Period
to 17 August 2018

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 August 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)
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 36 45
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9 -1
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 22 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.14% 5.19% 3.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.29% 6.25% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 17
Kent median daily rate £425 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +3.70% +5.47%
10th Percentile £375 £340 £329
90th Percentile £459 £448 £503
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +3.03% - +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -4.26% +46.88% -46.67%

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 350 448 537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 81.78% 83.12% 79.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 326 388
Kent median daily rate £400 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.28% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £239 £205 £193
90th Percentile £612 £548 £579
South East median daily rate £430 £416 £400
% change year-on-year +3.37% +4.00% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 10
Kent median hourly rate £38.75 £27.38 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.53% -24.47% +107.14%
10th Percentile £11.85 £12.53 £16.38
90th Percentile £49.35 £45.50 £141.25
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £19.95 £23.00
% change year-on-year +25.31% -13.26% +3.37%

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 August 2018.

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 August 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
West Malling +5 6 £418 +22.79%
Maidstone +5 3 £400 +14.29% 2
E-Commerce
South East

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

1 19 (86.36%) C#
1 19 (86.36%) SQL
1 19 (86.36%) .NET
1 19 (86.36%) TDD
2 18 (81.82%) .NET Framework
2 18 (81.82%) Sitecore CMS
2 18 (81.82%) Sitecore
2 18 (81.82%) CMS
3 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (72.73%) Scrum
4 15 (68.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (63.64%) API Development
5 14 (63.64%) Entity Framework
5 14 (63.64%) OAuth
6 13 (59.09%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (22.73%) MVC
7 5 (22.73%) HTML
7 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
8 4 (18.18%) Windows
8 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 4 (18.18%) IIS
8 4 (18.18%) Change Management
8 4 (18.18%) LINQ
8 4 (18.18%) Degree
8 4 (18.18%) ReSharper
8 4 (18.18%) Software Architecture
8 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
8 4 (18.18%) MVVM
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008

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 18 (81.82%) CMS
1 18 (81.82%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (18.18%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 4 (18.18%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (4.55%) Advertising
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 19 (86.36%) .NET Developer
3 11 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 11 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 9 (40.91%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (40.91%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.55%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum Master
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior E-Commerce Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) .NET
2 18 (81.82%) .NET Framework
3 15 (68.18%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (63.64%) Entity Framework
4 14 (63.64%) OAuth
5 5 (22.73%) HTML
6 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 4 (18.18%) Backbone.js
6 4 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (18.18%) LINQ
7 1 (4.55%) CSS
7 1 (4.55%) CSS3
7 1 (4.55%) jQuery
7 1 (4.55%) LAMP
7 1 (4.55%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
1 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
1 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) TDD
2 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (72.73%) Scrum
3 14 (63.64%) API Development
4 5 (22.73%) MVC
5 4 (18.18%) Change Management
5 4 (18.18%) MVVM
5 4 (18.18%) Prototyping
5 4 (18.18%) Software Architecture
5 4 (18.18%) System Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.55%) B2B
6 1 (4.55%) Decision-Making
6 1 (4.55%) OOP
6 1 (4.55%) Server Management
6 1 (4.55%) Web Design
6 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) C#
1 19 (86.36%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 4 (18.18%) R
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.55%) Anite
2 1 (4.55%) ATG
2 1 (4.55%) hybris
2 1 (4.55%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.55%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) Zend