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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore CMS
Rank 495 482 484
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 145 154 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.38% 1.49% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 108 87
Average daily rate £425 £389 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.32% +3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £389 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.10% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 - -

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
10487 10319 9614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.77% 18.51% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6869 6264 5923
Average daily rate £420 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 381 319
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £11.80 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.11 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +12.13%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -49 121 £413 +6.10% 42
London -25 69 £425 +8.62% 25
Scotland -3 18 £450 - 2
Edinburgh +5 15 £450 - 2
East of England +19 14 £450 -25.00% 2
Bedfordshire +9 12 £450 -25.00% 2
South East -39 12 £500 +26.98% 3
City of London +34 11 £400 - 8
South West 0 9 £294 -11.32% 3
Yorkshire +6 6 £335 -4.28% 1
Hampshire +3 6 £525 +100.00%
West Yorkshire -1 6 £335 -4.28% 1
Basingstoke - 6 £525 -
Bath - 6 £281 -
Leeds - 6 £335 -
Somerset - 6 £281 -
East Midlands +10 5 £425 - 1
Wales +6 5 £313 -16.66% 1
Luton 0 5 £450 -26.53% 2
South Wales -5 5 £313 -16.66% 1
Cardiff -15 5 £313 -16.66% 1
Nottinghamshire 0 4 - - 1
Reading -13 4 £275 -31.25%
West Midlands -13 4 £250 -14.89% 1
Berkshire -14 4 £275 -31.25%
Oxfordshire +2 2 £350 -5.40%
Nottingham -7 2 - -
North West -14 2 £375 -16.66% 4
Midlands - 2 £450 -
Coventry - 2 £250 - 1

Sitecore CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 246 (100.00%) CMS
1 246 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 148 (60.16%) .NET
3 114 (46.34%) C#
4 113 (45.93%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (32.11%) MVC
6 73 (29.67%) HTML
7 69 (28.05%) ASP.NET
8 64 (26.02%) CSS
9 63 (25.61%) JavaScript
10 52 (21.14%) Umbraco
11 46 (18.70%) Microsoft
11 46 (18.70%) User Experience
12 42 (17.07%) SQL Server
12 42 (17.07%) Web Development
13 41 (16.67%) jQuery
14 40 (16.26%) Content Management
15 38 (15.45%) Finance
16 36 (14.63%) CSS3
17 35 (14.23%) Marketing
18 34 (13.82%) HTML5
18 34 (13.82%) Front End Development
19 31 (12.60%) Scrum
19 31 (12.60%) E-Commerce
19 31 (12.60%) TDD
20 29 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
21 28 (11.38%) ASP.NET MVC
22 27 (10.98%) BDD
22 27 (10.98%) Web Services
23 26 (10.57%) EPiServer

