Period
to 23 March 2019

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 23 March 2019 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
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 91 85
Rank change year-on-year -8 -6 -6
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 400 432 397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.54% 2.57% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 3.03% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 285 249
South East median daily rate £443 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.56% +11.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £308 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £588
England median daily rate £475 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +12.70% +96.88%
10th Percentile £28.45 £31.25 £12.65
90th Percentile £54.75 £37.75 £99.00
England median hourly rate £27.00 £47.75 £19.92
% change year-on-year -43.46% +139.71% -28.86%

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 13,746 14,245 12,830
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.12% 84.77% 83.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,317 8,381 7,417
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £275 £281 £255
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
England median daily rate £475 £463 £438
% change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 484 449 538
South East median hourly rate £24.91 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.79% +6.67% -18.18%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.06 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.26 £50.76 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -6.02% - +8.70%

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 23 March 2019.

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 23 March 2019.

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 23 March 2019. 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 +12 207 £428 +5.88% 39
Berkshire +23 150 £430 +22.86% 12
Surrey -17 88 £444 -1.39% 9
Hampshire -20 50 £425 -10.53% 20
Buckinghamshire +6 44 £420 -1.18% 8
West Sussex -9 20 £463 +2.78% 1
East Sussex -1 15 £450 +1.12% 6
Oxfordshire -1 13 £500 +17.65% 20
Kent 0 7 £443 +26.43% 3
M4 Corridor 0 5 £600 -
Sussex - 3 £450 -
Middlesex +9 1 £675 +32.35%
E-Commerce
England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, 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.

1 238 (59.50%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (26.25%) Retail
3 82 (20.50%) JIRA
4 81 (20.25%) Scrum
5 71 (17.75%) HTML
6 62 (15.50%) Java
6 62 (15.50%) JavaScript
7 60 (15.00%) TDD
8 57 (14.25%) .NET
8 57 (14.25%) Web Services
9 54 (13.50%) Amazon AWS
10 53 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 53 (13.25%) User Experience
11 51 (12.75%) DevOps
12 48 (12.00%) Project Management
12 48 (12.00%) CSS
12 48 (12.00%) Confluence
13 44 (11.00%) Finance
14 43 (10.75%) AngularJS
15 42 (10.50%) REST
16 40 (10.00%) Microservices
17 39 (9.75%) C#
18 38 (9.50%) Software Engineering
18 38 (9.50%) Git (software)
19 37 (9.25%) CMS
19 37 (9.25%) SQL
20 36 (9.00%) QA
21 34 (8.50%) .NET Core
22 33 (8.25%) Marketing
23 32 (8.00%) Continuous Integration

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 48 (12.00%) Confluence
2 37 (9.25%) CMS
3 13 (3.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 11 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (2.00%) MS Exchange
5 8 (2.00%) SAS
5 8 (2.00%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.00%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (1.50%) Drupal
7 6 (1.50%) IIS
8 5 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (1.00%) Mule
9 4 (1.00%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (1.00%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.75%) Apache
10 3 (0.75%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.75%) IBM Domino
10 3 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (5.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 21 (5.25%) MS Visio
3 18 (4.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (4.25%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (2.50%) InVision
6 5 (1.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (1.00%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.25%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (2.25%) Magento
2 6 (1.50%) Oracle CRM
2 6 (1.50%) Oracle CRM On Demand
3 4 (1.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (1.00%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.75%) SAP EWM
5 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.50%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.50%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.25%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 54 (13.50%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (5.75%) Serverless
4 18 (4.50%) AWS Lambda
5 12 (3.00%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (2.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 10 (2.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 10 (2.50%) Amazon S3
7 10 (2.50%) Amazon SQS
7 10 (2.50%) CloudFront
8 9 (2.25%) Akamai
8 9 (2.25%) Apigee
8 9 (2.25%) SaaS
9 8 (2.00%) Amazon Kinesis
9 8 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (2.00%) Office 365
10 6 (1.50%) Adobe Analytics
11 5 (1.25%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.25%) Firewall
2 4 (1.00%) Network Security
3 3 (0.75%) DNS
3 3 (0.75%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (0.75%) WAN
4 2 (0.50%) Internet
4 2 (0.50%) LAN
5 1 (0.25%) Broadband
5 1 (0.25%) DHCP
5 1 (0.25%) HTTP
5 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.25%) VLAN
5 1 (0.25%) VPN
5 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.50%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 17 (4.25%) MySQL
4 13 (3.25%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.25%) Big Data
5 9 (2.25%) DB2
5 9 (2.25%) Power BI
6 8 (2.00%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.00%) QlikView
7 5 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.00%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.75%) Cloud Spanner
9 3 (0.75%) NewSQL
9 3 (0.75%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.50%) Apache Ignite
10 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.25%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 82 (20.50%) JIRA
2 38 (9.50%) Git (software)
3 22 (5.50%) Bitbucket
4 21 (5.25%) Jenkins
5 16 (4.00%) Maven
6 12 (3.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (3.00%) IntelliJ
7 11 (2.75%) gulp
7 11 (2.75%) webpack
8 8 (2.00%) Protractor
9 7 (1.75%) Jasmine
9 7 (1.75%) JUnit
9 7 (1.75%) Selenium
9 7 (1.75%) Subversion
10 6 (1.50%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (1.25%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.25%) SoapUI
12 4 (1.00%) Grunt
12 4 (1.00%) JSUnit
12 4 (1.00%) Mercurial
General
1 105 (26.25%) Retail
2 44 (11.00%) Finance
3 33 (8.25%) Marketing
4 24 (6.00%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.00%) Banking
5 12 (3.00%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.00%) Law
7 7 (1.75%) German Language
8 5 (1.25%) Electronics
8 5 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.00%) Advertising
9 4 (1.00%) Automotive
9 4 (1.00%) Billing
9 4 (1.00%) French Language
10 3 (0.75%) Back Office
10 3 (0.75%) Polish Language
11 2 (0.50%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.50%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 100 (25.00%) Developer
2 57 (14.25%) Analyst
3 50 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 38 (9.50%) Architect
5 35 (8.75%) Senior Developer
6 31 (7.75%) Business Analyst
7 30 (7.50%) E-Commerce Manager
8 27 (6.75%) Designer
9 26 (6.50%) Digital Project Manager
10 24 (6.00%) .NET Developer
11 23 (5.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 20 (5.00%) Java Developer
12 20 (5.00%) PHP Developer
13 18 (4.50%) Digital Analyst
14 17 (4.25%) Solutions Architect
14 17 (4.25%) UX Designer
15 16 (4.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
15 16 (4.00%) IT Manager
16 15 (3.75%) Delivery Manager
17 14 (3.50%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (17.75%) HTML
2 57 (14.25%) .NET
2 57 (14.25%) Web Services
3 48 (12.00%) CSS
4 43 (10.75%) AngularJS
5 42 (10.50%) REST
6 34 (8.50%) .NET Core
7 28 (7.00%) CSS3
7 28 (7.00%) HTML5
7 28 (7.00%) JSON
8 26 (6.50%) XML
9 25 (6.25%) Node.js
10 22 (5.50%) React
11 21 (5.25%) jQuery
12 20 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 18 (4.50%) RESTful
13 18 (4.50%) SOAP
14 17 (4.25%) .NET Framework
14 17 (4.25%) Redux
15 16 (4.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 53 (13.25%) User Experience
2 21 (5.25%) iPad
3 20 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.00%) Social Media
5 13 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (3.25%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.50%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.25%) Virtual Team
8 8 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.25%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.25%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.00%) TM Forum
11 3 (0.75%) FMCG
12 2 (0.50%) EPoS
12 2 (0.50%) Fintech
12 2 (0.50%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.25%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.25%) Hybrid Cloud
13 1 (0.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.75%) Windows
2 8 (2.00%) Android
2 8 (2.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (1.75%) Apple iOS
3 7 (1.75%) Linux
4 5 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.75%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.50%) Unix
7 1 (0.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (59.50%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (20.25%) Scrum
3 60 (15.00%) TDD
4 53 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 51 (12.75%) DevOps
6 48 (12.00%) Project Management
7 40 (10.00%) Microservices
8 38 (9.50%) Software Engineering
9 32 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (7.75%) Test Automation
11 30 (7.50%) SDLC
12 28 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (6.75%) CRM
13 27 (6.75%) Front End Development
14 26 (6.50%) B2C
15 25 (6.25%) User Stories
16 24 (6.00%) ERP
17 23 (5.75%) Kanban
17 23 (5.75%) OO
17 23 (5.75%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 62 (15.50%) Java
1 62 (15.50%) JavaScript
2 39 (9.75%) C#
3 37 (9.25%) SQL
4 29 (7.25%) PHP
5 23 (5.75%) Java 8
6 16 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 10 (2.50%) Python
8 9 (2.25%) ES6
8 9 (2.25%) TypeScript
9 6 (1.50%) PHP 5
9 6 (1.50%) PHP 7
10 5 (1.25%) VBScript
11 4 (1.00%) Go
11 4 (1.00%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.75%) Java 9
13 2 (0.50%) Scala
13 2 (0.50%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.50%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (5.25%) Degree
2 13 (3.25%) PMI Certification
2 13 (3.25%) PMP
3 10 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (2.00%) ISEB
5 6 (1.50%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.75%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.75%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.50%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.25%) CISSP
9 1 (0.25%) CLAS
9 1 (0.25%) GIAC
9 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (9.00%) QA
2 26 (6.50%) PMO
3 6 (1.50%) GDPR
4 5 (1.25%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.25%) P3O
6 1 (0.25%) PSD2
6 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (7.75%) Docker
2 5 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.25%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.50%) vSphere
5 1 (0.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 27 (6.75%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.75%) Terraform
3 4 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.25%) Ansible
4 1 (0.25%) Graphite
4 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.25%) logstash
4 1 (0.25%) Puppet
4 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (7.50%) Oracle
2 27 (6.75%) Adobe
2 27 (6.75%) hybris
3 24 (6.00%) SAP
4 23 (5.75%) Microsoft
5 21 (5.25%) Atlassian
6 15 (3.75%) Google
6 15 (3.75%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (2.75%) VMware
8 8 (2.00%) MicroStrategy
8 8 (2.00%) Sony
8 8 (2.00%) Tableau
9 7 (1.75%) Cisco
9 7 (1.75%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 6 (1.50%) F5
10 6 (1.50%) IBM
11 5 (1.25%) Demandware
11 5 (1.25%) Sitecore
12 4 (1.00%) Facebook
12 4 (1.00%) WSO2