The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 25 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.56% - 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% - 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Vendors Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
109 97 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 61.58% 65.10% 60.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 47 59
Average daily rate £388 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £360 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £524 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+250.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Sitecore
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) LINQ
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Ektron
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XHTML
1 1 (50.00%) Progress

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Progress Developer
2 1 (50.00%) CMS Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XHTML
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) LINQ
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Progress
1 1 (50.00%) Ektron