Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 53 55
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2 -6
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 3,596 3,653 3,686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.58% 3.80% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.23% 4.54% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,591 2,588 2,706
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £313 £302 £290
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 17
UK median hourly rate £33.00 £21.03 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.92% -37.22% +53.14%
10th Percentile £25.00 £12.50 £13.65
90th Percentile £43.75 £100.00 £62.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £16.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +115.63% -42.86% +9.80%

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 85,004 80,534 88,275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.53% 83.79% 82.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,901 53,357 57,266
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,993 2,243 2,704
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +1.83% +20.00%
10th Percentile £11.42 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.47 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.90% -2.14% +25.00%

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 23 January 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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 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 -4 3,504 £465 +3.33% 1,803
London -8 2,116 £493 +5.35% 987
UK excluding London -5 1,449 £425 +6.25% 853
South East -36 365 £425 +6.25% 157
East of England +8 355 £450 -5.26% 109
North of England +10 298 £375 -1.32% 331
Midlands 0 274 £425 +6.25% 159
North West +2 180 £373 -2.93% 216
West Midlands +34 143 £400 - 84
East Midlands -11 129 £450 +20.00% 74
South West -3 118 £425 -8.60% 60
Yorkshire -19 107 £388 +1.97% 104
Scotland +1 37 £450 +28.57% 20
Wales +24 22 £525 +35.48% 14
North East +48 8 £550 +32.93% 11
Northern Ireland -31 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1,776 (49.39%) Agile Software Development
2 893 (24.83%) Java
3 847 (23.55%) Retail
4 787 (21.89%) JavaScript
5 723 (20.11%) TDD
6 632 (17.58%) HTML
7 567 (15.77%) CSS
8 552 (15.35%) Scrum
9 506 (14.07%) C#
10 486 (13.52%) .NET
11 467 (12.99%) Amazon AWS
12 460 (12.79%) BDD
13 457 (12.71%) Finance
14 454 (12.63%) SQL
15 417 (11.60%) Git (software)
16 404 (11.23%) Web Services
17 398 (11.07%) MVC
18 389 (10.82%) Continuous Integration
18 389 (10.82%) DevOps
19 354 (9.84%) Microservices
20 333 (9.26%) User Experience
21 324 (9.01%) Spring
22 311 (8.65%) Jenkins
23 310 (8.62%) Test Automation
24 307 (8.54%) Node.js
25 294 (8.18%) Project Management
26 290 (8.06%) Marketing
27 276 (7.68%) JIRA
27 276 (7.68%) AngularJS
28 269 (7.48%) React

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
1 233 (6.48%) CMS
2 175 (4.87%) WebSphere
3 124 (3.45%) Confluence
4 97 (2.70%) Apache
5 93 (2.59%) Tomcat
6 90 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
7 78 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 62 (1.72%) JBoss
9 56 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
10 52 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
11 37 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 34 (0.95%) Apache Solr
13 33 (0.92%) IIS
14 30 (0.83%) Apache Spark
14 30 (0.83%) nginx
15 27 (0.75%) EPiServer
16 26 (0.72%) SharePoint
17 24 (0.67%) Drupal
18 23 (0.64%) SAS
19 22 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 73 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 62 (1.72%) Photoshop
3 42 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 35 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
5 30 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
6 29 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 23 (0.64%) InVision
7 23 (0.64%) MS Visio
8 20 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
9 13 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
10 8 (0.22%) HipChat
11 6 (0.17%) SPSS
12 4 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (0.083%) Mingle
14 2 (0.056%) Flinto
14 2 (0.056%) InDesign
14 2 (0.056%) Stata
15 1 (0.028%) Adobe Premiere
15 1 (0.028%) PaintShop Pro
15 1 (0.028%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 147 (4.09%) Magento
2 82 (2.28%) Payment Gateway
3 61 (1.70%) SAP Hybris
4 20 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
5 12 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (0.31%) Shopify
7 7 (0.19%) ION MarketView
8 5 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
8 5 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.14%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.11%) OpenCart
9 4 (0.11%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.083%) Oracle CRM
10 3 (0.083%) Oracle CRM On Demand
10 3 (0.083%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.083%) WebTrends
11 2 (0.056%) PeopleSoft Financials
11 2 (0.056%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 467 (12.99%) Amazon AWS
2 246 (6.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (2.39%) Google Analytics
4 68 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
5 56 (1.56%) GitHub
6 55 (1.53%) PaaS
7 47 (1.31%) SaaS
8 32 (0.89%) Amazon S3
9 30 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
10 27 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
11 22 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
11 22 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
11 22 (0.61%) npm
12 21 (0.58%) Serverless
13 20 (0.56%) IaaS
14 19 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
15 17 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
16 15 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
17 13 (0.36%) CloudFront
18 11 (0.31%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 110 (3.06%) Internet
2 63 (1.75%) Firewall
3 47 (1.31%) HTTP
4 25 (0.70%) TCP/IP
5 18 (0.50%) DNS
6 15 (0.42%) LAN
7 14 (0.39%) VPN
8 13 (0.36%) SMS
8 13 (0.36%) WAN
9 12 (0.33%) SSL
10 10 (0.28%) FTP
10 10 (0.28%) NetScaler
11 9 (0.25%) Ethernet
11 9 (0.25%) IPsec
12 7 (0.19%) BIG-IP
12 7 (0.19%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (0.19%) MPLS
13 6 (0.17%) BGP
13 6 (0.17%) HTTPS
13 6 (0.17%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (6.09%) SQL Server
2 214 (5.95%) NoSQL
3 161 (4.48%) MySQL
4 150 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 120 (3.34%) Relational Database
6 93 (2.59%) Big Data
7 68 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
8 63 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
9 51 (1.42%) Hadoop
10 45 (1.25%) Redis
11 41 (1.14%) Endeca
12 36 (1.00%) DB2
13 31 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
14 25 (0.70%) RDBMS
15 24 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 22 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
17 20 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 17 (0.47%) Apache Hive
18 17 (0.47%) DbVisualizer
18 17 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 417 (11.60%) Git (software)
2 311 (8.65%) Jenkins
3 276 (7.68%) JIRA
4 185 (5.14%) Selenium
5 163 (4.53%) JUnit
6 146 (4.06%) Cucumber
7 139 (3.87%) Maven
8 126 (3.50%) TeamCity
9 78 (2.17%) Mockito
10 74 (2.06%) WebDriver
11 71 (1.97%) Gradle
12 64 (1.78%) Octopus Deploy
13 53 (1.47%) Subversion
14 51 (1.42%) Ant
15 50 (1.39%) Grunt
16 46 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
17 45 (1.25%) SonarQube
17 45 (1.25%) TestNG
18 43 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 42 (1.17%) webpack
General
1 847 (23.55%) Retail
2 457 (12.71%) Finance
3 290 (8.06%) Marketing
4 198 (5.51%) Banking
5 114 (3.17%) Games
6 73 (2.03%) Telecoms
7 65 (1.81%) Front Office
8 63 (1.75%) Investment Banking
9 40 (1.11%) Advertising
10 34 (0.95%) Back Office
11 31 (0.86%) Automotive
11 31 (0.86%) Publishing
12 28 (0.78%) Law
13 26 (0.72%) Retail Banking
14 21 (0.58%) Manufacturing
15 17 (0.47%) Legal
16 14 (0.39%) Electronics
17 9 (0.25%) Billing
17 9 (0.25%) Financial Institution
18 8 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,366 (37.99%) Developer
2 461 (12.82%) Analyst
3 317 (8.82%) Project Manager
4 306 (8.51%) Java Developer
5 293 (8.15%) Business Analyst
6 255 (7.09%) Architect
7 218 (6.06%) .NET Developer
8 211 (5.87%) C# Developer
8 211 (5.87%) Senior Developer
9 153 (4.25%) DevOps Engineer
10 147 (4.09%) E-Commerce Manager
11 132 (3.67%) E-Commerce Developer
12 129 (3.59%) JavaScript Developer
13 126 (3.50%) Designer
14 118 (3.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 117 (3.25%) Full Stack Developer
16 115 (3.20%) C# .NET Developer
17 114 (3.17%) E-Commerce Project Manager
18 102 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
19 101 (2.81%) E-Commerce Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 632 (17.58%) HTML
2 567 (15.77%) CSS
3 486 (13.52%) .NET
4 404 (11.23%) Web Services
5 324 (9.01%) Spring
6 307 (8.54%) Node.js
7 276 (7.68%) AngularJS
8 269 (7.48%) React
9 264 (7.34%) REST
10 262 (7.29%) RESTful
11 243 (6.76%) J2EE
12 241 (6.70%) HTML5
13 212 (5.90%) jQuery
14 187 (5.20%) SOAP
15 169 (4.70%) CSS3
16 168 (4.67%) ASP.NET
17 143 (3.98%) ASP.NET Web API
18 121 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC
19 118 (3.28%) JSON
20 107 (2.98%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 333 (9.26%) User Experience
2 187 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
3 156 (4.34%) Mobile App
4 146 (4.06%) iPad
5 112 (3.11%) Greenfield Project
6 95 (2.64%) Computer Science
7 86 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
8 82 (2.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 65 (1.81%) Social Media
10 55 (1.53%) Fintech
11 50 (1.39%) Virtual Team
12 47 (1.31%) Algorithms
13 44 (1.22%) Management Information System
14 43 (1.20%) Data Structures
14 43 (1.20%) Online Games
15 39 (1.08%) Blog
16 38 (1.06%) Fixed Income
17 37 (1.03%) Public Cloud
18 31 (0.86%) FMCG
19 24 (0.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 254 (7.06%) Linux
2 144 (4.00%) Unix
3 122 (3.39%) Windows
4 95 (2.64%) Apple iOS
5 52 (1.45%) Android
6 35 (0.97%) Windows Server
7 30 (0.83%) Solaris
8 29 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (0.78%) Mac OS X
10 15 (0.42%) AIX
11 12 (0.33%) CentOS
12 9 (0.25%) HPUX
12 9 (0.25%) Ubuntu
13 8 (0.22%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.083%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.083%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.056%) Debian
17 1 (0.028%) Fedora
17 1 (0.028%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,776 (49.39%) Agile Software Development
2 723 (20.11%) TDD
3 552 (15.35%) Scrum
4 460 (12.79%) BDD
5 398 (11.07%) MVC
6 389 (10.82%) Continuous Integration
6 389 (10.82%) DevOps
7 354 (9.84%) Microservices
8 310 (8.62%) Test Automation
9 294 (8.18%) Project Management
10 264 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
11 242 (6.73%) Analytics
12 215 (5.98%) OO
13 203 (5.65%) Kanban
14 192 (5.34%) CRM
15 188 (5.23%) Front End Development
16 181 (5.03%) Software Engineering
17 177 (4.92%) SOA
17 177 (4.92%) Web Development
18 170 (4.73%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 893 (24.83%) Java
2 787 (21.89%) JavaScript
3 506 (14.07%) C#
4 454 (12.63%) SQL
5 242 (6.73%) Python
6 229 (6.37%) PHP
7 134 (3.73%) Ruby
8 100 (2.78%) Scala
9 90 (2.50%) Bash Shell
10 78 (2.17%) C++
10 78 (2.17%) ES6
11 70 (1.95%) Perl
12 54 (1.50%) Groovy
12 54 (1.50%) PowerShell
12 54 (1.50%) T-SQL
13 45 (1.25%) R
14 40 (1.11%) Apple Swift
14 40 (1.11%) Shell Script
15 34 (0.95%) Objective-C
16 29 (0.81%) Go
Qualifications
1 193 (5.37%) Degree
2 42 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (0.97%) PMP
4 30 (0.83%) PMI Certification
5 25 (0.70%) CISSP
6 18 (0.50%) ISEB
7 16 (0.44%) Security Cleared
8 15 (0.42%) CISM
8 15 (0.42%) PhD
9 14 (0.39%) GIAC
9 14 (0.39%) ISTQB
9 14 (0.39%) OSCP
10 12 (0.33%) CISA
10 12 (0.33%) Master's Degree
10 12 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 12 (0.33%) SC Cleared
11 11 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 8 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 248 (6.90%) QA
2 45 (1.25%) PCI DSS
3 37 (1.03%) GDPR
4 34 (0.95%) SLA
5 30 (0.83%) PMO
6 24 (0.67%) Data Quality
7 18 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 14 (0.39%) COBIT
8 14 (0.39%) WCAG
9 12 (0.33%) MiFID
10 6 (0.17%) PSD2
10 6 (0.17%) WAI
11 2 (0.056%) EMIR
12 1 (0.028%) GCP
12 1 (0.028%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.028%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 249 (6.92%) Docker
2 47 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (1.00%) vSphere
4 31 (0.86%) vCloud
5 16 (0.44%) Active Directory
6 9 (0.25%) Apache Flume
7 8 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.14%) HDFS
9 5 (0.14%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.14%) ISA Server
10 4 (0.11%) iptables
10 4 (0.11%) XenServer
11 2 (0.056%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.056%) Xen
12 1 (0.028%) KVM
12 1 (0.028%) Varnish
12 1 (0.028%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.028%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 143 (3.98%) Ansible
2 112 (3.11%) Puppet
3 101 (2.81%) Kubernetes
4 87 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
5 66 (1.84%) Terraform
6 25 (0.70%) Grafana
6 25 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
7 14 (0.39%) Nagios
8 13 (0.36%) Mesos
8 13 (0.36%) StatsD
9 10 (0.28%) ZABBIX
10 8 (0.22%) vCenter Server
11 7 (0.19%) Kibana
12 6 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
12 6 (0.17%) Packer
13 5 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 5 (0.14%) Consul
13 5 (0.14%) logstash
14 4 (0.11%) Prometheus
14 4 (0.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 263 (7.31%) Oracle
2 257 (7.15%) hybris
3 167 (4.64%) Adobe
4 132 (3.67%) Google
5 119 (3.31%) Microsoft
6 106 (2.95%) ATG
7 91 (2.53%) IBM
8 90 (2.50%) SAP
9 82 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
10 66 (1.84%) Sitecore
11 60 (1.67%) Demandware
12 56 (1.56%) VMware
13 37 (1.03%) Tableau
14 33 (0.92%) Red Hat
15 30 (0.83%) Splunk
16 29 (0.81%) Atlassian
16 29 (0.81%) Cisco
17 22 (0.61%) Apple
18 19 (0.53%) HP
18 19 (0.53%) Zend