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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Commerce Server
Rank 659 627 614
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -13
Contract jobs citing Commerce Server 5 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.035% 0.015%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.048% 0.19% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 7
Average daily rate £488 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £410 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £500 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £463 £418
% change year-on-year
-24.32% +10.77%
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
10495 10493 9606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.78% 18.50% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6874 6383 5935
Average daily rate £420 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 387 324
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £11.83 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.08 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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 1 May 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 6 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 1 May 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
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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 4 £488 +2.63%
London -23 3 £525 +5.00%
South West +7 1 £350 -6.66%
Wales - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -

Commerce Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Retail
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) IBM
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) SAP
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) Node.js
5 2 (22.22%) DevOps
6 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (11.11%) Groovy
6 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) SAP PI
6 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Sitecore
6 1 (11.11%) OWASP

Commerce Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (22.22%) Node.js
3 1 (11.11%) CMS
3 1 (11.11%) CoreMedia CMS
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP CRM
1 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (11.11%) SAP R/3
1 1 (11.11%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) OLAP
2 1 (11.11%) OLTP
2 1 (11.11%) SAP BI
2 1 (11.11%) SAP BW
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MSBuild
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Coach
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Scrum Master
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Scrum Master
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (11.11%) COM
2 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) NHibernate
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Basis
2 1 (11.11%) SAP PI
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
2 1 (11.11%) WCF
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) High Availability
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) OWASP
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Clojure
3 1 (11.11%) Groovy
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) Scala
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) ATG
3 1 (11.11%) hybris
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Sitecore