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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 26 September 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 387 437 458
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +21
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 284 227 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.40% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 1.18% 0.92% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 163 121
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £343
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £80.00 £37.04 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.98% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.04 -

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
24044 24752 26246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.80% 43.26% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14682 14636 14796
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 857 1078 1181
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Sitecore as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sitecore within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Sitecore Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Sitecore
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +50 275 £400 - 57
London -5 110 £380 -10.58% 25
South East +45 59 £413 -0.60% 6
Hampshire +39 36 £400 -38.46%
South West +29 31 £375 +15.38% 8
North West +22 21 £419 -16.30% 7
Bristol +11 17 £375 +15.38% 4
West Midlands -20 17 £400 -38.46% 2
City of London +4 14 £413 +11.86% 2
Manchester -3 12 £444 -1.38% 5
West Yorkshire -9 11 £325 -1.51% 2
Yorkshire -16 11 £325 -7.14% 3
East Midlands - 11 £413 - 2
Coventry -10 10 £430 -33.84%
Leeds -13 10 £325 -1.51% 2
Surrey +16 9 £488 +62.50% 1
Winchester - 9 £345 -
Nottingham - 9 £375 -
Nottinghamshire - 9 £375 -
Liverpool - 8 £363 - 1
Merseyside - 8 £363 - 1
East of England 0 7 £539 +14.93% 2
North East -22 6 £375 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £375 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 6 £375 - 2
South Wales +28 5 £400 +23.07% 2
Cardiff +28 5 £400 +23.07% 2
Wales +25 5 £400 +23.07% 2
Oxfordshire - 5 - - 1
Southampton +12 4 £413 -36.53%

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 343 (59.55%) .NET
2 298 (51.74%) CMS
2 298 (51.74%) Sitecore CMS
3 275 (47.74%) C#
4 205 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
5 201 (34.90%) HTML
6 196 (34.03%) JavaScript
7 182 (31.60%) ASP.NET
8 179 (31.08%) CSS
9 160 (27.78%) MVC
10 119 (20.66%) SQL Server
11 102 (17.71%) Microsoft
12 96 (16.67%) jQuery
13 87 (15.10%) Content Management
14 77 (13.37%) SQL
15 75 (13.02%) AngularJS
16 74 (12.85%) HTML5
17 71 (12.33%) Umbraco
18 69 (11.98%) ASP.NET MVC
18 69 (11.98%) TDD
19 68 (11.81%) Web Development
20 67 (11.63%) Scrum
20 67 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
21 64 (11.11%) Web Services
21 64 (11.11%) XML
22 60 (10.42%) Marketing
23 59 (10.24%) Finance
24 55 (9.55%) Front End Development
25 54 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
25 54 (9.38%) User Experience

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 298 (51.74%) CMS
1 298 (51.74%) Sitecore CMS
2 71 (12.33%) Umbraco
3 35 (6.08%) SharePoint
4 24 (4.17%) IIS
4 24 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 21 (3.65%) Drupal
6 16 (2.78%) Confluence
7 15 (2.60%) WordPress
8 11 (1.91%) Apache Solr
9 9 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (1.22%) Kentico
11 5 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (0.87%) NServiceBus
11 5 (0.87%) Sitefinity
12 4 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.69%) Magnolia
13 3 (0.52%) K2 blackpearl
13 3 (0.52%) Lightstreamer
13 3 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (4.51%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.26%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.56%) MS Office
4 8 (1.39%) MS Project
5 4 (0.69%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (0.69%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.17%) GIMP
7 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.69%) Eloqua
3 4 (0.69%) Magento
4 2 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.35%) Radian6
4 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.35%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.35%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.17%) SAP hybris
5 1 (0.17%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.17%) Shopify
5 1 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 67 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.04%) Google Analytics
3 6 (1.04%) PaaS
4 5 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (0.69%) Lucidchart
6 3 (0.52%) Basecamp
7 2 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.35%) Force.com
7 2 (0.35%) Responsys
8 1 (0.17%) AdWords
8 1 (0.17%) Boomi
8 1 (0.17%) IaaS
8 1 (0.17%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Office 365
8 1 (0.17%) SaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.39%) Internet
2 4 (0.69%) Network Security
3 3 (0.52%) Firewall
3 3 (0.52%) Intranet
4 2 (0.35%) Extranet
4 2 (0.35%) HTTP
5 1 (0.17%) PBX
5 1 (0.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (20.66%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 33 (5.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 10 (1.74%) Couchbase
6 7 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.69%) MySQL
8 4 (0.69%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.35%) Big Data
9 2 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.35%) OLAP
9 2 (0.35%) OLTP
9 2 (0.35%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 53 (9.20%) JIRA
2 40 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 39 (6.77%) TeamCity
4 30 (5.21%) Git (software)
4 30 (5.21%) Octopus Deploy
5 26 (4.51%) Visual Studio
6 18 (3.13%) Grunt
7 12 (2.08%) Axure RP
8 11 (1.91%) NUnit
9 6 (1.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 6 (1.04%) Jasmine
10 5 (0.87%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.87%) Selenium
11 4 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.69%) gulp
11 4 (0.69%) NuGet
12 3 (0.52%) JUnit
12 3 (0.52%) Subversion
13 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
13 2 (0.35%) WebDriver
General
1 60 (10.42%) Marketing
2 59 (10.24%) Finance
3 21 (3.65%) Retail
4 13 (2.26%) Publishing
5 10 (1.74%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.22%) Legal
7 5 (0.87%) Back Office
7 5 (0.87%) Banking
8 4 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.69%) Law
9 3 (0.52%) Advertising
10 2 (0.35%) Billing
10 2 (0.35%) German Language
10 2 (0.35%) Local Government
10 2 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 349 (60.59%) Developer
2 253 (43.92%) Sitecore Developer
3 78 (13.54%) .NET Developer
4 53 (9.20%) Analyst
5 47 (8.16%) Architect
6 45 (7.81%) CMS Developer
7 41 (7.12%) C# Developer
8 37 (6.42%) Project Manager
9 36 (6.25%) Business Analyst
10 34 (5.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 34 (5.90%) Sitecore Architect
11 29 (5.03%) Web Developer
12 27 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
13 23 (3.99%) Digital Project Manager
14 20 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
15 18 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 18 (3.13%) Digital Analyst
15 18 (3.13%) Digital Business Analyst
16 14 (2.43%) HTML Developer
16 14 (2.43%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 343 (59.55%) .NET
2 201 (34.90%) HTML
3 182 (31.60%) ASP.NET
4 179 (31.08%) CSS
5 96 (16.67%) jQuery
6 75 (13.02%) AngularJS
7 74 (12.85%) HTML5
8 69 (11.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 64 (11.11%) Web Services
9 64 (11.11%) XML
10 54 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 46 (7.99%) .NET Framework
12 35 (6.08%) CSS3
13 34 (5.90%) WCF
14 30 (5.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 25 (4.34%) REST
15 25 (4.34%) Sass
16 23 (3.99%) LINQ
17 18 (3.13%) Middleware
18 17 (2.95%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.38%) User Experience
2 43 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (4.51%) N-Tier
4 16 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.08%) iPad
6 11 (1.91%) Visualisation
7 9 (1.56%) Digital Media
7 9 (1.56%) iSeries
8 6 (1.04%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.04%) W3C
9 5 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.69%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.69%) New Media
11 3 (0.52%) Equities
11 3 (0.52%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.35%) Google Search Appliance
12 2 (0.35%) NHS
12 2 (0.35%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (0.35%) Tandem
13 1 (0.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 31 (5.38%) Windows
2 9 (1.56%) AIX
2 9 (1.56%) Linux
3 4 (0.69%) Windows Server
3 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (0.52%) Unix
5 1 (0.17%) Android
5 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.17%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (27.78%) MVC
3 87 (15.10%) Content Management
4 69 (11.98%) TDD
5 68 (11.81%) Web Development
6 67 (11.63%) Scrum
7 55 (9.55%) Front End Development
8 44 (7.64%) Analytics
9 39 (6.77%) E-Commerce
10 38 (6.60%) OOP
11 37 (6.42%) CRM
12 36 (6.25%) Change Management
13 32 (5.56%) BDD
14 30 (5.21%) Business Analysis
15 29 (5.03%) Digital Marketing
15 29 (5.03%) OO
16 28 (4.86%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (4.86%) Project Management
17 27 (4.69%) Software Engineering
18 24 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 275 (47.74%) C#
2 196 (34.03%) JavaScript
3 77 (13.37%) SQL
4 43 (7.47%) VB.NET
5 15 (2.60%) Java
6 14 (2.43%) PHP
6 14 (2.43%) T-SQL
7 7 (1.22%) PowerShell
8 5 (0.87%) Ruby
9 3 (0.52%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.35%) VBA
11 1 (0.17%) Python
11 1 (0.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (3.82%) Degree
2 7 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (0.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.35%) ISEB
4 2 (0.35%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.35%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.35%) PMP
5 1 (0.17%) MCP
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.82%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.35%) Piwik
Vendors
1 102 (17.71%) Microsoft
2 27 (4.69%) Oracle
3 18 (3.13%) EPiServer
4 14 (2.43%) Xamarin
5 10 (1.74%) Atlassian
6 9 (1.56%) Ektron
6 9 (1.56%) Google
6 9 (1.56%) webMethods
7 8 (1.39%) ForgeRock
7 8 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.39%) SAP
8 7 (1.22%) Adobe
9 4 (0.69%) Alterian
9 4 (0.69%) Pega
10 3 (0.52%) CA
10 3 (0.52%) IBM
10 3 (0.52%) SolarWinds
10 3 (0.52%) StreamBase
10 3 (0.52%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.35%) Apple
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Scotland
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nakama
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Recruit121
Rate: £0 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: £600 day or to £110K for permanent
Posted: 6 days ago