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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 130 102 129
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +27
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 14 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.99% 0.71% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 8
Average daily rate
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£330 £233 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.93% -27.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £219 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £247 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
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
1415 850 1241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.91% 40.08% 41.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 925 508 651
Average daily rate £375 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 84 108
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.50 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £30.15 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

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 23 October 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
Bristol -27 6 £350 +50.53% 5
Wiltshire - 4 £300 - 1
Dorset -4 1 £330 - 2
Somerset - 1 £300 -
Gloucestershire - - - -
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England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 32 (94.12%) C#
2 30 (88.24%) .NET
3 23 (67.65%) ASP.NET
4 22 (64.71%) CMS
4 22 (64.71%) Sitecore CMS
5 21 (61.76%) HTML
6 19 (55.88%) CSS
7 17 (50.00%) JavaScript
8 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
9 13 (38.24%) XML
9 13 (38.24%) Content Management
10 12 (35.29%) MySQL
11 10 (29.41%) RDBMS
11 10 (29.41%) Umbraco
11 10 (29.41%) Relational Database
12 9 (26.47%) TDD
13 8 (23.53%) XSLT
13 8 (23.53%) XHTML
13 8 (23.53%) .NET Framework
13 8 (23.53%) jQuery
14 7 (20.59%) Responsive Web Design
14 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
14 7 (20.59%) MVC
15 6 (17.65%) Web Design
15 6 (17.65%) Scrum
15 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
16 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
16 5 (14.71%) Java
16 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
16 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 22 (64.71%) CMS
1 22 (64.71%) Sitecore CMS
2 10 (29.41%) Umbraco
3 3 (8.82%) IIS
3 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.88%) Kentico
4 2 (5.88%) NetWeaver
5 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP ECC
1 2 (5.88%) SAP ERP
1 2 (5.88%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 12 (35.29%) MySQL
3 10 (29.41%) RDBMS
3 10 (29.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (5.88%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.76%) Selenium
3 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.94%) NUnit
4 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.94%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (8.82%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (88.24%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) Web Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Sitecore Developer
4 5 (14.71%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (2.94%) Web Programmer
7 1 (2.94%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Programmer
7 1 (2.94%) Support Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) C# Programmer
7 1 (2.94%) Umbraco Developer
7 1 (2.94%) CMS Developer
7 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (88.24%) .NET
2 23 (67.65%) ASP.NET
3 21 (61.76%) HTML
4 19 (55.88%) CSS
5 13 (38.24%) XML
6 8 (23.53%) XSLT
6 8 (23.53%) XHTML
6 8 (23.53%) .NET Framework
6 8 (23.53%) jQuery
7 4 (11.76%) HTML5
7 4 (11.76%) CSS3
7 4 (11.76%) Web Services
7 4 (11.76%) ADO.NET
7 4 (11.76%) LAMP
8 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (5.88%) SAP ALE
9 2 (5.88%) WCF
9 2 (5.88%) SAP PI
9 2 (5.88%) Spring
9 2 (5.88%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) User Experience
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Content Management
2 9 (26.47%) TDD
3 7 (20.59%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (20.59%) MVC
4 6 (17.65%) Web Design
4 6 (17.65%) Scrum
4 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.82%) ERP
8 2 (5.88%) Web Development
8 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (5.88%) Performance Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.88%) OO
8 2 (5.88%) CRM
8 2 (5.88%) SOA
8 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 32 (94.12%) C#
2 17 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.71%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) ABAP
4 2 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) SAP
3 2 (5.88%) EPiServer
3 2 (5.88%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.94%) JD Edwards
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