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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 432 389 441
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +52
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 181 202 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.38% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 0.85% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 136 69
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
24357 23653 22103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.97% 44.93% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14074 13450 11763
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £222 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1123 1058 1214
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 £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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
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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 -38 176 £375 - 93
London -10 96 £375 -1.31% 44
South East -18 23 £360 +2.85% 8
City of London -1 19 £400 -3.03% 18
South West +11 15 £388 +26.01% 4
Yorkshire -6 15 £325 -13.33% 8
West Yorkshire -1 14 £325 -13.33% 8
Leeds -3 14 £325 -13.33% 7
Berkshire 0 10 £388 +6.89% 2
East of England +16 9 £413 - 4
Oxfordshire -15 7 £370 - 2
North West -26 7 £450 +7.46% 15
Wiltshire +7 6 £425 +28.78%
Oxford -7 6 £375 - 1
Manchester -14 6 £450 +7.46% 10
West Midlands -25 5 £325 -5.45% 5
Croydon - 5 £260 -
Exeter - 5 £350 -
Devon - 5 £350 -
Dorset -2 4 - -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £406 - 1
Cambridge - 4 £406 - 1
Swindon +14 3 £425 -
Reading +8 3 £400 +10.34% 1
Bournemouth +1 3 - -
Scotland -3 3 £450 - 1
Hampshire -5 3 £288 -4.16% 1
Birmingham -11 3 £325 -23.52% 1
Luton - 3 £613 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £613 -

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 289 (69.47%) .NET
2 279 (67.07%) Sitecore CMS
3 266 (63.94%) CMS
4 247 (59.38%) C#
5 195 (46.88%) ASP.NET
6 175 (42.07%) MVC
7 162 (38.94%) JavaScript
8 161 (38.70%) HTML
9 156 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
10 150 (36.06%) CSS
11 133 (31.97%) SQL Server
12 115 (27.64%) jQuery
13 104 (25.00%) Umbraco
14 85 (20.43%) E-Commerce
15 83 (19.95%) Scrum
16 82 (19.71%) ASP.NET MVC
17 77 (18.51%) HTML5
18 76 (18.27%) Web Services
19 70 (16.83%) TDD
20 67 (16.11%) Content Management
21 66 (15.87%) CSS3
22 65 (15.63%) SQL
23 62 (14.90%) EPiServer
24 57 (13.70%) WCF
25 53 (12.74%) .NET Framework
25 53 (12.74%) Microsoft
26 49 (11.78%) ASP.NET Web API
27 47 (11.30%) Kentico
28 43 (10.34%) BDD
29 40 (9.62%) Visual Studio

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 279 (67.07%) Sitecore CMS
2 266 (63.94%) CMS
3 104 (25.00%) Umbraco
4 47 (11.30%) Kentico
5 24 (5.77%) SharePoint
6 22 (5.29%) Sitefinity
7 18 (4.33%) DNN
8 17 (4.09%) IIS
9 12 (2.88%) Node.js
10 11 (2.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 7 (1.68%) Drupal
12 6 (1.44%) Zimbra
12 6 (1.44%) WordPress
12 6 (1.44%) Immediacy CMS
13 5 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.96%) WebSphere Portal
14 4 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.96%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (4.09%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.16%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.72%) Adobe After Effects
3 3 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.72%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 17 (4.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.88%) Tridion
3 9 (2.16%) assyst
4 5 (1.20%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.48%) Magento
5 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.68%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.72%) GitHub
5 3 (0.72%) Office 365
6 2 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.44%) Internet
2 4 (0.96%) WAN
2 4 (0.96%) HTTP
3 2 (0.48%) DNS
4 1 (0.24%) Intranet
4 1 (0.24%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (31.97%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.68%) MySQL
5 6 (1.44%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.44%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.96%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.24%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.24%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.24%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 40 (9.62%) Visual Studio
2 21 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (3.37%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.64%) Selenium
5 10 (2.40%) TeamCity
6 9 (2.16%) NUnit
6 9 (2.16%) JIRA
7 7 (1.68%) SpecFlow
8 6 (1.44%) Moq
8 6 (1.44%) WebDriver
9 4 (0.96%) MSTest
9 4 (0.96%) Grunt
10 3 (0.72%) Subversion
10 3 (0.72%) eggPlant
10 3 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
10 3 (0.72%) WatiN
11 2 (0.48%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.48%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (0.48%) Yeoman
11 2 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 32 (7.69%) Finance
2 22 (5.29%) Marketing
3 14 (3.37%) Retail
4 5 (1.20%) Publishing
5 3 (0.72%) Multimedia
5 3 (0.72%) Billing
5 3 (0.72%) Advertising
5 3 (0.72%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.48%) Back Office
6 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.24%) Legal
7 1 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 259 (62.26%) Developer
2 128 (30.77%) Sitecore Developer
3 89 (21.39%) .NET Developer
4 41 (9.86%) Architect
5 34 (8.17%) Analyst
6 31 (7.45%) Web Developer
7 25 (6.01%) C# Developer
8 24 (5.77%) CMS Developer
9 21 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
10 18 (4.33%) C# .NET Developer
11 17 (4.09%) Senior Developer
11 17 (4.09%) Project Manager
12 15 (3.61%) Umbraco Developer
13 14 (3.37%) Front-End Developer
14 13 (3.13%) Business Analyst
15 12 (2.88%) Applications Support
16 10 (2.40%) Systems Analyst
16 10 (2.40%) Senior .NET Developer
16 10 (2.40%) ASP.NET Developer
17 9 (2.16%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 289 (69.47%) .NET
2 195 (46.88%) ASP.NET
3 161 (38.70%) HTML
4 150 (36.06%) CSS
5 115 (27.64%) jQuery
6 82 (19.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 77 (18.51%) HTML5
8 76 (18.27%) Web Services
9 66 (15.87%) CSS3
10 57 (13.70%) WCF
11 53 (12.74%) .NET Framework
12 49 (11.78%) ASP.NET Web API
13 38 (9.13%) AngularJS
14 33 (7.93%) Entity Framework
15 30 (7.21%) XML
16 28 (6.73%) LINQ
17 26 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
17 26 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
18 22 (5.29%) Ajax
18 22 (5.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.77%) User Experience
1 24 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.85%) W3C
3 14 (3.37%) iPad
4 12 (2.88%) Social Media
5 10 (2.40%) Open Source
5 10 (2.40%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.40%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.44%) Google Search Appliance
8 5 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (0.96%) Streaming Music
10 3 (0.72%) Handset
10 3 (0.72%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.72%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.48%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.48%) Physics
12 1 (0.24%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.24%) Photography
12 1 (0.24%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 23 (5.53%) Windows
2 7 (1.68%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.20%) Android
4 3 (0.72%) webOS
5 1 (0.24%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (42.07%) MVC
2 156 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (20.43%) E-Commerce
4 83 (19.95%) Scrum
5 70 (16.83%) TDD
6 67 (16.11%) Content Management
7 43 (10.34%) BDD
8 37 (8.89%) CRM
8 37 (8.89%) Web Development
9 28 (6.73%) Analytics
10 27 (6.49%) Mentoring
11 24 (5.77%) Responsive Web Design
12 22 (5.29%) Unit Testing
13 21 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (5.05%) OO
14 20 (4.81%) Migration
15 18 (4.33%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (4.33%) Pair Programming
16 14 (3.37%) Project Management
17 13 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 247 (59.38%) C#
2 162 (38.94%) JavaScript
3 65 (15.63%) SQL
4 24 (5.77%) T-SQL
5 18 (4.33%) Java
6 14 (3.37%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.20%) VB
7 5 (1.20%) PHP
8 3 (0.72%) VB6
9 2 (0.48%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.48%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.24%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (6.25%) Degree
2 11 (2.64%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.16%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.40%) QA
2 2 (0.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.24%) NDS
1 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.24%) Netcool
1 1 (0.24%) TeamSite
1 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 62 (14.90%) EPiServer
2 53 (12.74%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.81%) Adobe
4 18 (4.33%) Ektron
5 17 (4.09%) Google
6 11 (2.64%) Akamai
6 11 (2.64%) ForgeRock
7 10 (2.40%) Remedy
8 7 (1.68%) TIBCO
8 7 (1.68%) Oracle
8 7 (1.68%) hybris
9 4 (0.96%) FatWire
9 4 (0.96%) Alterian
10 3 (0.72%) Omniture
10 3 (0.72%) RedDot
10 3 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.72%) Apple
10 3 (0.72%) SAP
10 3 (0.72%) Facebook
10 3 (0.72%) Twitter
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