The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 222 255 240
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -15
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 42 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.98% 0.50% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 12 8
Median daily rate £406 £374 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -3.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £319 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £398 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £9.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.41 £9.50
% change year-on-year
- +156.94%
Sitecore
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4296 4564 4256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.49% 47.73% 47.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2517 2550 2097
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 212 243
Median hourly rate £17.45 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Sitecore as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Sitecore
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 across the South East region.

Sitecore Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Sitecore
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sitecore across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Sitecore Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Sitecore
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 across the South East region.

Sitecore Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Sitecore
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +16 19 £388 +8.77% 1
Berkshire -3 9 £413 +10.00% 2
Surrey +1 6 £489 -
Buckinghamshire +14 4 £310 -23.92%
Kent - 2 £325 -
East Sussex +14 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £500 - 2
Sitecore
England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 53 (74.65%) .NET
2 40 (56.34%) CMS
2 40 (56.34%) Sitecore CMS
3 38 (53.52%) C#
4 33 (46.48%) ASP.NET
4 33 (46.48%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (45.07%) HTML
6 30 (42.25%) CSS
7 29 (40.85%) SQL Server
7 29 (40.85%) SQL
8 25 (35.21%) XML
9 22 (30.99%) HTML5
10 20 (28.17%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (26.76%) Web Services
11 19 (26.76%) Content Management
12 18 (25.35%) JavaScript
12 18 (25.35%) MVC
13 17 (23.94%) Scrum
14 14 (19.72%) VB.NET
15 11 (15.49%) LINQ
15 11 (15.49%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (14.08%) OWASP
16 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
17 9 (12.68%) OOP
17 9 (12.68%) Umbraco
17 9 (12.68%) Web Development
17 9 (12.68%) TDD
17 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC
17 9 (12.68%) MongoDB
17 9 (12.68%) LINQ to SQL

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (56.34%) CMS
1 40 (56.34%) Sitecore CMS
2 9 (12.68%) Umbraco
3 7 (9.86%) IIS
4 4 (5.63%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.23%) WordPress
6 2 (2.82%) Drupal
6 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.41%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.41%) Kentico
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (1.41%) Magento
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.41%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.23%) Boomi
1 3 (4.23%) iPaaS
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Intranet
1 1 (1.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (40.85%) SQL Server
2 20 (28.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (12.68%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.04%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.63%) JUnit
4 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.82%) Subversion
5 2 (2.82%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.41%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.41%) git-flow
6 1 (1.41%) NUnit
General
1 2 (2.82%) Publishing
2 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Legal
2 1 (1.41%) Marketing
2 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (67.61%) Developer
2 33 (46.48%) Sitecore Developer
3 17 (23.94%) .NET Developer
4 14 (19.72%) CMS Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Architect
6 6 (8.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (8.45%) C# Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Digital Architect
7 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.04%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.63%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Applications Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Digital Project Manager
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Web Content Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Senior Sitecore Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (74.65%) .NET
2 33 (46.48%) ASP.NET
3 32 (45.07%) HTML
4 30 (42.25%) CSS
5 25 (35.21%) XML
6 22 (30.99%) HTML5
7 19 (26.76%) Web Services
8 11 (15.49%) LINQ
9 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 9 (12.68%) LINQ to SQL
10 8 (11.27%) jQuery
10 8 (11.27%) WCF
11 7 (9.86%) AngularJS
11 7 (9.86%) Java EE
12 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 5 (7.04%) SOAP
13 3 (4.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) N-Tier
2 4 (5.63%) W3C
3 3 (4.23%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.23%) User Experience
4 2 (2.82%) Fintech
5 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.41%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.41%) NHS
5 1 (1.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) Unix
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (46.48%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.76%) Content Management
3 18 (25.35%) MVC
4 17 (23.94%) Scrum
5 10 (14.08%) OWASP
6 9 (12.68%) OOP
6 9 (12.68%) TDD
6 9 (12.68%) Web Development
7 8 (11.27%) E-Commerce
8 7 (9.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (9.86%) CRM
9 6 (8.45%) Kanban
9 6 (8.45%) Secure Coding
9 6 (8.45%) Web Design
9 6 (8.45%) Workflow
10 5 (7.04%) Data Protection
11 4 (5.63%) BDD
11 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (5.63%) System Testing
12 3 (4.23%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 38 (53.52%) C#
2 29 (40.85%) SQL
3 18 (25.35%) JavaScript
4 14 (19.72%) VB.NET
5 8 (11.27%) Java
6 5 (7.04%) PHP
7 1 (1.41%) C
7 1 (1.41%) C++
7 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.41%) Python
7 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle
3 5 (7.04%) Pega
4 4 (5.63%) ForgeRock
5 3 (4.23%) Dell
5 3 (4.23%) EPiServer
5 3 (4.23%) Informatica
5 3 (4.23%) WSO2
6 2 (2.82%) Ektron
6 2 (2.82%) IBM
7 1 (1.41%) Citrix
7 1 (1.41%) SAP
7 1 (1.41%) VMware