Period
to 19 September 2019

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 6 months to 19 September 2019 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
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 160 135 139
Rank change year-on-year -25 +4 +26
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 19 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.46% 0.82% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 1.72% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 19
Berkshire median daily rate £538 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.16% +5.56% -2.70%
10th Percentile £369 £363 £350
90th Percentile £544 £750 £515
South East median daily rate £468 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +8.72% +7.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Sitecore is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Berkshire.

All Vendors
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,088 1,861 1,986
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 50.33% 47.95% 49.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 977 920 965
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £236 £224 £263
90th Percentile £613 £575 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 61 110
Berkshire median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +33.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £82.50 £46.75 £40.23
South East median hourly rate £19.51 £16.50 £17.31
% change year-on-year +18.24% -4.69% +0.51%

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

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 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore in Berkshire

Sitecore
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 19 September 2019. 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
Reading -9 14 £538 +7.77% 4
Slough - 1 - - 1
Sitecore
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 12 (63.16%) Kubernetes
2 11 (57.89%) .NET Core
3 7 (36.84%) Azure
4 6 (31.58%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (31.58%) C#
4 6 (31.58%) .NET
4 6 (31.58%) CMS
5 5 (26.32%) DevOps
6 4 (21.05%) GCP
6 4 (21.05%) AWS
7 3 (15.79%) Ansible
7 3 (15.79%) Docker
7 3 (15.79%) Front End Development
7 3 (15.79%) Terraform
7 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
8 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
8 2 (10.53%) B2B
8 2 (10.53%) B2C
8 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.53%) Adobe
8 2 (10.53%) Drupal
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (10.53%) TDD
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (10.53%) Migration
9 1 (5.26%) React
9 1 (5.26%) Microservices

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 6 (31.58%) CMS
1 6 (31.58%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (10.53%) Drupal
3 1 (5.26%) Confluence
3 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Azure
2 4 (21.05%) AWS
2 4 (21.05%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 13 (68.42%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Azure Developer
3 1 (5.26%) CMS Developer
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) React Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) .NET Core
2 6 (31.58%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) Node.js
4 1 (5.26%) React
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) DevOps
2 3 (15.79%) Front End Development
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) B2B
3 2 (10.53%) B2C
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) TDD
4 1 (5.26%) Data Management
4 1 (5.26%) Microservices
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (5.26%) RUP
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) SOA
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Debt
4 1 (5.26%) User Stories
4 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) ES6
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (63.16%) Kubernetes
2 3 (15.79%) Ansible
2 3 (15.79%) Terraform
3 1 (5.26%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Adobe
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft