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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 120 122 134
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 17 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.58% 0.50% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 1.36% 1.34% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 13
Median daily rate £306 £388 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.96% +26.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £341 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+22.30% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 - -
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
1248 1123 1301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.65% 37.46% 42.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 641 838
Median daily rate £368 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.37% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 97 82
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.19 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.99% +17.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.40 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.31 £41.45 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.53%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Somerset - 6 £281 - 1
Bristol - 5 £313 - 2
Devon -7 2 £350 -
Dorset -10 1 £200 - 1
Wiltshire -12 1 £275 -35.29% 1
Sitecore
England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 19 (76.00%) .NET
2 18 (72.00%) CMS
2 18 (72.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 14 (56.00%) Umbraco
4 11 (44.00%) MVC
4 11 (44.00%) C#
4 11 (44.00%) HTML
5 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (36.00%) CSS
7 7 (28.00%) Web Development
8 6 (24.00%) jQuery
9 5 (20.00%) Content Management
9 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (20.00%) Web Services
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.00%) Finance
10 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (16.00%) TDD
10 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
10 4 (16.00%) SQL
10 4 (16.00%) Entity Framework
10 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
10 4 (16.00%) User Experience
11 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (12.00%) Analytics
11 3 (12.00%) Ajax
11 3 (12.00%) Web Analytics
11 3 (12.00%) Marketing

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 18 (72.00%) CMS
1 18 (72.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 14 (56.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.00%) Content Management Server
3 1 (4.00%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Developer
2 14 (56.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 10 (40.00%) .NET Developer
4 8 (32.00%) Umbraco Developer
5 4 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (16.00%) C# Developer
6 3 (12.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Content Editor
7 2 (8.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (8.00%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (8.00%) HTML Developer
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Ajax Developer
8 1 (4.00%) CMS Business Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Digital Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Digital Business Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Digital Content Editor
8 1 (4.00%) Digital Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) .NET
2 11 (44.00%) HTML
3 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (36.00%) CSS
4 6 (24.00%) jQuery
5 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (20.00%) Web Services
6 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (16.00%) Entity Framework
7 3 (12.00%) Ajax
7 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (8.00%) Classic ASP
8 2 (8.00%) CSS3
8 2 (8.00%) HTML5
8 2 (8.00%) XML
8 2 (8.00%) XSL
9 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
9 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) User Experience
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (4.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) MVC
2 7 (28.00%) Web Development
3 5 (20.00%) Content Management
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) Analytics
5 3 (12.00%) Build Automation
5 3 (12.00%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (12.00%) Web Analytics
6 2 (8.00%) BDD
6 2 (8.00%) Front End Development
6 2 (8.00%) Online Marketing
6 2 (8.00%) SEO
7 1 (4.00%) CRM
7 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.00%) OOP
7 1 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.00%) Scrum
7 1 (4.00%) Validation
7 1 (4.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) C#
2 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
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