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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sitecore
North West / Cheshire
Rank 46 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.41% 0.11% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.93% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £344 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £425 £395
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
214 360 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.21% 39.87% 46.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 202 165
Median daily rate £376 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £225 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 23
Median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +37.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.98 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £35.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Sitecore as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +18 1 £350 -17.64%
Sitecore
North West

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) CMS
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) Umbraco
1 2 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (33.33%) EPiServer
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Energy Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (66.67%) CMS
1 2 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (66.67%) Umbraco
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management Server
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) CMS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Umbraco Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Energy Management
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) EPiServer
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft