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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 74 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.29% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
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
504 474 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.14% 45.66% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 225 251
Average daily rate £325 £320 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 49
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.49 £34.00 £32.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
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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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 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 (90.00%) CMS
1 9 (90.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) MVC
4 4 (40.00%) NUnit
5 3 (30.00%) Umbraco
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) CSS3
6 2 (20.00%) Information Architecture
6 2 (20.00%) HTML5
6 2 (20.00%) jQuery
6 2 (20.00%) Web Development
6 2 (20.00%) WCF
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (10.00%) Web Design
7 1 (10.00%) CRM
7 1 (10.00%) Mobile Transformation

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (90.00%) CMS
1 9 (90.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (30.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Sitecore Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Digital Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Umbraco Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) WCF
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) CSS3
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Web Development
2 2 (20.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) Web Design
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
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