Period
to 12 August 2020

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 6 months to 12 August 2020 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
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 184 349 340
Rank change year-on-year +165 -9 -31
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 8 10 44
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.068% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.10% 0.43% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 32
Median daily rate £400 £398 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% -6.47% +14.86%
10th Percentile £325 £304 £329
90th Percentile £435 £464 £534
England median daily rate £375 £414 £425
% change year-on-year -9.37% -2.65% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £24.00 -

Sitecore CMS is in the Application Platforms category. The following 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.

All Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 724 2,338 2,779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.07% 15.89% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 1,365 1,682
Median daily rate £451 £427 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.50% +0.47% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £275
90th Percentile £615 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £455
% change year-on-year - +4.40% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 83 78
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -18.54% +21.02%
10th Percentile £12.41 £12.00 £11.70
90th Percentile £57.60 £53.75 £50.63
Median hourly rate £27.23 £20.67 £20.50
% change year-on-year +31.77% +0.80% +2.50%

Sitecore CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Sitecore CMS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore CMS in the South East

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Sitecore CMS in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Sitecore CMS in the South East

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Sitecore CMS in the South East.

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 6 months to 12 August 2020. 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
Thames Valley +116 5 £375 -
Berkshire +93 5 £375 -
Surrey - 2 £400 - 1
Hampshire +78 1 - -
Sitecore CMS
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Sitecore CMS.

1 8 (100.00%) CMS
1 8 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) Umbraco
3 5 (62.50%) Kentico
4 4 (50.00%) EPiServer
5 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (25.00%) Azure
6 2 (25.00%) hybris
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (25.00%) Kanban
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) DevOps
6 2 (25.00%) GCP
7 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
7 1 (12.50%) React
7 1 (12.50%) User Experience
7 1 (12.50%) Microservices
7 1 (12.50%) TDD
7 1 (12.50%) Content Management
7 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 1 (12.50%) QA
7 1 (12.50%) Selenium
7 1 (12.50%) Drupal
7 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing

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 8 (100.00%) CMS
2 5 (62.50%) Kentico
2 5 (62.50%) Umbraco
3 4 (50.00%) EPiServer
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
5 1 (12.50%) Drupal
5 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Azure
1 2 (25.00%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) CircleCI
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Mocha
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (12.50%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Sitecore Developer
3 2 (25.00%) EPiServer Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Sitecore Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Chai
2 1 (12.50%) Enzyme
2 1 (12.50%) Jest
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) React
2 1 (12.50%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) API Development
4 1 (12.50%) API Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Content Management
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 1 (12.50%) Microservices
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Personalization
4 1 (12.50%) Product Management
4 1 (12.50%) Secure Coding
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) ES6
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
1 1 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (25.00%) hybris
3 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (12.50%) SAP