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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 409 447 426
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -21
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 167 113 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 0.52% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 78 90
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £456 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.75 -
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
22879 21827 22470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.63% 46.12% 47.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13785 12724 11919
Average daily rate £388 £395 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1149 1098 1293
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +19 91 £375 - 37
South East +1 22 £363 -2.02% 11
East of England +3 15 £600 +26.31% 3
East Midlands +10 13 £350 +12.00% 1
South West -24 11 £375 +35.13% 6
Yorkshire -7 8 £350 +14.75% 4
West Midlands - 6 £300 - 2
North West -7 5 £450 +33.33% 16
South Coast - - - -
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Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 243 (67.69%) Sitecore CMS
2 240 (66.85%) CMS
3 235 (65.46%) .NET
4 186 (51.81%) C#
5 157 (43.73%) ASP.NET
6 142 (39.55%) HTML
7 136 (37.88%) JavaScript
8 126 (35.10%) MVC
9 113 (31.48%) CSS
10 105 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
11 102 (28.41%) jQuery
12 93 (25.91%) SQL Server
13 76 (21.17%) Content Management
13 76 (21.17%) .NET Framework
14 75 (20.89%) Web Development
15 71 (19.78%) Microsoft
16 68 (18.94%) ASP.NET MVC
16 68 (18.94%) HTML5
17 66 (18.38%) Umbraco
18 61 (16.99%) E-Commerce
19 58 (16.16%) Scrum
20 57 (15.88%) TDD
21 51 (14.21%) XML
22 48 (13.37%) EPiServer
22 48 (13.37%) CSS3
23 41 (11.42%) SQL
23 41 (11.42%) AngularJS
24 39 (10.86%) Web Services
25 35 (9.75%) SharePoint
25 35 (9.75%) Project Management

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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
1 243 (67.69%) Sitecore CMS
2 240 (66.85%) CMS
3 66 (18.38%) Umbraco
4 35 (9.75%) SharePoint
5 22 (6.13%) Kentico
6 19 (5.29%) IIS
7 13 (3.62%) Node.js
7 13 (3.62%) Adobe CQ
8 9 (2.51%) DNN
9 8 (2.23%) Drupal
9 8 (2.23%) Sitefinity
9 8 (2.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (2.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (1.67%) Alfresco
10 6 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (1.11%) WordPress
11 4 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.11%) Joomla!
12 3 (0.84%) FileNet
12 3 (0.84%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 25 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.06%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.39%) MS Office
4 3 (0.84%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.28%) MS Project
6 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.95%) Tridion
2 5 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.84%) Magento
4 2 (0.56%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.56%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.56%) SAP ECC
4 2 (0.56%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.18%) Internet
2 5 (1.39%) Firewall
2 5 (1.39%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (0.84%) Intranet
4 1 (0.28%) GPRS
4 1 (0.28%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (25.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (2.79%) MySQL
3 9 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (1.95%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.67%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.56%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 2 (0.56%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.28%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.28%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 33 (9.19%) Visual Studio
2 26 (7.24%) NUnit
3 23 (6.41%) Subversion
4 17 (4.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (4.46%) Moq
5 16 (4.46%) SpecFlow
6 15 (4.18%) Rhino Mocks
7 11 (3.06%) JIRA
7 11 (3.06%) Selenium
8 9 (2.51%) Git (software)
8 9 (2.51%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.67%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.39%) Grunt
11 3 (0.84%) Firebug
12 2 (0.56%) CruiseControl
13 1 (0.28%) JMeter
13 1 (0.28%) QuickTest Pro
13 1 (0.28%) JUnit
13 1 (0.28%) Maven
13 1 (0.28%) Jasmine
General
1 27 (7.52%) Finance
2 26 (7.24%) Retail
3 24 (6.69%) Marketing
4 9 (2.51%) Banking
5 8 (2.23%) Advertising
6 7 (1.95%) Publishing
6 7 (1.95%) German Language
7 4 (1.11%) Law
8 3 (0.84%) Legal
8 3 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.84%) French Language
9 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.28%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.28%) Games
10 1 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 217 (60.45%) Developer
2 95 (26.46%) Sitecore Developer
3 70 (19.50%) .NET Developer
4 45 (12.53%) Architect
5 28 (7.80%) Web Developer
6 27 (7.52%) Senior Developer
7 24 (6.69%) C# Developer
8 22 (6.13%) Front-End Developer
9 16 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (3.90%) C# .NET Developer
10 14 (3.90%) Analyst
11 11 (3.06%) Project Manager
11 11 (3.06%) ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (3.06%) Umbraco Developer
12 10 (2.79%) CMS Developer
12 10 (2.79%) Technical Architect
13 9 (2.51%) Lead Developer
13 9 (2.51%) Senior .NET Developer
13 9 (2.51%) Lead .NET Developer
14 8 (2.23%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (65.46%) .NET
2 157 (43.73%) ASP.NET
3 142 (39.55%) HTML
4 113 (31.48%) CSS
5 102 (28.41%) jQuery
6 76 (21.17%) .NET Framework
7 68 (18.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 68 (18.94%) HTML5
8 51 (14.21%) XML
9 48 (13.37%) CSS3
10 41 (11.42%) AngularJS
11 39 (10.86%) Web Services
12 30 (8.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 29 (8.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 25 (6.96%) Ajax
15 22 (6.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 22 (6.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 22 (6.13%) KnockoutJS
16 21 (5.85%) WCF
17 19 (5.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.41%) User Experience
2 22 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.51%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.23%) Digital Media
5 7 (1.95%) W3C
5 7 (1.95%) Social Media
6 5 (1.39%) EPoS
6 5 (1.39%) Open Source
7 4 (1.11%) E-Learning
8 3 (0.84%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.84%) Taxonomies
8 3 (0.84%) Graphic Design
8 3 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.84%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.56%) Blog
9 2 (0.56%) FMCG
9 2 (0.56%) Google Search Appliance
9 2 (0.56%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.28%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.34%) Windows
2 8 (2.23%) Android
2 8 (2.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.28%) UNIX
3 1 (0.28%) AIX
3 1 (0.28%) HPUX
3 1 (0.28%) Linux
3 1 (0.28%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (35.10%) MVC
2 105 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (21.17%) Content Management
4 75 (20.89%) Web Development
5 61 (16.99%) E-Commerce
6 58 (16.16%) Scrum
7 57 (15.88%) TDD
8 35 (9.75%) Project Management
9 30 (8.36%) BDD
10 25 (6.96%) SOA
11 20 (5.57%) Responsive Web Design
12 15 (4.18%) Domain-Driven Design
13 14 (3.90%) Migration
14 12 (3.34%) Mentoring
15 11 (3.06%) Enterprise Architecture
16 10 (2.79%) Web Design
16 10 (2.79%) Software Engineering
16 10 (2.79%) SEO
17 9 (2.51%) CRM
17 9 (2.51%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 186 (51.81%) C#
2 136 (37.88%) JavaScript
3 41 (11.42%) SQL
4 29 (8.08%) T-SQL
5 14 (3.90%) VB.NET
6 11 (3.06%) Java
7 6 (1.67%) VB
7 6 (1.67%) PHP
8 4 (1.11%) VB6
9 3 (0.84%) Python
9 3 (0.84%) C++
10 2 (0.56%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 15 (4.18%) Degree
2 4 (1.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.56%) MOS
3 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.28%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.28%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.51%) QA
2 2 (0.56%) WAI
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.28%) Nagios
2 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 71 (19.78%) Microsoft
2 48 (13.37%) EPiServer
3 14 (3.90%) Ektron
4 13 (3.62%) Google
5 7 (1.95%) Adobe
5 7 (1.95%) Vignette
5 7 (1.95%) RedDot
5 7 (1.95%) Facebook
5 7 (1.95%) Twitter
6 5 (1.39%) FatWire
7 4 (1.11%) Nintex
7 4 (1.11%) Open Text
7 4 (1.11%) SAP
7 4 (1.11%) Interwoven
7 4 (1.11%) Stellent
8 3 (0.84%) Lotus
8 3 (0.84%) Oracle
8 3 (0.84%) Omniture
9 2 (0.56%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.56%) Business Objects
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