The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 26 June 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
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 38 41
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.55% 1.37% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 1.24% 4.00% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £363 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.80%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.25 -

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 Nottingham.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 161 150 162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 44.48% 34.17% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 83 94
Median daily rate £413 £425 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +8.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 2
Median hourly rate £11.45 £14.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.64% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sitecore in Nottingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 15 (88.24%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) C#
3 7 (41.18%) MVC
4 6 (35.29%) Oracle
4 6 (35.29%) Apache Solr
4 6 (35.29%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (29.41%) ArchiMate
5 5 (29.41%) Translating Business Requirements
5 5 (29.41%) Software Architecture
5 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
5 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (23.53%) Data Security
6 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
6 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (23.53%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (23.53%) User Stories
7 3 (17.65%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (17.65%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
7 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (17.65%) Retail
7 3 (17.65%) CMS
7 3 (17.65%) Scrum
7 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
8 2 (11.76%) DevOps
9 1 (5.88%) API Development
9 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (5.88%) git-flow
9 1 (5.88%) Windows Server

Sitecore
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 6 (35.29%) Apache Solr
2 3 (17.65%) CMS
2 3 (17.65%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.88%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.88%) git-flow
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) Sitecore Developer
3 8 (47.06%) Designer
4 7 (41.18%) .NET Developer
5 6 (35.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (35.29%) C# Developer
6 5 (29.41%) Senior Developer
6 5 (29.41%) Solutions Designer
7 4 (23.53%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (23.53%) Senior Sitecore Developer
8 3 (17.65%) .NET Designer
8 3 (17.65%) Angular Developer
8 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (17.65%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 3 (17.65%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (17.65%) Senior Designer
9 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
9 1 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) MVC
2 5 (29.41%) ArchiMate
2 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (29.41%) Software Architecture
2 5 (29.41%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (23.53%) Data Security
3 4 (23.53%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) User Stories
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C#
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle