Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 177 220
Rank change year-on-year +24 +43 -26
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 46 46 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.81% 0.67% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 1.89% 1.46% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 16
North West median daily rate £450 £370 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.62% -20.00% +2.78%
10th Percentile £313 £278 £278
90th Percentile £650 £464 £531
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
North West median hourly rate - - £22.71
England median hourly rate £65.50 £80.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year -18.13% +115.98% +289.89%

Sitecore is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2434 3152 3571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.09% 46.15% 41.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1455 1879 1962
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £213
90th Percentile £625 £550 £550
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 126 180
North West median hourly rate £16.10 £18.13 £17.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.20% +4.05% +8.88%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.69 £11.24
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.38 £46.29
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 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 +25 34 £475 +17.72% 3
Merseyside -1 7 £325 -12.16% 6
Cheshire +11 2 £550 -
Sitecore
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 27 (58.70%) .NET
2 23 (50.00%) C#
3 20 (43.48%) MVC
4 16 (34.78%) CMS
4 16 (34.78%) Sitecore CMS
5 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
5 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET
6 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
6 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (26.09%) CSS
8 11 (23.91%) Analytics
9 9 (19.57%) HTML
9 9 (19.57%) Content Management
9 9 (19.57%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
11 7 (15.22%) Web Development
11 7 (15.22%) Data Analytics
12 6 (13.04%) WordPress
12 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (13.04%) Front End Development
12 6 (13.04%) JIRA
12 6 (13.04%) SQL
13 5 (10.87%) Oracle
13 5 (10.87%) Web Services
13 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio
13 5 (10.87%) SAP
13 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
13 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
13 5 (10.87%) Selenium
13 5 (10.87%) Retail

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 (34.78%) CMS
1 16 (34.78%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (13.04%) WordPress
3 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.70%) Confluence
5 3 (6.52%) Drupal
6 2 (4.35%) Umbraco
7 1 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (2.17%) EPiServer
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) LaTeX
2 3 (6.52%) Camtasia
3 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) JIRA
2 5 (10.87%) Selenium
2 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (6.52%) WebDriver
4 2 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (4.35%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.35%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.17%) CasperJS
5 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.17%) Grunt
5 1 (2.17%) gulp
5 1 (2.17%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.17%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 5 (10.87%) Manufacturing
1 5 (10.87%) Retail
2 4 (8.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (60.87%) Developer
2 24 (52.17%) Sitecore Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Sitecore Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Author
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Author
6 3 (6.52%) Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Azure Architect
7 2 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Customer Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce Architect
7 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Hybris Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (58.70%) .NET
2 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET
3 12 (26.09%) CSS
4 9 (19.57%) HTML
5 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (10.87%) Web Services
6 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
6 4 (8.70%) HTML5
6 4 (8.70%) jQuery
6 4 (8.70%) Sphinx
6 4 (8.70%) XML
7 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (4.35%) CSS3
8 2 (4.35%) LINQ
9 1 (2.17%) Ajax
9 1 (2.17%) Backbone.js
9 1 (2.17%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (2.17%) Middleware
9 1 (2.17%) Node.js
9 1 (2.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) MVC
2 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.91%) Analytics
4 9 (19.57%) Content Management
5 7 (15.22%) Data Analytics
5 7 (15.22%) Web Development
6 6 (13.04%) Front End Development
7 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
7 5 (10.87%) Migration
8 4 (8.70%) TDD
9 3 (6.52%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (6.52%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.52%) Project Management
9 3 (6.52%) Release Management
9 3 (6.52%) Scrum
9 3 (6.52%) SDLC
9 3 (6.52%) Security Hardening
9 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (50.00%) C#
2 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.04%) SQL
4 4 (8.70%) C++
4 4 (8.70%) Fortran
5 1 (2.17%) C
5 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) hybris
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) SAP
3 4 (8.70%) SendGrid
4 3 (6.52%) Siebel
5 2 (4.35%) ATG
6 1 (2.17%) Adobe