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 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 132 110 124
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +14
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 12 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% 0.54% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 3
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£375 £278 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% -13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £256 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 934 1246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.21% 41.68% 45.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 549 661
Average daily rate £375 £330 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 86 102
Average hourly rate £22.69 £20.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.45% -24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £31.02 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sitecore across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Sitecore Daily Rate Histogram 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 November 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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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
Bristol -18 5 £363 +45.00% 1
Dorset - 3 £375 - 2
Wiltshire -19 1 £163 -46.72% 2
Somerset - 1 £300 -
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Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 27 (93.10%) C#
2 26 (89.66%) .NET
3 22 (75.86%) CMS
3 22 (75.86%) Sitecore CMS
4 19 (65.52%) ASP.NET
5 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
6 14 (48.28%) HTML
7 12 (41.38%) CSS
8 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
8 10 (34.48%) Content Management
9 8 (27.59%) MVC
9 8 (27.59%) .NET Framework
10 7 (24.14%) jQuery
10 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
10 7 (24.14%) XML
11 6 (20.69%) MySQL
11 6 (20.69%) RDBMS
11 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
12 5 (17.24%) Umbraco
12 5 (17.24%) TDD
12 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
12 5 (17.24%) Java
13 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
13 4 (13.79%) Web Services
13 4 (13.79%) LAMP
13 4 (13.79%) ADO.NET
13 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
13 4 (13.79%) HTML5
13 4 (13.79%) CSS3

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (75.86%) CMS
1 22 (75.86%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (17.24%) Umbraco
3 3 (10.34%) IIS
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.90%) NetWeaver
4 2 (6.90%) Kentico
5 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP CRM
1 2 (6.90%) SAP ECC
1 2 (6.90%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) MySQL
2 6 (20.69%) RDBMS
2 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (6.90%) SAP BW
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.34%) Selenium
3 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.90%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) Sitecore Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Web Developer
4 5 (17.24%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Programmer
5 3 (10.34%) C# Programmer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Programmer
5 3 (10.34%) .NET Programmer
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Umbraco Developer
7 1 (3.45%) CMS Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Content Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Digital Producer
7 1 (3.45%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.45%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (89.66%) .NET
2 19 (65.52%) ASP.NET
3 14 (48.28%) HTML
4 12 (41.38%) CSS
5 8 (27.59%) .NET Framework
6 7 (24.14%) jQuery
6 7 (24.14%) XML
7 4 (13.79%) Web Services
7 4 (13.79%) LAMP
7 4 (13.79%) ADO.NET
7 4 (13.79%) HTML5
7 4 (13.79%) CSS3
8 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (6.90%) XSLT
9 2 (6.90%) XHTML
9 2 (6.90%) SAP ALE
9 2 (6.90%) Spring
9 2 (6.90%) SAP XI
9 2 (6.90%) WCF
9 2 (6.90%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Content Management
2 8 (27.59%) MVC
3 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.24%) TDD
4 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.34%) ERP
7 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.90%) SOA
7 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.90%) B2C
7 2 (6.90%) CRM
7 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.90%) Migration
7 2 (6.90%) Scrum
7 2 (6.90%) Web Design
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) C#
2 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.24%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) ABAP
4 2 (6.90%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) Business Objects
3 2 (6.90%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.45%) JD Edwards
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