The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 28 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 80 85
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 0 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 1.33% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 6.55% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 2
Median daily rate - £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £373 £394
% change year-on-year +7.38% -5.39%  
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 182 275 234
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 14.89% 20.37% 16.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 233 181
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £575 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £15.86 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.16% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

Sitecore CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Sitecore CMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore CMS in Edinburgh

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore CMS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Sitecore CMS.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) CMS
1 4 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Umbraco
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (25.00%) SOLID
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (25.00%) TDD

Sitecore CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (100.00%) CMS
2 3 (75.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Web Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) SOLID
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle