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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore CMS
Rank 476 510 500
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -10
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 136 76 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.33% 0.82% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 56 79
Average daily rate
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£363 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £269 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
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
10240 9236 10077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.78% 17.51% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6163 5455 5642
Average daily rate £375 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 372 494
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +49 131 £363 -0.68% 74
London +48 77 £400 +6.66% 32
City of London +42 20 £400 +14.28% 14
South East +7 13 £350 -4.10% 8
South West -37 13 £300 +20.00% 8
Yorkshire - 13 £300 - 5
West Yorkshire - 13 £300 - 4
Leeds - 13 £300 - 4
Berkshire +12 5 £388 +10.71% 6
East Midlands +7 5 £325 - 1
Wiltshire - 5 £313 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 5 £325 -
East of England - 5 £400 - 4
Bristol -11 4 £360 +54.83% 4
Swindon - 4 £325 -
Nottingham - 4 £325 -
Oxford -4 3 £200 -45.20%
Oxfordshire -6 3 £200 -45.20%
North West -8 3 £450 +38.46% 6
Wales - 3 £420 - 2
South Wales - 3 £420 - 1
Reading - 3 £388 - 2
Manchester -10 2 £450 +38.46% 3
Surrey - 2 £331 - 2
Staines - 2 £331 -
Scotland -14 1 £350 +12.00% 1
West Midlands -19 1 £400 +52.38% 10
Hampshire - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £600 - 2
Southampton - 1 - -

Sitecore CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 298 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 293 (98.32%) CMS
3 197 (66.11%) .NET
4 166 (55.70%) C#
5 137 (45.97%) JavaScript
6 133 (44.63%) HTML
7 128 (42.95%) ASP.NET
8 125 (41.95%) MVC
9 121 (40.60%) CSS
10 104 (34.90%) jQuery
11 102 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
12 92 (30.87%) SQL Server
13 78 (26.17%) Content Management
14 71 (23.83%) HTML5
15 67 (22.48%) Umbraco
16 62 (20.81%) ASP.NET MVC
17 61 (20.47%) Web Development
18 57 (19.13%) CSS3
19 54 (18.12%) TDD
20 52 (17.45%) XML
21 51 (17.11%) EPiServer
22 49 (16.44%) Microsoft
23 47 (15.77%) Scrum
24 45 (15.10%) .NET Framework
25 44 (14.77%) SQL
26 35 (11.74%) E-Commerce
27 33 (11.07%) Web Services
27 33 (11.07%) Visual Studio
27 33 (11.07%) AngularJS
27 33 (11.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4

Sitecore CMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 293 (98.32%) CMS
2 67 (22.48%) Umbraco
3 32 (10.74%) SharePoint
4 23 (7.72%) IIS
5 16 (5.37%) Node.js
5 16 (5.37%) Kentico
6 14 (4.70%) DNN
7 13 (4.36%) Adobe CQ
8 9 (3.02%) Drupal
8 9 (3.02%) WordPress
9 7 (2.35%) ExpressionEngine
10 6 (2.01%) Alfresco
11 5 (1.68%) Sitefinity
11 5 (1.68%) Joomla!
11 5 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (1.01%) Orchard CMS
13 3 (1.01%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (6.38%) Photoshop
2 17 (5.70%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.34%) MS Office
4 3 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.68%) Tridion
2 5 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.01%) Magento
4 2 (0.67%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.68%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.68%) Internet
2 3 (1.01%) DNS
3 2 (0.67%) FTP
3 2 (0.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (30.87%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.70%) MySQL
3 12 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.01%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.34%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.34%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (0.34%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.34%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 33 (11.07%) Visual Studio
2 23 (7.72%) NUnit
3 20 (6.71%) Subversion
4 14 (4.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (3.69%) Selenium
6 9 (3.02%) Git (software)
7 8 (2.68%) Rhino Mocks
8 7 (2.35%) SpecFlow
8 7 (2.35%) Moq
8 7 (2.35%) TeamCity
8 7 (2.35%) JIRA
9 5 (1.68%) Grunt
9 5 (1.68%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.01%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.01%) Bower
10 3 (1.01%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (1.01%) Yeoman
11 2 (0.67%) JUnit
11 2 (0.67%) Maven
11 2 (0.67%) Build Forge
General
1 31 (10.40%) Finance
2 15 (5.03%) Marketing
3 10 (3.36%) Retail
4 9 (3.02%) Advertising
5 6 (2.01%) Banking
6 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.01%) Publishing
6 3 (1.01%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.01%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.34%) French Language
7 1 (0.34%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.34%) Law
7 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 192 (64.43%) Developer
2 72 (24.16%) Sitecore Developer
3 59 (19.80%) .NET Developer
4 37 (12.42%) Web Developer
5 31 (10.40%) Front-End Developer
6 23 (7.72%) Architect
7 21 (7.05%) Analyst
8 19 (6.38%) C# Developer
9 14 (4.70%) Business Analyst
10 11 (3.69%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (3.69%) ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (3.69%) Senior Developer
11 8 (2.68%) Lead Developer
11 8 (2.68%) Project Manager
11 8 (2.68%) Lead .NET Developer
11 8 (2.68%) Umbraco Developer
12 7 (2.35%) CMS Developer
12 7 (2.35%) Agile .NET Developer
12 7 (2.35%) Content Editor
13 6 (2.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (66.11%) .NET
2 133 (44.63%) HTML
3 128 (42.95%) ASP.NET
4 121 (40.60%) CSS
5 104 (34.90%) jQuery
6 71 (23.83%) HTML5
7 62 (20.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 57 (19.13%) CSS3
9 52 (17.45%) XML
10 45 (15.10%) .NET Framework
11 33 (11.07%) Web Services
11 33 (11.07%) AngularJS
11 33 (11.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 29 (9.73%) KnockoutJS
12 29 (9.73%) Ajax
13 26 (8.72%) WCF
14 18 (6.04%) Razor View Engine
14 18 (6.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 17 (5.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 15 (5.03%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.05%) User Experience
2 10 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.02%) Digital Media
3 9 (3.02%) Social Media
4 7 (2.35%) W3C
5 6 (2.01%) GIS
5 6 (2.01%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.34%) Streaming Music
6 4 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.01%) Open Source
7 3 (1.01%) Kindle
7 3 (1.01%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.67%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.67%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.67%) Copywriting
8 2 (0.67%) Blog
9 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.34%) iPhone
9 1 (0.34%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.69%) Windows
2 3 (1.01%) Android
3 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (41.95%) MVC
2 102 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (26.17%) Content Management
4 61 (20.47%) Web Development
5 54 (18.12%) TDD
6 47 (15.77%) Scrum
7 35 (11.74%) E-Commerce
8 24 (8.05%) BDD
9 21 (7.05%) Migration
10 20 (6.71%) Project Management
10 20 (6.71%) Responsive Web Design
11 14 (4.70%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (4.36%) Web Design
13 12 (4.03%) SEO
13 12 (4.03%) Workflow
13 12 (4.03%) Unit Testing
13 12 (4.03%) Automated Testing
14 10 (3.36%) CRM
14 10 (3.36%) Software Engineering
14 10 (3.36%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 166 (55.70%) C#
2 137 (45.97%) JavaScript
3 44 (14.77%) SQL
4 25 (8.39%) T-SQL
5 17 (5.70%) VB.NET
6 11 (3.69%) PHP
7 7 (2.35%) Java
8 3 (1.01%) C++
9 1 (0.34%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (3.36%) Degree
2 2 (0.67%) ISEB
2 2 (0.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.34%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.36%) QA
2 3 (1.01%) SLA
2 3 (1.01%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.67%) WAI
Systems Management
1 2 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 298 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 51 (17.11%) EPiServer
3 49 (16.44%) Microsoft
4 18 (6.04%) Ektron
5 9 (3.02%) Google
6 7 (2.35%) Adobe
7 6 (2.01%) FatWire
7 6 (2.01%) RedDot
8 5 (1.68%) Facebook
8 5 (1.68%) Twitter
8 5 (1.68%) Omniture
9 4 (1.34%) Interwoven
9 4 (1.34%) Vignette
9 4 (1.34%) Open Text
9 4 (1.34%) Stellent
9 4 (1.34%) Nintex
10 2 (0.67%) Oracle
10 2 (0.67%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.67%) Metastorm
10 2 (0.67%) StreamBase
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