Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 167 213
Rank change year-on-year +4 +46 -16
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 43 42 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.79% 0.69% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 1.86% 1.50% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 21
North West median daily rate £500 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £350 £291 £325
90th Percentile £663 £459 £525
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £33.64
England median hourly rate £39.50 £80.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year -50.63% +115.98% -

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 2,308 2,802 3,429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.39% 45.72% 40.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,438 1,703 1,907
North West median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £225 £257 £213
90th Percentile £625 £575 £546
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 99 178
North West median hourly rate £16.19 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.49% +5.71% +4.57%
10th Percentile £11.53 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.00 £43.80 £43.83
England median hourly rate £17.48 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -0.11% - +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 January 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 19 January 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 +18 35 £500 +41.84% 7
Merseyside +1 6 £413 +15.79% 12
Cheshire +5 2 £550 +60.00% 2
Sitecore
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 24 (55.81%) .NET
2 21 (48.84%) MVC
3 19 (44.19%) SQL Server
4 17 (39.53%) C#
5 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (27.91%) CSS
6 12 (27.91%) Analytics
7 11 (25.58%) Sitecore CMS
7 11 (25.58%) CMS
8 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET
8 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
8 10 (23.26%) HTML
9 9 (20.93%) Content Management
9 9 (20.93%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
10 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (16.28%) Data Analytics
11 6 (13.95%) Web Services
11 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
11 6 (13.95%) SQL
12 5 (11.63%) Oracle
12 5 (11.63%) SAP
12 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
12 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
12 5 (11.63%) Marketing
12 5 (11.63%) Retail
12 5 (11.63%) JIRA
12 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
12 5 (11.63%) Migration
12 5 (11.63%) SAP Hybris

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 11 (25.58%) CMS
1 11 (25.58%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
3 4 (9.30%) Confluence
3 4 (9.30%) WordPress
4 3 (6.98%) EPiServer
5 2 (4.65%) Umbraco
6 1 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Content Management Server
6 1 (2.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) LaTeX
2 3 (6.98%) Camtasia
3 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (44.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.63%) JIRA
3 4 (9.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (4.65%) gulp
4 2 (4.65%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.33%) CasperJS
5 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.33%) Grunt
5 1 (2.33%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.33%) Selenium
General
1 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
1 5 (11.63%) Marketing
1 5 (11.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Developer
2 19 (44.19%) Sitecore Developer
3 11 (25.58%) Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Sitecore Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Author
5 4 (9.30%) Technical Author
6 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Integration Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Azure Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Customer Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce Architect
7 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce Manager
7 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.65%) Hybris Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (55.81%) .NET
2 12 (27.91%) CSS
3 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET
3 10 (23.26%) HTML
4 6 (13.95%) Web Services
5 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (9.30%) HTML5
6 4 (9.30%) Sphinx
6 4 (9.30%) XML
7 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (6.98%) jQuery
7 3 (6.98%) Middleware
8 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
8 2 (4.65%) CSS3
8 2 (4.65%) LINQ
8 2 (4.65%) Sass
8 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (2.33%) Backbone.js
9 1 (2.33%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (2.33%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) MVC
2 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.91%) Analytics
4 9 (20.93%) Content Management
5 7 (16.28%) Data Analytics
6 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
6 5 (11.63%) Migration
7 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
7 4 (9.30%) Release Management
7 4 (9.30%) Security Hardening
7 4 (9.30%) TDD
7 4 (9.30%) Web Development
8 3 (6.98%) Front End Development
8 3 (6.98%) Project Management
9 2 (4.65%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (4.65%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (4.65%) SDLC
9 2 (4.65%) Software Delivery
9 2 (4.65%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.65%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) C#
2 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
2 6 (13.95%) SQL
3 4 (9.30%) C++
3 4 (9.30%) Fortran
4 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.33%) C
5 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
1 4 (9.30%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) hybris
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle
2 5 (11.63%) SAP
2 5 (11.63%) SendGrid
3 2 (4.65%) ATG
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe