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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 68 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.46% 0.14% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £310 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.96% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.56% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.25 -

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 250 351 366
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 38.28% 49.58% 40.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 190 176
Median daily rate £395 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.85% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 17
Median hourly rate £16.00 £43.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.80% +129.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.50 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £43.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

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 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
1 6 (85.71%) Umbraco
2 5 (71.43%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (71.43%) CMS
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
3 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (57.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) XHTML
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) CRM
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (28.57%) RESTful
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server

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 6 (85.71%) Umbraco
2 5 (71.43%) CMS
2 5 (71.43%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Solr
4 1 (14.29%) Drupal
4 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) IaaS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Umbraco Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (42.86%) XHTML
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) RESTful
5 1 (14.29%) Ajax
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) CRM
5 2 (28.57%) Prototyping
5 2 (28.57%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (14.29%) Coaching
6 1 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (14.29%) DevOps
6 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 1 (14.29%) OOP
6 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 1 (14.29%) SOLID
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) UML
6 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter