Period
to 24 July 2017

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 24 July 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
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 382 457 473
Rank change year-on-year +75 +16 +37
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 491 488 438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.56% 0.48% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 1.28% 1.08% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 368 308
England median daily rate £400 £400 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.61% +1.00%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £275
90th Percentile £550 £575 £525
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year - +5.96% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
England median hourly rate - £9.00 £24.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.13% +52.56%
UK median hourly rate - £9.00 £24.41
% change year-on-year - -63.13% +52.56%

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 38316 45056 46319
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.75% 44.35% 44.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23626 28082 27341
England median daily rate £438 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +1.01%
10th Percentile £259 £250 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1297 1476 2025
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.90 £44.63 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +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 24 July 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 6 months to 24 July 2017. 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 -29 164 £450 +2.86% 19
North of England +115 124 £375 - 12
South East +64 104 £389 -7.16% 10
North West +51 54 £325 -11.80% 11
Midlands +15 40 £400 +10.73% 4
Yorkshire +30 39 £369 -7.81% 1
East Midlands +5 34 £400 +8.47% 2
North East +86 31 £508 +56.15%
South West -16 30 £388 +7.64% 4
East of England -16 21 £513 +13.89% 3
West Midlands +10 6 £380 +8.57% 2
Sitecore
UK

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 344 (70.06%) .NET
2 228 (46.44%) CMS
2 228 (46.44%) Sitecore CMS
3 220 (44.81%) C#
4 193 (39.31%) MVC
5 173 (35.23%) ASP.NET
6 154 (31.36%) Agile Software Development
7 148 (30.14%) JavaScript
8 129 (26.27%) HTML
9 126 (25.66%) CSS
10 103 (20.98%) SQL Server
11 82 (16.70%) Microsoft
12 80 (16.29%) TDD
12 80 (16.29%) jQuery
13 77 (15.68%) SQL
14 73 (14.87%) Web Services
15 69 (14.05%) ASP.NET MVC
16 68 (13.85%) Content Management
17 66 (13.44%) Scrum
18 62 (12.63%) Web Development
19 59 (12.02%) REST
20 52 (10.59%) Front End Development
21 49 (9.98%) BDD
21 49 (9.98%) Umbraco
22 48 (9.78%) Marketing
23 46 (9.37%) ASP.NET Web API
23 46 (9.37%) User Experience
24 44 (8.96%) AngularJS
25 43 (8.76%) HTML5
26 42 (8.55%) Project Management

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
1 228 (46.44%) CMS
1 228 (46.44%) Sitecore CMS
2 49 (9.98%) Umbraco
3 37 (7.54%) IIS
4 16 (3.26%) EPiServer
5 12 (2.44%) Apache Solr
5 12 (2.44%) Drupal
5 12 (2.44%) Kentico
6 10 (2.04%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (1.83%) Confluence
8 8 (1.63%) WordPress
9 7 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (1.02%) CoreMedia CMS
11 5 (1.02%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.61%) NServiceBus
12 3 (0.61%) Orchard CMS
13 2 (0.41%) LiveLink
14 1 (0.20%) DNN
Applications
1 5 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.61%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.22%) Eloqua
2 6 (1.22%) SessionCam
3 5 (1.02%) Magento
3 5 (1.02%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.20%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.20%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 40 (8.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.24%) GitHub
4 6 (1.22%) Google Analytics
4 6 (1.22%) PaaS
5 4 (0.81%) SaaS
6 3 (0.61%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.41%) IaaS
8 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.24%) HTTP
2 10 (2.04%) Internet
3 8 (1.63%) Intranet
4 3 (0.61%) Firewall
5 2 (0.41%) Extranet
6 1 (0.20%) DNS
6 1 (0.20%) LAN
6 1 (0.20%) LDAP
6 1 (0.20%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.20%) SSL
6 1 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (20.98%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (3.67%) MongoDB
4 13 (2.65%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.81%) Couchbase
5 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.41%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.20%) Big Data
8 1 (0.20%) Mixpanel
8 1 (0.20%) MS Access
8 1 (0.20%) MySQL
8 1 (0.20%) Power BI
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Anywhere
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (8.15%) Visual Studio
2 39 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (6.31%) Git (software)
4 28 (5.70%) Selenium
5 27 (5.50%) TeamCity
6 23 (4.68%) Octopus Deploy
7 20 (4.07%) WebDriver
8 19 (3.87%) JIRA
9 13 (2.65%) Bitbucket
10 11 (2.24%) ReSharper
11 10 (2.04%) Ant
11 10 (2.04%) Apache Ivy
11 10 (2.04%) eggPlant
11 10 (2.04%) Gradle
11 10 (2.04%) JMeter
11 10 (2.04%) Maven
11 10 (2.04%) SpecFlow
12 9 (1.83%) Gatling
12 9 (1.83%) NeoLoad
13 8 (1.63%) Jenkins
General
1 48 (9.78%) Marketing
2 38 (7.74%) Finance
3 18 (3.67%) Advertising
4 14 (2.85%) Retail
5 8 (1.63%) Banking
6 7 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.61%) Back Office
7 3 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.41%) Local Government
8 2 (0.41%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.20%) French Language
9 1 (0.20%) Games
9 1 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 322 (65.58%) Developer
2 228 (46.44%) Sitecore Developer
3 118 (24.03%) .NET Developer
4 51 (10.39%) Architect
5 45 (9.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 45 (9.16%) C# Developer
6 35 (7.13%) Sitecore Architect
7 30 (6.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 25 (5.09%) CMS Developer
9 20 (4.07%) Analyst
10 17 (3.46%) ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (3.46%) Consultant
11 16 (3.26%) JavaScript Developer
12 15 (3.05%) Lead Developer
12 15 (3.05%) Sitecore Consultant
13 14 (2.85%) DevOps Engineer
13 14 (2.85%) Solutions Architect
14 13 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 13 (2.65%) Team Leader
15 12 (2.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 344 (70.06%) .NET
2 173 (35.23%) ASP.NET
3 129 (26.27%) HTML
4 126 (25.66%) CSS
5 80 (16.29%) jQuery
6 73 (14.87%) Web Services
7 69 (14.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 59 (12.02%) REST
9 46 (9.37%) ASP.NET Web API
10 44 (8.96%) AngularJS
11 43 (8.76%) HTML5
12 41 (8.35%) Ajax
13 38 (7.74%) CSS3
14 34 (6.92%) XML
15 29 (5.91%) LINQ
16 28 (5.70%) .NET Framework
17 22 (4.48%) Sass
18 21 (4.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 21 (4.28%) KnockoutJS
19 18 (3.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.37%) User Experience
2 33 (6.72%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.44%) W3C
5 11 (2.24%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.22%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.02%) New Media
8 4 (0.81%) Cloud Native
9 3 (0.61%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.61%) PMI
9 3 (0.61%) RIA
9 3 (0.61%) Social Media
10 2 (0.41%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.20%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.20%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.20%) NHS
11 1 (0.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (5.70%) Windows
2 11 (2.24%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.41%) Linux
3 2 (0.41%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (39.31%) MVC
2 154 (31.36%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (16.29%) TDD
4 68 (13.85%) Content Management
5 66 (13.44%) Scrum
6 62 (12.63%) Web Development
7 52 (10.59%) Front End Development
8 49 (9.98%) BDD
9 42 (8.55%) Project Management
10 39 (7.94%) E-Commerce
11 33 (6.72%) Test Automation
12 32 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (6.11%) OOP
14 27 (5.50%) OO
15 25 (5.09%) DevOps
16 24 (4.89%) Analytics
17 22 (4.48%) Migration
17 22 (4.48%) Software Engineering
18 21 (4.28%) Digital Marketing
18 21 (4.28%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 220 (44.81%) C#
2 148 (30.14%) JavaScript
3 77 (15.68%) SQL
4 35 (7.13%) T-SQL
5 17 (3.46%) Java
6 13 (2.65%) Ruby
7 10 (2.04%) Groovy
7 10 (2.04%) Python
8 9 (1.83%) VB.NET
9 8 (1.63%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.22%) PHP
11 3 (0.61%) ActionScript
11 3 (0.61%) C
12 2 (0.41%) VBA
13 1 (0.20%) C++
13 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.20%) R
13 1 (0.20%) X++
Qualifications
1 26 (5.30%) Degree
2 4 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.61%) ISEB
3 3 (0.61%) PMI Certification
3 3 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (0.41%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.41%) MCP
4 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.20%) IIBA
5 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.20%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.20%) PMP
5 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.89%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (2.24%) Docker
2 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (1.83%) HP Fortify
2 6 (1.22%) Ansible
3 4 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.81%) Puppet
3 4 (0.81%) Terraform
4 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.20%) Kibana
Vendors
1 82 (16.70%) Microsoft
2 12 (2.44%) Adobe
3 11 (2.24%) Apple
4 10 (2.04%) HP
4 10 (2.04%) Splunk
5 9 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.43%) Marketo
7 6 (1.22%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.22%) Google
7 6 (1.22%) hybris
8 5 (1.02%) Ensighten
9 4 (0.81%) Oracle
9 4 (0.81%) SAP
10 3 (0.61%) OpenText
10 3 (0.61%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.61%) Siebel
11 2 (0.41%) CA
11 2 (0.41%) New Relic
11 2 (0.41%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 2 (0.41%) Xamarin
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