Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 647 594 641
Rank change year-on-year -53 +47 -42
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 196 256 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.25% 1.45% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 184 165
England median daily rate £388 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £233
90th Percentile £545 £519 £563
UK median daily rate £389 £400 £388
% change year-on-year -2.81% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
England median hourly rate £13.50 £80.00 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -83.13% +115.98% -
UK median hourly rate £13.50 £80.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year -83.13% +115.98% -

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 15645 17663 18394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.59% 18.50% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10454 11483 11735
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +4.58%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £238
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 421 544
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.16% +4.67%
10th Percentile £11.08 £12.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +9.72%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -63 71 £425 +6.25% 22
South East -11 44 £350 -15.15%
North of England +35 39 £375 +7.14% 25
South West +18 26 £425 +9.68% 2
Yorkshire +19 23 £338 -10.00% 5
North West +3 14 £456 +40.38% 20
Midlands +1 7 £388 -
East Midlands -12 6 £350 -15.15%
East of England -9 5 £350 -17.65% 1
North East +55 2 - -
West Midlands +16 1 £475 +22.58%
Sitecore CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 196 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 195 (99.49%) CMS
3 123 (62.76%) .NET
4 100 (51.02%) C#
5 76 (38.78%) HTML
6 75 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
7 72 (36.73%) CSS
8 69 (35.20%) MVC
9 64 (32.65%) ASP.NET
10 60 (30.61%) SQL Server
11 56 (28.57%) JavaScript
12 55 (28.06%) TDD
13 48 (24.49%) Content Management
14 40 (20.41%) Microsoft
15 38 (19.39%) jQuery
16 37 (18.88%) SQL
17 36 (18.37%) E-Commerce
17 36 (18.37%) ASP.NET Web API
18 32 (16.33%) Scrum
19 31 (15.82%) User Experience
20 28 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
20 28 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
20 28 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
20 28 (14.29%) MongoDB
20 28 (14.29%) Web Services
20 28 (14.29%) .NET Framework
21 27 (13.78%) Git (software)
21 27 (13.78%) IIS
21 27 (13.78%) AngularJS
22 26 (13.27%) Web Development

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
1 195 (99.49%) CMS
2 27 (13.78%) IIS
3 23 (11.73%) Umbraco
4 15 (7.65%) EPiServer
5 14 (7.14%) Apache Solr
6 13 (6.63%) Confluence
7 12 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (5.10%) Kentico
9 9 (4.59%) WordPress
10 8 (4.08%) Drupal
11 7 (3.57%) SharePoint
12 6 (3.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (1.53%) Orchard CMS
15 2 (1.02%) Magnolia
15 2 (1.02%) Sitefinity
16 1 (0.51%) Liferay
16 1 (0.51%) Moodle
16 1 (0.51%) Mule ESB
16 1 (0.51%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (3.06%) Microsoft Project
1 6 (3.06%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.04%) LaTeX
2 4 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.53%) Camtasia
3 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.51%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.51%) HipChat
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.51%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 15 (7.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.55%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.02%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.51%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 28 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.06%) GitHub
2 6 (3.06%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.02%) Google Tag Manager
4 2 (1.02%) PaaS
5 1 (0.51%) AdWords
5 1 (0.51%) CheetahMail
5 1 (0.51%) npm
5 1 (0.51%) Slack
5 1 (0.51%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (0.51%) HTTP
2 1 (0.51%) LAN
2 1 (0.51%) SAN
2 1 (0.51%) SMS
2 1 (0.51%) SSL
2 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.51%) VPN
2 1 (0.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 28 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 16 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (6.63%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.06%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.06%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.04%) CouchDB
6 4 (2.04%) Jackrabbit
6 4 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.02%) HBase
8 2 (1.02%) MS Access
8 2 (1.02%) MySQL
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.51%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 27 (13.78%) Git (software)
2 19 (9.69%) JIRA
3 14 (7.14%) ReSharper
4 12 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (5.61%) Visual Studio
6 9 (4.59%) TeamCity
7 8 (4.08%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (3.06%) Grunt
8 6 (3.06%) MSBuild
9 5 (2.55%) gulp
9 5 (2.55%) Jasmine
9 5 (2.55%) NuGet
10 4 (2.04%) Jenkins
10 4 (2.04%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (2.04%) Maven
10 4 (2.04%) Mockito
10 4 (2.04%) PostCSS
10 4 (2.04%) SonarQube
10 4 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 23 (11.73%) Finance
2 15 (7.65%) Marketing
3 10 (5.10%) Legal
4 9 (4.59%) Publishing
4 9 (4.59%) Retail
5 4 (2.04%) Local Government
6 2 (1.02%) Advertising
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) Front Office
7 1 (0.51%) Games
7 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 121 (61.73%) Developer
2 59 (30.10%) .NET Developer
3 56 (28.57%) Sitecore Developer
4 39 (19.90%) C# Developer
5 35 (17.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (8.67%) CMS Developer
7 10 (5.10%) Consultant
7 10 (5.10%) Full Stack Developer
8 9 (4.59%) Content Editor
8 9 (4.59%) Delivery Manager
8 9 (4.59%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.08%) Analyst
9 8 (4.08%) Architect
10 6 (3.06%) Designer
10 6 (3.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (3.06%) Sitecore Consultant
10 6 (3.06%) Web Developer
11 5 (2.55%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (2.55%) Digital Editor
11 5 (2.55%) Web Content Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (62.76%) .NET
2 76 (38.78%) HTML
3 72 (36.73%) CSS
4 64 (32.65%) ASP.NET
5 38 (19.39%) jQuery
6 36 (18.37%) ASP.NET Web API
7 28 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 28 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
7 28 (14.29%) Web Services
8 27 (13.78%) AngularJS
9 19 (9.69%) HTML5
9 19 (9.69%) LINQ
10 17 (8.67%) Backbone.js
11 15 (7.65%) Ajax
11 15 (7.65%) CSS3
11 15 (7.65%) XML
12 13 (6.63%) Sass
13 11 (5.61%) Vue (Vue.js)
14 10 (5.10%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.82%) User Experience
2 17 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.63%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.55%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.04%) W3C
6 3 (1.53%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.53%) PMI
7 2 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.02%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.51%) PKI
8 1 (0.51%) Replication
8 1 (0.51%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.73%) Windows
2 15 (7.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (35.20%) MVC
3 55 (28.06%) TDD
4 48 (24.49%) Content Management
5 36 (18.37%) E-Commerce
6 32 (16.33%) Scrum
7 26 (13.27%) Web Development
8 22 (11.22%) CRM
9 20 (10.20%) Microservices
10 19 (9.69%) Front End Development
11 18 (9.18%) OOP
11 18 (9.18%) Project Management
11 18 (9.18%) SOA
11 18 (9.18%) SOLID
12 15 (7.65%) BDD
13 14 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (7.14%) MVVM
13 14 (7.14%) OWASP
13 14 (7.14%) Prototyping
13 14 (7.14%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 100 (51.02%) C#
2 56 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 37 (18.88%) SQL
4 12 (6.12%) T-SQL
5 9 (4.59%) Java
6 7 (3.57%) VB.NET
7 6 (3.06%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.04%) C++
8 4 (2.04%) Fortran
9 2 (1.02%) C
10 1 (0.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (7.65%) Degree
2 3 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (1.53%) MCP
2 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.53%) PMI Certification
2 3 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.51%) IIBA
3 1 (0.51%) ISEB
3 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.10%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.04%) Docker
2 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.55%) Ansible
1 5 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.55%) Puppet
2 2 (1.02%) Terraform
3 1 (0.51%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.51%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.51%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.51%) Rancher
3 1 (0.51%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 196 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 40 (20.41%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.61%) Oracle
4 7 (3.57%) hybris
5 6 (3.06%) Adobe
5 6 (3.06%) ATG
5 6 (3.06%) Google
5 6 (3.06%) New Relic
6 5 (2.55%) SAP
7 4 (2.04%) Apple
7 4 (2.04%) Coverity
8 3 (1.53%) Coveo
9 2 (1.02%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.02%) Nuxeo
9 2 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.51%) Facebook
10 1 (0.51%) Marketo
10 1 (0.51%) Optimizely
10 1 (0.51%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.51%) Xamarin