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 28 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.

Sitecore CMS
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 68 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 -  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.17% 0.11% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.99% 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £373 £394
% change year-on-year +7.38% -5.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.25 -

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 101 132 115
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 17.50% 15.05% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 128 131
Median daily rate £375 £406 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -7.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £256 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £538 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 7
Median hourly rate £19.66 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.36% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £25.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.76 £25.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

Sitecore CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Sitecore CMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) QA

Sitecore CMS
Co-occurring 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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET 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%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Sitecore