Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for E-Commerce skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited E-Commerce over the 6 months to 23 November 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.

E-Commerce (Electronic Commerce)
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 95 110
Rank change year-on-year +24 +15 -20
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 20 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.68% 0.63% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 0.76% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 8
Wales median daily rate £525 £413 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +38.08% -23.40%
10th Percentile £268 £320 £275
90th Percentile £603 £525 £407
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +2.78% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £32.16 £21.52 £33.50
% change year-on-year +49.45% -35.78% +65.43%

E-Commerce is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 992 1191 1316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.50% 83.99% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 843 958
Wales median daily rate £390 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +12.68% -2.74%
10th Percentile £181 £214 £235
90th Percentile £556 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 54 52
Wales median hourly rate £20.69 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.94% +14.29% -5.86%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.58 £10.28
90th Percentile £51.17 £61.25 £41.13
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing E-Commerce as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for E-Commerce in Wales

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for E-Commerce in Wales

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing E-Commerce in Wales over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for E-Commerce in Wales

E-Commerce
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for E-Commerce in Wales

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Commerce within the Wales region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
South Wales +18 12 £425 -4.23% 1
West Wales - 7 £538 -
E-Commerce
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (45.00%) Software Delivery
3 8 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 8 (40.00%) REST
3 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 8 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 8 (40.00%) SOAP
3 8 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (35.00%) Retail
4 7 (35.00%) Data Security
4 7 (35.00%) Open Source
4 7 (35.00%) Collaborative Working
5 6 (30.00%) PSD2
5 6 (30.00%) GDPR
5 6 (30.00%) HTML
5 6 (30.00%) CSS
6 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (20.00%) TDD
6 4 (20.00%) User Experience
6 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
7 3 (15.00%) BDD
7 3 (15.00%) Multivariate Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Scrum
7 3 (15.00%) SEO
7 3 (15.00%) Finance
7 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.00%) jQuery

E-Commerce
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 8 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.00%) Fiddler
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) JMeter
2 1 (5.00%) JUnit
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) TestNG
2 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (35.00%) Retail
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Local Government
4 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Architect
1 8 (40.00%) Technical Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) User Experience Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Scrum Master
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Scrum Master
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) REST
1 8 (40.00%) SOAP
2 6 (30.00%) CSS
2 6 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) JSON
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Software Delivery
3 7 (35.00%) Collaborative Working
3 7 (35.00%) Data Security
3 7 (35.00%) Open Source
4 4 (20.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.00%) BDD
5 3 (15.00%) Multivariate Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Prototyping
5 3 (15.00%) Rapid Prototyping
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) SEO
5 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (5.00%) Coaching
7 1 (5.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Multichannel Retail
7 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.00%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) PHP
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (30.00%) GDPR
2 6 (30.00%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory