Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 128 124
Rank change year-on-year +18 -4 -21
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 31 22 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.37% 0.84% 1.09%
As % of the Vendors category 3.53% 2.28% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 25
Leeds median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06% +10.00%
10th Percentile £313 £309 £300
90th Percentile £510 £425 £350
West Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £400 £330
% change year-on-year -9.38% +21.21% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Leeds median hourly rate - - £37.04
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £37.04

Sitecore is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Leeds.

All Vendors
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 879 967 1269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 38.76% 36.94% 39.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 630 796
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.68% +9.23%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £575 £513
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 45
Leeds median hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.31% -13.33% +10.33%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.20 £8.85
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.83 £37.04
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +1.43% -3.45% +26.91%

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Sitecore as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 22 (70.97%) .NET
2 20 (64.52%) C#
2 20 (64.52%) ASP.NET
2 20 (64.52%) CMS
2 20 (64.52%) Sitecore CMS
3 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (54.84%) MVC
5 16 (51.61%) SQL
5 16 (51.61%) jQuery
6 15 (48.39%) T-SQL
6 15 (48.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
7 14 (45.16%) Scrum
8 12 (38.71%) MongoDB
8 12 (38.71%) NoSQL
8 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET Web API
8 12 (38.71%) Front End Development
9 11 (35.48%) SOLID
9 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (35.48%) Microservices
9 11 (35.48%) KnockoutJS
9 11 (35.48%) TDD
9 11 (35.48%) OOP
10 10 (32.26%) E-Commerce
10 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
10 10 (32.26%) SOA
10 10 (32.26%) Ajax
10 10 (32.26%) Apache Solr
10 10 (32.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (32.26%) Elasticsearch

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 20 (64.52%) CMS
1 20 (64.52%) Sitecore CMS
2 10 (32.26%) Apache Solr
2 10 (32.26%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 12 (38.71%) MongoDB
2 12 (38.71%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) gulp
3 1 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 16 (51.61%) .NET Developer
3 11 (35.48%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (35.48%) C# Developer
4 8 (25.81%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Sitecore Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Consultant
7 3 (9.68%) Architect
7 3 (9.68%) CRM Consultant
7 3 (9.68%) SQL Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.45%) CMS Developer
8 2 (6.45%) CRM Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) CRM Systems Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
8 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (6.45%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
8 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Systems Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (70.97%) .NET
2 20 (64.52%) ASP.NET
3 16 (51.61%) jQuery
4 15 (48.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (35.48%) KnockoutJS
7 10 (32.26%) Ajax
7 10 (32.26%) Vue (Vue.js)
8 7 (22.58%) CSS
9 6 (19.35%) HTML
10 4 (12.90%) CSS3
10 4 (12.90%) HTML5
11 2 (6.45%) Swagger
12 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (3.23%) Razor View Engine
12 1 (3.23%) Sass
12 1 (3.23%) Susy
12 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (25.81%) User Experience
3 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) MVC
3 14 (45.16%) Scrum
4 12 (38.71%) Front End Development
5 11 (35.48%) Microservices
5 11 (35.48%) OOP
5 11 (35.48%) SOLID
5 11 (35.48%) TDD
6 10 (32.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (32.26%) E-Commerce
6 10 (32.26%) SOA
7 6 (19.35%) Web Development
8 5 (16.13%) CRM
9 4 (12.90%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (12.90%) Kanban
9 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
10 3 (9.68%) Content Management
11 2 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (6.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) C#
2 16 (51.61%) SQL
3 15 (48.39%) T-SQL
4 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) MuleSoft
2 2 (6.45%) Nuxeo
2 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle