The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 / South East
Rank - - 261
Contract jobs citing Commerce Server 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - - 0.062%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £475
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 the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1294 1637 1659
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 16.70% 17.89% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 1061 926
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 49 73
Median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £16.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.69 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £52.25 £45.00
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Commerce Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Commerce Server in the South East

Commerce Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Commerce Server in the South East

Commerce Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for Commerce Server.

1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) DB2
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
4 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (42.86%) Apache
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) Unix
4 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (42.86%) IIS
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) Ajax
4 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
4 3 (42.86%) JSON
4 3 (42.86%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
4 3 (42.86%) Splunk
4 3 (42.86%) Fredhopper
4 3 (42.86%) Worklight
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (42.86%) DevOps

Commerce Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (42.86%) Apache
1 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (42.86%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (42.86%) IIS
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (14.29%) CICS
2 1 (14.29%) Commerce Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) EPiServer
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Fredhopper
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) DB2
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Operations Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Operations Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Server Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) Ajax
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) JSON
2 3 (42.86%) Worklight
2 3 (42.86%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
3 1 (14.29%) ISPF
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) AIX
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) MVS
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Mobile First
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) COBOL
4 1 (14.29%) JCL
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) AppDynamics
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
1 3 (42.86%) Splunk
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) VMware