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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SDL Tridion
Rank 608 579 553
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -26
Contract jobs citing Tridion 11 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.043% 0.054%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.26% 0.46% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 2
Average daily rate £381 £269 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.86% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £225 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £351 £284
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £269
% change year-on-year
+36.36% +2.32%
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
4159 4769 4653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.09% 9.41% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2450 2730 2396
Average daily rate £438 £438 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 35 56
Average hourly rate £39.14 £30.00 £28.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.45% +4.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.49 £13.00 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £61.53 £61.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £17.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+122.85% -53.70%

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 5 February 2016.

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 10 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 5 February 2016. 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 -6 11 £381 +38.63% 4
London -8 5 £513 +127.77%
West Midlands - 3 £375 -
East of England - 2 £360 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £360 -
Cambridge - 2 £360 -
Birmingham - 2 £375 -
South West - 1 £500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £500 -
Solihull - 1 £388 -

Tridion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (44.12%) CMS
1 15 (44.12%) User Experience
2 14 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 14 (41.18%) HTML
2 14 (41.18%) CSS
3 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
3 13 (38.24%) Ajax
3 13 (38.24%) Graphic Design
3 13 (38.24%) HTML5
3 13 (38.24%) Front End Development
4 12 (35.29%) Dart
4 12 (35.29%) TypeScript
4 12 (35.29%) Mobile App
4 12 (35.29%) WebStorm
4 12 (35.29%) Mercurial
4 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (35.29%) UX Design
4 12 (35.29%) jQuery
4 12 (35.29%) OmniGraffle
4 12 (35.29%) REST
4 12 (35.29%) CSS3
4 12 (35.29%) PhoneGap
4 12 (35.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 12 (35.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 12 (35.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (35.29%) Java
4 12 (35.29%) Photoshop
4 12 (35.29%) ECMAScript
4 12 (35.29%) IntelliJ
5 10 (29.41%) .NET

Tridion
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (44.12%) CMS
2 5 (14.71%) Node.js
2 5 (14.71%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (8.82%) Umbraco
4 2 (5.88%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 12 (35.29%) OmniGraffle
1 12 (35.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) DNS
1 2 (5.88%) Firewall
1 2 (5.88%) VPN
Development Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 12 (35.29%) IntelliJ
2 12 (35.29%) Mercurial
2 12 (35.29%) WebStorm
3 9 (26.47%) Selenium
4 6 (17.65%) Grunt
5 5 (14.71%) gulp
5 5 (14.71%) Jasmine
5 5 (14.71%) PhantomJS
6 3 (8.82%) Axure RP
General
1 8 (23.53%) Retail
2 3 (8.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (20.59%) Technical Leader
4 6 (17.65%) Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce Architect
6 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Tridion Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Azure Architect
7 2 (5.88%) CMS Business Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Tridion Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) UI Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Usability Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) CSS
1 14 (41.18%) HTML
2 13 (38.24%) Ajax
2 13 (38.24%) HTML5
3 12 (35.29%) CSS3
3 12 (35.29%) jQuery
3 12 (35.29%) PhoneGap
3 12 (35.29%) REST
3 12 (35.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 10 (29.41%) .NET
5 5 (14.71%) Sass
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) User Experience
2 13 (38.24%) Graphic Design
3 12 (35.29%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Front End Development
2 12 (35.29%) Responsive Web Design
2 12 (35.29%) UX Design
3 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
4 9 (26.47%) Functional Testing
5 7 (20.59%) MVC
5 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (17.65%) Content Management
7 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Content Management
8 4 (11.76%) Workflow
9 3 (8.82%) Business Transformation
10 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (5.88%) Information Management
10 2 (5.88%) Marketing Automation
10 2 (5.88%) Project Management
10 2 (5.88%) Use Case
10 2 (5.88%) User Stories
11 1 (2.94%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
2 12 (35.29%) Dart
2 12 (35.29%) ECMAScript
2 12 (35.29%) Java
2 12 (35.29%) TypeScript
3 2 (5.88%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) hybris
1 5 (14.71%) Sitecore
2 4 (11.76%) Adobe
2 4 (11.76%) HP
2 4 (11.76%) Interwoven
3 2 (5.88%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.94%) Ektron
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft