Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 586 612 553
Rank change year-on-year +26 -59 +28
Contract jobs citing Magento 257 281 331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.35% 3.27% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 188 218
UK median daily rate £345 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.43% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £250 £263 £213
90th Percentile £478 £469 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £300
% change year-on-year -6.67% +25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 7
UK median hourly rate - £10.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.86% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -48.57% -

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 7682 8605 9291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.00% 7.96% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4447 5109 5122
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +0.57% +2.35%
10th Percentile £305 £295 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £432 £422 £410
% change year-on-year +2.43% +2.80% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 98 111
UK median hourly rate £29.25 £26.75 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.35% +16.30% -29.23%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.16 £11.25
90th Percentile £59.60 £69.07 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £33.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +50.00% -31.82%

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 23 August 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 16 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 23 August 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 +11 244 £345 -1.43% 83
UK excluding London +62 158 £350 -6.67% 62
London -41 82 £325 -7.14% 23
North of England +69 58 £325 - 38
North West +43 48 £331 +1.92% 30
Midlands +36 31 £388 +3.33% 14
South West +24 28 £269 -17.31% 6
South East +6 26 £450 +20.00% 1
West Midlands +44 14 £400 +3.23% 9
East Midlands -3 14 £350 - 5
Yorkshire +22 9 £275 -15.38% 7
Scotland +38 6 £288 - 1
East of England -23 5 £313 -16.67% 1
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
North East - 1 £275 - 1
Wales - 1 £275 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 168 (65.37%) PHP
2 151 (58.75%) HTML
2 151 (58.75%) CSS
3 133 (51.75%) JavaScript
4 113 (43.97%) E-Commerce
5 84 (32.68%) Git (software)
6 82 (31.91%) MySQL
7 72 (28.02%) Agile Software Development
8 58 (22.57%) Web Development
9 53 (20.62%) HTML5
9 53 (20.62%) CSS3
10 46 (17.90%) Retail
11 40 (15.56%) jQuery
11 40 (15.56%) Front End Development
12 38 (14.79%) OO
13 36 (14.01%) WordPress
14 35 (13.62%) Continuous Integration
15 34 (13.23%) Sass
16 33 (12.84%) Java
16 33 (12.84%) Scrum
17 28 (10.89%) SQL
18 27 (10.51%) Web Services
18 27 (10.51%) Test Automation
19 26 (10.12%) hybris
19 26 (10.12%) Drupal
19 26 (10.12%) JIRA
20 25 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
20 25 (9.73%) LESS
21 21 (8.17%) MVC
22 19 (7.39%) 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 36 (14.01%) WordPress
2 26 (10.12%) Drupal
3 19 (7.39%) WebSphere
4 18 (7.00%) CMS
5 10 (3.89%) Apache
6 3 (1.17%) nginx
6 3 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.78%) eZ Publish
7 2 (0.78%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.78%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.39%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.39%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.39%) IIS
8 1 (0.39%) Kentico
8 1 (0.39%) TYPO3
Applications
1 4 (1.56%) InVision
2 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Shopify
2 2 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.78%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.39%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.56%) GitHub
3 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.39%) Office 365
3 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.17%) Internet
2 2 (0.78%) Intranet
2 2 (0.78%) SSL
3 1 (0.39%) AMQP
3 1 (0.39%) HTTP
3 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.39%) Skype
3 1 (0.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (31.91%) MySQL
2 15 (5.84%) DB2
2 15 (5.84%) DbVisualizer
3 10 (3.89%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.17%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.78%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 84 (32.68%) Git (software)
2 26 (10.12%) JIRA
3 15 (5.84%) Cucumber
3 15 (5.84%) Jenkins
3 15 (5.84%) Selenium
3 15 (5.84%) WebDriver
4 12 (4.67%) Grunt
5 6 (2.33%) gulp
6 5 (1.95%) Subversion
7 4 (1.56%) webpack
8 2 (0.78%) Bower
8 2 (0.78%) Yeoman
9 1 (0.39%) Appium
9 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.39%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 46 (17.90%) Retail
2 13 (5.06%) Games
3 12 (4.67%) Marketing
4 8 (3.11%) Publishing
5 7 (2.72%) Advertising
6 5 (1.95%) Finance
7 3 (1.17%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 202 (78.60%) Developer
2 158 (61.48%) Magento Developer
3 41 (15.95%) PHP Developer
4 35 (13.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 26 (10.12%) PHP Magento Developer
6 16 (6.23%) Architect
6 16 (6.23%) Tester
7 15 (5.84%) Automation Tester
8 13 (5.06%) HTML Developer
8 13 (5.06%) JavaScript Developer
9 12 (4.67%) HTML CSS Developer
10 11 (4.28%) Java Automation Tester
11 10 (3.89%) Agile Developer
11 10 (3.89%) AWS Developer
11 10 (3.89%) Drupal Developer
11 10 (3.89%) Node.js Developer
12 9 (3.50%) E-Commerce Developer
13 8 (3.11%) Domain Architect
14 7 (2.72%) E-Commerce Manager
14 7 (2.72%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (58.75%) CSS
1 151 (58.75%) HTML
2 53 (20.62%) CSS3
2 53 (20.62%) HTML5
3 40 (15.56%) jQuery
4 34 (13.23%) Sass
5 27 (10.51%) Web Services
6 25 (9.73%) LESS
7 19 (7.39%) AngularJS
8 16 (6.23%) RESTful
9 15 (5.84%) Gherkin
10 14 (5.45%) LAMP
10 14 (5.45%) RESTEasy
11 12 (4.67%) JSON
11 12 (4.67%) Laravel
11 12 (4.67%) Symfony
12 11 (4.28%) J2EE
13 10 (3.89%) Ajax
13 10 (3.89%) Node.js
14 9 (3.50%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.23%) User Experience
3 8 (3.11%) Web 2.0
4 5 (1.95%) NHS
5 4 (1.56%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.17%) iPad
7 2 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.39%) Animation
8 1 (0.39%) Blog
8 1 (0.39%) EPoS
8 1 (0.39%) FMCG
8 1 (0.39%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.39%) Social Media
8 1 (0.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.00%) Unix
2 13 (5.06%) Linux
3 1 (0.39%) Android
3 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (43.97%) E-Commerce
2 72 (28.02%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (22.57%) Web Development
4 40 (15.56%) Front End Development
5 38 (14.79%) OO
6 35 (13.62%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (12.84%) Scrum
8 27 (10.51%) Test Automation
9 21 (8.17%) MVC
10 18 (7.00%) OO PHP
11 17 (6.61%) TDD
12 16 (6.23%) BDD
12 16 (6.23%) Software Engineering
13 15 (5.84%) Scenario Testing
13 15 (5.84%) System Testing
14 14 (5.45%) Project Management
14 14 (5.45%) Responsive Web Design
15 13 (5.06%) Open Source
16 12 (4.67%) Unit Testing
17 11 (4.28%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 168 (65.37%) PHP
2 133 (51.75%) JavaScript
3 33 (12.84%) Java
4 28 (10.89%) SQL
5 5 (1.95%) Ruby
6 2 (0.78%) C#
6 2 (0.78%) Python
7 1 (0.39%) ES6
Qualifications
1 4 (1.56%) Degree
2 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (3.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (10.12%) hybris
2 15 (5.84%) IBM
3 14 (5.45%) ATG
3 14 (5.45%) Demandware
3 14 (5.45%) Oracle
4 13 (5.06%) Zend
5 8 (3.11%) Intershop
6 4 (1.56%) Infor
6 4 (1.56%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.17%) Google
7 3 (1.17%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.78%) Adobe
8 2 (0.78%) SAP
9 1 (0.39%) Epicor
9 1 (0.39%) Rackspace