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 23 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.

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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 372 424 410
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -14
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 213 133 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 0.60% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 85 91
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £262 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.00 -

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
23240 22263 21210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.82% 45.71% 47.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13636 12427 11082
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1018 989 1316
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.32 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.03% -8.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 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 23 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
(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 +46 209 £388 +3.33% 100
London +37 115 £394 +5.00% 43
South East +11 49 £398 +6.71% 28
City of London +26 27 £400 -11.11% 19
Berkshire +14 21 £363 -7.64% 12
East Sussex +10 13 £435 +24.28%
Brighton +4 13 £425 +21.42%
South West -21 11 £375 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire -3 10 £350 +2.94% 2
East of England - 9 £500 - 2
West Midlands - 9 £375 - 5
Reading +12 8 £250 -28.57% 4
Kent - 7 £315 - 4
West Yorkshire - 6 £350 - 2
Oxfordshire -13 5 £408 +10.13% 1
Bedfordshire - 5 £550 -
South Yorkshire +2 4 £305 -18.66%
Bristol -3 4 £350 +40.00% 1
Leeds - 4 £350 - 1
North West -8 3 £425 +21.42% 18
Hertfordshire - 3 £500 - 1
Birmingham - 3 £325 - 3
Brentford - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 £400 - 1
East Midlands +7 2 - - 1
Wiltshire -12 2 £163 -48.00%
Folkestone - 2 £315 - 1
Glasgow - 2 £400 - 1
Sheffield -4 1 £305 -18.66%
Manchester -7 1 - - 7

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 258 (67.01%) .NET
2 251 (65.19%) Sitecore CMS
3 239 (62.08%) CMS
4 203 (52.73%) C#
5 176 (45.71%) ASP.NET
6 165 (42.86%) HTML
7 147 (38.18%) JavaScript
8 140 (36.36%) MVC
9 138 (35.84%) CSS
10 120 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
11 111 (28.83%) jQuery
12 109 (28.31%) SQL Server
13 84 (21.82%) ASP.NET MVC
14 79 (20.52%) Umbraco
15 72 (18.70%) HTML5
16 71 (18.44%) Content Management
17 70 (18.18%) Microsoft
18 69 (17.92%) E-Commerce
18 69 (17.92%) .NET Framework
19 66 (17.14%) TDD
20 65 (16.88%) Scrum
21 63 (16.36%) Web Development
22 54 (14.03%) CSS3
23 52 (13.51%) Web Services
24 50 (12.99%) EPiServer
25 45 (11.69%) AngularJS
26 44 (11.43%) BDD
27 39 (10.13%) XML
27 39 (10.13%) SQL
28 37 (9.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 251 (65.19%) Sitecore CMS
2 239 (62.08%) CMS
3 79 (20.52%) Umbraco
4 33 (8.57%) Kentico
5 24 (6.23%) SharePoint
6 17 (4.42%) Node.js
7 15 (3.90%) Sitefinity
8 12 (3.12%) DNN
9 11 (2.86%) Drupal
10 9 (2.34%) Adobe CQ
11 7 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (1.82%) IIS
12 5 (1.30%) WordPress
13 4 (1.04%) Immediacy CMS
13 4 (1.04%) Zimbra
14 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.78%) WebSphere Portal
14 3 (0.78%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.78%) Joomla!
14 3 (0.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 28 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.56%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.52%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (0.52%) InDesign
5 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.26%) MS Project
5 1 (0.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.34%) assyst
3 4 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.78%) Magento
4 3 (0.78%) Tridion
5 2 (0.52%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.52%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.52%) SAP ECC
5 2 (0.52%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.12%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.52%) Office 365
4 2 (0.52%) GitHub
5 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.86%) Internet
2 4 (1.04%) HTTP
3 1 (0.26%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.26%) GPRS
3 1 (0.26%) GSM
3 1 (0.26%) Intranet
3 1 (0.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (28.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.82%) MySQL
4 5 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.04%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.04%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.52%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.52%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 32 (8.31%) Visual Studio
2 18 (4.68%) Moq
3 17 (4.42%) SpecFlow
4 15 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (3.64%) NUnit
6 13 (3.38%) Rhino Mocks
7 12 (3.12%) Subversion
8 11 (2.86%) Git (software)
9 9 (2.34%) Selenium
9 9 (2.34%) JIRA
10 7 (1.82%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.30%) MSTest
12 4 (1.04%) Jenkins
12 4 (1.04%) WebDriver
13 3 (0.78%) WatiN
13 3 (0.78%) Firebug
13 3 (0.78%) eggPlant
13 3 (0.78%) Grunt
14 2 (0.52%) JUnit
14 2 (0.52%) Maven
General
1 29 (7.53%) Retail
2 25 (6.49%) Finance
3 24 (6.23%) Marketing
4 8 (2.08%) Publishing
5 6 (1.56%) German Language
6 4 (1.04%) Advertising
7 3 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.52%) Banking
8 2 (0.52%) French Language
9 1 (0.26%) Games
9 1 (0.26%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 240 (62.34%) Developer
2 117 (30.39%) Sitecore Developer
3 78 (20.26%) .NET Developer
4 35 (9.09%) Architect
5 30 (7.79%) Senior Developer
6 27 (7.01%) Web Developer
7 22 (5.71%) C# Developer
8 21 (5.45%) Analyst
9 19 (4.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 19 (4.94%) Solutions Architect
10 18 (4.68%) Project Manager
11 17 (4.42%) Umbraco Developer
12 16 (4.16%) CMS Developer
12 16 (4.16%) Front-End Developer
13 12 (3.12%) ASP.NET Developer
14 11 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
15 10 (2.60%) Digital Project Manager
16 9 (2.34%) Senior C# Developer
16 9 (2.34%) Consultant
17 8 (2.08%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (67.01%) .NET
2 176 (45.71%) ASP.NET
3 165 (42.86%) HTML
4 138 (35.84%) CSS
5 111 (28.83%) jQuery
6 84 (21.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 72 (18.70%) HTML5
8 69 (17.92%) .NET Framework
9 54 (14.03%) CSS3
10 52 (13.51%) Web Services
11 45 (11.69%) AngularJS
12 39 (10.13%) XML
13 37 (9.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 35 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 32 (8.31%) WCF
16 27 (7.01%) ASP.NET Web API
17 22 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 22 (5.71%) REST
17 22 (5.71%) Razor View Engine
18 21 (5.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.38%) User Experience
3 12 (3.12%) Open Source
4 9 (2.34%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.34%) W3C
5 8 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.56%) Social Media
8 5 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.30%) EPoS
9 4 (1.04%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.04%) Google Search Appliance
10 3 (0.78%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.78%) Handset
10 3 (0.78%) Streaming Music
10 3 (0.78%) Taxonomies
10 3 (0.78%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.52%) GIS
11 2 (0.52%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.52%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.12%) Windows
2 10 (2.60%) Apple iOS
2 10 (2.60%) Android
3 3 (0.78%) webOS
4 1 (0.26%) UNIX
4 1 (0.26%) AIX
4 1 (0.26%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (36.36%) MVC
2 120 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (18.44%) Content Management
4 69 (17.92%) E-Commerce
5 66 (17.14%) TDD
6 65 (16.88%) Scrum
7 63 (16.36%) Web Development
8 44 (11.43%) BDD
9 29 (7.53%) Project Management
10 24 (6.23%) SOA
11 20 (5.19%) Mentoring
12 18 (4.68%) CRM
13 16 (4.16%) Domain-Driven Design
14 14 (3.64%) Responsive Web Design
15 13 (3.38%) Migration
16 12 (3.12%) TOGAF
17 11 (2.86%) OO
17 11 (2.86%) SEO
18 10 (2.60%) Web Design
19 9 (2.34%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 203 (52.73%) C#
2 147 (38.18%) JavaScript
3 39 (10.13%) SQL
4 20 (5.19%) T-SQL
5 17 (4.42%) Java
6 12 (3.12%) VB.NET
7 8 (2.08%) VB
8 4 (1.04%) PHP
8 4 (1.04%) VB6
9 2 (0.52%) C++
9 2 (0.52%) ABAP
10 1 (0.26%) Scala
10 1 (0.26%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (4.42%) Degree
2 4 (1.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.26%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.26%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.56%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) WAI
2 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 70 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 50 (12.99%) EPiServer
3 11 (2.86%) Ektron
3 11 (2.86%) Akamai
3 11 (2.86%) ForgeRock
4 9 (2.34%) Remedy
5 8 (2.08%) Google
6 6 (1.56%) RedDot
7 5 (1.30%) SAP
7 5 (1.30%) Adobe
8 4 (1.04%) Oracle
9 3 (0.78%) hybris
9 3 (0.78%) Alterian
9 3 (0.78%) Vignette
9 3 (0.78%) Lotus
10 2 (0.52%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.52%) Omniture
10 2 (0.52%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.52%) Foundry
11 1 (0.26%) Facebook
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