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 22 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.

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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 400 482 481
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -1
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 203 96 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.78% 0.38% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 66 89
Average daily rate
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£365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £230 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26028 25021 26921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.18% 46.94% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14561 13847 13670
Average daily rate £385 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1102 1116 1369
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 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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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 +64 187 £370 +5.71% 93
London +64 114 £400 +14.28% 41
City of London +48 30 £438 +25.00% 19
South East +9 17 £388 -16.21% 13
South West -24 17 £300 +20.00% 10
Yorkshire - 14 £300 - 1
West Yorkshire - 14 £300 -
Leeds - 14 £300 -
West Midlands -18 9 £400 +52.38% 5
Wiltshire - 9 £325 - 1
Berkshire +15 8 £388 -29.54% 2
Scotland -8 7 £335 +7.20% 2
Wales - 7 £325 - 5
South Wales - 7 £325 - 5
Cardiff - 7 £325 - 4
Nottinghamshire +14 5 £325 -13.33% 2
East Midlands +6 5 £325 -13.33% 5
Bath +5 5 £300 -14.28%
Somerset -10 5 £300 -14.28%
Edinburgh - 5 £350 -
Nottingham +16 4 £325 -13.33% 1
Reading +15 4 £388 -29.54%
Middlesex 0 4 £394 - 1
East of England - 4 £285 - 3
Birmingham +3 3 £420 - 1
North West +1 3 £294 -9.61% 11
Bristol -17 3 £300 +20.00% 7
Surrey - 3 £350 - 1
Oxfordshire +4 2 £210 -42.46% 3
Oxford -1 2 £210 -42.46% 3

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 304 (74.69%) Sitecore CMS
2 300 (73.71%) CMS
3 286 (70.27%) .NET
4 240 (58.97%) C#
5 194 (47.67%) ASP.NET
6 174 (42.75%) MVC
7 167 (41.03%) HTML
8 159 (39.07%) JavaScript
9 153 (37.59%) CSS
10 138 (33.91%) SQL Server
11 127 (31.20%) jQuery
12 92 (22.60%) Umbraco
13 90 (22.11%) ASP.NET MVC
14 84 (20.64%) HTML5
15 82 (20.15%) Content Management
16 75 (18.43%) Web Development
16 75 (18.43%) XML
16 75 (18.43%) CSS3
17 71 (17.44%) TDD
18 64 (15.72%) Microsoft
19 63 (15.48%) Scrum
20 60 (14.74%) EPiServer
21 59 (14.50%) SQL
22 56 (13.76%) .NET Framework
23 51 (12.53%) SharePoint
24 50 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
25 47 (11.55%) E-Commerce
26 46 (11.30%) IIS
27 42 (10.32%) Web Services
27 42 (10.32%) Visual Studio

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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
1 304 (74.69%) Sitecore CMS
2 300 (73.71%) CMS
3 92 (22.60%) Umbraco
4 51 (12.53%) SharePoint
5 46 (11.30%) IIS
6 23 (5.65%) Kentico
7 17 (4.18%) Node.js
7 17 (4.18%) Adobe CQ
8 14 (3.44%) DNN
9 11 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (1.97%) Sitefinity
10 8 (1.97%) Lync
10 8 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (1.72%) WordPress
11 7 (1.72%) ExpressionEngine
12 6 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (1.47%) Drupal
13 5 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (1.23%) MS Exchange
13 5 (1.23%) Joomla!
Applications
1 24 (5.90%) Photoshop
2 22 (5.41%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.47%) MS Office
4 3 (0.74%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.97%) Tridion
2 7 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.23%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.74%) Magento
5 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.49%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.97%) SaaS
3 7 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.97%) Internet
2 7 (1.72%) Intranet
3 4 (0.98%) Firewall
3 4 (0.98%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (0.74%) DNS
5 2 (0.49%) FTP
6 1 (0.25%) LAN
6 1 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (33.91%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.37%) MySQL
3 16 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (2.95%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.46%) RDBMS
6 9 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.49%) QlikView
8 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.25%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.25%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 42 (10.32%) Visual Studio
2 28 (6.88%) Subversion
3 27 (6.63%) NUnit
4 19 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (4.42%) Git (software)
6 11 (2.70%) Selenium
7 10 (2.46%) TeamCity
7 10 (2.46%) Jenkins
8 9 (2.21%) Moq
9 8 (1.97%) Rhino Mocks
9 8 (1.97%) Grunt
10 7 (1.72%) SpecFlow
10 7 (1.72%) JIRA
10 7 (1.72%) CruiseControl
11 5 (1.23%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.98%) MSBuild
13 3 (0.74%) Jasmine
13 3 (0.74%) Karma Test Runner
13 3 (0.74%) Yeoman
13 3 (0.74%) Bower
General
1 39 (9.58%) Finance
2 18 (4.42%) Marketing
3 15 (3.69%) Banking
4 13 (3.19%) Advertising
5 10 (2.46%) Retail
6 6 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.23%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.23%) Legal
7 5 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.98%) Publishing
9 3 (0.74%) Law
9 3 (0.74%) German Language
10 2 (0.49%) French Language
10 2 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.49%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) Back Office
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
11 1 (0.25%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.25%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 270 (66.34%) Developer
2 113 (27.76%) Sitecore Developer
3 91 (22.36%) .NET Developer
4 43 (10.57%) Web Developer
5 39 (9.58%) Architect
6 32 (7.86%) Front-End Developer
7 27 (6.63%) C# Developer
8 23 (5.65%) Analyst
9 17 (4.18%) ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (3.93%) Senior Developer
11 15 (3.69%) C# .NET Developer
12 14 (3.44%) Business Analyst
13 12 (2.95%) CMS Developer
14 10 (2.46%) Senior .NET Developer
14 10 (2.46%) Technical Architect
14 10 (2.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 9 (2.21%) Project Manager
16 8 (1.97%) Lead Developer
16 8 (1.97%) Lead .NET Developer
17 7 (1.72%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (70.27%) .NET
2 194 (47.67%) ASP.NET
3 167 (41.03%) HTML
4 153 (37.59%) CSS
5 127 (31.20%) jQuery
6 90 (22.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 84 (20.64%) HTML5
8 75 (18.43%) XML
8 75 (18.43%) CSS3
9 56 (13.76%) .NET Framework
10 42 (10.32%) Web Services
11 38 (9.34%) Ajax
11 38 (9.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 37 (9.09%) AngularJS
13 35 (8.60%) WCF
14 29 (7.13%) KnockoutJS
15 27 (6.63%) Razor View Engine
16 26 (6.39%) XSLT
17 25 (6.14%) XHTML
18 21 (5.16%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (2.21%) Social Media
2 8 (1.97%) Digital Media
3 7 (1.72%) W3C
4 6 (1.47%) GIS
4 6 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 4 (0.98%) Streaming Music
5 4 (0.98%) Mobile App
5 4 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.74%) Open Source
6 3 (0.74%) Kindle
6 3 (0.74%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.49%) Blog
7 2 (0.49%) Copywriting
7 2 (0.49%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.49%) Graphic Design
7 2 (0.49%) DTV
7 2 (0.49%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.49%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.25%) RIA
8 1 (0.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.42%) Windows
2 10 (2.46%) Android
3 9 (2.21%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (42.75%) MVC
2 82 (20.15%) Content Management
3 75 (18.43%) Web Development
4 71 (17.44%) TDD
5 63 (15.48%) Scrum
6 50 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (11.55%) E-Commerce
8 31 (7.62%) Responsive Web Design
9 29 (7.13%) BDD
10 28 (6.88%) Unit Testing
11 27 (6.63%) Web Design
11 27 (6.63%) Project Management
12 24 (5.90%) Migration
13 16 (3.93%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (3.93%) Software Engineering
14 14 (3.44%) Automated Testing
14 14 (3.44%) CRM
15 13 (3.19%) OO
15 13 (3.19%) SEO
15 13 (3.19%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 240 (58.97%) C#
2 159 (39.07%) JavaScript
3 59 (14.50%) SQL
4 26 (6.39%) T-SQL
5 16 (3.93%) VB.NET
5 16 (3.93%) PHP
6 6 (1.47%) Java
7 5 (1.23%) Python
8 2 (0.49%) C++
8 2 (0.49%) VBA
8 2 (0.49%) Scala
9 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.25%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.25%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (3.19%) Degree
2 2 (0.49%) MOS
2 2 (0.49%) ISEB
2 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.49%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.25%) MCP
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.19%) QA
2 4 (0.98%) SLA
3 3 (0.74%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.49%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (0.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 64 (15.72%) Microsoft
2 60 (14.74%) EPiServer
3 22 (5.41%) Ektron
4 16 (3.93%) Google
5 10 (2.46%) Adobe
6 9 (2.21%) Facebook
6 9 (2.21%) Twitter
7 7 (1.72%) TIBCO
8 6 (1.47%) FatWire
9 5 (1.23%) Omniture
10 4 (0.98%) Open Text
10 4 (0.98%) RedDot
10 4 (0.98%) Interwoven
10 4 (0.98%) Stellent
10 4 (0.98%) Vignette
10 4 (0.98%) Oracle
10 4 (0.98%) Nintex
11 3 (0.74%) SAP
12 2 (0.49%) Metastorm
12 2 (0.49%) StreamBase
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Rate: competitive
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Manchester
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Rate: £400 - £401 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £250 to £350 per day
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Rate: Unspecified day rate
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Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £180.00 - £220.00 per day
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Rate: £100 to £200 per day
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Rate: £0
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
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Rate: competitive
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Rate: £150 - £250 per day
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Rate: competitive
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