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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 63 71 67
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% 0.41% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 0.82% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -34.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
456 489 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 50.84% 49.59% 52.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 218 185
Average daily rate £400 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £222 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 27
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.62% -30.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.10 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 16 (94.12%) CMS
1 16 (94.12%) Sitecore CMS
2 14 (82.35%) .NET
3 12 (70.59%) C#
4 10 (58.82%) HTML
4 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
4 10 (58.82%) CSS
4 10 (58.82%) jQuery
5 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
6 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
7 6 (35.29%) Web Services
8 4 (23.53%) XML
8 4 (23.53%) Windows
8 4 (23.53%) MVC
8 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
8 4 (23.53%) WPF
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (17.65%) HTML5
9 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (17.65%) CSS3
9 3 (17.65%) Office 365
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (17.65%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (17.65%) Web Development
10 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 16 (94.12%) CMS
1 16 (94.12%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) Star Schema
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
1 9 (52.94%) Sitecore Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) HTML
2 10 (58.82%) CSS
2 10 (58.82%) jQuery
3 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
4 6 (35.29%) Web Services
5 4 (23.53%) XML
5 4 (23.53%) WPF
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (17.65%) HTML5
6 3 (17.65%) CSS3
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) MVC
1 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Web Development
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Software Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft