Period
to 18 August 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 18 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)
England > London
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 52 42
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10 -2
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 2,182 1,981 2,318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.76% 4.60% 5.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.42% 5.25% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,765 1,497 1,807
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £313
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £468 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
London median hourly rate £89.75 £42.50 £44.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +111.18% -4.79% -10.72%
10th Percentile £32.83 £36.39 £34.42
90th Percentile £150.48 £158.75 £54.95
England median hourly rate £20.75 £30.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -31.97% +12.96% -18.18%

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 40,252 37,764 39,284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.75% 87.67% 86.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,110 27,014 28,475
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.10% +8.00% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £656 £639
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 526 380 336
London median hourly rate £23.50 £24.12 £21.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.55% +13.91% +5.85%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.21 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.81 £50.00 £53.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.42% +2.13% +9.05%

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 18 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing E-Commerce in London over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

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 18 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
Central London -4 503 £490 -0.51% 140
West London -6 120 £475 +12.43% 94
South London -3 57 £395 -12.22% 17
North London +1 14 £418 +21.01% 3
East London -23 12 £500 -2.91% 29
E-Commerce
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 London region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 1,065 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
2 545 (24.98%) JavaScript
3 528 (24.20%) Retail
4 518 (23.74%) Java
5 425 (19.48%) TDD
6 393 (18.01%) Scrum
7 382 (17.51%) Amazon AWS
8 347 (15.90%) HTML
9 313 (14.34%) CSS
10 298 (13.66%) Microservices
11 289 (13.24%) DevOps
12 281 (12.88%) C#
13 280 (12.83%) SQL
14 279 (12.79%) BDD
15 276 (12.65%) .NET
16 274 (12.56%) Git (software)
17 262 (12.01%) Finance
18 261 (11.96%) User Experience
19 247 (11.32%) Jenkins
20 243 (11.14%) Node.js
21 226 (10.36%) React
22 220 (10.08%) Python
23 216 (9.90%) Microsoft Azure
24 204 (9.35%) Banking
25 192 (8.80%) MVC
26 180 (8.25%) Docker
27 174 (7.97%) Analytics
27 174 (7.97%) Web Services
28 170 (7.79%) HTML5
29 167 (7.65%) RESTful

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 84 (3.85%) CMS
2 77 (3.53%) WebSphere
3 69 (3.16%) Apache
4 66 (3.02%) Confluence
5 58 (2.66%) Elasticsearch
6 46 (2.11%) Tomcat
7 45 (2.06%) Apache Spark
8 38 (1.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 38 (1.74%) Cloud Foundry
9 28 (1.28%) WordPress
10 24 (1.10%) IIS
11 16 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
12 15 (0.69%) Apache Solr
13 14 (0.64%) Apache Pig
14 13 (0.60%) Drupal
15 12 (0.55%) Commerce Server
15 12 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
16 11 (0.50%) nginx
16 11 (0.50%) SAS
16 11 (0.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 38 (1.74%) Photoshop
2 23 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 12 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.50%) InVision
6 8 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (0.27%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
8 5 (0.23%) SPSS
9 4 (0.18%) Gliffy
9 4 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (0.14%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.092%) Shockwave
11 2 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.046%) InDesign
12 1 (0.046%) SketchUp
12 1 (0.046%) Stata
Business Applications
1 51 (2.34%) Magento
2 35 (1.60%) SAP Hybris
3 27 (1.24%) Payment Gateway
4 16 (0.73%) Oracle Retail
5 8 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.37%) Shopify
6 5 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.23%) SDL Web 8
7 4 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.18%) Eloqua
7 4 (0.18%) Endur
7 4 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.14%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.092%) ION MarketView
9 2 (0.092%) OpenLink RightAngle
9 2 (0.092%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 2 (0.092%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.092%) SAP SD
9 2 (0.092%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 382 (17.51%) Amazon AWS
2 216 (9.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 83 (3.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 59 (2.70%) GitHub
5 57 (2.61%) Google Analytics
6 48 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
7 46 (2.11%) Serverless
8 42 (1.92%) npm
9 30 (1.37%) Amazon ELB
9 30 (1.37%) Amazon S3
10 28 (1.28%) Heroku
11 26 (1.19%) SaaS
12 23 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
13 22 (1.01%) PaaS
14 20 (0.92%) Google Tag Manager
15 19 (0.87%) IaaS
15 19 (0.87%) IBM Cloud
16 17 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
17 16 (0.73%) Adobe Analytics
17 16 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.42%) HTTP
2 30 (1.37%) Internet
3 29 (1.33%) Firewall
4 14 (0.64%) TCP/IP
5 12 (0.55%) SMS
6 11 (0.50%) BIG-IP
7 10 (0.46%) DNS
8 9 (0.41%) Network Security
9 8 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (0.37%) DHCP
10 7 (0.32%) OSPF
10 7 (0.32%) Skype
10 7 (0.32%) VPN
11 6 (0.27%) BGP
11 6 (0.27%) DMVPN
12 5 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (0.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (0.23%) NetScreen
12 5 (0.23%) Unified Communications
12 5 (0.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (6.87%) SQL Server
2 121 (5.55%) NoSQL
3 100 (4.58%) Relational Database
4 97 (4.45%) MySQL
5 93 (4.26%) Big Data
6 70 (3.21%) MongoDB
7 59 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
8 51 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
9 37 (1.70%) Hadoop
10 36 (1.65%) BigQuery
11 31 (1.42%) Amazon Redshift
12 26 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 22 (1.01%) Cosmos DB
14 21 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 20 (0.92%) Apache Hive
15 20 (0.92%) Data Lake
15 20 (0.92%) Power BI
16 18 (0.82%) Endeca
16 18 (0.82%) InfluxDB
17 15 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 274 (12.56%) Git (software)
2 247 (11.32%) Jenkins
3 147 (6.74%) JIRA
4 87 (3.99%) Maven
5 70 (3.21%) Sonatype Nexus
6 62 (2.84%) TeamCity
7 61 (2.80%) JUnit
8 60 (2.75%) Selenium
9 58 (2.66%) SonarQube
10 49 (2.25%) Octopus Deploy
11 45 (2.06%) Mockito
12 43 (1.97%) webpack
13 37 (1.70%) Subversion
14 34 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
15 32 (1.47%) Mocha
16 31 (1.42%) Ant
17 29 (1.33%) Cucumber
18 27 (1.24%) WebDriver
19 25 (1.15%) jMock
20 24 (1.10%) Gerrit
General
1 528 (24.20%) Retail
2 262 (12.01%) Finance
3 204 (9.35%) Banking
4 125 (5.73%) Marketing
5 85 (3.90%) Front Office
6 69 (3.16%) Investment Banking
7 54 (2.47%) Law
8 30 (1.37%) Back Office
9 28 (1.28%) Telecoms
10 24 (1.10%) Games
11 19 (0.87%) Legal
12 18 (0.82%) Publishing
13 14 (0.64%) Advertising
14 13 (0.60%) Billing
15 11 (0.50%) Manufacturing
16 10 (0.46%) French Language
17 9 (0.41%) Spanish Language
18 6 (0.27%) Financial Institution
18 6 (0.27%) German Language
18 6 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 923 (42.30%) Developer
2 261 (11.96%) Analyst
3 184 (8.43%) Java Developer
4 174 (7.97%) E-Commerce Developer
5 168 (7.70%) Business Analyst
6 161 (7.38%) Senior Developer
7 133 (6.10%) .NET Developer
8 124 (5.68%) React Developer
9 120 (5.50%) DevOps Engineer
10 110 (5.04%) C# Developer
11 108 (4.95%) Architect
12 106 (4.86%) Project Manager
13 104 (4.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 99 (4.54%) JavaScript Developer
15 84 (3.85%) E-Commerce Analyst
16 69 (3.16%) E-Commerce Manager
17 63 (2.89%) Designer
17 63 (2.89%) Node.js Developer
18 59 (2.70%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
19 53 (2.43%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 347 (15.90%) HTML
2 313 (14.34%) CSS
3 276 (12.65%) .NET
4 243 (11.14%) Node.js
5 226 (10.36%) React
6 174 (7.97%) Web Services
7 170 (7.79%) HTML5
8 167 (7.65%) RESTful
9 161 (7.38%) Spring
10 158 (7.24%) AngularJS
11 145 (6.65%) CSS3
12 118 (5.41%) REST
13 108 (4.95%) J2EE
14 106 (4.86%) jQuery
15 96 (4.40%) Redux
16 91 (4.17%) Sass
17 90 (4.12%) ASP.NET
18 72 (3.30%) Spring Boot
19 64 (2.93%) SOAP
20 63 (2.89%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 261 (11.96%) User Experience
2 135 (6.19%) Greenfield Project
3 130 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
4 102 (4.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 99 (4.54%) Mobile App
6 89 (4.08%) iPad
7 46 (2.11%) Fixed Income
8 42 (1.92%) Fintech
9 37 (1.70%) Computer Science
10 26 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
11 24 (1.10%) W3C
12 22 (1.01%) Algorithms
13 20 (0.92%) Derivative
14 17 (0.78%) Equity Derivative
15 16 (0.73%) Public Cloud
15 16 (0.73%) Social Media
16 15 (0.69%) Data Structures
17 11 (0.50%) EPoS
17 11 (0.50%) Virtual Team
18 8 (0.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 132 (6.05%) Linux
2 87 (3.99%) Unix
3 68 (3.12%) Windows
4 55 (2.52%) Apple iOS
5 42 (1.92%) Android
6 12 (0.55%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.37%) HPUX
7 8 (0.37%) Solaris
8 5 (0.23%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.23%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.18%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.14%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.14%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.092%) CentOS
11 2 (0.092%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,065 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
2 425 (19.48%) TDD
3 393 (18.01%) Scrum
4 298 (13.66%) Microservices
5 289 (13.24%) DevOps
6 279 (12.79%) BDD
7 192 (8.80%) MVC
8 174 (7.97%) Analytics
9 164 (7.52%) Continuous Integration
10 148 (6.78%) Front End Development
11 142 (6.51%) Kanban
12 137 (6.28%) Test Automation
13 134 (6.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 130 (5.96%) Unit Testing
15 127 (5.82%) OO
16 115 (5.27%) Software Engineering
17 113 (5.18%) Problem-Solving
18 101 (4.63%) CRM
19 100 (4.58%) B2C
20 98 (4.49%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 545 (24.98%) JavaScript
2 518 (23.74%) Java
3 281 (12.88%) C#
4 280 (12.83%) SQL
5 220 (10.08%) Python
6 98 (4.49%) Ruby
7 83 (3.80%) Scala
8 82 (3.76%) PHP
9 81 (3.71%) ES6
10 55 (2.52%) Perl
11 50 (2.29%) Bash Shell
12 49 (2.25%) T-SQL
13 47 (2.15%) Groovy
14 46 (2.11%) Java 8
15 43 (1.97%) C++
16 33 (1.51%) PowerShell
17 27 (1.24%) TypeScript
18 22 (1.01%) Go
19 21 (0.96%) Apple Swift
19 21 (0.96%) R
Qualifications
1 61 (2.80%) Degree
2 16 (0.73%) Security Cleared
3 15 (0.69%) SC Cleared
4 14 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (0.37%) PMI Certification
6 7 (0.32%) CCNP
6 7 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (0.32%) PMP
7 6 (0.27%) ISEB
7 6 (0.27%) PhD
8 5 (0.23%) CCSE
8 5 (0.23%) CISM
8 5 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.18%) CISSP
10 3 (0.14%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.14%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (0.092%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.092%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (4.63%) QA
2 44 (2.02%) GCP
3 17 (0.78%) Data Quality
3 17 (0.78%) GDPR
4 16 (0.73%) PMO
5 15 (0.69%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.60%) Actionable Recommendations
7 11 (0.50%) MiFID
8 8 (0.37%) WCAG
9 6 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (0.27%) PSD2
10 5 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (0.23%) EMIR
10 5 (0.23%) SLA
11 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.092%) ISO 20022
13 1 (0.046%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 180 (8.25%) Docker
2 21 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.73%) vSphere
4 9 (0.41%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.41%) Apache Flume
5 7 (0.32%) HDFS
6 5 (0.23%) vCloud
6 5 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.18%) Varnish
8 3 (0.14%) etcd
9 2 (0.092%) KVM
9 2 (0.092%) LXC
9 2 (0.092%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.046%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.046%) Firmware
10 1 (0.046%) flannel
10 1 (0.046%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 129 (5.91%) Kubernetes
2 92 (4.22%) Terraform
3 81 (3.71%) Puppet
4 79 (3.62%) Ansible
5 39 (1.79%) Consul
6 35 (1.60%) Mesos
7 28 (1.28%) Kibana
7 28 (1.28%) ZABBIX
8 23 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
9 21 (0.96%) logstash
9 21 (0.96%) Nagios
9 21 (0.96%) Uchiwa
10 20 (0.92%) Pingdom
11 8 (0.37%) Oozie
11 8 (0.37%) Packer
12 7 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
13 6 (0.27%) Control-M
13 6 (0.27%) SCCM
14 5 (0.23%) Marathon
14 5 (0.23%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 150 (6.87%) hybris
2 106 (4.86%) Adobe
3 96 (4.40%) Google
3 96 (4.40%) Oracle
4 89 (4.08%) Microsoft
5 55 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
5 55 (2.52%) SAP
6 50 (2.29%) IBM
7 33 (1.51%) Demandware
8 30 (1.37%) VMware
9 29 (1.33%) New Relic
10 28 (1.28%) ATG
11 26 (1.19%) Tableau
12 24 (1.10%) Sitecore
13 20 (0.92%) PagerDuty
14 19 (0.87%) MuleSoft
15 13 (0.60%) Cisco
15 13 (0.60%) F5
16 11 (0.50%) TIBCO
16 11 (0.50%) Zend