The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 78 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.27% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.84% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£520 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.78 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 - -
Sitecore
North West

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

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
356 367 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.10% 44.16% 47.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 164 165
Average daily rate £400 £386 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +7.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £215 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 32
Average hourly rate £15.77 £16.13 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.20% -48.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.50 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £45.00 £44.90
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 Cheshire

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

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Sitecore
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Sitecore Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Sitecore
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 2 £520 - 1
Chester - 1 - -
Sitecore
North West

Sitecore
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) CMS
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Umbraco
1 2 (66.67%) EPiServer
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 2 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (66.67%) Yeoman
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Windows

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (66.67%) CMS
1 2 (66.67%) Umbraco
1 2 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Yeoman
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) EPiServer
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