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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 120 131 111
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -20
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 14 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.54% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.23% 1.25% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 2
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£388 £308 £246
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.01% +24.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £514 £259
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.50 -
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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
1136 1275 875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.78% 43.03% 42.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 843 512
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 74 54
Average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% +27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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
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 29 May 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
Wiltshire +6 6 £425 +28.78%
Devon - 5 £350 -
Dorset +1 3 - -
Sitecore
England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 15 (57.69%) C#
1 15 (57.69%) .NET
2 13 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 11 (42.31%) CSS
4 11 (42.31%) HTML
4 11 (42.31%) CMS
5 9 (34.62%) MVC
5 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
6 8 (30.77%) IIS
6 8 (30.77%) Content Management
7 6 (23.08%) jQuery
8 5 (19.23%) Umbraco
8 5 (19.23%) User Experience
8 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (15.38%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
9 4 (15.38%) Web Analytics
9 4 (15.38%) JSON
9 4 (15.38%) QA
9 4 (15.38%) Finance
9 4 (15.38%) TIBCO
9 4 (15.38%) WAN
9 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
9 4 (15.38%) Analytics
9 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
9 4 (15.38%) OAuth
9 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (11.54%) EPiServer

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 13 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 11 (42.31%) CMS
3 8 (30.77%) IIS
4 5 (19.23%) Umbraco
5 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 2 (7.69%) Kentico
6 1 (3.85%) Sitefinity
6 1 (3.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) WAN
2 3 (11.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
1 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Billing
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Web Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Umbraco Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Sitecore Developer
4 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) CMS Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Author
6 1 (3.85%) Junior
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Web Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Junior Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Junior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) .NET
2 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 11 (42.31%) CSS
3 11 (42.31%) HTML
4 6 (23.08%) jQuery
5 4 (15.38%) JSON
5 4 (15.38%) OAuth
6 2 (7.69%) Ajax
6 2 (7.69%) XML
6 2 (7.69%) Flash
6 2 (7.69%) CSS3
6 2 (7.69%) Sass
6 2 (7.69%) HTML5
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.85%) WebCenter
7 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.85%) XSLT
7 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) W3C
3 1 (3.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) MVC
2 8 (30.77%) Content Management
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) Zachman Framework
4 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 4 (15.38%) Web Analytics
4 4 (15.38%) Analytics
5 3 (11.54%) CRM
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.69%) OOP
6 2 (7.69%) Digital Content Management
6 2 (7.69%) User Stories
6 2 (7.69%) Web Usability
6 2 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (7.69%) Web Development
6 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) C#
2 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) TIBCO
2 3 (11.54%) EPiServer
3 2 (7.69%) Apple
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Ektron
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe
4 1 (3.85%) FatWire