The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Staffordshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 20 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.83% 0.86% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.08% 1.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 - -
Vendors Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
48 51 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 40.00% 43.97% 49.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 48
Average daily rate £275 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £455 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 9
Average hourly rate £13.50 £23.00 £19.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.30% +17.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £9.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £23.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) DOM
1 1 (100.00%) Tridion
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Progressive Enhancement
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Modernizr
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Jasmine

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Tridion
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (100.00%) Grunt
1 1 (100.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (100.00%) Yeoman
1 1 (100.00%) Bower
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) DOM
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Modernizr
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) Zepto.js
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Progressive Enhancement
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript