The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Sitecore CMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sitecore CMS over the 3 months to 25 April 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.

Sitecore CMS
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 96 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 -  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 10 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.96% 0.45% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.71% 2.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 0
Median daily rate £363 £335 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.20% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £389
% change year-on-year -6.25% +2.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 -

Sitecore CMS is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 149 241 267
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 14.34% 15.63% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 160 168
Median daily rate £375 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.14% +27.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £291 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £550 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Median hourly rate £19.00 £9.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +111.11% -35.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £13.87 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  

Sitecore CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Sitecore CMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore CMS in Leeds

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore CMS in Leeds

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS in Leeds over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore CMS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore CMS 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Sitecore CMS.

1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) CMS
1 10 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 9 (90.00%) jQuery
2 9 (90.00%) MVC
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (80.00%) C#
3 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (60.00%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (60.00%) OOP
5 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (60.00%) Scrum
5 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (60.00%) TDD
6 5 (50.00%) Ajax
6 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (50.00%) Front End Development
6 5 (50.00%) SOLID
7 4 (40.00%) Microservices
7 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
7 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
7 4 (40.00%) Apache Solr
7 4 (40.00%) SOA
8 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce

Sitecore CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 10 (100.00%) CMS
2 4 (40.00%) Apache Solr
2 4 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (20.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (10.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Umbraco Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) jQuery
3 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (60.00%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (50.00%) Ajax
7 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (20.00%) CSS
7 2 (20.00%) HTML
8 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 1 (10.00%) CSS3
8 1 (10.00%) HTML5
8 1 (10.00%) Web Services
8 1 (10.00%) XHTML
8 1 (10.00%) XML
8 1 (10.00%) XSD
8 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) OOP
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 5 (50.00%) SOLID
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (40.00%) Microservices
4 4 (40.00%) SOA
5 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (30.00%) Web Development
6 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
7 1 (10.00%) API Development
7 1 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (10.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft