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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 522 480 513
Rank change year-on-year -42 +33  
Contract jobs citing Magento 78 162 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.02% 3.72% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 103 64
Median daily rate £350 £350 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year - +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £94.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -90.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year - -30.76%  

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 3855 4350 4696
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.47% 8.04% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2311 2629 2644
Median daily rate £450 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £593 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 49 38
Median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.81% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.66 £10.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £64.75 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +41.81% +57.14%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -36 75 £344 -1.78% 102
London +1 27 £344 +5.76% 21
North West +32 19 £363 +3.57% 29
East Midlands -11 10 £350 - 9
Manchester +10 9 £350 -3.44% 13
City of London +15 7 £388 +31.91% 9
Nottinghamshire +6 5 £350 -6.66% 6
Nottingham 0 5 £350 -6.66% 4
Cheshire - 5 £400 - 5
Leicestershire 0 4 £150 - 3
East of England -2 4 £300 -20.00% 2
South West -5 4 £250 -41.17% 5
South East -7 4 £450 +16.12% 7
Oxfordshire -13 4 £450 +5.88% 2
Leicester - 4 £150 - 3
Cambridgeshire +9 3 £300 - 1
Bristol - 3 £250 - 1
Crewe - 3 £400 -
Liverpool - 3 £325 - 3
Merseyside - 3 £325 - 3
West Midlands +17 2 £400 +60.00% 11
Yorkshire +6 2 £195 -37.60% 12
Warwickshire - 2 £400 - 5
Huntingdon - 2 £300 -
West Yorkshire +7 1 £195 -36.06% 8
Bath -1 1 £320 +12.28%
Leeds -1 1 £195 -36.06% 7
Hertfordshire -3 1 - -
Watford -5 1 - -
Somerset -7 1 £320 -24.70%

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 128 (72.32%) PHP
2 117 (66.10%) HTML
3 111 (62.71%) CSS
4 94 (53.11%) JavaScript
5 93 (52.54%) E-Commerce
6 58 (32.77%) MySQL
7 52 (29.38%) Git (software)
8 34 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (17.51%) MVC
10 30 (16.95%) OO
11 29 (16.38%) jQuery
12 26 (14.69%) CSS3
12 26 (14.69%) Front End Development
13 25 (14.12%) HTML5
14 24 (13.56%) Retail
15 21 (11.86%) WordPress
16 20 (11.30%) Drupal
16 20 (11.30%) Web Development
17 19 (10.73%) Scrum
18 18 (10.17%) OO PHP
19 17 (9.60%) Zend
20 16 (9.04%) hybris
21 15 (8.47%) Java
22 14 (7.91%) Web Services
22 14 (7.91%) Sass
23 13 (7.34%) CMS
24 12 (6.78%) NHS
24 12 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
24 12 (6.78%) Laravel
25 11 (6.21%) LESS

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 21 (11.86%) WordPress
2 20 (11.30%) Drupal
3 13 (7.34%) CMS
4 9 (5.08%) WebSphere
5 8 (4.52%) Umbraco
6 6 (3.39%) Apache
7 3 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.13%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.13%) Kentico
8 2 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.13%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.56%) concrete5
9 1 (0.56%) IIS
9 1 (0.56%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.56%) TYPO3
9 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) OpenCart
2 2 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.56%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.56%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.56%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.39%) GitHub
2 3 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.69%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.13%) Office 365
4 1 (0.56%) AdWords
4 1 (0.56%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.56%) IaaS
4 1 (0.56%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.56%) PaaS
4 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.26%) AMQP
2 2 (1.13%) Internet
2 2 (1.13%) Intranet
3 1 (0.56%) Firewall
3 1 (0.56%) HTTP
3 1 (0.56%) LDAP
3 1 (0.56%) Network Security
3 1 (0.56%) SSH
3 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (32.77%) MySQL
2 6 (3.39%) DB2
3 5 (2.82%) DbVisualizer
3 5 (2.82%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.26%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.69%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.13%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.56%) Informix
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 52 (29.38%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.08%) JIRA
3 7 (3.95%) gulp
4 5 (2.82%) Cucumber
4 5 (2.82%) Selenium
4 5 (2.82%) WebDriver
5 4 (2.26%) Subversion
5 4 (2.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (1.69%) Grunt
6 3 (1.69%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.69%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.13%) Appium
8 1 (0.56%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (13.56%) Retail
2 11 (6.21%) Marketing
3 6 (3.39%) Finance
3 6 (3.39%) Publishing
4 5 (2.82%) Games
5 3 (1.69%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 140 (79.10%) Developer
2 103 (58.19%) Magento Developer
3 46 (25.99%) PHP Developer
4 24 (13.56%) PHP Magento Developer
5 15 (8.47%) JavaScript Developer
6 13 (7.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 10 (5.65%) HTML Developer
8 9 (5.08%) Architect
8 9 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (3.95%) HTML CSS Developer
10 6 (3.39%) AWS Developer
10 6 (3.39%) E-Commerce Manager
10 6 (3.39%) WordPress Developer
11 5 (2.82%) Analyst
11 5 (2.82%) Automation Tester
11 5 (2.82%) E-Commerce Developer
11 5 (2.82%) Java Automation Tester
11 5 (2.82%) Tester
12 4 (2.26%) Creative Developer
12 4 (2.26%) PHP WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (66.10%) HTML
2 111 (62.71%) CSS
3 29 (16.38%) jQuery
4 26 (14.69%) CSS3
5 25 (14.12%) HTML5
6 14 (7.91%) Sass
6 14 (7.91%) Web Services
7 12 (6.78%) Laravel
8 11 (6.21%) JSON
8 11 (6.21%) LESS
9 10 (5.65%) XML
10 9 (5.08%) AngularJS
11 8 (4.52%) LAMP
11 8 (4.52%) Symfony
12 7 (3.95%) RESTful
13 6 (3.39%) .NET
13 6 (3.39%) Ajax
13 6 (3.39%) Node.js
14 5 (2.82%) Gherkin
15 4 (2.26%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.78%) NHS
2 8 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.26%) User Experience
4 3 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.13%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.13%) EPoS
5 2 (1.13%) iPad
6 1 (0.56%) Animation
6 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.65%) Linux
2 7 (3.95%) Unix
3 1 (0.56%) Android
3 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.56%) CentOS
3 1 (0.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (52.54%) E-Commerce
2 34 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (17.51%) MVC
4 30 (16.95%) OO
5 26 (14.69%) Front End Development
6 20 (11.30%) Web Development
7 19 (10.73%) Scrum
8 18 (10.17%) OO PHP
9 12 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (6.21%) Kanban
11 10 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (5.08%) OOP
13 7 (3.95%) TDD
14 6 (3.39%) BDD
14 6 (3.39%) Open Source
14 6 (3.39%) Project Management
14 6 (3.39%) System Testing
14 6 (3.39%) Test Automation
15 5 (2.82%) Analytics
15 5 (2.82%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 128 (72.32%) PHP
2 94 (53.11%) JavaScript
3 15 (8.47%) Java
4 10 (5.65%) SQL
5 3 (1.69%) C#
6 1 (0.56%) Perl
6 1 (0.56%) PHP 7
6 1 (0.56%) Ruby
6 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.13%) Degree
2 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.13%) Varnish
2 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.69%) Terraform
2 1 (0.56%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 17 (9.60%) Zend
2 16 (9.04%) hybris
3 10 (5.65%) ATG
4 6 (3.39%) Gigya
4 6 (3.39%) Oracle
5 5 (2.82%) Demandware
5 5 (2.82%) IBM
6 4 (2.26%) Google
6 4 (2.26%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.26%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.56%) BEA
8 1 (0.56%) Sybase
8 1 (0.56%) VeriFone
8 1 (0.56%) WorldPay
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