Period
to 15 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 6 months to 15 December 2018 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
England > London
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 478 442 435
Rank change year-on-year -36 -7 -20
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 157 187 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.34% 0.39% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.84% 0.98% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 129 139
London median daily rate £468 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £362 £300 £255
90th Percentile £575 £565 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
London median hourly rate £24.11 - £80.00
England median hourly rate £32.81 £39.50 £61.25
% change year-on-year -16.95% -35.51% +65.36%

Sitecore is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 18,637 19,176 19,175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.09% 40.38% 43.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,647 13,049 12,740
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 298 302 290
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.09 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year - +4.48% -4.29%

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Sitecore as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore in London

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore in London

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sitecore in London over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore in London

Sitecore
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sitecore in London

Sitecore
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 within the London region over the 6 months to 15 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -9 28 £438 +0.57% 16
West London -3 11 £450 +12.50% 10
East London -30 3 - -
North London -5 2 £450 -5.26%
South London -22 2 £556 +8.54%
Sitecore
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 84 (53.50%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (49.68%) .NET
3 69 (43.95%) C#
4 63 (40.13%) CMS
4 63 (40.13%) Sitecore CMS
5 43 (27.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 37 (23.57%) SQL
7 33 (21.02%) ASP.NET
8 32 (20.38%) JavaScript
9 31 (19.75%) HTML
10 30 (19.11%) Web Services
10 30 (19.11%) TeamCity
10 30 (19.11%) SDLC
11 29 (18.47%) Amazon AWS
11 29 (18.47%) CSS
12 28 (17.83%) MVC
13 27 (17.20%) CRM
14 26 (16.56%) Scrum
14 26 (16.56%) Git (software)
14 26 (16.56%) Marketing
15 25 (15.92%) QA
15 25 (15.92%) TDD
16 24 (15.29%) Prototyping
17 23 (14.65%) SQL Server
17 23 (14.65%) Microsoft
18 22 (14.01%) Amazon EC2
18 22 (14.01%) Due Diligence
19 19 (12.10%) Umbraco
19 19 (12.10%) Finance
20 18 (11.46%) JIRA

Sitecore
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 63 (40.13%) CMS
1 63 (40.13%) Sitecore CMS
2 19 (12.10%) Umbraco
3 7 (4.46%) Apache Solr
3 7 (4.46%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (4.46%) EPiServer
3 7 (4.46%) IIS
4 6 (3.82%) Confluence
5 5 (3.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (2.55%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.91%) Kentico
7 3 (1.91%) WordPress
8 2 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.64%) Marvel
9 1 (0.64%) Mule
9 1 (0.64%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.64%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.27%) InVision
3 1 (0.64%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.64%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.64%) HipChat
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (8.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.91%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.91%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.64%) Magento
3 1 (0.64%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (27.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (18.47%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (14.01%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (5.10%) PaaS
4 8 (5.10%) Trello
5 5 (3.18%) GitHub
6 4 (2.55%) Google Analytics
6 4 (2.55%) npm
7 3 (1.91%) IaaS
8 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.27%) Google Tag Manager
8 2 (1.27%) Heroku
8 2 (1.27%) SaaS
8 2 (1.27%) Serverless
9 1 (0.64%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.64%) Apigee
9 1 (0.64%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.64%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.27%) Firewall
2 1 (0.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.10%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.18%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (2.55%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.91%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.27%) GIS
6 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.64%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.64%) Endeca
7 1 (0.64%) MS Access
7 1 (0.64%) MySQL
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (19.11%) TeamCity
2 26 (16.56%) Git (software)
3 18 (11.46%) JIRA
4 10 (6.37%) gulp
5 7 (4.46%) Grunt
5 7 (4.46%) Jenkins
6 6 (3.82%) Bower
6 6 (3.82%) Subversion
7 5 (3.18%) Ant
7 5 (3.18%) Maven
7 5 (3.18%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (2.55%) git-flow
9 3 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.91%) webpack
10 2 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.27%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.27%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.27%) Selenium
10 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.27%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (16.56%) Marketing
2 19 (12.10%) Finance
3 9 (5.73%) Banking
4 6 (3.82%) Retail
5 4 (2.55%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.91%) Local Government
7 2 (1.27%) German Language
8 1 (0.64%) Advertising
8 1 (0.64%) Automotive
8 1 (0.64%) Back Office
8 1 (0.64%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.64%) French Language
8 1 (0.64%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.64%) Legal
8 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 83 (52.87%) Developer
2 44 (28.03%) .NET Developer
3 43 (27.39%) Sitecore Developer
4 27 (17.20%) Senior Developer
5 23 (14.65%) Senior .NET Developer
6 15 (9.55%) Architect
6 15 (9.55%) Project Manager
7 11 (7.01%) Analyst
7 11 (7.01%) Sitecore Architect
8 10 (6.37%) Business Analyst
8 10 (6.37%) CMS Developer
8 10 (6.37%) Digital Project Manager
9 8 (5.10%) C# Developer
9 8 (5.10%) Lead Developer
9 8 (5.10%) Web Manager
10 7 (4.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 6 (3.82%) Agile Project Manager
11 6 (3.82%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (3.18%) Content Manager
12 5 (3.18%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (49.68%) .NET
2 33 (21.02%) ASP.NET
3 31 (19.75%) HTML
4 30 (19.11%) Web Services
5 29 (18.47%) CSS
6 14 (8.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (7.01%) AngularJS
7 11 (7.01%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (5.73%) Sass
9 7 (4.46%) HTML5
9 7 (4.46%) React
9 7 (4.46%) REST
10 6 (3.82%) jQuery
11 5 (3.18%) .NET Framework
11 5 (3.18%) DHTML
11 5 (3.18%) Node.js
11 5 (3.18%) XHTML
12 4 (2.55%) JSON
12 4 (2.55%) SOAP
12 4 (2.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.19%) User Experience
2 7 (4.46%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.18%) Fintech
3 5 (3.18%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.27%) Clustering
7 1 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.64%) PKI
7 1 (0.64%) Vector Graphics
7 1 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.64%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.64%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.91%) Windows
2 1 (0.64%) Android
2 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (53.50%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (19.11%) SDLC
3 28 (17.83%) MVC
4 27 (17.20%) CRM
5 26 (16.56%) Scrum
6 25 (15.92%) TDD
7 24 (15.29%) Prototyping
8 22 (14.01%) Due Diligence
9 17 (10.83%) E-Commerce
10 14 (8.92%) Analytics
10 14 (8.92%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (7.64%) User Stories
12 10 (6.37%) Content Management
12 10 (6.37%) Mentoring
12 10 (6.37%) Personalization
12 10 (6.37%) SOLID
12 10 (6.37%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (5.10%) BDD
13 8 (5.10%) Coaching
13 8 (5.10%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 69 (43.95%) C#
2 37 (23.57%) SQL
3 32 (20.38%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.01%) Java
5 7 (4.46%) ES6
6 3 (1.91%) Groovy
6 3 (1.91%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.27%) C
7 2 (1.27%) Ruby
8 1 (0.64%) Python
8 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.64%) VB
8 1 (0.64%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (2.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (15.92%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.64%) Docker
2 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.64%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (14.65%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.46%) Adobe
2 7 (4.46%) Google
2 7 (4.46%) Oracle
2 7 (4.46%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (3.82%) CA Agile Central
4 4 (2.55%) MuleSoft
4 4 (2.55%) SAP
5 3 (1.91%) hybris
6 2 (1.27%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.27%) Citrix
6 2 (1.27%) Pega
7 1 (0.64%) ATG
7 1 (0.64%) BEA
7 1 (0.64%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.64%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.64%) IBM
7 1 (0.64%) iRise
7 1 (0.64%) New Relic
7 1 (0.64%) VMware