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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 28 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.37% 0.79% -
As % of the Vendors category 5.76% 1.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate £575 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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
139 168 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 41.12% 44.09% 42.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 136 74
Average daily rate £450 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £215 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 14
Average hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £27.00 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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
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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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 6 £575 +21.05% 1
Bedford - 1 £275 -
Sitecore
East of England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 5 (55.56%) High Availability
3 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 3 (33.33%) hybris
5 2 (22.22%) IaaS
5 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Retail
5 2 (22.22%) CMS
5 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
5 2 (22.22%) Umbraco
5 2 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) HTML
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 1 (11.11%) CSS
6 1 (11.11%) MVC
6 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (11.11%) EPiServer
6 1 (11.11%) Kentico
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (11.11%) SaaS

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (22.22%) CMS
1 2 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (22.22%) Umbraco
2 1 (11.11%) Kentico
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) IaaS
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Architect
1 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce Architect
2 3 (33.33%) AWS Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Sitecore Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 5 (55.56%) High Availability
3 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
5 1 (11.11%) API Design
5 1 (11.11%) Auto-Scaling
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 1 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) hybris
2 1 (11.11%) EPiServer