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 3 months to 28 May 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
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 483 527 522
Rank change year-on-year +44 -5  
Contract jobs citing Magento 112 134 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.01% 3.06% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 90 81
Median daily rate £338 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £300
% change year-on-year -3.44% +20.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -94.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 -

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

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3721 4373 4656
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.31% 8.02% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2174 2688 2630
Median daily rate £460 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.54% -2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 44 49
Median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.61% +15.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £10.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £50.50 £52.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.89 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +19.64% +44.44%  

Magento
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Magento as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

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 3 months to 28 May 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 30 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 3 months to 28 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +26 109 £338 -3.57% 89
London +9 37 £325 -7.14% 19
North West +17 20 £325 -3.70% 20
South West +19 12 £323 -14.00% 7
West Midlands +33 11 £400 +60.00% 5
Manchester 0 10 £350 -6.66% 8
South East +27 9 £400 -5.88% 11
City of London +2 8 £375 +7.14% 4
Birmingham +21 7 £425 +70.00%
Dorset - 7 £325 - 4
Liverpool - 7 £325 - 6
Merseyside - 7 £325 - 7
East Midlands -4 6 £350 -6.66% 10
Berkshire +29 4 £340 -20.00% 3
Yorkshire +17 4 £275 -8.33% 13
East of England -1 4 £300 - 3
West Yorkshire +31 3 £275 -4.34% 7
Leeds +24 3 £275 -4.34% 5
Cambridgeshire +9 3 £300 - 1
Nottingham +5 3 £350 -6.66% 4
Nottinghamshire +2 3 £350 -6.66% 5
Oxfordshire -2 3 £450 +5.88% 1
Somerset -3 3 £320 -24.70% 1
Bath - 3 £320 - 1
Midlands - 3 £513 - 1
Scotland +46 2 £288 - 2
Bracknell +9 2 £340 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £350 - 2
Huntingdon - 2 £275 -
Cheshire +31 1 £400 +33.33% 1

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 113 (62.78%) PHP
2 95 (52.78%) HTML
3 93 (51.67%) CSS
4 80 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 77 (42.78%) E-Commerce
6 64 (35.56%) MySQL
7 60 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 45 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (21.67%) Retail
10 30 (16.67%) jQuery
11 27 (15.00%) Front End Development
12 25 (13.89%) OO
13 24 (13.33%) Web Development
13 24 (13.33%) Drupal
14 22 (12.22%) HTML5
14 22 (12.22%) hybris
15 21 (11.67%) CSS3
15 21 (11.67%) MVC
16 19 (10.56%) Scrum
16 19 (10.56%) WordPress
17 17 (9.44%) Sass
18 16 (8.89%) SQL
19 15 (8.33%) CMS
20 14 (7.78%) WebSphere
20 14 (7.78%) JIRA
20 14 (7.78%) Java
20 14 (7.78%) Web Services
20 14 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
21 13 (7.22%) Test Automation
21 13 (7.22%) AngularJS

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 24 (13.33%) Drupal
2 19 (10.56%) WordPress
3 15 (8.33%) CMS
4 14 (7.78%) WebSphere
5 9 (5.00%) Umbraco
6 8 (4.44%) Apache
7 4 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.11%) Kentico
9 1 (0.56%) IIS
9 1 (0.56%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.56%) TYPO3
Applications
1 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (1.67%) Shopify
2 2 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.67%) GitHub
1 3 (1.67%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.11%) Office 365
3 1 (0.56%) AdWords
3 1 (0.56%) Google Tag Manager
3 1 (0.56%) IaaS
3 1 (0.56%) MailChimp
3 1 (0.56%) PaaS
3 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.22%) AMQP
1 4 (2.22%) Internet
2 3 (1.67%) Intranet
3 1 (0.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (35.56%) MySQL
2 9 (5.00%) DB2
2 9 (5.00%) DbVisualizer
3 3 (1.67%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 60 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.78%) JIRA
3 9 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 9 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (5.00%) Selenium
3 9 (5.00%) WebDriver
4 7 (3.89%) Subversion
5 5 (2.78%) Grunt
6 4 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.11%) Bower
7 2 (1.11%) gulp
7 2 (1.11%) Yeoman
8 1 (0.56%) Appium
8 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (21.67%) Retail
2 10 (5.56%) Games
2 10 (5.56%) Marketing
3 6 (3.33%) Finance
4 4 (2.22%) Advertising
4 4 (2.22%) Publishing
5 3 (1.67%) Electronics
6 1 (0.56%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 135 (75.00%) Developer
2 97 (53.89%) Magento Developer
3 32 (17.78%) PHP Developer
4 14 (7.78%) Architect
4 14 (7.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 13 (7.22%) PHP Magento Developer
5 13 (7.22%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (5.00%) Automation Tester
6 9 (5.00%) Java Automation Tester
6 9 (5.00%) Tester
7 8 (4.44%) E-Commerce Manager
8 7 (3.89%) E-Commerce Developer
9 6 (3.33%) E-Commerce Architect
9 6 (3.33%) HTML Developer
10 5 (2.78%) Drupal Developer
10 5 (2.78%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
10 5 (2.78%) Project Manager
10 5 (2.78%) WordPress Developer
11 4 (2.22%) Analyst
11 4 (2.22%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (52.78%) HTML
2 93 (51.67%) CSS
3 30 (16.67%) jQuery
4 22 (12.22%) HTML5
5 21 (11.67%) CSS3
6 17 (9.44%) Sass
7 14 (7.78%) Web Services
8 13 (7.22%) AngularJS
9 11 (6.11%) LESS
10 10 (5.56%) LAMP
10 10 (5.56%) RESTful
11 9 (5.00%) Gherkin
11 9 (5.00%) Laravel
12 8 (4.44%) RESTEasy
12 8 (4.44%) XML
13 6 (3.33%) .NET
14 5 (2.78%) Ajax
15 4 (2.22%) ASP.NET
15 4 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
15 4 (2.22%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.33%) NHS
3 3 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.11%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.11%) EPoS
4 2 (1.11%) iPad
4 2 (1.11%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.11%) User Experience
5 1 (0.56%) Animation
5 1 (0.56%) FMCG
5 1 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.11%) Linux
2 9 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (0.56%) Android
3 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (42.78%) E-Commerce
2 45 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (15.00%) Front End Development
4 25 (13.89%) OO
5 24 (13.33%) Web Development
6 21 (11.67%) MVC
7 19 (10.56%) Scrum
8 14 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (7.22%) Test Automation
10 12 (6.67%) OOP
11 10 (5.56%) BDD
11 10 (5.56%) OO PHP
12 9 (5.00%) Scenario Testing
12 9 (5.00%) System Testing
13 8 (4.44%) ERP
13 8 (4.44%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (4.44%) TDD
14 7 (3.89%) Kanban
14 7 (3.89%) Project Management
15 6 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 113 (62.78%) PHP
2 80 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 16 (8.89%) SQL
4 14 (7.78%) Java
5 4 (2.22%) C#
6 3 (1.67%) Ruby
7 1 (0.56%) PHP 7
7 1 (0.56%) Python
7 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (2.22%) Degree
2 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (12.22%) hybris
2 9 (5.00%) ATG
2 9 (5.00%) IBM
2 9 (5.00%) Oracle
2 9 (5.00%) Zend
3 6 (3.33%) Demandware
3 6 (3.33%) Gigya
4 5 (2.78%) Google
4 5 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.78%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
Scotland
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Rate: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Ascot
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Central London / West End
Stratospherec
Rate: From £375 to £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago