Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 21 January 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 34 53
Rank change year-on-year +6 +19 +25
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 179 140 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.08% 5.04% 3.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.32% 6.01% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 104 75
Manchester median daily rate £375 £366 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.39% -2.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £298 £300 £293
90th Percentile £475 £488 £475
North West median daily rate £385 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +2.67% -3.23% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £12.50 -
North West median hourly rate - £12.50 -

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,447 2,329 2,703
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 83.15% 83.81% 86.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,575 1,511 1,700
Manchester median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £256 £263
90th Percentile £575 £586 £550
North West median daily rate £423 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +3.80% +1.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 89 46
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% -33.33%
10th Percentile £12.53 £12.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.00 £40.60 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £24.00 £21.74 £21.05
% change year-on-year +10.40% +3.30% -31.05%

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for E-Commerce in Manchester

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for E-Commerce in Manchester

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing E-Commerce in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for E-Commerce in Manchester

E-Commerce
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for E-Commerce in Manchester

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Cheadle - 5 £400 - 2
Salford -6 1 £325 -18.75% 3
Altrincham - 1 £413 - 1
Rochdale - 1 £450 - 3
E-Commerce
North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Manchester region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 97 (54.19%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (30.73%) .NET
3 54 (30.17%) C#
4 52 (29.05%) SQL
5 47 (26.26%) SQL Server
5 47 (26.26%) Retail
6 46 (25.70%) JIRA
7 40 (22.35%) VB.NET
8 36 (20.11%) Java
9 34 (18.99%) MVC
10 31 (17.32%) WPF
10 31 (17.32%) NoSQL
11 30 (16.76%) WinForms
12 28 (15.64%) Degree
12 28 (15.64%) Computer Science
13 26 (14.53%) JavaScript
14 25 (13.97%) PHP
15 24 (13.41%) AccuRev
16 23 (12.85%) RESTful
16 23 (12.85%) SQL Server 2000
17 21 (11.73%) .NET Framework
18 20 (11.17%) WCF
19 16 (8.94%) MySQL
19 16 (8.94%) Web Services
19 16 (8.94%) OO
19 16 (8.94%) Amazon AWS
19 16 (8.94%) User Experience
20 15 (8.38%) DevOps
20 15 (8.38%) Greenfield Project
20 15 (8.38%) CSS

E-Commerce
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 9 (5.03%) CMS
2 8 (4.47%) Apache
3 6 (3.35%) Confluence
4 4 (2.23%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.68%) IIS
6 2 (1.12%) Drupal
6 2 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.12%) WordPress
7 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.12%) AutoCAD
2 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.12%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (7.82%) Magento
2 1 (0.56%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.94%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.79%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (2.79%) Serverless
4 4 (2.23%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (2.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (2.23%) CloudFront
5 3 (1.68%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.68%) Google Tag Manager
6 2 (1.12%) npm
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.56%) Boomi
7 1 (0.56%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.56%) Office 365
7 1 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.79%) Firewall
2 2 (1.12%) Internet
2 2 (1.12%) iSCSI
2 2 (1.12%) LAN
3 1 (0.56%) DNS
3 1 (0.56%) HTTP
3 1 (0.56%) SAN
3 1 (0.56%) SSL
3 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.56%) VLAN
3 1 (0.56%) VPN
3 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (26.26%) SQL Server
2 31 (17.32%) NoSQL
3 23 (12.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 16 (8.94%) MySQL
5 6 (3.35%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.23%) Big Data
6 4 (2.23%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.68%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.12%) OLAP
8 2 (1.12%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (1.12%) Power BI
8 2 (1.12%) Riak
8 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.12%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.56%) Endeca
9 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 46 (25.70%) JIRA
2 24 (13.41%) AccuRev
3 7 (3.91%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.35%) Gradle
4 6 (3.35%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.35%) Maven
5 5 (2.79%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (2.79%) Selenium
5 5 (2.79%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.68%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.68%) Grunt
6 3 (1.68%) SpecFlow
6 3 (1.68%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.68%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.12%) Axure RP
7 2 (1.12%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.56%) JUnit
8 1 (0.56%) Katalon Studio
8 1 (0.56%) Spock
8 1 (0.56%) Xcode
General
1 47 (26.26%) Retail
2 13 (7.26%) Finance
3 6 (3.35%) Banking
4 5 (2.79%) Legal
4 5 (2.79%) Marketing
5 3 (1.68%) Back Office
5 3 (1.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 89 (49.72%) Developer
2 34 (18.99%) C# Developer
3 29 (16.20%) Analyst
4 28 (15.64%) .NET Developer
5 22 (12.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (11.17%) VB.NET Developer
7 19 (10.61%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 19 (10.61%) Java Developer
8 18 (10.06%) Software Developer
9 16 (8.94%) C# Software Developer
10 15 (8.38%) SQL Developer
11 14 (7.82%) Architect
12 12 (6.70%) Business Analyst
12 12 (6.70%) Test Analyst
13 11 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
14 10 (5.59%) E-Commerce Analyst
15 8 (4.47%) E-Commerce Architect
15 8 (4.47%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
16 7 (3.91%) .NET Software Developer
16 7 (3.91%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (30.73%) .NET
2 31 (17.32%) WPF
3 30 (16.76%) WinForms
4 23 (12.85%) RESTful
5 21 (11.73%) .NET Framework
6 20 (11.17%) WCF
7 16 (8.94%) Web Services
8 15 (8.38%) CSS
8 15 (8.38%) HTML
9 13 (7.26%) Node.js
9 13 (7.26%) Spring
10 9 (5.03%) AngularJS
11 8 (4.47%) React
12 7 (3.91%) ASP.NET
12 7 (3.91%) LAMP
12 7 (3.91%) Spring Boot
13 6 (3.35%) Android SDK
14 5 (2.79%) CSS3
14 5 (2.79%) HTML5
14 5 (2.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.94%) User Experience
2 15 (8.38%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (5.03%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.23%) Fintech
5 4 (2.23%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.12%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.12%) NHS
7 2 (1.12%) Robotics
8 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.15%) Linux
2 10 (5.59%) Android
3 3 (1.68%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.68%) Unix
3 3 (1.68%) Windows
4 2 (1.12%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.56%) CentOS
5 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (54.19%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (18.99%) MVC
3 28 (15.64%) Computer Science
4 16 (8.94%) OO
5 15 (8.38%) DevOps
6 12 (6.70%) TDD
7 11 (6.15%) Scrum
7 11 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (6.15%) Test Automation
7 11 (6.15%) Web Application Development
8 10 (5.59%) Business Analysis
8 10 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (5.59%) Mobile Development
9 9 (5.03%) Android Development
9 9 (5.03%) BDD
9 9 (5.03%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (4.47%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (4.47%) Release Management
10 8 (4.47%) Web Development
11 7 (3.91%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (30.17%) C#
2 52 (29.05%) SQL
3 40 (22.35%) VB.NET
4 36 (20.11%) Java
5 26 (14.53%) JavaScript
6 25 (13.97%) PHP
7 7 (3.91%) Python
8 6 (3.35%) Java 8
8 6 (3.35%) Kotlin
9 5 (2.79%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.23%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.68%) PHP 7
12 2 (1.12%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.12%) C++
12 2 (1.12%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.12%) Perl
12 2 (1.12%) VB
13 1 (0.56%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.56%) Erlang
13 1 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (15.64%) Degree
2 3 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.56%) CCIE
3 1 (0.56%) CCNA
3 1 (0.56%) CCNP
3 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.15%) QA
2 3 (1.68%) GDPR
3 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.68%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) vCloud
2 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.79%) Terraform
2 4 (2.23%) Puppet
3 3 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.12%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.56%) Ansible
5 1 (0.56%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (5.03%) hybris
1 9 (5.03%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.79%) Adobe
2 5 (2.79%) Google
2 5 (2.79%) IBM
3 4 (2.23%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.68%) Oracle
4 3 (1.68%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.68%) Zend
5 2 (1.12%) Citrix
5 2 (1.12%) Dell
5 2 (1.12%) SAP
5 2 (1.12%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.12%) VMware
6 1 (0.56%) Cadence
6 1 (0.56%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 1 (0.56%) FatWire
6 1 (0.56%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.56%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (0.56%) SolarWinds