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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 415 382 416
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +34
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 176 187 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.39% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.78% 0.86% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 131 67
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 £285 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
- -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.50 -
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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
22641 21630 19465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.18% 45.06% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13367 12551 10705
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% -1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1007 1106
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.00 £11.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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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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 +12 97 £375 -1.31% 44
South East -22 22 £370 +5.71% 9
Yorkshire -10 15 £325 -13.33% 8
South West +9 14 £388 +26.01% 4
East of England +8 9 £413 - 6
North West -28 7 £450 +7.46% 12
West Midlands -24 5 £325 -1.88% 4
East Midlands -14 3 £398 -24.28% 1
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Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 277 (69.60%) .NET
2 271 (68.09%) Sitecore CMS
3 259 (65.08%) CMS
4 236 (59.30%) C#
5 184 (46.23%) ASP.NET
6 170 (42.71%) MVC
7 158 (39.70%) JavaScript
8 157 (39.45%) HTML
9 147 (36.93%) CSS
10 145 (36.43%) Agile Software Development
11 132 (33.17%) SQL Server
12 115 (28.89%) jQuery
13 101 (25.38%) Umbraco
14 84 (21.11%) E-Commerce
15 79 (19.85%) ASP.NET MVC
16 78 (19.60%) Scrum
17 77 (19.35%) HTML5
18 72 (18.09%) Web Services
19 68 (17.09%) TDD
20 66 (16.58%) CSS3
21 65 (16.33%) Content Management
22 63 (15.83%) EPiServer
23 61 (15.33%) SQL
24 55 (13.82%) WCF
25 53 (13.32%) .NET Framework
26 51 (12.81%) Microsoft
27 49 (12.31%) ASP.NET Web API
28 48 (12.06%) Kentico
29 41 (10.30%) BDD
29 41 (10.30%) Visual Studio

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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
1 271 (68.09%) Sitecore CMS
2 259 (65.08%) CMS
3 101 (25.38%) Umbraco
4 48 (12.06%) Kentico
5 23 (5.78%) Sitefinity
6 21 (5.28%) SharePoint
7 20 (5.03%) DNN
8 18 (4.52%) IIS
9 13 (3.27%) Node.js
10 11 (2.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 7 (1.76%) Drupal
11 7 (1.76%) Immediacy CMS
12 6 (1.51%) WordPress
13 5 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (1.01%) Zimbra
14 4 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.75%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.75%) Joomla!
Applications
1 15 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.26%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.75%) InDesign
3 3 (0.75%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 16 (4.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (3.02%) Tridion
3 9 (2.26%) assyst
4 5 (1.26%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.50%) Magento
6 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.76%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.75%) Office 365
5 3 (0.75%) GitHub
6 2 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.51%) Internet
2 4 (1.01%) WAN
2 4 (1.01%) HTTP
3 2 (0.50%) DNS
4 1 (0.25%) Intranet
4 1 (0.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (33.17%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.51%) MySQL
5 5 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.26%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.26%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.01%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.25%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.25%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 41 (10.30%) Visual Studio
2 20 (5.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (3.27%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.51%) Selenium
4 10 (2.51%) TeamCity
5 9 (2.26%) JIRA
5 9 (2.26%) NUnit
6 7 (1.76%) SpecFlow
7 6 (1.51%) Moq
7 6 (1.51%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.01%) MSTest
8 4 (1.01%) Grunt
9 3 (0.75%) eggPlant
9 3 (0.75%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (0.75%) WatiN
10 2 (0.50%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.50%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.50%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.50%) Subversion
10 2 (0.50%) Maven
General
1 32 (8.04%) Finance
2 20 (5.03%) Marketing
3 16 (4.02%) Retail
4 4 (1.01%) Publishing
5 3 (0.75%) Advertising
5 3 (0.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.75%) Multimedia
5 3 (0.75%) Billing
6 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.50%) Back Office
7 1 (0.25%) Electronics
7 1 (0.25%) Legal
7 1 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 250 (62.81%) Developer
2 121 (30.40%) Sitecore Developer
3 87 (21.86%) .NET Developer
4 39 (9.80%) Architect
5 34 (8.54%) Analyst
6 29 (7.29%) Web Developer
7 22 (5.53%) C# Developer
7 22 (5.53%) CMS Developer
8 21 (5.28%) Solutions Architect
9 16 (4.02%) Senior Developer
10 15 (3.77%) Project Manager
10 15 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
11 14 (3.52%) Front-End Developer
12 13 (3.27%) Umbraco Developer
12 13 (3.27%) Business Analyst
13 11 (2.76%) Applications Support
14 10 (2.51%) Systems Analyst
15 9 (2.26%) Support Analyst
15 9 (2.26%) ASP.NET Developer
15 9 (2.26%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (69.60%) .NET
2 184 (46.23%) ASP.NET
3 157 (39.45%) HTML
4 147 (36.93%) CSS
5 115 (28.89%) jQuery
6 79 (19.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 77 (19.35%) HTML5
8 72 (18.09%) Web Services
9 66 (16.58%) CSS3
10 55 (13.82%) WCF
11 53 (13.32%) .NET Framework
12 49 (12.31%) ASP.NET Web API
13 38 (9.55%) AngularJS
14 32 (8.04%) Entity Framework
15 28 (7.04%) XML
16 27 (6.78%) LINQ
17 26 (6.53%) KnockoutJS
18 25 (6.28%) Razor View Engine
19 22 (5.53%) REST
19 22 (5.53%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.78%) User Experience
1 23 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.27%) W3C
3 14 (3.52%) iPad
4 11 (2.76%) Social Media
5 10 (2.51%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.26%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.26%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (1.01%) Google Search Appliance
9 4 (1.01%) Streaming Music
10 3 (0.75%) Handset
10 3 (0.75%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.75%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.50%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.50%) Physics
12 1 (0.25%) Clustering
12 1 (0.25%) Taxonomies
12 1 (0.25%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.25%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 23 (5.78%) Windows
2 7 (1.76%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.26%) Android
4 3 (0.75%) webOS
5 1 (0.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (42.71%) MVC
2 145 (36.43%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (21.11%) E-Commerce
4 78 (19.60%) Scrum
5 68 (17.09%) TDD
6 65 (16.33%) Content Management
7 41 (10.30%) BDD
8 35 (8.79%) Web Development
8 35 (8.79%) CRM
9 29 (7.29%) Analytics
10 26 (6.53%) Mentoring
11 23 (5.78%) Responsive Web Design
12 21 (5.28%) OO
12 21 (5.28%) Unit Testing
13 20 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (4.77%) Migration
14 19 (4.77%) SDLC
15 17 (4.27%) Pair Programming
16 16 (4.02%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (3.02%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 236 (59.30%) C#
2 158 (39.70%) JavaScript
3 61 (15.33%) SQL
4 23 (5.78%) T-SQL
5 18 (4.52%) Java
6 14 (3.52%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.26%) PHP
8 4 (1.01%) VB
9 3 (0.75%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.50%) VB6
10 2 (0.50%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (6.28%) Degree
2 10 (2.51%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.26%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.51%) QA
2 2 (0.50%) SLA
3 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) NDS
1 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) TeamSite
1 1 (0.25%) Netcool
1 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (15.83%) EPiServer
2 51 (12.81%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.03%) Adobe
4 19 (4.77%) Ektron
5 15 (3.77%) Google
6 11 (2.76%) Akamai
6 11 (2.76%) ForgeRock
7 10 (2.51%) Remedy
8 7 (1.76%) Oracle
8 7 (1.76%) hybris
8 7 (1.76%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.01%) FatWire
9 4 (1.01%) Alterian
10 3 (0.75%) Omniture
10 3 (0.75%) RedDot
10 3 (0.75%) SAP
10 3 (0.75%) Apple
10 3 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.75%) Facebook
10 3 (0.75%) Twitter
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