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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 40 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 10 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.40% - 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 5.46% - 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£600 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
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
183 110 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 43.99% 40.15% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 69 103
Average daily rate £325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £13.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.30 £42.50 £45.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.15 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -5.40%

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 24 November 2014. 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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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 - 9 £600 -
Bedford - - - -
Sitecore
East of England

Sitecore
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 (90.00%) E-Commerce
1 9 (90.00%) SOA
2 8 (80.00%) CMS
2 8 (80.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) .NET
4 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (60.00%) Retail
4 6 (60.00%) C#
5 5 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (30.00%) Mobile Commerce
7 2 (20.00%) Content Management
8 1 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
8 1 (10.00%) Marketing
8 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
8 1 (10.00%) Tandem
8 1 (10.00%) Workflow
8 1 (10.00%) Migration
8 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 1 (10.00%) CRM
8 1 (10.00%) Web Services

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) CMS
1 8 (80.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
General
1 6 (60.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Architect
2 8 (80.00%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (60.00%) Web Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Digital Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) SOA
1 9 (90.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Mobile Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) Content Management
6 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) Workflow
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (10.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft