Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 111 135
Rank change year-on-year -28 +24 -4
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 18 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.59% 0.90% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.46% 2.18% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 15
Manchester median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -6.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £350 £303 £358
90th Percentile £605 £439 £475
North West median daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +23.08% -13.33% -11.76%
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 1,235 1,103 1,473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 40.49% 41.23% 40.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 638 782
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £241 £216 £210
90th Percentile £588 £575 £552
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 38 39
Manchester median hourly rate £15.25 £13.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.96% -20.59% +21.43%
10th Percentile £12.28 £10.47 £11.80
90th Percentile £38.75 £22.97 £40.30
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +8.94% -21.95% +17.14%

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 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore in Manchester

Sitecore
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 24 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wigan - 3 £363 -
Sitecore
North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 13 (72.22%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (33.33%) DevOps
3 6 (33.33%) C#
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) webMethods
4 5 (27.78%) JMS
4 5 (27.78%) SOA
4 5 (27.78%) SOAP
4 5 (27.78%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (27.78%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (27.78%) REST
4 5 (27.78%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (22.22%) IT Strategy
5 4 (22.22%) iPaaS
5 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 4 (22.22%) OAuth
5 4 (22.22%) MVC
6 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (11.11%) SQL
7 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 2 (11.11%) OO
7 2 (11.11%) CMS
7 2 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (11.11%) TDD
7 2 (11.11%) Refactoring
7 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering

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 2 (11.11%) CMS
1 2 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (22.22%) iPaaS
3 1 (5.56%) IaaS
3 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Axure RP
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Sitecore Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Sitecore Architect
5 2 (11.11%) UX Designer
6 1 (5.56%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (5.56%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) JMS
2 5 (27.78%) REST
2 5 (27.78%) SOAP
3 4 (22.22%) OAuth
4 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.56%) CSS
5 1 (5.56%) HTML
5 1 (5.56%) JSON
5 1 (5.56%) React
5 1 (5.56%) Redux
5 1 (5.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (33.33%) DevOps
3 5 (27.78%) SOA
4 4 (22.22%) IT Strategy
4 4 (22.22%) MVC
4 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 2 (11.11%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) Refactoring
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Wireframes
6 1 (5.56%) Kanban
6 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) TypeScript
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) PeopleSoft
2 5 (27.78%) webMethods
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle