The table below looks at the statistics for Tridion skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tridion over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SDL Tridion
Rank 393 387 393
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Tridion 10 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.045% 0.035% 0.014%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.56% 0.41% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
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£1,050 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+250.00% -4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £385 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.33% +18.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Tridion
England

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

Business Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
1785 1930 1936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.05% 8.53% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1159 1225 1160
Average daily rate £475 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 23
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -49.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £14.40 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £54.20 £54.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-39.98% -0.82%

Tridion
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Tridion across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Tridion Jobs Demand Trend in London

Tridion
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Tridion Daily Rate Trend in London

Tridion
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Tridion Hourly Rate Trend in London

Tridion
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tridion within the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hammersmith - 2 - -
Tridion
England

Tridion
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Tridion 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 Tridion.

1 14 (82.35%) CMS
2 11 (64.71%) Content Management
2 11 (64.71%) Adobe
2 11 (64.71%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
4 9 (52.94%) E-Commerce
4 9 (52.94%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (52.94%) Sitecore
5 8 (47.06%) iPad
6 7 (41.18%) Degree
7 6 (35.29%) CSS
7 6 (35.29%) .NET
8 5 (29.41%) J2EE
8 5 (29.41%) C#
8 5 (29.41%) Web Services
8 5 (29.41%) REST
8 5 (29.41%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (29.41%) User Experience
9 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
9 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (23.53%) JSP
9 4 (23.53%) UNIX
10 3 (17.65%) Linux
10 3 (17.65%) HTML
10 3 (17.65%) Scrum
10 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (17.65%) Retail

Tridion
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Tridion 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 Tridion. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (82.35%) CMS
2 11 (64.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 9 (52.94%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (17.65%) Umbraco
5 2 (11.76%) Node.js
5 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
5 2 (11.76%) Drupal
6 1 (5.88%) MQSeries
6 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) DB2
1 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Subversion
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Bower
2 2 (11.76%) Grunt
2 2 (11.76%) Yeoman
2 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.88%) Ant
3 1 (5.88%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) Log4j
3 1 (5.88%) Maven
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Product Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Tridion Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) CSS
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) J2EE
2 5 (29.41%) Web Services
2 5 (29.41%) REST
3 4 (23.53%) JSP
4 3 (17.65%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) WebCenter
5 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (11.76%) jQuery
5 2 (11.76%) XHTML
5 2 (11.76%) Servlets
6 1 (5.88%) Struts
6 1 (5.88%) XML
6 1 (5.88%) XSLT
6 1 (5.88%) JMS
6 1 (5.88%) EJB
6 1 (5.88%) JDBC
6 1 (5.88%) Ajax
6 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) iPad
2 5 (29.41%) User Experience
3 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) UNIX
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) HPUX
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Content Management
2 9 (52.94%) E-Commerce
3 5 (29.41%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Use Case
5 3 (17.65%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (17.65%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (11.76%) SOA
6 2 (11.76%) SEO
6 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.88%) UML
7 1 (5.88%) OO
7 1 (5.88%) RAD
7 1 (5.88%) Validation
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) XPath
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Adobe
2 9 (52.94%) Sitecore
3 2 (11.76%) FatWire
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) ATG
4 1 (5.88%) Blue Martini
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Interwoven
4 1 (5.88%) Elastic Path