The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 32 53 39
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -14
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 4 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.59% 0.23% 1.84%
As % of the Vendors category 4.71% 0.46% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.04 £9.50
% change year-on-year
- +289.89%
Sitecore
South Wales

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

Vendors Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
85 218 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 33.73% 50.23% 34.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 162 82
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 3
Median hourly rate £13.25 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -7.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Sitecore as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Sitecore
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Sitecore Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 9 (64.29%) C#
1 9 (64.29%) MVC
2 8 (57.14%) CMS
2 8 (57.14%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
5 4 (28.57%) QA
5 4 (28.57%) WCF
5 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) Umbraco
6 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
6 3 (21.43%) TDD
6 3 (21.43%) Lucene
6 3 (21.43%) Apache Solr
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (21.43%) Digital Media
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
7 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (14.29%) BDD
7 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
7 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
7 2 (14.29%) Billing

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 8 (57.14%) CMS
1 8 (57.14%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (21.43%) Apache Solr
2 3 (21.43%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (14.29%) Billing
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Sitecore Developer
3 5 (35.71%) CMS Developer
4 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Designer
6 1 (7.14%) ICT Manager
6 1 (7.14%) ICT Programme Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Lead Designer
6 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
6 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Designer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Designer
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
6 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) WCF
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (21.43%) Lucene
5 2 (14.29%) Middleware
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.14%) CSS
6 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
6 1 (7.14%) HTML
6 1 (7.14%) REST
6 1 (7.14%) SOAP
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) MVC
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) OOP
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Content Management
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
6 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) Microservices
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) SOA
6 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
6 1 (7.14%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Alterian
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Genesys