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 26 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 67 85
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 0 31 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 2.34% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category - 5.20% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 22 2
Median daily rate - £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +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 Edinburgh.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 415 596 415
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 34.16% 45.02% 28.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 283 199
Median daily rate £400 £411 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.73% +17.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Median hourly rate £34.20 £15.82 £26.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.21% -39.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £12.15 £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £48.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Sitecore.

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 CMS
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
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
1 4 (100.00%) Sitecore 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 1 (25.00%) Oracle
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