The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 28 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
South West / Somerset
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 30 -
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - 1.24% -
As % of the Vendors category - 2.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +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 Somerset.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 115 123 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 54.76% 51.04% 47.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 108 130
Median daily rate £423 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £246 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £718 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 23 46
Median hourly rate £47.50 £21.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.93% +6.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £12.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £38.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore in Somerset

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 3 (75.00%) CMS
1 3 (75.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (75.00%) Umbraco
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Adaptive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) Gherkin

Sitecore
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 (75.00%) CMS
1 3 (75.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (75.00%) Umbraco
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Adaptive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft