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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SDL Tridion
Rank 560 533 495
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -38
Contract jobs citing Tridion 18 24 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.049% 0.090%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.39% 0.54% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 12
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£275 £288 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -17.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £258 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £418 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £269 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -17.30%
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
4663 4404 4066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.19% 9.04% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2679 2289 1958
Average daily rate £427 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.15% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 65 60
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.83 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.37% -14.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £61.15 £55.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-53.70% +0.80%

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 23 January 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 16 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 23 January 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 -35 13 £275 -4.34% 8
South East -18 6 £275 - 3
London -5 3 £225 -50.00% 1
North West - 2 £289 - 3
South West - 1 £375 - 1
Bristol - 1 £375 - 1
City of London - 1 £225 -
Merseyside - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Brighton - - - -
East of England - - - -
South Coast - - - -

Tridion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 27 (81.82%) CMS
2 17 (51.52%) HTML
2 17 (51.52%) CSS
3 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
4 13 (39.39%) Ajax
5 11 (33.33%) Content Management
5 11 (33.33%) .NET
6 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
6 8 (24.24%) Degree
6 8 (24.24%) JSON
6 8 (24.24%) Ektron
6 8 (24.24%) HTML5
7 7 (21.21%) CSS3
7 7 (21.21%) jQuery
8 6 (18.18%) Java
8 6 (18.18%) C#
9 5 (15.15%) Web Development
9 5 (15.15%) Sass
9 5 (15.15%) User Experience
9 5 (15.15%) Project Management
10 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (12.12%) Finance
10 4 (12.12%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (12.12%) Umbraco
10 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
10 4 (12.12%) J2EE
10 4 (12.12%) IDOL
10 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
10 4 (12.12%) Adobe

Tridion
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 27 (81.82%) CMS
2 4 (12.12%) Umbraco
2 4 (12.12%) ExpressionEngine
2 4 (12.12%) Liferay
3 2 (6.06%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.03%) Kentico
4 1 (3.03%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (12.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (6.06%) MS Project
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Magento
2 1 (3.03%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) IDOL
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Grunt
1 1 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (3.03%) Yeoman
1 1 (3.03%) Bower
1 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (3.03%) Dutch Language
2 1 (3.03%) French Language
2 1 (3.03%) Norwegian Language
2 1 (3.03%) Publishing
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) Web Developer
3 12 (36.36%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Architect
4 6 (18.18%) Front-End Web Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Tridion Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) HTML
1 17 (51.52%) CSS
2 13 (39.39%) Ajax
3 11 (33.33%) .NET
4 8 (24.24%) JSON
4 8 (24.24%) HTML5
5 7 (21.21%) CSS3
5 7 (21.21%) jQuery
6 5 (15.15%) Sass
7 4 (12.12%) J2EE
7 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
7 4 (12.12%) LESS
8 3 (9.09%) Classic ASP
8 3 (9.09%) XML
9 2 (6.06%) Web Services
9 2 (6.06%) XSLT
10 1 (3.03%) Modernizr
10 1 (3.03%) Zepto.js
10 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
10 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) User Experience
2 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.12%) Open Source
2 4 (12.12%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Content Management
2 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
3 5 (15.15%) Web Development
3 5 (15.15%) Project Management
4 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (9.09%) Web Design
6 2 (6.06%) Scrum
6 2 (6.06%) MVC
6 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.06%) Analytics
7 1 (3.03%) Coaching
7 1 (3.03%) Progressive Enhancement
7 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Content Management
7 1 (3.03%) EAI
7 1 (3.03%) SOA
7 1 (3.03%) Workflow
7 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
2 6 (18.18%) Java
2 6 (18.18%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) PHP
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Ektron
2 4 (12.12%) Adobe
3 3 (9.09%) Sitecore
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.09%) EPiServer
4 2 (6.06%) hybris
5 1 (3.03%) Google
5 1 (3.03%) Selligent
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