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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 126 117 96
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -21
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 17 1 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.042% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 1.17% 0.090% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 14
Median daily rate £350 £400 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +19.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £400 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 - £9.50
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
1450 1107 1159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.38% 46.71% 50.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 644 535
Median daily rate £380 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 73 91
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £16.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +3.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £11.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £36.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.83% +8.58%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 0 8 £350 -12.50% 1
Coventry - 4 £288 - 1
Solihull - 1 £310 -
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Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 20 (76.92%) C#
1 20 (76.92%) .NET
2 18 (69.23%) CSS
3 17 (65.38%) HTML
4 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
5 13 (50.00%) jQuery
6 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET
6 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
7 9 (34.62%) CMS
7 9 (34.62%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (30.77%) Umbraco
9 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
9 7 (26.92%) SQL
9 7 (26.92%) Wireframes
9 7 (26.92%) Front End Development
10 6 (23.08%) MVC
10 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (19.23%) LINQ
11 5 (19.23%) Web Development
11 5 (19.23%) Web Services
12 4 (15.38%) Ajax
12 4 (15.38%) WCF
12 4 (15.38%) CSS3
13 3 (11.54%) K2 blackpearl
13 3 (11.54%) HTML5
13 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
13 3 (11.54%) Case Management
13 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (11.54%) SharePoint

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 9 (34.62%) CMS
1 9 (34.62%) Sitecore CMS
2 8 (30.77%) Umbraco
3 3 (11.54%) K2 blackpearl
3 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.85%) Drupal
4 1 (3.85%) Joomla!
4 1 (3.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.69%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 16 (61.54%) Sitecore Developer
3 8 (30.77%) .NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Umbraco Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Web Developer
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Architect
7 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (3.85%) Graduate
7 1 (3.85%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Graduate IT Support
7 1 (3.85%) IT Graduate
7 1 (3.85%) IT Support
7 1 (3.85%) Sitecore Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering Graduate
7 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (76.92%) .NET
2 18 (69.23%) CSS
3 17 (65.38%) HTML
4 13 (50.00%) jQuery
5 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET
6 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (19.23%) LINQ
6 5 (19.23%) Web Services
7 4 (15.38%) Ajax
7 4 (15.38%) CSS3
7 4 (15.38%) WCF
8 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
8 3 (11.54%) HTML5
9 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (7.69%) XML
10 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (3.85%) JSON
10 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Front End Development
1 7 (26.92%) Wireframes
2 6 (23.08%) MVC
3 5 (19.23%) Web Development
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) Case Management
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) CRM
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.85%) Content Management
6 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.85%) Presales
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) C#
2 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
3 7 (26.92%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby
4 1 (3.85%) XPath
4 1 (3.85%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) EPiServer
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) Ektron
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) VMware