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 3 months to 23 March 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
E-Commerce (Electronic Commerce)
England / South East
Rank 77 84 71
Rank change year-on-year +7 -13  
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 201 219 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.59% 2.39% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 2.95% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 154 167
Median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +4.43% -1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Median hourly rate £30.50 £15.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.77% -43.63%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £16.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year +84.37% -34.02%  

E-Commerce is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6315 7428 7722
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.49% 81.17% 79.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3641 4585 4239
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 265 271
Median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £48.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing E-Commerce as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +45 45 £388 +5.08% 24
Berkshire +5 43 £425 - 18
Hampshire +12 31 £475 +28.81% 23
Buckinghamshire -4 26 £338 -25.00% 4
Oxfordshire -9 22 £475 +11.76% 12
Kent +4 14 £350 +3.70% 7
West Sussex -26 8 £368 -8.12% 2
East Sussex +4 2 £425 +36.00%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
E-Commerce
England

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 163 (41.06%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (27.71%) Retail
3 91 (22.92%) JavaScript
4 88 (22.17%) Java
5 78 (19.65%) HTML
6 66 (16.62%) CSS
7 62 (15.62%) Scrum
8 58 (14.61%) TDD
9 55 (13.85%) Web Services
10 54 (13.60%) Finance
10 54 (13.60%) Marketing
11 50 (12.59%) Oracle
12 44 (11.08%) SQL
12 44 (11.08%) C#
12 44 (11.08%) Linux
13 43 (10.83%) XML
14 40 (10.08%) .NET
15 39 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
16 38 (9.57%) JIRA
17 37 (9.32%) Git (software)
17 37 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
18 36 (9.07%) J2EE
19 35 (8.82%) Project Management
20 34 (8.56%) SQL Server
21 31 (7.81%) MVC
21 31 (7.81%) Web Development
21 31 (7.81%) User Experience
22 30 (7.56%) Spring
23 29 (7.30%) Subversion
23 29 (7.30%) Analytical Skills

