Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 25 July 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
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 571 625 593
Rank change year-on-year +54 -32 -15
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 228 248 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.53% 1.36% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 187 202
England median daily rate £400 £395 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +1.94% +3.33%
10th Percentile £275 £253 £263
90th Percentile £544 £547 £525
UK median daily rate £395 £395 £388
% change year-on-year - +1.94% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
England median hourly rate - £9.00 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -75.70% +289.89%
UK median hourly rate - £9.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year - -75.70% +289.89%

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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 14855 18178 18423
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.95% 17.91% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9623 12060 11529
England median daily rate £445 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £388
% change year-on-year +2.38% +8.39% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 427 642
England median hourly rate £19.97 £20.00 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.15% +4.02% +9.87%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.00 £42.55
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £20.39 £19.48
% change year-on-year -5.59% +4.68% +11.30%

Sitecore CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore CMS in England

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore CMS in England

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS in England over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore CMS in England

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sitecore CMS in England

Sitecore CMS
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 Sitecore CMS within the England region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -13 72 £430 +1.18% 12
South East +43 55 £388 -3.13% 8
North of England +82 49 £375 +11.94% 10
Yorkshire +19 21 £375 - 1
South West +7 21 £388 +29.17% 3
North West +50 20 £350 +7.69% 9
Midlands +19 15 £400 +24.03% 2
East Midlands -3 14 £388 +6.90%
East of England -24 12 £513 +13.89%
North East +58 8 £500 +60.00%
West Midlands +25 1 £400 +45.45% 2
Sitecore CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 England region with a requirement for Sitecore CMS.

1 228 (100.00%) CMS
1 228 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 150 (65.79%) .NET
3 110 (48.25%) C#
4 91 (39.91%) JavaScript
5 88 (38.60%) ASP.NET
6 86 (37.72%) CSS
6 86 (37.72%) HTML
6 86 (37.72%) MVC
7 73 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
8 57 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 56 (24.56%) Content Management
10 54 (23.68%) jQuery
11 44 (19.30%) TDD
11 44 (19.30%) Microsoft
12 42 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
13 41 (17.98%) Umbraco
14 40 (17.54%) SQL
15 39 (17.11%) Web Development
16 37 (16.23%) Web Services
17 35 (15.35%) AngularJS
18 33 (14.47%) HTML5
18 33 (14.47%) User Experience
18 33 (14.47%) IIS
19 31 (13.60%) E-Commerce
19 31 (13.60%) Front End Development
19 31 (13.60%) CSS3
20 30 (13.16%) Scrum
21 29 (12.72%) Project Management
21 29 (12.72%) Visual Studio

Sitecore CMS
Co-occurring 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
1 228 (100.00%) CMS
2 41 (17.98%) Umbraco
3 33 (14.47%) IIS
4 14 (6.14%) EPiServer
5 11 (4.82%) Kentico
6 9 (3.95%) Apache Solr
7 8 (3.51%) Drupal
8 7 (3.07%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (3.07%) WordPress
9 5 (2.19%) CoreMedia CMS
9 5 (2.19%) SharePoint
9 5 (2.19%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (1.32%) Confluence
11 3 (1.32%) NServiceBus
11 3 (1.32%) Orchard CMS
12 1 (0.44%) DNN
12 1 (0.44%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.44%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.32%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (2.63%) Eloqua
2 3 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.88%) Magento
3 2 (0.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.44%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.44%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.44%) SessionCam
4 1 (0.44%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.82%) GitHub
4 2 (0.88%) PaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.82%) HTTP
2 8 (3.51%) Internet
3 6 (2.63%) Intranet
4 2 (0.88%) SSL
5 1 (0.44%) DNS
5 1 (0.44%) Extranet
5 1 (0.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (7.46%) MongoDB
4 13 (5.70%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.75%) Couchbase
6 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.44%) Big Data
8 1 (0.44%) Mixpanel
8 1 (0.44%) MySQL
8 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Anywhere
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (12.72%) Visual Studio
2 27 (11.84%) Git (software)
3 23 (10.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (9.65%) Selenium
5 16 (7.02%) TeamCity
5 16 (7.02%) WebDriver
6 15 (6.58%) Octopus Deploy
7 12 (5.26%) JIRA
7 12 (5.26%) ReSharper
8 10 (4.39%) Ant
8 10 (4.39%) Apache Ivy
8 10 (4.39%) Bitbucket
8 10 (4.39%) eggPlant
8 10 (4.39%) Gradle
8 10 (4.39%) JMeter
8 10 (4.39%) Maven
9 9 (3.95%) Gatling
9 9 (3.95%) NeoLoad
10 7 (3.07%) gulp
10 7 (3.07%) NuGet
General
1 24 (10.53%) Marketing
2 18 (7.89%) Finance
3 11 (4.82%) Advertising
4 8 (3.51%) Retail
5 4 (1.75%) Banking
6 1 (0.44%) Back Office
6 1 (0.44%) Games
6 1 (0.44%) Legal
6 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 142 (62.28%) Developer
2 74 (32.46%) .NET Developer
3 72 (31.58%) Sitecore Developer
4 31 (13.60%) C# .NET Developer
4 31 (13.60%) C# Developer
5 25 (10.96%) CMS Developer
6 19 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 18 (7.89%) Architect
8 13 (5.70%) Analyst
9 12 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
10 10 (4.39%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (3.95%) Lead Developer
12 8 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (3.51%) Tester
13 7 (3.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (3.07%) Sitecore Architect
13 7 (3.07%) Test Analyst
14 6 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
14 6 (2.63%) Full Stack Developer
14 6 (2.63%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (65.79%) .NET
2 88 (38.60%) ASP.NET
3 86 (37.72%) CSS
3 86 (37.72%) HTML
4 54 (23.68%) jQuery
5 42 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 37 (16.23%) Web Services
7 35 (15.35%) AngularJS
8 33 (14.47%) HTML5
9 31 (13.60%) CSS3
10 27 (11.84%) ASP.NET Web API
11 23 (10.09%) Ajax
11 23 (10.09%) REST
12 22 (9.65%) KnockoutJS
12 22 (9.65%) XML
13 21 (9.21%) .NET Framework
14 19 (8.33%) Sass
15 18 (7.89%) LINQ
16 16 (7.02%) Backbone.js
17 13 (5.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.47%) User Experience
2 23 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.26%) W3C
4 10 (4.39%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.19%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.75%) Cloud Native
6 4 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.32%) PMI
7 3 (1.32%) Social Media
8 2 (0.88%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.88%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.40%) Windows
2 12 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.44%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (37.72%) MVC
2 73 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (24.56%) Content Management
4 44 (19.30%) TDD
5 39 (17.11%) Web Development
6 31 (13.60%) E-Commerce
6 31 (13.60%) Front End Development
7 30 (13.16%) Scrum
8 29 (12.72%) Project Management
9 25 (10.96%) Test Automation
10 24 (10.53%) BDD
11 22 (9.65%) OOP
12 20 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (7.02%) SEO
14 15 (6.58%) OWASP
14 15 (6.58%) SOLID
15 14 (6.14%) Microservices
15 14 (6.14%) OO
16 13 (5.70%) Prototyping
16 13 (5.70%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 110 (48.25%) C#
2 91 (39.91%) JavaScript
3 40 (17.54%) SQL
4 16 (7.02%) Java
4 16 (7.02%) T-SQL
5 13 (5.70%) Ruby
6 10 (4.39%) Groovy
6 10 (4.39%) Python
7 6 (2.63%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.32%) ActionScript
8 3 (1.32%) C
8 3 (1.32%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.44%) C++
9 1 (0.44%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (6.58%) Degree
2 3 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (1.32%) PMI Certification
2 3 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (0.88%) ISEB
3 2 (0.88%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.88%) MCP
3 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.44%) IIBA
4 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.46%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (3.95%) HP Fortify
2 6 (2.63%) Ansible
3 3 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.32%) Puppet
3 3 (1.32%) Terraform
4 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.44%) Kibana
Vendors
1 228 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 44 (19.30%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.82%) Apple
4 10 (4.39%) HP
4 10 (4.39%) Splunk
5 9 (3.95%) Adobe
6 6 (2.63%) Marketo
7 4 (1.75%) hybris
7 4 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.75%) SAP
8 2 (0.88%) OpenText
9 1 (0.44%) Alterian
9 1 (0.44%) ATG
9 1 (0.44%) Google
9 1 (0.44%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.44%) Nuxeo
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle
9 1 (0.44%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) Telerik
9 1 (0.44%) Xamarin
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