The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Walsall region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 4 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 18.52% - -
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 - -
Vendors Category
Walsall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
15 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 55.56% 53.85% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 1
Average daily rate £325 £144 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.69% -4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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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 26 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) CMS
1 8 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (87.50%) jQuery
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) XML
3 6 (75.00%) XSLT
3 6 (75.00%) XHTML
3 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 6 (75.00%) MySQL
3 6 (75.00%) Photoshop
3 6 (75.00%) IIS
3 6 (75.00%) MVC
3 6 (75.00%) CSS3
3 6 (75.00%) C#
4 5 (62.50%) SEO
4 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Integration Testing
4 5 (62.50%) HTML5
4 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) Facebook
5 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (12.50%) Content Management
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) CMS
1 8 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (75.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Sitecore Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) jQuery
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) XSLT
2 6 (75.00%) XHTML
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) CSS3
3 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) SEO
2 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Facebook