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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SDL Tridion
Rank 542 511 470
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -41
Contract jobs citing Tridion 13 23 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.052% 0.092%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.32% 0.58% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 13
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£275 £269 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -23.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £254 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £284 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £269 £235
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +14.36%
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
4098 3957 3540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.86% 8.89% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2441 2119 1793
Average daily rate £429 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.59% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 62 55
Average hourly rate £31.50 £30.42 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% -14.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £15.30 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £61.15 £55.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-53.70% +5.00%

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
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 January 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 January 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
South East -15 6 £275 - 3
London -14 3 £225 - 1
North West - 2 £289 - 3
South West - 1 £375 - 1
East of England - - - -
Tridion
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Tridion
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 22 (81.48%) CMS
2 16 (59.26%) HTML
2 16 (59.26%) CSS
3 15 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 12 (44.44%) Ajax
5 8 (29.63%) E-Commerce
5 8 (29.63%) Content Management
5 8 (29.63%) HTML5
6 7 (25.93%) Ektron
6 7 (25.93%) jQuery
6 7 (25.93%) CSS3
6 7 (25.93%) JSON
6 7 (25.93%) .NET
7 6 (22.22%) Java
7 6 (22.22%) C#
7 6 (22.22%) Degree
8 5 (18.52%) Sass
8 5 (18.52%) User Experience
9 4 (14.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (14.81%) ExpressionEngine
9 4 (14.81%) LESS
9 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (14.81%) iPad
9 4 (14.81%) Liferay
9 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (14.81%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (14.81%) Magento
9 4 (14.81%) Umbraco

Tridion
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 22 (81.48%) CMS
2 4 (14.81%) ExpressionEngine
2 4 (14.81%) Liferay
2 4 (14.81%) Umbraco
3 2 (7.41%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.70%) Kentico
4 1 (3.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 4 (14.81%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (7.41%) MS Project
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Magento
2 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Grunt
1 1 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (3.70%) Yeoman
1 1 (3.70%) Bower
1 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Publishing
2 1 (3.70%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (3.70%) Dutch Language
2 1 (3.70%) French Language
2 1 (3.70%) Norwegian Language
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Architect
4 6 (22.22%) Front-End Web Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Tridion Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) HTML
1 16 (59.26%) CSS
2 12 (44.44%) Ajax
3 8 (29.63%) HTML5
4 7 (25.93%) jQuery
4 7 (25.93%) CSS3
4 7 (25.93%) JSON
4 7 (25.93%) .NET
5 5 (18.52%) Sass
6 4 (14.81%) LESS
6 4 (14.81%) J2EE
7 3 (11.11%) XML
8 2 (7.41%) XSLT
9 1 (3.70%) Zepto.js
9 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
9 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (3.70%) RESTful
9 1 (3.70%) Modernizr
9 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
9 1 (3.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) User Experience
2 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (14.81%) iPad
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) E-Commerce
1 8 (29.63%) Content Management
2 4 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) Web Design
3 3 (11.11%) Web Development
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) Scrum
4 2 (7.41%) MVC
4 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.41%) Analytics
5 1 (3.70%) Coaching
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Content Management
5 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.70%) Progressive Enhancement
5 1 (3.70%) Workflow
5 1 (3.70%) EAI
5 1 (3.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 6 (22.22%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) PHP
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Ektron
2 4 (14.81%) Adobe
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) EPiServer
4 2 (7.41%) Sitecore
4 2 (7.41%) hybris
5 1 (3.70%) Selligent
5 1 (3.70%) Google
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