Period
to 18 October 2021

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 18 October 2021 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
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 684 463 682
Rank change year-on-year -221 +219 +18
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 58 26 99
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.086% 0.098% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.67% 0.67% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 18 57
10th Percentile £198 £213 £201
25th Percentile £313 £272 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £325 £415
Median % change year-on-year +38.46% -21.69% -2.35%
75th Percentile £525 £372 £475
90th Percentile £600 £423 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £24.00
UK median hourly rate - - £24.00

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 8,635 3,907 11,639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.87% 14.70% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,992 2,667 7,761
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
25th Percentile £406 £375 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £463
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% -
75th Percentile £600 £563 £556
90th Percentile £688 £665 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 108 240
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.63 £10.60
25th Percentile £16.23 £15.56 £13.61
Median hourly rate £23.50 £22.19 £19.98
Median % change year-on-year +5.90% +11.05% -0.09%
75th Percentile £51.00 £35.63 £35.99
90th Percentile £65.52 £57.17 £52.28
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £22.38 £20.96
% change year-on-year +9.47% +6.80% +4.78%

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 18 October 2021.

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 18 October 2021. 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 -186 41 £450 +39.53% 17
South East -88 8 £400 +15.94% 5
North of England -78 3 £250 -24.53% 4
North West -59 2 £175 -47.17% 1
East of England - 1 - - 3
Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 1
Sitecore CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 2021, 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 58 (100.00%) CMS
1 58 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 27 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (31.03%) Social Skills
4 17 (29.31%) Azure
4 17 (29.31%) DevOps
5 16 (27.59%) Content Management
6 15 (25.86%) .NET
7 14 (24.14%) HTML
8 12 (20.69%) Analytics
9 11 (18.97%) User Experience
10 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
10 10 (17.24%) SEO
10 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
10 10 (17.24%) QA
11 9 (15.52%) Google
11 9 (15.52%) Marketing
11 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (15.52%) SQL
11 9 (15.52%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 7 (12.07%) CSS
12 7 (12.07%) Web Services
12 7 (12.07%) CRM
12 7 (12.07%) Scrum
12 7 (12.07%) Google Analytics
13 6 (10.34%) Mobile First
13 6 (10.34%) React
13 6 (10.34%) Personalization
13 6 (10.34%) Waterfall
13 6 (10.34%) Drupal

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 58 (100.00%) CMS
2 6 (10.34%) Drupal
2 6 (10.34%) IIS
2 6 (10.34%) Umbraco
3 5 (8.62%) EPiServer
3 5 (8.62%) Kentico
3 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.90%) Sitefinity
5 2 (3.45%) Confluence
5 2 (3.45%) Headless CMS
6 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.72%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Chatbot
1 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (29.31%) Azure
2 7 (12.07%) Google Analytics
3 4 (6.90%) AWS
3 4 (6.90%) IaaS
3 4 (6.90%) PaaS
4 3 (5.17%) Azure Pipelines
5 2 (3.45%) Azure Logic Apps
5 2 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (3.45%) GCP
5 2 (3.45%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (1.72%) Azure Service Bus
6 1 (1.72%) npm
6 1 (1.72%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.72%) PowerApps
6 1 (1.72%) SaaS
6 1 (1.72%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) HTTP
1 1 (1.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.45%) GIS
3 1 (1.72%) Big Data
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.90%) JIRA
2 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.45%) CircleCI
4 1 (1.72%) Bower
4 1 (1.72%) Grunt
4 1 (1.72%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.72%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.72%) Mocha
4 1 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 18 (31.03%) Social Skills
2 9 (15.52%) Marketing
3 6 (10.34%) Military
4 3 (5.17%) Finance
4 3 (5.17%) Publishing
5 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.45%) Law
5 2 (3.45%) Local Government
5 2 (3.45%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.72%) Billing
6 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Developer
2 7 (12.07%) Administrator
2 7 (12.07%) Consultant
2 7 (12.07%) Sitecore Consultant
2 7 (12.07%) Web Administrator
3 6 (10.34%) Architect
3 6 (10.34%) CMS Consultant
3 6 (10.34%) Web Consultant
3 6 (10.34%) Web Editor
3 6 (10.34%) Website Editor
4 5 (8.62%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Sitecore Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) CMS Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Designer
6 3 (5.17%) Integration Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.86%) .NET
2 14 (24.14%) HTML
3 7 (12.07%) CSS
3 7 (12.07%) Web Services
4 6 (10.34%) React
5 4 (6.90%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.17%) .NET Core
6 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.45%) HTML5
7 2 (3.45%) jQuery
7 2 (3.45%) JSON
7 2 (3.45%) Node.js
7 2 (3.45%) Sass
7 2 (3.45%) Vue.js
8 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.72%) LESS
8 1 (1.72%) REST
8 1 (1.72%) RESTful
8 1 (1.72%) Semantic HTML
8 1 (1.72%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) User Experience
2 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.45%) Tandem
4 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.72%) Blog
4 1 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.72%) Social Media
4 1 (1.72%) Vector Graphics
4 1 (1.72%) Video Editing
4 1 (1.72%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.31%) DevOps
3 16 (27.59%) Content Management
4 12 (20.69%) Analytics
5 10 (17.24%) SEO
6 9 (15.52%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (12.07%) CRM
7 7 (12.07%) Scrum
8 6 (10.34%) Migration
8 6 (10.34%) Mobile First
8 6 (10.34%) Personalization
8 6 (10.34%) Waterfall
8 6 (10.34%) Web Analytics
8 6 (10.34%) Web Design
9 5 (8.62%) E-Commerce
9 5 (8.62%) Full Stack Development
9 5 (8.62%) Kanban
9 5 (8.62%) Project Management
10 4 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
2 9 (15.52%) SQL
3 5 (8.62%) Java
4 4 (6.90%) C#
5 2 (3.45%) ES6
5 2 (3.45%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.72%) C
6 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Degree
1 2 (3.45%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.24%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) Accessibility
3 1 (1.72%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Ansible
1 2 (3.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 58 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.52%) Google
4 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.72%) Amdocs
5 1 (1.72%) Workday
5 1 (1.72%) Xerox
5 1 (1.72%) YouTube