Period
to 20 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 20 July 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)
England > London
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 50 47
Rank change year-on-year -13 -3 -7
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 1,649 2,216 1,992
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.01% 4.77% 4.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.51% 5.40% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,271 1,777 1,490
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £350 £363 £316
90th Percentile £625 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
London median hourly rate £52.50 £72.50 £106.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.59% -31.61% +157.01%
10th Percentile £37.13 £34.65 £47.90
90th Percentile £78.88 £146.75 £172.64
England median hourly rate £40.50 £26.78 £17.50
% change year-on-year +51.26% +53.00% -35.19%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 36,529 41,034 36,776
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.83% 88.25% 87.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,146 29,760 26,258
London median daily rate £520 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +2.56% +5.41%
10th Percentile £340 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £656
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 432 563 398
London median hourly rate £24.71 £25.00 £23.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +4.71% +12.99%
10th Percentile £12.75 £14.00 £12.78
90th Percentile £54.95 £53.75 £52.15
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £24.49
% change year-on-year +11.11% -8.14% +4.22%

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing E-Commerce as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for E-Commerce in London

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing E-Commerce in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for E-Commerce in London

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing E-Commerce in London over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for E-Commerce in London

E-Commerce
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Commerce in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for E-Commerce in London

E-Commerce
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing E-Commerce in London over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for E-Commerce in London

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Central London -4 404 £500 +2.04% 108
West London -11 80 £450 - 36
South London +19 50 £513 +60.78% 4
North London +7 29 £450 +5.88% 11
East London +6 7 £500 - 19
E-Commerce
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 London region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 772 (46.82%) Agile Software Development
2 469 (28.44%) Retail
3 448 (27.17%) JavaScript
4 375 (22.74%) Java
5 298 (18.07%) TDD
6 289 (17.53%) Scrum
7 232 (14.07%) Amazon AWS
8 226 (13.71%) Microservices
9 214 (12.98%) HTML
10 212 (12.86%) CSS
10 212 (12.86%) BDD
11 203 (12.31%) DevOps
12 186 (11.28%) SQL
13 177 (10.73%) React
14 172 (10.43%) User Experience
15 167 (10.13%) Analytics
16 163 (9.88%) Node.js
17 158 (9.58%) Microsoft Azure
17 158 (9.58%) Marketing
18 157 (9.52%) Git (software)
19 151 (9.16%) Kanban
20 150 (9.10%) Jenkins
21 143 (8.67%) Test Automation
22 136 (8.25%) .NET
23 135 (8.19%) Web Services
23 135 (8.19%) Docker
24 132 (8.00%) Finance
25 127 (7.70%) RESTful
26 124 (7.52%) Python
27 121 (7.34%) Mobile App

