The table below looks at the statistics for Tridion skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tridion over the 3 months to 1 September 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SDL Tridion
Rank 583 566 570
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Contract jobs citing Tridion 17 22 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.043% 0.004%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.41% 0.48% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
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£360 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £200
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +87.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Tridion
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4161 4571 4168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.72% 8.93% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2465 2492 2301
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 65 79
Average hourly rate £21.64 £30.82 £17.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.78% +72.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.84 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £31.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.30% +80.00%

Tridion
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Tridion across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Tridion Jobs Demand Trend in England

Tridion
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Tridion across the England region.

Tridion Daily Rate Trend in England

Tridion
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Tridion across the England region.

Tridion Hourly Rate Trend in England

Tridion
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 Tridion within the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
East of England +13 9 £360 -
London -10 6 - -
South West -5 1 - -
North West - 1 £388 -
Tridion
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Tridion
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Tridion 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 Tridion.

1 25 (51.02%) JavaScript
2 22 (44.90%) Java
3 21 (42.86%) HTML
4 19 (38.78%) Ajax
5 15 (30.61%) Linux
5 15 (30.61%) User Experience
6 14 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (28.57%) Content Management
7 13 (26.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (26.53%) CMS
7 13 (26.53%) CSS
8 12 (24.49%) jQuery
8 12 (24.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (22.45%) Git (software)
9 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (22.45%) HTML5
9 11 (22.45%) SQL
9 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
10 10 (20.41%) Photoshop
10 10 (20.41%) JSP
10 10 (20.41%) IntelliJ
10 10 (20.41%) ECMAScript
10 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
10 10 (20.41%) Mercurial
10 10 (20.41%) UX Design
10 10 (20.41%) Graphic Design
10 10 (20.41%) Adobe Illustrator
10 10 (20.41%) Subversion
10 10 (20.41%) Mobile App

Tridion
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Tridion 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 Tridion. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (26.53%) CMS
2 9 (18.37%) WebSphere
3 8 (16.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (16.33%) MQSeries
4 7 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 7 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (14.29%) IIS
4 7 (14.29%) Node.js
5 6 (12.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (10.20%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (8.16%) Umbraco
8 3 (6.12%) Apache Solr
9 2 (4.08%) Drupal
10 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Photoshop
1 10 (20.41%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (20.41%) OmniGraffle
2 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) DNS
1 8 (16.33%) Internet
2 7 (14.29%) LDAP
2 7 (14.29%) DHCP
3 3 (6.12%) Firewall
4 1 (2.04%) HTTP
4 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.33%) DB2
2 8 (16.33%) RDBMS
2 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Git (software)
2 10 (20.41%) Mercurial
2 10 (20.41%) WebStorm
2 10 (20.41%) IntelliJ
2 10 (20.41%) Subversion
3 8 (16.33%) Log4j
3 8 (16.33%) Ant
3 8 (16.33%) JUnit
3 8 (16.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Eclipse
3 8 (16.33%) Grunt
4 5 (10.20%) PhantomJS
4 5 (10.20%) Selenium
4 5 (10.20%) JIRA
4 5 (10.20%) Jasmine
4 5 (10.20%) gulp
5 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
6 2 (4.08%) MSBuild
6 2 (4.08%) Yeoman
General
1 3 (6.12%) Retail
2 1 (2.04%) Local Government
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) Developer
2 10 (20.41%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Java Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Architect
5 6 (12.24%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Consultant
8 3 (6.12%) Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Tridion Consultant
8 3 (6.12%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Business Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Digital Project Manager
9 2 (4.08%) Product Manager
9 2 (4.08%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
10 1 (2.04%) Technical Support
10 1 (2.04%) Technical Consultant
10 1 (2.04%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.86%) HTML
2 19 (38.78%) Ajax
3 13 (26.53%) CSS
4 12 (24.49%) jQuery
4 12 (24.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 11 (22.45%) HTML5
6 10 (20.41%) REST
6 10 (20.41%) CSS3
6 10 (20.41%) PhoneGap
6 10 (20.41%) JSP
7 8 (16.33%) Servlets
7 8 (16.33%) Struts
7 8 (16.33%) XML
7 8 (16.33%) XSLT
7 8 (16.33%) XHTML
7 8 (16.33%) JMS
7 8 (16.33%) JDBC
7 8 (16.33%) EJB
7 8 (16.33%) XMLBeans
7 8 (16.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) User Experience
2 10 (20.41%) Mobile App
2 10 (20.41%) Graphic Design
3 8 (16.33%) Web 2.0
4 4 (8.16%) iPad
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Linux
2 8 (16.33%) UNIX
2 8 (16.33%) HPUX
2 8 (16.33%) Solaris
3 6 (12.24%) Debian
3 6 (12.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (28.57%) Content Management
2 13 (26.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (20.41%) Responsive Web Design
3 10 (20.41%) UX Design
4 8 (16.33%) UML
4 8 (16.33%) OO
4 8 (16.33%) RAD
5 7 (14.29%) Project Management
5 7 (14.29%) ITIL
5 7 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 5 (10.20%) MVC
7 3 (6.12%) Scrum
7 3 (6.12%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.12%) Web Development
7 3 (6.12%) Use Case
7 3 (6.12%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (6.12%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (4.08%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 25 (51.02%) JavaScript
2 22 (44.90%) Java
3 11 (22.45%) SQL
4 10 (20.41%) ECMAScript
4 10 (20.41%) TypeScript
4 10 (20.41%) Dart
5 9 (18.37%) PowerShell
6 8 (16.33%) Bash Shell
6 8 (16.33%) XPath
6 8 (16.33%) Perl
7 6 (12.24%) C#
8 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 7 (14.29%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.33%) ATG
2 8 (16.33%) Blue Martini
2 8 (16.33%) Interwoven
2 8 (16.33%) Elastic Path
2 8 (16.33%) IBM
3 6 (12.24%) Red Hat
3 6 (12.24%) Adobe
4 5 (10.20%) Sitecore
5 2 (4.08%) Sybase
5 2 (4.08%) SAP
6 1 (2.04%) Ektron
6 1 (2.04%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.04%) hybris