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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 131 116 126
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 14 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.30% 0.037%
As % of the Vendors category 1.01% 0.71% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 1
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£375 £309 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.45% +2.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.96% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1384 987 1232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.03% 41.79% 45.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 593 664
Average daily rate £375 £336 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% -7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £170 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 77 88
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.30 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.17% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £31.14 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -10 5 £350 +40.00% 4
Wiltshire -16 2 £163 -48.00% 2
Somerset - 1 £213 -
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England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 30 (93.75%) .NET
2 28 (87.50%) C#
3 22 (68.75%) CMS
3 22 (68.75%) Sitecore CMS
4 20 (62.50%) ASP.NET
5 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 15 (46.88%) HTML
7 13 (40.63%) CSS
8 9 (28.13%) MVC
8 9 (28.13%) Content Management
8 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
9 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
9 8 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 8 (25.00%) jQuery
10 7 (21.88%) Umbraco
11 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
11 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (18.75%) XML
11 6 (18.75%) MySQL
11 6 (18.75%) RDBMS
12 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
12 5 (15.63%) Java
12 5 (15.63%) TDD
12 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
13 4 (12.50%) LAMP
13 4 (12.50%) Web Services
13 4 (12.50%) ADO.NET
13 4 (12.50%) CSS3
13 4 (12.50%) HTML5
13 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (68.75%) CMS
1 22 (68.75%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (21.88%) Umbraco
3 3 (9.38%) Kentico
3 3 (9.38%) IIS
3 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.25%) NetWeaver
5 1 (3.13%) WordPress
5 1 (3.13%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP CRM
1 2 (6.25%) SAP ERP
1 2 (6.25%) SAP ECC
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 6 (18.75%) MySQL
2 6 (18.75%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (6.25%) SAP BW
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.38%) Selenium
General
1 2 (6.25%) Marketing
1 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (81.25%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Web Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Sitecore Developer
3 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
4 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Programmer
4 3 (9.38%) C# Programmer
4 3 (9.38%) Umbraco Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Programmer
4 3 (9.38%) .NET Programmer
5 2 (6.25%) CMS Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Content Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Digital Producer
6 1 (3.13%) Junior
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Junior Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Junior Web Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (93.75%) .NET
2 20 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 15 (46.88%) HTML
4 13 (40.63%) CSS
5 8 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 8 (25.00%) jQuery
6 6 (18.75%) XML
7 4 (12.50%) LAMP
7 4 (12.50%) Web Services
7 4 (12.50%) ADO.NET
7 4 (12.50%) CSS3
7 4 (12.50%) HTML5
8 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (6.25%) SAP ALE
9 2 (6.25%) SAP XI
9 2 (6.25%) XSLT
9 2 (6.25%) XHTML
9 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
9 2 (6.25%) SAP PI
10 1 (3.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) MVC
1 9 (28.13%) Content Management
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.63%) TDD
3 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.38%) CRM
5 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.38%) ERP
5 3 (9.38%) Scrum
6 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.25%) Web Design
6 2 (6.25%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.25%) SOA
6 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.25%) B2C
6 2 (6.25%) OOP
6 2 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) C#
2 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.63%) Java
4 2 (6.25%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) EPiServer
3 3 (9.38%) SAP
4 2 (6.25%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.13%) Ektron
5 1 (3.13%) JD Edwards
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