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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 38 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.79% - 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 1.74% - 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£613 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
172 199 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 45.03% 44.22% 39.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 104 49
Average daily rate £389 £395 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £483 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% +45.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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
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 22 May 2015. 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
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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 - 3 £613 -
Sitecore
East of England

Sitecore
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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%) Sitecore CMS
1 6 (66.67%) 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%) Data Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft