Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 196 196
Rank change year-on-year -21 0 +36
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 4 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.066% 0.25% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.46% 1.59% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 12
North West median daily rate £425 £456 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.85% +40.38% -35.00%
10th Percentile £413 £363 £295
90th Percentile £438 £575 £370
England median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £24.11 £13.50 £80.00
% change year-on-year +78.59% -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 877 882 1,047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.56% 15.59% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 561 668
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.31% -0.31%
10th Percentile £175 £238 £263
90th Percentile £647 £600 £556
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 32 31
North West median hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.77% +56.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £12.68 £11.03 £11.25
90th Percentile £68.00 £49.75 £20.73
England median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +7.07%

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
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 17 December 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 -21 4 £425 -4.23% 4
Sitecore CMS
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore CMS 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 North West region with a requirement for Sitecore CMS.

1 4 (100.00%) CMS
1 4 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (50.00%) Underscore.js
2 2 (50.00%) Campaign Management
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL

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 4 (100.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (50.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (25.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (50.00%) NHS
1 2 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Campaign Management
1 2 (50.00%) Content Management
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
1 2 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft