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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank 132 117 120
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 15 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.36% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 1.00% 0.81% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 1
Median daily rate £400 £650 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +62.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.04 -
% change year-on-year
+14.74% -
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
1497 1105 1267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.25% 43.81% 49.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 814 528 604
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £235 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £590 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 79 91
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.00 £9.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £31.76 £29.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -11 9 £500 -23.07%
Sitecore
England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 27 (84.38%) C#
2 22 (68.75%) .NET
3 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
4 13 (40.63%) MVC
5 10 (31.25%) HTML
5 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET
5 10 (31.25%) CSS
6 8 (25.00%) jQuery
6 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
7 7 (21.88%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (21.88%) SQL
7 7 (21.88%) CMS
7 7 (21.88%) Front End Development
7 7 (21.88%) Wireframes
8 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 5 (15.63%) Web Services
9 5 (15.63%) TeamCity
9 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
10 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (12.50%) WCF
10 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 4 (12.50%) Angular 2
10 4 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (9.38%) Case Management
11 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (9.38%) Web Development
11 3 (9.38%) 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 7 (21.88%) CMS
1 7 (21.88%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (9.38%) K2 blackpearl
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.63%) TeamCity
3 4 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.25%) Selenium
4 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Developer
2 22 (68.75%) Sitecore Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Lead Developer
4 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.25%) Lead C# Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Sitecore Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (3.13%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Umbraco Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (68.75%) .NET
2 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET
2 10 (31.25%) CSS
2 10 (31.25%) HTML
3 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 8 (25.00%) jQuery
4 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (15.63%) Web Services
5 4 (12.50%) Angular 2
5 4 (12.50%) WCF
6 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (6.25%) LINQ
6 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.13%) Ajax
7 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 1 (3.13%) CSS3
7 1 (3.13%) HTML5
7 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) MVC
2 7 (21.88%) Front End Development
2 7 (21.88%) Wireframes
3 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.38%) Case Management
3 3 (9.38%) Web Development
4 2 (6.25%) CRM
4 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) Automation Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Content Management
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.13%) Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) Scrum
5 1 (3.13%) SDLC
5 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.13%) TDD
5 1 (3.13%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) C#
2 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Ektron
3 1 (3.13%) EPiServer