Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 2020 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
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 732 875 873
Rank change year-on-year +143 -2 -43
Contract jobs citing Commerce Server 4 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.020% 0.017%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.041% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 9
UK median daily rate £488 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.71% -5.56% +28.57%
10th Percentile £469 £380 £398
90th Percentile £506 £470 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £450
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 9,815 16,094 16,490
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.28% 16.22% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,259 10,406 10,999
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £260 £275 £263
90th Percentile £640 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 342 390
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £19.82 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.94% +4.33% -1.30%
10th Percentile £11.50 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.43 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.38 £18.05
% change year-on-year +9.35% -3.75% -6.22%

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 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 5 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 20 February 2020. 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 +136 4 £488 +14.71%
UK excluding London +112 3 - -
North of England +59 3 - -
North West +29 3 - -
London +98 1 £488 +14.71%

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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 3 (75.00%) JUnit
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (75.00%) Business Transformation
1 3 (75.00%) Coaching
1 3 (75.00%) Collaborative Working
1 3 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Coaching
1 3 (75.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Management
2 1 (25.00%) Terraform
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Extreme Networks
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Azure
2 1 (25.00%) AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management

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 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JUnit
General
1 3 (75.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Coaching
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Business Transformation
1 3 (75.00%) Coaching
1 3 (75.00%) Collaborative Working
1 3 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Extreme Networks
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper
1 1 (25.00%) VMware