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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 431 397 445
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +48
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 201 219 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.42% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 0.93% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 157 83
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £299 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
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
22140 23572 22103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.04% 45.69% 45.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13204 13718 12166
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 871 988 963
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.55 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 -24 198 £425 +9.67% 106
London -22 87 £413 +4.76% 58
South East -10 41 £425 +6.25% 16
Surrey - 20 £425 - 4
East of England +16 18 £575 +21.05% 3
Yorkshire -6 17 £550 +62.96% 10
North West -8 15 £375 - 9
City of London +28 14 £400 - 18
Manchester -5 13 £375 - 5
Leatherhead - 13 £425 -
South West +4 11 £269 -28.33% 5
Stockport - 10 £370 -
Leeds -1 9 £350 +3.70% 5
West Yorkshire -5 9 £350 - 5
Buckinghamshire +21 8 £450 +44.00%
Hertfordshire +14 8 £600 -
Bedfordshire +11 8 £575 +21.05% 1
Berkshire -12 8 £325 -14.75% 5
Wiltshire +2 7 £269 +34.37%
Luton -1 6 £575 +21.05% 1
West Midlands -13 6 £388 +3.33% 1
Swindon 0 4 £381 +90.62%
Bristol 0 3 - - 1
Reading -13 3 £325 +30.00% 1
Windsor - 3 £375 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £425 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £425 -
North East - 3 £425 - 1
Coventry - 3 £550 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +9 2 - -

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 230 (61.17%) .NET
2 204 (54.26%) Sitecore CMS
3 203 (53.99%) CMS
4 175 (46.54%) C#
5 132 (35.11%) MVC
6 128 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
7 115 (30.59%) ASP.NET
8 102 (27.13%) CSS
8 102 (27.13%) HTML
9 92 (24.47%) JavaScript
10 89 (23.67%) SQL Server
11 61 (16.22%) CSS3
12 60 (15.96%) Umbraco
13 58 (15.43%) jQuery
13 58 (15.43%) HTML5
14 57 (15.16%) Finance
15 56 (14.89%) TDD
15 56 (14.89%) Content Management
15 56 (14.89%) Web Services
16 44 (11.70%) Scrum
17 43 (11.44%) WCF
18 42 (11.17%) ASP.NET MVC
18 42 (11.17%) AngularJS
18 42 (11.17%) SQL
19 40 (10.64%) E-Commerce
20 39 (10.37%) Microsoft
21 38 (10.11%) EPiServer
22 37 (9.84%) Marketing
22 37 (9.84%) .NET Framework
23 36 (9.57%) User Experience

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 204 (54.26%) Sitecore CMS
2 203 (53.99%) CMS
3 60 (15.96%) Umbraco
4 22 (5.85%) Node.js
5 17 (4.52%) SharePoint
6 12 (3.19%) IIS
7 11 (2.93%) Kentico
8 9 (2.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 8 (2.13%) Sitefinity
9 8 (2.13%) WordPress
10 7 (1.86%) Drupal
10 7 (1.86%) nginx
11 6 (1.60%) DNN
11 6 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (1.06%) Apache
13 4 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (1.06%) Joomla!
14 3 (0.80%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.53%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 7 (1.86%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.53%) 3ds Max
3 2 (0.53%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.53%) GIMP
3 2 (0.53%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.27%) InDesign
4 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.33%) SDL Web 8
3 3 (0.80%) Magento
3 3 (0.80%) Unica
4 1 (0.27%) assyst
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.93%) GitHub
4 4 (1.06%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.06%) Google Analytics
4 4 (1.06%) SaaS
5 2 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.53%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.53%) IaaS
5 2 (0.53%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.27%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.27%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.93%) HTTP
2 7 (1.86%) Internet
2 7 (1.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (1.86%) SSL
2 7 (1.86%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.60%) Intranet
4 3 (0.80%) SAN
5 2 (0.53%) DNS
5 2 (0.53%) LAN
5 2 (0.53%) WAN
6 1 (0.27%) Extranet
6 1 (0.27%) Firewall
6 1 (0.27%) FTP
6 1 (0.27%) LDAP
6 1 (0.27%) NAS
6 1 (0.27%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (23.67%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.79%) NoSQL
3 13 (3.46%) MongoDB
4 12 (3.19%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (2.93%) MySQL
6 7 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.86%) Redis
7 6 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.80%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.53%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 26 (6.91%) Git (software)
2 20 (5.32%) Visual Studio
3 18 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (4.52%) Jenkins
5 14 (3.72%) SpecFlow
6 7 (1.86%) Artifactory
6 7 (1.86%) GitLab
6 7 (1.86%) Grunt
7 6 (1.60%) Subversion
8 5 (1.33%) NUnit
9 3 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.80%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.80%) gulp
9 3 (0.80%) JIRA
9 3 (0.80%) Yeoman
10 2 (0.53%) Moq
10 2 (0.53%) MSTest
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.53%) Selenium
10 2 (0.53%) TeamCity
General
1 57 (15.16%) Finance
2 37 (9.84%) Marketing
3 14 (3.72%) Retail
4 11 (2.93%) Banking
5 6 (1.60%) Automotive
6 5 (1.33%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.06%) Legal
8 3 (0.80%) Advertising
8 3 (0.80%) Billing
8 3 (0.80%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.27%) French Language
9 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Law
9 1 (0.27%) Publishing
9 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 201 (53.46%) Developer
2 119 (31.65%) Sitecore Developer
3 97 (25.80%) .NET Developer
4 62 (16.49%) C# Developer
5 51 (13.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 50 (13.30%) Architect
7 30 (7.98%) Analyst
8 29 (7.71%) Project Manager
9 27 (7.18%) ASP.NET Developer
9 27 (7.18%) HTML Developer
10 24 (6.38%) Business Analyst
11 23 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 21 (5.59%) Content Editor
13 20 (5.32%) HTML CSS Developer
13 20 (5.32%) Web Developer
14 19 (5.05%) Sitecore Architect
15 18 (4.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 18 (4.79%) CMS Developer
16 17 (4.52%) JavaScript Developer
16 17 (4.52%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (61.17%) .NET
2 115 (30.59%) ASP.NET
3 102 (27.13%) CSS
3 102 (27.13%) HTML
4 61 (16.22%) CSS3
5 58 (15.43%) HTML5
5 58 (15.43%) jQuery
6 56 (14.89%) Web Services
7 43 (11.44%) WCF
8 42 (11.17%) AngularJS
8 42 (11.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 37 (9.84%) .NET Framework
10 29 (7.71%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (4.52%) Entity Framework
11 17 (4.52%) REST
12 16 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 16 (4.26%) KnockoutJS
13 15 (3.99%) Ajax
13 15 (3.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (3.72%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.57%) User Experience
2 17 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (3.46%) Fintech
4 10 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (1.86%) Digital Media
5 7 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.60%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (1.60%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.33%) NHS
7 5 (1.33%) Social Media
8 4 (1.06%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.06%) SCADA
9 3 (0.80%) Copywriting
9 3 (0.80%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.53%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.53%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.53%) PMI
10 2 (0.53%) W3C
11 1 (0.27%) EPoS
11 1 (0.27%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.52%) Linux
2 16 (4.26%) Unix
3 15 (3.99%) Windows
4 7 (1.86%) CoreOS
4 7 (1.86%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.80%) Android
6 3 (0.80%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.53%) CentOS
7 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.27%) AIX
8 1 (0.27%) HPUX
8 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (35.11%) MVC
2 128 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (14.89%) Content Management
3 56 (14.89%) TDD
4 44 (11.70%) Scrum
5 40 (10.64%) E-Commerce
6 34 (9.04%) Front End Development
7 31 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (7.71%) CRM
9 27 (7.18%) BDD
9 27 (7.18%) Web Development
10 26 (6.91%) Migration
10 26 (6.91%) SOA
11 23 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (5.85%) OO
12 22 (5.85%) Project Management
13 20 (5.32%) DevOps
14 18 (4.79%) Analytics
15 16 (4.26%) Web Testing
16 15 (3.99%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 175 (46.54%) C#
2 92 (24.47%) JavaScript
3 42 (11.17%) SQL
4 31 (8.24%) Java
5 18 (4.79%) PowerShell
6 17 (4.52%) Ruby
7 16 (4.26%) C++
7 16 (4.26%) Python
8 14 (3.72%) Perl
9 8 (2.13%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.86%) Go
11 5 (1.33%) PHP
11 5 (1.33%) VB
12 4 (1.06%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.53%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.53%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.53%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.53%) Scala
14 1 (0.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (5.59%) Security Cleared
2 15 (3.99%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.66%) Degree
4 4 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.53%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.46%) WCAG
2 7 (1.86%) QA
3 4 (1.06%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.53%) WAI
System Software
1 14 (3.72%) Docker
2 7 (1.86%) Ceph
2 7 (1.86%) GlusterFS
3 2 (0.53%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (3.72%) Ansible
1 14 (3.72%) Grafana
1 14 (3.72%) Kibana
1 14 (3.72%) logstash
1 14 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (3.72%) Puppet
1 14 (3.72%) Salt
1 14 (3.72%) Uchiwa
2 7 (1.86%) Graphite
2 7 (1.86%) HAProxy
2 7 (1.86%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.27%) cPanel
3 1 (0.27%) SCCM
3 1 (0.27%) SCSM
3 1 (0.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 39 (10.37%) Microsoft
2 38 (10.11%) EPiServer
3 31 (8.24%) Adobe
4 24 (6.38%) Oracle
5 11 (2.93%) SAP
6 9 (2.39%) hybris
7 8 (2.13%) VMware
8 6 (1.60%) Google
8 6 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.33%) Capita
9 5 (1.33%) Ektron
9 5 (1.33%) Pega
10 4 (1.06%) FatWire
10 4 (1.06%) Guidewire
10 4 (1.06%) HP
10 4 (1.06%) IBM
10 4 (1.06%) Interwoven
10 4 (1.06%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.80%) Facebook
11 3 (0.80%) Zend
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Posted: 6 hours ago
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South Wales
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Leeds
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day + DOE
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City of London
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City of London
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Rate: competitive
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North Yorkshire
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City of London
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Cardiff
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City of London
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Manchester
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Leeds
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