Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 103 71 63
Rank change year-on-year -32 -8 -6
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 1,700 3,368 3,564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.34% 3.38% 3.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 3.87% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,214 2,432 2,563
UK median daily rate £475 £465 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% - +3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £613 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £425
% change year-on-year +4.87% -4.65% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 11
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -31.82% +56.92%
10th Percentile £16.00 £11.03 £25.00
90th Percentile £56.25 £38.10 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £75.00 £25.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +200.00% -27.54% +115.63%

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 61,939 87,021 85,891
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.26% 87.31% 86.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 40,268 57,475 57,404
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £285 £300 £281
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +1.18% +4.86% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,053 2,203 2,037
UK median hourly rate £22.85 £23.34 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.10% +1.48% -0.41%
10th Percentile £12.05 £11.29 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.28 £50.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.21 £23.50
% change year-on-year -5.43% -5.51% +4.44%

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 22 January 2020.

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 22 January 2020.

Contractor 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 22 January 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 -25 1,660 £475 +2.15% 819
London -20 936 £500 - 283
UK excluding London -39 731 £425 +4.87% 556
North of England -34 211 £401 +6.80% 214
South East -43 193 £450 +2.86% 102
North West -19 129 £401 +4.03% 137
East of England +3 115 £500 +11.11% 71
South West +11 100 £425 -8.11% 64
Midlands -30 96 £350 -15.15% 90
Yorkshire -43 74 £400 +6.67% 56
East Midlands +3 70 £350 -17.40% 37
West Midlands -33 25 £400 +1.27% 53
Scotland +24 13 £450 - 10
North East +5 8 £500 +19.05% 21
Wales +22 3 £325 -35.00% 10
Northern Ireland - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 762 (44.82%) Agile Software Development
2 473 (27.82%) Retail
3 412 (24.24%) JavaScript
4 343 (20.18%) HTML
5 314 (18.47%) CSS
6 276 (16.24%) Java
7 237 (13.94%) AWS
8 234 (13.76%) Scrum
9 224 (13.18%) User Experience
10 216 (12.71%) TDD
11 189 (11.12%) DevOps
12 185 (10.88%) .NET
13 182 (10.71%) React
14 169 (9.94%) C#
15 165 (9.71%) Microservices
16 162 (9.53%) SQL
17 157 (9.24%) PHP
18 150 (8.82%) Finance
19 146 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
20 137 (8.06%) AngularJS
20 137 (8.06%) Docker
21 134 (7.88%) BDD
21 134 (7.88%) JIRA
22 133 (7.82%) Node.js
23 130 (7.65%) Web Services
23 130 (7.65%) Front End Development
24 127 (7.47%) MVC
24 127 (7.47%) Marketing
25 126 (7.41%) Azure
26 124 (7.29%) Git (software)

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 87 (5.12%) CMS
2 66 (3.88%) WebSphere
3 60 (3.53%) Confluence
4 29 (1.71%) Apache
5 28 (1.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 27 (1.59%) Apache Spark
7 21 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
8 19 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
9 13 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (0.76%) SharePoint
9 13 (0.76%) WordPress
10 12 (0.71%) Drupal
11 9 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (0.53%) MS Exchange
11 9 (0.53%) Umbraco
12 8 (0.47%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.35%) Headless CMS
14 5 (0.29%) ColdFusion
14 5 (0.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 47 (2.76%) Sketch
2 32 (1.88%) Photoshop
3 26 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 24 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
5 23 (1.35%) InVision
6 9 (0.53%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.47%) Marvel
7 8 (0.47%) Zeplin
8 7 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 5 (0.29%) Adobe XD
10 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
11 4 (0.24%) InDesign
11 4 (0.24%) UserZoom
12 3 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.18%) Figma
13 2 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.059%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.059%) Blender
14 1 (0.059%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 122 (7.18%) Magento
2 34 (2.00%) Shopify
3 22 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (0.88%) SAP Hybris
5 11 (0.65%) SessionCam
6 10 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
7 6 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (0.35%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 5 (0.29%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.24%) osCommerce
10 3 (0.18%) BASE24
10 3 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
10 3 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
12 1 (0.059%) BusinessWorks
12 1 (0.059%) PeopleSoft Financials
12 1 (0.059%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 1 (0.059%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 237 (13.94%) AWS
2 126 (7.41%) Azure
3 59 (3.47%) Serverless
4 56 (3.29%) AWS Lambda
5 52 (3.06%) GCP
6 51 (3.00%) Amazon EC2
7 37 (2.18%) Google Analytics
8 28 (1.65%) GitHub
9 23 (1.35%) SaaS
10 20 (1.18%) Office 365
11 18 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
12 17 (1.00%) Power Platform
13 14 (0.82%) Amazon ECS
13 14 (0.82%) Amazon EMR
13 14 (0.82%) Amazon S3
14 11 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
14 11 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
15 9 (0.53%) npm
16 8 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
16 8 (0.47%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.35%) HTTP
2 16 (0.94%) Firewall
2 16 (0.94%) Internet
3 9 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (0.53%) NaaS
3 9 (0.53%) SSL
4 7 (0.41%) DNS
4 7 (0.41%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.35%) Network Security
6 4 (0.24%) Skype
7 3 (0.18%) ATM
7 3 (0.18%) DMZ
7 3 (0.18%) Extranet
7 3 (0.18%) Intranet
7 3 (0.18%) LAN
7 3 (0.18%) WAN
8 2 (0.12%) RTMP
8 2 (0.12%) SAN
8 2 (0.12%) SMS
8 2 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 104 (6.12%) MySQL
3 45 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
4 43 (2.53%) Big Data
5 35 (2.06%) MongoDB
6 34 (2.00%) Relational Database
7 33 (1.94%) NoSQL
7 33 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 32 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (1.41%) Data Lake
10 23 (1.35%) Hadoop
11 17 (1.00%) Power BI
12 16 (0.94%) BigQuery
13 14 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 13 (0.76%) Amazon Athena
15 12 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (0.71%) Apache Hive
16 11 (0.65%) Amazon Redshift
16 11 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 134 (7.88%) JIRA
2 124 (7.29%) Git (software)
3 81 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 41 (2.41%) Selenium
5 39 (2.29%) Maven
6 36 (2.12%) Cucumber
7 31 (1.82%) JUnit
7 31 (1.82%) Mockito
8 30 (1.76%) Grunt
9 28 (1.65%) Jasmine
10 22 (1.29%) GitLab
11 21 (1.24%) Axure RP
11 21 (1.24%) Karma Test Runner
12 20 (1.18%) SonarQube
13 19 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 19 (1.12%) DbUnit
13 19 (1.12%) jMock
14 18 (1.06%) Gradle
14 18 (1.06%) Mocha
15 16 (0.94%) webpack
General
1 473 (27.82%) Retail
2 150 (8.82%) Finance
3 127 (7.47%) Marketing
4 80 (4.71%) Games
5 44 (2.59%) Banking
6 31 (1.82%) Law
7 29 (1.71%) Public Sector
8 23 (1.35%) Front Office
9 22 (1.29%) Back Office
10 21 (1.24%) Telecoms
11 20 (1.18%) Legal
12 19 (1.12%) German Language
13 18 (1.06%) Advertising
14 16 (0.94%) Investment Banking
15 13 (0.76%) Manufacturing
16 12 (0.71%) Spanish Language
17 10 (0.59%) Italian Language
18 7 (0.41%) Financial Institution
19 6 (0.35%) French Language
20 5 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 674 (39.65%) Developer
2 181 (10.65%) Analyst
3 124 (7.29%) Architect
4 109 (6.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 96 (5.65%) Business Analyst
6 95 (5.59%) Project Manager
7 90 (5.29%) Java Developer
8 86 (5.06%) .NET Developer
9 83 (4.88%) Designer
10 80 (4.71%) Senior Developer
11 78 (4.59%) PHP Developer
12 74 (4.35%) C# Developer
12 74 (4.35%) E-Commerce Manager
12 74 (4.35%) React Developer
13 66 (3.88%) JavaScript Developer
14 59 (3.47%) E-Commerce Analyst
15 57 (3.35%) UX Designer
16 56 (3.29%) E-Commerce Developer
17 54 (3.18%) DevOps Engineer
17 54 (3.18%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 343 (20.18%) HTML
2 314 (18.47%) CSS
3 185 (10.88%) .NET
4 182 (10.71%) React
5 137 (8.06%) AngularJS
6 133 (7.82%) Node.js
7 130 (7.65%) Web Services
8 121 (7.12%) HTML5
9 91 (5.35%) CSS3
9 91 (5.35%) RESTful
10 89 (5.24%) jQuery
10 89 (5.24%) Spring
11 87 (5.12%) REST
12 85 (5.00%) Sass
13 72 (4.24%) Vue.js
14 59 (3.47%) SOAP
15 54 (3.18%) ASP.NET
16 49 (2.88%) LAMP
17 47 (2.76%) Laravel
18 46 (2.71%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 224 (13.18%) User Experience
2 89 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (5.24%) Greenfield Project
3 54 (3.18%) Mobile App
4 35 (2.06%) iPad
5 31 (1.82%) W3C
6 29 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 29 (1.71%) Management Information System
7 21 (1.24%) Data Structures
8 20 (1.18%) Analytical Mindset
8 20 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (0.82%) Virtual Team
10 12 (0.71%) Algorithms
10 12 (0.71%) Social Media
10 12 (0.71%) Vector Graphics
11 11 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (0.59%) EPoS
13 9 (0.53%) Public Cloud
14 6 (0.35%) e-Learning
14 6 (0.35%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 63 (3.71%) Linux
2 44 (2.59%) Apple iOS
3 42 (2.47%) Windows
4 33 (1.94%) Android
5 17 (1.00%) Windows Server
6 15 (0.88%) Unix
7 10 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.53%) Windows 8
8 9 (0.53%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.24%) AIX
9 4 (0.24%) CoreOS
9 4 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.12%) Solaris
11 1 (0.059%) HPUX
11 1 (0.059%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.059%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.059%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 762 (44.82%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (13.76%) Scrum
3 216 (12.71%) TDD
4 189 (11.12%) DevOps
5 165 (9.71%) Microservices
6 146 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 134 (7.88%) BDD
8 130 (7.65%) Front End Development
9 127 (7.47%) MVC
10 123 (7.24%) Analytics
11 121 (7.12%) Problem-Solving
12 106 (6.24%) Continuous Integration
13 102 (6.00%) Test Automation
14 96 (5.65%) CRM
15 88 (5.18%) Kanban
16 82 (4.82%) Project Management
16 82 (4.82%) User Stories
17 81 (4.76%) Software Engineering
18 79 (4.65%) B2C
19 77 (4.53%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 412 (24.24%) JavaScript
2 276 (16.24%) Java
3 169 (9.94%) C#
4 162 (9.53%) SQL
5 157 (9.24%) PHP
6 108 (6.35%) Python
7 46 (2.71%) TypeScript
8 37 (2.18%) Scala
9 30 (1.76%) Java 8
10 27 (1.59%) Ruby
11 23 (1.35%) ES6
12 20 (1.18%) Kotlin
12 20 (1.18%) T-SQL
13 15 (0.88%) Apple Swift
13 15 (0.88%) C++
13 15 (0.88%) PowerShell
14 13 (0.76%) Bash Shell
15 12 (0.71%) Go
15 12 (0.71%) Objective-C
16 11 (0.65%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 62 (3.65%) Degree
2 15 (0.88%) Security Cleared
3 14 (0.82%) Master's Degree
4 12 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (0.59%) SC Cleared
7 9 (0.53%) CCNA
7 9 (0.53%) MCITP
7 9 (0.53%) MCSA
8 8 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (0.41%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.35%) ISEB
11 4 (0.24%) CISSP
12 3 (0.18%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 3 (0.18%) CSSLP
12 3 (0.18%) ISSAP
12 3 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.18%) PMP
12 3 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (3.76%) QA
2 16 (0.94%) PMO
3 9 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.41%) GDPR
5 6 (0.35%) SLA
6 4 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.18%) EMIR
7 3 (0.18%) MiFID
8 2 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.12%) NIST
8 2 (0.12%) SEPA
8 2 (0.12%) WCAG
9 1 (0.059%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.059%) GAMP
9 1 (0.059%) GxP
9 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 19770
9 1 (0.059%) PSD2
System Software
1 137 (8.06%) Docker
2 21 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.94%) vSphere
4 12 (0.71%) Active Directory
5 9 (0.53%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.059%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.059%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 108 (6.35%) Kubernetes
2 60 (3.53%) Terraform
3 32 (1.88%) Ansible
4 17 (1.00%) Puppet
5 16 (0.94%) SCCM
6 11 (0.65%) SCOM
7 9 (0.53%) WSUS
8 8 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.18%) Istio
10 3 (0.18%) Rancher
11 2 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.12%) Jamf Pro
11 2 (0.12%) Mesos
12 1 (0.059%) Consul
12 1 (0.059%) Grafana
12 1 (0.059%) Packer
12 1 (0.059%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.059%) Salt
Vendors
1 101 (5.94%) Salesforce.com
2 95 (5.59%) Google
3 81 (4.76%) hybris
4 73 (4.29%) Adobe
4 73 (4.29%) Microsoft
5 59 (3.47%) Demandware
6 50 (2.94%) SAP
7 44 (2.59%) IBM
7 44 (2.59%) Oracle
8 32 (1.88%) Tableau
9 30 (1.76%) VMware
10 26 (1.53%) Sitecore
11 14 (0.82%) Zend
12 12 (0.71%) Cisco
13 11 (0.65%) Hotjar
13 11 (0.65%) Meraki
13 11 (0.65%) Sony
13 11 (0.65%) Splunk
14 10 (0.59%) F5
15 8 (0.47%) Twitter