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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 185 214 195
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -19
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 53 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.25% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 1.19% 0.54% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 9 22
Average daily rate
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£398 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £325 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £410 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.75 -
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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
4469 3881 3586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.87% 46.64% 47.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2313 1911 1657
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 227 321
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +15 23 £363 -7.64% 14
East Sussex +3 13 £435 +24.28%
Kent - 8 £315 - 3
Oxfordshire -13 5 £408 +10.13% 1
Hampshire -24 2 £300 -31.42% 4
Surrey - - - - 6
West Sussex - - - -
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England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (71.43%) .NET
2 49 (70.00%) C#
3 41 (58.57%) CMS
3 41 (58.57%) Sitecore CMS
4 38 (54.29%) ASP.NET
5 26 (37.14%) MVC
6 25 (35.71%) CSS
7 24 (34.29%) HTML
7 24 (34.29%) JavaScript
8 22 (31.43%) Web Services
8 22 (31.43%) jQuery
9 15 (21.43%) SQL Server
10 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (17.14%) CSS3
11 12 (17.14%) Umbraco
11 12 (17.14%) Visual Studio
11 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (17.14%) Content Management
12 11 (15.71%) HTML5
13 10 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (14.29%) Akamai
13 10 (14.29%) ForgeRock
14 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (11.43%) DevOps
14 8 (11.43%) .NET Framework
14 8 (11.43%) assyst
14 8 (11.43%) SharePoint
14 8 (11.43%) Remedy
15 6 (8.57%) Management Information System
15 6 (8.57%) Windows

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 41 (58.57%) CMS
1 41 (58.57%) Sitecore CMS
2 12 (17.14%) Umbraco
3 8 (11.43%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.71%) Zimbra
4 4 (5.71%) Kentico
5 3 (4.29%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (4.29%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.29%) IBM Notes
5 3 (4.29%) Documentum
5 3 (4.29%) FileNet
6 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.86%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (1.43%) Node.js
7 1 (1.43%) Sitefinity
7 1 (1.43%) Immediacy CMS
7 1 (1.43%) DNN
7 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (11.43%) assyst
2 4 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.86%) Office 365
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.43%) Firebug
3 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 3 (4.29%) Publishing
2 2 (2.86%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (1.43%) French Language
3 1 (1.43%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (1.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 49 (70.00%) Developer
2 29 (41.43%) Sitecore Developer
3 17 (24.29%) .NET Developer
4 8 (11.43%) CMS Developer
5 7 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Support Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Designer
9 3 (4.29%) SharePoint Specialist
9 3 (4.29%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Digital Content Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (71.43%) .NET
2 38 (54.29%) ASP.NET
3 25 (35.71%) CSS
4 24 (34.29%) HTML
5 22 (31.43%) Web Services
5 22 (31.43%) jQuery
6 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (17.14%) CSS3
8 11 (15.71%) HTML5
9 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (11.43%) .NET Framework
10 5 (7.14%) WCF
10 5 (7.14%) XML
11 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (4.29%) WPF
12 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (2.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 2 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
14 1 (1.43%) Ninject
14 1 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.14%) Social Media
2 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.71%) Google Search Appliance
4 2 (2.86%) User Experience
4 2 (2.86%) Blog
5 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.43%) Kindle
5 1 (1.43%) Open Source
5 1 (1.43%) Streaming Music
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Android
2 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.14%) MVC
2 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (17.14%) Content Management
3 8 (11.43%) DevOps
4 6 (8.57%) Web Development
5 4 (5.71%) Mentoring
5 4 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (5.71%) E-Commerce
5 4 (5.71%) CRM
6 3 (4.29%) Analytics
7 2 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.86%) Migration
7 2 (2.86%) TDD
7 2 (2.86%) Web Analytics
7 2 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.43%) Change Control
8 1 (1.43%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (1.43%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (1.43%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (1.43%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 49 (70.00%) C#
2 24 (34.29%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Akamai
1 10 (14.29%) ForgeRock
2 8 (11.43%) Remedy
3 5 (7.14%) EPiServer
3 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.71%) Google
5 3 (4.29%) Vignette
5 3 (4.29%) Lotus
6 2 (2.86%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.86%) Omniture
6 2 (2.86%) Ektron
7 1 (1.43%) Alterian
7 1 (1.43%) Capita
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