The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 28 March 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
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 - 71
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.34% - 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 2.89% - 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Glasgow.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 242 268 343
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 46.18% 46.21% 40.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 146 216
Median daily rate £370 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 16
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +134.37% -36.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore in Glasgow

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sitecore in Glasgow over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (81.82%) Umbraco
2 8 (72.73%) MVC
2 8 (72.73%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
2 8 (72.73%) .NET
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (63.64%) CMS
3 7 (63.64%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (54.55%) AngularJS
4 6 (54.55%) jQuery
5 5 (45.45%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 5 (45.45%) XHTML
5 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 4 (36.36%) CRM
6 4 (36.36%) Rapid Prototyping
6 4 (36.36%) HTML5
6 4 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (36.36%) RESTful
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (27.27%) QA
7 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (27.27%) SaaS
7 3 (27.27%) User Experience
7 3 (27.27%) SharePoint

Sitecore
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 9 (81.82%) Umbraco
2 7 (63.64%) CMS
2 7 (63.64%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
4 1 (9.09%) Drupal
4 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (27.27%) IaaS
2 3 (27.27%) SaaS
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Content Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Umbraco Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Content Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
1 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
2 6 (54.55%) AngularJS
2 6 (54.55%) jQuery
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (45.45%) XHTML
4 4 (36.36%) HTML5
4 4 (36.36%) RESTful
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (9.09%) Ajax
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (9.09%) XML
6 1 (9.09%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (27.27%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) CRM
3 4 (36.36%) Rapid Prototyping
4 3 (27.27%) Prototyping
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) Compatibility Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Web Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) DevOps
6 1 (9.09%) SEO
6 1 (9.09%) Statistics
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (9.09%) UML
6 1 (9.09%) Web Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
6 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Omniture
2 1 (9.09%) Twitter