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 29 May 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore CMS
Rank 128 139 112
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -27
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 6 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.27% 0.098%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.20% 1.48% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
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£425 £273 £246
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.96% +10.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.50 -
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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
500 542 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.63% 18.29% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 367 226
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 12
Average hourly rate £20.09 £18.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% -3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £43.75 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%

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 29 May 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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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 5 £425 +28.78%
Dorset +1 1 - -
Sitecore CMS
England

Sitecore CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 11 (84.62%) CMS
3 10 (76.92%) CSS
3 10 (76.92%) HTML
4 9 (69.23%) C#
5 8 (61.54%) Content Management
6 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
6 7 (53.85%) .NET
7 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
7 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
7 6 (46.15%) jQuery
8 5 (38.46%) Umbraco
8 5 (38.46%) User Experience
9 4 (30.77%) Analytics
9 4 (30.77%) Web Analytics
9 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (30.77%) MVC
9 4 (30.77%) Finance
9 4 (30.77%) IIS
9 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
10 3 (23.08%) Internet
10 3 (23.08%) EPiServer
11 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
11 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (15.38%) Web Development
11 2 (15.38%) Selenium
11 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
11 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 11 (84.62%) CMS
2 5 (38.46%) Umbraco
3 4 (30.77%) IIS
4 2 (15.38%) Kentico
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (7.69%) Sitefinity
5 1 (7.69%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Web Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Umbraco Developer
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Author
4 1 (7.69%) CMS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) CSS
1 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
2 7 (53.85%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) Ajax
4 2 (15.38%) Sass
4 2 (15.38%) HTML5
4 2 (15.38%) CSS3
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (15.38%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) Flash
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (7.69%) XSLT
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) WebCenter
5 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Content Management
2 4 (30.77%) Analytics
2 4 (30.77%) Web Analytics
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Web Development
3 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (15.38%) Web Usability
3 2 (15.38%) OOP
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) User Stories
3 2 (15.38%) Digital Content Management
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) ActionScript
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 3 (23.08%) EPiServer
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Apple
4 1 (7.69%) FatWire
4 1 (7.69%) Ektron