Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 42 39
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3 -1
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 2,231 1,906 2,176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.89% 4.83% 5.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.60% 5.59% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,769 1,428 1,658
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £306
90th Percentile £648 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +2.78% +4.65% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
London median hourly rate £26.78 £95.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.82% +130.30% -2.94%
10th Percentile £25.25 £45.64 £33.63
90th Percentile £110.25 £170.50 £49.88
England median hourly rate £57.50 £30.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year +88.52% +12.96% -1.82%

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 39,812 34,121 37,253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.30% 86.50% 86.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,800 24,477 26,970
London median daily rate £500 £475 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.44% +0.11%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 557 382 400
London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.05% +10.09%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.53 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.20 £52.50 £51.77
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.06 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.21% +8.96% +9.52%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -7 472 £490 +0.51% 163
West London -6 134 £463 +6.94% 91
South London +3 53 £400 -14.67% 13
North London +2 12 £463 -9.76% 15
East London -25 2 £436 -24.13% 34
E-Commerce
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 1,123 (50.34%) Agile Software Development
2 602 (26.98%) Java
3 568 (25.46%) JavaScript
4 530 (23.76%) Retail
5 470 (21.07%) TDD
6 434 (19.45%) Amazon AWS
7 368 (16.49%) HTML
8 345 (15.46%) Scrum
9 337 (15.11%) CSS
10 333 (14.93%) C#
11 315 (14.12%) .NET
12 311 (13.94%) BDD
13 305 (13.67%) DevOps
14 290 (13.00%) Microservices
15 289 (12.95%) Git (software)
16 266 (11.92%) MVC
17 263 (11.79%) Finance
18 261 (11.70%) SQL
19 248 (11.12%) Microsoft Azure
20 244 (10.94%) Node.js
21 239 (10.71%) Jenkins
22 238 (10.67%) Web Services
23 236 (10.58%) Python
24 232 (10.40%) React
25 209 (9.37%) User Experience
26 204 (9.14%) Analytics
27 203 (9.10%) RESTful
28 201 (9.01%) Banking
29 199 (8.92%) Continuous Integration
30 188 (8.43%) AngularJS

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
1 129 (5.78%) CMS
2 95 (4.26%) Apache
3 94 (4.21%) WebSphere
4 75 (3.36%) Tomcat
5 65 (2.91%) Confluence
6 56 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
7 54 (2.42%) Apache Spark
8 44 (1.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 28 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
10 26 (1.17%) WordPress
11 24 (1.08%) SAS
12 23 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
13 22 (0.99%) nginx
14 20 (0.90%) Apache Pig
15 18 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
16 17 (0.76%) Commerce Server
16 17 (0.76%) EPiServer
16 17 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 16 (0.72%) Apache Solr
18 12 (0.54%) Drupal
Applications
1 40 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (1.57%) Photoshop
3 24 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 12 (0.54%) SPSS
6 10 (0.45%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
8 8 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
9 7 (0.31%) InVision
10 4 (0.18%) Gliffy
11 3 (0.13%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.045%) InDesign
13 1 (0.045%) Shockwave
13 1 (0.045%) Stata
Business Applications
1 52 (2.33%) Magento
2 44 (1.97%) Payment Gateway
3 34 (1.52%) SAP Hybris
4 14 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
6 8 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (0.22%) Endur
8 5 (0.22%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 3 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
10 3 (0.13%) Eloqua
10 3 (0.13%) OpenLink RightAngle
10 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
11 2 (0.090%) Infor M3
11 2 (0.090%) ION MarketView
11 2 (0.090%) OpenCart
11 2 (0.090%) Workday HCM
12 1 (0.045%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 434 (19.45%) Amazon AWS
2 248 (11.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (2.60%) Google Analytics
4 54 (2.42%) GitHub
5 49 (2.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 48 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
7 47 (2.11%) Serverless
8 35 (1.57%) npm
9 29 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
10 28 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
11 23 (1.03%) Adobe Analytics
11 23 (1.03%) Amazon S3
11 23 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
12 22 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
13 21 (0.94%) Heroku
14 20 (0.90%) PaaS
15 19 (0.85%) SaaS
16 14 (0.63%) Amazon Kinesis
17 11 (0.49%) Google Tag Manager
18 10 (0.45%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 40 (1.79%) HTTP
2 37 (1.66%) Internet
3 29 (1.30%) Firewall
4 18 (0.81%) TCP/IP
5 17 (0.76%) SMS
6 16 (0.72%) DNS
7 10 (0.45%) Network Security
8 9 (0.40%) BIG-IP
8 9 (0.40%) Skype
9 8 (0.36%) OSPF
10 7 (0.31%) DHCP
11 6 (0.27%) BGP
11 6 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (0.27%) DMVPN
11 6 (0.27%) SSL
11 6 (0.27%) VoIP
12 5 (0.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 5 (0.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (0.22%) Multicast
12 5 (0.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (6.32%) SQL Server
2 137 (6.14%) NoSQL
3 112 (5.02%) Relational Database
4 96 (4.30%) Big Data
5 95 (4.26%) MySQL
6 76 (3.41%) MongoDB
7 66 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
8 53 (2.38%) Hadoop
8 53 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
9 30 (1.34%) Apache Hive
10 28 (1.26%) Amazon Redshift
11 25 (1.12%) Endeca
12 24 (1.08%) Data Lake
13 23 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
13 23 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 17 (0.76%) BigQuery
14 17 (0.76%) Cosmos DB
15 16 (0.72%) RDBMS
15 16 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 14 (0.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 289 (12.95%) Git (software)
2 239 (10.71%) Jenkins
3 137 (6.14%) JIRA
4 99 (4.44%) TeamCity
5 92 (4.12%) JUnit
6 78 (3.50%) Selenium
7 71 (3.18%) Octopus Deploy
8 61 (2.73%) Maven
9 57 (2.55%) Mockito
10 53 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
11 52 (2.33%) SonarQube
12 48 (2.15%) Cucumber
13 44 (1.97%) Subversion
13 44 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
14 38 (1.70%) webpack
15 36 (1.61%) Mocha
16 34 (1.52%) WebDriver
17 33 (1.48%) TestNG
18 29 (1.30%) Gradle
19 27 (1.21%) Ant
General
1 530 (23.76%) Retail
2 263 (11.79%) Finance
3 201 (9.01%) Banking
4 152 (6.81%) Marketing
5 77 (3.45%) Front Office
6 65 (2.91%) Investment Banking
7 41 (1.84%) Telecoms
8 31 (1.39%) Law
9 29 (1.30%) Games
10 23 (1.03%) Back Office
11 21 (0.94%) Legal
12 15 (0.67%) Manufacturing
13 14 (0.63%) Publishing
14 13 (0.58%) Advertising
15 11 (0.49%) Retail Banking
16 10 (0.45%) French Language
16 10 (0.45%) German Language
17 8 (0.36%) Electronics
17 8 (0.36%) Spanish Language
18 7 (0.31%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 958 (42.94%) Developer
2 266 (11.92%) Analyst
3 208 (9.32%) Java Developer
4 173 (7.75%) E-Commerce Developer
5 161 (7.22%) Senior Developer
6 160 (7.17%) Business Analyst
7 150 (6.72%) .NET Developer
8 123 (5.51%) Project Manager
9 119 (5.33%) C# Developer
10 118 (5.29%) Architect
11 102 (4.57%) React Developer
12 101 (4.53%) DevOps Engineer
13 99 (4.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 95 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
15 76 (3.41%) E-Commerce Manager
16 74 (3.32%) Node.js Developer
17 68 (3.05%) Designer
17 68 (3.05%) E-Commerce Analyst
18 53 (2.38%) Web Developer
19 52 (2.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 368 (16.49%) HTML
2 337 (15.11%) CSS
3 315 (14.12%) .NET
4 244 (10.94%) Node.js
5 238 (10.67%) Web Services
6 232 (10.40%) React
7 203 (9.10%) RESTful
8 188 (8.43%) AngularJS
9 177 (7.93%) Spring
10 173 (7.75%) HTML5
11 163 (7.31%) REST
12 148 (6.63%) CSS3
13 126 (5.65%) J2EE
14 123 (5.51%) ASP.NET
15 119 (5.33%) jQuery
16 87 (3.90%) SOAP
17 86 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
18 84 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
19 77 (3.45%) Redux
20 72 (3.23%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 209 (9.37%) User Experience
2 137 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
3 121 (5.42%) Greenfield Project
4 116 (5.20%) iPad
5 110 (4.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 65 (2.91%) Mobile App
7 64 (2.87%) Computer Science
8 48 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
9 47 (2.11%) Fintech
10 37 (1.66%) Fixed Income
11 33 (1.48%) Algorithms
12 29 (1.30%) Social Media
13 28 (1.26%) Public Cloud
14 26 (1.17%) Blog
14 26 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
15 24 (1.08%) W3C
16 16 (0.72%) Derivative
17 15 (0.67%) Data Structures
17 15 (0.67%) Virtual Team
18 13 (0.58%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 154 (6.90%) Linux
2 107 (4.80%) Unix
3 68 (3.05%) Windows
4 53 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 32 (1.43%) Android
6 19 (0.85%) Solaris
7 18 (0.81%) HPUX
8 12 (0.54%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.27%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.27%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.22%) CentOS
11 4 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.18%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.18%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.13%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.13%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.045%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,123 (50.34%) Agile Software Development
2 470 (21.07%) TDD
3 345 (15.46%) Scrum
4 311 (13.94%) BDD
5 305 (13.67%) DevOps
6 290 (13.00%) Microservices
7 266 (11.92%) MVC
8 204 (9.14%) Analytics
9 199 (8.92%) Continuous Integration
10 159 (7.13%) Test Automation
11 155 (6.95%) Front End Development
12 139 (6.23%) Project Management
13 137 (6.14%) OO
14 135 (6.05%) Problem-Solving
15 129 (5.78%) Kanban
15 129 (5.78%) Software Engineering
16 127 (5.69%) B2C
17 123 (5.51%) Unit Testing
18 119 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
19 116 (5.20%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 602 (26.98%) Java
2 568 (25.46%) JavaScript
3 333 (14.93%) C#
4 261 (11.70%) SQL
5 236 (10.58%) Python
6 98 (4.39%) Scala
7 89 (3.99%) PHP
8 83 (3.72%) Ruby
9 70 (3.14%) Bash Shell
10 61 (2.73%) ES6
11 55 (2.47%) C++
12 49 (2.20%) Groovy
12 49 (2.20%) Perl
12 49 (2.20%) T-SQL
13 44 (1.97%) Java 8
14 40 (1.79%) PowerShell
15 35 (1.57%) R
16 24 (1.08%) Apple Swift
17 22 (0.99%) Go
18 19 (0.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 101 (4.53%) Degree
2 32 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
4 15 (0.67%) PhD
5 14 (0.63%) PMI Certification
6 13 (0.58%) PMP
6 13 (0.58%) Security Cleared
7 11 (0.49%) SC Cleared
8 9 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.31%) CCNP
9 7 (0.31%) ISEB
10 6 (0.27%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.27%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.22%) AWS Certification
11 5 (0.22%) CCSE
11 5 (0.22%) CISM
11 5 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (6.05%) QA
2 30 (1.34%) GCP
3 22 (0.99%) GDPR
4 21 (0.94%) Data Quality
5 16 (0.72%) MiFID
6 13 (0.58%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.58%) PMO
7 12 (0.54%) WCAG
8 11 (0.49%) SLA
9 6 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
10 5 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
11 4 (0.18%) EMIR
12 2 (0.090%) ISO 20022
12 2 (0.090%) PSD2
13 1 (0.045%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 185 (8.29%) Docker
2 28 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.85%) Apache Flume
4 17 (0.76%) vSphere
5 12 (0.54%) HDFS
6 10 (0.45%) Active Directory
7 9 (0.40%) vCloud
8 5 (0.22%) Varnish
9 4 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.090%) etcd
10 2 (0.090%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.045%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.045%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.045%) Xen
Systems Management
1 120 (5.38%) Kubernetes
2 83 (3.72%) Puppet
3 82 (3.68%) Ansible
3 82 (3.68%) Terraform
4 39 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
5 32 (1.43%) Consul
6 31 (1.39%) Mesos
7 21 (0.94%) Kibana
8 20 (0.90%) ZABBIX
9 15 (0.67%) Grafana
10 12 (0.54%) logstash
10 12 (0.54%) Nagios
11 10 (0.45%) Uchiwa
12 9 (0.40%) Oozie
13 8 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
13 8 (0.36%) Packer
13 8 (0.36%) StatsD
14 7 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
14 7 (0.31%) Pingdom
14 7 (0.31%) SCCM
Vendors
1 162 (7.26%) hybris
2 115 (5.15%) Adobe
3 109 (4.89%) Oracle
4 99 (4.44%) Microsoft
5 91 (4.08%) Google
6 53 (2.38%) SAP
7 52 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
8 49 (2.20%) ATG
9 48 (2.15%) Demandware
10 43 (1.93%) IBM
11 39 (1.75%) VMware
12 28 (1.26%) Sitecore
13 27 (1.21%) Tableau
14 22 (0.99%) Splunk
15 17 (0.76%) HP
16 16 (0.72%) Cloudera
16 16 (0.72%) New Relic
17 15 (0.67%) Hortonworks
18 14 (0.63%) Cisco
19 13 (0.58%) Zend