Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 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.

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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 430 393 506
Rank change year-on-year -37 +113 -6
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 471 508 380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.57% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 1.26% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 358 308
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £300 £313 £275
90th Percentile £563 £550 £650
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
England median hourly rate £39.50 £80.00 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.63% +115.98% -
UK median hourly rate £39.50 £80.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year -50.63% +115.98% -

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 39,249 40,226 42,080
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.38% 45.06% 42.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,970 24,920 25,216
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £238 £250 £233
90th Percentile £625 £594 £588
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,292 1,478 1,793
England median hourly rate £17.49 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.06% -2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.53% -5.56% +9.09%

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 23 January 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sitecore in England over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 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 -38 205 £450 +5.88% 64
South East -15 94 £400 -5.88% 6
North of England +25 84 £400 -11.11% 38
North West +15 43 £500 +42.86% 23
South West +3 39 £406 +1.56% 7
Yorkshire +31 33 £350 +3.70% 12
Midlands -10 32 £488 +8.33% 9
West Midlands +15 16 £525 +31.25% 4
East Midlands -13 16 £388 -13.89% 5
East of England -5 12 £500 - 8
North East 0 8 £425 -16.26% 3
Sitecore
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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.

1 279 (59.24%) .NET
2 217 (46.07%) C#
3 214 (45.44%) Sitecore CMS
4 213 (45.22%) CMS
5 169 (35.88%) MVC
6 140 (29.72%) Agile Software Development
7 123 (26.11%) HTML
8 121 (25.69%) ASP.NET
9 118 (25.05%) CSS
10 102 (21.66%) JavaScript
11 100 (21.23%) SQL Server
12 99 (21.02%) TDD
13 79 (16.77%) Microsoft
13 79 (16.77%) Microsoft Azure
14 76 (16.14%) SQL
15 68 (14.44%) jQuery
16 65 (13.80%) E-Commerce
17 58 (12.31%) Web Services
17 58 (12.31%) Scrum
18 57 (12.10%) ASP.NET Web API
19 52 (11.04%) Analytics
19 52 (11.04%) Content Management
20 51 (10.83%) Git (software)
20 51 (10.83%) ASP.NET MVC
21 48 (10.19%) Marketing
22 44 (9.34%) User Experience
23 43 (9.13%) AngularJS
23 43 (9.13%) CRM
24 42 (8.92%) Front End Development
25 38 (8.07%) Finance

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
1 214 (45.44%) Sitecore CMS
2 213 (45.22%) CMS
3 38 (8.07%) Umbraco
4 28 (5.94%) EPiServer
5 19 (4.03%) IIS
6 17 (3.61%) Apache Solr
6 17 (3.61%) Confluence
6 17 (3.61%) WordPress
7 15 (3.18%) SharePoint
8 14 (2.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 13 (2.76%) Drupal
10 10 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (2.12%) Kentico
11 5 (1.06%) Mule
11 5 (1.06%) Mule ESB
12 4 (0.85%) WebLogic Portal
13 3 (0.64%) Sitefinity
14 2 (0.42%) Content Management Server
14 2 (0.42%) Magnolia
15 1 (0.21%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 15 (3.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.12%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.85%) LaTeX
5 3 (0.64%) Camtasia
5 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.21%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.21%) HipChat
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.21%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 13 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.49%) SAP Hybris
3 5 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.42%) Magento
4 2 (0.42%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.21%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.21%) Primavera
5 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.21%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 79 (16.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (4.88%) Google Analytics
3 19 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (2.97%) Silverpop
5 9 (1.91%) PaaS
6 6 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (1.06%) GitHub
7 5 (1.06%) IaaS
7 5 (1.06%) Office 365
8 4 (0.85%) Boomi
8 4 (0.85%) Trello
9 3 (0.64%) AdWords
9 3 (0.64%) SaaS
10 2 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.42%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.21%) CheetahMail
11 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.21%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.70%) Firewall
2 5 (1.06%) Internet
2 5 (1.06%) LAN
2 5 (1.06%) SAN
2 5 (1.06%) WAN
3 4 (0.85%) MPLS
3 4 (0.85%) OSPF
3 4 (0.85%) WLAN
4 2 (0.42%) HTTP
4 2 (0.42%) SMS
5 1 (0.21%) SSL
5 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (21.23%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.43%) MongoDB
3 23 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (3.61%) NoSQL
5 14 (2.97%) Power BI
6 13 (2.76%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.27%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.27%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.06%) Jackrabbit
10 4 (0.85%) CouchDB
11 3 (0.64%) Endeca
11 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.42%) HBase
12 2 (0.42%) MS Access
12 2 (0.42%) MySQL
12 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.21%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 51 (10.83%) Git (software)
2 35 (7.43%) JIRA
3 25 (5.31%) Visual Studio
4 15 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (3.18%) TeamCity
5 13 (2.76%) ReSharper
6 12 (2.55%) Octopus Deploy
7 11 (2.34%) Jasmine
8 10 (2.12%) Subversion
9 9 (1.91%) Jenkins
10 8 (1.70%) gulp
10 8 (1.70%) Karma Test Runner
11 7 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 6 (1.27%) Grunt
12 6 (1.27%) Mercurial
12 6 (1.27%) Mocha
12 6 (1.27%) Vagrant
13 5 (1.06%) Maven
13 5 (1.06%) Mockito
13 5 (1.06%) Selenium
General
1 48 (10.19%) Marketing
2 38 (8.07%) Finance
3 18 (3.82%) Retail
4 13 (2.76%) Advertising
5 12 (2.55%) Legal
6 9 (1.91%) Publishing
7 5 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.85%) Local Government
9 2 (0.42%) Automotive
9 2 (0.42%) Back Office
9 2 (0.42%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.21%) Front Office
10 1 (0.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 296 (62.85%) Developer
2 210 (44.59%) Sitecore Developer
3 79 (16.77%) .NET Developer
4 62 (13.16%) Architect
5 52 (11.04%) C# Developer
6 42 (8.92%) C# .NET Developer
7 41 (8.70%) Sitecore Architect
8 27 (5.73%) Analyst
9 21 (4.46%) Consultant
10 16 (3.40%) Sitecore Consultant
11 14 (2.97%) Database Analyst
11 14 (2.97%) Database Marketing Analyst
11 14 (2.97%) IT Analyst
11 14 (2.97%) Marketing Analyst
11 14 (2.97%) Report Analyst
11 14 (2.97%) Technical Architect
12 13 (2.76%) CMS Developer
12 13 (2.76%) CRM Analyst
12 13 (2.76%) Lead Developer
12 13 (2.76%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (59.24%) .NET
2 123 (26.11%) HTML
3 121 (25.69%) ASP.NET
4 118 (25.05%) CSS
5 68 (14.44%) jQuery
6 58 (12.31%) Web Services
7 57 (12.10%) ASP.NET Web API
8 51 (10.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 43 (9.13%) AngularJS
10 38 (8.07%) KnockoutJS
11 37 (7.86%) .NET Framework
12 34 (7.22%) HTML5
13 31 (6.58%) Backbone.js
14 28 (5.94%) LINQ
15 27 (5.73%) Ajax
16 24 (5.10%) CSS3
17 22 (4.67%) XML
18 18 (3.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 17 (3.61%) Vue (Vue.js)
20 16 (3.40%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.34%) User Experience
2 31 (6.58%) Greenfield Project
3 26 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.97%) Marketing Technology
5 10 (2.12%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.70%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.06%) PKI
7 5 (1.06%) Wiki
8 4 (0.85%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (0.64%) Social Media
10 2 (0.42%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.42%) iPad
11 1 (0.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.21%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.21%) New Media
11 1 (0.21%) PMI
11 1 (0.21%) Replication
11 1 (0.21%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.21%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (5.52%) Windows
2 18 (3.82%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.27%) Linux
4 4 (0.85%) CentOS
5 3 (0.64%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (35.88%) MVC
2 140 (29.72%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (21.02%) TDD
4 65 (13.80%) E-Commerce
5 58 (12.31%) Scrum
6 52 (11.04%) Analytics
6 52 (11.04%) Content Management
7 43 (9.13%) CRM
8 42 (8.92%) Front End Development
9 38 (8.07%) BDD
10 36 (7.64%) Migration
10 36 (7.64%) Project Management
11 34 (7.22%) SOLID
12 30 (6.37%) OOP
12 30 (6.37%) SOA
13 28 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (5.52%) Microservices
15 25 (5.31%) Web Development
16 20 (4.25%) Responsive Web Design
16 20 (4.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 217 (46.07%) C#
2 102 (21.66%) JavaScript
3 76 (16.14%) SQL
4 26 (5.52%) T-SQL
5 17 (3.61%) Java
6 13 (2.76%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.06%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.85%) C++
8 4 (0.85%) ES6
8 4 (0.85%) Fortran
9 3 (0.64%) PHP
10 2 (0.42%) C
11 1 (0.21%) Ruby
11 1 (0.21%) X++
Qualifications
1 34 (7.22%) Degree
2 4 (0.85%) CCNP
2 4 (0.85%) CCSE
2 4 (0.85%) CISA
2 4 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (0.85%) CISMP
2 4 (0.85%) CISSP
2 4 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.64%) MCP
3 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.21%) GPEN
4 1 (0.21%) GWAPT
4 1 (0.21%) OSCP
4 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.03%) QA
2 4 (0.85%) GDPR
2 4 (0.85%) WCAG
3 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.70%) Docker
3 7 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.06%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.49%) Puppet
2 6 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.06%) CA Single Sign-On
3 5 (1.06%) OpenSSO
4 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (0.85%) SCCM
4 4 (0.85%) SCOM
5 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.21%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.21%) Rancher
5 1 (0.21%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 79 (16.77%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.58%) Oracle
3 24 (5.10%) Google
4 18 (3.82%) Adobe
5 14 (2.97%) Hootsuite
6 12 (2.55%) SAP
7 11 (2.34%) hybris
8 8 (1.70%) ATG
8 8 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.49%) SendGrid
10 6 (1.27%) Coveo
10 6 (1.27%) New Relic
11 5 (1.06%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.06%) Cisco
11 5 (1.06%) Coverity
11 5 (1.06%) Juniper
11 5 (1.06%) SolarWinds
11 5 (1.06%) VMware
12 4 (0.85%) BEA
12 4 (0.85%) NetApp