Period
to 17 February 2020

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 17 February 2020 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
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 127 95 108
Rank change year-on-year -32 +13 -20
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 185 412 375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.72% 2.62% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 2.99% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 239 251
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £638 £561 £550
England median daily rate £475 £465 £463
% change year-on-year +2.15% +0.54% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
South East median hourly rate £75.00 £32.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +132.56% -12.84% +174.07%
10th Percentile £72.50 £23.88 £31.30
90th Percentile £77.50 £52.75 £39.20
England median hourly rate £20.00 £25.25 £32.16
% change year-on-year -20.79% -21.47% +65.24%

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 9,051 13,790 14,138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.14% 87.54% 85.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,408 8,295 8,471
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £262 £280 £275
90th Percentile £600 £600 £586
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 508 433
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £26.58 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.33% +10.73% +6.67%
10th Percentile £13.05 £11.85 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £50.25
England median hourly rate £22.50 £23.63 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.56% -1.76%

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 17 February 2020.

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 17 February 2020. 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 -25 104 £475 +11.76% 45
Berkshire -49 53 £463 +8.82% 20
Surrey +7 36 £425 -6.85% 20
Buckinghamshire +8 33 £413 - 8
Hampshire +4 19 £400 - 28
Oxfordshire +26 18 £525 +5.00% 17
West Sussex +18 11 £450 -1.64% 12
Kent +9 4 £325 +4.00% 10
East Sussex +9 3 £451 +3.14% 12
E-Commerce
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, 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 93 (50.27%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (28.11%) Retail
3 34 (18.38%) Scrum
4 31 (16.76%) JavaScript
5 29 (15.68%) CRM
6 25 (13.51%) User Experience
7 23 (12.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (12.43%) Java
8 22 (11.89%) .NET
8 22 (11.89%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (10.81%) Microsoft
10 19 (10.27%) HTML
10 19 (10.27%) Migration
10 19 (10.27%) Finance
10 19 (10.27%) Analytics
10 19 (10.27%) Azure
11 18 (9.73%) CMS
11 18 (9.73%) Project Management
11 18 (9.73%) Web Services
12 17 (9.19%) CSS
12 17 (9.19%) ERP
12 17 (9.19%) Marketing
12 17 (9.19%) AWS
13 16 (8.65%) User Stories
13 16 (8.65%) React
13 16 (8.65%) B2C
13 16 (8.65%) C#
14 15 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
14 15 (8.11%) JIRA

