The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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 / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 42 55
Rank change year-on-year -25 +13  
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 70 152 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.37% 4.03% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 4.90% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 97 57
Median daily rate £375 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.97% +1.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £266 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £571 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £375
% change year-on-year - +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -41.66% -10.00%  

E-Commerce is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2383 3100 2861
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.70% 82.23% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5041 7746 6099
Median daily rate £413 £418 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.19% +7.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £278 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 238 292
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -16.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £55.73 £57.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for E-Commerce in the North West

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for E-Commerce in the North West

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing E-Commerce in the North West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for E-Commerce in the North West

E-Commerce
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for E-Commerce in the North West

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -16 40 £375 -6.25% 58
Merseyside -6 13 £388 +24.00% 7
Cheshire -13 13 £375 -9.09% 8
Lancashire +3 2 £250 -9.09% 7
E-Commerce
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 58 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (31.16%) Java
3 32 (23.19%) SQL
4 30 (21.74%) HTML
5 27 (19.57%) JavaScript
5 27 (19.57%) Retail
6 26 (18.84%) SQL Server
6 26 (18.84%) CSS
7 25 (18.12%) .NET
8 17 (12.32%) Spring
9 16 (11.59%) Web Services
10 14 (10.14%) Project Management
10 14 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (10.14%) JIRA
10 14 (10.14%) User Experience
11 13 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (9.42%) MVC
11 13 (9.42%) C#
12 11 (7.97%) Degree
12 11 (7.97%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (7.97%) AngularJS
13 10 (7.25%) REST
13 10 (7.25%) Mobile App
13 10 (7.25%) Android
13 10 (7.25%) J2EE
13 10 (7.25%) Microsoft
13 10 (7.25%) Finance
13 10 (7.25%) Scrum
14 9 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (6.52%) Linux

E-Commerce
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 8 (5.80%) Tomcat
2 7 (5.07%) Apache
3 6 (4.35%) SAS
4 3 (2.17%) CMS
4 3 (2.17%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.45%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.45%) Confluence
5 2 (1.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.72%) JBoss
6 1 (0.72%) Mule
6 1 (0.72%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.72%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (1.45%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.72%) InDesign
2 1 (0.72%) InVision
2 1 (0.72%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.72%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.45%) Magento
2 1 (0.72%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.72%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.97%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.90%) GitHub
2 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.17%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.17%) SaaS
4 2 (1.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.45%) IaaS
4 2 (1.45%) Office 365
4 2 (1.45%) PaaS
5 1 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.07%) Internet
2 3 (2.17%) DNS
3 2 (1.45%) DHCP
3 2 (1.45%) DSL
3 2 (1.45%) Firewall
3 2 (1.45%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.45%) MPLS
3 2 (1.45%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (1.45%) VRRP
4 1 (0.72%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.72%) FTP
4 1 (0.72%) HTTP
4 1 (0.72%) LDAP
4 1 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.72%) SAN
4 1 (0.72%) Skype
4 1 (0.72%) SMS
4 1 (0.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.52%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.07%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (3.62%) MySQL
6 4 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.90%) Hazelcast
6 4 (2.90%) Power BI
7 3 (2.17%) Big Data
7 3 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.17%) QlikView
7 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.45%) DB2
8 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.72%) OLAP
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.72%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 14 (10.14%) JIRA
2 8 (5.80%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.35%) AccuRev
3 6 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.90%) Selenium
4 4 (2.90%) WebDriver
5 3 (2.17%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.17%) Gradle
5 3 (2.17%) Maven
6 2 (1.45%) Ant
6 2 (1.45%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.45%) Gatling
6 2 (1.45%) Grunt
6 2 (1.45%) Subversion
6 2 (1.45%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.72%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.72%) JUnit
General
1 27 (19.57%) Retail
2 10 (7.25%) Finance
3 4 (2.90%) Banking
3 4 (2.90%) Marketing
4 1 (0.72%) French Language
4 1 (0.72%) German Language
4 1 (0.72%) Legal
4 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (41.30%) Developer
2 22 (15.94%) Analyst
3 20 (14.49%) Java Developer
4 9 (6.52%) .NET Developer
4 9 (6.52%) Architect
4 9 (6.52%) Business Analyst
5 7 (5.07%) Software Developer
6 6 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 5 (3.62%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (3.62%) Xamarin Developer
8 4 (2.90%) Designer
8 4 (2.90%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 4 (2.90%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 4 (2.90%) JSP Developer
8 4 (2.90%) Retail Business Analyst
8 4 (2.90%) Test Analyst
8 4 (2.90%) Tester
8 4 (2.90%) UX Designer
9 3 (2.17%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (2.17%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (21.74%) HTML
2 26 (18.84%) CSS
3 25 (18.12%) .NET
4 17 (12.32%) Spring
5 16 (11.59%) Web Services
6 11 (7.97%) AngularJS
7 10 (7.25%) J2EE
7 10 (7.25%) REST
8 9 (6.52%) RESTful
8 9 (6.52%) WinForms
8 9 (6.52%) WPF
9 8 (5.80%) Hibernate
9 8 (5.80%) jQuery
9 8 (5.80%) WCF
10 6 (4.35%) .NET Framework
10 6 (4.35%) Struts
10 6 (4.35%) XML
11 5 (3.62%) Spring Boot
11 5 (3.62%) Xamarin.iOS
11 5 (3.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.14%) User Experience
2 13 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.25%) Mobile App
4 9 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.17%) FMCG
6 3 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.45%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.45%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.45%) EPoS
7 2 (1.45%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Licensing
7 2 (1.45%) PlayStation
7 2 (1.45%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) Clustering
8 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.72%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.25%) Android
2 9 (6.52%) Linux
3 7 (5.07%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.62%) Windows
4 5 (3.62%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.17%) Unix
5 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.72%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (10.14%) Project Management
2 14 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (9.42%) MVC
4 10 (7.25%) Scrum
5 9 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (6.52%) Test Automation
6 7 (5.07%) Analytics
6 7 (5.07%) Migration
7 6 (4.35%) Business Analysis
7 6 (4.35%) Functional Programming
7 6 (4.35%) PRINCE2
7 6 (4.35%) TDD
8 5 (3.62%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (3.62%) ETL
8 5 (3.62%) High Availability
8 5 (3.62%) SDLC
8 5 (3.62%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (3.62%) User Stories
8 5 (3.62%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (31.16%) Java
2 32 (23.19%) SQL
3 27 (19.57%) JavaScript
4 13 (9.42%) C#
5 7 (5.07%) PHP
6 6 (4.35%) Python
7 4 (2.90%) Perl
7 4 (2.90%) R
7 4 (2.90%) Scala
8 3 (2.17%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.17%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.17%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.45%) C++
9 2 (1.45%) Groovy
9 2 (1.45%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.72%) C
10 1 (0.72%) Jython
Qualifications
1 11 (7.97%) Degree
2 2 (1.45%) ISEB
2 2 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.07%) QA
2 2 (1.45%) GDPR
2 2 (1.45%) PMO
3 1 (0.72%) GCP
3 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.45%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.45%) Squid
3 1 (0.72%) Docker
3 1 (0.72%) iptables
3 1 (0.72%) Postfix
3 1 (0.72%) Varnish
3 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.45%) Nagios
1 2 (1.45%) vMotion
2 1 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.72%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.72%) Puppet
2 1 (0.72%) Terraform
2 1 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (7.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.35%) HP
2 6 (4.35%) Oracle
3 5 (3.62%) Xamarin
4 4 (2.90%) SAP
4 4 (2.90%) VMware
5 3 (2.17%) Adobe
5 3 (2.17%) SOASTA, Inc
5 3 (2.17%) Vertica
6 2 (1.45%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.45%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.45%) Google
6 2 (1.45%) Guidewire
6 2 (1.45%) NETGEAR
6 2 (1.45%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.45%) SonicWALL
6 2 (1.45%) Tableau
6 2 (1.45%) Talend
6 2 (1.45%) Workday
6 2 (1.45%) Zend
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