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 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 174 171 218
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +47
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 27 31 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.53% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 1.15% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 8
Average daily rate
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£391 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.94% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £350 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £358
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 - -
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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
2339 2684 3332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.16% 45.62% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1736 1849 2301
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 55 95
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.47 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £34.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015, 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 30 (63.83%) .NET
2 29 (61.70%) CMS
2 29 (61.70%) Sitecore CMS
3 25 (53.19%) C#
4 24 (51.06%) SQL Server
5 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (44.68%) Umbraco
7 20 (42.55%) MVC
8 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET
9 16 (34.04%) EPiServer
9 16 (34.04%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (31.91%) TDD
10 15 (31.91%) HTML
10 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
11 14 (29.79%) Scrum
11 14 (29.79%) WCF
11 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (27.66%) .NET Framework
13 12 (25.53%) CSS
13 12 (25.53%) Kentico
14 11 (23.40%) BDD
14 11 (23.40%) Entity Framework
14 11 (23.40%) Razor View Engine
14 11 (23.40%) RESTful
14 11 (23.40%) E-Commerce
14 11 (23.40%) LINQ
15 10 (21.28%) Content Management
15 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (21.28%) Mentoring
16 9 (19.15%) AngularJS

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 29 (61.70%) CMS
1 29 (61.70%) Sitecore CMS
2 21 (44.68%) Umbraco
3 12 (25.53%) Kentico
4 3 (6.38%) Sitefinity
4 3 (6.38%) IIS
5 2 (4.26%) Node.js
6 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.13%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (2.13%) Immediacy CMS
6 1 (2.13%) WordPress
6 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.13%) DNN
6 1 (2.13%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (51.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.26%) MarkLogic
5 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.26%) Subversion
1 2 (4.26%) JIRA
1 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.13%) ReSharper
2 1 (2.13%) Maven
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Retail
2 4 (8.51%) Marketing
3 2 (4.26%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.13%) Billing
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (57.45%) Developer
2 14 (29.79%) .NET Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Sitecore Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Applications Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.26%) .NET Architect
6 2 (4.26%) .NET Technical Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Umbraco Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Director
7 1 (2.13%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.13%) Content Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (63.83%) .NET
2 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET
3 16 (34.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (31.91%) HTML
5 14 (29.79%) WCF
5 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (27.66%) .NET Framework
7 12 (25.53%) CSS
8 11 (23.40%) LINQ
8 11 (23.40%) RESTful
8 11 (23.40%) Entity Framework
8 11 (23.40%) Razor View Engine
9 9 (19.15%) AngularJS
10 7 (14.89%) jQuery
11 5 (10.64%) CSS3
11 5 (10.64%) HTML5
12 4 (8.51%) WPF
12 4 (8.51%) XML
12 4 (8.51%) XSLT
12 4 (8.51%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) User Experience
2 1 (2.13%) NHS
2 1 (2.13%) W3C
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (42.55%) MVC
3 15 (31.91%) TDD
4 14 (29.79%) Scrum
5 11 (23.40%) BDD
5 11 (23.40%) E-Commerce
6 10 (21.28%) Content Management
6 10 (21.28%) Mentoring
7 9 (19.15%) Pair Programming
8 7 (14.89%) Web Development
8 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.51%) SEO
10 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (6.38%) Project Management
10 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.38%) Kanban
10 3 (6.38%) Analytics
11 2 (4.26%) Web Testing
11 2 (4.26%) Domain-Driven Design
11 2 (4.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (53.19%) C#
2 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.02%) SQL
4 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.38%) VB
4 3 (6.38%) VB6
5 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.13%) Java
5 1 (2.13%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) EPiServer
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.38%) Google
4 2 (4.26%) IBM
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle
4 2 (4.26%) Facebook
4 2 (4.26%) Twitter
5 1 (2.13%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.13%) SAP
5 1 (2.13%) Adobe
5 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.13%) TIBCO