Period
to 22 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 22 October 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 40 41
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 0
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 20 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.57% 2.14% 3.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.28% 2.56% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 15
Merseyside median daily rate £250 £500 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.95% +28.90% +19.23%
10th Percentile £225 £485 £273
90th Percentile £543 £530 £495
North West median daily rate £420 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 467 390 447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 83.39% 83.51% 83.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 244 282
Merseyside median daily rate £413 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.77% -0.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £213 £250
90th Percentile £575 £598 £549
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 18 6
Merseyside median hourly rate £15.23 £13.11 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.19% -1.06% -40.91%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.28 £11.50
90th Percentile £23.78 £23.40 £21.06
North West median hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -6.82% -26.67% +42.70%

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for E-Commerce in Merseyside

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for E-Commerce in Merseyside

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing E-Commerce in Merseyside over the 6 months to 22 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for E-Commerce in Merseyside

E-Commerce
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for E-Commerce in Merseyside

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Liverpool -11 7 £525 +5.11% 16
Wirral - 1 - -
E-Commerce
North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 11 (55.00%) PHP
1 11 (55.00%) Laravel
2 10 (50.00%) Re-Platforming
3 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (35.00%) Java
5 5 (25.00%) OOP
5 5 (25.00%) TDD
5 5 (25.00%) BDD
5 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) Kanban
5 5 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 5 (25.00%) RESTful
5 5 (25.00%) Scala
5 5 (25.00%) Microservices
5 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (25.00%) API Design
6 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (10.00%) NIST
6 2 (10.00%) Kubernetes
6 2 (10.00%) Threat Modelling
6 2 (10.00%) Secure Coding
6 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (10.00%) Azure
6 2 (10.00%) AWS
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.00%) Magento
6 2 (10.00%) Docker
6 2 (10.00%) Retail
6 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment

E-Commerce
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (10.00%) Legal
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Java E-Commerce Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Java Scala Developer
3 5 (25.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Scala Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Magento Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Web Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) Laravel
2 5 (25.00%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Re-Platforming
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) API Design
3 5 (25.00%) BDD
3 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 5 (25.00%) Kanban
3 5 (25.00%) Microservices
3 5 (25.00%) OOP
3 5 (25.00%) Scrum
3 5 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (10.00%) Secure Coding
4 2 (10.00%) Security Management
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) Threat Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (5.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) PHP
2 7 (35.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) Scala
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 2 (10.00%) NIST
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Kubernetes