Period
to 18 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 August 2018 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 113 118
Rank change year-on-year -8 +5 +28
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 29 35 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.01% 1.12% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 2.41% 2.44% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 9
East Midlands median daily rate £500 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% +6.92%
10th Percentile £332 £268 £300
90th Percentile £648 £502 £475
England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £9.00

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 the East Midlands.

All Vendors
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,204 1,432 1,405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 41.95% 45.97% 44.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 883 844
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £220 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £550
England median daily rate £450 £439 £420
% change year-on-year +2.45% +4.58% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 70 66
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.15% +18.33% -17.24%
10th Percentile £10.20 £9.75 £8.75
90th Percentile £45.00 £52.50 £20.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.45
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.58% -0.29%

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Sitecore as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore in the East Midlands

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore in the East Midlands

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sitecore in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore in the East Midlands

Sitecore
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire 0 18 £488 +30.00%
Derbyshire - 7 £525 -
Northamptonshire -9 2 £650 +188.89% 2
Leicestershire 0 1 £325 -18.75%
Sitecore
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 20 (68.97%) CMS
1 20 (68.97%) Sitecore CMS
2 18 (62.07%) Scrum
2 18 (62.07%) C#
3 16 (55.17%) .NET
4 13 (44.83%) Umbraco
5 11 (37.93%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (31.03%) TeamCity
6 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
6 9 (31.03%) SQL
6 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
6 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (27.59%) jQuery
8 7 (24.14%) Trello
8 7 (24.14%) Ajax
8 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
8 7 (24.14%) MongoDB
8 7 (24.14%) JIRA
9 5 (17.24%) MVC
10 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (13.79%) Content Management
10 4 (13.79%) EPiServer
10 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (10.34%) Matrix Management
11 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
11 3 (10.34%) Retail
11 3 (10.34%) HTML
11 3 (10.34%) CSS
11 3 (10.34%) SOA
12 2 (6.90%) Oracle

Sitecore
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 20 (68.97%) CMS
1 20 (68.97%) Sitecore CMS
2 13 (44.83%) Umbraco
3 4 (13.79%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.45%) CoreMedia CMS
4 1 (3.45%) Kentico
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
2 9 (31.03%) TeamCity
3 7 (24.14%) JIRA
4 2 (6.90%) Moq
4 2 (6.90%) NUnit
General
1 3 (10.34%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Lead Developer
3 8 (27.59%) C# Developer
4 7 (24.14%) CMS Developer
4 7 (24.14%) Lead C# Developer
4 7 (24.14%) Sitecore Developer
5 5 (17.24%) .NET Developer
6 4 (13.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Lead .NET Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Architect
7 3 (10.34%) Development Manager
7 3 (10.34%) Digital Architect
7 3 (10.34%) Lead Architect
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Sitecore Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Software Development Manager
7 3 (10.34%) Software Manager
8 2 (6.90%) Principal Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
8 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) .NET
2 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
3 8 (27.59%) jQuery
4 7 (24.14%) Ajax
5 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
6 3 (10.34%) CSS
6 3 (10.34%) HTML
7 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (6.90%) WCF
7 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
1 2 (6.90%) Social Media
2 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Scrum
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) MVC
4 4 (13.79%) Content Management
4 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.34%) Matrix Management
5 3 (10.34%) SOA
6 2 (6.90%) Change Control
6 2 (6.90%) DevOps
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL
6 2 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (6.90%) Process Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) SOLID
7 1 (3.45%) Analytics
7 1 (3.45%) CRM
7 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.45%) Email Marketing
7 1 (3.45%) Marketing Strategy
7 1 (3.45%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) C#
2 9 (31.03%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft