Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 18 November 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 100 111
Rank change year-on-year +11 +11 -
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.15% 0.068% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.15% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Cheshire median daily rate £550 - £515
10th Percentile £525 - £432
90th Percentile £575 - £535
North West median daily rate £450 £370 £463
% change year-on-year +21.62% -20.00% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £11.78
North West median hourly rate - - £22.71

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 Cheshire.

All Vendors
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 572 658 745
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 42.91% 44.52% 35.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 440 458
Cheshire median daily rate £404 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.94% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £253 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £539 £575
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 23 39
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.52% -5.77% +0.13%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £9.82
90th Percentile £32.70 £22.20 £34.60
North West median hourly rate £16.10 £18.25 £17.42
% change year-on-year -11.81% +4.76% +8.88%

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore in Cheshire

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) ATG
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (100.00%) hybris
1 2 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Hybris

Sitecore
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Hybris
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Hybris Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Software Delivery
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) ATG
1 2 (100.00%) hybris
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SAP