Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 6 months to 23 November 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
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 261 292 341
Rank change year-on-year +31 +49 +6
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 116 90 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.69% 0.54% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 1.43% 1.11% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 51 55
South East median daily rate £400 £415 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% -20.95% +44.83%
10th Percentile £275 £331 £328
90th Percentile £515 £506 £700
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £65.50 £80.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year -18.13% +115.98% +289.89%

Sitecore is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 8098 8073 9196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 48.10% 48.41% 47.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4652 4641 5141
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £238 £220 £225
90th Percentile £575 £556 £534
England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 403 436
South East median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £18.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.81% -13.93% +19.94%
10th Percentile £10.20 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £48.00 £45.25
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore in the South East

Sitecore
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 in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore in the South East

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sitecore in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore in the South East

Sitecore
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 in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sitecore in the South East

Sitecore
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 within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Hampshire +1 33 £463 +15.63%
Kent +19 30 £350 +75.00%
Thames Valley -3 27 £450 +5.88% 2
Berkshire +15 24 £440 -3.56% 2
Surrey -8 12 £395 -18.97%
Sussex - 4 £400 -
West Sussex - 4 £125 -
Oxfordshire +4 3 £475 -
East Sussex +1 2 £350 -9.68%
Sitecore
England

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

1 76 (65.52%) .NET
2 55 (47.41%) MVC
3 51 (43.97%) C#
4 49 (42.24%) CMS
4 49 (42.24%) Sitecore CMS
5 40 (34.48%) HTML
6 39 (33.62%) Web Services
7 34 (29.31%) SQL Server
8 31 (26.72%) CSS
9 25 (21.55%) Windows
9 25 (21.55%) TDD
10 23 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (18.10%) ASP.NET
12 20 (17.24%) LINQ
13 19 (16.38%) .NET Framework
13 19 (16.38%) REST
14 18 (15.52%) ASP.NET Web API
14 18 (15.52%) Windows Server
14 18 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
15 17 (14.66%) Git (software)
15 17 (14.66%) JavaScript
15 17 (14.66%) AngularJS
15 17 (14.66%) SQL Server 2012
16 16 (13.79%) KnockoutJS
16 16 (13.79%) Microsoft
16 16 (13.79%) IIS
16 16 (13.79%) E-Commerce
17 14 (12.07%) OWASP
17 14 (12.07%) ReSharper
17 14 (12.07%) Backbone.js

Sitecore
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 49 (42.24%) CMS
1 49 (42.24%) Sitecore CMS
2 16 (13.79%) IIS
3 2 (1.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.86%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.76%) Google Analytics
3 8 (6.90%) Silverpop
4 5 (4.31%) PaaS
5 4 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (3.45%) Boomi
5 4 (3.45%) IaaS
6 1 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.45%) Firewall
2 2 (1.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (29.31%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (6.90%) Power BI
4 5 (4.31%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.86%) MS Access
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (14.66%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.07%) ReSharper
3 10 (8.62%) Visual Studio
4 8 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.72%) Ant
5 2 (1.72%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (1.72%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.72%) eggPlant
5 2 (1.72%) Fiddler
5 2 (1.72%) Firebug
5 2 (1.72%) Gatling
5 2 (1.72%) Gradle
5 2 (1.72%) JIRA
5 2 (1.72%) JMeter
5 2 (1.72%) Maven
5 2 (1.72%) NeoLoad
5 2 (1.72%) Selenium
5 2 (1.72%) Subversion
5 2 (1.72%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.86%) Grunt
General
1 13 (11.21%) Marketing
2 5 (4.31%) Finance
2 5 (4.31%) Legal
3 4 (3.45%) Publishing
4 1 (0.86%) Back Office
4 1 (0.86%) Local Government
4 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 84 (72.41%) Developer
2 59 (50.86%) Sitecore Developer
3 29 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 17 (14.66%) C# Developer
5 16 (13.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (6.90%) Analyst
6 8 (6.90%) Database Analyst
6 8 (6.90%) Database Marketing Analyst
6 8 (6.90%) IT Analyst
6 8 (6.90%) Marketing Analyst
6 8 (6.90%) Report Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) Architect
7 6 (5.17%) CRM Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) Sitecore Architect
8 5 (4.31%) Content Designer
8 5 (4.31%) Designer
8 5 (4.31%) Web Content Designer
8 5 (4.31%) Web Designer
9 4 (3.45%) Configuration Manager
9 4 (3.45%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (65.52%) .NET
2 40 (34.48%) HTML
3 39 (33.62%) Web Services
4 31 (26.72%) CSS
5 21 (18.10%) ASP.NET
6 20 (17.24%) LINQ
7 19 (16.38%) .NET Framework
7 19 (16.38%) REST
8 18 (15.52%) ASP.NET Web API
9 17 (14.66%) AngularJS
10 16 (13.79%) KnockoutJS
11 14 (12.07%) Backbone.js
11 14 (12.07%) HTML5
12 10 (8.62%) CSS3
13 7 (6.03%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (4.31%) jQuery
14 5 (4.31%) XML
15 4 (3.45%) WCF
16 3 (2.59%) JSON
16 3 (2.59%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.62%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (6.90%) Marketing Technology
3 3 (2.59%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.86%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.86%) New Media
5 1 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.55%) Windows
2 18 (15.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.86%) Linux
3 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (47.41%) MVC
2 25 (21.55%) TDD
3 23 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (13.79%) E-Commerce
5 14 (12.07%) Analytics
5 14 (12.07%) MVVM
5 14 (12.07%) OWASP
5 14 (12.07%) Prototyping
5 14 (12.07%) Software Architecture
6 12 (10.34%) CRM
6 12 (10.34%) Project Management
7 10 (8.62%) Release Management
8 8 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (6.90%) Content Management
9 6 (5.17%) BDD
9 6 (5.17%) OOP
10 5 (4.31%) Personalization
10 5 (4.31%) SDLC
11 4 (3.45%) Migration
11 4 (3.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 51 (43.97%) C#
2 17 (14.66%) JavaScript
3 13 (11.21%) SQL
4 6 (5.17%) VB.NET
5 4 (3.45%) Java
6 3 (2.59%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.72%) Groovy
7 2 (1.72%) Python
7 2 (1.72%) Ruby
8 1 (0.86%) PHP
8 1 (0.86%) VBA
8 1 (0.86%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (0.86%) GPEN
2 1 (0.86%) GWAPT
2 1 (0.86%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Docker
1 2 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 16 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.62%) Oracle
3 9 (7.76%) Google
4 8 (6.90%) Hootsuite
5 4 (3.45%) ForgeRock
5 4 (3.45%) SAP
6 2 (1.72%) HP
6 2 (1.72%) New Relic
6 2 (1.72%) Splunk
7 1 (0.86%) Capita
7 1 (0.86%) Ensighten
7 1 (0.86%) SendGrid