The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 120 112 107
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.080% 0.038%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 0.20% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
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£335 £313 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.20% -7.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
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 Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1295 1008 1045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.47% 40.40% 39.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 485 421
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £175 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 72
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.63 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.77% -26.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £29.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Sitecore
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sitecore across the Scotland region.

Sitecore Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Sitecore
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 5 £350 -
Glasgow -14 1 £290 -7.20%
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UK

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) MVC
2 6 (66.67%) CMS
2 6 (66.67%) Umbraco
2 6 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) Web Development
4 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (33.33%) Sass
5 3 (33.33%) Mercurial
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (33.33%) Sitefinity
5 3 (33.33%) Modernizr
5 3 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (33.33%) WCF
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) XSLT
5 3 (33.33%) Web Design
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) Content Management
6 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (22.22%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) HTML
6 2 (22.22%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) EPiServer

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (66.67%) CMS
1 6 (66.67%) Umbraco
1 6 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (33.33%) Sitefinity
3 1 (11.11%) Orchard CMS
3 1 (11.11%) Kentico
3 1 (11.11%) TeamSite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Publishing
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) CMS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (33.33%) Sass
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Modernizr
4 3 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (33.33%) WCF
4 3 (33.33%) XSLT
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
6 1 (11.11%) jQuery
6 1 (11.11%) CSS3
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Web Development
3 3 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (33.33%) Web Design
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Content Management
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) EPiServer
2 1 (11.11%) Ektron