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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SDL Tridion
Rank 555 566 525
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -41
Contract jobs citing Tridion 34 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.041% 0.054%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.75% 0.48% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 12
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£325 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £226
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +41.43%
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
4514 4601 4211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.21% 8.63% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2578 2512 2134
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 47 69
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.30 £16.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £55.00 £59.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-46.96% -12.69%

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 31 March 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 13 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 31 March 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 +4 33 £325 +1.56% 8
East of England +18 14 £325 -
Cambridgeshire - 14 £325 -
London +7 13 £1,050 - 2
Cambridge - 8 £325 -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Manchester - - - - 3
Staines - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
North West - - - - 3
South East - - - - 2

Tridion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 40 (68.97%) CMS
2 32 (55.17%) JavaScript
3 31 (53.45%) CSS
4 21 (36.21%) HTML
5 19 (32.76%) .NET
6 17 (29.31%) Java
7 16 (27.59%) Ajax
8 14 (24.14%) C#
8 14 (24.14%) Adobe
8 14 (24.14%) E-Commerce
9 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
9 13 (22.41%) Sitecore
9 13 (22.41%) Content Management
9 13 (22.41%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (20.69%) User Experience
10 12 (20.69%) jQuery
10 12 (20.69%) Sitecore CMS
10 12 (20.69%) HTML5
10 12 (20.69%) ASP.NET
11 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
11 11 (18.97%) Project Management
11 11 (18.97%) PowerShell
11 11 (18.97%) Degree
11 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (17.24%) CSS3
12 10 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (15.52%) MVC
13 9 (15.52%) Linux
13 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (15.52%) JSON

Tridion
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 40 (68.97%) CMS
2 12 (20.69%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (13.79%) Umbraco
3 8 (13.79%) Adobe CQ
4 6 (10.34%) IIS
4 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
4 6 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (6.90%) Liferay
5 4 (6.90%) Apache Solr
5 4 (6.90%) ExpressionEngine
5 4 (6.90%) Node.js
6 1 (1.72%) Kentico
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (6.90%) Photoshop
4 3 (5.17%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (3.45%) MS Project
5 2 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) LDAP
1 6 (10.34%) DHCP
1 6 (10.34%) DNS
2 4 (6.90%) Firewall
3 1 (1.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (6.90%) IDOL
4 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Visual Studio
1 7 (12.07%) Subversion
1 7 (12.07%) JIRA
2 4 (6.90%) TeamCity
2 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.90%) MSBuild
2 4 (6.90%) Grunt
2 4 (6.90%) Yeoman
2 4 (6.90%) Bower
3 3 (5.17%) IntelliJ
3 3 (5.17%) Mercurial
3 3 (5.17%) Selenium
3 3 (5.17%) WebStorm
4 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.45%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.45%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.72%) Maven
5 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (1.72%) French Language
3 1 (1.72%) Norwegian Language
3 1 (1.72%) Publishing
3 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (65.52%) Developer
2 20 (34.48%) Web Developer
3 15 (25.86%) Front-End Developer
4 8 (13.79%) Architect
5 6 (10.34%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Front-End Web Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Tridion Developer
7 4 (6.90%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Manager
10 1 (1.72%) C# Developer
10 1 (1.72%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (53.45%) CSS
2 21 (36.21%) HTML
3 19 (32.76%) .NET
4 16 (27.59%) Ajax
5 12 (20.69%) jQuery
5 12 (20.69%) HTML5
5 12 (20.69%) ASP.NET
6 10 (17.24%) CSS3
7 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (15.52%) JSON
8 8 (13.79%) REST
9 7 (12.07%) Web Services
10 6 (10.34%) Sass
11 5 (8.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (6.90%) LESS
12 4 (6.90%) J2EE
13 3 (5.17%) Classic ASP
13 3 (5.17%) JSP
13 3 (5.17%) PhoneGap
14 2 (3.45%) Zepto.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) User Experience
2 8 (13.79%) iPad
3 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.90%) Open Source
3 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.17%) Graphic Design
4 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Linux
2 6 (10.34%) Debian
2 6 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.90%) UNIX
4 2 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) E-Commerce
2 13 (22.41%) Content Management
2 13 (22.41%) Responsive Web Design
3 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.97%) Project Management
4 10 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (15.52%) MVC
6 6 (10.34%) ITIL
6 6 (10.34%) Scrum
6 6 (10.34%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (6.90%) Web Development
8 3 (5.17%) Use Case
8 3 (5.17%) UX Design
8 3 (5.17%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (5.17%) SOA
8 3 (5.17%) Business Process Mapping
8 3 (5.17%) Web Design
8 3 (5.17%) Business Analysis
8 3 (5.17%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (55.17%) JavaScript
2 17 (29.31%) Java
3 14 (24.14%) C#
4 11 (18.97%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.17%) TypeScript
5 3 (5.17%) Dart
5 3 (5.17%) ECMAScript
6 2 (3.45%) SQL
7 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
1 6 (10.34%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Adobe
2 13 (22.41%) Sitecore
3 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
4 8 (13.79%) Ektron
5 6 (10.34%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.17%) EPiServer
7 2 (3.45%) hybris
7 2 (3.45%) FatWire
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle
7 2 (3.45%) Sybase
7 2 (3.45%) SAP
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