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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Commerce Server
Rank 246 236 258
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +22
Contract jobs citing Commerce Server 6 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.065% 0.092% 0.010%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.36% 0.53% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £390 £288
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +35.65%
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
1669 1512 1773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.07% 17.39% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 905 840 848
Average daily rate £363 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 58 92
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
Berkshire +11 3 £450 +20.00%
Commerce Server
England

Commerce Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 8 (88.89%) E-Commerce
2 7 (77.78%) WebSphere
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle
4 5 (55.56%) hybris
4 5 (55.56%) ATG
5 4 (44.44%) Retail
5 4 (44.44%) IBM
6 3 (33.33%) DTV
6 3 (33.33%) Electronics
6 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
6 3 (33.33%) DB2
6 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (33.33%) UNIX
6 3 (33.33%) SAP
6 3 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (33.33%) Marketing
6 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
7 2 (22.22%) Commerce Server 2007
7 2 (22.22%) Scrum
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (22.22%) Ektron
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 2 (22.22%) CSS
7 2 (22.22%) Windows
7 2 (22.22%) Linux
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 7 (77.78%) WebSphere
2 2 (22.22%) Commerce Server 2007
2 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) DB2
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Electronics
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) DTV
2 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PMP
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) ATG
2 5 (55.56%) hybris
3 4 (44.44%) IBM
4 3 (33.33%) SAP
5 2 (22.22%) Ektron