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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sitecore CMS
England / London
Rank 370 372 331
Rank change year-on-year +2 -41  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 28 59 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.27% 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.76% 1.58% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 46 64
Median daily rate £450 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £164 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +10.71% -9.67%  
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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 3690 3743 3796
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 19.06% 16.90% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2564 2575 2502
Median daily rate £475 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 53 100
Median hourly rate £22.34 £24.00 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.93% +19.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.21 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £88.00 £50.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 -1 4 £425 +25.83% 3
Sitecore CMS
England

Sitecore CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 73 (100.00%) CMS
1 73 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 41 (56.16%) .NET
3 34 (46.58%) C#
4 33 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (39.73%) ASP.NET
6 27 (36.99%) JavaScript
7 24 (32.88%) HTML
8 23 (31.51%) MVC
8 23 (31.51%) Umbraco
9 20 (27.40%) CSS
10 14 (19.18%) jQuery
10 14 (19.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
11 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
12 12 (16.44%) TDD
12 12 (16.44%) Content Management
13 10 (13.70%) Drupal
14 9 (12.33%) EPiServer
14 9 (12.33%) Marketing
14 9 (12.33%) AngularJS
15 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 8 (10.96%) Migration
15 8 (10.96%) SQL
15 8 (10.96%) Adobe
16 7 (9.59%) Git (software)
16 7 (9.59%) LINQ
16 7 (9.59%) .NET Framework
17 6 (8.22%) Kentico
17 6 (8.22%) BDD

Sitecore CMS
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 73 (100.00%) CMS
2 23 (31.51%) Umbraco
3 10 (13.70%) Drupal
4 9 (12.33%) EPiServer
5 6 (8.22%) Kentico
6 5 (6.85%) Sitefinity
7 4 (5.48%) DNN
7 4 (5.48%) Immediacy CMS
8 3 (4.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.37%) Apache Solr
10 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.37%) Content Management Server
10 1 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.37%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) HTTP
2 3 (4.11%) Intranet
3 2 (2.74%) Extranet
4 1 (1.37%) DNS
4 1 (1.37%) Firewall
4 1 (1.37%) Internet
4 1 (1.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.37%) DTS
4 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.74%) JIRA
3 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.37%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.37%) Grunt
4 1 (1.37%) gulp
4 1 (1.37%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.37%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.37%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.37%) Redmine
General
1 9 (12.33%) Marketing
2 5 (6.85%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Retail
3 3 (4.11%) Publishing
4 2 (2.74%) Advertising
5 1 (1.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 40 (54.79%) Developer
2 27 (36.99%) Sitecore Developer
3 18 (24.66%) .NET Developer
4 8 (10.96%) CMS Developer
5 7 (9.59%) Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) Architect
5 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (9.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (9.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (9.59%) C# Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Content Editor
7 5 (6.85%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) CMS Project Manager
7 5 (6.85%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.85%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.85%) Web Editor
8 4 (5.48%) Digital Architect
8 4 (5.48%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.48%) EPiServer Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (56.16%) .NET
2 29 (39.73%) ASP.NET
3 24 (32.88%) HTML
4 20 (27.40%) CSS
5 14 (19.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (19.18%) jQuery
6 9 (12.33%) AngularJS
7 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 7 (9.59%) .NET Framework
8 7 (9.59%) LINQ
9 6 (8.22%) Node.js
10 5 (6.85%) Ajax
10 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (6.85%) XML
11 4 (5.48%) HTML5
11 4 (5.48%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (5.48%) RESTful
12 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (4.11%) REST
12 3 (4.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.11%) Social Media
1 3 (4.11%) Tandem
2 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.74%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.37%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.37%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.37%) Windows
1 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.51%) MVC
3 12 (16.44%) Content Management
3 12 (16.44%) TDD
4 8 (10.96%) Migration
5 6 (8.22%) BDD
6 5 (6.85%) Scrum
6 5 (6.85%) SEO
6 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.85%) Waterfall
6 5 (6.85%) Web Development
7 4 (5.48%) Change Management
7 4 (5.48%) Web Application Development
8 3 (4.11%) Analytics
8 3 (4.11%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (4.11%) Fit Analysis
8 3 (4.11%) Front End Development
8 3 (4.11%) HOOD
8 3 (4.11%) Mobile First
8 3 (4.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (46.58%) C#
2 27 (36.99%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.96%) SQL
4 3 (4.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.74%) Java
5 2 (2.74%) Ruby
5 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.37%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 73 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.96%) Adobe
4 4 (5.48%) Alterian
5 3 (4.11%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.37%) Google
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle
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