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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SDL Tridion
Rank 590 574 552
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -22
Contract jobs citing Tridion 23 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.034% 0.010%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.52% 0.38% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 3
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£425 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -15.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
4434 4798 4537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.94% 9.07% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2507 2511 2286
Average daily rate £450 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 61 76
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -3.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £50.25 £61.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £28.00 £36.90
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -24.11%

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
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 9 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 3 July 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 -25 23 £425 +25.92% 2
East of England +14 13 £425 -
London -14 10 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 8 £425 -
Watford -6 4 - -
Hertfordshire -8 4 - -
Cambridge - 3 £425 -
Hammersmith - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

Tridion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 25 (43.86%) CMS
3 24 (42.11%) Java
4 22 (38.60%) CSS
5 18 (31.58%) HTML
6 16 (28.07%) .NET
6 16 (28.07%) Linux
7 15 (26.32%) C#
7 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 15 (26.32%) E-Commerce
7 15 (26.32%) Content Management
7 15 (26.32%) Responsive Web Design
8 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (22.81%) Ajax
9 13 (22.81%) PowerShell
9 13 (22.81%) User Experience
10 12 (21.05%) Sitecore CMS
10 12 (21.05%) Sitecore
10 12 (21.05%) Subversion
10 12 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (19.30%) Adobe
11 11 (19.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 11 (19.30%) REST
12 10 (17.54%) HTML5
12 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
12 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET
12 10 (17.54%) jQuery
13 9 (15.79%) Unit Testing
13 9 (15.79%) MVC
13 9 (15.79%) UNIX

Tridion
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 25 (43.86%) CMS
2 12 (21.05%) Sitecore CMS
3 11 (19.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 8 (14.04%) IIS
4 8 (14.04%) SharePoint
4 8 (14.04%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (12.28%) Node.js
6 6 (10.53%) WebSphere
7 5 (8.77%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (8.77%) MQSeries
7 5 (8.77%) Apache Solr
8 4 (7.02%) Umbraco
9 2 (3.51%) Drupal
10 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.53%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (10.53%) OmniGraffle
2 6 (10.53%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) LDAP
1 8 (14.04%) DHCP
1 8 (14.04%) DNS
2 5 (8.77%) Internet
3 4 (7.02%) Firewall
4 1 (1.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) DB2
2 5 (8.77%) RDBMS
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Subversion
2 7 (12.28%) Visual Studio
2 7 (12.28%) JIRA
2 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.28%) Grunt
3 6 (10.53%) WebStorm
3 6 (10.53%) Mercurial
3 6 (10.53%) Eclipse
3 6 (10.53%) IntelliJ
4 5 (8.77%) Log4j
4 5 (8.77%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 5 (8.77%) Ant
4 5 (8.77%) JUnit
4 5 (8.77%) Jasmine
4 5 (8.77%) gulp
5 4 (7.02%) Yeoman
5 4 (7.02%) Bower
5 4 (7.02%) TeamCity
5 4 (7.02%) MSBuild
6 3 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 3 (5.26%) Retail
2 2 (3.51%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Local Government
3 1 (1.75%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 28 (49.12%) Developer
2 11 (19.30%) Architect
3 8 (14.04%) Web Developer
4 7 (12.28%) .NET Developer
4 7 (12.28%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.02%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.02%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Tridion Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Tridion Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Product Manager
9 2 (3.51%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.51%) Digital Project Manager
10 1 (1.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (38.60%) CSS
2 18 (31.58%) HTML
3 16 (28.07%) .NET
4 13 (22.81%) Ajax
5 11 (19.30%) REST
6 10 (17.54%) HTML5
6 10 (17.54%) jQuery
6 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET
7 9 (15.79%) J2EE
7 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (14.04%) CSS3
8 8 (14.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (14.04%) JSP
9 6 (10.53%) Servlets
9 6 (10.53%) XHTML
9 6 (10.53%) PhoneGap
10 5 (8.77%) Sass
10 5 (8.77%) JSTL
10 5 (8.77%) JMS
10 5 (8.77%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) User Experience
2 8 (14.04%) iPad
3 6 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 6 (10.53%) Graphic Design
4 5 (8.77%) Web 2.0
5 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
5 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Linux
2 9 (15.79%) UNIX
3 7 (12.28%) Debian
3 7 (12.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (8.77%) HPUX
4 5 (8.77%) Solaris
5 3 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) E-Commerce
1 15 (26.32%) Content Management
1 15 (26.32%) Responsive Web Design
2 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (15.79%) MVC
4 9 (15.79%) Unit Testing
5 8 (14.04%) Project Management
5 8 (14.04%) ITIL
6 6 (10.53%) UX Design
7 5 (8.77%) UML
7 5 (8.77%) OO
7 5 (8.77%) RAD
8 4 (7.02%) Scrum
8 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (7.02%) Web Development
9 3 (5.26%) Use Case
9 3 (5.26%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (5.26%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 30 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 24 (42.11%) Java
3 15 (26.32%) C#
4 13 (22.81%) PowerShell
5 8 (14.04%) SQL
6 6 (10.53%) ECMAScript
6 6 (10.53%) TypeScript
6 6 (10.53%) Dart
7 5 (8.77%) Bash Shell
7 5 (8.77%) XPath
7 5 (8.77%) Perl
8 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
1 8 (14.04%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Sitecore
2 11 (19.30%) Adobe
3 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
4 7 (12.28%) Red Hat
5 5 (8.77%) ATG
5 5 (8.77%) Interwoven
5 5 (8.77%) IBM
5 5 (8.77%) Elastic Path
5 5 (8.77%) Blue Martini
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle
6 2 (3.51%) Sybase
6 2 (3.51%) SAP
6 2 (3.51%) FatWire
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