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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 390 427 430
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +3
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 290 242 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.41% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 1.18% 0.94% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 169 129
Median daily rate £375 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £127.50 £37.04 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+244.22% +289.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.04 £9.50
% change year-on-year
- +289.89%

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
24661 25780 25444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.24% 44.11% 45.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15068 15227 14158
Median daily rate £409 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 846 1114 1084
Median hourly rate £19.61 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.64 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 24 August 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
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 24 August 2016.

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 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +28 282 £375 -6.25% 48
London -31 89 £375 -11.76% 13
South East +36 44 £400 +6.31% 6
South West +40 41 £375 +15.38% 7
North West +30 29 £355 -29.00% 10
Hampshire +22 29 £400 +5.96% 1
West Midlands -14 26 £375 -6.25% 3
Yorkshire -7 25 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire +3 22 £350 +6.06% 1
Leeds -2 21 £344 +4.16% 1
Bristol +10 19 £375 +15.38% 5
Manchester -4 19 £381 -14.14% 7
City of London +18 14 £375 -4.15% 2
East Midlands +9 14 £413 +3.77% 2
Nottingham +6 12 £369 -7.23%
Nottinghamshire +5 12 £369 -7.23%
East of England +2 11 £463 +12.12% 6
Coventry -10 11 £360 -44.61% 1
Merseyside - 10 £355 - 3
Liverpool - 9 £375 - 2
Birmingham -6 8 £350 +7.69% 2
Winchester - 8 £345 -
Surrey +11 7 £488 -
Cambridge +5 5 - -
Cambridgeshire +5 5 - -
Bedfordshire - 5 £475 - 4
Southampton +15 4 £406 -37.50%
Wiltshire +7 4 £313 -40.47% 1
Edinburgh - 4 £513 -
Scotland - 4 £513 - 3

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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.

1 332 (58.35%) .NET
2 297 (52.20%) CMS
2 297 (52.20%) Sitecore CMS
3 259 (45.52%) C#
4 217 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
5 182 (31.99%) HTML
6 179 (31.46%) ASP.NET
7 168 (29.53%) JavaScript
8 163 (28.65%) CSS
8 163 (28.65%) MVC
9 121 (21.27%) SQL Server
10 105 (18.45%) Microsoft
11 99 (17.40%) jQuery
12 89 (15.64%) SQL
13 83 (14.59%) Content Management
14 78 (13.71%) Scrum
15 74 (13.01%) ASP.NET MVC
16 73 (12.83%) TDD
17 70 (12.30%) AngularJS
18 69 (12.13%) HTML5
18 69 (12.13%) Web Services
19 66 (11.60%) Web Development
20 64 (11.25%) Umbraco
21 54 (9.49%) Marketing
21 54 (9.49%) Finance
21 54 (9.49%) Microsoft Azure
21 54 (9.49%) ASP.NET Web API
21 54 (9.49%) Front End Development
22 51 (8.96%) Analytics
23 50 (8.79%) XML

