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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 462 517 469
Rank change year-on-year +55 -48  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 123 116 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.66% 1.30% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 90 104
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year - -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 -

Sitecore CMS is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7404 8892 9024
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.04% 17.27% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4793 5839 5490
Median daily rate £438 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £575 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 197 352
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  

Sitecore CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Sitecore CMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 32 £395 -4.24% 13
South East +36 29 £388 -22.50% 11
South West +7 14 £375 +27.65% 3
North West +30 11 £325 -12.57% 10
Yorkshire +25 10 £363 +8.20% 1
East Midlands -8 9 - -
North East - 8 £513 - 1
East of England -1 7 £300 -33.33%
West Midlands +18 1 £400 +60.00% 1
Sitecore CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 221 (100.00%) CMS
1 221 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 144 (65.16%) .NET
3 111 (50.23%) C#
4 91 (41.18%) ASP.NET
5 86 (38.91%) JavaScript
6 83 (37.56%) Agile Software Development
7 81 (36.65%) HTML
8 77 (34.84%) CSS
9 63 (28.51%) MVC
10 60 (27.15%) Content Management
10 60 (27.15%) jQuery
11 46 (20.81%) TDD
11 46 (20.81%) SQL Server
12 45 (20.36%) Umbraco
13 41 (18.55%) Web Development
14 38 (17.19%) Scrum
15 37 (16.74%) Microsoft
16 35 (15.84%) SQL
17 33 (14.93%) Ajax
18 32 (14.48%) ASP.NET MVC
19 31 (14.03%) User Experience
20 29 (13.12%) REST
20 29 (13.12%) IIS
20 29 (13.12%) Visual Studio
20 29 (13.12%) Team Foundation Server
21 27 (12.22%) XML
21 27 (12.22%) Windows
21 27 (12.22%) Finance
21 27 (12.22%) Project Management

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
1 221 (100.00%) CMS
2 45 (20.36%) Umbraco
3 29 (13.12%) IIS
4 16 (7.24%) EPiServer
5 13 (5.88%) Drupal
6 11 (4.98%) SharePoint
7 9 (4.07%) Kentico
8 5 (2.26%) Apache Solr
9 4 (1.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (1.81%) CoreMedia CMS
9 4 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.81%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.81%) WordPress
10 3 (1.36%) Sitefinity
11 2 (0.90%) Content Management Server
11 2 (0.90%) DNN
11 2 (0.90%) Immediacy CMS
11 2 (0.90%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.90%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Magento
2 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.90%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.90%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.45%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.81%) GitHub
4 2 (0.90%) SaaS
5 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.95%) Internet
2 16 (7.24%) HTTP
3 9 (4.07%) Intranet
4 2 (0.90%) Extranet
5 1 (0.45%) DNS
5 1 (0.45%) Firewall
5 1 (0.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (20.81%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (3.17%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.17%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.90%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.45%) DTS
6 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.45%) MySQL
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (13.12%) Team Foundation Server
1 29 (13.12%) Visual Studio
2 20 (9.05%) Selenium
3 18 (8.14%) WebDriver
4 15 (6.79%) Git (software)
5 14 (6.33%) Ant
5 14 (6.33%) Apache Ivy
5 14 (6.33%) Bitbucket
5 14 (6.33%) eggPlant
5 14 (6.33%) Gradle
5 14 (6.33%) JMeter
5 14 (6.33%) Maven
6 8 (3.62%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (2.71%) JIRA
7 6 (2.71%) ReSharper
8 5 (2.26%) Gatling
8 5 (2.26%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.26%) NeoLoad
8 5 (2.26%) SpecFlow
8 5 (2.26%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (12.22%) Finance
2 17 (7.69%) Marketing
3 13 (5.88%) Retail
4 10 (4.52%) Advertising
5 4 (1.81%) Banking
6 3 (1.36%) Publishing
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 144 (65.16%) Developer
2 78 (35.29%) Sitecore Developer
3 75 (33.94%) .NET Developer
4 32 (14.48%) C# Developer
5 31 (14.03%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (8.60%) Architect
6 19 (8.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 17 (7.69%) CMS Developer
8 15 (6.79%) ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (5.88%) Analyst
10 10 (4.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (4.07%) Sitecore Architect
11 9 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (3.62%) .NET Architect
12 8 (3.62%) Content Editor
12 8 (3.62%) Developer in Test
12 8 (3.62%) JavaScript Developer
13 7 (3.17%) Test Analyst
14 6 (2.71%) Designer
14 6 (2.71%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (65.16%) .NET
2 91 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 81 (36.65%) HTML
4 77 (34.84%) CSS
5 60 (27.15%) jQuery
6 33 (14.93%) Ajax
7 32 (14.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (13.12%) REST
9 27 (12.22%) XML
10 24 (10.86%) .NET Framework
10 24 (10.86%) AngularJS
11 23 (10.41%) Sass
12 21 (9.50%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (9.05%) XSLT
14 18 (8.14%) HTML5
14 18 (8.14%) JSON
14 18 (8.14%) LINQ
14 18 (8.14%) Web Services
15 16 (7.24%) Flash
16 15 (6.79%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.03%) User Experience
2 20 (9.05%) W3C
3 19 (8.60%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.81%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.36%) Social Media
7 2 (0.90%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.90%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.90%) RIA
7 2 (0.90%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.45%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.45%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.45%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.45%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.22%) Windows
2 7 (3.17%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.90%) MVS
4 1 (0.45%) Android
4 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (37.56%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (28.51%) MVC
3 60 (27.15%) Content Management
4 46 (20.81%) TDD
5 41 (18.55%) Web Development
6 38 (17.19%) Scrum
7 27 (12.22%) Project Management
8 25 (11.31%) BDD
8 25 (11.31%) Front End Development
9 21 (9.50%) OO
10 20 (9.05%) OOP
11 18 (8.14%) E-Commerce
12 14 (6.33%) Migration
13 13 (5.88%) Analytics
13 13 (5.88%) SOLID
13 13 (5.88%) Test Automation
14 12 (5.43%) Automated Testing
14 12 (5.43%) Manual Testing
14 12 (5.43%) Security Testing
14 12 (5.43%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 111 (50.23%) C#
2 86 (38.91%) JavaScript
3 35 (15.84%) SQL
4 19 (8.60%) Java
5 17 (7.69%) Ruby
5 17 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 15 (6.79%) ActionScript
7 14 (6.33%) Groovy
7 14 (6.33%) Python
8 9 (4.07%) C++
9 7 (3.17%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.36%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.45%) C
11 1 (0.45%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (3.62%) Degree
2 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.90%) MCSD
4 1 (0.45%) ISEB
4 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.98%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.26%) HP Fortify
2 2 (0.90%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 221 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 37 (16.74%) Microsoft
3 19 (8.60%) Apple
4 14 (6.33%) Splunk
5 13 (5.88%) Adobe
6 5 (2.26%) HP
7 3 (1.36%) OpenText
8 2 (0.90%) Alterian
8 2 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.90%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.45%) Google
9 1 (0.45%) Marketo
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle
9 1 (0.45%) SAP
9 1 (0.45%) Telerik