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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 96 91
Rank change year-on-year +17 -5  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 11 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.79% 0.28% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 1.89% 0.68% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Median daily rate £365 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -11.76% +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 -

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 581 731 691
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 41.83% 40.23% 42.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 386 327
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £218 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 29
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.80 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £190.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.15% +8.57%  

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Sitecore as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 14 (70.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) MVC
3 10 (50.00%) CMS
3 10 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (45.00%) C#
5 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
7 5 (25.00%) Umbraco
7 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
7 5 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (20.00%) Web Development
8 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Entity Framework
8 4 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (15.00%) SpecFlow
9 3 (15.00%) GitHub
9 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (15.00%) TypeScript
9 3 (15.00%) REST
9 3 (15.00%) Kentico
9 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
9 3 (15.00%) Web Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Test Management
9 3 (15.00%) jQuery

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 (50.00%) CMS
1 10 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (25.00%) Umbraco
3 3 (15.00%) Kentico
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) JIRA
2 3 (15.00%) Selenium
2 3 (15.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Angular Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.00%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (15.00%) jQuery
4 3 (15.00%) REST
4 3 (15.00%) Spring
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (10.00%) CSS
5 2 (10.00%) HTML
6 1 (5.00%) React
6 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) MVC
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Web Development
4 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (15.00%) SDLC
4 3 (15.00%) Test Management
4 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Web Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) API Development
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Content Management
6 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) C#
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.00%) TypeScript
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
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