Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 September 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)
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 65 53
Rank change year-on-year +1 -12 -2
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 3,813 3,253 4,046
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.74% 3.34% 3.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.34% 3.90% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,897 2,353 3,004
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +8.31%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £300
90th Percentile £625 £588 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +3.11% +0.63% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 29
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £26.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.10% -0.93% -19.40%
10th Percentile £9.75 £13.33 £12.50
90th Percentile £24.25 £58.13 £56.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% -20.45% -26.67%

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 87,849 83,375 90,760
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.17% 85.61% 85.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,038 54,987 60,016
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,412 2,057 2,375
UK median hourly rate £20.55 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.38% +6.67% +2.69%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +2.13% +6.82%

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 24 September 2018.

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 24 September 2018.

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 24 September 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
England +1 3,714 £475 +5.56% 1,096
London +3 2,205 £500 +5.26% 456
UK excluding London +8 1,569 £415 +3.11% 668
South East +44 515 £425 +6.25% 147
North of England +27 450 £375 - 247
Midlands -15 257 £390 -8.24% 120
Yorkshire +37 239 £388 +3.33% 85
North West +12 202 £375 - 154
East of England -18 199 £475 - 74
East Midlands 0 129 £388 -13.89% 60
West Midlands -7 124 £390 +0.65% 60
South West -12 93 £450 +8.76% 52
Scotland -3 48 £413 +17.86% 11
Wales -14 18 £400 -8.57% 8
North East -5 9 £365 -18.89% 8

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 1,863 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
2 930 (24.39%) JavaScript
3 910 (23.87%) Retail
4 812 (21.30%) Java
5 744 (19.51%) Scrum
6 662 (17.36%) TDD
7 650 (17.05%) HTML
8 615 (16.13%) .NET
9 585 (15.34%) C#
10 583 (15.29%) CSS
11 540 (14.16%) SQL
12 524 (13.74%) Amazon AWS
13 447 (11.72%) Microservices
13 447 (11.72%) Git (software)
14 419 (10.99%) Finance
14 419 (10.99%) MVC
15 413 (10.83%) User Experience
16 408 (10.70%) DevOps
17 397 (10.41%) BDD
18 378 (9.91%) SQL Server
19 344 (9.02%) Jenkins
20 337 (8.84%) React
21 320 (8.39%) JIRA
22 309 (8.10%) Web Services
22 309 (8.10%) Node.js
23 307 (8.05%) AngularJS
24 298 (7.82%) Continuous Integration
25 293 (7.68%) Microsoft Azure
26 286 (7.50%) Docker
27 285 (7.47%) Spring

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
1 212 (5.56%) CMS
2 118 (3.09%) WebSphere
3 117 (3.07%) Confluence
4 85 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
5 74 (1.94%) Apache
6 66 (1.73%) WordPress
7 58 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 58 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
8 56 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
9 50 (1.31%) IIS
10 47 (1.23%) Apache Spark
11 44 (1.15%) Tomcat
12 40 (1.05%) Mule
13 36 (0.94%) Drupal
14 31 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
15 27 (0.71%) Apache Solr
16 26 (0.68%) Umbraco
17 25 (0.66%) Commerce Server
18 23 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 15 (0.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 64 (1.68%) Photoshop
2 41 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.52%) InVision
5 19 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 16 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
7 15 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
8 14 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 10 (0.26%) Fireworks
10 8 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.10%) SPSS
12 3 (0.079%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.079%) Final Cut Pro
12 3 (0.079%) Gliffy
12 3 (0.079%) HipChat
13 2 (0.052%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.052%) EngageOne
13 2 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
14 1 (0.026%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 176 (4.62%) Magento
2 68 (1.78%) SAP Hybris
3 29 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
4 19 (0.50%) Shopify
5 16 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
6 14 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.24%) Eloqua
7 9 (0.24%) NetSuite
7 9 (0.24%) SAP SD
8 8 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.18%) SAP ERP
10 6 (0.16%) SDL Web 8
11 5 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
11 5 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
11 5 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 4 (0.10%) Fredhopper
12 4 (0.10%) Workday HCM
13 3 (0.079%) Adobe Campaign
13 3 (0.079%) Odoo
13 3 (0.079%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 524 (13.74%) Amazon AWS
2 293 (7.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 112 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 90 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
5 87 (2.28%) GitHub
6 74 (1.94%) Google Analytics
7 64 (1.68%) Serverless
8 57 (1.49%) npm
9 50 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
10 40 (1.05%) Heroku
11 39 (1.02%) SaaS
12 35 (0.92%) Amazon ELB
12 35 (0.92%) Amazon S3
12 35 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
13 27 (0.71%) Google Tag Manager
14 24 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
15 23 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
16 22 (0.58%) IaaS
17 19 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
17 19 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (1.76%) HTTP
2 61 (1.60%) Internet
3 47 (1.23%) Firewall
4 23 (0.60%) DNS
5 21 (0.55%) TCP/IP
6 19 (0.50%) SMS
7 17 (0.45%) VPN
8 16 (0.42%) LAN
8 16 (0.42%) Network Security
9 14 (0.37%) BIG-IP
9 14 (0.37%) WAN
10 13 (0.34%) SSL
11 10 (0.26%) DHCP
12 9 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (0.24%) OSPF
13 8 (0.21%) Skype
13 8 (0.21%) VoIP
14 7 (0.18%) Unified Communications
15 6 (0.16%) DMVPN
15 6 (0.16%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 378 (9.91%) SQL Server
2 187 (4.90%) MySQL
3 177 (4.64%) NoSQL
4 142 (3.72%) Relational Database
5 111 (2.91%) Big Data
6 101 (2.65%) MongoDB
7 98 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
8 58 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
9 45 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 42 (1.10%) BigQuery
10 42 (1.10%) Hadoop
11 35 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 33 (0.87%) Amazon Redshift
13 32 (0.84%) RDBMS
14 30 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 29 (0.76%) Power BI
15 29 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
16 27 (0.71%) Endeca
17 26 (0.68%) Oracle Database
18 25 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 447 (11.72%) Git (software)
2 344 (9.02%) Jenkins
3 320 (8.39%) JIRA
4 172 (4.51%) Maven
5 126 (3.30%) Selenium
6 110 (2.88%) SonarQube
7 102 (2.68%) JUnit
8 95 (2.49%) Sonatype Nexus
9 76 (1.99%) Mockito
9 76 (1.99%) TeamCity
10 66 (1.73%) Cucumber
11 59 (1.55%) WebDriver
12 58 (1.52%) Subversion
12 58 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
13 56 (1.47%) DbUnit
13 56 (1.47%) jMock
14 55 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
15 52 (1.36%) webpack
16 48 (1.26%) Bitbucket
17 47 (1.23%) Ant
General
1 910 (23.87%) Retail
2 419 (10.99%) Finance
3 238 (6.24%) Marketing
4 217 (5.69%) Banking
5 84 (2.20%) Law
6 72 (1.89%) Front Office
7 59 (1.55%) Investment Banking
8 41 (1.08%) Telecoms
9 39 (1.02%) Legal
10 38 (1.00%) Back Office
11 35 (0.92%) Games
12 34 (0.89%) Publishing
13 32 (0.84%) Manufacturing
14 29 (0.76%) Automotive
15 21 (0.55%) Advertising
16 18 (0.47%) French Language
17 15 (0.39%) Billing
17 15 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
18 14 (0.37%) Spanish Language
19 10 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,579 (41.41%) Developer
2 435 (11.41%) Analyst
3 317 (8.31%) .NET Developer
4 287 (7.53%) Java Developer
5 264 (6.92%) Business Analyst
6 258 (6.77%) Senior Developer
7 244 (6.40%) Project Manager
8 243 (6.37%) Architect
9 229 (6.01%) C# Developer
10 211 (5.53%) E-Commerce Developer
11 181 (4.75%) DevOps Engineer
12 166 (4.35%) React Developer
13 164 (4.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 154 (4.04%) JavaScript Developer
15 149 (3.91%) C# .NET Developer
16 140 (3.67%) Designer
17 126 (3.30%) E-Commerce Analyst
18 120 (3.15%) E-Commerce Manager
