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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SDL Tridion
Rank 409 419 428
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Contract jobs citing Tridion 6 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.025% 0.058% 0.004%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.33% 0.61% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate
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- £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £200
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +87.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1814 2280 2213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.65% 9.52% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1124 1330 1396
Average daily rate £475 £475 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £631 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 15
Average hourly rate £43.15 £30.82 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +81.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £13.23 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £128.00 £32.82 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £31.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.30% +80.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (60.00%) CMS
2 7 (46.67%) Content Management
3 6 (40.00%) Adobe
3 6 (40.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (33.33%) User Experience
4 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (26.67%) Sitecore
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) iPad
6 3 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
6 3 (20.00%) JSP
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) Umbraco
6 3 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) JIRA
6 3 (20.00%) Use Case
6 3 (20.00%) Retail
6 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (13.33%) Drupal
7 2 (13.33%) jQuery
7 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
7 2 (13.33%) Firewall
7 2 (13.33%) SEO
7 2 (13.33%) HTML
7 2 (13.33%) SOA

Tridion
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (60.00%) CMS
2 6 (40.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (20.00%) Umbraco
5 2 (13.33%) Node.js
5 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
5 2 (13.33%) Drupal
6 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
6 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (6.67%) Apache Solr
6 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
1 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Grunt
2 2 (13.33%) Yeoman
2 2 (13.33%) Bower
3 1 (6.67%) Ant
3 1 (6.67%) JUnit
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.67%) Log4j
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Product Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) JSP
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) jQuery
2 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (6.67%) J2EE
3 1 (6.67%) EJB
3 1 (6.67%) JDBC
3 1 (6.67%) Servlets
3 1 (6.67%) Struts
3 1 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) XSLT
3 1 (6.67%) XHTML
3 1 (6.67%) JMS
3 1 (6.67%) Spring
3 1 (6.67%) XMLBeans
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) User Experience
2 4 (26.67%) iPad
3 1 (6.67%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) HPUX
1 1 (6.67%) Solaris
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Content Management
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Use Case
3 3 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (13.33%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) SEO
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) RAD
5 1 (6.67%) Separation of Concerns
5 1 (6.67%) Loose Coupling
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) XPath
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Adobe
2 4 (26.67%) Sitecore
3 1 (6.67%) Elastic Path
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Interwoven
3 1 (6.67%) ATG
3 1 (6.67%) Blue Martini