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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore CMS
Rank 457 493 474
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -19
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 129 83 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.30% 0.90% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 51 61
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
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
9895 9202 8747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.15% 17.86% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6410 5582 4925
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £502 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 330 380 434
Average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +7 120 £375 - 72
London +19 57 £380 +1.33% 39
South East +1 27 £344 -7.09% 8
City of London +6 12 £413 -21.42% 22
Berkshire +14 11 £363 +11.53% 4
South West -28 9 £375 +20.00% 5
Yorkshire 0 8 £350 +14.75% 2
East of England - 8 £600 - 2
Bedfordshire - 7 £600 -
Reading +15 6 £288 -11.53% 2
Luton - 6 £600 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £350 - 1
East Midlands 0 4 £363 - 1
South Wales - 4 £300 -
Wales - 4 £300 -
Leeds - 4 £350 - 1
Kent - 4 £315 -
Cardiff - 4 £300 -
North West -11 3 £438 +25.00% 11
West Midlands - 3 £300 - 4
Scotland - 3 £400 -
Bristol -13 2 £350 +40.00% 3
Folkestone - 2 £315 -
Glasgow - 2 £400 -
Surrey - 2 £300 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £313 -
Nottinghamshire +2 1 - -
Manchester -10 1 £450 +28.57% 6
Wiltshire -15 1 £163 -49.01% 2
Hampshire -16 1 £300 - 2

Sitecore CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 265 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 259 (97.74%) CMS
3 189 (71.32%) .NET
4 164 (61.89%) C#
5 133 (50.19%) ASP.NET
6 130 (49.06%) HTML
7 122 (46.04%) JavaScript
8 103 (38.87%) MVC
9 101 (38.11%) CSS
10 100 (37.74%) jQuery
11 99 (37.36%) Agile Software Development
12 97 (36.60%) SQL Server
13 66 (24.91%) HTML5
14 64 (24.15%) Umbraco
15 61 (23.02%) ASP.NET MVC
16 60 (22.64%) Microsoft
17 56 (21.13%) Scrum
17 56 (21.13%) Content Management
18 55 (20.75%) TDD
18 55 (20.75%) .NET Framework
19 48 (18.11%) E-Commerce
20 45 (16.98%) EPiServer
21 44 (16.60%) CSS3
22 43 (16.23%) Web Services
23 41 (15.47%) SQL
24 40 (15.09%) Web Development
25 39 (14.72%) AngularJS
26 36 (13.58%) XML
27 34 (12.83%) BDD
28 32 (12.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4

Sitecore CMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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
1 259 (97.74%) CMS
2 64 (24.15%) Umbraco
3 28 (10.57%) SharePoint
4 22 (8.30%) Kentico
5 14 (5.28%) Node.js
6 13 (4.91%) Sitefinity
7 10 (3.77%) DNN
7 10 (3.77%) Drupal
8 9 (3.40%) Adobe CQ
9 7 (2.64%) IIS
10 6 (2.26%) Alfresco
11 5 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (1.51%) Immediacy CMS
12 4 (1.51%) WordPress
12 4 (1.51%) Zimbra
12 4 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (1.13%) Content Management Server
13 3 (1.13%) Joomla!
Applications
1 28 (10.57%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.40%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.75%) MS Office
4 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.26%) Tridion
3 4 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.13%) Magento
5 2 (0.75%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.75%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.75%) SAP ECC
6 1 (0.38%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.75%) SaaS
2 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.38%) Office 365
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.26%) Internet
2 1 (0.38%) GPRS
2 1 (0.38%) GSM
2 1 (0.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (36.60%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.64%) MySQL
3 5 (1.89%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.51%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.75%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 2 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.75%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.38%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (0.38%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (9.06%) Visual Studio
2 22 (8.30%) NUnit
3 19 (7.17%) Moq
4 17 (6.42%) Subversion
4 17 (6.42%) SpecFlow
5 16 (6.04%) Rhino Mocks
6 13 (4.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (4.15%) Selenium
8 8 (3.02%) Git (software)
9 7 (2.64%) JIRA
10 5 (1.89%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.51%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.13%) MSTest
12 3 (1.13%) Firebug
13 2 (0.75%) JUnit
13 2 (0.75%) Maven
14 1 (0.38%) JMeter
14 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
14 1 (0.38%) WebDriver
14 1 (0.38%) Grunt
General
1 19 (7.17%) Finance
2 15 (5.66%) Marketing
3 13 (4.91%) Retail
4 5 (1.89%) Advertising
5 4 (1.51%) Publishing
5 4 (1.51%) Banking
6 1 (0.38%) Law
6 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.38%) French Language
6 1 (0.38%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 169 (63.77%) Developer
2 66 (24.91%) Sitecore Developer
3 55 (20.75%) .NET Developer
4 24 (9.06%) C# Developer
4 24 (9.06%) Architect
4 24 (9.06%) Senior Developer
5 21 (7.92%) Web Developer
6 17 (6.42%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (6.04%) Front-End Developer
8 15 (5.66%) Analyst
9 14 (5.28%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (5.28%) Umbraco Developer
10 12 (4.53%) CMS Developer
10 12 (4.53%) ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (3.77%) Lead Developer
12 8 (3.02%) Senior C# Developer
12 8 (3.02%) Senior .NET Developer
12 8 (3.02%) Lead .NET Developer
13 7 (2.64%) Agile .NET Developer
13 7 (2.64%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (71.32%) .NET
2 133 (50.19%) ASP.NET
3 130 (49.06%) HTML
4 101 (38.11%) CSS
5 100 (37.74%) jQuery
6 66 (24.91%) HTML5
7 61 (23.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 55 (20.75%) .NET Framework
9 44 (16.60%) CSS3
10 43 (16.23%) Web Services
11 39 (14.72%) AngularJS
12 36 (13.58%) XML
13 32 (12.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 29 (10.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 25 (9.43%) ASP.NET Web API
16 24 (9.06%) WCF
17 23 (8.68%) Ajax
18 22 (8.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 22 (8.30%) REST
19 19 (7.17%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.66%) User Experience
3 10 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.64%) Open Source
4 7 (2.64%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.89%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.51%) Google Search Appliance
7 4 (1.51%) W3C
8 3 (1.13%) Social Media
8 3 (1.13%) GIS
8 3 (1.13%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.13%) Streaming Music
8 3 (1.13%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.13%) Graphic Design
8 3 (1.13%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.75%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.75%) iPhone
9 2 (0.75%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.40%) Android
1 9 (3.40%) Apple iOS
2 6 (2.26%) Windows
3 2 (0.75%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (38.87%) MVC
2 99 (37.36%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (21.13%) Content Management
3 56 (21.13%) Scrum
4 55 (20.75%) TDD
5 48 (18.11%) E-Commerce
6 40 (15.09%) Web Development
7 34 (12.83%) BDD
8 28 (10.57%) Project Management
9 24 (9.06%) SOA
10 19 (7.17%) Domain-Driven Design
11 16 (6.04%) Migration
12 15 (5.66%) Responsive Web Design
13 14 (5.28%) CRM
14 10 (3.77%) OO
14 10 (3.77%) SEO
14 10 (3.77%) Automated Testing
15 9 (3.40%) Software Engineering
15 9 (3.40%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (3.40%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 164 (61.89%) C#
2 122 (46.04%) JavaScript
3 41 (15.47%) SQL
4 23 (8.68%) T-SQL
5 13 (4.91%) Java
6 12 (4.53%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.13%) C++
7 3 (1.13%) PHP
8 2 (0.75%) ABAP
9 1 (0.38%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (4.91%) Degree
2 3 (1.13%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.38%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.38%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.02%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) WAI
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 265 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 60 (22.64%) Microsoft
3 45 (16.98%) EPiServer
4 14 (5.28%) Ektron
5 9 (3.40%) RedDot
6 8 (3.02%) Google
7 4 (1.51%) Nintex
7 4 (1.51%) Stellent
7 4 (1.51%) FatWire
7 4 (1.51%) Vignette
7 4 (1.51%) Interwoven
8 3 (1.13%) SAP
8 3 (1.13%) Open Text
8 3 (1.13%) Adobe
8 3 (1.13%) Alterian
9 2 (0.75%) Omniture
9 2 (0.75%) Oracle
9 2 (0.75%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.75%) Facebook
9 2 (0.75%) Twitter
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