The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sitecore
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 61 76 55
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -21
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 4 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.56% 0.21% 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 1.02% 0.42% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £463 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% +30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
392 474 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 55.37% 50.91% 44.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 256 211
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 43 5
Median hourly rate £30.46 £30.00 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -46.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.20 £23.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +33.33%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Sitecore as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sitecore across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Sitecore Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) CMS
3 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) Unix
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) W3C
5 1 (16.67%) JUnit
5 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) CMS
1 3 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Sitecore Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Content Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Java EE
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (16.67%) OWASP
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) ForgeRock
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Pega