Period
to 24 May 2020

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 May 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)
UK
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 108 74 57
Rank change year-on-year -34 -17 +2
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 1,020 2,861 3,976
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 2.12% 3.12% 3.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 3.57% 4.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 725 2,099 2,943
Median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £313 £315 £313
90th Percentile £638 £615 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £420
% change year-on-year -2.94% +1.19% +2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.26% -32.17% +88.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% +212.50% -36.84%

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 41,109 80,039 87,632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.35% 87.32% 86.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,896 52,725 57,819
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £298 £304 £297
90th Percentile £668 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,469 2,152 2,311
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +11.36% -12.00%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.70 £11.17
90th Percentile £54.00 £51.25 £50.00
Median hourly rate £22.91 £23.00 £20.11
% change year-on-year -0.39% +14.40% -20.56%

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for E-Commerce in the UK

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing E-Commerce.

Daily rate trend for E-Commerce in the UK

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing E-Commerce over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for E-Commerce in the UK

E-Commerce
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing E-Commerce.

Hourly rate trend for E-Commerce in the UK

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing E-Commerce over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for E-Commerce in the UK

E-Commerce
Top 16 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 May 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
England -33 983 £475 - 250
London -32 540 £500 - 70
UK excluding London -36 456 £413 -2.94% 190
North of England -27 126 £393 -1.88% 80
South East -37 95 £400 -11.11% 27
South West +20 82 £475 +2.15% 27
Midlands +6 77 £406 +4.84% 30
Yorkshire +23 64 £398 -0.63% 22
East Midlands +28 61 £406 +5.52% 12
Work from Home +3 58 £425 -10.53% 26
East of England -27 55 £425 -10.53% 16
North West -42 50 £375 -8.54% 52
Scotland +31 18 £388 -3.13% 8
West Midlands -7 16 £406 +1.56% 18
North East +21 12 £500 +17.65% 6
Wales +25 3 £375 +7.14% 2

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

1 412 (40.39%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (26.86%) Retail
3 257 (25.20%) JavaScript
4 192 (18.82%) HTML
5 175 (17.16%) Java
5 175 (17.16%) CSS
6 138 (13.53%) .NET
7 137 (13.43%) AWS
8 132 (12.94%) SQL
9 124 (12.16%) C#
10 115 (11.27%) Azure
11 114 (11.18%) User Experience
11 114 (11.18%) React
12 103 (10.10%) TDD
13 102 (10.00%) Microservices
14 99 (9.71%) Scrum
15 96 (9.41%) SQL Server
16 95 (9.31%) Stakeholder Management
17 94 (9.22%) DevOps
18 90 (8.82%) Analytics
18 90 (8.82%) Finance
19 89 (8.73%) Node.js
20 83 (8.14%) Docker
20 83 (8.14%) Python
21 81 (7.94%) MVC
22 80 (7.84%) Front End Development
23 77 (7.55%) HTML5
23 77 (7.55%) JIRA
24 76 (7.45%) Magento
25 75 (7.35%) BDD

