Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 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)
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 48 44
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 +5
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 15 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.66% 4.30% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.25% 5.37% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 12
Kent median daily rate £313 £340 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.09% -5.56% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £317 £303
90th Percentile £620 £386 £524
South East median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £32.25 £37.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -12.84% +174.07% -51.79%

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 353 428 417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 86.10% 80.00% 83.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 312 301
Kent median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £185 £237 £201
90th Percentile £623 £625 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 6
Kent median hourly rate £39.75 £31.97 £16.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.35% +97.18% -16.86%
10th Percentile £15.17 £25.40 £9.61
90th Percentile £46.45 £40.71 £29.29
South East median hourly rate £26.58 £24.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year +10.68% +6.71% -25.00%

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 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
Maidstone +4 3 £225 -33.33% 3
West Malling -4 1 - -
Sevenoaks - 1 £750 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - - 2
E-Commerce
South East

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 Kent region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 13 (86.67%) C#
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
1 13 (86.67%) TDD
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (66.67%) Sitecore
3 10 (66.67%) CMS
4 9 (60.00%) Scrum
4 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (60.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (60.00%) Entity Framework
5 8 (53.33%) API Development
5 8 (53.33%) OAuth
6 5 (33.33%) HTML
6 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 4 (26.67%) MySQL
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (26.67%) IIS
7 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
7 4 (26.67%) Windows
7 4 (26.67%) MVC
7 4 (26.67%) ReSharper
7 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
8 3 (20.00%) Software Architecture
8 3 (20.00%) jQuery
8 3 (20.00%) OWASP
8 3 (20.00%) TeamCity

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 10 (66.67%) CMS
2 9 (60.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (26.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (26.67%) ReSharper
2 3 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.67%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 13 (86.67%) .NET Developer
3 8 (53.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 8 (53.33%) Senior Developer
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Programme Manager
6 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (60.00%) Entity Framework
4 8 (53.33%) OAuth
5 5 (33.33%) HTML
6 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
7 3 (20.00%) jQuery
8 1 (6.67%) .NET Core
8 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
8 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
8 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (6.67%) LINQ
8 1 (6.67%) Symfony
8 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) TDD
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) Scrum
4 8 (53.33%) API Development
5 4 (26.67%) MVC
6 3 (20.00%) OWASP
6 3 (20.00%) Secure Coding
6 3 (20.00%) Software Architecture
6 3 (20.00%) Web Development
7 1 (6.67%) Change Management
7 1 (6.67%) Content Management
7 1 (6.67%) CRM
7 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
7 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.67%) MVVM
7 1 (6.67%) OO PHP
7 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) System Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C#
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Sitecore