The table below looks at the statistics for Sitecore CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore CMS over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore CMS
Rank 97 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 9 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.48% 0.15% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.80% 0.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
321 207 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.04% 15.81% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 113 95
Average daily rate £403 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £246 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 34
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.91 £19.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

Sitecore CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore CMS across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Sitecore CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Sitecore CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Sitecore CMS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Sitecore CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Sitecore CMS Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Sitecore CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Sitecore CMS 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 CMS.

1 15 (100.00%) CMS
1 15 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 13 (86.67%) .NET
3 7 (46.67%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (33.33%) MVC
4 5 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (26.67%) Umbraco
6 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
6 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
6 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 3 (20.00%) BDD
6 3 (20.00%) SpecFlow
6 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (20.00%) JIRA
6 3 (20.00%) QA
6 3 (20.00%) Selenium
6 3 (20.00%) WCF
6 3 (20.00%) jQuery
6 3 (20.00%) Web Services
6 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (20.00%) HTML
7 2 (13.33%) Adobe
7 2 (13.33%) CSS
7 2 (13.33%) Ajax
7 2 (13.33%) Migration

Sitecore CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Sitecore CMS 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 CMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (100.00%) CMS
2 7 (46.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Tridion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
1 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (6.67%) Grunt
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) ReSharper
General
1 5 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Sitecore Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) WCF
4 3 (20.00%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) Ajax
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5
6 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
6 1 (6.67%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (6.67%) REST
6 1 (6.67%) CSS3
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (6.67%) NHibernate
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) BDD
3 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Concurrent Programming
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) Ektron