Period
to 24 January 2019

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 24 January 2019 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
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 700 645 613
Rank change year-on-year -55 -32 +28
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 135 212 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.89% 1.38% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 139 164
England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £363 £293 £263
90th Percentile £575 £553 £538
UK median daily rate £450 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
England median hourly rate £24.11 £13.50 £80.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.59% -83.13% +115.98%
UK median hourly rate £24.11 £13.50 £80.00
% change year-on-year +78.59% -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 15,096 15,356 16,390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.54% 16.59% 18.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,847 10,328 10,627
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £267 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 325 381 368
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.42 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.99% +2.21% -9.33%

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 24 January 2019.

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 24 January 2019. 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 +3 61 £450 - 22
North of England -19 30 £425 +21.43% 8
Yorkshire -8 27 £425 +25.93% 3
South East -17 26 £425 +21.43% 6
East of England +10 6 £500 +29.03% 5
West Midlands -5 6 £425 -10.53% 1
Midlands -13 6 £425 +9.68% 2
South West -43 6 £475 +11.76% 8
North West -14 3 £425 -20.00% 2
Sitecore CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, 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.

1 135 (100.00%) CMS
1 135 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 84 (62.22%) .NET
3 67 (49.63%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (46.67%) C#
5 59 (43.70%) JavaScript
6 48 (35.56%) HTML
7 45 (33.33%) CSS
7 45 (33.33%) TDD
8 42 (31.11%) MVC
8 42 (31.11%) ASP.NET
9 38 (28.15%) SQL
10 36 (26.67%) Scrum
11 35 (25.93%) E-Commerce
12 32 (23.70%) ASP.NET Web API
13 31 (22.96%) SQL Server
14 30 (22.22%) AngularJS
14 30 (22.22%) User Experience
15 29 (21.48%) Git (software)
16 27 (20.00%) gulp
17 26 (19.26%) jQuery
18 25 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
18 25 (18.52%) Node.js
19 24 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
20 23 (17.04%) Sass
21 21 (15.56%) Marketing
21 21 (15.56%) Umbraco
22 20 (14.81%) React
22 20 (14.81%) Front End Development
23 19 (14.07%) SOLID

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
1 135 (100.00%) CMS
2 21 (15.56%) Umbraco
3 12 (8.89%) EPiServer
4 4 (2.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (2.96%) Apache Solr
4 4 (2.96%) IIS
4 4 (2.96%) Kentico
4 4 (2.96%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.22%) DNN
6 2 (1.48%) Confluence
7 1 (0.74%) Marvel
7 1 (0.74%) Mule
7 1 (0.74%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.74%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.74%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.74%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.74%) HipChat
2 1 (0.74%) InVision
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.96%) Magento
3 2 (1.48%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.74%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 24 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.44%) npm
3 5 (3.70%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (2.96%) Google Analytics
4 4 (2.96%) PaaS
4 4 (2.96%) Serverless
5 3 (2.22%) GitHub
6 2 (1.48%) Azure Functions
6 2 (1.48%) Google Tag Manager
6 2 (1.48%) Heroku
7 1 (0.74%) Apigee
7 1 (0.74%) Apple Pay
7 1 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.74%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.74%) Route 53
7 1 (0.74%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.96%) ATM
2 3 (2.22%) Internet
3 1 (0.74%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.96%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.48%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.74%) Big Data
5 1 (0.74%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.74%) Endeca
5 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 29 (21.48%) Git (software)
2 27 (20.00%) gulp
3 15 (11.11%) webpack
4 13 (9.63%) Grunt
5 11 (8.15%) Bower
5 11 (8.15%) Subversion
6 6 (4.44%) Jasmine
6 6 (4.44%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.70%) Cucumber
7 5 (3.70%) git-flow
7 5 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (3.70%) Selenium
7 5 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.96%) JIRA
8 4 (2.96%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.22%) Bitbucket
9 3 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (2.22%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.48%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (15.56%) Marketing
2 13 (9.63%) Finance
3 3 (2.22%) Back Office
3 3 (2.22%) Local Government
4 2 (1.48%) Advertising
4 2 (1.48%) Automotive
4 2 (1.48%) Banking
4 2 (1.48%) German Language
4 2 (1.48%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Digital Economy
5 1 (0.74%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.74%) French Language
Job Titles
1 87 (64.44%) Developer
2 35 (25.93%) Sitecore Developer
3 31 (22.96%) .NET Developer
4 19 (14.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 18 (13.33%) Architect
6 13 (9.63%) C# Developer
6 13 (9.63%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (8.89%) CMS Developer
8 10 (7.41%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.93%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (5.93%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (5.19%) Sitecore Architect
10 7 (5.19%) Software Developer
10 7 (5.19%) Web Manager
11 6 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
12 5 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
12 5 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
13 4 (2.96%) Project Manager
13 4 (2.96%) Web Content Manager
13 4 (2.96%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (62.22%) .NET
2 48 (35.56%) HTML
3 45 (33.33%) CSS
4 42 (31.11%) ASP.NET
5 32 (23.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 30 (22.22%) AngularJS
7 26 (19.26%) jQuery
8 25 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (18.52%) Node.js
9 23 (17.04%) Sass
10 20 (14.81%) React
11 19 (14.07%) HTML5
12 18 (13.33%) .NET Framework
13 15 (11.11%) Vue.js
14 12 (8.89%) OAuth
15 10 (7.41%) CSS3
15 10 (7.41%) Entity Framework
16 9 (6.67%) Web Services
17 7 (5.19%) REST
17 7 (5.19%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.22%) User Experience
2 7 (5.19%) Fintech
3 4 (2.96%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.96%) Vector Graphics
3 4 (2.96%) W3C
4 3 (2.22%) NHS
4 3 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.48%) RIA
6 1 (0.74%) Animation
6 1 (0.74%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.74%) PKI
6 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.74%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.48%) Windows
1 2 (1.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (49.63%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (33.33%) TDD
3 42 (31.11%) MVC
4 36 (26.67%) Scrum
5 35 (25.93%) E-Commerce
6 20 (14.81%) Front End Development
7 19 (14.07%) SOLID
8 17 (12.59%) Content Management
9 15 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (10.37%) Analytics
11 13 (9.63%) Microservices
11 13 (9.63%) SOA
12 12 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (8.89%) CRM
12 12 (8.89%) OOP
13 11 (8.15%) API Development
13 11 (8.15%) BDD
14 9 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (6.67%) SEO
14 9 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (46.67%) C#
2 59 (43.70%) JavaScript
3 38 (28.15%) SQL
4 13 (9.63%) T-SQL
5 12 (8.89%) Java
6 9 (6.67%) TypeScript
7 8 (5.93%) ES6
8 3 (2.22%) Ruby
9 2 (1.48%) C
9 2 (1.48%) Groovy
9 2 (1.48%) PHP
9 2 (1.48%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.48%) R
10 1 (0.74%) Python
10 1 (0.74%) VB
10 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.74%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (2.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) OpenSSO
1 1 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (0.74%) Terraform
Vendors
1 135 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 10 (7.41%) Adobe
3 9 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.19%) Oracle
5 5 (3.70%) Google
5 5 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.96%) IBM
7 3 (2.22%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.22%) hybris
7 3 (2.22%) Xerox
8 2 (1.48%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.74%) ATG
9 1 (0.74%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.74%) Hotjar
9 1 (0.74%) iRise
9 1 (0.74%) Marketo
9 1 (0.74%) New Relic
9 1 (0.74%) Optimizely
9 1 (0.74%) PayPal
9 1 (0.74%) WorldPay