The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 64 43 31
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -12
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 3 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.43% 1.16% 2.24%
As % of the Vendors category 1.11% 2.59% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Average daily rate
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£200 £365 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.20% -18.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Sitecore
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
271 193 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 38.55% 44.88% 53.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 89 115
Average daily rate £400 £365 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -5.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £156 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 17
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.42% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £10.80 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £37.00 £17.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Sitecore
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Sitecore Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Sitecore
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -18 3 £200 -45.20%
Sitecore
South East

Sitecore
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) CMS
1 3 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Social Media
2 2 (66.67%) Blog
2 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (66.67%) Web Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Omniture
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) French Language
3 1 (33.33%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (33.33%) Spanish Language
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) CMS
1 3 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) French Language
2 1 (33.33%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (33.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Designer
1 3 (100.00%) Digital Content Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
1 2 (66.67%) Social Media
1 2 (66.67%) Blog
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Web Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
1 2 (66.67%) Omniture