Period
to 22 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 94 92
Rank change year-on-year +25 -2 -29
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 548 369 439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.30% 2.39% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.90% 2.86% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 248 315
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £300 £271 £279
90th Percentile £559 £558 £548
England median daily rate £463 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +2.78% +4.65% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
South East median hourly rate - £29.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +96.67% -45.45%
England median hourly rate £62.50 £29.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year +111.86% +6.31% -3.48%

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 14,055 12,889 14,967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.74% 83.34% 82.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,288 7,451 9,196
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £252
90th Percentile £588 £563 £545
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 475 494 562
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -22.71% +18.83%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.60 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.43 £52.73
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

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 June 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 June 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 +14 237 £404 -5.00% 68
Berkshire +24 152 £409 -0.91% 36
Surrey +10 143 £450 +12.50% 42
Hampshire +6 70 £450 -4.26% 48
West Sussex +23 55 £388 -6.63% 4
Buckinghamshire +9 49 £438 +9.38% 9
Oxfordshire -11 36 £375 -16.67% 23
Kent +8 18 £418 +19.29% 10
East Sussex +7 9 £475 +40.74% 2
M4 Corridor -1 9 - -
Middlesex - 6 £510 -
Sussex - 1 £550 - 2
E-Commerce
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 288 (52.55%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (28.83%) JavaScript
3 123 (22.45%) Finance
4 116 (21.17%) HTML
5 111 (20.26%) Scrum
6 106 (19.34%) Retail
7 103 (18.80%) CSS
8 90 (16.42%) .NET
9 83 (15.15%) C#
9 83 (15.15%) TDD
9 83 (15.15%) User Experience
10 78 (14.23%) Java
11 72 (13.14%) Marketing
12 63 (11.50%) JIRA
12 63 (11.50%) SQL Server
13 60 (10.95%) SQL
14 58 (10.58%) Project Management
15 57 (10.40%) AngularJS
16 55 (10.04%) CMS
17 54 (9.85%) Continuous Integration
17 54 (9.85%) DevOps
18 53 (9.67%) Front End Development
18 53 (9.67%) Amazon AWS
19 50 (9.12%) Mobile App
20 49 (8.94%) Microservices
20 49 (8.94%) Git (software)
20 49 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
20 49 (8.94%) MVC
20 49 (8.94%) Web Services
21 46 (8.39%) Analytics

