The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for SDL Web 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SDL Web 8 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SDL Web 8 (formerly Tridion)
England / London
Rank 405 433 406
Rank change year-on-year +28 -27  
Contract jobs citing SDL Web 8 1 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% 0.014% 0.061%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.067% 0.17% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £325 £1,050
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -69.04%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £360 £325
% change year-on-year +45.83% +10.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SDL Web 8 is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 1501 1735 1894
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 7.80% 7.84% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 998 1121 1232
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 10
Median hourly rate £32.19 £26.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.80% -22.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £22.50 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £55.00 £54.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

SDL Web 8
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing SDL Web 8 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SDL Web 8 in London

SDL Web 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SDL Web 8 in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SDL Web 8 in London

SDL Web 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SDL Web 8 in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SDL Web 8 in London

SDL Web 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SDL Web 8 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 London region with a requirement for SDL Web 8.

1 6 (100.00%) CMS
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Content Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) Node.js
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) Kentico
4 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (16.67%) Sitefinity
4 1 (16.67%) Ninject
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012

SDL Web 8
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 6 (100.00%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Alfresco
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) DNN
2 1 (16.67%) EPiServer
2 1 (16.67%) Immediacy CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Kentico
2 1 (16.67%) Magnolia
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Sitefinity
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) OLAP
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) CMS Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Tridion Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Architect
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Java Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) JDBC
3 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (16.67%) Ninject
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) Semantic HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Struts
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
1 1 (16.67%) Streaming Music
1 1 (16.67%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) AOP
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) B2B
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe
1 1 (16.67%) Alterian
1 1 (16.67%) Sitecore