Period
to 13 June 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 13 June 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
13 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 588 555 716
Rank change year-on-year -33 +161 -69
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 45 37 103
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.092% 0.095% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.71% 0.66% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 70
10th Percentile £223 £319 £324
25th Percentile £330 £366 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
75th Percentile £513 £488 £488
90th Percentile £650 £528 £602
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -2.94%
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 6,320 5,637 12,991
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.97% 14.51% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,347 3,877 8,477
10th Percentile £300 £300 £278
25th Percentile £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £490 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +3.16% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £588 £569 £575
90th Percentile £664 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £485 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.11% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 121 258
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.63 £11.93
25th Percentile £16.23 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +22.50% +14.29% -7.89%
75th Percentile £56.50 £33.00 £33.94
90th Percentile £65.54 £56.25 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £25.50 £20.11 £17.50
% change year-on-year +26.80% +14.91% -6.09%

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 13 June 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 13 June 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 -58 21 £450 -5.26% 14
South East +9 6 £345 -18.82% 10
South West +14 4 £556 +30.88% 10
East Midlands - 4 £506 -
Midlands - 4 £506 - 1
North of England +4 2 £175 -55.13% 18
North West - 2 £175 - 10
East of England +2 1 - -
Sitecore CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 13 June 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 45 (100.00%) CMS
1 45 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.11%) Marketing
4 13 (28.89%) Content Management
4 13 (28.89%) .NET
5 12 (26.67%) DevOps
6 11 (24.44%) Azure
7 10 (22.22%) User Experience
7 10 (22.22%) Social Skills
8 9 (20.00%) HTML
9 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
9 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
9 8 (17.78%) Umbraco
9 8 (17.78%) Scrum
9 8 (17.78%) Google
9 8 (17.78%) Analytics
10 7 (15.56%) Kentico
10 7 (15.56%) SEO
11 6 (13.33%) CSS
11 6 (13.33%) Adobe
11 6 (13.33%) Drupal
11 6 (13.33%) EPiServer
11 6 (13.33%) Waterfall
12 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
12 5 (11.11%) Kanban
12 5 (11.11%) Google Analytics
12 5 (11.11%) JIRA
12 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
12 5 (11.11%) SQL

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 45 (100.00%) CMS
2 8 (17.78%) Umbraco
3 7 (15.56%) Kentico
4 6 (13.33%) Drupal
4 6 (13.33%) EPiServer
5 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.44%) Confluence
6 2 (4.44%) MS Project Server
7 1 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.22%) Headless CMS
7 1 (2.22%) IBM Domino
7 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.44%) Acrobat
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.22%) Chatbot
3 1 (2.22%) Figma
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.22%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Magento
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Azure
2 5 (11.11%) Google Analytics
3 4 (8.89%) IaaS
4 3 (6.67%) AWS
4 3 (6.67%) Azure Logic Apps
4 3 (6.67%) GCP
4 3 (6.67%) PaaS
5 2 (4.44%) Cloudflare
5 2 (4.44%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (4.44%) SaaS
6 1 (2.22%) Azure Service Bus
6 1 (2.22%) GitHub
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (2.22%) npm
6 1 (2.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Intranet
2 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) JIRA
2 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.44%) CircleCI
4 1 (2.22%) Bower
4 1 (2.22%) Grunt
4 1 (2.22%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.22%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.22%) Mocha
4 1 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (31.11%) Marketing
2 10 (22.22%) Social Skills
3 4 (8.89%) Retail
4 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.44%) Publishing
6 1 (2.22%) Law
6 1 (2.22%) Legal
6 1 (2.22%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Developer
2 6 (13.33%) Architect
2 6 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 5 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Content Editor
4 4 (8.89%) Digital Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) CMS Developer
5 3 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Digital Agile Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Digital Transformation
6 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) .NET
2 9 (20.00%) HTML
3 6 (13.33%) CSS
4 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 5 (11.11%) Web Services
5 3 (6.67%) React
6 2 (4.44%) Chai
6 2 (4.44%) Enzyme
6 2 (4.44%) Jest
6 2 (4.44%) jQuery
6 2 (4.44%) JSON
6 2 (4.44%) Mustache
6 2 (4.44%) Node.js
6 2 (4.44%) SOAP
6 2 (4.44%) XML
7 1 (2.22%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.22%) Google Maps API
7 1 (2.22%) HTML5
7 1 (2.22%) RESTful
7 1 (2.22%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) User Experience
2 4 (8.89%) Social Media
3 3 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.44%) Blog
4 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.44%) Video Editing
5 1 (2.22%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.22%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Photography
5 1 (2.22%) Podcast
5 1 (2.22%) Renewable Energy
5 1 (2.22%) Vector Graphics
5 1 (2.22%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.89%) Content Management
3 12 (26.67%) DevOps
4 8 (17.78%) Analytics
4 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
4 8 (17.78%) Scrum
5 7 (15.56%) SEO
6 6 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 5 (11.11%) Kanban
7 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.89%) CRM
8 4 (8.89%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 4 (8.89%) Project Management
9 3 (6.67%) API Development
9 3 (6.67%) Customer-Centricity
9 3 (6.67%) Database Tuning
9 3 (6.67%) Line Management
9 3 (6.67%) Migration
9 3 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (6.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (11.11%) SQL
3 4 (8.89%) C#
4 3 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (2.22%) ES6
5 1 (2.22%) PHP
5 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) Accessibility
2 2 (4.44%) QA
3 1 (2.22%) GDPR
3 1 (2.22%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Ansible
1 3 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 8 (17.78%) Google
3 6 (13.33%) Adobe
4 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.44%) Splunk
6 1 (2.22%) hybris
6 1 (2.22%) IBM
6 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.22%) Xerox
6 1 (2.22%) YouTube