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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sitecore
England / West Midlands
Rank 119 120 100
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 3 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.23% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.48% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 8
Median daily rate £400 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £273 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £517 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £395
% change year-on-year
- +7.59%
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 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
1053 1252 1152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.36% 47.97% 51.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 642 573
Median daily rate £400 £411 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.73% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £539 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 33 107
Median hourly rate £16.99 £17.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.82 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £23.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 February 2017.

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 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
England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 5 (62.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) CMS
2 4 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Umbraco
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) EPiServer
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) VMware

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 4 (50.00%) CMS
1 4 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (37.50%) Umbraco
3 2 (25.00%) EPiServer
4 1 (12.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Sitecore Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Lead C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Umbraco Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) BDD
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
2 1 (12.50%) VMware