The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SilverStripe skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SilverStripe over the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SilverStripe
UK / England
Rank 573 610 590
Rank change year-on-year +37 -20  
Contract jobs citing SilverStripe 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.055% 0.024% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £290 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.45% -8.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £275 £300
% change year-on-year +5.45% -8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SilverStripe 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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7238 8397 8295
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.54% 17.25% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4730 5379 4981
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 212 298
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

SilverStripe
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing SilverStripe as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for SilverStripe in England

SilverStripe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SilverStripe in England

SilverStripe
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SilverStripe within the England region over the 3 months to 23 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
Yorkshire - 2 £283 -
East of England -4 1 - -
North West - 1 £325 -
SilverStripe
UK

SilverStripe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SilverStripe 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 England region with a requirement for SilverStripe.

1 11 (100.00%) PHP
1 11 (100.00%) MySQL
2 8 (72.73%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Release Management
2 8 (72.73%) Drupal
2 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 8 (72.73%) Secure Coding
3 7 (63.64%) Symfony
3 7 (63.64%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 7 (63.64%) MVC
4 6 (54.55%) XPath
4 6 (54.55%) XML Schema
4 6 (54.55%) RDF
4 6 (54.55%) Perl
4 6 (54.55%) XML
4 6 (54.55%) XSLT
5 5 (45.45%) Degree
5 5 (45.45%) Laravel
5 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
6 4 (36.36%) Web Development
7 3 (27.27%) Intranet
7 3 (27.27%) Internet
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) CSS
7 3 (27.27%) Windows
7 3 (27.27%) Apache
7 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
7 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
7 3 (27.27%) HTML

SilverStripe
Top Related IT Skills in 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 8 (72.73%) Drupal
2 3 (27.27%) Apache
2 3 (27.27%) CMS
2 3 (27.27%) Plone
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) ArcGIS
3 1 (9.09%) GeoServer
3 1 (9.09%) Perch
3 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
1 3 (27.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) MySQL
2 8 (72.73%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (18.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) PHP Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Software Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Web Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Database Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Internet Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Intranet Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Symfony
2 6 (54.55%) XML
2 6 (54.55%) XML Schema
2 6 (54.55%) XSLT
3 5 (45.45%) Laravel
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) Google Maps API
5 1 (9.09%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) Release Management
1 8 (72.73%) Secure Coding
2 7 (63.64%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 7 (63.64%) MVC
3 6 (54.55%) RDF
4 4 (36.36%) Web Development
5 3 (27.27%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 3 (27.27%) Informatics
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (54.55%) Perl
2 6 (54.55%) XPath
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Zend
3 1 (9.09%) Google