Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 110 76
Rank change year-on-year +20 -34 -11
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 452 352 451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.66% 2.11% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 2.51% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 236 288
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £300
90th Percentile £578 £538 £588
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 13
South East median hourly rate £23.50 £34.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.88% +91.67% -43.31%
10th Percentile £20.45 £16.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £44.80 £38.75 £39.75
England median hourly rate £20.75 £32.16 £20.46
% change year-on-year -35.47% +57.16% -38.93%

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 14,731 14,048 13,656
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.78% 84.37% 84.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,850 8,420 8,195
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +6.25% +1.91%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 460 580
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £23.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.22% -5.06% -3.10%
10th Percentile £11.78 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +26 219 £469 +10.29% 70
Berkshire +23 135 £463 +17.09% 24
Surrey +4 90 £500 +15.61% 16
Hampshire -3 56 £400 -5.88% 33
Buckinghamshire +10 52 £425 - 15
Kent +7 34 £425 +23.19% 11
Oxfordshire +22 32 £500 -4.76% 31
West Sussex -15 24 £425 +6.25% 5
East Sussex -14 9 £450 +24.14% 7
M4 Corridor - 4 £600 -
Middlesex +12 3 £675 - 1
Sussex +7 3 £450 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
E-Commerce
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 291 (64.38%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 111 (24.56%) HTML
3 111 (24.56%) Scrum
4 108 (23.89%) TDD
5 104 (23.01%) .NET
6 102 (22.57%) Retail
7 89 (19.69%) C#
8 79 (17.48%) CSS
9 78 (17.26%) Java
10 68 (15.04%) Web Services
11 67 (14.82%) JIRA
12 66 (14.60%) Git (software)
12 66 (14.60%) SQL
12 66 (14.60%) CMS
13 58 (12.83%) .NET Framework
14 56 (12.39%) AngularJS
15 55 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
16 54 (11.95%) User Experience
17 52 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management
18 51 (11.28%) ASP.NET Web API
19 48 (10.62%) REST
20 47 (10.40%) Marketing
21 46 (10.18%) Project Management
21 46 (10.18%) SQL Server
22 45 (9.96%) QA
23 42 (9.29%) Finance
24 41 (9.07%) Continuous Integration
24 41 (9.07%) Microservices
25 40 (8.85%) Waterfall

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 66 (14.60%) CMS
2 38 (8.41%) Confluence
3 31 (6.86%) Sitecore CMS
4 17 (3.76%) IIS
5 16 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (2.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 10 (2.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (2.21%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.99%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (1.77%) MS Exchange
10 7 (1.55%) Drupal
10 7 (1.55%) Mule
10 7 (1.55%) Oracle Service Bus
11 6 (1.33%) Apache Solr
11 6 (1.33%) Kentico
12 5 (1.11%) OpenStack
12 5 (1.11%) SAS
12 5 (1.11%) WordPress
13 2 (0.44%) Joomla!
Applications
1 19 (4.20%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (3.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.55%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.33%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.66%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.44%) InVision
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.22%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 16 (3.54%) Magento
2 4 (0.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.66%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.66%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.44%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.44%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.44%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.44%) Shopify
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.22%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 55 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (8.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (4.42%) Serverless
4 19 (4.20%) AWS Lambda
5 14 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (2.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 12 (2.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 12 (2.65%) Amazon S3
6 12 (2.65%) Amazon SQS
6 12 (2.65%) CloudFront
7 11 (2.43%) Office 365
8 8 (1.77%) Apigee
8 8 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (1.55%) Akamai
9 7 (1.55%) Amazon Kinesis
9 7 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (1.11%) Adobe Analytics
11 4 (0.88%) npm
12 2 (0.44%) Lucidchart
12 2 (0.44%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.42%) Internet
2 7 (1.55%) Firewall
3 5 (1.11%) HTTP
4 2 (0.44%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.22%) DNS
5 1 (0.22%) LAN
5 1 (0.22%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.22%) WAN
5 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (10.18%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 19 (4.20%) MySQL
3 18 (3.98%) NoSQL
4 11 (2.43%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.21%) Big Data
5 10 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.77%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.55%) DB2
8 6 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (1.33%) Redis
9 5 (1.11%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.11%) Power BI
9 5 (1.11%) QlikView
9 5 (1.11%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.88%) Neo4j
10 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 67 (14.82%) JIRA
2 66 (14.60%) Git (software)
3 26 (5.75%) Jenkins
4 24 (5.31%) Maven
5 18 (3.98%) Bitbucket
6 15 (3.32%) IntelliJ
7 11 (2.43%) JUnit
8 10 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (2.21%) ReSharper
9 8 (1.77%) Mercurial
9 8 (1.77%) Selenium
9 8 (1.77%) webpack
10 7 (1.55%) SonarQube
11 6 (1.33%) Axure RP
11 6 (1.33%) DbUnit
11 6 (1.33%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.33%) Subversion
11 6 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (1.11%) jMock
12 5 (1.11%) WebDriver
General
1 102 (22.57%) Retail
2 47 (10.40%) Marketing
3 42 (9.29%) Finance
4 19 (4.20%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.21%) Banking
6 7 (1.55%) Law
6 7 (1.55%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.33%) Back Office
7 6 (1.33%) Electronics
8 4 (0.88%) Advertising
8 4 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.66%) Automotive
9 3 (0.66%) Legal
10 2 (0.44%) Games
10 2 (0.44%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.22%) French Language
11 1 (0.22%) German Language
11 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.22%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 173 (38.27%) Developer
2 62 (13.72%) .NET Developer
3 57 (12.61%) Analyst
4 54 (11.95%) Senior Developer
5 53 (11.73%) Project Manager
6 34 (7.52%) Java Developer
7 33 (7.30%) Architect
8 30 (6.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 30 (6.64%) Senior .NET Developer
9 28 (6.19%) Business Analyst
10 27 (5.97%) C# Developer
10 27 (5.97%) PHP Developer
11 23 (5.09%) C# .NET Developer
12 22 (4.87%) E-Commerce Manager
13 18 (3.98%) Digital Project Manager
14 17 (3.76%) Designer
14 17 (3.76%) E-Commerce Developer
14 17 (3.76%) HTML CSS Developer
14 17 (3.76%) HTML Developer
15 15 (3.32%) E-Commerce Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (24.56%) HTML
2 104 (23.01%) .NET
3 79 (17.48%) CSS
4 68 (15.04%) Web Services
5 58 (12.83%) .NET Framework
6 56 (12.39%) AngularJS
7 51 (11.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 48 (10.62%) REST
9 38 (8.41%) .NET Core
10 34 (7.52%) Entity Framework
10 34 (7.52%) jQuery
10 34 (7.52%) JSON
11 29 (6.42%) ASP.NET
11 29 (6.42%) HTML5
12 27 (5.97%) CSS3
12 27 (5.97%) RESTful
13 26 (5.75%) React
14 25 (5.53%) Node.js
15 24 (5.31%) OAuth
15 24 (5.31%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.95%) User Experience
2 33 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (6.19%) iPad
4 19 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
5 18 (3.98%) Mobile App
6 17 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (3.32%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (1.99%) Social Media
10 6 (1.33%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.11%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.88%) Fintech
13 3 (0.66%) Cloud Native
13 3 (0.66%) FMCG
13 3 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (0.66%) NHS
14 2 (0.44%) Graphic Design
14 2 (0.44%) PKI
14 2 (0.44%) PMI
14 2 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (5.97%) Windows
2 18 (3.98%) Windows Server
3 11 (2.43%) Android
4 9 (1.99%) Linux
5 7 (1.55%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.88%) Unix
8 2 (0.44%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (64.38%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (24.56%) Scrum
3 108 (23.89%) TDD
4 52 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 46 (10.18%) Project Management
6 41 (9.07%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (9.07%) Microservices
7 40 (8.85%) Waterfall
8 38 (8.41%) Web Development
9 37 (8.19%) Software Engineering
10 36 (7.96%) Front End Development
11 34 (7.52%) Kanban
12 33 (7.30%) MVC
12 33 (7.30%) Test Automation
13 32 (7.08%) Problem-Solving
13 32 (7.08%) SDLC
14 29 (6.42%) BDD
15 28 (6.19%) DevOps
16 26 (5.75%) API Development
16 26 (5.75%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 113 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 89 (19.69%) C#
3 78 (17.26%) Java
4 66 (14.60%) SQL
5 38 (8.41%) PHP
6 29 (6.42%) Java 8
7 8 (1.77%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.55%) Python
8 7 (1.55%) R
9 6 (1.33%) Java 9
9 6 (1.33%) PHP 5
9 6 (1.33%) PHP 7
9 6 (1.33%) TypeScript
9 6 (1.33%) VBScript
10 5 (1.11%) Go
11 4 (0.88%) ES6
12 3 (0.66%) C
12 3 (0.66%) Perl
13 2 (0.44%) C++
13 2 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (5.09%) Degree
2 9 (1.99%) ISEB
2 9 (1.99%) PMP
3 8 (1.77%) PMI Certification
3 8 (1.77%) SC Cleared
3 8 (1.77%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.55%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.44%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.22%) MBA
7 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (9.96%) QA
2 19 (4.20%) PMO
3 4 (0.88%) GDPR
4 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (7.08%) Docker
2 7 (1.55%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.66%) vSphere
4 2 (0.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (4.20%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.55%) SCCM
2 7 (1.55%) SCOM
2 7 (1.55%) WSUS
3 5 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.22%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 37 (8.19%) Oracle
2 33 (7.30%) Microsoft
2 33 (7.30%) Sitecore
3 30 (6.64%) Adobe
4 24 (5.31%) hybris
4 24 (5.31%) SAP
5 17 (3.76%) Atlassian
6 13 (2.88%) Demandware
7 11 (2.43%) VMware
8 9 (1.99%) ATG
8 9 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (1.77%) Cisco
9 8 (1.77%) Google
10 7 (1.55%) F5
10 7 (1.55%) Sony
10 7 (1.55%) Splunk
10 7 (1.55%) WSO2
11 6 (1.33%) Aruba
12 5 (1.11%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (1.11%) Tableau