The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 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.

Sitecore CMS
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 378 370 351
Rank change year-on-year -8 -19  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 44 57 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.25% 1.42% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 45 53
Median daily rate £434 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.05% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £314 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £394
% change year-on-year +14.28% -11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.25 -

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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 3533 4020 4373
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.08% 18.58% 18.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2483 2900 2916
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 45 104
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -7.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £26.28 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

Sitecore CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore CMS in London

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore CMS in London

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sitecore CMS in London

Sitecore CMS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS within the London region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
City of London -5 7 £400 +3.22% 2
Brentford - 3 £425 -
Sitecore CMS
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 London region with a requirement for Sitecore CMS.

1 72 (100.00%) CMS
1 72 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 41 (56.94%) .NET
3 29 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (34.72%) C#
5 22 (30.56%) MVC
6 21 (29.17%) JavaScript
7 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
8 19 (26.39%) ASP.NET
8 19 (26.39%) CSS
9 18 (25.00%) HTML
10 17 (23.61%) Umbraco
11 16 (22.22%) Marketing
12 14 (19.44%) Content Management
13 13 (18.06%) SQL
14 12 (16.67%) Adobe
14 12 (16.67%) SEO
14 12 (16.67%) jQuery
15 11 (15.28%) QA
15 11 (15.28%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
16 10 (13.89%) EPiServer
16 10 (13.89%) BDD
16 10 (13.89%) Advertising
16 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
17 9 (12.50%) Visual Studio
17 9 (12.50%) TDD
17 9 (12.50%) Degree
17 9 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
17 9 (12.50%) AngularJS

Sitecore CMS
Co-occurring 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 72 (100.00%) CMS
2 17 (23.61%) Umbraco
3 10 (13.89%) EPiServer
4 7 (9.72%) Drupal
5 5 (6.94%) CoreMedia CMS
5 5 (6.94%) WebSphere
6 4 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (5.56%) Kentico
7 3 (4.17%) IIS
8 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.39%) Content Management Server
9 1 (1.39%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (4.17%) MS Visio
1 3 (4.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Eloqua
2 3 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (1.39%) SessionCam
4 1 (1.39%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.56%) GitHub
4 1 (1.39%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.39%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) Extranet
1 2 (2.78%) Intranet
2 1 (1.39%) DNS
2 1 (1.39%) Firewall
2 1 (1.39%) HTTP
2 1 (1.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) Couchbase
2 4 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.39%) Big Data
5 1 (1.39%) Mixpanel
5 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (15.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 8 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 6 (8.33%) Selenium
4 6 (8.33%) TeamCity
5 5 (6.94%) Karma Test Runner
5 5 (6.94%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (5.56%) Bower
6 4 (5.56%) gulp
6 4 (5.56%) Mocha
6 4 (5.56%) NuGet
6 4 (5.56%) Protractor
6 4 (5.56%) Sinon.JS
7 3 (4.17%) MSBuild
8 2 (2.78%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.78%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.39%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.39%) Moq
9 1 (1.39%) Redmine
General
1 16 (22.22%) Marketing
2 10 (13.89%) Advertising
3 8 (11.11%) Retail
4 5 (6.94%) Finance
5 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.39%) Publishing
5 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (40.28%) Developer
2 11 (15.28%) Sitecore Developer
3 10 (13.89%) .NET Developer
3 10 (13.89%) Architect
4 9 (12.50%) Analyst
4 9 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (9.72%) CMS Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Lead Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (6.94%) WebSphere Architect
8 4 (5.56%) .NET Architect
8 4 (5.56%) Content Editor
8 4 (5.56%) Digital Architect
8 4 (5.56%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Lead Architect
8 4 (5.56%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.56%) Software Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (56.94%) .NET
2 19 (26.39%) ASP.NET
2 19 (26.39%) CSS
3 18 (25.00%) HTML
4 12 (16.67%) jQuery
5 9 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 8 (11.11%) HTML5
7 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (9.72%) CSS3
7 7 (9.72%) Gherkin
8 6 (8.33%) RESTful
9 5 (6.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (5.56%) Backbone.js
10 4 (5.56%) Chai
10 4 (5.56%) Ember.js
10 4 (5.56%) MEAN Stack
10 4 (5.56%) XML
11 3 (4.17%) D3.js
11 3 (4.17%) LINQ
11 3 (4.17%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) User Experience
2 4 (5.56%) Cloud Native
2 4 (5.56%) Social Media
3 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.17%) PMI
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.39%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.56%) MVC
3 14 (19.44%) Content Management
4 12 (16.67%) SEO
5 10 (13.89%) BDD
6 9 (12.50%) TDD
7 8 (11.11%) Analytics
7 8 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 7 (9.72%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (9.72%) Waterfall
8 7 (9.72%) Web Development
9 6 (8.33%) DevOps
9 6 (8.33%) Enterprise Content Management
9 6 (8.33%) Front End Development
9 6 (8.33%) Marketing Automation
10 5 (6.94%) ArchiMate
10 5 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (6.94%) Microservices
10 5 (6.94%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (6.94%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (34.72%) C#
2 21 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 13 (18.06%) SQL
4 4 (5.56%) Java
5 3 (4.17%) C
5 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.17%) Ruby
6 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.39%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (4.17%) PMI Certification
2 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.78%) MCP
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) Ansible
1 3 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.17%) Puppet
1 3 (4.17%) Terraform
2 1 (1.39%) Kibana
Vendors
1 72 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 12 (16.67%) Adobe
4 5 (6.94%) Marketo
5 3 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.78%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.39%) Google
7 1 (1.39%) Hootsuite
7 1 (1.39%) hybris
7 1 (1.39%) Optimizely
7 1 (1.39%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud