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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Commerce Server
UK
Rank 591 619 614
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -5
Contract jobs citing Commerce Server 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.010% 0.012%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.063% 0.058% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Median daily rate £375 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £470 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £690
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 - £450
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
7922 8669 9043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.47% 16.94% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5146 5525 5543
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 229 310
Median hourly rate £18.85 £21.40 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.91% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.70%

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 21 February 2017.

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 4 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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +30 5 £375 -31.81% 1
London +10 4 £363 -34.09%
North West - 1 £550 -
Manchester - 1 £550 -

Commerce Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 18 (85.71%) SQL
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (80.95%) WebSphere
3 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 14 (66.67%) IBM
5 12 (57.14%) Java
6 11 (52.38%) Oracle
6 11 (52.38%) E-Commerce
6 11 (52.38%) MVC
6 11 (52.38%) Spring
7 10 (47.62%) XML
7 10 (47.62%) JSP
8 9 (42.86%) Web Services
8 9 (42.86%) J2EE
8 9 (42.86%) MySQL
8 9 (42.86%) ATG
8 9 (42.86%) JSTL
8 9 (42.86%) Spring MVC
8 9 (42.86%) hybris
8 9 (42.86%) Relational Database
9 7 (33.33%) Java EE
9 7 (33.33%) DB2
9 7 (33.33%) HTML
9 7 (33.33%) Linux
9 7 (33.33%) CSS
10 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
11 5 (23.81%) TDD
11 5 (23.81%) IBM HTTP Server
11 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
11 5 (23.81%) ITIL

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 17 (80.95%) WebSphere
2 5 (23.81%) Apache
2 5 (23.81%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (23.81%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (4.76%) CICS
4 1 (4.76%) Commerce Server 2007
4 1 (4.76%) EPiServer
4 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Fredhopper
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) MySQL
1 9 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 7 (33.33%) DB2
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Ant
1 4 (19.05%) JUnit
1 4 (19.05%) Maven
1 4 (19.05%) Mockito
2 1 (4.76%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Hybris Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Operations Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Server Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Server Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) Spring
2 10 (47.62%) JSP
2 10 (47.62%) XML
3 9 (42.86%) J2EE
3 9 (42.86%) JSTL
3 9 (42.86%) Spring MVC
3 9 (42.86%) Web Services
4 7 (33.33%) CSS
4 7 (33.33%) HTML
4 7 (33.33%) Java EE
5 5 (23.81%) Ajax
5 5 (23.81%) jQuery
5 5 (23.81%) JSON
5 5 (23.81%) REST
5 5 (23.81%) SOAP
6 4 (19.05%) RESTful
6 4 (19.05%) Worklight
7 3 (14.29%) .NET
7 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) AIX
2 5 (23.81%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) MVS
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) E-Commerce
2 11 (52.38%) MVC
3 5 (23.81%) ITIL
3 5 (23.81%) TDD
4 4 (19.05%) DevOps
4 4 (19.05%) Mobile First
4 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.52%) OO
5 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.76%) Prototyping
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) SQL
2 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 12 (57.14%) Java
4 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
5 3 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (4.76%) COBOL
6 1 (4.76%) JCL
6 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.76%) Time Sharing Option
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) XenServer
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) IBM
2 11 (52.38%) Oracle
3 9 (42.86%) ATG
3 9 (42.86%) hybris
4 4 (19.05%) AppDynamics
4 4 (19.05%) Splunk
5 1 (4.76%) Adobe
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) VMware