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 55 (10.04%) CMS
2 37 (6.75%) Confluence
3 16 (2.92%) Sitecore CMS
3 16 (2.92%) WordPress
4 14 (2.55%) IIS
5 12 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (1.64%) Apache Solr
6 9 (1.64%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (1.09%) Drupal
9 5 (0.91%) Kentico
9 5 (0.91%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.73%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.55%) Apache
11 3 (0.55%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.36%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.36%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.36%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (1.64%) HipChat
1 9 (1.64%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.36%) UXPin
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (5.84%) Magento
2 10 (1.82%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (0.73%) Eloqua
3 4 (0.73%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.36%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.36%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.18%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 53 (9.67%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (4.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.28%) Google Analytics
4 14 (2.55%) Adobe Analytics
5 12 (2.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
6 10 (1.82%) Serverless
7 6 (1.09%) npm
8 4 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.73%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 4 (0.73%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.73%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.55%) SaaS
10 2 (0.36%) BlueKai
10 2 (0.36%) CloudBees
10 2 (0.36%) GitHub
10 2 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.01%) Internet
2 8 (1.46%) HTTP
3 2 (0.36%) DNS
3 2 (0.36%) Firewall
3 2 (0.36%) SSL
4 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.18%) IMAP
4 1 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.18%) LAN
4 1 (0.18%) Network Security
4 1 (0.18%) POP3
4 1 (0.18%) SMS
4 1 (0.18%) SMTP
4 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.18%) VLAN
4 1 (0.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (11.50%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.38%) Big Data
3 15 (2.74%) Relational Database
4 14 (2.55%) MySQL
5 12 (2.19%) MongoDB
6 11 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (2.01%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (1.28%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.09%) Endeca
10 5 (0.91%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.55%) Data Lake
12 3 (0.55%) Sqoop
13 2 (0.36%) DB2
13 2 (0.36%) GIS
13 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.36%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 63 (11.50%) JIRA
2 49 (8.94%) Git (software)
3 29 (5.29%) Jenkins
4 18 (3.28%) Bitbucket
4 18 (3.28%) Eclipse
5 16 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (2.74%) Selenium
6 15 (2.74%) Visual Studio
6 15 (2.74%) WebDriver
7 14 (2.55%) gulp
8 12 (2.19%) TeamCity
8 12 (2.19%) Visual Website Optimizer
9 10 (1.82%) JUnit
9 10 (1.82%) Mercurial
9 10 (1.82%) Protractor
9 10 (1.82%) Subversion
10 9 (1.64%) Maven
10 9 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (1.46%) Grunt
11 8 (1.46%) IntelliJ
General
1 123 (22.45%) Finance
2 106 (19.34%) Retail
3 72 (13.14%) Marketing
4 16 (2.92%) Banking
5 14 (2.55%) Publishing
5 14 (2.55%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.64%) Legal
7 7 (1.28%) Automotive
8 6 (1.09%) Back Office
8 6 (1.09%) Dutch Language
9 4 (0.73%) German Language
9 4 (0.73%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.55%) Electronics
10 3 (0.55%) French Language
10 3 (0.55%) Games
10 3 (0.55%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.55%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.36%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 179 (32.66%) Developer
2 75 (13.69%) Analyst
3 62 (11.31%) Project Manager
4 49 (8.94%) Architect
5 47 (8.58%) Designer
6 44 (8.03%) Business Analyst
7 43 (7.85%) .NET Developer
8 38 (6.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 27 (4.93%) Senior Developer
10 26 (4.74%) E-Commerce Manager
10 26 (4.74%) Magento Developer
11 24 (4.38%) C# Developer
12 23 (4.20%) C# .NET Developer
12 23 (4.20%) Java Developer
13 22 (4.01%) Angular Developer
14 21 (3.83%) E-Commerce Project Manager
14 21 (3.83%) React Developer
15 19 (3.47%) JavaScript Developer
16 18 (3.28%) DevOps Engineer
17 17 (3.10%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (21.17%) HTML
2 103 (18.80%) CSS
3 90 (16.42%) .NET
4 57 (10.40%) AngularJS
5 49 (8.94%) Web Services
6 45 (8.21%) ASP.NET
6 45 (8.21%) HTML5
7 44 (8.03%) REST
8 42 (7.66%) .NET Framework
9 36 (6.57%) CSS3
10 35 (6.39%) ASP.NET Web API
11 34 (6.20%) React
12 30 (5.47%) Spring
13 29 (5.29%) jQuery
14 28 (5.11%) Node.js
15 25 (4.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 21 (3.83%) .NET Core
16 21 (3.83%) Entity Framework
16 21 (3.83%) XML
17 20 (3.65%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 83 (15.15%) User Experience
2 50 (9.12%) Mobile App
3 36 (6.57%) iPad
4 29 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (2.55%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.46%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.28%) Taxonomies
11 6 (1.09%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.09%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.91%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.91%) Fintech
13 4 (0.73%) Graphic Design
13 4 (0.73%) Social Media
14 3 (0.55%) AS400
15 2 (0.36%) Analytical Mindset
15 2 (0.36%) Computer Science
15 2 (0.36%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 19 (3.47%) Linux
2 15 (2.74%) Android
2 15 (2.74%) Apple iOS
3 10 (1.82%) Windows
4 6 (1.09%) Unix
5 5 (0.91%) CentOS
5 5 (0.91%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.36%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (0.36%) DC/OS
6 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (52.55%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (20.26%) Scrum
3 83 (15.15%) TDD
4 58 (10.58%) Project Management
5 54 (9.85%) Continuous Integration
5 54 (9.85%) DevOps
6 53 (9.67%) Front End Development
7 49 (8.94%) Microservices
7 49 (8.94%) MVC
7 49 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 46 (8.39%) Analytics
9 42 (7.66%) Test Automation
10 39 (7.12%) Waterfall
11 34 (6.20%) Software Engineering
12 32 (5.84%) Digital Marketing
13 31 (5.66%) CRM
14 29 (5.29%) Business Analysis
14 29 (5.29%) Wireframes
15 27 (4.93%) Kanban
15 27 (4.93%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 158 (28.83%) JavaScript
2 83 (15.15%) C#
3 78 (14.23%) Java
4 60 (10.95%) SQL
5 39 (7.12%) PHP
6 22 (4.01%) Java 8
7 17 (3.10%) Python
8 16 (2.92%) Bash Shell
9 13 (2.37%) Groovy
9 13 (2.37%) Ruby
10 10 (1.82%) ES6
11 7 (1.28%) Go
12 6 (1.09%) R
13 4 (0.73%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.73%) VB
14 3 (0.55%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.55%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.36%) C
15 2 (0.36%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (7.66%) Degree
2 16 (2.92%) ISTQB
2 16 (2.92%) PMP
3 14 (2.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (2.19%) PMI Certification
5 11 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (1.09%) ISEB
7 4 (0.73%) CISA
8 3 (0.55%) CRISC
9 2 (0.36%) CISM
9 2 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.18%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.18%) CISSP
10 1 (0.18%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.18%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.02%) QA
2 10 (1.82%) PMO
3 6 (1.09%) GDPR
3 6 (1.09%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.55%) GCP
4 3 (0.55%) WCAG
5 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (6.39%) Docker
2 3 (0.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.55%) Apache Flume
2 3 (0.55%) HDFS
3 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (4.74%) Kubernetes
2 14 (2.55%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (1.09%) Ansible
4 4 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.73%) Puppet
5 3 (0.55%) Oozie
5 3 (0.55%) Terraform
6 2 (0.36%) Kibana
6 2 (0.36%) Packer
6 2 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 40 (7.30%) Oracle
2 35 (6.39%) Google
3 33 (6.02%) Microsoft
4 32 (5.84%) hybris
5 31 (5.66%) Adobe
6 29 (5.29%) SAP
7 23 (4.20%) Atlassian
8 16 (2.92%) Sitecore
9 14 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (2.19%) Crazy Egg
10 12 (2.19%) Hotjar
10 12 (2.19%) Optimizely
11 10 (1.82%) HP
12 8 (1.46%) Demandware
13 7 (1.28%) IBM
14 6 (1.09%) ATG
15 5 (0.91%) New Relic
16 4 (0.73%) Anite
17 3 (0.55%) Ariba
17 3 (0.55%) Perforce