The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Commerce Server
Rank 573 548 500
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -48
Contract jobs citing Commerce Server 6 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.032% 0.052%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.065% 0.18% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 14
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£550 £388 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.93% -21.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £320 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £500 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £350 £437
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -19.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
9287 8731 7891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.90% 17.43% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5669 5187 4454
Average daily rate £400 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 300 301 396
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.46 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.64%

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 5 March 2015.

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 12 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 5 March 2015. 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
England -20 6 £550 +41.93% 3
London -7 2 £550 +22.22% 2
South East -22 2 - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -
Staines - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Gloucester - - - -

Commerce Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 14 (87.50%) WebSphere
2 13 (81.25%) E-Commerce
3 10 (62.50%) Oracle
4 8 (50.00%) Retail
4 8 (50.00%) hybris
5 7 (43.75%) IBM
5 7 (43.75%) ATG
6 6 (37.50%) Java
7 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (25.00%) J2EE
8 3 (18.75%) HTML
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 3 (18.75%) DB2
8 3 (18.75%) EJB
8 3 (18.75%) CSS
8 3 (18.75%) JDBC
8 3 (18.75%) JSP
8 3 (18.75%) Servlets
8 3 (18.75%) Ajax
8 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (18.75%) Spring
8 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
9 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
9 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
9 2 (12.50%) DTV
9 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
9 2 (12.50%) Electronics
9 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
9 2 (12.50%) Finance

Commerce Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 14 (87.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (12.50%) Commerce Server 2007
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) DB2
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Ant
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
General
1 8 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Electronics
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Business Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) J2EE
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) EJB
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) JDBC
2 3 (18.75%) JSP
2 3 (18.75%) Servlets
2 3 (18.75%) Ajax
2 3 (18.75%) Spring
2 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
4 1 (6.25%) JMS
4 1 (6.25%) Struts
4 1 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) DTV
1 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) E-Commerce
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) User Stories
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Data Mapping
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) hybris
3 7 (43.75%) IBM
3 7 (43.75%) ATG
4 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 2 (12.50%) Ektron
5 1 (6.25%) RedPrairie
5 1 (6.25%) Demandware
5 1 (6.25%) NetSuite