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 3 months to 25 June 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.

Microsoft Commerce Server
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 583 647 608
Rank change year-on-year +64 -39  
Contract jobs citing Commerce Server 4 5 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.009% 0.050%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.052% 0.052% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 21
Median daily rate - £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £350 £425
% change year-on-year - -17.64%  
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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7676 9587 9977
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.58% 18.07% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4899 6394 6227
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 235 341
Median hourly rate £24.50 £20.50 £20.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.51% -0.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.49 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

Commerce Server
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +46 4 - - 1
Southampton - 4 - -
Hampshire - 4 - -
South East - 4 - -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 with a requirement for Commerce Server.

1 6 (60.00%) Java
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) JSP
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (50.00%) JSTL
2 5 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
2 5 (50.00%) Spring
2 5 (50.00%) Maven
2 5 (50.00%) IBM
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 5 (50.00%) ATG
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) J2EE
2 5 (50.00%) MySQL
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) Ant
2 5 (50.00%) JUnit
2 5 (50.00%) RESTful
2 5 (50.00%) hybris
2 5 (50.00%) Mockito
2 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft

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 6 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
1 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Ant
1 5 (50.00%) JUnit
1 5 (50.00%) Maven
1 5 (50.00%) Mockito
General
1 5 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Hybris Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Resource Manager
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) JSP
2 5 (50.00%) J2EE
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
2 5 (50.00%) JSTL
2 5 (50.00%) RESTful
2 5 (50.00%) Spring
2 5 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) Dojo
3 1 (10.00%) EJB
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) ATG
2 5 (50.00%) hybris
2 5 (50.00%) IBM
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft