The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 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.

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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 90 82 78
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 16 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.84% 0.30% 0.083%
As % of the Vendors category 1.91% 0.71% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £358
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.64 - -
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
839 564 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.23% 42.69% 45.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 334 251
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 31 51
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sitecore across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Sitecore Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 20 (90.91%) .NET
2 15 (68.18%) CMS
2 15 (68.18%) Sitecore CMS
3 11 (50.00%) C#
4 9 (40.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
5 7 (31.82%) Java
5 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (27.27%) MVC
7 5 (22.73%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (22.73%) HTML
8 4 (18.18%) CSS
8 4 (18.18%) Web Services
8 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 4 (18.18%) Adobe
8 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (18.18%) WCF
8 4 (18.18%) jQuery
8 4 (18.18%) Umbraco
9 3 (13.64%) QA
9 3 (13.64%) Selenium
9 3 (13.64%) HTML5
9 3 (13.64%) BDD
9 3 (13.64%) TeamCity
9 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (13.64%) JIRA
9 3 (13.64%) Automation Testing
9 3 (13.64%) SpecFlow
9 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
9 3 (13.64%) REST

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 15 (68.18%) CMS
1 15 (68.18%) Sitecore CMS
2 9 (40.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Google Analytics
1 2 (9.09%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) JIRA
1 3 (13.64%) Selenium
1 3 (13.64%) TeamCity
1 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
1 3 (13.64%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.55%) Grunt
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) ReSharper
General
1 5 (22.73%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Sitecore Developer
4 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Digital Architect
6 1 (4.55%) AWS Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (90.91%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
3 5 (22.73%) HTML
4 4 (18.18%) WCF
4 4 (18.18%) jQuery
4 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (18.18%) CSS
4 4 (18.18%) Web Services
5 3 (13.64%) HTML5
5 3 (13.64%) REST
6 2 (9.09%) CSS3
6 2 (9.09%) JSON
6 2 (9.09%) XML
6 2 (9.09%) SAML
6 2 (9.09%) Ajax
6 2 (9.09%) SOAP
7 1 (4.55%) J2EE
7 1 (4.55%) NHibernate
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) MVC
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (13.64%) BDD
3 3 (13.64%) Automation Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) OOP
4 2 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (4.55%) SOA
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.55%) Content Management
5 1 (4.55%) Web Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Web Development
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) C#
2 7 (31.82%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.55%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Adobe
2 2 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Ektron
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft