The table below looks at the statistics for Commerce Server skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Commerce Server over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Commerce Server
Rank 619 644 629
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -15
Contract jobs citing Commerce Server 17 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.035% 0.017%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.17% 0.19% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 8
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9922 10319 10188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.84% 17.87% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6478 6596 6138
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 307 401
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.75 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.43% +20.83%

Commerce Server
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Commerce Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

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 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Commerce Server within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +17 17 £500 +11.11%
London +8 9 £375 -21.05%
South East +8 7 £500 +11.11%
Berkshire +7 7 £500 +11.11%
Bracknell -10 5 £500 +11.11%
North West - 1 £550 -
Manchester - 1 £550 -

Commerce Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Commerce Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Commerce Server.

1 21 (95.45%) WebSphere
2 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (72.73%) SQL
3 16 (72.73%) IBM
4 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
5 13 (59.09%) Java
6 10 (45.45%) Oracle
6 10 (45.45%) DB2
6 10 (45.45%) E-Commerce
7 9 (40.91%) CSS
7 9 (40.91%) Linux
7 9 (40.91%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (40.91%) HTML
7 9 (40.91%) Spring
8 8 (36.36%) hybris
8 8 (36.36%) Ant
8 8 (36.36%) JSP
8 8 (36.36%) XML
8 8 (36.36%) Shell Script
8 8 (36.36%) ATG
9 7 (31.82%) MVC
9 7 (31.82%) IBM HTTP Server
9 7 (31.82%) ITIL
9 7 (31.82%) Unix
9 7 (31.82%) Web Services
9 7 (31.82%) Apache
9 7 (31.82%) JUnit
9 7 (31.82%) J2EE
9 7 (31.82%) MySQL
9 7 (31.82%) Mockito

Commerce Server
Top Related IT Skills 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 21 (95.45%) WebSphere
2 9 (40.91%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (31.82%) Apache
3 7 (31.82%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Fredhopper
2 1 (4.55%) SAP CRM
2 1 (4.55%) SAP ERP
2 1 (4.55%) SAP R/3
2 1 (4.55%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) DB2
2 7 (31.82%) MySQL
2 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.55%) OLAP
4 1 (4.55%) OLTP
4 1 (4.55%) SAP BI
4 1 (4.55%) SAP BW
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Ant
2 7 (31.82%) JUnit
2 7 (31.82%) Maven
2 7 (31.82%) Mockito
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Hybris Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Lead Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Operations Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Operations Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Developer
4 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Server Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Server Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Development Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Software Development Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) CSS
1 9 (40.91%) HTML
1 9 (40.91%) Spring
2 8 (36.36%) JSP
2 8 (36.36%) XML
3 7 (31.82%) Ajax
3 7 (31.82%) J2EE
3 7 (31.82%) jQuery
3 7 (31.82%) JSON
3 7 (31.82%) JSTL
3 7 (31.82%) RESTful
3 7 (31.82%) Spring MVC
3 7 (31.82%) Web Services
4 5 (22.73%) Worklight
5 2 (9.09%) Java EE
6 1 (4.55%) .NET
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Basis
6 1 (4.55%) SAP PI
6 1 (4.55%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) AIX
2 7 (31.82%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) CentOS
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) E-Commerce
3 7 (31.82%) ITIL
3 7 (31.82%) MVC
4 5 (22.73%) DevOps
4 5 (22.73%) Mobile First
4 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (13.64%) High Availability
6 2 (9.09%) Change Management
6 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.09%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Engineering
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) TDD
6 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Web Development
7 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.55%) CRM
7 1 (4.55%) ERP
7 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) SQL
2 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
3 13 (59.09%) Java
4 8 (36.36%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.55%) Jython
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) IBM
2 10 (45.45%) Oracle
3 8 (36.36%) ATG
3 8 (36.36%) hybris
4 5 (22.73%) AppDynamics
4 5 (22.73%) Splunk
5 1 (4.55%) Demandware
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) SAP
5 1 (4.55%) Venda