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 29 April 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 386 427 448
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +21
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 278 214 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.38% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 1.13% 0.85% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 144 114
Average daily rate £450 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 - £22.50

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
24658 25241 24652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.14% 45.28% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15141 14341 13830
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 799 1095 1052
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.12 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +11 237 £450 +20.00% 61
London +18 136 £475 +26.66% 33
South East -26 30 £450 +13.20% 7
Scotland +8 29 £450 - 3
Edinburgh +15 25 £450 - 3
City of London +36 19 £401 +0.12% 8
East of England +19 18 £450 -25.77% 3
Yorkshire +11 18 £369 +13.46% 1
Bedfordshire +10 16 £450 -26.53% 2
Hampshire +10 13 £500 +90.47%
Leeds +4 13 £365 +12.30%
West Yorkshire 0 13 £365 +12.30% 1
South West -6 13 £300 -11.11% 4
Wales +11 11 £325 -13.33% 1
South Wales 0 11 £325 -13.33% 1
Cardiff -12 9 £313 -16.66% 1
Berkshire -14 9 £463 +13.84%
Reading -9 8 £463 +15.62%
West Midlands -14 8 £325 +4.00% 4
Basingstoke - 8 £525 -
East Midlands +10 7 £425 +70.00% 2
Nottinghamshire +1 6 - - 1
Luton -2 6 £450 -26.53% 2
North West -11 6 £388 - 5
Bath - 6 £281 -
Somerset - 6 £281 -
Oxfordshire +4 4 £375 +1.35%
Nottingham -6 4 - -
Manchester -9 4 £388 -13.88% 5
Winchester - 4 £395 -

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 260 (54.05%) .NET
2 246 (51.14%) CMS
2 246 (51.14%) Sitecore CMS
3 220 (45.74%) Agile Software Development
4 180 (37.42%) C#
5 142 (29.52%) MVC
6 112 (23.28%) ASP.NET
7 101 (21.00%) JavaScript
8 99 (20.58%) HTML
9 96 (19.96%) SQL Server
10 95 (19.75%) CSS
11 83 (17.26%) Scrum
12 72 (14.97%) Microsoft
13 64 (13.31%) Finance
13 64 (13.31%) jQuery
14 61 (12.68%) TDD
14 61 (12.68%) SQL
15 58 (12.06%) Umbraco
16 53 (11.02%) User Experience
16 53 (11.02%) Web Development
16 53 (11.02%) E-Commerce
17 52 (10.81%) Web Services
18 49 (10.19%) CSS3
18 49 (10.19%) Front End Development
19 47 (9.77%) ASP.NET MVC
20 46 (9.56%) HTML5
20 46 (9.56%) Content Management
21 44 (9.15%) CRM
21 44 (9.15%) AngularJS
21 44 (9.15%) Marketing

