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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore CMS over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sitecore CMS
England / West Midlands
Rank 120 124 106
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.94% 0.85% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Median daily rate £400 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.68% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
318 469 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.18% 18.41% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 258 203
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £524 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 24
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £19.00 £18.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%

Sitecore CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Sitecore CMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Sitecore CMS Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 1 £463 - 1
Sitecore CMS
England

Sitecore CMS
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Sitecore CMS.

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%) Umbraco
3 2 (50.00%) EPiServer
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) CMS
2 3 (75.00%) Umbraco
3 2 (50.00%) EPiServer
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Sitecore Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Sitecore