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 28 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.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SDL Tridion
Rank 548 549 523
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -26
Contract jobs citing Tridion 35 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.034% 0.014%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.91% 0.40% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 3
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£338 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £293 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £405 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £385 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.33% +18.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
3845 4262 3796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.68% 8.64% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2285 2437 2037
Average daily rate £450 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 52 76
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £15.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £52.50 £59.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £36.25 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-37.92% -4.11%

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 28 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
East of England +27 22 £325 -
London +19 9 - -
East Midlands -3 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £350 -
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Tridion
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 29 (59.18%) JavaScript
2 23 (46.94%) CMS
3 21 (42.86%) Java
3 21 (42.86%) CSS
4 17 (34.69%) HTML
4 17 (34.69%) E-Commerce
5 15 (30.61%) .NET
5 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
5 15 (30.61%) Linux
5 15 (30.61%) Content Management
6 14 (28.57%) C#
7 13 (26.53%) Adobe
7 13 (26.53%) Ajax
7 13 (26.53%) PowerShell
7 13 (26.53%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (26.53%) User Experience
8 12 (24.49%) Sitecore CMS
8 12 (24.49%) Sitecore
8 12 (24.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (22.45%) Subversion
9 11 (22.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 10 (20.41%) HTML5
10 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (20.41%) jQuery
10 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
11 9 (18.37%) J2EE
11 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET
11 9 (18.37%) MVC
11 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (18.37%) REST

Tridion
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 23 (46.94%) CMS
2 12 (24.49%) Sitecore CMS
3 11 (22.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 8 (16.33%) IIS
4 8 (16.33%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
5 6 (12.24%) WebSphere
5 6 (12.24%) Umbraco
6 5 (10.20%) Node.js
6 5 (10.20%) Apache Solr
6 5 (10.20%) MQSeries
6 5 (10.20%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (4.08%) Drupal
7 2 (4.08%) Liferay
7 2 (4.08%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (8.16%) Photoshop
3 4 (8.16%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (4.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) DHCP
1 8 (16.33%) DNS
1 8 (16.33%) LDAP
2 5 (10.20%) Internet
3 3 (6.12%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
2 5 (10.20%) RDBMS
2 5 (10.20%) DB2
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Subversion
2 7 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 7 (14.29%) JIRA
3 6 (12.24%) Eclipse
4 5 (10.20%) Grunt
4 5 (10.20%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Ant
4 5 (10.20%) JUnit
4 5 (10.20%) Log4j
4 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
5 4 (8.16%) TeamCity
5 4 (8.16%) IntelliJ
5 4 (8.16%) Bower
5 4 (8.16%) Yeoman
5 4 (8.16%) Mercurial
5 4 (8.16%) MSBuild
5 4 (8.16%) WebStorm
6 3 (6.12%) Jasmine
6 3 (6.12%) Selenium
7 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.12%) Retail
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 26 (53.06%) Developer
2 10 (20.41%) Web Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Architect
3 7 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) .NET Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (8.16%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Tridion Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Tridion Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Product Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Front-End Web Developer
9 1 (2.04%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.04%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.86%) CSS
2 17 (34.69%) HTML
3 15 (30.61%) .NET
4 13 (26.53%) Ajax
5 10 (20.41%) HTML5
5 10 (20.41%) jQuery
6 9 (18.37%) J2EE
6 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET
6 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (18.37%) REST
7 8 (16.33%) CSS3
7 8 (16.33%) JSP
8 6 (12.24%) Servlets
8 6 (12.24%) XHTML
8 6 (12.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (10.20%) Sass
9 5 (10.20%) XSLT
9 5 (10.20%) JMS
9 5 (10.20%) Struts
9 5 (10.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) User Experience
2 8 (16.33%) iPad
3 5 (10.20%) Web 2.0
4 4 (8.16%) Graphic Design
4 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
4 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Linux
2 8 (16.33%) UNIX
3 7 (14.29%) Debian
3 7 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (10.20%) HPUX
4 5 (10.20%) Solaris
5 2 (4.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) E-Commerce
2 15 (30.61%) Content Management
3 13 (26.53%) Responsive Web Design
4 12 (24.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (18.37%) MVC
7 8 (16.33%) ITIL
7 8 (16.33%) Project Management
8 7 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 5 (10.20%) UML
9 5 (10.20%) OO
9 5 (10.20%) RAD
10 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (8.16%) UX Design
10 4 (8.16%) Scrum
11 3 (6.12%) Customer Engagement
11 3 (6.12%) Business Process Mapping
11 3 (6.12%) Business Analysis
11 3 (6.12%) Use Case
11 3 (6.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (59.18%) JavaScript
2 21 (42.86%) Java
3 14 (28.57%) C#
4 13 (26.53%) PowerShell
5 7 (14.29%) SQL
6 5 (10.20%) Bash Shell
6 5 (10.20%) Perl
6 5 (10.20%) XPath
7 4 (8.16%) ECMAScript
7 4 (8.16%) TypeScript
7 4 (8.16%) Dart
8 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Terminal Server
1 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Adobe
2 12 (24.49%) Sitecore
3 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
4 7 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 5 (10.20%) Elastic Path
5 5 (10.20%) IBM
5 5 (10.20%) Interwoven
5 5 (10.20%) ATG
5 5 (10.20%) Blue Martini
6 2 (4.08%) FatWire
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle
6 2 (4.08%) Sybase
6 2 (4.08%) SAP