19 94 (2.47%) Magento Developer
19 94 (2.47%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 650 (17.05%) HTML
2 615 (16.13%) .NET
3 583 (15.29%) CSS
4 337 (8.84%) React
5 309 (8.10%) Node.js
5 309 (8.10%) Web Services
6 307 (8.05%) AngularJS
7 285 (7.47%) Spring
8 259 (6.79%) HTML5
9 254 (6.66%) RESTful
10 247 (6.48%) jQuery
11 230 (6.03%) ASP.NET
12 216 (5.66%) CSS3
13 215 (5.64%) REST
14 204 (5.35%) J2EE
15 164 (4.30%) ASP.NET Web API
16 144 (3.78%) Sass
17 135 (3.54%) .NET Framework
17 135 (3.54%) ASP.NET MVC
18 130 (3.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 413 (10.83%) User Experience
2 224 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
3 196 (5.14%) Greenfield Project
4 180 (4.72%) Mobile App
5 156 (4.09%) iPad
6 84 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 82 (2.15%) Computer Science
8 47 (1.23%) Fintech
9 40 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
10 39 (1.02%) NHS
11 38 (1.00%) Fixed Income
11 38 (1.00%) W3C
12 30 (0.79%) Management Information System
13 29 (0.76%) Algorithms
14 27 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
15 22 (0.58%) Social Media
16 19 (0.50%) Public Cloud
17 17 (0.45%) Data Structures
17 17 (0.45%) FMCG
17 17 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 182 (4.77%) Linux
2 124 (3.25%) Unix
3 107 (2.81%) Windows
4 84 (2.20%) Apple iOS
5 74 (1.94%) Android
6 30 (0.79%) Windows Server
7 13 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.16%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.13%) CentOS
9 5 (0.13%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.10%) DC/OS
10 4 (0.10%) Debian
10 4 (0.10%) HPUX
10 4 (0.10%) Solaris
11 3 (0.079%) Amazon Linux
11 3 (0.079%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.079%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.079%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.079%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,863 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
2 744 (19.51%) Scrum
3 662 (17.36%) TDD
4 447 (11.72%) Microservices
5 419 (10.99%) MVC
6 408 (10.70%) DevOps
7 397 (10.41%) BDD
8 298 (7.82%) Continuous Integration
9 283 (7.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 267 (7.00%) Test Automation
11 256 (6.71%) Kanban
12 236 (6.19%) Front End Development
13 222 (5.82%) Analytics
13 222 (5.82%) OO
14 203 (5.32%) Project Management
15 194 (5.09%) Software Engineering
16 186 (4.88%) Problem-Solving
17 184 (4.83%) Business Intelligence
18 183 (4.80%) Web Development
19 167 (4.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 930 (24.39%) JavaScript
2 812 (21.30%) Java
3 585 (15.34%) C#
4 540 (14.16%) SQL
5 274 (7.19%) Python
6 249 (6.53%) PHP
7 125 (3.28%) Ruby
8 103 (2.70%) Java 8
9 102 (2.68%) T-SQL
10 91 (2.39%) Scala
11 88 (2.31%) ES6
12 73 (1.91%) Bash Shell
12 73 (1.91%) Groovy
13 50 (1.31%) C++
14 49 (1.29%) Perl
15 48 (1.26%) TypeScript
16 42 (1.10%) VB.NET
17 36 (0.94%) PowerShell
18 31 (0.81%) VB
19 29 (0.76%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 159 (4.17%) Degree
2 39 (1.02%) Security Cleared
3 32 (0.84%) SC Cleared
4 28 (0.73%) PMP
5 23 (0.60%) PMI Certification
6 21 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
7 20 (0.52%) ISEB
8 19 (0.50%) CISM
8 19 (0.50%) ISTQB
9 18 (0.47%) CISSP
10 13 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 12 (0.31%) CISA
12 11 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (0.29%) Master's Degree
12 11 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (0.24%) CCNP
14 7 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 5 (0.13%) CCSE
15 5 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
15 5 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 204 (5.35%) QA
2 55 (1.44%) GDPR
2 55 (1.44%) PMO
3 37 (0.97%) PCI DSS
4 20 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 20 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.34%) SLA
6 11 (0.29%) Actionable Recommendations
7 10 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 8 (0.21%) WCAG
9 4 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.10%) EMIR
9 4 (0.10%) MiFID
9 4 (0.10%) PSD2
10 2 (0.052%) COBIT
11 1 (0.026%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.026%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 286 (7.50%) Docker
2 54 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (1.23%) vSphere
4 21 (0.55%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.21%) Apache Flume
5 8 (0.21%) HDFS
6 5 (0.13%) vCloud
7 4 (0.10%) KVM
7 4 (0.10%) LXC
7 4 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.079%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.079%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.052%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.052%) Varnish
10 1 (0.026%) etcd
10 1 (0.026%) Firmware
10 1 (0.026%) flannel
Systems Management
1 204 (5.35%) Kubernetes
2 108 (2.83%) Terraform
3 99 (2.60%) Ansible
4 83 (2.18%) Puppet
5 46 (1.21%) Consul
6 41 (1.08%) Mesos
6 41 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
7 29 (0.76%) Kibana
8 23 (0.60%) logstash
8 23 (0.60%) Nagios
8 23 (0.60%) ZABBIX
9 21 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
9 21 (0.55%) Uchiwa
10 20 (0.52%) Pingdom
11 18 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
12 13 (0.34%) Grafana
13 11 (0.29%) SCCM
14 8 (0.21%) Oozie
14 8 (0.21%) Packer
15 7 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 265 (6.95%) hybris
2 183 (4.80%) Oracle
3 166 (4.35%) Adobe
3 166 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 148 (3.88%) Google
5 140 (3.67%) SAP
6 86 (2.26%) IBM
7 74 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
8 69 (1.81%) Sitecore
9 66 (1.73%) VMware
10 47 (1.23%) Demandware
11 38 (1.00%) ATG
12 37 (0.97%) Tableau
12 37 (0.97%) Zend
13 31 (0.81%) New Relic
14 30 (0.79%) MuleSoft
15 28 (0.73%) Atlassian
16 26 (0.68%) Red Hat
16 26 (0.68%) Splunk
17 21 (0.55%) F5