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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 151 151
Rank change year-on-year +42 0  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 22 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.85% 0.26% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 1.98% 0.59% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 3
Median daily rate £325 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 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 1111 1701 1657
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 42.71% 43.73% 45.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 948 806
Median daily rate £390 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 105 89
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £17.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +16.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £47.33 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

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 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 30 March 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
Merseyside - 12 £313 - 4
Manchester +14 8 £365 -2.66% 11
Sitecore
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 29 (70.73%) .NET
2 25 (60.98%) C#
3 20 (48.78%) SQL Server
3 20 (48.78%) MVC
4 19 (46.34%) CMS
4 19 (46.34%) Sitecore CMS
5 18 (43.90%) Umbraco
5 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
6 16 (39.02%) ASP.NET
6 16 (39.02%) CSS
7 15 (36.59%) HTML
8 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (24.39%) EPiServer
9 10 (24.39%) AngularJS
10 9 (21.95%) SQL
11 8 (19.51%) .NET Framework
11 8 (19.51%) jQuery
11 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (17.07%) HTML5
12 7 (17.07%) CSS3
12 7 (17.07%) Web Development
12 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
13 6 (14.63%) Kentico
14 5 (12.20%) Entity Framework
14 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
15 4 (9.76%) Regression Testing
15 4 (9.76%) QA
15 4 (9.76%) Content Management
15 4 (9.76%) Octopus Deploy
15 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills

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 19 (46.34%) CMS
1 19 (46.34%) Sitecore CMS
2 18 (43.90%) Umbraco
3 10 (24.39%) EPiServer
4 6 (14.63%) Kentico
5 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.88%) DNN
6 2 (4.88%) Immediacy CMS
6 2 (4.88%) Sitefinity
7 1 (2.44%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) GitHub
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (48.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.44%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.44%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.88%) JIRA
3 2 (4.88%) Selenium
3 2 (4.88%) SpecFlow
3 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.88%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.32%) Advertising
1 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (82.93%) Developer
2 21 (51.22%) Sitecore Developer
3 13 (31.71%) .NET Developer
4 8 (19.51%) C# Developer
4 8 (19.51%) EPiServer Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Umbraco Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Developer
7 4 (9.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (9.76%) CMS Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Sitecore Developer
8 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Angular Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Architect
9 2 (4.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Digital Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (70.73%) .NET
2 16 (39.02%) ASP.NET
2 16 (39.02%) CSS
3 15 (36.59%) HTML
4 10 (24.39%) AngularJS
5 8 (19.51%) .NET Framework
5 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (19.51%) jQuery
6 7 (17.07%) CSS3
6 7 (17.07%) HTML5
7 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (12.20%) Entity Framework
8 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (7.32%) REST
9 3 (7.32%) Spring
9 3 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (4.88%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (4.88%) React
10 2 (4.88%) RESTful
10 2 (4.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Tandem
2 2 (4.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.44%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) MVC
2 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.07%) Web Development
4 4 (9.76%) Content Management
4 4 (9.76%) Regression Testing
4 4 (9.76%) SDLC
4 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
5 3 (7.32%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.32%) Project Management
5 3 (7.32%) TDD
6 2 (4.88%) Front End Development
6 2 (4.88%) OO
6 2 (4.88%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (4.88%) Scrum
6 2 (4.88%) Test Management
6 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Web Application Development
6 2 (4.88%) Web Design
6 2 (4.88%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) C#
2 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
3 9 (21.95%) SQL
4 3 (7.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Alterian
3 1 (2.44%) Google
3 1 (2.44%) SAP
3 1 (2.44%) Xamarin
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