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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 53 58
Rank change year-on-year -11 +5  
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 70 120 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.71% 3.13% 2.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 3.79% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 75 81
Median daily rate £394 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £439 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £16.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year +84.37% -34.02%  

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 2127 3164 2871
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 82.38% 82.44% 78.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1350 1916 1562
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 122 130
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.90 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing E-Commerce as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 +5 50 £406 +1.56% 78
Cheshire +15 13 £400 - 14
Merseyside -13 5 £313 -3.84% 4
Lancashire +13 2 £333 +6.40% 11
E-Commerce
England

E-Commerce
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 74 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (32.43%) Java
3 36 (24.32%) JavaScript
4 32 (21.62%) HTML
5 31 (20.95%) .NET
5 31 (20.95%) CSS
6 25 (16.89%) Spring
7 24 (16.22%) SQL
8 23 (15.54%) Retail
8 23 (15.54%) AngularJS
9 22 (14.86%) SQL Server
10 20 (13.51%) Web Services
11 19 (12.84%) Scrum
11 19 (12.84%) MVC
11 19 (12.84%) TDD
12 17 (11.49%) C#
13 15 (10.14%) jQuery
13 15 (10.14%) Finance
13 15 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (8.78%) HTML5
14 13 (8.78%) CSS3
14 13 (8.78%) Linux
15 12 (8.11%) REST
16 11 (7.43%) hybris
16 11 (7.43%) RESTful
16 11 (7.43%) Git (software)
16 11 (7.43%) Front End Development
16 11 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (7.43%) Degree
17 10 (6.76%) JIRA

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 9 (6.08%) CMS
1 9 (6.08%) Tomcat
1 9 (6.08%) WebSphere
2 7 (4.73%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.38%) Apache
3 5 (3.38%) Umbraco
4 4 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (2.70%) GlassFish
4 4 (2.70%) JBoss
5 3 (2.03%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.35%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.68%) Confluence
7 1 (0.68%) Drupal
7 1 (0.68%) IIS
7 1 (0.68%) Mule
7 1 (0.68%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.68%) nginx
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.68%) SAS
7 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.35%) MS Project
3 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (4.05%) Magento
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.70%) IaaS
2 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.70%) PaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Office 365
3 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.70%) HTTP
2 3 (2.03%) Internet
3 2 (1.35%) DNS
4 1 (0.68%) DHCP
4 1 (0.68%) DSL
4 1 (0.68%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.68%) Firewall
4 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.68%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.68%) LDAP
4 1 (0.68%) MPLS
4 1 (0.68%) SAN
4 1 (0.68%) SSL
4 1 (0.68%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.68%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.08%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.05%) MySQL
4 5 (3.38%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.03%) Hazelcast
6 3 (2.03%) QlikView
6 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.35%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.35%) Power BI
7 2 (1.35%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.68%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.68%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (7.43%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.76%) JIRA
3 7 (4.73%) Selenium
4 6 (4.05%) Gradle
4 6 (4.05%) Grunt
4 6 (4.05%) gulp
5 5 (3.38%) AccuRev
5 5 (3.38%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.38%) Maven
6 4 (2.70%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.03%) Ant
7 3 (2.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.03%) Hudson
7 3 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.03%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.35%) GoCD
8 2 (1.35%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.35%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.35%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (15.54%) Retail
2 15 (10.14%) Finance
3 6 (4.05%) Marketing
4 3 (2.03%) Banking
5 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 84 (56.76%) Developer
2 27 (18.24%) Java Developer
3 17 (11.49%) Analyst
4 16 (10.81%) .NET Developer
5 10 (6.76%) Architect
6 9 (6.08%) Angular Developer
6 9 (6.08%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (5.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (4.73%) AWS Developer
8 7 (4.73%) PHP Developer
8 7 (4.73%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.05%) HTML CSS Developer
9 6 (4.05%) HTML Developer
10 5 (3.38%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.38%) Programme Manager
10 5 (3.38%) Software Developer
11 4 (2.70%) C# Developer
11 4 (2.70%) IT Manager
11 4 (2.70%) JSP Developer
11 4 (2.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (21.62%) HTML
2 31 (20.95%) .NET
2 31 (20.95%) CSS
3 25 (16.89%) Spring
4 23 (15.54%) AngularJS
5 20 (13.51%) Web Services
6 15 (10.14%) jQuery
7 13 (8.78%) CSS3
7 13 (8.78%) HTML5
8 12 (8.11%) REST
9 11 (7.43%) RESTful
10 9 (6.08%) J2EE
11 8 (5.41%) SOAP
11 8 (5.41%) Struts
12 7 (4.73%) .NET Framework
12 7 (4.73%) JSON
12 7 (4.73%) WinForms
12 7 (4.73%) XML
13 6 (4.05%) JSP
13 6 (4.05%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.73%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.05%) User Experience
3 5 (3.38%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.03%) Clustering
4 3 (2.03%) FMCG
4 3 (2.03%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.35%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.35%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.68%) Fintech
6 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.78%) Linux
2 3 (2.03%) Android
2 3 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (2.03%) Windows
2 3 (2.03%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.35%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.35%) CentOS
4 1 (0.68%) Fedora
4 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (12.84%) MVC
2 19 (12.84%) Scrum
2 19 (12.84%) TDD
3 11 (7.43%) Front End Development
3 11 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (6.76%) OO
4 10 (6.76%) Project Management
5 9 (6.08%) UML
5 9 (6.08%) Web Development
6 8 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (4.73%) Content Management
7 7 (4.73%) Kanban
7 7 (4.73%) PRINCE2
7 7 (4.73%) SDLC
7 7 (4.73%) Software Engineering
8 6 (4.05%) DevOps
8 6 (4.05%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (4.05%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 48 (32.43%) Java
2 36 (24.32%) JavaScript
3 24 (16.22%) SQL
4 17 (11.49%) C#
5 9 (6.08%) PHP
6 6 (4.05%) Ruby
7 5 (3.38%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.38%) Python
8 4 (2.70%) Perl
9 3 (2.03%) Go
9 3 (2.03%) Groovy
9 3 (2.03%) Korn
9 3 (2.03%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.03%) Scala
10 1 (0.68%) Jython
10 1 (0.68%) R
10 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (7.43%) Degree
2 4 (2.70%) ISEB
3 3 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.05%) QA
2 2 (1.35%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (2.70%) Docker
2 2 (1.35%) Varnish
3 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.68%) iptables
3 1 (0.68%) Postfix
3 1 (0.68%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (3.38%) Ansible
2 4 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.03%) Puppet
3 3 (2.03%) Terraform
4 1 (0.68%) Mesos
4 1 (0.68%) Nagios
4 1 (0.68%) vMotion
Vendors
1 11 (7.43%) hybris
2 5 (3.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.38%) Oracle
3 4 (2.70%) ATG
4 3 (2.03%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.03%) Zend
5 2 (1.35%) AppDynamics
5 2 (1.35%) Google
5 2 (1.35%) Guidewire
5 2 (1.35%) HP
5 2 (1.35%) SAP
5 2 (1.35%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.68%) 3PAR
6 1 (0.68%) Cisco
6 1 (0.68%) Dell
6 1 (0.68%) EMC
6 1 (0.68%) FatWire
6 1 (0.68%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.68%) NETGEAR
6 1 (0.68%) Sitecore
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 4 days ago