Sitecore CMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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
1 246 (100.00%) CMS
2 52 (21.14%) Umbraco
3 15 (6.10%) Drupal
4 10 (4.07%) IIS
4 10 (4.07%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.44%) Kentico
6 5 (2.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (2.03%) Apache Solr
6 5 (2.03%) Sitefinity
7 4 (1.63%) Node.js
8 3 (1.22%) Joomla!
8 3 (1.22%) Lightstreamer
8 3 (1.22%) WordPress
9 2 (0.81%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.81%) concrete5
9 2 (0.81%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.41%) CoreMedia CMS
10 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.41%) Magnolia
10 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (2.85%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.03%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (2.03%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.63%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (1.22%) GIMP
5 2 (0.81%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.81%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.63%) SDL Web 8
3 3 (1.22%) Magento
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.41%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.41%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.63%) Lucidchart
3 2 (0.81%) Basecamp
3 2 (0.81%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.41%) AdWords
4 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.41%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.41%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.07%) Internet
2 5 (2.03%) Intranet
3 3 (1.22%) Firewall
4 1 (0.41%) Extranet
4 1 (0.41%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.22%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.22%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.81%) MySQL
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (8.13%) JIRA
2 11 (4.47%) Axure RP
2 11 (4.47%) SpecFlow
3 7 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.44%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.44%) Grunt
5 5 (2.03%) NUnit
5 5 (2.03%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 4 (1.63%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.81%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.81%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.81%) Selenium
8 1 (0.41%) JUnit
8 1 (0.41%) Moq
8 1 (0.41%) MSTest
8 1 (0.41%) Subversion
General
1 38 (15.45%) Finance
2 35 (14.23%) Marketing
3 14 (5.69%) Retail
4 5 (2.03%) Legal
5 3 (1.22%) Law
6 2 (0.81%) Banking
6 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.41%) Back Office
7 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 117 (47.56%) Developer
2 68 (27.64%) Sitecore Developer
3 61 (24.80%) .NET Developer
4 40 (16.26%) Analyst
5 36 (14.63%) Business Analyst
6 32 (13.01%) Architect
7 31 (12.60%) C# Developer
8 30 (12.20%) C# .NET Developer
9 20 (8.13%) Sitecore Architect
10 19 (7.72%) Content Editor
11 18 (7.32%) CMS Developer
11 18 (7.32%) Digital Analyst
11 18 (7.32%) Digital Business Analyst
11 18 (7.32%) HTML Developer
11 18 (7.32%) Web Developer
12 16 (6.50%) ASP.NET Developer
12 16 (6.50%) Project Manager
13 14 (5.69%) .NET Architect
14 13 (5.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 12 (4.88%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (60.16%) .NET
2 73 (29.67%) HTML
3 69 (28.05%) ASP.NET
4 64 (26.02%) CSS
5 41 (16.67%) jQuery
6 36 (14.63%) CSS3
7 34 (13.82%) HTML5
8 28 (11.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (10.98%) Web Services
10 26 (10.57%) AngularJS
11 25 (10.16%) .NET Framework
12 16 (6.50%) WCF
13 12 (4.88%) Ajax
13 12 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 12 (4.88%) REST
14 10 (4.07%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (3.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 7 (2.85%) SOAP
16 7 (2.85%) XML
17 6 (2.44%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 46 (18.70%) User Experience
2 29 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.47%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.44%) Digital Media
4 6 (2.44%) iPad
5 5 (2.03%) Copywriting
6 4 (1.63%) W3C
7 3 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.22%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.81%) NHS
9 1 (0.41%) Derivative
9 1 (0.41%) EPoS
9 1 (0.41%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.41%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.88%) Windows
2 5 (2.03%) Windows Server
2 5 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.81%) Android
3 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.81%) CentOS
4 1 (0.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (45.93%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (32.11%) MVC
3 42 (17.07%) Web Development
4 40 (16.26%) Content Management
5 34 (13.82%) Front End Development
6 31 (12.60%) E-Commerce
6 31 (12.60%) Scrum
6 31 (12.60%) TDD
7 27 (10.98%) BDD
8 25 (10.16%) CRM
9 21 (8.54%) Change Management
10 20 (8.13%) Business Analysis
11 18 (7.32%) Use Case
12 17 (6.91%) Analytics
12 17 (6.91%) Business Process Improvement
12 17 (6.91%) Process Improvement
13 15 (6.10%) Migration
14 14 (5.69%) Project Management
15 13 (5.28%) User Stories
16 12 (4.88%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 114 (46.34%) C#
2 63 (25.61%) JavaScript
3 16 (6.50%) SQL
4 9 (3.66%) Java
5 4 (1.63%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.22%) C++
6 3 (1.22%) PHP
6 3 (1.22%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.22%) Python
6 3 (1.22%) Ruby
7 2 (0.81%) ActionScript
7 2 (0.81%) Apple Swift
7 2 (0.81%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.81%) Objective-C
7 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.81%) VB
7 2 (0.81%) XPath
7 2 (0.81%) XQuery
8 1 (0.41%) C
8 1 (0.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (1.63%) Degree
2 2 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.41%) PhD
3 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.47%) WCAG
2 6 (2.44%) QA
3 2 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.81%) WAI
Vendors
1 246 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 46 (18.70%) Microsoft
3 26 (10.57%) EPiServer
4 10 (4.07%) Adobe
5 9 (3.66%) Oracle
6 5 (2.03%) Capita
6 5 (2.03%) Interwoven
7 4 (1.63%) HP
8 3 (1.22%) CA
8 3 (1.22%) Ektron
8 3 (1.22%) Google
8 3 (1.22%) Pega
8 3 (1.22%) StreamBase
8 3 (1.22%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.81%) Brightcove
9 2 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.81%) SAP
9 2 (0.81%) Zend
10 1 (0.41%) EMC
10 1 (0.41%) Vignette
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