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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank - - 95
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
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
416 569 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.90% 53.43% 58.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 283 230
Average daily rate £380 £390 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £203 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 27
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -30.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.40 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

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 23 October 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) DSDM
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (75.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) CMS
2 3 (75.00%) Open Text
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 3 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (75.00%) CMS
1 3 (75.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Web Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) DSDM
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Open Text