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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 355 419 418
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -1
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 231 148 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.96% 0.64% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 88 85
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
23958 22965 20967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.66% 45.69% 46.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13732 12512 10990
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 975 976 1254
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +50 227 £388 +3.33% 93
London +30 117 £386 +3.00% 29
South East +10 64 £400 +2.56% 23
Berkshire +30 41 £413 +0.60% 12
City of London +38 34 £400 -5.88% 17
Reading +15 15 £400 +23.07% 4
South West -25 13 £258 -46.49% 7
East Sussex +9 10 £400 +14.28%
West Midlands +1 10 £350 +7.69% 7
Brighton -4 10 £400 +14.28%
East of England - 9 £550 - 4
Yorkshire -7 8 £325 -13.33% 6
Kent - 8 £315 - 3
Wiltshire -2 4 £200 -37.25% 1
South Yorkshire -2 4 £305 -18.66% 2
Bristol -6 4 £350 +40.00% 4
West Yorkshire - 4 £338 - 4
East Midlands +1 3 £250 -16.66% 2
Swindon -1 3 £200 -37.25% 1
Oxfordshire -16 3 £408 +10.13% 2
Birmingham - 3 £325 - 2
Cardiff -1 2 £375 -11.76%
South Wales -3 2 £375 -11.76%
Wales -10 2 £375 -11.76%
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 3
Folkestone - 2 £315 -
Hampshire -18 1 £300 -31.42% 3
North West -20 1 £325 -7.14% 14
Cambridge - 1 £375 -
Somerset - 1 £213 -

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 280 (68.46%) .NET
2 267 (65.28%) Sitecore CMS
3 256 (62.59%) CMS
4 227 (55.50%) C#
5 185 (45.23%) ASP.NET
6 160 (39.12%) HTML
7 149 (36.43%) JavaScript
8 142 (34.72%) CSS
9 139 (33.99%) MVC
10 125 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
11 107 (26.16%) SQL Server
12 101 (24.69%) jQuery
13 87 (21.27%) Umbraco
14 80 (19.56%) ASP.NET MVC
15 76 (18.58%) E-Commerce
16 70 (17.11%) TDD
17 69 (16.87%) Content Management
18 67 (16.38%) Microsoft
18 67 (16.38%) HTML5
19 64 (15.65%) Web Services
19 64 (15.65%) Scrum
20 56 (13.69%) .NET Framework
21 53 (12.96%) CSS3
22 51 (12.47%) EPiServer
23 50 (12.22%) Web Development
24 45 (11.00%) SQL
25 44 (10.76%) BDD
26 40 (9.78%) WCF
27 36 (8.80%) Kentico
28 35 (8.56%) XML

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 267 (65.28%) Sitecore CMS
2 256 (62.59%) CMS
3 87 (21.27%) Umbraco
4 36 (8.80%) Kentico
5 26 (6.36%) SharePoint
6 19 (4.65%) Sitefinity
7 13 (3.18%) Node.js
8 12 (2.93%) DNN
9 8 (1.96%) Drupal
10 7 (1.71%) Adobe CQ
11 5 (1.22%) Immediacy CMS
11 5 (1.22%) WordPress
11 5 (1.22%) IIS
12 4 (0.98%) Zimbra
12 4 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.73%) FileNet
13 3 (0.73%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.73%) WebSphere Portal
13 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 28 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.98%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.49%) InDesign
3 2 (0.49%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) MS Project
4 1 (0.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.20%) assyst
3 8 (1.96%) Tridion
4 4 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.98%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.98%) Magento
5 2 (0.49%) SiteCatalyst
5 2 (0.49%) SAP ECC
5 2 (0.49%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.49%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.73%) Office 365
5 2 (0.49%) GitHub
5 2 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.93%) Internet
2 4 (0.98%) HTTP
3 2 (0.49%) DNS
3 2 (0.49%) WAN
4 1 (0.24%) Intranet
4 1 (0.24%) GPRS
4 1 (0.24%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (26.16%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.98%) MySQL
6 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.49%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.49%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.49%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.49%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.49%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.24%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 26 (6.36%) Visual Studio
2 16 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (3.67%) Moq
4 14 (3.42%) Git (software)
4 14 (3.42%) SpecFlow
5 12 (2.93%) Subversion
6 11 (2.69%) NUnit
6 11 (2.69%) Rhino Mocks
7 9 (2.20%) TeamCity
8 8 (1.96%) JIRA
9 5 (1.22%) Selenium
9 5 (1.22%) MSTest
10 4 (0.98%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.98%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.73%) eggPlant
11 3 (0.73%) WatiN
11 3 (0.73%) Firebug
12 2 (0.49%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.49%) Grunt
13 1 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 27 (6.60%) Retail
2 26 (6.36%) Finance
3 21 (5.13%) Marketing
4 7 (1.71%) Publishing
5 4 (0.98%) German Language
6 3 (0.73%) Advertising
7 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.49%) Back Office
8 1 (0.24%) Electronics
8 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.24%) Law
8 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.24%) Games
8 1 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 250 (61.12%) Developer
2 134 (32.76%) Sitecore Developer
3 76 (18.58%) .NET Developer
4 46 (11.25%) Architect
5 30 (7.33%) C# Developer
6 29 (7.09%) Senior Developer
7 28 (6.85%) Solutions Architect
8 25 (6.11%) Analyst
9 24 (5.87%) C# .NET Developer
10 23 (5.62%) Web Developer
11 22 (5.38%) Project Manager
12 21 (5.13%) CMS Developer
13 19 (4.65%) Umbraco Developer
14 13 (3.18%) Front-End Developer
15 11 (2.69%) Digital Project Manager
16 10 (2.44%) Senior .NET Developer
17 9 (2.20%) Senior C# Developer
17 9 (2.20%) Applications Support
17 9 (2.20%) Content Editor
17 9 (2.20%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (68.46%) .NET
2 185 (45.23%) ASP.NET
3 160 (39.12%) HTML
4 142 (34.72%) CSS
5 101 (24.69%) jQuery
6 80 (19.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 67 (16.38%) HTML5
8 64 (15.65%) Web Services
9 56 (13.69%) .NET Framework
10 53 (12.96%) CSS3
11 40 (9.78%) WCF
12 35 (8.56%) XML
13 34 (8.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 34 (8.31%) AngularJS
14 29 (7.09%) ASP.NET Web API
15 28 (6.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 26 (6.36%) REST
17 19 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 18 (4.40%) Razor View Engine
18 18 (4.40%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.18%) Computer Science
3 12 (2.93%) Open Source
4 11 (2.69%) User Experience
5 10 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.20%) W3C
7 8 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (1.47%) iPad
8 6 (1.47%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.22%) EPoS
10 4 (0.98%) Google Search Appliance
10 4 (0.98%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.98%) Social Media
10 4 (0.98%) Streaming Music
10 4 (0.98%) Taxonomies
11 3 (0.73%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.73%) Handset
11 3 (0.73%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.49%) iPhone
12 2 (0.49%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.18%) Windows
2 11 (2.69%) Apple iOS
3 10 (2.44%) Android
4 3 (0.73%) webOS
5 2 (0.49%) UNIX
6 1 (0.24%) AIX
6 1 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (33.99%) MVC
2 125 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (18.58%) E-Commerce
4 70 (17.11%) TDD
5 69 (16.87%) Content Management
6 64 (15.65%) Scrum
7 50 (12.22%) Web Development
8 44 (10.76%) BDD
9 26 (6.36%) Project Management
10 25 (6.11%) SOA
10 25 (6.11%) Mentoring
11 23 (5.62%) CRM
12 15 (3.67%) Responsive Web Design
13 14 (3.42%) Domain-Driven Design
13 14 (3.42%) Migration
13 14 (3.42%) TOGAF
14 13 (3.18%) Enterprise Architecture
15 12 (2.93%) OO
16 10 (2.44%) Pair Programming
16 10 (2.44%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 227 (55.50%) C#
2 149 (36.43%) JavaScript
3 45 (11.00%) SQL
4 23 (5.62%) Java
5 17 (4.16%) T-SQL
6 9 (2.20%) VB.NET
7 8 (1.96%) VB
8 5 (1.22%) VB6
9 4 (0.98%) PHP
10 2 (0.49%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.49%) ABAP
11 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.24%) Scala
11 1 (0.24%) C
11 1 (0.24%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (5.87%) Degree
2 6 (1.47%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.22%) VCP4
4 3 (0.73%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.24%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.22%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.24%) Nagios
1 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 67 (16.38%) Microsoft
2 51 (12.47%) EPiServer
3 16 (3.91%) Ektron
4 13 (3.18%) Adobe
5 11 (2.69%) Akamai
5 11 (2.69%) ForgeRock
6 9 (2.20%) Google
6 9 (2.20%) Remedy
7 6 (1.47%) SAP
8 5 (1.22%) RedDot
8 5 (1.22%) hybris
9 4 (0.98%) Alterian
9 4 (0.98%) Oracle
10 3 (0.73%) Vignette
10 3 (0.73%) Lotus
10 3 (0.73%) Omniture
10 3 (0.73%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.73%) FatWire
11 2 (0.49%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.49%) Foundry
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