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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 112 136 129
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -7
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 27 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.96% 0.48% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 2.31% 1.18% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 12
Median daily rate £375 £328 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% +9.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.04 -
% change year-on-year
+14.74% -
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
1171 1357 1367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.81% 40.91% 40.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 811 866
Median daily rate £364 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £522 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 87 76
Median hourly rate £24.50 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.95% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £48.85 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Bristol +5 13 £375 +15.38% 5
Gloucestershire 0 1 £550 +60.11%
Devon - 1 - -
Sitecore
England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 40 (75.47%) C#
1 40 (75.47%) .NET
2 36 (67.92%) HTML
3 35 (66.04%) CSS
4 33 (62.26%) JavaScript
5 30 (56.60%) jQuery
6 29 (54.72%) AngularJS
7 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
8 24 (45.28%) TDD
9 23 (43.40%) TeamCity
9 23 (43.40%) Microsoft Azure
9 23 (43.40%) ASP.NET Web API
9 23 (43.40%) Octopus Deploy
10 22 (41.51%) SharePoint 2010
10 22 (41.51%) Dynamics AX
10 22 (41.51%) SharePoint
11 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (37.74%) Continuous Deployment
13 15 (28.30%) Sitecore CMS
13 15 (28.30%) CMS
14 12 (22.64%) ASP.NET
15 10 (18.87%) HTML5
16 9 (16.98%) Visual Studio
16 9 (16.98%) MVC
17 8 (15.09%) OOP
17 8 (15.09%) CSS3
18 7 (13.21%) Content Management
18 7 (13.21%) Sass
18 7 (13.21%) Front End Development
19 6 (11.32%) Grunt

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 22 (41.51%) SharePoint
1 22 (41.51%) SharePoint 2010
2 15 (28.30%) CMS
2 15 (28.30%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (11.32%) Umbraco
4 3 (5.66%) Drupal
4 3 (5.66%) IIS
5 2 (3.77%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (41.51%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 23 (43.40%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (43.40%) Octopus Deploy
1 23 (43.40%) TeamCity
2 9 (16.98%) Visual Studio
3 6 (11.32%) Grunt
4 4 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.89%) NCrunch
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Advertising
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
2 1 (1.89%) Legal
2 1 (1.89%) Marketing
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (94.34%) Developer
2 43 (81.13%) Sitecore Developer
3 9 (16.98%) .NET Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (9.43%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (7.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Content Editor
8 2 (3.77%) Umbraco Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Web Content Editor
8 2 (3.77%) Web Editor
9 1 (1.89%) CMS Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Digital Content Editor
9 1 (1.89%) Digital Editor
9 1 (1.89%) HTML CSS Developer
9 1 (1.89%) HTML Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Lead .NET Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Lead Developer
9 1 (1.89%) SQL Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (75.47%) .NET
2 36 (67.92%) HTML
3 35 (66.04%) CSS
4 30 (56.60%) jQuery
5 29 (54.72%) AngularJS
6 23 (43.40%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (22.64%) ASP.NET
8 10 (18.87%) HTML5
9 8 (15.09%) CSS3
10 7 (13.21%) Sass
11 6 (11.32%) Compass CSS Framework
12 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (7.55%) WPF
13 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (5.66%) Web Services
14 2 (3.77%) LINQ
14 2 (3.77%) LINQ to SQL
14 2 (3.77%) WCF
14 2 (3.77%) XML
15 1 (1.89%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) N-Tier
1 2 (3.77%) W3C
2 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) TDD
2 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (37.74%) Continuous Deployment
4 9 (16.98%) MVC
5 8 (15.09%) OOP
6 7 (13.21%) Content Management
6 7 (13.21%) Front End Development
7 6 (11.32%) OO
7 6 (11.32%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (9.43%) Web Development
9 2 (3.77%) Kanban
9 2 (3.77%) OWASP
9 2 (3.77%) Scrum
9 2 (3.77%) Secure Coding
10 1 (1.89%) BDD
10 1 (1.89%) Change Control
10 1 (1.89%) Data Management
10 1 (1.89%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 40 (75.47%) C#
2 33 (62.26%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.32%) VB.NET
4 3 (5.66%) SQL
Vendors
1 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) Apple