The first table below looks at the demand for Commerce Server skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Commerce Server over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Commerce Server
Rank 565 548 575
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +27
Contract jobs citing Commerce Server 7 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.035% 0.028%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.075% 0.21% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 11
Average daily rate
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£450 £390 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -29.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £320 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £480 £600
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 - - -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9349 8698 9739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.61% 17.10% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5537 4928 5476
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 440 444
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.45 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.41% +7.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £39.00 £38.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -

Commerce Server
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Commerce Server Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Commerce Server
Daily Rate Trend

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

Commerce Server Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Commerce Server
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Commerce Server within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Commerce Server Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Commerce Server
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Commerce Server Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Commerce Server
Top 18 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 22 July 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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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
England -18 7 £450 +15.38% 6
South East -2 5 £450 -43.75% 1
London +10 2 £650 +81.81% 1
Berkshire - 2 £450 -
City of London - 1 - -
North West - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - - 4
Wales - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Devon - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Street - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Chester - - - -

Commerce Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 15 (78.95%) E-Commerce
2 11 (57.89%) WebSphere
3 10 (52.63%) Retail
4 6 (31.58%) IBM
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) .NET
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle
5 5 (26.32%) ATG
5 5 (26.32%) hybris
6 4 (21.05%) Windows
6 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
6 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (15.79%) DTV
7 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
7 3 (15.79%) IIS
7 3 (15.79%) SAP
7 3 (15.79%) J2EE
7 3 (15.79%) DB2
7 3 (15.79%) C#
7 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 3 (15.79%) UNIX
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Marketing
7 3 (15.79%) Scrum
7 3 (15.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing

Commerce Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 11 (57.89%) WebSphere
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (15.79%) IIS
4 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.26%) Magento
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
1 1 (5.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) DB2
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Ant
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (52.63%) Retail
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Electronics
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.79%) J2EE
4 2 (10.53%) XML
5 1 (5.26%) Middleware
5 1 (5.26%) XSL
5 1 (5.26%) CSS
5 1 (5.26%) JDBC
5 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET
5 1 (5.26%) HTML
5 1 (5.26%) HTML5
5 1 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) Ajax
5 1 (5.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) DTV
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) AIX
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) E-Commerce
2 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
3 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Scrum
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Process Management
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) Jython
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
2 1 (5.26%) PMP
2 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCTS
2 1 (5.26%) MCITP
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) IBM
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) ATG
2 5 (26.32%) hybris
3 3 (15.79%) SAP
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix