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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore CMS
Rank 134 142 118
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -24
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 10 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.22% 0.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.87% 1.27% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Average daily rate £263 £363 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.58% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £209 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £450 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £367 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.20% +7.14%
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
535 551 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.96% 17.09% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 352 319
Average daily rate £350 £385 £372
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 27
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.69 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.66% +16.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.90 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £36.40 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 10 February 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
Wiltshire +1 6 £263 +31.25%
Bristol +1 3 - - 2
Somerset +1 1 - -
Sitecore CMS
England

Sitecore CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) CMS
1 18 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 14 (77.78%) HTML
3 13 (72.22%) CSS
4 12 (66.67%) Content Management
4 12 (66.67%) Finance
4 12 (66.67%) User Experience
5 7 (38.89%) .NET
5 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (38.89%) Umbraco
6 6 (33.33%) jQuery
6 6 (33.33%) MVC
6 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
8 4 (22.22%) C#
8 4 (22.22%) Web Analytics
8 4 (22.22%) Marketing
8 4 (22.22%) Digital Content Management
8 4 (22.22%) Analytics
9 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (16.67%) Web Development
9 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 3 (16.67%) Ajax
9 3 (16.67%) Online Marketing
9 3 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (16.67%) HTML5
9 3 (16.67%) Entity Framework
9 3 (16.67%) CSS3
9 3 (16.67%) Build Automation

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) CMS
2 7 (38.89%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Marketing
3 3 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 3 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Content Editor
2 6 (33.33%) Digital Content Editor
2 6 (33.33%) Digital Editor
3 5 (27.78%) .NET Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Web Developer
5 3 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Sitecore Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (11.11%) HTML Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.56%) CMS Business Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) CMS Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) HTML
2 13 (72.22%) CSS
3 7 (38.89%) .NET
4 6 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 3 (16.67%) Ajax
5 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (16.67%) Classic ASP
5 3 (16.67%) CSS3
5 3 (16.67%) Entity Framework
5 3 (16.67%) HTML5
5 3 (16.67%) Web Services
5 3 (16.67%) XML
5 3 (16.67%) XSL
6 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) User Experience
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Copywriting
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Content Management
2 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (33.33%) MVC
4 4 (22.22%) Analytics
4 4 (22.22%) Digital Content Management
4 4 (22.22%) Web Analytics
5 3 (16.67%) Build Automation
5 3 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (16.67%) Online Marketing
5 3 (16.67%) SEO
5 3 (16.67%) Web Development
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) BDD
6 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 2 (11.11%) OWASP
6 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Web Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Progressive Enhancement
7 1 (5.56%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (22.22%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) WCAG
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) EPiServer
4 1 (5.56%) Apple
4 1 (5.56%) Ektron