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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 35 14
Rank change year-on-year -1 -21  
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 12 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.97% 5.02% 9.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.62% 6.54% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 18
Median daily rate £350 £338 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -21.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £338 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £350 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £16.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year +84.37% -34.02%  

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 260 367 189
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 86.09% 76.78% 72.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 283 105
Median daily rate £375 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £210 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 9
Median hourly rate £27.38 £170.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -83.89% +325.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Maidstone -4 1 £350 -
West Malling - 1 £345 -
Dover - 1 £450 -
Folkestone - 1 £350 - 1
E-Commerce
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 10 (52.63%) HTML
2 8 (42.11%) Cognos
2 8 (42.11%) HTTP
2 8 (42.11%) Adobe
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Web Analytics
2 8 (42.11%) Marketing
2 8 (42.11%) Analytics
2 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (36.84%) Performance Testing
3 7 (36.84%) HP UFT
4 6 (31.58%) LoadRunner
4 6 (31.58%) Selenium
4 6 (31.58%) Adobe Campaign
5 5 (26.32%) Customer Insight
5 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
5 5 (26.32%) Multivariate Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Behavioural Targeting
5 5 (26.32%) Data Governance
5 5 (26.32%) Digital Media
5 5 (26.32%) Regular Expression
5 5 (26.32%) Tag Management
5 5 (26.32%) Google Tag Manager
5 5 (26.32%) Google
5 5 (26.32%) Data Management
5 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
5 5 (26.32%) MS Access
5 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (21.05%) HP
6 4 (21.05%) ISTQB

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 1 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (5.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Google Tag Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) MS Access
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) HP UFT
2 6 (31.58%) LoadRunner
2 6 (31.58%) Selenium
3 3 (15.79%) JIRA
4 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.26%) ReSharper
General
1 8 (42.11%) Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Web Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Test Manager
3 5 (26.32%) Test Automation Manager
4 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce Manager
5 3 (15.79%) Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Manager
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Test Manager
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Manager
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Test Manager
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
7 1 (5.26%) IT Programme Manager
7 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Magento Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) HTML
2 5 (26.32%) Regular Expression
3 2 (10.53%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) .NET
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
4 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (5.26%) LINQ
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (26.32%) Digital Media
2 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Analytics
1 8 (42.11%) Web Analytics
2 7 (36.84%) Performance Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Behavioural Targeting
3 5 (26.32%) Customer Insight
3 5 (26.32%) Data Governance
3 5 (26.32%) Data Management
3 5 (26.32%) Multivariate Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (26.32%) Tag Management
4 4 (21.05%) Process Improvement
4 4 (21.05%) Test Management
4 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
5 3 (15.79%) API Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
5 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.79%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Adobe
1 8 (42.11%) Cognos
2 5 (26.32%) Google
3 4 (21.05%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) Tealeaf
5 1 (5.26%) Omniture
5 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
5 1 (5.26%) Zend