The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 of the Application Platforms category.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore CMS
Rank 430 495 528
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +33
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 150 74 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.58% 0.85% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 62 43
Average daily rate
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£375 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 - -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9475 8738 9792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.60% 17.14% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5598 4959 5534
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 442 452
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.51 £38.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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 +52 140 £375 +12.78% 78
London +40 91 £400 +17.64% 36
City of London +48 27 £450 +12.50% 15
Yorkshire +15 11 £300 - 4
Leeds +14 11 £300 - 3
West Yorkshire +10 11 £300 - 3
West Midlands -11 11 £325 +23.80% 8
South West -22 11 £300 +20.00% 8
South East -3 8 £388 -29.54% 12
South Wales - 6 £370 - 3
Wiltshire - 6 £325 - 2
Wales - 6 £370 - 3
Cardiff - 6 £370 -
Berkshire +3 4 £388 -29.54% 6
Scotland - 4 £320 - 1
Reading +9 3 £388 -29.54%
Bath 0 3 £300 -14.28%
Somerset -14 3 £300 -14.28%
East of England - 3 £285 - 1
Surrey 0 2 - -
Bristol -25 2 £275 +10.00% 4
Staffordshire +3 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Brighton - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £350 -
Glasgow - 1 £290 - 1
Nottingham - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Essex - - - -

Sitecore CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 298 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 293 (98.32%) CMS
3 219 (73.49%) .NET
4 187 (62.75%) C#
5 142 (47.65%) ASP.NET
6 128 (42.95%) JavaScript
7 124 (41.61%) MVC
8 116 (38.93%) HTML
9 113 (37.92%) CSS
10 100 (33.56%) jQuery
11 98 (32.89%) SQL Server
12 81 (27.18%) Umbraco
13 72 (24.16%) Content Management
14 65 (21.81%) ASP.NET MVC
15 60 (20.13%) HTML5
16 53 (17.79%) CSS3
16 53 (17.79%) XML
17 52 (17.45%) EPiServer
18 49 (16.44%) Web Development
19 47 (15.77%) TDD
20 45 (15.10%) SQL
21 41 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
22 40 (13.42%) Web Services
22 40 (13.42%) Microsoft
22 40 (13.42%) Scrum
23 38 (12.75%) SharePoint
24 35 (11.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
25 32 (10.74%) Visual Studio
25 32 (10.74%) Finance
26 31 (10.40%) IIS

Sitecore CMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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
1 293 (98.32%) CMS
2 81 (27.18%) Umbraco
3 38 (12.75%) SharePoint
4 31 (10.40%) IIS
5 18 (6.04%) Kentico
6 14 (4.70%) DNN
7 11 (3.69%) WordPress
8 10 (3.36%) Node.js
9 8 (2.68%) Adobe CQ
10 7 (2.35%) ExpressionEngine
10 7 (2.35%) Joomla!
11 6 (2.01%) Drupal
12 5 (1.68%) MS Exchange
12 5 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (1.68%) Sitefinity
12 5 (1.68%) Lync
12 5 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (1.34%) Alfresco
Applications
1 18 (6.04%) Photoshop
2 13 (4.36%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.01%) MS Office
4 2 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.35%) Tridion
2 6 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.01%) Magento
4 2 (0.67%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (2.68%) SaaS
2 2 (0.67%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.35%) Internet
2 6 (2.01%) Intranet
3 3 (1.01%) DNS
4 2 (0.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (32.89%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (4.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (3.69%) MySQL
5 4 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.01%) RavenDB
6 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.67%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.67%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.67%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.34%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 32 (10.74%) Visual Studio
2 24 (8.05%) NUnit
2 24 (8.05%) Subversion
3 16 (5.37%) Git (software)
4 13 (4.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (3.02%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.68%) JIRA
6 8 (2.68%) Selenium
7 7 (2.35%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.68%) Rhino Mocks
9 4 (1.34%) Moq
9 4 (1.34%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.34%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.34%) Grunt
10 2 (0.67%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.67%) Yeoman
10 2 (0.67%) Bower
10 2 (0.67%) Build Forge
10 2 (0.67%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.67%) Bitbucket
General
1 32 (10.74%) Finance
2 11 (3.69%) Advertising
3 8 (2.68%) Marketing
4 7 (2.35%) Banking
5 5 (1.68%) Retail
5 5 (1.68%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.34%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.01%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.67%) Publishing
9 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 200 (67.11%) Developer
2 81 (27.18%) Sitecore Developer
3 67 (22.48%) .NET Developer
4 31 (10.40%) C# Developer
5 30 (10.07%) Front-End Developer
6 29 (9.73%) Web Developer
7 26 (8.72%) Architect
8 22 (7.38%) C# .NET Developer
9 18 (6.04%) Analyst
9 18 (6.04%) ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (5.70%) CMS Developer
11 14 (4.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (4.36%) Business Analyst
13 11 (3.69%) Senior Developer
14 10 (3.36%) Project Manager
15 8 (2.68%) Senior .NET Developer
16 6 (2.01%) C# Web Developer
16 6 (2.01%) Lead Developer
17 5 (1.68%) Technical Architect
17 5 (1.68%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (73.49%) .NET
2 142 (47.65%) ASP.NET
3 116 (38.93%) HTML
4 113 (37.92%) CSS
5 100 (33.56%) jQuery
6 65 (21.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 60 (20.13%) HTML5
8 53 (17.79%) XML
8 53 (17.79%) CSS3
9 40 (13.42%) Web Services
10 35 (11.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 30 (10.07%) .NET Framework
12 29 (9.73%) Ajax
13 28 (9.40%) WCF
14 24 (8.05%) KnockoutJS
15 20 (6.71%) AngularJS
16 17 (5.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 15 (5.03%) Razor View Engine
17 15 (5.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 13 (4.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (2.68%) Mobile App
2 7 (2.35%) W3C
2 7 (2.35%) Digital Media
3 6 (2.01%) Social Media
3 6 (2.01%) iPhone
4 5 (1.68%) GIS
4 5 (1.68%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.68%) Streaming Music
4 5 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.01%) Open Source
5 3 (1.01%) Kindle
6 2 (0.67%) FMCG
6 2 (0.67%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.67%) Copywriting
7 1 (0.34%) RIA
7 1 (0.34%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.34%) Physics
7 1 (0.34%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.34%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.03%) Windows
2 8 (2.68%) Android
3 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.67%) Linux
3 2 (0.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (41.61%) MVC
2 72 (24.16%) Content Management
3 49 (16.44%) Web Development
4 47 (15.77%) TDD
5 41 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (13.42%) Scrum
7 31 (10.40%) E-Commerce
8 21 (7.05%) Migration
8 21 (7.05%) Unit Testing
8 21 (7.05%) BDD
9 18 (6.04%) Responsive Web Design
9 18 (6.04%) Project Management
10 17 (5.70%) Web Design
11 14 (4.70%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (4.03%) CRM
13 11 (3.69%) OO
13 11 (3.69%) Workflow
13 11 (3.69%) Software Engineering
14 10 (3.36%) Automated Testing
15 9 (3.02%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 187 (62.75%) C#
2 128 (42.95%) JavaScript
3 45 (15.10%) SQL
4 24 (8.05%) T-SQL
5 15 (5.03%) VB.NET
5 15 (5.03%) PHP
6 3 (1.01%) Python
6 3 (1.01%) Java
7 2 (0.67%) Objective-C
7 2 (0.67%) Ruby
7 2 (0.67%) Scala
8 1 (0.34%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (2.68%) Degree
2 2 (0.67%) ISEB
3 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.02%) QA
2 3 (1.01%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.01%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (1.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 298 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 52 (17.45%) EPiServer
3 40 (13.42%) Microsoft
4 25 (8.39%) Ektron
5 9 (3.02%) Google
6 7 (2.35%) Adobe
6 7 (2.35%) Facebook
7 6 (2.01%) Twitter
7 6 (2.01%) TIBCO
7 6 (2.01%) FatWire
8 4 (1.34%) Open Text
8 4 (1.34%) RedDot
8 4 (1.34%) Stellent
8 4 (1.34%) Vignette
8 4 (1.34%) Interwoven
8 4 (1.34%) Nintex
9 3 (1.01%) Omniture
10 2 (0.67%) VMware
10 2 (0.67%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.67%) Metastorm
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