Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 November 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.

E-Commerce (Electronic Commerce)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 54 52
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 -2
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 3462 4052 4175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.37% 3.82% 3.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.98% 4.56% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2493 2976 3064
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £301 £304 £285
90th Percentile £613 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 31 34
UK median hourly rate £32.16 £22.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.16% -34.33% +48.07%
10th Percentile £15.80 £12.50 £15.30
90th Percentile £39.93 £56.89 £80.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.31 £21.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +49.10% -36.36% +24.53%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 86890 88941 94016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.93% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 57867 58786 60918
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £626 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2052 2351 2749
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.02 £24.37 £23.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +4.35% +16.75%

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing E-Commerce as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for E-Commerce in the UK

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for E-Commerce in the UK

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing E-Commerce over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for E-Commerce in the UK

E-Commerce
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for E-Commerce in the UK

E-Commerce
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing E-Commerce over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for E-Commerce in the UK

E-Commerce
Top 15 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
England -11 3378 £463 +2.78% 504
London -14 2035 £488 +5.41% 235
UK excluding London -9 1392 £425 +6.25% 275
South East -41 344 £413 +3.13% 45
East of England +1 331 £470 +4.44% 29
Midlands +5 299 £425 +2.41% 61
North of England -13 278 £380 - 110
East Midlands -12 152 £450 +5.88% 34
North West -23 151 £381 -1.61% 61
West Midlands +31 143 £413 +3.13% 27
Yorkshire +7 124 £380 +1.33% 46
South West -29 112 £425 -8.36% 24
Scotland +8 36 £355 -25.26% 2
Wales +19 19 £525 +18.31% 3
Northern Ireland -42 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 1656 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 829 (23.95%) Retail
3 821 (23.71%) Java
4 718 (20.74%) JavaScript
5 664 (19.18%) TDD
6 638 (18.43%) HTML
7 563 (16.26%) CSS
8 523 (15.11%) Scrum
9 476 (13.75%) SQL
10 421 (12.16%) Finance
11 420 (12.13%) .NET
12 416 (12.02%) C#
13 393 (11.35%) Web Services
14 388 (11.21%) BDD
15 382 (11.03%) Git (software)
15 382 (11.03%) Amazon AWS
16 361 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
17 358 (10.34%) User Experience
18 337 (9.73%) DevOps
19 327 (9.45%) Test Automation
20 321 (9.27%) Spring
20 321 (9.27%) MVC
21 297 (8.58%) Node.js
22 287 (8.29%) Project Management
23 284 (8.20%) Linux
24 283 (8.17%) Jenkins
25 281 (8.12%) Microservices
26 275 (7.94%) Marketing
27 269 (7.77%) HTML5
28 268 (7.74%) Oracle

E-Commerce
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 191 (5.52%) CMS
2 180 (5.20%) WebSphere
3 111 (3.21%) Confluence
4 89 (2.57%) Tomcat
5 85 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
6 81 (2.34%) Apache
7 79 (2.28%) JBoss
8 63 (1.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 58 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
10 46 (1.33%) IIS
11 39 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
12 38 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 30 (0.87%) Drupal
14 27 (0.78%) nginx
15 26 (0.75%) Apache Solr
15 26 (0.75%) Apache Spark
16 25 (0.72%) Mule
17 23 (0.66%) SharePoint
18 21 (0.61%) MQSeries
19 18 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 61 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 58 (1.68%) Photoshop
3 36 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
4 29 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 28 (0.81%) InVision
6 26 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
7 22 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 22 (0.64%) MS Visio
8 17 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
9 13 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
10 8 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
10 8 (0.23%) HipChat
11 5 (0.14%) UXPin
12 4 (0.12%) InDesign
13 3 (0.087%) Mingle
13 3 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
14 2 (0.058%) Flinto
14 2 (0.058%) GIMP
14 2 (0.058%) SPSS
14 2 (0.058%) Stata
Business Applications
1 137 (3.96%) Magento
2 58 (1.68%) SAP Hybris
3 57 (1.65%) Payment Gateway
4 15 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
5 14 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 14 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (0.26%) Shopify
7 7 (0.20%) ION MarketView
8 6 (0.17%) RMDS
9 5 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
9 5 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 5 (0.14%) SAP Business One
9 5 (0.14%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.12%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.12%) SAP Retail
11 3 (0.087%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.087%) NetSuite
11 3 (0.087%) Oracle CRM
11 3 (0.087%) Oracle Receivables
11 3 (0.087%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 382 (11.03%) Amazon AWS
2 202 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (1.82%) Google Analytics
4 57 (1.65%) GitHub
5 54 (1.56%) SaaS
6 38 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
7 34 (0.98%) PaaS
8 29 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
9 27 (0.78%) npm
10 25 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
11 24 (0.69%) IaaS
12 21 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
13 15 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
13 15 (0.43%) Office 365
14 14 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 14 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 13 (0.38%) Amazon S3
16 12 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
17 11 (0.32%) AdWords
18 10 (0.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 117 (3.38%) Internet
2 50 (1.44%) Firewall
3 48 (1.39%) HTTP
4 23 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 22 (0.64%) DNS
6 19 (0.55%) LAN
7 15 (0.43%) SMS
8 14 (0.40%) Intranet
8 14 (0.40%) WAN
9 13 (0.38%) NetScaler
9 13 (0.38%) VPN
10 11 (0.32%) Network Security
10 11 (0.32%) SSL
11 10 (0.29%) FTP
11 10 (0.29%) SAN
12 9 (0.26%) BIG-IP
12 9 (0.26%) VLAN
13 8 (0.23%) BGP
13 8 (0.23%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (0.23%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 176 (5.08%) NoSQL
3 137 (3.96%) MySQL
4 113 (3.26%) MongoDB
5 102 (2.95%) Relational Database
6 91 (2.63%) Big Data
7 55 (1.59%) Hadoop
8 53 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
9 43 (1.24%) Endeca
10 41 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
11 38 (1.10%) Redis
12 37 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
13 33 (0.95%) DB2
14 27 (0.78%) RDBMS
15 21 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 17 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
16 17 (0.49%) Apache Hive
16 17 (0.49%) DbVisualizer
17 16 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
18 14 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 382 (11.03%) Git (software)
2 283 (8.17%) Jenkins
3 257 (7.42%) JIRA
4 192 (5.55%) Selenium
5 153 (4.42%) Maven
6 151 (4.36%) JUnit
7 142 (4.10%) Cucumber
8 106 (3.06%) TeamCity
9 87 (2.51%) Mockito
10 83 (2.40%) WebDriver
11 72 (2.08%) Gradle
12 61 (1.76%) Octopus Deploy
13 56 (1.62%) Grunt
13 56 (1.62%) webpack
14 52 (1.50%) gulp
15 48 (1.39%) Ant
16 44 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
17 41 (1.18%) SpecFlow
18 39 (1.13%) Subversion
18 39 (1.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 829 (23.95%) Retail
2 421 (12.16%) Finance
3 275 (7.94%) Marketing
4 178 (5.14%) Banking
5 128 (3.70%) Games
6 98 (2.83%) Telecoms
7 65 (1.88%) Front Office
8 64 (1.85%) Investment Banking
9 36 (1.04%) Publishing
10 26 (0.75%) Automotive
11 25 (0.72%) Advertising
12 23 (0.66%) Back Office
12 23 (0.66%) Law
13 22 (0.64%) Legal
14 21 (0.61%) Manufacturing
14 21 (0.61%) Retail Banking
15 19 (0.55%) Electronics
16 11 (0.32%) Financial Institution
17 10 (0.29%) Billing
18 9 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1275 (36.83%) Developer
2 444 (12.82%) Analyst
3 297 (8.58%) Project Manager
4 280 (8.09%) Java Developer
5 268 (7.74%) Architect
5 268 (7.74%) Business Analyst
6 192 (5.55%) Senior Developer
7 190 (5.49%) .NET Developer
8 181 (5.23%) C# Developer
9 148 (4.27%) DevOps Engineer
9 148 (4.27%) E-Commerce Manager
10 142 (4.10%) Designer
11 134 (3.87%) JavaScript Developer
12 130 (3.76%) E-Commerce Developer
13 116 (3.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 109 (3.15%) C# .NET Developer
15 108 (3.12%) E-Commerce Project Manager
16 105 (3.03%) Consultant
17 98 (2.83%) Solutions Architect
18 97 (2.80%) E-Commerce Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 638 (18.43%) HTML
2 563 (16.26%) CSS
3 420 (12.13%) .NET
4 393 (11.35%) Web Services
5 321 (9.27%) Spring
6 297 (8.58%) Node.js
7 269 (7.77%) HTML5
8 259 (7.48%) REST
9 251 (7.25%) RESTful
10 250 (7.22%) AngularJS
11 246 (7.11%) J2EE
12 239 (6.90%) React
13 198 (5.72%) jQuery
14 197 (5.69%) SOAP
15 190 (5.49%) CSS3
16 142 (4.10%) JSON
17 139 (4.02%) ASP.NET
18 116 (3.35%) Hibernate
18 116 (3.35%) Sass
19 115 (3.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 358 (10.34%) User Experience
2 191 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
3 166 (4.79%) Mobile App
4 120 (3.47%) Greenfield Project
5 110 (3.18%) iPad
6 92 (2.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 68 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
8 67 (1.94%) Computer Science
9 66 (1.91%) Social Media
10 49 (1.42%) Virtual Team
11 43 (1.24%) Fintech
12 42 (1.21%) Management Information System
13 38 (1.10%) Data Structures
13 38 (1.10%) Online Games
13 38 (1.10%) Public Cloud
14 34 (0.98%) Algorithms
15 33 (0.95%) Blog
15 33 (0.95%) Fixed Income
16 23 (0.66%) Data Centre
16 23 (0.66%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 284 (8.20%) Linux
2 173 (5.00%) Windows
3 150 (4.33%) Unix
4 99 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 72 (2.08%) Android
6 53 (1.53%) Windows Server
7 31 (0.90%) Solaris
8 23 (0.66%) Mac OS X
8 23 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (0.40%) Mac OS
9 14 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (0.38%) AIX
11 10 (0.29%) HPUX
12 9 (0.26%) CentOS
13 6 (0.17%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.14%) Debian
14 5 (0.14%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.087%) CoreOS
15 3 (0.087%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1656 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 664 (19.18%) TDD
3 523 (15.11%) Scrum
4 388 (11.21%) BDD
5 361 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
6 337 (9.73%) DevOps
7 327 (9.45%) Test Automation
8 321 (9.27%) MVC
9 287 (8.29%) Project Management
10 281 (8.12%) Microservices
11 241 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
12 212 (6.12%) Analytics
13 203 (5.86%) OO
14 179 (5.17%) Software Engineering
15 178 (5.14%) Kanban
16 170 (4.91%) User Stories
16 170 (4.91%) Web Development
17 169 (4.88%) CRM
18 155 (4.48%) Front End Development
19 154 (4.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 821 (23.71%) Java
2 718 (20.74%) JavaScript
3 476 (13.75%) SQL
4 416 (12.02%) C#
5 204 (5.89%) PHP
6 188 (5.43%) Python
7 109 (3.15%) Ruby
8 101 (2.92%) Scala
9 93 (2.69%) ES6
10 76 (2.20%) C++
11 74 (2.14%) PowerShell
12 66 (1.91%) Bash Shell
13 57 (1.65%) Perl
14 46 (1.33%) T-SQL
15 37 (1.07%) Shell Script
16 35 (1.01%) Apple Swift
17 32 (0.92%) R
18 28 (0.81%) Go
18 28 (0.81%) Objective-C
19 27 (0.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 173 (5.00%) Degree
2 30 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (0.75%) PMP
4 24 (0.69%) ISEB
5 20 (0.58%) CISSP
6 19 (0.55%) PMI Certification
7 18 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 17 (0.49%) ISTQB
9 15 (0.43%) CISM
10 14 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 12 (0.35%) CISA
12 10 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 10 (0.29%) Security Cleared
13 9 (0.26%) Master's Degree
14 8 (0.23%) SC Cleared
15 7 (0.20%) PhD
16 5 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (0.14%) VCP6
16 5 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 4 (0.12%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 244 (7.05%) QA
2 42 (1.21%) PCI DSS
3 32 (0.92%) PMO
4 28 (0.81%) SLA
5 27 (0.78%) GDPR
6 18 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (0.40%) Data Quality
8 13 (0.38%) WCAG
9 10 (0.29%) MiFID
10 9 (0.26%) COBIT
10 9 (0.26%) WAI
11 6 (0.17%) PSD2
12 2 (0.058%) EMIR
13 1 (0.029%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.029%) GAAP
13 1 (0.029%) GCP
13 1 (0.029%) ISO 20022
13 1 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.029%) SEPA
System Software
1 215 (6.21%) Docker
2 33 (0.95%) Active Directory
3 30 (0.87%) vCloud
4 23 (0.66%) vSphere
5 22 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.17%) Apache Flume
8 5 (0.14%) ISA Server
8 5 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.12%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.12%) iptables
9 4 (0.12%) XenServer
10 3 (0.087%) HDFS
11 2 (0.058%) KVM
11 2 (0.058%) LXC
11 2 (0.058%) Varnish
12 1 (0.029%) Squid
12 1 (0.029%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.029%) Xen
12 1 (0.029%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 119 (3.44%) Ansible
2 104 (3.00%) Puppet
3 99 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 80 (2.31%) Terraform
5 72 (2.08%) Kubernetes
6 27 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
7 17 (0.49%) Grafana
8 14 (0.40%) Mesos
9 11 (0.32%) Kibana
10 10 (0.29%) Prometheus
11 9 (0.26%) Nagios
11 9 (0.26%) Packer
12 8 (0.23%) Consul
13 7 (0.20%) StatsD
14 6 (0.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 6 (0.17%) vCenter Server
15 5 (0.14%) logstash
15 5 (0.14%) Oozie
15 5 (0.14%) ZABBIX
16 4 (0.12%) Cacti
Vendors
1 268 (7.74%) Oracle
2 222 (6.41%) hybris
3 138 (3.99%) Adobe
4 121 (3.50%) Microsoft
5 120 (3.47%) ATG
6 104 (3.00%) Google
7 103 (2.98%) IBM
8 99 (2.86%) SAP
9 70 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
10 55 (1.59%) Sitecore
11 52 (1.50%) Demandware
12 45 (1.30%) VMware
13 40 (1.16%) Red Hat
14 30 (0.87%) Apple
15 28 (0.81%) Atlassian
15 28 (0.81%) Cisco
15 28 (0.81%) Tableau
16 23 (0.66%) TIBCO
17 21 (0.61%) Citrix
17 21 (0.61%) Splunk