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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.78 £9.50 -
% change year-on-year
+24.00% -
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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
158 198 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 43.17% 44.30% 42.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 119 44
Average daily rate £300 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 0
Average hourly rate £39.25 £25.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Sitecore 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.

1 9 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (66.67%) CMS
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) C#
4 5 (55.56%) .NET
4 5 (55.56%) Retail
5 4 (44.44%) SOA
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 3 (33.33%) MVC
6 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (33.33%) WCF
6 3 (33.33%) jQuery
6 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (11.11%) Marketing
8 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
8 1 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
8 1 (11.11%) API Design

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Sitecore 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (66.67%) CMS
1 6 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Architect
1 6 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Web Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Business Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Business Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) WCF
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) SOA
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (11.11%) API Design
6 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft