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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 90 84 74
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 7 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.39% 0.40% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 0.89% 0.89% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Median daily rate £375 £450 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+22.30% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 - -
Sitecore
North West

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
785 674 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.23% 44.46% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 330 266
Median daily rate £378 £338 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £186 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 33 36
Median hourly rate £13.55 £16.83 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.47% -6.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £32.50 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.53%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Sitecore as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 16 (76.19%) C#
2 14 (66.67%) .NET
3 13 (61.90%) MVC
3 13 (61.90%) CMS
3 13 (61.90%) Sitecore CMS
4 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (52.38%) HTML
5 11 (52.38%) CSS
5 11 (52.38%) OWASP
5 11 (52.38%) Web Testing
5 11 (52.38%) EPiServer
5 11 (52.38%) Requirements Analysis
5 11 (52.38%) .NET Framework
5 11 (52.38%) WCAG
5 11 (52.38%) HTML5
5 11 (52.38%) BDD
5 11 (52.38%) SpecFlow
5 11 (52.38%) AngularJS
5 11 (52.38%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (52.38%) CSS3
6 10 (47.62%) Scrum
7 7 (33.33%) Web Development
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 5 (23.81%) Project Management
9 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
9 5 (23.81%) Process Management
9 5 (23.81%) Capita
9 5 (23.81%) User Experience
9 5 (23.81%) Front End Development
10 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (61.90%) CMS
1 13 (61.90%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) SpecFlow
2 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Agile .NET Developer
3 6 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 6 (28.57%) HTML Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Agile C# Developer
4 5 (23.81%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
5 4 (19.05%) Lead Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Sitecore Developer
5 4 (19.05%) UX Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Technical Leader
7 2 (9.52%) Angular Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Consultant
7 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (9.52%) Technical Developer
7 2 (9.52%) User Experience Consultant
7 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
8 1 (4.76%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) .NET
2 11 (52.38%) .NET Framework
2 11 (52.38%) AngularJS
2 11 (52.38%) CSS
2 11 (52.38%) CSS3
2 11 (52.38%) HTML
2 11 (52.38%) HTML5
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.76%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (23.81%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) MVC
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (52.38%) BDD
3 11 (52.38%) OWASP
3 11 (52.38%) Requirements Analysis
3 11 (52.38%) Web Testing
4 10 (47.62%) Scrum
5 7 (33.33%) Web Development
6 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
6 5 (23.81%) Front End Development
6 5 (23.81%) Process Management
6 5 (23.81%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Content Management
7 1 (4.76%) Cross-Platform Development
7 1 (4.76%) Data Management
7 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.76%) Migration
7 1 (4.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (52.38%) WCAG
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) EPiServer
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) Capita