The first table below looks at the demand for Sitecore CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore CMS over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Reading region.

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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore CMS
Rank 66 72 80
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% 0.42% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.51% 2.21% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate
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£388 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.54% +22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £338 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 - -
Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
199 181 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.11% 18.89% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 79 69
Average daily rate £350 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £292 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -51.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
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Sitecore CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Sitecore CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Sitecore CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Sitecore CMS Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Sitecore CMS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Sitecore CMS 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 CMS.

1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) CMS
1 7 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) Open Text
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
2 3 (42.86%) Ajax
2 3 (42.86%) Web Development
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) WCF
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) DSDM
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared

Sitecore CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Sitecore CMS 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 CMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (100.00%) CMS
2 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Sitecore Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
3 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 3 (42.86%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) Ajax
2 3 (42.86%) WCF
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Web Development
2 3 (42.86%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Open Text