The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 82 92 90
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 14 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.83% 0.38% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 1.80% 0.77% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 1
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Sitecore
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
779 779 745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 46.01% 49.55% 51.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 377 293
Average daily rate £351 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.08% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £75 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 71 86
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £36.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Sitecore
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Sitecore Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Sitecore
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +19 8 £348 -
Derbyshire +10 4 £350 +7.69% 1
Leicestershire - 1 £325 -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Sitecore
England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 16 (84.21%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) C#
3 9 (47.37%) CMS
3 9 (47.37%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (42.11%) Web Development
5 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
6 6 (31.58%) HTML
6 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
6 6 (31.58%) jQuery
7 5 (26.32%) German Language
7 5 (26.32%) Retail
7 5 (26.32%) Internet
7 5 (26.32%) MVC
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
8 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
8 4 (21.05%) Content Management
8 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
10 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
10 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (10.53%) XSLT
10 2 (10.53%) CSS
10 2 (10.53%) Web Services
10 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (10.53%) JSON
10 2 (10.53%) Umbraco
10 2 (10.53%) EPiServer
11 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 9 (47.37%) CMS
1 9 (47.37%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (10.53%) Umbraco
3 1 (5.26%) Kentico
3 1 (5.26%) Node.js
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
2 1 (5.26%) Grunt
2 1 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (5.26%) Yeoman
2 1 (5.26%) Bower
General
1 5 (26.32%) Retail
1 5 (26.32%) German Language
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 15 (78.95%) Sitecore Developer
3 6 (31.58%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) WinForms Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Web Content Manager
5 1 (5.26%) CMS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Content Manager
5 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) .NET
2 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
3 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
3 6 (31.58%) jQuery
3 6 (31.58%) HTML
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (10.53%) XSLT
5 2 (10.53%) JSON
5 2 (10.53%) CSS
5 2 (10.53%) Web Services
6 1 (5.26%) XML
6 1 (5.26%) DOM
6 1 (5.26%) WPF
6 1 (5.26%) Silverlight
6 1 (5.26%) WinForms
6 1 (5.26%) Ajax
6 1 (5.26%) RESTful
6 1 (5.26%) HTML5
6 1 (5.26%) CSS3
6 1 (5.26%) Modernizr
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Web Development
2 5 (26.32%) MVC
2 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
3 4 (21.05%) Content Management
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
5 1 (5.26%) Web Design
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Progressive Enhancement
5 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) C#
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VB
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) EPiServer