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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore CMS
Rank 452 438 449
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 148 132 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.54% 1.45% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 72 65
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £615
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
9602 9127 8202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.90% 17.58% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5769 5480 4671
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 304 406
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.13 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.57 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +15 145 £375 - 80
London +26 84 £375 - 35
South East -24 30 £400 +14.28% 17
Berkshire +16 29 £406 +53.30% 7
City of London +22 22 £388 -18.42% 15
Reading - 11 £400 - 3
East of England +13 8 £550 - 2
South West -12 7 £291 -40.25% 2
Wiltshire +12 6 £325 -
West Midlands -6 6 £313 -3.84% 4
Swindon - 5 £325 -
North West -18 4 £450 +7.46% 14
Birmingham -11 3 £325 - 3
Manchester -14 3 £450 +7.46% 9
Yorkshire -14 3 £350 - 4
West Yorkshire - 3 £350 - 3
East Midlands -8 2 - -
Hertfordshire +3 1 - - 2
Cardiff -1 1 £375 -11.76%
Bristol -3 1 £258 +3.00% 1
South Wales -6 1 £375 -11.76%
Wales -11 1 £375 -11.76%
Hampshire -13 1 £300 - 2
Cambridge - 1 £375 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £375 -
Croydon - 1 £260 - 1
Derby - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Leeds - - - - 2

Sitecore CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 277 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 265 (95.67%) CMS
3 201 (72.56%) .NET
4 179 (64.62%) C#
5 146 (52.71%) ASP.NET
6 131 (47.29%) HTML
7 121 (43.68%) JavaScript
8 119 (42.96%) CSS
9 111 (40.07%) MVC
10 109 (39.35%) Agile Software Development
11 99 (35.74%) SQL Server
12 91 (32.85%) Umbraco
13 84 (30.32%) jQuery
14 72 (25.99%) HTML5
15 69 (24.91%) ASP.NET MVC
16 66 (23.83%) E-Commerce
17 62 (22.38%) Scrum
18 59 (21.30%) CSS3
19 56 (20.22%) Microsoft
19 56 (20.22%) Web Services
19 56 (20.22%) EPiServer
20 55 (19.86%) TDD
21 50 (18.05%) Content Management
22 45 (16.25%) .NET Framework
23 42 (15.16%) BDD
24 38 (13.72%) Kentico
24 38 (13.72%) WCF
25 31 (11.19%) ASP.NET Web API
26 30 (10.83%) Web Development
27 29 (10.47%) AngularJS

Sitecore CMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 265 (95.67%) CMS
2 91 (32.85%) Umbraco
3 38 (13.72%) Kentico
4 23 (8.30%) Sitefinity
5 20 (7.22%) SharePoint
6 14 (5.05%) DNN
7 10 (3.61%) Adobe CQ
7 10 (3.61%) Node.js
8 6 (2.17%) Drupal
9 5 (1.81%) Immediacy CMS
9 5 (1.81%) IIS
10 4 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.44%) WordPress
10 4 (1.44%) Zimbra
11 3 (1.08%) EPiServer CMS
11 3 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (1.08%) Joomla!
11 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.72%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.72%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 22 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.17%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.08%) InDesign
3 3 (1.08%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 12 (4.33%) Tridion
2 11 (3.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.08%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.08%) Magento
4 2 (0.72%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (0.72%) SAP ECC
4 2 (0.72%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.72%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.36%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.08%) Office 365
2 3 (1.08%) GitHub
3 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.72%) SaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.53%) Internet
2 1 (0.36%) GPRS
2 1 (0.36%) GSM
2 1 (0.36%) HTTP
2 1 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (35.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (2.17%) MySQL
3 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.72%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.72%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.72%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.36%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.36%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (5.42%) Visual Studio
1 15 (5.42%) NUnit
2 13 (4.69%) Moq
3 11 (3.97%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (3.97%) SpecFlow
4 10 (3.61%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (2.53%) Subversion
5 7 (2.53%) Selenium
6 5 (1.81%) JIRA
7 4 (1.44%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.08%) MSTest
8 3 (1.08%) WatiN
8 3 (1.08%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.08%) Firebug
8 3 (1.08%) eggPlant
8 3 (1.08%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.08%) Grunt
9 2 (0.72%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.72%) Yeoman
General
1 19 (6.86%) Finance
2 15 (5.42%) Retail
3 14 (5.05%) Marketing
4 4 (1.44%) Publishing
5 3 (1.08%) Advertising
6 2 (0.72%) Back Office
7 1 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 175 (63.18%) Developer
2 79 (28.52%) Sitecore Developer
3 59 (21.30%) .NET Developer
4 30 (10.83%) Architect
5 23 (8.30%) Analyst
5 23 (8.30%) Senior Developer
6 21 (7.58%) C# Developer
7 20 (7.22%) CMS Developer
8 19 (6.86%) C# .NET Developer
8 19 (6.86%) Umbraco Developer
8 19 (6.86%) Web Developer
9 18 (6.50%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (4.33%) Front-End Developer
11 10 (3.61%) Systems Analyst
11 10 (3.61%) Project Manager
12 8 (2.89%) Business Analyst
12 8 (2.89%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (2.89%) Senior C# Developer
12 8 (2.89%) Senior .NET Developer
12 8 (2.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (72.56%) .NET
2 146 (52.71%) ASP.NET
3 131 (47.29%) HTML
4 119 (42.96%) CSS
5 84 (30.32%) jQuery
6 72 (25.99%) HTML5
7 69 (24.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 59 (21.30%) CSS3
9 56 (20.22%) Web Services
10 45 (16.25%) .NET Framework
11 38 (13.72%) WCF
12 31 (11.19%) ASP.NET Web API
13 29 (10.47%) AngularJS
13 29 (10.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 27 (9.75%) XML
15 25 (9.03%) REST
16 21 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 17 (6.14%) Razor View Engine
18 16 (5.78%) LINQ
18 16 (5.78%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.30%) User Experience
2 21 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.05%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.69%) iPad
5 10 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.61%) Open Source
5 10 (3.61%) W3C
6 7 (2.53%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.44%) Streaming Music
7 4 (1.44%) Google Search Appliance
8 3 (1.08%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.08%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.08%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.08%) Handset
9 2 (0.72%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.72%) Physics
9 2 (0.72%) iPhone
9 2 (0.72%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.72%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.05%) Windows
2 11 (3.97%) Apple iOS
3 10 (3.61%) Android
4 3 (1.08%) webOS
5 1 (0.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (40.07%) MVC
2 109 (39.35%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (23.83%) E-Commerce
4 62 (22.38%) Scrum
5 55 (19.86%) TDD
6 50 (18.05%) Content Management
7 42 (15.16%) BDD
8 30 (10.83%) Web Development
9 21 (7.58%) Project Management
9 21 (7.58%) Mentoring
10 20 (7.22%) SOA
11 19 (6.86%) CRM
12 18 (6.50%) Responsive Web Design
13 17 (6.14%) Migration
14 15 (5.42%) Domain-Driven Design
15 14 (5.05%) Unit Testing
15 14 (5.05%) Analytics
16 13 (4.69%) Pair Programming
16 13 (4.69%) OO
17 11 (3.97%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 179 (64.62%) C#
2 121 (43.68%) JavaScript
3 28 (10.11%) SQL
4 17 (6.14%) Java
5 13 (4.69%) T-SQL
6 8 (2.89%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.08%) PHP
8 2 (0.72%) ABAP
8 2 (0.72%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.36%) Scala
9 1 (0.36%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (7.22%) Degree
2 7 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.81%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.36%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.44%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 277 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 56 (20.22%) Microsoft
2 56 (20.22%) EPiServer
3 20 (7.22%) Ektron
4 16 (5.78%) Adobe
5 8 (2.89%) Google
6 4 (1.44%) RedDot
6 4 (1.44%) Alterian
6 4 (1.44%) hybris
7 3 (1.08%) Oracle
7 3 (1.08%) Apple
7 3 (1.08%) FatWire
7 3 (1.08%) Omniture
8 2 (0.72%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.72%) SAP
9 1 (0.36%) Capita
9 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.36%) Remedy
9 1 (0.36%) ATG
9 1 (0.36%) Foundry
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