The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 22 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 36 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 -  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 14 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 5.22% 0.40% -
As % of the Vendors category 14.58% 0.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.12% +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 Liverpool.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 96 130 143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 35.82% 51.59% 53.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 73 66
Median daily rate £325 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £16.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.34 £51.67
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 Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 23 (88.46%) .NET
2 21 (80.77%) C#
3 20 (76.92%) ASP.NET
4 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
5 12 (46.15%) HTML
5 12 (46.15%) CSS
6 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
6 11 (42.31%) MVC
6 11 (42.31%) CMS
6 11 (42.31%) Umbraco
6 11 (42.31%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (26.92%) jQuery
8 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (23.08%) HTML5
8 6 (23.08%) CSS3
8 6 (23.08%) EPiServer
8 6 (23.08%) SQL
9 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
9 4 (15.38%) Web Development
9 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 4 (15.38%) OO
10 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
10 3 (11.54%) N-Tier
10 3 (11.54%) OOD
10 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
10 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (11.54%) Front End Development
10 3 (11.54%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework

Sitecore
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 11 (42.31%) CMS
1 11 (42.31%) Sitecore CMS
1 11 (42.31%) Umbraco
2 6 (23.08%) EPiServer
3 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.69%) Drupal
4 2 (7.69%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 19 (73.08%) Sitecore Developer
3 9 (34.62%) .NET Developer
4 5 (19.23%) C# Developer
4 5 (19.23%) EPiServer Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Umbraco Developer
5 3 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) CMS Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Sitecore Developer
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (88.46%) .NET
2 20 (76.92%) ASP.NET
3 12 (46.15%) CSS
3 12 (46.15%) HTML
4 7 (26.92%) jQuery
5 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (23.08%) CSS3
5 6 (23.08%) HTML5
6 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
7 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
8 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
8 2 (7.69%) LINQ
8 2 (7.69%) LINQ to SQL
9 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (3.85%) WCF
9 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (11.54%) N-Tier
2 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) MVC
2 4 (15.38%) OO
2 4 (15.38%) Web Development
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) Front End Development
3 3 (11.54%) OOD
4 2 (7.69%) Content Management
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.85%) Document Management
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (3.85%) Software Architecture
5 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.85%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) C#
2 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft