The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 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.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sitecore
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 68 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.45% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.18% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 338 536 398
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 38.37% 35.24% 28.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 286 202
Median daily rate £413 £413 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 4
Median hourly rate £26.25 £39.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.69% +116.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £19.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.00 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.11
% change year-on-year -17.50% +16.89%  

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore in Edinburgh

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sitecore in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore in Edinburgh

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 5 (83.33%) CMS
1 5 (83.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (66.67%) Umbraco
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 1 (16.67%) SOLID
5 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) People Management
5 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (16.67%) NoSQL

Sitecore
Top Related 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 5 (83.33%) CMS
1 5 (83.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (66.67%) Umbraco
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
3 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (16.67%) EPiServer
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) SOLID
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle