Period
to 10 December 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sitecore over the 6 months to 10 December 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Sitecore.

Sitecore
UK > England
6 months to
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 552 545 427
Rank change year-on-year -7 -118 0
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 203 357 482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.37% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% 0.88% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 254 324
England median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £263 £350 £300
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £438 £450 £423
% change year-on-year -2.78% +6.51% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
England median hourly rate - £24.11 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -38.96% -35.51%
UK median hourly rate - £24.11 £39.50
% change year-on-year - -38.96% -35.51%

Sitecore is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 32,044 40,713 40,199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.64% 42.36% 42.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,232 25,661 25,355
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £230 £256 £240
90th Percentile £638 £636 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,285 1,484 1,309
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.75 £10.75
90th Percentile £53.00 £47.06 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.94%

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Sitecore as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore in England

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sitecore in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore in England

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sitecore in England over the 6 months to 10 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore in England

Sitecore
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sitecore in England

Sitecore
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 10 December 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 +65 117 £450 -3.74% 17
South East +5 36 £400 -6.98% 12
East of England +55 19 £550 +22.22% 1
South West +4 16 £325 -21.21% 7
North of England -32 7 £415 +0.61% 5
Midlands +41 6 £525 +23.53% 6
West Midlands +38 4 £525 +23.53% 6
Yorkshire +1 4 £413 -2.94% 1
North West +15 3 £415 -2.35% 4
East Midlands +28 2 £550 +4.76%
Sitecore
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore 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.

1 100 (49.26%) .NET
2 91 (44.83%) CMS
2 91 (44.83%) Sitecore CMS
3 75 (36.95%) C#
3 75 (36.95%) HTML
4 72 (35.47%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (34.48%) CSS
6 64 (31.53%) MVC
7 63 (31.03%) Azure
8 61 (30.05%) JavaScript
9 46 (22.66%) SQL
9 46 (22.66%) AngularJS
10 43 (21.18%) DevOps
11 42 (20.69%) Umbraco
11 42 (20.69%) Microsoft
12 39 (19.21%) ASP.NET
12 39 (19.21%) User Experience
13 34 (16.75%) Grunt
14 33 (16.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 32 (15.76%) jQuery
15 32 (15.76%) E-Commerce
15 32 (15.76%) Wireframes
16 30 (14.78%) Unit Testing
17 29 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
17 29 (14.29%) TDD
18 28 (13.79%) Git (software)
18 28 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
19 27 (13.30%) Front End Development
19 27 (13.30%) Continuous Integration
20 26 (12.81%) Sass

