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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 204 209 220
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 42 54 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.57% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 1.02% 1.19% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 33 8
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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
4108 4530 4011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.98% 47.47% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2368 2359 1964
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 216 235
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £11.73 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Surrey - 20 £425 - 2
Buckinghamshire +21 8 £450 +44.00%
Berkshire -11 8 £325 -18.75% 2
East Sussex +2 2 - - 1
West Sussex - 2 £340 - 1
Hampshire +5 1 £313 +4.16% 2
Oxfordshire +1 1 £450 +10.42%
Sitecore
England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 44 (57.89%) .NET
2 38 (50.00%) C#
3 33 (43.42%) MVC
4 32 (42.11%) SQL Server
5 27 (35.53%) Web Services
6 26 (34.21%) HTML
7 25 (32.89%) CMS
7 25 (32.89%) Sitecore CMS
8 24 (31.58%) JavaScript
9 22 (28.95%) ASP.NET
10 20 (26.32%) CSS
10 20 (26.32%) TDD
11 19 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (19.74%) CSS3
13 14 (18.42%) WCF
13 14 (18.42%) SQL
14 13 (17.11%) Finance
14 13 (17.11%) Fintech
14 13 (17.11%) HTML5
15 12 (15.79%) jQuery
16 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API
17 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
18 9 (11.84%) Oracle
18 9 (11.84%) Front End Development
19 8 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 8 (10.53%) AngularJS
19 8 (10.53%) SAP
19 8 (10.53%) CRM
19 8 (10.53%) SharePoint

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 25 (32.89%) CMS
1 25 (32.89%) Sitecore CMS
2 8 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.21%) Umbraco
4 6 (7.89%) WordPress
5 5 (6.58%) IIS
6 4 (5.26%) Apache
6 4 (5.26%) Node.js
7 3 (3.95%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (3.95%) Drupal
8 2 (2.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (2.63%) concrete5
8 2 (2.63%) ExpressionEngine
8 2 (2.63%) Joomla!
8 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.32%) Alfresco
9 1 (1.32%) EPiServer CMS
9 1 (1.32%) Kentico
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.63%) 3ds Max
2 2 (2.63%) Acrobat
2 2 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.63%) GIMP
2 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) MailChimp
3 1 (1.32%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) SAN
2 1 (1.32%) Firewall
2 1 (1.32%) FTP
2 1 (1.32%) Intranet
2 1 (1.32%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.63%) MySQL
4 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.95%) Grunt
4 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.63%) NUnit
5 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 13 (17.11%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Marketing
3 3 (3.95%) Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (68.42%) Developer
2 31 (40.79%) Sitecore Developer
3 24 (31.58%) .NET Developer
4 20 (26.32%) C# Developer
5 14 (18.42%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 12 (15.79%) HTML CSS Developer
6 12 (15.79%) HTML Developer
7 11 (14.47%) Architect
7 11 (14.47%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (10.53%) SQL Developer
10 7 (9.21%) Web Developer
11 6 (7.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (7.89%) Technical Architect
12 5 (6.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 4 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
13 4 (5.26%) Senior Architect
14 3 (3.95%) Analyst Developer
14 3 (3.95%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (57.89%) .NET
2 27 (35.53%) Web Services
3 26 (34.21%) HTML
4 22 (28.95%) ASP.NET
5 20 (26.32%) CSS
6 15 (19.74%) CSS3
7 14 (18.42%) WCF
8 13 (17.11%) HTML5
9 12 (15.79%) jQuery
10 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (10.53%) AngularJS
12 8 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (9.21%) Backbone.js
14 6 (7.89%) .NET Framework
15 4 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
16 3 (3.95%) Ajax
16 3 (3.95%) Middleware
16 3 (3.95%) SAP PI
16 3 (3.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Fintech
2 6 (7.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (7.89%) User Experience
3 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.95%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.95%) SCADA
3 3 (3.95%) Social Media
4 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.32%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.89%) Windows
2 5 (6.58%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.63%) Android
4 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.63%) CentOS
4 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (43.42%) MVC
2 20 (26.32%) TDD
3 19 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (11.84%) Front End Development
5 8 (10.53%) CRM
6 7 (9.21%) Content Management
6 7 (9.21%) Migration
6 7 (9.21%) Web Development
7 6 (7.89%) Scrum
7 6 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (7.89%) Unit Testing
8 5 (6.58%) Analytics
8 5 (6.58%) Business Transformation
8 5 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.58%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.58%) ERP
8 5 (6.58%) SOA
8 5 (6.58%) Web Design
9 4 (5.26%) SEO
10 3 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (50.00%) C#
2 24 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 14 (18.42%) SQL
4 6 (7.89%) Java
5 5 (6.58%) VB
6 3 (3.95%) PHP
7 2 (2.63%) ActionScript
7 2 (2.63%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.63%) C++
7 2 (2.63%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.63%) Python
7 2 (2.63%) Ruby
8 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) PhD
2 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) Solvency II
2 2 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) cPanel
1 1 (1.32%) SCCM
1 1 (1.32%) SCSM
1 1 (1.32%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.84%) Oracle
3 8 (10.53%) SAP
4 5 (6.58%) Adobe
4 5 (6.58%) EPiServer
5 4 (5.26%) hybris
6 3 (3.95%) FatWire
6 3 (3.95%) Guidewire
6 3 (3.95%) MuleSoft
6 3 (3.95%) Pega
7 2 (2.63%) Ektron
7 2 (2.63%) Zend
8 1 (1.32%) Dell
8 1 (1.32%) Google