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 21 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sitecore
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 58 53 54
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% 0.63% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 1.29% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £463 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% +12.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £425 £391
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +8.62%
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 Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
315 310 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 53.30% 48.74% 43.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 151 126
Median daily rate £350 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £498 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 19
Median hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £10.73 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring

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 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (50.00%) VMware