The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Sitecore.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sitecore
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 34 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 3 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.09% 2.58% 1.58%
As % of the Vendors category 3.00% 5.84% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 6
Median daily rate £500 £575 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
- +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
100 137 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 36.36% 44.19% 44.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 90 129
Median daily rate £394 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 9
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.52% +171.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Sitecore as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Sitecore
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Sitecore Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Sitecore
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) MVS
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Prototyping
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 2 (66.67%) CMS
1 2 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Prototyping
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#