The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 28 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.87% 2.73% -
As % of the Vendors category 4.71% 5.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £413 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £360 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.90% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.75 -
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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 Dorset region.

Vendors Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
85 87 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 39.72% 47.54% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 48 22
Average daily rate £315 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £526 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 11
Average hourly rate £24.50 - £40.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 - £10.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 - £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Sitecore
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sitecore across the Dorset region.

Sitecore Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Sitecore
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) CMS
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (20.00%) EPiServer
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 3 (60.00%) CMS
1 3 (60.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Programmer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Programmer
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Programmer
3 2 (40.00%) Programmer
4 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
1 1 (20.00%) OO
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) EPiServer