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 3 months to 26 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.

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

Sitecore
UK / England
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 380 404 409
Rank change year-on-year +24 +5  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 206 234 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.48% 0.46% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 1.10% 1.04% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 177 138
Median daily rate £388 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.88% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £276 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -11.76% +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 -

Sitecore is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18728 22568 22963
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.68% 43.92% 45.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11607 14086 13299
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 632 733 1001
Median hourly rate £17.78 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.57% -2.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.80 £40.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.15% +8.57%  

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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 3 months to 26 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 -67 51 £400 -13.51% 30
South East +31 40 £381 -15.27% 16
North West +50 27 £325 -13.33% 14
North East - 23 £508 - 2
Yorkshire +18 17 £330 -10.50% 2
East Midlands +5 16 £493 -
South West +3 16 £400 +33.33% 5
East of England -6 9 £300 -33.33%
West Midlands +19 2 £338 +3.84% 2
Sitecore
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For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore 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.

1 298 (67.42%) .NET
2 239 (54.07%) C#
3 219 (49.55%) CMS
3 219 (49.55%) Sitecore CMS
4 175 (39.59%) ASP.NET
5 155 (35.07%) Agile Software Development
6 150 (33.94%) MVC
7 141 (31.90%) JavaScript
8 117 (26.47%) HTML
9 107 (24.21%) CSS
10 98 (22.17%) TDD
11 77 (17.42%) Scrum
12 76 (17.19%) Microsoft
12 76 (17.19%) jQuery
13 75 (16.97%) SQL Server
14 68 (15.38%) BDD
15 64 (14.48%) Greenfield Project
16 60 (13.57%) Content Management
17 56 (12.67%) Finance
18 55 (12.44%) SQL
19 54 (12.22%) Web Development
19 54 (12.22%) Umbraco
20 47 (10.63%) ASP.NET MVC
21 43 (9.73%) OO
22 38 (8.60%) Ajax
23 37 (8.37%) Team Foundation Server
24 36 (8.14%) AngularJS
24 36 (8.14%) REST
25 35 (7.92%) User Experience
26 34 (7.69%) Visual Studio

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
1 219 (49.55%) CMS
1 219 (49.55%) Sitecore CMS
2 54 (12.22%) Umbraco
3 31 (7.01%) IIS
4 19 (4.30%) EPiServer
5 15 (3.39%) Drupal
5 15 (3.39%) SharePoint
6 13 (2.94%) Apache Solr
7 9 (2.04%) Kentico
8 6 (1.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.90%) CoreMedia CMS
9 4 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.90%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.90%) WordPress
10 3 (0.68%) Confluence
10 3 (0.68%) Sitefinity
11 2 (0.45%) Content Management Server
11 2 (0.45%) DNN
11 2 (0.45%) Immediacy CMS
11 2 (0.45%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.90%) Magento
2 3 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.45%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.23%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.90%) GitHub
4 2 (0.45%) Office 365
4 2 (0.45%) SaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.20%) Internet
2 16 (3.62%) HTTP
3 11 (2.49%) Intranet
4 3 (0.68%) Firewall
5 2 (0.45%) Extranet
6 1 (0.23%) DNS
6 1 (0.23%) LAN
6 1 (0.23%) LDAP
6 1 (0.23%) Network Security
6 1 (0.23%) SSL
6 1 (0.23%) VPN
6 1 (0.23%) WAN
6 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (16.97%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (2.71%) MongoDB
4 7 (1.58%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.45%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.23%) DTS
7 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.23%) MySQL
7 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (8.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 23 (5.20%) Selenium
4 20 (4.52%) Git (software)
4 20 (4.52%) Octopus Deploy
4 20 (4.52%) WebDriver
5 17 (3.85%) Bitbucket
6 14 (3.17%) Ant
6 14 (3.17%) Apache Ivy
6 14 (3.17%) eggPlant
6 14 (3.17%) Gradle
6 14 (3.17%) JMeter
6 14 (3.17%) Maven
6 14 (3.17%) TeamCity
7 9 (2.04%) JIRA
8 8 (1.81%) SpecFlow
9 7 (1.58%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.36%) ReSharper
11 5 (1.13%) Gatling
11 5 (1.13%) NeoLoad
General
1 56 (12.67%) Finance
2 24 (5.43%) Retail
3 18 (4.07%) Marketing
4 17 (3.85%) Advertising
5 8 (1.81%) Banking
6 6 (1.36%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.13%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.68%) Publishing
9 1 (0.23%) Automotive
9 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 311 (70.36%) Developer
2 226 (51.13%) Sitecore Developer
3 120 (27.15%) .NET Developer
4 54 (12.22%) C# Developer
5 41 (9.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 33 (7.47%) Architect
7 27 (6.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 23 (5.20%) Analyst
9 20 (4.52%) JavaScript Developer
9 20 (4.52%) Sitecore Architect
10 16 (3.62%) CMS Developer
11 15 (3.39%) Agile Developer
11 15 (3.39%) ASP.NET Developer
11 15 (3.39%) Business Analyst
12 12 (2.71%) Agile .NET Developer
12 12 (2.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 12 (2.71%) Senior Developer
13 11 (2.49%) Designer
13 11 (2.49%) Umbraco Developer
14 10 (2.26%) Senior Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (67.42%) .NET
2 175 (39.59%) ASP.NET
3 117 (26.47%) HTML
4 107 (24.21%) CSS
5 76 (17.19%) jQuery
6 47 (10.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 38 (8.60%) Ajax
8 36 (8.14%) AngularJS
8 36 (8.14%) REST
9 33 (7.47%) ASP.NET Web API
10 32 (7.24%) HTML5
11 30 (6.79%) .NET Framework
11 30 (6.79%) XML
12 27 (6.11%) Web Services
13 26 (5.88%) CSS3
14 25 (5.66%) Sass
15 21 (4.75%) XSLT
16 19 (4.30%) JSON
16 19 (4.30%) LINQ
17 17 (3.85%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 64 (14.48%) Greenfield Project
2 35 (7.92%) User Experience
3 21 (4.75%) W3C
4 17 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.68%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.68%) Digital Media
6 3 (0.68%) N-Tier
6 3 (0.68%) Social Media
7 2 (0.45%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.45%) New Media
7 2 (0.45%) RIA
8 1 (0.23%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.23%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.23%) FMCG
8 1 (0.23%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.23%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.23%) Streaming Music
8 1 (0.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (6.56%) Windows
2 8 (1.81%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.68%) MVS
4 1 (0.23%) Android
4 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.23%) Linux
4 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (35.07%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (33.94%) MVC
3 98 (22.17%) TDD
4 77 (17.42%) Scrum
5 68 (15.38%) BDD
6 60 (13.57%) Content Management
7 54 (12.22%) Web Development
8 43 (9.73%) OO
9 33 (7.47%) Front End Development
9 33 (7.47%) Project Management
10 31 (7.01%) DevOps
11 27 (6.11%) Migration
11 27 (6.11%) SOLID
12 21 (4.75%) E-Commerce
13 20 (4.52%) OOP
14 17 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (3.85%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 16 (3.62%) Software Architecture
16 15 (3.39%) Software Engineering
17 13 (2.94%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 239 (54.07%) C#
2 141 (31.90%) JavaScript
3 55 (12.44%) SQL
4 24 (5.43%) Java
4 24 (5.43%) T-SQL
5 17 (3.85%) Ruby
6 15 (3.39%) ActionScript
7 14 (3.17%) Groovy
7 14 (3.17%) Python
8 10 (2.26%) VB.NET
9 9 (2.04%) C++
10 3 (0.68%) C
10 3 (0.68%) PHP
10 3 (0.68%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.45%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.23%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (2.26%) Degree
2 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.45%) MCSD
4 1 (0.23%) CCIE
4 1 (0.23%) CCNP
4 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.23%) ISEB
4 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.23%) JNCIP
4 1 (0.23%) JNCIS
4 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.13%) Docker
2 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (1.13%) HP Fortify
2 2 (0.45%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 76 (17.19%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.30%) Apple
3 15 (3.39%) Adobe
4 14 (3.17%) Splunk
5 13 (2.94%) Oracle
6 5 (1.13%) HP
7 4 (0.90%) OpenText
8 3 (0.68%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.45%) Alterian
9 2 (0.45%) CA
9 2 (0.45%) Marketo
9 2 (0.45%) New Relic
9 2 (0.45%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.23%) Aruba
10 1 (0.23%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.23%) Juniper
10 1 (0.23%) Pardot
10 1 (0.23%) Sage
10 1 (0.23%) Xerox
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