Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 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.

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
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 90 87
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3 -4
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 5 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.38% 0.66% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.87% 1.29% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 5
Birmingham median daily rate £353 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.71% +7.69% -23.08%
10th Percentile £278 £325 £290
90th Percentile £395 £435 £400
West Midlands median daily rate £380 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +8.57% +7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - £9.00 -
West Midlands 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 Birmingham.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 576 775 727
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 44.04% 50.82% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 489 428
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% +9.09%
10th Percentile £263 £200 £225
90th Percentile £538 £525 £541
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 39
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.42 £11.80 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.20% -21.33% +23.71%
10th Percentile £10.38 £9.22 £10.53
90th Percentile £20.30 £24.88 £27.30
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.99 £13.68 £16.50
% change year-on-year +24.20% -17.09% +3.13%

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 23 July 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) User Experience
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Core
3 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (40.00%) SaaS
3 2 (40.00%) PaaS
3 2 (40.00%) IaaS
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) UX Design
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Microservices
4 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery

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 (20.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) IaaS
2 2 (40.00%) PaaS
2 2 (40.00%) SaaS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Azure Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Core
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (40.00%) UX Design
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#