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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore CMS
Rank 438 456 477
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +21
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 156 144 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.26% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.53% 1.47% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 85 60
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£388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £256 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
10187 9812 8574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.23% 17.41% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6166 5996 4859
Average daily rate £395 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 311 417
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.09 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £39.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 +13 151 £388 +3.33% 72
London +25 81 £391 +4.33% 29
South East -11 37 £385 +10.00% 15
Berkshire +27 27 £406 +16.07% 3
City of London +21 20 £388 -13.88% 13
Reading +13 10 £400 +10.34%
South West -1 8 £325 -33.33% 3
Wiltshire +15 7 £325 - 1
North West -18 7 £450 +5.88% 9
East of England +24 6 £575 - 6
Manchester -8 6 £450 +5.88% 6
Oxfordshire -13 6 £328 - 5
Oxford -13 5 £370 - 2
West Midlands -20 5 £313 -10.71% 4
Swindon - 5 £325 -
East Midlands +4 2 - -
Hampshire -10 2 £263 +5.00% 3
Birmingham -10 2 £350 -12.50% 3
Croydon - 2 £253 - 1
Surrey +1 1 £390 - 2
West Yorkshire -12 1 £350 -6.66%
Yorkshire -20 1 £350 -6.66% 3
Cambridge - 1 £375 - 3
Southampton - 1 £300 -
East Sussex - 1 £315 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 £375 - 3
Cheshire - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -

Sitecore CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 291 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 279 (95.88%) CMS
3 205 (70.45%) .NET
4 183 (62.89%) C#
5 146 (50.17%) ASP.NET
6 132 (45.36%) HTML
7 127 (43.64%) JavaScript
8 123 (42.27%) MVC
9 122 (41.92%) CSS
10 119 (40.89%) Agile Software Development
11 102 (35.05%) Umbraco
12 100 (34.36%) SQL Server
13 83 (28.52%) jQuery
14 77 (26.46%) ASP.NET MVC
15 75 (25.77%) HTML5
16 70 (24.05%) E-Commerce
17 64 (21.99%) Scrum
18 63 (21.65%) CSS3
19 60 (20.62%) Web Services
20 58 (19.93%) EPiServer
21 55 (18.90%) TDD
22 54 (18.56%) Microsoft
23 53 (18.21%) Content Management
24 47 (16.15%) .NET Framework
25 45 (15.46%) BDD
26 43 (14.78%) Kentico
27 40 (13.75%) WCF
28 31 (10.65%) Web Development
28 31 (10.65%) AngularJS
29 30 (10.31%) Entity Framework

Sitecore CMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 279 (95.88%) CMS
2 102 (35.05%) Umbraco
3 43 (14.78%) Kentico
4 25 (8.59%) Sitefinity
5 18 (6.19%) DNN
6 14 (4.81%) SharePoint
7 11 (3.78%) Adobe CQ
8 10 (3.44%) Node.js
9 7 (2.41%) Drupal
9 7 (2.41%) IIS
10 6 (2.06%) Immediacy CMS
11 5 (1.72%) WordPress
11 5 (1.72%) Zimbra
12 4 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (1.03%) EPiServer CMS
13 3 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (1.03%) Joomla!
13 3 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.34%) Orchard CMS
14 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (6.87%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.06%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.03%) InDesign
3 3 (1.03%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 11 (3.78%) Tridion
2 9 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.03%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.03%) Magento
4 2 (0.69%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.34%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.03%) Office 365
2 3 (1.03%) GitHub
3 1 (0.34%) Sage Pay
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.41%) Internet
2 1 (0.34%) GPRS
2 1 (0.34%) GSM
2 1 (0.34%) HTTP
2 1 (0.34%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (34.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.41%) MySQL
3 6 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.03%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.03%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.34%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.34%) MarkLogic
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (5.50%) Visual Studio
2 15 (5.15%) NUnit
3 12 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (3.78%) Moq
4 11 (3.78%) SpecFlow
5 10 (3.44%) Selenium
6 9 (3.09%) Git (software)
7 8 (2.75%) Rhino Mocks
8 7 (2.41%) JIRA
9 6 (2.06%) TeamCity
9 6 (2.06%) WebDriver
10 4 (1.37%) Subversion
11 3 (1.03%) MSTest
11 3 (1.03%) WatiN
11 3 (1.03%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.03%) Grunt
11 3 (1.03%) eggPlant
12 2 (0.69%) Bower
12 2 (0.69%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (0.69%) Yeoman
General
1 20 (6.87%) Finance
2 13 (4.47%) Retail
3 12 (4.12%) Marketing
4 3 (1.03%) Publishing
5 2 (0.69%) Advertising
5 2 (0.69%) Back Office
6 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 184 (63.23%) Developer
2 79 (27.15%) Sitecore Developer
3 69 (23.71%) .NET Developer
4 31 (10.65%) Architect
5 29 (9.97%) Analyst
6 22 (7.56%) CMS Developer
7 21 (7.22%) Senior Developer
7 21 (7.22%) C# Developer
8 20 (6.87%) Web Developer
9 19 (6.53%) Umbraco Developer
10 18 (6.19%) C# .NET Developer
11 16 (5.50%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (4.47%) Business Analyst
13 12 (4.12%) Front-End Developer
14 10 (3.44%) Project Manager
14 10 (3.44%) Systems Analyst
15 9 (3.09%) Senior .NET Developer
16 8 (2.75%) Senior C# Developer
16 8 (2.75%) ASP.NET Developer
17 7 (2.41%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (70.45%) .NET
2 146 (50.17%) ASP.NET
3 132 (45.36%) HTML
4 122 (41.92%) CSS
5 83 (28.52%) jQuery
6 77 (26.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 75 (25.77%) HTML5
8 63 (21.65%) CSS3
9 60 (20.62%) Web Services
10 47 (16.15%) .NET Framework
11 40 (13.75%) WCF
12 31 (10.65%) AngularJS
13 30 (10.31%) Entity Framework
14 29 (9.97%) ASP.NET Web API
15 25 (8.59%) REST
15 25 (8.59%) XML
16 21 (7.22%) Ajax
16 21 (7.22%) Razor View Engine
17 19 (6.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 19 (6.53%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.25%) User Experience
2 19 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.15%) iPad
4 13 (4.47%) W3C
4 13 (4.47%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.44%) Open Source
5 10 (3.44%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.41%) Social Media
7 6 (2.06%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (1.72%) Google Search Appliance
9 4 (1.37%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.37%) Handset
9 4 (1.37%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.37%) Streaming Music
10 2 (0.69%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.69%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.69%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.69%) Physics
10 2 (0.69%) iPhone
10 2 (0.69%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.50%) Windows
2 12 (4.12%) Apple iOS
3 11 (3.78%) Android
4 4 (1.37%) webOS
5 1 (0.34%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (42.27%) MVC
2 119 (40.89%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (24.05%) E-Commerce
4 64 (21.99%) Scrum
5 55 (18.90%) TDD
6 53 (18.21%) Content Management
7 45 (15.46%) BDD
8 31 (10.65%) Web Development
9 24 (8.25%) Mentoring
10 20 (6.87%) CRM
11 19 (6.53%) OO
11 19 (6.53%) Project Management
11 19 (6.53%) Responsive Web Design
12 18 (6.19%) Analytics
13 17 (5.84%) SOA
13 17 (5.84%) Unit Testing
14 16 (5.50%) Pair Programming
14 16 (5.50%) Migration
15 15 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (4.47%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 183 (62.89%) C#
2 127 (43.64%) JavaScript
3 28 (9.62%) SQL
4 16 (5.50%) Java
5 11 (3.78%) T-SQL
6 10 (3.44%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.03%) PHP
8 2 (0.69%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.34%) Scala
9 1 (0.34%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (6.53%) Degree
2 9 (3.09%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.34%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.06%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 291 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 58 (19.93%) EPiServer
3 54 (18.56%) Microsoft
4 20 (6.87%) Ektron
5 16 (5.50%) Adobe
6 9 (3.09%) Google
7 4 (1.37%) RedDot
7 4 (1.37%) Alterian
7 4 (1.37%) hybris
8 3 (1.03%) Oracle
8 3 (1.03%) FatWire
8 3 (1.03%) Apple
8 3 (1.03%) Omniture
9 2 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.34%) Remedy
10 1 (0.34%) ATG
10 1 (0.34%) Intel
10 1 (0.34%) Foundry
10 1 (0.34%) Akamai
10 1 (0.34%) Demandware
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