The table below looks at the statistics for Sitecore CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore CMS 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore CMS
Rank 145 140 124
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 13 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.031% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.11% 0.18% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 3
Average daily rate £370 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £425 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £367 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.20% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Sitecore CMS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
617 554 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.28% 16.94% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 297 211
Average daily rate £375 £354 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 24 33
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

Sitecore CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore CMS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Sitecore CMS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Sitecore CMS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Sitecore CMS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Sitecore CMS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS within the North West 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
Manchester - 11 £370 - 3
Lancashire - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - - 3
Sitecore CMS
England

Sitecore CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Sitecore CMS 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 CMS.

1 17 (100.00%) CMS
1 17 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (82.35%) C#
3 14 (82.35%) .NET
4 13 (76.47%) HTML
4 13 (76.47%) CSS
4 13 (76.47%) HTML5
5 12 (70.59%) CSS3
5 12 (70.59%) AngularJS
5 12 (70.59%) MVC
5 12 (70.59%) EPiServer
6 11 (64.71%) OWASP
6 11 (64.71%) Requirements Analysis
6 11 (64.71%) Web Testing
6 11 (64.71%) .NET Framework
6 11 (64.71%) WCAG
6 11 (64.71%) Scrum
6 11 (64.71%) SpecFlow
6 11 (64.71%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (64.71%) BDD
7 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
8 6 (35.29%) User Experience
8 6 (35.29%) Front End Development
9 5 (29.41%) Process Management
9 5 (29.41%) Capita
10 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
11 2 (11.76%) Umbraco
11 2 (11.76%) Web Development
11 2 (11.76%) Data Protection

Sitecore CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Sitecore CMS 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 CMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (100.00%) CMS
2 2 (11.76%) Umbraco
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.88%) SAP ERP
1 1 (5.88%) SDL Web 8
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) SpecFlow
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Grunt
2 1 (5.88%) Yeoman
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Legal
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Developer
2 7 (41.18%) HTML Developer
3 6 (35.29%) .NET Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Agile .NET Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Agile C# Developer
4 5 (29.41%) C# Developer
5 4 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (23.53%) Lead Developer
5 4 (23.53%) UX Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Technical Leader
7 2 (11.76%) Angular Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Consultant
7 2 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
7 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (11.76%) Technical Developer
7 2 (11.76%) User Experience Consultant
7 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 13 (76.47%) CSS
2 13 (76.47%) HTML
2 13 (76.47%) HTML5
3 12 (70.59%) AngularJS
3 12 (70.59%) CSS3
4 11 (64.71%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.88%) Ajax
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.88%) jQuery
6 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (5.88%) WCF
6 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (35.29%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) MVC
3 11 (64.71%) BDD
3 11 (64.71%) OWASP
3 11 (64.71%) Requirements Analysis
3 11 (64.71%) Scrum
3 11 (64.71%) Web Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Front End Development
5 5 (29.41%) Process Management
6 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Web Development
7 1 (5.88%) CRM
7 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.88%) ERP
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Requirements Management
7 1 (5.88%) SOA
7 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (64.71%) WCAG
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 12 (70.59%) EPiServer
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) Capita
5 1 (5.88%) Adobe
5 1 (5.88%) Ektron
5 1 (5.88%) SAP