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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 223 237 225
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 20 11 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.13% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.46% 0.26% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 20
Average daily rate
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£381 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £362 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £380 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £358 £338
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +5.92%
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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4331 4295 4963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.67% 49.17% 49.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2256 2168 2136
Average daily rate £350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 259 294
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.78 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.45% -3.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.41 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Berkshire +14 7 £388 +10.71% 6
Middlesex +6 4 £394 -
Oxfordshire -6 3 £200 -45.20%
Surrey - 3 £350 - 2
Hampshire - 2 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £375 -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
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Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 29 (74.36%) Sitecore CMS
2 28 (71.79%) CMS
3 25 (64.10%) .NET
4 22 (56.41%) C#
5 21 (53.85%) MVC
6 16 (41.03%) jQuery
7 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
7 15 (38.46%) ASP.NET
8 14 (35.90%) CSS
8 14 (35.90%) HTML
9 11 (28.21%) Scrum
10 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (25.64%) Content Management
10 10 (25.64%) CSS3
11 9 (23.08%) HTML5
11 9 (23.08%) Web Development
12 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
13 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (15.38%) Umbraco
13 6 (15.38%) JIRA
13 6 (15.38%) User Experience
14 5 (12.82%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (12.82%) Adobe CQ
14 5 (12.82%) Marketing
14 5 (12.82%) WCF
14 5 (12.82%) SQL
14 5 (12.82%) XML
14 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
15 4 (10.26%) BizTalk Server

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 29 (74.36%) Sitecore CMS
2 28 (71.79%) CMS
3 6 (15.38%) Umbraco
4 5 (12.82%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (10.26%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (5.13%) IIS
7 1 (2.56%) Kentico
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Magento
2 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) LAN
1 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (15.38%) JIRA
2 4 (10.26%) Subversion
2 4 (10.26%) Selenium
2 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.56%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (2.56%) MSTest
General
1 5 (12.82%) Marketing
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Electronics
3 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) French Language
4 1 (2.56%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (2.56%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (74.36%) Developer
2 14 (35.90%) Sitecore Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Web Developer
4 6 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Architect
5 4 (10.26%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Magento Developer
6 3 (7.69%) PHP Magento Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Designer
6 3 (7.69%) ScrumMaster
6 3 (7.69%) C# Web Developer
6 3 (7.69%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Digital Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Digital Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Architect
8 1 (2.56%) CMS Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.56%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) .NET
2 16 (41.03%) jQuery
3 15 (38.46%) ASP.NET
4 14 (35.90%) CSS
4 14 (35.90%) HTML
5 10 (25.64%) CSS3
6 9 (23.08%) HTML5
7 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (12.82%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (12.82%) WCF
8 5 (12.82%) XML
9 4 (10.26%) Ajax
9 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
11 2 (5.13%) Web Services
11 2 (5.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
12 1 (2.56%) RESTful
12 1 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) User Experience
2 3 (7.69%) Kindle
2 3 (7.69%) Open Source
3 2 (5.13%) DTV
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) Blog
3 2 (5.13%) Social Media
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.56%) Android
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) MVC
2 11 (28.21%) Scrum
3 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.64%) Content Management
4 9 (23.08%) Web Development
5 4 (10.26%) DSDM
5 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.26%) Web Design
5 4 (10.26%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (10.26%) Analytics
6 3 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.13%) Project Management
7 2 (5.13%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.13%) TDD
7 2 (5.13%) Web Analytics
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.56%) Coaching
8 1 (2.56%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) C#
2 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.82%) SQL
4 3 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.56%) WAI
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Open Text
2 4 (10.26%) EPiServer
3 2 (5.13%) SAP
3 2 (5.13%) Omniture
3 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.56%) Demandware
4 1 (2.56%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.56%) Adobe