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 3 months to 25 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
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 124 103
Rank change year-on-year +29 -21  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 7 4 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.37% 0.16% 0.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.65% 0.92% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 17
Median daily rate £500 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +81.81% -31.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £389
% change year-on-year -6.25% +2.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
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 Berkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 264 433 423
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 14.05% 17.39% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 271 252
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 7
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -62.68%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  

Sitecore CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire 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 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
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 3 months to 25 April 2017. 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 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
Bracknell - 6 £500 -
Reading +19 1 - - 1
Sitecore CMS
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Sitecore CMS.

1 19 (100.00%) CMS
1 19 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 15 (78.95%) Project Management
3 14 (73.68%) HTTP
3 14 (73.68%) JMeter
3 14 (73.68%) Java
3 14 (73.68%) Ant
3 14 (73.68%) XML
3 14 (73.68%) OOP
3 14 (73.68%) OO
3 14 (73.68%) Python
3 14 (73.68%) WebDriver
3 14 (73.68%) BDD
3 14 (73.68%) REST
3 14 (73.68%) Gradle
3 14 (73.68%) Apache Ivy
3 14 (73.68%) eggPlant
3 14 (73.68%) Content Management
3 14 (73.68%) Maven
3 14 (73.68%) TDD
3 14 (73.68%) Ruby
3 14 (73.68%) JSON
3 14 (73.68%) Selenium
3 14 (73.68%) Groovy
3 14 (73.68%) Splunk
3 14 (73.68%) Bitbucket
4 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
5 10 (52.63%) Visualisation
6 9 (47.37%) Security Testing

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 19 (100.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (73.68%) Ant
1 14 (73.68%) Apache Ivy
1 14 (73.68%) Bitbucket
1 14 (73.68%) eggPlant
1 14 (73.68%) Gradle
1 14 (73.68%) JMeter
1 14 (73.68%) Maven
1 14 (73.68%) Selenium
1 14 (73.68%) WebDriver
2 5 (26.32%) Gatling
2 5 (26.32%) NeoLoad
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Developer in Test
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Development Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Azure Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Content Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Integration Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) JSON
1 14 (73.68%) REST
1 14 (73.68%) XML
2 5 (26.32%) React
2 5 (26.32%) Web Services
3 3 (15.79%) .NET
4 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.26%) CSS
5 1 (5.26%) CSS3
5 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
5 1 (5.26%) HTML
5 1 (5.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Project Management
2 14 (73.68%) BDD
2 14 (73.68%) Content Management
2 14 (73.68%) OO
2 14 (73.68%) OOP
2 14 (73.68%) TDD
3 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
4 10 (52.63%) Visualisation
5 9 (47.37%) Automated Testing
5 9 (47.37%) Manual Testing
5 9 (47.37%) Scrum
5 9 (47.37%) Security Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (10.53%) MVC
7 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
8 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
8 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Groovy
1 14 (73.68%) Java
1 14 (73.68%) Python
1 14 (73.68%) Ruby
2 9 (47.37%) C++
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 14 (73.68%) Splunk
3 5 (26.32%) HP