The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 380 450 468
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +18
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 193 105 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 0.48% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 78 65
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£375 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 - -
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22056 21768 24565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.39% 46.84% 46.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12530 12144 12884
Average daily rate £388 £388 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1003 1119 1283
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +44 121 £400 +14.28% 40
South West -13 20 £308 +23.00% 9
West Midlands -8 15 £330 +25.71% 9
Yorkshire +13 12 £300 - 4
South East -3 12 £388 -29.54% 14
North West -3 3 £438 +34.61% 10
East Midlands - 3 £525 - 1
East of England - 3 £285 - 1
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Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 277 (75.07%) Sitecore CMS
2 272 (73.71%) CMS
3 268 (72.63%) .NET
4 225 (60.98%) C#
5 178 (48.24%) ASP.NET
6 158 (42.82%) MVC
7 142 (38.48%) HTML
8 138 (37.40%) JavaScript
9 133 (36.04%) CSS
10 123 (33.33%) SQL Server
11 112 (30.35%) jQuery
12 87 (23.58%) Umbraco
13 84 (22.76%) ASP.NET MVC
14 78 (21.14%) Content Management
15 68 (18.43%) HTML5
16 67 (18.16%) XML
17 65 (17.62%) CSS3
18 60 (16.26%) Web Development
19 54 (14.63%) SQL
20 53 (14.36%) EPiServer
21 52 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
22 49 (13.28%) TDD
23 48 (13.01%) IIS
24 46 (12.47%) Web Services
25 44 (11.92%) Microsoft
25 44 (11.92%) Scrum
26 41 (11.11%) E-Commerce
27 40 (10.84%) Finance
28 39 (10.57%) SharePoint
29 36 (9.76%) Visual Studio

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 277 (75.07%) Sitecore CMS
2 272 (73.71%) CMS
3 87 (23.58%) Umbraco
4 48 (13.01%) IIS
5 39 (10.57%) SharePoint
6 15 (4.07%) Kentico
7 14 (3.79%) DNN
8 12 (3.25%) Node.js
9 11 (2.98%) Adobe CQ
9 11 (2.98%) WordPress
9 11 (2.98%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (1.90%) ExpressionEngine
11 7 (1.90%) Joomla!
12 6 (1.63%) Drupal
13 5 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (1.36%) Sitefinity
14 4 (1.08%) Alfresco
15 3 (0.81%) WorkSite
15 3 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (5.96%) Photoshop
2 12 (3.25%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.08%) MS Office
4 3 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.81%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.90%) Tridion
2 5 (1.36%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.81%) Magento
4 2 (0.54%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (1.63%) SaaS
2 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.54%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.90%) Internet
2 6 (1.63%) Intranet
3 4 (1.08%) Firewall
3 4 (1.08%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (0.81%) Extranet
4 3 (0.81%) DNS
5 2 (0.54%) FTP
6 1 (0.27%) LAN
6 1 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.05%) MySQL
3 20 (5.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (4.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.17%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.63%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.81%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.81%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.81%) RavenDB
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.54%) QlikView
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.27%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 36 (9.76%) Visual Studio
2 26 (7.05%) NUnit
3 24 (6.50%) Subversion
4 15 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (3.52%) Git (software)
6 12 (3.25%) Jenkins
7 11 (2.98%) TeamCity
8 8 (2.17%) JIRA
8 8 (2.17%) Selenium
9 7 (1.90%) CruiseControl
10 6 (1.63%) Moq
10 6 (1.63%) Grunt
11 5 (1.36%) Rhino Mocks
11 5 (1.36%) MSBuild
12 4 (1.08%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.08%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.54%) Karma Test Runner
13 2 (0.54%) Yeoman
13 2 (0.54%) Bower
13 2 (0.54%) Jasmine
General
1 40 (10.84%) Finance
2 16 (4.34%) Banking
3 14 (3.79%) Marketing
4 13 (3.52%) Advertising
5 7 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.36%) Retail
6 5 (1.36%) Legal
6 5 (1.36%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.36%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.81%) Law
8 2 (0.54%) Electronics
8 2 (0.54%) Publishing
9 1 (0.27%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.27%) French Language
9 1 (0.27%) German Language
9 1 (0.27%) Back Office
9 1 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 249 (67.48%) Developer
2 113 (30.62%) Sitecore Developer
3 79 (21.41%) .NET Developer
4 39 (10.57%) Architect
5 36 (9.76%) Web Developer
6 35 (9.49%) C# Developer
7 30 (8.13%) Front-End Developer
8 23 (6.23%) C# .NET Developer
9 21 (5.69%) ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (4.34%) Senior Developer
10 16 (4.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (3.79%) CMS Developer
11 14 (3.79%) Analyst
12 12 (3.25%) Project Manager
13 11 (2.98%) Senior .NET Developer
14 9 (2.44%) Technical Architect
15 7 (1.90%) Solutions Architect
15 7 (1.90%) Business Analyst
15 7 (1.90%) ScrumMaster
15 7 (1.90%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (72.63%) .NET
2 178 (48.24%) ASP.NET
3 142 (38.48%) HTML
4 133 (36.04%) CSS
5 112 (30.35%) jQuery
6 84 (22.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 68 (18.43%) HTML5
8 67 (18.16%) XML
9 65 (17.62%) CSS3
10 46 (12.47%) Web Services
11 36 (9.76%) .NET Framework
11 36 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 34 (9.21%) Ajax
13 33 (8.94%) WCF
14 24 (6.50%) XSLT
14 24 (6.50%) KnockoutJS
15 23 (6.23%) XHTML
16 21 (5.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 21 (5.69%) AngularJS
17 19 (5.15%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 10 (2.71%) Mobile App
2 8 (2.17%) Digital Media
3 7 (1.90%) W3C
4 6 (1.63%) Social Media
5 5 (1.36%) iPhone
5 5 (1.36%) Streaming Music
5 5 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (0.81%) Kindle
6 3 (0.81%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.81%) E-Learning
6 3 (0.81%) Open Source
7 2 (0.54%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.54%) Copywriting
7 2 (0.54%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.54%) DTV
7 2 (0.54%) FMCG
8 1 (0.27%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.27%) Physics
8 1 (0.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.42%) Windows
2 14 (3.79%) Android
3 9 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.81%) Linux
5 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (42.82%) MVC
2 78 (21.14%) Content Management
3 60 (16.26%) Web Development
4 52 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (13.28%) TDD
6 44 (11.92%) Scrum
7 41 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 26 (7.05%) Project Management
8 26 (7.05%) Unit Testing
9 24 (6.50%) Responsive Web Design
10 20 (5.42%) Web Design
11 15 (4.07%) OO
11 15 (4.07%) Software Engineering
12 14 (3.79%) BDD
13 13 (3.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (2.98%) Migration
15 10 (2.71%) SEO
16 9 (2.44%) Web Application Development
17 8 (2.17%) Domain-Driven Design
17 8 (2.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 225 (60.98%) C#
2 138 (37.40%) JavaScript
3 54 (14.63%) SQL
4 24 (6.50%) T-SQL
5 17 (4.61%) PHP
6 15 (4.07%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.36%) Python
8 3 (0.81%) Java
9 2 (0.54%) Scala
9 2 (0.54%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.54%) Ruby
9 2 (0.54%) VBA
10 1 (0.27%) C++
10 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.27%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (3.25%) Degree
2 2 (0.54%) MOS
3 1 (0.27%) MCP
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.98%) QA
2 4 (1.08%) SLA
3 3 (0.81%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.27%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (1.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.54%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 53 (14.36%) EPiServer
2 44 (11.92%) Microsoft
3 24 (6.50%) Ektron
4 15 (4.07%) Google
5 10 (2.71%) Adobe
5 10 (2.71%) TIBCO
6 9 (2.44%) Facebook
6 9 (2.44%) Twitter
7 6 (1.63%) FatWire
8 4 (1.08%) Open Text
8 4 (1.08%) RedDot
8 4 (1.08%) Stellent
8 4 (1.08%) Vignette
8 4 (1.08%) Interwoven
8 4 (1.08%) Nintex
9 3 (0.81%) SAP
9 3 (0.81%) Omniture
10 2 (0.54%) VMware
10 2 (0.54%) Metastorm
10 2 (0.54%) Red Hat
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