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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 405 405 474
Rank change year-on-year
0 +69
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 226 211 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.39% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 0.86% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 136 76
Average daily rate
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£400 £365 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £24.41 £9.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+156.94% -
UK excluding London average 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
24887 24619 23745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.77% 45.05% 46.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14650 13583 12848
Average daily rate £400 £375 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1070 1201
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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 -4 225 £400 +9.58% 86
London +2 121 £425 +6.25% 40
Yorkshire -2 33 £325 +8.33% 11
West Yorkshire -5 31 £325 +8.33% 9
Leeds -5 30 £325 +8.33% 9
City of London -14 25 £406 -9.72% 10
East of England +20 24 £413 +44.73% 1
South East -2 23 £374 -3.54% 11
Cambridgeshire +19 22 £413 +44.73%
Cambridge +9 18 £413 -
Berkshire +11 12 £375 -3.22% 3
North West -17 12 £500 +14.28% 12
Manchester +1 11 £500 +14.28% 8
Bracknell - 8 £388 -
Hampshire - 7 £356 - 3
Croydon - 5 £260 - 1
East Midlands -1 3 £398 -24.28% 3
Reading -3 3 £375 -3.22% 1
Nottinghamshire -7 3 £398 - 2
Nottingham -11 3 £398 -
South West -26 3 £525 +72.83% 7
Andover - 3 £356 -
Birmingham +2 2 £333 -20.83%
Wiltshire -8 2 £525 +61.53%
Swindon -8 2 £525 +61.53%
West Midlands -10 2 £333 +0.75% 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £425 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £408 -
Sheffield - 2 £425 - 2
Surrey -5 1 - - 2

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 295 (66.74%) .NET
2 279 (63.12%) Sitecore CMS
3 271 (61.31%) CMS
4 233 (52.71%) C#
5 186 (42.08%) ASP.NET
6 164 (37.10%) MVC
7 162 (36.65%) Agile Software Development
8 151 (34.16%) JavaScript
9 150 (33.94%) HTML
10 136 (30.77%) SQL Server
11 132 (29.86%) CSS
12 104 (23.53%) jQuery
13 89 (20.14%) Umbraco
14 80 (18.10%) ASP.NET MVC
15 79 (17.87%) E-Commerce
16 77 (17.42%) HTML5
17 70 (15.84%) Content Management
18 69 (15.61%) Scrum
18 69 (15.61%) SQL
19 66 (14.93%) TDD
20 58 (13.12%) CSS3
21 57 (12.90%) EPiServer
22 54 (12.22%) Web Services
23 49 (11.09%) .NET Framework
24 48 (10.86%) Web Development
25 47 (10.63%) ASP.NET Web API
25 47 (10.63%) User Experience
26 45 (10.18%) Analytics
26 45 (10.18%) Marketing
26 45 (10.18%) Microsoft

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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
1 279 (63.12%) Sitecore CMS
2 271 (61.31%) CMS
3 89 (20.14%) Umbraco
4 33 (7.47%) Kentico
5 29 (6.56%) SharePoint
6 21 (4.75%) IIS
7 19 (4.30%) Sitefinity
8 16 (3.62%) WebSphere
9 15 (3.39%) WebLogic
9 15 (3.39%) WebLogic Portal
9 15 (3.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 15 (3.39%) WebSphere Portal
10 14 (3.17%) WordPress
10 14 (3.17%) DNN
11 8 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (1.36%) Drupal
14 5 (1.13%) Node.js
14 5 (1.13%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.68%) CoreMedia CMS
Applications
1 12 (2.71%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.81%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.23%) InDesign
3 1 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.71%) Tridion
3 9 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (1.36%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.90%) Magento
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.26%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.45%) GitHub
5 2 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.45%) SaaS
5 2 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.45%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.17%) Internet
2 4 (0.90%) SMS
2 4 (0.90%) WAN
3 1 (0.23%) DNS
3 1 (0.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (2.26%) MySQL
4 9 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.04%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.58%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.36%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.13%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.90%) MarkLogic
8 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.23%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.23%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 37 (8.37%) Visual Studio
2 21 (4.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (3.85%) Selenium
4 13 (2.94%) Git (software)
5 9 (2.04%) JIRA
6 8 (1.81%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.58%) NUnit
8 6 (1.36%) Subversion
9 5 (1.13%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.90%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.90%) Yeoman
10 4 (0.90%) Grunt
11 2 (0.45%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (0.45%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.45%) Bower
11 2 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.45%) gulp
