The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for Sitecore CMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sitecore CMS over the 3 months to 29 June 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.

Sitecore CMS
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.79% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £373 £398
% change year-on-year +7.38% -6.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.25 -

Sitecore CMS is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 80 84 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 23.81% 25.45% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 71 34
Median daily rate £325 £325 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -17.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £283 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.34 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.83% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

Sitecore CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing Sitecore CMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore CMS in Merseyside

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS in Merseyside.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore CMS in Merseyside

Sitecore CMS
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 6 £325 - 1
Sitecore CMS
North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore CMS 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Sitecore CMS.

1 11 (100.00%) CMS
1 11 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
3 7 (63.64%) MVC
3 7 (63.64%) Umbraco
3 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) C#
3 7 (63.64%) HTML
3 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
5 5 (45.45%) jQuery
6 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) OO
6 4 (36.36%) EPiServer
7 3 (27.27%) Web Development
7 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
7 3 (27.27%) N-Tier
7 3 (27.27%) OOD
7 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (18.18%) Performance Optimisation
8 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
8 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
8 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
8 2 (18.18%) HTML5
8 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework

Sitecore CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 11 (100.00%) CMS
2 7 (63.64%) Umbraco
3 4 (36.36%) EPiServer
4 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
5 2 (18.18%) Drupal
5 2 (18.18%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) .NET Developer
3 7 (63.64%) Sitecore Developer
4 3 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 3 (27.27%) CMS Developer
4 3 (27.27%) EPiServer Developer
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
1 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
2 7 (63.64%) CSS
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (45.45%) jQuery
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 2 (18.18%) CSS3
6 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
6 2 (18.18%) HTML5
6 2 (18.18%) LINQ
6 2 (18.18%) LINQ to SQL
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (9.09%) WCF
7 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (27.27%) N-Tier
2 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) OOD
3 3 (27.27%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Content Management
4 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (18.18%) Time Management
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Document Management
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
1 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft