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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 391 417 496
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +79
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 252 208 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.37% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.97% 0.80% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 137 65
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£400 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.04 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 - -

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
26014 25842 24426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.82% 45.68% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15396 14442 13501
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £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 1121 1109 1103
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.60 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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 September 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
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 1 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 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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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 +31 247 £400 +9.58% 74
London +13 131 £450 +12.50% 39
Yorkshire -12 31 £350 +16.66% 6
City of London 0 27 £391 -7.94% 15
West Yorkshire -11 27 £330 +10.00% 5
Leeds -12 26 £330 +10.00% 5
South East -18 24 £376 -2.90% 12
East of England +21 20 £413 +44.73%
Cambridgeshire +10 19 £413 +44.73%
North West -7 18 £500 +12.67% 8
Berkshire +3 16 £375 -3.22% 4
Cambridge +8 15 £413 -
Manchester +1 15 £500 +11.11% 6
South West -8 14 £325 +8.33% 5
Bracknell - 9 £375 -
Bristol +1 8 £325 +8.33% 2
West Midlands +4 7 £400 - 2
Hampshire - 7 £378 - 3
Reading -7 6 £375 -3.22%
Coventry +3 4 £650 -
Sheffield - 4 £425 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £588 - 1
South Yorkshire - 4 £425 - 1
Birmingham +5 3 £325 -22.61%
Cheshire - 3 £520 - 1
Southampton - 3 £650 - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £650 - 1
Swindon -6 2 £525 +61.53%
Wiltshire -9 2 £525 +61.53%
Scotland -11 2 £270 -19.40%

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 273 (65.00%) .NET
2 255 (60.71%) Sitecore CMS
3 246 (58.57%) CMS
4 213 (50.71%) C#
5 161 (38.33%) ASP.NET
6 160 (38.10%) MVC
7 158 (37.62%) Agile Software Development
8 127 (30.24%) JavaScript
9 126 (30.00%) HTML
10 122 (29.05%) SQL Server
11 104 (24.76%) CSS
12 95 (22.62%) jQuery
13 81 (19.29%) Umbraco
14 72 (17.14%) Content Management
15 71 (16.90%) ASP.NET MVC
16 69 (16.43%) E-Commerce
17 67 (15.95%) Scrum
17 67 (15.95%) HTML5
18 56 (13.33%) SQL
19 55 (13.10%) EPiServer
20 54 (12.86%) TDD
21 52 (12.38%) ASP.NET Web API
22 50 (11.90%) CSS3
22 50 (11.90%) Web Services
23 47 (11.19%) Marketing
24 46 (10.95%) .NET Framework
25 45 (10.71%) Finance
25 45 (10.71%) User Experience
26 44 (10.48%) Microsoft
27 43 (10.24%) Web Development

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 255 (60.71%) Sitecore CMS
2 246 (58.57%) CMS
3 81 (19.29%) Umbraco
4 28 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 24 (5.71%) Kentico
6 19 (4.52%) IIS
7 16 (3.81%) WebSphere
7 16 (3.81%) Sitefinity
8 15 (3.57%) WebSphere Portal
8 15 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 15 (3.57%) WebLogic
8 15 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
9 14 (3.33%) WordPress
10 11 (2.62%) DNN
11 10 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (1.43%) Drupal
13 5 (1.19%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.71%) Node.js
14 3 (0.71%) CoreMedia CMS
Applications
1 8 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.43%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.24%) InDesign
3 1 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (1.43%) WebTrends
4 5 (1.19%) Tridion
5 4 (0.95%) Magento
6 1 (0.24%) assyst
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.62%) Google Analytics
3 6 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.95%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.48%) Rackspace Cloud
6 2 (0.48%) GitHub
6 2 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.24%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.33%) Internet
2 4 (0.95%) SMS
2 4 (0.95%) HTTP
3 2 (0.48%) WAN
4 1 (0.24%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (29.05%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (3.10%) MySQL
4 10 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 7 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.43%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.43%) MarkLogic
7 5 (1.19%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.71%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.24%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.24%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 34 (8.10%) Visual Studio
2 17 (4.05%) Selenium
2 17 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (2.62%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.38%) JIRA
5 8 (1.90%) NUnit
6 7 (1.67%) Subversion
7 6 (1.43%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.43%) SpecFlow
7 6 (1.43%) Yeoman
8 4 (0.95%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.71%) ReSharper
9 3 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.71%) Grunt
10 2 (0.48%) Maven
11 1 (0.24%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.24%) MSTest
11 1 (0.24%) MbUnit
11 1 (0.24%) Capybara
11 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
General
1 47 (11.19%) Marketing
2 45 (10.71%) Finance
3 19 (4.52%) Retail
4 14 (3.33%) Billing
5 6 (1.43%) Automotive
6 5 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.19%) Multimedia
6 5 (1.19%) Banking
7 4 (0.95%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.71%) Publishing
9 2 (0.48%) Legal
9 2 (0.48%) Advertising
9 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) Law
10 1 (0.24%) Games
10 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 238 (56.67%) Developer
2 112 (26.67%) Sitecore Developer
3 83 (19.76%) .NET Developer
4 66 (15.71%) Architect
5 31 (7.38%) Analyst
6 25 (5.95%) Web Developer
7 24 (5.71%) Project Manager
8 22 (5.24%) Solutions Architect
9 20 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
10 19 (4.52%) Technical Architect
11 18 (4.29%) Business Analyst
12 16 (3.81%) Senior Developer
13 11 (2.62%) Applications Support
14 10 (2.38%) CMS Developer
15 9 (2.14%) C# Developer
16 8 (1.90%) Mobile Developer
17 7 (1.67%) C# .NET Developer
17 7 (1.67%) Mobile Web Developer
17 7 (1.67%) UI Programmer
17 7 (1.67%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (65.00%) .NET
2 161 (38.33%) ASP.NET
3 126 (30.00%) HTML
4 104 (24.76%) CSS
5 95 (22.62%) jQuery
6 71 (16.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 67 (15.95%) HTML5
8 52 (12.38%) ASP.NET Web API
9 50 (11.90%) CSS3
9 50 (11.90%) Web Services
10 46 (10.95%) .NET Framework
11 39 (9.29%) AngularJS
12 35 (8.33%) WCF
13 30 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
14 29 (6.90%) XML
15 23 (5.48%) Ajax
16 20 (4.76%) SOAP
16 20 (4.76%) WebCenter
17 16 (3.81%) REST
17 16 (3.81%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.71%) User Experience
2 23 (5.48%) Social Media
3 16 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.38%) iPad
5 8 (1.90%) W3C
6 6 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.19%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (0.95%) Blog
9 3 (0.71%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.71%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.71%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.71%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.48%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.48%) Google Search Appliance
10 2 (0.48%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.48%) EPoS
10 2 (0.48%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (5.00%) Windows
2 6 (1.43%) Android
2 6 (1.43%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.24%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (38.10%) MVC
2 158 (37.62%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (17.14%) Content Management
4 69 (16.43%) E-Commerce
5 67 (15.95%) Scrum
6 54 (12.86%) TDD
7 43 (10.24%) Web Development
8 42 (10.00%) Analytics
9 38 (9.05%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (7.86%) CRM
10 33 (7.86%) BDD
11 32 (7.62%) Digital Marketing
12 22 (5.24%) Open Source
13 21 (5.00%) Migration
14 20 (4.76%) SOA
15 19 (4.52%) Project Management
15 19 (4.52%) OO
15 19 (4.52%) SEO
15 19 (4.52%) B2C
15 19 (4.52%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 213 (50.71%) C#
2 127 (30.24%) JavaScript
3 56 (13.33%) SQL
4 33 (7.86%) T-SQL
5 26 (6.19%) Java
6 17 (4.05%) VB.NET
7 10 (2.38%) PHP
8 5 (1.19%) VB
9 4 (0.95%) Scala
10 3 (0.71%) ActionScript
10 3 (0.71%) VB6
11 2 (0.48%) Ruby
11 2 (0.48%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.48%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 11 (2.62%) Degree
3 9 (2.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.24%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.76%) QA
2 6 (1.43%) SLA
3 2 (0.48%) WCAG
3 2 (0.48%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.24%) NDS
1 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (2.14%) Netcool
2 2 (0.48%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 55 (13.10%) EPiServer
2 44 (10.48%) Microsoft
3 40 (9.52%) Adobe
4 29 (6.90%) Oracle
5 24 (5.71%) Google
6 17 (4.05%) TIBCO
7 16 (3.81%) IBM
8 13 (3.10%) Ektron
9 11 (2.62%) Pega
10 10 (2.38%) Remedy
11 9 (2.14%) Infovista
11 9 (2.14%) BMC
11 9 (2.14%) Amdocs
12 8 (1.90%) Facebook
12 8 (1.90%) Twitter
13 6 (1.43%) Rackspace
13 6 (1.43%) hybris
13 6 (1.43%) SAP
14 5 (1.19%) Apple
15 4 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
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