Period
to 23 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 563 618 577
Rank change year-on-year +55 -41 +37
Contract jobs citing Magento 317 238 297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.09% 2.95% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 159 181
UK median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £224 £250 £213
90th Percentile £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -6.67% +11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
UK median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.00

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 7,742 8,079 8,641
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.70% 8.41% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,637 4,897 4,889
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -0.57%
10th Percentile £308 £305 £277
90th Percentile £650 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 75 144
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £21.76 £34.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.40% -36.66% +15.48%
10th Percentile £10.48 £6.40 £11.48
90th Percentile £50.87 £44.35 £68.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.56 £30.00
% change year-on-year +4.35% -28.13% +11.82%

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 January 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 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 23 January 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 +42 305 £350 -6.67% 228
UK excluding London +72 181 £350 -6.67% 193
London -30 120 £390 +11.43% 41
North of England +90 77 £350 -6.67% 96
North West +53 68 £345 -8.00% 78
South East -25 28 £475 +18.75% 18
South West +28 27 £238 -26.92% 8
East of England -7 25 £450 +24.14% 13
Midlands +4 17 £300 -14.29% 52
Yorkshire +10 9 £350 - 13
West Midlands +17 8 £331 -15.87% 28
East Midlands +2 8 £270 -10.00% 24
Scotland - 3 - - 3
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
Wales - 1 £275 - 3

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 225 (70.98%) PHP
2 167 (52.68%) HTML
2 167 (52.68%) CSS
3 147 (46.37%) E-Commerce
4 128 (40.38%) JavaScript
5 91 (28.71%) Git (software)
6 78 (24.61%) MySQL
7 67 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (20.82%) Retail
9 50 (15.77%) Web Development
10 46 (14.51%) OO
10 46 (14.51%) Front End Development
11 40 (12.62%) Java
12 38 (11.99%) HTML5
12 38 (11.99%) jQuery
12 38 (11.99%) WordPress
13 37 (11.67%) hybris
14 36 (11.36%) CSS3
15 31 (9.78%) Sass
15 31 (9.78%) OO PHP
16 29 (9.15%) CMS
17 25 (7.89%) Oracle
18 24 (7.57%) IBM
18 24 (7.57%) Test Automation
18 24 (7.57%) User Experience
19 23 (7.26%) WebSphere
19 23 (7.26%) Zend
19 23 (7.26%) SQL
20 22 (6.94%) DNA
20 22 (6.94%) LAMP

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 (11.99%) WordPress
2 29 (9.15%) CMS
3 23 (7.26%) WebSphere
4 21 (6.62%) Drupal
5 12 (3.79%) Apache
6 11 (3.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (2.21%) nginx
8 5 (1.58%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.58%) Joomla!
9 4 (1.26%) JBoss
9 4 (1.26%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.63%) eZ Publish
11 2 (0.63%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.32%) Confluence
12 1 (0.32%) ExpressionEngine
12 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (2.84%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.95%) InVision
4 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.26%) Shopify
2 3 (0.95%) OpenCart
3 2 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.63%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.63%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.32%) Odoo
4 1 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.32%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.89%) GitHub
3 3 (0.95%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.63%) AdWords
4 2 (0.63%) Force.com
4 2 (0.63%) Heroku
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.32%) Cloudflare
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.52%) Firewall
2 2 (0.63%) Internet
2 2 (0.63%) SMS
3 1 (0.32%) HTTP
3 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (24.61%) MySQL
2 20 (6.31%) DB2
3 13 (4.10%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (3.15%) DbVisualizer
6 7 (2.21%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.95%) Redis
8 2 (0.63%) Jackrabbit
8 2 (0.63%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.32%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.32%) Power BI
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.32%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 91 (28.71%) Git (software)
2 22 (6.94%) Grunt
3 18 (5.68%) Jenkins
3 18 (5.68%) JIRA
4 11 (3.47%) Subversion
5 10 (3.15%) Ant
6 9 (2.84%) gulp
7 8 (2.52%) Selenium
8 6 (1.89%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.89%) Vagrant
8 6 (1.89%) WebDriver
9 4 (1.26%) Axure RP
9 4 (1.26%) Firebug
9 4 (1.26%) JMeter
9 4 (1.26%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.26%) The Grinder
10 3 (0.95%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.63%) Log4j
11 2 (0.63%) Mockito
11 2 (0.63%) RSpec
General
1 66 (20.82%) Retail
2 21 (6.62%) Marketing
3 7 (2.21%) Advertising
4 6 (1.89%) Billing
5 5 (1.58%) Finance
6 2 (0.63%) Banking
6 2 (0.63%) Law
7 1 (0.32%) Back Office
7 1 (0.32%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.32%) Front Office
7 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 252 (79.50%) Developer
2 204 (64.35%) Magento Developer
3 54 (17.03%) PHP Developer
4 39 (12.30%) PHP Magento Developer
5 38 (11.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 17 (5.36%) Architect
7 15 (4.73%) HTML Developer
7 15 (4.73%) JavaScript Developer
8 14 (4.42%) HTML CSS Developer
9 11 (3.47%) Senior Developer
10 9 (2.84%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (2.52%) Analyst
11 8 (2.52%) E-Commerce Developer
11 8 (2.52%) Node.js Developer
11 8 (2.52%) Senior Magento Developer
12 7 (2.21%) Agile Developer
12 7 (2.21%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (2.21%) Tester
12 7 (2.21%) Web Developer
12 7 (2.21%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (52.68%) CSS
1 167 (52.68%) HTML
2 38 (11.99%) HTML5
2 38 (11.99%) jQuery
3 36 (11.36%) CSS3
4 31 (9.78%) Sass
5 22 (6.94%) LAMP
6 19 (5.99%) Web Services
7 18 (5.68%) XHTML
8 16 (5.05%) React
9 15 (4.73%) AngularJS
9 15 (4.73%) Node.js
10 13 (4.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (3.79%) LESS
12 11 (3.47%) JSON
12 11 (3.47%) KnockoutJS
13 10 (3.15%) Ajax
13 10 (3.15%) J2EE
13 10 (3.15%) RESTful
13 10 (3.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.57%) User Experience
2 15 (4.73%) iPad
3 14 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (2.52%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.58%) Fintech
6 3 (0.95%) Animation
6 3 (0.95%) Web 2.0
7 2 (0.63%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.63%) Social Media
8 1 (0.32%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.32%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.32%) EPoS
8 1 (0.32%) FMCG
8 1 (0.32%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.32%) NHS
8 1 (0.32%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.62%) Linux
2 20 (6.31%) Unix
3 4 (1.26%) AIX
4 2 (0.63%) HPUX
4 2 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (46.37%) E-Commerce
2 67 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (15.77%) Web Development
4 46 (14.51%) Front End Development
4 46 (14.51%) OO
5 31 (9.78%) OO PHP
6 24 (7.57%) Test Automation
7 22 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (6.94%) DNA
7 22 (6.94%) TDD
8 21 (6.62%) MVC
9 17 (5.36%) Open Source
10 16 (5.05%) DevOps
11 15 (4.73%) Scrum
12 14 (4.42%) BDD
12 14 (4.42%) Software Engineering
13 12 (3.79%) Project Management
13 12 (3.79%) Responsive Web Design
14 10 (3.15%) ERP
15 8 (2.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 225 (70.98%) PHP
2 128 (40.38%) JavaScript
3 40 (12.62%) Java
4 23 (7.26%) SQL
5 14 (4.42%) Ruby
6 11 (3.47%) Python
7 10 (3.15%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.89%) Perl
9 4 (1.26%) AWK
9 4 (1.26%) C#
10 3 (0.95%) PHP 7
11 2 (0.63%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.63%) C
11 2 (0.63%) ES6
11 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.63%) SOQL
11 2 (0.63%) SOSL
12 1 (0.32%) Elixir
12 1 (0.32%) Erlang
12 1 (0.32%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (0.63%) Degree
1 2 (0.63%) Novell Certification
2 1 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.26%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.95%) Docker
3 1 (0.32%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (3.15%) Puppet
2 9 (2.84%) Ansible
3 7 (2.21%) Terraform
4 4 (1.26%) Grafana
Vendors
1 37 (11.67%) hybris
2 25 (7.89%) Oracle
3 24 (7.57%) IBM
4 23 (7.26%) Zend
5 16 (5.05%) ATG
5 16 (5.05%) Demandware
6 15 (4.73%) Intershop
7 8 (2.52%) VMware
8 7 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.21%) WooCommerce
9 5 (1.58%) Adobe
10 4 (1.26%) AppDynamics
10 4 (1.26%) Dynatrace
10 4 (1.26%) Gigya
10 4 (1.26%) Google
10 4 (1.26%) New Relic
10 4 (1.26%) WSO2
11 3 (0.95%) SAP
12 2 (0.63%) Blue Martini
12 2 (0.63%) Elastic Path