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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SDL Tridion
Rank 578 571 549
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -22
Contract jobs citing Tridion 22 4 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.007% 0.063%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.43% 0.085% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 13
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£375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £620 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £200 £350
% change year-on-year
+87.50% -42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £9.45

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
5059 4731 5452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.10% 8.86% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2644 2494 2683
Average daily rate £450 £434 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £581
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 88 67
Average hourly rate £30.82 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.11% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £11.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.37 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+71.52% -14.58%

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 27 August 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 19 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 27 August 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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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 22 £375 -30.23% 3
London +9 14 £450 -16.27% 2
City of London +25 3 £375 -6.25%
South East - 3 £375 -
East of England - 2 - -
South West -31 1 £375 -
Surrey - 1 £340 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £375 -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Egham - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - - 1

Tridion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 25 (62.50%) CMS
2 24 (60.00%) Content Management
3 20 (50.00%) .NET
4 19 (47.50%) HTML
5 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
6 16 (40.00%) Java
7 14 (35.00%) C#
8 13 (32.50%) Finance
8 13 (32.50%) E-Commerce
8 13 (32.50%) Interwoven
9 12 (30.00%) J2EE
9 12 (30.00%) Ajax
10 11 (27.50%) CSS
10 11 (27.50%) XML
11 10 (25.00%) SQL
12 9 (22.50%) XSLT
12 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
12 9 (22.50%) XHTML
12 9 (22.50%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (20.00%) Web 2.0
13 8 (20.00%) WebSphere
13 8 (20.00%) XPath
13 8 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
13 8 (20.00%) Sitecore
13 8 (20.00%) OO
13 8 (20.00%) IBM
13 8 (20.00%) Workflow
13 8 (20.00%) Relational Database
14 7 (17.50%) Bash Shell
14 7 (17.50%) Elastic Path

Tridion
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 25 (62.50%) CMS
2 8 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (17.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (17.50%) MQSeries
4 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 4 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (10.00%) Alfresco
5 4 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (7.50%) Node.js
7 2 (5.00%) Drupal
8 1 (2.50%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (2.50%) TeamSite
8 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (2.50%) Joomla!
8 1 (2.50%) DNN
8 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) Internet
2 3 (7.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (17.50%) DB2
2 7 (17.50%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.50%) MySQL
4 1 (2.50%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 7 (17.50%) Eclipse
1 7 (17.50%) Log4j
1 7 (17.50%) Subversion
1 7 (17.50%) Ant
1 7 (17.50%) JUnit
2 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.50%) Jasmine
3 3 (7.50%) Grunt
3 3 (7.50%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (7.50%) Yeoman
3 3 (7.50%) Bower
4 1 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Manufacturing
2 7 (17.50%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Marketing
4 2 (5.00%) Games
5 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Publishing
5 1 (2.50%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) Architect
3 8 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Tridion Developer
5 3 (7.50%) SharePoint Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Tridion Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Programmer
7 1 (2.50%) Web Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Web Programmer
7 1 (2.50%) Web Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Web Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (50.00%) .NET
2 19 (47.50%) HTML
3 12 (30.00%) Ajax
3 12 (30.00%) J2EE
4 11 (27.50%) CSS
4 11 (27.50%) XML
5 9 (22.50%) XSLT
5 9 (22.50%) XHTML
5 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
6 7 (17.50%) EJB
6 7 (17.50%) JDBC
6 7 (17.50%) JSP
6 7 (17.50%) Servlets
6 7 (17.50%) JMS
6 7 (17.50%) Struts
6 7 (17.50%) XMLBeans
6 7 (17.50%) JSTL
7 5 (12.50%) jQuery
7 5 (12.50%) HTML5
7 5 (12.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Web 2.0
2 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
3 5 (12.50%) iPad
3 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) FMCG
4 1 (2.50%) Open Source
4 1 (2.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) UNIX
1 7 (17.50%) HPUX
1 7 (17.50%) Solaris
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Content Management
2 13 (32.50%) E-Commerce
3 9 (22.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (20.00%) OO
4 8 (20.00%) Workflow
5 7 (17.50%) RAD
5 7 (17.50%) UML
6 6 (15.00%) MVC
6 6 (15.00%) Migration
6 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.00%) Web Development
7 5 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (12.50%) Web Design
7 5 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 4 (10.00%) SOA
8 4 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (10.00%) Data Migration
9 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Progressive Enhancement
9 3 (7.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
2 16 (40.00%) Java
3 14 (35.00%) C#
4 10 (25.00%) SQL
5 8 (20.00%) XPath
6 7 (17.50%) Bash Shell
6 7 (17.50%) Perl
7 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.50%) Python
8 1 (2.50%) PHP
8 1 (2.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Interwoven
2 8 (20.00%) IBM
2 8 (20.00%) Sitecore
3 7 (17.50%) Elastic Path
3 7 (17.50%) Blue Martini
3 7 (17.50%) ATG
4 6 (15.00%) FatWire
5 4 (10.00%) Stellent
5 4 (10.00%) Vignette
5 4 (10.00%) Nintex
6 2 (5.00%) Alterian
6 2 (5.00%) Unica
6 2 (5.00%) Eloqua
6 2 (5.00%) Neolane
6 2 (5.00%) Ektron
7 1 (2.50%) Endeca
7 1 (2.50%) Google
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.50%) Adobe
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Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago