The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 April 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 76 63
Rank change year-on-year +20 -13  
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 3 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.45% 0.58% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.75% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 9
Median daily rate £475 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +20.00%  
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 £27.50
% change year-on-year +84.37% -41.81%  

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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 521 803 737
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 78.11% 77.73% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 455 397
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 16
Median hourly rate £29.75 £19.42 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.23% -13.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.00 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £30.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for E-Commerce in Reading

E-Commerce
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for E-Commerce in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Reading region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (10.00%) Vue.js
4 1 (10.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Billing
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Laravel
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server

E-Commerce
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Billing
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
1 5 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Environment Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Test Environment Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Transformation Director
2 1 (10.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) EJB
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) Laravel
1 1 (10.00%) Servlets
1 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (10.00%) Vue.js
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) SAP