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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sitecore CMS
England / North West
Rank 123 147 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 10 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.29% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.42% 1.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 0
Median daily rate £330 £370 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.68% -4.66%
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
413 627 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.72% 16.60% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 361 296
Median daily rate £375 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £467 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 49 35
Median hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.00% +16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £49.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%

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 28 February 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 +4 5 £318 -14.18% 7
Merseyside - 3 £344 - 5
Cheshire - 2 £344 - 1
Sitecore CMS
England

Sitecore CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) CMS
1 20 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 16 (80.00%) Umbraco
3 12 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 12 (60.00%) C#
3 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (55.00%) CSS
5 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (50.00%) MVC
5 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (50.00%) SDLC
6 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
6 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Web Development
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (35.00%) NoSQL
6 7 (35.00%) Couchbase
6 7 (35.00%) AngularJS
6 7 (35.00%) Xamarin
7 6 (30.00%) EPiServer
8 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (25.00%) Kentico
8 5 (25.00%) React Native
8 5 (25.00%) React
9 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
9 4 (20.00%) Content Management
9 4 (20.00%) HTML

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 20 (100.00%) CMS
2 16 (80.00%) Umbraco
3 6 (30.00%) EPiServer
4 5 (25.00%) Kentico
5 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (10.00%) DNN
6 2 (10.00%) Immediacy CMS
6 2 (10.00%) Sitefinity
7 1 (5.00%) Content Management Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) Couchbase
2 7 (35.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Jasmine
1 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 14 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (25.00%) EPiServer Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Sitecore Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) CMS Developer
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Angular Developer
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 11 (55.00%) CSS
4 7 (35.00%) AngularJS
4 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (25.00%) React
5 5 (25.00%) React Native
6 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (20.00%) Entity Framework
6 4 (20.00%) HTML
6 4 (20.00%) jQuery
7 3 (15.00%) REST
7 3 (15.00%) Spring
7 3 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 2 (10.00%) CSS3
8 2 (10.00%) HTML5
8 2 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Tandem
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (50.00%) MVC
1 10 (50.00%) SDLC
2 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (35.00%) Web Development
3 4 (20.00%) Content Management
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) BDD
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) C#
1 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 7 (35.00%) Xamarin
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Alterian