Period
to 20 January 2022

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 20 January 2022 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
20 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 689 513 649
Rank change year-on-year -176 +136 +72
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 73 31 87
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.091% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.85% 0.63% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 25 57
10th Percentile £270 £213 £263
25th Percentile £350 £310 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £350 £400
Median % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% -11.11%
75th Percentile £575 £538 £475
90th Percentile £600 £665 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £363 £394
% change year-on-year +24.14% -7.94% -12.50%

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 8,591 4,899 9,415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.32% 14.38% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,951 3,364 6,362
10th Percentile £313 £270 £261
25th Percentile £413 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £473 £450
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.00% -5.26%
75th Percentile £635 £575 £550
90th Percentile £715 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £523 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.56% -4.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 145 200
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.55 £10.60
25th Percentile £16.25 £18.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate £23.07 £25.50 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year -9.53% +34.21% +2.01%
75th Percentile £49.63 £53.75 £34.44
90th Percentile £57.40 £61.90 £52.55
UK median hourly rate £24.18 £26.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -9.54% +33.65% +8.11%

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 20 January 2022.

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 20 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -158 53 £463 +42.31% 6
South West -46 6 £350 -46.15% 8
South East -61 5 £425 +23.19% 15
North of England -59 3 £325 -10.34% 3
Midlands -64 3 £675 +33.33% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £325 -
West Midlands - 2 £675 - 1
East Midlands -30 1 £588 +16.05%
North West -38 1 £500 +37.93% 3
Sitecore CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2022, 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 73 (100.00%) CMS
1 73 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 31 (42.47%) HTML
3 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (30.14%) Azure
5 21 (28.77%) DevOps
6 20 (27.40%) JavaScript
7 19 (26.03%) .NET
7 19 (26.03%) CSS
7 19 (26.03%) Microsoft
7 19 (26.03%) User Experience
8 18 (24.66%) Social Skills
9 16 (21.92%) C#
9 16 (21.92%) Content Management
10 12 (16.44%) QA
10 12 (16.44%) MVC
10 12 (16.44%) SEO
11 11 (15.07%) Publishing
11 11 (15.07%) SQL
11 11 (15.07%) Marketing
11 11 (15.07%) Web Design
12 10 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (13.70%) CRM
12 10 (13.70%) HTML5
12 10 (13.70%) Personalization
13 9 (12.33%) Responsive Web Design
13 9 (12.33%) Analytics
13 9 (12.33%) Web Development
14 8 (10.96%) Umbraco
14 8 (10.96%) SQL Server

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 73 (100.00%) CMS
2 8 (10.96%) Umbraco
3 6 (8.22%) IIS
3 6 (8.22%) Sitefinity
4 5 (6.85%) EPiServer
5 4 (5.48%) Drupal
6 2 (2.74%) Kentico
6 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.37%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.37%) DNN
7 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.37%) Headless CMS
7 1 (1.37%) Immediacy CMS
7 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Sketch
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (30.14%) Azure
2 6 (8.22%) Google Analytics
3 5 (6.85%) SaaS
4 3 (4.11%) Azure Pipelines
4 3 (4.11%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (4.11%) Figma
4 3 (4.11%) IaaS
5 2 (2.74%) PaaS
6 1 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (1.37%) AWS
6 1 (1.37%) Azure Functions
6 1 (1.37%) Azure Logic Apps
6 1 (1.37%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (1.37%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.37%) PowerApps
6 1 (1.37%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) FTP
2 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.74%) GIS
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.37%) Big Data
4 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.85%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (6.85%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.11%) JIRA
4 1 (1.37%) CircleCI
4 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (24.66%) Social Skills
2 11 (15.07%) Marketing
2 11 (15.07%) Publishing
3 6 (8.22%) Military
4 5 (6.85%) Law
5 4 (5.48%) Brand Awareness
5 4 (5.48%) Finance
6 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.11%) Public Sector
7 2 (2.74%) Local Government
8 1 (1.37%) Games
8 1 (1.37%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (35.62%) Developer
2 13 (17.81%) Sitecore Developer
3 7 (9.59%) Administrator
3 7 (9.59%) Consultant
3 7 (9.59%) Sitecore Consultant
3 7 (9.59%) Web Administrator
4 6 (8.22%) Analyst
4 6 (8.22%) Architect
4 6 (8.22%) CMS Consultant
4 6 (8.22%) Web Consultant
4 6 (8.22%) Web Editor
4 6 (8.22%) Website Editor
5 5 (6.85%) .NET Developer
5 5 (6.85%) Business Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Designer
6 4 (5.48%) Digital Marketing Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (5.48%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.48%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (42.47%) HTML
2 19 (26.03%) .NET
2 19 (26.03%) CSS
3 10 (13.70%) HTML5
4 8 (10.96%) CSS3
5 6 (8.22%) AngularJS
5 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET
5 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (8.22%) React
6 4 (5.48%) jQuery
6 4 (5.48%) Web Services
7 3 (4.11%) .NET Core
7 3 (4.11%) Vue.js
7 3 (4.11%) XML
8 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.74%) Electron Framework
8 2 (2.74%) JSON
8 2 (2.74%) OpenFin
9 1 (1.37%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (1.37%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.03%) User Experience
2 4 (5.48%) Social Media
3 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.11%) Tandem
4 2 (2.74%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.37%) Housing Association
5 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.37%) Photography
5 1 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (28.77%) DevOps
3 16 (21.92%) Content Management
4 12 (16.44%) MVC
4 12 (16.44%) SEO
5 11 (15.07%) Web Design
6 10 (13.70%) CRM
6 10 (13.70%) Personalization
6 10 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (12.33%) Analytics
7 9 (12.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (12.33%) Web Development
8 8 (10.96%) Mobile First
9 7 (9.59%) Scrum
9 7 (9.59%) SDLC
10 6 (8.22%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (8.22%) Front End Development
10 6 (8.22%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (8.22%) Requirements Gathering
10 6 (8.22%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.40%) JavaScript
2 16 (21.92%) C#
3 11 (15.07%) SQL
4 4 (5.48%) TypeScript
5 3 (4.11%) ES6
5 3 (4.11%) Java
6 1 (1.37%) C
6 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.44%) QA
2 3 (4.11%) Accessibility
2 3 (4.11%) WCAG
3 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Docker
1 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 73 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 19 (26.03%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.22%) Google
4 4 (5.48%) Pardot
5 2 (2.74%) Adobe
5 2 (2.74%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.37%) Alterian
6 1 (1.37%) hybris
6 1 (1.37%) Workday