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 27 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.

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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 21 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 19 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.01% 0.79% -
As % of the Vendors category 11.73% 1.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 0
Median daily rate £450 £613 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 - £9.50
Sitecore
East of England

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
162 168 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 51.27% 44.44% 43.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 114 97
Median daily rate £438 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £160 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +56.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sitecore across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Sitecore Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Sitecore
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton +8 9 £438 -28.57% 2
Bedford - 2 £425 -
Sitecore
East of England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 16 (59.26%) CMS
1 16 (59.26%) Sitecore CMS
2 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (40.74%) User Experience
4 10 (37.04%) Retail
5 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 8 (29.63%) Wireframes
7 7 (25.93%) User Stories
7 7 (25.93%) .NET
8 6 (22.22%) Change Management
8 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
8 6 (22.22%) Drupal
9 5 (18.52%) Business Process Improvement
9 5 (18.52%) High Availability
9 5 (18.52%) Process Improvement
9 5 (18.52%) JIRA
9 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (14.81%) Use Case
10 4 (14.81%) HTML
10 4 (14.81%) Axure RP
10 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (11.11%) hybris
11 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
11 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
11 3 (11.11%) CSS
11 3 (11.11%) SOA
11 3 (11.11%) MVC
11 3 (11.11%) C#
12 2 (7.41%) Scrum
12 2 (7.41%) LAN

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 16 (59.26%) CMS
1 16 (59.26%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (22.22%) Drupal
3 2 (7.41%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.70%) Kentico
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) IaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) DNS
1 2 (7.41%) LAN
1 2 (7.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) JIRA
2 4 (14.81%) Axure RP
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (37.04%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Business Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Architect
3 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce Architect
4 5 (18.52%) Sitecore Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Digital Business Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) AWS Architect
6 3 (11.11%) Digital Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (11.11%) Sitecore Architect
6 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.41%) CMS Business Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Product Specialist
8 1 (3.70%) Digital Product Owner
8 1 (3.70%) Digital Strategist
8 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Lead UX Designer
8 1 (3.70%) Sitecore Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) HTML
3 3 (11.11%) CSS
4 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.70%) CSS3
5 1 (3.70%) HTML5
5 1 (3.70%) jQuery
5 1 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (3.70%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) User Experience
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 8 (29.63%) Wireframes
4 7 (25.93%) User Stories
5 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 6 (22.22%) Change Management
6 5 (18.52%) Business Process Improvement
6 5 (18.52%) High Availability
6 5 (18.52%) Process Improvement
7 4 (14.81%) Use Case
8 3 (11.11%) MVC
8 3 (11.11%) SOA
9 2 (7.41%) Analytics
9 2 (7.41%) Front End Development
9 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
9 2 (7.41%) Re-Platforming
9 2 (7.41%) Scrum
9 2 (7.41%) TDD
9 2 (7.41%) Web Development
10 1 (3.70%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) C#
1 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) hybris
2 1 (3.70%) EPiServer
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft