Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 28 41
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13 +8
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 31 36 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 7.03% 7.05% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.33% 8.78% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 8
Kent median daily rate £425 £345 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.19% -27.37% +48.44%
10th Percentile £306 £331 £317
90th Percentile £458 £425 £516
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £23.50 £33.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year -28.79% +140.00% -58.96%

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 372 410 411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 84.35% 80.23% 82.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 313 284
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £216 £231 £193
90th Percentile £600 £610 £569
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 11 7
Kent median hourly rate £38.00 £25.69 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.92% +22.33% -33.86%
10th Percentile £11.85 £13.00 £15.25
90th Percentile £43.50 £47.50 £114.40
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +22.73% -2.22% -4.26%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -7 6 £418 +22.79%
Maidstone +1 4 £400 +18.52% 4
Sevenoaks - 1 £750 -
E-Commerce
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 29 (93.55%) C#
1 29 (93.55%) SQL
1 29 (93.55%) .NET
2 28 (90.32%) TDD
3 27 (87.10%) .NET Framework
4 25 (80.65%) Sitecore
4 25 (80.65%) CMS
5 24 (77.42%) Sitecore CMS
5 24 (77.42%) ASP.NET Web API
6 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (67.74%) Scrum
8 20 (64.52%) Entity Framework
9 19 (61.29%) Microsoft Azure
9 19 (61.29%) OAuth
9 19 (61.29%) API Development
10 9 (29.03%) MVC
10 9 (29.03%) HTML
10 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
11 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
11 8 (25.81%) Windows
11 8 (25.81%) IIS
11 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
11 8 (25.81%) ReSharper
11 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
11 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
12 7 (22.58%) Software Architecture
13 5 (16.13%) MVVM
13 5 (16.13%) R
13 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (16.13%) Degree

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 25 (80.65%) CMS
2 24 (77.42%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (25.81%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (61.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.90%) MySQL
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
1 8 (25.81%) ReSharper
2 3 (9.68%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (9.68%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Advertising
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (96.77%) Developer
2 29 (93.55%) .NET Developer
3 16 (51.61%) Senior .NET Developer
3 16 (51.61%) Senior Developer
4 11 (35.48%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (35.48%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Digital Programme Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (3.23%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (3.23%) Programme Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (93.55%) .NET
2 27 (87.10%) .NET Framework
3 24 (77.42%) ASP.NET Web API
4 20 (64.52%) Entity Framework
5 19 (61.29%) OAuth
6 9 (29.03%) HTML
7 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
8 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
8 5 (16.13%) Backbone.js
8 5 (16.13%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (16.13%) LINQ
9 4 (12.90%) jQuery
10 1 (3.23%) .NET Core
10 1 (3.23%) CSS
10 1 (3.23%) CSS3
10 1 (3.23%) LAMP
10 1 (3.23%) Web Services
10 1 (3.23%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
1 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (90.32%) TDD
2 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (67.74%) Scrum
4 19 (61.29%) API Development
5 9 (29.03%) MVC
6 7 (22.58%) Software Architecture
7 5 (16.13%) Change Management
7 5 (16.13%) MVVM
7 5 (16.13%) Prototyping
7 5 (16.13%) System Testing
7 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Web Development
9 3 (9.68%) OWASP
9 3 (9.68%) Secure Coding
10 1 (3.23%) Content Management
10 1 (3.23%) Front End Development
10 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.23%) People Management
10 1 (3.23%) Server Management
10 1 (3.23%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) C#
1 29 (93.55%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.13%) R
4 1 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.23%) Anite
2 1 (3.23%) Zend