The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 46 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.48% 1.46% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.16% 3.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.41 £9.50 -
% change year-on-year
+156.94% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Vendors Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
173 174 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 41.09% 42.23% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 123 131
Average daily rate £390 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 13
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +25.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.06 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £28.75 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Sitecore
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sitecore across the Swindon region.

Sitecore Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) CMS
1 6 (75.00%) Content Management
1 6 (75.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 6 (75.00%) User Experience
2 5 (62.50%) Analytics
2 5 (62.50%) Web Analytics
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Internet
4 3 (37.50%) Apple
4 3 (37.50%) Ajax
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) Web Development
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Web Usability
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) CSS3
5 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (25.00%) Sass
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) Digital Content Management
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) IIS

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 6 (75.00%) CMS
1 6 (75.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Billing
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Project Delivery Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) Ajax
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) Sass
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) Flash
4 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
4 1 (12.50%) XSL
4 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) W3C
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Content Management
2 5 (62.50%) Web Analytics
2 5 (62.50%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Web Development
3 3 (37.50%) Web Usability
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Content Management
4 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) SEO
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) Online Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Apple
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (12.50%) Ektron