Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 February 2018 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 > South East
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 82 76
Rank change year-on-year -18 -6 -10
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 388 408 508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.31% 2.63% 2.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 3.21% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 259 386
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +8.39%
10th Percentile £281 £300 £297
90th Percentile £550 £588 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
South East median hourly rate £37.00 £13.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +174.07% -51.79% +1.82%
10th Percentile £31.30 £12.50 £13.05
90th Percentile £39.20 £99.00 £33.10
England median hourly rate £33.00 £19.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +73.68% -32.14% +1.82%

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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13,998 12,725 14,894
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 83.22% 81.89% 81.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,396 7,533 8,924
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £255
90th Percentile £588 £573 £538
England median daily rate £451 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.97% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 516 614
South East median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.76% -16.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.06 £11.68
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £52.68
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +16.77%

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for E-Commerce in the South East

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for E-Commerce in the South East

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing E-Commerce in the South East over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for E-Commerce in the South East

E-Commerce
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for E-Commerce in the South East

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. 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
Thames Valley -31 187 £400 - 81
Surrey +20 93 £450 +25.00% 34
Berkshire -31 89 £325 -13.33% 46
Buckinghamshire -21 65 £450 +20.00% 13
Hampshire -3 46 £456 -8.75% 29
Oxfordshire -16 33 £400 -9.09% 22
Kent -2 24 £343 -4.86% 6
West Sussex -18 24 £430 +16.22% 18
East Sussex -4 5 £445 +4.71% 12
M4 Corridor +3 4 - -
Middlesex +4 3 £520 +14.29%
E-Commerce
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 204 (52.58%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (26.55%) Scrum
3 100 (25.77%) HTML
4 95 (24.48%) JavaScript
5 87 (22.42%) CSS
6 76 (19.59%) Retail
7 71 (18.30%) Finance
8 69 (17.78%) User Experience
9 66 (17.01%) TDD
10 56 (14.43%) Java
10 56 (14.43%) Git (software)
11 53 (13.66%) JIRA
12 51 (13.14%) Web Services
13 47 (12.11%) Project Management
13 47 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 47 (12.11%) AngularJS
14 46 (11.86%) Marketing
15 45 (11.60%) MVC
15 45 (11.60%) C#
16 44 (11.34%) .NET
17 42 (10.82%) Continuous Integration
18 39 (10.05%) Adobe
19 38 (9.79%) Analytics
20 37 (9.54%) SQL Server
21 36 (9.28%) User Stories
22 35 (9.02%) Wireframes
23 34 (8.76%) Front End Development
23 34 (8.76%) Kanban
24 32 (8.25%) CMS
24 32 (8.25%) Jenkins

E-Commerce
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 32 (8.25%) CMS
2 27 (6.96%) Confluence
3 11 (2.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 9 (2.32%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (2.32%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.06%) IIS
6 7 (1.80%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (1.55%) Apache Solr
7 6 (1.55%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (1.29%) WordPress
9 4 (1.03%) Drupal
10 3 (0.77%) JBoss
10 3 (0.77%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.52%) Apache
11 2 (0.52%) Kentico
12 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.26%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 16 (4.12%) MS Visio
2 13 (3.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 13 (3.35%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (2.84%) Photoshop
4 10 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (2.06%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (1.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (0.52%) HipChat
8 2 (0.52%) UXPin
9 1 (0.26%) InVision
Business Applications
1 13 (3.35%) Magento
2 9 (2.32%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.77%) Oracle CRM
3 3 (0.77%) Oracle CRM On Demand
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.26%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.26%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (5.67%) Google Analytics
3 14 (3.61%) Adobe Analytics
4 10 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (2.06%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (2.06%) Serverless
6 7 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.55%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.55%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (1.55%) npm
8 5 (1.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (1.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 5 (1.29%) CloudFront
8 5 (1.29%) Google Checkout
8 5 (1.29%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.77%) SaaS
10 2 (0.52%) BlazeMeter
10 2 (0.52%) Office 365
10 2 (0.52%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.32%) Internet
2 5 (1.29%) HTTP
3 3 (0.77%) Firewall
3 3 (0.77%) LAN
3 3 (0.77%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.77%) WAN
4 1 (0.26%) DNS
4 1 (0.26%) Extranet
4 1 (0.26%) IMAP
4 1 (0.26%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.26%) POP3
4 1 (0.26%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.26%) SAN
4 1 (0.26%) SMTP
4 1 (0.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.54%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (3.09%) MySQL
4 10 (2.58%) Big Data
5 9 (2.32%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (1.29%) Endeca
6 5 (1.29%) Redis
7 3 (0.77%) Data Lake
7 3 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.77%) Power BI
7 3 (0.77%) Spotfire
7 3 (0.77%) Sqoop
8 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.52%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.52%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.26%) InfluxDB
9 1 (0.26%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 56 (14.43%) Git (software)
2 53 (13.66%) JIRA
3 32 (8.25%) Jenkins
4 21 (5.41%) Eclipse
5 13 (3.35%) Maven
5 13 (3.35%) Visual Website Optimizer
6 12 (3.09%) Subversion
7 11 (2.84%) gulp
8 10 (2.58%) IntelliJ
8 10 (2.58%) Selenium
9 9 (2.32%) Axure RP
9 9 (2.32%) JUnit
9 9 (2.32%) WebDriver
10 8 (2.06%) Bitbucket
10 8 (2.06%) ReSharper
10 8 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (1.80%) Gradle
11 7 (1.80%) Mercurial
11 7 (1.80%) SonarQube
11 7 (1.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 76 (19.59%) Retail
2 71 (18.30%) Finance
3 46 (11.86%) Marketing
4 23 (5.93%) Telecoms
5 19 (4.90%) Banking
6 12 (3.09%) Retail Banking
7 8 (2.06%) Back Office
8 6 (1.55%) Electronics
9 5 (1.29%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.77%) Automotive
10 3 (0.77%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.52%) Advertising
11 2 (0.52%) Games
11 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.52%) Publishing
12 1 (0.26%) Billing
12 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.26%) Law
12 1 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 123 (31.70%) Developer
2 59 (15.21%) Analyst
3 51 (13.14%) Business Analyst
3 51 (13.14%) Project Manager
4 33 (8.51%) C# Developer
5 27 (6.96%) .NET Developer
5 27 (6.96%) Designer
6 25 (6.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 23 (5.93%) Architect
7 23 (5.93%) E-Commerce Manager
8 22 (5.67%) Java Developer
9 21 (5.41%) UX Designer
10 19 (4.90%) E-Commerce Project Manager
11 18 (4.64%) Agile Business Analyst
11 18 (4.64%) Digital Project Manager
11 18 (4.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 17 (4.38%) JavaScript Developer
12 17 (4.38%) Senior Developer
13 16 (4.12%) Product Owner
14 15 (3.87%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (25.77%) HTML
2 87 (22.42%) CSS
3 51 (13.14%) Web Services
4 47 (12.11%) AngularJS
5 44 (11.34%) .NET
6 30 (7.73%) .NET Framework
7 29 (7.47%) HTML5
7 29 (7.47%) jQuery
7 29 (7.47%) Spring
8 26 (6.70%) REST
9 25 (6.44%) ASP.NET Web API
10 20 (5.15%) KnockoutJS
10 20 (5.15%) React
10 20 (5.15%) Spring MVC
11 19 (4.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 16 (4.12%) Backbone.js
13 14 (3.61%) Hibernate
13 14 (3.61%) Node.js
13 14 (3.61%) RESTful
13 14 (3.61%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 69 (17.78%) User Experience
2 24 (6.19%) Mobile App
3 17 (4.38%) iPad
4 11 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (2.84%) Social Media
5 10 (2.58%) Virtual Team
6 9 (2.32%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.29%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.29%) Fintech
8 3 (0.77%) FMCG
8 3 (0.77%) Graphic Design
8 3 (0.77%) Infotainment
8 3 (0.77%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.52%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.26%) EPoS
10 1 (0.26%) NHS
10 1 (0.26%) Replication
10 1 (0.26%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.26%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.87%) Linux
2 13 (3.35%) Windows
3 11 (2.84%) Apple iOS
4 10 (2.58%) Android
5 8 (2.06%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.77%) CentOS
6 3 (0.77%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.52%) Unix
8 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (52.58%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (26.55%) Scrum
3 66 (17.01%) TDD
4 47 (12.11%) Project Management
4 47 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (11.60%) MVC
6 42 (10.82%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (9.79%) Analytics
8 36 (9.28%) User Stories
9 35 (9.02%) Wireframes
10 34 (8.76%) Front End Development
10 34 (8.76%) Kanban
11 31 (7.99%) CRM
11 31 (7.99%) DevOps
11 31 (7.99%) Test Automation
12 25 (6.44%) BDD
13 24 (6.19%) SOA
13 24 (6.19%) Waterfall
14 22 (5.67%) Acceptance Criteria
14 22 (5.67%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 95 (24.48%) JavaScript
2 56 (14.43%) Java
3 45 (11.60%) C#
4 31 (7.99%) PHP
5 29 (7.47%) SQL
6 13 (3.35%) Ruby
7 9 (2.32%) Bash Shell
7 9 (2.32%) VB.NET
8 7 (1.80%) ES6
8 7 (1.80%) Python
9 6 (1.55%) Groovy
10 3 (0.77%) Apple Swift
10 3 (0.77%) R
10 3 (0.77%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.52%) VBA
12 1 (0.26%) C
12 1 (0.26%) Perl
12 1 (0.26%) Scala
12 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (6.96%) Degree
2 14 (3.61%) PMP
3 11 (2.84%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.03%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.96%) QA
2 11 (2.84%) PMO
3 4 (1.03%) SLA
4 3 (0.77%) WCAG
5 2 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.26%) GDPR
6 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (2.58%) Docker
2 3 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.77%) Apache Flume
2 3 (0.77%) HDFS
3 1 (0.26%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.26%) XenApp
3 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (2.32%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.80%) Ansible
2 7 (1.80%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.77%) Oozie
4 2 (0.52%) Terraform
5 1 (0.26%) Grafana
5 1 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.26%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.26%) Mesos
5 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (10.05%) Adobe
2 31 (7.99%) Google
3 21 (5.41%) hybris
4 19 (4.90%) Microsoft
4 19 (4.90%) Oracle
5 18 (4.64%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (3.35%) Crazy Egg
6 13 (3.35%) Hotjar
6 13 (3.35%) Optimizely
7 12 (3.09%) SAP
8 10 (2.58%) HP
9 7 (1.80%) Demandware
9 7 (1.80%) Sitecore
10 6 (1.55%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.29%) Coremetrics
11 5 (1.29%) IBM
11 5 (1.29%) PayPal
12 4 (1.03%) MuleSoft
13 3 (0.77%) Hortonworks
13 3 (0.77%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud