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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 124 133 133
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.038% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.078% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£363 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
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
1196 1289 1458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 47.61% 49.33% 50.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 583 519
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 59 58
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.46 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £37.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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
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 31 October 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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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 - - - - 2
Slough - - - -
Windsor - - - - 2
Sitecore
South East

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) MVC
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET
3 9 (81.82%) CMS
3 9 (81.82%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
5 6 (54.55%) jQuery
5 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (45.45%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (45.45%) HTML
6 5 (45.45%) CSS
7 4 (36.36%) XML
7 4 (36.36%) DSDM
7 4 (36.36%) SQL
7 4 (36.36%) Open Text
7 4 (36.36%) Scrum
7 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 4 (36.36%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (36.36%) JIRA
7 4 (36.36%) Selenium
7 4 (36.36%) WCF
7 4 (36.36%) Subversion
7 4 (36.36%) Ajax
7 4 (36.36%) Web Development
7 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
8 2 (18.18%) Umbraco
9 1 (9.09%) SQL Server

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) CMS
1 9 (81.82%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (36.36%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (18.18%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Subversion
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
1 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Sitecore Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Web Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
4 3 (27.27%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (18.18%) CMS Developer
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) jQuery
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
4 5 (45.45%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (36.36%) XML
5 4 (36.36%) Ajax
5 4 (36.36%) WCF
6 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) DSDM
2 4 (36.36%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) Open Text