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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 250 237 236
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 25 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.19% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% 0.41% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 7
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£400 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £358
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 - -
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
4788 4339 4274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.76% 46.67% 48.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2746 2252 2159
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 246 264
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.43 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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
Berkshire +8 17 £375 -3.22% 5
Hampshire - 8 £514 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 5 £650 - 1
Surrey -10 1 - -
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England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 28 (65.12%) CMS
1 28 (65.12%) Sitecore CMS
2 21 (48.84%) .NET
3 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (39.53%) Content Management
4 15 (34.88%) HTML
4 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
5 14 (32.56%) Social Media
6 13 (30.23%) C#
6 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
6 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET
7 12 (27.91%) Oracle
7 12 (27.91%) Adobe
8 11 (25.58%) CSS
8 11 (25.58%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (25.58%) HTML5
8 11 (25.58%) User Experience
9 10 (23.26%) Marketing
9 10 (23.26%) CRM
10 9 (20.93%) SharePoint
10 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
10 9 (20.93%) TIBCO
10 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (20.93%) WebCenter
11 8 (18.60%) Open Source
11 8 (18.60%) Pega
11 8 (18.60%) DevOps
11 8 (18.60%) Google
11 8 (18.60%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (18.60%) Service Management

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 28 (65.12%) CMS
1 28 (65.12%) Sitecore CMS
2 9 (20.93%) SharePoint
3 7 (16.28%) WordPress
4 6 (13.95%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (11.63%) Umbraco
5 5 (11.63%) WebLogic
5 5 (11.63%) WebLogic Portal
5 5 (11.63%) WebSphere
6 4 (9.30%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (9.30%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (4.65%) Zimbra
7 2 (4.65%) Kentico
7 2 (4.65%) DNN
8 1 (2.33%) Drupal
8 1 (2.33%) Sitefinity
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) Internet
2 4 (9.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) TeamCity
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.65%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (23.26%) Marketing
2 6 (13.95%) Finance
3 4 (9.30%) Retail
3 4 (9.30%) Billing
4 3 (6.98%) Banking
5 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) Architect
3 8 (18.60%) .NET Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (13.95%) Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Applications Support
5 6 (13.95%) Sitecore Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Business Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Technical Support
8 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.65%) Designer
9 2 (4.65%) UI Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Oracle Architect
9 2 (4.65%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (4.65%) UI Programmer
9 2 (4.65%) WebCenter Architect
9 2 (4.65%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (48.84%) .NET
2 15 (34.88%) HTML
3 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET
4 11 (25.58%) CSS
4 11 (25.58%) HTML5
5 9 (20.93%) WebCenter
6 7 (16.28%) Web Services
7 5 (11.63%) jQuery
7 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
7 5 (11.63%) CSS3
8 4 (9.30%) WCF
8 4 (9.30%) Ajax
8 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (6.98%) SAP PI
9 3 (6.98%) Middleware
9 3 (6.98%) JSF
9 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (4.65%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (4.65%) Underscore.js
10 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Social Media
2 11 (25.58%) User Experience
3 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.98%) SCADA
4 3 (6.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (6.98%) Digital Media
4 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.65%) Google Search Appliance
5 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.65%) Statistics
5 2 (4.65%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (2.33%) EPoS
6 1 (2.33%) W3C
6 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (39.53%) Content Management
2 11 (25.58%) Enterprise Architecture
3 10 (23.26%) CRM
4 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
4 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (18.60%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (18.60%) Service Management
5 8 (18.60%) Open Source
5 8 (18.60%) DevOps
6 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (13.95%) Scrum
7 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
7 6 (13.95%) MVC
7 6 (13.95%) Analytics
7 6 (13.95%) Web Analytics
8 5 (11.63%) Kanban
9 4 (9.30%) Migration
9 4 (9.30%) Information Security
9 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
2 13 (30.23%) C#
3 6 (13.95%) PHP
4 3 (6.98%) SQL
5 2 (4.65%) C
6 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
2 3 (6.98%) Solvency II
3 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) NDS
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Netcool
2 1 (2.33%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Oracle
1 12 (27.91%) Adobe
2 9 (20.93%) TIBCO
3 8 (18.60%) Google
3 8 (18.60%) IBM
3 8 (18.60%) Pega
4 6 (13.95%) Facebook
4 6 (13.95%) Twitter
5 5 (11.63%) BMC
5 5 (11.63%) Amdocs
5 5 (11.63%) Remedy
5 5 (11.63%) Infovista
6 4 (9.30%) Rackspace
6 4 (9.30%) hybris
7 3 (6.98%) Guidewire
7 3 (6.98%) MuleSoft
7 3 (6.98%) FatWire
7 3 (6.98%) EPiServer
7 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.98%) SAP