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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Commerce Server
Rank 605 586 574
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -12
Contract jobs citing Commerce Server 19 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.014% 0.029%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.18% 0.080% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 8
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£463 £450 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £420 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £390
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +15.38%
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
10600 10040 8909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.33% 18.07% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6770 5906 5074
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 406 422
Average hourly rate £21.15 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.47% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.15 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 August 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 11 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 August 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 +5 19 £463 +2.77% 4
Berkshire +8 8 £500 +11.11%
South East -9 8 £500 +11.11% 1
London +12 6 £450 -21.73% 2
East Midlands - 3 £400 -
Nottingham - 3 £400 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £400 -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £420 -
South West - 2 £420 -
City of London -3 1 £450 - 1

Commerce Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 36 (90.00%) WebSphere
2 29 (72.50%) Java
3 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 18 (45.00%) JavaScript
6 17 (42.50%) IBM
7 14 (35.00%) Retail
8 12 (30.00%) SQL
9 11 (27.50%) TDD
10 9 (22.50%) J2EE
10 9 (22.50%) Oracle
11 8 (20.00%) Linux
11 8 (20.00%) Apache
11 8 (20.00%) XML
11 8 (20.00%) ATG
11 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
11 8 (20.00%) hybris
12 7 (17.50%) SAP
12 7 (17.50%) UNIX
12 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (15.00%) DTV
13 6 (15.00%) Change Management
13 6 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (15.00%) AIX
13 6 (15.00%) CSS
13 6 (15.00%) HTML
13 6 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
13 6 (15.00%) Ajax
13 6 (15.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 6 (15.00%) Marketing

Commerce Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 36 (90.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (20.00%) Apache
3 6 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (15.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (5.00%) JBoss
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (7.50%) Fredhopper
3 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) JUnit
General
1 14 (35.00%) Retail
2 6 (15.00%) Marketing
2 6 (15.00%) Electronics
2 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Developer
2 15 (37.50%) WebSphere Developer
3 13 (32.50%) Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Business Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
8 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Web Team Leader
9 1 (2.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (2.50%) AIX Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Administrator
9 1 (2.50%) Architect
9 1 (2.50%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) J2EE
2 8 (20.00%) XML
3 6 (15.00%) Ajax
3 6 (15.00%) HTML
3 6 (15.00%) CSS
4 5 (12.50%) Java EE
4 5 (12.50%) JSON
5 4 (10.00%) JSP
6 3 (7.50%) JSTL
6 3 (7.50%) Worklight
7 2 (5.00%) REST
7 2 (5.00%) JMS
7 2 (5.00%) Spring
7 2 (5.00%) Spring MVC
7 2 (5.00%) SOAP
7 2 (5.00%) Web Services
7 2 (5.00%) .NET
7 2 (5.00%) EJB
8 1 (2.50%) WCF
8 1 (2.50%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.00%) DTV
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Linux
2 7 (17.50%) UNIX
3 6 (15.00%) AIX
4 3 (7.50%) Windows
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.50%) SUSE
6 1 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 11 (27.50%) TDD
4 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (15.00%) Change Management
5 6 (15.00%) Programme Management
5 6 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.00%) ITIL
6 4 (10.00%) B2B
6 4 (10.00%) B2C
7 3 (7.50%) Mobile First
7 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (5.00%) BDD
8 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) Server Building
8 2 (5.00%) Performance Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (72.50%) Java
2 18 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (30.00%) SQL
4 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.50%) Ruby
5 1 (2.50%) Korn
5 1 (2.50%) Groovy
5 1 (2.50%) Scala
5 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.50%) Clojure
5 1 (2.50%) Go
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.50%) MCTS
1 1 (2.50%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (2.50%) yum
1 1 (2.50%) Puppet
1 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (2.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) IBM
2 9 (22.50%) Oracle
3 8 (20.00%) ATG
3 8 (20.00%) hybris
4 7 (17.50%) SAP
5 3 (7.50%) AppDynamics
5 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.50%) VMware
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.50%) Adobe
6 1 (2.50%) EMC
6 1 (2.50%) Citrix