The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 25 April 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 123 130
Rank change year-on-year +23 +7  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 8 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.42% 0.54% 0.097%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.55% 2.77% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 3
Median daily rate £338 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £389
% change year-on-year -6.25% +2.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.25 -
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 Scotland with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 314 578 514
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 16.44% 19.68% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 313 285
Median daily rate £358 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.62% +0.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 9
Median hourly rate £19.18 £36.00 £12.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.72% +197.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.16 £14.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.10 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  

Sitecore CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore CMS in Scotland

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS in Scotland over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore CMS in Scotland

Sitecore CMS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 5 £350 - 2
Edinburgh +6 3 £325 -27.77% 1
Sitecore CMS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Sitecore CMS.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 11 (100.00%) MVC
1 11 (100.00%) CMS
1 11 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 9 (81.82%) Umbraco
3 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
4 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
4 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
5 6 (54.55%) jQuery
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (54.55%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (45.45%) HTML5
6 5 (45.45%) SQL
6 5 (45.45%) HTML
6 5 (45.45%) CSS
7 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 4 (36.36%) XHTML
7 4 (36.36%) CRM
7 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (36.36%) RESTful
7 4 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (36.36%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 2 (18.18%) TDD
8 2 (18.18%) Web Development
8 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework

Sitecore CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 11 (100.00%) CMS
2 9 (81.82%) Umbraco
3 2 (18.18%) Apache Solr
3 2 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (54.55%) jQuery
4 6 (54.55%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 5 (45.45%) HTML5
6 4 (36.36%) RESTful
6 4 (36.36%) XHTML
7 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 2 (18.18%) Ajax
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) MVC
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) CRM
3 4 (36.36%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
4 2 (18.18%) OOP
4 2 (18.18%) SOLID
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter