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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SDL Tridion
Rank 550 514 483
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -31
Contract jobs citing Tridion 14 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.070% 0.076%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.34% 0.81% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 13
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£325 £269 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% -23.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £254 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £848 £284 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £269 £226
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +18.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.50
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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
4096 3961 3490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.60% 8.66% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2410 2168 1817
Average daily rate £450 £438 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 49 48
Average hourly rate £30.00 £18.20 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.83% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.95 £59.90 £77.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-21.73% -39.15%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Tridion across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Tridion Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 February 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 -21 8 £1,050 - 1
East of England -1 2 £375 +50.00% 1
South East -27 2 £250 - 1
North West - - - -
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Tridion
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 24 (80.00%) CMS
2 22 (73.33%) CSS
3 21 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 15 (50.00%) HTML
5 10 (33.33%) Ajax
6 9 (30.00%) Java
6 9 (30.00%) Adobe
7 8 (26.67%) E-Commerce
7 8 (26.67%) .NET
7 8 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (23.33%) HTML5
8 7 (23.33%) Ektron
8 7 (23.33%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (23.33%) Sitecore
8 7 (23.33%) C#
8 7 (23.33%) Content Management
9 6 (20.00%) Degree
9 6 (20.00%) JSON
10 5 (16.67%) jQuery
10 5 (16.67%) Umbraco
10 5 (16.67%) REST
10 5 (16.67%) CSS3
10 5 (16.67%) Web Services
10 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
11 4 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (13.33%) J2EE
11 4 (13.33%) ExpressionEngine
11 4 (13.33%) iPad

Tridion
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 24 (80.00%) CMS
2 7 (23.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (16.67%) Umbraco
4 4 (13.33%) Liferay
4 4 (13.33%) ExpressionEngine
5 3 (10.00%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (3.33%) Kentico
6 1 (3.33%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (13.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (6.67%) MS Project
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Intranet
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Subversion
2 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.33%) Maven
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) MSBuild
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Publishing
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (3.33%) French Language
2 1 (3.33%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) Web Developer
2 11 (36.67%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Front-End Web Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Tridion Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (3.33%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (73.33%) CSS
2 15 (50.00%) HTML
3 10 (33.33%) Ajax
4 8 (26.67%) .NET
5 7 (23.33%) HTML5
6 6 (20.00%) JSON
7 5 (16.67%) jQuery
7 5 (16.67%) REST
7 5 (16.67%) CSS3
7 5 (16.67%) Web Services
8 4 (13.33%) J2EE
8 4 (13.33%) Sass
8 4 (13.33%) LESS
9 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (6.67%) WebCenter
9 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
9 2 (6.67%) XML
9 2 (6.67%) XSLT
10 1 (3.33%) XHTML
10 1 (3.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 4 (13.33%) iPad
1 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (13.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) UNIX
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) E-Commerce
1 8 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (23.33%) Content Management
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (6.67%) Project Management
6 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
6 2 (6.67%) MVC
6 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.33%) Web Analytics
7 1 (3.33%) Analytics
7 1 (3.33%) Coaching
7 1 (3.33%) Migration
7 1 (3.33%) Web Design
7 1 (3.33%) EAI
7 1 (3.33%) SOA
7 1 (3.33%) Web Development
7 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (30.00%) Java
3 7 (23.33%) C#
4 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) VCP4
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Adobe
2 7 (23.33%) Sitecore
2 7 (23.33%) Ektron
3 3 (10.00%) EPiServer
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) FatWire
4 2 (6.67%) hybris