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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 85 97 84
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 1 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.088% 0.50% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 1.45% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Median daily rate £400 £330 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
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
493 552 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 43.47% 34.18% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 327 276
Median daily rate £410 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +0.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £12.14 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £28.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 9 December 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 17 (89.47%) CMS
1 17 (89.47%) Sitecore CMS
2 14 (73.68%) .NET
3 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET
4 11 (57.89%) jQuery
5 9 (47.37%) Marketing
6 7 (36.84%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (36.84%) C#
7 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (31.58%) Workflow
7 6 (31.58%) HTML
7 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
7 6 (31.58%) CSS
7 6 (31.58%) N-Tier
7 6 (31.58%) Visualisation
7 6 (31.58%) QA
7 6 (31.58%) High Availability
7 6 (31.58%) Front End Development
8 5 (26.32%) User Experience
8 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (26.32%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (26.32%) Sass
8 5 (26.32%) Ajax
8 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
8 5 (26.32%) SQL
8 5 (26.32%) MVC
9 4 (21.05%) TDD
9 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
9 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
9 4 (21.05%) SOA

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 17 (89.47%) CMS
1 17 (89.47%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (21.05%) Apache Solr
2 4 (21.05%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (15.79%) WordPress
4 2 (10.53%) Magnolia
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
2 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Grunt
1 3 (15.79%) gulp
2 2 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 9 (47.37%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Sitecore Developer
3 7 (36.84%) .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (15.79%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (15.79%) HTML Developer
5 3 (15.79%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Programmer
6 2 (10.53%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Developer
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (10.53%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
6 2 (10.53%) UX Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) .NET
2 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET
3 11 (57.89%) jQuery
4 6 (31.58%) CSS
4 6 (31.58%) HTML
5 5 (26.32%) Ajax
5 5 (26.32%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (26.32%) Sass
6 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (15.79%) CSS3
7 3 (15.79%) HTML5
8 2 (10.53%) LESS
9 1 (5.26%) Classic ASP
9 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) N-Tier
1 6 (31.58%) Visualisation
2 5 (26.32%) User Experience
3 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Front End Development
2 6 (31.58%) High Availability
2 6 (31.58%) Workflow
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (26.32%) MVC
4 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
4 4 (21.05%) Microservices
4 4 (21.05%) OOP
4 4 (21.05%) SOA
4 4 (21.05%) SOLID
4 4 (21.05%) TDD
4 4 (21.05%) Web Development
5 3 (15.79%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (15.79%) Web Design
6 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) OO
6 2 (10.53%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
5 3 (15.79%) PHP
6 2 (10.53%) Java
7 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Adobe
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft