The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 23 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
South West / Somerset
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 32 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.52% 2.26% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.11% 12.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Median daily rate £300 £281 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year - -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Somerset with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 37 47 87
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 18.69% 17.74% 22.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 52
Median daily rate £375 £300 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -39.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 10
Median hourly rate £50.00 £16.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +203.03% -18.25%  
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 Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore CMS in Somerset

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS in Somerset over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore CMS in Somerset

Sitecore CMS
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 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
Bath +1 3 £300 +6.66% 1
Sitecore CMS
South West

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

1 3 (100.00%) CMS
1 3 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 3 (100.00%) Umbraco
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting

Sitecore CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (100.00%) CMS
1 3 (100.00%) Umbraco
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Sitecore