Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 54 50
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4 +1
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 3327 4054 4286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.36% 3.80% 3.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.98% 4.54% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2402 3009 3119
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +7.98% +1.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £281
90th Percentile £593 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 30 39
UK median hourly rate £26.75 £27.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.93% -19.40% +116.13%
10th Percentile £13.33 £12.50 £14.35
90th Percentile £58.13 £56.87 £72.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -18.60% -28.33% +13.21%

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 83587 89387 92049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.40% 83.73% 81.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 55234 59187 59583
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2023 2274 2601
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.08% +6.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.52 £11.38 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.46 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.83
% change year-on-year - +9.51% +8.71%

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 26 September 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 26 September 2017.

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 26 September 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 -9 3253 £450 +2.86% 513
London -13 1981 £475 +5.56% 233
UK excluding London -15 1308 £410 +2.50% 297
South East -36 338 £400 - 49
East of England +2 292 £475 +2.15% 39
Midlands +14 283 £425 +1.19% 70
North of England -17 276 £375 -3.23% 98
East Midlands -2 159 £450 +4.65% 35
North West -29 156 £375 -3.23% 56
Yorkshire +11 115 £375 -1.32% 39
West Midlands +29 112 £388 -3.13% 33
South West -28 98 £414 -8.06% 22
Scotland +8 32 £350 -22.22% 11
Wales +4 13 £525 +16.67% 6
Northern Ireland -48 3 - - 2
North East +57 2 £450 +73.08% 3

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 1486 (44.66%) Agile Software Development
2 748 (22.48%) Java
3 733 (22.03%) JavaScript
4 699 (21.01%) Retail
5 669 (20.11%) HTML
6 640 (19.24%) TDD
7 603 (18.12%) CSS
8 484 (14.55%) Scrum
9 474 (14.25%) SQL
10 390 (11.72%) Finance
11 370 (11.12%) .NET
12 354 (10.64%) User Experience
13 353 (10.61%) Web Services
14 352 (10.58%) C#
15 345 (10.37%) Git (software)
16 342 (10.28%) BDD
17 329 (9.89%) DevOps
18 325 (9.77%) Amazon AWS
19 304 (9.14%) Test Automation
20 302 (9.08%) Linux
21 298 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
22 296 (8.90%) MVC
23 294 (8.84%) Marketing
24 293 (8.81%) Spring
25 282 (8.48%) Node.js
25 282 (8.48%) HTML5
26 279 (8.39%) AngularJS
27 255 (7.66%) Project Management
28 248 (7.45%) Jenkins
29 247 (7.42%) Microservices

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
1 201 (6.04%) CMS
2 165 (4.96%) WebSphere
3 90 (2.71%) Apache
3 90 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
4 85 (2.55%) Confluence
5 84 (2.52%) JBoss
6 80 (2.40%) Tomcat
7 63 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 54 (1.62%) IIS
9 43 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
10 42 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
11 36 (1.08%) Apache Spark
12 35 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 34 (1.02%) Drupal
14 29 (0.87%) SAS
15 27 (0.81%) nginx
16 26 (0.78%) Apache Solr
17 24 (0.72%) SharePoint
18 23 (0.69%) MQSeries
19 21 (0.63%) Mule
Applications
1 58 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (1.32%) Photoshop
3 29 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
4 28 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 26 (0.78%) InVision
6 21 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 19 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
8 16 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
9 12 (0.36%) MS Visio
10 10 (0.30%) HipChat
11 9 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
11 9 (0.27%) SPSS
11 9 (0.27%) Stata
12 7 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
13 6 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
14 5 (0.15%) InDesign
14 5 (0.15%) UXPin
15 2 (0.060%) Flinto
15 2 (0.060%) GIMP
15 2 (0.060%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 114 (3.43%) Magento
2 57 (1.71%) SAP Hybris
3 41 (1.23%) Payment Gateway
4 19 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 15 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
6 11 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.21%) Shopify
8 6 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
8 6 (0.18%) RMDS
9 5 (0.15%) SAP CRM
9 5 (0.15%) SAP ERP
9 5 (0.15%) SAP Retail
9 5 (0.15%) Unica
10 4 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.12%) Eloqua
10 4 (0.12%) NetSuite
10 4 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 3 (0.090%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 325 (9.77%) Amazon AWS
2 168 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (1.98%) Google Analytics
4 56 (1.68%) GitHub
5 43 (1.29%) SaaS
6 32 (0.96%) Adobe Analytics
6 32 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
7 29 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
8 27 (0.81%) npm
9 20 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
9 20 (0.60%) Office 365
10 19 (0.57%) IaaS
11 17 (0.51%) PaaS
12 16 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 16 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
13 14 (0.42%) AdWords
13 14 (0.42%) Amazon S3
13 14 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 12 (0.36%) Akamai
14 12 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 112 (3.37%) Internet
2 51 (1.53%) Firewall
3 40 (1.20%) HTTP
4 30 (0.90%) DNS
5 20 (0.60%) WAN
6 19 (0.57%) LAN
7 18 (0.54%) TCP/IP
7 18 (0.54%) VPN
8 17 (0.51%) Intranet
9 14 (0.42%) SMS
10 13 (0.39%) BGP
10 13 (0.39%) MPLS
10 13 (0.39%) NetScaler
11 12 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (0.33%) Skype
12 11 (0.33%) VLAN
13 10 (0.30%) Network Security
14 9 (0.27%) BIG-IP
14 9 (0.27%) Ethernet
14 9 (0.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 127 (3.82%) MySQL
2 127 (3.82%) NoSQL
3 95 (2.86%) Big Data
4 91 (2.74%) MongoDB
5 82 (2.46%) Relational Database
6 78 (2.34%) Hadoop
7 51 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
8 42 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
9 38 (1.14%) Endeca
10 37 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
11 26 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 25 (0.75%) DB2
13 24 (0.72%) RDBMS
14 22 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
15 21 (0.63%) Apache Hive
16 20 (0.60%) Redis
17 16 (0.48%) DbVisualizer
17 16 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
18 14 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 345 (10.37%) Git (software)
2 248 (7.45%) Jenkins
3 217 (6.52%) JIRA
4 176 (5.29%) Selenium
5 123 (3.70%) Maven
6 118 (3.55%) JUnit
7 115 (3.46%) Cucumber
8 79 (2.37%) TeamCity
9 77 (2.31%) Mockito
10 75 (2.25%) WebDriver
11 64 (1.92%) Gradle
12 58 (1.74%) Grunt
13 50 (1.50%) Visual Studio
14 48 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
14 48 (1.44%) webpack
15 45 (1.35%) Mocha
16 43 (1.29%) gulp
16 43 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
17 40 (1.20%) Ant
18 39 (1.17%) Eclipse
General
1 699 (21.01%) Retail
2 390 (11.72%) Finance
3 294 (8.84%) Marketing
4 148 (4.45%) Banking
5 117 (3.52%) Telecoms
6 106 (3.19%) Games
7 59 (1.77%) Front Office
8 47 (1.41%) Investment Banking
9 37 (1.11%) Publishing
10 33 (0.99%) Back Office
11 31 (0.93%) Legal
12 30 (0.90%) Manufacturing
13 28 (0.84%) Electronics
14 18 (0.54%) Advertising
15 17 (0.51%) Law
16 14 (0.42%) Retail Banking
17 8 (0.24%) Automotive
17 8 (0.24%) Brand Awareness
17 8 (0.24%) German Language
17 8 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1232 (37.03%) Developer
2 451 (13.56%) Analyst
3 279 (8.39%) Architect
4 257 (7.72%) Project Manager
5 247 (7.42%) Business Analyst
6 246 (7.39%) Java Developer
7 186 (5.59%) Senior Developer
8 173 (5.20%) .NET Developer
9 148 (4.45%) C# Developer
10 147 (4.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 145 (4.36%) E-Commerce Manager
12 144 (4.33%) JavaScript Developer
13 141 (4.24%) Designer
14 139 (4.18%) DevOps Engineer
15 130 (3.91%) E-Commerce Developer
16 109 (3.28%) E-Commerce Analyst
17 102 (3.07%) Consultant
18 98 (2.95%) E-Commerce Project Manager
19 97 (2.92%) C# .NET Developer
20 94 (2.83%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 669 (20.11%) HTML
2 603 (18.12%) CSS
3 370 (11.12%) .NET
4 353 (10.61%) Web Services
5 293 (8.81%) Spring
6 282 (8.48%) HTML5
6 282 (8.48%) Node.js
7 279 (8.39%) AngularJS
8 237 (7.12%) REST
9 235 (7.06%) React
10 229 (6.88%) J2EE
11 212 (6.37%) RESTful
12 203 (6.10%) CSS3
13 199 (5.98%) jQuery
14 182 (5.47%) SOAP
15 161 (4.84%) XML
16 141 (4.24%) ASP.NET
17 137 (4.12%) JSON
18 126 (3.79%) Sass
19 101 (3.04%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 354 (10.64%) User Experience
2 185 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 154 (4.63%) Mobile App
4 124 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
5 90 (2.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 83 (2.49%) iPad
7 65 (1.95%) Social Media
8 64 (1.92%) Computer Science
9 51 (1.53%) Management Information System
10 43 (1.29%) Fintech
10 43 (1.29%) Virtual Team
11 40 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
12 36 (1.08%) Public Cloud
13 28 (0.84%) Data Centre
14 24 (0.72%) Blog
15 23 (0.69%) EPoS
16 21 (0.63%) Fixed Income
17 20 (0.60%) Online Games
18 19 (0.57%) Digital Media
19 18 (0.54%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 302 (9.08%) Linux
2 182 (5.47%) Windows
3 138 (4.15%) Unix
4 88 (2.65%) Apple iOS
5 74 (2.22%) Android
6 62 (1.86%) Windows Server
7 23 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (0.63%) Solaris
9 18 (0.54%) Mac OS X
10 17 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (0.36%) Mac OS
13 10 (0.30%) HPUX
14 7 (0.21%) AIX
14 7 (0.21%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.18%) CoreOS
16 5 (0.15%) CentOS
16 5 (0.15%) Windows 7
17 4 (0.12%) Debian
18 3 (0.090%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1486 (44.66%) Agile Software Development
2 640 (19.24%) TDD
3 484 (14.55%) Scrum
4 342 (10.28%) BDD
5 329 (9.89%) DevOps
6 304 (9.14%) Test Automation
7 298 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
8 296 (8.90%) MVC
9 255 (7.66%) Project Management
10 247 (7.42%) Microservices
11 226 (6.79%) Analytics
12 205 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
13 181 (5.44%) OO
14 179 (5.38%) Front End Development
15 163 (4.90%) User Stories
16 161 (4.84%) Software Engineering
17 157 (4.72%) Kanban
18 153 (4.60%) Web Development
19 152 (4.57%) CRM
20 138 (4.15%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 748 (22.48%) Java
2 733 (22.03%) JavaScript
3 474 (14.25%) SQL
4 352 (10.58%) C#
5 174 (5.23%) PHP
6 168 (5.05%) Python
7 97 (2.92%) Ruby
8 83 (2.49%) ES6
9 82 (2.46%) Scala
10 70 (2.10%) PowerShell
11 57 (1.71%) C++
12 56 (1.68%) Bash Shell
13 50 (1.50%) T-SQL
14 46 (1.38%) Perl
15 38 (1.14%) R
16 35 (1.05%) Apple Swift
16 35 (1.05%) Shell Script
17 32 (0.96%) Go
18 22 (0.66%) Objective-C
18 22 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 158 (4.75%) Degree
2 24 (0.72%) ISEB
3 23 (0.69%) PMI Certification
4 22 (0.66%) PMP
5 21 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (0.57%) CISSP
6 19 (0.57%) ISTQB
7 15 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 13 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 12 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 8 (0.24%) CISA
10 8 (0.24%) CISM
10 8 (0.24%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.15%) Security Cleared
12 4 (0.12%) CCNP
12 4 (0.12%) PhD
12 4 (0.12%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.090%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.090%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (6.46%) QA
2 31 (0.93%) PCI DSS
2 31 (0.93%) PMO
3 23 (0.69%) SLA
4 19 (0.57%) GDPR
5 16 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.45%) Data Quality
7 14 (0.42%) WCAG
8 13 (0.39%) MiFID
9 11 (0.33%) COBIT
10 9 (0.27%) WAI
11 4 (0.12%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.090%) EMIR
13 2 (0.060%) Cyber Essentials
14 1 (0.030%) Actionable Recommendations
14 1 (0.030%) Dodd-Frank
14 1 (0.030%) GAAP
14 1 (0.030%) GCP
14 1 (0.030%) ISO 20022
14 1 (0.030%) SEPA
System Software
1 191 (5.74%) Docker
2 47 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.42%) vCloud
4 13 (0.39%) vSphere
5 8 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.18%) Apache Flume
7 5 (0.15%) iptables
7 5 (0.15%) ISA Server
8 4 (0.12%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.090%) HDFS
9 3 (0.090%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.090%) XenServer
10 2 (0.060%) LXC
10 2 (0.060%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.060%) Varnish
11 1 (0.030%) KVM
11 1 (0.030%) Squid
11 1 (0.030%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 112 (3.37%) Ansible
2 96 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
3 90 (2.71%) Puppet
4 81 (2.43%) Terraform
5 66 (1.98%) Kubernetes
6 26 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
7 18 (0.54%) Kibana
8 15 (0.45%) Nagios
9 12 (0.36%) Mesos
10 11 (0.33%) logstash
11 10 (0.30%) Consul
11 10 (0.30%) Packer
11 10 (0.30%) Prometheus
12 9 (0.27%) Grafana
13 8 (0.24%) Graphite
14 6 (0.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 6 (0.18%) Oozie
15 5 (0.15%) ZABBIX
16 4 (0.12%) Cacti
16 4 (0.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 244 (7.33%) Oracle
2 214 (6.43%) hybris
3 151 (4.54%) Adobe
4 115 (3.46%) SAP
5 114 (3.43%) ATG
6 113 (3.40%) Microsoft
7 103 (3.10%) Google
8 95 (2.86%) IBM
9 68 (2.04%) Demandware
10 66 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
11 52 (1.56%) Sitecore
12 42 (1.26%) Tableau
13 40 (1.20%) VMware
14 37 (1.11%) Red Hat
15 35 (1.05%) Cisco
16 27 (0.81%) Apple
16 27 (0.81%) Citrix
17 24 (0.72%) HP
18 21 (0.63%) Juniper
18 21 (0.63%) TIBCO