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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 368 446 485
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +39
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 196 104 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.87% 0.48% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 77 66
Average daily rate
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£370 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £246 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £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
22443 21877 24572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.45% 46.96% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12746 12209 12888
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 1017 1126 1289
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.63 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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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 28 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 28 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 +55 119 £400 +14.28% 45
South West -12 23 £304 +21.50% 8
West Midlands 0 15 £330 +25.71% 7
South East -22 13 £388 -29.54% 16
Yorkshire +9 12 £300 - 3
North West -5 3 £438 +34.61% 7
East Midlands - 3 £525 - 1
East of England - 3 £285 - 2
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Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 272 (74.73%) Sitecore CMS
2 266 (73.08%) .NET
2 266 (73.08%) CMS
3 223 (61.26%) C#
4 178 (48.90%) ASP.NET
5 155 (42.58%) MVC
6 143 (39.29%) HTML
7 138 (37.91%) JavaScript
8 134 (36.81%) CSS
9 124 (34.07%) SQL Server
10 110 (30.22%) jQuery
11 82 (22.53%) Umbraco
12 80 (21.98%) ASP.NET MVC
13 79 (21.70%) Content Management
14 72 (19.78%) HTML5
15 68 (18.68%) CSS3
16 64 (17.58%) XML
17 60 (16.48%) Web Development
18 51 (14.01%) Agile Software Development
18 51 (14.01%) IIS
18 51 (14.01%) SQL
19 49 (13.46%) TDD
19 49 (13.46%) EPiServer
20 48 (13.19%) Microsoft
21 45 (12.36%) Web Services
22 43 (11.81%) Scrum
23 40 (10.99%) .NET Framework
24 39 (10.71%) Finance
24 39 (10.71%) E-Commerce
25 37 (10.16%) SharePoint

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 272 (74.73%) Sitecore CMS
2 266 (73.08%) CMS
3 82 (22.53%) Umbraco
4 51 (14.01%) IIS
5 37 (10.16%) SharePoint
6 15 (4.12%) Kentico
7 12 (3.30%) Node.js
7 12 (3.30%) DNN
8 11 (3.02%) SharePoint 2010
8 11 (3.02%) Adobe CQ
9 10 (2.75%) WordPress
10 8 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (1.92%) ExpressionEngine
12 6 (1.65%) Drupal
12 6 (1.65%) Joomla!
13 5 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (1.37%) Sitefinity
14 4 (1.10%) Alfresco
15 3 (0.82%) WorkSite
15 3 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (6.04%) Photoshop
2 13 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.10%) MS Office
4 3 (0.82%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.92%) Tridion
2 5 (1.37%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.82%) Magento
4 2 (0.55%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (1.65%) SaaS
2 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.55%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.92%) Internet
2 6 (1.65%) Intranet
3 4 (1.10%) Firewall
3 4 (1.10%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (0.82%) DNS
5 2 (0.55%) FTP
6 1 (0.27%) LAN
6 1 (0.27%) WAN
6 1 (0.27%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (34.07%) SQL Server
2 30 (8.24%) MySQL
3 20 (5.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (3.30%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.75%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.82%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.82%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.82%) RavenDB
10 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.55%) QlikView
10 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.27%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 37 (10.16%) Visual Studio
2 25 (6.87%) NUnit
3 24 (6.59%) Subversion
4 15 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (3.30%) Git (software)
6 11 (3.02%) Jenkins
7 10 (2.75%) TeamCity
7 10 (2.75%) Selenium
8 8 (2.20%) JIRA
9 7 (1.92%) CruiseControl
10 6 (1.65%) Moq
10 6 (1.65%) Grunt
11 5 (1.37%) Rhino Mocks
12 4 (1.10%) MSBuild
12 4 (1.10%) SpecFlow
13 3 (0.82%) Mercurial
14 2 (0.55%) Karma Test Runner
14 2 (0.55%) Yeoman
14 2 (0.55%) Bower
14 2 (0.55%) Jasmine
General
1 39 (10.71%) Finance
2 15 (4.12%) Banking
3 14 (3.85%) Marketing
4 13 (3.57%) Advertising
5 7 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.37%) Retail
6 5 (1.37%) Legal
6 5 (1.37%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.37%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.82%) Law
8 2 (0.55%) Electronics
8 2 (0.55%) 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
1 245 (67.31%) Developer
2 113 (31.04%) Sitecore Developer
3 75 (20.60%) .NET Developer
4 39 (10.71%) Architect
5 38 (10.44%) Web Developer
6 33 (9.07%) C# Developer
7 30 (8.24%) Front-End Developer
8 22 (6.04%) C# .NET Developer
9 20 (5.49%) ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (4.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (3.85%) Senior Developer
11 14 (3.85%) Analyst
12 12 (3.30%) CMS Developer
13 11 (3.02%) Project Manager
14 9 (2.47%) Technical Architect
14 9 (2.47%) Senior .NET Developer
15 7 (1.92%) Solutions Architect
15 7 (1.92%) Business Analyst
15 7 (1.92%) ScrumMaster
15 7 (1.92%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (73.08%) .NET
2 178 (48.90%) ASP.NET
3 143 (39.29%) HTML
4 134 (36.81%) CSS
5 110 (30.22%) jQuery
6 80 (21.98%) ASP.NET MVC
7 72 (19.78%) HTML5
8 68 (18.68%) CSS3
9 64 (17.58%) XML
10 45 (12.36%) Web Services
11 40 (10.99%) .NET Framework
12 33 (9.07%) WCF
12 33 (9.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 31 (8.52%) Ajax
14 24 (6.59%) XHTML
14 24 (6.59%) KnockoutJS
15 23 (6.32%) XSLT
16 21 (5.77%) AngularJS
17 19 (5.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 17 (4.67%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 10 (2.75%) Mobile App
2 8 (2.20%) Digital Media
3 6 (1.65%) W3C
3 6 (1.65%) Social Media
4 5 (1.37%) iPhone
4 5 (1.37%) Streaming Music
4 5 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (0.82%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (0.82%) Kindle
5 3 (0.82%) Management Information System
5 3 (0.82%) E-Learning
5 3 (0.82%) Open Source
6 2 (0.55%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (0.55%) Copywriting
6 2 (0.55%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.55%) DTV
6 2 (0.55%) FMCG
7 1 (0.27%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.27%) Physics
7 1 (0.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.49%) Windows
2 14 (3.85%) Android
3 9 (2.47%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.82%) Linux
5 2 (0.55%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (42.58%) MVC
2 79 (21.70%) Content Management
3 60 (16.48%) Web Development
4 51 (14.01%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (13.46%) TDD
6 43 (11.81%) Scrum
7 39 (10.71%) E-Commerce
8 28 (7.69%) Unit Testing
9 25 (6.87%) Project Management
10 23 (6.32%) Responsive Web Design
11 20 (5.49%) Web Design
12 15 (4.12%) Software Engineering
13 14 (3.85%) BDD
13 14 (3.85%) OO
14 13 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (3.02%) Migration
16 10 (2.75%) SEO
17 9 (2.47%) Web Application Development
18 8 (2.20%) Workflow
18 8 (2.20%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 223 (61.26%) C#
2 138 (37.91%) JavaScript
3 51 (14.01%) SQL
4 24 (6.59%) T-SQL
5 16 (4.40%) PHP
6 13 (3.57%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.37%) Python
8 3 (0.82%) Java
9 2 (0.55%) Scala
9 2 (0.55%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.55%) Ruby
9 2 (0.55%) VBA
10 1 (0.27%) C++
10 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.27%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (3.30%) Degree
2 2 (0.55%) MOS
3 1 (0.27%) MCP
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.02%) QA
2 4 (1.10%) SLA
3 3 (0.82%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.27%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (13.46%) EPiServer
2 48 (13.19%) Microsoft
3 22 (6.04%) Ektron
4 14 (3.85%) Google
5 10 (2.75%) Adobe
5 10 (2.75%) TIBCO
6 8 (2.20%) Facebook
6 8 (2.20%) Twitter
7 6 (1.65%) FatWire
8 4 (1.10%) Open Text
8 4 (1.10%) RedDot
8 4 (1.10%) Stellent
8 4 (1.10%) Interwoven
8 4 (1.10%) Vignette
8 4 (1.10%) Nintex
9 3 (0.82%) Omniture
9 3 (0.82%) SAP
10 2 (0.55%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.55%) Metastorm
10 2 (0.55%) VMware
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