The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
E-Commerce (Electronic Commerce)
UK / Scotland
Rank 99 102 102
Rank change year-on-year +3 0  
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 8 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.46% 0.97% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 1.17% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 9
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £12.10
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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1471 2144 2283
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.87% 83.36% 81.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 1197 1255
Median daily rate £390 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 40
Median hourly rate £35.50 £39.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.97% +41.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for E-Commerce in Scotland

E-Commerce
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for E-Commerce in Scotland

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 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
Glasgow +4 5 - - 3
West Lothian 0 2 £350 +7.69%
Edinburgh 0 1 £388 +9.15% 1
E-Commerce
UK

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 6 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) CSS
2 5 (27.78%) Retail
3 4 (22.22%) Content Management
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 4 (22.22%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) CMS
4 3 (16.67%) Handset
4 3 (16.67%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (16.67%) Web Development
4 3 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (16.67%) Data Entry
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps
4 3 (16.67%) Pricing Data
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (11.11%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (11.11%) Travis CI
5 2 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (11.11%) CircleCI

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (22.22%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 3 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) CircleCI
1 2 (11.11%) Gradle
1 2 (11.11%) gulp
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.11%) Maven
1 2 (11.11%) Travis CI
2 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.56%) Protractor
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
2 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (27.78%) Retail
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Azure Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Cloud Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) CSS
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.11%) Ajax
4 2 (11.11%) HTML5
4 2 (11.11%) jQuery
4 2 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.56%) CSS3
5 1 (5.56%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Handset
1 3 (16.67%) Pricing Data
2 2 (11.11%) iPad
3 1 (5.56%) EPoS
3 1 (5.56%) Fintech
3 1 (5.56%) FMCG
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Android
1 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (22.22%) Content Management
2 3 (16.67%) Data Entry
2 3 (16.67%) DevOps
2 3 (16.67%) MVC
2 3 (16.67%) Web Development
3 2 (11.11%) Android Development
3 2 (11.11%) BDD
3 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Open Source
3 2 (11.11%) Re-Platforming
3 2 (11.11%) TDD
3 2 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.56%) SEO
4 1 (5.56%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Groovy
3 2 (11.11%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) Clojure
4 1 (5.56%) Scala
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Ansible
1 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) FatWire
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) VMware