The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 30 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.95% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.96% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £413 £390
% change year-on-year -9.09% +5.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Liverpool with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 54 34 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 22.78% 14.35% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 22 26
Median daily rate £325 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £265 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £450 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £11.50 £12.49 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.92% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +14.70% -15.00%  

Sitecore CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore CMS in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Sitecore CMS.

1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) CMS
1 8 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) jQuery
3 5 (62.50%) Umbraco
4 4 (50.00%) EPiServer
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) OO
5 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (37.50%) N-Tier
5 3 (37.50%) OOD
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
6 2 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
6 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (25.00%) Time Management
6 2 (25.00%) LINQ
6 2 (25.00%) Web Development

Sitecore CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 8 (100.00%) CMS
2 5 (62.50%) Umbraco
3 4 (50.00%) EPiServer
4 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) .NET Developer
3 6 (75.00%) Sitecore Developer
4 3 (37.50%) EPiServer Developer
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (25.00%) CMS Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
5 2 (25.00%) LINQ
5 2 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (12.50%) WCF
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) N-Tier
2 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) OOD
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Content Management
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (25.00%) Time Management
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Document Management
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft