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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 29 June 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Sitecore.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 116 133 125
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 26 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.86% 0.22% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 1.97% 0.60% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 2 16
Median daily rate £325 £431 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.63% +40.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £356 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £506 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 - £9.50
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
1319 1164 1287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 43.81% 37.19% 43.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 703 844
Median daily rate £370 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 100 63
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.19 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.99% +7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.32 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.83% +8.58%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Sitecore as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 12 £348 - 3
Wiltshire -4 4 £313 -27.53%
Dorset -4 3 £200 -
Somerset - 3 £375 -
Sitecore
England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 29 (70.73%) .NET
2 23 (56.10%) JavaScript
3 22 (53.66%) C#
3 22 (53.66%) HTML
4 21 (51.22%) CSS
4 21 (51.22%) CMS
4 21 (51.22%) Sitecore CMS
5 18 (43.90%) jQuery
6 15 (36.59%) Umbraco
7 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (29.27%) TDD
7 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
8 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET
8 11 (26.83%) MVC
9 10 (24.39%) AngularJS
9 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (19.51%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (19.51%) Front End Development
10 8 (19.51%) Web Development
10 8 (19.51%) TeamCity
10 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (17.07%) Content Management
11 7 (17.07%) Dynamics AX
11 7 (17.07%) SharePoint
11 7 (17.07%) HTML5
11 7 (17.07%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (17.07%) CSS3
12 6 (14.63%) Sass
12 6 (14.63%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (14.63%) OOP

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (51.22%) CMS
1 21 (51.22%) Sitecore CMS
2 15 (36.59%) Umbraco
3 7 (17.07%) SharePoint
3 7 (17.07%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (7.32%) Drupal
5 1 (2.44%) Content Management Server
5 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Octopus Deploy
1 8 (19.51%) TeamCity
2 5 (12.20%) Grunt
3 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (87.80%) Developer
2 26 (63.41%) Sitecore Developer
3 10 (24.39%) .NET Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (19.51%) Umbraco Developer
5 5 (12.20%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (12.20%) C# Developer
6 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Content Editor
8 2 (4.88%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (4.88%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (4.88%) HTML Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.88%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Web Content Editor
8 2 (4.88%) Web Editor
9 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Author
9 1 (2.44%) Digital Content Editor
9 1 (2.44%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (70.73%) .NET
2 22 (53.66%) HTML
3 21 (51.22%) CSS
4 18 (43.90%) jQuery
5 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET
6 10 (24.39%) AngularJS
6 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (17.07%) CSS3
7 7 (17.07%) HTML5
8 6 (14.63%) Sass
9 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (9.76%) Ajax
10 4 (9.76%) Web Services
11 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
11 3 (7.32%) Entity Framework
12 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (4.88%) Classic ASP
12 2 (4.88%) XML
12 2 (4.88%) XSL
13 1 (2.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) User Experience
2 2 (4.88%) W3C
3 1 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (29.27%) TDD
2 11 (26.83%) MVC
3 8 (19.51%) Front End Development
3 8 (19.51%) Web Development
4 7 (17.07%) Content Management
5 6 (14.63%) OOP
5 6 (14.63%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (12.20%) OO
7 2 (4.88%) Analytics
7 2 (4.88%) BDD
7 2 (4.88%) Build Automation
7 2 (4.88%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (4.88%) Online Marketing
7 2 (4.88%) SEO
7 2 (4.88%) Web Analytics
8 1 (2.44%) CRM
8 1 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.44%) Scrum
8 1 (2.44%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) JavaScript
2 22 (53.66%) C#
3 4 (9.76%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Apple