The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 30 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 Vendors 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.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 65 68 83
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 4 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.45% 0.86% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.97% 1.69% 0.45%
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 £325 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 - -
Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
412 473 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.55% 50.91% 54.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 174 212
Average daily rate £363 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 28
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £15.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +96.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.13 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
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Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Sitecore
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Sitecore Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Sitecore
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 7 (87.50%) CMS
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (37.50%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) DSDM
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (37.50%) Open Text
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Subversion
3 3 (37.50%) Ajax
3 3 (37.50%) Web Development
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) WCF
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) Umbraco
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (87.50%) Sitecore CMS
1 7 (87.50%) CMS
2 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (12.50%) Umbraco
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Sitecore Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Web Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (37.50%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) Ajax
2 3 (37.50%) WCF
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) DSDM
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Open Text