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 22 October 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SDL Tridion
Rank 600 560 558
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -2
Contract jobs citing Tridion 15 9 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.017% 0.052%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.32% 0.20% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
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£240 £450 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £310 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate - £275 £338
% change year-on-year
- -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.00

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
4697 4615 5376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.18% 8.82% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2737 2488 2713
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 78 102
Average hourly rate £26.54 £19.09 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.06% -45.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+32.22% -35.71%

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 22 October 2014.

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 17 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 22 October 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
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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 -23 14 £240 -46.66% 4
London +23 11 £240 -46.66% 1
City of London - 2 £233 -
East of England - 1 - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - - 2
South West - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Egham - - - -
Liverpool - - - - 1

Tridion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 29 (85.29%) CMS
2 18 (52.94%) .NET
3 15 (44.12%) Content Management
4 14 (41.18%) HTML
5 13 (38.24%) C#
5 13 (38.24%) CSS
6 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
7 10 (29.41%) Sitecore
8 9 (26.47%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (26.47%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (23.53%) Ajax
9 8 (23.53%) Finance
9 8 (23.53%) Java
10 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
10 7 (20.59%) Workflow
10 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
11 6 (17.65%) Migration
11 6 (17.65%) Degree
11 6 (17.65%) JSON
11 6 (17.65%) J2EE
11 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
12 5 (14.71%) XML
12 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
12 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
12 5 (14.71%) Interwoven
12 5 (14.71%) MVC
12 5 (14.71%) Web Development
12 5 (14.71%) Web Design
12 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (14.71%) jQuery

Tridion
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 29 (85.29%) CMS
2 9 (26.47%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
4 4 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (11.76%) Alfresco
5 3 (8.82%) Node.js
6 2 (5.88%) Drupal
6 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.94%) TeamSite
7 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.94%) MQSeries
7 1 (2.94%) Joomla!
7 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.94%) DNN
7 1 (2.94%) Kentico
7 1 (2.94%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Intranet
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.94%) DB2
3 1 (2.94%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.82%) Grunt
2 3 (8.82%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (8.82%) Yeoman
2 3 (8.82%) Jasmine
2 3 (8.82%) Bower
3 1 (2.94%) Log4j
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.94%) Ant
3 1 (2.94%) JUnit
3 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Publishing
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (2.94%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.94%) French Language
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) Architect
3 7 (20.59%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Tridion Developer
5 3 (8.82%) SharePoint Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Tridion Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Content Editor
7 1 (2.94%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (52.94%) .NET
2 14 (41.18%) HTML
3 13 (38.24%) CSS
4 8 (23.53%) Ajax
5 6 (17.65%) JSON
5 6 (17.65%) J2EE
5 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
6 5 (14.71%) XML
6 5 (14.71%) jQuery
6 5 (14.71%) HTML5
6 5 (14.71%) CSS3
7 3 (8.82%) DOM
7 3 (8.82%) XSLT
7 3 (8.82%) XHTML
7 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (8.82%) RESTful
7 3 (8.82%) Sass
7 3 (8.82%) Zepto.js
7 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
7 3 (8.82%) Modernizr
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.71%) iPad
2 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Statistics
4 1 (2.94%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.94%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) UNIX
1 1 (2.94%) HPUX
1 1 (2.94%) Solaris
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Content Management
2 9 (26.47%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
3 7 (20.59%) Workflow
4 6 (17.65%) Migration
5 5 (14.71%) MVC
5 5 (14.71%) Web Development
5 5 (14.71%) Web Design
5 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (14.71%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
6 4 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (11.76%) SOA
7 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Progressive Enhancement
8 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Content Management
8 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (5.88%) Project Management
9 1 (2.94%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) C#
2 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 8 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (11.76%) SQL
5 2 (5.88%) XPath
5 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.94%) Perl
6 1 (2.94%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Sitecore
2 5 (14.71%) Interwoven
3 4 (11.76%) Nintex
3 4 (11.76%) Ektron
3 4 (11.76%) Stellent
3 4 (11.76%) FatWire
3 4 (11.76%) Vignette
4 2 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) Open Text
5 1 (2.94%) Selligent
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) Adobe
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) Blue Martini
5 1 (2.94%) Endeca
5 1 (2.94%) Google
5 1 (2.94%) ATG
5 1 (2.94%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.94%) Elastic Path