The table below looks at the statistics for Sitecore CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore CMS over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore CMS
Rank 191 218 202
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -16
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 11 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.082% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.14% 0.47% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £275 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £305
% change year-on-year
-2.09% +17.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
968 1273 1238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.30% 17.46% 16.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 701 886 895
Average daily rate £398 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £12.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £33.20 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

Sitecore CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore CMS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Sitecore CMS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Sitecore CMS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Sitecore CMS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Sitecore CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Sitecore CMS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Sitecore CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Sitecore CMS 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 CMS.

1 38 (100.00%) CMS
1 38 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 34 (89.47%) .NET
3 28 (73.68%) JavaScript
4 26 (68.42%) CSS
5 25 (65.79%) C#
6 24 (63.16%) HTML
6 24 (63.16%) ASP.NET
7 23 (60.53%) MVC
7 23 (60.53%) jQuery
7 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (57.89%) .NET Framework
9 21 (55.26%) XML
10 19 (50.00%) SQL Server
10 19 (50.00%) TDD
11 17 (44.74%) Umbraco
11 17 (44.74%) Finance
12 16 (42.11%) EPiServer
13 15 (39.47%) HTML5
14 13 (34.21%) Visual Studio
15 12 (31.58%) Web Services
15 12 (31.58%) Ektron
15 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (31.58%) Content Management
16 11 (28.95%) CSS3
16 11 (28.95%) AngularJS
17 10 (26.32%) Razor View Engine
17 10 (26.32%) NUnit
18 9 (23.68%) Ajax
18 9 (23.68%) SharePoint

Sitecore CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Sitecore CMS 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 CMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 38 (100.00%) CMS
2 17 (44.74%) Umbraco
3 9 (23.68%) SharePoint
4 8 (21.05%) IIS
5 5 (13.16%) DNN
6 4 (10.53%) Node.js
6 4 (10.53%) Joomla!
6 4 (10.53%) Alfresco
6 4 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (7.89%) Sitefinity
7 3 (7.89%) Drupal
8 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (5.26%) WordPress
8 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (5.26%) Kentico
8 2 (5.26%) Content Management Server
9 1 (2.63%) Orchard CMS
9 1 (2.63%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Visual Studio
2 10 (26.32%) NUnit
3 2 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.63%) Build Forge
4 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (68.42%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Front-End Developer
3 10 (26.32%) .NET Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Architect
5 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Sitecore Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.63%) Web Business Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) QA Leader
8 1 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Umbraco Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (89.47%) .NET
2 26 (68.42%) CSS
3 24 (63.16%) HTML
3 24 (63.16%) ASP.NET
4 23 (60.53%) jQuery
5 22 (57.89%) .NET Framework
6 21 (55.26%) XML
7 15 (39.47%) HTML5
8 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (31.58%) Web Services
9 11 (28.95%) CSS3
9 11 (28.95%) AngularJS
10 10 (26.32%) Razor View Engine
11 9 (23.68%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (23.68%) Ajax
12 8 (21.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 7 (18.42%) LINQ
14 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Streaming Music
2 1 (2.63%) Graphic Design
2 1 (2.63%) RIA
2 1 (2.63%) Social Media
2 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) MVC
1 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) TDD
3 12 (31.58%) Content Management
4 8 (21.05%) Scrum
5 7 (18.42%) Web Development
6 6 (15.79%) BDD
7 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.89%) SOA
9 2 (5.26%) Project Management
9 2 (5.26%) CMMI
9 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.26%) Workflow
9 2 (5.26%) Migration
9 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
9 2 (5.26%) Information Security
9 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 25 (65.79%) C#
3 8 (21.05%) T-SQL
4 5 (13.16%) SQL
5 4 (10.53%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.63%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) Java
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 16 (42.11%) EPiServer
3 12 (31.58%) Ektron
4 6 (15.79%) RedDot
5 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.26%) Adobe
6 2 (5.26%) Interwoven
6 2 (5.26%) Stellent
6 2 (5.26%) FatWire
6 2 (5.26%) Vignette
6 2 (5.26%) Nintex