Period
to 20 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 20 January 2018 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 98 80
Rank change year-on-year -1 -18 +6
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.25% 0.14% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.29% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Birmingham median daily rate £500 £444 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.68% +36.54% +4.00%
10th Percentile £401 £417 £270
90th Percentile £563 £466 £388
West Midlands median daily rate £525 £400 £650
% change year-on-year +31.25% -38.46% +62.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands 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 Birmingham.

All Vendors
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 668 678 635
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.57% 48.64% 49.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 384 337
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.82% +0.80% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £209
90th Percentile £563 £575 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 36 38
Birmingham median hourly rate £12.42 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.34% +7.41% -27.03%
10th Percentile £8.58 £10.60 £10.31
90th Percentile £21.00 £21.10 £35.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.40
% change year-on-year +6.90% -5.84% -2.22%

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore in Birmingham

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) SMS
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (25.00%) UX Design
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS

Sitecore
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SMS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Sitecore Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Architect
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (25.00%) Microservices
1 1 (25.00%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C#