The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore CMS
Rank 443 495 520
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +25
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 151 75 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.56% 0.86% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 61 48
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£375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.18% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 - -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9665 8688 9870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.66% 17.00% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5699 4963 5630
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 423 443
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.15 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 +41 141 £375 +12.78% 76
London +48 86 £400 +17.64% 35
City of London +42 26 £450 +12.50% 13
South West -15 14 £300 +20.00% 5
Yorkshire - 12 £300 - 3
West Yorkshire - 12 £300 - 3
Leeds - 12 £300 - 3
West Midlands -15 11 £325 +23.80% 9
South East -3 10 £388 -29.54% 14
Wiltshire - 9 £325 - 1
South Wales - 7 £415 - 1
Wales - 7 £415 - 1
Cardiff - 7 £415 - 1
Berkshire +4 5 £388 -29.54% 5
East of England - 4 £285 - 1
Reading +8 3 £388 -29.54%
Bath -1 3 £300 -14.28%
Somerset -13 3 £300 -14.28%
Scotland -18 3 £320 -8.57% 4
Surrey - 3 £313 - 1
Bristol -19 2 £275 +10.00% 2
Staffordshire +7 1 - - 1
Glasgow -2 1 £290 -17.14% 2
Edinburgh - 1 £350 -
Brighton - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1

Sitecore CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 295 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 289 (97.97%) CMS
3 215 (72.88%) .NET
4 183 (62.03%) C#
5 139 (47.12%) ASP.NET
6 129 (43.73%) JavaScript
7 119 (40.34%) HTML
8 118 (40.00%) MVC
9 116 (39.32%) CSS
10 99 (33.56%) SQL Server
10 99 (33.56%) jQuery
11 78 (26.44%) Umbraco
12 74 (25.08%) Content Management
13 66 (22.37%) HTML5
14 59 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 58 (19.66%) CSS3
16 50 (16.95%) XML
16 50 (16.95%) EPiServer
17 47 (15.93%) TDD
17 47 (15.93%) Web Development
18 44 (14.92%) Microsoft
19 42 (14.24%) SQL
20 41 (13.90%) Scrum
20 41 (13.90%) Agile Software Development
21 39 (13.22%) Web Services
22 38 (12.88%) SharePoint
23 35 (11.86%) .NET Framework
24 34 (11.53%) IIS
24 34 (11.53%) Visual Studio
25 32 (10.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4

Sitecore CMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 289 (97.97%) CMS
2 78 (26.44%) Umbraco
3 38 (12.88%) SharePoint
4 34 (11.53%) IIS
5 18 (6.10%) Kentico
6 12 (4.07%) DNN
7 10 (3.39%) WordPress
7 10 (3.39%) Adobe CQ
8 9 (3.05%) Node.js
9 7 (2.37%) ExpressionEngine
10 6 (2.03%) Drupal
10 6 (2.03%) Joomla!
11 5 (1.69%) MS Exchange
11 5 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (1.69%) Sitefinity
11 5 (1.69%) Lync
11 5 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.36%) Alfresco
Applications
1 19 (6.44%) Photoshop
2 14 (4.75%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.02%) MS Office
4 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.37%) Tridion
2 6 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.02%) Magento
4 2 (0.68%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (2.71%) SaaS
2 2 (0.68%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.37%) Internet
2 5 (1.69%) Intranet
3 3 (1.02%) DNS
4 2 (0.68%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (33.56%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (5.08%) MySQL
4 13 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.03%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.36%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.02%) RavenDB
7 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.68%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.68%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.34%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 34 (11.53%) Visual Studio
2 24 (8.14%) Subversion
3 23 (7.80%) NUnit
4 15 (5.08%) Git (software)
5 13 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (3.39%) Selenium
7 8 (2.71%) JIRA
7 8 (2.71%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.03%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.69%) Rhino Mocks
10 4 (1.36%) Moq
10 4 (1.36%) SpecFlow
10 4 (1.36%) Grunt
11 3 (1.02%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.68%) Build Forge
12 2 (0.68%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.68%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.68%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (0.68%) Yeoman
General
1 30 (10.17%) Finance
2 12 (4.07%) Advertising
3 9 (3.05%) Marketing
4 6 (2.03%) Retail
5 5 (1.69%) Banking
5 5 (1.69%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.02%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.02%) Publishing
7 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 195 (66.10%) Developer
2 77 (26.10%) Sitecore Developer
3 62 (21.02%) .NET Developer
4 34 (11.53%) Web Developer
5 31 (10.51%) Front-End Developer
6 29 (9.83%) C# Developer
7 26 (8.81%) Architect
8 21 (7.12%) C# .NET Developer
9 19 (6.44%) Analyst
10 17 (5.76%) ASP.NET Developer
11 16 (5.42%) CMS Developer
12 14 (4.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 13 (4.41%) Business Analyst
14 9 (3.05%) Project Manager
14 9 (3.05%) Senior Developer
15 6 (2.03%) Senior .NET Developer
15 6 (2.03%) C# Web Developer
16 5 (1.69%) Lead Architect
16 5 (1.69%) .NET Architect
16 5 (1.69%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (72.88%) .NET
2 139 (47.12%) ASP.NET
3 119 (40.34%) HTML
4 116 (39.32%) CSS
5 99 (33.56%) jQuery
6 66 (22.37%) HTML5
7 59 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 58 (19.66%) CSS3
9 50 (16.95%) XML
10 39 (13.22%) Web Services
11 35 (11.86%) .NET Framework
12 32 (10.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 27 (9.15%) WCF
14 26 (8.81%) Ajax
15 24 (8.14%) KnockoutJS
16 20 (6.78%) AngularJS
17 15 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 15 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 15 (5.08%) ADO.NET
18 13 (4.41%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 8 (2.71%) Mobile App
2 7 (2.37%) W3C
2 7 (2.37%) Digital Media
3 6 (2.03%) Social Media
3 6 (2.03%) iPhone
3 6 (2.03%) GIS
4 5 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.36%) Streaming Music
5 4 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.02%) Open Source
6 3 (1.02%) Kindle
7 2 (0.68%) FMCG
7 2 (0.68%) Graphic Design
7 2 (0.68%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.68%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.34%) RIA
8 1 (0.34%) Physics
8 1 (0.34%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.34%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.08%) Windows
2 8 (2.71%) Android
3 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.68%) Linux
3 2 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (40.00%) MVC
2 74 (25.08%) Content Management
3 47 (15.93%) TDD
3 47 (15.93%) Web Development
4 41 (13.90%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (13.90%) Scrum
5 31 (10.51%) E-Commerce
6 23 (7.80%) Unit Testing
7 22 (7.46%) BDD
7 22 (7.46%) Migration
8 19 (6.44%) Responsive Web Design
9 18 (6.10%) Web Design
10 17 (5.76%) Project Management
10 17 (5.76%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (4.75%) Automated Testing
12 13 (4.41%) CRM
13 11 (3.73%) Workflow
13 11 (3.73%) Software Engineering
14 10 (3.39%) OO
15 8 (2.71%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 183 (62.03%) C#
2 129 (43.73%) JavaScript
3 42 (14.24%) SQL
4 24 (8.14%) T-SQL
5 14 (4.75%) PHP
6 13 (4.41%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.02%) Python
7 3 (1.02%) Java
8 2 (0.68%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.68%) Ruby
8 2 (0.68%) Scala
9 1 (0.34%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (2.71%) Degree
2 2 (0.68%) ISEB
3 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.39%) QA
2 3 (1.02%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.02%) SLA
3 2 (0.68%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (1.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.68%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 295 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 50 (16.95%) EPiServer
3 44 (14.92%) Microsoft
4 23 (7.80%) Ektron
5 8 (2.71%) Google
6 7 (2.37%) Adobe
7 6 (2.03%) TIBCO
7 6 (2.03%) FatWire
7 6 (2.03%) Facebook
8 5 (1.69%) Twitter
9 4 (1.36%) Nintex
9 4 (1.36%) Open Text
9 4 (1.36%) RedDot
9 4 (1.36%) Stellent
9 4 (1.36%) Vignette
9 4 (1.36%) Interwoven
10 3 (1.02%) Omniture
11 2 (0.68%) VMware
11 2 (0.68%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.68%) Metastorm
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