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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 140 155 134
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -21
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 17 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.12% 0.36% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
Median daily rate £338 £356 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £301 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £411 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
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
1514 1684 1519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 47.55% 40.19% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 933 887 826
Median daily rate £410 £382 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.47% +9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 80 100
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.32% +21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.33 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +16 15 £325 +13.04% 4
Cheshire +16 1 £338 -20.58%
Merseyside +1 1 £370 - 1
Sitecore
England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 26 (60.47%) .NET
2 22 (51.16%) C#
3 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
4 20 (46.51%) CMS
4 20 (46.51%) Sitecore CMS
5 19 (44.19%) Umbraco
6 16 (37.21%) MVC
7 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (30.23%) CSS
7 13 (30.23%) .NET Framework
8 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
9 11 (25.58%) jQuery
10 10 (23.26%) HTML
10 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
10 10 (23.26%) Web Development
11 9 (20.93%) SDLC
12 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
12 8 (18.60%) Content Management
12 8 (18.60%) Unit Testing
13 7 (16.28%) QA
13 7 (16.28%) Software Engineering
13 7 (16.28%) NoSQL
13 7 (16.28%) Xamarin
13 7 (16.28%) Couchbase
13 7 (16.28%) AngularJS
14 6 (13.95%) Mobile App
14 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (13.95%) ForgeRock
14 6 (13.95%) PaaS

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 20 (46.51%) CMS
1 20 (46.51%) Sitecore CMS
2 19 (44.19%) Umbraco
3 6 (13.95%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (11.63%) Kentico
5 2 (4.65%) DNN
5 2 (4.65%) Immediacy CMS
5 2 (4.65%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (13.95%) Azure Active Directory
2 6 (13.95%) PaaS
3 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.28%) Couchbase
2 7 (16.28%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) NuGet
2 3 (6.98%) Grunt
2 3 (6.98%) Jasmine
3 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.98%) Advertising
3 2 (4.65%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (69.77%) Developer
2 15 (34.88%) Sitecore Developer
3 10 (23.26%) .NET Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Azure Architect
4 6 (13.95%) C# Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (11.63%) Web Developer
6 4 (9.30%) SOA Architect
7 3 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) CMS Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Digital Project Manager
7 3 (6.98%) EPiServer Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Architect
8 2 (4.65%) CMS Project Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Digital Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (60.47%) .NET
2 13 (30.23%) .NET Framework
2 13 (30.23%) CSS
3 11 (25.58%) jQuery
4 10 (23.26%) HTML
5 7 (16.28%) AngularJS
6 6 (13.95%) EDI
7 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
7 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (11.63%) Entity Framework
7 5 (11.63%) React
7 5 (11.63%) React Native
8 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (6.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 2 (4.65%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (4.65%) REST
10 2 (4.65%) RESTful
10 2 (4.65%) Spring
11 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (13.95%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) Tandem
3 1 (2.33%) Social Media
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) MVC
2 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.26%) Web Development
4 9 (20.93%) SDLC
5 8 (18.60%) Content Management
5 8 (18.60%) Unit Testing
6 7 (16.28%) Software Engineering
7 6 (13.95%) CRM
7 6 (13.95%) ERP
7 6 (13.95%) Identity Access Management
7 6 (13.95%) SOA
8 5 (11.63%) Migration
9 4 (9.30%) Wireframes
10 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.98%) Project Management
10 3 (6.98%) Scrum
10 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.98%) TDD
11 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (4.65%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) C#
2 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.98%) SQL
4 2 (4.65%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) Xamarin
3 6 (13.95%) ForgeRock
4 5 (11.63%) EPiServer
5 3 (6.98%) Ektron
6 2 (4.65%) Alterian
7 1 (2.33%) Google
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £340 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago