Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 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
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 589 711 651
Rank change year-on-year +122 -60 -28
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 65 126 226
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.82% 0.89% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 97 155
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £213 £325 £275
90th Percentile £530 £588 £546
UK median daily rate £425 £421 £400
% change year-on-year +0.89% +5.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £24.11 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +78.59% +3.85%
UK median hourly rate - £24.11 £13.50
% change year-on-year - +78.59% +3.85%

Sitecore CMS is in the Application Platforms category. The following 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.

All Application Platform Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7,932 14,237 15,315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.24% 16.16% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,097 9,275 10,205
Median daily rate £473 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.53% +4.40% +7.06%
10th Percentile £263 £290 £270
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 283 335
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.76 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.61% -1.26% -3.18%
10th Percentile £11.61 £12.00 £11.35
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.60 £47.50
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.76 £18.70
% change year-on-year +19.94% +0.32% -1.58%

Sitecore CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore CMS in England

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Sitecore CMS in England.

Daily rate trend for Sitecore CMS in England

Sitecore CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Sitecore CMS in England over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Sitecore CMS in England

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Sitecore CMS in England.

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 2 April 2020. 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 +115 30 £475 +5.56% 11
South West +42 15 £350 -6.79% 3
South East +76 11 £425 -5.56% 7
North of England +76 5 £390 -1.27% 7
East of England +22 3 - - 2
North East - 3 £375 - 4
Yorkshire +43 2 £395 +5.33%
Midlands +63 1 £200 -50.62% 3
West Midlands +52 1 £200 -50.62% 1
Sitecore CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Sitecore CMS.

1 65 (100.00%) CMS
1 65 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 43 (66.15%) .NET
3 27 (41.54%) HTML
4 25 (38.46%) Umbraco
5 24 (36.92%) C#
6 22 (33.85%) CSS
6 22 (33.85%) JavaScript
7 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (32.31%) Content Management
8 15 (23.08%) ASP.NET
8 15 (23.08%) MVC
9 14 (21.54%) Azure
9 14 (21.54%) Kentico
9 14 (21.54%) User Experience
10 13 (20.00%) E-Commerce
10 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 12 (18.46%) CRM
11 12 (18.46%) Photoshop
11 12 (18.46%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (18.46%) Wireframes
12 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (15.38%) Git (software)
13 10 (15.38%) EPiServer
13 10 (15.38%) TDD
13 10 (15.38%) Grunt
13 10 (15.38%) HTML5
13 10 (15.38%) React
14 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
15 8 (12.31%) Adobe

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 65 (100.00%) CMS
2 25 (38.46%) Umbraco
3 14 (21.54%) Kentico
4 10 (15.38%) EPiServer
5 5 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (7.69%) Drupal
5 5 (7.69%) WordPress
6 3 (4.62%) Headless CMS
7 2 (3.08%) Apache Solr
7 2 (3.08%) IIS
7 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.54%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Photoshop
2 7 (10.77%) Sketch
3 4 (6.15%) Adobe After Effects
3 4 (6.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (6.15%) Adobe XD
3 4 (6.15%) InDesign
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (1.54%) InVision
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Magento
2 3 (4.62%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.54%) Shopify
3 1 (1.54%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.54%) Azure
2 5 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 4 (6.15%) npm
4 3 (4.62%) GCP
4 3 (4.62%) prismic.io
5 2 (3.08%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.54%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (1.54%) AWS
6 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) DNS
1 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 10 (15.38%) Grunt
2 5 (7.69%) Bower
2 5 (7.69%) gulp
3 4 (6.15%) Axure RP
4 3 (4.62%) Jasmine
4 3 (4.62%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (4.62%) Mocha
5 2 (3.08%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.08%) CircleCI
5 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.08%) Subversion
5 2 (3.08%) webpack
6 1 (1.54%) Babel
6 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.54%) ESLint
6 1 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.54%) PostCSS
6 1 (1.54%) Selenium
6 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (10.77%) Marketing
2 3 (4.62%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Advertising
3 1 (1.54%) French Language
3 1 (1.54%) German Language
3 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.54%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 41 (63.08%) Developer
2 13 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 13 (20.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 10 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (13.85%) Designer
5 6 (9.23%) Architect
5 6 (9.23%) CMS Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.69%) Digital Designer
7 4 (6.15%) UI Designer
7 4 (6.15%) UI Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Administrator
8 3 (4.62%) Azure Developer
8 3 (4.62%) EPiServer Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Magento Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Sitecore Architect
9 2 (3.08%) Creative Developer
9 2 (3.08%) E-Commerce Designer
9 2 (3.08%) EPiServer Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (66.15%) .NET
2 27 (41.54%) HTML
3 22 (33.85%) CSS
4 15 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 12 (18.46%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (15.38%) HTML5
7 10 (15.38%) React
8 8 (12.31%) AngularJS
8 8 (12.31%) Sass
9 7 (10.77%) .NET Framework
10 6 (9.23%) jQuery
11 5 (7.69%) CSS3
11 5 (7.69%) LESS
12 4 (6.15%) Node.js
12 4 (6.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (6.15%) Vue.js
13 3 (4.62%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (4.62%) Web Services
13 3 (4.62%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) User Experience
2 7 (10.77%) W3C
3 4 (6.15%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.62%) Vector Graphics
5 1 (1.54%) Life Science
5 1 (1.54%) Social Media
5 1 (1.54%) Tandem
5 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.62%) VMS
2 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (32.31%) Content Management
2 15 (23.08%) MVC
3 13 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 12 (18.46%) CRM
4 12 (18.46%) Wireframes
5 10 (15.38%) TDD
6 7 (10.77%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 7 (10.77%) DevOps
6 7 (10.77%) Fintech
6 7 (10.77%) Scrum
7 6 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (9.23%) Project Management
8 4 (6.15%) BDD
8 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
8 4 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.15%) Mobile First
8 4 (6.15%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.15%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.15%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.92%) C#
2 22 (33.85%) JavaScript
3 7 (10.77%) PHP
4 6 (9.23%) ES6
4 6 (9.23%) Java
5 3 (4.62%) SQL
6 1 (1.54%) ES7
6 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.54%) Python
6 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) MCSD
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
1 1 (1.54%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Docker
2 1 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Ansible
1 2 (3.08%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (3.08%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 65 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.31%) Adobe
4 7 (10.77%) Google
5 4 (6.15%) hybris
6 2 (3.08%) IBM
7 1 (1.54%) Agnitio
7 1 (1.54%) WooCommerce