Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 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
England > North West
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 203 237
Rank change year-on-year +6 +34 -39
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 14 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.25% 0.35% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.58% 2.17% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 12
North West median daily rate £456 £325 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.38% -35.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £363 £287 £319
90th Percentile £575 £370 £525
England median daily rate £375 £400 £388
% change year-on-year -6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
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 887 1061 1318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.62% 16.35% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 683 758
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.43% +21.59%
10th Percentile £241 £258 £245
90th Percentile £600 £556 £536
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 31 72
North West median hourly rate £23.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.67% -14.29% +3.92%
10th Percentile £11.03 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £49.75 £20.73 £37.13
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 15 December 2017.

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 15 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 +9 10 £444 +37.60% 5
Cheshire +5 2 £550 +62.96% 1
Sitecore CMS
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 North West region with a requirement for Sitecore CMS.

1 14 (100.00%) CMS
1 14 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 8 (57.14%) CSS
3 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (50.00%) C#
3 7 (50.00%) .NET
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) MVC
4 6 (42.86%) Content Management
4 6 (42.86%) Web Development
5 5 (35.71%) JIRA
5 5 (35.71%) HTML
6 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) C++
6 4 (28.57%) XML
6 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 4 (28.57%) Fortran
6 4 (28.57%) WordPress
6 4 (28.57%) Analytics
6 4 (28.57%) LaTeX
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (28.57%) Confluence
6 4 (28.57%) Sphinx
6 4 (28.57%) Data Analytics
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (21.43%) Degree
7 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
7 3 (21.43%) Project Management
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server

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 14 (100.00%) CMS
2 4 (28.57%) Confluence
2 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 4 (28.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) LaTeX
2 3 (21.43%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
2 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
1 6 (42.86%) Sitecore Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Author
2 4 (28.57%) Technical Author
3 3 (21.43%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) CMS Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Hybris Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Sitecore Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (28.57%) Sphinx
4 4 (28.57%) XML
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (7.14%) jQuery
6 1 (7.14%) LINQ
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Content Management
2 6 (42.86%) MVC
2 6 (42.86%) Web Development
3 4 (28.57%) Analytics
3 4 (28.57%) Data Analytics
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Smoke Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Test Management
6 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) C++
2 4 (28.57%) Fortran
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (14.29%) ATG
2 2 (14.29%) hybris
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft