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 January 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.

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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 131 110 125
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +15
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 11 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 0.57% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.87% 1.38% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.00 -
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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
1271 1015 1161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.88% 41.39% 46.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 788 596 655
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 65 75
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.30 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.53% -10.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £31.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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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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 -3 4 £350 +40.00% 1
Wiltshire -12 2 £163 -48.00%
Somerset - 1 £213 -
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Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 24 (96.00%) .NET
2 21 (84.00%) C#
3 18 (72.00%) CMS
3 18 (72.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET
5 13 (52.00%) HTML
6 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (44.00%) CSS
7 9 (36.00%) Content Management
8 8 (32.00%) MVC
8 8 (32.00%) Visual Studio
8 8 (32.00%) jQuery
8 8 (32.00%) Umbraco
9 7 (28.00%) .NET Framework
10 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
11 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
11 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (16.00%) LAMP
12 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
12 4 (16.00%) MySQL
12 4 (16.00%) Java
12 4 (16.00%) ADO.NET
12 4 (16.00%) Web Services
12 4 (16.00%) CRM
12 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
12 4 (16.00%) HTML5
12 4 (16.00%) CSS3
12 4 (16.00%) EPiServer
12 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 18 (72.00%) CMS
1 18 (72.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 8 (32.00%) Umbraco
3 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (12.00%) Kentico
4 3 (12.00%) IIS
5 2 (8.00%) NetWeaver
6 1 (4.00%) WordPress
6 1 (4.00%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP CRM
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (8.00%) SAP ERP
1 2 (8.00%) SAP ECC
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (16.00%) MySQL
2 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (8.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (12.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (8.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Web Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Sitecore Developer
4 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Umbraco Developer
5 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Programmer
5 3 (12.00%) C# Programmer
5 3 (12.00%) .NET Programmer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Programmer
6 2 (8.00%) CMS Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Content Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Digital Producer
7 1 (4.00%) Junior
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Web Programmer
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (96.00%) .NET
2 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (52.00%) HTML
4 11 (44.00%) CSS
5 8 (32.00%) jQuery
6 7 (28.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (16.00%) LAMP
7 4 (16.00%) ADO.NET
7 4 (16.00%) Web Services
7 4 (16.00%) HTML5
7 4 (16.00%) CSS3
8 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (12.00%) XML
9 2 (8.00%) SAP XI
9 2 (8.00%) SAP ALE
9 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
9 2 (8.00%) SAP PI
10 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Content Management
2 8 (32.00%) MVC
3 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) CRM
5 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.00%) ERP
5 3 (12.00%) OOP
5 3 (12.00%) TDD
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) OO
6 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.00%) SOA
6 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.00%) B2C
6 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) C#
2 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) EPiServer
3 3 (12.00%) SAP
4 2 (8.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.00%) Ektron
5 1 (4.00%) JD Edwards