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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 417 398 498
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +100
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 175 105 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.24% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 0.52% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 68 50
Average daily rate £375 £388 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +16.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £365 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +21.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £10.50
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23526 20102 25414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.83% 46.65% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13507 11052 13355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £228
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 1049 1107 1255
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Sitecore
UK

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 18 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sitecore across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Sitecore Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London 0 84 £375 -6.25% 39
South East +6 38 £350 -12.50% 8
South West -12 16 £488 +111.95% 6
West Midlands -5 14 £388 +17.42% 4
North West -16 11 £425 +30.76% 5
Yorkshire -17 5 £375 +25.00% 4
East Midlands - 4 £325 - 2
East of England -26 1 - - 3
Sitecore
UK

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 247 (81.52%) .NET
2 239 (78.88%) Sitecore CMS
3 232 (76.57%) CMS
4 209 (68.98%) C#
5 163 (53.80%) ASP.NET
6 128 (42.24%) SQL Server
7 124 (40.92%) MVC
8 114 (37.62%) HTML
9 100 (33.00%) CSS
10 89 (29.37%) jQuery
11 86 (28.38%) JavaScript
12 85 (28.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 67 (22.11%) Umbraco
14 60 (19.80%) Content Management
15 51 (16.83%) EPiServer
16 48 (15.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 47 (15.51%) SQL
18 39 (12.87%) HTML5
19 38 (12.54%) CSS3
19 38 (12.54%) Web Services
19 38 (12.54%) Web Development
20 36 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
20 36 (11.88%) E-Commerce
21 33 (10.89%) IIS
22 31 (10.23%) TDD
23 30 (9.90%) WCF
23 30 (9.90%) XML
24 29 (9.57%) .NET Framework
25 27 (8.91%) Ajax
26 26 (8.58%) Microsoft

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 239 (78.88%) Sitecore CMS
2 232 (76.57%) CMS
3 67 (22.11%) Umbraco
4 33 (10.89%) IIS
5 16 (5.28%) SharePoint
6 11 (3.63%) DNN
7 9 (2.97%) Kentico
8 7 (2.31%) WordPress
8 7 (2.31%) Drupal
9 6 (1.98%) Node.js
10 5 (1.65%) Adobe CQ
11 4 (1.32%) Joomla!
12 3 (0.99%) ExpressionEngine
13 2 (0.66%) Sitefinity
13 2 (0.66%) Confluence
13 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.66%) TeamSite
13 2 (0.66%) Alfresco
13 2 (0.66%) Liferay
14 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.31%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.98%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.99%) Magento
3 2 (0.66%) Tridion
3 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.33%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.66%) Rackspace Cloud
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.66%) SaaS
2 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.98%) Internet
2 5 (1.65%) HTTP
3 3 (0.99%) Extranet
4 2 (0.66%) DNS
4 2 (0.66%) FTP
4 2 (0.66%) Intranet
5 1 (0.33%) LAN
5 1 (0.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (42.24%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.29%) MySQL
3 12 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.65%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.65%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.65%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.32%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.66%) MarkLogic
7 2 (0.66%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.33%) QlikView
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (6.93%) Visual Studio
2 18 (5.94%) NUnit
3 12 (3.96%) JIRA
3 12 (3.96%) Subversion
3 12 (3.96%) TeamCity
4 11 (3.63%) Jenkins
5 10 (3.30%) Git (software)
6 8 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (2.31%) CruiseControl
8 6 (1.98%) MSBuild
8 6 (1.98%) Mercurial
8 6 (1.98%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (1.65%) Selenium
10 4 (1.32%) Moq
11 3 (0.99%) Maven
12 2 (0.66%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.66%) Hudson
12 2 (0.66%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.66%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 20 (6.60%) Finance
2 13 (4.29%) Marketing
3 12 (3.96%) Banking
4 9 (2.97%) Advertising
5 4 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.99%) Retail
6 3 (0.99%) Publishing
6 3 (0.99%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.66%) Electronics
7 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.66%) Legal
7 2 (0.66%) Games
8 1 (0.33%) Front Office
8 1 (0.33%) Back Office
8 1 (0.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 222 (73.27%) Developer
2 119 (39.27%) Sitecore Developer
3 85 (28.05%) .NET Developer
4 38 (12.54%) C# Developer
5 30 (9.90%) Architect
6 28 (9.24%) ASP.NET Developer
7 26 (8.58%) C# .NET Developer
8 18 (5.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 16 (5.28%) Web Developer
9 16 (5.28%) Senior Developer
10 14 (4.62%) Project Manager
11 13 (4.29%) CMS Developer
11 13 (4.29%) Senior .NET Developer
12 12 (3.96%) Technical Architect
13 9 (2.97%) Front-End Developer
13 9 (2.97%) .NET Architect
14 8 (2.64%) Consultant
15 7 (2.31%) .NET Technical Architect
16 6 (1.98%) Umbraco Developer
16 6 (1.98%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (81.52%) .NET
2 163 (53.80%) ASP.NET
3 114 (37.62%) HTML
4 100 (33.00%) CSS
5 89 (29.37%) jQuery
6 85 (28.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 48 (15.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 39 (12.87%) HTML5
9 38 (12.54%) CSS3
9 38 (12.54%) Web Services
10 30 (9.90%) WCF
10 30 (9.90%) XML
11 29 (9.57%) .NET Framework
12 27 (8.91%) Ajax
13 17 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 15 (4.95%) ASP.NET MVC 2
15 14 (4.62%) REST
15 14 (4.62%) Razor View Engine
15 14 (4.62%) LINQ
16 13 (4.29%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.62%) Mobile App
2 13 (4.29%) Data Integration
3 5 (1.65%) iPhone
3 5 (1.65%) Streaming Music
3 5 (1.65%) Social Media
3 5 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.32%) Digital Media
4 4 (1.32%) Open Source
5 3 (0.99%) FMCG
5 3 (0.99%) Mathematics
5 3 (0.99%) Computer Science
5 3 (0.99%) Copywriting
5 3 (0.99%) Kindle
5 3 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (0.66%) New Media
6 2 (0.66%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.66%) DTV
7 1 (0.33%) RIA
7 1 (0.33%) Social Network
7 1 (0.33%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.29%) Android
2 10 (3.30%) Windows
3 8 (2.64%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.66%) Linux
4 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
4 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (40.92%) MVC
2 60 (19.80%) Content Management
3 38 (12.54%) Web Development
4 36 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (11.88%) E-Commerce
5 31 (10.23%) TDD
6 22 (7.26%) Unit Testing
7 20 (6.60%) Scrum
8 18 (5.94%) OO
9 13 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (3.96%) Project Management
11 9 (2.97%) PRINCE2
11 9 (2.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (2.97%) Web Design
12 8 (2.64%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (2.64%) Web Application Development
12 8 (2.64%) Software Engineering
12 8 (2.64%) Domain-Driven Design
13 7 (2.31%) Digital Marketing
13 7 (2.31%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 209 (68.98%) C#
2 86 (28.38%) JavaScript
3 47 (15.51%) SQL
4 17 (5.61%) T-SQL
5 13 (4.29%) PHP
6 11 (3.63%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.65%) Java
8 2 (0.66%) Scala
8 2 (0.66%) Python
8 2 (0.66%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.66%) Ruby
9 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.33%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (2.31%) Degree
2 6 (1.98%) ISEB
3 5 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.66%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.66%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.98%) QA
2 3 (0.99%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.66%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 51 (16.83%) EPiServer
2 26 (8.58%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.96%) Ektron
4 9 (2.97%) TIBCO
5 8 (2.64%) Google
6 7 (2.31%) Adobe
7 6 (1.98%) RedDot
8 4 (1.32%) SAP
9 2 (0.66%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.66%) Facebook
9 2 (0.66%) Twitter
9 2 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.66%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.66%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.66%) ATG
9 2 (0.66%) VMware
10 1 (0.33%) FatWire
10 1 (0.33%) Open Text
10 1 (0.33%) Metastorm
10 1 (0.33%) StreamBase
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Rate: £300 - £450 per day + 3-6 month contracts
Posted: 12 days ago
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Rate: £370 - £420 per day + Sitecore 7 project
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