Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 6 months to 16 January 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.

Sitecore CMS
England > North West
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 197 227
Rank change year-on-year +4 +30 -31
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 11 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.20% 0.33% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.30% 2.00% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 17
North West median daily rate £531 £335 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.58% -21.18% -5.56%
10th Percentile £433 £294 £345
90th Percentile £575 £370 £525
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £13.50 £80.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year -83.13% +115.98% -

Sitecore CMS is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 847 1,002 1,364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.58% 16.36% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 645 787
North West median daily rate £400 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £225
90th Percentile £599 £556 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 27 84
North West median hourly rate £14.46 £14.86 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.69% -22.81% +14.31%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £19.43 £40.00
England median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +11.11%

Sitecore CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Sitecore CMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore CMS in the North West

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore CMS in the North West

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS in the North West over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore CMS in the North West

Sitecore CMS
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 CMS within the North West region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Manchester +2 8 £513 +58.91% 3
Cheshire +2 2 £550 +60.00%
Merseyside +9 1 £425 +14.86% 9
Sitecore CMS
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Sitecore CMS.

1 11 (100.00%) CMS
1 11 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Content Management
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) C#
5 4 (36.36%) C++
5 4 (36.36%) XML
5 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) Fortran
5 4 (36.36%) JIRA
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
5 4 (36.36%) MVC
5 4 (36.36%) Confluence
5 4 (36.36%) Sphinx
5 4 (36.36%) Data Analytics
5 4 (36.36%) Analytics
5 4 (36.36%) LaTeX
5 4 (36.36%) WordPress
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (27.27%) Camtasia
6 3 (27.27%) Web Development
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) Project Management
6 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
6 3 (27.27%) JavaScript

Sitecore CMS
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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (100.00%) CMS
2 4 (36.36%) Confluence
2 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (36.36%) WordPress
3 1 (9.09%) Content Management Server
3 1 (9.09%) EPiServer
3 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) LaTeX
2 3 (27.27%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Author
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Sitecore Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Author
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Hybris Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Sitecore Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) Sphinx
3 4 (36.36%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (9.09%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) Content Management
2 4 (36.36%) Analytics
2 4 (36.36%) Data Analytics
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
1 4 (36.36%) C++
1 4 (36.36%) Fortran
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (18.18%) ATG
2 2 (18.18%) hybris
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) SAP