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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 133 140 132
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 25 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 0.32% 0.100%
As % of the Vendors category 1.49% 0.72% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 1
Median daily rate £325 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.78 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.41 £9.50
% change year-on-year
- +156.94%
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
1676 1656 1324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.78% 43.73% 43.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 962 873 681
Median daily rate £400 £368 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £202 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 97 91
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.38 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 21 £325 -35.00% 7
Merseyside - 4 £330 - 3
Sitecore
England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 17 (54.84%) .NET
2 16 (51.61%) C#
3 11 (35.48%) MVC
3 11 (35.48%) CMS
3 11 (35.48%) Sitecore CMS
4 10 (32.26%) Manufacturing
5 9 (29.03%) E-Commerce
5 9 (29.03%) Project Management
6 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
6 8 (25.81%) jQuery
6 8 (25.81%) Content Management
7 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
8 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
8 6 (19.35%) Web Development
9 5 (16.13%) JIRA
9 5 (16.13%) Umbraco
9 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (16.13%) CRM
9 5 (16.13%) HTML
10 4 (12.90%) ERP
10 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
11 3 (9.68%) Scrum
11 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
11 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
11 3 (9.68%) Data Management
11 3 (9.68%) PaaS
11 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (9.68%) Migration
11 3 (9.68%) EDI

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 11 (35.48%) CMS
1 11 (35.48%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (16.13%) Umbraco
3 3 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP CRM
1 1 (3.23%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (9.68%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (32.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Sitecore Developer
3 9 (29.03%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Web Developer
5 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Azure Architect
5 3 (9.68%) CMS Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) CMS Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) SOA Architect
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) .NET
2 8 (25.81%) jQuery
3 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
4 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (16.13%) HTML
5 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
6 3 (9.68%) EDI
6 3 (9.68%) Entity Framework
7 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.23%) CSS
8 1 (3.23%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) MVC
2 9 (29.03%) E-Commerce
2 9 (29.03%) Project Management
3 8 (25.81%) Content Management
4 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (19.35%) Web Development
6 5 (16.13%) CRM
7 4 (12.90%) ERP
8 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Cross-Platform Development
8 3 (9.68%) Data Management
8 3 (9.68%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (9.68%) Migration
8 3 (9.68%) Scrum
8 3 (9.68%) SOA
9 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
10 1 (3.23%) Risk Analysis
10 1 (3.23%) TDD
10 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
10 1 (3.23%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) C#
2 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) ForgeRock
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Ektron
2 1 (3.23%) EPiServer
2 1 (3.23%) SAP
2 1 (3.23%) Twitter
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