Period
to 23 October 2019

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 October 2019 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 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 67 65
Rank change year-on-year -13 -2 -8
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 2,364 3,696 3,395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.79% 3.57% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 4.11% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,736 2,775 2,422
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £313 £319 £300
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 12
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £19.50 £32.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.49% -39.36% +19.09%
10th Percentile £20.00 £10.05 £13.78
90th Percentile £57.75 £26.20 £39.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £20.75 £24.41
% change year-on-year +32.53% -14.98% +13.51%

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 73,115 89,839 86,433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.33% 86.84% 86.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 48,039 59,281 57,279
UK median daily rate £475 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.51% +1.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £278
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,283 2,430 2,073
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £20.62 £24.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.38% -16.37% +9.60%
10th Percentile £11.88 £11.18 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.91 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +14.54% -20.00% +11.11%

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 October 2019.

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 October 2019.

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 October 2019. 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 -13 2,281 £475 - 759
London -15 1,351 £500 - 274
UK excluding London -30 969 £450 +12.50% 515
South East -45 253 £450 +5.88% 94
North of England -26 240 £401 +6.80% 197
North West +3 176 £420 +12.00% 134
East of England +19 169 £488 - 55
South West +36 146 £450 - 59
Midlands -30 112 £375 -6.25% 80
East Midlands -9 60 £375 -6.25% 39
Yorkshire -70 54 £400 +3.90% 47
West Midlands -37 46 £388 -0.64% 41
Scotland +30 42 £500 +25.00% 17
North East +17 10 £375 -6.54% 16
Wales +14 6 £425 +6.25% 12
Northern Ireland - 2 £400 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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 1,059 (44.80%) Agile Software Development
2 643 (27.20%) Retail
3 593 (25.08%) JavaScript
4 452 (19.12%) Java
5 384 (16.24%) HTML
6 366 (15.48%) CSS
7 357 (15.10%) Scrum
8 356 (15.06%) TDD
9 331 (14.00%) AWS
10 290 (12.27%) React
11 288 (12.18%) User Experience
11 288 (12.18%) Microservices
12 269 (11.38%) DevOps
13 254 (10.74%) SQL
14 241 (10.19%) BDD
15 212 (8.97%) .NET
16 201 (8.50%) Node.js
17 200 (8.46%) Git (software)
18 193 (8.16%) JIRA
19 186 (7.87%) Docker
20 185 (7.83%) Front End Development
20 185 (7.83%) Finance
21 184 (7.78%) Web Services
22 180 (7.61%) PHP
23 179 (7.57%) Marketing
24 178 (7.53%) Azure
25 177 (7.49%) Stakeholder Management
25 177 (7.49%) AngularJS
26 170 (7.19%) C#
26 170 (7.19%) Analytics

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
1 118 (4.99%) WebSphere
2 104 (4.40%) CMS
3 90 (3.81%) Confluence
4 52 (2.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 47 (1.99%) Apache
6 36 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
7 28 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
8 23 (0.97%) Apache Spark
9 19 (0.80%) Apache Solr
10 16 (0.68%) WordPress
11 15 (0.63%) Tomcat
12 12 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
12 12 (0.51%) MS Exchange
13 10 (0.42%) IIS
14 9 (0.38%) Apache Airflow
14 9 (0.38%) Drupal
14 9 (0.38%) SharePoint
15 8 (0.34%) SAS
16 7 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 76 (3.21%) Sketch
2 44 (1.86%) InVision
3 36 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
4 34 (1.44%) Photoshop
5 31 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
6 14 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
7 12 (0.51%) Marvel
8 11 (0.47%) MS Visio
8 11 (0.47%) Zeplin
9 8 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 7 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
11 5 (0.21%) Adobe XD
12 4 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.17%) Figma
12 4 (0.17%) UserZoom
13 3 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
13 3 (0.13%) InDesign
14 2 (0.085%) Chatbot
14 2 (0.085%) SPSS
14 2 (0.085%) Stata
Business Applications
1 145 (6.13%) Magento
2 33 (1.40%) SAP Hybris
3 27 (1.14%) Shopify
4 15 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 11 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
7 10 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
7 10 (0.42%) SessionCam
8 8 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 7 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
10 5 (0.21%) SAP ERP
11 4 (0.17%) BASE24
12 3 (0.13%) Fredhopper
12 3 (0.13%) NetSuite
12 3 (0.13%) osCommerce
12 3 (0.13%) SAP EWM
13 2 (0.085%) Adobe Campaign
13 2 (0.085%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 331 (14.00%) AWS
2 178 (7.53%) Azure
3 89 (3.76%) GCP
4 77 (3.26%) Serverless
5 66 (2.79%) AWS Lambda
6 56 (2.37%) Amazon EC2
6 56 (2.37%) Google Analytics
7 26 (1.10%) Amazon S3
8 25 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
8 25 (1.06%) Office 365
9 23 (0.97%) Power Platform
10 21 (0.89%) GitHub
11 17 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
12 16 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
13 15 (0.63%) Amazon ECS
14 14 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
15 13 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
15 13 (0.55%) Force.com
15 13 (0.55%) SaaS
16 10 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.27%) HTTP
2 27 (1.14%) Internet
3 25 (1.06%) Firewall
4 12 (0.51%) NaaS
5 11 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (0.34%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.25%) ATM
7 6 (0.25%) SSH
7 6 (0.25%) WAN
8 5 (0.21%) LAN
8 5 (0.21%) Skype
8 5 (0.21%) SMS
9 4 (0.17%) DNS
9 4 (0.17%) Network Security
9 4 (0.17%) SSL
9 4 (0.17%) VPN
10 3 (0.13%) SAN
10 3 (0.13%) Wireless
11 2 (0.085%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.085%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (4.99%) MySQL
2 108 (4.57%) SQL Server
3 60 (2.54%) NoSQL
4 56 (2.37%) MongoDB
5 55 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
6 48 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
7 46 (1.95%) Relational Database
8 37 (1.57%) Big Data
8 37 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 28 (1.18%) Hadoop
10 24 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 23 (0.97%) Power BI
12 22 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
13 17 (0.72%) BigQuery
14 16 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
14 16 (0.68%) Redis
15 13 (0.55%) Data Lake
16 12 (0.51%) Apache Hive
16 12 (0.51%) Oracle Database
16 12 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 200 (8.46%) Git (software)
2 193 (8.16%) JIRA
3 154 (6.51%) Jenkins
4 79 (3.34%) Selenium
5 68 (2.88%) Cucumber
6 66 (2.79%) Maven
7 60 (2.54%) JUnit
8 46 (1.95%) Jasmine
9 44 (1.86%) Grunt
9 44 (1.86%) Mockito
10 33 (1.40%) jMock
11 29 (1.23%) Karma Test Runner
12 28 (1.18%) Bower
12 28 (1.18%) DbUnit
12 28 (1.18%) SonarQube
13 27 (1.14%) Subversion
13 27 (1.14%) TeamCity
14 23 (0.97%) Axure RP
14 23 (0.97%) Gradle
15 21 (0.89%) GitLab
General
1 643 (27.20%) Retail
2 185 (7.83%) Finance
3 179 (7.57%) Marketing
4 121 (5.12%) Games
5 71 (3.00%) Banking
6 40 (1.69%) Law
7 37 (1.57%) Legal
7 37 (1.57%) Telecoms
8 33 (1.40%) Investment Banking
9 23 (0.97%) Public Sector
10 22 (0.93%) German Language
11 20 (0.85%) Advertising
11 20 (0.85%) Spanish Language
12 16 (0.68%) Front Office
13 15 (0.63%) Manufacturing
14 13 (0.55%) Back Office
14 13 (0.55%) Publishing
15 12 (0.51%) Italian Language
16 11 (0.47%) French Language
17 9 (0.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 915 (38.71%) Developer
2 286 (12.10%) Analyst
3 202 (8.54%) Architect
4 172 (7.28%) Java Developer
5 155 (6.56%) Business Analyst
6 150 (6.35%) React Developer
7 143 (6.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 138 (5.84%) Project Manager
9 131 (5.54%) Designer
10 123 (5.20%) Senior Developer
11 117 (4.95%) JavaScript Developer
12 106 (4.48%) E-Commerce Analyst
13 93 (3.93%) E-Commerce Manager
14 90 (3.81%) .NET Developer
15 89 (3.76%) E-Commerce Developer
16 86 (3.64%) PHP Developer
17 83 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
18 78 (3.30%) C# Developer
