Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 158 213
Rank change year-on-year -14 +55 -2
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 33 42 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.57% 0.78% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 1.38% 1.77% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 17
North West median daily rate £463 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.31% -13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £350 £288 £345
90th Percentile £695 £394 £475
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year +3.85% +44.44% -

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 2,398 2,375 3,376
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.52% 44.02% 42.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,445 1,410 1,865
North West median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £231 £225 £228
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 129 179
North West median hourly rate £16.19 £16.18 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.06% -24.74% +27.79%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.36 £47.33
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +8.70%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 -3 27 £488 +47.73% 8
Merseyside 0 6 £413 +26.92% 1
Sitecore
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 20 (60.61%) .NET
2 13 (39.39%) C#
3 12 (36.36%) MVC
4 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 6 (18.18%) CSS
6 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 6 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (15.15%) Analytics
7 5 (15.15%) HTML
8 4 (12.12%) SQL
8 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
8 4 (12.12%) CMS
8 4 (12.12%) Marketing
8 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.12%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (12.12%) Front End Development
9 3 (9.09%) SAP Hybris
9 3 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (9.09%) DevOps
9 3 (9.09%) User Experience
9 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (9.09%) HTML5
9 3 (9.09%) hybris
9 3 (9.09%) REST
9 3 (9.09%) Data Analytics
9 3 (9.09%) Sass

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 (12.12%) CMS
1 4 (12.12%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (9.09%) EPiServer
3 2 (6.06%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Content Management Server
4 1 (3.03%) Drupal
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) IaaS
2 1 (3.03%) iPaaS
2 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) gulp
2 2 (6.06%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.03%) Axure RP
3 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.03%) CasperJS
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) Grunt
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (3.03%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (12.12%) Marketing
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 12 (36.36%) Sitecore Developer
3 10 (30.30%) Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Integration Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Sitecore Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Customer Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Designer
6 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce Architect
6 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (6.06%) UX Designer
7 1 (3.03%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (3.03%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Middleware Architect
7 1 (3.03%) React Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (60.61%) .NET
2 6 (18.18%) CSS
3 5 (15.15%) HTML
4 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
5 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (9.09%) HTML5
5 3 (9.09%) REST
5 3 (9.09%) Sass
5 3 (9.09%) Web Services
6 2 (6.06%) CSS3
6 2 (6.06%) JMS
6 2 (6.06%) jQuery
6 2 (6.06%) Middleware
6 2 (6.06%) OAuth
6 2 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (6.06%) SOAP
6 2 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (9.09%) User Experience
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) MVC
2 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.15%) Analytics
4 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (12.12%) Front End Development
5 3 (9.09%) Content Management
5 3 (9.09%) Data Analytics
5 3 (9.09%) DevOps
5 3 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.09%) SOA
5 3 (9.09%) TDD
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Migration
6 2 (6.06%) OO
6 2 (6.06%) Refactoring
6 2 (6.06%) Scrum
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.06%) Web Development
6 2 (6.06%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) C#
2 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.12%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.06%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.03%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) hybris
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) SAP
3 2 (6.06%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (6.06%) webMethods
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe
4 1 (3.03%) SendGrid