Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 124 126
Rank change year-on-year +12 +2 -9
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 22 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.79% 0.74% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 1.81% 1.78% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 11
Manchester median daily rate £388 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -16.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £348 £279 £313
90th Percentile £475 £444 £525
North West median daily rate £325 £375 £419
% change year-on-year -13.33% -10.45% -1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £11.78

Sitecore is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1214 1519 1412
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 43.62% 41.39% 43.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 827 723
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £211 £216 £200
90th Percentile £588 £538 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +17.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 46 61
Manchester median hourly rate £13.00 £14.05 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.46% +3.33% -9.37%
10th Percentile £10.42 £9.34 £10.00
90th Percentile £23.00 £40.75 £26.25
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -11.11% +2.86% -2.78%

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 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 17 (77.27%) .NET
2 13 (59.09%) C#
3 11 (50.00%) MVC
4 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 7 (31.82%) CMS
5 7 (31.82%) Selenium
5 7 (31.82%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (27.27%) WebDriver
6 6 (27.27%) Manufacturing
6 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 6 (27.27%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (22.73%) CSS
7 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
7 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (22.73%) TeamCity
7 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
7 5 (22.73%) Web Development
7 5 (22.73%) JIRA
8 4 (18.18%) jQuery
8 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
8 4 (18.18%) QA
8 4 (18.18%) Test Management
8 4 (18.18%) Front End Development
8 4 (18.18%) SpecFlow
8 4 (18.18%) GitHub
8 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Scrum

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 7 (31.82%) CMS
1 7 (31.82%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Selenium
2 6 (27.27%) WebDriver
3 5 (22.73%) JIRA
3 5 (22.73%) TeamCity
4 4 (18.18%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (18.18%) SpecFlow
5 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (27.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 15 (68.18%) Sitecore Developer
3 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 2 (9.09%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (4.55%) CMS Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.55%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (4.55%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (22.73%) CSS
4 4 (18.18%) jQuery
5 3 (13.64%) HTML
6 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 2 (9.09%) Web Services
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
7 1 (4.55%) HTML5
7 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) MVC
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
3 5 (22.73%) Web Development
4 4 (18.18%) Front End Development
4 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Scrum
4 4 (18.18%) Test Management
4 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (13.64%) Web Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.55%) IT Strategy
6 1 (4.55%) QA Automation
6 1 (4.55%) SDLC
6 1 (4.55%) Smoke Testing
6 1 (4.55%) SOLID
6 1 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) C#
2 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Siebel
2 2 (9.09%) SAP
Manchester
Michael Page Technology
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