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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 238 236 226
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 23 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 0.35% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 4
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£374 £388 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.54% -29.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London average 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
4518 4289 4132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.39% 46.63% 48.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2556 2129 2041
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 236 314
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.42 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +11 12 £375 -3.22% 3
Hampshire - 7 £356 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 2 £408 -
Surrey -5 1 - - 2
East Sussex -6 1 £315 -
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England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 50 (78.13%) CMS
1 50 (78.13%) Sitecore CMS
2 35 (54.69%) .NET
3 27 (42.19%) C#
4 22 (34.38%) JavaScript
4 22 (34.38%) ASP.NET
5 21 (32.81%) HTML
6 18 (28.13%) CSS
6 18 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
8 14 (21.88%) Content Management
9 12 (18.75%) User Experience
9 12 (18.75%) HTML5
10 11 (17.19%) Social Media
10 11 (17.19%) jQuery
11 10 (15.63%) Marketing
11 10 (15.63%) Web Services
12 9 (14.06%) Oracle
12 9 (14.06%) CRM
12 9 (14.06%) Adobe
12 9 (14.06%) TIBCO
12 9 (14.06%) WebCenter
12 9 (14.06%) SDLC
13 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (12.50%) DevOps
13 8 (12.50%) Software Architecture
13 8 (12.50%) Open Source
13 8 (12.50%) Service Management
13 8 (12.50%) SharePoint
13 8 (12.50%) IBM

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 50 (78.13%) CMS
1 50 (78.13%) Sitecore CMS
2 8 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 7 (10.94%) Umbraco
3 7 (10.94%) WordPress
3 7 (10.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (7.81%) WebLogic
4 5 (7.81%) WebLogic Portal
4 5 (7.81%) WebSphere
5 4 (6.25%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (4.69%) Kentico
6 3 (4.69%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (3.13%) DNN
7 2 (3.13%) Zimbra
8 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.56%) Sitefinity
8 1 (1.56%) Drupal
8 1 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) Internet
2 4 (6.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.56%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
1 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (15.63%) Marketing
2 4 (6.25%) Billing
3 3 (4.69%) Finance
4 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (48.44%) Developer
2 16 (25.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 15 (23.44%) Analyst
4 11 (17.19%) .NET Developer
5 9 (14.06%) Architect
5 9 (14.06%) Systems Analyst
5 9 (14.06%) Business Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Applications Support
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Support
7 4 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Designer
9 2 (3.13%) UI Programmer
9 2 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.13%) WebCenter Architect
9 2 (3.13%) UI Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Oracle Architect
9 2 (3.13%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (54.69%) .NET
2 22 (34.38%) ASP.NET
3 21 (32.81%) HTML
4 18 (28.13%) CSS
5 12 (18.75%) HTML5
6 11 (17.19%) jQuery
7 10 (15.63%) Web Services
8 9 (14.06%) WebCenter
9 6 (9.38%) CSS3
9 6 (9.38%) .NET Framework
10 5 (7.81%) Ajax
11 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (4.69%) WCF
12 3 (4.69%) XML
12 3 (4.69%) JSF
12 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
13 2 (3.13%) Underscore.js
13 2 (3.13%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) User Experience
2 11 (17.19%) Social Media
3 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.13%) Google Search Appliance
5 2 (3.13%) Statistics
5 2 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.56%) Clustering
6 1 (1.56%) EPoS
6 1 (1.56%) W3C
6 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (21.88%) Content Management
3 9 (14.06%) CRM
3 9 (14.06%) SDLC
4 8 (12.50%) DevOps
4 8 (12.50%) Open Source
4 8 (12.50%) Software Architecture
4 8 (12.50%) Service Management
4 8 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (10.94%) Analytics
6 6 (9.38%) Scrum
6 6 (9.38%) Web Analytics
6 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
6 6 (9.38%) MVC
6 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.81%) Risk Management
7 5 (7.81%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.19%) C#
2 22 (34.38%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.38%) PHP
3 6 (9.38%) SQL
4 2 (3.13%) C
5 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) NDS
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) Netcool
2 1 (1.56%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) Oracle
1 9 (14.06%) Adobe
1 9 (14.06%) TIBCO
2 8 (12.50%) IBM
2 8 (12.50%) Google
3 6 (9.38%) Facebook
3 6 (9.38%) Twitter
4 5 (7.81%) BMC
4 5 (7.81%) Pega
4 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.81%) Remedy
4 5 (7.81%) Infovista
4 5 (7.81%) Amdocs
5 4 (6.25%) EPiServer
5 4 (6.25%) Rackspace
6 2 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.13%) Ektron
6 2 (3.13%) Capita
7 1 (1.56%) Intel
7 1 (1.56%) Citrix
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