Period
to 24 April 2019

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 2019 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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 10 22
Rank change year-on-year -14 +12 +2
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 86 149 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.24% 10.13% 7.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.56% 12.40% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 74 47
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -19.05% +14.75%
10th Percentile £353 £281 £167
90th Percentile £605 £569 £605
East of England median daily rate £475 £475 £524
% change year-on-year - -9.29% +4.73%
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 1,137 1,202 979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 82.45% 81.71% 80.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 633 524
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -8.57% +6.06%
10th Percentile £260 £200 £208
90th Percentile £575 £569 £584
East of England median daily rate £450 £438 £403
% change year-on-year +2.86% +8.56% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 76 52
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £27.00 £17.29 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.20% -53.91% +36.36%
10th Percentile £11.01 £10.75 £11.18
90th Percentile £66.81 £46.25 £52.88
East of England median hourly rate £19.38 £19.00 £34.56
% change year-on-year +1.97% -45.02% +38.24%

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 2019.

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 2019. 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 57 £450 +5.88% 10
Welwyn Garden City -5 8 £566 +7.86% 7
Hatfield +10 5 £600 +14.29% 5
Hemel Hempstead +2 2 £500 +55.04% 1
Borehamwood - 1 £300 - 1
E-Commerce
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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 42 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (45.35%) Retail
3 33 (38.37%) JavaScript
4 32 (37.21%) HTML
5 30 (34.88%) CSS
6 25 (29.07%) Java
7 21 (24.42%) Magento
8 20 (23.26%) WebSphere
9 17 (19.77%) hybris
9 17 (19.77%) Sass
9 17 (19.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 16 (18.60%) IBM
11 15 (17.44%) Git (software)
11 15 (17.44%) User Experience
11 15 (17.44%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (16.28%) Front End Development
12 14 (16.28%) Wireframes
12 14 (16.28%) XHTML
12 14 (16.28%) OO
13 13 (15.12%) MVC
13 13 (15.12%) Games
13 13 (15.12%) jQuery
14 11 (12.79%) CMS
14 11 (12.79%) Finance
14 11 (12.79%) PHP
14 11 (12.79%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 10 (11.63%) Web Services
15 10 (11.63%) JIRA
15 10 (11.63%) AngularJS
15 10 (11.63%) Grunt

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 20 (23.26%) WebSphere
2 11 (12.79%) CMS
3 10 (11.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (5.81%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (4.65%) Apache
5 4 (4.65%) Confluence
6 3 (3.49%) Apache Solr
7 2 (2.33%) CoreMedia CMS
7 2 (2.33%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.16%) Mule
8 1 (1.16%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (3.49%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.33%) InVision
2 2 (2.33%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 21 (24.42%) Magento
2 5 (5.81%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (2.33%) Fredhopper
4 1 (1.16%) SAP SCM
4 1 (1.16%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (3.49%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (3.49%) npm
4 2 (2.33%) Algolia
4 2 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.33%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.33%) Office 365
4 2 (2.33%) Serverless
5 1 (1.16%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.16%) Datadog
5 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) Firewall
1 2 (2.33%) HTTP
1 2 (2.33%) LAN
1 2 (2.33%) WAN
1 2 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.16%) DMZ
2 1 (1.16%) DNS
2 1 (1.16%) Network Security
2 1 (1.16%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) DB2
1 4 (4.65%) DbVisualizer
2 3 (3.49%) MySQL
3 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.16%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.16%) Endeca
4 1 (1.16%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (1.16%) Redis
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (17.44%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.63%) Grunt
2 10 (11.63%) JIRA
3 8 (9.30%) Bower
4 6 (6.98%) Selenium
5 5 (5.81%) Jasmine
5 5 (5.81%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.81%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (4.65%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.65%) Subversion
7 3 (3.49%) git-flow
7 3 (3.49%) gulp
7 3 (3.49%) JUnit
8 2 (2.33%) Axure RP
8 2 (2.33%) Mockito
8 2 (2.33%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.33%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.16%) Maven
9 1 (1.16%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (45.35%) Retail
2 13 (15.12%) Games
3 11 (12.79%) Finance
4 2 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Advertising
5 1 (1.16%) Back Office
5 1 (1.16%) Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Billing
5 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (43.02%) Developer
2 18 (20.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (13.95%) Analyst
4 11 (12.79%) Magento Developer
5 8 (9.30%) Java Developer
5 8 (9.30%) Project Manager
6 7 (8.14%) E-Commerce Manager
7 5 (5.81%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 5 (5.81%) React Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Agile Project Manager
8 4 (4.65%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Lead Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Tester
9 3 (3.49%) Angular Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Designer
9 3 (3.49%) E-Commerce Developer
9 3 (3.49%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (37.21%) HTML
2 30 (34.88%) CSS
3 17 (19.77%) Sass
3 17 (19.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 14 (16.28%) XHTML
5 13 (15.12%) jQuery
6 10 (11.63%) AngularJS
6 10 (11.63%) Web Services
7 8 (9.30%) Semantic HTML
8 7 (8.14%) React
8 7 (8.14%) RESTful
9 6 (6.98%) J2EE
9 6 (6.98%) JSP
9 6 (6.98%) LESS
9 6 (6.98%) REST
10 5 (5.81%) Dojo
10 5 (5.81%) Spring
10 5 (5.81%) XSL
11 4 (4.65%) HTML5
11 4 (4.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) User Experience
2 9 (10.47%) W3C
3 8 (9.30%) Vector Graphics
4 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.33%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.16%) EPoS
7 1 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.16%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.65%) Unix
2 3 (3.49%) Linux
3 2 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (17.44%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (16.28%) Front End Development
3 14 (16.28%) OO
3 14 (16.28%) Wireframes
4 13 (15.12%) MVC
5 11 (12.79%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 9 (10.47%) Analytics
6 9 (10.47%) OO PHP
6 9 (10.47%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (10.47%) Test Automation
7 8 (9.30%) Change Management
7 8 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (9.30%) TDD
8 7 (8.14%) BDD
8 7 (8.14%) DNA
8 7 (8.14%) Unit Testing
9 6 (6.98%) Project Management
9 6 (6.98%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 33 (38.37%) JavaScript
2 25 (29.07%) Java
3 11 (12.79%) PHP
4 7 (8.14%) SQL
5 2 (2.33%) Java 8
6 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.16%) VB
6 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) ISEB
2 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.16%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) Terraform
2 2 (2.33%) Ansible
2 2 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (19.77%) hybris
2 16 (18.60%) IBM
3 9 (10.47%) Zend
4 8 (9.30%) Adobe
5 6 (6.98%) SAP
6 5 (5.81%) Google
6 5 (5.81%) Sitecore
7 4 (4.65%) Cisco
8 3 (3.49%) Oracle
8 3 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (3.49%) VMware
8 3 (3.49%) Xerox
9 2 (2.33%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.33%) Elastic Path
9 2 (2.33%) Juniper
9 2 (2.33%) Meraki
9 2 (2.33%) Omniture
9 2 (2.33%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.33%) xMatters
9 2 (2.33%) Zscaler