The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 399 459 492
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +33
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 210 106 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.84% 0.44% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 78 68
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£365 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.79% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £247 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24993 24117 27009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.72% 47.19% 46.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13879 13072 13683
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
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 1090 1205 1398
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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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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 +78 196 £370 +8.82% 89
London +55 119 £400 +14.28% 45
City of London +25 31 £450 +25.43% 15
South West -12 23 £304 +21.50% 8
West Midlands 0 15 £330 +25.71% 7
South East -22 13 £388 -29.54% 16
West Yorkshire +11 12 £300 - 3
Yorkshire +9 12 £300 - 3
Leeds +12 11 £300 - 3
Bath +6 11 £308 -12.14%
Somerset -8 11 £308 -12.14%
Wiltshire - 10 £325 - 2
South Wales - 7 £370 - 4
Wales - 7 £370 - 4
Cardiff - 7 £370 - 1
Berkshire +3 6 £388 -29.54% 7
Scotland -16 6 £320 -8.57% 2
Reading +3 4 £388 -29.54% 1
Edinburgh - 4 £350 -
Surrey -2 3 £450 +20.00% 1
Birmingham -4 3 £420 - 2
North West -5 3 £438 +34.61% 7
East of England - 3 £285 - 2
East Midlands - 3 £525 - 1
Middlesex -1 2 £438 -
Manchester -5 2 £438 - 3
Bristol -18 2 £275 +10.00% 4
Staffordshire +3 1 - - 1
Glasgow -7 1 £290 -17.14% 2
Brighton - 1 - -

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 293 (75.13%) Sitecore CMS
2 287 (73.59%) CMS
3 284 (72.82%) .NET
4 237 (60.77%) C#
5 190 (48.72%) ASP.NET
6 160 (41.03%) MVC
7 148 (37.95%) HTML
8 143 (36.67%) JavaScript
9 139 (35.64%) CSS
10 130 (33.33%) SQL Server
11 111 (28.46%) jQuery
12 90 (23.08%) Umbraco
13 83 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
13 83 (21.28%) Content Management
14 73 (18.72%) HTML5
15 69 (17.69%) CSS3
16 67 (17.18%) XML
17 65 (16.67%) Web Development
18 61 (15.64%) TDD
19 59 (15.13%) SQL
20 56 (14.36%) Microsoft
21 53 (13.59%) IIS
22 52 (13.33%) Scrum
23 51 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
24 50 (12.82%) EPiServer
25 49 (12.56%) SharePoint
26 45 (11.54%) Web Services
27 40 (10.26%) Finance
27 40 (10.26%) E-Commerce
27 40 (10.26%) .NET Framework

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 293 (75.13%) Sitecore CMS
2 287 (73.59%) CMS
3 90 (23.08%) Umbraco
4 53 (13.59%) IIS
5 49 (12.56%) SharePoint
6 18 (4.62%) Kentico
7 13 (3.33%) Node.js
8 12 (3.08%) DNN
9 11 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (2.82%) Adobe CQ
10 10 (2.56%) WordPress
11 8 (2.05%) Sitefinity
11 8 (2.05%) Lync
11 8 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (1.79%) ExpressionEngine
13 6 (1.54%) Drupal
13 6 (1.54%) Joomla!
14 5 (1.28%) MS Exchange
14 5 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 22 (5.64%) Photoshop
2 19 (4.87%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.54%) MS Office
4 3 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.77%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (1.79%) Tridion
2 5 (1.28%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.77%) Magento
4 2 (0.51%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.56%) SaaS
2 9 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.51%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.31%) Intranet
2 7 (1.79%) Internet
3 4 (1.03%) Firewall
3 4 (1.03%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (0.77%) DNS
5 2 (0.51%) FTP
6 1 (0.26%) LAN
6 1 (0.26%) WAN
6 1 (0.26%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.69%) MySQL
3 21 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (3.08%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.56%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.77%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.77%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.77%) RavenDB
9 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.51%) QlikView
10 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.26%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 38 (9.74%) Visual Studio
2 30 (7.69%) Subversion
3 25 (6.41%) NUnit
4 21 (5.38%) Git (software)
5 17 (4.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (2.82%) Jenkins
7 10 (2.56%) TeamCity
7 10 (2.56%) Selenium
8 8 (2.05%) JIRA
9 7 (1.79%) CruiseControl
9 7 (1.79%) Grunt
10 6 (1.54%) Mercurial
10 6 (1.54%) Moq
11 5 (1.28%) Rhino Mocks
12 4 (1.03%) MSBuild
12 4 (1.03%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.51%) Jasmine
13 2 (0.51%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.51%) Build Forge
13 2 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 40 (10.26%) Finance
2 16 (4.10%) Banking
3 14 (3.59%) Advertising
3 14 (3.59%) Marketing
4 7 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.54%) Retail
6 5 (1.28%) Legal
6 5 (1.28%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.28%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.77%) Law
7 3 (0.77%) Publishing
8 2 (0.51%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) Automotive
9 1 (0.26%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.26%) French Language
9 1 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 256 (65.64%) Developer
2 114 (29.23%) Sitecore Developer
3 83 (21.28%) .NET Developer
4 42 (10.77%) Architect
5 38 (9.74%) Web Developer
6 34 (8.72%) C# Developer
7 30 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
8 23 (5.90%) C# .NET Developer
9 20 (5.13%) Analyst
9 20 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (4.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 15 (3.85%) CMS Developer
12 14 (3.59%) Senior Developer
13 13 (3.33%) Business Analyst
14 11 (2.82%) Project Manager
15 10 (2.56%) Technical Architect
16 9 (2.31%) Senior .NET Developer
17 8 (2.05%) Solutions Architect
18 7 (1.79%) .NET Architect
18 7 (1.79%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (72.82%) .NET
2 190 (48.72%) ASP.NET
3 148 (37.95%) HTML
4 139 (35.64%) CSS
5 111 (28.46%) jQuery
6 83 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 73 (18.72%) HTML5
8 69 (17.69%) CSS3
9 67 (17.18%) XML
10 45 (11.54%) Web Services
11 40 (10.26%) .NET Framework
12 36 (9.23%) WCF
13 33 (8.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 31 (7.95%) Ajax
15 26 (6.67%) XSLT
15 26 (6.67%) AngularJS
16 24 (6.15%) KnockoutJS
16 24 (6.15%) XHTML
17 20 (5.13%) Razor View Engine
17 20 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (2.82%) Mobile App
2 8 (2.05%) Digital Media
2 8 (2.05%) Social Media
3 6 (1.54%) iPhone
3 6 (1.54%) W3C
4 5 (1.28%) GIS
4 5 (1.28%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.28%) Streaming Music
4 5 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (0.77%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (0.77%) Kindle
5 3 (0.77%) E-Learning
5 3 (0.77%) Open Source
6 2 (0.51%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (0.51%) Copywriting
6 2 (0.51%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.51%) DTV
6 2 (0.51%) FMCG
7 1 (0.26%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.26%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.13%) Windows
2 15 (3.85%) Android
3 9 (2.31%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.77%) Linux
5 2 (0.51%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (41.03%) MVC
2 83 (21.28%) Content Management
3 65 (16.67%) Web Development
4 61 (15.64%) TDD
5 52 (13.33%) Scrum
6 51 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (10.26%) E-Commerce
8 28 (7.18%) Unit Testing
9 26 (6.67%) Web Design
9 26 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
10 25 (6.41%) Project Management
11 23 (5.90%) BDD
12 22 (5.64%) Migration
13 16 (4.10%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (3.85%) Software Engineering
14 15 (3.85%) CRM
15 14 (3.59%) OO
16 13 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (3.33%) Automated Testing
17 12 (3.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 237 (60.77%) C#
2 143 (36.67%) JavaScript
3 59 (15.13%) SQL
4 24 (6.15%) T-SQL
5 17 (4.36%) PHP
6 13 (3.33%) VB.NET
7 6 (1.54%) Python
8 3 (0.77%) Java
9 2 (0.51%) Scala
9 2 (0.51%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.51%) Ruby
9 2 (0.51%) VBA
10 1 (0.26%) C++
10 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.26%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (3.08%) Degree
2 2 (0.51%) ISEB
2 2 (0.51%) MOS
3 1 (0.26%) MCP
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.82%) QA
2 4 (1.03%) SLA
3 3 (0.77%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.26%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.51%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 56 (14.36%) Microsoft
2 50 (12.82%) EPiServer
3 23 (5.90%) Ektron
4 15 (3.85%) Google
5 11 (2.82%) TIBCO
6 10 (2.56%) Adobe
7 9 (2.31%) Facebook
7 9 (2.31%) Twitter
8 6 (1.54%) FatWire
9 4 (1.03%) Open Text
9 4 (1.03%) RedDot
9 4 (1.03%) Stellent
9 4 (1.03%) Interwoven
9 4 (1.03%) Vignette
9 4 (1.03%) Nintex
10 3 (0.77%) Omniture
10 3 (0.77%) SAP
11 2 (0.51%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.51%) Metastorm
11 2 (0.51%) VMware
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