Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 116 74
Rank change year-on-year +34 -42 -18
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 473 341 485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.88% 2.10% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.35% 2.49% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 228 325
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £300 £280 £275
90th Percentile £575 £536 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 14
South East median hourly rate £23.50 £33.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.79% +140.00% -58.96%
10th Percentile £20.30 £15.15 £12.50
90th Percentile £31.00 £38.60 £35.68
England median hourly rate £15.75 £32.16 £27.00
% change year-on-year -51.02% +19.09% -19.40%

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 14,136 13,696 14,259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.96% 84.18% 83.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,502 8,196 8,678
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 497 460 586
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.35% -1.11% -2.17%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £11.95
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.66 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +9.60% +3.73%

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 19 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing E-Commerce in the South East over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 October 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 +14 198 £425 - 72
Berkshire +8 110 £425 - 30
Surrey +24 92 £500 +17.65% 22
Hampshire +32 81 £425 +3.03% 30
Buckinghamshire +23 56 £425 -5.56% 21
West Sussex -6 43 £325 -18.75% 11
Oxfordshire +12 32 £400 -11.11% 21
Kent +3 31 £425 +23.19% 10
East Sussex +4 12 £475 +35.71% 2
Middlesex +13 3 - - 1
M4 Corridor - 3 £600 -
Sussex +6 1 £550 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
E-Commerce
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 265 (56.03%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (26.43%) JavaScript
3 120 (25.37%) .NET
4 110 (23.26%) HTML
5 105 (22.20%) C#
6 102 (21.56%) Scrum
7 99 (20.93%) TDD
8 85 (17.97%) CSS
9 84 (17.76%) Java
9 84 (17.76%) Retail
10 72 (15.22%) CMS
10 72 (15.22%) SQL
11 70 (14.80%) Finance
12 67 (14.16%) Marketing
13 60 (12.68%) User Experience
14 57 (12.05%) Project Management
15 56 (11.84%) SQL Server
15 56 (11.84%) JIRA
16 55 (11.63%) .NET Framework
16 55 (11.63%) Git (software)
17 53 (11.21%) Oracle
17 53 (11.21%) Web Services
17 53 (11.21%) AngularJS
18 50 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
19 49 (10.36%) Waterfall
20 48 (10.15%) Stakeholder Management
20 48 (10.15%) Microservices
21 45 (9.51%) ASP.NET Web API
22 43 (9.09%) SDLC
23 42 (8.88%) REST

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 72 (15.22%) CMS
2 30 (6.34%) Sitecore CMS
3 29 (6.13%) Confluence
4 20 (4.23%) IIS
5 16 (3.38%) WordPress
6 13 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (2.33%) Apache Solr
8 10 (2.11%) WebSphere
8 10 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (1.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (1.69%) MS Exchange
11 7 (1.48%) Drupal
12 6 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (1.27%) Kentico
12 6 (1.27%) Mule
12 6 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
12 6 (1.27%) Umbraco
13 5 (1.06%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.63%) EPiServer
Applications
1 14 (2.96%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.42%) InVision
5 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (5.71%) Magento
2 5 (1.06%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (1.06%) SAP SD
3 3 (0.63%) Shopify
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.42%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.42%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.21%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 39 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (7.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.33%) Office 365
4 9 (1.90%) Serverless
5 8 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.48%) Akamai
6 7 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (1.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 5 (1.06%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (1.06%) Apigee
7 5 (1.06%) CloudFront
8 4 (0.85%) npm
9 3 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.42%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.42%) CloudBees
10 2 (0.42%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.29%) Internet
2 8 (1.69%) Firewall
3 5 (1.06%) HTTP
4 2 (0.42%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.21%) DNS
5 1 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.21%) LAN
5 1 (0.21%) Network Security
5 1 (0.21%) SMS
5 1 (0.21%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.21%) WAN
5 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.59%) MySQL
3 15 (3.17%) MongoDB
3 15 (3.17%) NoSQL
4 12 (2.54%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (1.48%) Big Data
7 7 (1.48%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (1.27%) Endeca
8 6 (1.27%) Redis
9 5 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.85%) Neo4j
10 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.63%) DB2
11 3 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.42%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 56 (11.84%) JIRA
2 55 (11.63%) Git (software)
3 23 (4.86%) Jenkins
4 21 (4.44%) Bitbucket
5 16 (3.38%) Maven
6 13 (2.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (2.33%) JUnit
8 10 (2.11%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (2.11%) ReSharper
8 10 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (1.90%) Selenium
9 9 (1.90%) Visual Studio
10 7 (1.48%) IntelliJ
10 7 (1.48%) Mercurial
10 7 (1.48%) SonarQube
10 7 (1.48%) TeamCity
10 7 (1.48%) webpack
11 6 (1.27%) DbUnit
11 6 (1.27%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.27%) WebDriver
General
1 84 (17.76%) Retail
2 70 (14.80%) Finance
3 67 (14.16%) Marketing
4 11 (2.33%) Banking
4 11 (2.33%) Publishing
5 10 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.48%) Law
6 7 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.27%) Legal
8 5 (1.06%) Automotive
8 5 (1.06%) Back Office
8 5 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.85%) Advertising
9 4 (0.85%) Electronics
9 4 (0.85%) Games
10 3 (0.63%) German Language
10 3 (0.63%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.42%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.42%) French Language
11 2 (0.42%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 177 (37.42%) Developer
2 68 (14.38%) Analyst
3 62 (13.11%) .NET Developer
4 52 (10.99%) Project Manager
5 42 (8.88%) Senior Developer
6 39 (8.25%) Architect
7 38 (8.03%) Java Developer
8 33 (6.98%) Designer
9 29 (6.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 27 (5.71%) C# Developer
10 27 (5.71%) Senior .NET Developer
11 26 (5.50%) Business Analyst
12 23 (4.86%) C# .NET Developer
13 21 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
14 20 (4.23%) HTML CSS Developer
14 20 (4.23%) HTML Developer
15 17 (3.59%) E-Commerce Developer
15 17 (3.59%) E-Commerce Manager
15 17 (3.59%) PHP Developer
16 16 (3.38%) E-Commerce Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (25.37%) .NET
2 110 (23.26%) HTML
3 85 (17.97%) CSS
4 55 (11.63%) .NET Framework
5 53 (11.21%) AngularJS
5 53 (11.21%) Web Services
6 45 (9.51%) ASP.NET Web API
7 42 (8.88%) REST
8 40 (8.46%) .NET Core
9 35 (7.40%) ASP.NET
10 34 (7.19%) jQuery
11 33 (6.98%) Entity Framework
12 31 (6.55%) HTML5
13 26 (5.50%) CSS3
13 26 (5.50%) RESTful
14 24 (5.07%) Node.js
15 22 (4.65%) OAuth
16 21 (4.44%) JSON
16 21 (4.44%) SOAP
17 19 (4.02%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 60 (12.68%) User Experience
2 36 (7.61%) Mobile App
3 29 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (4.86%) iPad
5 19 (4.02%) Greenfield Project
6 13 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (2.11%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.90%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.27%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.27%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.27%) Taxonomies
10 4 (0.85%) Fintech
10 4 (0.85%) FMCG
11 3 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.63%) NHS
11 3 (0.63%) Social Media
11 3 (0.63%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.42%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.42%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 27 (5.71%) Windows
2 18 (3.81%) Windows Server
3 10 (2.11%) Linux
4 9 (1.90%) Android
5 7 (1.48%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.27%) Unix
6 6 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.42%) Amazon Linux
7 2 (0.42%) CentOS
7 2 (0.42%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.42%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (56.03%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (21.56%) Scrum
3 99 (20.93%) TDD
4 57 (12.05%) Project Management
5 50 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
6 49 (10.36%) Waterfall
7 48 (10.15%) Microservices
7 48 (10.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 43 (9.09%) SDLC
9 38 (8.03%) Kanban
9 38 (8.03%) MVC
10 37 (7.82%) Test Automation
10 37 (7.82%) Web Development
11 34 (7.19%) Front End Development
12 32 (6.77%) Software Engineering
13 31 (6.55%) Problem-Solving
14 29 (6.13%) Digital Marketing
14 29 (6.13%) Software Delivery
15 28 (5.92%) Business Analysis
15 28 (5.92%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 125 (26.43%) JavaScript
2 105 (22.20%) C#
3 84 (17.76%) Java
4 72 (15.22%) SQL
5 38 (8.03%) PHP
6 23 (4.86%) Java 8
7 10 (2.11%) PowerShell
8 9 (1.90%) Go
9 7 (1.48%) R
9 7 (1.48%) TypeScript
10 6 (1.27%) Java 9
10 6 (1.27%) VBScript
11 4 (0.85%) ES6
11 4 (0.85%) Python
12 3 (0.63%) C
12 3 (0.63%) Perl
13 2 (0.42%) C++
13 2 (0.42%) Groovy
13 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (5.71%) Degree
2 14 (2.96%) PMP
3 12 (2.54%) ISTQB
4 10 (2.11%) ISEB
4 10 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (2.11%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.27%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.27%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.63%) CISA
8 2 (0.42%) CRISC
8 2 (0.42%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.21%) CISM
9 1 (0.21%) CISSP
9 1 (0.21%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.21%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 1 (0.21%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.67%) QA
2 8 (1.69%) PMO
3 4 (0.85%) GDPR
4 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (5.50%) Docker
2 7 (1.48%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.63%) vSphere
4 2 (0.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (3.59%) Kubernetes
2 10 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (1.48%) SCCM
3 7 (1.48%) SCOM
3 7 (1.48%) WSUS
4 2 (0.42%) Ansible
4 2 (0.42%) Kibana
4 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.42%) Packer
4 2 (0.42%) Puppet
4 2 (0.42%) Terraform
5 1 (0.21%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 53 (11.21%) Oracle
2 34 (7.19%) Microsoft
3 32 (6.77%) Sitecore
4 30 (6.34%) SAP
5 25 (5.29%) hybris
6 22 (4.65%) Adobe
7 18 (3.81%) Atlassian
8 11 (2.33%) ATG
8 11 (2.33%) VMware
9 9 (1.90%) Demandware
10 8 (1.69%) Cisco
11 7 (1.48%) F5
11 7 (1.48%) Google
11 7 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.48%) Sony
11 7 (1.48%) Splunk
12 6 (1.27%) Ariba
12 6 (1.27%) Aruba
12 6 (1.27%) WSO2
13 4 (0.85%) Anite