Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 107 131
Rank change year-on-year -41 +24 +1
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 8 34 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.25% 1.16% 0.94%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 2.70% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 12
Manchester median daily rate £413 £475 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.16% +17.72% +0.88%
10th Percentile £345 £381 £264
90th Percentile £444 £672 £450
North West median daily rate £413 £450 £370
% change year-on-year -8.33% +21.62% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 1,297 1,259 1,528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 41.16% 42.81% 43.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 766 750 894
Manchester median daily rate £394 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.61% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £213 £250
90th Percentile £548 £595 £544
North West median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 77 36
Manchester median hourly rate £19.09 £16.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.30% +17.69% +0.70%
10th Percentile £11.26 £11.45 £9.88
90th Percentile £35.38 £35.60 £33.38
North West median hourly rate £17.55 £16.00 £18.13
% change year-on-year +9.69% -11.72% +5.56%

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 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) Confluence
3 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
3 3 (37.50%) SOLID
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) CMS
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (25.00%) Content Management
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 2 (25.00%) git-flow
4 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) Bitbucket
4 2 (25.00%) Underscore.js
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API

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 4 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (25.00%) CMS
2 2 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (12.50%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) git-flow
2 2 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Tester
4 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Ajax
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (25.00%) CSS3
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) Underscore.js
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) Ember.js
3 1 (12.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Social Media
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) SOLID
3 2 (25.00%) Content Management
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) Social Media Management
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) C#