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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sitecore
England / North West
Rank 119 142 137
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -5
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 16 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.61% 0.42% 0.097%
As % of the Vendors category 1.37% 1.01% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 1
Median daily rate £344 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
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 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
1166 1585 1420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.73% 41.68% 45.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 843 729
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £516 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 88 103
Median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +93.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.33 £38.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.20 £23.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +33.33%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 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 +9 10 £323 -18.86% 7
Merseyside +6 4 £350 - 2
Cheshire +27 2 £344 -19.11% 2
Sitecore
England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 (66.67%) .NET
2 21 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 20 (51.28%) C#
3 20 (51.28%) Umbraco
4 19 (48.72%) Sitecore CMS
4 19 (48.72%) CMS
5 17 (43.59%) CSS
6 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 13 (33.33%) MVC
7 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (30.77%) .NET Framework
8 11 (28.21%) HTML
9 10 (25.64%) SDLC
9 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (23.08%) EPiServer
10 9 (23.08%) Unit Testing
10 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
10 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
11 8 (20.51%) Web Development
11 8 (20.51%) AngularJS
12 7 (17.95%) Xamarin
12 7 (17.95%) Couchbase
12 7 (17.95%) NoSQL
12 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
12 7 (17.95%) SQL
13 6 (15.38%) Kentico
13 6 (15.38%) React
14 5 (12.82%) React Native
14 5 (12.82%) HTML5
14 5 (12.82%) CSS3

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 (51.28%) Umbraco
2 19 (48.72%) CMS
2 19 (48.72%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (15.38%) Kentico
4 3 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (5.13%) DNN
5 2 (5.13%) Immediacy CMS
5 2 (5.13%) Sitefinity
6 1 (2.56%) Content Management Server
6 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) PaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) Couchbase
2 7 (17.95%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) NuGet
2 3 (7.69%) Grunt
2 3 (7.69%) Jasmine
2 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (7.69%) Advertising
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (74.36%) Developer
2 14 (35.90%) Sitecore Developer
3 13 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 8 (20.51%) C# Developer
5 6 (15.38%) EPiServer Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Umbraco Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Web Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Architect
7 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Azure Architect
7 3 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (7.69%) CMS Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 3 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Sitecore Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Digital Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (66.67%) .NET
2 17 (43.59%) CSS
3 12 (30.77%) .NET Framework
4 11 (28.21%) HTML
5 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
6 8 (20.51%) AngularJS
7 6 (15.38%) React
8 5 (12.82%) CSS3
8 5 (12.82%) HTML5
8 5 (12.82%) jQuery
8 5 (12.82%) React Native
9 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (10.26%) Entity Framework
10 3 (7.69%) EDI
10 3 (7.69%) REST
10 3 (7.69%) Spring
10 3 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (5.13%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (5.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.13%) Tandem
3 2 (5.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) MVC
2 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.64%) SDLC
4 9 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 8 (20.51%) Web Development
6 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.26%) Content Management
7 4 (10.26%) CRM
7 4 (10.26%) Migration
7 4 (10.26%) Project Management
7 4 (10.26%) TDD
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.69%) ERP
8 3 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.69%) Scrum
8 3 (7.69%) SOA
8 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.69%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 20 (51.28%) C#
3 7 (17.95%) SQL
4 3 (7.69%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) EPiServer
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) Xamarin
3 3 (7.69%) Ektron
3 3 (7.69%) ForgeRock
4 2 (5.13%) Alterian
5 1 (2.56%) Google