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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank - 25 32
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - 1.97% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category - 6.06% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £368
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +12.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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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
147 66 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 40.27% 32.51% 44.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 24 59
Average daily rate £425 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 18
Average hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £10.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% +39.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) CMS
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Umbraco
1 5 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) Google Search Appliance
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (80.00%) Zimbra
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) CMS
1 5 (100.00%) Umbraco
1 5 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (80.00%) Zimbra
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# Developer
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) CMS Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Umbraco Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Google Search Appliance
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Google