Period
to 21 April 2018

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 21 April 2018 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 631 588 640
Rank change year-on-year -43 +52 -75
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 228 221 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.49% 1.51% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 160 167
England median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.63% +6.00%
10th Percentile £286 £285 £229
90th Percentile £564 £545 £563
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +6.25% +0.31% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
England median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.85% +44.44% -
UK median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year +3.85% +44.44% -

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 15,351 14,676 16,804
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.56% 17.22% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,236 9,493 10,897
England median daily rate £455 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £606 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 348 300 419
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.32% +2.50% +6.95%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.75
UK median hourly rate £18.95 £19.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -2.85% -4.88% +10.81%

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 21 April 2018.

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 21 April 2018. 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 +4 120 £450 +2.27% 20
North of England -32 32 £363 -2.03% 13
South East -36 27 £350 -12.50% 12
Yorkshire +5 24 £350 -3.45% 1
Midlands -4 24 £450 +5.88% 8
East Midlands +10 23 £450 - 5
South West -5 16 £438 +9.38% 4
East of England -8 7 £388 -3.13% 4
North East +18 4 £538 +7.50% 3
North West -26 4 £425 +30.77% 9
West Midlands -6 1 £475 +46.15% 3
Sitecore CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, 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.

1 228 (100.00%) CMS
1 228 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 122 (53.51%) .NET
3 108 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 98 (42.98%) C#
5 70 (30.70%) JavaScript
6 69 (30.26%) MVC
7 65 (28.51%) CSS
8 64 (28.07%) ASP.NET
9 59 (25.88%) HTML
10 54 (23.68%) Scrum
11 49 (21.49%) Content Management
12 46 (20.18%) jQuery
13 45 (19.74%) TDD
14 43 (18.86%) Umbraco
14 43 (18.86%) User Experience
14 43 (18.86%) Microsoft Azure
15 41 (17.98%) E-Commerce
16 37 (16.23%) Web Services
17 35 (15.35%) SOA
17 35 (15.35%) Microsoft
18 33 (14.47%) SQL
18 33 (14.47%) SQL Server
19 31 (13.60%) JIRA
19 31 (13.60%) ASP.NET MVC
20 27 (11.84%) CRM
21 26 (11.40%) Finance
22 25 (10.96%) MongoDB
23 24 (10.53%) AngularJS
24 23 (10.09%) ASP.NET Web API

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 43 (18.86%) Umbraco
3 21 (9.21%) EPiServer
4 16 (7.02%) Apache Solr
5 15 (6.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 15 (6.58%) SharePoint
6 13 (5.70%) WebLogic Portal
7 12 (5.26%) Mule
7 12 (5.26%) Mule ESB
8 11 (4.82%) WordPress
9 8 (3.51%) Kentico
10 6 (2.63%) Confluence
10 6 (2.63%) Drupal
11 5 (2.19%) IIS
12 3 (1.32%) Content Management Server
12 3 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (1.32%) Sitefinity
13 2 (0.88%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.88%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (3.95%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.32%) Acrobat
2 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.88%) HipChat
3 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.44%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (3.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.88%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.88%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.44%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.44%) Primavera
3 1 (0.44%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 43 (18.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.07%) Google Analytics
2 7 (3.07%) Trello
3 6 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (2.63%) PaaS
4 2 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.44%) GitHub
5 1 (0.44%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.44%) IaaS
5 1 (0.44%) SaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.44%) DNS
1 1 (0.44%) LAN
1 1 (0.44%) SAN
1 1 (0.44%) SMS
1 1 (0.44%) VPN
1 1 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.47%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.96%) MongoDB
3 18 (7.89%) NoSQL
4 12 (5.26%) Endeca
5 3 (1.32%) Jackrabbit
5 3 (1.32%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.32%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.44%) Big Data
7 1 (0.44%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (13.60%) JIRA
2 22 (9.65%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
4 11 (4.82%) Cucumber
5 9 (3.95%) Jasmine
6 8 (3.51%) Selenium
7 7 (3.07%) Subversion
7 7 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (3.07%) TeamCity
7 7 (3.07%) WebDriver
7 7 (3.07%) webpack
8 6 (2.63%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (2.63%) Mercurial
8 6 (2.63%) Mocha
8 6 (2.63%) Vagrant
8 6 (2.63%) WATIR
9 5 (2.19%) gulp
9 5 (2.19%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.75%) Grunt
10 4 (1.75%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (11.40%) Finance
2 22 (9.65%) Marketing
3 11 (4.82%) Retail
4 8 (3.51%) Legal
5 7 (3.07%) Publishing
6 4 (1.75%) Local Government
7 3 (1.32%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.88%) Games
9 1 (0.44%) Advertising
9 1 (0.44%) Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.44%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 105 (46.05%) Developer
2 60 (26.32%) Sitecore Developer
3 47 (20.61%) Architect
4 45 (19.74%) .NET Developer
5 30 (13.16%) Sitecore Architect
6 28 (12.28%) C# Developer
7 22 (9.65%) Technical Architect
8 18 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
9 16 (7.02%) CMS Developer
10 15 (6.58%) Tester
11 14 (6.14%) Analyst
12 10 (4.39%) Project Manager
13 9 (3.95%) Business Analyst
13 9 (3.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 9 (3.95%) Full Stack Developer
13 9 (3.95%) Lead Developer
13 9 (3.95%) QA Tester
13 9 (3.95%) Web Editor
14 8 (3.51%) Lead Architect
14 8 (3.51%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (53.51%) .NET
2 65 (28.51%) CSS
3 64 (28.07%) ASP.NET
4 59 (25.88%) HTML
5 46 (20.18%) jQuery
6 37 (16.23%) Web Services
7 31 (13.60%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (10.53%) AngularJS
9 23 (10.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 23 (10.09%) React
10 22 (9.65%) .NET Framework
11 17 (7.46%) SOAP
12 15 (6.58%) RESTful
13 14 (6.14%) Sass
14 13 (5.70%) CSS3
14 13 (5.70%) HTML5
14 13 (5.70%) LESS
15 12 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
15 12 (5.26%) Lucene
15 12 (5.26%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 43 (18.86%) User Experience
2 13 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.70%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (5.70%) PKI
3 9 (3.95%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.75%) Analytical Mindset
4 4 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.32%) iPad
5 3 (1.32%) Video on Demand
6 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.44%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.44%) Equities
7 1 (0.44%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.44%) Marketing Technology
7 1 (0.44%) Replication
7 1 (0.44%) Social Media
7 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.75%) Windows
1 4 (1.75%) Windows Server
2 3 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (30.26%) MVC
3 54 (23.68%) Scrum
4 49 (21.49%) Content Management
5 45 (19.74%) TDD
6 41 (17.98%) E-Commerce
7 35 (15.35%) SOA
8 27 (11.84%) CRM
9 21 (9.21%) Front End Development
9 21 (9.21%) Microservices
9 21 (9.21%) SOLID
10 20 (8.77%) OOP
11 17 (7.46%) BDD
11 17 (7.46%) DevOps
12 16 (7.02%) Project Management
13 15 (6.58%) Analytics
13 15 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (6.58%) Web Development
14 13 (5.70%) SEO
15 12 (5.26%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 98 (42.98%) C#
2 70 (30.70%) JavaScript
3 33 (14.47%) SQL
4 16 (7.02%) T-SQL
5 15 (6.58%) Java
6 9 (3.95%) VB.NET
7 8 (3.51%) Ruby
8 3 (1.32%) PHP
8 3 (1.32%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.88%) C
10 1 (0.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (5.70%) Degree
2 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.44%) PMP
2 1 (0.44%) SAFe Agilist
2 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.14%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.63%) Docker
2 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (5.70%) CA Single Sign-On
1 13 (5.70%) OpenSSO
1 13 (5.70%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.63%) Puppet
3 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.44%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 228 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 35 (15.35%) Microsoft
3 23 (10.09%) Adobe
4 14 (6.14%) ATG
5 13 (5.70%) BEA
6 10 (4.39%) Oracle
7 7 (3.07%) Google
8 6 (2.63%) Coveo
8 6 (2.63%) New Relic
9 5 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.75%) hybris
11 3 (1.32%) Capita
12 2 (0.88%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 1 (0.44%) Alterian
13 1 (0.44%) Coverity
13 1 (0.44%) Demandware
13 1 (0.44%) Marketo
13 1 (0.44%) Omniture
13 1 (0.44%) Rackspace
13 1 (0.44%) SolarWinds