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 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 351 405 400
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -5
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 211 134 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 1.01% 0.66% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 84 88
Average daily rate
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£385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £272 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £360 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.90% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.75 -
Sitecore
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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
20941 20363 19274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.94% 45.67% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12460 11591 10375
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 918 910 1252
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.31 £40.00
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 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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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
London +54 117 £385 +2.66% 37
South East +19 52 £400 +6.66% 22
South West -22 11 £375 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire -2 10 £350 +2.94% 3
West Midlands - 8 £375 - 5
East of England - 7 £475 - 2
North West -5 3 £425 +21.42% 21
East Midlands +14 1 - -
Sitecore
UK

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 248 (67.21%) .NET
2 242 (65.58%) Sitecore CMS
3 233 (63.14%) CMS
4 196 (53.12%) C#
5 164 (44.44%) ASP.NET
6 156 (42.28%) HTML
7 141 (38.21%) JavaScript
8 135 (36.59%) MVC
9 131 (35.50%) CSS
10 118 (31.98%) Agile Software Development
11 108 (29.27%) jQuery
12 101 (27.37%) SQL Server
13 85 (23.04%) ASP.NET MVC
14 74 (20.05%) Umbraco
15 72 (19.51%) E-Commerce
16 67 (18.16%) .NET Framework
16 67 (18.16%) HTML5
17 65 (17.62%) Scrum
17 65 (17.62%) Microsoft
18 64 (17.34%) Content Management
19 61 (16.53%) TDD
20 59 (15.99%) Web Development
21 53 (14.36%) Web Services
22 50 (13.55%) CSS3
23 49 (13.28%) EPiServer
24 43 (11.65%) BDD
25 42 (11.38%) AngularJS
26 40 (10.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
27 39 (10.57%) XML
28 35 (9.49%) SQL

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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
1 242 (65.58%) Sitecore CMS
2 233 (63.14%) CMS
3 74 (20.05%) Umbraco
4 33 (8.94%) Kentico
5 22 (5.96%) SharePoint
6 17 (4.61%) Node.js
7 13 (3.52%) Sitefinity
8 12 (3.25%) DNN
9 10 (2.71%) Drupal
10 9 (2.44%) Adobe CQ
11 7 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (1.36%) WordPress
13 4 (1.08%) Immediacy CMS
13 4 (1.08%) Zimbra
13 4 (1.08%) IIS
14 3 (0.81%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.81%) Joomla!
14 3 (0.81%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.81%) Documentum
14 3 (0.81%) FileNet
Applications
1 26 (7.05%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.63%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.54%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (0.54%) InDesign
5 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) MS Project
5 1 (0.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.44%) assyst
3 4 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.81%) Tridion
4 3 (0.81%) Magento
5 2 (0.54%) SAP ECC
5 2 (0.54%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.54%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.54%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.54%) GitHub
4 2 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.98%) Internet
2 4 (1.08%) HTTP
3 1 (0.27%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.27%) DNS
3 1 (0.27%) GPRS
3 1 (0.27%) GSM
3 1 (0.27%) Firewall
3 1 (0.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (27.37%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.54%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 2 (0.54%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.54%) MySQL
5 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 28 (7.59%) Visual Studio
2 18 (4.88%) Moq
3 17 (4.61%) SpecFlow
4 14 (3.79%) NUnit
5 13 (3.52%) Rhino Mocks
5 13 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (2.71%) Subversion
7 9 (2.44%) JIRA
8 8 (2.17%) Git (software)
9 7 (1.90%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.63%) Selenium
11 5 (1.36%) MSTest
