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 3 months to 30 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.

Sitecore
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 - 127
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 11 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.62% - 0.034%
As % of the Vendors category 1.43% - 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Scotland.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 771 1083 1076
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 43.29% 41.45% 36.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 596 576
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £243 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 38
Median hourly rate £23.00 £43.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.51% +168.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.82 £12.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.98 £50.00 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 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 - 7 £350 -
Edinburgh - 4 £325 -
Sitecore
UK

For the 6 months to 30 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 13 (72.22%) Umbraco
2 12 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) CMS
2 12 (66.67%) MVC
2 12 (66.67%) C#
2 12 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 12 (66.67%) .NET
3 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (44.44%) HTML
5 8 (44.44%) CSS
5 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 8 (44.44%) jQuery
5 8 (44.44%) AngularJS
5 8 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (38.89%) HTML5
6 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (27.78%) XHTML
8 5 (27.78%) SQL
9 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
9 4 (22.22%) CRM
9 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (22.22%) RESTful
9 4 (22.22%) Rapid Prototyping
9 4 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (22.22%) User Experience
10 3 (16.67%) IaaS

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 13 (72.22%) Umbraco
2 12 (66.67%) CMS
2 12 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (11.11%) Apache Solr
4 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (5.56%) Drupal
5 1 (5.56%) EPiServer
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (16.67%) IaaS
2 3 (16.67%) SaaS
3 2 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (11.11%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (5.56%) Advertising
1 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Content Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) UI Developer
5 1 (5.56%) UI/UX Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Umbraco Developer
5 1 (5.56%) UX Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Content Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) .NET
1 12 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 8 (44.44%) AngularJS
2 8 (44.44%) CSS
2 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 8 (44.44%) jQuery
3 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (38.89%) HTML5
4 6 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (27.78%) XHTML
6 4 (22.22%) RESTful
7 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 2 (11.11%) Ajax
7 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (5.56%) CSS3
8 1 (5.56%) XML
8 1 (5.56%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (22.22%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (22.22%) CRM
2 4 (22.22%) Rapid Prototyping
3 3 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) Web Development
4 2 (11.11%) Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
4 2 (11.11%) OOP
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) SOLID
4 2 (11.11%) Statistics
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Web Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Adobe
2 2 (11.11%) Google
2 2 (11.11%) Omniture
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Twitter