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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 86 85 86
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 22 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.19% 0.68% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 2.74% 1.54% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 1
Median daily rate £325 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.41 £9.50
% change year-on-year
- +156.94%
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
804 713 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.51% 44.09% 41.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 388 286
Median daily rate £400 £338 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 32
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £34.75 £29.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.31 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.25% +4.60%

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
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 31 July 2016.

Sitecore Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (46.15%) C#
2 11 (42.31%) .NET
3 9 (34.62%) Project Management
4 8 (30.77%) Manufacturing
4 8 (30.77%) CMS
4 8 (30.77%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (26.92%) MVC
5 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
5 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
6 6 (23.08%) Content Management
6 6 (23.08%) jQuery
7 5 (19.23%) Web Development
7 5 (19.23%) HTML
7 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
8 4 (15.38%) CRM
8 4 (15.38%) ERP
8 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (11.54%) Data Management
9 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
9 3 (11.54%) JIRA
9 3 (11.54%) ForgeRock
9 3 (11.54%) Umbraco
9 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (11.54%) PaaS
9 3 (11.54%) Migration
9 3 (11.54%) SOA
9 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
9 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
9 3 (11.54%) BizTalk Server

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 8 (30.77%) CMS
1 8 (30.77%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (11.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (11.54%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 8 (30.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Sitecore Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Project Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Web Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Azure Architect
5 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Architect
6 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) CMS Developer
6 2 (7.69%) CMS Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) SOA Architect
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) .NET
2 6 (23.08%) jQuery
3 5 (19.23%) HTML
4 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
4 3 (11.54%) EDI
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.85%) CSS
6 1 (3.85%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Project Management
2 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
2 7 (26.92%) MVC
3 6 (23.08%) Content Management
4 5 (19.23%) Web Development
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (15.38%) CRM
5 4 (15.38%) ERP
6 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Cross-Platform Development
6 3 (11.54%) Data Management
6 3 (11.54%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (11.54%) Migration
6 3 (11.54%) SOA
7 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Wireframes
8 1 (3.85%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) C#
2 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) ForgeRock
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft