The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 103 - 101
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.27% - 0.061%
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.96% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Sitecore
Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
698 635 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 37.35% 40.22% 43.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 348 320
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 36
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £14.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -8.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.56 £8.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £17.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Sitecore
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sitecore across the West Yorkshire region.

Sitecore Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Sitecore
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds - 4 £350 - 1
Castleford - - - -
Sitecore
Yorkshire

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Sitecore also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sitecore.

1 18 (100.00%) CMS
1 18 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (50.00%) .NET
3 7 (38.89%) Web Development
4 5 (27.78%) Subversion
4 5 (27.78%) CMMI
4 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (22.22%) Internet
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) jQuery
6 3 (16.67%) MVC
6 3 (16.67%) CSS
6 3 (16.67%) C#
6 3 (16.67%) HTML
6 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 2 (11.11%) Web Design
7 2 (11.11%) Umbraco
7 2 (11.11%) Android
7 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
7 2 (11.11%) Android Development
7 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (5.56%) Coaching
8 1 (5.56%) User Experience
8 1 (5.56%) REST
8 1 (5.56%) CSS3

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Sitecore also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sitecore. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (100.00%) CMS
1 18 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (11.11%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Sitecore Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) jQuery
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) CSS3
3 1 (5.56%) Backbone.js
3 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) Ajax
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Android
1 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Web Development
2 5 (27.78%) CMMI
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.11%) Web Design
4 2 (11.11%) Android Development
4 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
5 1 (5.56%) Coaching
5 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Content Management
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.56%) OOD
5 1 (5.56%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C#
1 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft