Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 25 23
Rank change year-on-year -23 -2 +5
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 55 99 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.46% 6.56% 6.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.24% 7.99% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 46 42
Hertfordshire median daily rate £500 £375 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -14.29% +20.69%
10th Percentile £369 £213 £188
90th Percentile £569 £488 £538
East of England median daily rate £481 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +2.39% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £10.38 - -
East of England median hourly rate £10.44 £17.50 £175.00
% change year-on-year -40.36% -90.00% +430.30%

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 1,296 1,239 1,112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.56% 82.11% 78.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 764 622 609
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.91%
10th Percentile £207 £213 £213
90th Percentile £569 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 64 60
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.81 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.14% -29.24% +13.10%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.28 £11.02
90th Percentile £48.25 £45.70 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -41.67% +11.11% +8.40%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 28 £400 +1.59% 6
Welwyn Garden City -7 20 £563 +104.55%
Hemel Hempstead -7 2 £188 -50.00%
Borehamwood - 1 £488 - 2
E-Commerce
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (47.27%) Retail
3 17 (30.91%) Java
4 14 (25.45%) Scrum
4 14 (25.45%) User Experience
5 11 (20.00%) TDD
5 11 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (20.00%) Kanban
5 11 (20.00%) DevOps
5 11 (20.00%) Java 8
6 10 (18.18%) REST
6 10 (18.18%) Microservices
7 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
7 9 (16.36%) SOAP
7 9 (16.36%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (14.55%) CSS
8 8 (14.55%) HTML
9 7 (12.73%) Degree
10 6 (10.91%) Mobile App
11 5 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (9.09%) CSS3
11 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
11 5 (9.09%) Apple iOS
11 5 (9.09%) HTML5
11 5 (9.09%) Axure RP
11 5 (9.09%) Prototyping
11 5 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (9.09%) jQuery
11 5 (9.09%) Android
11 5 (9.09%) Adobe

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 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.64%) Apache
2 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.82%) CMS
3 1 (1.82%) Commerce Server
3 1 (1.82%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.82%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) OmniGraffle
1 4 (7.27%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.45%) Adobe After Effects
2 3 (5.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (5.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (5.45%) Final Cut Pro
2 3 (5.45%) InVision
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Magento
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon S3
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.82%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) DB2
1 2 (3.64%) MySQL
1 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) Essbase
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.82%) QlikView
2 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.82%) gulp
2 1 (1.82%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) JMeter
General
1 26 (47.27%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Advertising
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) Developer
2 13 (23.64%) Java Developer
3 10 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 10 (18.18%) Designer
4 9 (16.36%) Senior Developer
4 9 (16.36%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (12.73%) Analyst
6 6 (10.91%) UI Designer
7 5 (9.09%) Senior Designer
7 5 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) UX Designer
9 3 (5.45%) Digital Designer
9 3 (5.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
9 3 (5.45%) Senior UX Designer
10 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) Hybris Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Magento Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Retail Business Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) Senior UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) REST
2 9 (16.36%) SOAP
3 8 (14.55%) CSS
3 8 (14.55%) HTML
4 5 (9.09%) CSS3
4 5 (9.09%) HTML5
4 5 (9.09%) jQuery
5 4 (7.27%) Hibernate
5 4 (7.27%) Spring
6 2 (3.64%) .NET
6 2 (3.64%) Handlebars
6 2 (3.64%) J2EE
6 2 (3.64%) LAMP
6 2 (3.64%) RESTful
6 2 (3.64%) Sass
6 2 (3.64%) Spring MVC
6 2 (3.64%) Web Services
6 2 (3.64%) XHTML
7 1 (1.82%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.82%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) User Experience
2 6 (10.91%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.45%) Animation
3 3 (5.45%) Graphic Design
3 3 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.64%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Android
1 5 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.45%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) AIX
3 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.82%) SUSE
3 1 (1.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.82%) Unix
3 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.45%) Scrum
3 11 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (20.00%) DevOps
3 11 (20.00%) Kanban
3 11 (20.00%) TDD
4 10 (18.18%) Microservices
5 9 (16.36%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (9.09%) Prototyping
6 5 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 4 (7.27%) Analytics
7 4 (7.27%) Customer-Centricity
7 4 (7.27%) DNA
7 4 (7.27%) Front End Development
7 4 (7.27%) Human Factors
7 4 (7.27%) Psychology
7 4 (7.27%) Usability Testing
7 4 (7.27%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.91%) Java
2 11 (20.00%) Java 8
3 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.45%) SQL
5 2 (3.64%) PHP
5 2 (3.64%) Scala
5 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) GDPR
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Adobe
2 4 (7.27%) hybris
3 2 (3.64%) IBM
3 2 (3.64%) Omniture
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) Sun
3 2 (3.64%) Zend
4 1 (1.82%) Cognos
4 1 (1.82%) Dell
4 1 (1.82%) Demandware
4 1 (1.82%) HP
4 1 (1.82%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.82%) Tableau