The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sitecore CMS
North West / Manchester
Rank 87 100 93
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 2 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.15% 0.45% 0.062%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.94% 2.96% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
Median daily rate £376 £370 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.68% -17.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +11.07% -6.66%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 213 270 264
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 16.37% 15.21% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 134 135
Median daily rate £375 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.59% +18.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 8
Median hourly rate £15.75 £40.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.62% +185.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £27.86 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £190.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

Sitecore CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore CMS in Manchester

Sitecore CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

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

1 12 (100.00%) CMS
1 12 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 10 (83.33%) .NET
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) Umbraco
4 7 (58.33%) .NET Framework
4 7 (58.33%) C#
5 6 (50.00%) MVC
5 6 (50.00%) SDLC
6 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
6 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
6 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
7 4 (33.33%) Kentico
7 4 (33.33%) Entity Framework
7 4 (33.33%) Web Development
7 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 3 (25.00%) CSS
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (25.00%) Spring
8 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
8 3 (25.00%) REST
8 3 (25.00%) TypeScript
8 3 (25.00%) React Native
8 3 (25.00%) Couchbase
8 3 (25.00%) Xamarin
8 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy

Sitecore CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 12 (100.00%) CMS
2 8 (66.67%) Umbraco
3 4 (33.33%) Kentico
4 1 (8.33%) DNN
4 1 (8.33%) EPiServer
4 1 (8.33%) Immediacy CMS
4 1 (8.33%) Sitefinity
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Couchbase
2 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 4 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Angular Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Developer
4 1 (8.33%) EPiServer Developer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) .NET Framework
3 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
4 4 (33.33%) Entity Framework
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (25.00%) CSS
5 3 (25.00%) React
5 3 (25.00%) React Native
5 3 (25.00%) REST
5 3 (25.00%) Spring
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (8.33%) jQuery
7 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (8.33%) RESTful
7 1 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) MVC
2 6 (50.00%) SDLC
3 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Web Development
5 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) Content Management
6 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) Test Management
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Web Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
7 1 (8.33%) BDD
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (8.33%) Scrum
7 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 3 (25.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (8.33%) Alterian
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft