The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 26 September 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Sitecore.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 134 156 131
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -25
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 21 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 0.34% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 1.30% 0.84% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 5
Median daily rate £419 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.30% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £365 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £533 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £343
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £22.71 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.04 -
Sitecore
England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1613 1788 1499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.54% 40.41% 46.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 957 1027 798
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 88 104
Median hourly rate £20.73 £16.84 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.09% -8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.02 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Sitecore as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Sitecore
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 across the North West region.

Sitecore Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Sitecore
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sitecore across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Sitecore Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Sitecore
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Sitecore Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Sitecore
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 September 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 -3 12 £444 -1.38% 4
Merseyside - 8 £363 - 1
Cheshire +2 1 - -
Sitecore
England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore 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.

1 24 (55.81%) .NET
2 20 (46.51%) C#
3 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
3 15 (34.88%) CMS
3 15 (34.88%) Sitecore CMS
4 14 (32.56%) MVC
5 11 (25.58%) jQuery
6 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (23.26%) Manufacturing
6 10 (23.26%) Project Management
7 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
7 9 (20.93%) Web Development
7 9 (20.93%) Umbraco
7 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
8 8 (18.60%) Content Management
8 8 (18.60%) HTML
8 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
9 7 (16.28%) CRM
10 6 (13.95%) ERP
10 6 (13.95%) CSS
10 6 (13.95%) Migration
11 5 (11.63%) EDI
11 5 (11.63%) SOA
11 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
11 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
11 5 (11.63%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
11 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
11 5 (11.63%) JIRA

Sitecore
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 15 (34.88%) CMS
1 15 (34.88%) Sitecore CMS
2 9 (20.93%) Umbraco
3 5 (11.63%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.33%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.63%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (11.63%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) Couchbase
2 4 (9.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) JIRA
2 4 (9.30%) NuGet
3 3 (6.98%) Grunt
4 2 (4.65%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (23.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.65%) Back Office
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) Sitecore Developer
3 10 (23.26%) Project Manager
4 7 (16.28%) .NET Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Web Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Architect
6 5 (11.63%) Azure Architect
6 5 (11.63%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.98%) CMS Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Digital Project Manager
7 3 (6.98%) SOA Architect
8 2 (4.65%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) CMS Project Manager
9 1 (2.33%) EPiServer Developer
9 1 (2.33%) HTML CSS Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (55.81%) .NET
2 11 (25.58%) jQuery
3 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
3 8 (18.60%) HTML
4 6 (13.95%) CSS
5 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
5 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (11.63%) EDI
6 3 (6.98%) Entity Framework
7 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (4.65%) React
7 2 (4.65%) React Native
8 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) MVC
2 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.26%) Project Management
3 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
3 9 (20.93%) Web Development
4 8 (18.60%) Content Management
5 7 (16.28%) CRM
6 6 (13.95%) ERP
6 6 (13.95%) Migration
7 5 (11.63%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (11.63%) SOA
8 4 (9.30%) Scrum
8 4 (9.30%) SDLC
8 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
8 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.98%) Automated Testing
9 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
9 3 (6.98%) Cross-Platform Development
9 3 (6.98%) Data Management
10 2 (4.65%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) C#
2 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) ForgeRock
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Xamarin
3 3 (6.98%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.33%) Ektron
4 1 (2.33%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) Twitter
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