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
1 297 (52.20%) CMS
1 297 (52.20%) Sitecore CMS
2 64 (11.25%) Umbraco
3 33 (5.80%) SharePoint
4 25 (4.39%) IIS
5 22 (3.87%) SharePoint 2010
6 21 (3.69%) Drupal
7 14 (2.46%) Apache Solr
7 14 (2.46%) WordPress
8 8 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (1.41%) Kentico
9 7 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.88%) NServiceBus
11 4 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.70%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.53%) Confluence
12 3 (0.53%) K2 blackpearl
12 3 (0.53%) Lightstreamer
12 3 (0.53%) Magnolia
12 3 (0.53%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 23 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.28%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.58%) MS Office
4 8 (1.41%) MS Project
5 4 (0.70%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.53%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.18%) GIMP
8 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (3.87%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.70%) Magento
4 3 (0.53%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.35%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.35%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.18%) Radian6
6 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.18%) SAP hybris
6 1 (0.18%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.18%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 54 (9.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (0.70%) Boomi
3 4 (0.70%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.70%) iPaaS
3 4 (0.70%) Lucidchart
3 4 (0.70%) PaaS
4 3 (0.53%) Basecamp
5 2 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.18%) AdWords
6 1 (0.18%) Force.com
6 1 (0.18%) GitHub
6 1 (0.18%) Office 365
6 1 (0.18%) Responsys
6 1 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.41%) Internet
2 4 (0.70%) HTTP
2 4 (0.70%) Intranet
3 3 (0.53%) Firewall
3 3 (0.53%) SSL
4 2 (0.35%) Extranet
4 2 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.35%) Network Security
4 2 (0.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.18%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (21.27%) SQL Server
2 39 (6.85%) MongoDB
3 32 (5.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (2.11%) NoSQL
5 8 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.70%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.53%) MySQL
10 2 (0.35%) Big Data
10 2 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.35%) OLAP
10 2 (0.35%) OLTP
10 2 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.35%) Redis
10 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 42 (7.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (6.68%) JIRA
3 37 (6.50%) TeamCity
4 32 (5.62%) Git (software)
5 28 (4.92%) Octopus Deploy
6 26 (4.57%) Visual Studio
7 17 (2.99%) Grunt
8 12 (2.11%) Axure RP
9 11 (1.93%) NUnit
10 7 (1.23%) Jenkins
11 6 (1.05%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 5 (0.88%) Selenium
13 4 (0.70%) gulp
13 4 (0.70%) JUnit
13 4 (0.70%) NuGet
14 3 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (0.53%) Subversion
15 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
15 2 (0.35%) WebDriver
16 1 (0.18%) git-flow
General
1 54 (9.49%) Finance
1 54 (9.49%) Marketing
2 22 (3.87%) Retail
3 11 (1.93%) Legal
4 10 (1.76%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.23%) Publishing
6 5 (0.88%) Back Office
6 5 (0.88%) Law
7 4 (0.70%) Banking
8 3 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.35%) Billing
9 2 (0.35%) German Language
9 2 (0.35%) Local Government
9 2 (0.35%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.18%) Advertising
10 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 338 (59.40%) Developer
2 255 (44.82%) Sitecore Developer
3 82 (14.41%) .NET Developer
4 58 (10.19%) Architect
5 51 (8.96%) Analyst
6 43 (7.56%) Sitecore Architect
7 42 (7.38%) CMS Developer
8 41 (7.21%) C# Developer
9 40 (7.03%) Project Manager
10 33 (5.80%) Business Analyst
11 31 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
12 26 (4.57%) Web Developer
13 25 (4.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 24 (4.22%) Digital Project Manager
15 23 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
16 18 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 17 (2.99%) Digital Analyst
17 17 (2.99%) Digital Business Analyst
18 14 (2.46%) ASP.NET Developer
18 14 (2.46%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 332 (58.35%) .NET
2 182 (31.99%) HTML
3 179 (31.46%) ASP.NET
4 163 (28.65%) CSS
5 99 (17.40%) jQuery
6 74 (13.01%) ASP.NET MVC
7 70 (12.30%) AngularJS
8 69 (12.13%) HTML5
8 69 (12.13%) Web Services
9 54 (9.49%) ASP.NET Web API
10 50 (8.79%) XML
11 35 (6.15%) WCF
12 33 (5.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 33 (5.80%) CSS3
13 32 (5.62%) .NET Framework
14 24 (4.22%) Sass
15 22 (3.87%) LINQ
16 18 (3.16%) Middleware
17 17 (2.99%) LINQ to SQL
18 16 (2.81%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (7.73%) User Experience
3 26 (4.57%) N-Tier
4 11 (1.93%) Visualisation
5 10 (1.76%) iPad
5 10 (1.76%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.58%) iSeries
7 7 (1.23%) Digital Media
7 7 (1.23%) W3C
8 4 (0.70%) Data Integration
8 4 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.70%) Fixed Income
8 4 (0.70%) New Media
9 3 (0.53%) Equities
9 3 (0.53%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.53%) NHS
10 2 (0.35%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.35%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.35%) Social Media
10 2 (0.35%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 23 (4.04%) Windows
2 12 (2.11%) Linux
3 9 (1.58%) AIX
4 7 (1.23%) Unix
5 4 (0.70%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.18%) Android
7 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.18%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.18%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (28.65%) MVC
3 83 (14.59%) Content Management
4 78 (13.71%) Scrum
5 73 (12.83%) TDD
6 66 (11.60%) Web Development
7 54 (9.49%) Front End Development
8 51 (8.96%) Analytics
9 45 (7.91%) CRM
10 44 (7.73%) E-Commerce
11 41 (7.21%) OOP
12 34 (5.98%) Change Management
13 30 (5.27%) Project Management
14 28 (4.92%) OO
15 27 (4.75%) Business Analysis
15 27 (4.75%) Digital Marketing
16 24 (4.22%) BDD
17 23 (4.04%) Wireframes
18 21 (3.69%) Migration
18 21 (3.69%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 259 (45.52%) C#
2 168 (29.53%) JavaScript
3 89 (15.64%) SQL
4 39 (6.85%) VB.NET
5 17 (2.99%) Java
6 16 (2.81%) T-SQL
7 14 (2.46%) PHP
8 9 (1.58%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.23%) Ruby
10 4 (0.70%) C++
10 4 (0.70%) Python
11 3 (0.53%) Perl
11 3 (0.53%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.35%) VBA
13 1 (0.18%) C
13 1 (0.18%) Go
13 1 (0.18%) Progress 4GL
13 1 (0.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (3.34%) Degree
2 8 (1.41%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (0.88%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.35%) ISEB
5 2 (0.35%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.35%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.35%) PMP
6 1 (0.18%) MCP
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.87%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.53%) Docker
3 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.18%) Ceph
4 1 (0.18%) etcd
4 1 (0.18%) flannel
4 1 (0.18%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.53%) Ansible
1 3 (0.53%) Grafana
1 3 (0.53%) Kibana
1 3 (0.53%) logstash
1 3 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.53%) Puppet
1 3 (0.53%) Salt
1 3 (0.53%) Uchiwa
2 2 (0.35%) Piwik
3 1 (0.18%) Graphite
3 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.18%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.18%) rkt
Vendors
1 105 (18.45%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.10%) Oracle
3 18 (3.16%) EPiServer
4 9 (1.58%) Ektron
4 9 (1.58%) webMethods
5 8 (1.41%) ForgeRock
5 8 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (1.41%) SAP
6 7 (1.23%) Google
7 6 (1.05%) Adobe
8 5 (0.88%) Pega
9 4 (0.70%) Alterian
9 4 (0.70%) Dell
9 4 (0.70%) Informatica
9 4 (0.70%) WSO2
10 3 (0.53%) CA
10 3 (0.53%) IBM
10 3 (0.53%) StreamBase
10 3 (0.53%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.53%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £351 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £40 to £50 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, 6-12 months initial contract
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
ECOM
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £490 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Stott & May
Rate: £70 - £90 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago