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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore CMS
Rank 456 508 505
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -3
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 151 71 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.48% 0.78% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 50 67
Average daily rate
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£375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £261 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £358 £331
% change year-on-year
-12.58% +7.92%
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
10199 9081 10100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.03% 17.23% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6034 5282 5738
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 380 466
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.15 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 August 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 29 August 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 +54 140 £375 +3.44% 62
London +62 84 £400 +12.67% 25
City of London +40 27 £425 +21.42% 17
South East -13 13 £350 -5.40% 8
South West -30 13 £300 +20.00% 7
West Yorkshire - 13 £300 -
Yorkshire - 13 £300 - 1
Leeds - 13 £300 -
Wiltshire - 7 £325 - 1
Berkshire +13 6 £388 -29.54% 4
Cardiff - 6 £370 - 3
Wales - 6 £370 - 5
South Wales - 6 £370 - 5
Swindon - 5 £325 -
West Midlands -12 4 £400 +52.38% 4
Scotland -13 4 £335 +7.20%
East of England - 4 £285 - 2
East Midlands - 4 £325 - 3
Nottinghamshire - 4 £325 - 2
Reading +10 3 £388 -29.54% 2
Oxford 0 3 £200 -45.20% 1
Oxfordshire -3 3 £200 -45.20% 1
North West -12 3 £450 +38.46% 10
Bristol -18 3 £300 +29.03% 4
Nottingham - 3 £325 - 1
Manchester -10 2 £450 - 3
Edinburgh - 2 £350 -
Surrey - 2 £331 - 1
Glasgow -14 1 £290 -7.20%
Malmesbury - 1 £300 - 1

Sitecore CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 295 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 291 (98.64%) CMS
3 203 (68.81%) .NET
4 176 (59.66%) C#
5 142 (48.14%) JavaScript
6 135 (45.76%) ASP.NET
7 132 (44.75%) HTML
8 130 (44.07%) MVC
9 126 (42.71%) CSS
10 110 (37.29%) jQuery
11 101 (34.24%) SQL Server
12 75 (25.42%) HTML5
13 73 (24.75%) Content Management
14 69 (23.39%) Umbraco
15 68 (23.05%) ASP.NET MVC
16 62 (21.02%) CSS3
17 57 (19.32%) XML
18 54 (18.31%) TDD
19 53 (17.97%) Web Development
20 51 (17.29%) EPiServer
21 47 (15.93%) Scrum
22 45 (15.25%) Microsoft
23 43 (14.58%) .NET Framework
24 42 (14.24%) SQL
25 37 (12.54%) Agile Software Development
25 37 (12.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
26 36 (12.20%) Visual Studio
26 36 (12.20%) SharePoint
27 34 (11.53%) Web Services
28 32 (10.85%) E-Commerce

Sitecore CMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 291 (98.64%) CMS
2 69 (23.39%) Umbraco
3 36 (12.20%) SharePoint
4 25 (8.47%) IIS
5 17 (5.76%) Kentico
6 15 (5.08%) DNN
7 14 (4.75%) Node.js
8 13 (4.41%) Adobe CQ
9 8 (2.71%) WordPress
10 7 (2.37%) ExpressionEngine
10 7 (2.37%) Drupal
11 5 (1.69%) Sitefinity
11 5 (1.69%) Joomla!
11 5 (1.69%) Alfresco
11 5 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (1.02%) Orchard CMS
13 3 (1.02%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (6.44%) Photoshop
2 15 (5.08%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.02%) MS Office
4 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.71%) Tridion
2 4 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.02%) Magento
4 2 (0.68%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.69%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.03%) Internet
2 4 (1.36%) Intranet
3 3 (1.02%) DNS
4 2 (0.68%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (34.24%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.75%) MySQL
3 13 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.03%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.36%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.34%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.34%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 36 (12.20%) Visual Studio
2 24 (8.14%) NUnit
3 18 (6.10%) Subversion
4 15 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (3.73%) Selenium
6 9 (3.05%) Git (software)
7 8 (2.71%) JIRA
7 8 (2.71%) Rhino Mocks
8 7 (2.37%) SpecFlow
8 7 (2.37%) Moq
9 6 (2.03%) TeamCity
9 6 (2.03%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.69%) Grunt
11 3 (1.02%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (1.02%) Yeoman
11 3 (1.02%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.02%) Bower
12 2 (0.68%) JUnit
12 2 (0.68%) Maven
12 2 (0.68%) Build Forge
General
1 31 (10.51%) Finance
2 10 (3.39%) Advertising
3 9 (3.05%) Marketing
4 7 (2.37%) Retail
5 6 (2.03%) Banking
6 5 (1.69%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.02%) Publishing
7 3 (1.02%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.34%) French Language
8 1 (0.34%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 199 (67.46%) Developer
2 75 (25.42%) Sitecore Developer
3 62 (21.02%) .NET Developer
4 36 (12.20%) Web Developer
5 32 (10.85%) Front-End Developer
6 21 (7.12%) C# Developer
7 20 (6.78%) Analyst
7 20 (6.78%) Architect
8 14 (4.75%) Business Analyst
8 14 (4.75%) ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (4.07%) C# .NET Developer
10 10 (3.39%) CMS Developer
11 8 (2.71%) Project Manager
11 8 (2.71%) Senior Developer
11 8 (2.71%) Lead Developer
11 8 (2.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (2.71%) Lead .NET Developer
12 7 (2.37%) Agile .NET Developer
13 6 (2.03%) Senior .NET Developer
13 6 (2.03%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (68.81%) .NET
2 135 (45.76%) ASP.NET
3 132 (44.75%) HTML
4 126 (42.71%) CSS
5 110 (37.29%) jQuery
6 75 (25.42%) HTML5
7 68 (23.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 62 (21.02%) CSS3
9 57 (19.32%) XML
10 43 (14.58%) .NET Framework
11 37 (12.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 34 (11.53%) Web Services
13 31 (10.51%) Ajax
13 31 (10.51%) AngularJS
14 29 (9.83%) KnockoutJS
15 28 (9.49%) WCF
16 20 (6.78%) Razor View Engine
17 18 (6.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 17 (5.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 17 (5.76%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (2.71%) Social Media
2 7 (2.37%) Digital Media
2 7 (2.37%) W3C
3 6 (2.03%) GIS
3 6 (2.03%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.36%) Streaming Music
4 4 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.02%) Open Source
5 3 (1.02%) Kindle
6 2 (0.68%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.68%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.68%) Copywriting
6 2 (0.68%) Blog
6 2 (0.68%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.34%) Arduino
7 1 (0.34%) iPhone
7 1 (0.34%) Physics
7 1 (0.34%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.41%) Windows
2 3 (1.02%) Android
3 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (44.07%) MVC
2 73 (24.75%) Content Management
3 54 (18.31%) TDD
4 53 (17.97%) Web Development
5 47 (15.93%) Scrum
6 37 (12.54%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (10.85%) E-Commerce
8 24 (8.14%) BDD
9 22 (7.46%) Responsive Web Design
10 21 (7.12%) Migration
11 18 (6.10%) Project Management
11 18 (6.10%) Web Design
12 16 (5.42%) Unit Testing
13 13 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (4.07%) Automated Testing
15 11 (3.73%) Software Engineering
15 11 (3.73%) Workflow
16 10 (3.39%) Domain-Driven Design
17 9 (3.05%) CRM
18 8 (2.71%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 176 (59.66%) C#
2 142 (48.14%) JavaScript
3 42 (14.24%) SQL
4 28 (9.49%) T-SQL
5 16 (5.42%) VB.NET
6 12 (4.07%) PHP
7 6 (2.03%) Java
8 2 (0.68%) C++
8 2 (0.68%) Scala
9 1 (0.34%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (3.05%) Degree
2 2 (0.68%) ISEB
2 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.68%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.34%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.39%) QA
2 3 (1.02%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.02%) SLA
3 2 (0.68%) WAI
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 295 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 51 (17.29%) EPiServer
3 45 (15.25%) Microsoft
4 21 (7.12%) Ektron
5 9 (3.05%) Google
6 6 (2.03%) Adobe
6 6 (2.03%) FatWire
7 5 (1.69%) Facebook
7 5 (1.69%) Twitter
7 5 (1.69%) Omniture
7 5 (1.69%) RedDot
8 4 (1.36%) Interwoven
8 4 (1.36%) Vignette
8 4 (1.36%) Open Text
8 4 (1.36%) Stellent
8 4 (1.36%) Nintex
9 2 (0.68%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle
9 2 (0.68%) Metastorm
9 2 (0.68%) StreamBase
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