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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 338 402 398
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -4
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 228 147 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.32% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 1.05% 0.70% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 87 85
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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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
21697 21002 19019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.49% 45.54% 46.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12640 11746 10308
Average daily rate £400 £393 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 895 927 1159
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 £11.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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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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 +30 113 £386 +3.00% 36
South East +13 65 £400 +2.56% 24
West Midlands 0 12 £325 - 8
South West -11 12 £235 -51.79% 7
East of England - 10 £513 - 3
Yorkshire -13 8 £325 -13.33% 6
East Midlands +5 5 £250 -16.66% 2
North West -23 1 £325 -7.14% 11
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Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 276 (68.15%) .NET
2 265 (65.43%) Sitecore CMS
3 256 (63.21%) CMS
4 226 (55.80%) C#
5 183 (45.19%) ASP.NET
6 164 (40.49%) HTML
7 152 (37.53%) JavaScript
8 146 (36.05%) CSS
9 138 (34.07%) MVC
10 122 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
11 104 (25.68%) SQL Server
11 104 (25.68%) jQuery
12 85 (20.99%) Umbraco
13 82 (20.25%) ASP.NET MVC
14 78 (19.26%) E-Commerce
15 70 (17.28%) HTML5
16 67 (16.54%) Content Management
17 65 (16.05%) TDD
18 62 (15.31%) Scrum
18 62 (15.31%) Microsoft
18 62 (15.31%) Web Services
19 56 (13.83%) CSS3
20 55 (13.58%) .NET Framework
21 51 (12.59%) Web Development
22 49 (12.10%) EPiServer
23 44 (10.86%) SQL
24 41 (10.12%) BDD
25 39 (9.63%) WCF
26 37 (9.14%) Kentico
27 35 (8.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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
1 265 (65.43%) Sitecore CMS
2 256 (63.21%) CMS
3 85 (20.99%) Umbraco
4 37 (9.14%) Kentico
5 23 (5.68%) SharePoint
6 19 (4.69%) Sitefinity
7 15 (3.70%) Node.js
8 12 (2.96%) DNN
9 8 (1.98%) Drupal
10 7 (1.73%) Adobe CQ
11 6 (1.48%) IIS
12 5 (1.23%) WordPress
12 5 (1.23%) Immediacy CMS
13 4 (0.99%) Zimbra
13 4 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.74%) Joomla!
14 3 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.74%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.74%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.74%) Documentum
Applications
1 26 (6.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.23%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.49%) InDesign
3 2 (0.49%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) MS Project
4 1 (0.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.22%) assyst
2 9 (2.22%) Tridion
3 5 (1.23%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.99%) Magento
4 4 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.49%) SAP ECC
5 2 (0.49%) SiteCatalyst
5 2 (0.49%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.49%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.74%) Office 365
5 2 (0.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.96%) Internet
2 4 (0.99%) HTTP
3 2 (0.49%) DNS
3 2 (0.49%) WAN
4 1 (0.25%) GPRS
4 1 (0.25%) GSM
4 1 (0.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (25.68%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.99%) MySQL
6 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.74%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.74%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.49%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 2 (0.49%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.49%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.25%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (7.16%) Visual Studio
2 15 (3.70%) Moq
2 15 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (3.46%) SpecFlow
4 12 (2.96%) Git (software)
5 11 (2.72%) NUnit
5 11 (2.72%) Rhino Mocks
6 10 (2.47%) TeamCity
7 9 (2.22%) Subversion
8 8 (1.98%) JIRA
9 5 (1.23%) Selenium
9 5 (1.23%) MSTest
10 4 (0.99%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.99%) Grunt
10 4 (0.99%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.74%) eggPlant
11 3 (0.74%) WatiN
11 3 (0.74%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.74%) Firebug
12 2 (0.49%) Bower
General
1 26 (6.42%) Finance
1 26 (6.42%) Retail
2 21 (5.19%) Marketing
3 8 (1.98%) Publishing
4 4 (0.99%) Advertising
4 4 (0.99%) German Language
5 2 (0.49%) Back Office
5 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.25%) Electronics
6 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.25%) Law
6 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 250 (61.73%) Developer
2 134 (33.09%) Sitecore Developer
3 75 (18.52%) .NET Developer
4 46 (11.36%) Architect
5 30 (7.41%) C# Developer
6 29 (7.16%) Senior Developer
7 28 (6.91%) Solutions Architect
8 26 (6.42%) Analyst
9 23 (5.68%) C# .NET Developer
10 22 (5.43%) Web Developer
11 21 (5.19%) CMS Developer
12 19 (4.69%) Umbraco Developer
12 19 (4.69%) Project Manager
13 13 (3.21%) Front-End Developer
14 11 (2.72%) Digital Project Manager
15 10 (2.47%) Senior .NET Developer
16 9 (2.22%) Web Architect
16 9 (2.22%) Content Editor
16 9 (2.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 9 (2.22%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (68.15%) .NET
2 183 (45.19%) ASP.NET
3 164 (40.49%) HTML
4 146 (36.05%) CSS
5 104 (25.68%) jQuery
6 82 (20.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 70 (17.28%) HTML5
8 62 (15.31%) Web Services
9 56 (13.83%) CSS3
10 55 (13.58%) .NET Framework
11 39 (9.63%) WCF
12 35 (8.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 35 (8.64%) AngularJS
13 34 (8.40%) XML
14 29 (7.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 28 (6.91%) ASP.NET Web API
16 27 (6.67%) REST
17 19 (4.69%) Razor View Engine
17 19 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 19 (4.69%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.70%) User Experience
3 14 (3.46%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.96%) Open Source
5 10 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.47%) W3C
6 6 (1.48%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (1.48%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.23%) EPoS
7 5 (1.23%) iPad
8 4 (0.99%) Social Media
8 4 (0.99%) Google Search Appliance
8 4 (0.99%) Digital Media
8 4 (0.99%) Streaming Music
8 4 (0.99%) Taxonomies
9 3 (0.74%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.74%) Handset
9 3 (0.74%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.74%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.49%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.96%) Apple iOS
1 12 (2.96%) Windows
2 10 (2.47%) Android
3 3 (0.74%) webOS
4 2 (0.49%) UNIX
5 1 (0.25%) AIX
5 1 (0.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (34.07%) MVC
2 122 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (19.26%) E-Commerce
4 67 (16.54%) Content Management
5 65 (16.05%) TDD
6 62 (15.31%) Scrum
7 51 (12.59%) Web Development
8 41 (10.12%) BDD
9 26 (6.42%) Mentoring
10 25 (6.17%) SOA
11 23 (5.68%) Project Management
12 21 (5.19%) CRM
13 19 (4.69%) Responsive Web Design
14 14 (3.46%) Domain-Driven Design
14 14 (3.46%) TOGAF
15 13 (3.21%) Enterprise Architecture
16 12 (2.96%) Unit Testing
16 12 (2.96%) OO
17 11 (2.72%) Pair Programming
17 11 (2.72%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 226 (55.80%) C#
2 152 (37.53%) JavaScript
3 44 (10.86%) SQL
4 23 (5.68%) Java
5 17 (4.20%) T-SQL
6 11 (2.72%) VB.NET
7 7 (1.73%) VB
8 5 (1.23%) VB6
8 5 (1.23%) PHP
9 2 (0.49%) ABAP
9 2 (0.49%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.25%) C++
10 1 (0.25%) Scala
10 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (6.42%) Degree
2 10 (2.47%) VCP4
3 7 (1.73%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.99%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.25%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.48%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.25%) Nagios
1 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 62 (15.31%) Microsoft
2 49 (12.10%) EPiServer
3 16 (3.95%) Ektron
4 13 (3.21%) Adobe
5 11 (2.72%) Akamai
5 11 (2.72%) ForgeRock
6 10 (2.47%) Google
7 9 (2.22%) Remedy
8 6 (1.48%) SAP
9 5 (1.23%) RedDot
9 5 (1.23%) hybris
10 4 (0.99%) Oracle
10 4 (0.99%) Alterian
11 3 (0.74%) Omniture
11 3 (0.74%) FatWire
11 3 (0.74%) Vignette
11 3 (0.74%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.74%) Lotus
12 2 (0.49%) Foundry
12 2 (0.49%) Business Objects
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £290 - £315 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vitality
Rate: Excellent benefits & bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
England
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350 - £425 per day + Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: to £100K or excellent day rates
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Birkenhead
Computer Futures
Rate: £90 - £180 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago