The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 57 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% 0.49% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 1.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £375 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
Sitecore
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
312 286 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 46.57% 46.73% 51.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 144 142
Average daily rate £363 £360 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +14.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £207 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.06 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Sitecore
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Sitecore Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) CMS
1 4 (80.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Content Management
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Content Management
2 3 (60.00%) Adobe
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Interwoven
2 3 (60.00%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (60.00%) Umbraco
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) Sitefinity
3 2 (40.00%) Marketing Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Information Management
3 2 (40.00%) Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 4 (80.00%) CMS
1 4 (80.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (60.00%) Umbraco
3 2 (40.00%) Sitefinity
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) SDL Web 8
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) CMS Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) CMS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Content Management
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Information Management
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Use Case
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Interwoven