The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sitecore
Rank 128 119 107
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.11% 0.20% 0.097%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.45% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1209 1120 889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 44.14% 44.34% 43.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 657 397
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 60 80
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Sitecore
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Sitecore Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Sitecore
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
West Yorkshire -10 3 £350 -6.66% 3
North Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
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Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 11 (91.67%) .NET
1 11 (91.67%) CMS
1 11 (91.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 9 (75.00%) HTML
4 7 (58.33%) C#
4 7 (58.33%) CSS
4 7 (58.33%) MVC
5 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) jQuery
6 4 (33.33%) Umbraco
6 4 (33.33%) Web Development
7 3 (25.00%) WCF
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) Web Services
7 3 (25.00%) XML
7 3 (25.00%) OO
8 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (16.67%) Kentico
8 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
8 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
8 2 (16.67%) Sitefinity
8 2 (16.67%) Android Development
8 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
8 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 2 (16.67%) Web Design
8 2 (16.67%) EPiServer

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 11 (91.67%) CMS
1 11 (91.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (33.33%) Umbraco
3 2 (16.67%) Sitefinity
3 2 (16.67%) Kentico
4 1 (8.33%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (8.33%) DNN
4 1 (8.33%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) Sitecore Developer
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Application Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) CMS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 9 (75.00%) HTML
4 7 (58.33%) CSS
5 4 (33.33%) jQuery
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) WCF
7 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
8 1 (8.33%) REST
8 1 (8.33%) CSS3
8 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (8.33%) HTML5
8 1 (8.33%) JSON
8 1 (8.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Open Source
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Android
1 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Web Development
3 3 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) Web Design
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Android Development
4 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Content Management
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (8.33%) OOD
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) CMMI
5 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) EPiServer