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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore CMS
Rank 419 439 440
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +1
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 158 128 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.68% 1.45% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 74 69
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 £282 £236 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
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
9391 8858 8065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.90% 17.62% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5772 5203 4518
Average daily rate £400 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 306 400
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.72 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

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 February 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 February 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 +13 155 £375 - 74
London +6 82 £375 - 24
South East -7 42 £401 +8.44% 19
Berkshire +24 32 £413 +0.60% 11
City of London +31 25 £400 +6.66% 16
Reading +14 14 £400 +23.07% 4
East of England - 9 £550 - 3
Yorkshire -7 7 £325 - 6
South West -29 7 £235 -51.79% 5
West Midlands -3 6 £313 -3.84% 6
West Yorkshire - 4 £338 - 4
Kent - 4 £315 - 2
Swindon -1 3 £200 -37.25% 1
South Yorkshire -2 3 £305 - 2
Wiltshire -3 3 £200 -37.25% 1
Oxfordshire -16 3 £408 +10.13% 2
Birmingham - 3 £325 - 2
Bristol -7 2 £304 +21.50% 4
Folkestone - 2 £315 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 2
East Midlands 0 1 - - 1
Cardiff -2 1 £375 -11.76%
South Wales -4 1 £375 -11.76%
Wales -11 1 £375 -11.76%
Hampshire -17 1 £300 -26.82% 2
Cambridge - 1 £375 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £375 -
Cheshire - - - - 4
Derbyshire - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - -

Sitecore CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 267 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 256 (95.88%) CMS
3 188 (70.41%) .NET
4 164 (61.42%) C#
5 129 (48.31%) ASP.NET
6 125 (46.82%) HTML
7 111 (41.57%) JavaScript
8 107 (40.07%) CSS
9 101 (37.83%) Agile Software Development
10 93 (34.83%) MVC
11 87 (32.58%) SQL Server
12 83 (31.09%) Umbraco
13 76 (28.46%) jQuery
14 61 (22.85%) E-Commerce
15 59 (22.10%) HTML5
16 58 (21.72%) ASP.NET MVC
17 56 (20.97%) Microsoft
18 54 (20.22%) Scrum
19 51 (19.10%) TDD
19 51 (19.10%) Content Management
20 50 (18.73%) EPiServer
21 47 (17.60%) Web Services
21 47 (17.60%) CSS3
22 38 (14.23%) BDD
23 37 (13.86%) .NET Framework
24 35 (13.11%) Kentico
25 31 (11.61%) SQL
26 30 (11.24%) Web Development
27 29 (10.86%) WCF
28 28 (10.49%) AngularJS

Sitecore CMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (95.88%) CMS
2 83 (31.09%) Umbraco
3 35 (13.11%) Kentico
4 20 (7.49%) SharePoint
5 19 (7.12%) Sitefinity
6 12 (4.49%) DNN
7 10 (3.75%) Node.js
8 8 (3.00%) Drupal
9 7 (2.62%) Adobe CQ
10 5 (1.87%) Immediacy CMS
10 5 (1.87%) WordPress
11 4 (1.50%) Zimbra
11 4 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (1.12%) Joomla!
12 3 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (1.12%) EPiServer CMS
13 2 (0.75%) Lync
13 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (8.61%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.50%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.75%) InDesign
3 2 (0.75%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) MS Project
4 1 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.62%) Tridion
3 4 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.12%) Magento
5 2 (0.75%) SiteCatalyst
5 2 (0.75%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.75%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.75%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.75%) SAP ECC
6 1 (0.37%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.12%) Office 365
3 2 (0.75%) GitHub
3 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.75%) SaaS
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.00%) Internet
2 1 (0.37%) GPRS
2 1 (0.37%) GSM
2 1 (0.37%) HTTP
2 1 (0.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (32.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.50%) MySQL
4 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.75%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.75%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.37%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (4.87%) Moq
2 11 (4.12%) Visual Studio
2 11 (4.12%) NUnit
2 11 (4.12%) SpecFlow
3 10 (3.75%) Subversion
3 10 (3.75%) Rhino Mocks
4 9 (3.37%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.87%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.87%) Selenium
7 4 (1.50%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.12%) MSTest
8 3 (1.12%) WatiN
8 3 (1.12%) Firebug
8 3 (1.12%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.12%) eggPlant
9 2 (0.75%) JIRA
9 2 (0.75%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.37%) JMeter
10 1 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 17 (6.37%) Finance
1 17 (6.37%) Marketing
2 15 (5.62%) Retail
3 3 (1.12%) Advertising
4 2 (0.75%) Publishing
4 2 (0.75%) Back Office
5 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.37%) Law
5 1 (0.37%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (0.37%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 164 (61.42%) Developer
2 72 (26.97%) Sitecore Developer
3 57 (21.35%) .NET Developer
4 28 (10.49%) Architect
5 24 (8.99%) Senior Developer
6 22 (8.24%) C# Developer
7 21 (7.87%) CMS Developer
7 21 (7.87%) C# .NET Developer
8 20 (7.49%) Solutions Architect
9 19 (7.12%) Analyst
9 19 (7.12%) Umbraco Developer
10 16 (5.99%) Web Developer
11 12 (4.49%) Front-End Developer
12 11 (4.12%) Project Manager
13 9 (3.37%) Content Editor
14 8 (3.00%) Web Architect
14 8 (3.00%) Web Content Editor
14 8 (3.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (3.00%) Senior C# Developer
14 8 (3.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (70.41%) .NET
2 129 (48.31%) ASP.NET
3 125 (46.82%) HTML
4 107 (40.07%) CSS
5 76 (28.46%) jQuery
6 59 (22.10%) HTML5
7 58 (21.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 47 (17.60%) Web Services
8 47 (17.60%) CSS3
9 37 (13.86%) .NET Framework
10 29 (10.86%) WCF
11 28 (10.49%) AngularJS
12 26 (9.74%) ASP.NET Web API
12 26 (9.74%) XML
13 25 (9.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 23 (8.61%) REST
15 20 (7.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 14 (5.24%) Razor View Engine
16 14 (5.24%) Ninject
17 13 (4.87%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.49%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.12%) User Experience
4 10 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.75%) Open Source
5 8 (3.00%) W3C
6 7 (2.62%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (2.25%) iPad
8 4 (1.50%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.50%) Google Search Appliance
8 4 (1.50%) Streaming Music
9 3 (1.12%) Taxonomies
9 3 (1.12%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.12%) Handset
9 3 (1.12%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.75%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.75%) iPhone
10 2 (0.75%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.37%) GIS
11 1 (0.37%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.12%) Apple iOS
2 10 (3.75%) Android
3 6 (2.25%) Windows
4 3 (1.12%) webOS
5 1 (0.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (37.83%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (34.83%) MVC
3 61 (22.85%) E-Commerce
4 54 (20.22%) Scrum
5 51 (19.10%) TDD
5 51 (19.10%) Content Management
6 38 (14.23%) BDD
7 30 (11.24%) Web Development
8 22 (8.24%) Project Management
9 21 (7.87%) SOA
10 18 (6.74%) CRM
10 18 (6.74%) Mentoring
11 14 (5.24%) Domain-Driven Design
12 13 (4.87%) Responsive Web Design
13 11 (4.12%) Migration
14 10 (3.75%) Pair Programming
14 10 (3.75%) OO
15 8 (3.00%) Web Design
15 8 (3.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (3.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 164 (61.42%) C#
2 111 (41.57%) JavaScript
3 31 (11.61%) SQL
4 20 (7.49%) Java
5 11 (4.12%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.25%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.50%) PHP
8 2 (0.75%) ABAP
9 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.37%) Scala
9 1 (0.37%) C
9 1 (0.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (6.37%) Degree
2 5 (1.87%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.12%) VCP4
3 3 (1.12%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.37%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.12%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 267 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 56 (20.97%) Microsoft
3 50 (18.73%) EPiServer
4 16 (5.99%) Ektron
5 13 (4.87%) Adobe
6 7 (2.62%) Google
7 5 (1.87%) RedDot
8 4 (1.50%) Alterian
8 4 (1.50%) hybris
9 3 (1.12%) Oracle
9 3 (1.12%) SAP
9 3 (1.12%) FatWire
9 3 (1.12%) Omniture
10 2 (0.75%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.37%) Apple
11 1 (0.37%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.37%) Remedy
11 1 (0.37%) ATG
11 1 (0.37%) Foundry
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birkenhead
Computer Futures
Rate: £90 - £180 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Market Rates
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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London
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Rate: £280 - £400 per day + 6 month extending
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