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 40 (3.92%) CMS
2 36 (3.53%) Apache Spark
3 28 (2.75%) WebSphere
4 24 (2.35%) Confluence
5 22 (2.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 21 (2.06%) Tomcat
7 17 (1.67%) Apache
8 13 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (0.69%) Headless CMS
9 7 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (0.69%) WebLogic
9 7 (0.69%) WordPress
10 6 (0.59%) EPiServer
11 5 (0.49%) IIS
11 5 (0.49%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.39%) Drupal
13 3 (0.29%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.29%) nginx
13 3 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 27 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (1.96%) Sketch
3 12 (1.18%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.59%) InVision
7 4 (0.39%) Adobe XD
8 3 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.29%) InDesign
9 2 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.20%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.20%) Figma
9 2 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.20%) Zeplin
10 1 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.098%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.098%) Blender
10 1 (0.098%) MODO
10 1 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 76 (7.45%) Magento
2 27 (2.65%) Shopify
3 8 (0.78%) SAP Hybris
4 5 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.29%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.20%) nopCommerce
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.20%) SAP CS
7 1 (0.098%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.098%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.098%) RMDS
7 1 (0.098%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.098%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.098%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.098%) SAP PLM
7 1 (0.098%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 137 (13.43%) AWS
2 115 (11.27%) Azure
3 36 (3.53%) SaaS
4 29 (2.84%) GCP
5 26 (2.55%) AWS Lambda
5 26 (2.55%) Serverless
6 22 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
7 21 (2.06%) GitHub
8 16 (1.57%) OpenShift
8 16 (1.57%) Power Platform
9 15 (1.47%) Azure Data Factory
10 12 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 11 (1.08%) Amazon S3
12 10 (0.98%) Amazon EMR
12 10 (0.98%) Office 365
13 9 (0.88%) Google Analytics
14 7 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.59%) Amazon ECS
15 6 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
16 5 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.67%) HTTP
2 10 (0.98%) SSL
3 9 (0.88%) Firewall
4 6 (0.59%) Internet
5 5 (0.49%) Network Security
6 4 (0.39%) DMZ
6 4 (0.39%) Extranet
6 4 (0.39%) Intranet
6 4 (0.39%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.29%) DNS
7 3 (0.29%) LAN
7 3 (0.29%) RTMP
7 3 (0.29%) WAN
7 3 (0.29%) WLAN
8 2 (0.20%) 3G
8 2 (0.20%) 5G
8 2 (0.20%) Broadband
8 2 (0.20%) EIGRP
8 2 (0.20%) GPRS
8 2 (0.20%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 43 (4.22%) Big Data
3 36 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (3.53%) MySQL
4 31 (3.04%) NoSQL
5 25 (2.45%) Data Lake
6 22 (2.16%) Hadoop
7 20 (1.96%) Relational Database
8 18 (1.76%) MongoDB
8 18 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (1.57%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 16 (1.57%) Power BI
10 14 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
11 13 (1.27%) BigQuery
12 12 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (0.98%) Spark SQL
15 9 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 9 (0.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 77 (7.55%) JIRA
2 71 (6.96%) Git (software)
3 55 (5.39%) Jenkins
4 24 (2.35%) Maven
5 22 (2.16%) JUnit
6 20 (1.96%) Selenium
7 19 (1.86%) Cucumber
7 19 (1.86%) Mockito
8 18 (1.76%) SonarQube
9 15 (1.47%) DbUnit
9 15 (1.47%) jMock
10 14 (1.37%) TeamCity
11 13 (1.27%) Axure RP
11 13 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (1.18%) Grunt
13 11 (1.08%) GitLab
13 11 (1.08%) gulp
14 10 (0.98%) CircleCI
14 10 (0.98%) Jasmine
14 10 (0.98%) webpack
General
1 274 (26.86%) Retail
2 90 (8.82%) Finance
3 57 (5.59%) Marketing
4 45 (4.41%) Banking
5 41 (4.02%) Public Sector
6 36 (3.53%) Games
7 22 (2.16%) Investment Banking
8 21 (2.06%) Front Office
9 14 (1.37%) Law
10 13 (1.27%) Manufacturing
11 12 (1.18%) Telecoms
12 11 (1.08%) Back Office
12 11 (1.08%) German Language
13 10 (0.98%) Legal
14 6 (0.59%) Billing
15 5 (0.49%) Electronics
15 5 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.39%) Advertising
16 4 (0.39%) Automotive
16 4 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 387 (37.94%) Developer
2 109 (10.69%) Analyst
3 77 (7.55%) Project Manager
4 74 (7.25%) Architect
5 67 (6.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 59 (5.78%) .NET Developer
7 56 (5.49%) E-Commerce Manager
8 55 (5.39%) Java Developer
9 47 (4.61%) Business Analyst
10 44 (4.31%) React Developer
11 42 (4.12%) C# Developer
12 41 (4.02%) JavaScript Developer
13 39 (3.82%) Product Owner
14 38 (3.73%) Senior Developer
15 36 (3.53%) E-Commerce Developer
16 33 (3.24%) E-Commerce Analyst
17 32 (3.14%) Designer
18 30 (2.94%) E-Commerce Project Manager
18 30 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
19 29 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (18.82%) HTML
2 175 (17.16%) CSS
3 138 (13.53%) .NET
4 114 (11.18%) React
5 89 (8.73%) Node.js
6 77 (7.55%) HTML5
7 67 (6.57%) AngularJS
8 66 (6.47%) Spring
9 63 (6.18%) Web Services
10 61 (5.98%) REST
11 51 (5.00%) Vue.js
12 49 (4.80%) CSS3
13 45 (4.41%) SOAP
14 43 (4.22%) jQuery
14 43 (4.22%) RESTful
15 36 (3.53%) Sass
16 35 (3.43%) Redux
17 31 (3.04%) ASP.NET
18 30 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 28 (2.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 114 (11.18%) User Experience
2 59 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (5.39%) Greenfield Project
4 48 (4.71%) Mobile App
5 26 (2.55%) iPad
6 21 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 17 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (1.57%) W3C
9 12 (1.18%) Public Cloud
10 10 (0.98%) Credit Risk
11 9 (0.88%) Algorithms
11 9 (0.88%) Management Information System
11 9 (0.88%) Virtual Team
12 8 (0.78%) Data Structures
12 8 (0.78%) EPoS
13 7 (0.69%) Analytical Mindset
13 7 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.69%) Fixed Income
14 6 (0.59%) Data Centre
14 6 (0.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (4.31%) Linux
2 28 (2.75%) Windows
3 25 (2.45%) Apple iOS
4 23 (2.25%) Android
5 12 (1.18%) Unix
6 8 (0.78%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.39%) Solaris
8 1 (0.098%) HPUX
8 1 (0.098%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.098%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.098%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (40.39%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (10.10%) TDD
3 102 (10.00%) Microservices
4 99 (9.71%) Scrum
5 95 (9.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 94 (9.22%) DevOps
7 90 (8.82%) Analytics
8 81 (7.94%) MVC
9 80 (7.84%) Front End Development
10 75 (7.35%) BDD
11 72 (7.06%) Software Engineering
12 70 (6.86%) Problem-Solving
13 58 (5.69%) Project Management
14 57 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
15 55 (5.39%) SDLC
16 47 (4.61%) Test Automation
17 45 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
17 45 (4.41%) Requirements Gathering
18 42 (4.12%) CRM
19 39 (3.82%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 257 (25.20%) JavaScript
2 175 (17.16%) Java
3 132 (12.94%) SQL
4 124 (12.16%) C#
5 83 (8.14%) Python
6 66 (6.47%) PHP
7 30 (2.94%) TypeScript
8 27 (2.65%) Ruby
9 26 (2.55%) Scala
10 16 (1.57%) ES6
11 15 (1.47%) Groovy
12 14 (1.37%) Bash Shell
12 14 (1.37%) Java 8
12 14 (1.37%) Kotlin
12 14 (1.37%) T-SQL
13 11 (1.08%) Apple Swift
14 10 (0.98%) Go
15 9 (0.88%) Objective-C
16 8 (0.78%) C++
16 8 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 49 (4.80%) Degree
2 13 (1.27%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.18%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.59%) Master's Degree
5 5 (0.49%) ISEB
6 3 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.29%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.20%) CCNA
7 2 (0.20%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.20%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.20%) PMP
7 2 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.098%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.098%) CCNP
8 1 (0.098%) CISM
8 1 (0.098%) CISSP
8 1 (0.098%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.098%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.098%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.71%) QA
2 12 (1.18%) GDPR
3 9 (0.88%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.78%) PMO
5 6 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.29%) NIST
6 3 (0.29%) SLA
7 1 (0.098%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.098%) PSD2
System Software
1 83 (8.14%) Docker
2 15 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.27%) vSphere
4 8 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 75 (7.35%) Kubernetes
2 32 (3.14%) Terraform
3 26 (2.55%) Ansible
4 10 (0.98%) Puppet
5 8 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (0.59%) Istio
6 6 (0.59%) Nagios
7 5 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.39%) CloudForms
9 2 (0.20%) Consul
9 2 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.20%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 2 (0.20%) Packer
9 2 (0.20%) Rancher
10 1 (0.098%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.098%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.098%) Kibana
10 1 (0.098%) logstash
10 1 (0.098%) SCCM
10 1 (0.098%) SCOM
Vendors
1 60 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 44 (4.31%) SAP
3 42 (4.12%) hybris
3 42 (4.12%) Salesforce.com
4 40 (3.92%) Oracle
5 37 (3.63%) Adobe
6 27 (2.65%) Google
6 27 (2.65%) Tableau
7 21 (2.06%) Demandware
8 17 (1.67%) IBM
8 17 (1.67%) VMware
9 15 (1.47%) Databricks
10 10 (0.98%) Teradata
11 9 (0.88%) Red Hat
11 9 (0.88%) Terracotta
11 9 (0.88%) Zend
12 7 (0.69%) Sitecore
12 7 (0.69%) Splunk
13 6 (0.59%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 6 (0.59%) Zuora