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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore CMS over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sitecore CMS
England / North West
Rank 122 145 136
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 9 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.34% 0.064%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.07% 2.15% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 1
Median daily rate £330 £370 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% -12.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.01% -2.66%
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 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
435 604 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.72% 15.91% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 341 265
Median daily rate £375 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £489 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 42 30
Median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +44.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

Sitecore CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Sitecore CMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
Manchester +7 6 £320 -13.51% 6
Cheshire - 2 £344 - 2
Merseyside +3 1 £363 - 2
Sitecore CMS
England

Sitecore CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore CMS 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 North West region with a requirement for Sitecore CMS.

1 19 (100.00%) .NET
1 19 (100.00%) CMS
1 19 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 16 (84.21%) Umbraco
3 13 (68.42%) C#
4 12 (63.16%) .NET Framework
5 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
6 10 (52.63%) SDLC
7 9 (47.37%) CSS
7 9 (47.37%) MVC
7 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
9 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
9 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
9 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (36.84%) Web Development
9 7 (36.84%) NoSQL
9 7 (36.84%) Couchbase
9 7 (36.84%) AngularJS
9 7 (36.84%) Xamarin
10 5 (26.32%) Kentico
10 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
10 5 (26.32%) React
10 5 (26.32%) React Native
11 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
11 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
11 4 (21.05%) Content Management
11 4 (21.05%) Entity Framework
11 4 (21.05%) EPiServer

Sitecore CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 19 (100.00%) CMS
2 16 (84.21%) Umbraco
3 5 (26.32%) Kentico
4 2 (10.53%) DNN
4 2 (10.53%) Immediacy CMS
4 2 (10.53%) Sitefinity
5 1 (5.26%) Content Management Server
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) Couchbase
2 7 (36.84%) NoSQL
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Jasmine
1 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Grunt
2 1 (5.26%) NuGet
2 1 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 13 (68.42%) .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C# Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Web Developer
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) CMS Developer
5 3 (15.79%) EPiServer Developer
6 2 (10.53%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Angular Developer
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Sitecore Developer
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) .NET Framework
3 9 (47.37%) CSS
4 7 (36.84%) AngularJS
5 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
5 5 (26.32%) React
5 5 (26.32%) React Native
6 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (21.05%) Entity Framework
7 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (15.79%) HTML
7 3 (15.79%) jQuery
7 3 (15.79%) REST
7 3 (15.79%) Spring
7 3 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 2 (10.53%) CSS3
8 2 (10.53%) HTML5
8 2 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (10.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) Tandem
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) SDLC
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) MVC
3 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
3 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Web Development
4 4 (21.05%) Content Management
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) BDD
6 2 (10.53%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) Web Application Development
7 1 (5.26%) CRM
7 1 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.26%) OO
7 1 (5.26%) Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C#
2 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 7 (36.84%) Xamarin
3 4 (21.05%) EPiServer
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Ektron
5 2 (10.53%) Alterian