The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 29 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.51% - 1.99%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% - 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£325 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £368
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +12.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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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 Chester region.

Vendors Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
83 101 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 42.35% 43.72% 51.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 36 16
Average daily rate £413 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £160 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £23.68 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.13 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Sitecore
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Sitecore Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Sitecore
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree