The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 396 454 434
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -20
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 182 99 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.77% 0.44% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 71 110
Average daily rate
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£350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23525 22433 24925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.76% 46.54% 46.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13614 12887 13057
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1075 1028 1245
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in England

Sitecore
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Sitecore Daily Rate Trend in England

Sitecore
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sitecore across the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Sitecore Daily Rate Histogram in England

Sitecore
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Sitecore Hourly Rate Trend in England

Sitecore
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 17 September 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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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
London +48 100 £375 - 31
South East +8 21 £388 +6.16% 5
South West -12 18 £300 +20.00% 9
Yorkshire - 15 £300 - 5
East Midlands +14 9 £338 -10.00% 2
East of England -14 7 £400 - 6
North West -4 5 £444 +36.53% 11
West Midlands -18 3 £400 +52.38% 10
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Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 278 (72.58%) Sitecore CMS
2 273 (71.28%) CMS
3 265 (69.19%) .NET
4 214 (55.87%) C#
5 171 (44.65%) ASP.NET
6 163 (42.56%) MVC
7 160 (41.78%) HTML
8 149 (38.90%) JavaScript
9 142 (37.08%) CSS
10 120 (31.33%) SQL Server
11 118 (30.81%) jQuery
12 110 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
13 83 (21.67%) Content Management
14 81 (21.15%) Web Development
14 81 (21.15%) Umbraco
15 80 (20.89%) ASP.NET MVC
16 79 (20.63%) HTML5
17 68 (17.75%) XML
18 67 (17.49%) CSS3
19 64 (16.71%) Microsoft
20 61 (15.93%) .NET Framework
21 59 (15.40%) TDD
22 56 (14.62%) EPiServer
23 54 (14.10%) SQL
24 52 (13.58%) Scrum
25 47 (12.27%) E-Commerce
26 41 (10.70%) Visual Studio
27 40 (10.44%) IIS
27 40 (10.44%) Finance
28 39 (10.18%) Web Services

