The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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
England / East of England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 125 123
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 7 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.33% 0.12% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.91% 0.77% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 7
Median daily rate £500 £400 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £360 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £440 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +7.14% -9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
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 East of England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 366 391 511
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.20% 15.55% 19.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 200 296
Median daily rate £425 £378 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.58% -5.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £184 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 29
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +42.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £9.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £57.50 £33.50
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 East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore CMS in the East of England

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore CMS in the East of England

Sitecore CMS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +11 5 £300 -
Bedfordshire +2 2 £500 +25.00%
Sitecore CMS
England

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 East of England region with a requirement for Sitecore CMS.

1 7 (100.00%) CMS
1 7 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) Web Development
4 3 (42.86%) Umbraco
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 2 (28.57%) MVS
5 2 (28.57%) Intranet
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) Drupal
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Retail
5 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
5 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Magento
5 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 2 (28.57%) Analytics
5 2 (28.57%) Prototyping
5 2 (28.57%) BDD

Sitecore CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 7 (100.00%) CMS
2 3 (42.86%) Umbraco
3 2 (28.57%) Drupal
3 2 (28.57%) WordPress
4 1 (14.29%) EPiServer
4 1 (14.29%) Kentico
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) Sitefinity
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Magento
2 1 (14.29%) SDL Web 8
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
1 2 (28.57%) Intranet
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Architect
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Sitecore Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Architect
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Prototyping
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (14.29%) OpenText