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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 251 218 221
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +3
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 30 42 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.42% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 0.92% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 14
Average daily rate £450 £398 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £438 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 - £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
4705 4587 4404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.85% 46.07% 47.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2816 2446 2213
Average daily rate £400 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 254 258
Average hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.57% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £44.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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
Hampshire +12 13 £500 +90.47%
Berkshire -16 9 £463 +13.84%
Oxfordshire +3 4 £375 +1.35%
Surrey -9 2 £425 +8.97% 2
Kent - 1 £450 - 3
West Sussex - 1 £350 - 1
Sitecore
England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 40 (56.34%) .NET
2 32 (45.07%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (43.66%) C#
4 27 (38.03%) MVC
5 25 (35.21%) CMS
5 25 (35.21%) Sitecore CMS
6 21 (29.58%) SQL Server
7 18 (25.35%) HTML
7 18 (25.35%) SQL
7 18 (25.35%) Web Services
7 18 (25.35%) TDD
8 17 (23.94%) ASP.NET
8 17 (23.94%) JavaScript
9 14 (19.72%) CSS
10 13 (18.31%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (18.31%) AngularJS
10 13 (18.31%) Fintech
11 12 (16.90%) Web Development
11 12 (16.90%) jQuery
11 12 (16.90%) CRM
12 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
12 11 (15.49%) Finance
12 11 (15.49%) CSS3
13 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (14.08%) Umbraco
13 10 (14.08%) Scrum
14 9 (12.68%) Windows
14 9 (12.68%) E-Commerce
14 9 (12.68%) Java
14 9 (12.68%) HTML5

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (35.21%) CMS
1 25 (35.21%) Sitecore CMS
2 10 (14.08%) Umbraco
3 6 (8.45%) IIS
4 5 (7.04%) Node.js
5 4 (5.63%) Drupal
6 3 (4.23%) Joomla!
6 3 (4.23%) WebLogic
6 3 (4.23%) WordPress
7 2 (2.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (2.82%) concrete5
7 2 (2.82%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (2.82%) Kentico
8 1 (1.41%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.41%) Apache
8 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.82%) 3ds Max
2 2 (2.82%) Acrobat
2 2 (2.82%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.82%) GIMP
2 2 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Magento
2 1 (1.41%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.23%) Boomi
2 3 (4.23%) iPaaS
3 2 (2.82%) MailChimp
4 1 (1.41%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Firewall
1 1 (1.41%) Intranet
1 1 (1.41%) NetScaler
1 1 (1.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.82%) MySQL
4 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.04%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.23%) Grunt
3 3 (4.23%) JUnit
3 3 (4.23%) NUnit
4 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.82%) Subversion
General
1 11 (15.49%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Marketing
3 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.41%) Legal
3 1 (1.41%) Publishing
3 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (57.75%) Developer
2 22 (30.99%) .NET Developer
3 18 (25.35%) Sitecore Developer
4 13 (18.31%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (18.31%) C# Developer
5 11 (15.49%) Architect
6 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 8 (11.27%) SQL Developer
6 8 (11.27%) Web Developer
7 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (8.45%) HTML CSS Developer
7 6 (8.45%) HTML Developer
7 6 (8.45%) Project Manager
8 5 (7.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Digital Architect
8 5 (7.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (7.04%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Technical Architect
9 4 (5.63%) .NET Web Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (56.34%) .NET
2 18 (25.35%) HTML
2 18 (25.35%) Web Services
3 17 (23.94%) ASP.NET
4 14 (19.72%) CSS
5 13 (18.31%) AngularJS
5 13 (18.31%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (16.90%) jQuery
7 11 (15.49%) CSS3
8 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (12.68%) HTML5
10 8 (11.27%) Backbone.js
10 8 (11.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (9.86%) .NET Framework
11 7 (9.86%) WCF
12 6 (8.45%) SOAP
13 5 (7.04%) Java EE
13 5 (7.04%) KnockoutJS
14 4 (5.63%) REST
14 4 (5.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Fintech
2 6 (8.45%) User Experience
3 3 (4.23%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.23%) W3C
4 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.41%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.41%) Life Science
4 1 (1.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.68%) Windows
2 5 (7.04%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.23%) Unix
5 2 (2.82%) Android
5 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.82%) CentOS
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.07%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (38.03%) MVC
3 18 (25.35%) TDD
4 12 (16.90%) CRM
4 12 (16.90%) Web Development
5 10 (14.08%) Scrum
6 9 (12.68%) E-Commerce
7 8 (11.27%) Front End Development
7 8 (11.27%) Web Design
8 6 (8.45%) Content Management
8 6 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (8.45%) Data Analysis
8 6 (8.45%) ERP
9 5 (7.04%) Business Transformation
9 5 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.04%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (5.63%) BDD
10 4 (5.63%) Migration
10 4 (5.63%) SEO
10 4 (5.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (43.66%) C#
2 18 (25.35%) SQL
3 17 (23.94%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.68%) Java
5 7 (9.86%) PHP
6 3 (4.23%) C++
6 3 (4.23%) Python
6 3 (4.23%) Ruby
7 2 (2.82%) ActionScript
7 2 (2.82%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.82%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.82%) VB
8 1 (1.41%) C
8 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) cPanel
Vendors
1 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.27%) Oracle
3 6 (8.45%) SAP
4 4 (5.63%) EPiServer
4 4 (5.63%) Pega
5 3 (4.23%) Dell
5 3 (4.23%) ForgeRock
5 3 (4.23%) Informatica
5 3 (4.23%) WSO2
6 2 (2.82%) Adobe
6 2 (2.82%) Zend
7 1 (1.41%) Citrix
7 1 (1.41%) Google
7 1 (1.41%) hybris
7 1 (1.41%) VMware