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 278 (72.58%) Sitecore CMS
2 273 (71.28%) CMS
3 81 (21.15%) Umbraco
4 40 (10.44%) IIS
5 37 (9.66%) SharePoint
6 21 (5.48%) Kentico
7 18 (4.70%) Node.js
8 15 (3.92%) Adobe CQ
9 14 (3.66%) DNN
10 11 (2.87%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (2.35%) WordPress
12 8 (2.09%) Drupal
12 8 (2.09%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (1.83%) ExpressionEngine
14 6 (1.57%) Alfresco
14 6 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (1.31%) Joomla!
15 5 (1.31%) Sitefinity
16 4 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
17 3 (0.78%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 22 (5.74%) Photoshop
2 19 (4.96%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.31%) MS Office
4 3 (0.78%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.26%) MS Project
6 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.09%) Tridion
2 5 (1.31%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.78%) Magento
4 2 (0.52%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.35%) Internet
2 5 (1.31%) Firewall
2 5 (1.31%) Intranet
2 5 (1.31%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (0.78%) DNS
4 2 (0.52%) FTP
5 1 (0.26%) LAN
5 1 (0.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (31.33%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.05%) MySQL
3 15 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.61%) RDBMS
7 9 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.52%) QlikView
9 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.26%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.26%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.26%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 41 (10.70%) Visual Studio
2 25 (6.53%) NUnit
3 21 (5.48%) Subversion
4 19 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (2.87%) Selenium
6 10 (2.61%) TeamCity
7 9 (2.35%) Moq
8 8 (2.09%) Git (software)
8 8 (2.09%) Rhino Mocks
8 8 (2.09%) Jenkins
8 8 (2.09%) JIRA
9 7 (1.83%) SpecFlow
9 7 (1.83%) Grunt
10 5 (1.31%) CruiseControl
11 4 (1.04%) MSBuild
12 3 (0.78%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.78%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (0.78%) Yeoman
12 3 (0.78%) Bower
13 2 (0.52%) Build Forge
General
1 40 (10.44%) Finance
2 24 (6.27%) Marketing
3 13 (3.39%) Banking
4 11 (2.87%) Retail
5 10 (2.61%) Advertising
6 6 (1.57%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.31%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.04%) Law
8 4 (1.04%) Legal
9 3 (0.78%) Publishing
9 3 (0.78%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.78%) French Language
9 3 (0.78%) German Language
10 2 (0.52%) Electronics
11 1 (0.26%) Automotive
11 1 (0.26%) Games
11 1 (0.26%) Back Office
11 1 (0.26%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.26%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 252 (65.80%) Developer
2 107 (27.94%) Sitecore Developer
3 79 (20.63%) .NET Developer
4 42 (10.97%) Web Developer
5 35 (9.14%) Architect
6 31 (8.09%) Front-End Developer
7 22 (5.74%) C# Developer
8 18 (4.70%) Senior Developer
9 16 (4.18%) Analyst
10 12 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (2.61%) Project Manager
12 9 (2.35%) Senior .NET Developer
12 9 (2.35%) Umbraco Developer
13 8 (2.09%) Lead .NET Developer
13 8 (2.09%) Technical Architect
13 8 (2.09%) Lead Developer
14 7 (1.83%) Business Analyst
14 7 (1.83%) Content Editor
14 7 (1.83%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (69.19%) .NET
2 171 (44.65%) ASP.NET
3 160 (41.78%) HTML
4 142 (37.08%) CSS
5 118 (30.81%) jQuery
6 80 (20.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 79 (20.63%) HTML5
8 68 (17.75%) XML
9 67 (17.49%) CSS3
10 61 (15.93%) .NET Framework
11 39 (10.18%) Web Services
12 34 (8.88%) AngularJS
12 34 (8.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 33 (8.62%) Ajax
14 31 (8.09%) WCF
15 29 (7.57%) KnockoutJS
16 23 (6.01%) XHTML
16 23 (6.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 22 (5.74%) XSLT
18 21 (5.48%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.57%) User Experience
2 17 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.61%) Digital Media
4 9 (2.35%) Social Media
5 7 (1.83%) W3C
6 4 (1.04%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.04%) Streaming Music
6 4 (1.04%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.78%) E-Learning
7 3 (0.78%) Graphic Design
7 3 (0.78%) Open Source
7 3 (0.78%) Kindle
8 2 (0.52%) FMCG
8 2 (0.52%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.52%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.52%) Copywriting
8 2 (0.52%) Blog
8 2 (0.52%) DTV
8 2 (0.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.70%) Windows
2 10 (2.61%) Android
3 9 (2.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (42.56%) MVC
2 110 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (21.67%) Content Management
4 81 (21.15%) Web Development
5 59 (15.40%) TDD
6 52 (13.58%) Scrum
7 47 (12.27%) E-Commerce
8 29 (7.57%) Project Management
9 26 (6.79%) Responsive Web Design
10 19 (4.96%) Web Design
11 18 (4.70%) BDD
12 17 (4.44%) Unit Testing
13 14 (3.66%) Software Engineering
13 14 (3.66%) SEO
14 13 (3.39%) Migration
15 11 (2.87%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (2.87%) OO
16 10 (2.61%) Domain-Driven Design
16 10 (2.61%) Analytics
16 10 (2.61%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 214 (55.87%) C#
2 149 (38.90%) JavaScript
3 54 (14.10%) SQL
4 25 (6.53%) T-SQL
5 16 (4.18%) VB.NET
6 13 (3.39%) PHP
7 6 (1.57%) Java
8 3 (0.78%) C++
8 3 (0.78%) Python
9 2 (0.52%) VBA
9 2 (0.52%) VB
10 1 (0.26%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (3.66%) Degree
2 2 (0.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.52%) MOS
3 1 (0.26%) MCP
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.26%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.13%) QA
2 4 (1.04%) SLA
3 3 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.52%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 64 (16.71%) Microsoft
2 56 (14.62%) EPiServer
3 17 (4.44%) Ektron
4 15 (3.92%) Google
5 10 (2.61%) Adobe
6 8 (2.09%) Twitter
7 7 (1.83%) TIBCO
7 7 (1.83%) Facebook
8 6 (1.57%) FatWire
8 6 (1.57%) RedDot
9 5 (1.31%) Omniture
10 4 (1.04%) Nintex
10 4 (1.04%) Open Text
10 4 (1.04%) Interwoven
10 4 (1.04%) Stellent
10 4 (1.04%) Vignette
10 4 (1.04%) SAP
11 3 (0.78%) Oracle
12 2 (0.52%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.52%) StreamBase
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Rate: £275 - £315 per day
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West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £290 - £310 per day
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Essex
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £320.95 - £401.19 per day + negotiable
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
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Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £301 - £500 per day + competitive
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
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