The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Sitecore.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 59 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.44% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.87% 0.24% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £525 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 - £9.50
Sitecore
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
346 425 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 50.73% 56.44% 51.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 204 152
Median daily rate £425 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +13.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £286 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 28
Median hourly rate £17.00 £14.43 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -31.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Sitecore as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Sitecore
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sitecore across the Hertfordshire region.

Sitecore Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Sitecore
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sitecore across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Sitecore Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 5 (55.56%) SOA
3 4 (44.44%) CMS
3 4 (44.44%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (33.33%) API Design
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) Retail
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) WCF
5 2 (22.22%) Umbraco
5 2 (22.22%) SaaS
5 2 (22.22%) User Experience
5 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
5 2 (22.22%) DevOps
5 2 (22.22%) REST
6 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) User Stories
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (11.11%) SOLID
6 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
6 1 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Axure RP

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) CMS
1 4 (44.44%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (22.22%) Umbraco
3 1 (11.11%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Digital Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Sitecore Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Technical Architect
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) CMS Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Product Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Product Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Product Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) REST
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
1 2 (22.22%) WCF
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 5 (55.56%) SOA
3 3 (33.33%) API Design
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) OOP
5 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) SQL