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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 405 428 424
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 270 229 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.40% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 1.11% 0.91% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 166 141
Median daily rate £375 £398 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +8.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £24.41 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +156.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.41 £9.50
% change year-on-year
- +156.94%

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
24309 25081 24678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.14% 43.92% 45.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14909 14782 13627
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 814 1091 1074
Median hourly rate £19.44 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 29 July 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
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 29 July 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 +20 255 £375 -5.66% 56
London -47 79 £400 -5.88% 24
South East +28 41 £400 +7.02% 8
South West +30 38 £375 -28.57% 4
North West +14 27 £325 -35.00% 9
West Midlands -3 23 £355 +6.76% 1
Manchester +9 22 £325 -35.00% 6
Yorkshire -11 21 £375 +15.38% 6
Hampshire +12 19 £388 +8.77% 1
Bristol - 19 £375 - 3
West Yorkshire -13 18 £375 +15.38% 6
Leeds -9 17 £350 +7.69% 5
East of England +7 14 £450 +9.09% 1
City of London +33 10 £375 -5.66% 3
East Midlands +9 9 £363 -8.80% 3
Berkshire +2 9 £413 +10.00% 3
Coventry - 9 £360 -
Scotland - 9 £650 - 6
Bedfordshire - 9 £450 - 1
Nottinghamshire +2 8 £341 -14.15%
Nottingham -5 8 £341 -14.15%
Birmingham -5 8 £350 +5.26% 1
Edinburgh - 7 £700 - 1
Luton - 7 £450 - 1
Surrey -5 6 £489 -
Winchester - 6 £345 -
South Wales +22 5 £338 +3.84% 1
Wales +21 5 £338 +3.84% 1
Cardiff +15 5 £338 +3.84% 1
Reading +9 5 £438 +16.66% 2

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 313 (57.12%) .NET
2 282 (51.46%) CMS
2 282 (51.46%) Sitecore CMS
3 232 (42.34%) C#
4 225 (41.06%) Agile Software Development
5 162 (29.56%) ASP.NET
6 158 (28.83%) HTML
7 156 (28.47%) JavaScript
8 149 (27.19%) MVC
9 138 (25.18%) CSS
10 112 (20.44%) SQL Server
11 97 (17.70%) Microsoft
12 92 (16.79%) jQuery
13 84 (15.33%) SQL
14 82 (14.96%) Scrum
15 73 (13.32%) Content Management
16 70 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
17 69 (12.59%) TDD
18 67 (12.23%) Umbraco
19 66 (12.04%) Web Services
20 65 (11.86%) AngularJS
21 61 (11.13%) Web Development
22 59 (10.77%) HTML5
23 55 (10.04%) E-Commerce
23 55 (10.04%) Marketing
24 54 (9.85%) Front End Development
25 53 (9.67%) Finance
25 53 (9.67%) Microsoft Azure
26 50 (9.12%) Analytics
27 47 (8.58%) ASP.NET Web API

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
1 282 (51.46%) CMS
1 282 (51.46%) Sitecore CMS
2 67 (12.23%) Umbraco
3 29 (5.29%) SharePoint
4 20 (3.65%) Drupal
5 19 (3.47%) IIS
6 17 (3.10%) SharePoint 2010
7 14 (2.55%) Apache Solr
8 9 (1.64%) WordPress
9 8 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.09%) Kentico
12 5 (0.91%) NServiceBus
12 5 (0.91%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.73%) nginx
14 3 (0.55%) Confluence
14 3 (0.55%) K2 blackpearl
14 3 (0.55%) Lightstreamer
14 3 (0.55%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 18 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.37%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.64%) MS Office
4 7 (1.28%) MS Project
5 4 (0.73%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (0.73%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.18%) GIMP
7 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (3.10%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.36%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.36%) Magento
3 2 (0.36%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.36%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP hybris
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.18%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.18%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 53 (9.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (4.01%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.73%) Boomi
3 4 (0.73%) GitHub
3 4 (0.73%) iPaaS
3 4 (0.73%) Lucidchart
4 3 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (0.55%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.55%) PaaS
5 2 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.36%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.18%) AdWords
6 1 (0.18%) Office 365
6 1 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.19%) Internet
2 8 (1.46%) HTTP
3 7 (1.28%) SSL
4 6 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (1.09%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.73%) Intranet
6 3 (0.55%) Firewall
7 2 (0.36%) Extranet
8 1 (0.18%) Network Security
8 1 (0.18%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (20.44%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.20%) MongoDB
3 24 (4.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (2.74%) NoSQL
5 8 (1.46%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.09%) Redis
8 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.36%) Big Data
10 2 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.36%) OLAP
10 2 (0.36%) OLTP
11 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 36 (6.57%) JIRA
2 35 (6.39%) Git (software)
3 33 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (5.47%) TeamCity
5 28 (5.11%) Visual Studio
6 22 (4.01%) Octopus Deploy
7 14 (2.55%) Jenkins
8 13 (2.37%) Grunt
9 12 (2.19%) Axure RP
9 12 (2.19%) NUnit
10 6 (1.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 6 (1.09%) Selenium
11 5 (0.91%) JUnit
12 4 (0.73%) Artifactory
12 4 (0.73%) GitLab
13 3 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (0.36%) Subversion
14 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
14 2 (0.36%) WebDriver
15 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
General
1 55 (10.04%) Marketing
2 53 (9.67%) Finance
3 23 (4.20%) Retail
4 11 (2.01%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.64%) Legal
6 7 (1.28%) Publishing
7 5 (0.91%) Back Office
7 5 (0.91%) Banking
7 5 (0.91%) Law
8 4 (0.73%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.36%) Billing
10 2 (0.36%) Local Government
11 1 (0.18%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.18%) Electronics
11 1 (0.18%) Games
11 1 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 299 (54.56%) Developer
2 218 (39.78%) Sitecore Developer
3 81 (14.78%) .NET Developer
4 74 (13.50%) Architect
5 51 (9.31%) Sitecore Architect
6 49 (8.94%) Analyst
7 37 (6.75%) C# Developer
7 37 (6.75%) Project Manager
8 34 (6.20%) Solutions Architect
9 32 (5.84%) Business Analyst
10 30 (5.47%) CMS Developer
11 29 (5.29%) C# .NET Developer
12 27 (4.93%) Web Developer
13 23 (4.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 22 (4.01%) Digital Project Manager
15 17 (3.10%) Content Editor
15 17 (3.10%) Digital Analyst
15 17 (3.10%) Digital Business Analyst
16 16 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 15 (2.74%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (57.12%) .NET
2 162 (29.56%) ASP.NET
3 158 (28.83%) HTML
4 138 (25.18%) CSS
5 92 (16.79%) jQuery
6 70 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 66 (12.04%) Web Services
8 65 (11.86%) AngularJS
9 59 (10.77%) HTML5
10 47 (8.58%) ASP.NET Web API
11 35 (6.39%) XML
12 32 (5.84%) .NET Framework
12 32 (5.84%) CSS3
13 30 (5.47%) WCF
14 27 (4.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 21 (3.83%) Sass
16 19 (3.47%) Ajax
16 19 (3.47%) KnockoutJS
17 17 (3.10%) LINQ
18 14 (2.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (8.03%) User Experience
3 17 (3.10%) N-Tier
4 11 (2.01%) iPad
5 9 (1.64%) Visualisation
6 8 (1.46%) Digital Media
6 8 (1.46%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.46%) W3C
7 4 (0.73%) Data Integration
7 4 (0.73%) Fixed Income
7 4 (0.73%) New Media
7 4 (0.73%) NHS
8 3 (0.55%) Copywriting
8 3 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.55%) Equities
8 3 (0.55%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (0.55%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.36%) Fintech
9 2 (0.36%) Google Search Appliance
9 2 (0.36%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 23 (4.20%) Windows
2 15 (2.74%) Unix
3 12 (2.19%) Linux
4 4 (0.73%) CoreOS
4 4 (0.73%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.36%) AIX
7 1 (0.18%) Android
7 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.18%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (41.06%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (27.19%) MVC
3 82 (14.96%) Scrum
4 73 (13.32%) Content Management
5 69 (12.59%) TDD
6 61 (11.13%) Web Development
7 55 (10.04%) E-Commerce
8 54 (9.85%) Front End Development
9 50 (9.12%) Analytics
10 43 (7.85%) CRM
11 34 (6.20%) Change Management
11 34 (6.20%) OO
12 32 (5.84%) OOP
13 27 (4.93%) Business Analysis
13 27 (4.93%) Digital Marketing
13 27 (4.93%) Project Management
14 26 (4.74%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (4.56%) BDD
16 23 (4.20%) Migration
16 23 (4.20%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 232 (42.34%) C#
2 156 (28.47%) JavaScript
3 84 (15.33%) SQL
4 29 (5.29%) VB.NET
5 23 (4.20%) Java
6 16 (2.92%) PowerShell
7 14 (2.55%) T-SQL
8 13 (2.37%) Ruby
9 11 (2.01%) C++
9 11 (2.01%) Python
10 10 (1.82%) Perl
11 8 (1.46%) PHP
12 4 (0.73%) Go
13 3 (0.55%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.36%) VBA
15 1 (0.18%) C
15 1 (0.18%) Progress 4GL
15 1 (0.18%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.18%) XPath
15 1 (0.18%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 16 (2.92%) Degree
2 15 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.19%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.36%) ISEB
5 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.36%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.36%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.28%) QA
2 2 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (1.82%) Docker
2 5 (0.91%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.73%) Ceph
3 4 (0.73%) etcd
3 4 (0.73%) flannel
3 4 (0.73%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 10 (1.82%) Ansible
1 10 (1.82%) Grafana
1 10 (1.82%) Kibana
1 10 (1.82%) logstash
1 10 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (1.82%) Puppet
1 10 (1.82%) Salt
1 10 (1.82%) Uchiwa
2 4 (0.73%) Graphite
2 4 (0.73%) HAProxy
2 4 (0.73%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (0.73%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.73%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (0.73%) rkt
3 2 (0.36%) Piwik
Vendors
1 97 (17.70%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.38%) Oracle
3 19 (3.47%) EPiServer
4 14 (2.55%) hybris
5 9 (1.64%) Ektron
5 9 (1.64%) SAP
6 8 (1.46%) ForgeRock
7 7 (1.28%) Pega
7 7 (1.28%) VMware
8 6 (1.09%) Adobe
8 6 (1.09%) Google
8 6 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.73%) Alterian
9 4 (0.73%) Dell
9 4 (0.73%) Informatica
9 4 (0.73%) WSO2
10 3 (0.55%) CA
10 3 (0.55%) IBM
10 3 (0.55%) SolarWinds
10 3 (0.55%) StreamBase
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