The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 114 125 147
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +22
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 14 24 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.55% 0.77% 0.099%
As % of the Vendors category 1.12% 1.63% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 2
Median daily rate £450 £413 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +44.73%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.41 £9.50
% change year-on-year
- +156.94%
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 of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1252 1474 1349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 49.12% 47.27% 44.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 853 730
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 137 149
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Sitecore as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Sitecore
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Sitecore Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Sitecore
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sitecore across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Sitecore Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Sitecore
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore across the East of England region.

Sitecore Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Sitecore
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 9 £450 - 1
Cambridgeshire -2 3 - -
Hertfordshire +17 2 £450 +50.00%
Sitecore
England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 21 (65.63%) CMS
1 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (65.63%) Sitecore CMS
2 12 (37.50%) User Experience
3 11 (34.38%) .NET
4 10 (31.25%) C#
4 10 (31.25%) Retail
5 9 (28.13%) HTML
5 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
6 8 (25.00%) Change Management
6 8 (25.00%) MVC
6 8 (25.00%) CSS
6 8 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 8 (25.00%) User Stories
6 8 (25.00%) Wireframes
7 7 (21.88%) Drupal
8 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
8 6 (18.75%) Process Improvement
8 6 (18.75%) Business Process Improvement
9 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Use Case
9 5 (15.63%) JIRA
9 5 (15.63%) TDD
9 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
10 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 4 (12.50%) Content Management
10 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (12.50%) Axure RP

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (65.63%) CMS
1 21 (65.63%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (21.88%) Drupal
3 3 (9.38%) IIS
4 2 (6.25%) Umbraco
5 1 (3.13%) Joomla!
5 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) JIRA
2 4 (12.50%) Axure RP
3 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.13%) Bower
5 1 (3.13%) Grunt
5 1 (3.13%) gulp
5 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
General
1 10 (31.25%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Business Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Analyst
4 8 (25.00%) Sitecore Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Digital Business Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Digital Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Product Specialist
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Leader
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Manager
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Architect
7 2 (6.25%) CMS Business Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (6.25%) Sitecore Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Delivery Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Digital Development Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Digital Strategist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) .NET
2 9 (28.13%) HTML
3 8 (25.00%) CSS
4 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
6 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
6 3 (9.38%) CSS3
6 3 (9.38%) HTML5
6 3 (9.38%) jQuery
7 2 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (3.13%) Angular 2
8 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (3.13%) Node.js
8 1 (3.13%) React
8 1 (3.13%) RequireJS
8 1 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) User Experience
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.13%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.13%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 8 (25.00%) Change Management
2 8 (25.00%) MVC
2 8 (25.00%) User Stories
2 8 (25.00%) Wireframes
3 6 (18.75%) Business Process Improvement
3 6 (18.75%) Process Improvement
4 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
4 5 (15.63%) TDD
4 5 (15.63%) Use Case
4 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (12.50%) BDD
5 4 (12.50%) Content Management
5 4 (12.50%) SOLID
6 3 (9.38%) Analytics
6 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Web Development
7 2 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) C#
2 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) C
3 1 (3.13%) C++
3 1 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) PHP
3 1 (3.13%) Python
3 1 (3.13%) Ruby
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Citrix
2 1 (3.13%) hybris
2 1 (3.13%) VMware