The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 43 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 5 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.18% 1.16% 6.27%
As % of the Vendors category 2.56% 2.86% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 12
Average daily rate
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£408 £370 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.13% -26.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.96% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Vendors Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
195 70 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 45.99% 40.70% 52.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 46 78
Average daily rate £475 £370 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £142 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £396 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.87 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.17% -7.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £10.40 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.08 £28.05 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Sitecore
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sitecore across the Oxford region.

Sitecore Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Sitecore also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sitecore.

1 8 (100.00%) CMS
1 8 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (62.50%) Umbraco
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Zimbra
3 4 (50.00%) Google
3 4 (50.00%) Google Search Appliance
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (37.50%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Social Media
5 2 (25.00%) Web Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Omniture
5 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
5 2 (25.00%) Blog
5 2 (25.00%) Marketing
5 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (25.00%) User Experience
6 1 (12.50%) French Language
6 1 (12.50%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (12.50%) Spanish Language
6 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Content Management

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Sitecore also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sitecore. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (100.00%) CMS
1 8 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (62.50%) Umbraco
3 4 (50.00%) Zimbra
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) French Language
2 1 (12.50%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (12.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Senior Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) CMS Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Digital Content Designer
3 3 (37.50%) Designer
4 2 (25.00%) Sitecore Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Google Search Appliance
2 2 (25.00%) Social Media
2 2 (25.00%) Blog
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Web Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (25.00%) Omniture
2 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow