The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 25 June 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Sitecore.

Sitecore
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 140 142
Rank change year-on-year +37 +2  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 32 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.10% 0.59% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 2.46% 1.29% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 8
Median daily rate £325 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £359 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.56% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.25 -

Sitecore is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1303 1700 1700
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.93% 45.31% 45.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 998 860
Median daily rate £413 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +8.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 58 110
Median hourly rate £15.75 £20.45 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.96% +16.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Sitecore as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore in the North West

Sitecore
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 in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore in the North West

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sitecore in the North West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore in the North West

Sitecore
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sitecore in the North West

Sitecore
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 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 +12 15 £431 +43.75% 8
Merseyside +12 15 £325 -8.45% 3
Cheshire - 1 £325 - 2
Sitecore
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore 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.

1 39 (79.59%) .NET
2 36 (73.47%) C#
3 26 (53.06%) ASP.NET
4 24 (48.98%) MVC
5 22 (44.90%) JavaScript
6 19 (38.78%) SQL Server
7 16 (32.65%) CSS
7 16 (32.65%) CMS
7 16 (32.65%) Sitecore CMS
8 14 (28.57%) HTML
9 12 (24.49%) Umbraco
10 10 (20.41%) jQuery
10 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (18.37%) SQL
12 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (16.33%) Web Development
12 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (16.33%) Greenfield Project
13 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (14.29%) HTML5
14 6 (12.24%) CSS3
14 6 (12.24%) Front End Development
14 6 (12.24%) AngularJS
14 6 (12.24%) EPiServer
14 6 (12.24%) Manufacturing
15 5 (10.20%) Selenium
15 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
15 5 (10.20%) WebDriver
16 4 (8.16%) Octopus Deploy
16 4 (8.16%) TeamCity

Sitecore
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 16 (32.65%) CMS
1 16 (32.65%) Sitecore CMS
2 12 (24.49%) Umbraco
3 6 (12.24%) EPiServer
4 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.08%) Drupal
5 2 (4.08%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (2.04%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) GitHub
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Selenium
1 5 (10.20%) WebDriver
2 4 (8.16%) JIRA
2 4 (8.16%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (8.16%) TeamCity
3 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.12%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (12.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (89.80%) Developer
2 36 (73.47%) Sitecore Developer
3 13 (26.53%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.20%) C# Developer
4 5 (10.20%) EPiServer Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Umbraco Developer
5 4 (8.16%) CMS Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Sitecore Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Architect
7 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.08%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Tester
8 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.04%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (79.59%) .NET
2 26 (53.06%) ASP.NET
3 16 (32.65%) CSS
4 14 (28.57%) HTML
5 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (20.41%) jQuery
6 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (14.29%) HTML5
8 6 (12.24%) AngularJS
8 6 (12.24%) CSS3
9 4 (8.16%) .NET Framework
10 3 (6.12%) Entity Framework
11 2 (4.08%) LINQ
11 2 (4.08%) LINQ to SQL
11 2 (4.08%) Web Services
12 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1 (2.04%) REST
12 1 (2.04%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.04%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) MVC
2 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.33%) Web Development
3 6 (12.24%) Front End Development
4 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
5 4 (8.16%) OO
6 3 (6.12%) OOD
6 3 (6.12%) Regression Testing
6 3 (6.12%) Scrum
6 3 (6.12%) Test Management
6 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.12%) Web Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Content Management
7 2 (4.08%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.08%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (4.08%) Time Management
8 1 (2.04%) QA Automation
8 1 (2.04%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 36 (73.47%) C#
2 22 (44.90%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) SAP
2 2 (4.08%) Siebel
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