Period
to 31 May 2020

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 31 May 2020 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
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 96 60 48
Rank change year-on-year -36 -12 -4
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 514 1,675 2,254
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.67% 4.15% 4.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 4.65% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 1,286 1,797
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £325 £340 £363
90th Percentile £675 £625 £646
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £47.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.58% -14.08% -50.38%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.25 £57.50
% change year-on-year -6.04% -35.22% +82.54%

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 17,003 35,990 40,488
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.45% 89.09% 88.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,693 25,641 29,231
Median daily rate £525 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £338 £325
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 407 557
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% - -
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £54.63 £53.75 £50.50
Median hourly rate £28.75 £25.00 £22.15
% change year-on-year +15.00% +12.87% -11.82%

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for E-Commerce in London

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing E-Commerce in London.

Daily rate trend for E-Commerce in London

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing E-Commerce in London over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for E-Commerce in London

E-Commerce
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing E-Commerce in London.

Hourly rate trend for E-Commerce in London

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing E-Commerce in London over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

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 31 May 2020. 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 -22 105 £506 +1.25% 19
West London +12 37 £348 -18.24% 8
South London +5 15 £525 -
North London -11 3 £525 +27.27% 1
East London +49 2 £538 +7.50% 5
E-Commerce
England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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.

1 200 (38.91%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (25.49%) JavaScript
3 117 (22.76%) Retail
4 109 (21.21%) Java
5 94 (18.29%) HTML
6 90 (17.51%) SQL
7 86 (16.73%) CSS
8 76 (14.79%) .NET
9 72 (14.01%) C#
10 68 (13.23%) TDD
11 67 (13.04%) Microservices
12 66 (12.84%) React
13 64 (12.45%) Python
13 64 (12.45%) AWS
14 57 (11.09%) User Experience
15 56 (10.89%) Analytics
16 55 (10.70%) Finance
17 54 (10.51%) Azure
18 52 (10.12%) DevOps
19 50 (9.73%) SQL Server
19 50 (9.73%) BDD
19 50 (9.73%) Node.js
20 48 (9.34%) Software Engineering
21 47 (9.14%) Spring
22 46 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
23 44 (8.56%) Front End Development
24 43 (8.37%) Docker
24 43 (8.37%) HTML5
25 42 (8.17%) Scrum
25 42 (8.17%) Problem-Solving

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 33 (6.42%) Apache Spark
2 17 (3.31%) CMS
3 13 (2.53%) WebSphere
4 12 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 11 (2.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 11 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (1.75%) Apache
7 7 (1.36%) Confluence
8 4 (0.78%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.58%) Drupal
10 2 (0.39%) WordPress
11 1 (0.19%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.19%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.19%) Mule
11 1 (0.19%) nginx
11 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.95%) Sketch
4 5 (0.97%) InVision
4 5 (0.97%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.39%) Adobe XD
5 2 (0.39%) InDesign
5 2 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.39%) Zeplin
6 1 (0.19%) Blender
6 1 (0.19%) Figma
6 1 (0.19%) MODO
Business Applications
1 29 (5.64%) Magento
2 13 (2.53%) Shopify
3 3 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.58%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.39%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.39%) nopCommerce
4 2 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.19%) RMDS
5 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.19%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 64 (12.45%) AWS
2 54 (10.51%) Azure
3 23 (4.47%) SaaS
4 15 (2.92%) GCP
5 13 (2.53%) Serverless
6 12 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (1.95%) Azure Data Factory
7 10 (1.95%) Power Platform
8 9 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (1.56%) Google Analytics
10 7 (1.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (1.17%) Datadog
12 5 (0.97%) OpenShift
13 4 (0.78%) G Suite
13 4 (0.78%) GitHub
13 4 (0.78%) Office 365
14 3 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
14 3 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.58%) npm
14 3 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.56%) HTTP
1 8 (1.56%) SSL
2 6 (1.17%) Internet
3 5 (0.97%) Firewall
4 4 (0.78%) DMZ
4 4 (0.78%) Extranet
4 4 (0.78%) Intranet
4 4 (0.78%) Network Security
4 4 (0.78%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.58%) RTMP
6 1 (0.19%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.19%) DNS
6 1 (0.19%) LAN
6 1 (0.19%) Skype
6 1 (0.19%) SSH
6 1 (0.19%) VLAN
6 1 (0.19%) VPN
6 1 (0.19%) WAN
6 1 (0.19%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.45%) Big Data
3 23 (4.47%) MySQL
4 22 (4.28%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (4.09%) Hadoop
5 21 (4.09%) NoSQL
6 18 (3.50%) Data Lake
7 16 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (2.72%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 14 (2.72%) Relational Database
9 12 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
10 10 (1.95%) BigQuery
10 10 (1.95%) MongoDB
10 10 (1.95%) Power BI
10 10 (1.95%) Spark SQL
11 9 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.56%) Redis
12 8 (1.56%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 35 (6.81%) JIRA
2 34 (6.61%) Git (software)
3 25 (4.86%) Jenkins
4 13 (2.53%) JUnit
4 13 (2.53%) Maven
5 12 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (2.33%) TeamCity
6 11 (2.14%) Mockito
7 10 (1.95%) SonarQube
8 7 (1.36%) Cucumber
8 7 (1.36%) DbUnit
8 7 (1.36%) jMock
9 6 (1.17%) Axure RP
9 6 (1.17%) Selenium
10 5 (0.97%) Gradle
10 5 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.97%) Subversion
10 5 (0.97%) webpack
11 4 (0.78%) CircleCI
11 4 (0.78%) Grunt
General
1 117 (22.76%) Retail
2 55 (10.70%) Finance
3 33 (6.42%) Banking
3 33 (6.42%) Marketing
4 24 (4.67%) Public Sector
5 22 (4.28%) Games
5 22 (4.28%) Investment Banking
6 21 (4.09%) Front Office
7 12 (2.33%) German Language
8 8 (1.56%) Legal
9 6 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.17%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.97%) Back Office
10 5 (0.97%) Electronics
11 4 (0.78%) Advertising
11 4 (0.78%) French Language
11 4 (0.78%) Law
11 4 (0.78%) Publishing
12 3 (0.58%) Local Government
12 3 (0.58%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 207 (40.27%) Developer
2 53 (10.31%) Analyst
3 36 (7.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 33 (6.42%) Java Developer
5 32 (6.23%) Architect
6 31 (6.03%) E-Commerce Developer
7 29 (5.64%) Project Manager
8 27 (5.25%) C# Developer
9 26 (5.06%) Data Engineer
9 26 (5.06%) E-Commerce Manager
9 26 (5.06%) React Developer
10 23 (4.47%) Senior Developer
11 20 (3.89%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
12 18 (3.50%) Designer
13 17 (3.31%) Business Analyst
13 17 (3.31%) JavaScript Developer
14 16 (3.11%) .NET Developer
15 14 (2.72%) Product Owner
16 13 (2.53%) E-Commerce Project Manager
16 13 (2.53%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (18.29%) HTML
2 86 (16.73%) CSS
3 76 (14.79%) .NET
4 66 (12.84%) React
5 50 (9.73%) Node.js
6 47 (9.14%) Spring
7 43 (8.37%) HTML5
8 31 (6.03%) REST
9 30 (5.84%) Web Services
10 29 (5.64%) Redux
11 27 (5.25%) CSS3
12 25 (4.86%) AngularJS
13 24 (4.67%) SOAP
14 21 (4.09%) Sass
14 21 (4.09%) Vue.js
15 20 (3.89%) NHibernate
15 20 (3.89%) WCF
16 18 (3.50%) Kafka
16 18 (3.50%) RESTful
16 18 (3.50%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 57 (11.09%) User Experience
2 46 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (5.84%) Greenfield Project
4 28 (5.45%) Mobile App
5 20 (3.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (1.95%) Credit Risk
6 10 (1.95%) W3C
7 9 (1.75%) iPad
8 8 (1.56%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.36%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.17%) Derivative
10 6 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.97%) Cloud Native
11 5 (0.97%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (0.97%) PKI
12 4 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
12 4 (0.78%) FMCG
12 4 (0.78%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.78%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 30 (5.84%) Linux
2 16 (3.11%) Apple iOS
3 14 (2.72%) Android
4 13 (2.53%) Windows
5 10 (1.95%) Unix
6 5 (0.97%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (38.91%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (13.23%) TDD
3 67 (13.04%) Microservices
4 56 (10.89%) Analytics
5 52 (10.12%) DevOps
6 50 (9.73%) BDD
7 48 (9.34%) Software Engineering
8 44 (8.56%) Front End Development
9 42 (8.17%) Problem-Solving
9 42 (8.17%) Scrum
10 39 (7.59%) Pair Programming
11 32 (6.23%) MVC
12 31 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (5.84%) SDLC
14 26 (5.06%) Decision-Making
14 26 (5.06%) Project Management
15 24 (4.67%) B2C
16 23 (4.47%) Continuous Integration
17 22 (4.28%) CRM
18 20 (3.89%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (25.49%) JavaScript
2 109 (21.21%) Java
3 90 (17.51%) SQL
4 72 (14.01%) C#
5 64 (12.45%) Python
6 30 (5.84%) PHP
7 22 (4.28%) Ruby
7 22 (4.28%) Scala
8 16 (3.11%) TypeScript
9 12 (2.33%) Bash Shell
10 10 (1.95%) Apple Swift
10 10 (1.95%) Groovy
10 10 (1.95%) T-SQL
11 9 (1.75%) C++
11 9 (1.75%) Kotlin
12 8 (1.56%) Objective-C
13 7 (1.36%) ES6
13 7 (1.36%) Java 8
14 6 (1.17%) Perl
14 6 (1.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (5.64%) Degree
2 5 (0.97%) Master's Degree
3 4 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.78%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.58%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.19%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (0.19%) CISM
5 1 (0.19%) CISSP
5 1 (0.19%) ISEB
5 1 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.19%) PMP
5 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.06%) QA
2 7 (1.36%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.36%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.97%) GDPR
4 2 (0.39%) PMO
5 1 (0.19%) PSD2
System Software
1 43 (8.37%) Docker
2 8 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (1.36%) vSphere
4 6 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 39 (7.59%) Kubernetes
2 13 (2.53%) Terraform
3 10 (1.95%) Ansible
4 7 (1.36%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (1.17%) Nagios
6 3 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.58%) Puppet
7 1 (0.19%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.19%) Istio
7 1 (0.19%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 1 (0.19%) Rancher
Vendors
1 28 (5.45%) Microsoft
2 25 (4.86%) hybris
3 23 (4.47%) Oracle
3 23 (4.47%) Salesforce.com
4 22 (4.28%) Tableau
5 14 (2.72%) Adobe
5 14 (2.72%) Databricks
5 14 (2.72%) Demandware
5 14 (2.72%) Google
6 12 (2.33%) SAP
7 10 (1.95%) IBM
7 10 (1.95%) Teradata
8 9 (1.75%) Terracotta
9 8 (1.56%) VMware
10 7 (1.36%) Splunk
11 6 (1.17%) Zuora
12 4 (0.78%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 3 (0.58%) New Relic
13 3 (0.58%) TIBCO
13 3 (0.58%) Xamarin