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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 59 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.95% 0.40% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.12% 0.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.00 -
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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
378 488 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 44.68% 48.85% 52.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 251 179
Average daily rate £375 £388 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 35
Average hourly rate £55.65 £14.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+297.50% -26.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) CMS
2 7 (87.50%) jQuery
2 7 (87.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
4 4 (50.00%) MVC
4 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) CSS3
5 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) WPF
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) Web Development
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (25.00%) Office 365
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 7 (87.50%) CMS
1 7 (87.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Firebug
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 3 (37.50%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) jQuery
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
4 4 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) CSS3
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) WPF
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Taxonomies
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Ektron
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