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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 417 468 440
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -28
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 187 113 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 0.47% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 77 96
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
25756 23945 24354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.65% 46.26% 47.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15204 13647 12559
Average daily rate £385 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1263 1170 1383
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.96 £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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +9 175 £375 - 75
London +25 97 £380 +1.33% 35
South East -9 23 £369 -0.33% 12
City of London +30 16 £400 +6.66% 13
East of England +5 15 £600 +26.31% 3
East Midlands +7 13 £350 +12.00% 1
South West -22 12 £375 +35.13% 6
Bedfordshire - 10 £600 -
Luton - 9 £600 -
Nottinghamshire +13 8 £348 -
Berkshire +11 8 £363 - 3
Yorkshire 0 8 £350 +14.75% 3
Nottingham - 8 £348 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £360 - 3
Leeds - 6 £360 - 1
West Midlands - 6 £300 - 2
North West +3 5 £450 +33.33% 13
Bristol -18 5 £363 +45.00% 1
Wales - 5 £300 -
South Wales - 5 £300 -
Scotland - 4 £400 - 5
Coventry - 4 - -
Derbyshire +10 3 £350 +12.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -12 3 £344 - 1
Dorset - 3 £375 - 2
East Sussex - 3 £445 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £375 - 6
Hertfordshire - 3 £493 - 1
Bournemouth - 3 £375 - 2
Brighton - 3 £445 - 1

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

1 265 (67.26%) Sitecore CMS
2 260 (65.99%) CMS
3 259 (65.74%) .NET
4 203 (51.52%) C#
5 174 (44.16%) ASP.NET
6 149 (37.82%) HTML
7 145 (36.80%) JavaScript
8 140 (35.53%) MVC
9 120 (30.46%) CSS
10 115 (29.19%) Agile Software Development
11 108 (27.41%) jQuery
12 105 (26.65%) SQL Server
13 81 (20.56%) Content Management
14 80 (20.30%) Web Development
14 80 (20.30%) .NET Framework
15 77 (19.54%) Microsoft
16 76 (19.29%) Umbraco
17 74 (18.78%) ASP.NET MVC
18 71 (18.02%) TDD
19 69 (17.51%) HTML5
20 67 (17.01%) Scrum
21 63 (15.99%) E-Commerce
22 52 (13.20%) SQL
22 52 (13.20%) XML
22 52 (13.20%) EPiServer
23 49 (12.44%) CSS3
24 47 (11.93%) AngularJS
25 42 (10.66%) Web Services
26 41 (10.41%) SharePoint
27 39 (9.90%) Project Management

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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
1 265 (67.26%) Sitecore CMS
2 260 (65.99%) CMS
3 76 (19.29%) Umbraco
4 41 (10.41%) SharePoint
5 23 (5.84%) Kentico
6 20 (5.08%) IIS
7 16 (4.06%) Node.js
8 14 (3.55%) Adobe CQ
9 12 (3.05%) Sitefinity
10 9 (2.28%) DNN
10 9 (2.28%) Drupal
11 8 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (1.52%) Alfresco
13 5 (1.27%) Lync
14 4 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (1.02%) Joomla!
14 4 (1.02%) WordPress
15 3 (0.76%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 29 (7.36%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.79%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.78%) MS Office
4 3 (0.76%) Adobe Captivate
4 3 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.03%) Tridion
1 8 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.76%) Magento
2 3 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.51%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.51%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.51%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.51%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.02%) SaaS
3 3 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.81%) Internet
2 5 (1.27%) Reverse Proxy
2 5 (1.27%) Firewall
3 3 (0.76%) Intranet
4 1 (0.25%) GPRS
4 1 (0.25%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (26.65%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (2.79%) MySQL
3 10 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.78%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.52%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.51%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.51%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (0.25%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.25%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 34 (8.63%) Visual Studio
2 27 (6.85%) Subversion
3 26 (6.60%) NUnit
4 20 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (4.57%) Moq
6 16 (4.06%) Git (software)
6 16 (4.06%) SpecFlow
7 15 (3.81%) Rhino Mocks
8 11 (2.79%) Selenium
8 11 (2.79%) JIRA
9 9 (2.28%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.52%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.52%) Grunt
11 3 (0.76%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.76%) MSTest
11 3 (0.76%) Firebug
12 2 (0.51%) JUnit
12 2 (0.51%) CruiseControl
12 2 (0.51%) Maven
13 1 (0.25%) Build Forge
General
1 30 (7.61%) Finance
2 28 (7.11%) Retail
3 24 (6.09%) Marketing
4 10 (2.54%) Banking
5 8 (2.03%) Advertising
5 8 (2.03%) Publishing
6 7 (1.78%) German Language
7 4 (1.02%) Law
8 3 (0.76%) French Language
8 3 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.76%) Legal
9 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.25%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.25%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.25%) Games
10 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 234 (59.39%) Developer
2 100 (25.38%) Sitecore Developer
3 77 (19.54%) .NET Developer
4 49 (12.44%) Architect
5 30 (7.61%) Web Developer
6 29 (7.36%) Senior Developer
7 26 (6.60%) C# Developer
8 22 (5.58%) Front-End Developer
9 20 (5.08%) Analyst
10 18 (4.57%) Solutions Architect
11 16 (4.06%) C# .NET Developer
12 13 (3.30%) Project Manager
13 12 (3.05%) Technical Architect
13 12 (3.05%) Umbraco Developer
14 11 (2.79%) CMS Developer
14 11 (2.79%) Senior .NET Developer
14 11 (2.79%) ASP.NET Developer
15 9 (2.28%) Lead .NET Developer
15 9 (2.28%) Lead Developer
16 8 (2.03%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (65.74%) .NET
2 174 (44.16%) ASP.NET
3 149 (37.82%) HTML
4 120 (30.46%) CSS
5 108 (27.41%) jQuery
6 80 (20.30%) .NET Framework
7 74 (18.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 69 (17.51%) HTML5
9 52 (13.20%) XML
10 49 (12.44%) CSS3
11 47 (11.93%) AngularJS
12 42 (10.66%) Web Services
13 32 (8.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 31 (7.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 29 (7.36%) Ajax
16 28 (7.11%) WCF
17 25 (6.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 24 (6.09%) Razor View Engine
18 24 (6.09%) KnockoutJS
19 23 (5.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.35%) User Experience
2 22 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.28%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.28%) Social Media
4 8 (2.03%) Digital Media
5 7 (1.78%) W3C
6 5 (1.27%) Open Source
6 5 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (1.27%) EPoS
7 4 (1.02%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.02%) GIS
7 4 (1.02%) E-Learning
8 3 (0.76%) Graphic Design
8 3 (0.76%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.76%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.51%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.51%) Google Search Appliance
9 2 (0.51%) Blog
9 2 (0.51%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.05%) Windows
2 8 (2.03%) Apple iOS
2 8 (2.03%) Android
3 1 (0.25%) webOS
3 1 (0.25%) UNIX
3 1 (0.25%) AIX
3 1 (0.25%) HPUX
3 1 (0.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (35.53%) MVC
2 115 (29.19%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (20.56%) Content Management
4 80 (20.30%) Web Development
5 71 (18.02%) TDD
6 67 (17.01%) Scrum
7 63 (15.99%) E-Commerce
8 39 (9.90%) Project Management
9 37 (9.39%) BDD
10 26 (6.60%) SOA
11 23 (5.84%) Responsive Web Design
12 21 (5.33%) Migration
13 16 (4.06%) CRM
14 15 (3.81%) Domain-Driven Design
15 13 (3.30%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (3.30%) Web Design
16 12 (3.05%) Software Engineering
16 12 (3.05%) Mentoring
17 11 (2.79%) Automated Testing
17 11 (2.79%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 203 (51.52%) C#
2 145 (36.80%) JavaScript
3 52 (13.20%) SQL
4 29 (7.36%) T-SQL
5 15 (3.81%) VB.NET
6 12 (3.05%) Java
7 7 (1.78%) PHP
8 6 (1.52%) VB
9 4 (1.02%) Python
9 4 (1.02%) VB6
10 3 (0.76%) C++
11 2 (0.51%) ABAP
12 1 (0.25%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (3.81%) Degree
2 4 (1.02%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.51%) ISEB
3 2 (0.51%) MOS
3 2 (0.51%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.25%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.54%) QA
2 2 (0.51%) WAI
3 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 77 (19.54%) Microsoft
2 52 (13.20%) EPiServer
3 16 (4.06%) Ektron
4 14 (3.55%) Google
5 8 (2.03%) Facebook
5 8 (2.03%) Twitter
6 7 (1.78%) RedDot
6 7 (1.78%) Vignette
6 7 (1.78%) Adobe
7 5 (1.27%) FatWire
8 4 (1.02%) Interwoven
8 4 (1.02%) Oracle
8 4 (1.02%) SAP
8 4 (1.02%) Open Text
8 4 (1.02%) Stellent
8 4 (1.02%) Nintex
9 3 (0.76%) Omniture
9 3 (0.76%) Lotus
10 2 (0.51%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.51%) ServiceNow
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