The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 34 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.33% 0.28% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £370 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £414 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.71% +10.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
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 Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
147 174 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 47.88% 48.88% 49.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 86 71
Median daily rate £375 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 10
Median hourly rate £18.25 £22.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +104.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £16.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.94 £96.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Sitecore as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Sitecore
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sitecore across the Merseyside region.

Sitecore Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Sitecore
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +5 1 £370 -
Sitecore
North West

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 8 (80.00%) MVC
1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (40.00%) NuGet
4 4 (40.00%) EPiServer
4 4 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (40.00%) CMS
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (30.00%) Umbraco
5 3 (30.00%) Content Management
5 3 (30.00%) Grunt
6 2 (20.00%) Ektron
6 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (20.00%) Web Development
6 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
7 1 (10.00%) Scrum
7 1 (10.00%) Tandem
7 1 (10.00%) CSS
7 1 (10.00%) XML
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) SQL
7 1 (10.00%) T-SQL

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 4 (40.00%) CMS
1 4 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (30.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (10.00%) DNN
3 1 (10.00%) Immediacy CMS
3 1 (10.00%) Kentico
3 1 (10.00%) Sitefinity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) NuGet
2 3 (30.00%) Grunt
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (20.00%) CMS Developer
4 2 (20.00%) EPiServer Developer
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (10.00%) RESTful
5 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Content Management
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) EPiServer
2 2 (20.00%) Ektron
3 1 (10.00%) Alterian
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft