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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 62 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 10 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.01% 0.39% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.08% 0.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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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
480 532 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 48.24% 51.25% 50.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 251 154
Average daily rate £400 £365 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £197 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 29
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.84 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.21% -47.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 27 April 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 17 (94.44%) CMS
1 17 (94.44%) Sitecore CMS
2 15 (83.33%) .NET
3 13 (72.22%) C#
4 11 (61.11%) HTML
4 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
4 11 (61.11%) CSS
4 11 (61.11%) jQuery
5 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
7 6 (33.33%) Web Services
8 5 (27.78%) XML
8 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
8 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
9 4 (22.22%) Windows
9 4 (22.22%) MVC
9 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
9 4 (22.22%) WPF
9 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (22.22%) HTML5
9 4 (22.22%) CSS3
10 3 (16.67%) Office 365
10 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (16.67%) Web Development
11 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 17 (94.44%) CMS
1 17 (94.44%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) Star Schema
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) Firebug
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) SharePoint Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) .NET
2 11 (61.11%) HTML
2 11 (61.11%) CSS
2 11 (61.11%) jQuery
3 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 6 (33.33%) Web Services
5 5 (27.78%) XML
6 4 (22.22%) WPF
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (22.22%) HTML5
6 4 (22.22%) CSS3
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Taxonomies
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) MVC
1 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 3 (16.67%) Web Development
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (5.56%) Workflow
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) ETL
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) C#
2 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Ektron