The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Commerce Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Commerce Server over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Commerce Server
England / London
Rank 397 415 407
Rank change year-on-year +18 -8  
Contract jobs citing Commerce Server 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.026% 0.018% 0.010%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.14% 0.11% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Median daily rate £375 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.81% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Commerce Server is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 3662 3710 3668
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 19.06% 16.87% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2546 2558 2421
Median daily rate £465 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 50 91
Median hourly rate £22.34 £22.50 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.73% +10.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.11 £11.50 £13.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £101.50 £51.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

Commerce Server
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Commerce Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Commerce Server in London

Commerce Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Commerce Server in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Commerce Server in London

Commerce Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Commerce Server in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Commerce Server in London

Commerce Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Commerce Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Commerce Server.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) Spring
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (90.91%) JSTL
2 10 (90.91%) Spring MVC
2 10 (90.91%) MVC
2 10 (90.91%) ATG
2 10 (90.91%) IBM
2 10 (90.91%) JSP
2 10 (90.91%) Web Services
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) J2EE
2 10 (90.91%) MySQL
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 10 (90.91%) hybris
2 10 (90.91%) Relational Database
3 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
3 6 (54.55%) Java EE
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 5 (45.45%) jQuery
4 5 (45.45%) Aerospace
4 5 (45.45%) Maven
4 5 (45.45%) Ant
4 5 (45.45%) JUnit
4 5 (45.45%) XML
4 5 (45.45%) SOAP
4 5 (45.45%) REST
4 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills

Commerce Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) MySQL
1 10 (90.91%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Ant
1 5 (45.45%) JUnit
1 5 (45.45%) Maven
1 5 (45.45%) Mockito
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 5 (45.45%) Aerospace
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (90.91%) Hybris Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Hybris Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Java Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Test Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Spring
2 10 (90.91%) J2EE
2 10 (90.91%) JSP
2 10 (90.91%) JSTL
2 10 (90.91%) Spring MVC
2 10 (90.91%) Web Services
3 6 (54.55%) Java EE
4 5 (45.45%) jQuery
4 5 (45.45%) REST
4 5 (45.45%) RESTful
4 5 (45.45%) SOAP
4 5 (45.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) MVC
3 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) ATG
1 10 (90.91%) hybris
1 10 (90.91%) IBM
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe