The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 100 121 123
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +2
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 29 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.05% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 2.13% 0.30% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +16.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Sitecore
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1363 1331 1232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.13% 50.08% 49.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 620 483
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 54 62
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.25 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £27.88 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.89%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Sitecore
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sitecore across the Berkshire region.

Sitecore Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Sitecore
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sitecore across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Sitecore Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Sitecore
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore across the Berkshire region.

Sitecore Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Sitecore
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 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
Reading +6 10 £400 +10.34%
Wokingham - 1 - -
Sitecore
South East

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 40 (74.07%) .NET
2 39 (72.22%) CMS
2 39 (72.22%) Sitecore CMS
3 38 (70.37%) C#
4 28 (51.85%) ASP.NET
5 18 (33.33%) CSS
5 18 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 15 (27.78%) HTML
7 14 (25.93%) jQuery
8 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 10 (18.52%) MVC
10 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 8 (14.81%) Web Services
11 8 (14.81%) Software Architecture
11 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (12.96%) HTML5
12 7 (12.96%) CSS3
12 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (12.96%) XML
12 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
13 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (9.26%) Systems Analysis
13 5 (9.26%) Dynamics CRM
13 5 (9.26%) Web Development
13 5 (9.26%) .NET Framework
13 5 (9.26%) Windows
13 5 (9.26%) CRM
13 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
14 4 (7.41%) WPF
14 4 (7.41%) Umbraco

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 39 (72.22%) CMS
1 39 (72.22%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.41%) Umbraco
4 3 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.70%) Kentico
6 1 (1.85%) Sitefinity
6 1 (1.85%) DNN
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.85%) MySQL
3 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.85%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.85%) Subversion
1 1 (1.85%) Firebug
1 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (68.52%) Developer
2 28 (51.85%) Sitecore Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.56%) SharePoint Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) CMS Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Business Systems Analyst
9 1 (1.85%) C# Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Developer Analyst
9 1 (1.85%) Lead Technical Architect
9 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Lead Architect
9 1 (1.85%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Designer
9 1 (1.85%) UI Programmer
9 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (74.07%) .NET
2 28 (51.85%) ASP.NET
3 18 (33.33%) CSS
4 15 (27.78%) HTML
5 14 (25.93%) jQuery
6 8 (14.81%) Web Services
7 7 (12.96%) XML
7 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (12.96%) HTML5
7 7 (12.96%) CSS3
8 5 (9.26%) .NET Framework
9 4 (7.41%) WPF
10 2 (3.70%) WCF
11 1 (1.85%) Ajax
11 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) User Experience
3 1 (1.85%) EPoS
3 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.85%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) MVC
2 8 (14.81%) Software Architecture
3 5 (9.26%) CRM
3 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (9.26%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (9.26%) Web Development
3 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
4 3 (5.56%) Change Control
4 3 (5.56%) Project Management
5 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.70%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.85%) Workflow
6 1 (1.85%) Migration
6 1 (1.85%) ETL
6 1 (1.85%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.85%) Change Management
6 1 (1.85%) E-business
6 1 (1.85%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 38 (70.37%) C#
2 18 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) NDS
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) Capita
2 2 (3.70%) EPiServer
2 2 (3.70%) Ektron
3 1 (1.85%) hybris
3 1 (1.85%) Demandware
3 1 (1.85%) Citrix
3 1 (1.85%) Novell