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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 55 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.28% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.27% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £600 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 - £22.50
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
360 367 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 50.28% 56.81% 54.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 178 170
Average daily rate £425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 23
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.85 £23.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.45% -37.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.89 £9.03 £10.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Sitecore 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 Sitecore.

1 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) CMS
2 5 (50.00%) SOA
2 5 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (30.00%) API Design
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (20.00%) WCF
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) User Experience
4 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (20.00%) Umbraco
4 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (20.00%) SaaS
4 2 (20.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) SOAP
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Axure RP
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Sitecore 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 Sitecore. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) CMS
1 5 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (20.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (10.00%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Digital Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Sitecore Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Technical Architect
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) CMS Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Product Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Product Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Product Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) REST
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
1 2 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (50.00%) SOA
3 3 (30.00%) API Design
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Use Case
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) SQL