The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 138 152 195
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +43
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 15 36 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.70% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 1.22% 1.59% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 34 8
Average daily rate £406 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £493 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
Sitecore
London

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

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1230 2261 2561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.10% 43.98% 43.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 1664 1786
Average daily rate £430 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 45 57
Average hourly rate £24.00 £21.63 £19.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.98% +11.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.08 £13.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.60 £31.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Sitecore
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 across the City of London region.

Sitecore Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Sitecore
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sitecore across the City of London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Sitecore Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Sitecore
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Sitecore Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 17 (51.52%) CMS
1 17 (51.52%) Sitecore CMS
2 16 (48.48%) .NET
3 13 (39.39%) Finance
4 10 (30.30%) C#
4 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET
5 9 (27.27%) Content Management
6 7 (21.21%) MVC
6 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
6 7 (21.21%) Fund Management
7 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (15.15%) Umbraco
8 5 (15.15%) Data Entry
8 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (12.12%) Degree
9 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (12.12%) IIS
9 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (12.12%) SQL
10 3 (9.09%) HTML
10 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
10 3 (9.09%) Oracle
10 3 (9.09%) CSS
10 3 (9.09%) Web Services
10 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 3 (9.09%) NHS
10 3 (9.09%) Migration
10 3 (9.09%) TDD
10 3 (9.09%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 17 (51.52%) CMS
1 17 (51.52%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (15.15%) Umbraco
3 4 (12.12%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) ColdFusion
4 1 (3.03%) DNN
4 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.03%) Immediacy CMS
4 1 (3.03%) Kentico
4 1 (3.03%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.03%) Fireworks
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.03%) MarkLogic
3 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) Sitecore Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) .NET Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Content Editor
4 5 (15.15%) Web Content Editor
4 5 (15.15%) Web Editor
5 4 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) C# Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Senior IT Support
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Sitecore Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Web Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Web Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) .NET
2 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET
3 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (9.09%) CSS
4 3 (9.09%) HTML
4 3 (9.09%) jQuery
4 3 (9.09%) Web Services
5 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (6.06%) CSS3
5 2 (6.06%) Entity Framework
5 2 (6.06%) HTML5
5 2 (6.06%) WCF
6 1 (3.03%) Backbone.js
6 1 (3.03%) OpenID
6 1 (3.03%) OpenRasta
6 1 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) NHS
2 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
1 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Content Management
2 7 (21.21%) Fund Management
2 7 (21.21%) MVC
3 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.15%) Data Entry
5 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.09%) BDD
6 3 (9.09%) Load Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Migration
6 3 (9.09%) TDD
7 2 (6.06%) Scrum
7 2 (6.06%) Web Testing
8 1 (3.03%) B2B
8 1 (3.03%) B2C
8 1 (3.03%) CRM
8 1 (3.03%) Document Management
8 1 (3.03%) Project Management
8 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) C#
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) EPiServer
2 1 (3.03%) hybris
2 1 (3.03%) Tableau
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