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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore CMS
Rank 435 446 438
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 137 113 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.54% 1.31% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 68 65
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £228 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
- -2.09%
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
8899 8630 8290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.76% 17.67% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5567 5102 4650
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 316 426
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £35.05 £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 +3 133 £375 - 80
London +25 75 £375 - 31
South East -3 26 £360 -3.35% 22
City of London +31 23 £400 -20.00% 17
Berkshire +7 13 £369 -6.05% 10
Yorkshire -2 9 £350 +14.75% 3
Reading +12 7 £250 -28.57% 3
South West -23 7 £363 +16.00%
East of England - 6 £475 - 2
West Midlands - 6 £325 - 5
West Yorkshire - 6 £350 - 3
Oxfordshire -12 5 £408 +10.13% 1
Kent - 4 £315 - 3
Leeds - 3 £350 - 2
Scotland - 3 £400 - 1
Birmingham - 3 £325 - 2
Brentford - 3 - -
Bristol -6 2 £304 +21.50%
North West -6 2 £425 +21.42% 17
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 1
Folkestone - 2 £315 -
Glasgow - 2 £400 - 1
East Midlands +15 1 - -
Wiltshire -10 1 £163 -49.01%
Hampshire -23 1 £300 -26.82% 2
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Fareham - 1 £300 -
Cambridge - 1 £338 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £338 - 1
Cheshire - - - - 7

Sitecore CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 253 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 242 (95.65%) CMS
3 173 (68.38%) .NET
4 152 (60.08%) C#
5 131 (51.78%) HTML
6 123 (48.62%) ASP.NET
7 112 (44.27%) JavaScript
8 106 (41.90%) CSS
9 103 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
10 100 (39.53%) MVC
11 91 (35.97%) SQL Server
12 87 (34.39%) jQuery
13 74 (29.25%) Umbraco
14 67 (26.48%) ASP.NET MVC
15 61 (24.11%) HTML5
16 58 (22.92%) Scrum
17 55 (21.74%) E-Commerce
18 53 (20.95%) Microsoft
18 53 (20.95%) TDD
19 51 (20.16%) Content Management
20 49 (19.37%) EPiServer
21 47 (18.58%) .NET Framework
22 44 (17.39%) CSS3
23 40 (15.81%) BDD
24 39 (15.42%) Web Services
25 38 (15.02%) AngularJS
26 36 (14.23%) Web Development
27 33 (13.04%) XML
28 32 (12.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
29 31 (12.25%) SQL

Sitecore CMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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
1 242 (95.65%) CMS
2 74 (29.25%) Umbraco
3 30 (11.86%) Kentico
4 19 (7.51%) SharePoint
5 14 (5.53%) Node.js
5 14 (5.53%) Sitefinity
6 12 (4.74%) DNN
7 11 (4.35%) Drupal
8 10 (3.95%) Adobe CQ
9 5 (1.98%) WordPress
10 4 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.58%) Zimbra
10 4 (1.58%) Immediacy CMS
11 3 (1.19%) Joomla!
11 3 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.19%) EPiServer CMS
12 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.79%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.79%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.79%) Jetty
Applications
1 23 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.37%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.79%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (0.79%) InDesign
5 1 (0.40%) MS Project
5 1 (0.40%) MS Office
5 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (3.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.19%) Tridion
3 3 (1.19%) Magento
4 2 (0.79%) SAP ECC
4 2 (0.79%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.79%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.40%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.79%) GitHub
2 2 (0.79%) Office 365
2 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.37%) Internet
2 1 (0.40%) Intranet
2 1 (0.40%) GPRS
2 1 (0.40%) GSM
2 1 (0.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (35.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.19%) MySQL
3 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.79%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.79%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (6.32%) Moq
2 14 (5.53%) NUnit
2 14 (5.53%) Visual Studio
2 14 (5.53%) SpecFlow
3 13 (5.14%) Rhino Mocks
4 10 (3.95%) Subversion
5 9 (3.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (2.77%) Git (software)
7 6 (2.37%) Selenium
8 5 (1.98%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.58%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.19%) Firebug
10 3 (1.19%) JIRA
10 3 (1.19%) WatiN
10 3 (1.19%) MSTest
10 3 (1.19%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.19%) eggPlant
11 2 (0.79%) Grunt
11 2 (0.79%) Maven
11 2 (0.79%) JUnit
General
1 18 (7.11%) Marketing
2 16 (6.32%) Finance
3 15 (5.93%) Retail
4 4 (1.58%) Advertising
5 3 (1.19%) Publishing
6 1 (0.40%) Law
6 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.40%) Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.40%) French Language
6 1 (0.40%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 161 (63.64%) Developer
2 65 (25.69%) Sitecore Developer
3 58 (22.92%) .NET Developer
4 24 (9.49%) Senior Developer
5 20 (7.91%) Architect
6 19 (7.51%) C# Developer
7 18 (7.11%) Web Developer
7 18 (7.11%) Umbraco Developer
7 18 (7.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (7.11%) CMS Developer
8 14 (5.53%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (5.53%) Front-End Developer
9 13 (5.14%) Analyst
10 12 (4.74%) ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (3.95%) Project Manager
12 8 (3.16%) Senior .NET Developer
12 8 (3.16%) Senior C# Developer
13 7 (2.77%) Test Analyst
13 7 (2.77%) Consultant
13 7 (2.77%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (68.38%) .NET
2 131 (51.78%) HTML
3 123 (48.62%) ASP.NET
4 106 (41.90%) CSS
5 87 (34.39%) jQuery
6 67 (26.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 61 (24.11%) HTML5
8 47 (18.58%) .NET Framework
9 44 (17.39%) CSS3
10 39 (15.42%) Web Services
11 38 (15.02%) AngularJS
12 33 (13.04%) XML
13 32 (12.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 28 (11.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 28 (11.07%) WCF
15 27 (10.67%) ASP.NET Web API
16 21 (8.30%) REST
17 20 (7.91%) Razor View Engine
18 17 (6.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 17 (6.72%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.74%) User Experience
3 10 (3.95%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.95%) Open Source
4 8 (3.16%) W3C
5 7 (2.77%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.58%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.58%) Google Search Appliance
8 3 (1.19%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.19%) Handset
8 3 (1.19%) Streaming Music
8 3 (1.19%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.19%) iPad
8 3 (1.19%) Social Media
8 3 (1.19%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.79%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.79%) Blog
9 2 (0.79%) iPhone
9 2 (0.79%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.95%) Android
1 10 (3.95%) Apple iOS
2 5 (1.98%) Windows
3 3 (1.19%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (39.53%) MVC
3 58 (22.92%) Scrum
4 55 (21.74%) E-Commerce
5 53 (20.95%) TDD
6 51 (20.16%) Content Management
7 40 (15.81%) BDD
8 36 (14.23%) Web Development
9 24 (9.49%) Project Management
10 20 (7.91%) SOA
11 16 (6.32%) Domain-Driven Design
12 15 (5.93%) Mentoring
12 15 (5.93%) CRM
13 13 (5.14%) Responsive Web Design
14 10 (3.95%) OO
15 9 (3.56%) Web Design
15 9 (3.56%) SEO
15 9 (3.56%) Migration
16 8 (3.16%) Pair Programming
17 7 (2.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 152 (60.08%) C#
2 112 (44.27%) JavaScript
3 31 (12.25%) SQL
4 18 (7.11%) Java
5 16 (6.32%) T-SQL
6 10 (3.95%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.58%) PHP
8 2 (0.79%) ABAP
8 2 (0.79%) C++
9 1 (0.40%) C
9 1 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (5.53%) Degree
2 4 (1.58%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.40%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.98%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.40%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 253 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 53 (20.95%) Microsoft
3 49 (19.37%) EPiServer
4 11 (4.35%) Ektron
5 7 (2.77%) Adobe
6 6 (2.37%) Google
6 6 (2.37%) RedDot
7 3 (1.19%) SAP
7 3 (1.19%) Alterian
7 3 (1.19%) hybris
8 2 (0.79%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.79%) Omniture
8 2 (0.79%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.79%) Oracle
9 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.40%) Apple
9 1 (0.40%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.40%) Remedy
9 1 (0.40%) Capita
9 1 (0.40%) Foundry
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