The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 2 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.

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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 63 - 86
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 13 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.29% - 0.090%
As % of the Vendors category 2.93% - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £358 £338
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
443 424 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 43.86% 44.82% 44.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 236 260
Average daily rate £320 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £128 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £447 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 18
Average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.50 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £20.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +2.52%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Sitecore
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Sitecore Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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Top 28 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 18 (100.00%) CMS
1 18 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (33.33%) .NET
3 5 (27.78%) MVC
3 5 (27.78%) C#
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (16.67%) Umbraco
6 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) HTML5
6 2 (11.11%) CSS3
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (11.11%) HTML
6 2 (11.11%) CSS
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.11%) Advertising
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.56%) TDD
7 1 (5.56%) Subversion
7 1 (5.56%) Web Development
7 1 (5.56%) jQuery
7 1 (5.56%) CMMI
7 1 (5.56%) Internet
7 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.56%) Backbone.js
7 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (5.56%) AngularJS

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 18 (100.00%) CMS
1 18 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (16.67%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (11.11%) HTML5
4 2 (11.11%) CSS3
4 2 (11.11%) CSS
4 2 (11.11%) HTML
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (5.56%) jQuery
5 1 (5.56%) Backbone.js
5 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) MVC
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) TDD
3 1 (5.56%) Web Development
3 1 (5.56%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft