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 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 89 93 85
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 13 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.83% 0.45% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 2.41% 1.02% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 3
Average daily rate £365 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 - £22.50
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
540 589 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 34.64% 43.96% 43.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 395 349
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 14
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.60 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.05% -2.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £11.86 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £35.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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

Sitecore
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sitecore across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Sitecore Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 April 2016, 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 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (91.67%) MVC
3 15 (62.50%) CMS
3 15 (62.50%) Sitecore CMS
4 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
4 13 (54.17%) C#
5 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (41.67%) TDD
8 9 (37.50%) jQuery
9 8 (33.33%) SQL
10 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
10 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (29.17%) SOLID
11 6 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
11 6 (25.00%) HTML
11 6 (25.00%) CSS
12 5 (20.83%) OOP
12 5 (20.83%) SOA
12 5 (20.83%) WCF
12 5 (20.83%) Ajax
12 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (20.83%) Front End Development
13 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (16.67%) Microservices
13 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 4 (16.67%) Elasticsearch

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 15 (62.50%) CMS
1 15 (62.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (16.67%) Apache Solr
2 4 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (12.50%) Umbraco
4 1 (4.17%) Drupal
4 1 (4.17%) Joomla!
4 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 15 (62.50%) Sitecore Developer
3 5 (20.83%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Architect
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Technical Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) CMS Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Graduate IT Support
5 1 (4.17%) IT Graduate
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
3 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (37.50%) jQuery
5 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (25.00%) CSS
6 6 (25.00%) HTML
6 6 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (20.83%) Ajax
7 5 (20.83%) WCF
8 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
9 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
9 2 (8.33%) REST
10 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
10 1 (4.17%) CSS3
10 1 (4.17%) HTML5
10 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Data Extraction
3 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) MVC
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) TDD
3 7 (29.17%) SOLID
4 5 (20.83%) Front End Development
4 5 (20.83%) OOP
4 5 (20.83%) SOA
5 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 4 (16.67%) Microservices
6 3 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Analytics
7 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.33%) MVVM
7 2 (8.33%) Scrum
7 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Web Application Development
7 2 (8.33%) Web Development
8 1 (4.17%) BDD
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) C#
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) C++
5 1 (4.17%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) EPiServer
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix
2 1 (4.17%) VMware