The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 69 70
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.25% 0.33% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.81% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £450 £300 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +16.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Bristol.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 341 370 315
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 42.00% 40.53% 37.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 265 221
Median daily rate £370 £355 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.22% -1.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 16
Median hourly rate £32.00 £20.39 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.93% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £18.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.85 £30.00 £50.00
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 Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore in Bristol

Sitecore
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

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 Bristol region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 8 (57.14%) MVC
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 4 (28.57%) Banking
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) CMS
6 3 (21.43%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (14.29%) WCF
7 2 (14.29%) TDD
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 1 (7.14%) IIS
8 1 (7.14%) HTML
8 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
8 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
8 1 (7.14%) CSS
8 1 (7.14%) Web Services
8 1 (7.14%) XML
8 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
8 1 (7.14%) Ajax
8 1 (7.14%) Advertising
8 1 (7.14%) WPF
8 1 (7.14%) LINQ
8 1 (7.14%) jQuery

Sitecore
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 3 (21.43%) CMS
1 3 (21.43%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Kentico
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
1 13 (92.86%) Sitecore Developer
2 8 (57.14%) C# Developer
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) CMS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
1 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) Ajax
3 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) LINQ
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) WPF
3 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft