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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 59 54 40
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.18% 0.80% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 1.87% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate £450 £408 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +10.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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
182 267 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 33.27% 42.58% 46.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 180 84
Average daily rate £325 £410 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.73% +10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 32
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +16.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £26.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Alfresco
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) Alfresco
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Scala Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Scala Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Java Scala Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) SQL