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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore CMS
Rank 442 458 518
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +60
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 146 86 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.52% 1.04% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 58 45
Average daily rate £375 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £561 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.50
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9622 8294 9910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.09% 17.38% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5881 4681 5361
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 417 451
Average hourly rate £18.10 £19.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +1.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -37 135 £375 -6.25% 65
London -8 62 £375 -6.25% 36
South East -1 31 £350 -12.50% 10
City of London -9 21 £450 +20.00% 10
South West -15 13 £488 +111.95% 4
West Midlands -8 10 £350 +6.06% 3
North West -15 9 £425 +30.76% 5
South Wales - 9 £425 - 3
Wales - 9 £425 - 4
Cardiff - 9 £425 - 3
Manchester -9 8 £425 - 2
Dorset - 8 £500 -
Berkshire -2 7 £350 +12.00%
Bournemouth - 7 £500 -
Hampshire +10 6 £250 - 4
Bristol -13 4 £250 +8.69% 2
Yorkshire -17 4 £375 +25.00% 4
Oxfordshire - 4 - -
Oxford - 4 - -
Reading - 4 £363 -
Surrey -9 3 - -
Leeds -16 3 £375 +25.00% 2
West Yorkshire -17 3 £375 +25.00% 4
East Midlands - 3 £350 - 1
Fareham - 3 £250 - 3
Birmingham - 3 £400 -
Walsall - 3 £425 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 £395 - 3

Sitecore CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 251 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 243 (96.81%) CMS
3 203 (80.88%) .NET
4 175 (69.72%) C#
5 134 (53.39%) ASP.NET
6 100 (39.84%) SQL Server
7 98 (39.04%) HTML
7 98 (39.04%) MVC
8 87 (34.66%) CSS
9 76 (30.28%) JavaScript
10 71 (28.29%) jQuery
11 66 (26.29%) Umbraco
12 65 (25.90%) ASP.NET MVC
13 61 (24.30%) Content Management
14 49 (19.52%) EPiServer
15 41 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 38 (15.14%) SQL
17 33 (13.15%) Web Services
17 33 (13.15%) Agile Software Development
17 33 (13.15%) Web Development
18 32 (12.75%) TDD
19 28 (11.16%) HTML5
20 26 (10.36%) WCF
21 25 (9.96%) E-Commerce
21 25 (9.96%) CSS3
22 24 (9.56%) XML
22 24 (9.56%) Ajax
23 22 (8.76%) .NET Framework
23 22 (8.76%) Scrum
24 21 (8.37%) SharePoint

Sitecore CMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 243 (96.81%) CMS
2 66 (26.29%) Umbraco
3 21 (8.37%) SharePoint
4 18 (7.17%) IIS
5 12 (4.78%) Kentico
6 11 (4.38%) DNN
7 7 (2.79%) WordPress
7 7 (2.79%) Drupal
8 6 (2.39%) Node.js
9 5 (1.99%) Adobe CQ
10 4 (1.59%) Lync
10 4 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.59%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.59%) Joomla!
11 3 (1.20%) ExpressionEngine
12 2 (0.80%) Sitefinity
12 2 (0.80%) TeamSite
12 2 (0.80%) Confluence
12 2 (0.80%) Liferay
12 2 (0.80%) Alfresco
Applications
1 7 (2.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.59%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.20%) Magento
2 3 (1.20%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.80%) Tridion
3 2 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.99%) SaaS
2 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.80%) Rackspace Cloud
3 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.39%) Intranet
1 6 (2.39%) Internet
2 5 (1.99%) HTTP
3 2 (0.80%) FTP
3 2 (0.80%) DNS
4 1 (0.40%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (39.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.39%) MySQL
5 4 (1.59%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.59%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.20%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.80%) RavenDB
7 2 (0.80%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.40%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 19 (7.57%) Visual Studio
2 16 (6.37%) NUnit
3 13 (5.18%) Git (software)
3 13 (5.18%) JIRA
3 13 (5.18%) Subversion
4 10 (3.98%) TeamCity
5 9 (3.59%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.39%) Mercurial
7 5 (1.99%) Selenium
8 4 (1.59%) MSBuild
9 3 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.20%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.80%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.80%) Hudson
10 2 (0.80%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.80%) Maven
10 2 (0.80%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.80%) Moq
10 2 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.40%) Build Forge
General
1 12 (4.78%) Finance
2 8 (3.19%) Advertising
3 7 (2.79%) Marketing
4 6 (2.39%) Banking
5 3 (1.20%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.80%) Retail
6 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.40%) Legal
7 1 (0.40%) Front Office
7 1 (0.40%) Publishing
7 1 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 178 (70.92%) Developer
2 88 (35.06%) Sitecore Developer
3 77 (30.68%) .NET Developer
4 29 (11.55%) C# Developer
5 25 (9.96%) ASP.NET Developer
5 25 (9.96%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (7.57%) Architect
7 16 (6.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (5.98%) Senior Developer
8 15 (5.98%) CMS Developer
9 13 (5.18%) Senior .NET Developer
10 12 (4.78%) Web Developer
11 11 (4.38%) Project Manager
11 11 (4.38%) Technical Architect
12 10 (3.98%) .NET Architect
13 9 (3.59%) Front-End Developer
14 8 (3.19%) Analyst
15 7 (2.79%) .NET Technical Architect
16 6 (2.39%) Tester
16 6 (2.39%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (80.88%) .NET
2 134 (53.39%) ASP.NET
3 98 (39.04%) HTML
4 87 (34.66%) CSS
5 71 (28.29%) jQuery
6 65 (25.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 41 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 33 (13.15%) Web Services
9 28 (11.16%) HTML5
10 26 (10.36%) WCF
11 25 (9.96%) CSS3
12 24 (9.56%) XML
12 24 (9.56%) Ajax
13 22 (8.76%) .NET Framework
14 14 (5.58%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 13 (5.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 13 (5.18%) ADO.NET
16 11 (4.38%) Razor View Engine
16 11 (4.38%) ASP.NET MVC 2
17 10 (3.98%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.18%) Mobile App
1 13 (5.18%) Data Integration
2 6 (2.39%) iPhone
3 5 (1.99%) Streaming Music
3 5 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.59%) Digital Media
4 4 (1.59%) Open Source
5 3 (1.20%) FMCG
5 3 (1.20%) Social Media
5 3 (1.20%) Copywriting
5 3 (1.20%) Kindle
6 2 (0.80%) New Media
6 2 (0.80%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.80%) W3C
6 2 (0.80%) GIS
7 1 (0.40%) RIA
7 1 (0.40%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.40%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.40%) Social Network
7 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.79%) Android
2 6 (2.39%) Windows
3 2 (0.80%) Linux
3 2 (0.80%) Ubuntu
3 2 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (39.04%) MVC
2 61 (24.30%) Content Management
3 33 (13.15%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (13.15%) Web Development
4 32 (12.75%) TDD
5 25 (9.96%) E-Commerce
6 22 (8.76%) Scrum
7 20 (7.97%) Unit Testing
8 18 (7.17%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (5.18%) OO
10 12 (4.78%) Web Design
11 11 (4.38%) Project Management
12 10 (3.98%) Migration
13 9 (3.59%) CRM
13 9 (3.59%) BDD
14 8 (3.19%) Web Application Development
15 7 (2.79%) Manual Testing
15 7 (2.79%) Automated Testing
15 7 (2.79%) PRINCE2
15 7 (2.79%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 175 (69.72%) C#
2 76 (30.28%) JavaScript
3 38 (15.14%) SQL
4 13 (5.18%) PHP
5 11 (4.38%) T-SQL
5 11 (4.38%) VB.NET
6 4 (1.59%) Java
7 2 (0.80%) Python
7 2 (0.80%) Objective-C
7 2 (0.80%) Ruby
7 2 (0.80%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (2.79%) ISEB
2 2 (0.80%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.80%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.40%) Degree
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.99%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.80%) SLA
4 1 (0.40%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.80%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 251 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 49 (19.52%) EPiServer
3 21 (8.37%) Microsoft
4 12 (4.78%) Ektron
5 7 (2.79%) RedDot
5 7 (2.79%) Adobe
6 5 (1.99%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.59%) Google
8 2 (0.80%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.80%) Facebook
8 2 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.80%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.80%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.80%) SAP
8 2 (0.80%) ATG
8 2 (0.80%) VMware
9 1 (0.40%) Metastorm
9 1 (0.40%) FatWire
9 1 (0.40%) Open Text
9 1 (0.40%) Twitter
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