Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 6 months to 22 July 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 172 161
Rank change year-on-year +33 -11 +5
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 15 7 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.39% 0.14% 0.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.89% 0.83% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 19
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £369 £233 £306
90th Percentile £550 £537 £456
South East median daily rate £390 £394 £378
% change year-on-year -0.95% +4.30% +7.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £9.00 -
South East 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 Berkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 519 843 780
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 13.63% 17.22% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 474 446
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £228
90th Percentile £550 £550 £500
South East median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 13
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -19.35% -11.43%
10th Percentile £11.15 £11.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £54.13 £18.00 £38.05
South East median hourly rate £17.48 £19.44 £18.50
% change year-on-year -10.06% +5.05% +15.63%

Sitecore CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Sitecore CMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore CMS in Berkshire

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore CMS in Berkshire

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore CMS in Berkshire

Sitecore CMS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 11 £450 -
Reading +27 3 £319 +15.91% 1
Maidenhead -2 1 £400 -14.89%
Sitecore CMS
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Sitecore CMS.

1 15 (100.00%) CMS
1 15 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 12 (80.00%) Project Management
3 11 (73.33%) JMeter
3 11 (73.33%) Java
3 11 (73.33%) Ant
3 11 (73.33%) OOP
3 11 (73.33%) OO
3 11 (73.33%) Python
3 11 (73.33%) XML
3 11 (73.33%) HTTP
3 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
3 11 (73.33%) Selenium
3 11 (73.33%) TDD
3 11 (73.33%) Content Management
3 11 (73.33%) Maven
3 11 (73.33%) Ruby
3 11 (73.33%) JSON
3 11 (73.33%) WebDriver
3 11 (73.33%) BDD
3 11 (73.33%) REST
3 11 (73.33%) Groovy
3 11 (73.33%) Splunk
3 11 (73.33%) Bitbucket
3 11 (73.33%) Gradle
3 11 (73.33%) Apache Ivy
3 11 (73.33%) eggPlant
4 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 9 (60.00%) HP
5 9 (60.00%) Web Services

Sitecore CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 15 (100.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Ant
1 11 (73.33%) Apache Ivy
1 11 (73.33%) Bitbucket
1 11 (73.33%) eggPlant
1 11 (73.33%) Gradle
1 11 (73.33%) JMeter
1 11 (73.33%) Maven
1 11 (73.33%) Selenium
1 11 (73.33%) WebDriver
2 9 (60.00%) Gatling
2 9 (60.00%) NeoLoad
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Performance Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Developer in Test
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Performance Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) JSON
1 11 (73.33%) REST
1 11 (73.33%) XML
2 9 (60.00%) React
2 9 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (6.67%) CSS
5 1 (6.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Project Management
2 11 (73.33%) BDD
2 11 (73.33%) Content Management
2 11 (73.33%) OO
2 11 (73.33%) OOP
2 11 (73.33%) TDD
2 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Performance Engineering
3 6 (40.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (20.00%) High Availability
4 3 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Groovy
1 11 (73.33%) Java
1 11 (73.33%) Python
1 11 (73.33%) Ruby
2 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 11 (73.33%) Splunk
3 9 (60.00%) HP