The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
E-Commerce (Electronic Commerce)
England / South West
Rank 68 78 69
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9  
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 70 61 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.74% 2.13% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.35% 2.67% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 46 54
Median daily rate £384 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.70% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £544 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2087 2284 2437
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.71% 79.67% 78.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1363 1508 1583
Median daily rate £400 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 139 82
Median hourly rate £38.50 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.87% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
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 West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing E-Commerce in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for E-Commerce in the South West

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing E-Commerce in the South West over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for E-Commerce in the South West

E-Commerce
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for E-Commerce in the South West

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Gloucestershire +15 18 £359 -13.03% 3
Bristol -2 12 £250 -53.48% 5
Somerset -10 10 £450 +5.88% 6
Dorset +5 7 £400 -11.11% 3
Devon - 4 £350 - 5
Cornwall - 2 - -
Wiltshire +2 1 £450 +45.16% 2
E-Commerce
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 West region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 52 (40.31%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (33.33%) HTML
2 43 (33.33%) CSS
3 41 (31.78%) JavaScript
4 27 (20.93%) Java
5 26 (20.16%) .NET
6 25 (19.38%) QA
7 24 (18.60%) High Availability
7 24 (18.60%) ATG
8 23 (17.83%) Internet
8 23 (17.83%) Spring
9 22 (17.05%) Web Services
9 22 (17.05%) CMS
10 21 (16.28%) SOAP
10 21 (16.28%) C#
11 20 (15.50%) MVC
11 20 (15.50%) AngularJS
12 19 (14.73%) Content Management
13 18 (13.95%) TDD
13 18 (13.95%) Hibernate
13 18 (13.95%) Oracle
13 18 (13.95%) XML
13 18 (13.95%) Git (software)
13 18 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
13 18 (13.95%) Big Data
14 17 (13.18%) Struts
14 17 (13.18%) JSP
14 17 (13.18%) Scrum
14 17 (13.18%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (12.40%) ASP.NET

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 22 (17.05%) CMS
2 14 (10.85%) WebLogic
3 12 (9.30%) Apache
3 12 (9.30%) JBoss
3 12 (9.30%) WebSphere
3 12 (9.30%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (6.20%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.88%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.33%) Drupal
7 2 (1.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.55%) ATG Dynamo
7 2 (1.55%) WordPress
8 1 (0.78%) Confluence
8 1 (0.78%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (2.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Office
2 1 (0.78%) MS Project
2 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Magento
2 2 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.78%) nopCommerce
3 1 (0.78%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.78%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.78%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.78%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.78%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.20%) GitHub
4 5 (3.88%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.88%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (1.55%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.78%) G Suite
6 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.95%) Big Data
2 15 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 14 (10.85%) MySQL
4 12 (9.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 12 (9.30%) Endeca
4 12 (9.30%) Hadoop
4 12 (9.30%) NoSQL
5 9 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.10%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.10%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.78%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (13.95%) Git (software)
2 15 (11.63%) Jenkins
3 11 (8.53%) Ant
3 11 (8.53%) Gradle
3 11 (8.53%) Maven
4 10 (7.75%) Selenium
5 8 (6.20%) Cucumber
5 8 (6.20%) Subversion
6 7 (5.43%) TeamCity
7 6 (4.65%) JIRA
8 5 (3.88%) Apache Buildr
8 5 (3.88%) Axure RP
8 5 (3.88%) Bitbucket
8 5 (3.88%) Eclipse
8 5 (3.88%) IntelliJ
8 5 (3.88%) jMock
8 5 (3.88%) JUnit
8 5 (3.88%) Mercurial
9 4 (3.10%) JMeter
10 3 (2.33%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (10.85%) Retail
2 10 (7.75%) Finance
3 6 (4.65%) Marketing
4 5 (3.88%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.55%) Electronics
5 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Billing
6 1 (0.78%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.78%) Games
6 1 (0.78%) German Language
6 1 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (29.46%) Developer
2 20 (15.50%) Architect
3 18 (13.95%) Analyst
4 14 (10.85%) Senior Developer
5 13 (10.08%) .NET Developer
5 13 (10.08%) Business Analyst
6 12 (9.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 11 (8.53%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 11 (8.53%) Project Manager
8 10 (7.75%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (7.75%) AWS Developer
8 10 (7.75%) Azure Developer
8 10 (7.75%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (7.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (7.75%) C# Developer
8 10 (7.75%) E-Commerce Manager
8 10 (7.75%) Senior .NET Developer
8 10 (7.75%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 10 (7.75%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (7.75%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (33.33%) CSS
1 43 (33.33%) HTML
2 26 (20.16%) .NET
3 23 (17.83%) Spring
4 22 (17.05%) Web Services
5 21 (16.28%) SOAP
6 20 (15.50%) AngularJS
7 18 (13.95%) Hibernate
7 18 (13.95%) XML
8 17 (13.18%) JSP
8 17 (13.18%) Struts
9 16 (12.40%) ASP.NET
9 16 (12.40%) JMS
10 13 (10.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (10.08%) J2EE
11 12 (9.30%) JDBC
11 12 (9.30%) JMX
11 12 (9.30%) Servlets
11 12 (9.30%) XSLT
12 11 (8.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.40%) User Experience
2 14 (10.85%) Virtual Team
3 13 (10.08%) iPad
4 12 (9.30%) Mobile App
5 11 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.88%) RIA
6 5 (3.88%) Web 2.0
7 4 (3.10%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.33%) Blog
8 3 (2.33%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.55%) W3C
10 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.78%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.78%) iPhone
10 1 (0.78%) Life Science
10 1 (0.78%) Social Media
10 1 (0.78%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.98%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.65%) Android
2 6 (4.65%) Windows
3 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (40.31%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (18.60%) High Availability
3 20 (15.50%) MVC
4 19 (14.73%) Content Management
5 18 (13.95%) TDD
6 17 (13.18%) Scrum
6 17 (13.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (11.63%) Web Development
8 14 (10.85%) Responsive Web Design
9 13 (10.08%) B2B
9 13 (10.08%) Capacity Planning
10 12 (9.30%) B2C
10 12 (9.30%) DevOps
10 12 (9.30%) Front End Development
10 12 (9.30%) Load Testing
10 12 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (9.30%) Software Architecture
11 11 (8.53%) Web Design
12 10 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (6.98%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (31.78%) JavaScript
2 27 (20.93%) Java
3 21 (16.28%) C#
4 15 (11.63%) SQL
5 12 (9.30%) PHP
6 8 (6.20%) Python
7 7 (5.43%) Scala
8 4 (3.10%) Ruby
9 2 (1.55%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.78%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.78%) ES6
10 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (3.10%) Degree
2 3 (2.33%) ISEB
3 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (19.38%) QA
2 2 (1.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (4.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.65%) Ansible
2 3 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (18.60%) ATG
2 18 (13.95%) Oracle
3 12 (9.30%) hybris
3 12 (9.30%) IBM
4 9 (6.98%) IBM Sterling
4 9 (6.98%) Xamarin
5 4 (3.10%) SAP
6 3 (2.33%) Adobe
7 1 (0.78%) Facebook
7 1 (0.78%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.78%) Polycom
7 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.78%) Twitter
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