The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Sitecore.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 79 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.089% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 - -
Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
516 537 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.21% 47.65% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 251 264
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 38 54
Average hourly rate £23.50 £19.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.51% +9.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.37 £34.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Sitecore
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Sitecore Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Sitecore
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Stockport - - - - 2
Sitecore
North West

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (75.00%) CMS
1 9 (75.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) MVC
4 4 (33.33%) NUnit
5 3 (25.00%) Umbraco
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (16.67%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (16.67%) CSS3
6 2 (16.67%) CSS
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Information Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) HTML5
6 2 (16.67%) Content Management
6 2 (16.67%) Web Development
6 2 (16.67%) WCF
6 2 (16.67%) jQuery
7 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (8.33%) SaaS
7 1 (8.33%) Web Design
7 1 (8.33%) CRM

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (75.00%) CMS
1 9 (75.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (25.00%) Umbraco
3 2 (16.67%) Adobe CQ
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Sitecore Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Umbraco Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) ScrumMaster
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) WCF
3 2 (16.67%) jQuery
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) CSS3
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) Scrum
2 2 (16.67%) Content Management
2 2 (16.67%) Web Development
2 2 (16.67%) Information Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Transformation
3 1 (8.33%) Web Design
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript