Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 18 August 2019 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.

Microsoft Commerce Server
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 831 879 860
Rank change year-on-year +48 -19 +36
Contract jobs citing Commerce Server 12 27 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.026% 0.007%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.086% 0.16% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 2
UK median daily rate £738 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.50% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £521 £425 £338
90th Percentile £964 £575 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate - £500 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 13,970 17,235 16,294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.47% 16.73% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,863 11,259 10,535
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +2.86% +4.17%
10th Percentile £265 £263 £263
90th Percentile £633 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 407 412
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £19.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +3.46% -3.08%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.22 £10.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.86 £20.00 £19.66
% change year-on-year +4.28% +1.73% -5.28%

Commerce Server
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Commerce Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Commerce Server in the UK

Commerce Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Commerce Server in the UK

Commerce Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Commerce Server over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Commerce Server in the UK

Commerce Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Commerce Server in the UK

Commerce Server
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Commerce Server within the UK over the 6 months to 18 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +48 11 £738 +47.50%
London +41 7 £738 +49.37%
UK excluding London +33 4 - -
South East +24 4 - -

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Commerce Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Commerce Server.

1 10 (83.33%) WebSphere
2 8 (66.67%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (50.00%) Unix
4 6 (50.00%) Retail
5 5 (41.67%) VMware
5 5 (41.67%) SAN
5 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
5 5 (41.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (41.67%) IBM
5 5 (41.67%) AIX
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (33.33%) Avamar
6 4 (33.33%) vRealize
6 4 (33.33%) vCenter Server
6 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 4 (33.33%) yum
6 4 (33.33%) Puppet
6 4 (33.33%) Ansible
6 4 (33.33%) Apache
6 4 (33.33%) CSS
6 4 (33.33%) HTML
6 4 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (33.33%) EMC
6 4 (33.33%) SUSE
6 4 (33.33%) Korn
7 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite

Commerce Server
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 10 (83.33%) WebSphere
2 5 (41.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (8.33%) CMS
5 1 (8.33%) Drupal
5 1 (8.33%) IIS
5 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (8.33%) Cloudflare
2 1 (8.33%) DigitalOcean
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (8.33%) DWDM
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) VLAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) DB2
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) webpack
General
1 6 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Unix Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Unix Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce Architect
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) CSS
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) CSS3
3 2 (16.67%) DOM
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (8.33%) Dojo
4 1 (8.33%) EJB
4 1 (8.33%) JPA
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) JSP
4 1 (8.33%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) Tailwind CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Social Media
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Unix
3 5 (41.67%) AIX
4 4 (33.33%) SUSE
5 2 (16.67%) Android
5 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Strategic Roadmap
4 2 (16.67%) B2B
4 2 (16.67%) B2C
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) OOP
4 2 (16.67%) RAD
4 2 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 4 (33.33%) Korn
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Ansible
1 4 (33.33%) Avamar
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
1 4 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (33.33%) vCenter Server
1 4 (33.33%) vRealize
1 4 (33.33%) yum
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) IBM
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (16.67%) Adobe
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper