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 23 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 64 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.34% 0.80% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.70% 1.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Median daily rate £250 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.94% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.12% +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 Reading.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 286 423 462
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 48.89% 48.62% 53.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 244 213
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £220 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 31
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.40% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.75 £22.42 £24.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Reading region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 3 (75.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (75.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) SendGrid
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) QA

Sitecore
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 (75.00%) CMS
1 3 (75.00%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Content Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SendGrid