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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 34 42
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8  
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 7 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.79% 2.17% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 2.76% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 4
Median daily rate £340 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.33% +17.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £375
% change year-on-year - +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -41.66% -10.00%  

E-Commerce is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 212 254 212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 84.46% 78.64% 77.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 174 120
Median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £750 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 4
Median hourly rate £22.52 £20.83 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +81.13%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing E-Commerce as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Malling 0 4 £340 -9.33%
Dover - 1 £368 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £450 -
E-Commerce
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 9 (42.86%) HTML
2 8 (38.10%) Performance Testing
2 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
3 7 (33.33%) HP UFT
4 6 (28.57%) LoadRunner
4 6 (28.57%) CSS
4 6 (28.57%) Windows
4 6 (28.57%) Selenium
5 5 (23.81%) LINQ
5 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
5 5 (23.81%) ReSharper
5 5 (23.81%) Test Management
5 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
5 5 (23.81%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (23.81%) Sitecore
5 5 (23.81%) OWASP
5 5 (23.81%) Software Architecture
5 5 (23.81%) MVVM
5 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
5 5 (23.81%) Backbone.js
5 5 (23.81%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
5 5 (23.81%) Prototyping
5 5 (23.81%) Web Services
5 5 (23.81%) .NET
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
5 5 (23.81%) IIS
5 5 (23.81%) HP

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 5 (23.81%) CMS
1 5 (23.81%) IIS
1 5 (23.81%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (4.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (4.76%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.76%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) MS Access
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 6 (28.57%) LoadRunner
2 6 (28.57%) Selenium
3 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
3 5 (23.81%) ReSharper
4 4 (19.05%) JIRA
General
1 3 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
1 7 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 5 (23.81%) .NET Developer
2 5 (23.81%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (23.81%) C# Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Test Automation Manager
3 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Web Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Test Manager
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Test Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Auditor
6 1 (4.76%) IT Auditor
6 1 (4.76%) IT Programme Manager
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Auditor
6 1 (4.76%) Senior IT Auditor
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) HTML
2 6 (28.57%) CSS
3 5 (23.81%) .NET
3 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
3 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
3 5 (23.81%) Backbone.js
3 5 (23.81%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (23.81%) LINQ
3 5 (23.81%) Web Services
4 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.76%) Regular Expression
5 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Cybercrime
3 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.76%) iSeries
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 4 (19.05%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Performance Testing
1 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
2 5 (23.81%) MVC
2 5 (23.81%) MVVM
2 5 (23.81%) OWASP
2 5 (23.81%) Prototyping
2 5 (23.81%) Software Architecture
2 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (23.81%) TDD
2 5 (23.81%) Test Management
2 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
3 4 (19.05%) Analytics
3 4 (19.05%) Process Improvement
3 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
4 3 (14.29%) API Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Web Analytics
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) C#
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISEB
1 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) HP
1 5 (23.81%) Sitecore
2 3 (14.29%) Adobe
2 3 (14.29%) Cognos
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) Omniture
3 1 (4.76%) Tealeaf
3 1 (4.76%) Zend
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