12 4 (1.08%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.08%) Jenkins
13 3 (0.81%) Grunt
13 3 (0.81%) eggPlant
13 3 (0.81%) WatiN
13 3 (0.81%) Firebug
14 1 (0.27%) Maven
14 1 (0.27%) JUnit
General
1 28 (7.59%) Retail
2 24 (6.50%) Finance
3 22 (5.96%) Marketing
4 8 (2.17%) Publishing
5 6 (1.63%) German Language
6 4 (1.08%) Advertising
7 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.54%) French Language
7 2 (0.54%) Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.27%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.27%) Games
8 1 (0.27%) Law
8 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 231 (62.60%) Developer
2 116 (31.44%) Sitecore Developer
3 77 (20.87%) .NET Developer
4 36 (9.76%) Architect
5 29 (7.86%) Senior Developer
6 22 (5.96%) Web Developer
6 22 (5.96%) C# Developer
7 20 (5.42%) Solutions Architect
8 19 (5.15%) Analyst
8 19 (5.15%) C# .NET Developer
9 18 (4.88%) CMS Developer
10 17 (4.61%) Project Manager
10 17 (4.61%) Umbraco Developer
11 15 (4.07%) Front-End Developer
12 12 (3.25%) ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (2.98%) Digital Project Manager
14 10 (2.71%) Senior .NET Developer
15 9 (2.44%) Senior C# Developer
15 9 (2.44%) Consultant
16 8 (2.17%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (67.21%) .NET
2 164 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 156 (42.28%) HTML
4 131 (35.50%) CSS
5 108 (29.27%) jQuery
6 85 (23.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 67 (18.16%) .NET Framework
7 67 (18.16%) HTML5
8 53 (14.36%) Web Services
9 50 (13.55%) CSS3
10 42 (11.38%) AngularJS
11 40 (10.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 39 (10.57%) XML
13 35 (9.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 34 (9.21%) WCF
15 28 (7.59%) ASP.NET Web API
16 24 (6.50%) Razor View Engine
17 23 (6.23%) REST
18 21 (5.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 20 (5.42%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.25%) Open Source
2 12 (3.25%) User Experience
3 10 (2.71%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.44%) W3C
5 7 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.63%) Social Media
6 6 (1.63%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (1.36%) EPoS
8 4 (1.08%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.08%) Google Search Appliance
9 3 (0.81%) Streaming Music
9 3 (0.81%) Taxonomies
9 3 (0.81%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.81%) Handset
9 3 (0.81%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.54%) FMCG
10 2 (0.54%) iPad
10 2 (0.54%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.25%) Windows
2 10 (2.71%) Android
2 10 (2.71%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.81%) webOS
4 1 (0.27%) UNIX
4 1 (0.27%) AIX
4 1 (0.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (36.59%) MVC
2 118 (31.98%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (19.51%) E-Commerce
4 65 (17.62%) Scrum
5 64 (17.34%) Content Management
6 61 (16.53%) TDD
7 59 (15.99%) Web Development
8 43 (11.65%) BDD
9 26 (7.05%) Project Management
10 24 (6.50%) SOA
11 23 (6.23%) Mentoring
12 16 (4.34%) Domain-Driven Design
13 15 (4.07%) Responsive Web Design
13 15 (4.07%) CRM
14 12 (3.25%) TOGAF
15 11 (2.98%) OO
15 11 (2.98%) SEO
16 10 (2.71%) Migration
17 9 (2.44%) Web Design
17 9 (2.44%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 196 (53.12%) C#
2 141 (38.21%) JavaScript
3 35 (9.49%) SQL
4 20 (5.42%) T-SQL
5 18 (4.88%) Java
6 11 (2.98%) VB.NET
7 8 (2.17%) VB
8 4 (1.08%) PHP
8 4 (1.08%) VB6
9 2 (0.54%) ABAP
9 2 (0.54%) C++
10 1 (0.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (4.88%) Degree
2 5 (1.36%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.54%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.27%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.36%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) WAI
2 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.27%) Nagios
1 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 65 (17.62%) Microsoft
2 49 (13.28%) EPiServer
3 11 (2.98%) ForgeRock
3 11 (2.98%) Akamai
4 10 (2.71%) Ektron
5 9 (2.44%) Remedy
6 8 (2.17%) Google
7 7 (1.90%) Adobe
8 6 (1.63%) RedDot
9 5 (1.36%) SAP
10 3 (0.81%) Alterian
10 3 (0.81%) Oracle
10 3 (0.81%) Vignette
10 3 (0.81%) Lotus
10 3 (0.81%) hybris
11 2 (0.54%) Foundry
11 2 (0.54%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.54%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.54%) Omniture
12 1 (0.27%) Capita
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