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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.31% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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
170 188 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 52.80% 60.06% 52.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 74 52
Average daily rate £400 £305 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £165 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.42 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.85% -24.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £15.50 £20.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 1 - - 3
Sitecore
North West

Sitecore
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) CMS Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Web Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Web Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation