The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Sitecore CMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sitecore CMS over the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sitecore CMS
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 61 79 66
Rank change year-on-year +18 -13  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 2 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.30% 0.40% 1.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.82% 2.17% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Median daily rate £275 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -31.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +11.07% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 -

Sitecore CMS is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 110 184 207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 16.44% 18.25% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 114 117
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Median hourly rate £53.75 £9.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +497.22% -78.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.95 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.46 £160.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

Sitecore CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Sitecore CMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore CMS in Reading

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore CMS in Reading

Sitecore CMS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore CMS 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 Reading region with a requirement for Sitecore CMS.

1 3 (100.00%) CMS
1 3 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3

Sitecore CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (100.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Content Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Sitecore