Sitecore
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 91 (44.83%) CMS
1 91 (44.83%) Sitecore CMS
2 42 (20.69%) Umbraco
3 20 (9.85%) Kentico
4 18 (8.87%) IIS
5 16 (7.88%) WebSphere
6 10 (4.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 10 (4.93%) EPiServer
7 9 (4.43%) SharePoint
8 6 (2.96%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.99%) DNN
9 2 (0.99%) Immediacy CMS
9 2 (0.99%) Sitefinity
9 2 (0.99%) WordPress
10 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.49%) Drupal
10 1 (0.49%) Magnolia
Applications
1 16 (7.88%) Photoshop
2 10 (4.93%) Sketch
3 5 (2.46%) Adobe After Effects
3 5 (2.46%) InDesign
3 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.97%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.97%) Adobe XD
5 3 (1.48%) Chatbot
5 3 (1.48%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.99%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.99%) InVision
7 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 20 (9.85%) Magento
2 6 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.48%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.99%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.49%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 63 (31.03%) Azure
2 19 (9.36%) PaaS
3 12 (5.91%) npm
4 10 (4.93%) AWS
5 8 (3.94%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 4 (1.97%) GCP
6 4 (1.97%) IaaS
7 3 (1.48%) Office 365
8 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.99%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.99%) Serverless
9 1 (0.49%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.49%) AWS CodeDeploy
9 1 (0.49%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (0.49%) AWS Fargate
9 1 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.49%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.49%) Boomi
9 1 (0.49%) GitHub
9 1 (0.49%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.99%) Intranet
2 1 (0.49%) Firewall
2 1 (0.49%) Internet
2 1 (0.49%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.48%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (0.99%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.99%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.49%) Endeca
4 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 34 (16.75%) Grunt
2 28 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 23 (11.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 21 (10.34%) Bower
5 17 (8.37%) gulp
6 16 (7.88%) Jasmine
6 16 (7.88%) Karma Test Runner
7 15 (7.39%) Visual Studio
8 14 (6.90%) TeamCity
9 13 (6.40%) Visual Studio Team System
10 12 (5.91%) Subversion
11 7 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.97%) Axure RP
13 3 (1.48%) Jenkins
14 2 (0.99%) Bitbucket
14 2 (0.99%) JIRA
14 2 (0.99%) Maven
15 1 (0.49%) NUnit
15 1 (0.49%) Selenium
15 1 (0.49%) webpack
General
1 15 (7.39%) Games
2 13 (6.40%) Finance
3 11 (5.42%) Retail
4 10 (4.93%) Marketing
5 7 (3.45%) Banking
6 2 (0.99%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.49%) Advertising
7 1 (0.49%) Back Office
7 1 (0.49%) French Language
7 1 (0.49%) German Language
7 1 (0.49%) Law
7 1 (0.49%) Publishing
7 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 130 (64.04%) Developer
2 71 (34.98%) Sitecore Developer
3 30 (14.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 24 (11.82%) .NET Developer
5 15 (7.39%) Architect
6 14 (6.90%) Designer
7 11 (5.42%) CMS Developer
7 11 (5.42%) Consultant
7 11 (5.42%) Magento Developer
8 9 (4.43%) Sitecore Architect
9 8 (3.94%) Azure DevOps
9 8 (3.94%) Digital Designer
10 7 (3.45%) DevOps Consultant
10 7 (3.45%) React Developer
11 6 (2.96%) Angular Developer
11 6 (2.96%) Azure Consultant
11 6 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.46%) Analyst
12 5 (2.46%) C# Developer
12 5 (2.46%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (49.26%) .NET
2 75 (36.95%) HTML
3 70 (34.48%) CSS
4 46 (22.66%) AngularJS
5 39 (19.21%) ASP.NET
6 33 (16.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 32 (15.76%) jQuery
8 29 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 28 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
10 26 (12.81%) Sass
11 22 (10.84%) React
12 18 (8.87%) XHTML
13 17 (8.37%) LESS
14 16 (7.88%) Dojo
14 16 (7.88%) HTML5
14 16 (7.88%) Semantic HTML
15 15 (7.39%) Web Services
16 13 (6.40%) CSS3
17 11 (5.42%) KnockoutJS
17 11 (5.42%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 39 (19.21%) User Experience
2 20 (9.85%) W3C
3 16 (7.88%) Vector Graphics
4 13 (6.40%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.97%) Tandem
7 3 (1.48%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.49%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.49%) Clustering
8 1 (0.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.46%) Windows
2 2 (0.99%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (35.47%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (31.53%) MVC
3 43 (21.18%) DevOps
4 32 (15.76%) E-Commerce
4 32 (15.76%) Wireframes
5 30 (14.78%) Unit Testing
6 29 (14.29%) TDD
7 27 (13.30%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (13.30%) Front End Development
8 22 (10.84%) Responsive Web Design
9 20 (9.85%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 19 (9.36%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (8.87%) BDD
11 18 (8.87%) Sprint Planning
12 17 (8.37%) Content Management
13 15 (7.39%) CRM
13 15 (7.39%) Load Balancing
13 15 (7.39%) Project Management
14 12 (5.91%) Inversion of Control
14 12 (5.91%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 75 (36.95%) C#
2 61 (30.05%) JavaScript
3 46 (22.66%) SQL
4 21 (10.34%) Java
5 11 (5.42%) PHP
6 7 (3.45%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.46%) ES6
8 3 (1.48%) Python
9 2 (0.99%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.49%) ES7
10 1 (0.49%) Java 8
10 1 (0.49%) Scala
10 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (2.96%) Degree
2 1 (0.49%) ISEB
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.96%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.49%) Docker
2 1 (0.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.48%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.88%) IBM
3 14 (6.90%) Adobe
3 14 (6.90%) Google
4 6 (2.96%) hybris
5 4 (1.97%) SAP
6 3 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.99%) Alias
7 2 (0.99%) Alterian
7 2 (0.99%) Dell
7 2 (0.99%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.49%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.49%) Hotjar
8 1 (0.49%) New Relic
8 1 (0.49%) Thunderhead
8 1 (0.49%) Twitter
8 1 (0.49%) WooCommerce