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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SDL Tridion
Rank 558 568 536
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -32
Contract jobs citing Tridion 20 1 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.002% 0.072%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.44% 0.024% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 11
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£375 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 - £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £200 £350
% change year-on-year
+87.50% -42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £11.23
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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
4524 4143 4819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.66% 8.59% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2606 2297 2514
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 73 72
Average hourly rate £30.82 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.11% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £10.80 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.60 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+79.02% -45.86%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 - 13 £450 - 4
South East - 3 £375 - 1
East of England - 2 - -
South West - 1 £375 - 1
North West - - - -
Tridion
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Tridion
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 25 (71.43%) CMS
2 21 (60.00%) Content Management
3 18 (51.43%) .NET
4 16 (45.71%) HTML
5 14 (40.00%) Java
5 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 14 (40.00%) C#
6 12 (34.29%) E-Commerce
6 12 (34.29%) Interwoven
7 11 (31.43%) Finance
7 11 (31.43%) J2EE
7 11 (31.43%) Ajax
8 10 (28.57%) XML
9 9 (25.71%) CSS
9 9 (25.71%) SQL
9 9 (25.71%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (22.86%) Workflow
10 8 (22.86%) Sitecore CMS
10 8 (22.86%) Sitecore
10 8 (22.86%) XSLT
10 8 (22.86%) XHTML
11 7 (20.00%) OO
11 7 (20.00%) IBM
11 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 7 (20.00%) WebSphere
11 7 (20.00%) XPath
11 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
11 7 (20.00%) Web 2.0
11 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
12 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell

Tridion
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 25 (71.43%) CMS
2 8 (22.86%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 6 (17.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (17.14%) MQSeries
5 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 4 (11.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (11.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (11.43%) Alfresco
7 3 (8.57%) Node.js
8 2 (5.71%) Drupal
9 1 (2.86%) TeamSite
9 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (2.86%) Joomla!
9 1 (2.86%) DNN
9 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (2.86%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Internet
2 3 (8.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (17.14%) DB2
2 6 (17.14%) RDBMS
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Subversion
1 6 (17.14%) Log4j
1 6 (17.14%) Ant
1 6 (17.14%) JUnit
1 6 (17.14%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 6 (17.14%) Eclipse
2 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.57%) Jasmine
3 3 (8.57%) Bower
3 3 (8.57%) Grunt
3 3 (8.57%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (8.57%) Yeoman
4 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Retail
2 6 (17.14%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.57%) Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Games
4 2 (5.71%) Marketing
5 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.86%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) Architect
3 6 (17.14%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Tridion Developer
4 3 (8.57%) SharePoint Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Tridion Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Programmer
6 1 (2.86%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Web Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Web Programmer
6 1 (2.86%) Web Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (51.43%) .NET
2 16 (45.71%) HTML
3 11 (31.43%) J2EE
3 11 (31.43%) Ajax
4 10 (28.57%) XML
5 9 (25.71%) CSS
6 8 (22.86%) XSLT
6 8 (22.86%) XHTML
7 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 6 (17.14%) XMLBeans
8 6 (17.14%) JSTL
8 6 (17.14%) EJB
8 6 (17.14%) JDBC
8 6 (17.14%) JSP
8 6 (17.14%) Servlets
8 6 (17.14%) Struts
8 6 (17.14%) JMS
9 5 (14.29%) jQuery
9 5 (14.29%) CSS3
9 5 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 7 (20.00%) Web 2.0
2 5 (14.29%) iPad
2 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.57%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) FMCG
4 1 (2.86%) Open Source
4 1 (2.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) UNIX
1 6 (17.14%) HPUX
1 6 (17.14%) Solaris
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Content Management
2 12 (34.29%) E-Commerce
3 9 (25.71%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (22.86%) Workflow
5 7 (20.00%) OO
6 6 (17.14%) Web Development
6 6 (17.14%) UML
6 6 (17.14%) RAD
6 6 (17.14%) Migration
6 6 (17.14%) MVC
7 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (14.29%) Web Design
7 5 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
8 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
8 4 (11.43%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (11.43%) SOA
9 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Progressive Enhancement
10 2 (5.71%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) Java
1 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 14 (40.00%) C#
2 9 (25.71%) SQL
3 7 (20.00%) XPath
4 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
4 6 (17.14%) Perl
5 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.86%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Interwoven
2 8 (22.86%) Sitecore
3 7 (20.00%) IBM
4 6 (17.14%) Elastic Path
4 6 (17.14%) Blue Martini
4 6 (17.14%) FatWire
4 6 (17.14%) ATG
5 4 (11.43%) Nintex
5 4 (11.43%) Stellent
5 4 (11.43%) Vignette
6 2 (5.71%) Neolane
6 2 (5.71%) Eloqua
6 2 (5.71%) Alterian
6 2 (5.71%) Ektron
6 2 (5.71%) Unica
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.86%) Adobe
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle
7 1 (2.86%) Endeca
7 1 (2.86%) Google