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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Commerce Server
Rank 652 654 609
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -45
Contract jobs citing Commerce Server 8 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.035% 0.013%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.081% 0.20% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 6
Median daily rate £375 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £403 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
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
9840 10000 9439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.22% 17.53% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6507 6301 5546
Median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 310 390
Median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.95 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.41% +28.15%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -26 8 £375 -16.66% 2
London +2 4 £350 -22.22%
Berkshire 0 2 £500 -
South East -4 2 £500 - 1
Bracknell -11 2 £500 -
North West - 2 £550 - 1
Manchester - 2 £550 - 1

Commerce Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 11 (84.62%) WebSphere
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (69.23%) IBM
4 8 (61.54%) SQL
5 7 (53.85%) Java
5 7 (53.85%) Oracle
5 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
6 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
6 6 (46.15%) MVC
7 5 (38.46%) ATG
7 5 (38.46%) Ant
7 5 (38.46%) JSP
7 5 (38.46%) Web Services
7 5 (38.46%) Linux
7 5 (38.46%) hybris
8 4 (30.77%) Mockito
8 4 (30.77%) RESTful
8 4 (30.77%) jQuery
8 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
8 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (30.77%) Spring
8 4 (30.77%) Maven
8 4 (30.77%) JSTL
8 4 (30.77%) Spring MVC
8 4 (30.77%) JUnit
8 4 (30.77%) J2EE
8 4 (30.77%) MySQL
9 3 (23.08%) HTML
9 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (23.08%) DB2

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 11 (84.62%) WebSphere
2 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (15.38%) Apache
3 2 (15.38%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Fredhopper
2 1 (7.69%) SAP CRM
2 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (7.69%) SAP R/3
2 1 (7.69%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) DB2
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (7.69%) OLAP
4 1 (7.69%) OLTP
4 1 (7.69%) SAP BI
4 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Ant
2 4 (30.77%) JUnit
2 4 (30.77%) Maven
2 4 (30.77%) Mockito
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) MSBuild
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Hybris Developer
3 2 (15.38%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Java Development Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Server Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) JSP
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 4 (30.77%) J2EE
2 4 (30.77%) jQuery
2 4 (30.77%) JSTL
2 4 (30.77%) RESTful
2 4 (30.77%) Spring
2 4 (30.77%) Spring MVC
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) Ajax
4 2 (15.38%) JSON
4 2 (15.38%) Worklight
4 2 (15.38%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
5 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
5 1 (7.69%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) AIX
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) CentOS
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
3 6 (46.15%) MVC
4 3 (23.08%) DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) High Availability
4 3 (23.08%) Web Development
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) Mobile First
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
6 1 (7.69%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
5 2 (15.38%) C#
6 1 (7.69%) Jython
6 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 1 (7.69%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) IBM
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
3 5 (38.46%) ATG
3 5 (38.46%) hybris
4 2 (15.38%) AppDynamics
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 2 (15.38%) Splunk
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) Sitecore