11 2 (0.45%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.45%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.45%) Maven
General
1 45 (10.18%) Marketing
2 38 (8.60%) Finance
3 17 (3.85%) Retail
4 14 (3.17%) Billing
5 5 (1.13%) Multimedia
5 5 (1.13%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.68%) Publishing
7 2 (0.45%) Advertising
7 2 (0.45%) Banking
7 2 (0.45%) Back Office
8 1 (0.23%) Electronics
8 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.23%) Law
8 1 (0.23%) Legal
8 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.23%) Games
8 1 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 262 (59.28%) Developer
2 128 (28.96%) Sitecore Developer
3 90 (20.36%) .NET Developer
4 64 (14.48%) Architect
5 33 (7.47%) Analyst
6 30 (6.79%) Web Developer
7 27 (6.11%) Solutions Architect
8 19 (4.30%) Project Manager
9 18 (4.07%) Front-End Developer
10 16 (3.62%) Business Analyst
10 16 (3.62%) Senior Developer
10 16 (3.62%) C# Developer
11 15 (3.39%) Technical Architect
12 14 (3.17%) CMS Developer
13 12 (2.71%) Applications Support
14 11 (2.49%) Systems Analyst
15 9 (2.04%) C# .NET Developer
16 8 (1.81%) Mobile Developer
17 7 (1.58%) Oracle Architect
17 7 (1.58%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (66.74%) .NET
2 186 (42.08%) ASP.NET
3 150 (33.94%) HTML
4 132 (29.86%) CSS
5 104 (23.53%) jQuery
6 80 (18.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 77 (17.42%) HTML5
8 58 (13.12%) CSS3
9 54 (12.22%) Web Services
10 49 (11.09%) .NET Framework
11 47 (10.63%) ASP.NET Web API
12 37 (8.37%) AngularJS
13 36 (8.14%) WCF
14 30 (6.79%) XML
15 28 (6.33%) KnockoutJS
16 27 (6.11%) Ajax
17 22 (4.98%) WebCenter
18 19 (4.30%) LINQ
18 19 (4.30%) REST
19 18 (4.07%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 47 (10.63%) User Experience
2 20 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.52%) Social Media
3 13 (2.94%) iPad
4 10 (2.26%) W3C
5 8 (1.81%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.36%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.90%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (0.68%) Blog
9 3 (0.68%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.68%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.45%) EPoS
10 2 (0.45%) NHS
10 2 (0.45%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.45%) Statistics
10 2 (0.45%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.45%) Google Search Appliance
11 1 (0.23%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (4.98%) Windows
2 7 (1.58%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.13%) Android
4 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.23%) webOS
4 1 (0.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (37.10%) MVC
2 162 (36.65%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (17.87%) E-Commerce
4 70 (15.84%) Content Management
5 69 (15.61%) Scrum
6 66 (14.93%) TDD
7 48 (10.86%) Web Development
8 45 (10.18%) Analytics
9 38 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (8.37%) BDD
11 34 (7.69%) CRM
12 29 (6.56%) Digital Marketing
13 22 (4.98%) Enterprise Architecture
13 22 (4.98%) Responsive Web Design
13 22 (4.98%) Open Source
14 21 (4.75%) Web Analytics
14 21 (4.75%) Migration
15 19 (4.30%) OO
15 19 (4.30%) Unit Testing
16 18 (4.07%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 233 (52.71%) C#
2 151 (34.16%) JavaScript
3 69 (15.61%) SQL
4 31 (7.01%) T-SQL
5 24 (5.43%) Java
6 16 (3.62%) VB.NET
7 11 (2.49%) PHP
8 6 (1.36%) VB
9 4 (0.90%) VB6
10 3 (0.68%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.68%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.45%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.45%) Scala
11 2 (0.45%) Ruby
11 2 (0.45%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (4.30%) Degree
2 15 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.71%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.23%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.52%) QA
2 6 (1.36%) SLA
3 1 (0.23%) WCAG
3 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.23%) NDS
1 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (2.04%) Netcool
2 2 (0.45%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 57 (12.90%) EPiServer
2 45 (10.18%) Microsoft
3 34 (7.69%) Adobe
4 28 (6.33%) Oracle
5 23 (5.20%) Google
6 19 (4.30%) TIBCO
7 18 (4.07%) Ektron
8 15 (3.39%) IBM
9 9 (2.04%) Remedy
9 9 (2.04%) Infovista
9 9 (2.04%) BMC
9 9 (2.04%) Pega
9 9 (2.04%) Amdocs
10 8 (1.81%) Facebook
10 8 (1.81%) Twitter
11 6 (1.36%) Rackspace
12 5 (1.13%) hybris
12 5 (1.13%) Apple
13 4 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.90%) FatWire
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RNLI
Rate: From £43,300 to £50,941 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
First Point
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
First Point
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Clevedon, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £350 - £500 Per Day Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
North West
TRG
Rate: 350-500 Per Day Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Ampersand Consulting
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £345 - £400 per day + Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago