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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 373 445 422
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -23
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 287 179 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.32% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 0.73% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 125 133
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £9.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 - £9.50

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
23942 24658 24159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.62% 44.76% 44.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 14807 14333 13692
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 789 1124 1077
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +64 239 £400 +7.38% 60
London +22 115 £425 +13.33% 30
Scotland +17 36 £450 - 5
South East +3 34 £463 +25.00% 6
Edinburgh +22 30 £463 +2.77%
East of England +23 23 £450 +9.09% 2
South West +1 21 £313 -19.35% 5
Bedfordshire +18 19 £450 -26.53% 1
City of London +43 18 £400 - 8
Yorkshire +6 16 £395 +21.53% 3
Leeds -1 15 £395 +21.53% 2
West Yorkshire -1 15 £395 +21.53% 3
Berkshire -4 14 £463 +15.62% 2
North West -10 12 £355 -21.11% 4
Wales - 12 £313 - 2
Cardiff - 12 £313 - 1
South Wales - 12 £313 - 1
Hampshire +7 10 £500 +73.91%
Reading -2 10 £463 +15.62% 1
East Midlands +12 9 £428 +7.54% 3
Luton +6 9 £438 -28.57% 1
Manchester -8 9 £375 -16.66% 3
Nottinghamshire +4 7 - - 2
Bristol - 7 £325 - 1
Somerset - 7 £288 - 2
Bath - 7 £288 - 2
West Midlands -11 6 £293 -10.00% 6
Basingstoke - 6 £525 -
Nottingham -1 5 - - 1
Hertfordshire +11 4 £450 +38.46%

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 288 (57.72%) .NET
2 259 (51.90%) CMS
2 259 (51.90%) Sitecore CMS
3 207 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
4 201 (40.28%) C#
5 153 (30.66%) MVC
6 118 (23.65%) ASP.NET
7 109 (21.84%) HTML
7 109 (21.84%) JavaScript
8 100 (20.04%) SQL Server
9 99 (19.84%) CSS
10 80 (16.03%) Scrum
11 78 (15.63%) Microsoft
12 72 (14.43%) SQL
13 64 (12.83%) Umbraco
14 63 (12.63%) jQuery
15 62 (12.42%) E-Commerce
16 61 (12.22%) Web Development
17 59 (11.82%) Web Services
17 59 (11.82%) TDD
18 54 (10.82%) Finance
19 52 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
20 51 (10.22%) Content Management
21 49 (9.82%) AngularJS
21 49 (9.82%) Front End Development
22 47 (9.42%) User Experience
22 47 (9.42%) Analytics
23 45 (9.02%) HTML5
23 45 (9.02%) Continuous Integration
23 45 (9.02%) Analytical Skills

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
1 259 (51.90%) CMS
1 259 (51.90%) Sitecore CMS
2 64 (12.83%) Umbraco
3 27 (5.41%) Node.js
4 19 (3.81%) Drupal
5 15 (3.01%) IIS
6 14 (2.81%) SharePoint
7 12 (2.40%) Apache Solr
8 10 (2.00%) nginx
9 8 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (1.00%) Kentico
10 5 (1.00%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.00%) WordPress
11 3 (0.60%) Joomla!
11 3 (0.60%) Lightstreamer
11 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.40%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.40%) ExpressionEngine
12 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (2.61%) MS Visio
2 9 (1.80%) MS Office
3 8 (1.60%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.60%) MS Project
4 6 (1.20%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.80%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.60%) GIMP
6 3 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.40%) 3ds Max
7 2 (0.40%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 9 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.80%) Magento
3 3 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.40%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.20%) SAP hybris
5 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.20%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.20%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 43 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.61%) GitHub
4 4 (0.80%) Boomi
4 4 (0.80%) iPaaS
4 4 (0.80%) Lucidchart
5 3 (0.60%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.40%) Basecamp
6 2 (0.40%) IaaS
6 2 (0.40%) MailChimp
6 2 (0.40%) SaaS
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.20%) AdWords
7 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.20%) Office 365
7 1 (0.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.40%) HTTP
1 12 (2.40%) Intrusion Detection
1 12 (2.40%) SSL
1 12 (2.40%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.80%) Internet
3 4 (0.80%) Firewall
3 4 (0.80%) Intranet
4 2 (0.40%) DNS
4 2 (0.40%) Extranet
4 2 (0.40%) LAN
4 2 (0.40%) WAN
5 1 (0.20%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.20%) PBX
5 1 (0.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (20.04%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.01%) MongoDB
3 18 (3.61%) NoSQL
4 14 (2.81%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (2.40%) Redis
5 12 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.40%) Big Data
9 2 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.40%) MySQL
9 2 (0.40%) OLAP
9 2 (0.40%) OLTP
9 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 38 (7.62%) Git (software)
2 33 (6.61%) JIRA
3 29 (5.81%) Jenkins
4 19 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (3.21%) Visual Studio
6 12 (2.40%) Axure RP
6 12 (2.40%) NUnit
7 11 (2.20%) SpecFlow
8 10 (2.00%) Artifactory
8 10 (2.00%) GitLab
8 10 (2.00%) Grunt
8 10 (2.00%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 5 (1.00%) JUnit
11 4 (0.80%) Selenium
12 3 (0.60%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.40%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.40%) Subversion
13 2 (0.40%) WebDriver
General
1 54 (10.82%) Finance
2 41 (8.22%) Marketing
3 21 (4.21%) Retail
4 9 (1.80%) Banking
4 9 (1.80%) Legal
5 6 (1.20%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.60%) Law
8 2 (0.40%) Back Office
8 2 (0.40%) Publishing
9 1 (0.20%) Advertising
9 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.20%) Billing
9 1 (0.20%) Electronics
9 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.20%) French Language
9 1 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 241 (48.30%) Developer
2 166 (33.27%) Sitecore Developer
3 97 (19.44%) .NET Developer
4 95 (19.04%) Architect
5 63 (12.63%) Sitecore Architect
6 51 (10.22%) C# Developer
7 48 (9.62%) C# .NET Developer
8 46 (9.22%) Analyst
9 38 (7.62%) Project Manager
10 34 (6.81%) Business Analyst
10 34 (6.81%) Solutions Architect
11 23 (4.61%) Web Developer
12 22 (4.41%) DevOps Engineer
13 21 (4.21%) ASP.NET Developer
14 20 (4.01%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 20 (4.01%) Content Editor
14 20 (4.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 19 (3.81%) CMS Developer
15 19 (3.81%) Digital Project Manager
16 17 (3.41%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (57.72%) .NET
2 118 (23.65%) ASP.NET
3 109 (21.84%) HTML
4 99 (19.84%) CSS
5 63 (12.63%) jQuery
6 59 (11.82%) Web Services
7 52 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 49 (9.82%) AngularJS
9 45 (9.02%) HTML5
10 43 (8.62%) .NET Framework
10 43 (8.62%) CSS3
11 32 (6.41%) ASP.NET Web API
12 27 (5.41%) WCF
13 22 (4.41%) Sensu
14 20 (4.01%) REST
15 19 (3.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 17 (3.41%) Ajax
17 16 (3.21%) XML
18 15 (3.01%) SOAP
19 14 (2.81%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.42%) User Experience
2 45 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (2.20%) iPad
4 10 (2.00%) Fintech
5 9 (1.80%) Digital Media
6 8 (1.60%) W3C
7 7 (1.40%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.40%) NHS
8 6 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (1.00%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.80%) Copywriting
10 4 (0.80%) New Media
11 3 (0.60%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.40%) Google Search Appliance
12 2 (0.40%) Social Media
12 2 (0.40%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 1 (0.20%) Hedge funds
13 1 (0.20%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 28 (5.61%) Unix
2 27 (5.41%) Linux
3 25 (5.01%) Windows
4 10 (2.00%) CoreOS
5 5 (1.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.40%) Android
7 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.40%) CentOS
7 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (30.66%) MVC
3 80 (16.03%) Scrum
4 62 (12.42%) E-Commerce
5 61 (12.22%) Web Development
6 59 (11.82%) TDD
7 51 (10.22%) Content Management
8 49 (9.82%) Front End Development
9 47 (9.42%) Analytics
10 45 (9.02%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (8.02%) OO
12 38 (7.62%) CRM
13 34 (6.81%) BDD
14 27 (5.41%) DevOps
15 25 (5.01%) Configuration Management
16 24 (4.81%) Business Analysis
16 24 (4.81%) Migration
17 23 (4.61%) Change Management
17 23 (4.61%) Project Management
18 22 (4.41%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 201 (40.28%) C#
2 109 (21.84%) JavaScript
3 72 (14.43%) SQL
4 39 (7.82%) Java
5 32 (6.41%) PowerShell
6 25 (5.01%) C++
6 25 (5.01%) Python
6 25 (5.01%) Ruby
7 22 (4.41%) Perl
8 12 (2.40%) VB.NET
9 10 (2.00%) Go
10 9 (1.80%) PHP
10 9 (1.80%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.40%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.40%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.40%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.40%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.40%) VB
12 1 (0.20%) Scala
12 1 (0.20%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 23 (4.61%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.20%) Degree
4 8 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.40%) ISEB
5 2 (0.40%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.20%) WCAG
2 8 (1.60%) QA
3 2 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.40%) SLA
3 2 (0.40%) WAI
System Software
1 22 (4.41%) Docker
2 10 (2.00%) Ceph
2 10 (2.00%) etcd
2 10 (2.00%) flannel
2 10 (2.00%) GlusterFS
3 3 (0.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (4.41%) Ansible
1 22 (4.41%) Grafana
1 22 (4.41%) Kibana
1 22 (4.41%) logstash
1 22 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
1 22 (4.41%) Puppet
1 22 (4.41%) Salt
1 22 (4.41%) Uchiwa
2 10 (2.00%) Graphite
2 10 (2.00%) HAProxy
2 10 (2.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 10 (2.00%) Kubernetes
2 10 (2.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (0.40%) Piwik
4 1 (0.20%) cPanel
Vendors
1 78 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 30 (6.01%) EPiServer
3 18 (3.61%) Oracle
4 16 (3.21%) hybris
5 13 (2.61%) VMware
6 11 (2.20%) SAP
7 8 (1.60%) Pega
8 6 (1.20%) Ektron
8 6 (1.20%) Google
9 5 (1.00%) Adobe
9 5 (1.00%) Capita
9 5 (1.00%) ForgeRock
10 4 (0.80%) Dell
10 4 (0.80%) Informatica
10 4 (0.80%) WSO2
11 3 (0.60%) CA
11 3 (0.60%) Facebook
11 3 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.60%) StreamBase
11 3 (0.60%) TIBCO
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