The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 70 69 66
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.36% 0.46% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.96% 1.21% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
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
South West

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

Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
314 331 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 37.16% 38.05% 33.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 238 182
Average daily rate £350 £375 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £225 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 12
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -7.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £46.25 £30.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Sitecore
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Sitecore Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Sitecore
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (60.00%) CMS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Content Management
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) Umbraco
2 3 (60.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (60.00%) Build Automation
3 2 (40.00%) C#

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 3 (60.00%) CMS
1 3 (60.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (60.00%) Umbraco
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Build Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Content Management
2 3 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft