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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 30 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 8 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.87% - 1.46%
As % of the Vendors category 6.15% - 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
Median daily rate £313 - £333
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 - £9.50
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
130 120 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 46.59% 35.71% 38.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 88 101
Median daily rate £350 £305 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £170 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -14.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.49% +7.19%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sitecore across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Sitecore Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (69.23%) C#
1 9 (69.23%) MVC
2 8 (61.54%) CMS
2 8 (61.54%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) WCF
5 4 (30.77%) Umbraco
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) TDD
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (23.08%) Digital Media
6 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Apache Solr
6 3 (23.08%) QA
6 3 (23.08%) Lucene
7 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
7 2 (15.38%) Selenium
7 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (15.38%) BDD
7 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
7 2 (15.38%) Front End Development

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 (61.54%) CMS
1 8 (61.54%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (30.77%) Umbraco
3 3 (23.08%) Apache Solr
4 1 (7.69%) Commerce Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Sitecore Developer
3 5 (38.46%) CMS Developer
4 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Designer
6 1 (7.69%) Lead Designer
6 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Designer
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Designer
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
6 1 (7.69%) Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) WCF
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (23.08%) Lucene
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
6 1 (7.69%) Middleware
6 1 (7.69%) REST
6 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) MVC
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
5 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (15.38%) OOP
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Content Management
6 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) Microservices
6 1 (7.69%) Open Source
6 1 (7.69%) SOA
6 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
6 1 (7.69%) Web Development
6 1 (7.69%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Alterian
3 1 (7.69%) SAP