The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Sitecore.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sitecore
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 60 75 62
Rank change year-on-year +15 -13  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 2 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.30% 0.59% 1.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 1.08% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 7
Median daily rate £275 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.88% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.31% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 -

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 Reading.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 324 553 454
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 49.17% 54.81% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 286 240
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £55.60 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.02% +158.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore in Reading

Sitecore
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) CMS
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow

Sitecore
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 (60.00%) CMS
1 3 (60.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Content Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA