The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 165 203 210
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +7
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 30 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.52% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 1.16% 0.49% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 11
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.43% -4.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £630 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -19.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 - -
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2584 3246 3370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.81% 45.83% 43.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1803 2261 2308
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 115 96
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.16 £51.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Sitecore
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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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014, 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 50 (90.91%) .NET
2 44 (80.00%) CMS
2 44 (80.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 42 (76.36%) C#
4 34 (61.82%) ASP.NET
5 33 (60.00%) JavaScript
6 30 (54.55%) MVC
7 29 (52.73%) CSS
8 28 (50.91%) jQuery
9 25 (45.45%) Umbraco
10 24 (43.64%) HTML
11 21 (38.18%) Web Services
11 21 (38.18%) SQL Server
11 21 (38.18%) EPiServer
12 20 (36.36%) XML
13 19 (34.55%) Finance
13 19 (34.55%) TDD
14 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (32.73%) .NET Framework
15 17 (30.91%) Ektron
16 16 (29.09%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (27.27%) HTML5
17 15 (27.27%) CSS3
18 14 (25.45%) Content Management
18 14 (25.45%) Visual Studio
19 13 (23.64%) IIS
20 12 (21.82%) T-SQL
20 12 (21.82%) Windows
20 12 (21.82%) NUnit
21 11 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 44 (80.00%) CMS
1 44 (80.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 25 (45.45%) Umbraco
3 13 (23.64%) IIS
4 9 (16.36%) SharePoint
5 5 (9.09%) Kentico
6 4 (7.27%) Joomla!
7 3 (5.45%) DNN
7 3 (5.45%) Sitefinity
8 2 (3.64%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (3.64%) Node.js
8 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (3.64%) Alfresco
9 1 (1.82%) Drupal
9 1 (1.82%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.64%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Visual Studio
2 12 (21.82%) NUnit
3 6 (10.91%) Subversion
4 4 (7.27%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.64%) Grunt
6 2 (3.64%) Build Forge
6 2 (3.64%) Mercurial
6 2 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.64%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.82%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.82%) JIRA
7 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (34.55%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.45%) Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Advertising
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (58.18%) Developer
2 13 (23.64%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Sitecore Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Web Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Architect
6 5 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Web Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.64%) Senior C# Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (90.91%) .NET
2 34 (61.82%) ASP.NET
3 29 (52.73%) CSS
4 28 (50.91%) jQuery
5 24 (43.64%) HTML
6 21 (38.18%) Web Services
7 20 (36.36%) XML
8 18 (32.73%) .NET Framework
9 16 (29.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (27.27%) HTML5
10 15 (27.27%) CSS3
11 9 (16.36%) AngularJS
12 8 (14.55%) Ajax
13 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 6 (10.91%) Razor View Engine
14 5 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (9.09%) WCF
15 4 (7.27%) Backbone.js
15 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.82%) Streaming Music
2 1 (1.82%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Android
2 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (54.55%) MVC
2 19 (34.55%) TDD
3 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (25.45%) Content Management
5 8 (14.55%) Scrum
6 7 (12.73%) Web Development
7 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
7 6 (10.91%) BDD
8 4 (7.27%) SOA
8 4 (7.27%) OO
9 3 (5.45%) Migration
9 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.45%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (3.64%) Automated Testing
10 2 (3.64%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.64%) Data Migration
10 2 (3.64%) Workflow
10 2 (3.64%) CMMI
10 2 (3.64%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 42 (76.36%) C#
2 33 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (21.82%) T-SQL
4 6 (10.91%) SQL
5 4 (7.27%) Python
5 4 (7.27%) PHP
6 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.64%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.64%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (38.18%) EPiServer
2 17 (30.91%) Ektron
3 4 (7.27%) RedDot
4 3 (5.45%) Google
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.45%) Twitter
5 2 (3.64%) Nintex
5 2 (3.64%) Vignette
5 2 (3.64%) Adobe
5 2 (3.64%) Interwoven
5 2 (3.64%) Stellent
5 2 (3.64%) FatWire
5 2 (3.64%) Facebook
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