Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 45 55
Rank change year-on-year -26 +10 -5
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 151 267 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.65% 3.94% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 4.69% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 187 118
North West median daily rate £375 £388 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +0.32% +15.30%
10th Percentile £300 £304 £273
90th Percentile £519 £475 £591
England median daily rate £463 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +2.78% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
North West median hourly rate £12.50 £10.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -50.00% -88.57%
10th Percentile £11.75 £9.50 £16.80
90th Percentile £13.25 £10.50 £24.00
England median hourly rate £32.16 £27.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +19.09% -19.40% +54.02%

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4629 5692 6965
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.32% 83.89% 81.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2952 3672 4228
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £587 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 166 283
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +69.56%
10th Percentile £11.56 £12.13 £12.38
90th Percentile £52.93 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Manchester -3 107 £375 - 61
Merseyside +12 21 £394 +12.50% 4
Cheshire -55 11 £373 -3.87% 11
Lancashire +17 7 £350 - 9
E-Commerce
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 63 (41.72%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (28.48%) JavaScript
3 37 (24.50%) CSS
4 36 (23.84%) HTML
4 36 (23.84%) Java
5 32 (21.19%) MVC
5 32 (21.19%) Retail
6 26 (17.22%) SQL
7 24 (15.89%) .NET
8 20 (13.25%) Spring
8 20 (13.25%) Magento
8 20 (13.25%) NoSQL
9 19 (12.58%) User Experience
9 19 (12.58%) PHP
10 18 (11.92%) Scrum
10 18 (11.92%) JSON
11 17 (11.26%) JIRA
11 17 (11.26%) WPF
11 17 (11.26%) SQL Server
11 17 (11.26%) C#
11 17 (11.26%) Mobile App
12 16 (10.60%) Web Services
12 16 (10.60%) RESTful
13 15 (9.93%) Degree
13 15 (9.93%) TDD
13 15 (9.93%) Project Management
13 15 (9.93%) BDD
14 14 (9.27%) hybris
14 14 (9.27%) CSS3
15 13 (8.61%) Node.js

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 11 (7.28%) WebSphere
2 10 (6.62%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (5.30%) CMS
4 7 (4.64%) nginx
4 7 (4.64%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.31%) Apache Spark
6 4 (2.65%) Apache
6 4 (2.65%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.99%) JBoss
7 3 (1.99%) SAS
8 2 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.66%) Confluence
9 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.66%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.66%) IIS
9 1 (0.66%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (1.99%) InVision
1 3 (1.99%) Photoshop
1 3 (1.99%) UXPin
2 1 (0.66%) Mingle
2 1 (0.66%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 20 (13.25%) Magento
2 8 (5.30%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (2.65%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.66%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.61%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.62%) SaaS
3 4 (2.65%) PaaS
4 3 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.32%) Office 365
5 2 (1.32%) Route 53
6 1 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.66%) GitHub
6 1 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.32%) HTTP
1 2 (1.32%) Skype
1 2 (1.32%) VLAN
2 1 (0.66%) DNS
2 1 (0.66%) Firewall
2 1 (0.66%) FTP
2 1 (0.66%) Internet
2 1 (0.66%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (0.66%) SSL
2 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.25%) NoSQL
2 17 (11.26%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.28%) MySQL
4 10 (6.62%) SQL Server 2000
5 9 (5.96%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.97%) Endeca
7 5 (3.31%) Big Data
8 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.66%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.66%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.66%) DB2
9 1 (0.66%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.66%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 17 (11.26%) JIRA
2 10 (6.62%) AccuRev
3 6 (3.97%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.97%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.31%) Gradle
4 5 (3.31%) Maven
5 4 (2.65%) Selenium
5 4 (2.65%) Xcode
6 3 (1.99%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (1.99%) Grunt
6 3 (1.99%) gulp
7 2 (1.32%) Axure RP
7 2 (1.32%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.32%) JUnit
8 1 (0.66%) Ant
8 1 (0.66%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.66%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.66%) JMeter
8 1 (0.66%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (21.19%) Retail
2 10 (6.62%) Finance
3 9 (5.96%) Marketing
4 3 (1.99%) Banking
5 1 (0.66%) Advertising
5 1 (0.66%) French Language
5 1 (0.66%) German Language
5 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (50.99%) Developer
2 18 (11.92%) Analyst
2 18 (11.92%) Java Developer
3 15 (9.93%) Magento Developer
4 12 (7.95%) Business Analyst
5 11 (7.28%) Project Manager
5 11 (7.28%) Software Developer
6 9 (5.96%) E-Commerce Manager
7 8 (5.30%) Architect
7 8 (5.30%) Desktop Support
8 7 (4.64%) .NET Developer
8 7 (4.64%) E-Commerce Project Manager
9 6 (3.97%) iOS Developer
9 6 (3.97%) Xamarin Developer
10 5 (3.31%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.31%) Designer
10 5 (3.31%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (3.31%) JavaScript Engineer
10 5 (3.31%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (24.50%) CSS
2 36 (23.84%) HTML
3 24 (15.89%) .NET
4 20 (13.25%) Spring
5 18 (11.92%) JSON
6 17 (11.26%) WPF
7 16 (10.60%) RESTful
7 16 (10.60%) Web Services
8 14 (9.27%) CSS3
9 13 (8.61%) J2EE
9 13 (8.61%) Node.js
10 12 (7.95%) HTML5
11 11 (7.28%) .NET Framework
11 11 (7.28%) WCF
12 10 (6.62%) Spring MVC
13 9 (5.96%) Spring Boot
13 9 (5.96%) WinForms
14 8 (5.30%) ASP.NET
15 7 (4.64%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (4.64%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.58%) User Experience
2 17 (11.26%) Mobile App
3 12 (7.95%) Computer Science
3 12 (7.95%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.30%) iPad
5 6 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.65%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.32%) EPoS
7 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.32%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.32%) Social Media
8 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.66%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.95%) Apple iOS
2 6 (3.97%) Android
3 5 (3.31%) Linux
4 4 (2.65%) Windows
5 2 (1.32%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.32%) Unix
5 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (41.72%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (21.19%) MVC
3 18 (11.92%) Scrum
4 15 (9.93%) BDD
4 15 (9.93%) Project Management
4 15 (9.93%) TDD
5 12 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (7.95%) Web Application Development
6 11 (7.28%) Content Management
6 11 (7.28%) Web Development
7 9 (5.96%) iOS Development
7 9 (5.96%) Kanban
7 9 (5.96%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (5.96%) SDLC
7 9 (5.96%) Software Engineering
8 7 (4.64%) Business Analysis
8 7 (4.64%) Front End Development
8 7 (4.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (4.64%) User Stories
9 6 (3.97%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (28.48%) JavaScript
2 36 (23.84%) Java
3 26 (17.22%) SQL
4 19 (12.58%) PHP
5 17 (11.26%) C#
6 12 (7.95%) Python
7 7 (4.64%) Ruby
8 6 (3.97%) Apple Swift
8 6 (3.97%) C++
8 6 (3.97%) Groovy
9 5 (3.31%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.65%) Perl
11 3 (1.99%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.32%) R
12 2 (1.32%) Scala
13 1 (0.66%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.66%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (9.93%) Degree
2 4 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.99%) ISEB
4 2 (1.32%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.66%) PMP
5 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) PMO
1 2 (1.32%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (3.97%) Docker
2 4 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.66%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.66%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (3.97%) Ansible
2 4 (2.65%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.65%) Puppet
3 1 (0.66%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (9.27%) hybris
2 9 (5.96%) Oracle
3 8 (5.30%) SAP
4 6 (3.97%) FatWire
4 6 (3.97%) Xamarin
5 5 (3.31%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.65%) Adobe
6 4 (2.65%) Apple
6 4 (2.65%) ATG
6 4 (2.65%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.65%) Teradata
7 3 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.99%) Zend
8 2 (1.32%) Google
9 1 (0.66%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.66%) BEA
9 1 (0.66%) Cisco
9 1 (0.66%) Progress
9 1 (0.66%) QAD
9 1 (0.66%) Red Hat