E-Commerce
Top Related 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 27 (6.80%) JBoss
2 26 (6.55%) Apache
3 25 (6.30%) WebSphere
4 23 (5.79%) WebLogic
5 19 (4.79%) Tomcat
6 16 (4.03%) CMS
7 13 (3.27%) ATG Dynamo
8 11 (2.77%) Confluence
9 10 (2.52%) IIS
10 8 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (1.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 7 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (1.51%) SAS
13 5 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (1.01%) Alfresco
14 4 (1.01%) Anypoint
14 4 (1.01%) Commerce Server
14 4 (1.01%) Liferay
15 3 (0.76%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 13 (3.27%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.77%) Adobe Illustrator
2 11 (2.77%) Photoshop
3 10 (2.52%) MS Office
4 4 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.25%) InVision
6 1 (0.25%) MS Project
6 1 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (3.53%) Magento
2 6 (1.51%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (0.76%) BASE24
3 3 (0.76%) Fredhopper
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.50%) Postilion
4 2 (0.50%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.50%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.25%) nopCommerce
5 1 (0.25%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.02%) Adobe Analytics
3 7 (1.76%) GitHub
4 6 (1.51%) Google Analytics
4 6 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.26%) Google Tag Manager
6 3 (0.76%) CloudSense
6 3 (0.76%) Office 365
7 2 (0.50%) Google Checkout
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.25%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.25%) Google Play
8 1 (0.25%) IaaS
8 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.25%) PaaS
8 1 (0.25%) Trello
8 1 (0.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.52%) HTTP
1 10 (2.52%) Internet
2 9 (2.27%) SSL
3 6 (1.51%) Intranet
4 5 (1.26%) Extranet
5 3 (0.76%) Firewall
6 2 (0.50%) SAN
7 1 (0.25%) FTP
7 1 (0.25%) LAN
7 1 (0.25%) LDAP
7 1 (0.25%) Multicast
7 1 (0.25%) Network Security
7 1 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (8.56%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.28%) MongoDB
3 13 (3.27%) DB2
4 12 (3.02%) Oracle Database
5 11 (2.77%) MySQL
6 9 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (2.02%) NoSQL
7 8 (2.02%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.26%) Big Data
8 5 (1.26%) MS Access
8 5 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.76%) Endeca
10 3 (0.76%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.76%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (9.57%) JIRA
2 37 (9.32%) Git (software)
3 29 (7.30%) Subversion
4 26 (6.55%) Jenkins
5 22 (5.54%) Selenium
6 18 (4.53%) Ant
7 15 (3.78%) Maven
8 13 (3.27%) Log4j
9 12 (3.02%) Dreamweaver
9 12 (3.02%) Gradle
10 10 (2.52%) Eclipse
11 9 (2.27%) Visual Studio
12 8 (2.02%) WebDriver
13 7 (1.76%) HP UFT
13 7 (1.76%) Mockito
13 7 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (1.51%) Cucumber
14 6 (1.51%) IntelliJ
14 6 (1.51%) LoadRunner
14 6 (1.51%) MSBuild
General
1 110 (27.71%) Retail
2 54 (13.60%) Finance
2 54 (13.60%) Marketing
3 18 (4.53%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.03%) Banking
5 12 (3.02%) Publishing
6 6 (1.51%) Games
7 5 (1.26%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.01%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.76%) Electronics
9 3 (0.76%) French Language
9 3 (0.76%) Legal
10 2 (0.50%) Automotive
10 2 (0.50%) Billing
10 2 (0.50%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.50%) German Language
10 2 (0.50%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.50%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 125 (31.49%) Developer
2 68 (17.13%) Analyst
3 37 (9.32%) Architect
4 33 (8.31%) Business Analyst
5 29 (7.30%) Java Developer
6 27 (6.80%) .NET Developer
6 27 (6.80%) Designer
7 26 (6.55%) Project Manager
8 20 (5.04%) C# Developer
8 20 (5.04%) JavaScript Developer
9 19 (4.79%) Senior Developer
10 17 (4.28%) Agile Developer
10 17 (4.28%) C# .NET Developer
10 17 (4.28%) E-Commerce Manager
10 17 (4.28%) Solutions Architect
11 16 (4.03%) E-Commerce Developer
12 15 (3.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 14 (3.53%) Web Engineer
14 13 (3.27%) E-Commerce Architect
14 13 (3.27%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (19.65%) HTML
2 66 (16.62%) CSS
3 55 (13.85%) Web Services
4 43 (10.83%) XML
5 40 (10.08%) .NET
6 36 (9.07%) J2EE
7 30 (7.56%) Spring
8 29 (7.30%) AngularJS
9 27 (6.80%) JSON
10 25 (6.30%) jQuery
11 22 (5.54%) REST
12 20 (5.04%) HTML5
12 20 (5.04%) JSP
12 20 (5.04%) Servlets
13 18 (4.53%) XSLT
14 17 (4.28%) RESTful
14 17 (4.28%) SOAP
15 16 (4.03%) Node.js
16 15 (3.78%) .NET Framework
16 15 (3.78%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.81%) User Experience
2 29 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.27%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.52%) Digital Media
5 7 (1.76%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.76%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.76%) Social Media
6 6 (1.51%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.26%) EFT
7 5 (1.26%) EFTPOS
7 5 (1.26%) EMV
7 5 (1.26%) Photography
7 5 (1.26%) Smartcard
8 4 (1.01%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.76%) AS400
9 3 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.50%) EPoS
10 2 (0.50%) IVR
10 2 (0.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 44 (11.08%) Linux
2 17 (4.28%) Windows
3 14 (3.53%) Unix
4 11 (2.77%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.27%) Solaris
6 4 (1.01%) AIX
6 4 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.76%) Android
8 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (41.06%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (15.62%) Scrum
3 58 (14.61%) TDD
4 39 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 35 (8.82%) Project Management
7 31 (7.81%) MVC
7 31 (7.81%) Web Development
8 29 (7.30%) Analytics
9 25 (6.30%) Pair Programming
10 22 (5.54%) SOA
11 20 (5.04%) Microservices
12 19 (4.79%) CRM
12 19 (4.79%) IT Strategy
13 18 (4.53%) BDD
13 18 (4.53%) Business Analysis
13 18 (4.53%) Quality Management
13 18 (4.53%) Waterfall
14 17 (4.28%) Front End Development
14 17 (4.28%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 91 (22.92%) JavaScript
2 88 (22.17%) Java
3 44 (11.08%) C#
3 44 (11.08%) SQL
4 20 (5.04%) PHP
5 10 (2.52%) T-SQL
6 9 (2.27%) Groovy
6 9 (2.27%) Scala
7 5 (1.26%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.26%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.01%) ES6
8 4 (1.01%) Perl
8 4 (1.01%) Python
8 4 (1.01%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.76%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.76%) RPG
9 3 (0.76%) Ruby
10 2 (0.50%) C++
11 1 (0.25%) COBOL
11 1 (0.25%) Korn
Qualifications
1 28 (7.05%) Degree
2 10 (2.52%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (1.01%) ISEB
5 3 (0.76%) MBA
5 3 (0.76%) PhD
6 2 (0.50%) CISM
6 2 (0.50%) CISSP
6 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.53%) QA
2 10 (2.52%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.51%) GDPR
3 6 (1.51%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.26%) ISO 8583
4 5 (1.26%) PMO
5 2 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.50%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.25%) SDET
6 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.02%) Docker
2 4 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.25%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (1.76%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.51%) Ansible
2 6 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.51%) Puppet
3 3 (0.76%) Terraform
4 2 (0.50%) SCCM
5 1 (0.25%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.25%) Control-M
5 1 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (12.59%) Oracle
2 27 (6.80%) ATG
3 24 (6.05%) Adobe
4 21 (5.29%) SAP
5 19 (4.79%) Microsoft
6 17 (4.28%) hybris
7 13 (3.27%) Google
8 10 (2.52%) HP
9 9 (2.27%) Cognos
10 8 (2.02%) AppDynamics
10 8 (2.02%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.51%) IBM
12 6 (1.51%) MuleSoft
12 6 (1.51%) ServiceNow
13 5 (1.26%) FIS
13 5 (1.26%) Sitecore
13 5 (1.26%) VeriFone
14 4 (1.01%) GigaSpaces
14 4 (1.01%) Omniture
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