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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 96 94 76
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 14 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.95% 0.97% 0.86%
As % of the Vendors category 2.66% 2.29% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 9
Median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £356 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 - £9.50
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
526 656 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 35.52% 42.49% 40.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 438 310
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 £300 £240 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 13
Median hourly rate £18.75 £18.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £9.74 £9.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £33.75 £18.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+15.24% +7.19%

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 30 June 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 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (75.76%) Sitecore CMS
2 25 (75.76%) CMS
3 22 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 21 (63.64%) MVC
5 15 (45.45%) C#
6 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
7 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (30.30%) jQuery
9 9 (27.27%) TDD
10 8 (24.24%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (24.24%) Marketing
10 8 (24.24%) N-Tier
10 8 (24.24%) Workflow
10 8 (24.24%) SQL
10 8 (24.24%) High Availability
10 8 (24.24%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (24.24%) SOLID
11 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (21.21%) Visualisation
11 7 (21.21%) T-SQL
11 7 (21.21%) HTML
11 7 (21.21%) CSS
11 7 (21.21%) QA
11 7 (21.21%) Ajax
12 6 (18.18%) OOP
12 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
12 6 (18.18%) SOA
12 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills

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 25 (75.76%) CMS
1 25 (75.76%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (15.15%) Apache Solr
2 5 (15.15%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (9.09%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.03%) Drupal
4 1 (3.03%) Joomla!
4 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) MongoDB
2 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (3.03%) Subversion
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (24.24%) Marketing
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (90.91%) Developer
2 26 (78.79%) Sitecore Developer
3 7 (21.21%) .NET Developer
4 3 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Programmer
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Architect
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Technical Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (3.03%) CMS Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (3.03%) IT Graduate
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (30.30%) jQuery
5 8 (24.24%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (21.21%) Ajax
6 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (21.21%) CSS
6 7 (21.21%) HTML
7 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (9.09%) WCF
9 2 (6.06%) REST
10 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
10 1 (3.03%) Classic ASP
10 1 (3.03%) CSS3
10 1 (3.03%) HTML5
10 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) N-Tier
2 7 (21.21%) Visualisation
3 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) User Experience
5 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) MVC
2 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (27.27%) TDD
4 8 (24.24%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (24.24%) High Availability
4 8 (24.24%) SOLID
4 8 (24.24%) Workflow
5 6 (18.18%) Front End Development
5 6 (18.18%) OOP
5 6 (18.18%) SOA
6 5 (15.15%) Microservices
7 4 (12.12%) Data Protection
8 3 (9.09%) Scrum
8 3 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (9.09%) Web Development
9 2 (6.06%) Analytics
10 1 (3.03%) BDD
10 1 (3.03%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (3.03%) Cybersecurity
10 1 (3.03%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) C#
2 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 7 (21.21%) T-SQL
4 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) C
5 1 (3.03%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) PHP
5 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.03%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) EPiServer
2 1 (3.03%) Citrix
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) VMware