Period
to 21 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Magento skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Magento over the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Magento
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 606 613 578
Rank change year-on-year +7 -35 +15
Contract jobs citing Magento 278 277 333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.48% 3.20% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 188 212
UK median daily rate £345 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £230 £250 £213
90th Percentile £475 £469 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £375 £300
% change year-on-year -8.00% +25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
UK median hourly rate - £32.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +85.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +85.71% -

Magento is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 7984 8664 9322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.04% 8.16% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4680 5156 5216
UK median daily rate £454 £440 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +1.15% +2.35%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 96 130
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% - -20.63%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.23 £11.93
90th Percentile £48.70 £93.00 £50.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.06 £23.00
% change year-on-year +9.74% +8.96% -29.23%

Magento
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Magento as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Magento in the UK

Magento
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Magento.

Contractor daily rate trend for Magento in the UK

Magento
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Magento over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Magento in the UK

Magento
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Magento.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Magento in the UK

Magento
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 Magento within the UK over the 6 months to 21 October 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 +28 263 £345 -8.00% 69
UK excluding London +72 165 £345 -8.00% 50
London -41 93 £350 - 20
North of England +104 64 £325 - 28
North West +52 54 £325 -10.34% 19
South West +45 35 £256 +16.48%
South East -4 26 £450 +20.00% 3
Midlands +42 21 £369 -13.24% 18
West Midlands +31 11 £375 -10.45% 5
Yorkshire +27 10 £325 - 6
East Midlands +9 10 £350 +20.69% 13
East of England -37 8 £444 +16.01%
Scotland - 7 £288 -
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
Wales - 1 £275 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Magento 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 Magento.

1 172 (61.87%) PHP
2 155 (55.76%) CSS
3 153 (55.04%) HTML
4 128 (46.04%) JavaScript
5 121 (43.53%) E-Commerce
6 92 (33.09%) Git (software)
7 79 (28.42%) MySQL
8 73 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
9 70 (25.18%) Retail
10 60 (21.58%) Web Development
11 50 (17.99%) HTML5
12 47 (16.91%) CSS3
13 44 (15.83%) Front End Development
14 43 (15.47%) OO
15 39 (14.03%) jQuery
16 38 (13.67%) WordPress
16 38 (13.67%) Java
17 36 (12.95%) Sass
18 32 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
19 29 (10.43%) SQL
19 29 (10.43%) Scrum
20 28 (10.07%) Test Automation
20 28 (10.07%) hybris
21 27 (9.71%) Web Services
22 25 (8.99%) JIRA
22 25 (8.99%) OO PHP
23 24 (8.63%) LESS
24 22 (7.91%) WebSphere
24 22 (7.91%) Drupal
25 21 (7.55%) Unix

Magento
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 38 (13.67%) WordPress
2 22 (7.91%) Drupal
2 22 (7.91%) WebSphere
3 14 (5.04%) CMS
4 9 (3.24%) Apache
5 5 (1.80%) Joomla!
6 4 (1.44%) nginx
6 4 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.72%) eZ Publish
8 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.36%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.36%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.36%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (1.80%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.08%) InVision
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.08%) Shopify
2 2 (0.72%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.36%) Odoo
3 1 (0.36%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.44%) GitHub
3 2 (0.72%) Force.com
3 2 (0.72%) Heroku
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.36%) npm
4 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.72%) SSL
2 1 (0.36%) HTTP
2 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.36%) Internet
2 1 (0.36%) Skype
2 1 (0.36%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (28.42%) MySQL
2 17 (6.12%) DB2
3 16 (5.76%) DbVisualizer
4 7 (2.52%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.08%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.72%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.72%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.36%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.36%) Power BI
7 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.36%) Redis
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.36%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 92 (33.09%) Git (software)
2 25 (8.99%) JIRA
3 18 (6.47%) Jenkins
4 17 (6.12%) Grunt
5 16 (5.76%) Cucumber
5 16 (5.76%) Selenium
5 16 (5.76%) WebDriver
6 10 (3.60%) gulp
7 4 (1.44%) webpack
8 2 (0.72%) PHPUnit
8 2 (0.72%) Subversion
9 1 (0.36%) Ant
9 1 (0.36%) Bower
9 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.36%) JUnit
9 1 (0.36%) Log4j
9 1 (0.36%) Mockito
9 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 1 (0.36%) Yeoman
General
1 70 (25.18%) Retail
2 13 (4.68%) Marketing
3 10 (3.60%) Games
4 8 (2.88%) Advertising
5 6 (2.16%) Finance
6 5 (1.80%) Publishing
7 3 (1.08%) Electronics
8 2 (0.72%) Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 222 (79.86%) Developer
2 178 (64.03%) Magento Developer
3 42 (15.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 42 (15.11%) PHP Developer
4 27 (9.71%) PHP Magento Developer
5 17 (6.12%) Tester
6 16 (5.76%) Automation Tester
7 15 (5.40%) Architect
7 15 (5.40%) HTML Developer
8 14 (5.04%) HTML CSS Developer
9 12 (4.32%) Senior Developer
10 11 (3.96%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (3.60%) WordPress Developer
12 9 (3.24%) Senior Magento Developer
13 8 (2.88%) Domain Architect
13 8 (2.88%) Drupal Developer
13 8 (2.88%) Java Automation Tester
14 7 (2.52%) Consultant
14 7 (2.52%) E-Commerce Manager
14 7 (2.52%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (55.76%) CSS
2 153 (55.04%) HTML
3 50 (17.99%) HTML5
4 47 (16.91%) CSS3
5 39 (14.03%) jQuery
6 36 (12.95%) Sass
7 27 (9.71%) Web Services
8 24 (8.63%) LESS
9 19 (6.83%) LAMP
10 18 (6.47%) RESTful
11 16 (5.76%) AngularJS
11 16 (5.76%) Gherkin
11 16 (5.76%) RESTEasy
12 12 (4.32%) Ajax
13 10 (3.60%) J2EE
13 10 (3.60%) JSON
14 9 (3.24%) EJB
14 9 (3.24%) JSTL
14 9 (3.24%) Struts
14 9 (3.24%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.19%) User Experience
3 8 (2.88%) Web 2.0
4 7 (2.52%) iPad
5 3 (1.08%) Animation
5 3 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.72%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.72%) FMCG
6 2 (0.72%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.36%) Blog
7 1 (0.36%) EPoS
7 1 (0.36%) Marketing Technology
7 1 (0.36%) NHS
7 1 (0.36%) Social Media
7 1 (0.36%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.55%) Unix
2 13 (4.68%) Linux
3 1 (0.36%) HPUX
3 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (43.53%) E-Commerce
2 73 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (21.58%) Web Development
4 44 (15.83%) Front End Development
5 43 (15.47%) OO
6 32 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (10.43%) Scrum
8 28 (10.07%) Test Automation
9 25 (8.99%) OO PHP
10 20 (7.19%) BDD
11 17 (6.12%) TDD
12 16 (5.76%) MVC
12 16 (5.76%) Scenario Testing
12 16 (5.76%) Software Engineering
12 16 (5.76%) System Testing
13 14 (5.04%) Open Source
14 13 (4.68%) Responsive Web Design
15 12 (4.32%) Project Management
16 10 (3.60%) B2B
16 10 (3.60%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 172 (61.87%) PHP
2 128 (46.04%) JavaScript
3 38 (13.67%) Java
4 29 (10.43%) SQL
5 3 (1.08%) Python
5 3 (1.08%) Ruby
6 2 (0.72%) Apex Code
6 2 (0.72%) PHP 7
6 2 (0.72%) SOQL
6 2 (0.72%) SOSL
7 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.36%) C
7 1 (0.36%) ES6
7 1 (0.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (1.44%) Degree
2 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.08%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (10.07%) hybris
2 19 (6.83%) IBM
2 19 (6.83%) Oracle
3 18 (6.47%) Zend
4 17 (6.12%) ATG
5 14 (5.04%) Demandware
6 8 (2.88%) Intershop
7 4 (1.44%) Infor
7 4 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.08%) Gigya
8 3 (1.08%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.08%) WSO2
9 2 (0.72%) Adobe
9 2 (0.72%) Google
9 2 (0.72%) SAP
10 1 (0.36%) Blue Martini
10 1 (0.36%) Epicor
10 1 (0.36%) OpenText
10 1 (0.36%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.36%) Sitecore