19 77 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
20 74 (3.13%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 384 (16.24%) HTML
2 366 (15.48%) CSS
3 290 (12.27%) React
4 212 (8.97%) .NET
5 201 (8.50%) Node.js
6 184 (7.78%) Web Services
7 177 (7.49%) AngularJS
8 159 (6.73%) RESTful
9 149 (6.30%) Spring
10 114 (4.82%) REST
11 104 (4.40%) jQuery
12 103 (4.36%) HTML5
13 93 (3.93%) Sass
14 92 (3.89%) SOAP
15 91 (3.85%) CSS3
16 86 (3.64%) Redux
17 79 (3.34%) J2EE
18 78 (3.30%) XML
19 68 (2.88%) JSON
20 62 (2.62%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 288 (12.18%) User Experience
2 115 (4.86%) Mobile App
3 112 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
4 97 (4.10%) Greenfield Project
5 45 (1.90%) iPad
6 44 (1.86%) W3C
7 32 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 30 (1.27%) Management Information System
9 28 (1.18%) Vector Graphics
10 22 (0.93%) Data Structures
11 20 (0.85%) Virtual Team
12 18 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (0.76%) Social Media
13 15 (0.63%) Algorithms
13 15 (0.63%) Cloud Native
14 14 (0.59%) EPoS
15 13 (0.55%) Public Cloud
15 13 (0.55%) Self-Motivation
16 11 (0.47%) Analytical Mindset
17 10 (0.42%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 103 (4.36%) Linux
2 62 (2.62%) Windows
3 50 (2.12%) Apple iOS
3 50 (2.12%) Unix
4 42 (1.78%) Android
5 23 (0.97%) Windows Server
6 14 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (0.51%) Windows 8
8 12 (0.51%) Windows XP
9 9 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.34%) AIX
11 5 (0.21%) CentOS
12 4 (0.17%) CoreOS
12 4 (0.17%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.13%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.085%) HPUX
14 2 (0.085%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.042%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.042%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,059 (44.80%) Agile Software Development
2 357 (15.10%) Scrum
3 356 (15.06%) TDD
4 288 (12.18%) Microservices
5 269 (11.38%) DevOps
6 241 (10.19%) BDD
7 185 (7.83%) Front End Development
8 177 (7.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 170 (7.19%) Analytics
10 166 (7.02%) Kanban
11 164 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
12 159 (6.73%) Test Automation
13 150 (6.35%) MVC
14 142 (6.01%) User Stories
15 138 (5.84%) Project Management
16 131 (5.54%) CRM
17 124 (5.25%) Continuous Integration
18 114 (4.82%) Software Engineering
19 103 (4.36%) Business Intelligence
19 103 (4.36%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 593 (25.08%) JavaScript
2 452 (19.12%) Java
3 254 (10.74%) SQL
4 180 (7.61%) PHP
5 170 (7.19%) C#
6 142 (6.01%) Python
7 54 (2.28%) Scala
8 48 (2.03%) Java 8
9 43 (1.82%) TypeScript
10 36 (1.52%) ES6
11 32 (1.35%) Ruby
12 29 (1.23%) T-SQL
13 28 (1.18%) Kotlin
14 21 (0.89%) Bash Shell
15 17 (0.72%) PowerShell
16 16 (0.68%) C++
17 15 (0.63%) Groovy
18 14 (0.59%) Apple Swift
18 14 (0.59%) R
18 14 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 103 (4.36%) Degree
2 22 (0.93%) Security Cleared
3 19 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (0.72%) SC Cleared
5 15 (0.63%) Master's Degree
6 13 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (0.55%) ISEB
7 12 (0.51%) CCNA
7 12 (0.51%) CISSP
7 12 (0.51%) MCITP
7 12 (0.51%) MCSA
7 12 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.38%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 6 (0.25%) CISM
9 6 (0.25%) CSSLP
9 6 (0.25%) ISSAP
10 5 (0.21%) CISA
11 4 (0.17%) APMP
11 4 (0.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (4.70%) QA
2 20 (0.85%) PMO
3 8 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.25%) MiFID
5 5 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.21%) GDPR
5 5 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.21%) SLA
5 5 (0.21%) WCAG
6 3 (0.13%) EMIR
7 2 (0.085%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.085%) COBIT
7 2 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.085%) NIST
8 1 (0.042%) GAMP
8 1 (0.042%) GxP
8 1 (0.042%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 186 (7.87%) Docker
2 29 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (0.85%) vSphere
4 14 (0.59%) Active Directory
5 12 (0.51%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.085%) Ceph
8 1 (0.042%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.042%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.042%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 142 (6.01%) Kubernetes
2 93 (3.93%) Terraform
3 55 (2.33%) Ansible
4 22 (0.93%) Puppet
5 16 (0.68%) SCCM
6 12 (0.51%) SCOM
6 12 (0.51%) WSUS
7 10 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.30%) Mesos
9 5 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.13%) Grafana
10 3 (0.13%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.085%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.085%) Marathon
11 2 (0.085%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.085%) MOM
11 2 (0.085%) Packer
11 2 (0.085%) Rancher
12 1 (0.042%) Nessus
Vendors
1 137 (5.80%) Google
2 132 (5.58%) Salesforce.com
3 120 (5.08%) hybris
4 103 (4.36%) SAP
5 100 (4.23%) Adobe
6 92 (3.89%) Microsoft
7 81 (3.43%) IBM
8 56 (2.37%) Demandware
9 55 (2.33%) Oracle
10 44 (1.86%) VMware
11 43 (1.82%) Tableau
12 35 (1.48%) Sitecore
13 25 (1.06%) Cypress Semiconductor
14 21 (0.89%) Cisco
15 16 (0.68%) Atlassian
16 15 (0.63%) Ariba
17 14 (0.59%) Splunk
18 13 (0.55%) F5
18 13 (0.55%) Teradata
19 12 (0.51%) Sony