The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 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.

Sitecore CMS
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 246 262
Rank change year-on-year +22 +16  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 30 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.39% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.30% 1.00% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 15
Median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £310 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £394
% change year-on-year +14.28% -11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.25 -

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 the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1305 1605 1549
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 16.86% 17.91% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 772 1019 941
Median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 51 57
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.63 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.60% -30.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

Sitecore CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore CMS in the South East

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS in the South East over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore CMS in the South East

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sitecore CMS in the South East

Sitecore CMS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Hampshire +14 12 £438 +9.37% 1
Kent - 9 £340 -
Berkshire +23 5 £450 +12.50% 1
Surrey - 3 £470 - 7
East Sussex - 2 £338 -
Sitecore CMS
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Sitecore CMS.

1 58 (100.00%) CMS
1 58 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 30 (51.72%) .NET
3 27 (46.55%) Web Services
4 26 (44.83%) HTML
4 26 (44.83%) CSS
5 25 (43.10%) TDD
6 24 (41.38%) JavaScript
7 23 (39.66%) C#
7 23 (39.66%) MVC
8 21 (36.21%) SQL Server
9 20 (34.48%) Content Management
10 19 (32.76%) XML
11 18 (31.03%) REST
12 16 (27.59%) Project Management
12 16 (27.59%) OOP
12 16 (27.59%) JSON
13 14 (24.14%) Maven
13 14 (24.14%) Ruby
13 14 (24.14%) OO
13 14 (24.14%) Python
13 14 (24.14%) Ant
13 14 (24.14%) Java
13 14 (24.14%) HTTP
13 14 (24.14%) JMeter
13 14 (24.14%) BDD
13 14 (24.14%) HTML5
13 14 (24.14%) Splunk
13 14 (24.14%) Bitbucket
13 14 (24.14%) Gradle

Sitecore CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 58 (100.00%) CMS
2 9 (15.52%) IIS
3 4 (6.90%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.45%) Kentico
5 1 (1.72%) DNN
5 1 (1.72%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.72%) Immediacy CMS
5 1 (1.72%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.14%) HTTP
2 3 (5.17%) Internet
2 3 (5.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (36.21%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Ant
1 14 (24.14%) Apache Ivy
1 14 (24.14%) Bitbucket
1 14 (24.14%) eggPlant
1 14 (24.14%) Gradle
1 14 (24.14%) JMeter
1 14 (24.14%) Maven
1 14 (24.14%) Selenium
1 14 (24.14%) WebDriver
2 12 (20.69%) Git (software)
3 9 (15.52%) Gatling
3 9 (15.52%) NeoLoad
3 9 (15.52%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.72%) JIRA
4 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (5.17%) Marketing
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Legal
2 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (70.69%) Developer
2 19 (32.76%) .NET Developer
2 19 (32.76%) Sitecore Developer
3 9 (15.52%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (15.52%) C# Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Performance Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) CMS Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Developer in Test
5 5 (8.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (6.90%) Architect
6 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Sitecore Architect
6 4 (6.90%) SQL Developer
6 4 (6.90%) UX Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Performance Tester
7 2 (3.45%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Performance Tester
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Tester
7 2 (3.45%) Tester
7 2 (3.45%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (51.72%) .NET
2 27 (46.55%) Web Services
3 26 (44.83%) CSS
3 26 (44.83%) HTML
4 19 (32.76%) XML
5 18 (31.03%) REST
6 16 (27.59%) JSON
7 14 (24.14%) HTML5
8 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET
9 12 (20.69%) CSS3
10 11 (18.97%) .NET Framework
10 11 (18.97%) AngularJS
11 9 (15.52%) Backbone.js
11 9 (15.52%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (15.52%) LINQ
11 9 (15.52%) React
12 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (10.34%) WCF
14 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
15 3 (5.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) User Experience
2 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Windows
1 9 (15.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.10%) TDD
2 23 (39.66%) MVC
3 20 (34.48%) Content Management
4 16 (27.59%) OOP
4 16 (27.59%) Project Management
5 14 (24.14%) BDD
5 14 (24.14%) OO
5 14 (24.14%) Test Automation
6 13 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (20.69%) E-Commerce
8 10 (17.24%) Software Architecture
8 10 (17.24%) Visualisation
9 9 (15.52%) MVVM
9 9 (15.52%) OWASP
9 9 (15.52%) Prototyping
9 9 (15.52%) Scrum
10 6 (10.34%) Performance Engineering
11 5 (8.62%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 5 (8.62%) Manual Testing
11 5 (8.62%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (41.38%) JavaScript
2 23 (39.66%) C#
3 14 (24.14%) Groovy
3 14 (24.14%) Java
3 14 (24.14%) Python
3 14 (24.14%) Ruby
4 5 (8.62%) C++
5 4 (6.90%) SQL
6 3 (5.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 58 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 14 (24.14%) Splunk
3 9 (15.52%) HP
4 1 (1.72%) Alterian
4 1 (1.72%) OpenText
4 1 (1.72%) Telerik
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