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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Commerce Server
Rank 574 572 532
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -40
Contract jobs citing Commerce Server 15 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.030% 0.039%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.15% 0.17% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 9
Average daily rate
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£500 £385 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% -14.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £320 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £500 £592
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -17.59%
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
9835 9385 8301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.90% 17.61% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5922 5662 4729
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £518 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 347 306 413
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £12.46 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.45 £40.57 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.55 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% -7.89%

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 31 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 17 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 31 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 -8 15 £500 +29.87% 4
South East -23 9 £500 +42.85%
London +1 3 £550 +22.22% 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Staines - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -
East of England - - - - 1

Commerce Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 21 (95.45%) WebSphere
2 17 (77.27%) E-Commerce
3 15 (68.18%) Java
4 13 (59.09%) IBM
5 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (45.45%) Retail
6 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
7 8 (36.36%) hybris
7 8 (36.36%) Ajax
8 7 (31.82%) SQL
8 7 (31.82%) Oracle
8 7 (31.82%) ATG
9 6 (27.27%) HTML
9 6 (27.27%) CSS
9 6 (27.27%) XML
10 5 (22.73%) AIX
10 5 (22.73%) Linux
10 5 (22.73%) DB2
10 5 (22.73%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (22.73%) J2EE
11 4 (18.18%) EJB
11 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
11 4 (18.18%) ITIL
11 4 (18.18%) UNIX
11 4 (18.18%) JSP
11 4 (18.18%) Spring
11 4 (18.18%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (18.18%) Apache
11 4 (18.18%) Change Management
11 4 (18.18%) JSON

Commerce Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 21 (95.45%) WebSphere
2 5 (22.73%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (18.18%) Apache
3 4 (18.18%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.55%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Fredhopper
2 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) DB2
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JUnit
2 1 (4.55%) Ant
General
1 10 (45.45%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
2 2 (9.09%) Electronics
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Business Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) WebSphere Developer
3 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Senior WebSphere Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Web Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) Ajax
2 6 (27.27%) CSS
2 6 (27.27%) XML
2 6 (27.27%) HTML
3 5 (22.73%) J2EE
4 4 (18.18%) EJB
4 4 (18.18%) JSP
4 4 (18.18%) JSON
4 4 (18.18%) Spring
5 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
5 3 (13.64%) Worklight
5 3 (13.64%) JDBC
5 3 (13.64%) Servlets
6 2 (9.09%) JMS
6 2 (9.09%) JSTL
6 2 (9.09%) Spring MVC
7 1 (4.55%) jQuery
7 1 (4.55%) REST
7 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) DTV
3 1 (4.55%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) AIX
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) E-Commerce
2 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Change Management
4 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (9.09%) MVC
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.55%) Time Management
6 1 (4.55%) Kanban
6 1 (4.55%) Data Mapping
6 1 (4.55%) BDD
6 1 (4.55%) User Stories
6 1 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (4.55%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) Groovy
5 1 (4.55%) Scala
5 1 (4.55%) Clojure
5 1 (4.55%) Golang
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) IBM
2 8 (36.36%) hybris
3 7 (31.82%) ATG
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle
4 3 (13.64%) AppDynamics
5 2 (9.09%) SAP
6 1 (4.55%) NetSuite
6 1 (4.55%) RedPrairie
6 1 (4.55%) Demandware
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