The table below looks at the statistics for Commerce Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Commerce Server over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Commerce Server
Rank 550 530 482
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -48
Contract jobs citing Commerce Server 6 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.035% 0.058%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.070% 0.20% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 14
Average daily rate
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£550 £388 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.93% -21.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £320 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £500 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £350 £437
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -19.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Commerce Server
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8521 7976 7212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.09% 17.49% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5261 4804 4155
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 293 371
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £12.46 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.85 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.64%

Commerce Server
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Commerce Server across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Commerce Server Jobs Demand Trend in England

Commerce Server
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Commerce Server across the England region.

Commerce Server Daily Rate Trend in England

Commerce Server
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Commerce Server across the England region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Commerce Server Daily Rate Histogram in England

Commerce Server
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Commerce Server Hourly Rate Trend in England

Commerce Server
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Commerce Server within the England region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -7 2 £550 +22.22% 2
South East -22 2 - -
South West - - - -
Commerce Server
UK

Commerce Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Commerce Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Commerce Server.

1 14 (87.50%) WebSphere
2 13 (81.25%) E-Commerce
3 10 (62.50%) Oracle
4 8 (50.00%) Retail
4 8 (50.00%) hybris
5 7 (43.75%) IBM
5 7 (43.75%) ATG
6 6 (37.50%) Java
7 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (25.00%) J2EE
8 3 (18.75%) HTML
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 3 (18.75%) DB2
8 3 (18.75%) EJB
8 3 (18.75%) CSS
8 3 (18.75%) JDBC
8 3 (18.75%) JSP
8 3 (18.75%) Servlets
8 3 (18.75%) Ajax
8 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (18.75%) Spring
8 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
9 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
9 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
9 2 (12.50%) DTV
9 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
9 2 (12.50%) Electronics
9 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
9 2 (12.50%) Finance

Commerce Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Commerce Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Commerce Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (87.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (12.50%) Commerce Server 2007
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) DB2
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Ant
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
General
1 8 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Electronics
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Business Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) J2EE
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) EJB
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) JDBC
2 3 (18.75%) JSP
2 3 (18.75%) Servlets
2 3 (18.75%) Ajax
2 3 (18.75%) Spring
2 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
4 1 (6.25%) JMS
4 1 (6.25%) Struts
4 1 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) DTV
1 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) E-Commerce
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) User Stories
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Data Mapping
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) hybris
3 7 (43.75%) IBM
3 7 (43.75%) ATG
4 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 2 (12.50%) Ektron
5 1 (6.25%) RedPrairie
5 1 (6.25%) Demandware
5 1 (6.25%) NetSuite