Period
to 26 September 2018

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 26 September 2018 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 665 628 611
Rank change year-on-year -37 -17 +21
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 188 217 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.19% 1.42% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 143 188
England median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.63% +0.63%
10th Percentile £312 £282 £263
90th Percentile £575 £543 £508
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
England median hourly rate - - £80.00
UK median hourly rate - - £80.00

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 15,826 15,295 18,434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.85% 16.79% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,452 9,988 12,299
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £625 £603 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 396 455
England median hourly rate £21.41 £20.47 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +2.34% +2.56%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.51
90th Percentile £51.25 £48.75 £45.45
UK median hourly rate £21.13 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.63% - -

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 26 September 2018.

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 26 September 2018. 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 +6 89 £425 -2.86% 34
South East -10 47 £425 +21.43% 9
North of England -36 34 £425 +13.33% 6
Yorkshire -14 27 £475 +26.67% 3
Midlands -21 14 £475 +22.58% 2
East Midlands +5 11 £500 +33.33% 1
North East -13 4 £325 -35.00% 1
South West -25 4 £319 -20.31% 9
West Midlands -15 3 £425 -10.53% 1
North West -29 3 £425 +13.33% 2
Sitecore CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, 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.

1 188 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 187 (99.47%) CMS
3 122 (64.89%) .NET
4 104 (55.32%) C#
5 79 (42.02%) JavaScript
6 77 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (30.32%) HTML
8 56 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
9 55 (29.26%) E-Commerce
10 54 (28.72%) ASP.NET
10 54 (28.72%) Scrum
11 52 (27.66%) TDD
12 51 (27.13%) CSS
13 50 (26.60%) SQL
13 50 (26.60%) MVC
14 47 (25.00%) SQL Server
15 41 (21.81%) AngularJS
16 40 (21.28%) ASP.NET Web API
17 38 (20.21%) .NET Framework
18 37 (19.68%) Git (software)
19 34 (18.09%) Umbraco
20 33 (17.55%) jQuery
21 31 (16.49%) Content Management
22 29 (15.43%) Web Services
23 26 (13.83%) Finance
23 26 (13.83%) Entity Framework
24 24 (12.77%) CRM
24 24 (12.77%) User Experience
25 23 (12.23%) React
25 23 (12.23%) Front End Development

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
1 187 (99.47%) CMS
2 34 (18.09%) Umbraco
3 14 (7.45%) Apache Solr
3 14 (7.45%) EPiServer
4 11 (5.85%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.26%) Mule
5 8 (4.26%) Mule ESB
5 8 (4.26%) WebLogic Portal
6 7 (3.72%) IIS
7 6 (3.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (2.66%) Confluence
8 5 (2.66%) Kentico
9 3 (1.60%) WordPress
10 2 (1.06%) Drupal
11 1 (0.53%) CoreMedia CMS
11 1 (0.53%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Acrobat
1 1 (0.53%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (0.53%) HipChat
1 1 (0.53%) InVision
1 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.66%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.53%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.53%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.19%) PaaS
3 5 (2.66%) GitHub
3 5 (2.66%) Trello
4 4 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.60%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.60%) Serverless
6 2 (1.06%) Azure Functions
6 2 (1.06%) IaaS
7 1 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.66%) SMS
2 1 (0.53%) DNS
2 1 (0.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.57%) MongoDB
3 12 (6.38%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.26%) Endeca
5 7 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.66%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (2.66%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.53%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (19.68%) Git (software)
2 17 (9.04%) JIRA
3 13 (6.91%) TeamCity
4 12 (6.38%) Octopus Deploy
5 11 (5.85%) gulp
6 10 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (5.32%) webpack
7 7 (3.72%) ReSharper
8 5 (2.66%) Selenium
9 4 (2.13%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.13%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.13%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.60%) Ant
10 3 (1.60%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.60%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.60%) Maven
10 3 (1.60%) NUnit
10 3 (1.60%) QUnit
10 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.60%) WATIR
General
1 26 (13.83%) Finance
2 13 (6.91%) Marketing
3 5 (2.66%) Retail
4 3 (1.60%) Banking
5 2 (1.06%) Law
5 2 (1.06%) Publishing
6 1 (0.53%) Automotive
6 1 (0.53%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 116 (61.70%) Developer
2 63 (33.51%) .NET Developer
3 40 (21.28%) Sitecore Developer
4 31 (16.49%) C# Developer
5 29 (15.43%) Architect
6 27 (14.36%) C# .NET Developer
7 21 (11.17%) Senior Developer
8 17 (9.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 17 (9.04%) Senior .NET Developer
9 15 (7.98%) Sitecore Architect
10 13 (6.91%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (5.85%) CMS Developer
12 10 (5.32%) Lead Developer
13 9 (4.79%) Azure Developer
14 8 (4.26%) HTML CSS Developer
14 8 (4.26%) HTML Developer
14 8 (4.26%) Project Manager
14 8 (4.26%) Technical Architect
15 7 (3.72%) Full Stack Developer
16 5 (2.66%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (64.89%) .NET
2 57 (30.32%) HTML
3 54 (28.72%) ASP.NET
4 51 (27.13%) CSS
5 41 (21.81%) AngularJS
6 40 (21.28%) ASP.NET Web API
7 38 (20.21%) .NET Framework
8 33 (17.55%) jQuery
9 29 (15.43%) Web Services
10 26 (13.83%) Entity Framework
11 23 (12.23%) React
12 22 (11.70%) OAuth
13 19 (10.11%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (9.57%) CSS3
14 18 (9.57%) HTML5
15 15 (7.98%) Vue.js
16 14 (7.45%) Backbone.js
17 13 (6.91%) Sass
18 12 (6.38%) Node.js
18 12 (6.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.77%) User Experience
2 8 (4.26%) PKI
3 7 (3.72%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.66%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.60%) iPad
6 2 (1.06%) Animation
7 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.53%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.72%) Windows
1 7 (3.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (29.26%) E-Commerce
3 54 (28.72%) Scrum
4 52 (27.66%) TDD
5 50 (26.60%) MVC
6 31 (16.49%) Content Management
7 24 (12.77%) CRM
8 23 (12.23%) Front End Development
9 22 (11.70%) SOA
10 20 (10.64%) API Development
11 16 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (8.51%) SOLID
12 15 (7.98%) Analytics
13 14 (7.45%) Prototyping
14 13 (6.91%) B2C
14 13 (6.91%) DevOps
14 13 (6.91%) OOP
15 12 (6.38%) Microservices
15 12 (6.38%) Web Development
16 11 (5.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 104 (55.32%) C#
2 79 (42.02%) JavaScript
3 50 (26.60%) SQL
4 17 (9.04%) T-SQL
5 11 (5.85%) Java
6 7 (3.72%) ES6
6 7 (3.72%) R
6 7 (3.72%) Ruby
7 3 (1.60%) Groovy
8 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.53%) C
9 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (6.38%) Degree
2 2 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (4.26%) OpenSSO
1 8 (4.26%) Single Sign-On
2 7 (3.72%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.53%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.53%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 188 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 12 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.32%) Adobe
4 9 (4.79%) ATG
4 9 (4.79%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (4.26%) BEA
5 8 (4.26%) Oracle
6 3 (1.60%) Google
6 3 (1.60%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.06%) hybris
8 1 (0.53%) Alterian
8 1 (0.53%) Apigee
8 1 (0.53%) Demandware
8 1 (0.53%) iRise
8 1 (0.53%) Omniture
8 1 (0.53%) SAP