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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sitecore
UK
Rank 369 436 404
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -32
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 242 182 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.36% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 1.19% 0.84% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 140 144
Median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £425 £398
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
20350 21582 22699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.46% 43.26% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12452 12661 13331
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 764 863 1010
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.46 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +62 234 £440 +3.52% 55
London +14 77 £450 +9.42% 23
North East +24 46 £508 +19.41% 4
South East +15 40 £425 - 6
Tyne and Wear +17 37 £508 +19.41% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 35 £508 +19.41% 2
South West +25 28 £413 +53.48% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 19 £425 -5.55% 1
North West +20 17 £344 -19.11% 10
East Midlands +21 16 £450 +63.63% 4
Swindon +18 16 £413 -17.50%
Wiltshire +4 16 £413 +53.48%
Berkshire +11 15 £450 +38.46% 5
Bristol +15 12 £415 - 1
Manchester +16 11 £323 -18.86% 5
Nottinghamshire - 10 £485 - 4
Nottingham - 10 £485 - 4
City of London -6 8 £400 -3.03% 6
Bracknell - 7 £450 - 1
Tyneside - 7 £508 -
Marlow - 6 £406 -
Hampshire +19 5 £340 +8.88%
Scotland - 5 £325 - 3
Reading +10 4 £463 +42.30% 1
Merseyside +5 4 £350 - 3
Liverpool +3 4 £350 - 3
Glasgow - 4 £325 -
West Yorkshire +11 3 £338 -3.57%
Yorkshire +7 3 £338 -3.57%
West Midlands -12 3 £250 -33.33%

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 355 (66.73%) .NET
2 301 (56.58%) C#
3 243 (45.68%) Sitecore CMS
3 243 (45.68%) CMS
4 219 (41.17%) ASP.NET
5 191 (35.90%) JavaScript
6 181 (34.02%) Agile Software Development
7 175 (32.89%) MVC
8 166 (31.20%) HTML
9 157 (29.51%) CSS
10 102 (19.17%) SQL Server
11 101 (18.98%) TDD
12 99 (18.61%) Microsoft
13 83 (15.60%) jQuery
14 73 (13.72%) Scrum
15 68 (12.78%) Umbraco
16 66 (12.41%) BDD
17 65 (12.22%) Content Management
18 64 (12.03%) XML
19 62 (11.65%) SQL
20 61 (11.47%) Web Development
21 60 (11.28%) AngularJS
22 56 (10.53%) Finance
23 53 (9.96%) HTML5
24 50 (9.40%) ASP.NET MVC
25 46 (8.65%) ASP.NET Web API
25 46 (8.65%) Microsoft Azure
26 43 (8.08%) .NET Framework
27 41 (7.71%) REST
28 39 (7.33%) OO

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
1 243 (45.68%) CMS
1 243 (45.68%) Sitecore CMS
2 68 (12.78%) Umbraco
3 29 (5.45%) SharePoint
4 26 (4.89%) IIS
5 14 (2.63%) Confluence
5 14 (2.63%) Kentico
6 12 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (1.88%) Drupal
8 9 (1.69%) Sitefinity
8 9 (1.69%) WordPress
9 6 (1.13%) DNN
9 6 (1.13%) Immediacy CMS
10 5 (0.94%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.75%) Magnolia
12 2 (0.38%) eZ Publish
13 1 (0.19%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 23 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.26%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.56%) Magento
2 3 (0.56%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.38%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.38%) Radian6
3 2 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.38%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.19%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 46 (8.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.32%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.94%) PaaS
4 4 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.56%) SaaS
6 2 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.38%) Force.com
6 2 (0.38%) GitHub
6 2 (0.38%) IaaS
6 2 (0.38%) Office 365
6 2 (0.38%) Responsys
7 1 (0.19%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.44%) HTTP
1 13 (2.44%) Internet
2 5 (0.94%) Network Security
3 2 (0.38%) Intranet
4 1 (0.19%) Firewall
4 1 (0.19%) LAN
4 1 (0.19%) SSL
4 1 (0.19%) VPN
4 1 (0.19%) WAN
4 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (19.17%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (4.14%) MongoDB
4 19 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 15 (2.82%) Couchbase
6 10 (1.88%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (0.94%) MySQL
8 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.38%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.38%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.38%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.19%) DTS
10 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 38 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (5.64%) Visual Studio
3 25 (4.70%) Git (software)
4 24 (4.51%) Octopus Deploy
5 23 (4.32%) TeamCity
6 20 (3.76%) JIRA
7 13 (2.44%) Selenium
8 9 (1.69%) Ant
8 9 (1.69%) Apache Ivy
8 9 (1.69%) Bitbucket
8 9 (1.69%) eggPlant
8 9 (1.69%) Gradle
8 9 (1.69%) Grunt
8 9 (1.69%) JMeter
8 9 (1.69%) Maven
8 9 (1.69%) WebDriver
9 7 (1.32%) Jasmine
10 6 (1.13%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.94%) gulp
12 4 (0.75%) NuGet
General
1 56 (10.53%) Finance
2 31 (5.83%) Marketing
3 29 (5.45%) Advertising
4 16 (3.01%) Retail
5 9 (1.69%) Publishing
6 7 (1.32%) Banking
7 4 (0.75%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.56%) Legal
9 2 (0.38%) Automotive
10 1 (0.19%) Billing
10 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.19%) German Language
10 1 (0.19%) Law
10 1 (0.19%) Local Government
10 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 380 (71.43%) Developer
2 288 (54.14%) Sitecore Developer
3 106 (19.92%) .NET Developer
4 70 (13.16%) C# Developer
5 47 (8.83%) C# .NET Developer
6 43 (8.08%) Architect
7 40 (7.52%) CMS Developer
8 34 (6.39%) Sitecore Architect
9 27 (5.08%) ASP.NET Developer
10 25 (4.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 23 (4.32%) Analyst
11 23 (4.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 21 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 18 (3.38%) JavaScript Developer
14 17 (3.20%) Business Analyst
14 17 (3.20%) Web Developer
15 15 (2.82%) Project Manager
16 13 (2.44%) Senior Developer
17 12 (2.26%) Consultant
17 12 (2.26%) Senior Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 355 (66.73%) .NET
2 219 (41.17%) ASP.NET
3 166 (31.20%) HTML
4 157 (29.51%) CSS
5 83 (15.60%) jQuery
6 64 (12.03%) XML
7 60 (11.28%) AngularJS
8 53 (9.96%) HTML5
9 50 (9.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 46 (8.65%) ASP.NET Web API
11 43 (8.08%) .NET Framework
12 41 (7.71%) REST
13 37 (6.95%) Ajax
14 31 (5.83%) Web Services
15 30 (5.64%) LINQ
16 25 (4.70%) JSON
17 23 (4.32%) CSS3
17 23 (4.32%) Sass
18 20 (3.76%) WCF
19 17 (3.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.20%) User Experience
2 15 (2.82%) Visualisation
2 15 (2.82%) W3C
3 13 (2.44%) N-Tier
4 11 (2.07%) Mobile App
5 10 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.50%) iSeries
8 7 (1.32%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.13%) Digital Media
10 5 (0.94%) Tandem
11 4 (0.75%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.56%) Copywriting
13 2 (0.38%) Graphic Design
13 2 (0.38%) iPad
13 2 (0.38%) RIA
13 2 (0.38%) Social Media
13 2 (0.38%) Statistics
13 2 (0.38%) Virtual Team
14 1 (0.19%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 27 (5.08%) Windows
2 8 (1.50%) AIX
2 8 (1.50%) Linux
3 2 (0.38%) Android
3 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.19%) MVS
4 1 (0.19%) Unix
4 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (34.02%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (32.89%) MVC
3 101 (18.98%) TDD
4 73 (13.72%) Scrum
5 66 (12.41%) BDD
6 65 (12.22%) Content Management
7 61 (11.47%) Web Development
8 39 (7.33%) OO
9 38 (7.14%) Software Engineering
10 31 (5.83%) Front End Development
11 28 (5.26%) OOP
12 26 (4.89%) DevOps
13 23 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (4.32%) Migration
13 23 (4.32%) SDLC
13 23 (4.32%) Waterfall
14 21 (3.95%) Project Management
15 20 (3.76%) CRM
15 20 (3.76%) SOLID
16 17 (3.20%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 301 (56.58%) C#
2 191 (35.90%) JavaScript
3 62 (11.65%) SQL
4 31 (5.83%) VB.NET
5 25 (4.70%) T-SQL
6 24 (4.51%) Java
7 13 (2.44%) Ruby
8 11 (2.07%) ActionScript
8 11 (2.07%) PHP
8 11 (2.07%) Python
9 9 (1.69%) C++
9 9 (1.69%) Groovy
10 4 (0.75%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.56%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.38%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (2.44%) Degree
2 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.38%) MCSD
4 1 (0.19%) CCIE
4 1 (0.19%) CCNP
4 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.19%) JNCIP
4 1 (0.19%) JNCIS
4 1 (0.19%) MCP
4 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.20%) QA
System Software
1 5 (0.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.56%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 99 (18.61%) Microsoft
2 21 (3.95%) EPiServer
3 19 (3.57%) Xamarin
4 17 (3.20%) Oracle
5 13 (2.44%) Adobe
6 12 (2.26%) Apple
7 10 (1.88%) Atlassian
7 10 (1.88%) Splunk
8 8 (1.50%) Ektron
8 8 (1.50%) webMethods
9 7 (1.32%) Google
10 6 (1.13%) Alterian
11 5 (0.94%) ForgeRock
12 3 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.56%) SAP
13 2 (0.38%) Aprimo
13 2 (0.38%) Omniture
13 2 (0.38%) OpenText
13 2 (0.38%) Pega
13 2 (0.38%) SolarWinds
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