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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 135 139 114
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -25
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 11 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.37% 0.34% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 0.85% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
Average daily rate £269 £375 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £210 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £460 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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
1226 1291 1027
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.77% 39.92% 41.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 814 770 587
Average daily rate £360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £212 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 78 62
Average hourly rate £19.00 £24.38 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% +54.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £30.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore within the South West region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 7 £269 +34.37%
Bristol 0 3 - - 2
Somerset +1 1 - -
Sitecore
England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 19 (70.37%) CMS
1 19 (70.37%) Sitecore CMS
2 16 (59.26%) HTML
3 15 (55.56%) CSS
4 14 (51.85%) .NET
5 13 (48.15%) MVC
6 12 (44.44%) Finance
6 12 (44.44%) Content Management
6 12 (44.44%) User Experience
7 11 (40.74%) Umbraco
7 11 (40.74%) C#
8 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
9 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (25.93%) jQuery
10 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
11 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
11 4 (14.81%) Web Analytics
11 4 (14.81%) Marketing
11 4 (14.81%) Web Development
11 4 (14.81%) Digital Content Management
11 4 (14.81%) Analytics
12 3 (11.11%) Build Automation
12 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (11.11%) HTML5
12 3 (11.11%) Entity Framework
12 3 (11.11%) CSS3
12 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 19 (70.37%) CMS
1 19 (70.37%) Sitecore CMS
2 11 (40.74%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Marketing
3 3 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 3 (11.11%) Legal
4 2 (7.41%) Billing
4 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Sitecore Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Content Editor
3 6 (22.22%) Digital Content Editor
3 6 (22.22%) Digital Editor
4 4 (14.81%) C# Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Web Developer
5 3 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Developer
6 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (7.41%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (7.41%) HTML Developer
7 1 (3.70%) CMS Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) HTML
2 15 (55.56%) CSS
3 14 (51.85%) .NET
4 7 (25.93%) jQuery
5 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
6 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 3 (11.11%) Ajax
6 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (11.11%) Classic ASP
6 3 (11.11%) CSS3
6 3 (11.11%) Entity Framework
6 3 (11.11%) HTML5
6 3 (11.11%) Web Services
6 3 (11.11%) XML
6 3 (11.11%) XSL
7 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) User Experience
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Copywriting
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.41%) PMI
4 1 (3.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) MVC
2 12 (44.44%) Content Management
3 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) Analytics
5 4 (14.81%) Digital Content Management
5 4 (14.81%) Web Analytics
5 4 (14.81%) Web Development
6 3 (11.11%) Build Automation
6 3 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (11.11%) Online Marketing
6 3 (11.11%) SEO
7 2 (7.41%) BDD
7 2 (7.41%) CRM
7 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.41%) Front End Development
7 2 (7.41%) OWASP
7 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) C#
2 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) WCAG
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Adobe
2 2 (7.41%) EPiServer
3 1 (3.70%) Apple
3 1 (3.70%) Ektron