Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 126 141
Rank change year-on-year +17 +15 -10
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 31 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.15% 0.76% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 2.73% 1.77% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 17
Manchester median daily rate £500 £335 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.25% -16.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £350 £285 £345
90th Percentile £680 £450 £475
North West median daily rate £500 £356 £400
% change year-on-year +40.35% -10.94% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate - - £33.64
North West median hourly rate - - £33.64

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 1,134 1,303 1,464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.19% 43.09% 38.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 766 748
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £231 £218
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 25 54
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -6.45% +19.23%
10th Percentile £11.68 £10.31 £11.25
90th Percentile £37.93 £36.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £16.19 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -10.06% -10.00% +25.00%

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 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 18 (58.06%) .NET
2 14 (45.16%) MVC
3 11 (35.48%) Analytics
3 11 (35.48%) C#
3 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
4 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio
5 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
5 7 (22.58%) CSS
5 7 (22.58%) HTML
6 6 (19.35%) Web Services
6 6 (19.35%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (19.35%) Content Management
6 6 (19.35%) CMS
6 6 (19.35%) Data Analytics
7 5 (16.13%) SendGrid
7 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
8 4 (12.90%) Fortran
8 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
8 4 (12.90%) XML
8 4 (12.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (12.90%) C++
8 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
8 4 (12.90%) SQL
8 4 (12.90%) Marketing
8 4 (12.90%) Migration
8 4 (12.90%) JIRA
8 4 (12.90%) Release Management

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 6 (19.35%) CMS
1 6 (19.35%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.90%) Confluence
3 4 (12.90%) WordPress
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Drupal
4 1 (3.23%) EPiServer
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) LaTeX
2 3 (9.68%) Camtasia
3 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.90%) JIRA
2 4 (12.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.23%) CasperJS
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Grunt
3 1 (3.23%) gulp
3 1 (3.23%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.23%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 4 (12.90%) Marketing
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Developer
2 12 (38.71%) Architect
2 12 (38.71%) Sitecore Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Sitecore Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Author
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Author
5 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Integration Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Azure Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Customer Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce Architect
7 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 1 (3.23%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Middleware Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Sitecore Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) .NET
2 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
2 7 (22.58%) CSS
2 7 (22.58%) HTML
3 6 (19.35%) Web Services
4 4 (12.90%) Sphinx
4 4 (12.90%) XML
5 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (9.68%) jQuery
5 3 (9.68%) Middleware
6 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.45%) HTML5
6 2 (6.45%) LINQ
7 1 (3.23%) Backbone.js
7 1 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (3.23%) Node.js
7 1 (3.23%) OAuth
7 1 (3.23%) REST
7 1 (3.23%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) MVC
2 11 (35.48%) Analytics
3 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (19.35%) Content Management
4 6 (19.35%) Data Analytics
5 4 (12.90%) Data Migration
5 4 (12.90%) Migration
5 4 (12.90%) Release Management
5 4 (12.90%) Security Hardening
6 3 (9.68%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 3 (9.68%) TDD
7 2 (6.45%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (6.45%) SDLC
7 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.45%) Web Design
8 1 (3.23%) CRM
8 1 (3.23%) OOP
8 1 (3.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) C#
2 4 (12.90%) C++
2 4 (12.90%) Fortran
2 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) C
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
1 4 (12.90%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) SendGrid
3 2 (6.45%) hybris
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe