Period
to 23 May 2018

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 May 2018 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 602 646 593
Rank change year-on-year +44 -53 +50
Contract jobs citing Magento 289 182 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.20% 0.28%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.21% 2.45% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 123 200
UK median daily rate £388 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.81% -3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £252 £263 £250
90th Percentile £500 £509 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £348 £350
% change year-on-year +7.91% -0.71% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
UK median hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £9.00

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 6,864 7,440 8,103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.81% 8.25% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,059 4,330 4,814
UK median daily rate £468 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +4.05% -1.70%
10th Percentile £313 £303 £290
90th Percentile £650 £626 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 99 90
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £29.38 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.42% +6.84% +22.22%
10th Percentile £9.50 £12.50 £12.68
90th Percentile £47.50 £58.40 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £31.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year -36.00% +13.64% +25.00%

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 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Magento in the UK

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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 14 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 May 2018. 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 +62 282 £388 +14.81% 169
UK excluding London +49 177 £375 +7.91% 129
London -20 103 £400 +18.52% 43
North of England +7 53 £350 +7.69% 57
South East +14 47 £400 +6.67% 21
North West -5 42 £355 +1.43% 44
East of England +37 41 £425 +41.67% 8
Midlands -25 23 £400 +6.67% 21
West Midlands -22 13 £400 - 5
South West +7 12 £350 +16.67% 19
Yorkshire -10 10 £325 +18.18% 12
East Midlands -2 8 £375 +7.14% 16
Scotland -42 2 £260 -9.57% 2
North East +14 1 £205 -25.45% 1

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Magento also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Magento.

1 207 (71.63%) PHP
2 185 (64.01%) E-Commerce
3 152 (52.60%) HTML
4 148 (51.21%) CSS
5 143 (49.48%) JavaScript
6 83 (28.72%) MySQL
7 68 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 67 (23.18%) Git (software)
9 60 (20.76%) OO
10 54 (18.69%) Front End Development
11 46 (15.92%) OO PHP
12 44 (15.22%) Retail
13 41 (14.19%) Web Development
14 40 (13.84%) jQuery
15 38 (13.15%) Java
16 37 (12.80%) LAMP
17 35 (12.11%) Linux
18 33 (11.42%) MVC
18 33 (11.42%) Sass
19 32 (11.07%) hybris
19 32 (11.07%) Finance
20 31 (10.73%) XHTML
20 31 (10.73%) Web Services
21 30 (10.38%) WordPress
21 30 (10.38%) HTML5
22 27 (9.34%) Zend
23 26 (9.00%) OOP
24 25 (8.65%) CMS
24 25 (8.65%) CSS3
24 25 (8.65%) User Experience

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 30 (10.38%) WordPress
2 25 (8.65%) CMS
3 19 (6.57%) Apache
4 18 (6.23%) WebSphere
5 17 (5.88%) Drupal
6 10 (3.46%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (2.77%) nginx
8 7 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (1.73%) JBoss
10 4 (1.38%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.38%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.04%) Confluence
12 2 (0.69%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.35%) ATG Dynamo
13 1 (0.35%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.35%) Liferay
13 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (2.42%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.73%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.77%) Dynamics NAV
1 8 (2.77%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.69%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.69%) OpenCart
2 2 (0.69%) Shopify
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.35%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.23%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.08%) GitHub
3 3 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (1.04%) Serverless
4 2 (0.69%) AdWords
4 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.69%) PaaS
4 2 (0.69%) SaaS
5 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.35%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (0.35%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.35%) Heroku
5 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.11%) HTTP
2 8 (2.77%) SMS
3 7 (2.42%) Firewall
4 2 (0.69%) Internet
4 2 (0.69%) Skype
5 1 (0.35%) AMQP
5 1 (0.35%) LAN
5 1 (0.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (28.72%) MySQL
2 18 (6.23%) Relational Database
3 17 (5.88%) DB2
4 13 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (3.11%) DbVisualizer
6 5 (1.73%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.04%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.04%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.69%) Jackrabbit
8 2 (0.69%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 67 (23.18%) Git (software)
2 16 (5.54%) Grunt
2 16 (5.54%) JIRA
3 14 (4.84%) Jenkins
4 13 (4.50%) Subversion
5 11 (3.81%) gulp
6 9 (3.11%) Ant
7 8 (2.77%) Vagrant
8 7 (2.42%) Selenium
9 5 (1.73%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.73%) Jasmine
9 5 (1.73%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (1.73%) WebDriver
10 4 (1.38%) Axure RP
10 4 (1.38%) Bower
10 4 (1.38%) Firebug
10 4 (1.38%) JUnit
10 4 (1.38%) Mockito
10 4 (1.38%) RSpec
10 4 (1.38%) The Grinder
General
1 44 (15.22%) Retail
2 32 (11.07%) Finance
3 17 (5.88%) Marketing
4 4 (1.38%) Advertising
5 3 (1.04%) Law
6 2 (0.69%) Automotive
6 2 (0.69%) Banking
7 1 (0.35%) Back Office
7 1 (0.35%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.35%) Games
7 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.35%) Publishing
7 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 220 (76.12%) Developer
2 156 (53.98%) Magento Developer
3 65 (22.49%) PHP Developer
4 46 (15.92%) PHP Magento Developer
5 37 (12.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 18 (6.23%) Web Developer
7 17 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 15 (5.19%) Backend Developer
9 14 (4.84%) Analyst
9 14 (4.84%) Senior Developer
10 12 (4.15%) Project Manager
11 11 (3.81%) HTML Developer
12 10 (3.46%) E-Commerce Developer
12 10 (3.46%) HTML CSS Developer
13 9 (3.11%) Full Stack Developer
13 9 (3.11%) PHP Web Developer
13 9 (3.11%) Senior Magento Developer
14 8 (2.77%) Architect
14 8 (2.77%) E-Commerce Analyst
14 8 (2.77%) E-Commerce Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (52.60%) HTML
2 148 (51.21%) CSS
3 40 (13.84%) jQuery
4 37 (12.80%) LAMP
5 33 (11.42%) Sass
6 31 (10.73%) Web Services
6 31 (10.73%) XHTML
7 30 (10.38%) HTML5
8 25 (8.65%) CSS3
9 22 (7.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 20 (6.92%) SOAP
11 18 (6.23%) LESS
11 18 (6.23%) REST
12 16 (5.54%) Symfony
13 15 (5.19%) AngularJS
14 14 (4.84%) Ajax
14 14 (4.84%) XML
15 13 (4.50%) Laravel
15 13 (4.50%) Node.js
15 13 (4.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.65%) User Experience
2 16 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.81%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (3.46%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.77%) Fintech
6 6 (2.08%) iPad
7 5 (1.73%) Vector Graphics
8 4 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.04%) W3C
10 2 (0.69%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.69%) Replication
10 2 (0.69%) Social Media
11 1 (0.35%) Animation
11 1 (0.35%) Chip and PIN
11 1 (0.35%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.35%) Minimum Viable Product
11 1 (0.35%) PMI
11 1 (0.35%) Raspberry Pi
11 1 (0.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 35 (12.11%) Linux
2 15 (5.19%) Unix
3 4 (1.38%) AIX
4 2 (0.69%) HPUX
4 2 (0.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (64.01%) E-Commerce
2 68 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (20.76%) OO
4 54 (18.69%) Front End Development
5 46 (15.92%) OO PHP
6 41 (14.19%) Web Development
7 33 (11.42%) MVC
8 26 (9.00%) OOP
9 22 (7.61%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (6.57%) DNA
10 19 (6.57%) Scrum
11 18 (6.23%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (6.23%) DevOps
12 17 (5.88%) Open Source
13 16 (5.54%) TDD
14 15 (5.19%) Test Automation
15 11 (3.81%) BDD
15 11 (3.81%) ERP
16 10 (3.46%) Project Management
16 10 (3.46%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 207 (71.63%) PHP
2 143 (49.48%) JavaScript
3 38 (13.15%) Java
4 18 (6.23%) SQL
5 15 (5.19%) Ruby
6 8 (2.77%) Bash Shell
6 8 (2.77%) Python
7 6 (2.08%) Perl
8 5 (1.73%) C#
9 4 (1.38%) AWK
10 3 (1.04%) PHP 7
11 1 (0.35%) C
11 1 (0.35%) Elixir
11 1 (0.35%) Erlang
11 1 (0.35%) ES6
11 1 (0.35%) Go
11 1 (0.35%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.35%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (0.69%) Degree
1 2 (0.69%) Novell Certification
2 1 (0.35%) APMP
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.35%) PMP
2 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.38%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.38%) Docker
2 4 (1.38%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (3.11%) Puppet
2 7 (2.42%) Ansible
3 4 (1.38%) Grafana
4 2 (0.69%) Terraform
5 1 (0.35%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 32 (11.07%) hybris
2 27 (9.34%) Zend
3 22 (7.61%) Oracle
4 21 (7.27%) IBM
5 12 (4.15%) Demandware
6 10 (3.46%) Intershop
7 9 (3.11%) Microsoft
8 7 (2.42%) ATG
9 6 (2.08%) Adobe
9 6 (2.08%) VMware
10 5 (1.73%) WooCommerce
11 4 (1.38%) AppDynamics
11 4 (1.38%) Dynatrace
11 4 (1.38%) New Relic
11 4 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.38%) Sitecore
12 3 (1.04%) Google
12 3 (1.04%) Twitter
13 2 (0.69%) Elastic Path
13 2 (0.69%) Venda