The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Manchester region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore CMS
Rank 72 70 89
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +19
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 9 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.64% 0.41% 0.073%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.81% 2.15% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £419 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.00
Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
236 186 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.67% 19.08% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 86 137
Average daily rate £345 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £154 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 26
Average hourly rate £18.00 £25.97 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.68% +52.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £33.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Sitecore CMS
North West

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 12 (80.00%) .NET
3 9 (60.00%) C#
4 7 (46.67%) HTML
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
4 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
4 7 (46.67%) CSS
4 7 (46.67%) WCF
4 7 (46.67%) jQuery
5 6 (40.00%) MVC
5 6 (40.00%) Web Services
6 5 (33.33%) SQL
6 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 5 (33.33%) Web Development
6 5 (33.33%) HTML5
6 5 (33.33%) CSS3
7 4 (26.67%) NUnit
7 4 (26.67%) Ajax
7 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
8 3 (20.00%) Umbraco
9 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (13.33%) Information Architecture
9 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (13.33%) WinForms
9 2 (13.33%) WPF
9 2 (13.33%) WF
9 2 (13.33%) Silverlight

Sitecore CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 3 (20.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) Sitecore Developer
3 6 (40.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (26.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
6 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (20.00%) Digital Project Manager
6 3 (20.00%) Umbraco Developer
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Project Manager
8 1 (6.67%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
2 7 (46.67%) CSS
2 7 (46.67%) WCF
2 7 (46.67%) jQuery
3 6 (40.00%) Web Services
4 5 (33.33%) HTML5
4 5 (33.33%) CSS3
5 4 (26.67%) Ajax
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (13.33%) WinForms
6 2 (13.33%) WPF
6 2 (13.33%) WF
6 2 (13.33%) Silverlight
6 2 (13.33%) LINQ
6 2 (13.33%) DHTML
6 2 (13.33%) ADO.NET
6 2 (13.33%) XML
6 2 (13.33%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (13.33%) Information Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) UML
4 1 (6.67%) Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Transformation
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
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