The table below looks at the statistics for Sitecore CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore CMS over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore CMS
Rank 116 111 97
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 1 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.45% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.26% 2.46% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +23.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £320 £338
% change year-on-year
+24.21% -5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £9.50 -
% change year-on-year
+289.89% -
Sitecore CMS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
391 448 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.25% 18.25% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 232 177
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 21
Average hourly rate £17.30 £17.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.26 £9.30 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.92 £27.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

Sitecore CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore CMS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Sitecore CMS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Sitecore CMS
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Sitecore CMS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Sitecore CMS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
Birmingham - 1 £400 -
Sitecore CMS
England

Sitecore CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Sitecore CMS 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 CMS.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) CMS
1 4 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) Adobe
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Back Office
3 2 (50.00%) Content Management
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) Omniture
3 2 (50.00%) Google
3 2 (50.00%) Google Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) Demandware
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (25.00%) hybris
4 1 (25.00%) Kentico

Sitecore CMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Sitecore CMS 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 CMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (25.00%) Kentico
2 1 (25.00%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Google Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Umbraco Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) IT Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) B2B
3 1 (25.00%) B2C
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) E-business
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (50.00%) Omniture
2 2 (50.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) EPiServer
3 1 (25.00%) Ektron
3 1 (25.00%) hybris
3 1 (25.00%) Demandware
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft