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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 423 467 443
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -24
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 190 107 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 0.44% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 74 115
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£360 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £358 £338
% change year-on-year
-5.59% +5.92%
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
26439 24591 27314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.74% 46.58% 46.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14927 13785 13902
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1177 1101 1383
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 September 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 September 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 +34 179 £360 -1.36% 80
London +36 96 £378 +0.66% 33
South East +3 21 £375 +2.73% 10
City of London +35 20 £400 +14.28% 16
South West -24 18 £300 +20.00% 7
Yorkshire - 14 £300 - 5
West Yorkshire - 13 £300 - 4
Leeds - 13 £300 - 4
East Midlands +8 11 £348 -7.33% 2
Nottinghamshire +18 8 £336 -10.33%
Berkshire +17 8 £388 +10.71% 7
Nottingham +14 7 £336 -10.33%
East of England -28 7 £400 -15.78% 4
North West -4 6 £450 +38.46% 10
Wiltshire - 6 £313 - 1
Somerset - 6 £300 -
Bath - 6 £300 -
Scotland -5 5 £350 +12.00% 1
Bristol -14 5 £330 +41.93% 4
Edinburgh - 5 £350 -
Wales - 5 £415 - 3
South Wales - 5 £415 - 2
Middlesex +5 4 £394 -
Manchester -8 4 £450 +38.46% 6
Reading - 4 £388 - 2
Swindon - 4 £325 -
Derbyshire +5 3 £350 +7.69% 1
Oxford -3 3 £200 -45.20%
Oxfordshire -8 3 £200 -45.20%
West Midlands -12 3 £400 +52.38% 9

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 297 (72.09%) Sitecore CMS
2 292 (70.87%) CMS
3 280 (67.96%) .NET
4 226 (54.85%) C#
5 183 (44.42%) ASP.NET
6 173 (41.99%) MVC
7 168 (40.78%) HTML
8 157 (38.11%) JavaScript
9 149 (36.17%) CSS
10 126 (30.58%) SQL Server
11 121 (29.37%) jQuery
12 115 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
13 88 (21.36%) Umbraco
13 88 (21.36%) Content Management
14 87 (21.12%) Web Development
15 85 (20.63%) ASP.NET MVC
16 80 (19.42%) HTML5
17 69 (16.75%) XML
18 68 (16.50%) Microsoft
18 68 (16.50%) TDD
18 68 (16.50%) CSS3
19 61 (14.81%) .NET Framework
20 60 (14.56%) SQL
21 58 (14.08%) EPiServer
22 57 (13.83%) Scrum
23 50 (12.14%) E-Commerce
24 42 (10.19%) SharePoint
24 42 (10.19%) Visual Studio
24 42 (10.19%) Finance
25 41 (9.95%) IIS

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 297 (72.09%) Sitecore CMS
2 292 (70.87%) CMS
3 88 (21.36%) Umbraco
4 42 (10.19%) SharePoint
5 41 (9.95%) IIS
6 22 (5.34%) Kentico
7 19 (4.61%) Node.js
8 16 (3.88%) Adobe CQ
9 14 (3.40%) DNN
10 11 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (2.18%) WordPress
11 9 (2.18%) Drupal
12 8 (1.94%) Sitefinity
12 8 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (1.70%) ExpressionEngine
14 6 (1.46%) Alfresco
14 6 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (1.21%) Joomla!
16 4 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
16 4 (0.97%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (5.34%) Photoshop
1 22 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.70%) MS Office
3 3 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.73%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.94%) Tridion
2 5 (1.21%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.73%) Magento
5 2 (0.49%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.21%) SaaS
4 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.18%) Internet
2 5 (1.21%) Firewall
2 5 (1.21%) Reverse Proxy
2 5 (1.21%) Intranet
3 3 (0.73%) DNS
4 2 (0.49%) FTP
5 1 (0.24%) LAN
5 1 (0.24%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (30.58%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.80%) MySQL
3 16 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (2.91%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.43%) RDBMS
6 10 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.49%) QlikView
9 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.49%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.24%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (0.24%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 42 (10.19%) Visual Studio
2 25 (6.07%) NUnit
3 23 (5.58%) Subversion
4 21 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (3.16%) Git (software)
6 11 (2.67%) Selenium
7 10 (2.43%) TeamCity
8 9 (2.18%) Moq
9 8 (1.94%) Jenkins
9 8 (1.94%) Grunt
9 8 (1.94%) Rhino Mocks
9 8 (1.94%) JIRA
10 7 (1.70%) SpecFlow
11 5 (1.21%) CruiseControl
12 4 (0.97%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.97%) MSBuild
13 3 (0.73%) Jasmine
13 3 (0.73%) Karma Test Runner
13 3 (0.73%) Yeoman
13 3 (0.73%) Bower
General
1 42 (10.19%) Finance
2 25 (6.07%) Marketing
3 14 (3.40%) Banking
4 13 (3.16%) Retail
5 11 (2.67%) Advertising
6 6 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.21%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.97%) Law
8 4 (0.97%) Legal
8 4 (0.97%) Publishing
9 3 (0.73%) French Language
9 3 (0.73%) German Language
9 3 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.73%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.49%) Electronics
11 1 (0.24%) Back Office
11 1 (0.24%) Automotive
11 1 (0.24%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 266 (64.56%) Developer
2 112 (27.18%) Sitecore Developer
3 85 (20.63%) .NET Developer
4 42 (10.19%) Web Developer
5 38 (9.22%) Architect
6 32 (7.77%) Front-End Developer
7 23 (5.58%) Analyst
8 22 (5.34%) C# Developer
9 19 (4.61%) Senior Developer
10 13 (3.16%) Business Analyst
11 12 (2.91%) Project Manager
11 12 (2.91%) ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (2.91%) C# .NET Developer
12 10 (2.43%) Senior .NET Developer
12 10 (2.43%) Technical Architect
13 9 (2.18%) Umbraco Developer
14 8 (1.94%) CMS Developer
14 8 (1.94%) Lead .NET Developer
14 8 (1.94%) Lead Developer
15 7 (1.70%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (67.96%) .NET
2 183 (44.42%) ASP.NET
3 168 (40.78%) HTML
4 149 (36.17%) CSS
5 121 (29.37%) jQuery
6 85 (20.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 80 (19.42%) HTML5
8 69 (16.75%) XML
9 68 (16.50%) CSS3
10 61 (14.81%) .NET Framework
11 40 (9.71%) Web Services
11 40 (9.71%) AngularJS
12 34 (8.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 34 (8.25%) Ajax
12 34 (8.25%) WCF
13 29 (7.04%) KnockoutJS
14 26 (6.31%) XSLT
15 24 (5.83%) Razor View Engine
16 23 (5.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 23 (5.58%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.52%) User Experience
2 17 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.67%) Social Media
4 10 (2.43%) Digital Media
5 7 (1.70%) W3C
6 6 (1.46%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.97%) Streaming Music
7 4 (0.97%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.97%) GIS
8 3 (0.73%) Kindle
8 3 (0.73%) Graphic Design
8 3 (0.73%) E-Learning
8 3 (0.73%) Open Source
9 2 (0.49%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.49%) FMCG
9 2 (0.49%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.49%) Copywriting
9 2 (0.49%) Blog
9 2 (0.49%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.37%) Windows
2 10 (2.43%) Android
3 9 (2.18%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.24%) UNIX
4 1 (0.24%) AIX
4 1 (0.24%) HPUX
4 1 (0.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (41.99%) MVC
2 115 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (21.36%) Content Management
4 87 (21.12%) Web Development
5 68 (16.50%) TDD
6 57 (13.83%) Scrum
7 50 (12.14%) E-Commerce
8 30 (7.28%) Project Management
9 29 (7.04%) Responsive Web Design
10 23 (5.58%) BDD
11 22 (5.34%) Web Design
12 20 (4.85%) Migration
13 17 (4.13%) Unit Testing
14 15 (3.64%) SEO
15 14 (3.40%) Software Engineering
16 11 (2.67%) Workflow
16 11 (2.67%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (2.67%) OO
16 11 (2.67%) CRM
16 11 (2.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 226 (54.85%) C#
2 157 (38.11%) JavaScript
3 60 (14.56%) SQL
4 25 (6.07%) T-SQL
5 17 (4.13%) VB.NET
6 14 (3.40%) PHP
7 7 (1.70%) Java
8 4 (0.97%) Python
9 3 (0.73%) C++
10 2 (0.49%) VBA
10 2 (0.49%) VB
11 1 (0.24%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (3.40%) Degree
2 2 (0.49%) MOS
2 2 (0.49%) ISEB
2 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.49%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.24%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.24%) MCP
3 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.16%) QA
2 4 (0.97%) SLA
3 3 (0.73%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.49%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (0.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.24%) Nagios
2 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 68 (16.50%) Microsoft
2 58 (14.08%) EPiServer
3 18 (4.37%) Ektron
4 16 (3.88%) Google
5 10 (2.43%) Adobe
6 9 (2.18%) Twitter
7 8 (1.94%) Facebook
8 7 (1.70%) TIBCO
9 6 (1.46%) FatWire
9 6 (1.46%) RedDot
10 5 (1.21%) Omniture
11 4 (0.97%) Stellent
11 4 (0.97%) Open Text
11 4 (0.97%) Interwoven
11 4 (0.97%) Oracle
11 4 (0.97%) Vignette
11 4 (0.97%) SAP
11 4 (0.97%) Nintex
12 2 (0.49%) StreamBase
12 2 (0.49%) ServiceNow
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