The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South East region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 228 224 222
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 12 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.24% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 13
Average daily rate
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£388 £550 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.54% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £445 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 - -
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4270 4160 4825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.83% 49.55% 48.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2117 2063 2063
Average daily rate £350 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £208 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 326 341
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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
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 July 2014. 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 -2 5 £388 -29.54% 7
Surrey -5 3 £450 +20.00%
Middlesex -2 2 £438 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Hampshire - - - - 3
Kent - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
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Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 38 (77.55%) Sitecore CMS
2 37 (75.51%) .NET
2 37 (75.51%) CMS
3 34 (69.39%) C#
4 26 (53.06%) ASP.NET
5 21 (42.86%) MVC
6 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
6 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
7 12 (24.49%) jQuery
7 12 (24.49%) Umbraco
8 11 (22.45%) Content Management
9 10 (20.41%) HTML
9 10 (20.41%) CSS
9 10 (20.41%) Scrum
10 9 (18.37%) SQL
10 9 (18.37%) Web Development
11 8 (16.33%) CSS3
11 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (14.29%) HTML5
13 6 (12.24%) Web Services
13 6 (12.24%) XML
13 6 (12.24%) Unit Testing
14 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
14 5 (10.20%) WCF
14 5 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (8.16%) DSDM
15 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
15 4 (8.16%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (8.16%) Finance

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 38 (77.55%) Sitecore CMS
2 37 (75.51%) CMS
3 12 (24.49%) Umbraco
4 4 (8.16%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (4.08%) IIS
5 2 (4.08%) Joomla!
5 2 (4.08%) Kentico
6 1 (2.04%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Magento
2 2 (4.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Extranet
2 1 (2.04%) LAN
2 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.16%) Subversion
2 4 (8.16%) JIRA
2 4 (8.16%) Selenium
2 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.04%) MSTest
3 1 (2.04%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
1 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.12%) Marketing
3 2 (4.08%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Electronics
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (83.67%) Developer
2 20 (40.82%) Sitecore Developer
3 13 (26.53%) C# Developer
4 10 (20.41%) .NET Developer
5 9 (18.37%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (14.29%) CMS Developer
6 7 (14.29%) Web Developer
7 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (10.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (8.16%) Architect
10 3 (6.12%) PHP Developer
10 3 (6.12%) C# Web Developer
10 3 (6.12%) ScrumMaster
10 3 (6.12%) PHP Magento Developer
10 3 (6.12%) Magento Developer
11 2 (4.08%) .NET Software Developer
11 2 (4.08%) C# Software Developer
11 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
12 1 (2.04%) .NET Architect
12 1 (2.04%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (75.51%) .NET
2 26 (53.06%) ASP.NET
3 12 (24.49%) jQuery
4 10 (20.41%) CSS
4 10 (20.41%) HTML
5 8 (16.33%) CSS3
5 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (14.29%) HTML5
7 6 (12.24%) Web Services
7 6 (12.24%) XML
8 5 (10.20%) WCF
9 4 (8.16%) Ajax
9 4 (8.16%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (4.08%) XSLT
11 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
11 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET 2.0
11 1 (2.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Open Source
1 3 (6.12%) Kindle
2 2 (4.08%) DTV
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
1 1 (2.04%) Android
1 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) MVC
2 11 (22.45%) Content Management
3 10 (20.41%) Scrum
4 9 (18.37%) Web Development
5 6 (12.24%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.16%) Web Design
6 4 (8.16%) DSDM
6 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.08%) Project Management
7 2 (4.08%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.08%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (4.08%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.04%) Analytics
8 1 (2.04%) Software Architecture
8 1 (2.04%) Matrix Management
8 1 (2.04%) Workflow
8 1 (2.04%) TDD
8 1 (2.04%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 34 (69.39%) C#
2 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.37%) SQL
4 3 (6.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) Open Text
3 2 (4.08%) EPiServer
3 2 (4.08%) Ektron
3 2 (4.08%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.04%) Demandware