Period
to 15 July 2018

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 15 July 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.

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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 143 212
Rank change year-on-year -56 +69 +4
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 21 54 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.34% 0.95% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% 2.17% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 33 15
North West median daily rate £425 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -12.16% -17.78%
10th Percentile £356 £268 £290
90th Percentile £598 £428 £441
England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £9.00

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 2,542 2,483 3,435
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.36% 43.61% 44.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,486 1,443 1,966
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £231 £225 £256
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £435 £415
% change year-on-year +3.45% +4.82% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 168 163
North West median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.81% -11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £11.24 £10.55 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.13 £45.15 £47.26
England median hourly rate £17.54 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.18% -2.86% -

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 15 July 2018.

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 15 July 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 21 £425 +9.68% 4
Sitecore
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore 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.

1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) .NET
3 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (28.57%) DevOps
5 5 (23.81%) Front End Development
5 5 (23.81%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (23.81%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (23.81%) REST
5 5 (23.81%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (23.81%) SOAP
5 5 (23.81%) JMS
5 5 (23.81%) SOA
5 5 (23.81%) webMethods
6 4 (19.05%) CMS
6 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 4 (19.05%) CSS
6 4 (19.05%) C#
6 4 (19.05%) OAuth
6 4 (19.05%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (19.05%) Confluence
6 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
6 4 (19.05%) JIRA
6 4 (19.05%) iPaaS
6 4 (19.05%) IT Strategy
7 3 (14.29%) SOLID
7 3 (14.29%) User Experience
7 3 (14.29%) AngularJS

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 4 (19.05%) CMS
1 4 (19.05%) Confluence
1 4 (19.05%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (19.05%) iPaaS
3 1 (4.76%) IaaS
3 1 (4.76%) PaaS
3 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Bitbucket
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) git-flow
2 2 (9.52%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
2 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) Axure RP
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (9.52%) Designer
5 2 (9.52%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Sitecore Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Sitecore Developer
5 2 (9.52%) UX Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.76%) React Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) JMS
2 5 (23.81%) REST
2 5 (23.81%) SOAP
3 4 (19.05%) CSS
3 4 (19.05%) OAuth
4 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 3 (14.29%) HTML
5 2 (9.52%) Ajax
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (9.52%) CSS3
5 2 (9.52%) HTML5
5 2 (9.52%) jQuery
5 2 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (9.52%) React
5 2 (9.52%) Underscore.js
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.76%) JSON
6 1 (4.76%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (28.57%) DevOps
4 5 (23.81%) Front End Development
4 5 (23.81%) SOA
5 4 (19.05%) IT Strategy
5 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) BDD
6 3 (14.29%) SOLID
6 3 (14.29%) TDD
7 2 (9.52%) Content Management
7 2 (9.52%) CRM
7 2 (9.52%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 2 (9.52%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (9.52%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (9.52%) MVC
7 2 (9.52%) OO
7 2 (9.52%) Refactoring
7 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (19.05%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) TypeScript
4 1 (4.76%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) PeopleSoft
2 5 (23.81%) webMethods
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle