Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 57 60
Rank change year-on-year -18 +3 -3
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 2,796 3,924 3,211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.08% 3.91% 3.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.54% 4.52% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,993 2,931 2,305
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +4.65%
10th Percentile £320 £315 £300
90th Percentile £624 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £418 £413
% change year-on-year +6.59% +1.21% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 7
UK median hourly rate £39.00 £62.50 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.60% +111.86% +6.31%
10th Percentile £26.23 £12.00 £12.13
90th Percentile £62.78 £157.00 £98.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £12.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +129.17% -31.43% -35.19%

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 79,050 86,805 78,400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.98% 86.58% 85.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 51,957 57,236 51,265
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,190 2,354 2,104
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £21.51 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.21% -13.95% -
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.17 £11.48
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -20.00% -7.41%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -16 2,713 £475 +2.70% 568
London -14 1,632 £500 - 221
UK excluding London -28 1,125 £445 +6.59% 352
South East -38 330 £458 +7.65% 60
North of England -22 280 £400 +6.67% 138
East of England -11 196 £475 - 49
North West -13 180 £401 +6.80% 94
Midlands -34 146 £385 -0.77% 60
South West -3 124 £475 +5.56% 40
Yorkshire -48 90 £400 +6.67% 38
West Midlands -25 83 £388 -3.13% 27
East Midlands -31 54 £375 +4.17% 32
Scotland +1 38 £500 +18.34% 3
Wales +4 11 £350 -12.50% 2
North East +3 10 £425 -5.56% 6
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 1,300 (46.49%) Agile Software Development
2 782 (27.97%) Retail
3 689 (24.64%) JavaScript
4 616 (22.03%) Java
5 429 (15.34%) Scrum
6 418 (14.95%) HTML
7 396 (14.16%) CSS
8 395 (14.13%) TDD
9 347 (12.41%) Amazon AWS
10 346 (12.37%) User Experience
11 342 (12.23%) Microservices
12 322 (11.52%) DevOps
13 318 (11.37%) SQL
14 311 (11.12%) .NET
15 278 (9.94%) BDD
16 271 (9.69%) Finance
17 270 (9.66%) React
18 262 (9.37%) Microsoft Azure
18 262 (9.37%) Git (software)
19 259 (9.26%) JIRA
20 254 (9.08%) Stakeholder Management
21 241 (8.62%) C#
21 241 (8.62%) Analytics
22 237 (8.48%) Node.js
22 237 (8.48%) Web Services
23 230 (8.23%) Marketing
24 227 (8.12%) Jenkins
25 223 (7.98%) Test Automation
26 220 (7.87%) AngularJS
27 217 (7.76%) Project Management

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
1 131 (4.69%) Confluence
2 125 (4.47%) CMS
3 124 (4.43%) WebSphere
4 74 (2.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 37 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
6 31 (1.11%) Apache Spark
7 30 (1.07%) Apache
8 28 (1.00%) Drupal
9 27 (0.97%) Apache Solr
10 24 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
11 21 (0.75%) Tomcat
11 21 (0.75%) WordPress
12 12 (0.43%) SharePoint
13 9 (0.32%) Umbraco
13 9 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
14 8 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
14 8 (0.29%) nginx
15 7 (0.25%) IIS
15 7 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 97 (3.47%) Sketch
2 68 (2.43%) InVision
3 52 (1.86%) Microsoft Excel
4 44 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
5 32 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 29 (1.04%) MS Visio
7 27 (0.97%) Photoshop
8 20 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
8 20 (0.72%) Zeplin
9 10 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
11 5 (0.18%) Marvel
12 4 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
13 3 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
13 3 (0.11%) FreeHand
14 2 (0.072%) Figma
14 2 (0.072%) Mingle
14 2 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
14 2 (0.072%) SPSS
14 2 (0.072%) Stata
Business Applications
1 122 (4.36%) Magento
2 51 (1.82%) SAP Hybris
3 17 (0.61%) Shopify
4 12 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
5 11 (0.39%) Fredhopper
5 11 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
6 10 (0.36%) SAP EWM
7 9 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
8 8 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 6 (0.21%) NetSuite
9 6 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
9 6 (0.21%) Oracle CRM On Demand
10 5 (0.18%) BASE24
10 5 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (0.14%) Quorum
11 4 (0.14%) Ripple XRP
11 4 (0.14%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 347 (12.41%) Amazon AWS
2 262 (9.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 105 (3.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 87 (3.11%) Serverless
5 64 (2.29%) Google Analytics
6 54 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
7 46 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
8 32 (1.14%) SaaS
9 31 (1.11%) Power Platform
10 29 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 26 (0.93%) GitHub
12 25 (0.89%) Adobe Analytics
13 24 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
14 21 (0.75%) Amazon S3
14 21 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
14 21 (0.75%) PaaS
15 16 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
15 16 (0.57%) Google Tag Manager
16 15 (0.54%) Azure Functions
17 14 (0.50%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.32%) Firewall
2 34 (1.22%) HTTP
3 22 (0.79%) Internet
4 21 (0.75%) WAN
5 19 (0.68%) DNS
6 18 (0.64%) LAN
7 15 (0.54%) VPN
8 10 (0.36%) ATM
9 7 (0.25%) Network Security
10 5 (0.18%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.14%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.14%) Skype
12 3 (0.11%) NAS
12 3 (0.11%) RIP
12 3 (0.11%) VLAN
13 2 (0.072%) DHCP
13 2 (0.072%) FTP
13 2 (0.072%) SMTP
13 2 (0.072%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (5.65%) SQL Server
2 108 (3.86%) MySQL
3 81 (2.90%) NoSQL
4 64 (2.29%) MongoDB
5 62 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 57 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
7 56 (2.00%) Relational Database
8 54 (1.93%) Big Data
9 31 (1.11%) Power BI
10 29 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 28 (1.00%) Hadoop
12 27 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
13 25 (0.89%) Amazon Redshift
14 22 (0.79%) DB2
15 21 (0.75%) Cosmos DB
16 19 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 18 (0.64%) Redis
18 17 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
18 17 (0.61%) BigQuery
19 16 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 262 (9.37%) Git (software)
2 259 (9.26%) JIRA
3 227 (8.12%) Jenkins
4 104 (3.72%) Selenium
5 99 (3.54%) Maven
6 92 (3.29%) JUnit
7 82 (2.93%) Cucumber
8 59 (2.11%) Mockito
9 53 (1.90%) TeamCity
10 51 (1.82%) jMock
11 48 (1.72%) WebDriver
12 47 (1.68%) DbUnit
13 46 (1.65%) SonarQube
14 44 (1.57%) Jasmine
15 43 (1.54%) Grunt
15 43 (1.54%) Subversion
16 40 (1.43%) Axure RP
17 37 (1.32%) Karma Test Runner
18 31 (1.11%) Bitbucket
19 29 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 782 (27.97%) Retail
2 271 (9.69%) Finance
3 230 (8.23%) Marketing
4 97 (3.47%) Banking
5 86 (3.08%) Games
6 44 (1.57%) Legal
7 41 (1.47%) Telecoms
8 33 (1.18%) Law
9 30 (1.07%) Investment Banking
10 26 (0.93%) Manufacturing
11 21 (0.75%) Publishing
12 20 (0.72%) Back Office
13 19 (0.68%) Advertising
14 16 (0.57%) German Language
15 13 (0.46%) Automotive
15 13 (0.46%) Front Office
16 10 (0.36%) Electronics
17 9 (0.32%) French Language
18 7 (0.25%) Billing
18 7 (0.25%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 962 (34.41%) Developer
2 352 (12.59%) Analyst
3 280 (10.01%) Architect
4 201 (7.19%) Project Manager
5 199 (7.12%) Business Analyst
6 198 (7.08%) Java Developer
7 146 (5.22%) Designer
7 146 (5.22%) Senior Developer
8 142 (5.08%) E-Commerce Developer
9 138 (4.94%) React Developer
10 136 (4.86%) Solutions Architect
11 131 (4.69%) DevOps Engineer
12 128 (4.58%) .NET Developer
13 126 (4.51%) JavaScript Developer
14 124 (4.43%) E-Commerce Analyst
15 123 (4.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 116 (4.15%) E-Commerce Manager
17 92 (3.29%) C# Developer
18 82 (2.93%) UX Designer
19 80 (2.86%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 418 (14.95%) HTML
2 396 (14.16%) CSS
3 311 (11.12%) .NET
4 270 (9.66%) React
5 237 (8.48%) Node.js
5 237 (8.48%) Web Services
6 220 (7.87%) AngularJS
7 199 (7.12%) Spring
8 188 (6.72%) RESTful
9 155 (5.54%) REST
10 129 (4.61%) HTML5
11 125 (4.47%) jQuery
12 121 (4.33%) SOAP
13 120 (4.29%) Sass
14 111 (3.97%) J2EE
15 106 (3.79%) Redux
16 94 (3.36%) XML
17 89 (3.18%) CSS3
18 84 (3.00%) .NET Core
19 83 (2.97%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 346 (12.37%) User Experience
2 173 (6.19%) Mobile App
3 125 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
4 114 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
5 85 (3.04%) iPad
6 45 (1.61%) Virtual Team
7 41 (1.47%) W3C
8 36 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
9 27 (0.97%) Social Media
10 25 (0.89%) Data Structures
10 25 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 24 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
12 23 (0.82%) Vector Graphics
13 17 (0.61%) Online Games
14 14 (0.50%) Client/Server
15 13 (0.46%) FMCG
15 13 (0.46%) Management Information System
15 13 (0.46%) NHS
16 12 (0.43%) Cloud Native
16 12 (0.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 144 (5.15%) Linux
2 76 (2.72%) Android
2 76 (2.72%) Windows
3 74 (2.65%) Apple iOS
4 64 (2.29%) Unix
5 15 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (0.36%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.32%) CentOS
7 9 (0.32%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.21%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.18%) AIX
10 4 (0.14%) HPUX
11 3 (0.11%) Debian
11 3 (0.11%) Fedora
11 3 (0.11%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.072%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.072%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.072%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.072%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,300 (46.49%) Agile Software Development
2 429 (15.34%) Scrum
3 395 (14.13%) TDD
4 342 (12.23%) Microservices
5 322 (11.52%) DevOps
6 278 (9.94%) BDD
7 254 (9.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 241 (8.62%) Analytics
9 223 (7.98%) Test Automation
10 217 (7.76%) Project Management
11 200 (7.15%) Problem-Solving
12 195 (6.97%) Continuous Integration
13 192 (6.87%) Kanban
14 187 (6.69%) MVC
15 160 (5.72%) Front End Development
16 142 (5.08%) OO
17 139 (4.97%) CRM
18 138 (4.94%) Software Engineering
19 127 (4.54%) User Stories
20 125 (4.47%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 689 (24.64%) JavaScript
2 616 (22.03%) Java
3 318 (11.37%) SQL
4 241 (8.62%) C#
5 162 (5.79%) Python
6 154 (5.51%) PHP
7 76 (2.72%) Scala
8 52 (1.86%) Ruby
9 51 (1.82%) PowerShell
10 47 (1.68%) Java 8
11 46 (1.65%) ES6
12 40 (1.43%) T-SQL
13 38 (1.36%) Groovy
14 35 (1.25%) TypeScript
15 30 (1.07%) VB.NET
16 26 (0.93%) Bash Shell
16 26 (0.93%) Kotlin
17 21 (0.75%) Go
18 15 (0.54%) Clojure
18 15 (0.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 126 (4.51%) Degree
2 23 (0.82%) Security Cleared
3 20 (0.72%) SC Cleared
4 19 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (0.57%) ISEB
6 15 (0.54%) PMP
7 11 (0.39%) PMI Certification
7 11 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
8 10 (0.36%) CISSP
9 9 (0.32%) CISA
9 9 (0.32%) Master's Degree
10 7 (0.25%) CISM
10 7 (0.25%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.18%) APMP
12 4 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.14%) MBA
12 4 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (6.33%) QA
2 30 (1.07%) PMO
3 21 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.43%) GDPR
5 10 (0.36%) Actionable Recommendations
6 4 (0.14%) WCAG
7 3 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.11%) MiFID
8 2 (0.072%) COBIT
8 2 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.036%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.036%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.036%) P3O
9 1 (0.036%) PSD2
9 1 (0.036%) SLA
System Software
1 188 (6.72%) Docker
2 44 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (1.43%) vSphere
4 16 (0.57%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.21%) vCloud
6 5 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.14%) KVM
8 3 (0.11%) HDFS
8 3 (0.11%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.11%) Xen
9 2 (0.072%) Cronacle
9 2 (0.072%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.036%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.036%) LXC
10 1 (0.036%) Postfix
10 1 (0.036%) Varnish
10 1 (0.036%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.036%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 170 (6.08%) Kubernetes
2 112 (4.01%) Terraform
3 59 (2.11%) Ansible
4 32 (1.14%) Puppet
5 22 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (0.18%) Packer
8 4 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.14%) Consul
8 4 (0.14%) HP Fortify
8 4 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.11%) logstash
9 3 (0.11%) Mesos
9 3 (0.11%) Salt
10 2 (0.072%) Kibana
10 2 (0.072%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.072%) SCCM
10 2 (0.072%) SCOM
10 2 (0.072%) WSUS
11 1 (0.036%) Nessus
Vendors
1 187 (6.69%) hybris
2 167 (5.97%) Google
3 141 (5.04%) Adobe
4 129 (4.61%) Microsoft
5 128 (4.58%) SAP
6 114 (4.08%) Oracle
7 95 (3.40%) Salesforce.com
8 88 (3.15%) IBM
9 56 (2.00%) VMware
10 37 (1.32%) Tableau
11 33 (1.18%) Atlassian
11 33 (1.18%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 33 (1.18%) Sitecore
12 22 (0.79%) Xerox
13 20 (0.72%) ATG
14 19 (0.68%) Zend
15 18 (0.64%) Ariba
16 15 (0.54%) Red Hat
17 14 (0.50%) Cisco
17 14 (0.50%) MicroStrategy