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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 53 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.24% 1.86% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.46% 5.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £358
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.09%
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 Cardiff region.

Vendors Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
218 129 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 52.15% 34.22% 47.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 79 94
Average daily rate £355 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Auto-Scaling

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft