The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 28 March 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Sitecore.

Sitecore
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 113 102
Rank change year-on-year +32 -11  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 14 8 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.77% 0.32% 1.28%
As % of the Vendors category 1.54% 0.61% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 20
Median daily rate £450 £363 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -10.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £195 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £506 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 -

Sitecore is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 912 1301 1423
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 50.19% 52.84% 47.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 668 705
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £529 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 48 42
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +2.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Sitecore as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore in Berkshire

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore in Berkshire

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sitecore in Berkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore in Berkshire

Sitecore
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sitecore in Berkshire

Sitecore
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 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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 - 8 £450 -
Reading +14 2 £275 -38.88%
Maidenhead - 1 £400 -
Sitecore
South East

Sitecore
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore 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.

1 21 (77.78%) CMS
1 21 (77.78%) Sitecore CMS
2 17 (62.96%) Project Management
3 16 (59.26%) JMeter
3 16 (59.26%) HTTP
3 16 (59.26%) TDD
3 16 (59.26%) Java
3 16 (59.26%) Ant
3 16 (59.26%) XML
3 16 (59.26%) OOP
3 16 (59.26%) OO
3 16 (59.26%) Python
3 16 (59.26%) WebDriver
3 16 (59.26%) BDD
3 16 (59.26%) REST
3 16 (59.26%) Splunk
3 16 (59.26%) Bitbucket
3 16 (59.26%) Content Management
3 16 (59.26%) Maven
3 16 (59.26%) Ruby
3 16 (59.26%) JSON
3 16 (59.26%) Selenium
3 16 (59.26%) Groovy
3 16 (59.26%) Apache Ivy
3 16 (59.26%) eggPlant
3 16 (59.26%) Gradle
4 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (44.44%) Test Automation
5 12 (44.44%) Visualisation
6 11 (40.74%) Manual Testing

Sitecore
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 21 (77.78%) CMS
1 21 (77.78%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (59.26%) Ant
1 16 (59.26%) Apache Ivy
1 16 (59.26%) Bitbucket
1 16 (59.26%) eggPlant
1 16 (59.26%) Gradle
1 16 (59.26%) JMeter
1 16 (59.26%) Maven
1 16 (59.26%) Selenium
1 16 (59.26%) WebDriver
2 5 (18.52%) Gatling
2 5 (18.52%) NeoLoad
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Developer in Test
3 5 (18.52%) Sitecore Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Performance Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Development Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Azure Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Content Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Integration Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Web Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) JSON
1 16 (59.26%) REST
1 16 (59.26%) XML
2 9 (33.33%) .NET
3 5 (18.52%) React
3 5 (18.52%) Web Services
4 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
4 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
6 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.70%) CSS
7 1 (3.70%) CSS3
7 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.70%) HTML
7 1 (3.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Project Management
2 16 (59.26%) BDD
2 16 (59.26%) Content Management
2 16 (59.26%) OO
2 16 (59.26%) OOP
2 16 (59.26%) TDD
3 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 12 (44.44%) Visualisation
5 11 (40.74%) Automated Testing
5 11 (40.74%) Manual Testing
5 11 (40.74%) Scrum
5 11 (40.74%) Security Testing
6 4 (14.81%) MVC
6 4 (14.81%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 3 (11.11%) Software Delivery
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Test Management
8 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) Groovy
1 16 (59.26%) Java
1 16 (59.26%) Python
1 16 (59.26%) Ruby
2 11 (40.74%) C++
3 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) C#
5 3 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Splunk
2 5 (18.52%) HP
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