Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 6 months to 18 November 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 172 199
Rank change year-on-year +18 +27 -11
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 30 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.60% 0.27% 0.032%
As % of the Vendors category 1.61% 0.60% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 2
Scotland median daily rate £388 £325 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% +20.37% -19.40%
10th Percentile £300 £273 £199
90th Percentile £426 £630 £357
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £65.50 £80.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year -18.13% +115.98% +289.89%

Sitecore is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1859 2011 2343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.34% 45.92% 37.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1031 1104 1133
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -1.41% +1.43%
10th Percentile £206 £225 £213
90th Percentile £531 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 67 75
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £14.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +20.61% -8.66%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.75 £8.35
90th Percentile £46.30 £44.25 £41.95
UK median hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.47% -5.71% +6.06%

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore in Scotland

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore in Scotland

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sitecore in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore in Scotland

Sitecore
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 within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +6 20 £395 -16.84% 1
Glasgow -2 7 £300 -1.64% 1
Renfrewshire - 1 £375 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £110 -
Sitecore
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (80.00%) CMS
2 24 (80.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 20 (66.67%) Finance
4 18 (60.00%) User Experience
5 16 (53.33%) Business Analysis
5 16 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (43.33%) Axure RP
6 13 (43.33%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (43.33%) Use Case
7 12 (40.00%) JIRA
8 11 (36.67%) Validation
8 11 (36.67%) MS Visio
8 11 (36.67%) Web Services
8 11 (36.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 10 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
9 10 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
9 10 (33.33%) Process Improvement
9 10 (33.33%) Lucidchart
9 10 (33.33%) Business Change Management
9 10 (33.33%) Change Management
10 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
11 8 (26.67%) Umbraco
12 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (23.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
13 6 (20.00%) Content Management
13 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
14 5 (16.67%) HTML

Sitecore
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 24 (80.00%) CMS
1 24 (80.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 8 (26.67%) Umbraco
3 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) Confluence
4 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Visio
2 10 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) Lucidchart
2 4 (13.33%) IaaS
2 4 (13.33%) SaaS
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (6.67%) AdWords
4 2 (6.67%) Basecamp
4 2 (6.67%) Google Analytics
4 2 (6.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Big Data
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (43.33%) Axure RP
2 12 (40.00%) JIRA
3 11 (36.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Analyst
2 20 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 20 (66.67%) Digital Analyst
3 19 (63.33%) Digital Business Analyst
4 14 (46.67%) Agile Business Analyst
5 6 (20.00%) CMS Business Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Software Tester
6 4 (13.33%) Tester
7 2 (6.67%) Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Business Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Content Editor
8 1 (3.33%) Finance Business Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Service Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Web Content Editor
8 1 (3.33%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) Web Services
2 5 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (10.00%) .NET
4 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) HTML5
4 2 (6.67%) jQuery
4 2 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (6.67%) RESTful
4 2 (6.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (60.00%) User Experience
2 13 (43.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) Business Analysis
2 16 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (43.33%) Use Case
4 11 (36.67%) Validation
5 10 (33.33%) Business Change Management
5 10 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
5 10 (33.33%) Change Management
5 10 (33.33%) Process Improvement
6 7 (23.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (20.00%) Content Management
7 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (13.33%) Compatibility Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Prototyping
8 4 (13.33%) Rapid Prototyping
8 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
8 4 (13.33%) Web Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) C#
1 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (3.33%) OpenText
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) SAP