Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 64 55
Rank change year-on-year -3 -9 -2
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 3,574 3,445 4,046
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.49% 3.37% 3.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.04% 3.93% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,674 2,477 2,969
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £319 £304 £305
90th Percentile £613 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 31
UK median hourly rate £20.75 £32.16 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.47% +46.16% -34.33%
10th Percentile £10.13 £15.80 £12.50
90th Percentile £31.50 £39.93 £56.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £31.31 £21.00
% change year-on-year -26.54% +49.10% -36.36%

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 88,426 87,561 90,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.36% 85.75% 85.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,504 58,220 59,418
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,281 2,102 2,485
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.14 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.93% +2.84% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.75 £49.50 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.23 £24.00 £22.67
% change year-on-year -11.56% +5.86% +0.77%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 18 November 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 3,490 £475 +2.70% 1,290
London -1 2,094 £500 +2.56% 564
UK excluding London -9 1,436 £413 -2.94% 741
South East +25 452 £438 +6.06% 163
North of England +24 448 £375 -1.32% 285
Midlands -21 243 £425 - 122
Yorkshire +35 231 £380 - 110
North West +8 210 £375 -1.64% 161
East of England -39 169 £475 +1.06% 70
East Midlands -1 126 £450 - 54
West Midlands -32 113 £390 -5.45% 68
South West -43 87 £463 +8.82% 88
Scotland -16 31 £450 +19.21% 7
Wales -22 14 £400 -23.81% 7
North East - 7 £438 - 14

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 1,752 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 917 (25.66%) Retail
3 848 (23.73%) JavaScript
4 749 (20.96%) Java
5 651 (18.21%) Scrum
6 599 (16.76%) TDD
7 598 (16.73%) HTML
8 578 (16.17%) .NET
9 540 (15.11%) CSS
10 522 (14.61%) C#
11 488 (13.65%) Amazon AWS
12 486 (13.60%) SQL
13 449 (12.56%) Microservices
14 433 (12.12%) Git (software)
15 406 (11.36%) User Experience
16 357 (9.99%) BDD
17 354 (9.90%) SQL Server
18 353 (9.88%) MVC
19 348 (9.74%) DevOps
20 345 (9.65%) React
21 339 (9.49%) JIRA
22 338 (9.46%) Finance
23 335 (9.37%) Jenkins
24 319 (8.93%) Web Services
25 303 (8.48%) Node.js
26 291 (8.14%) AngularJS
27 287 (8.03%) Continuous Integration
28 276 (7.72%) Docker
29 272 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
30 263 (7.36%) Spring

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
1 220 (6.16%) CMS
2 124 (3.47%) Confluence
3 97 (2.71%) WebSphere
4 87 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
5 58 (1.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 57 (1.59%) Apache
7 53 (1.48%) IIS
8 52 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
9 46 (1.29%) Mule
9 46 (1.29%) WordPress
10 40 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
11 35 (0.98%) Tomcat
12 32 (0.90%) Apache Spark
13 28 (0.78%) Drupal
13 28 (0.78%) Umbraco
14 26 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 19 (0.53%) SharePoint
16 18 (0.50%) Commerce Server
16 18 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
17 15 (0.42%) CoreMedia CMS
Applications
1 63 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (1.23%) Photoshop
3 38 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
4 27 (0.76%) InVision
5 22 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 19 (0.53%) MS Visio
7 14 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
8 12 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 10 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (0.28%) Fireworks
10 9 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.084%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.084%) Final Cut Pro
11 3 (0.084%) SPSS
12 2 (0.056%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.056%) EngageOne
12 2 (0.056%) Flinto
13 1 (0.028%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.028%) UXPin
13 1 (0.028%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 136 (3.81%) Magento
2 62 (1.73%) SAP Hybris
3 26 (0.73%) Payment Gateway
4 20 (0.56%) Shopify
5 17 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
6 14 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
8 7 (0.20%) NetSuite
9 6 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
10 5 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 5 (0.14%) SAP SD
11 4 (0.11%) Fredhopper
11 4 (0.11%) PeopleSoft Financials
11 4 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
12 3 (0.084%) Adobe Campaign
12 3 (0.084%) Odoo
12 3 (0.084%) OpenCart
12 3 (0.084%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 488 (13.65%) Amazon AWS
2 263 (7.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 99 (2.77%) Amazon EC2
4 90 (2.52%) Google Cloud Platform
5 74 (2.07%) Serverless
6 73 (2.04%) Google Analytics
7 66 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
8 59 (1.65%) GitHub
9 48 (1.34%) Amazon SQS
10 40 (1.12%) Amazon S3
11 39 (1.09%) SaaS
12 31 (0.87%) npm
13 30 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
14 29 (0.81%) Google Tag Manager
15 28 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
16 24 (0.67%) Heroku
17 23 (0.64%) Adobe Analytics
17 23 (0.64%) Office 365
18 20 (0.56%) Apigee
19 18 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (1.65%) Internet
2 52 (1.45%) HTTP
3 48 (1.34%) Firewall
4 23 (0.64%) DNS
5 21 (0.59%) LAN
5 21 (0.59%) TCP/IP
6 16 (0.45%) VPN
6 16 (0.45%) WAN
7 12 (0.34%) Network Security
8 9 (0.25%) DHCP
8 9 (0.25%) HTTPS
9 7 (0.20%) BIG-IP
9 7 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (0.20%) Kerberos
9 7 (0.20%) Skype
9 7 (0.20%) SSL
10 6 (0.17%) OSPF
10 6 (0.17%) SMS
10 6 (0.17%) VoIP
11 5 (0.14%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 354 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 168 (4.70%) MySQL
3 162 (4.53%) NoSQL
4 113 (3.16%) Relational Database
5 88 (2.46%) Big Data
6 82 (2.29%) MongoDB
7 78 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
8 55 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
9 42 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 41 (1.15%) BigQuery
11 39 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 36 (1.01%) Hadoop
13 32 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
14 31 (0.87%) Power BI
14 31 (0.87%) RDBMS
15 30 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 23 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
16 23 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
17 22 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
17 22 (0.62%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 433 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 339 (9.49%) JIRA
3 335 (9.37%) Jenkins
4 183 (5.12%) Maven
5 127 (3.55%) Selenium
6 115 (3.22%) JUnit
7 92 (2.57%) SonarQube
8 80 (2.24%) Mockito
9 69 (1.93%) TeamCity
10 68 (1.90%) Cucumber
11 65 (1.82%) WebDriver
12 64 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
13 63 (1.76%) DbUnit
14 62 (1.73%) jMock
15 57 (1.59%) Subversion
16 55 (1.54%) Gradle
17 48 (1.34%) Bitbucket
18 45 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
19 44 (1.23%) webpack
20 43 (1.20%) AccuRev
General
1 917 (25.66%) Retail
2 338 (9.46%) Finance
3 220 (6.16%) Marketing
4 166 (4.64%) Banking
5 75 (2.10%) Law
6 46 (1.29%) Front Office
7 45 (1.26%) Investment Banking
8 41 (1.15%) Games
9 34 (0.95%) Telecoms
10 32 (0.90%) Automotive
11 31 (0.87%) Back Office
12 29 (0.81%) Manufacturing
13 27 (0.76%) Legal
14 25 (0.70%) Advertising
15 21 (0.59%) Publishing
16 16 (0.45%) French Language
17 13 (0.36%) Billing
18 10 (0.28%) Spanish Language
19 9 (0.25%) German Language
20 7 (0.20%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1,460 (40.85%) Developer
2 397 (11.11%) Analyst
3 308 (8.62%) .NET Developer
4 271 (7.58%) Java Developer
5 255 (7.13%) Senior Developer
6 237 (6.63%) Project Manager
7 230 (6.44%) Architect
7 230 (6.44%) Business Analyst
8 226 (6.32%) C# Developer
9 186 (5.20%) E-Commerce Developer
10 169 (4.73%) React Developer
11 160 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer
12 152 (4.25%) C# .NET Developer
12 152 (4.25%) JavaScript Developer
13 149 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 129 (3.61%) Designer
15 128 (3.58%) E-Commerce Manager
16 124 (3.47%) E-Commerce Analyst
17 97 (2.71%) Solutions Architect
18 89 (2.49%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 598 (16.73%) HTML
2 578 (16.17%) .NET
3 540 (15.11%) CSS
4 345 (9.65%) React
5 319 (8.93%) Web Services
6 303 (8.48%) Node.js
7 291 (8.14%) AngularJS
8 263 (7.36%) Spring
9 255 (7.13%) RESTful
10 234 (6.55%) HTML5
11 223 (6.24%) jQuery
12 200 (5.60%) CSS3
13 195 (5.46%) ASP.NET
14 186 (5.20%) J2EE
15 183 (5.12%) REST
16 145 (4.06%) ASP.NET Web API
17 139 (3.89%) Sass
18 130 (3.64%) SOAP
18 130 (3.64%) Spring Boot
19 129 (3.61%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 406 (11.36%) User Experience
2 202 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
3 193 (5.40%) Greenfield Project
4 172 (4.81%) Mobile App
5 120 (3.36%) iPad
6 94 (2.63%) Computer Science
7 41 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 40 (1.12%) Fintech
9 38 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
10 35 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
11 34 (0.95%) Algorithms
12 33 (0.92%) Management Information System
13 26 (0.73%) W3C
14 24 (0.67%) NHS
15 23 (0.64%) Data Structures
15 23 (0.64%) Social Media
16 22 (0.62%) Fixed Income
17 21 (0.59%) FMCG
18 18 (0.50%) Public Cloud
18 18 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 156 (4.36%) Linux
2 119 (3.33%) Unix
3 108 (3.02%) Windows
4 84 (2.35%) Apple iOS
5 81 (2.27%) Android
6 38 (1.06%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.11%) CentOS
10 4 (0.11%) Debian
10 4 (0.11%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.11%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.084%) Amazon Linux
11 3 (0.084%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.056%) DC/OS
12 2 (0.056%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.028%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.028%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.028%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,752 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 651 (18.21%) Scrum
3 599 (16.76%) TDD
4 449 (12.56%) Microservices
5 357 (9.99%) BDD
6 353 (9.88%) MVC
7 348 (9.74%) DevOps
8 287 (8.03%) Continuous Integration
9 272 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 240 (6.72%) Kanban
11 235 (6.58%) Test Automation
12 218 (6.10%) Front End Development
13 212 (5.93%) Analytics
14 199 (5.57%) Project Management
15 195 (5.46%) Web Development
16 178 (4.98%) OO
17 177 (4.95%) Software Engineering
18 168 (4.70%) Problem-Solving
19 162 (4.53%) Business Intelligence
20 161 (4.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 848 (23.73%) JavaScript
2 749 (20.96%) Java
3 522 (14.61%) C#
4 486 (13.60%) SQL
5 220 (6.16%) PHP
6 217 (6.07%) Python
7 105 (2.94%) Java 8
8 91 (2.55%) Ruby
9 81 (2.27%) ES6
9 81 (2.27%) T-SQL
10 79 (2.21%) Scala
11 57 (1.59%) VB.NET
12 49 (1.37%) Bash Shell
13 48 (1.34%) Groovy
14 45 (1.26%) TypeScript
15 42 (1.18%) C++
16 39 (1.09%) PowerShell
17 32 (0.90%) Perl
18 22 (0.62%) Go
18 22 (0.62%) R
Qualifications
1 155 (4.34%) Degree
2 34 (0.95%) Security Cleared
3 30 (0.84%) SC Cleared
4 20 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (0.56%) ISEB
4 20 (0.56%) ISTQB
5 17 (0.48%) CISSP
5 17 (0.48%) PMP
6 15 (0.42%) CISM
7 14 (0.39%) Master's Degree
8 13 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 13 (0.36%) PMI Certification
9 10 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (0.22%) CCNP
10 8 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (0.14%) CBAP
12 5 (0.14%) CCNA
12 5 (0.14%) CISA
12 5 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (5.57%) QA
2 48 (1.34%) PMO
3 34 (0.95%) GDPR
4 26 (0.73%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 17 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.36%) Actionable Recommendations
8 12 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 7 (0.20%) SLA
9 7 (0.20%) WCAG
10 5 (0.14%) PSD2
11 4 (0.11%) PA-DSS
12 3 (0.084%) COBIT
13 2 (0.056%) SEPA
14 1 (0.028%) Dodd-Frank
14 1 (0.028%) EMIR
14 1 (0.028%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.028%) MiFID
System Software
1 276 (7.72%) Docker
2 60 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (1.45%) vSphere
4 19 (0.53%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.22%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.17%) Apache Flume
6 6 (0.17%) HDFS
7 5 (0.14%) vCloud
8 4 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.11%) KVM
8 4 (0.11%) LXC
9 2 (0.056%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.056%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.028%) etcd
10 1 (0.028%) Firmware
10 1 (0.028%) flannel
10 1 (0.028%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.028%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 184 (5.15%) Kubernetes
2 108 (3.02%) Ansible
3 99 (2.77%) Terraform
4 70 (1.96%) Puppet
5 29 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (0.78%) Kibana
7 27 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
8 25 (0.70%) ZABBIX
9 22 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
9 22 (0.62%) logstash
9 22 (0.62%) Nagios
10 20 (0.56%) Consul
11 19 (0.53%) Mesos
11 19 (0.53%) Uchiwa
12 18 (0.50%) Pingdom
13 12 (0.34%) Grafana
14 9 (0.25%) HP Fortify
15 8 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
15 8 (0.22%) SCCM
16 7 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 235 (6.58%) hybris
2 186 (5.20%) Microsoft
3 165 (4.62%) Oracle
4 153 (4.28%) Google
5 152 (4.25%) Adobe
6 118 (3.30%) SAP
7 76 (2.13%) VMware
8 65 (1.82%) IBM
9 63 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
10 62 (1.73%) Sitecore
11 44 (1.23%) Tableau
12 42 (1.18%) Demandware
13 35 (0.98%) New Relic
14 31 (0.87%) MuleSoft
15 29 (0.81%) ATG
16 26 (0.73%) Cisco
17 25 (0.70%) Atlassian
18 24 (0.67%) Red Hat
18 24 (0.67%) Splunk
19 20 (0.56%) Zend