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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sitecore
Rank 81 82 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 7 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.69% 1.12% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.98% 3.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 0
Median daily rate £375 £423 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.24% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.31% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
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 Leeds.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 353 497 491
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 34.99% 34.85% 42.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 337 321
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 8
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.50 £13.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.60% -4.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.24 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £33.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore in Leeds

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) MVC
4 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
5 5 (55.56%) CMS
5 5 (55.56%) jQuery
5 5 (55.56%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (33.33%) SOLID
7 3 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (33.33%) Microservices
7 3 (33.33%) Front End Development
7 3 (33.33%) Apache Solr
7 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
7 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
7 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 3 (33.33%) Ajax
7 3 (33.33%) Scrum
7 3 (33.33%) TDD
7 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 3 (33.33%) OOP
7 3 (33.33%) SOA

Sitecore
Top Related 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 5 (55.56%) CMS
1 5 (55.56%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (33.33%) Apache Solr
2 3 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (22.22%) Umbraco
4 1 (11.11%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (33.33%) Ajax
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (11.11%) CSS3
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) XHTML
6 1 (11.11%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) XSD
6 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 3 (33.33%) Microservices
3 3 (33.33%) OOP
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) SOA
3 3 (33.33%) SOLID
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft