The table below looks at the statistics for Commerce Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Commerce Server over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Commerce Server
Rank 250 227 234
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +7
Contract jobs citing Commerce Server 3 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.031% 0.12% 0.080%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.18% 0.67% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
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£450 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -8.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1696 1490 1482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.28% 17.52% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 971 820 755
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 78 85
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -20.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.57 £11.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Commerce Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Commerce Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Commerce Server
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Commerce Server Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Commerce Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Commerce Server Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Commerce Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 7 (87.50%) E-Commerce
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (62.50%) ATG
3 5 (62.50%) hybris
4 4 (50.00%) IBM
5 3 (37.50%) Electronics
5 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
5 3 (37.50%) DTV
5 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (37.50%) SAP
5 3 (37.50%) Retail
5 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
5 3 (37.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (37.50%) Marketing
5 3 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (25.00%) Ektron
6 2 (25.00%) Commerce Server 2007
6 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (25.00%) CSS
6 2 (25.00%) UNIX
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) DB2

Commerce Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (25.00%) Commerce Server 2007
2 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) DB2
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Electronics
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) DTV
2 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
2 3 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PMP
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) ATG
2 5 (62.50%) hybris
3 4 (50.00%) IBM
4 3 (37.50%) SAP
5 2 (25.00%) Ektron