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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore CMS
Rank 486 466 517
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +51
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 140 152 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.26% 1.49% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 111 50
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £306 £358
% change year-on-year
+29.79% -14.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.04 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 - -

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
11091 10235 9072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.94% 18.40% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7076 6050 5272
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 422 380
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -15 137 £413 +10.00% 53
London +5 71 £450 +12.50% 23
Yorkshire -26 17 £363 +20.83% 1
East of England +12 13 £413 +44.73%
West Yorkshire -23 13 £325 +8.33% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 12 £413 +44.73%
City of London -11 12 £375 -11.76% 11
South East -20 12 £374 +6.78% 11
Leeds -29 12 £325 +8.33% 1
North West -24 10 £500 +11.11% 7
Cambridge 0 8 £413 -
Manchester -13 8 £500 +11.11% 3
South West -18 5 £369 +22.83% 5
Hampshire - 5 £363 - 2
Berkshire -6 4 £375 -3.22% 4
South Yorkshire - 4 £425 -
Sheffield - 4 £425 -
West Midlands -1 3 £400 - 2
Reading -8 3 £375 -3.22%
Scotland -7 2 £270 -19.40% 1
East Midlands -9 2 £398 +22.30% 4
Nottinghamshire -11 2 £398 +22.30% 3
Nottingham -11 2 £398 +22.30%
Croydon - 2 £350 -
Andover - 2 £363 -
Warrington - 2 £520 - 2
Coventry - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £520 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 2 £408 - 1
Glasgow +3 1 £190 -34.48% 1

Sitecore CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 262 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 253 (96.56%) CMS
3 181 (69.08%) .NET
4 138 (52.67%) C#
5 116 (44.27%) ASP.NET
6 103 (39.31%) MVC
7 93 (35.50%) Agile Software Development
8 88 (33.59%) HTML
9 85 (32.44%) JavaScript
10 83 (31.68%) SQL Server
11 73 (27.86%) CSS
12 71 (27.10%) Umbraco
13 65 (24.81%) Content Management
14 62 (23.66%) ASP.NET MVC
15 55 (20.99%) EPiServer
16 53 (20.23%) jQuery
17 50 (19.08%) HTML5
18 44 (16.79%) .NET Framework
19 42 (16.03%) E-Commerce
20 39 (14.89%) Web Services
20 39 (14.89%) Scrum
21 37 (14.12%) CSS3
22 33 (12.60%) Web Development
23 32 (12.21%) TDD
23 32 (12.21%) Microsoft
24 31 (11.83%) Finance
25 30 (11.45%) Analytics
26 26 (9.92%) User Experience
26 26 (9.92%) Kentico
26 26 (9.92%) CRM

Sitecore CMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 253 (96.56%) CMS
2 71 (27.10%) Umbraco
3 26 (9.92%) Kentico
4 21 (8.02%) SharePoint
5 16 (6.11%) Sitefinity
6 14 (5.34%) WordPress
7 12 (4.58%) IIS
8 11 (4.20%) DNN
8 11 (4.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (2.29%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (2.29%) Drupal
10 5 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.91%) Node.js
11 4 (1.53%) Apache Solr
12 3 (1.15%) CoreMedia CMS
13 2 (0.76%) Immediacy CMS
13 2 (0.76%) Zimbra
13 2 (0.76%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.38%) EPiServer CMS
14 1 (0.38%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 5 (1.91%) Photoshop
1 5 (1.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.38%) InDesign
2 1 (0.38%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 9 (3.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.67%) Tridion
3 6 (2.29%) WebTrends
4 4 (1.53%) Magento
5 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.05%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.76%) Rackspace Cloud
4 2 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.38%) GitHub
5 1 (0.38%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.58%) Internet
2 4 (1.53%) SMS
3 1 (0.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (31.68%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.82%) NoSQL
2 10 (3.82%) MySQL
3 7 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.53%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.15%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.15%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.76%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.38%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (6.49%) Selenium
2 16 (6.11%) Visual Studio
3 13 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.05%) Yeoman
4 8 (3.05%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.67%) NUnit
5 7 (2.67%) JIRA
6 6 (2.29%) SpecFlow
7 5 (1.91%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.53%) Subversion
8 4 (1.53%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.53%) Grunt
9 2 (0.76%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.76%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.76%) Bower
9 2 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.76%) gulp
10 1 (0.38%) Capybara
10 1 (0.38%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.38%) Ant
General
1 31 (11.83%) Finance
2 22 (8.40%) Marketing
3 13 (4.96%) Retail
4 5 (1.91%) Multimedia
4 5 (1.91%) Automotive
4 5 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.15%) Publishing
6 2 (0.76%) Legal
6 2 (0.76%) Banking
6 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.38%) Law
7 1 (0.38%) Games
7 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 148 (56.49%) Developer
2 68 (25.95%) Sitecore Developer
3 64 (24.43%) .NET Developer
4 32 (12.21%) Architect
5 25 (9.54%) Analyst
6 18 (6.87%) Project Manager
6 18 (6.87%) Web Developer
7 16 (6.11%) Technical Architect
8 15 (5.73%) Business Analyst
9 11 (4.20%) Senior Developer
9 11 (4.20%) Front-End Developer
10 10 (3.82%) CMS Developer
11 9 (3.44%) Applications Support
12 6 (2.29%) C# Developer
12 6 (2.29%) Website Manager
12 6 (2.29%) ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (2.29%) .NET Architect
13 5 (1.91%) Technical Manager
13 5 (1.91%) Content Editor
13 5 (1.91%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (69.08%) .NET
2 116 (44.27%) ASP.NET
3 88 (33.59%) HTML
4 73 (27.86%) CSS
5 62 (23.66%) ASP.NET MVC
6 53 (20.23%) jQuery
7 50 (19.08%) HTML5
8 44 (16.79%) .NET Framework
9 39 (14.89%) Web Services
10 37 (14.12%) CSS3
11 26 (9.92%) WCF
12 25 (9.54%) Ajax
13 24 (9.16%) ASP.NET Web API
14 22 (8.40%) XML
15 20 (7.63%) AngularJS
16 15 (5.73%) Razor View Engine
16 15 (5.73%) LINQ
17 14 (5.34%) Entity Framework
17 14 (5.34%) SOAP
18 13 (4.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.92%) User Experience
2 17 (6.49%) Social Media
3 14 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.82%) iPad
5 6 (2.29%) W3C
5 6 (2.29%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.53%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.53%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.53%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.15%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.15%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.76%) Google Search Appliance
8 2 (0.76%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.76%) EPoS
8 2 (0.76%) NHS
8 2 (0.76%) Statistics
9 1 (0.38%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.38%) Photography
9 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.73%) Windows
2 4 (1.53%) Android
2 4 (1.53%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.38%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (39.31%) MVC
2 93 (35.50%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (24.81%) Content Management
4 42 (16.03%) E-Commerce
5 39 (14.89%) Scrum
6 33 (12.60%) Web Development
7 32 (12.21%) TDD
8 30 (11.45%) Analytics
9 26 (9.92%) CRM
10 24 (9.16%) BDD
11 19 (7.25%) SEO
12 18 (6.87%) Project Management
13 16 (6.11%) OO
13 16 (6.11%) Migration
13 16 (6.11%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (5.34%) Unit Testing
14 14 (5.34%) PRINCE2
15 13 (4.96%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (4.96%) Workflow
16 12 (4.58%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 138 (52.67%) C#
2 85 (32.44%) JavaScript
3 18 (6.87%) SQL
4 17 (6.49%) Java
5 12 (4.58%) VB.NET
6 9 (3.44%) PHP
7 5 (1.91%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.53%) Scala
9 3 (1.15%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.76%) Ruby
10 2 (0.76%) VB
10 2 (0.76%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (4.58%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.82%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.05%) Degree
4 4 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.38%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.44%) QA
2 6 (2.29%) SLA
3 2 (0.76%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 2 (0.76%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 262 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 55 (20.99%) EPiServer
3 32 (12.21%) Microsoft
4 19 (7.25%) Google
5 14 (5.34%) Ektron
6 12 (4.58%) Adobe
7 6 (2.29%) Facebook
7 6 (2.29%) Twitter
7 6 (2.29%) Rackspace
8 4 (1.53%) Apple
9 3 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.15%) hybris
9 3 (1.15%) Demandware
9 3 (1.15%) Oracle
10 1 (0.38%) IBM
10 1 (0.38%) ATG
10 1 (0.38%) FatWire
10 1 (0.38%) Telerik
10 1 (0.38%) Capita
10 1 (0.38%) HP
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