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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 27 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 93 75 71
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 15 31 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.03% 1.93% 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 3.02% 4.66% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 9
Median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.04 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.41 £9.50
% change year-on-year
- +156.94%
Sitecore
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
497 665 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 34.04% 41.36% 39.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 433 269
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £460 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 11
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.77 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +24.70%
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 Leeds

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

Sitecore
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Sitecore Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (72.41%) CMS
2 21 (72.41%) Sitecore CMS
3 20 (68.97%) ASP.NET
4 17 (58.62%) MVC
5 15 (51.72%) C#
6 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
6 12 (41.38%) jQuery
7 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (34.48%) SQL
7 10 (34.48%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (31.03%) T-SQL
8 9 (31.03%) TDD
8 9 (31.03%) Ajax
8 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (27.59%) Marketing
9 8 (27.59%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (27.59%) OOP
9 8 (27.59%) Workflow
9 8 (27.59%) N-Tier
9 8 (27.59%) SOA
9 8 (27.59%) High Availability
9 8 (27.59%) Front End Development
9 8 (27.59%) SOLID
10 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (24.14%) Microservices
10 7 (24.14%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (24.14%) CSS
10 7 (24.14%) HTML

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 21 (72.41%) CMS
1 21 (72.41%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (24.14%) Apache Solr
2 7 (24.14%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.45%) Drupal
3 1 (3.45%) Joomla!
3 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (24.14%) MongoDB
2 7 (24.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (27.59%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
2 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 29 (100.00%) Developer
2 23 (79.31%) Sitecore Developer
3 8 (27.59%) .NET Developer
4 5 (17.24%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (17.24%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Programmer
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Graduate
7 1 (3.45%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Graduate IT Support
7 1 (3.45%) IT Graduate
7 1 (3.45%) IT Support
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering Graduate
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering Support
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (68.97%) ASP.NET
3 12 (41.38%) jQuery
4 10 (34.48%) KnockoutJS
5 9 (31.03%) Ajax
5 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (24.14%) CSS
6 7 (24.14%) HTML
7 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.45%) Classic ASP
7 1 (3.45%) CSS3
7 1 (3.45%) HTML5
7 1 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (3.45%) WCF
7 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) N-Tier
2 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (24.14%) Visualisation
3 3 (10.34%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) MVC
2 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) TDD
4 8 (27.59%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (27.59%) Front End Development
4 8 (27.59%) High Availability
4 8 (27.59%) OOP
4 8 (27.59%) SOA
4 8 (27.59%) SOLID
4 8 (27.59%) Workflow
5 7 (24.14%) Microservices
6 4 (13.79%) Data Protection
7 3 (10.34%) Scrum
7 3 (10.34%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (6.90%) Analytics
8 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.90%) Network Architecture
8 2 (6.90%) Web Development
9 1 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) C#
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 9 (31.03%) T-SQL
4 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) C
5 1 (3.45%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Citrix
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.45%) VMware