) Unix
3 8 (5.63%) AIX
4 4 (2.82%) CentOS
5 2 (1.41%) Windows
6 1 (0.70%) HPUX
6 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (33.10%) DNA
2 41 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (14.08%) Analytics
4 19 (13.38%) BDD
4 19 (13.38%) TDD
5 17 (11.97%) Time Management
6 16 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (10.56%) OO
7 15 (10.56%) Scrum
8 14 (9.86%) DevOps
9 12 (8.45%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (8.45%) Microservices
10 11 (7.75%) Acceptance Criteria
10 11 (7.75%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (7.75%) User Stories
11 10 (7.04%) ITIL
11 10 (7.04%) SEO
12 9 (6.34%) CRM
12 9 (6.34%) Kanban
12 9 (6.34%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (35.92%) Java
2 25 (17.61%) SQL
3 24 (16.90%) PHP
4 14 (9.86%) Perl
5 13 (9.15%) JavaScript
5 13 (9.15%) Python
6 11 (7.75%) Bash Shell
7 10 (7.04%) C#
8 8 (5.63%) AWK
9 7 (4.93%) Ruby
10 4 (2.82%) Scala
11 2 (1.41%) BeanShell
11 2 (1.41%) R
12 1 (0.70%) C
12 1 (0.70%) C++
12 1 (0.70%) Clojure
12 1 (0.70%) Go
12 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (3.52%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (2.82%) Degree
2 4 (2.82%) GIAC
2 4 (2.82%) OSCP
3 2 (1.41%) ISEB
3 2 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.04%) SLA
2 3 (2.11%) QA
3 2 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.41%) GDPR
3 2 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.41%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.41%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (7.04%) Docker
2 8 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.82%) iptables
4 2 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (7.04%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (6.34%) Ansible
2 9 (6.34%) Puppet
3 8 (5.63%) Grafana
4 2 (1.41%) Nagios
4 2 (1.41%) Nessus
4 2 (1.41%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 27 (19.01%) hybris
2 24 (16.90%) Oracle
3 17 (11.97%) IBM
4 13 (9.15%) Google
5 12 (8.45%) Adobe
6 9 (6.34%) Intershop
7 8 (5.63%) AppDynamics
7 8 (5.63%) Dynatrace
7 8 (5.63%) New Relic
7 8 (5.63%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (5.63%) VMware
8 7 (4.93%) Microsoft
8 7 (4.93%) Sun
9 6 (4.23%) Demandware
9 6 (4.23%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.82%) Cisco
10 4 (2.82%) PayPal
11 3 (2.11%) Arista
11 3 (2.11%) ATG
11 3 (2.11%) Zend