The table below looks at the statistics for Sitecore CMS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore CMS over the 3 months to 1 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore CMS
Rank 489 442 487
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +45
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 119 163 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.30% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.16% 1.70% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 120 58
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£389 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £299 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10287 9605 8657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.38% 17.85% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6501 5789 4846
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 360 434
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.11 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.15% -13.15%

Sitecore CMS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore CMS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Sitecore CMS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sitecore CMS
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS within the UK.

Sitecore CMS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Sitecore CMS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Sitecore CMS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Sitecore CMS
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore CMS within the UK.

Sitecore CMS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Sitecore CMS
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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
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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
England -55 117 £384 +2.33% 65
London -30 69 £375 -6.25% 29
South East -11 18 £366 +1.03% 10
City of London -19 12 £400 -11.11% 15
East of England +7 9 £413 +44.73% 7
Cambridgeshire +3 9 £413 +44.73% 5
Hampshire +4 7 £356 +42.50% 4
Cambridge - 7 £413 - 1
Oxfordshire - 7 £370 -
Manchester -6 6 £388 -3.12% 2
North West -16 6 £388 -3.12% 4
Oxford - 6 £375 -
Croydon - 5 £260 -
Nottingham -5 3 £398 -
East Midlands -8 3 £398 -
South West -9 3 £338 +8.00% 4
Nottinghamshire -11 3 £398 -
Andover - 3 £356 -
Edinburgh 0 2 £450 +28.57%
Berkshire -3 2 £400 +3.22% 2
Scotland -5 2 £450 +40.62%
Wiltshire -5 2 £338 +3.84%
Yorkshire -22 2 £325 +8.33% 6
West Yorkshire -27 2 £325 +8.33% 6
Leeds -27 2 £325 +8.33% 5
Dorset 0 1 - - 1
Surrey -4 1 £390 - 2
Brighton -7 1 £315 -
Birmingham -10 1 £400 -
East Sussex -11 1 £315 -

Sitecore CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Sitecore CMS 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 CMS.

1 269 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 256 (95.17%) CMS
3 186 (69.14%) .NET
4 151 (56.13%) C#
5 125 (46.47%) ASP.NET
6 113 (42.01%) HTML
7 112 (41.64%) JavaScript
8 106 (39.41%) MVC
9 104 (38.66%) CSS
10 102 (37.92%) Agile Software Development
11 90 (33.46%) Umbraco
12 87 (32.34%) SQL Server
13 65 (24.16%) HTML5
14 64 (23.79%) ASP.NET MVC
15 62 (23.05%) Content Management
16 60 (22.30%) EPiServer
16 60 (22.30%) E-Commerce
17 57 (21.19%) jQuery
18 55 (20.45%) Scrum
19 53 (19.70%) CSS3
20 47 (17.47%) .NET Framework
21 46 (17.10%) TDD
22 44 (16.36%) Web Services
23 42 (15.61%) Kentico
24 36 (13.38%) BDD
24 36 (13.38%) Microsoft
25 32 (11.90%) WCF
26 30 (11.15%) Web Development
27 28 (10.41%) CRM
28 27 (10.04%) XML

Sitecore CMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Sitecore CMS 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 CMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 256 (95.17%) CMS
2 90 (33.46%) Umbraco
3 42 (15.61%) Kentico
4 25 (9.29%) SharePoint
5 21 (7.81%) Sitefinity
6 17 (6.32%) DNN
7 13 (4.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 12 (4.46%) IIS
9 11 (4.09%) WordPress
10 8 (2.97%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (2.23%) Drupal
12 5 (1.86%) Node.js
13 3 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (1.12%) EPiServer CMS
13 3 (1.12%) Joomla!
13 3 (1.12%) CoreMedia CMS
13 3 (1.12%) Immediacy CMS
14 2 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.74%) Zimbra
Applications
1 8 (2.97%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.60%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.12%) InDesign
3 3 (1.12%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 12 (4.46%) Tridion
2 11 (4.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (2.23%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.97%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.12%) GitHub
4 2 (0.74%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.74%) Office 365
5 1 (0.37%) SaaS
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.37%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.72%) Internet
2 4 (1.49%) SMS
3 1 (0.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (32.34%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.60%) MySQL
3 5 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.12%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.12%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.74%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.37%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.37%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (6.69%) Visual Studio
2 16 (5.95%) Selenium
3 14 (5.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (3.72%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.60%) JIRA
5 7 (2.60%) NUnit
6 6 (2.23%) TeamCity
6 6 (2.23%) WebDriver
7 4 (1.49%) Grunt
8 3 (1.12%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.12%) eggPlant
8 3 (1.12%) WatiN
8 3 (1.12%) Subversion
9 2 (0.74%) Bower
9 2 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.74%) gulp
9 2 (0.74%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.74%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.74%) Yeoman
10 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (9.29%) Finance
2 17 (6.32%) Marketing
3 16 (5.95%) Retail
4 5 (1.86%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.74%) Publishing
5 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.74%) Back Office
6 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.37%) Legal
6 1 (0.37%) Advertising
6 1 (0.37%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.37%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 163 (60.59%) Developer
2 75 (27.88%) Sitecore Developer
3 68 (25.28%) .NET Developer
4 27 (10.04%) Architect
5 26 (9.67%) Analyst
6 19 (7.06%) CMS Developer
7 18 (6.69%) Web Developer
8 15 (5.58%) Front-End Developer
9 14 (5.20%) Project Manager
10 13 (4.83%) Business Analyst
11 10 (3.72%) Umbraco Developer
12 9 (3.35%) Systems Analyst
12 9 (3.35%) C# Developer
12 9 (3.35%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.35%) Applications Support
13 8 (2.97%) Solutions Architect
14 6 (2.23%) C# .NET Developer
15 5 (1.86%) Technical Architect
15 5 (1.86%) Website Manager
15 5 (1.86%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (69.14%) .NET
2 125 (46.47%) ASP.NET
3 113 (42.01%) HTML
4 104 (38.66%) CSS
5 65 (24.16%) HTML5
6 64 (23.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 57 (21.19%) jQuery
8 53 (19.70%) CSS3
9 47 (17.47%) .NET Framework
10 44 (16.36%) Web Services
11 32 (11.90%) WCF
12 27 (10.04%) XML
13 25 (9.29%) ASP.NET Web API
14 21 (7.81%) Razor View Engine
14 21 (7.81%) AngularJS
15 20 (7.43%) Ajax
15 20 (7.43%) LINQ
15 20 (7.43%) Entity Framework
16 19 (7.06%) RESTful
17 16 (5.95%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.55%) User Experience
2 15 (5.58%) Social Media
3 14 (5.20%) iPad
3 14 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.20%) W3C
4 8 (2.97%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.23%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.74%) Physics
8 2 (0.74%) Statistics
8 2 (0.74%) Handset
8 2 (0.74%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.74%) EPoS
8 2 (0.74%) NHS
8 2 (0.74%) Google Search Appliance
8 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.37%) Arduino
9 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.37%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.20%) Windows
2 3 (1.12%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.74%) Android
3 2 (0.74%) webOS
4 1 (0.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (39.41%) MVC
2 102 (37.92%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (23.05%) Content Management
4 60 (22.30%) E-Commerce
5 55 (20.45%) Scrum
6 46 (17.10%) TDD
7 36 (13.38%) BDD
8 30 (11.15%) Web Development
9 28 (10.41%) CRM
10 26 (9.67%) Analytics
11 20 (7.43%) Mentoring
11 20 (7.43%) Unit Testing
12 19 (7.06%) Responsive Web Design
13 18 (6.69%) Migration
14 16 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (5.95%) Pair Programming
14 16 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (5.95%) SDLC
15 14 (5.20%) OO
16 12 (4.46%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 151 (56.13%) C#
2 112 (41.64%) JavaScript
3 24 (8.92%) SQL
4 16 (5.95%) Java
5 11 (4.09%) VB.NET
6 8 (2.97%) PHP
7 5 (1.86%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.12%) ActionScript
9 2 (0.74%) C
10 1 (0.37%) VB
10 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (5.58%) Degree
2 14 (5.20%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.46%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.23%) SLA
1 6 (2.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.74%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 269 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 60 (22.30%) EPiServer
3 36 (13.38%) Microsoft
4 19 (7.06%) Google
5 17 (6.32%) Adobe
6 15 (5.58%) Ektron
7 7 (2.60%) Facebook
7 7 (2.60%) Twitter
8 6 (2.23%) hybris
9 5 (1.86%) Rackspace
10 4 (1.49%) Oracle
10 4 (1.49%) FatWire
11 3 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.12%) Omniture
11 3 (1.12%) Demandware
12 2 (0.74%) Capita
12 2 (0.74%) Apple
13 1 (0.37%) Intel
13 1 (0.37%) ATG
13 1 (0.37%) Alterian
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