Period
to 11 August 2020

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 11 August 2020 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
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 457 571 470
Rank change year-on-year +114 -101 -58
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 66 229 464
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.28% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.65% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 144 360
Median daily rate £400 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £293 £325 £318
90th Percentile £530 £584 £588
UK median daily rate £400 £438 £450
% change year-on-year -8.57% -2.78% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £33.00 -

Sitecore is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 13,617 35,327 39,275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 44.20% 42.63% 41.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,328 22,265 24,535
Median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +2.86%
10th Percentile £256 £256 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 536 1,257 1,445
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.86% +5.72% +5.88%
10th Percentile £12.18 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £48.16 £52.37 £47.37
Median hourly rate £24.20 £19.03 £17.50
% change year-on-year +27.14% +8.74% +2.94%

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore in England

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Sitecore in England.

Daily rate trend for Sitecore in England

Sitecore
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Sitecore in England over the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Sitecore in England

Sitecore
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Sitecore in England.

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 11 August 2020. 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 +138 23 £338 -25.00% 9
South East +131 21 £400 -13.51% 2
North of England +111 12 £413 -2.94% 8
Midlands +86 7 £375 - 2
North West +72 7 £413 -0.60% 4
West Midlands +69 7 £375 - 2
Yorkshire +66 4 £408 -4.12% 1
East of England +53 2 - -
South West +87 1 £120 -68.00% 1
North East +44 1 £375 -30.23% 3
Sitecore
UK

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, 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 30 (45.45%) .NET
2 27 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (39.39%) Azure
4 24 (36.36%) Sitecore CMS
4 24 (36.36%) CMS
5 23 (34.85%) C#
6 18 (27.27%) MVC
7 14 (21.21%) Content Management
7 14 (21.21%) HTML
8 13 (19.70%) JavaScript
9 12 (18.18%) User Experience
10 11 (16.67%) DevOps
10 11 (16.67%) CSS
10 11 (16.67%) AWS
11 10 (15.15%) Web Development
11 10 (15.15%) CRM
11 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
12 9 (13.64%) Umbraco
13 8 (12.12%) Dynamics CRM
13 8 (12.12%) B2C
14 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET
14 7 (10.61%) TeamCity
14 7 (10.61%) Git (software)
14 7 (10.61%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (10.61%) People Management
15 6 (9.09%) React
15 6 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
15 6 (9.09%) Front End Development
15 6 (9.09%) EPiServer
15 6 (9.09%) Marketing

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 24 (36.36%) CMS
1 24 (36.36%) Sitecore CMS
2 9 (13.64%) Umbraco
3 6 (9.09%) EPiServer
4 5 (7.58%) Kentico
5 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.52%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.52%) Confluence
6 1 (1.52%) Drupal
6 1 (1.52%) IIS
6 1 (1.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.03%) Magento
3 1 (1.52%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 26 (39.39%) Azure
2 11 (16.67%) AWS
3 6 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (4.55%) GCP
5 2 (3.03%) PaaS
6 1 (1.52%) Azure Stack
6 1 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.52%) GitHub
6 1 (1.52%) IaaS
6 1 (1.52%) Logic Apps
6 1 (1.52%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.52%) PowerApps
6 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) Intranet
2 1 (1.52%) GoToMeeting
2 1 (1.52%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.52%) MySQL
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Git (software)
1 7 (10.61%) Octopus Deploy
1 7 (10.61%) TeamCity
2 3 (4.55%) Subversion
3 2 (3.03%) Grunt
3 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.03%) JIRA
3 2 (3.03%) webpack
4 1 (1.52%) Babel
4 1 (1.52%) Bower
4 1 (1.52%) CircleCI
4 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.52%) gulp
4 1 (1.52%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.52%) Mocha
4 1 (1.52%) Selenium
4 1 (1.52%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (9.09%) Marketing
2 3 (4.55%) Back Office
2 3 (4.55%) Local Government
3 2 (3.03%) Law
3 2 (3.03%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (45.45%) Developer
2 17 (25.76%) Sitecore Developer
3 10 (15.15%) .NET Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Architect
5 6 (9.09%) Consultant
6 5 (7.58%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (6.06%) Sitecore Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Sitecore Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.55%) EPiServer Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.03%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Agile C# Developer
9 2 (3.03%) HTML Developer
9 2 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Oracle Consultant
9 2 (3.03%) Siebel Consultant
9 2 (3.03%) Web Editor
9 2 (3.03%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (45.45%) .NET
2 14 (21.21%) HTML
3 11 (16.67%) CSS
4 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET
5 6 (9.09%) React
6 5 (7.58%) AngularJS
6 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (6.06%) jQuery
7 4 (6.06%) Sass
7 4 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (4.55%) HTML5
8 3 (4.55%) Node.js
9 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (3.03%) Web Services
10 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET Core
10 1 (1.52%) Chai
10 1 (1.52%) Jest
10 1 (1.52%) Semantic HTML
10 1 (1.52%) Twig
10 1 (1.52%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) User Experience
2 4 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.52%) NHS
5 1 (1.52%) Vector Graphics
5 1 (1.52%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (27.27%) MVC
3 14 (21.21%) Content Management
4 11 (16.67%) DevOps
5 10 (15.15%) CRM
5 10 (15.15%) Web Development
6 8 (12.12%) B2C
7 7 (10.61%) People Management
8 6 (9.09%) Front End Development
9 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.58%) Identity Management
10 4 (6.06%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.06%) Microservices
10 4 (6.06%) Migration
10 4 (6.06%) Scrum
10 4 (6.06%) TDD
11 3 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (4.55%) Contract Management
11 3 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 23 (34.85%) C#
2 13 (19.70%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.58%) SQL
4 3 (4.55%) Java
5 2 (3.03%) ES6
5 2 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (1.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.52%) Degree
1 1 (1.52%) MCSD
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) GDPR
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Ansible
1 1 (1.52%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle
2 4 (6.06%) Siebel
3 3 (4.55%) hybris
4 2 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.52%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.52%) SAP