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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sitecore
North West / Manchester
Rank 85 98 88
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 11 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.78% 0.52% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 1.79% 1.33% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 1
Median daily rate £323 £398 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.86% -11.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £395
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
616 750 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.87% 38.90% 44.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 387 349
Median daily rate £400 £363 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% +3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 45
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% +17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £40.00 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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 16 January 2017.

Sitecore Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 15 (55.56%) .NET
2 14 (51.85%) CMS
2 14 (51.85%) Sitecore CMS
3 13 (48.15%) Umbraco
4 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 11 (40.74%) CSS
5 11 (40.74%) .NET Framework
5 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (37.04%) SDLC
6 10 (37.04%) Unit Testing
6 10 (37.04%) C#
7 7 (25.93%) MVC
7 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
7 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
7 7 (25.93%) Couchbase
7 7 (25.93%) Xamarin
7 7 (25.93%) NoSQL
8 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
8 6 (22.22%) React
8 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (22.22%) QA
8 6 (22.22%) Web Development
8 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 5 (18.52%) Kentico
9 5 (18.52%) React Native
10 4 (14.81%) Identity Access Management
10 4 (14.81%) Wireframes
10 4 (14.81%) PaaS
10 4 (14.81%) Entity Framework

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 14 (51.85%) CMS
1 14 (51.85%) Sitecore CMS
2 13 (48.15%) Umbraco
3 5 (18.52%) Kentico
4 4 (14.81%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.70%) DNN
5 1 (3.70%) Immediacy CMS
5 1 (3.70%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.81%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) PaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Couchbase
1 7 (25.93%) NoSQL
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Jasmine
1 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (11.11%) Advertising
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) .NET Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Sitecore Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Azure Architect
4 4 (14.81%) C# Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Angular Developer
5 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Digital Developer
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) SOA Architect
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (3.70%) EPiServer Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) .NET
2 11 (40.74%) .NET Framework
2 11 (40.74%) CSS
3 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 6 (22.22%) React
4 5 (18.52%) React Native
5 4 (14.81%) EDI
5 4 (14.81%) Entity Framework
6 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (11.11%) HTML
6 3 (11.11%) REST
6 3 (11.11%) Spring
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (3.70%) jQuery
8 1 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (3.70%) RESTful
8 1 (3.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Social Media
2 1 (3.70%) Tandem
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) SDLC
1 10 (37.04%) Unit Testing
2 7 (25.93%) MVC
2 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) Web Development
4 4 (14.81%) CRM
4 4 (14.81%) ERP
4 4 (14.81%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (14.81%) SOA
4 4 (14.81%) Wireframes
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.41%) Content Management
6 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
6 2 (7.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 10 (37.04%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) TypeScript
4 2 (7.41%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
1 7 (25.93%) Xamarin
2 4 (14.81%) ForgeRock
3 1 (3.70%) Alterian
3 1 (3.70%) Ektron
3 1 (3.70%) EPiServer
3 1 (3.70%) Google