The median contractor rate for a Sitecore Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 22 June 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 Developer
England / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 155 148
Rank change year-on-year +45 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Sitecore Developer 27 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.92% 0.16% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.16% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 2
Median daily rate £325 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £308 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £368 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract IT Job Roles
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2750 3641 3522
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 93.82% 94.74% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1621 2258 1996
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 130 203
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.79% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.31 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.40 £45.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Sitecore Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Sitecore Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore Developer in the North West

Sitecore Developer
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 Developer in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore Developer in the North West

Sitecore Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sitecore Developer in the North West over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore Developer in the North West

Sitecore Developer
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 Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Manchester +19 13 £413 +37.50% 3
Merseyside +6 11 £325 -13.33%
Cheshire - 1 £325 -
Sitecore Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Sitecore Developer 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 Developer in the job title.

1 36 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 33 (91.67%) .NET
3 32 (88.89%) C#
4 23 (63.89%) ASP.NET
5 21 (58.33%) MVC
6 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
7 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
8 9 (25.00%) CSS
9 8 (22.22%) CMS
9 8 (22.22%) SQL
9 8 (22.22%) HTML
9 8 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (19.44%) Web Development
11 6 (16.67%) jQuery
11 6 (16.67%) Umbraco
12 5 (13.89%) EPiServer
12 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
12 5 (13.89%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
14 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
14 3 (8.33%) HTML5
14 3 (8.33%) Entity Framework
14 3 (8.33%) Scrum
14 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
14 3 (8.33%) OO
14 3 (8.33%) Microsoft

Sitecore Developer 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (22.22%) CMS
1 8 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (16.67%) Umbraco
3 5 (13.89%) EPiServer
4 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Selenium
1 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.56%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (91.67%) .NET
2 23 (63.89%) ASP.NET
3 9 (25.00%) CSS
4 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 8 (22.22%) HTML
5 6 (16.67%) jQuery
6 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 3 (8.33%) Entity Framework
6 3 (8.33%) HTML5
7 2 (5.56%) CSS3
7 2 (5.56%) LINQ
7 2 (5.56%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.78%) REST
8 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.56%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) MVC
2 7 (19.44%) Web Development
3 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.33%) OO
4 3 (8.33%) Scrum
4 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (5.56%) Front End Development
5 2 (5.56%) OOD
5 2 (5.56%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (5.56%) Time Management
6 1 (2.78%) Content Management
6 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.78%) CRM
6 1 (2.78%) Project Management
6 1 (2.78%) SOLID
6 1 (2.78%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (88.89%) C#
2 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Siebel
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Robert Walters
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday