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 13 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore CMS
Rank 120 104 108
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 8 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.32% 0.093%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.73% 1.91% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 2
Average daily rate £381 £319 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.60% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £231 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
463 366 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.26% 16.78% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 188 167
Average daily rate £450 £375 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 31 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
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 13 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Coventry - 4 £438 -
Walsall - 2 - -
Birmingham -5 1 £375 +15.38%
Solihull - 1 £388 -
Sitecore CMS
England

Sitecore CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) CMS
1 11 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Umbraco
3 7 (63.64%) .NET
4 6 (54.55%) Adobe
5 5 (45.45%) C#
5 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 5 (45.45%) jQuery
6 4 (36.36%) Content Management
6 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Content Management
6 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) HP
6 4 (36.36%) Interwoven
6 4 (36.36%) SDL Web 8
7 3 (27.27%) HTML
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) MVC
7 3 (27.27%) CSS3
8 2 (18.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (18.18%) User Experience
8 2 (18.18%) Mercurial
8 2 (18.18%) Sitefinity
8 2 (18.18%) Information Management
8 2 (18.18%) Ajax
8 2 (18.18%) Marketing
8 2 (18.18%) XPath
8 2 (18.18%) JSON
8 2 (18.18%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) CMS
2 7 (63.64%) Umbraco
3 2 (18.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Sitefinity
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) SDL Web 8
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) CMS Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) CMS Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Implementation Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Implementation Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Project Implementation Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Sitecore Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Umbraco Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Web Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Web Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) CSS3
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) Ajax
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 2 (18.18%) JSON
4 2 (18.18%) LINQ
4 2 (18.18%) WCF
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) XSLT
5 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Content Management
2 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Content Management
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Information Management
4 2 (18.18%) Kanban
4 2 (18.18%) Marketing Automation
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Use Case
4 2 (18.18%) User Stories
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Presales
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) XPath
3 2 (18.18%) XQuery
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 6 (54.55%) Adobe
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Interwoven
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) EPiServer