Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 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)
England > London
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 55 42
Rank change year-on-year +3 -13 -4
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 2,203 1,965 2,302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.77% 4.41% 5.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.46% 5.01% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,736 1,487 1,819
London median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +7.06%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £313
90th Percentile £638 £625 £630
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
London median hourly rate £11.00 £39.77 £54.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.34% -26.69% -13.21%
10th Percentile £10.50 £35.78 £19.42
90th Percentile £18.10 £43.26 £74.13
England median hourly rate £15.75 £32.16 £27.00
% change year-on-year -51.02% +19.09% -19.40%

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 40,373 39,186 38,714
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.50% 87.92% 87.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,151 28,336 27,878
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 479 370 397
London median hourly rate £21.25 £23.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.61% +9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.25 £11.39
90th Percentile £54.19 £51.33 £52.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.01% +11.11% +3.45%

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 15 October 2018.

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
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 15 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
Central London +6 493 £500 +3.09% 139
West London +13 138 £450 +5.88% 80
South London +36 88 £481 +6.94% 13
East London -27 15 £500 -2.91% 29
North London -8 10 £425 - 7
E-Commerce
England

For the 6 months to 15 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 London region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 1,042 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
2 576 (26.15%) Retail
3 545 (24.74%) JavaScript
4 529 (24.01%) Java
5 414 (18.79%) TDD
6 401 (18.20%) Scrum
7 370 (16.80%) Amazon AWS
8 330 (14.98%) HTML
9 327 (14.84%) Microservices
10 303 (13.75%) CSS
11 293 (13.30%) .NET
12 288 (13.07%) Git (software)
13 284 (12.89%) SQL
14 280 (12.71%) BDD
15 277 (12.57%) C#
16 275 (12.48%) DevOps
17 256 (11.62%) Jenkins
18 248 (11.26%) User Experience
19 245 (11.12%) Finance
20 229 (10.39%) Node.js
21 223 (10.12%) React
22 213 (9.67%) Docker
23 210 (9.53%) Python
24 202 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
25 194 (8.81%) MVC
26 191 (8.67%) Banking
27 184 (8.35%) Spring
28 183 (8.31%) RESTful
29 177 (8.03%) Continuous Integration
30 172 (7.81%) Web Services

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 95 (4.31%) CMS
2 70 (3.18%) WebSphere
3 69 (3.13%) Confluence
3 69 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
4 54 (2.45%) Apache
5 41 (1.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 37 (1.68%) Apache Spark
7 32 (1.45%) Tomcat
8 31 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
8 31 (1.41%) IIS
9 26 (1.18%) WordPress
10 22 (1.00%) Umbraco
11 20 (0.91%) Commerce Server
12 18 (0.82%) Mule
13 13 (0.59%) Apache Airflow
13 13 (0.59%) SAS
14 12 (0.54%) Anypoint
14 12 (0.54%) Apache Pig
14 12 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
15 11 (0.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 37 (1.68%) Photoshop
2 31 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.68%) InVision
4 11 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.27%) Fireworks
9 4 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (0.18%) SPSS
10 3 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.091%) Stata
12 1 (0.045%) Gliffy
12 1 (0.045%) Shockwave
12 1 (0.045%) SketchUp
12 1 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 55 (2.50%) Magento
2 40 (1.82%) SAP Hybris
3 18 (0.82%) Oracle Retail
4 13 (0.59%) Shopify
5 9 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
6 8 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.18%) Fredhopper
9 4 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
10 3 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
10 3 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (0.14%) Eloqua
10 3 (0.14%) PeopleSoft Financials
11 2 (0.091%) ION MarketView
11 2 (0.091%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.091%) Odoo
11 2 (0.091%) SAP CRM
11 2 (0.091%) SAP SD
11 2 (0.091%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 370 (16.80%) Amazon AWS
2 202 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 83 (3.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 74 (3.36%) Amazon EC2
5 65 (2.95%) GitHub
6 58 (2.63%) Google Analytics
7 50 (2.27%) Serverless
8 43 (1.95%) AWS Lambda
9 35 (1.59%) Amazon ELB
10 33 (1.50%) Amazon S3
10 33 (1.50%) SaaS
11 31 (1.41%) Amazon SQS
12 28 (1.27%) npm
13 26 (1.18%) Google Tag Manager
13 26 (1.18%) Heroku
14 19 (0.86%) IaaS
14 19 (0.86%) PaaS
15 17 (0.77%) Adobe Analytics
16 15 (0.68%) IBM Cloud
17 13 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 42 (1.91%) HTTP
2 29 (1.32%) Firewall
3 22 (1.00%) Internet
4 15 (0.68%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.59%) BIG-IP
5 13 (0.59%) DNS
6 10 (0.45%) Network Security
7 9 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (0.41%) DHCP
8 8 (0.36%) SMS
8 8 (0.36%) VPN
9 7 (0.32%) Kerberos
10 6 (0.27%) OSPF
10 6 (0.27%) Skype
11 5 (0.23%) BGP
11 5 (0.23%) DMVPN
11 5 (0.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (0.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (0.23%) Intranet
11 5 (0.23%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 109 (4.95%) MySQL
3 107 (4.86%) NoSQL
4 101 (4.58%) Relational Database
5 76 (3.45%) MongoDB
6 72 (3.27%) Big Data
7 56 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
8 53 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
9 42 (1.91%) BigQuery
10 33 (1.50%) Hadoop
11 28 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 26 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 26 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
12 26 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 23 (1.04%) Power BI
14 21 (0.95%) Cosmos DB
15 20 (0.91%) Apache Hive
16 19 (0.86%) InfluxDB
17 18 (0.82%) Data Lake
18 17 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 288 (13.07%) Git (software)
2 256 (11.62%) Jenkins
3 162 (7.35%) JIRA
4 122 (5.54%) Maven
5 74 (3.36%) SonarQube
6 73 (3.31%) JUnit
7 68 (3.09%) Sonatype Nexus
8 59 (2.68%) Mockito
9 58 (2.63%) Selenium
10 40 (1.82%) DbUnit
10 40 (1.82%) jMock
11 38 (1.72%) TeamCity
12 35 (1.59%) Cucumber
12 35 (1.59%) Gradle
13 32 (1.45%) webpack
14 30 (1.36%) Subversion
15 28 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
15 28 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
16 27 (1.23%) WebDriver
17 24 (1.09%) Ant
General
1 576 (26.15%) Retail
2 245 (11.12%) Finance
3 191 (8.67%) Banking
4 140 (6.35%) Marketing
5 65 (2.95%) Law
6 63 (2.86%) Front Office
7 56 (2.54%) Investment Banking
8 23 (1.04%) Games
9 22 (1.00%) Back Office
10 19 (0.86%) Publishing
11 18 (0.82%) Advertising
12 17 (0.77%) French Language
12 17 (0.77%) Telecoms
13 15 (0.68%) Legal
14 14 (0.64%) Billing
15 10 (0.45%) Manufacturing
16 9 (0.41%) Spanish Language
17 7 (0.32%) Automotive
18 6 (0.27%) Electronics
18 6 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 915 (41.53%) Developer
2 227 (10.30%) Analyst
3 175 (7.94%) Java Developer
4 165 (7.49%) Senior Developer
5 154 (6.99%) E-Commerce Developer
6 146 (6.63%) Business Analyst
7 140 (6.35%) DevOps Engineer
8 137 (6.22%) .NET Developer
9 135 (6.13%) React Developer
10 116 (5.27%) Architect
10 116 (5.27%) C# Developer
11 110 (4.99%) Project Manager
12 109 (4.95%) JavaScript Developer
13 95 (4.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 72 (3.27%) E-Commerce Manager
15 69 (3.13%) E-Commerce Analyst
16 66 (3.00%) Designer
17 63 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
18 59 (2.68%) AWS Engineer
19 52 (2.36%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 330 (14.98%) HTML
2 303 (13.75%) CSS
3 293 (13.30%) .NET
4 229 (10.39%) Node.js
5 223 (10.12%) React
6 184 (8.35%) Spring
7 183 (8.31%) RESTful
8 172 (7.81%) Web Services
9 157 (7.13%) HTML5
10 143 (6.49%) AngularJS
11 135 (6.13%) CSS3
12 127 (5.76%) J2EE
13 104 (4.72%) jQuery
14 99 (4.49%) Spring Boot
15 97 (4.40%) REST
16 92 (4.18%) Redux
17 84 (3.81%) ASP.NET
17 84 (3.81%) Sass
18 62 (2.81%) .NET Core
19 58 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 248 (11.26%) User Experience
2 150 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
3 147 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
4 101 (4.58%) Mobile App
5 81 (3.68%) iPad
6 77 (3.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 43 (1.95%) Computer Science
8 37 (1.68%) Fintech
9 34 (1.54%) Fixed Income
10 27 (1.23%) W3C
11 25 (1.13%) Algorithms
12 16 (0.73%) Self-Motivation
13 14 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (0.59%) Derivative
14 13 (0.59%) PKI
15 12 (0.54%) Data Structures
15 12 (0.54%) Equity Derivative
15 12 (0.54%) Public Cloud
15 12 (0.54%) Virtual Team
16 11 (0.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 120 (5.45%) Linux
2 94 (4.27%) Unix
3 70 (3.18%) Windows
4 60 (2.72%) Apple iOS
5 48 (2.18%) Android
6 15 (0.68%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.18%) Debian
8 4 (0.18%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.14%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.14%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.14%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.091%) CentOS
10 2 (0.091%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.045%) HPUX
11 1 (0.045%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.045%) Solaris
11 1 (0.045%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,042 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
2 414 (18.79%) TDD
3 401 (18.20%) Scrum
4 327 (14.84%) Microservices
5 280 (12.71%) BDD
6 275 (12.48%) DevOps
7 194 (8.81%) MVC
8 177 (8.03%) Continuous Integration
9 160 (7.26%) Kanban
10 158 (7.17%) Analytics
11 151 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 144 (6.54%) Front End Development
13 132 (5.99%) OO
14 122 (5.54%) Test Automation
15 119 (5.40%) Software Engineering
16 109 (4.95%) CRM
16 109 (4.95%) Problem-Solving
17 105 (4.77%) Continuous Delivery
17 105 (4.77%) OOP
18 99 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 545 (24.74%) JavaScript
2 529 (24.01%) Java
3 284 (12.89%) SQL
4 277 (12.57%) C#
5 210 (9.53%) Python
6 89 (4.04%) Ruby
7 82 (3.72%) PHP
8 78 (3.54%) Scala
9 70 (3.18%) ES6
10 61 (2.77%) Java 8
11 50 (2.27%) T-SQL
12 43 (1.95%) Groovy
13 39 (1.77%) Bash Shell
13 39 (1.77%) C++
14 37 (1.68%) Perl
15 35 (1.59%) TypeScript
16 23 (1.04%) PowerShell
17 22 (1.00%) VB
18 19 (0.86%) PHP 7
19 15 (0.68%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 77 (3.50%) Degree
2 19 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 19 (0.86%) Security Cleared
3 18 (0.82%) SC Cleared
4 12 (0.54%) Master's Degree
5 8 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.32%) CCNP
7 6 (0.27%) CISM
7 6 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (0.23%) CCSE
8 5 (0.23%) CISSP
8 5 (0.23%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (0.23%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.23%) PMP
9 4 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.14%) ISEB
10 3 (0.14%) PhD
10 3 (0.14%) SANS
11 2 (0.091%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (5.95%) QA
2 19 (0.86%) PMO
3 16 (0.73%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.64%) Data Quality
5 13 (0.59%) GDPR
6 11 (0.50%) Actionable Recommendations
7 7 (0.32%) WCAG
8 6 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.23%) PSD2
10 4 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (0.18%) EMIR
10 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (0.18%) MiFID
10 4 (0.18%) SLA
11 1 (0.045%) COBIT
System Software
1 213 (9.67%) Docker
2 42 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (1.50%) vSphere
4 8 (0.36%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.27%) Apache Flume
5 6 (0.27%) HDFS
6 5 (0.23%) vCloud
7 4 (0.18%) KVM
7 4 (0.18%) LXC
8 2 (0.091%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.091%) Varnish
8 2 (0.091%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.045%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.045%) etcd
9 1 (0.045%) Firmware
9 1 (0.045%) flannel
9 1 (0.045%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 144 (6.54%) Kubernetes
2 101 (4.58%) Terraform
3 81 (3.68%) Ansible
4 67 (3.04%) Puppet
5 28 (1.27%) Consul
5 28 (1.27%) ZABBIX
6 27 (1.23%) Kibana
7 26 (1.18%) logstash
8 25 (1.13%) Nagios
9 24 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
9 24 (1.09%) Uchiwa
10 23 (1.04%) Mesos
10 23 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
11 22 (1.00%) Pingdom
12 12 (0.54%) Grafana
13 9 (0.41%) HP Fortify
13 9 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
14 7 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
14 7 (0.32%) Packer
15 6 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 162 (7.35%) hybris
2 111 (5.04%) Google
3 109 (4.95%) Microsoft
4 104 (4.72%) Adobe
5 88 (3.99%) Oracle
6 58 (2.63%) SAP
7 55 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
8 49 (2.22%) VMware
9 41 (1.86%) IBM
10 35 (1.59%) New Relic
11 34 (1.54%) MuleSoft
11 34 (1.54%) Tableau
12 28 (1.27%) Demandware
13 23 (1.04%) PagerDuty
14 17 (0.77%) Sitecore
15 16 (0.73%) ATG
15 16 (0.73%) TIBCO
16 14 (0.64%) F5
17 13 (0.59%) Apple
17 13 (0.59%) Tealium