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

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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 5 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 5.00% - -
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
Sitecore
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Walsall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 20.00% 50.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate £378 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.77% -3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £10.37 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

Sitecore
Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

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

Sitecore Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

Sitecore
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) XQuery
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) XPath
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (100.00%) EPiServer
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall 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 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) XPath
1 1 (100.00%) XQuery
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) EPiServer
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft