The first table below looks at the demand for Sitecore CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore CMS over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the South East region.

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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore CMS
Rank 211 223 248
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +25
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 28 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.18% 0.056%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.79% 1.04% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 4
Average daily rate £350 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £375 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.00
Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1564 1449 1700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.75% 17.27% 16.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 788 827
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 93 80
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £29.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Sitecore CMS
England

Sitecore CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore CMS across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Sitecore CMS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Sitecore CMS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Sitecore CMS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Sitecore CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore CMS across the South East region.

Sitecore CMS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Sitecore CMS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +14 5 £250 - 1
Berkshire -7 5 £363 +16.00%
Oxfordshire - 4 - -
Surrey -5 3 - -
Kent - 1 £395 -
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Sitecore CMS
England

Sitecore CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Sitecore CMS 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 CMS.

1 42 (100.00%) CMS
1 42 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 36 (85.71%) C#
2 36 (85.71%) .NET
3 28 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 18 (42.86%) MVC
5 14 (33.33%) Umbraco
6 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
7 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (23.81%) CSS
7 10 (23.81%) HTML
8 9 (21.43%) Content Management
8 9 (21.43%) SQL
9 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
9 8 (19.05%) Web Services
9 8 (19.05%) jQuery
10 7 (16.67%) Web Development
10 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (14.29%) CSS3
11 6 (14.29%) HTML5
11 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
12 3 (7.14%) Magento
12 3 (7.14%) Joomla!
12 3 (7.14%) WCF
12 3 (7.14%) Scrum
12 3 (7.14%) Web Design
12 3 (7.14%) PHP
12 3 (7.14%) ISO 9001
12 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
12 3 (7.14%) Open Source

Sitecore CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Sitecore CMS 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 CMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 42 (100.00%) CMS
2 14 (33.33%) Umbraco
3 3 (7.14%) Joomla!
4 2 (4.76%) Kentico
5 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.38%) Advertising
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (95.24%) Developer
2 18 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 18 (42.86%) Sitecore Developer
3 13 (30.95%) C# Developer
4 12 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (23.81%) CMS Developer
6 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (7.14%) PHP Magento Developer
8 3 (7.14%) PHP Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Lead Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (2.38%) Web Editor
10 1 (2.38%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (85.71%) .NET
2 28 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 10 (23.81%) CSS
3 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (23.81%) HTML
4 8 (19.05%) jQuery
4 8 (19.05%) Web Services
5 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (14.29%) CSS3
6 6 (14.29%) HTML5
7 3 (7.14%) WCF
7 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (2.38%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.38%) WPF
8 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 1 (2.38%) RESTful
8 1 (2.38%) Castle Windsor
8 1 (2.38%) REST
8 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Open Source
1 3 (7.14%) Kindle
2 2 (4.76%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) MVC
2 9 (21.43%) Content Management
3 7 (16.67%) Web Development
4 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.14%) Scrum
5 3 (7.14%) Web Design
6 2 (4.76%) OO
6 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.38%) MVVM
7 1 (2.38%) Migration
7 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (85.71%) C#
2 9 (21.43%) SQL
3 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 3 (7.14%) Ektron
3 2 (4.76%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.38%) Open Text
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