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 2014 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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 228 234 223
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 18 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.10% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.21% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 16
Average daily rate
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£388 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £365 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £358 £338
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +5.92%
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
4374 4330 4856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.16% 48.73% 49.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2261 2180 2115
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £230
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 251 260 292
Average hourly rate £17.07 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.46% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.55 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +2.52%

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 2014.

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 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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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 +16 8 £388 -29.54% 3
Middlesex +2 4 £394 -
Oxfordshire -4 3 £200 -45.20%
Surrey - 3 £350 - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 2
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Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 35 (81.40%) Sitecore CMS
2 34 (79.07%) CMS
3 29 (67.44%) .NET
4 27 (62.79%) C#
5 22 (51.16%) MVC
6 21 (48.84%) ASP.NET
7 16 (37.21%) jQuery
8 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
9 14 (32.56%) HTML
9 14 (32.56%) CSS
10 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
11 11 (25.58%) Scrum
11 11 (25.58%) CSS3
12 10 (23.26%) HTML5
12 10 (23.26%) Content Management
13 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (18.60%) Web Development
15 7 (16.28%) Umbraco
16 6 (13.95%) JIRA
17 5 (11.63%) EPiServer
17 5 (11.63%) WCF
17 5 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
17 5 (11.63%) KnockoutJS
17 5 (11.63%) Adobe CQ
17 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 5 (11.63%) Marketing
17 5 (11.63%) XML
17 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
18 4 (9.30%) DSDM
18 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 35 (81.40%) Sitecore CMS
2 34 (79.07%) CMS
3 7 (16.28%) Umbraco
4 5 (11.63%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (9.30%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (4.65%) IIS
6 2 (4.65%) Kentico
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Magento
2 2 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) LAN
1 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) JIRA
2 5 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.30%) Selenium
3 4 (9.30%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.33%) MSTest
4 1 (2.33%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 5 (11.63%) Marketing
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.65%) Electronics
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) French Language
4 1 (2.33%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (2.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (76.74%) Developer
2 18 (41.86%) Sitecore Developer
3 8 (18.60%) C# Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Web Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Architect
6 3 (6.98%) PHP Developer
6 3 (6.98%) C# Web Developer
6 3 (6.98%) ScrumMaster
6 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Magento Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Designer
6 3 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) PHP Magento Developer
7 2 (4.65%) CMS Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.33%) .NET Architect
8 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Integration Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (67.44%) .NET
2 21 (48.84%) ASP.NET
3 16 (37.21%) jQuery
4 14 (32.56%) HTML
4 14 (32.56%) CSS
5 11 (25.58%) CSS3
6 10 (23.26%) HTML5
7 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (11.63%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 5 (11.63%) WCF
8 5 (11.63%) XML
9 4 (9.30%) Ajax
9 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
10 2 (4.65%) Web Services
11 1 (2.33%) XSLT
11 1 (2.33%) RESTful
11 1 (2.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Open Source
1 3 (6.98%) Kindle
2 2 (4.65%) Social Media
2 2 (4.65%) DTV
2 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) Blog
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
1 1 (2.33%) Android
1 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) MVC
2 11 (25.58%) Scrum
3 10 (23.26%) Content Management
4 8 (18.60%) Web Development
5 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
5 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.30%) Web Design
5 4 (9.30%) DSDM
5 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
5 4 (9.30%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (9.30%) Analytics
6 3 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.65%) Web Analytics
7 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.65%) Project Management
7 2 (4.65%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.65%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (2.33%) Workflow
8 1 (2.33%) TDD
8 1 (2.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 27 (62.79%) C#
2 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.30%) SQL
4 3 (6.98%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.33%) WAI
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
1 5 (11.63%) EPiServer
2 4 (9.30%) Open Text
3 2 (4.65%) Omniture
3 2 (4.65%) SAP
3 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.33%) Demandware
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe
4 1 (2.33%) TIBCO