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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore CMS
Rank 523 474 469
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -5
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 101 142 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.07% 1.53% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 107 67
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £367 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.20% +7.14%
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
9442 9308 8887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.34% 18.02% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6133 5769 5264
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 320 314
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.08 £39.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 -67 100 £394 +5.00% 58
London -31 42 £450 +20.00% 33
North West +2 13 £370 -12.94% 6
South East -20 12 £325 -17.72% 10
Manchester - 11 £370 - 2
South West +1 10 £263 -27.58% 3
Yorkshire -10 10 £350 +3.70% 2
Stockport - 10 £370 -
Leeds +2 9 £350 +3.70% 1
West Yorkshire -4 9 £350 - 1
East of England +1 7 £450 -5.26% 1
Berkshire -2 7 £325 -21.21% 2
West Midlands -11 7 £381 +17.30% 2
Wiltshire -2 6 £263 +31.25%
City of London +20 4 £388 -3.12% 14
Coventry - 4 £438 - 1
Hertfordshire +13 3 £575 -
Bristol +1 3 - - 2
Swindon +1 3 £263 +31.25%
Reading -12 3 £325 +30.00%
Windsor - 3 £375 -
East Sussex +11 2 - - 1
Bedfordshire 0 2 £313 -39.02%
Norfolk - 2 £275 -
Chippenham - 2 £263 -
Buckinghamshire +12 1 £275 -12.00%
Oxfordshire +2 1 £450 +10.42% 1
Somerset +2 1 - -
Birmingham -5 1 £375 +15.38%
East Midlands -7 1 £275 - 1

Sitecore CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 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.

1 203 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 202 (99.51%) CMS
3 127 (62.56%) .NET
4 106 (52.22%) C#
5 81 (39.90%) HTML
6 77 (37.93%) CSS
6 77 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
7 74 (36.45%) MVC
8 70 (34.48%) ASP.NET
9 64 (31.53%) JavaScript
10 50 (24.63%) Umbraco
11 49 (24.14%) Content Management
12 48 (23.65%) CSS3
13 45 (22.17%) HTML5
14 44 (21.67%) jQuery
14 44 (21.67%) SQL Server
15 42 (20.69%) Finance
16 35 (17.24%) EPiServer
17 33 (16.26%) Scrum
18 31 (15.27%) TDD
18 31 (15.27%) Web Services
19 28 (13.79%) WCF
19 28 (13.79%) .NET Framework
19 28 (13.79%) AngularJS
20 27 (13.30%) User Experience
20 27 (13.30%) ASP.NET MVC
21 26 (12.81%) BDD
22 25 (12.32%) Front End Development
22 25 (12.32%) Microsoft
23 24 (11.82%) Marketing

