Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 20 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)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 2 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 -1
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 71 55 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 16.21% 19.43% 19.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.54% 25.11% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 28
Watford median daily rate £425 £465 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.60% +28.28% -6.45%
10th Percentile £208 £235 £150
90th Percentile £576 £538 £379
Hertfordshire median daily rate £384 £465 £373
% change year-on-year -17.47% +24.83% -3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £33.00

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 Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 383 219 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 87.44% 77.39% 72.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 108 79
Watford median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £225 £205 £212
90th Percentile £588 £533 £488
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £411 £400
% change year-on-year -2.74% +2.81% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 11
Watford median hourly rate £18.00 £14.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.32% +9.62% +4.00%
10th Percentile £14.45 £12.75 £8.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £15.50 £37.50
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £31.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -41.94% +47.60% +30.45%

E-Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for E-Commerce in Watford

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for E-Commerce in Watford

E-Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing E-Commerce in Watford over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for E-Commerce in Watford

E-Commerce
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for E-Commerce in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 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 Watford region with a requirement for E-Commerce.

1 29 (40.85%) DNA
1 29 (40.85%) Games
2 27 (38.03%) Java
3 23 (32.39%) HTML
4 22 (30.99%) Retail
5 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (25.35%) WebSphere
6 18 (25.35%) CSS
7 16 (22.54%) SQL
7 16 (22.54%) Linux
8 14 (19.72%) J2EE
9 13 (18.31%) Apache
9 13 (18.31%) Oracle
9 13 (18.31%) Marketing
9 13 (18.31%) hybris
9 13 (18.31%) User Experience
10 12 (16.90%) Time Management
10 12 (16.90%) Git (software)
10 12 (16.90%) PHP
10 12 (16.90%) JavaScript
10 12 (16.90%) EJB
10 12 (16.90%) IBM
11 11 (15.49%) Adobe
11 11 (15.49%) MySQL
11 11 (15.49%) DB2
11 11 (15.49%) Web Services
12 10 (14.08%) Unix
12 10 (14.08%) Tomcat
12 10 (14.08%) XHTML
12 10 (14.08%) JIRA

E-Commerce
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 18 (25.35%) WebSphere
2 13 (18.31%) Apache
3 10 (14.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 10 (14.08%) Tomcat
4 7 (9.86%) CMS
4 7 (9.86%) Confluence
5 6 (8.45%) nginx
6 5 (7.04%) JBoss
6 5 (7.04%) MQSeries
6 5 (7.04%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.41%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.41%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Photoshop
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.04%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Force.com
1 3 (4.23%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.82%) Silverpop
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) Firewall
2 1 (1.41%) HTTP
2 1 (1.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.49%) DB2
1 11 (15.49%) MySQL
2 7 (9.86%) DbVisualizer
2 7 (9.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.41%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.41%) Power BI
3 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.08%) JIRA
3 8 (11.27%) Subversion
4 5 (7.04%) Axure RP
4 5 (7.04%) Eclipse
4 5 (7.04%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.04%) JMeter
4 5 (7.04%) JUnit
4 5 (7.04%) LoadRunner
4 5 (7.04%) Log4j
4 5 (7.04%) Mockito
4 5 (7.04%) The Grinder
5 4 (5.63%) Maven
5 4 (5.63%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (4.23%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.23%) Mercurial
6 3 (4.23%) Selenium
6 3 (4.23%) Vagrant
6 3 (4.23%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.82%) Ant
General
1 29 (40.85%) Games
2 22 (30.99%) Retail
3 13 (18.31%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (28.17%) Developer
2 14 (19.72%) Consultant
3 8 (11.27%) Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Business Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Content Editor
6 5 (7.04%) Digital Content Editor
6 5 (7.04%) Digital Editor
6 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Performance Consultant
6 5 (7.04%) User Experience Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Demandware Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.23%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.23%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (32.39%) HTML
2 18 (25.35%) CSS
3 14 (19.72%) J2EE
4 12 (16.90%) EJB
5 11 (15.49%) Web Services
6 10 (14.08%) XHTML
7 8 (11.27%) JSP
7 8 (11.27%) REST
8 7 (9.86%) Servlets
9 6 (8.45%) LAMP
9 6 (8.45%) LEMP Stack
9 6 (8.45%) SOAP
9 6 (8.45%) Spring
10 5 (7.04%) JDBC
10 5 (7.04%) JMS
10 5 (7.04%) JSON
10 5 (7.04%) XML
10 5 (7.04%) XSD
10 5 (7.04%) XSLT
11 4 (5.63%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) User Experience
2 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.23%) Social Media
4 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.41%) FMCG
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.54%) Linux
2 10 (14.08%) Unix
3 5 (7.04%) AIX
3 5 (7.04%) HPUX
3 5 (7.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.85%) DNA
2 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.90%) Time Management
4 10 (14.08%) Analytics
4 10 (14.08%) SEO
5 9 (12.68%) MVC
6 7 (9.86%) Acceptance Criteria
6 7 (9.86%) Content Management
6 7 (9.86%) OO
6 7 (9.86%) User Stories
6 7 (9.86%) Web Development
7 6 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.45%) Digital Content Management
7 6 (8.45%) TDD
8 5 (7.04%) Competitor Analysis
8 5 (7.04%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (7.04%) Ethnography
8 5 (7.04%) RAD
8 5 (7.04%) Statistics
8 5 (7.04%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 27 (38.03%) Java
2 16 (22.54%) SQL
3 12 (16.90%) JavaScript
3 12 (16.90%) PHP
4 7 (9.86%) Perl
5 5 (7.04%) AWK
6 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.82%) Python
6 2 (2.82%) Ruby
7 1 (1.41%) C
7 1 (1.41%) C++
7 1 (1.41%) Clojure
7 1 (1.41%) Go
7 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Docker
1 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) Grafana
1 5 (7.04%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.63%) Ansible
2 4 (5.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (18.31%) hybris
1 13 (18.31%) Oracle
2 12 (16.90%) IBM
3 11 (15.49%) Adobe
4 7 (9.86%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (7.04%) AppDynamics
5 5 (7.04%) Demandware
5 5 (7.04%) Dynatrace
5 5 (7.04%) New Relic
6 4 (5.63%) Talend
7 3 (4.23%) ATG
7 3 (4.23%) Google
7 3 (4.23%) Zend
8 2 (2.82%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (1.41%) Blue Martini
9 1 (1.41%) Elastic Path
9 1 (1.41%) Intershop
9 1 (1.41%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.41%) VMware