Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 685 722 669
Rank change year-on-year +37 -53 -40
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 96 154 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.84% 0.96% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 112 138
England median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +5.96%
10th Percentile £199 £313 £292
90th Percentile £550 £574 £539
UK median daily rate £370 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -12.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £24.11 -
UK median hourly rate - £24.11 -

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 11,456 16,041 15,718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.86% 16.92% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,473 10,562 10,375
England median daily rate £450 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £631 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 370 407
England median hourly rate £20.96 £22.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.75% +7.32% +2.50%
10th Percentile £10.95 £12.36 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.25 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.14% +10.00% -

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +74 45 £450 +5.88% 12
East of England - 18 £350 - 1
South West +11 13 £325 -23.62% 5
South East +3 11 £351 -17.53% 10
Midlands +40 5 £281 -33.82% 2
West Midlands +33 4 £281 -33.82% 2
North of England -3 3 £415 -2.35% 3
North West +4 2 £433 +1.76%
East Midlands +24 1 - -
Yorkshire -5 1 £365 -30.48% 2
Sitecore CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 96 (100.00%) CMS
1 96 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 59 (61.46%) HTML
3 52 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (51.04%) CSS
5 44 (45.83%) JavaScript
6 42 (43.75%) .NET
7 37 (38.54%) User Experience
8 36 (37.50%) AngularJS
9 34 (35.42%) C#
9 34 (35.42%) Umbraco
10 32 (33.33%) Grunt
11 31 (32.29%) Git (software)
11 31 (32.29%) Wireframes
12 30 (31.25%) MVC
13 28 (29.17%) Front End Development
14 27 (28.13%) ASP.NET
14 27 (28.13%) TDD
15 26 (27.08%) jQuery
16 25 (26.04%) E-Commerce
16 25 (26.04%) Sass
17 24 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 23 (23.96%) Bower
19 22 (22.92%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
19 22 (22.92%) W3C
20 21 (21.88%) Java
20 21 (21.88%) Karma Test Runner
20 21 (21.88%) Jasmine
20 21 (21.88%) Magento
20 21 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC

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 96 (100.00%) CMS
2 34 (35.42%) Umbraco
3 18 (18.75%) WebSphere
4 14 (14.58%) Kentico
5 7 (7.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (7.29%) EPiServer
5 7 (7.29%) IIS
6 6 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 6 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (4.17%) WordPress
8 2 (2.08%) Confluence
8 2 (2.08%) DNN
8 2 (2.08%) Drupal
8 2 (2.08%) Immediacy CMS
8 2 (2.08%) Sitefinity
9 1 (1.04%) Magnolia
Applications
1 15 (15.63%) Photoshop
2 10 (10.42%) Sketch
3 5 (5.21%) Adobe After Effects
3 5 (5.21%) InDesign
4 4 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (4.17%) Adobe XD
4 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (3.13%) InVision
5 3 (3.13%) MS Visio
6 2 (2.08%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 21 (21.88%) Magento
2 5 (5.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.04%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.67%) Azure
2 12 (12.50%) npm
3 11 (11.46%) PaaS
4 7 (7.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 4 (4.17%) AWS
6 3 (3.13%) GCP
6 3 (3.13%) IaaS
7 2 (2.08%) Google Analytics
8 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) Intranet
2 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.04%) Endeca
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 32 (33.33%) Grunt
2 31 (32.29%) Git (software)
3 23 (23.96%) Bower
4 21 (21.88%) Jasmine
4 21 (21.88%) Karma Test Runner
5 13 (13.54%) gulp
5 13 (13.54%) Subversion
6 8 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (8.33%) TeamCity
7 6 (6.25%) Visual Studio
8 5 (5.21%) Axure RP
9 3 (3.13%) JIRA
9 3 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.08%) Bitbucket
11 1 (1.04%) Babel
11 1 (1.04%) git-flow
11 1 (1.04%) NUnit
11 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (1.04%) webpack
General
1 17 (17.71%) Games
2 5 (5.21%) Marketing
2 5 (5.21%) Retail
3 1 (1.04%) Banking
3 1 (1.04%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (68.75%) Developer
2 28 (29.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 22 (22.92%) Sitecore Developer
4 12 (12.50%) CMS Developer
4 12 (12.50%) Designer
5 11 (11.46%) .NET Developer
6 10 (10.42%) Magento Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Digital Designer
7 7 (7.29%) React Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Content Editor
9 4 (4.17%) Administrator
9 4 (4.17%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Digital Content Editor
9 4 (4.17%) Digital Editor
9 4 (4.17%) UI Designer
9 4 (4.17%) UI Developer
10 2 (2.08%) Creative Developer
10 2 (2.08%) E-Commerce Designer
10 2 (2.08%) EPiServer Developer
10 2 (2.08%) Sitecore Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (61.46%) HTML
2 49 (51.04%) CSS
3 42 (43.75%) .NET
4 36 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 27 (28.13%) ASP.NET
6 26 (27.08%) jQuery
7 25 (26.04%) Sass
8 24 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 21 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (20.83%) XHTML
11 19 (19.79%) LESS
12 18 (18.75%) Dojo
12 18 (18.75%) Semantic HTML
13 17 (17.71%) HTML5
14 16 (16.67%) React
15 10 (10.42%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (10.42%) KnockoutJS
16 9 (9.38%) .NET Framework
17 8 (8.33%) JSP
18 7 (7.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 37 (38.54%) User Experience
2 22 (22.92%) W3C
3 18 (18.75%) Vector Graphics
4 9 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.13%) Tandem
6 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.04%) FMCG
6 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (32.29%) Wireframes
3 30 (31.25%) MVC
4 28 (29.17%) Front End Development
5 27 (28.13%) TDD
6 25 (26.04%) E-Commerce
7 22 (22.92%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 19 (19.79%) BDD
8 19 (19.79%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
9 18 (18.75%) Sprint Planning
9 18 (18.75%) Unit Testing
10 16 (16.67%) Content Management
11 11 (11.46%) CRM
11 11 (11.46%) DevOps
12 9 (9.38%) Analytics
12 9 (9.38%) Mobile First
12 9 (9.38%) Project Management
13 8 (8.33%) Fintech
14 7 (7.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 44 (45.83%) JavaScript
2 34 (35.42%) C#
3 21 (21.88%) Java
4 13 (13.54%) SQL
5 11 (11.46%) PHP
6 7 (7.29%) ES6
7 6 (6.25%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.13%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.04%) ES7
9 1 (1.04%) Java 8
9 1 (1.04%) Scala
9 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.04%) Degree
1 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) WCAG
2 3 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Ansible
1 1 (1.04%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (1.04%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 96 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 18 (18.75%) IBM
3 15 (15.63%) Microsoft
4 11 (11.46%) Adobe
4 11 (11.46%) Google
5 8 (8.33%) hybris
6 2 (2.08%) Alias
6 2 (2.08%) Alterian
7 1 (1.04%) iRise
7 1 (1.04%) Twitter
7 1 (1.04%) WooCommerce