The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 27 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Sitecore.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 61 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 2 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.28% 1.22% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% 3.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £368
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +12.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
328 256 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 45.49% 39.02% 45.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 139 95
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 12
Average hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.67 £14.95 £9.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £90.00 £21.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Sitecore
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sitecore across the Wales region.

Sitecore Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Sitecore
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 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
South Wales -5 2 £375 -11.76%
Sitecore
UK

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Sitecore 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 Sitecore.

1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Release Management
4 3 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Subversion
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (50.00%) CRM
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) CMS
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
5 2 (33.33%) Lync
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (33.33%) Umbraco
5 2 (33.33%) EPiServer
5 2 (33.33%) Inversion of Control

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Sitecore 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 Sitecore. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) CMS
3 2 (33.33%) Umbraco
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Solr
3 2 (33.33%) Lync
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) Lucene
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (16.67%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Release Management
3 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (50.00%) CRM
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Content Management
4 2 (33.33%) Document Management
4 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) EPiServer