The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 24 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 42 41
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford - 0.68% 1.78%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.63% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Median daily rate - £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.56% +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 Oxford.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 113 123 118
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 34.77% 41.55% 35.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 92 87
Median daily rate £450 £350 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -17.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Median hourly rate £15.50 £8.80 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.13% -49.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £8.80 £8.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £8.80 £72.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore in Oxford