The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Sitecore CMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sitecore CMS over the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Sitecore CMS
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 33 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 -  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.30% 2.52% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.79% 14.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Median daily rate £375 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £373 £394
% change year-on-year +7.38% -5.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.25 -

Sitecore CMS is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 56 48 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 17.07% 17.27% 23.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 83 99
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £475 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.86 £12.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.88% +8.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.01 £12.25 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.62 £12.75 £13.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

Sitecore CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore CMS in Cardiff

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore CMS in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore CMS 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Sitecore CMS.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Advertising
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project

Sitecore CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore