The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 30 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.

Sitecore CMS
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 155 174
Rank change year-on-year +9 +19  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 5 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.24% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.86% 1.43% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 22
Median daily rate £425 £338 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.83% -12.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £276 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £513 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +7.14% -9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 -

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 the City of London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 582 560 860
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 18.76% 16.45% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 421 635
Median daily rate £475 £438 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +3.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 21
Median hourly rate £28.67 £26.00 £21.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.25% +22.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £17.30 £14.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year - +3.91%  

Sitecore CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Sitecore CMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore CMS in the City of London

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore CMS in the City of London

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS in the City of London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore CMS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for Sitecore CMS.

1 9 (100.00%) CMS
1 9 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 4 (44.44%) Marketing
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Publishing
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Mobile First
4 2 (22.22%) Umbraco
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) Copywriting
4 2 (22.22%) Kentico
5 1 (11.11%) Node.js
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (11.11%) React
5 1 (11.11%) Drupal
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) OOP
5 1 (11.11%) Adobe
5 1 (11.11%) TeamSite
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) Fit Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) MVC

Sitecore CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 9 (100.00%) CMS
2 2 (22.22%) Kentico
2 2 (22.22%) Umbraco
3 1 (11.11%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
1 1 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (44.44%) Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Publishing
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Content Editor
2 2 (22.22%) Web Editor
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) CMS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) CMS Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Content Editor
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Editor
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Content Assistant
3 1 (11.11%) Web Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile First
2 2 (22.22%) Copywriting
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Fit Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) SEO
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe