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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 28 July 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 65 60 59
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.02% 0.27% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 2.04% 0.60% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £333 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -20.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.41 £9.50
% change year-on-year
- +156.94%
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
392 333 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 50.19% 44.22% 49.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 171 184
Median daily rate £400 £340 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £184 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 19
Median hourly rate £17.75 £17.00 £11.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +45.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.97 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Sitecore as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 July 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) jQuery
2 7 (70.00%) Wireframes
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) Front End Development
5 4 (40.00%) Web Development
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) Back Office
7 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (20.00%) CRM
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (10.00%) Joomla!
8 1 (10.00%) Drupal
8 1 (10.00%) Citrix
8 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 1 (10.00%) Python
8 1 (10.00%) C
8 1 (10.00%) PHP
8 1 (10.00%) Java
8 1 (10.00%) C++
8 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
8 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 1 (10.00%) WordPress

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) Drupal
1 1 (10.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (90.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) IT Graduate
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering Graduate
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Wireframes
2 5 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 4 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) VMware