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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 123 143 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 22 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.71% 0.16% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.56% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £285 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 - -
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
1409 1381 1103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.17% 44.02% 46.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 784 488
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 139 115
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.20 £40.00
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 East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

Sitecore Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cambridgeshire +11 21 £413 +44.73%
Hertfordshire +2 1 £300 +13.20%
Sitecore
England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 24 (77.42%) .NET
2 20 (64.52%) C#
3 16 (51.61%) Sitecore CMS
4 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
4 15 (48.39%) ASP.NET
4 15 (48.39%) CMS
5 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (29.03%) MVC
6 9 (29.03%) SOAP
6 9 (29.03%) XML
7 8 (25.81%) XSLT
7 8 (25.81%) Selenium
8 7 (22.58%) Oracle
8 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (19.35%) Java
9 6 (19.35%) SOA
10 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
10 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
10 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
10 5 (16.13%) SAP
10 5 (16.13%) jQuery
11 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (12.90%) Content Management
11 4 (12.90%) CRM
12 3 (9.68%) WCF
12 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (9.68%) KnockoutJS

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 16 (51.61%) Sitecore CMS
2 15 (48.39%) CMS
3 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (6.45%) Rackspace Cloud
4 2 (6.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Selenium
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
1 2 (6.45%) Banking
1 2 (6.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) Solutions Architect
2 13 (41.94%) Architect
2 13 (41.94%) Sitecore Developer
3 12 (38.71%) .NET Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.45%) UI Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (6.45%) UI Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) Digital Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.23%) CMS Developer
6 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.23%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (77.42%) .NET
2 15 (48.39%) ASP.NET
3 9 (29.03%) SOAP
3 9 (29.03%) XML
4 8 (25.81%) XSLT
5 5 (16.13%) jQuery
6 3 (9.68%) WCF
6 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (9.68%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (6.45%) HTML
7 2 (6.45%) SAP PI
7 2 (6.45%) Middleware
7 2 (6.45%) Web Services
7 2 (6.45%) CSS
8 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (6.45%) SCADA
1 2 (6.45%) Social Media
1 2 (6.45%) Digital Media
1 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Android
1 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) MVC
3 6 (19.35%) SOA
4 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.90%) CRM
5 4 (12.90%) Content Management
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.45%) Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) Open Source
7 2 (6.45%) MVVM
8 1 (3.23%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (3.23%) SDLC
8 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Compatibility Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.23%) Regression Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) C#
2 6 (19.35%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) PHP
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) VB
4 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) SAP
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Adobe
3 2 (6.45%) FatWire
3 2 (6.45%) Google
3 2 (6.45%) Pega
3 2 (6.45%) hybris
3 2 (6.45%) Rackspace
3 2 (6.45%) Guidewire
3 2 (6.45%) MuleSoft
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Apple