Period
to 13 December 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 13 December 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Sitecore.

Sitecore
North West > Manchester
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 128 144
Rank change year-on-year +30 +16 -18
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 37 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.27% 0.91% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 3.04% 2.06% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 12
Manchester median daily rate £500 £335 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.25% -25.56% -
10th Percentile £389 £272 £284
90th Percentile £595 £450 £525
North West median daily rate £450 £354 £500
% change year-on-year +27.21% -29.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate - - £33.64
North West median hourly rate - - £22.71

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 Manchester.

All Vendors
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1219 1505 1556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 41.92% 44.12% 40.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 887 820
Manchester median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £216 £246 £213
90th Percentile £597 £553 £525
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 32 60
Manchester median hourly rate £16.19 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.66% +7.41% -6.90%
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.28 £10.98
90th Percentile £38.70 £36.68 £20.53
North West median hourly rate £16.19 £19.64 £17.00
% change year-on-year -17.58% +15.54% +6.25%

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore in Manchester

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore in Manchester

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sitecore in Manchester over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore 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.

1 23 (62.16%) .NET
2 20 (54.05%) MVC
3 18 (48.65%) C#
4 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
5 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (29.73%) Analytics
6 10 (27.03%) CMS
6 10 (27.03%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (27.03%) CSS
7 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET
7 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
8 8 (21.62%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (18.92%) Web Services
9 7 (18.92%) Visual Studio
9 7 (18.92%) HTML
9 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
10 6 (16.22%) SQL
10 6 (16.22%) Content Management
10 6 (16.22%) Data Analytics
11 5 (13.51%) SendGrid
11 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (13.51%) Web Development
11 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
11 5 (13.51%) JIRA
11 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
12 4 (10.81%) Fortran
12 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
12 4 (10.81%) C++

Sitecore
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 10 (27.03%) CMS
1 10 (27.03%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.81%) Confluence
3 4 (10.81%) WordPress
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Drupal
4 1 (2.70%) EPiServer
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) LaTeX
2 3 (8.11%) Camtasia
3 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.51%) JIRA
3 4 (10.81%) Selenium
3 4 (10.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (8.11%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.70%) CasperJS
5 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.70%) Grunt
5 1 (2.70%) gulp
5 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.70%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.11%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Developer
2 19 (51.35%) Sitecore Developer
3 10 (27.03%) Architect
4 6 (16.22%) Sitecore Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Author
5 4 (10.81%) Technical Author
6 3 (8.11%) Integration Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Azure Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.41%) UI Developer
8 1 (2.70%) CSS Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Customer Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce Architect
8 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
8 1 (2.70%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Middleware Architect
8 1 (2.70%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Sitecore Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (62.16%) .NET
2 10 (27.03%) CSS
3 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET
4 7 (18.92%) HTML
4 7 (18.92%) Web Services
5 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (10.81%) jQuery
6 4 (10.81%) Sphinx
6 4 (10.81%) XML
7 3 (8.11%) Middleware
8 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (5.41%) HTML5
8 2 (5.41%) LINQ
9 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (2.70%) Backbone.js
9 1 (2.70%) Node.js
9 1 (2.70%) OAuth
9 1 (2.70%) REST
9 1 (2.70%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) MVC
2 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Analytics
3 6 (16.22%) Content Management
3 6 (16.22%) Data Analytics
4 5 (13.51%) Web Development
5 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
5 4 (10.81%) Front End Development
5 4 (10.81%) Migration
5 4 (10.81%) Release Management
5 4 (10.81%) Security Hardening
5 4 (10.81%) TDD
6 3 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (8.11%) Project Management
6 3 (8.11%) Scrum
6 3 (8.11%) SDLC
6 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.41%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (5.41%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) C#
2 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
3 6 (16.22%) SQL
4 4 (10.81%) C++
4 4 (10.81%) Fortran
5 1 (2.70%) C
5 1 (2.70%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
1 4 (10.81%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) SendGrid
3 3 (8.11%) Siebel
4 2 (5.41%) hybris
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) Adobe