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 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore CMS
Rank 151 142 135
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 7 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.16% 0.097%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.18% 1.12% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Median daily rate £325 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -3.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £394 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.98% +21.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 - £9.50
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
593 537 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.83% 14.45% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 311 215
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 29
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £14.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+22.65% +24.69%

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 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 7 £325 -16.12% 2
Sitecore CMS
England

Sitecore CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) CMS
1 14 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 12 (85.71%) .NET
3 11 (78.57%) C#
4 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (64.29%) Web Development
5 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (50.00%) MVC
6 6 (42.86%) Scrum
6 6 (42.86%) Content Management
7 5 (35.71%) WCAG
7 5 (35.71%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (35.71%) OWASP
7 5 (35.71%) Web Testing
7 5 (35.71%) EPiServer
7 5 (35.71%) HTML5
7 5 (35.71%) BDD
7 5 (35.71%) CSS3
7 5 (35.71%) HTML
7 5 (35.71%) CSS
7 5 (35.71%) SpecFlow
7 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
7 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
8 4 (28.57%) JIRA
9 3 (21.43%) Data Management
9 3 (21.43%) Capita
9 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
9 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET

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 14 (100.00%) CMS
2 3 (21.43%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP CRM
1 1 (7.14%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) SpecFlow
2 4 (28.57%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Web Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Agile .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (14.29%) CMS Developer
5 2 (14.29%) CMS Project Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (14.29%) HTML Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
3 5 (35.71%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) CSS3
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
3 5 (35.71%) HTML5
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (7.14%) jQuery
6 1 (7.14%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (64.29%) Web Development
2 7 (50.00%) MVC
3 6 (42.86%) Content Management
3 6 (42.86%) Scrum
4 5 (35.71%) BDD
4 5 (35.71%) OWASP
4 5 (35.71%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (35.71%) Web Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Cross-Platform Development
5 3 (21.43%) Data Management
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Process Management
6 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) CRM
7 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) WCAG
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 5 (35.71%) EPiServer
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Capita
5 1 (7.14%) SAP