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 24 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Sitecore.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 192 211 203
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 15 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.33% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £235 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -66.66%
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 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
2699 3311 3062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.10% 45.54% 43.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1967 2315 2122
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 90 83
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.38% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £28.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 41 (87.23%) .NET
2 38 (80.85%) CMS
2 38 (80.85%) Sitecore CMS
3 30 (63.83%) C#
4 29 (61.70%) JavaScript
5 28 (59.57%) ASP.NET
6 27 (57.45%) CSS
6 27 (57.45%) MVC
7 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (53.19%) HTML
9 23 (48.94%) jQuery
10 22 (46.81%) .NET Framework
11 21 (44.68%) XML
12 20 (42.55%) TDD
13 19 (40.43%) SQL Server
14 17 (36.17%) Finance
14 17 (36.17%) Umbraco
15 16 (34.04%) EPiServer
16 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (31.91%) HTML5
17 13 (27.66%) Visual Studio
17 13 (27.66%) AngularJS
18 12 (25.53%) Web Services
18 12 (25.53%) Ektron
18 12 (25.53%) Content Management
19 11 (23.40%) CSS3
20 10 (21.28%) Razor View Engine
20 10 (21.28%) NUnit
20 10 (21.28%) Web Development
21 9 (19.15%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 38 (80.85%) CMS
1 38 (80.85%) Sitecore CMS
2 17 (36.17%) Umbraco
3 9 (19.15%) SharePoint
4 8 (17.02%) IIS
5 6 (12.77%) Node.js
6 5 (10.64%) DNN
7 4 (8.51%) Alfresco
7 4 (8.51%) Joomla!
7 4 (8.51%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (6.38%) Drupal
8 3 (6.38%) Sitefinity
9 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (4.26%) Kentico
9 2 (4.26%) WordPress
9 2 (4.26%) Content Management Server
10 1 (2.13%) Orchard CMS
10 1 (2.13%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.13%) MS Project
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (40.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Visual Studio
2 10 (21.28%) NUnit
3 2 (4.26%) Subversion
3 2 (4.26%) Grunt
4 1 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.13%) Build Forge
4 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
2 2 (4.26%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (61.70%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) Front-End Developer
3 10 (21.28%) .NET Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Architect
5 7 (14.89%) Sitecore Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Technical Architect
7 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.38%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Consultant
9 1 (2.13%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Senior Business Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.13%) Business Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Delivery Manager
9 1 (2.13%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (87.23%) .NET
2 28 (59.57%) ASP.NET
3 27 (57.45%) CSS
4 25 (53.19%) HTML
5 23 (48.94%) jQuery
6 22 (46.81%) .NET Framework
7 21 (44.68%) XML
8 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (31.91%) HTML5
9 13 (27.66%) AngularJS
10 12 (25.53%) Web Services
11 11 (23.40%) CSS3
12 10 (21.28%) Razor View Engine
13 9 (19.15%) KnockoutJS
13 9 (19.15%) Ajax
14 8 (17.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 7 (14.89%) LINQ
16 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 3 (6.38%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Streaming Music
2 1 (2.13%) Graphic Design
2 1 (2.13%) RIA
2 1 (2.13%) Social Media
2 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) MVC
2 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (42.55%) TDD
4 12 (25.53%) Content Management
5 10 (21.28%) Web Development
6 8 (17.02%) Scrum
7 7 (14.89%) E-Commerce
7 7 (14.89%) BDD
8 5 (10.64%) SOA
9 2 (4.26%) Project Management
9 2 (4.26%) CMMI
9 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.26%) Workflow
9 2 (4.26%) Migration
9 2 (4.26%) Information Security
9 2 (4.26%) Automated Testing
9 2 (4.26%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (4.26%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (4.26%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (63.83%) C#
2 29 (61.70%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.02%) T-SQL
4 5 (10.64%) SQL
5 4 (8.51%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.38%) PHP
7 2 (4.26%) Python
8 1 (2.13%) C++
8 1 (2.13%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) EPiServer
2 12 (25.53%) Ektron
3 6 (12.77%) RedDot
4 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.26%) Adobe
5 2 (4.26%) Interwoven
5 2 (4.26%) Stellent
5 2 (4.26%) FatWire
5 2 (4.26%) Facebook
5 2 (4.26%) Twitter
5 2 (4.26%) Nintex
5 2 (4.26%) Google
5 2 (4.26%) Vignette