The table below looks at the statistics for Sitecore CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore CMS over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore CMS
Rank 32 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 12 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.67% 0.75% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 24.49% 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 0
Average daily rate £450 £600 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 - -
Sitecore CMS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
49 63 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.98% 15.75% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 43 30
Average daily rate £400 £388 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -5.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +128.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

Sitecore CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore CMS across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Sitecore CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Sitecore CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS across the Bedfordshire region.

Sitecore CMS Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Sitecore CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Sitecore CMS Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Sitecore CMS
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +1 5 £450 -26.53% 2
Bedford - 1 £450 -
Sitecore CMS
East of England

Sitecore CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Sitecore CMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sitecore CMS.

1 13 (100.00%) CMS
1 13 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) User Experience
4 7 (53.85%) User Stories
4 7 (53.85%) Retail
5 6 (46.15%) Change Management
5 6 (46.15%) Business Analysis
5 6 (46.15%) Drupal
6 5 (38.46%) JIRA
6 5 (38.46%) Business Process Improvement
6 5 (38.46%) Process Improvement
7 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (30.77%) Axure RP
7 4 (30.77%) Use Case
8 2 (15.38%) Umbraco
8 2 (15.38%) Marketing
8 2 (15.38%) .NET
9 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
9 1 (7.69%) CSS
9 1 (7.69%) C#
9 1 (7.69%) HTML
9 1 (7.69%) Content Management
9 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
9 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (7.69%) Kentico
9 1 (7.69%) MVC
9 1 (7.69%) EPiServer
9 1 (7.69%) Front End Development

Sitecore CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Sitecore CMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sitecore CMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (100.00%) CMS
2 6 (46.15%) Drupal
3 2 (15.38%) Umbraco
4 1 (7.69%) Kentico
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) JIRA
2 4 (30.77%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (53.85%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Business Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Digital Business Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) CMS Business Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Product Specialist
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Product Owner
6 1 (7.69%) Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Digital Product Owner
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Product Owner
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Sitecore Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Umbraco Developer
6 1 (7.69%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) User Experience
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) User Stories
3 6 (46.15%) Business Analysis
3 6 (46.15%) Change Management
4 5 (38.46%) Business Process Improvement
4 5 (38.46%) Process Improvement
5 4 (30.77%) Use Case
6 1 (7.69%) Content Management
6 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
6 1 (7.69%) MVC
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (7.69%) EPiServer