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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 164 209 214
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +5
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 32 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 1.25% 0.49% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.43% -4.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £630 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -21.87%
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
2567 3259 3364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.31% 45.84% 42.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1782 2277 2316
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £270
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 53 113 98
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £57.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Sitecore
London

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 23 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 23 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 51 (87.93%) .NET
2 47 (81.03%) CMS
2 47 (81.03%) Sitecore CMS
3 43 (74.14%) C#
4 35 (60.34%) ASP.NET
5 34 (58.62%) JavaScript
6 30 (51.72%) MVC
6 30 (51.72%) CSS
7 29 (50.00%) jQuery
8 27 (46.55%) Umbraco
9 25 (43.10%) HTML
10 23 (39.66%) EPiServer
11 22 (37.93%) SQL Server
12 21 (36.21%) Web Services
13 20 (34.48%) XML
13 20 (34.48%) Finance
13 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (32.76%) TDD
15 18 (31.03%) .NET Framework
15 18 (31.03%) Ektron
16 17 (29.31%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (25.86%) HTML5
17 15 (25.86%) CSS3
18 14 (24.14%) Content Management
18 14 (24.14%) Visual Studio
19 13 (22.41%) IIS
20 12 (20.69%) NUnit
20 12 (20.69%) T-SQL
20 12 (20.69%) Windows
21 11 (18.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 47 (81.03%) CMS
1 47 (81.03%) Sitecore CMS
2 27 (46.55%) Umbraco
3 13 (22.41%) IIS
4 9 (15.52%) SharePoint
5 5 (8.62%) Kentico
6 4 (6.90%) Joomla!
7 3 (5.17%) DNN
7 3 (5.17%) Sitefinity
8 2 (3.45%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (3.45%) Node.js
8 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (3.45%) Alfresco
9 1 (1.72%) Drupal
9 1 (1.72%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) Internet
2 1 (1.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (18.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.45%) MySQL
4 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Visual Studio
2 12 (20.69%) NUnit
3 6 (10.34%) Subversion
4 4 (6.90%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.45%) Grunt
6 2 (3.45%) Build Forge
6 2 (3.45%) Mercurial
6 2 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.45%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.72%) JIRA
7 1 (1.72%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (34.48%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.90%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Advertising
5 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (56.90%) Developer
2 13 (22.41%) .NET Developer
3 9 (15.52%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (15.52%) Sitecore Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Web Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Architect
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.62%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.62%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (5.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (3.45%) CMS Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (87.93%) .NET
2 35 (60.34%) ASP.NET
3 30 (51.72%) CSS
4 29 (50.00%) jQuery
5 25 (43.10%) HTML
6 21 (36.21%) Web Services
7 20 (34.48%) XML
8 18 (31.03%) .NET Framework
9 17 (29.31%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (25.86%) HTML5
10 15 (25.86%) CSS3
11 9 (15.52%) AngularJS
12 8 (13.79%) Ajax
13 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 6 (10.34%) Razor View Engine
15 5 (8.62%) KnockoutJS
15 5 (8.62%) WCF
16 4 (6.90%) Backbone.js
16 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.72%) Streaming Music
2 1 (1.72%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Android
2 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) MVC
2 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (32.76%) TDD
4 14 (24.14%) Content Management
5 9 (15.52%) Scrum
6 7 (12.07%) Web Development
7 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
7 6 (10.34%) BDD
8 4 (6.90%) SOA
8 4 (6.90%) OO
9 3 (5.17%) Migration
9 3 (5.17%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.17%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (3.45%) Automated Testing
10 2 (3.45%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.45%) Data Migration
10 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (3.45%) Workflow
10 2 (3.45%) Project Management
10 2 (3.45%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 43 (74.14%) C#
2 34 (58.62%) JavaScript
3 12 (20.69%) T-SQL
4 6 (10.34%) SQL
5 4 (6.90%) Python
5 4 (6.90%) PHP
6 3 (5.17%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.45%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (39.66%) EPiServer
2 18 (31.03%) Ektron
3 4 (6.90%) RedDot
4 3 (5.17%) Google
4 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.17%) Adobe
4 3 (5.17%) Twitter
5 2 (3.45%) Nintex
5 2 (3.45%) Vignette
5 2 (3.45%) Interwoven
5 2 (3.45%) Stellent
5 2 (3.45%) FatWire
5 2 (3.45%) Facebook
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