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 27 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
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 153 187
Rank change year-on-year -4 +34  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 7 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.38% 1.77% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 11
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £343 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £543 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £390
% change year-on-year +8.10% -5.12%  
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 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 507 565 988
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 15.35% 16.68% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 438 744
Median daily rate £493 £445 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% +9.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £300 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 22
Median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.42% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £22.00 £36.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 City of London region with a requirement for Sitecore CMS.

1 11 (100.00%) CMS
1 11 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 6 (54.55%) Marketing
2 6 (54.55%) Content Management
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) SEO
3 5 (45.45%) HTML5
3 5 (45.45%) Front End Development
4 4 (36.36%) Marketing Automation
4 4 (36.36%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (36.36%) Marketo
4 4 (36.36%) User Experience
4 4 (36.36%) Microservices
4 4 (36.36%) CSS3
4 4 (36.36%) Eloqua
4 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
4 4 (36.36%) Analytics
4 4 (36.36%) Workflow
4 4 (36.36%) Advertising
4 4 (36.36%) MVC
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Quality Management
4 4 (36.36%) EPiServer
4 4 (36.36%) RESTful
4 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Content Management
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure

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 11 (100.00%) CMS
2 4 (36.36%) EPiServer
3 2 (18.18%) Umbraco
4 1 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Drupal
4 1 (9.09%) Kentico
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Eloqua
2 1 (9.09%) SessionCam
2 1 (9.09%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Couchbase
1 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
1 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (27.27%) Bower
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) gulp
2 3 (27.27%) Mocha
2 3 (27.27%) Protractor
2 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) Sinon.JS
2 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) Jasmine
3 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
3 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (54.55%) Marketing
2 4 (36.36%) Advertising
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Publishing
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (36.36%) Lead Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst Developer
3 3 (27.27%) CSS Developer
3 3 (27.27%) HTML CSS Developer
3 3 (27.27%) HTML Developer
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Lead Analyst Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) CMS Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) QA Leader
4 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) HTML5
3 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
3 4 (36.36%) CSS3
3 4 (36.36%) RESTful
4 3 (27.27%) Backbone.js
4 3 (27.27%) Chai
4 3 (27.27%) D3.js
4 3 (27.27%) Ember.js
4 3 (27.27%) Gherkin
4 3 (27.27%) HTML5 Canvas
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) LESS
4 3 (27.27%) MEAN Stack
4 3 (27.27%) Sass
4 3 (27.27%) SVG
4 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) User Experience
2 3 (27.27%) Cloud Native
3 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Content Management
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Front End Development
2 5 (45.45%) SEO
3 4 (36.36%) Analytics
3 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Content Management
3 4 (36.36%) Marketing Automation
3 4 (36.36%) Microservices
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) Quality Management
3 4 (36.36%) Workflow
4 3 (27.27%) BDD
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) Refactoring
4 3 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Web Application Development
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile First
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) C
3 3 (27.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 4 (36.36%) Marketo
3 2 (18.18%) Adobe
4 1 (9.09%) Google
4 1 (9.09%) Hootsuite
4 1 (9.09%) Optimizely
4 1 (9.09%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com