The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 22 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Sitecore.

Sitecore
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 157 190
Rank change year-on-year +2 +33  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 10 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.30% 0.35% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% 0.87% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 16
Median daily rate £420 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.81% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £348 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £700 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.25 -

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 the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1243 1375 2460
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.71% 40.39% 42.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 1054 1839
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 66
Median hourly rate £21.40 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.63% +5.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.92 £36.33 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Sitecore
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 in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore in the City of London

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sitecore in the City of London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore in the City of London

Sitecore
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sitecore in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 11 (57.89%) CMS
1 11 (57.89%) Sitecore CMS
2 9 (47.37%) .NET
3 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 7 (36.84%) Marketing
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) Content Management
4 6 (31.58%) C#
5 5 (26.32%) HTML
5 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
5 5 (26.32%) CSS
5 5 (26.32%) MVC
5 5 (26.32%) SEO
5 5 (26.32%) Advertising
5 5 (26.32%) HTML5
5 5 (26.32%) Marketo
5 5 (26.32%) User Experience
5 5 (26.32%) Front End Development
6 4 (21.05%) Microservices
6 4 (21.05%) Marketing Automation
6 4 (21.05%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (21.05%) CSS3
6 4 (21.05%) Eloqua
6 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
6 4 (21.05%) Analytics
6 4 (21.05%) RESTful
6 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Content Management
6 4 (21.05%) BDD
6 4 (21.05%) Workflow
6 4 (21.05%) Quality Management

Sitecore
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 (57.89%) CMS
1 11 (57.89%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (21.05%) EPiServer
3 2 (10.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Drupal
3 2 (10.53%) Umbraco
4 1 (5.26%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Eloqua
2 1 (5.26%) SessionCam
2 1 (5.26%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Couchbase
1 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
1 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (15.79%) Bower
2 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) gulp
2 3 (15.79%) Mocha
2 3 (15.79%) Protractor
2 3 (15.79%) Selenium
2 3 (15.79%) Sinon.JS
2 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (36.84%) Marketing
2 5 (26.32%) Advertising
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Finance
4 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (21.05%) Lead Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst Developer
3 3 (15.79%) CSS Developer
3 3 (15.79%) HTML CSS Developer
3 3 (15.79%) HTML Developer
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Lead Analyst Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Sitecore Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Product Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
2 5 (26.32%) CSS
2 5 (26.32%) HTML
2 5 (26.32%) HTML5
3 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
3 4 (21.05%) CSS3
3 4 (21.05%) RESTful
4 3 (15.79%) Backbone.js
4 3 (15.79%) Chai
4 3 (15.79%) D3.js
4 3 (15.79%) Ember.js
4 3 (15.79%) Gherkin
4 3 (15.79%) HTML5 Canvas
4 3 (15.79%) jQuery
4 3 (15.79%) LESS
4 3 (15.79%) MEAN Stack
4 3 (15.79%) Sass
4 3 (15.79%) SVG
4 3 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) User Experience
2 3 (15.79%) Cloud Native
3 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Content Management
3 5 (26.32%) Front End Development
3 5 (26.32%) MVC
3 5 (26.32%) SEO
4 4 (21.05%) Analytics
4 4 (21.05%) BDD
4 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Content Management
4 4 (21.05%) Marketing Automation
4 4 (21.05%) Microservices
4 4 (21.05%) Quality Management
4 4 (21.05%) TDD
4 4 (21.05%) Workflow
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (15.79%) Refactoring
5 3 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (15.79%) Web Application Development
6 2 (10.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 6 (31.58%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Marketo
2 3 (15.79%) Adobe
3 2 (10.53%) CA
3 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.26%) Google
4 1 (5.26%) Hootsuite
4 1 (5.26%) Optimizely
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Pardot
4 1 (5.26%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud