Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 58 58
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -10
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 3,945 3,377 4,007
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.80% 3.53% 3.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.43% 4.16% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,956 2,427 2,934
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +6.71%
10th Percentile £319 £300 £300
90th Percentile £631 £600 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +1.21% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 20
UK median hourly rate £26.78 £17.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.00% -35.19% -6.09%
10th Percentile £9.90 £12.82 £14.45
90th Percentile £149.00 £68.61 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -31.43% -35.19% -1.82%

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 88,999 81,139 92,752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.78% 84.81% 84.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,697 53,074 61,077
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,433 2,154 2,294
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.00% - +16.28%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.50 £11.72
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.06
% change year-on-year -20.00% -0.24% +16.29%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 15 July 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 3,841 £463 +2.78% 1,502
London -2 2,206 £500 +5.26% 782
UK excluding London +10 1,705 £418 +1.21% 745
South East +30 549 £425 +1.19% 170
North of England +36 476 £375 -3.23% 269
Midlands -11 268 £375 -3.23% 106
East of England -5 236 £481 -3.75% 96
North West +20 234 £375 -3.23% 157
Yorkshire +24 225 £375 - 101
West Midlands +2 138 £400 +11.89% 46
East Midlands -2 125 £363 -11.59% 60
South West -1 109 £450 +10.77% 77
Scotland +12 62 £425 +21.43% 12
Wales -2 18 £400 -12.33% 8
North East +12 17 £450 - 11

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 1,999 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
2 946 (23.98%) JavaScript
3 923 (23.40%) Retail
4 880 (22.31%) Java
5 751 (19.04%) Scrum
6 686 (17.39%) HTML
7 684 (17.34%) TDD
8 624 (15.82%) CSS
9 622 (15.77%) .NET
10 617 (15.64%) C#
11 596 (15.11%) Amazon AWS
12 518 (13.13%) SQL
13 506 (12.83%) Finance
14 494 (12.52%) DevOps
15 465 (11.79%) Git (software)
16 439 (11.13%) Microservices
17 438 (11.10%) User Experience
18 424 (10.75%) MVC
19 409 (10.37%) BDD
20 383 (9.71%) React
21 381 (9.66%) SQL Server
22 364 (9.23%) Node.js
23 350 (8.87%) Web Services
24 344 (8.72%) AngularJS
25 334 (8.47%) Jenkins
25 334 (8.47%) JIRA
26 326 (8.26%) Python
27 317 (8.04%) Docker
28 316 (8.01%) Continuous Integration
29 309 (7.83%) Test Automation

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
1 204 (5.17%) CMS
2 146 (3.70%) Confluence
3 137 (3.47%) WebSphere
4 113 (2.86%) Apache
5 78 (1.98%) Cloud Foundry
6 74 (1.88%) Tomcat
7 69 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
8 63 (1.60%) Apache Spark
9 54 (1.37%) WordPress
10 52 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 42 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
12 32 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
13 29 (0.74%) Apache Solr
13 29 (0.74%) IIS
14 28 (0.71%) Drupal
15 27 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 25 (0.63%) nginx
17 24 (0.61%) Mule
18 22 (0.56%) Apache Pig
19 21 (0.53%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 57 (1.44%) Photoshop
2 45 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 23 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 22 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 18 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
6 18 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
6 18 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
7 11 (0.28%) InVision
8 10 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
9 9 (0.23%) HipChat
9 9 (0.23%) SPSS
10 8 (0.20%) Fireworks
11 4 (0.10%) Gliffy
12 3 (0.076%) Chatbot
12 3 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.076%) UXPin
13 2 (0.051%) Shockwave
14 1 (0.025%) InDesign
14 1 (0.025%) Stata
Business Applications
1 166 (4.21%) Magento
2 50 (1.27%) SAP Hybris
3 40 (1.01%) Payment Gateway
4 16 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
5 14 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
7 10 (0.25%) Shopify
8 8 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (0.18%) Eloqua
9 7 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
10 6 (0.15%) SAP SD
10 6 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
11 5 (0.13%) Endur
11 5 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
11 5 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 5 (0.13%) SAP ERP
12 4 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
12 4 (0.10%) NetSuite
12 4 (0.10%) Workday HCM
13 3 (0.076%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 596 (15.11%) Amazon AWS
2 297 (7.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 103 (2.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 85 (2.15%) GitHub
5 80 (2.03%) Google Analytics
6 76 (1.93%) npm
7 65 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
8 53 (1.34%) Serverless
9 40 (1.01%) Heroku
10 38 (0.96%) SaaS
11 37 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
12 34 (0.86%) Adobe Analytics
13 31 (0.79%) Amazon S3
13 31 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
14 28 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
15 27 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
16 26 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
16 26 (0.66%) PaaS
17 17 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
17 17 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 68 (1.72%) Internet
2 65 (1.65%) HTTP
3 38 (0.96%) Firewall
4 22 (0.56%) SMS
5 20 (0.51%) TCP/IP
6 17 (0.43%) DNS
7 16 (0.41%) Network Security
8 12 (0.30%) Skype
8 12 (0.30%) SSL
9 11 (0.28%) OSPF
9 11 (0.28%) VPN
10 10 (0.25%) BIG-IP
10 10 (0.25%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (0.20%) BGP
11 8 (0.20%) WAN
12 7 (0.18%) DHCP
12 7 (0.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 7 (0.18%) MPLS
13 6 (0.15%) DMVPN
13 6 (0.15%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 381 (9.66%) SQL Server
2 203 (5.15%) NoSQL
3 156 (3.95%) Big Data
3 156 (3.95%) MySQL
4 151 (3.83%) Relational Database
5 122 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
6 110 (2.79%) MongoDB
7 66 (1.67%) Hadoop
8 65 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
9 47 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 39 (0.99%) Endeca
11 38 (0.96%) RDBMS
12 34 (0.86%) Oracle Database
13 33 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
13 33 (0.84%) Apache Hive
13 33 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 31 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
15 25 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
15 25 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 24 (0.61%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 465 (11.79%) Git (software)
2 334 (8.47%) Jenkins
2 334 (8.47%) JIRA
3 143 (3.62%) Selenium
4 135 (3.42%) Maven
5 114 (2.89%) Sonatype Nexus
6 107 (2.71%) JUnit
6 107 (2.71%) TeamCity
7 102 (2.59%) SonarQube
8 81 (2.05%) Octopus Deploy
9 77 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
10 73 (1.85%) Subversion
11 70 (1.77%) Mockito
11 70 (1.77%) WebDriver
12 63 (1.60%) Cucumber
13 62 (1.57%) webpack
14 54 (1.37%) Visual Studio
15 51 (1.29%) Ant
16 44 (1.12%) gulp
17 43 (1.09%) Grunt
General
1 923 (23.40%) Retail
2 506 (12.83%) Finance
3 266 (6.74%) Banking
4 247 (6.26%) Marketing
5 89 (2.26%) Front Office
6 78 (1.98%) Investment Banking
7 53 (1.34%) Telecoms
8 51 (1.29%) Law
9 46 (1.17%) Legal
10 45 (1.14%) Back Office
11 42 (1.06%) Games
12 31 (0.79%) Publishing
13 28 (0.71%) Manufacturing
14 25 (0.63%) Automotive
15 21 (0.53%) Advertising
16 13 (0.33%) Electronics
16 13 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
17 12 (0.30%) German Language
17 12 (0.30%) Spanish Language
18 10 (0.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,594 (40.41%) Developer
2 515 (13.05%) Analyst
3 312 (7.91%) Java Developer
4 310 (7.86%) Business Analyst
5 288 (7.30%) .NET Developer
6 282 (7.15%) Project Manager
7 255 (6.46%) Architect
8 240 (6.08%) Senior Developer
9 225 (5.70%) C# Developer
9 225 (5.70%) E-Commerce Developer
10 195 (4.94%) DevOps Engineer
11 194 (4.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 153 (3.88%) React Developer
13 144 (3.65%) JavaScript Developer
14 137 (3.47%) C# .NET Developer
15 131 (3.32%) Designer
16 127 (3.22%) E-Commerce Analyst
16 127 (3.22%) E-Commerce Manager
17 104 (2.64%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
17 104 (2.64%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 686 (17.39%) HTML
2 624 (15.82%) CSS
3 622 (15.77%) .NET
4 383 (9.71%) React
5 364 (9.23%) Node.js
6 350 (8.87%) Web Services
7 344 (8.72%) AngularJS
8 290 (7.35%) HTML5
9 287 (7.28%) Spring
10 269 (6.82%) REST
11 264 (6.69%) ASP.NET
12 247 (6.26%) jQuery
13 245 (6.21%) RESTful
14 242 (6.13%) CSS3
15 209 (5.30%) J2EE
16 180 (4.56%) ASP.NET Web API
17 147 (3.73%) ASP.NET MVC
18 139 (3.52%) Sass
19 135 (3.42%) SOAP
20 134 (3.40%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 438 (11.10%) User Experience
2 237 (6.01%) iPad
3 214 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
4 186 (4.71%) Greenfield Project
5 164 (4.16%) Mobile App
6 124 (3.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 76 (1.93%) Computer Science
8 64 (1.62%) Fintech
9 58 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
10 50 (1.27%) NHS
11 43 (1.09%) Fixed Income
12 37 (0.94%) Public Cloud
13 36 (0.91%) Management Information System
14 34 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
15 33 (0.84%) W3C
16 29 (0.74%) Social Media
17 27 (0.68%) Algorithms
18 23 (0.58%) Virtual Team
19 20 (0.51%) Derivative
20 18 (0.46%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 229 (5.80%) Linux
2 143 (3.62%) Unix
3 102 (2.59%) Windows
4 79 (2.00%) Apple iOS
5 75 (1.90%) Android
6 24 (0.61%) Windows Server
7 16 (0.41%) HPUX
7 16 (0.41%) Solaris
8 11 (0.28%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.18%) CentOS
10 6 (0.15%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.15%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.10%) DC/OS
11 4 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.076%) AIX
12 3 (0.076%) Amazon Linux
12 3 (0.076%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.076%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.051%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,999 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
2 751 (19.04%) Scrum
3 684 (17.34%) TDD
4 494 (12.52%) DevOps
5 439 (11.13%) Microservices
6 424 (10.75%) MVC
7 409 (10.37%) BDD
8 316 (8.01%) Continuous Integration
9 309 (7.83%) Test Automation
10 277 (7.02%) Front End Development
11 264 (6.69%) Analytics
12 250 (6.34%) Stakeholder Management
13 237 (6.01%) Project Management
14 220 (5.58%) Kanban
15 213 (5.40%) OO
15 213 (5.40%) Software Engineering
16 203 (5.15%) Web Development
17 198 (5.02%) Problem-Solving
18 181 (4.59%) Unit Testing
19 175 (4.44%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 946 (23.98%) JavaScript
2 880 (22.31%) Java
3 617 (15.64%) C#
4 518 (13.13%) SQL
5 326 (8.26%) Python
6 224 (5.68%) PHP
7 158 (4.01%) Ruby
8 117 (2.97%) Bash Shell
9 106 (2.69%) Scala
9 106 (2.69%) T-SQL
10 103 (2.61%) Groovy
11 102 (2.59%) ES6
12 97 (2.46%) Java 8
13 64 (1.62%) Perl
14 59 (1.50%) C++
15 43 (1.09%) PowerShell
16 36 (0.91%) Go
16 36 (0.91%) TypeScript
17 32 (0.81%) R
18 31 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 163 (4.13%) Degree
2 37 (0.94%) Security Cleared
3 27 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (0.68%) PMP
4 26 (0.66%) CISSP
5 25 (0.63%) CISM
5 25 (0.63%) ISEB
5 25 (0.63%) ISTQB
5 25 (0.63%) PMI Certification
6 22 (0.56%) SC Cleared
7 20 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 17 (0.43%) CISA
9 15 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
10 14 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 12 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.23%) CCNP
13 8 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 7 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (0.18%) PhD
15 6 (0.15%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 193 (4.89%) QA
2 67 (1.70%) PMO
3 66 (1.67%) GDPR
4 59 (1.50%) GCP
5 49 (1.24%) PCI DSS
6 28 (0.71%) Data Quality
7 22 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 14 (0.35%) MiFID
9 13 (0.33%) SLA
10 12 (0.30%) Actionable Recommendations
11 11 (0.28%) WCAG
12 8 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 6 (0.15%) PSD2
14 5 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
15 4 (0.10%) EMIR
16 2 (0.051%) COBIT
16 2 (0.051%) ISO 20022
16 2 (0.051%) ISO 9001
17 1 (0.025%) ISO 9002
17 1 (0.025%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 317 (8.04%) Docker
2 39 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (0.76%) vSphere
4 23 (0.58%) Apache Flume
5 22 (0.56%) Active Directory
6 15 (0.38%) HDFS
7 8 (0.20%) vCloud
8 5 (0.13%) Varnish
8 5 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.076%) etcd
9 3 (0.076%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.051%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.051%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.025%) Firmware
11 1 (0.025%) flannel
11 1 (0.025%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 239 (6.06%) Kubernetes
2 114 (2.89%) Ansible
3 107 (2.71%) Terraform
4 104 (2.64%) Puppet
5 58 (1.47%) Consul
6 52 (1.32%) Mesos
7 41 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
8 30 (0.76%) Kibana
9 23 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
9 23 (0.58%) Nagios
9 23 (0.58%) ZABBIX
10 20 (0.51%) logstash
11 17 (0.43%) Uchiwa
12 16 (0.41%) Pingdom
13 15 (0.38%) Grafana
14 14 (0.35%) Oozie
15 11 (0.28%) Packer
16 9 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
17 7 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
17 7 (0.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 242 (6.13%) hybris
2 214 (5.42%) Oracle
3 191 (4.84%) Microsoft
4 149 (3.78%) Google
5 146 (3.70%) Adobe
6 116 (2.94%) IBM
7 106 (2.69%) SAP
8 70 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
9 53 (1.34%) Atlassian
10 52 (1.32%) Demandware
10 52 (1.32%) Sitecore
11 50 (1.27%) VMware
12 40 (1.01%) ATG
13 35 (0.89%) Zend
14 31 (0.79%) New Relic
15 29 (0.74%) HP
16 23 (0.58%) Splunk
17 21 (0.53%) Tableau
18 19 (0.48%) Cisco
19 18 (0.46%) MuleSoft