The median contractor rate for a Sitecore Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 95 85
Rank change year-on-year +19 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Sitecore Developer 11 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.79% 0.34% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.36% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £450 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1311 1688 1428
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 93.64% 94.94% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2413 3655 3033
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £552 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 140 233
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.79 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.36% -7.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.27 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £30.25 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Sitecore Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Sitecore Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore Developer in Manchester

Sitecore Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore Developer in Manchester

Sitecore Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Sitecore Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Sitecore Developer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 12 (85.71%) C#
3 9 (64.29%) MVC
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
5 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (35.71%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 4 (28.57%) Web Development
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
7 3 (21.43%) Selenium
7 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (21.43%) CSS
7 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) Siebel
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
8 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (7.14%) jQuery
9 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
9 1 (7.14%) Degree
9 1 (7.14%) JIRA
9 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
9 1 (7.14%) HTML5
9 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
9 1 (7.14%) REST

Sitecore Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Selenium
1 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (35.71%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) MVC
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
2 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Web Development
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) SOLID
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 3 (21.43%) Siebel
3 1 (7.14%) SAP