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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 1 July 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 157 178 176
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -2
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 12 22 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.38% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 0.89% 0.88% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 23
Median daily rate £413 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £264 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £366 £328
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +11.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 - £9.50
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
1341 2498 2621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.21% 42.69% 44.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1028 1860 1822
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 65 40
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £45.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Sitecore as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 July 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 1 July 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 18 (54.55%) .NET
1 18 (54.55%) CMS
1 18 (54.55%) Sitecore CMS
2 12 (36.36%) C#
3 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.21%) IIS
5 7 (21.21%) MVC
6 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
7 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (15.15%) Umbraco
7 5 (15.15%) Load Testing
7 5 (15.15%) SQL
7 5 (15.15%) Web Services
7 5 (15.15%) Finance
8 4 (12.12%) Web Development
8 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (9.09%) User Experience
9 3 (9.09%) Analytics
9 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
9 3 (9.09%) BDD
9 3 (9.09%) TDD
9 3 (9.09%) Banking
9 3 (9.09%) WCF
9 3 (9.09%) NHS
9 3 (9.09%) Windows
9 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
9 3 (9.09%) Scrum

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 18 (54.55%) CMS
1 18 (54.55%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (21.21%) IIS
3 5 (15.15%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Drupal
4 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.03%) Kentico
4 1 (3.03%) Lightstreamer
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) GIMP
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.03%) Grunt
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Advertising
4 1 (3.03%) Back Office
4 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 15 (45.45%) Sitecore Developer
3 7 (21.21%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (12.12%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) .NET
2 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 5 (15.15%) Web Services
4 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (9.09%) WCF
6 2 (6.06%) CSS
6 2 (6.06%) jQuery
7 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.03%) Ajax
7 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.03%) CSS3
7 1 (3.03%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.03%) HTML5
7 1 (3.03%) JSON
7 1 (3.03%) Sass
7 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.03%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (3.03%) XHTML
7 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) NHS
1 3 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (3.03%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) MVC
3 5 (15.15%) Load Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Web Development
5 3 (9.09%) Analytics
5 3 (9.09%) BDD
5 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.09%) Content Management
5 3 (9.09%) Scrum
5 3 (9.09%) TDD
6 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (6.06%) Front End Development
6 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Content Development
7 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.03%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (3.03%) DevOps
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (3.03%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) C#
2 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 5 (15.15%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.03%) PMP
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) EPiServer
1 2 (6.06%) Google
1 2 (6.06%) hybris
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.06%) SAP
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe
2 1 (3.03%) CA
2 1 (3.03%) Ektron
2 1 (3.03%) Omniture
2 1 (3.03%) StreamBase
2 1 (3.03%) TIBCO