The table below looks at the statistics for Sitecore CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore CMS over the 3 months to 18 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore CMS
Rank 129 102 128
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +26
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 13 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.39% 1.48% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -37.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Sitecore CMS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
544 406 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.40% 18.40% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 261 275
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 24
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £12.50 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

Sitecore CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore CMS across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Sitecore CMS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Sitecore CMS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS across the South West region.

Sitecore CMS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Sitecore CMS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 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
Wiltshire - 5 £313 - 2
Bristol -16 4 £360 +54.83% 3
Dorset - - - - 2
Gloucestershire - - - -
Sitecore CMS
England

Sitecore CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Sitecore CMS 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 CMS.

1 23 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 22 (95.65%) CMS
3 21 (91.30%) C#
4 19 (82.61%) .NET
5 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
6 12 (52.17%) HTML
6 12 (52.17%) CSS
7 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET
8 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
8 9 (39.13%) Content Management
9 6 (26.09%) jQuery
10 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
11 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
11 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
11 4 (17.39%) HTML5
11 4 (17.39%) CSS3
11 4 (17.39%) MySQL
11 4 (17.39%) ADO.NET
11 4 (17.39%) IIS
11 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
11 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
11 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (17.39%) Umbraco
11 4 (17.39%) Selenium
11 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
11 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (17.39%) LAMP
12 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
12 3 (13.04%) XML
12 3 (13.04%) Java

Sitecore CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Sitecore CMS 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 CMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (95.65%) CMS
2 4 (17.39%) IIS
2 4 (17.39%) Umbraco
3 2 (8.70%) Kentico
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
2 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
2 4 (17.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Selenium
1 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) NUnit
2 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.35%) Mercurial
2 1 (4.35%) MSBuild
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Web Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Sitecore Developer
4 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.35%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) Support Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) Web Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) .NET
2 12 (52.17%) HTML
2 12 (52.17%) CSS
3 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET
4 6 (26.09%) jQuery
5 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
5 4 (17.39%) HTML5
5 4 (17.39%) CSS3
5 4 (17.39%) ADO.NET
5 4 (17.39%) LAMP
6 3 (13.04%) XML
7 2 (8.70%) WCF
7 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (8.70%) Spring
7 2 (8.70%) Web Services
8 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) iPhone
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Content Management
2 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
2 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) MVC
3 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
4 2 (8.70%) OO
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.35%) ERP
5 1 (4.35%) OOD
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) SEO
5 1 (4.35%) Workflow
5 1 (4.35%) TDD
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (4.35%) BDD
5 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) C#
2 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) EPiServer
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards