The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Sitecore.

Sitecore
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 - 42
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.17% - 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 4.55% - 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33%  
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 Leicestershire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 132 108 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 47.65% 38.85% 37.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 57 74
Median daily rate £305 £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £111 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 12
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -7.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £9.82 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £15.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11%  

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore in Leicestershire

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore in Leicestershire

Sitecore
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Leicester - 1 £500 -
Sitecore
East Midlands

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

1 7 (77.78%) CMS
1 7 (77.78%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 3 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (22.22%) System Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) ITSM
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) MCSD
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) CRM

Sitecore
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 7 (77.78%) CMS
1 7 (77.78%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Solr
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Sitecore Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Leader
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Lead Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Project Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Project Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) Ajax
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) LINQ
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) WPF
2 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) ITSM
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) System Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Business Process Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) MCSD
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft