Period
to 18 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Sitecore Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Architect
England > North West
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Sitecore Architect 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.11% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
North West median daily rate £500 - -
England median daily rate £500 £500 £575
% change year-on-year - -13.04% +43.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5424 6044 8170
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.29% 94.59% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3437 3891 4928
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £235 £231
90th Percentile £588 £556 £570
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 215 401
North West median hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -10.00% +23.76%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.04 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.35 £47.71
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Sitecore Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Sitecore Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore Architect in the North West

Sitecore Architect
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore Architect within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 December 2017. 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
Manchester - 6 £500 -
Sitecore Architect
England

Sitecore Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, Sitecore Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Sitecore Architect in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (83.33%) SendGrid
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 4 (66.67%) Release Management
3 4 (66.67%) Data Migration
3 4 (66.67%) Security Hardening
3 4 (66.67%) Analytics
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (33.33%) Middleware
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) LINQ
5 1 (16.67%) Data-Driven Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Presales
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement

Sitecore Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) LINQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Analytics
2 4 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) Release Management
2 4 (66.67%) Security Hardening
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Data-Driven Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Presales
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) SendGrid