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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Commerce Server
Rank 596 563 579
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +16
Contract jobs citing Commerce Server 10 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.030% 0.021%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.098% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 10
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£500 £390 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -27.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £331 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £448 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £390 £288
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +35.65%
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
10199 9081 10100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.03% 17.23% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6034 5282 5738
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 380 466
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.15 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 -24 10 £500 +28.20% 2
London +18 5 £650 +81.81% 2
South East -16 5 £450 +12.50%
Berkshire +10 2 £450 +55.17%
Cheshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
North West - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -
Street - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Chester - - - -

Commerce Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 11 (68.75%) E-Commerce
1 11 (68.75%) WebSphere
2 8 (50.00%) Retail
3 4 (25.00%) ATG
3 4 (25.00%) IBM
3 4 (25.00%) hybris
4 3 (18.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (18.75%) Marketing
4 3 (18.75%) DTV
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (18.75%) SAP
4 3 (18.75%) .NET
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (18.75%) Electronics
4 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
4 3 (18.75%) Finance
4 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
4 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (12.50%) IIS
5 2 (12.50%) ISO 9001
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003

Commerce Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 11 (68.75%) WebSphere
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (6.25%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (18.75%) Marketing
2 3 (18.75%) Electronics
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Microsoft Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) XSL
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) E-Commerce
2 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
2 3 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) User Stories
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCSA
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) PMP
1 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) IBM
1 4 (25.00%) ATG
1 4 (25.00%) hybris
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) VMware