The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Sitecore CMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sitecore CMS over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Sitecore CMS
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 30 42
Rank change year-on-year -7 +12  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 1 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.32% 3.64% 0.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.59% 22.64% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 3
Median daily rate £500 £450 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £390
% change year-on-year -11.76% +8.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 -

Sitecore CMS is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 63 53 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 19.87% 16.06% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 41 44
Median daily rate £394 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +4.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £139 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.66% -17.50%  

Sitecore CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Sitecore CMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore CMS in Bedfordshire

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore CMS in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore CMS 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Sitecore CMS.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) MVS
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management

Sitecore CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) CMS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore