Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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)
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 45 44
Rank change year-on-year +17 -1 -14
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 33 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 6.38% 1.20% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.03% 1.46% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 6 7
Kent median daily rate £345 £475 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.37% +48.44% -8.57%
10th Percentile £328 £366 £256
90th Percentile £403 £522 £344
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £34.50 £15.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year +119.05% -52.99% +94.20%

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 411 412 461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 79.50% 82.40% 81.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 284 287
Kent median daily rate £350 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £231 £193 £202
90th Percentile £625 £561 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £391
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.43% +4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 22
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £21.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.33% -7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £20.61 £15.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £46.00 £114.40 £40.10
South East median hourly rate £23.07 £26.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year -12.94% +1.57% +49.09%

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for E-Commerce in Kent

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for E-Commerce in Kent

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing E-Commerce in Kent over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for E-Commerce in Kent

E-Commerce
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for E-Commerce in Kent

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent 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
Maidstone +4 16 £338 +7.14%
West Malling - 5 £340 -
Dover - 2 £371 -
E-Commerce
South East

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 Kent region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 25 (75.76%) C#
1 25 (75.76%) HTML
1 25 (75.76%) .NET
2 23 (69.70%) TDD
2 23 (69.70%) CSS
3 22 (66.67%) MVC
3 22 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 22 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 21 (63.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (63.64%) Software Architecture
4 21 (63.64%) Prototyping
4 21 (63.64%) .NET Framework
4 21 (63.64%) OWASP
4 21 (63.64%) MVVM
4 21 (63.64%) Backbone.js
4 21 (63.64%) KnockoutJS
4 21 (63.64%) Web Services
4 21 (63.64%) SQL Server
5 14 (42.42%) Windows
5 14 (42.42%) CMS
5 14 (42.42%) Sitecore CMS
5 14 (42.42%) Sitecore
6 13 (39.39%) IIS
7 12 (36.36%) ReSharper
7 12 (36.36%) LINQ
7 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
7 12 (36.36%) Windows Server
8 9 (27.27%) VB.NET
9 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (18.18%) Finance

E-Commerce
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 14 (42.42%) CMS
1 14 (42.42%) Sitecore CMS
2 13 (39.39%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) EPiServer
3 1 (3.03%) JBoss
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (63.64%) SQL Server
1 21 (63.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 12 (36.36%) ReSharper
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Retail Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (75.76%) Developer
2 23 (69.70%) .NET Developer
2 23 (69.70%) C# Developer
3 21 (63.64%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Digital Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Auditor
6 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Online Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) PhoneGap Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Auditor
6 1 (3.03%) Senior IT Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Senior UAT Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Tester
6 1 (3.03%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (75.76%) .NET
1 25 (75.76%) HTML
2 23 (69.70%) CSS
3 22 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 22 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 21 (63.64%) .NET Framework
4 21 (63.64%) Backbone.js
4 21 (63.64%) KnockoutJS
4 21 (63.64%) Web Services
5 12 (36.36%) LINQ
6 3 (9.09%) RESTful
7 2 (6.06%) Ionic Framework
7 2 (6.06%) PhoneGap
8 1 (3.03%) Angular 2
8 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
8 1 (3.03%) HTML5
8 1 (3.03%) J2EE
8 1 (3.03%) jQuery
8 1 (3.03%) Middleware
8 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Cybercrime
2 1 (3.03%) iSeries
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Unix
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) TDD
2 22 (66.67%) MVC
3 21 (63.64%) MVVM
3 21 (63.64%) OWASP
3 21 (63.64%) Prototyping
3 21 (63.64%) Software Architecture
4 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.09%) B2C
5 3 (9.09%) Project Management
5 3 (9.09%) Scrum
5 3 (9.09%) Software Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Open Source
6 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Test Management
6 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) C#
2 9 (27.27%) VB.NET
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
4 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) ISEB
1 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Sitecore
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) BEA
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat