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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 65 66 51
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.85% 0.46% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 2.31% 1.16% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £265 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £342 £247
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 - -
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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
346 346 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 36.97% 39.72% 34.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 236 126
Average daily rate £350 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £275 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £484 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 17
Average hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.07 £12.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £27.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sitecore across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Sitecore Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Sitecore
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) MVC
3 5 (62.50%) Umbraco
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (12.50%) CMS
6 1 (12.50%) EPiServer
6 1 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) Umbraco
2 1 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) EPiServer