The first table below looks at the demand for Sitecore CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore CMS over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Leeds region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore CMS
Rank 67 80 86
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 11 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.06% 0.11% 0.090%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.51% 0.43% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 - -
Application Platforms Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
169 230 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 16.27% 25.36% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 118 133
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 9
Average hourly rate £13.20 £36.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.33% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
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Sitecore CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore CMS across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Sitecore CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Sitecore CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Sitecore CMS Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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Top 29 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Sitecore CMS 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 CMS.

1 15 (100.00%) CMS
1 15 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 6 (40.00%) .NET
3 5 (33.33%) MVC
3 5 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (20.00%) Umbraco
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) HTML5
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (13.33%) CSS3
6 2 (13.33%) HTML
6 2 (13.33%) CSS
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) Advertising
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) TDD
7 1 (6.67%) Subversion
7 1 (6.67%) Web Development
7 1 (6.67%) jQuery
7 1 (6.67%) CMMI
7 1 (6.67%) Internet
7 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
7 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
7 1 (6.67%) BDD

Sitecore CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Sitecore CMS 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 CMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (100.00%) CMS
2 3 (20.00%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (13.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 2 (13.33%) CSS3
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (6.67%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
5 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
3 1 (6.67%) Web Development
3 1 (6.67%) BDD
3 1 (6.67%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft