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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sitecore
England / South West
Rank 102 127 131
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +4
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 28 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.10% 0.50% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 2.72% 1.21% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 7
Median daily rate £413 £269 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.48% -28.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £425 £391
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1030 1238 1227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.58% 41.56% 39.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 821 740
Median daily rate £365 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 72 95
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire +10 16 £413 +53.48%
Bristol +8 12 £415 - 1
Sitecore
England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 43 (95.56%) C#
2 38 (84.44%) JavaScript
3 34 (75.56%) .NET
4 31 (68.89%) CSS
5 29 (64.44%) HTML
6 26 (57.78%) jQuery
7 22 (48.89%) ASP.NET
8 20 (44.44%) CMS
8 20 (44.44%) Sitecore CMS
9 19 (42.22%) Finance
10 17 (37.78%) Visual Studio
10 17 (37.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (35.56%) Content Management
11 16 (35.56%) Sass
12 15 (33.33%) Ajax
13 14 (31.11%) Web Development
13 14 (31.11%) IIS
13 14 (31.11%) Windows
13 14 (31.11%) W3C
14 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
14 13 (28.89%) Flash
15 12 (26.67%) Apple
15 12 (26.67%) XSLT
16 11 (24.44%) ActionScript
16 11 (24.44%) Internet
16 11 (24.44%) SharePoint
16 11 (24.44%) TDD
16 11 (24.44%) AngularJS
16 11 (24.44%) User Experience
17 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API

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 20 (44.44%) CMS
1 20 (44.44%) Sitecore CMS
2 14 (31.11%) IIS
3 11 (24.44%) SharePoint
4 10 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.22%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Team Foundation Server
1 17 (37.78%) Visual Studio
2 10 (22.22%) Octopus Deploy
2 10 (22.22%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.22%) Grunt
3 1 (2.22%) NCrunch
General
1 19 (42.22%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.44%) Advertising
5 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (97.78%) Developer
2 40 (88.89%) Sitecore Developer
3 16 (35.56%) C# Developer
4 11 (24.44%) .NET Developer
5 8 (17.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (17.78%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (15.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.67%) CMS Developer
9 1 (2.22%) ASP Developer
9 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 1 (2.22%) CRM Developer
9 1 (2.22%) HTML CSS Developer
9 1 (2.22%) HTML Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Sitecore Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (75.56%) .NET
2 31 (68.89%) CSS
3 29 (64.44%) HTML
4 26 (57.78%) jQuery
5 22 (48.89%) ASP.NET
6 16 (35.56%) Sass
7 15 (33.33%) Ajax
8 13 (28.89%) Flash
9 12 (26.67%) XSLT
10 11 (24.44%) AngularJS
11 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (8.89%) WCF
13 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (6.67%) HTML5
13 3 (6.67%) LINQ
13 3 (6.67%) Web Services
13 3 (6.67%) XML
14 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
14 2 (4.44%) LINQ to SQL
15 1 (2.22%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) W3C
2 11 (24.44%) User Experience
3 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.44%) RIA
4 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Content Management
2 14 (31.11%) Web Development
3 11 (24.44%) TDD
4 9 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 9 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.78%) MVC
6 3 (6.67%) OOP
7 2 (4.44%) BPMN
7 2 (4.44%) Cross-Platform Development
7 2 (4.44%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.44%) Kanban
7 2 (4.44%) OWASP
7 2 (4.44%) Scrum
7 2 (4.44%) Secure Coding
8 1 (2.22%) Change Control
8 1 (2.22%) CRM
8 1 (2.22%) Data Management
8 1 (2.22%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (2.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (95.56%) C#
2 38 (84.44%) JavaScript
3 11 (24.44%) ActionScript
4 4 (8.89%) SQL
5 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.67%) Apple
3 1 (2.22%) OpenText