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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SDL Tridion
Rank 576 554 518
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -36
Contract jobs citing Tridion 14 9 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.019% 0.056%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.32% 0.22% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
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£240 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £310 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate - £275 £338
% change year-on-year
- -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.00
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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
4379 4113 4721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.21% 8.58% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2650 2316 2472
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 71 93
Average hourly rate £25.13 £22.25 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.92% -38.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £12.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+32.22% -35.71%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 -2 11 £240 -46.66% 1
East of England - 1 - -
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - - 2
South West - - - -
Tridion
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Tridion
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (90.63%) CMS
2 17 (53.13%) .NET
3 15 (46.88%) Content Management
4 14 (43.75%) HTML
5 13 (40.63%) C#
5 13 (40.63%) CSS
6 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 9 (28.13%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (28.13%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (28.13%) Sitecore
8 8 (25.00%) Ajax
8 8 (25.00%) Finance
9 7 (21.88%) Workflow
9 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
9 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
9 7 (21.88%) Java
10 6 (18.75%) J2EE
10 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
10 6 (18.75%) Migration
10 6 (18.75%) Degree
10 6 (18.75%) JSON
11 5 (15.63%) Web Development
11 5 (15.63%) Web Design
11 5 (15.63%) jQuery
11 5 (15.63%) HTML5
11 5 (15.63%) iPad
11 5 (15.63%) XML
11 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
11 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
11 5 (15.63%) Interwoven

Tridion
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 29 (90.63%) CMS
2 9 (28.13%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
4 4 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (12.50%) Alfresco
4 4 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (9.38%) Node.js
6 2 (6.25%) Drupal
6 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
7 1 (3.13%) Joomla!
7 1 (3.13%) DNN
7 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (3.13%) TeamSite
7 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (3.13%) MQSeries
7 1 (3.13%) Kentico
7 1 (3.13%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Intranet
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) DB2
3 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.13%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.38%) Jasmine
2 3 (9.38%) Grunt
2 3 (9.38%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (9.38%) Yeoman
2 3 (9.38%) Bower
3 1 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.13%) Log4j
3 1 (3.13%) Subversion
3 1 (3.13%) Ant
3 1 (3.13%) JUnit
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (3.13%) Dutch Language
4 1 (3.13%) French Language
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Publishing
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Architect
3 7 (21.88%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (9.38%) SharePoint Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Tridion Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Tridion Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Content Editor
6 1 (3.13%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) .NET
2 14 (43.75%) HTML
3 13 (40.63%) CSS
4 8 (25.00%) Ajax
5 6 (18.75%) J2EE
5 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 6 (18.75%) JSON
6 5 (15.63%) jQuery
6 5 (15.63%) HTML5
6 5 (15.63%) CSS3
6 5 (15.63%) XML
7 3 (9.38%) DOM
7 3 (9.38%) XSLT
7 3 (9.38%) XHTML
7 3 (9.38%) Modernizr
7 3 (9.38%) Sass
7 3 (9.38%) Zepto.js
7 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
7 3 (9.38%) RESTful
7 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.63%) iPad
2 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.25%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) FMCG
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Web 2.0
4 1 (3.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) UNIX
1 1 (3.13%) HPUX
1 1 (3.13%) Solaris
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Content Management
2 9 (28.13%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
3 7 (21.88%) Workflow
4 6 (18.75%) Migration
5 5 (15.63%) MVC
5 5 (15.63%) Web Design
5 5 (15.63%) Web Development
5 5 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (12.50%) SOA
7 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Progressive Enhancement
8 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Content Management
8 2 (6.25%) Project Management
9 1 (3.13%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) C#
2 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.88%) Java
4 4 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.25%) XPath
6 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.13%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Sitecore
2 5 (15.63%) Interwoven
3 4 (12.50%) Ektron
3 4 (12.50%) Vignette
3 4 (12.50%) Stellent
3 4 (12.50%) FatWire
3 4 (12.50%) Nintex
4 2 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) Adobe
5 1 (3.13%) Elastic Path
5 1 (3.13%) ATG
5 1 (3.13%) Open Text
5 1 (3.13%) Selligent
5 1 (3.13%) Blue Martini
5 1 (3.13%) Endeca
5 1 (3.13%) Google
5 1 (3.13%) EPiServer
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle