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 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
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 240 240
Rank change year-on-year +56 0  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 59 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.76% 0.32% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 1.54% 0.67% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 24 15
Median daily rate £400 £406 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.53% +12.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £310 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £514 £407
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 the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3826 4349 4418
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 49.51% 48.45% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3857 4748 4436
Median daily rate £415 £400 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +2.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 408 433
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.61 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.40% +0.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £10.23 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £40.00
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 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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 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 +27 31 £439 +17.00% 4
Kent +9 13 £351 -21.94%
Berkshire +20 10 £450 +2.85%
Surrey +12 4 £423 -11.05% 6
East Sussex - 2 £338 - 1
Sitecore
England

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 South East region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 69 (66.99%) .NET
2 56 (54.37%) CMS
2 56 (54.37%) Sitecore CMS
3 50 (48.54%) Web Services
4 46 (44.66%) MVC
5 36 (34.95%) C#
5 36 (34.95%) REST
6 35 (33.98%) HTML
6 35 (33.98%) JavaScript
7 34 (33.01%) CSS
8 27 (26.21%) SQL Server
8 27 (26.21%) TDD
9 21 (20.39%) ASP.NET
9 21 (20.39%) XML
10 18 (17.48%) Content Management
11 17 (16.50%) JSON
12 15 (14.56%) HTML5
12 15 (14.56%) OOP
13 14 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (13.59%) Project Management
13 14 (13.59%) .NET Framework
14 13 (12.62%) Git (software)
14 13 (12.62%) CSS3
14 13 (12.62%) LINQ
15 12 (11.65%) Selenium
15 12 (11.65%) Maven
15 12 (11.65%) Ruby
15 12 (11.65%) Splunk
15 12 (11.65%) BDD
15 12 (11.65%) WebDriver

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 56 (54.37%) CMS
1 56 (54.37%) Sitecore CMS
2 10 (9.71%) IIS
3 4 (3.88%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.94%) Kentico
5 1 (0.97%) DNN
5 1 (0.97%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.97%) Immediacy CMS
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.97%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.65%) HTTP
2 3 (2.91%) Internet
2 3 (2.91%) Intranet
3 1 (0.97%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (26.21%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.91%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.97%) MS Access
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (12.62%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.65%) Ant
2 12 (11.65%) Apache Ivy
2 12 (11.65%) Bitbucket
2 12 (11.65%) eggPlant
2 12 (11.65%) Gradle
2 12 (11.65%) JMeter
2 12 (11.65%) Maven
2 12 (11.65%) Selenium
2 12 (11.65%) WebDriver
3 9 (8.74%) Gatling
3 9 (8.74%) NeoLoad
3 9 (8.74%) ReSharper
4 4 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.94%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.97%) JIRA
General
1 4 (3.88%) Finance
2 3 (2.91%) Marketing
3 1 (0.97%) Legal
3 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 82 (79.61%) Developer
2 59 (57.28%) Sitecore Developer
3 23 (22.33%) .NET Developer
4 10 (9.71%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (9.71%) C# Developer
5 8 (7.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (5.83%) Architect
6 6 (5.83%) Performance Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) Sitecore Architect
7 5 (4.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (4.85%) CMS Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Developer in Test
8 4 (3.88%) SQL Developer
8 4 (3.88%) UX Developer
9 3 (2.91%) HTML Developer
9 3 (2.91%) Project Manager
10 2 (1.94%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (1.94%) Senior Performance Tester
10 2 (1.94%) Senior Tester
10 2 (1.94%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (66.99%) .NET
2 50 (48.54%) Web Services
3 36 (34.95%) REST
4 35 (33.98%) HTML
5 34 (33.01%) CSS
6 21 (20.39%) ASP.NET
6 21 (20.39%) XML
7 17 (16.50%) JSON
8 15 (14.56%) HTML5
9 14 (13.59%) .NET Framework
10 13 (12.62%) CSS3
10 13 (12.62%) LINQ
11 11 (10.68%) AngularJS
12 9 (8.74%) Backbone.js
12 9 (8.74%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (8.74%) React
13 7 (6.80%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (6.80%) WCF
14 5 (4.85%) jQuery
15 4 (3.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.65%) User Experience
2 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.91%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.97%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.74%) Windows
1 9 (8.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (44.66%) MVC
2 27 (26.21%) TDD
3 18 (17.48%) Content Management
4 15 (14.56%) OOP
5 14 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (13.59%) Project Management
6 12 (11.65%) BDD
6 12 (11.65%) E-Commerce
6 12 (11.65%) OO
6 12 (11.65%) Test Automation
7 10 (9.71%) Software Architecture
8 9 (8.74%) MVVM
8 9 (8.74%) OWASP
8 9 (8.74%) Prototyping
9 8 (7.77%) Visualisation
10 7 (6.80%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 7 (6.80%) Scrum
11 6 (5.83%) Front End Development
11 6 (5.83%) Performance Engineering
12 5 (4.85%) Cross-Browser Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (34.95%) C#
2 35 (33.98%) JavaScript
3 12 (11.65%) Groovy
3 12 (11.65%) Java
3 12 (11.65%) Python
3 12 (11.65%) Ruby
4 11 (10.68%) SQL
5 5 (4.85%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.91%) C++
6 3 (2.91%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.97%) PHP
7 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
1 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.74%) Docker
2 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (8.74%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 12 (11.65%) Splunk
2 9 (8.74%) HP
3 1 (0.97%) Alterian
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.97%) OpenText
3 1 (0.97%) SendGrid
3 1 (0.97%) Telerik
Hampshire
ECOM
Rate: £400 - £480 per annum
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Rate: Competitive
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