Sitecore CMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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
1 202 (99.51%) CMS
2 50 (24.63%) Umbraco
3 11 (5.42%) Kentico
4 8 (3.94%) Sitefinity
5 6 (2.96%) Drupal
5 6 (2.96%) IIS
6 5 (2.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (2.46%) DNN
6 5 (2.46%) Node.js
7 4 (1.97%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.97%) WordPress
8 3 (1.48%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.99%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.99%) concrete5
9 2 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.99%) ExpressionEngine
9 2 (0.99%) Immediacy CMS
10 1 (0.49%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.49%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (0.49%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 6 (2.96%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.99%) 3ds Max
3 2 (0.99%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.99%) GIMP
3 2 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.49%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.46%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (1.48%) Magento
3 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.49%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.99%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (0.99%) MailChimp
3 1 (0.49%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.49%) GitHub
3 1 (0.49%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.94%) Internet
2 5 (2.46%) Intranet
3 1 (0.49%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.45%) NoSQL
2 7 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (2.96%) MySQL
4 3 (1.48%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.99%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.49%) MarkLogic
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (6.90%) SpecFlow
2 9 (4.43%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.43%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.46%) Grunt
5 3 (1.48%) Subversion
6 2 (0.99%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.99%) Selenium
7 1 (0.49%) gulp
7 1 (0.49%) JIRA
7 1 (0.49%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.49%) Moq
7 1 (0.49%) MSTest
7 1 (0.49%) NUnit
7 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.49%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.49%) Yeoman
General
1 42 (20.69%) Finance
2 24 (11.82%) Marketing
3 6 (2.96%) Automotive
4 5 (2.46%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.97%) Banking
5 4 (1.97%) Retail
6 3 (1.48%) Legal
7 2 (0.99%) Advertising
7 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Law
8 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (54.68%) Developer
2 63 (31.03%) .NET Developer
3 50 (24.63%) Sitecore Developer
4 43 (21.18%) C# Developer
5 33 (16.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (11.82%) HTML Developer
7 21 (10.34%) Architect
7 21 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (9.85%) Analyst
8 20 (9.85%) Project Manager
9 19 (9.36%) Web Developer
10 18 (8.87%) Business Analyst
10 18 (8.87%) CMS Developer
10 18 (8.87%) Content Editor
10 18 (8.87%) HTML CSS Developer
11 16 (7.88%) JavaScript Developer
12 13 (6.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (6.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 13 (6.40%) Sitecore Architect
13 12 (5.91%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (62.56%) .NET
2 81 (39.90%) HTML
3 77 (37.93%) CSS
4 70 (34.48%) ASP.NET
5 48 (23.65%) CSS3
6 45 (22.17%) HTML5
7 44 (21.67%) jQuery
8 31 (15.27%) Web Services
9 28 (13.79%) .NET Framework
9 28 (13.79%) AngularJS
9 28 (13.79%) WCF
10 27 (13.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (6.90%) Ajax
12 13 (6.40%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (5.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 10 (4.93%) KnockoutJS
14 10 (4.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (4.43%) Entity Framework
16 8 (3.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 8 (3.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.30%) User Experience
2 13 (6.40%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.46%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.48%) Copywriting
5 3 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.48%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (0.99%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.99%) W3C
7 1 (0.49%) EPoS
7 1 (0.49%) FMCG
7 1 (0.49%) iPad
7 1 (0.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.45%) Windows
2 5 (2.46%) Windows Server
2 5 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.48%) Android
3 3 (1.48%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.99%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (36.45%) MVC
3 49 (24.14%) Content Management
4 33 (16.26%) Scrum
5 31 (15.27%) TDD
6 26 (12.81%) BDD
7 25 (12.32%) Front End Development
8 22 (10.84%) Web Development
9 21 (10.34%) E-Commerce
10 20 (9.85%) Project Management
11 16 (7.88%) Web Testing
12 14 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (6.40%) OWASP
13 13 (6.40%) Requirements Analysis
13 13 (6.40%) SEO
14 11 (5.42%) Migration
14 11 (5.42%) PRINCE2
15 10 (4.93%) CRM
16 9 (4.43%) B2C
16 9 (4.43%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 106 (52.22%) C#
2 64 (31.53%) JavaScript
3 13 (6.40%) SQL
4 6 (2.96%) Java
5 4 (1.97%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.48%) Ruby
7 2 (0.99%) ActionScript
7 2 (0.99%) Apple Swift
7 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.99%) C++
7 2 (0.99%) Objective-C
7 2 (0.99%) PHP
7 2 (0.99%) Python
7 2 (0.99%) VB
8 1 (0.49%) Scala
8 1 (0.49%) XPath
8 1 (0.49%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (2.46%) Degree
2 4 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.48%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.40%) WCAG
2 6 (2.96%) QA
3 2 (0.99%) WAI
Vendors
1 203 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 35 (17.24%) EPiServer
3 25 (12.32%) Microsoft
4 17 (8.37%) Adobe
5 8 (3.94%) Oracle
6 5 (2.46%) Capita
7 4 (1.97%) Ektron
7 4 (1.97%) HP
7 4 (1.97%) Interwoven
8 2 (0.99%) Facebook
8 2 (0.99%) Google
8 2 (0.99%) hybris
8 2 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.99%) Zend
9 1 (0.49%) Alterian
9 1 (0.49%) Apple
9 1 (0.49%) ATG
9 1 (0.49%) IBM
9 1 (0.49%) SAP
9 1 (0.49%) Twitter
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