The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 25 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 92 88
Rank change year-on-year +24 -4  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 22 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.03% 1.09% 0.98%
As % of the Vendors category 6.03% 3.05% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 15
Median daily rate £330 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £337
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 Leeds.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 365 525 651
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 33.73% 35.62% 42.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 357 436
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 17
Median hourly rate £16.68 £18.75 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.04% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £17.10 £9.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.94 £22.50 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore in Leeds

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 25 (86.21%) .NET
2 23 (79.31%) MVC
3 22 (75.86%) C#
4 20 (68.97%) ASP.NET
5 17 (58.62%) SQL Server
5 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (55.17%) Sitecore CMS
6 16 (55.17%) CMS
7 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
8 14 (48.28%) SQL
8 14 (48.28%) jQuery
9 12 (41.38%) T-SQL
9 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (37.93%) Scrum
11 10 (34.48%) HTML
11 10 (34.48%) CSS
11 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (24.14%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
12 7 (24.14%) TDD
12 7 (24.14%) Web Development
12 7 (24.14%) OOP
13 6 (20.69%) Ajax
13 6 (20.69%) MongoDB
13 6 (20.69%) NoSQL
13 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (20.69%) Microservices
13 6 (20.69%) SOLID
13 6 (20.69%) Greenfield Project
13 6 (20.69%) Front End Development

Sitecore
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 16 (55.17%) CMS
1 16 (55.17%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (13.79%) Apache Solr
2 4 (13.79%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.90%) Confluence
3 2 (6.90%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (58.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) MongoDB
2 6 (20.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 2 (6.90%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Developer
2 22 (75.86%) .NET Developer
3 10 (34.48%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (34.48%) C# Developer
4 9 (31.03%) Sitecore Developer
5 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (17.24%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (10.34%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (10.34%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Business Integration Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.90%) CMS Developer
8 2 (6.90%) CRM Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) CRM Systems Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Integration Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Systems Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (86.21%) .NET
2 20 (68.97%) ASP.NET
3 14 (48.28%) jQuery
4 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (34.48%) CSS
5 10 (34.48%) HTML
6 7 (24.14%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (20.69%) Ajax
8 5 (17.24%) CSS3
8 5 (17.24%) HTML5
9 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
10 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
11 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
11 1 (3.45%) Web Services
11 1 (3.45%) XHTML
11 1 (3.45%) XML
11 1 (3.45%) XSD
11 1 (3.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (20.69%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) MVC
2 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (37.93%) Scrum
4 7 (24.14%) OOP
4 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
4 7 (24.14%) TDD
4 7 (24.14%) Web Development
5 6 (20.69%) Front End Development
5 6 (20.69%) Microservices
5 6 (20.69%) SOLID
6 5 (17.24%) SOA
7 4 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (13.79%) Kanban
8 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
8 3 (10.34%) Project Management
8 3 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (6.90%) CRM
9 2 (6.90%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) C#
2 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
3 14 (48.28%) SQL
4 12 (41.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) MuleSoft
2 1 (3.45%) Nuxeo
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