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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore CMS
Rank 124 99 97
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -2
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 1 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.039% 0.73% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.20% 4.33% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 2
Average daily rate
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- £325 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.07% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
493 393 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.34% 16.82% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 199 118
Average daily rate £375 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 35 28
Average hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.92 £12.00 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £26.15 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (100.00%) CMS
1 7 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 5 (71.43%) HTML5
3 5 (71.43%) CSS3
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) Umbraco
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (42.86%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Back Office
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Content Management
5 2 (28.57%) Ajax
5 2 (28.57%) Omniture
5 2 (28.57%) Google
5 2 (28.57%) MySQL
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Adobe
5 2 (28.57%) CRM
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) Google Analytics
5 2 (28.57%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (28.57%) Analytics
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (100.00%) CMS
2 3 (42.86%) Umbraco
3 1 (14.29%) Kentico
3 1 (14.29%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Google Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Sitecore Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Umbraco Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
2 5 (71.43%) CSS3
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Ajax
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (14.29%) Sass
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) B2B
3 1 (14.29%) B2C
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (28.57%) Omniture
2 2 (28.57%) Google
2 2 (28.57%) Adobe
3 1 (14.29%) EPiServer
3 1 (14.29%) Ektron