Period
to 18 November 2017

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 2017 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 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 54 52
Rank change year-on-year -9 -2 -2
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 3445 4046 4145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.37% 3.83% 3.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.99% 4.56% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2477 2969 3047
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £304 £305 £285
90th Percentile £613 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 31 33
UK median hourly rate £32.16 £22.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.16% -34.33% +54.02%
10th Percentile £15.80 £12.50 £15.20
90th Percentile £39.93 £56.89 £66.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.31 £21.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +49.10% -36.36% +24.53%

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 86286 88673 93962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.92% 81.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 57474 58658 60890
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2038 2353 2731
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.26 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.02 £24.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -1.96% +4.26% +17.50%

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 2017.

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 2017.

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 2017. 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 -8 3362 £463 +2.78% 498
London -15 2025 £488 +5.41% 232
UK excluding London -10 1385 £425 +6.25% 272
South East -39 341 £413 +3.13% 45
East of England -1 331 £470 +4.44% 31
Midlands +7 297 £425 +1.19% 60
North of England -15 278 £380 - 106
East Midlands -7 152 £450 +6.51% 34
North West -22 151 £381 -1.61% 60
West Midlands +39 142 £413 +3.13% 26
Yorkshire -1 124 £380 +1.33% 44
South West -29 111 £425 -8.11% 24
Scotland +15 35 £378 -20.53% 2
Wales +22 19 £525 +18.31% 3
Northern Ireland -42 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 1650 (47.90%) Agile Software Development
2 827 (24.01%) Retail
3 818 (23.74%) Java
4 715 (20.75%) JavaScript
5 660 (19.16%) TDD
6 635 (18.43%) HTML
7 560 (16.26%) CSS
8 522 (15.15%) Scrum
9 475 (13.79%) SQL
10 420 (12.19%) .NET
11 419 (12.16%) Finance
12 416 (12.08%) C#
13 390 (11.32%) Web Services
14 387 (11.23%) BDD
15 381 (11.06%) Git (software)
15 381 (11.06%) Amazon AWS
16 361 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
17 357 (10.36%) User Experience
18 335 (9.72%) DevOps
19 327 (9.49%) Test Automation
20 320 (9.29%) MVC
21 319 (9.26%) Spring
22 294 (8.53%) Node.js
23 286 (8.30%) Project Management
24 283 (8.21%) Jenkins
25 279 (8.10%) Microservices
26 278 (8.07%) Linux
27 275 (7.98%) Marketing
28 268 (7.78%) Oracle
29 266 (7.72%) HTML5

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
1 189 (5.49%) CMS
2 178 (5.17%) WebSphere
3 110 (3.19%) Confluence
4 87 (2.53%) Tomcat
5 85 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
6 81 (2.35%) Apache
7 77 (2.24%) JBoss
8 63 (1.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 58 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
10 46 (1.34%) IIS
11 39 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
12 38 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 29 (0.84%) Drupal
14 27 (0.78%) nginx
15 26 (0.75%) Apache Solr
15 26 (0.75%) Apache Spark
16 25 (0.73%) Mule
17 23 (0.67%) SharePoint
18 20 (0.58%) MQSeries
19 18 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 61 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 58 (1.68%) Photoshop
3 36 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
4 29 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 28 (0.81%) InVision
6 26 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
7 22 (0.64%) MS Visio
8 21 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 17 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
10 13 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
11 8 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
11 8 (0.23%) HipChat
12 5 (0.15%) UXPin
13 4 (0.12%) InDesign
14 3 (0.087%) Mingle
14 3 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
15 2 (0.058%) Flinto
15 2 (0.058%) GIMP
15 2 (0.058%) SPSS
15 2 (0.058%) Stata
Business Applications
1 135 (3.92%) Magento
2 58 (1.68%) SAP Hybris
3 57 (1.65%) Payment Gateway
4 15 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
5 14 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
5 14 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (0.26%) Shopify
7 7 (0.20%) ION MarketView
8 6 (0.17%) RMDS
9 5 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
9 5 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 5 (0.15%) SAP Business One
10 4 (0.12%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.12%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.12%) SAP Retail
11 3 (0.087%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.087%) Oracle CRM
11 3 (0.087%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (0.087%) PeopleSoft Financials
11 3 (0.087%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 381 (11.06%) Amazon AWS
2 202 (5.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (1.80%) Google Analytics
4 57 (1.65%) GitHub
5 54 (1.57%) SaaS
6 38 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
7 34 (0.99%) PaaS
8 29 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
9 27 (0.78%) npm
10 25 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
11 24 (0.70%) IaaS
12 21 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
13 15 (0.44%) Office 365
14 14 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 14 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
14 14 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 13 (0.38%) Amazon S3
16 12 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
17 11 (0.32%) AdWords
18 10 (0.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 117 (3.40%) Internet
2 50 (1.45%) Firewall
3 48 (1.39%) HTTP
4 23 (0.67%) TCP/IP
5 21 (0.61%) DNS
6 18 (0.52%) LAN
7 15 (0.44%) SMS
8 14 (0.41%) Intranet
8 14 (0.41%) WAN
9 13 (0.38%) NetScaler
9 13 (0.38%) VPN
10 11 (0.32%) Network Security
11 10 (0.29%) FTP
11 10 (0.29%) SAN
12 9 (0.26%) BIG-IP
12 9 (0.26%) SSL
12 9 (0.26%) VLAN
13 8 (0.23%) BGP
13 8 (0.23%) Ethernet
13 8 (0.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (5.22%) SQL Server
2 176 (5.11%) NoSQL
3 137 (3.98%) MySQL
4 113 (3.28%) MongoDB
5 102 (2.96%) Relational Database
6 90 (2.61%) Big Data
7 54 (1.57%) Hadoop
8 53 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
9 43 (1.25%) Endeca
10 42 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
11 38 (1.10%) Redis
12 37 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
13 33 (0.96%) DB2
14 27 (0.78%) RDBMS
15 21 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 17 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
16 17 (0.49%) Apache Hive
16 17 (0.49%) DbVisualizer
17 16 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
18 14 (0.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 381 (11.06%) Git (software)
2 283 (8.21%) Jenkins
3 256 (7.43%) JIRA
4 192 (5.57%) Selenium
5 151 (4.38%) JUnit
6 150 (4.35%) Maven
7 141 (4.09%) Cucumber
8 106 (3.08%) TeamCity
9 87 (2.53%) Mockito
10 83 (2.41%) WebDriver
11 72 (2.09%) Gradle
12 61 (1.77%) Octopus Deploy
13 55 (1.60%) webpack
14 54 (1.57%) Grunt
15 51 (1.48%) gulp
16 48 (1.39%) Ant
17 44 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
18 41 (1.19%) SpecFlow
19 39 (1.13%) Subversion
19 39 (1.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 827 (24.01%) Retail
2 419 (12.16%) Finance
3 275 (7.98%) Marketing
4 176 (5.11%) Banking
5 128 (3.72%) Games
6 97 (2.82%) Telecoms
7 65 (1.89%) Front Office
8 64 (1.86%) Investment Banking
9 36 (1.04%) Publishing
10 26 (0.75%) Automotive
11 25 (0.73%) Advertising
12 23 (0.67%) Back Office
12 23 (0.67%) Law
13 22 (0.64%) Legal
14 21 (0.61%) Manufacturing
14 21 (0.61%) Retail Banking
15 19 (0.55%) Electronics
16 11 (0.32%) Financial Institution
17 10 (0.29%) Billing
18 9 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1267 (36.78%) Developer
2 442 (12.83%) Analyst
3 296 (8.59%) Project Manager
4 278 (8.07%) Java Developer
5 267 (7.75%) Architect
5 267 (7.75%) Business Analyst
6 191 (5.54%) Senior Developer
7 190 (5.52%) .NET Developer
8 181 (5.25%) C# Developer
9 148 (4.30%) DevOps Engineer
9 148 (4.30%) E-Commerce Manager
10 141 (4.09%) Designer
11 133 (3.86%) JavaScript Developer
12 128 (3.72%) E-Commerce Developer
13 114 (3.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 109 (3.16%) C# .NET Developer
15 108 (3.13%) E-Commerce Project Manager
16 105 (3.05%) Consultant
17 98 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
18 96 (2.79%) E-Commerce Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 635 (18.43%) HTML
2 560 (16.26%) CSS
3 420 (12.19%) .NET
4 390 (11.32%) Web Services
5 319 (9.26%) Spring
6 294 (8.53%) Node.js
7 266 (7.72%) HTML5
8 257 (7.46%) REST
9 249 (7.23%) AngularJS
10 248 (7.20%) RESTful
11 246 (7.14%) J2EE
12 235 (6.82%) React
13 197 (5.72%) jQuery
14 194 (5.63%) SOAP
15 187 (5.43%) CSS3
16 139 (4.03%) ASP.NET
16 139 (4.03%) JSON
17 116 (3.37%) Hibernate
17 116 (3.37%) Sass
18 114 (3.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 357 (10.36%) User Experience
2 191 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
3 166 (4.82%) Mobile App
4 118 (3.43%) Greenfield Project
5 110 (3.19%) iPad
6 91 (2.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 68 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
8 67 (1.94%) Computer Science
9 66 (1.92%) Social Media
10 49 (1.42%) Virtual Team
11 43 (1.25%) Fintech
12 42 (1.22%) Management Information System
13 38 (1.10%) Data Structures
13 38 (1.10%) Online Games
13 38 (1.10%) Public Cloud
14 34 (0.99%) Algorithms
15 33 (0.96%) Blog
15 33 (0.96%) Fixed Income
16 23 (0.67%) FMCG
17 22 (0.64%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 278 (8.07%) Linux
2 170 (4.93%) Windows
3 147 (4.27%) Unix
4 99 (2.87%) Apple iOS
5 72 (2.09%) Android
6 50 (1.45%) Windows Server
7 30 (0.87%) Solaris
8 23 (0.67%) Mac OS X
8 23 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (0.41%) Mac OS
9 14 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (0.32%) AIX
11 10 (0.29%) HPUX
12 9 (0.26%) CentOS
13 6 (0.17%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.15%) Debian
14 5 (0.15%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.087%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.087%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1650 (47.90%) Agile Software Development
2 660 (19.16%) TDD
3 522 (15.15%) Scrum
4 387 (11.23%) BDD
5 361 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
6 335 (9.72%) DevOps
7 327 (9.49%) Test Automation
8 320 (9.29%) MVC
9 286 (8.30%) Project Management
10 279 (8.10%) Microservices
11 239 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 211 (6.12%) Analytics
13 201 (5.83%) OO
14 179 (5.20%) Software Engineering
15 178 (5.17%) Kanban
16 170 (4.93%) User Stories
16 170 (4.93%) Web Development
17 169 (4.91%) CRM
18 154 (4.47%) SDLC
19 153 (4.44%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 818 (23.74%) Java
2 715 (20.75%) JavaScript
3 475 (13.79%) SQL
4 416 (12.08%) C#
5 203 (5.89%) PHP
6 188 (5.46%) Python
7 109 (3.16%) Ruby
8 100 (2.90%) Scala
9 91 (2.64%) ES6
10 76 (2.21%) C++
11 74 (2.15%) PowerShell
12 66 (1.92%) Bash Shell
13 57 (1.65%) Perl
14 46 (1.34%) T-SQL
15 37 (1.07%) Shell Script
16 35 (1.02%) Apple Swift
17 32 (0.93%) R
18 28 (0.81%) Go
18 28 (0.81%) Objective-C
19 27 (0.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 173 (5.02%) Degree
2 30 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (0.75%) PMP
4 24 (0.70%) ISEB
5 20 (0.58%) CISSP
6 19 (0.55%) PMI Certification
7 18 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 17 (0.49%) ISTQB
9 15 (0.44%) CISM
10 14 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 12 (0.35%) CISA
12 10 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 10 (0.29%) Security Cleared
13 9 (0.26%) Master's Degree
14 8 (0.23%) SC Cleared
15 7 (0.20%) PhD
16 5 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (0.15%) VCP6
16 5 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 4 (0.12%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 244 (7.08%) QA
2 40 (1.16%) PCI DSS
3 32 (0.93%) PMO
4 28 (0.81%) SLA
5 27 (0.78%) GDPR
6 18 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (0.41%) Data Quality
8 13 (0.38%) WCAG
9 10 (0.29%) MiFID
10 9 (0.26%) COBIT
10 9 (0.26%) WAI
11 6 (0.17%) PSD2
12 2 (0.058%) EMIR
13 1 (0.029%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.029%) GAAP
13 1 (0.029%) GCP
13 1 (0.029%) ISO 20022
13 1 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.029%) SEPA
System Software
1 215 (6.24%) Docker
2 31 (0.90%) Active Directory
3 30 (0.87%) vCloud
4 23 (0.67%) vSphere
5 20 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.17%) Apache Flume
8 5 (0.15%) ISA Server
8 5 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.12%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.12%) iptables
9 4 (0.12%) XenServer
10 3 (0.087%) HDFS
11 2 (0.058%) KVM
11 2 (0.058%) LXC
11 2 (0.058%) Varnish
12 1 (0.029%) Squid
12 1 (0.029%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.029%) Xen
12 1 (0.029%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 119 (3.45%) Ansible
2 103 (2.99%) Puppet
3 99 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
4 80 (2.32%) Terraform
5 72 (2.09%) Kubernetes
6 27 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
7 17 (0.49%) Grafana
8 14 (0.41%) Mesos
9 11 (0.32%) Kibana
10 10 (0.29%) Prometheus
11 9 (0.26%) Nagios
11 9 (0.26%) Packer
12 8 (0.23%) Consul
13 7 (0.20%) StatsD
14 6 (0.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 6 (0.17%) vCenter Server
15 5 (0.15%) logstash
15 5 (0.15%) Oozie
16 4 (0.12%) Cacti
16 4 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 268 (7.78%) Oracle
2 221 (6.42%) hybris
3 137 (3.98%) Adobe
4 121 (3.51%) Microsoft
5 120 (3.48%) ATG
6 102 (2.96%) Google
7 99 (2.87%) IBM
8 98 (2.84%) SAP
9 70 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
10 55 (1.60%) Sitecore
11 52 (1.51%) Demandware
12 43 (1.25%) VMware
13 40 (1.16%) Red Hat
14 30 (0.87%) Apple
15 28 (0.81%) Atlassian
15 28 (0.81%) Cisco
15 28 (0.81%) Tableau
16 23 (0.67%) TIBCO
17 21 (0.61%) Splunk
18 19 (0.55%) F5