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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
1 246 (51.14%) CMS
1 246 (51.14%) Sitecore CMS
2 58 (12.06%) Umbraco
3 30 (6.24%) Node.js
4 18 (3.74%) IIS
5 15 (3.12%) Drupal
6 11 (2.29%) SharePoint
7 10 (2.08%) Apache Solr
7 10 (2.08%) nginx
8 8 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.46%) Kentico
10 5 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (1.04%) Sitefinity
11 4 (0.83%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.62%) Joomla!
12 3 (0.62%) Lightstreamer
12 3 (0.62%) WordPress
13 2 (0.42%) Alfresco
13 2 (0.42%) concrete5
13 2 (0.42%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 11 (2.29%) MS Visio
2 8 (1.66%) MS Project
2 8 (1.66%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.46%) MS Office
4 5 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.83%) MS Excel
5 4 (0.83%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.62%) GIMP
6 3 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.42%) 3ds Max
7 2 (0.42%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.21%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 9 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.83%) SDL Web 8
3 3 (0.62%) Magento
3 3 (0.62%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.62%) Unica
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.21%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 38 (7.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.70%) GitHub
4 4 (0.83%) Boomi
4 4 (0.83%) iPaaS
4 4 (0.83%) Lucidchart
4 4 (0.83%) SaaS
5 3 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.42%) Basecamp
6 2 (0.42%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.42%) IaaS
6 2 (0.42%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.21%) AdWords
7 1 (0.21%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.21%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.49%) HTTP
1 12 (2.49%) Intrusion Detection
1 12 (2.49%) SSL
1 12 (2.49%) TCP/IP
2 10 (2.08%) Internet
3 6 (1.25%) Intranet
4 4 (0.83%) Firewall
5 2 (0.42%) DNS
5 2 (0.42%) LAN
5 2 (0.42%) SAN
5 2 (0.42%) WAN
6 1 (0.21%) Extranet
6 1 (0.21%) LDAP
6 1 (0.21%) NAS
6 1 (0.21%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.21%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (19.96%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.78%) MongoDB
3 17 (3.53%) NoSQL
4 14 (2.91%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (2.49%) Redis
6 8 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (0.83%) MySQL
8 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 30 (6.24%) Git (software)
1 30 (6.24%) JIRA
2 25 (5.20%) Jenkins
3 19 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (3.95%) Visual Studio
4 11 (2.29%) Axure RP
4 11 (2.29%) Grunt
4 11 (2.29%) SpecFlow
5 10 (2.08%) Artifactory
5 10 (2.08%) GitLab
6 9 (1.87%) NUnit
7 4 (0.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 4 (0.83%) JUnit
7 4 (0.83%) Subversion
7 4 (0.83%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.62%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.42%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.42%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.42%) Selenium
General
1 64 (13.31%) Finance
2 44 (9.15%) Marketing
3 23 (4.78%) Retail
4 11 (2.29%) Legal
5 8 (1.66%) Banking
6 6 (1.25%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.62%) Billing
7 3 (0.62%) Law
7 3 (0.62%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.42%) Back Office
8 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.21%) Advertising
9 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.21%) Electronics
9 1 (0.21%) French Language
9 1 (0.21%) Games
9 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 223 (46.36%) Developer
2 145 (30.15%) Sitecore Developer
3 96 (19.96%) .NET Developer
4 88 (18.30%) Architect
5 54 (11.23%) Sitecore Architect
6 50 (10.40%) Analyst
6 50 (10.40%) C# Developer
7 48 (9.98%) C# .NET Developer
8 43 (8.94%) Business Analyst
9 37 (7.69%) Project Manager
10 29 (6.03%) Solutions Architect
11 23 (4.78%) ASP.NET Developer
12 22 (4.57%) Content Editor
12 22 (4.57%) DevOps Engineer
12 22 (4.57%) Web Developer
13 20 (4.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 19 (3.95%) HTML Developer
15 18 (3.74%) CMS Developer
15 18 (3.74%) Consultant
15 18 (3.74%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (54.05%) .NET
2 112 (23.28%) ASP.NET
3 99 (20.58%) HTML
4 95 (19.75%) CSS
5 64 (13.31%) jQuery
6 52 (10.81%) Web Services
7 49 (10.19%) CSS3
8 47 (9.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 46 (9.56%) HTML5
10 44 (9.15%) AngularJS
11 41 (8.52%) .NET Framework
12 33 (6.86%) WCF
13 29 (6.03%) ASP.NET Web API
14 22 (4.57%) Sensu
15 20 (4.16%) REST
16 19 (3.95%) Ajax
16 19 (3.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 18 (3.74%) Entity Framework
17 18 (3.74%) SOAP
18 14 (2.91%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.02%) User Experience
2 35 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (2.70%) Fintech
4 11 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (1.87%) Digital Media
6 7 (1.46%) NHS
6 7 (1.46%) W3C
7 6 (1.25%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (1.25%) iPad
7 6 (1.25%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.04%) Copywriting
9 3 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.62%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.42%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.42%) PMI
11 1 (0.21%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.21%) Life Science
11 1 (0.21%) Social Media
11 1 (0.21%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 28 (5.82%) Unix
2 25 (5.20%) Linux
3 23 (4.78%) Windows
4 10 (2.08%) CoreOS
5 7 (1.46%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.42%) Android
7 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.42%) CentOS
8 1 (0.21%) AIX
8 1 (0.21%) HPUX
8 1 (0.21%) Solaris
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (45.74%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (29.52%) MVC
3 83 (17.26%) Scrum
4 61 (12.68%) TDD
5 53 (11.02%) E-Commerce
5 53 (11.02%) Web Development
6 49 (10.19%) Front End Development
7 46 (9.56%) Content Management
8 44 (9.15%) CRM
9 41 (8.52%) Analytics
10 38 (7.90%) OO
11 37 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (6.24%) BDD
13 27 (5.61%) DevOps
14 24 (4.99%) Configuration Management
14 24 (4.99%) Migration
15 23 (4.78%) Business Analysis
15 23 (4.78%) Use Case
16 22 (4.57%) Web Operations
17 21 (4.37%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 180 (37.42%) C#
2 101 (21.00%) JavaScript
3 61 (12.68%) SQL
4 36 (7.48%) Java
5 31 (6.44%) PowerShell
6 25 (5.20%) C++
6 25 (5.20%) Python
6 25 (5.20%) Ruby
7 22 (4.57%) Perl
8 10 (2.08%) Go
8 10 (2.08%) PHP
9 7 (1.46%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.83%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.42%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.42%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.42%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.42%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.42%) VB
11 2 (0.42%) XPath
11 2 (0.42%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 25 (5.20%) Security Cleared
2 23 (4.78%) SC Cleared
3 9 (1.87%) Degree
3 9 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.29%) WCAG
2 6 (1.25%) QA
3 2 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.42%) WAI
System Software
1 22 (4.57%) Docker
2 10 (2.08%) Ceph
2 10 (2.08%) GlusterFS
3 2 (0.42%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (4.57%) Ansible
1 22 (4.57%) Grafana
1 22 (4.57%) Kibana
1 22 (4.57%) logstash
1 22 (4.57%) Opscode Chef
1 22 (4.57%) Puppet
1 22 (4.57%) Salt
1 22 (4.57%) Uchiwa
2 10 (2.08%) Graphite
2 10 (2.08%) HAProxy
2 10 (2.08%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.21%) cPanel
Vendors
1 72 (14.97%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.82%) EPiServer
3 23 (4.78%) Oracle
4 16 (3.33%) Adobe
4 16 (3.33%) hybris
5 14 (2.91%) VMware
6 10 (2.08%) SAP
7 7 (1.46%) Pega
8 6 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.04%) Capita
9 5 (1.04%) Interwoven
10 4 (0.83%) Dell
10 4 (0.83%) ForgeRock
10 4 (0.83%) Google
10 4 (0.83%) HP
10 4 (0.83%) Informatica
10 4 (0.83%) WSO2
11 3 (0.62%) Ektron
11 3 (0.62%) StreamBase
11 3 (0.62%) Zend
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