The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Social Commerce skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Social Commerce over the 3 months to 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Social Commerce (s-Commerce)
UK
Rank - 638 628
Contract jobs citing Social Commerce 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.004% 0.006%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.005% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Social Commerce is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37338 44118 43065
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.13% 82.88% 79.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 24672 28919 26679
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 945 1114 1248
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +31.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Social Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Social Commerce as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Social Commerce in the UK

Social Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Social Commerce.

Contractor daily rate trend for Social Commerce in the UK

Social Commerce
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Social Commerce.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Social Commerce in the UK

Social Commerce
Top 7 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Social Commerce 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 Social Commerce.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Endeca
1 1 (100.00%) WebCenter

Social Commerce
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Endeca
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Endeca Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) WebCenter
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle