The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 123 98 119
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +21
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 17 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.45% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 1.30% 1.09% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 10
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£300 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £365 £338
% change year-on-year
-10.95% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1309 914 1241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.41% 41.30% 39.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 830 547 654
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £494 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 69 97
Average hourly rate £20.03 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.42% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.60 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Sitecore
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 across the South West region.

Sitecore Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Sitecore
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 within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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 - 8 £325 - 1
Somerset -8 5 £300 -14.28%
Bristol -15 4 £300 +29.03% 6
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Sitecore
England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 29 (87.88%) C#
1 29 (87.88%) .NET
2 22 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 21 (63.64%) Sitecore CMS
4 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
4 20 (60.61%) HTML
4 20 (60.61%) CMS
5 19 (57.58%) CSS
6 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
7 12 (36.36%) MySQL
8 11 (33.33%) XML
9 10 (30.30%) RDBMS
9 10 (30.30%) Content Management
9 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
10 9 (27.27%) Umbraco
11 8 (24.24%) XSLT
11 8 (24.24%) XHTML
12 7 (21.21%) TDD
12 7 (21.21%) Responsive Web Design
13 6 (18.18%) Scrum
13 6 (18.18%) Web Design
13 6 (18.18%) IIS
13 6 (18.18%) MVC
14 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
14 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
14 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
14 5 (15.15%) jQuery
14 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
14 5 (15.15%) HTML5
15 4 (12.12%) CSS3

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 21 (63.64%) Sitecore CMS
2 20 (60.61%) CMS
3 9 (27.27%) Umbraco
4 6 (18.18%) IIS
5 2 (6.06%) Kentico
6 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
2 12 (36.36%) MySQL
3 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
3 10 (30.30%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.12%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.03%) MSBuild
3 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) NUnit
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (75.76%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Web Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Sitecore Developer
4 6 (18.18%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Digital Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Web Architect
7 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.03%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Programmer
8 1 (3.03%) Support Specialist
8 1 (3.03%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Programmer
8 1 (3.03%) C# Programmer
8 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (87.88%) .NET
2 22 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 20 (60.61%) HTML
4 19 (57.58%) CSS
5 11 (33.33%) XML
6 8 (24.24%) XSLT
6 8 (24.24%) XHTML
7 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
7 5 (15.15%) jQuery
7 5 (15.15%) HTML5
8 4 (12.12%) CSS3
8 4 (12.12%) LAMP
8 4 (12.12%) ADO.NET
9 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (6.06%) JSON
10 2 (6.06%) WCF
10 2 (6.06%) Spring
10 2 (6.06%) Web Services
10 2 (6.06%) REST
11 1 (3.03%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) iPhone
1 1 (3.03%) Social Media
1 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Android
2 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Content Management
2 7 (21.21%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (21.21%) TDD
3 6 (18.18%) Scrum
3 6 (18.18%) Web Design
3 6 (18.18%) MVC
4 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Web Development
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.06%) SEO
8 1 (3.03%) Workflow
8 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.03%) OO
8 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.03%) OOD
8 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.03%) Information Security
8 1 (3.03%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (87.88%) C#
2 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.03%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) TIBCO
2 2 (6.06%) EPiServer
3 1 (3.03%) Google
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