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 18 (9.73%) CMS
2 13 (7.03%) Confluence
3 10 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (5.41%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.70%) Headless CMS
5 5 (2.70%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.62%) Drupal
6 3 (1.62%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.62%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.08%) Apache
7 2 (1.08%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.08%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.54%) JBoss
8 1 (0.54%) Kentico
8 1 (0.54%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.32%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.08%) InVision
5 2 (1.08%) Sketch
6 1 (0.54%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 15 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (7.57%) Magento
3 8 (4.32%) SessionCam
4 5 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (1.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (1.08%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (1.08%) Shopify
7 1 (0.54%) BASE24
7 1 (0.54%) BPCS
7 1 (0.54%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.54%) Odoo
7 1 (0.54%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.27%) Azure
2 17 (9.19%) AWS
3 12 (6.49%) Serverless
4 10 (5.41%) Google Analytics
4 10 (5.41%) Office 365
5 8 (4.32%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (3.78%) SaaS
7 5 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (2.70%) Amazon S3
8 4 (2.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (2.16%) Azure Functions
8 4 (2.16%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (1.62%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (1.62%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (1.62%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.62%) npm
9 3 (1.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (1.08%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (1.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (1.08%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (2.70%) Firewall
1 5 (2.70%) NaaS
2 3 (1.62%) SSL
3 1 (0.54%) ATM
3 1 (0.54%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.16%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (1.62%) Data Lake
4 3 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.08%) Big Data
5 2 (1.08%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.54%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 15 (8.11%) JIRA
2 10 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.78%) Maven
4 4 (2.16%) IntelliJ
4 4 (2.16%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.62%) Mockito
6 2 (1.08%) Gradle
6 2 (1.08%) kappa
6 2 (1.08%) Postman
6 2 (1.08%) Selenium
6 2 (1.08%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.54%) Balsamiq
7 1 (0.54%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.54%) ESLint
7 1 (0.54%) Grunt
7 1 (0.54%) jMock
7 1 (0.54%) JUnit
7 1 (0.54%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.54%) Mocha
7 1 (0.54%) Snyk
General
1 52 (28.11%) Retail
2 19 (10.27%) Finance
3 17 (9.19%) Marketing
4 10 (5.41%) Law
5 8 (4.32%) Legal
6 7 (3.78%) Banking
7 4 (2.16%) Automotive
7 4 (2.16%) Italian Language
7 4 (2.16%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.16%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.08%) Back Office
9 1 (0.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 58 (31.35%) Developer
2 33 (17.84%) Project Manager
3 25 (13.51%) Analyst
4 17 (9.19%) Architect
4 17 (9.19%) E-Commerce Manager
5 14 (7.57%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 11 (5.95%) Support Analyst
7 10 (5.41%) BizTalk Developer
7 10 (5.41%) Digital Project Manager
7 10 (5.41%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 10 (5.41%) Product Owner
8 9 (4.86%) .NET Developer
8 9 (4.86%) Business Analyst
8 9 (4.86%) Digital Product Owner
9 8 (4.32%) Agile Product Owner
9 8 (4.32%) E-Commerce Product Owner
9 8 (4.32%) IT Manager
9 8 (4.32%) Product Manager
9 8 (4.32%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.32%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.89%) .NET
2 19 (10.27%) HTML
3 18 (9.73%) Web Services
4 17 (9.19%) CSS
5 16 (8.65%) React
6 13 (7.03%) AngularJS
7 12 (6.49%) RESTful
8 10 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (5.41%) REST
8 10 (5.41%) WebSphere MQ
8 10 (5.41%) XSLT
9 8 (4.32%) JSON
9 8 (4.32%) Node.js
10 7 (3.78%) jQuery
10 7 (3.78%) SOAP
10 7 (3.78%) Spring
11 5 (2.70%) CSS3
11 5 (2.70%) HTML5
12 4 (2.16%) LESS
12 4 (2.16%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.51%) User Experience
2 20 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.57%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.49%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.24%) Analytical Mindset
6 4 (2.16%) EPoS
6 4 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.08%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.54%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.54%) Blog
8 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.54%) Marketing Technology
8 1 (0.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.78%) Windows
1 7 (3.78%) Windows Server
2 5 (2.70%) Windows 8
2 5 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (2.70%) Windows XP
3 3 (1.62%) Android
3 3 (1.62%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (50.27%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (18.38%) Scrum
3 29 (15.68%) CRM
4 23 (12.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (11.89%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (10.27%) Analytics
6 19 (10.27%) Migration
7 18 (9.73%) Project Management
8 17 (9.19%) ERP
9 16 (8.65%) B2C
9 16 (8.65%) User Stories
10 15 (8.11%) SDLC
11 14 (7.57%) Customer-Centricity
12 12 (6.49%) Coaching
12 12 (6.49%) Time Management
12 12 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (5.95%) Change Management
14 10 (5.41%) Decision-Making
14 10 (5.41%) Microservices
14 10 (5.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (16.76%) JavaScript
2 23 (12.43%) Java
3 16 (8.65%) C#
4 11 (5.95%) PHP
5 8 (4.32%) Java 8
5 8 (4.32%) SQL
6 4 (2.16%) C
7 3 (1.62%) ES6
8 2 (1.08%) Clojure
8 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.08%) Python
8 2 (1.08%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.54%) C++
9 1 (0.54%) ES7
9 1 (0.54%) Ruby
9 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (2.70%) CCNA
1 5 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (2.70%) MCITP
1 5 (2.70%) MCSA
1 5 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.16%) PMI Certification
2 4 (2.16%) PMP
2 4 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.62%) Degree
4 2 (1.08%) ISEB
4 2 (1.08%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.86%) PMO
2 6 (3.24%) QA
3 2 (1.08%) GDPR
3 2 (1.08%) SEPA
3 2 (1.08%) SLA
4 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.54%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (4.32%) Docker
2 5 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.78%) SCCM
1 7 (3.78%) SCOM
2 5 (2.70%) WSUS
3 4 (2.16%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.62%) Ansible
4 3 (1.62%) Terraform
5 1 (0.54%) Consul
5 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.54%) Packer
Vendors
1 20 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.03%) Google
2 13 (7.03%) Salesforce.com
3 12 (6.49%) Adobe
4 8 (4.32%) Hotjar
4 8 (4.32%) SAP
5 7 (3.78%) Cisco
5 7 (3.78%) Demandware
5 7 (3.78%) Meraki
5 7 (3.78%) Sony
5 7 (3.78%) Splunk
6 5 (2.70%) F5
6 5 (2.70%) Jitterbit
6 5 (2.70%) VMware
7 4 (2.16%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.62%) PayPal
8 3 (1.62%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 2 (1.08%) Apple
9 2 (1.08%) hybris
9 2 (1.08%) Maxymiser