The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 25 July 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Sitecore.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 124 117 108
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 22 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.042% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 1.46% 0.094% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 9
Median daily rate £350 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £400 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.41 £9.50
% change year-on-year
- +156.94%
Sitecore
England

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1505 1064 1176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.60% 44.63% 49.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 836 570 542
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 76 86
Median hourly rate £15.21 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.93 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.85 £34.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Sitecore as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Sitecore
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 across the West Midlands region.

Sitecore Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Sitecore
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sitecore across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Sitecore Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Sitecore
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 8 £350 -12.50% 1
Coventry - 8 £324 - 1
Solihull - 1 £310 -
Sitecore
England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore 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.

1 25 (80.65%) C#
1 25 (80.65%) .NET
2 18 (58.06%) CSS
3 17 (54.84%) HTML
3 17 (54.84%) JavaScript
4 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET
4 13 (41.94%) jQuery
5 10 (32.26%) Sitecore CMS
5 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
5 10 (32.26%) CMS
6 8 (25.81%) MVC
6 8 (25.81%) Umbraco
7 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
7 7 (22.58%) SQL
7 7 (22.58%) Front End Development
7 7 (22.58%) Wireframes
7 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (19.35%) Web Services
9 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (16.13%) Web Development
9 5 (16.13%) WCF
9 5 (16.13%) LINQ
9 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
9 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
10 4 (12.90%) CSS3
10 4 (12.90%) Ajax
11 3 (9.68%) TeamCity
11 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
11 3 (9.68%) K2 blackpearl

Sitecore
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 10 (32.26%) CMS
1 10 (32.26%) Sitecore CMS
2 8 (25.81%) Umbraco
3 3 (9.68%) K2 blackpearl
3 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) Drupal
4 1 (3.23%) Joomla!
4 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) TeamCity
3 2 (6.45%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 2 (6.45%) Back Office
2 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Developer
2 18 (58.06%) Sitecore Developer
3 8 (25.81%) .NET Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Web Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Umbraco Developer
6 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Architect
8 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Full Stack Web Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Graduate IT Support
8 1 (3.23%) IT Support
8 1 (3.23%) Sitecore Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering Graduate
8 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (80.65%) .NET
2 18 (58.06%) CSS
3 17 (54.84%) HTML
4 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET
4 13 (41.94%) jQuery
5 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (19.35%) Web Services
6 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
6 5 (16.13%) LINQ
6 5 (16.13%) WCF
7 4 (12.90%) Ajax
7 4 (12.90%) CSS3
8 3 (9.68%) HTML5
9 2 (6.45%) Angular 2
9 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (6.45%) XML
10 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) MVC
2 7 (22.58%) Front End Development
2 7 (22.58%) Wireframes
3 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.13%) Web Development
4 3 (9.68%) Case Management
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (6.45%) CRM
5 2 (6.45%) Project Management
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.23%) Automation Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.23%) Presales
6 1 (3.23%) SDLC
6 1 (3.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) C#
2 17 (54.84%) JavaScript
3 7 (22.58%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) C
5 1 (3.23%) C++
5 1 (3.23%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) XPath
5 1 (3.23%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) EPiServer
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Citrix
3 1 (3.23%) Ektron
3 1 (3.23%) VMware