The table below looks at the statistics for Tridion skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tridion 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SDL Tridion
Rank 561 534 501
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -33
Contract jobs citing Tridion 15 32 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.064% 0.080%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.33% 0.72% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 16
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£325 £269 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% -20.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £254 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £848 £284 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £269 £226
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +18.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4592 4443 3981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.75% 8.84% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2586 2344 1972
Average daily rate £448 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.87% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 50 53
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.10 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.06% -39.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.21 £59.90 £67.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-21.73% -39.15%

Tridion
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Tridion within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Tridion Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Tridion
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Tridion within the UK.

Tridion Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Tridion
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Tridion within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Tridion Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Tridion
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Tridion within the UK.

Tridion Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Tridion
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tridion 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 -36 14 £325 +20.93% 3
London -21 8 £1,050 - 1
East of England -1 2 £375 +50.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -4 2 £375 +50.00% 1
South East -27 2 £250 - 1
Cambridge - 1 £375 - 1
Liverpool - - - -
Staines - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -

Tridion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Tridion 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 Tridion.

1 30 (81.08%) CMS
2 23 (62.16%) CSS
3 22 (59.46%) JavaScript
4 16 (43.24%) HTML
5 12 (32.43%) .NET
6 11 (29.73%) Ajax
7 10 (27.03%) Content Management
7 10 (27.03%) Java
8 9 (24.32%) Adobe
9 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce
9 8 (21.62%) Ektron
9 8 (21.62%) Degree
9 8 (21.62%) Sitecore
9 8 (21.62%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (18.92%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (18.92%) JSON
10 7 (18.92%) HTML5
10 7 (18.92%) C#
10 7 (18.92%) Web Services
11 5 (13.51%) jQuery
11 5 (13.51%) Umbraco
11 5 (13.51%) REST
11 5 (13.51%) CSS3
11 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
11 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (13.51%) Project Management
12 4 (10.81%) IDOL
12 4 (10.81%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (10.81%) Subversion
12 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture

Tridion
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Tridion 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 Tridion. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (81.08%) CMS
2 7 (18.92%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (13.51%) Umbraco
4 4 (10.81%) Liferay
4 4 (10.81%) ExpressionEngine
5 3 (8.11%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (2.70%) Kentico
6 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (10.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (5.41%) MS Project
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) IDOL
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Subversion
2 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.70%) Maven
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) MSBuild
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Publishing
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (2.70%) French Language
2 1 (2.70%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Developer
2 16 (43.24%) Web Developer
3 12 (32.43%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Front-End Web Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Tridion Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Manager
9 1 (2.70%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.70%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.70%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (2.70%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (2.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (62.16%) CSS
2 16 (43.24%) HTML
3 12 (32.43%) .NET
4 11 (29.73%) Ajax
5 7 (18.92%) JSON
5 7 (18.92%) HTML5
5 7 (18.92%) Web Services
6 5 (13.51%) REST
6 5 (13.51%) CSS3
6 5 (13.51%) jQuery
6 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
7 4 (10.81%) Sass
7 4 (10.81%) LESS
7 4 (10.81%) J2EE
8 3 (8.11%) Classic ASP
9 2 (5.41%) XML
9 2 (5.41%) XSLT
9 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (5.41%) WebCenter
10 1 (2.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
1 4 (10.81%) Open Source
1 4 (10.81%) iPad
1 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (10.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) UNIX
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Content Management
2 8 (21.62%) Responsive Web Design
2 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce
3 5 (13.51%) Project Management
3 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (8.11%) Web Development
5 3 (8.11%) Regression Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Scrum
6 2 (5.41%) MVC
6 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.70%) Analytics
7 1 (2.70%) Coaching
7 1 (2.70%) Web Analytics
7 1 (2.70%) Migration
7 1 (2.70%) Web Design
7 1 (2.70%) EAI
7 1 (2.70%) SOA
7 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) JavaScript
2 10 (27.03%) Java
3 7 (18.92%) C#
4 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) VCP4
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Adobe
2 8 (21.62%) Sitecore
2 8 (21.62%) Ektron
3 3 (8.11%) EPiServer
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) FatWire
4 2 (5.41%) hybris