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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 231 213 224
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 23 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 0.64% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 11
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £434 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -0.70%
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
4322 4234 4096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.32% 47.29% 50.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2327 2139 2035
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 £238 £180 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 251 323
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 0 10 £388 +6.89% 2
Oxfordshire -15 7 £370 - 3
Hampshire -5 3 £288 -4.16%
East Sussex - 2 £315 - 1
Surrey 0 1 £390 - 1
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Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 63 (70.79%) CMS
1 63 (70.79%) Sitecore CMS
2 57 (64.04%) .NET
3 54 (60.67%) C#
4 40 (44.94%) ASP.NET
5 31 (34.83%) Web Services
6 26 (29.21%) CSS
6 26 (29.21%) JavaScript
7 25 (28.09%) HTML
8 20 (22.47%) SQL Server
8 20 (22.47%) jQuery
9 19 (21.35%) MVC
10 14 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (15.73%) Content Management
11 12 (13.48%) Umbraco
11 12 (13.48%) HTML5
12 11 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (12.36%) CRM
13 10 (11.24%) SQL
13 10 (11.24%) Visual Studio
13 10 (11.24%) ForgeRock
13 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (11.24%) Akamai
13 10 (11.24%) CSS3
14 9 (10.11%) SharePoint
14 9 (10.11%) Microsoft
14 9 (10.11%) .NET Framework
15 8 (8.99%) WCF
15 8 (8.99%) Google

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 63 (70.79%) CMS
1 63 (70.79%) Sitecore CMS
2 12 (13.48%) Umbraco
3 9 (10.11%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.74%) Zimbra
5 5 (5.62%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (4.49%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (4.49%) Kentico
7 3 (3.37%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (3.37%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (3.37%) DNN
7 3 (3.37%) WordPress
8 2 (2.25%) Sitefinity
9 1 (1.12%) Node.js
9 1 (1.12%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.12%) Documentum
9 1 (1.12%) FileNet
9 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.12%) Drupal
9 1 (1.12%) Immediacy CMS
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.99%) assyst
2 4 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.62%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.37%) Office 365
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.12%) SMS
2 1 (1.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.47%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.12%) MySQL
3 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.12%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.25%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.25%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (3.37%) Finance
2 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.12%) Publishing
2 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (59.55%) Developer
2 33 (37.08%) Sitecore Developer
3 21 (23.60%) Analyst
4 19 (21.35%) .NET Developer
5 10 (11.24%) Systems Analyst
6 9 (10.11%) Business Analyst
7 8 (8.99%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (8.99%) Senior Developer
8 7 (7.87%) CMS Developer
9 6 (6.74%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (6.74%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (6.74%) Support Analyst
9 6 (6.74%) Applications Support
10 5 (5.62%) C# Developer
11 4 (4.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (4.49%) Applications Support Analyst
11 4 (4.49%) Senior C# Developer
11 4 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
12 3 (3.37%) Architect
12 3 (3.37%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (64.04%) .NET
2 40 (44.94%) ASP.NET
3 31 (34.83%) Web Services
4 26 (29.21%) CSS
5 25 (28.09%) HTML
6 20 (22.47%) jQuery
7 12 (13.48%) HTML5
8 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (11.24%) CSS3
9 9 (10.11%) .NET Framework
10 8 (8.99%) WCF
10 8 (8.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (6.74%) XML
12 4 (4.49%) WPF
12 4 (4.49%) Ajax
13 3 (3.37%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 2 (2.25%) NHibernate
14 2 (2.25%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.99%) Social Media
3 7 (7.87%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.74%) Google Search Appliance
5 2 (2.25%) User Experience
5 2 (2.25%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.12%) EPoS
6 1 (1.12%) W3C
6 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.12%) Streaming Music
6 1 (1.12%) Clustering
6 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.35%) MVC
2 14 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (15.73%) Content Management
3 11 (12.36%) CRM
4 8 (8.99%) Software Architecture
4 8 (8.99%) DevOps
5 7 (7.87%) E-Commerce
5 7 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (5.62%) Mentoring
6 5 (5.62%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (5.62%) Web Development
7 4 (4.49%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.37%) Change Control
8 3 (3.37%) Project Management
8 3 (3.37%) Workflow
8 3 (3.37%) Web Design
9 2 (2.25%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.25%) Information Security
9 2 (2.25%) Scrum
9 2 (2.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 54 (60.67%) C#
2 26 (29.21%) JavaScript
3 10 (11.24%) SQL
4 2 (2.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (4.49%) Degree
2 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) NDS
1 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 10 (11.24%) ForgeRock
1 10 (11.24%) Akamai
2 9 (10.11%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.99%) Google
3 8 (8.99%) Remedy
4 4 (4.49%) EPiServer
5 2 (2.25%) Capita
5 2 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.25%) Ektron
5 2 (2.25%) Facebook
5 2 (2.25%) Twitter
6 1 (1.12%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.12%) hybris
6 1 (1.12%) Demandware
6 1 (1.12%) Vignette
6 1 (1.12%) Intel
6 1 (1.12%) Citrix
6 1 (1.12%) Novell
6 1 (1.12%) Lotus
6 1 (1.12%) Alterian