Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 58 56
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 -5
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 3,884 3,350 3,801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.84% 3.61% 3.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.49% 4.28% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,829 2,355 2,787
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.26% +1.79%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £292
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 8
UK median hourly rate £67.50 £29.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.81% +34.09% -20.00%
10th Percentile £25.41 £10.30 £13.28
90th Percentile £165.00 £102.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £175.00 £19.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +821.05% +18.75% -22.42%

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 86,568 78,196 89,330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.62% 84.38% 83.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,177 51,470 58,297
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £299 £270 £263
90th Percentile £638 £620 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,215 2,127 2,465
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £24.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +0.60% +23.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.39 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.25 £51.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.70% - +15.93%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -3 3,801 £463 +2.78% 1,696
London -6 2,211 £500 +5.26% 897
UK excluding London +4 1,645 £425 +3.66% 844
South East +7 471 £438 +6.06% 197
North of England +24 405 £375 - 272
East of England +15 331 £470 -10.00% 113
Midlands 0 281 £378 +0.67% 137
North West +16 222 £375 - 163
Yorkshire +5 169 £375 -6.25% 96
West Midlands +29 151 £375 -3.23% 69
East Midlands -16 125 £390 +6.12% 67
South West -1 122 £450 +5.88% 80
Scotland -10 44 £425 +21.43% 24
Wales -4 15 £550 +61.76% 16
North East +34 14 £450 +5.88% 13

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 1,967 (50.64%) Agile Software Development
2 992 (25.54%) Retail
3 947 (24.38%) Java
4 895 (23.04%) JavaScript
5 712 (18.33%) TDD
6 668 (17.20%) HTML
7 653 (16.81%) Scrum
8 622 (16.01%) Amazon AWS
9 620 (15.96%) CSS
10 577 (14.86%) C#
11 567 (14.60%) .NET
12 491 (12.64%) Finance
13 484 (12.46%) DevOps
14 477 (12.28%) BDD
15 466 (12.00%) SQL
16 449 (11.56%) MVC
17 444 (11.43%) Git (software)
17 444 (11.43%) Microservices
18 397 (10.22%) Web Services
19 377 (9.71%) User Experience
20 372 (9.58%) Continuous Integration
21 363 (9.35%) Node.js
22 342 (8.81%) Test Automation
22 342 (8.81%) React
23 328 (8.44%) JIRA
23 328 (8.44%) Jenkins
24 313 (8.06%) Docker
25 310 (7.98%) AngularJS
25 310 (7.98%) Python
26 302 (7.78%) 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
1 221 (5.69%) CMS
2 165 (4.25%) WebSphere
3 160 (4.12%) Confluence
4 129 (3.32%) Apache
5 90 (2.32%) Tomcat
6 77 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
7 60 (1.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 59 (1.52%) Apache Spark
9 49 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
10 41 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
11 39 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
12 37 (0.95%) Apache Solr
12 37 (0.95%) WordPress
13 35 (0.90%) nginx
14 30 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 29 (0.75%) Drupal
16 26 (0.67%) SAS
17 24 (0.62%) EPiServer
18 21 (0.54%) Commerce Server
18 21 (0.54%) Mule
Applications
1 68 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (1.44%) Photoshop
3 41 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 31 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 31 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 25 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
6 24 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
7 22 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
8 13 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
9 11 (0.28%) SPSS
10 9 (0.23%) HipChat
10 9 (0.23%) InVision
11 4 (0.10%) Gliffy
12 3 (0.077%) Chatbot
12 3 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.051%) UXPin
14 1 (0.026%) InDesign
14 1 (0.026%) Shockwave
14 1 (0.026%) Stata
Business Applications
1 188 (4.84%) Magento
2 83 (2.14%) Payment Gateway
3 57 (1.47%) SAP Hybris
4 19 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
5 17 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
7 10 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 8 (0.21%) Shopify
9 7 (0.18%) Eloqua
10 6 (0.15%) NetSuite
11 5 (0.13%) Endur
11 5 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
12 4 (0.10%) OpenCart
13 3 (0.077%) BusinessWorks
13 3 (0.077%) ION MarketView
13 3 (0.077%) OpenLink RightAngle
13 3 (0.077%) SAP Business One
13 3 (0.077%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 3 (0.077%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 622 (16.01%) Amazon AWS
2 275 (7.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 111 (2.86%) Google Analytics
4 78 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
5 72 (1.85%) GitHub
6 65 (1.67%) PaaS
7 60 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
8 52 (1.34%) Serverless
9 46 (1.18%) npm
10 39 (1.00%) Adobe Analytics
11 38 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
12 35 (0.90%) SaaS
13 33 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
14 32 (0.82%) Amazon S3
15 28 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
16 24 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
17 18 (0.46%) IaaS
18 17 (0.44%) Heroku
19 15 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
19 15 (0.39%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 90 (2.32%) Internet
2 63 (1.62%) HTTP
3 51 (1.31%) Firewall
4 23 (0.59%) TCP/IP
5 17 (0.44%) SMS
6 15 (0.39%) DNS
7 14 (0.36%) SSL
8 10 (0.26%) Skype
8 10 (0.26%) VPN
9 9 (0.23%) LAN
9 9 (0.23%) WAN
10 8 (0.21%) Network Security
11 6 (0.15%) MPLS
12 5 (0.13%) FTP
12 5 (0.13%) OSPF
13 4 (0.10%) Software-Defined Networking
13 4 (0.10%) VoIP
13 4 (0.10%) VXLAN
14 3 (0.077%) Multicast
14 3 (0.077%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (7.47%) SQL Server
2 235 (6.05%) NoSQL
3 177 (4.56%) MySQL
4 154 (3.96%) Relational Database
5 150 (3.86%) Big Data
6 145 (3.73%) MongoDB
7 110 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
8 78 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
9 74 (1.91%) Hadoop
10 37 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
10 37 (0.95%) Endeca
11 34 (0.88%) Oracle Database
12 33 (0.85%) Apache Hive
13 32 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 31 (0.80%) RDBMS
15 30 (0.77%) DB2
16 29 (0.75%) Amazon Redshift
17 24 (0.62%) Redis
18 22 (0.57%) Data Lake
19 21 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 444 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 328 (8.44%) Jenkins
2 328 (8.44%) JIRA
3 180 (4.63%) Selenium
4 159 (4.09%) JUnit
5 134 (3.45%) TeamCity
6 120 (3.09%) Maven
7 112 (2.88%) Cucumber
8 82 (2.11%) SonarQube
9 81 (2.09%) Mockito
9 81 (2.09%) Octopus Deploy
10 76 (1.96%) Subversion
11 74 (1.91%) WebDriver
12 64 (1.65%) Sonatype Nexus
13 59 (1.52%) Gradle
13 59 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
14 53 (1.36%) Grunt
15 51 (1.31%) SpecFlow
16 50 (1.29%) TestNG
17 48 (1.24%) Ant
General
1 992 (25.54%) Retail
2 491 (12.64%) Finance
3 259 (6.67%) Marketing
4 240 (6.18%) Banking
5 74 (1.91%) Front Office
5 74 (1.91%) Investment Banking
6 69 (1.78%) Games
7 61 (1.57%) Telecoms
8 43 (1.11%) Advertising
9 40 (1.03%) Back Office
10 38 (0.98%) Legal
11 27 (0.70%) Law
12 25 (0.64%) Publishing
13 24 (0.62%) Manufacturing
14 22 (0.57%) Automotive
15 19 (0.49%) Retail Banking
16 13 (0.33%) Electronics
17 11 (0.28%) German Language
18 9 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
19 8 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,506 (38.77%) Developer
2 534 (13.75%) Analyst
3 338 (8.70%) Java Developer
4 329 (8.47%) Business Analyst
5 301 (7.75%) Project Manager
6 276 (7.11%) Architect
7 242 (6.23%) .NET Developer
8 226 (5.82%) Senior Developer
9 209 (5.38%) C# Developer
10 185 (4.76%) E-Commerce Developer
11 172 (4.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 165 (4.25%) DevOps Engineer
13 153 (3.94%) E-Commerce Manager
14 123 (3.17%) JavaScript Developer
15 122 (3.14%) E-Commerce Analyst
16 121 (3.12%) Designer
17 116 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
18 111 (2.86%) React Developer
19 109 (2.81%) E-Commerce Project Manager
20 108 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 668 (17.20%) HTML
2 620 (15.96%) CSS
3 567 (14.60%) .NET
4 397 (10.22%) Web Services
5 363 (9.35%) Node.js
6 342 (8.81%) React
7 310 (7.98%) AngularJS
8 301 (7.75%) Spring
9 275 (7.08%) HTML5
10 272 (7.00%) REST
11 264 (6.80%) RESTful
12 246 (6.33%) ASP.NET
13 232 (5.97%) J2EE
13 232 (5.97%) jQuery
14 223 (5.74%) CSS3
15 178 (4.58%) ASP.NET Web API
16 166 (4.27%) SOAP
17 149 (3.84%) ASP.NET MVC
18 119 (3.06%) XML
19 113 (2.91%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 377 (9.71%) User Experience
2 223 (5.74%) iPad
3 203 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
4 163 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
5 128 (3.30%) Mobile App
6 102 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 90 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
8 88 (2.27%) Computer Science
9 53 (1.36%) Fintech
10 48 (1.24%) Management Information System
11 43 (1.11%) Public Cloud
11 43 (1.11%) Social Media
12 42 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
13 41 (1.06%) NHS
14 40 (1.03%) Blog
14 40 (1.03%) Fixed Income
15 39 (1.00%) Algorithms
16 31 (0.80%) Data Structures
17 29 (0.75%) Virtual Team
18 26 (0.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 239 (6.15%) Linux
2 161 (4.15%) Unix
3 92 (2.37%) Windows
4 67 (1.73%) Apple iOS
5 48 (1.24%) Android
6 30 (0.77%) Solaris
7 24 (0.62%) Windows Server
8 22 (0.57%) HPUX
9 11 (0.28%) Mac OS X
9 11 (0.28%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.23%) AIX
12 7 (0.18%) CentOS
13 3 (0.077%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.051%) DC/OS
14 2 (0.051%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.051%) zOS
15 1 (0.026%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,967 (50.64%) Agile Software Development
2 712 (18.33%) TDD
3 653 (16.81%) Scrum
4 484 (12.46%) DevOps
5 477 (12.28%) BDD
6 449 (11.56%) MVC
7 444 (11.43%) Microservices
8 372 (9.58%) Continuous Integration
9 342 (8.81%) Test Automation
10 302 (7.78%) Analytics
11 267 (6.87%) Front End Development
12 265 (6.82%) Project Management
13 261 (6.72%) Stakeholder Management
14 234 (6.02%) Problem-Solving
15 226 (5.82%) OO
16 211 (5.43%) Kanban
17 198 (5.10%) Software Engineering
18 197 (5.07%) Web Development
19 172 (4.43%) CRM
20 170 (4.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 947 (24.38%) Java
2 895 (23.04%) JavaScript
3 577 (14.86%) C#
4 466 (12.00%) SQL
5 310 (7.98%) Python
6 245 (6.31%) PHP
7 167 (4.30%) Ruby
8 134 (3.45%) Bash Shell
9 120 (3.09%) Scala
10 100 (2.57%) Java 8
11 99 (2.55%) Groovy
12 78 (2.01%) ES6
13 75 (1.93%) T-SQL
14 74 (1.91%) C++
15 65 (1.67%) Perl
16 49 (1.26%) R
17 47 (1.21%) PowerShell
18 25 (0.64%) Go
19 24 (0.62%) Apple Swift
20 23 (0.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 178 (4.58%) Degree
2 37 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (0.75%) CISSP
3 29 (0.75%) PMP
4 27 (0.70%) PMI Certification
4 27 (0.70%) Security Cleared
5 23 (0.59%) ISTQB
6 21 (0.54%) CISM
7 20 (0.51%) PhD
8 19 (0.49%) ISEB
9 18 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
10 17 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 16 (0.41%) CISA
11 16 (0.41%) GIAC
11 16 (0.41%) SC Cleared
12 14 (0.36%) OSCP
12 14 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 9 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (5.72%) QA
2 64 (1.65%) GDPR
3 52 (1.34%) PMO
4 43 (1.11%) PCI DSS
5 31 (0.80%) SLA
6 28 (0.72%) Data Quality
7 23 (0.59%) GCP
8 18 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 18 (0.46%) MiFID
9 14 (0.36%) WCAG
10 12 (0.31%) COBIT
11 3 (0.077%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.077%) PSD2
12 2 (0.051%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.051%) EMIR
12 2 (0.051%) ISO 20022
12 2 (0.051%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.026%) ISO 9002
13 1 (0.026%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 313 (8.06%) Docker
2 58 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (1.00%) vSphere
4 22 (0.57%) Apache Flume
5 19 (0.49%) vCloud
6 14 (0.36%) HDFS
7 13 (0.33%) Active Directory
8 8 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.10%) Varnish
10 4 (0.10%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.077%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.051%) etcd
13 1 (0.026%) Xen
Systems Management
1 191 (4.92%) Kubernetes
2 147 (3.78%) Ansible
3 103 (2.65%) Puppet
4 76 (1.96%) Terraform
5 64 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (0.70%) Mesos
7 26 (0.67%) Consul
8 22 (0.57%) Grafana
9 19 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
10 18 (0.46%) Kibana
11 13 (0.33%) ZABBIX
12 12 (0.31%) Nagios
12 12 (0.31%) StatsD
13 9 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
13 9 (0.23%) Oozie
14 8 (0.21%) logstash
15 7 (0.18%) Packer
15 7 (0.18%) vCenter Server
16 6 (0.15%) Rundeck
16 6 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 277 (7.13%) hybris
2 237 (6.10%) Oracle
3 172 (4.43%) Google
3 172 (4.43%) Microsoft
4 157 (4.04%) Adobe
5 101 (2.60%) IBM
6 95 (2.45%) SAP
7 75 (1.93%) ATG
8 74 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
9 66 (1.70%) VMware
10 60 (1.54%) Demandware
11 57 (1.47%) Sitecore
12 53 (1.36%) Atlassian
13 36 (0.93%) Splunk
14 31 (0.80%) Tableau
15 26 (0.67%) HP
16 23 (0.59%) Optimizely
16 23 (0.59%) Zend
17 22 (0.57%) New Relic
18 21 (0.54%) Cloudera