The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 27 April 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Sitecore.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 395 421 445
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +24
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 210 180 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.33% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% 0.73% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 116 59
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £294 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £509
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25278 24817 22279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.41% 45.55% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14365 13927 11804
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 1054 1189
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sitecore
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sitecore within the UK.

Sitecore Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Sitecore
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sitecore within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Sitecore Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Sitecore
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore within the UK.

Sitecore Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Sitecore
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +30 203 £375 - 96
London +11 105 £375 - 43
South East -10 42 £398 +13.57% 18
Berkshire +31 31 £406 +12.06% 4
City of London +10 27 £400 +1.26% 20
South West +2 18 £338 -30.76% 2
Reading +12 10 £400 +10.34% 1
East of England +20 8 £606 - 3
Wiltshire +16 8 £325 - 1
West Midlands -22 8 £313 -13.79% 2
North West -25 8 £388 -7.46% 12
Oxfordshire -14 7 £370 - 5
Oxford -12 6 £375 -
Manchester -13 6 £450 +7.46% 7
Yorkshire -25 6 £325 -13.33% 10
Bedfordshire - 6 £613 -
Swindon - 6 £325 -
Dorset -5 5 - - 1
West Yorkshire -9 5 £325 -13.33% 9
Devon - 5 £350 -
Luton - 5 £613 -
Exeter - 5 £350 -
Bournemouth -2 4 - - 1
East Midlands -3 4 £250 -23.07% 1
Leeds -5 4 £325 -13.33% 9
Scotland +6 3 £450 -
Nottinghamshire -1 3 - -
Nottingham -2 3 - -
Birmingham -13 3 £325 -23.52% 1
Shropshire - 3 £300 -

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Sitecore 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.

1 297 (69.88%) .NET
2 288 (67.76%) Sitecore CMS
3 276 (64.94%) CMS
4 256 (60.24%) C#
5 210 (49.41%) ASP.NET
6 177 (41.65%) MVC
7 173 (40.71%) JavaScript
8 171 (40.24%) HTML
9 163 (38.35%) CSS
10 148 (34.82%) Agile Software Development
11 133 (31.29%) SQL Server
12 114 (26.82%) jQuery
13 110 (25.88%) Umbraco
14 96 (22.59%) ASP.NET MVC
15 86 (20.24%) HTML5
15 86 (20.24%) E-Commerce
16 81 (19.06%) Web Services
17 79 (18.59%) Scrum
18 78 (18.35%) TDD
19 73 (17.18%) CSS3
20 70 (16.47%) Content Management
21 61 (14.35%) WCF
21 61 (14.35%) .NET Framework
21 61 (14.35%) Microsoft
21 61 (14.35%) EPiServer
22 52 (12.24%) BDD
22 52 (12.24%) SQL
23 46 (10.82%) Kentico
24 41 (9.65%) Web Development
25 40 (9.41%) ASP.NET Web API

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Sitecore 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 288 (67.76%) Sitecore CMS
2 276 (64.94%) CMS
3 110 (25.88%) Umbraco
4 46 (10.82%) Kentico
5 25 (5.88%) Sitefinity
6 20 (4.71%) SharePoint
7 18 (4.24%) DNN
8 15 (3.53%) IIS
9 13 (3.06%) Node.js
10 10 (2.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 8 (1.88%) Drupal
12 6 (1.41%) Immediacy CMS
12 6 (1.41%) WordPress
12 6 (1.41%) Zimbra
13 4 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.71%) EPiServer CMS
14 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.71%) WebSphere Portal
14 3 (0.71%) Documentum
Applications
1 18 (4.24%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.88%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.71%) InDesign
3 3 (0.71%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 13 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (2.59%) Tridion
3 9 (2.12%) assyst
4 5 (1.18%) Magento
5 3 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.71%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.71%) Office 365
4 3 (0.71%) GitHub
5 2 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.24%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.88%) Internet
2 4 (0.94%) WAN
2 4 (0.94%) HTTP
3 2 (0.47%) DNS
4 1 (0.24%) Intranet
4 1 (0.24%) GPRS
4 1 (0.24%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (31.29%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.88%) MySQL
3 8 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.41%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.41%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.94%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.24%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.24%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 31 (7.29%) Visual Studio
2 18 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (3.29%) Git (software)
4 13 (3.06%) NUnit
5 11 (2.59%) TeamCity
5 11 (2.59%) SpecFlow
6 10 (2.35%) Moq
6 10 (2.35%) Selenium
7 9 (2.12%) JIRA
8 6 (1.41%) Rhino Mocks
8 6 (1.41%) WebDriver
9 5 (1.18%) MSTest
9 5 (1.18%) Subversion
10 4 (0.94%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.94%) Grunt
11 3 (0.71%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.71%) eggPlant
11 3 (0.71%) WatiN
12 2 (0.47%) Maven
12 2 (0.47%) Bower
General
1 28 (6.59%) Finance
2 16 (3.76%) Marketing
3 15 (3.53%) Retail
4 8 (1.88%) Publishing
5 2 (0.47%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.47%) Advertising
5 2 (0.47%) Back Office
6 1 (0.24%) Electronics
6 1 (0.24%) Billing
6 1 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 267 (62.82%) Developer
2 134 (31.53%) Sitecore Developer
3 85 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 44 (10.35%) Architect
5 37 (8.71%) Analyst
6 29 (6.82%) C# Developer
7 25 (5.88%) Web Developer
8 23 (5.41%) CMS Developer
9 22 (5.18%) C# .NET Developer
9 22 (5.18%) Solutions Architect
10 21 (4.94%) Senior Developer
11 20 (4.71%) Umbraco Developer
12 16 (3.76%) Project Manager
13 15 (3.53%) Front-End Developer
14 14 (3.29%) Business Analyst
15 12 (2.82%) Applications Support
16 11 (2.59%) Senior .NET Developer
17 10 (2.35%) ASP.NET Developer
17 10 (2.35%) Systems Analyst
18 9 (2.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (69.88%) .NET
2 210 (49.41%) ASP.NET
3 171 (40.24%) HTML
4 163 (38.35%) CSS
5 114 (26.82%) jQuery
6 96 (22.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 86 (20.24%) HTML5
8 81 (19.06%) Web Services
9 73 (17.18%) CSS3
10 61 (14.35%) .NET Framework
10 61 (14.35%) WCF
11 40 (9.41%) ASP.NET Web API
12 37 (8.71%) AngularJS
13 36 (8.47%) Entity Framework
14 34 (8.00%) XML
15 29 (6.82%) LINQ
16 28 (6.59%) REST
16 28 (6.59%) Razor View Engine
17 25 (5.88%) Ajax
18 24 (5.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.65%) User Experience
3 16 (3.76%) iPad
3 16 (3.76%) W3C
4 13 (3.06%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.59%) Open Source
5 11 (2.59%) Social Media
6 10 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.88%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.41%) Google Search Appliance
8 6 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (0.94%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.94%) Handset
9 4 (0.94%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.94%) Streaming Music
10 3 (0.71%) EPoS
11 2 (0.47%) iPhone
11 2 (0.47%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.47%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.47%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.88%) Windows
2 14 (3.29%) Apple iOS
3 12 (2.82%) Android
4 4 (0.94%) webOS
5 1 (0.24%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (41.65%) MVC
2 148 (34.82%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (20.24%) E-Commerce
4 79 (18.59%) Scrum
5 78 (18.35%) TDD
6 70 (16.47%) Content Management
7 52 (12.24%) BDD
8 41 (9.65%) Web Development
9 31 (7.29%) Mentoring
10 29 (6.82%) CRM
11 26 (6.12%) Responsive Web Design
12 24 (5.65%) OO
13 22 (5.18%) Unit Testing
13 22 (5.18%) Analytics
14 19 (4.47%) Pair Programming
15 18 (4.24%) Migration
16 17 (4.00%) Project Management
17 16 (3.76%) Stakeholder Management
18 15 (3.53%) SOA
18 15 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 256 (60.24%) C#
2 173 (40.71%) JavaScript
3 52 (12.24%) SQL
4 20 (4.71%) Java
5 18 (4.24%) T-SQL
6 17 (4.00%) VB.NET
7 8 (1.88%) VB
8 6 (1.41%) VB6
9 5 (1.18%) PHP
10 2 (0.47%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.47%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.24%) Scala
11 1 (0.24%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (6.35%) Degree
2 11 (2.59%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.24%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.59%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.24%) NDS
1 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.24%) TeamSite
1 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 61 (14.35%) Microsoft
1 61 (14.35%) EPiServer
2 20 (4.71%) Ektron
3 17 (4.00%) Adobe
4 11 (2.59%) Akamai
4 11 (2.59%) ForgeRock
5 10 (2.35%) Google
6 9 (2.12%) Remedy
7 6 (1.41%) hybris
8 5 (1.18%) TIBCO
8 5 (1.18%) Oracle
9 4 (0.94%) RedDot
9 4 (0.94%) Alterian
10 3 (0.71%) Omniture
10 3 (0.71%) FatWire
10 3 (0.71%) Vignette
10 3 (0.71%) SAP
10 3 (0.71%) Lotus
10 3 (0.71%) Apple
11 2 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
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