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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 389 425 437
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +12
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 215 164 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.31% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.86% 0.68% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 97 77
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.04%
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
24903 24255 21715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.32% 45.52% 46.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14217 13367 11566
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £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 1069 1060 1196
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

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 March 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 31 March 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 +42 210 £375 - 95
London +46 118 £375 - 44
South East -18 42 £400 +14.28% 16
Berkshire +28 37 £406 +16.07% 5
City of London +26 32 £385 -12.00% 16
South West -7 14 £325 -32.46% 3
East of England +23 12 £600 - 7
Reading +9 12 £400 +14.28% 2
West Midlands -6 11 £325 -18.75% 8
Wiltshire +9 7 £325 -
Birmingham -4 6 £325 -23.52% 4
Swindon - 6 £325 -
North West -20 5 £450 +7.46% 12
East Midlands -3 4 £250 -16.66% 1
Kent -3 3 - - 1
Yorkshire -9 3 £350 -6.66% 4
West Yorkshire -10 3 £350 -6.66% 3
Manchester -14 3 £450 +7.46% 7
Hertfordshire +5 2 £325 - 3
Cardiff +1 2 £375 -11.76%
South Wales -2 2 £375 -11.76%
Wales -14 2 £375 -11.76%
East Sussex 0 1 £315 -10.00% 3
Brighton -3 1 £315 -10.00% 2
Bristol -7 1 £258 +3.00% 1
Hampshire -10 1 £300 -35.48% 3
Cambridge - 1 £375 - 2
Leicestershire - 1 £250 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £375 - 2
Cheshire - 1 £325 - 1

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 299 (70.69%) .NET
2 278 (65.72%) Sitecore CMS
3 266 (62.88%) CMS
4 250 (59.10%) C#
5 207 (48.94%) ASP.NET
6 173 (40.90%) HTML
7 167 (39.48%) JavaScript
8 162 (38.30%) CSS
9 156 (36.88%) MVC
10 136 (32.15%) Agile Software Development
11 130 (30.73%) SQL Server
12 113 (26.71%) jQuery
13 97 (22.93%) Umbraco
14 88 (20.80%) ASP.NET MVC
15 86 (20.33%) HTML5
16 84 (19.86%) E-Commerce
17 77 (18.20%) Web Services
18 76 (17.97%) TDD
19 72 (17.02%) Scrum
20 70 (16.55%) CSS3
21 69 (16.31%) Content Management
21 69 (16.31%) Microsoft
22 62 (14.66%) .NET Framework
23 57 (13.48%) EPiServer
24 54 (12.77%) WCF
25 49 (11.58%) BDD
26 48 (11.35%) Web Development
27 47 (11.11%) SQL
28 40 (9.46%) Kentico
29 37 (8.75%) ASP.NET Web API

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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
1 278 (65.72%) Sitecore CMS
2 266 (62.88%) CMS
3 97 (22.93%) Umbraco
4 40 (9.46%) Kentico
5 26 (6.15%) SharePoint
6 23 (5.44%) Sitefinity
7 15 (3.55%) DNN
8 14 (3.31%) IIS
9 13 (3.07%) Node.js
10 10 (2.36%) Adobe CQ
11 6 (1.42%) Drupal
11 6 (1.42%) Immediacy CMS
12 4 (0.95%) WordPress
12 4 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.95%) Zimbra
13 3 (0.71%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.71%) WebSphere Portal
13 3 (0.71%) EPiServer CMS
13 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 25 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.89%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.71%) InDesign
3 3 (0.71%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 14 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (3.07%) Tridion
3 9 (2.13%) assyst
4 5 (1.18%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.95%) Magento
6 3 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.47%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.47%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.47%) SiteCatalyst
7 2 (0.47%) SAP ECC
8 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.71%) Office 365
3 3 (0.71%) GitHub
4 2 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.60%) Internet
2 4 (0.95%) WAN
2 4 (0.95%) HTTP
3 2 (0.47%) DNS
4 1 (0.24%) Intranet
4 1 (0.24%) GPRS
4 1 (0.24%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (30.73%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.42%) MySQL
4 6 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.18%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.18%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.95%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.47%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.24%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.24%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (6.86%) Visual Studio
2 18 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 17 (4.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (3.31%) NUnit
4 14 (3.31%) Moq
5 13 (3.07%) SpecFlow
6 10 (2.36%) Rhino Mocks
7 9 (2.13%) TeamCity
7 9 (2.13%) Subversion
8 8 (1.89%) JIRA
9 7 (1.65%) Selenium
10 5 (1.18%) MSTest
11 4 (0.95%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.95%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.95%) Grunt
12 3 (0.71%) eggPlant
12 3 (0.71%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.71%) Firebug
12 3 (0.71%) WatiN
13 2 (0.47%) Jasmine
General
1 27 (6.38%) Finance
1 27 (6.38%) Retail
2 18 (4.26%) Marketing
3 9 (2.13%) Publishing
4 4 (0.95%) Advertising
4 4 (0.95%) German Language
5 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.47%) Back Office
6 1 (0.24%) Electronics
6 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.24%) Billing
6 1 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 262 (61.94%) Developer
2 138 (32.62%) Sitecore Developer
3 77 (18.20%) .NET Developer
4 54 (12.77%) Architect
5 31 (7.33%) Solutions Architect
6 29 (6.86%) C# Developer
6 29 (6.86%) Analyst
7 26 (6.15%) Web Developer
7 26 (6.15%) Senior Developer
8 23 (5.44%) C# .NET Developer
9 19 (4.49%) Umbraco Developer
9 19 (4.49%) CMS Developer
10 15 (3.55%) Project Manager
11 14 (3.31%) Front-End Developer
12 10 (2.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (2.36%) Systems Analyst
12 10 (2.36%) Applications Support
12 10 (2.36%) Senior .NET Developer
13 9 (2.13%) Senior C# Developer
13 9 (2.13%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (70.69%) .NET
2 207 (48.94%) ASP.NET
3 173 (40.90%) HTML
4 162 (38.30%) CSS
5 113 (26.71%) jQuery
6 88 (20.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 86 (20.33%) HTML5
8 77 (18.20%) Web Services
9 70 (16.55%) CSS3
10 62 (14.66%) .NET Framework
11 54 (12.77%) WCF
12 37 (8.75%) ASP.NET Web API
13 36 (8.51%) XML
14 35 (8.27%) AngularJS
14 35 (8.27%) Entity Framework
15 30 (7.09%) REST
16 27 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 23 (5.44%) Razor View Engine
18 22 (5.20%) Ajax
18 22 (5.20%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.44%) User Experience
3 15 (3.55%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.07%) W3C
4 13 (3.07%) iPad
5 12 (2.84%) Open Source
6 10 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
8 8 (1.89%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.18%) EPoS
10 4 (0.95%) Social Media
10 4 (0.95%) Google Search Appliance
10 4 (0.95%) Streaming Music
10 4 (0.95%) Taxonomies
11 3 (0.71%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.71%) Handset
11 3 (0.71%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.71%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.47%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.47%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.20%) Windows
2 12 (2.84%) Apple iOS
3 10 (2.36%) Android
4 3 (0.71%) webOS
5 1 (0.24%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (36.88%) MVC
2 136 (32.15%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (19.86%) E-Commerce
4 76 (17.97%) TDD
5 72 (17.02%) Scrum
6 69 (16.31%) Content Management
7 49 (11.58%) BDD
8 48 (11.35%) Web Development
9 29 (6.86%) Mentoring
10 28 (6.62%) CRM
11 26 (6.15%) SOA
12 25 (5.91%) Responsive Web Design
13 21 (4.96%) Project Management
14 20 (4.73%) Analytics
15 19 (4.49%) Migration
16 18 (4.26%) Unit Testing
17 17 (4.02%) OO
18 15 (3.55%) TOGAF
19 14 (3.31%) Pair Programming
19 14 (3.31%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 250 (59.10%) C#
2 167 (39.48%) JavaScript
3 47 (11.11%) SQL
4 20 (4.73%) Java
5 19 (4.49%) T-SQL
6 14 (3.31%) VB.NET
7 8 (1.89%) VB
8 6 (1.42%) VB6
9 5 (1.18%) PHP
10 2 (0.47%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.47%) ABAP
10 2 (0.47%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.24%) Scala
11 1 (0.24%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (6.62%) Degree
2 9 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.42%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.24%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.89%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.24%) NDS
1 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 69 (16.31%) Microsoft
2 57 (13.48%) EPiServer
3 20 (4.73%) Ektron
4 17 (4.02%) Adobe
5 11 (2.60%) Akamai
5 11 (2.60%) ForgeRock
6 10 (2.36%) Google
7 9 (2.13%) Remedy
8 5 (1.18%) TIBCO
8 5 (1.18%) SAP
8 5 (1.18%) hybris
9 4 (0.95%) Oracle
9 4 (0.95%) RedDot
9 4 (0.95%) Alterian
10 3 (0.71%) FatWire
10 3 (0.71%) Lotus
10 3 (0.71%) Apple
10 3 (0.71%) Vignette
10 3 (0.71%) Omniture
11 2 (0.47%) Foundry
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