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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 127 121 104
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 8 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.30% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.59% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 12
Median daily rate £325 £313 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £294 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.58% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 - £22.50
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
1418 1363 1195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.22% 50.61% 50.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 768 567
Median daily rate £380 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 87 84
Median hourly rate £12.50 £23.50 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +47.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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 3 May 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 3 May 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
Coventry - 3 £250 - 1
Birmingham 0 2 £400 +23.07% 1
Walsall - 1 - - 1
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England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 12 (75.00%) CMS
1 12 (75.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 11 (68.75%) .NET
3 9 (56.25%) C#
3 9 (56.25%) CSS
3 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (50.00%) Umbraco
5 7 (43.75%) HTML
5 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
6 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 6 (37.50%) Adobe
6 6 (37.50%) jQuery
7 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
8 4 (25.00%) Content Management
8 4 (25.00%) HP
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (25.00%) Interwoven
8 4 (25.00%) SDL Web 8
8 4 (25.00%) CSS3
8 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Content Management
9 3 (18.75%) LINQ
9 3 (18.75%) Ajax
9 3 (18.75%) MVC
10 2 (12.50%) Workflow
10 2 (12.50%) Finance
10 2 (12.50%) Scrum
10 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
10 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (12.50%) QA
10 2 (12.50%) WCF

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 12 (75.00%) CMS
1 12 (75.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 8 (50.00%) Umbraco
3 2 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Sitefinity
4 1 (6.25%) Drupal
4 1 (6.25%) Joomla!
4 1 (6.25%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (6.25%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Sitecore Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Umbraco Developer
5 2 (12.50%) CMS Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) CMS Project Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Implementation Project Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Project Implementation Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Web Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Web Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) CSS
3 7 (43.75%) HTML
4 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 6 (37.50%) jQuery
5 4 (25.00%) CSS3
6 3 (18.75%) Ajax
6 3 (18.75%) LINQ
7 2 (12.50%) HTML5
7 2 (12.50%) JSON
7 2 (12.50%) WCF
7 2 (12.50%) Web Services
7 2 (12.50%) XML
7 2 (12.50%) XSLT
8 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 2 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Content Management
2 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Content Management
3 3 (18.75%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Information Management
4 2 (12.50%) Kanban
4 2 (12.50%) Marketing Automation
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Use Case
4 2 (12.50%) User Stories
4 2 (12.50%) Web Development
4 2 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (6.25%) Presales
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) XPath
3 2 (12.50%) XQuery
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Adobe
2 4 (25.00%) HP
2 4 (25.00%) Interwoven
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) EPiServer
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) VMware