E-Commerce
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 61 (3.70%) CMS
2 60 (3.64%) Confluence
3 56 (3.40%) WebSphere
4 47 (2.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 27 (1.64%) Apache Spark
6 26 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (1.03%) Apache
7 17 (1.03%) Tomcat
8 14 (0.85%) Drupal
9 12 (0.73%) Apache Solr
10 9 (0.55%) IIS
11 8 (0.49%) Apache Airflow
12 6 (0.36%) Commerce Server
12 6 (0.36%) nginx
12 6 (0.36%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.36%) WordPress
13 5 (0.30%) SAS
13 5 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 72 (4.37%) Sketch
2 42 (2.55%) InVision
3 24 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (1.03%) Photoshop
5 16 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
6 13 (0.79%) Zeplin
7 12 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 6 (0.36%) Marvel
10 4 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.18%) FreeHand
12 2 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.12%) Figma
12 2 (0.12%) Mingle
12 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
12 2 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.12%) SPSS
12 2 (0.12%) Stata
13 1 (0.061%) Adobe XD
13 1 (0.061%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 55 (3.34%) Magento
2 30 (1.82%) SAP Hybris
3 14 (0.85%) Shopify
4 12 (0.73%) Payment Gateway
5 10 (0.61%) Oracle Retail
5 10 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
6 6 (0.36%) Fredhopper
7 5 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.24%) Eloqua
9 3 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
9 3 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (0.12%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (0.061%) BASE24
11 1 (0.061%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.061%) JDE OneWorld
11 1 (0.061%) OpenLink RightAngle
11 1 (0.061%) SAP Business One
11 1 (0.061%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 232 (14.07%) Amazon AWS
2 158 (9.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (4.49%) Google Cloud Platform
4 59 (3.58%) Serverless
5 44 (2.67%) Google Analytics
6 39 (2.37%) Amazon EC2
7 29 (1.76%) AWS Lambda
8 28 (1.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 26 (1.58%) Power Platform
10 20 (1.21%) SaaS
11 18 (1.09%) Adobe Analytics
12 17 (1.03%) Amazon S3
13 16 (0.97%) GitHub
14 15 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
14 15 (0.91%) Azure Functions
15 14 (0.85%) Azure Data Factory
15 14 (0.85%) Google Tag Manager
16 13 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
16 13 (0.79%) PaaS
17 9 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.52%) HTTP
2 17 (1.03%) Firewall
2 17 (1.03%) Internet
3 6 (0.36%) ATM
4 5 (0.30%) DNS
5 4 (0.24%) Kerberos
5 4 (0.24%) SAN
5 4 (0.24%) VPN
6 3 (0.18%) NAS
6 3 (0.18%) Skype
6 3 (0.18%) SSH
6 3 (0.18%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.18%) VLAN
6 3 (0.18%) WAN
6 3 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.12%) FIX Connectivity
7 2 (0.12%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.12%) Network Security
7 2 (0.12%) SSL
7 2 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (4.43%) SQL Server
2 57 (3.46%) MySQL
2 57 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
3 53 (3.21%) MongoDB
4 50 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 43 (2.61%) NoSQL
6 41 (2.49%) Big Data
7 40 (2.43%) Relational Database
8 26 (1.58%) Power BI
9 24 (1.46%) Amazon Redshift
10 20 (1.21%) Hadoop
10 20 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
12 18 (1.09%) Cosmos DB
13 16 (0.97%) BigQuery
13 16 (0.97%) Redis
14 15 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
15 14 (0.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 13 (0.79%) Data Lake
17 12 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 157 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 150 (9.10%) Jenkins
3 113 (6.85%) JIRA
4 57 (3.46%) Selenium
5 56 (3.40%) JUnit
6 55 (3.34%) Cucumber
7 53 (3.21%) Maven
8 47 (2.85%) Mockito
9 37 (2.24%) SonarQube
9 37 (2.24%) TeamCity
10 36 (2.18%) DbUnit
10 36 (2.18%) jMock
11 32 (1.94%) Axure RP
12 30 (1.82%) WebDriver
13 24 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
14 19 (1.15%) Subversion
15 17 (1.03%) Jasmine
16 15 (0.91%) Grunt
16 15 (0.91%) SpecFlow
16 15 (0.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 469 (28.44%) Retail
2 158 (9.58%) Marketing
3 132 (8.00%) Finance
4 55 (3.34%) Games
5 53 (3.21%) Banking
6 24 (1.46%) Legal
7 20 (1.21%) Investment Banking
8 19 (1.15%) Advertising
9 16 (0.97%) Law
10 14 (0.85%) Telecoms
11 13 (0.79%) Publishing
12 12 (0.73%) Front Office
13 6 (0.36%) Automotive
13 6 (0.36%) German Language
13 6 (0.36%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.36%) Online Betting
14 5 (0.30%) Electronics
14 5 (0.30%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.24%) Back Office
16 2 (0.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 590 (35.78%) Developer
2 196 (11.89%) Analyst
3 123 (7.46%) Architect
4 115 (6.97%) React Developer
5 112 (6.79%) Java Developer
6 108 (6.55%) Business Analyst
7 105 (6.37%) E-Commerce Developer
8 103 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 93 (5.64%) Designer
10 92 (5.58%) JavaScript Developer
11 91 (5.52%) DevOps Engineer
12 86 (5.22%) Project Manager
13 73 (4.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 68 (4.12%) E-Commerce Analyst
15 66 (4.00%) E-Commerce Manager
16 56 (3.40%) AWS Engineer
16 56 (3.40%) Solutions Architect
17 47 (2.85%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
18 46 (2.79%) .NET Developer
18 46 (2.79%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (12.98%) HTML
2 212 (12.86%) CSS
3 177 (10.73%) React
4 163 (9.88%) Node.js
5 136 (8.25%) .NET
6 135 (8.19%) Web Services
7 127 (7.70%) RESTful
8 117 (7.10%) Spring
9 105 (6.37%) AngularJS
10 94 (5.70%) Redux
11 92 (5.58%) REST
12 80 (4.85%) HTML5
13 73 (4.43%) J2EE
14 71 (4.31%) SOAP
15 64 (3.88%) Sass
16 57 (3.46%) CSS3
17 51 (3.09%) Spring Boot
18 48 (2.91%) GraphQL
19 39 (2.37%) Kafka
20 38 (2.30%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 172 (10.43%) User Experience
2 121 (7.34%) Mobile App
3 74 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (4.31%) Greenfield Project
5 29 (1.76%) iPad
6 25 (1.52%) Data Structures
7 23 (1.39%) Virtual Team
8 21 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 21 (1.27%) W3C
9 15 (0.91%) Online Games
9 15 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
10 13 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (0.79%) Social Media
11 11 (0.67%) Client/Server
12 9 (0.55%) Animation
13 8 (0.49%) Public Cloud
14 7 (0.42%) Algorithms
14 7 (0.42%) EPoS
14 7 (0.42%) FMCG
14 7 (0.42%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 111 (6.73%) Linux
2 60 (3.64%) Apple iOS
3 57 (3.46%) Windows
4 55 (3.34%) Android
5 38 (2.30%) Unix
6 10 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.55%) CentOS
8 8 (0.49%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.36%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.30%) Windows Server
11 4 (0.24%) HPUX
12 3 (0.18%) Debian
12 3 (0.18%) Fedora
13 2 (0.12%) AIX
13 2 (0.12%) VMS
14 1 (0.061%) Mesosphere
14 1 (0.061%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.061%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 772 (46.82%) Agile Software Development
2 298 (18.07%) TDD
3 289 (17.53%) Scrum
4 226 (13.71%) Microservices
5 212 (12.86%) BDD
6 203 (12.31%) DevOps
7 167 (10.13%) Analytics
8 151 (9.16%) Kanban
9 143 (8.67%) Test Automation
10 117 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
11 109 (6.61%) Problem-Solving
12 108 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
13 106 (6.43%) Project Management
14 95 (5.76%) Front End Development
15 92 (5.58%) Software Engineering
16 82 (4.97%) MVC
17 77 (4.67%) CRM
18 76 (4.61%) Business Intelligence
18 76 (4.61%) User Stories
19 74 (4.49%) OO
Programming Languages
1 448 (27.17%) JavaScript
2 375 (22.74%) Java
3 186 (11.28%) SQL
4 124 (7.52%) Python
5 120 (7.28%) C#
6 71 (4.31%) Scala
7 55 (3.34%) PHP
8 39 (2.37%) PowerShell
9 37 (2.24%) ES6
10 34 (2.06%) Ruby
11 30 (1.82%) Java 8
12 29 (1.76%) TypeScript
13 26 (1.58%) T-SQL
14 23 (1.39%) Groovy
15 22 (1.33%) Kotlin
16 20 (1.21%) Bash Shell
17 16 (0.97%) Perl
18 12 (0.73%) Apple Swift
18 12 (0.73%) Clojure
19 10 (0.61%) R
Qualifications
1 84 (5.09%) Degree
2 20 (1.21%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.09%) SC Cleared
4 16 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (0.55%) Master's Degree
6 7 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
7 5 (0.30%) APMP
7 5 (0.30%) CISM
7 5 (0.30%) CISSP
7 5 (0.30%) ISEB
8 4 (0.24%) CISA
8 4 (0.24%) MBA
9 3 (0.18%) CHECK Team Member
9 3 (0.18%) PMP
10 2 (0.12%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.12%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.061%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.061%) PhD
11 1 (0.061%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.061%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (6.97%) QA
2 8 (0.49%) Actionable Recommendations
2 8 (0.49%) PMO
3 5 (0.30%) GDPR
3 5 (0.30%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.18%) MiFID
4 3 (0.18%) WCAG
5 2 (0.12%) SLA
6 1 (0.061%) COBIT
6 1 (0.061%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 135 (8.19%) Docker
2 39 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (1.88%) vSphere
4 8 (0.49%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.30%) vCloud
6 4 (0.24%) KVM
7 3 (0.18%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.18%) Xen
8 2 (0.12%) Cronacle
8 2 (0.12%) HDFS
9 1 (0.061%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.061%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.061%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.061%) LXC
9 1 (0.061%) Varnish
9 1 (0.061%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.061%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 100 (6.06%) Kubernetes
2 79 (4.79%) Terraform
3 38 (2.30%) Ansible
4 27 (1.64%) Puppet
5 18 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (0.30%) Mesos
7 5 (0.30%) Packer
8 4 (0.24%) CA Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.24%) Consul
8 4 (0.24%) HP Fortify
9 3 (0.18%) Salt
10 2 (0.12%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.12%) Marathon
10 2 (0.12%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.061%) Automic
11 1 (0.061%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.061%) Kibana
11 1 (0.061%) Oozie
11 1 (0.061%) StackStorm
Vendors
1 103 (6.25%) Google
2 100 (6.06%) Adobe
3 95 (5.76%) hybris
4 81 (4.91%) Microsoft
5 66 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
6 57 (3.46%) SAP
7 52 (3.15%) Oracle
8 45 (2.73%) VMware
9 43 (2.61%) IBM
10 32 (1.94%) Tableau
11 23 (1.39%) Cypress Semiconductor
12 14 (0.85%) Demandware
12 14 (0.85%) New Relic
13 11 (0.67%) MicroStrategy
13 11 (0.67%) Xerox
14 10 (0.61%) ATG
14 10 (0.61%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
14 10 (0.61%) Splunk
15 9 (0.55%) MuleSoft
15 9 (0.55%) Sitecore