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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore CMS
Rank 514 502 470
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -32
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 115 79 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.08% 0.84% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 57 82
Average daily rate
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£360 £365 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +5.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £267 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £310
% change year-on-year
-2.09% +15.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
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
10601 9403 9906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.19% 17.85% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6579 5698 5592
Average daily rate £380 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 375 492
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -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 20 October 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 20 October 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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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 +3 107 £360 -1.36% 61
London +18 52 £375 - 22
South East -9 15 £331 -9.24% 15
City of London +29 11 £400 +14.28% 12
South West -28 11 £355 +42.00% 6
East Midlands +14 9 £325 - 4
East of England -18 8 £600 - 3
Yorkshire - 8 £300 - 3
West Yorkshire - 8 £300 - 3
Nottinghamshire - 7 £325 - 1
Leeds - 7 £300 - 2
Nottingham - 6 £325 - 1
Luton - 5 £600 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £600 - 1
Wales - 5 £338 - 1
South Wales - 5 £338 - 1
Berkshire +15 4 £375 +7.14% 8
North West -11 4 £450 +38.46% 8
Bristol -27 4 £360 +44.00% 4
Wiltshire - 4 £300 - 1
Surrey - 4 £306 - 1
Manchester -6 3 £450 +38.46% 4
Oxford -15 3 £200 -45.20%
Oxfordshire -18 3 £200 -45.20%
Swindon - 3 - - 1
Staines - 2 £331 -
Scotland -8 1 £350 +12.00% 2
Leicestershire - 1 £325 - 1
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 2

Sitecore CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 268 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 262 (97.76%) CMS
3 181 (67.54%) .NET
4 153 (57.09%) C#
5 130 (48.51%) JavaScript
6 128 (47.76%) ASP.NET
7 126 (47.01%) HTML
8 109 (40.67%) CSS
9 107 (39.93%) MVC
10 103 (38.43%) jQuery
11 91 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
12 87 (32.46%) SQL Server
13 75 (27.99%) Content Management
14 67 (25.00%) HTML5
15 59 (22.01%) Umbraco
16 56 (20.90%) ASP.NET MVC
17 54 (20.15%) TDD
18 52 (19.40%) EPiServer
18 52 (19.40%) .NET Framework
18 52 (19.40%) XML
18 52 (19.40%) Microsoft
19 51 (19.03%) Web Development
19 51 (19.03%) CSS3
20 46 (17.16%) Scrum
21 38 (14.18%) SQL
22 36 (13.43%) E-Commerce
23 34 (12.69%) Visual Studio
24 33 (12.31%) Web Services
24 33 (12.31%) AngularJS
25 32 (11.94%) SharePoint

Sitecore CMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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
1 262 (97.76%) CMS
2 59 (22.01%) Umbraco
3 32 (11.94%) SharePoint
4 21 (7.84%) IIS
5 18 (6.72%) Kentico
6 13 (4.85%) Node.js
7 12 (4.48%) DNN
8 11 (4.10%) Adobe CQ
9 8 (2.99%) Drupal
10 6 (2.24%) Alfresco
10 6 (2.24%) WordPress
11 5 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.49%) Joomla!
12 4 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (1.49%) Sitefinity
12 4 (1.49%) ExpressionEngine
12 4 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (1.12%) Orchard CMS
13 3 (1.12%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 19 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.34%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.49%) MS Office
4 3 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.36%) Tridion
2 6 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.75%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.75%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.75%) SAP ECC
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.49%) SaaS
3 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.99%) Internet
2 1 (0.37%) DNS
2 1 (0.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (32.46%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.22%) MySQL
3 12 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.24%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.49%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.75%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.75%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.37%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.37%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 34 (12.69%) Visual Studio
2 24 (8.96%) NUnit
3 21 (7.84%) Subversion
4 17 (6.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (4.48%) Rhino Mocks
6 11 (4.10%) Moq
6 11 (4.10%) Selenium
6 11 (4.10%) SpecFlow
7 10 (3.73%) Git (software)
8 7 (2.61%) JIRA
9 5 (1.87%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.87%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.87%) Grunt
10 3 (1.12%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (1.12%) Yeoman
10 3 (1.12%) Bower
10 3 (1.12%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.75%) JUnit
11 2 (0.75%) Firebug
11 2 (0.75%) Maven
General
1 29 (10.82%) Finance
2 18 (6.72%) Marketing
3 12 (4.48%) Retail
4 6 (2.24%) Banking
4 6 (2.24%) Advertising
5 4 (1.49%) Publishing
6 3 (1.12%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.37%) Law
8 1 (0.37%) French Language
8 1 (0.37%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 170 (63.43%) Developer
2 57 (21.27%) Sitecore Developer
3 56 (20.90%) .NET Developer
4 31 (11.57%) Web Developer
5 28 (10.45%) Front-End Developer
6 25 (9.33%) Architect
7 20 (7.46%) C# Developer
8 19 (7.09%) Analyst
9 15 (5.60%) Senior Developer
10 13 (4.85%) Business Analyst
11 12 (4.48%) ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (4.48%) C# .NET Developer
12 10 (3.73%) CMS Developer
13 9 (3.36%) Lead Developer
13 9 (3.36%) Lead .NET Developer
14 8 (2.99%) Agile .NET Developer
14 8 (2.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 7 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
16 6 (2.24%) Software Engineer
16 6 (2.24%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (67.54%) .NET
2 128 (47.76%) ASP.NET
3 126 (47.01%) HTML
4 109 (40.67%) CSS
5 103 (38.43%) jQuery
6 67 (25.00%) HTML5
7 56 (20.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 52 (19.40%) XML
8 52 (19.40%) .NET Framework
9 51 (19.03%) CSS3
10 33 (12.31%) AngularJS
10 33 (12.31%) Web Services
11 27 (10.07%) Ajax
12 26 (9.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 25 (9.33%) KnockoutJS
14 21 (7.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 20 (7.46%) WCF
16 19 (7.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 16 (5.97%) Razor View Engine
18 14 (5.22%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.84%) User Experience
2 14 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.61%) W3C
3 7 (2.61%) Social Media
4 6 (2.24%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.24%) Digital Media
5 5 (1.87%) GIS
6 4 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.12%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.12%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.75%) Streaming Music
8 2 (0.75%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.75%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.75%) Blog
8 2 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.37%) Arduino
9 1 (0.37%) RIA
9 1 (0.37%) FMCG
9 1 (0.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.73%) Windows
2 2 (0.75%) Android
2 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (39.93%) MVC
2 91 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (27.99%) Content Management
4 54 (20.15%) TDD
5 51 (19.03%) Web Development
6 46 (17.16%) Scrum
7 36 (13.43%) E-Commerce
8 26 (9.70%) BDD
9 21 (7.84%) Project Management
9 21 (7.84%) Migration
10 18 (6.72%) Responsive Web Design
11 13 (4.85%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (4.85%) Automated Testing
11 13 (4.85%) CRM
12 12 (4.48%) Software Engineering
12 12 (4.48%) Unit Testing
12 12 (4.48%) Domain-Driven Design
12 12 (4.48%) SEO
12 12 (4.48%) SOA
13 11 (4.10%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 153 (57.09%) C#
2 130 (48.51%) JavaScript
3 38 (14.18%) SQL
4 28 (10.45%) T-SQL
5 15 (5.60%) VB.NET
6 9 (3.36%) Java
7 5 (1.87%) PHP
8 3 (1.12%) C++
9 2 (0.75%) ABAP
10 1 (0.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (4.48%) Degree
2 2 (0.75%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.75%) ISEB
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.37%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.36%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) WAI
3 1 (0.37%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 268 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 52 (19.40%) EPiServer
2 52 (19.40%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.72%) Ektron
4 7 (2.61%) Google
5 6 (2.24%) RedDot
6 5 (1.87%) Omniture
6 5 (1.87%) FatWire
6 5 (1.87%) Facebook
6 5 (1.87%) Twitter
7 4 (1.49%) Nintex
7 4 (1.49%) Open Text
7 4 (1.49%) Stellent
7 4 (1.49%) Adobe
7 4 (1.49%) Interwoven
7 4 (1.49%) Vignette
8 3 (1.12%) SAP
9 2 (0.75%) Oracle
9 2 (0.75%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.75%) TIBCO
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