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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sitecore
South East / Berkshire
Rank 85 118 97
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -21
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 22 8 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.09% 0.32% 1.41%
As % of the Vendors category 2.18% 0.63% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 21
Median daily rate £450 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £195 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £375 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £398
% change year-on-year
- +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1008 1264 1336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.05% 50.20% 48.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 629 648
Median daily rate £413 £380 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% -4.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 65 39
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Sitecore as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 13 £450 -
Reading +10 3 £369 +13.46% 1
Maidenhead - 1 £400 -
Sitecore
South East

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 20 (76.92%) CMS
1 20 (76.92%) Sitecore CMS
2 16 (61.54%) TDD
2 16 (61.54%) Java
2 16 (61.54%) Project Management
2 16 (61.54%) BDD
3 15 (57.69%) REST
3 15 (57.69%) WebDriver
3 15 (57.69%) Bitbucket
3 15 (57.69%) Splunk
3 15 (57.69%) Gradle
3 15 (57.69%) Apache Ivy
3 15 (57.69%) eggPlant
3 15 (57.69%) JMeter
3 15 (57.69%) OOP
3 15 (57.69%) OO
3 15 (57.69%) Python
3 15 (57.69%) HTTP
3 15 (57.69%) Ant
3 15 (57.69%) XML
3 15 (57.69%) Content Management
3 15 (57.69%) Maven
3 15 (57.69%) Ruby
3 15 (57.69%) Groovy
3 15 (57.69%) Selenium
3 15 (57.69%) JSON
4 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
5 12 (46.15%) Visualisation
6 11 (42.31%) Manual Testing

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (76.92%) CMS
1 20 (76.92%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (57.69%) Ant
1 15 (57.69%) Apache Ivy
1 15 (57.69%) Bitbucket
1 15 (57.69%) eggPlant
1 15 (57.69%) Gradle
1 15 (57.69%) JMeter
1 15 (57.69%) Maven
1 15 (57.69%) Selenium
1 15 (57.69%) WebDriver
2 4 (15.38%) Gatling
2 4 (15.38%) NeoLoad
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Developer in Test
3 5 (19.23%) Sitecore Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Development Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Azure Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Content Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Integration Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Principal Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Web Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) JSON
1 15 (57.69%) REST
1 15 (57.69%) XML
2 9 (34.62%) .NET
3 4 (15.38%) React
3 4 (15.38%) Web Services
4 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
4 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
6 1 (3.85%) HTML
6 1 (3.85%) Java EE
6 1 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Unix
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) BDD
1 16 (61.54%) Project Management
1 16 (61.54%) TDD
2 15 (57.69%) Content Management
2 15 (57.69%) OO
2 15 (57.69%) OOP
3 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 12 (46.15%) Visualisation
5 11 (42.31%) Automated Testing
5 11 (42.31%) Manual Testing
5 11 (42.31%) Scrum
5 11 (42.31%) Security Testing
6 4 (15.38%) MVC
7 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
7 3 (11.54%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (11.54%) Software Delivery
8 1 (3.85%) Automation Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Feasibility Study
8 1 (3.85%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) Java
2 15 (57.69%) Groovy
2 15 (57.69%) Python
2 15 (57.69%) Ruby
3 11 (42.31%) C++
4 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 4 (15.38%) SQL
6 3 (11.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Splunk
2 4 (15.38%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) ForgeRock
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Pega