Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 627 612 632
Rank change year-on-year -15 +20 -29
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 211 227 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.39% 1.41% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 160 155
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £289 £263 £238
90th Percentile £555 £526 £563
UK median daily rate £390 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
England median hourly rate £13.50 £80.00 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -83.13% +115.98% -
UK median hourly rate £13.50 £80.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year -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 15,226 16,085 17,344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.60% 18.17% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,249 10,434 11,087
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £266 £260 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 364 503
England median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £19.42 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +2.21% -9.52% +16.67%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -38 92 £450 +12.50% 41
North of England +37 40 £350 -1.75% 24
South East -31 39 £350 -16.67% 2
Yorkshire +31 26 £325 - 8
South West +9 22 £425 +3.03% 3
North West -6 11 £531 +57.41% 16
Midlands -9 8 £388 -13.89% 5
East Midlands -5 7 £350 -22.22% 3
East of England -17 7 £388 -22.50% 5
North East +40 3 £550 +10.00%
West Midlands +5 1 £475 +26.67% 2
Sitecore CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 211 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 210 (99.53%) CMS
3 129 (61.14%) .NET
4 110 (52.13%) C#
5 91 (43.13%) Agile Software Development
6 79 (37.44%) HTML
6 79 (37.44%) CSS
7 77 (36.49%) MVC
8 68 (32.23%) ASP.NET
9 64 (30.33%) TDD
10 59 (27.96%) SQL Server
11 57 (27.01%) JavaScript
12 51 (24.17%) E-Commerce
13 47 (22.27%) Content Management
14 43 (20.38%) jQuery
15 39 (18.48%) User Experience
16 38 (18.01%) Scrum
16 38 (18.01%) SQL
17 36 (17.06%) Microsoft
18 35 (16.59%) ASP.NET Web API
18 35 (16.59%) Microsoft Azure
19 33 (15.64%) .NET Framework
20 32 (15.17%) Web Services
21 30 (14.22%) Umbraco
21 30 (14.22%) ASP.NET MVC
22 28 (13.27%) KnockoutJS
22 28 (13.27%) Git (software)
23 27 (12.80%) MongoDB
24 26 (12.32%) AngularJS
25 25 (11.85%) SOA

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
1 210 (99.53%) CMS
2 30 (14.22%) Umbraco
3 19 (9.00%) EPiServer
4 18 (8.53%) IIS
5 14 (6.64%) Apache Solr
6 13 (6.16%) WordPress
7 11 (5.21%) Confluence
8 10 (4.74%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (4.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 9 (4.27%) SharePoint
10 8 (3.79%) Drupal
10 8 (3.79%) Kentico
11 3 (1.42%) Mule
11 3 (1.42%) Mule ESB
11 3 (1.42%) Sitefinity
11 3 (1.42%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.95%) Content Management Server
12 2 (0.95%) Magnolia
13 1 (0.47%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.47%) OpenCms
Applications
1 8 (3.79%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.90%) LaTeX
2 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.42%) Camtasia
3 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.47%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.47%) HipChat
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.47%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 12 (5.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.90%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.47%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.47%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 35 (16.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.79%) Google Analytics
3 6 (2.84%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.90%) PaaS
4 4 (1.90%) Trello
5 2 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.95%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.47%) AdWords
6 1 (0.47%) CheetahMail
6 1 (0.47%) GitHub
6 1 (0.47%) SaaS
6 1 (0.47%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.90%) Internet
2 1 (0.47%) HTTP
2 1 (0.47%) LAN
2 1 (0.47%) SAN
2 1 (0.47%) SMS
2 1 (0.47%) SSL
2 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.47%) VPN
2 1 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (27.96%) SQL Server
2 27 (12.80%) MongoDB
3 15 (7.11%) NoSQL
4 14 (6.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.84%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.84%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.37%) Jackrabbit
7 4 (1.90%) CouchDB
7 4 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.95%) Endeca
9 2 (0.95%) HBase
9 2 (0.95%) MS Access
9 2 (0.95%) MySQL
10 1 (0.47%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 28 (13.27%) Git (software)
2 25 (11.85%) JIRA
3 13 (6.16%) ReSharper
4 8 (3.79%) Jasmine
5 7 (3.32%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.32%) Karma Test Runner
5 7 (3.32%) Subversion
6 6 (2.84%) Mercurial
6 6 (2.84%) Mocha
6 6 (2.84%) Vagrant
7 5 (2.37%) Grunt
7 5 (2.37%) Maven
7 5 (2.37%) Mockito
7 5 (2.37%) SonarQube
7 5 (2.37%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.90%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (1.90%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.42%) PostCSS
9 3 (1.42%) webpack
General
1 23 (10.90%) Finance
2 16 (7.58%) Marketing
3 11 (5.21%) Legal
4 9 (4.27%) Publishing
4 9 (4.27%) Retail
5 4 (1.90%) Local Government
6 1 (0.47%) Advertising
6 1 (0.47%) Front Office
6 1 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 122 (57.82%) Developer
2 60 (28.44%) .NET Developer
2 60 (28.44%) Sitecore Developer
3 44 (20.85%) C# Developer
4 36 (17.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (13.27%) Architect
6 16 (7.58%) Sitecore Architect
7 13 (6.16%) CMS Developer
7 13 (6.16%) Consultant
8 12 (5.69%) Analyst
8 12 (5.69%) Full Stack Developer
8 12 (5.69%) Technical Architect
9 9 (4.27%) Content Editor
9 9 (4.27%) Sitecore Consultant
10 8 (3.79%) Designer
11 7 (3.32%) Business Analyst
11 7 (3.32%) Project Manager
12 6 (2.84%) Delivery Manager
13 5 (2.37%) .NET Architect
13 5 (2.37%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (61.14%) .NET
2 79 (37.44%) CSS
2 79 (37.44%) HTML
3 68 (32.23%) ASP.NET
4 43 (20.38%) jQuery
5 35 (16.59%) ASP.NET Web API
6 33 (15.64%) .NET Framework
7 32 (15.17%) Web Services
8 30 (14.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 28 (13.27%) KnockoutJS
10 26 (12.32%) AngularJS
11 20 (9.48%) HTML5
12 19 (9.00%) Backbone.js
13 17 (8.06%) LINQ
13 17 (8.06%) XML
14 13 (6.16%) CSS3
14 13 (6.16%) Vue (Vue.js)
15 12 (5.69%) React
15 12 (5.69%) RESTful
16 10 (4.74%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 39 (18.48%) User Experience
2 21 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.64%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (3.32%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.90%) Analytical Mindset
5 4 (1.90%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.42%) PKI
7 2 (0.95%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.95%) iPad
8 1 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.47%) PMI
8 1 (0.47%) Replication
8 1 (0.47%) Social Media
8 1 (0.47%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.11%) Windows
2 14 (6.64%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (43.13%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (36.49%) MVC
3 64 (30.33%) TDD
4 51 (24.17%) E-Commerce
5 47 (22.27%) Content Management
6 38 (18.01%) Scrum
7 25 (11.85%) SOA
8 24 (11.37%) Microservices
8 24 (11.37%) SOLID
9 22 (10.43%) OOP
9 22 (10.43%) Web Development
10 20 (9.48%) BDD
10 20 (9.48%) CRM
11 19 (9.00%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (9.00%) Front End Development
11 19 (9.00%) Project Management
12 15 (7.11%) Analytics
12 15 (7.11%) Prototyping
13 13 (6.16%) MVVM
13 13 (6.16%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 110 (52.13%) C#
2 57 (27.01%) JavaScript
3 38 (18.01%) SQL
4 14 (6.64%) T-SQL
5 13 (6.16%) Java
6 9 (4.27%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.90%) C++
7 4 (1.90%) Fortran
8 3 (1.42%) PHP
9 2 (0.95%) C
9 2 (0.95%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (6.64%) Degree
2 3 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (1.42%) MCP
2 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.79%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.32%) Docker
2 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (2.84%) Puppet
2 3 (1.42%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (1.42%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.47%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.47%) Rancher
3 1 (0.47%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 211 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 36 (17.06%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.16%) Adobe
4 11 (5.21%) Oracle
5 8 (3.79%) Google
6 7 (3.32%) ATG
7 6 (2.84%) Coveo
7 6 (2.84%) hybris
7 6 (2.84%) New Relic
8 5 (2.37%) Coverity
9 4 (1.90%) SAP
10 3 (1.42%) BEA
11 1 (0.47%) Alterian
11 1 (0.47%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.47%) Facebook
11 1 (0.47%) Hitachi
11 1 (0.47%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.47%) Symantec
11 1 (0.47%) VMware