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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 421 385 457
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +72
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 189 231 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.43% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.76% 0.95% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 165 72
Average daily rate
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£380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £291 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
25025 24195 23227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.72% 44.96% 47.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14656 13591 12365
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1112 1036 1232
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.49 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -10.25%

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 1 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
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 1 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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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 -47 187 £380 +1.33% 87
London -31 106 £400 - 38
South East -12 22 £375 -1.63% 12
City of London -19 21 £400 -11.11% 18
Yorkshire -7 18 £325 +8.33% 7
Leeds -12 17 £325 +8.33% 6
West Yorkshire -13 17 £325 +8.33% 7
East of England +13 15 £413 +44.73% 7
Cambridgeshire +8 14 £413 +44.73% 5
Cambridge - 12 £413 - 1
Manchester -4 9 £325 -18.75% 7
North West -17 9 £325 -18.75% 12
Hampshire +2 7 £356 +18.75% 4
South West -14 7 £431 +40.24% 6
Oxfordshire - 7 £370 - 1
Berkshire +1 6 £388 - 3
Oxford - 6 £375 - 1
Croydon - 5 £260 -
Wiltshire -4 3 £431 +32.69%
Nottingham -5 3 £398 -
East Midlands -10 3 £398 -24.28% 1
Nottinghamshire -11 3 £398 -
Devon - 3 - -
Andover - 3 £356 -
Exeter - 3 - -
Edinburgh 0 2 £450 +28.57%
Scotland -5 2 £450 +40.62%
Bracknell - 2 £388 - 1
Reading +4 1 £375 -1.63%
Swindon 0 1 £525 +61.53%

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 271 (67.08%) .NET
2 269 (66.58%) Sitecore CMS
3 256 (63.37%) CMS
4 224 (55.45%) C#
5 179 (44.31%) ASP.NET
6 162 (40.10%) MVC
7 156 (38.61%) JavaScript
8 155 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
9 152 (37.62%) HTML
10 140 (34.65%) CSS
11 124 (30.69%) SQL Server
12 99 (24.50%) jQuery
13 97 (24.01%) Umbraco
14 85 (21.04%) E-Commerce
15 82 (20.30%) HTML5
16 79 (19.55%) ASP.NET MVC
16 79 (19.55%) Scrum
17 75 (18.56%) TDD
18 66 (16.34%) Content Management
19 65 (16.09%) CSS3
20 61 (15.10%) EPiServer
21 56 (13.86%) SQL
22 55 (13.61%) .NET Framework
23 51 (12.62%) Web Services
24 50 (12.38%) Microsoft
25 46 (11.39%) BDD
25 46 (11.39%) ASP.NET Web API
26 43 (10.64%) WCF
27 42 (10.40%) Kentico
28 41 (10.15%) Web Development

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 269 (66.58%) Sitecore CMS
2 256 (63.37%) CMS
3 97 (24.01%) Umbraco
4 42 (10.40%) Kentico
5 30 (7.43%) SharePoint
6 21 (5.20%) Sitefinity
7 20 (4.95%) IIS
8 17 (4.21%) DNN
9 13 (3.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 11 (2.72%) WordPress
11 8 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (1.98%) WebSphere
12 7 (1.73%) WebLogic
12 7 (1.73%) WebLogic Portal
12 7 (1.73%) WebSphere Portal
13 6 (1.49%) Node.js
13 6 (1.49%) Drupal
14 4 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (2.72%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.23%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.74%) InDesign
3 3 (0.74%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 15 (3.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.97%) Tridion
3 6 (1.49%) WebTrends
4 5 (1.24%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.74%) Magento
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.98%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.74%) GitHub
4 2 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.50%) Office 365
5 1 (0.25%) SaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.25%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.97%) Internet
2 4 (0.99%) SMS
2 4 (0.99%) WAN
3 3 (0.74%) HTTP
4 2 (0.50%) DNS
5 1 (0.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (30.69%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (1.98%) Relational Database
3 8 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.98%) MySQL
4 6 (1.49%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.24%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.50%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.25%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.25%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 34 (8.42%) Visual Studio
2 20 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (3.96%) Selenium
4 15 (3.71%) Git (software)
5 11 (2.72%) TeamCity
5 11 (2.72%) JIRA
6 7 (1.73%) NUnit
7 6 (1.49%) WebDriver
7 6 (1.49%) SpecFlow
8 5 (1.24%) Grunt
9 4 (0.99%) Subversion
10 3 (0.74%) WatiN
10 3 (0.74%) eggPlant
11 2 (0.50%) Bower
11 2 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.50%) gulp
11 2 (0.50%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (0.50%) Yeoman
11 2 (0.50%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.50%) Jasmine
General
1 32 (7.92%) Finance
2 29 (7.18%) Marketing
3 20 (4.95%) Retail
4 8 (1.98%) Billing
5 5 (1.24%) Multimedia
6 4 (0.99%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.74%) Advertising
8 2 (0.50%) Publishing
8 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.50%) Back Office
9 1 (0.25%) Electronics
9 1 (0.25%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 252 (62.38%) Developer
2 124 (30.69%) Sitecore Developer
3 85 (21.04%) .NET Developer
4 43 (10.64%) Architect
5 28 (6.93%) Web Developer
5 28 (6.93%) Analyst
6 22 (5.45%) Front-End Developer
7 21 (5.20%) Project Manager
8 20 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
9 19 (4.70%) CMS Developer
10 17 (4.21%) C# Developer
11 15 (3.71%) Business Analyst
12 12 (2.97%) Senior Developer
13 11 (2.72%) Applications Support
14 10 (2.48%) Systems Analyst
14 10 (2.48%) C# .NET Developer
14 10 (2.48%) Umbraco Developer
15 8 (1.98%) Mobile Developer
15 8 (1.98%) Technical Architect
15 8 (1.98%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (67.08%) .NET
2 179 (44.31%) ASP.NET
3 152 (37.62%) HTML
4 140 (34.65%) CSS
5 99 (24.50%) jQuery
6 82 (20.30%) HTML5
7 79 (19.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 65 (16.09%) CSS3
9 55 (13.61%) .NET Framework
10 51 (12.62%) Web Services
11 46 (11.39%) ASP.NET Web API
12 43 (10.64%) WCF
13 38 (9.41%) AngularJS
14 31 (7.67%) XML
15 26 (6.44%) Entity Framework
16 25 (6.19%) KnockoutJS
17 24 (5.94%) LINQ
18 23 (5.69%) Razor View Engine
19 22 (5.45%) REST
20 20 (4.95%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.67%) User Experience
2 18 (4.46%) W3C
3 15 (3.71%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.71%) Social Media
4 14 (3.47%) iPad
5 9 (2.23%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.99%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.50%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.50%) Google Search Appliance
9 2 (0.50%) Handset
9 2 (0.50%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.50%) Physics
9 2 (0.50%) Statistics
9 2 (0.50%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.50%) EPoS
9 2 (0.50%) NHS
10 1 (0.25%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.21%) Windows
2 5 (1.24%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.74%) Android
4 2 (0.50%) webOS
5 1 (0.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (40.10%) MVC
2 155 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (21.04%) E-Commerce
4 79 (19.55%) Scrum
5 75 (18.56%) TDD
6 66 (16.34%) Content Management
7 46 (11.39%) BDD
8 41 (10.15%) Web Development
9 38 (9.41%) CRM
10 34 (8.42%) Analytics
11 29 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (6.19%) Responsive Web Design
13 24 (5.94%) Unit Testing
14 22 (5.45%) Mentoring
15 19 (4.70%) Migration
16 18 (4.46%) Stakeholder Management
16 18 (4.46%) OO
17 17 (4.21%) SDLC
18 16 (3.96%) Pair Programming
19 15 (3.71%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 224 (55.45%) C#
2 156 (38.61%) JavaScript
3 56 (13.86%) SQL
4 24 (5.94%) T-SQL
5 23 (5.69%) Java
6 17 (4.21%) VB.NET
7 10 (2.48%) PHP
8 5 (1.24%) VB
9 3 (0.74%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.50%) VB6
10 2 (0.50%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.50%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.50%) C
11 1 (0.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (5.45%) Degree
2 14 (3.47%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.97%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.47%) QA
2 6 (1.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) NDS
1 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (1.24%) Netcool
2 2 (0.50%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 61 (15.10%) EPiServer
2 50 (12.38%) Microsoft
3 26 (6.44%) Adobe
4 21 (5.20%) Google
5 15 (3.71%) Ektron
5 15 (3.71%) Oracle
6 12 (2.97%) TIBCO
7 9 (2.23%) Facebook
7 9 (2.23%) Twitter
8 8 (1.98%) hybris
9 6 (1.49%) IBM
10 5 (1.24%) Remedy
10 5 (1.24%) Infovista
10 5 (1.24%) BMC
10 5 (1.24%) Pega
10 5 (1.24%) Amdocs
10 5 (1.24%) Rackspace
11 4 (0.99%) FatWire
12 3 (0.74%) Apple
12 3 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
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