Period
to 18 June 2018

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 June 2018 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 837 822 878
Rank change year-on-year -15 +56 -45
Contract jobs citing Commerce Server 31 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.011% 0.010%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.19% 0.065% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 8
UK median daily rate £450 £375 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -23.08% +2.58%
10th Percentile £423 £309 £311
90th Percentile £575 £494 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £550 £350
% change year-on-year -9.09% +57.14% -26.32%
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 16,334 15,478 18,689
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.41% 17.04% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,820 10,029 12,187
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +4.43%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 365 459
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.32% +7.89%
10th Percentile £11.38 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.38 £52.50 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.82 £20.50
% change year-on-year -7.01% -8.20% +17.14%

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 June 2018.

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 9 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 June 2018. 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 -23 31 £450 +20.00% 3
London -23 21 £450 +20.00% 2
UK excluding London -15 10 £500 -9.09% 1
North of England -12 5 - -
North West -23 5 - -
East of England - 3 - -
South East -7 1 £500 -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, 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 30 (96.77%) Java
1 30 (96.77%) WebSphere
2 25 (80.65%) Retail
3 21 (67.74%) E-Commerce
4 20 (64.52%) Git (software)
5 19 (61.29%) MVC
6 18 (58.06%) OOP
6 18 (58.06%) RAD
6 18 (58.06%) J2EE
7 17 (54.84%) Unix
7 17 (54.84%) CRM
7 17 (54.84%) OO
7 17 (54.84%) B2B
7 17 (54.84%) B2C
7 17 (54.84%) Validation
8 16 (51.61%) ITIL
8 16 (51.61%) Relational Database
9 15 (48.39%) HTML
10 14 (45.16%) CSS
11 11 (35.48%) HTTP
12 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
13 9 (29.03%) Greenfield Project
14 8 (25.81%) CSS3
14 8 (25.81%) HTML5
14 8 (25.81%) DOM
14 8 (25.81%) TDD
15 7 (22.58%) SQL
15 7 (22.58%) Oracle
16 6 (19.35%) JSP

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 30 (96.77%) WebSphere
2 6 (19.35%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.68%) Apache Solr
3 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) NuGet
2 1 (3.23%) Runscope
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) HTTP
2 3 (9.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.90%) DB2
3 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (64.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) JMeter
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium
2 1 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 25 (80.65%) Retail
2 5 (16.13%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Developer
2 17 (54.84%) WebSphere Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Developer Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Architect
5 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Architect
7 1 (3.23%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Server Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Server Support
7 1 (3.23%) Server Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) J2EE
2 15 (48.39%) HTML
3 14 (45.16%) CSS
4 8 (25.81%) CSS3
4 8 (25.81%) DOM
4 8 (25.81%) HTML5
5 6 (19.35%) Dojo
5 6 (19.35%) JSP
6 5 (16.13%) EJB
6 5 (16.13%) JPA
7 3 (9.68%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (9.68%) Java EE
7 3 (9.68%) REST
8 2 (6.45%) Kafka
8 2 (6.45%) Spring
9 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
9 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (3.23%) Backbone.js
9 1 (3.23%) Lucene
9 1 (3.23%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (16.13%) User Experience
4 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Unix
2 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) E-Commerce
2 19 (61.29%) MVC
3 18 (58.06%) OOP
3 18 (58.06%) RAD
4 17 (54.84%) B2B
4 17 (54.84%) B2C
4 17 (54.84%) CRM
4 17 (54.84%) OO
4 17 (54.84%) Validation
5 16 (51.61%) ITIL
6 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (25.81%) TDD
8 6 (19.35%) High Availability
9 5 (16.13%) Decision-Making
9 5 (16.13%) Performance Engineering
9 5 (16.13%) Performance Testing
9 5 (16.13%) Web Development
10 3 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (9.68%) UML
11 2 (6.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) Java
2 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 7 (22.58%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) Java 8
5 1 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.23%) webMethods