The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 29 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 113 117
Rank change year-on-year +15 +4  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 14 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.75% 0.54% 0.046%
As % of the Vendors category 1.42% 1.02% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 1
Median daily rate £370 £500 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.00% +66.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.12% -  
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 Hampshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 988 1178 986
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 52.72% 53.13% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 772 520
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 48 70
Median hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.66% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.84 £50.00 £42.00
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 Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore in Hampshire

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sitecore in Hampshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore in Hampshire

Sitecore
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester +5 3 £350 -11.39%
Southampton - 1 - -
Sitecore
South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 11 (64.71%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) CSS
2 9 (52.94%) CMS
2 9 (52.94%) Sitecore CMS
2 9 (52.94%) HTML5
3 7 (41.18%) Web Services
3 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 7 (41.18%) MVC
3 7 (41.18%) User Experience
3 7 (41.18%) REST
3 7 (41.18%) CSS3
4 6 (35.29%) Front End Development
5 5 (29.41%) Content Management
5 5 (29.41%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 4 (23.53%) SEO
7 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
8 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
8 2 (11.76%) C#
8 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
8 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
8 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
8 2 (11.76%) XML
8 2 (11.76%) Web Development
8 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
9 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design

Sitecore
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (52.94%) CMS
1 9 (52.94%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (70.59%) Sitecore Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (23.53%) UX Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) HTML Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Sitecore Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Designer
6 1 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Sitecore Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) CSS
2 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) HTML5
3 7 (41.18%) CSS3
3 7 (41.18%) REST
3 7 (41.18%) Web Services
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.76%) XML
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.88%) jQuery
6 1 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) MVC
2 6 (35.29%) Front End Development
3 5 (29.41%) Content Management
3 5 (29.41%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 4 (23.53%) SEO
5 2 (11.76%) Web Development
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Build Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Information Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) SOA
6 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) VB.NET