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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sitecore
England / South East
Rank 208 231 228
Rank change year-on-year +23 -3  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 45 34 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.58% 0.37% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 1.18% 0.75% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 28 21
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £527 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.06% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 -

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 3813 4523 4544
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 48.93% 49.05% 45.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2093 2686 2376
Median daily rate £415 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.09% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £245 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 206 236
Median hourly rate £15.60 £30.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.00% +62.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £12.29 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £60.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Sitecore as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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
Berkshire +36 15 £450 +24.13% 2
Hampshire +16 15 £368 -26.50% 1
Surrey +3 4 £388 -8.82% 4
Buckinghamshire -8 4 £438 +2.94%
Kent - 4 £348 -
West Sussex +3 3 £335 -1.47%
Sitecore
England

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 50 (64.10%) .NET
2 39 (50.00%) CMS
2 39 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 32 (41.03%) ASP.NET
4 26 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 25 (32.05%) REST
6 23 (29.49%) C#
7 22 (28.21%) Content Management
8 21 (26.92%) TDD
8 21 (26.92%) HTML
8 21 (26.92%) CSS
8 21 (26.92%) XML
9 19 (24.36%) MVC
10 18 (23.08%) JSON
11 17 (21.79%) Web Services
11 17 (21.79%) Project Management
12 16 (20.51%) OOP
12 16 (20.51%) OO
12 16 (20.51%) Python
12 16 (20.51%) HTTP
12 16 (20.51%) Ant
12 16 (20.51%) Java
12 16 (20.51%) JMeter
12 16 (20.51%) Ruby
12 16 (20.51%) Maven
12 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (20.51%) Selenium
12 16 (20.51%) Groovy
12 16 (20.51%) Splunk
12 16 (20.51%) Bitbucket

Sitecore
Top Related 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 39 (50.00%) CMS
1 39 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (6.41%) Umbraco
3 3 (3.85%) IIS
4 2 (2.56%) Kentico
5 1 (1.28%) DNN
5 1 (1.28%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.28%) Immediacy CMS
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) GitHub
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.51%) HTTP
2 3 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (1.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.28%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (20.51%) Ant
1 16 (20.51%) Apache Ivy
1 16 (20.51%) Bitbucket
1 16 (20.51%) eggPlant
1 16 (20.51%) Gradle
1 16 (20.51%) JMeter
1 16 (20.51%) Maven
1 16 (20.51%) Selenium
1 16 (20.51%) WebDriver
2 7 (8.97%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.41%) Gatling
3 5 (6.41%) NeoLoad
4 3 (3.85%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.28%) JIRA
5 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (2.56%) Marketing
2 1 (1.28%) Advertising
2 1 (1.28%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (69.23%) Developer
2 29 (37.18%) Sitecore Developer
3 14 (17.95%) Architect
3 14 (17.95%) Sitecore Architect
4 11 (14.10%) .NET Developer
5 10 (12.82%) Developer in Test
6 8 (10.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (6.41%) UX Developer
8 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Consultant
8 4 (5.13%) Performance Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Sitecore Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) .NET Architect
9 3 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.85%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.85%) SQL Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Analyst
10 2 (2.56%) HTML Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (64.10%) .NET
2 32 (41.03%) ASP.NET
3 25 (32.05%) REST
4 21 (26.92%) CSS
4 21 (26.92%) HTML
4 21 (26.92%) XML
5 18 (23.08%) JSON
6 17 (21.79%) Web Services
7 10 (12.82%) HTML5
8 9 (11.54%) CSS3
9 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (8.97%) .NET Framework
11 6 (7.69%) AngularJS
11 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (6.41%) React
13 4 (5.13%) jQuery
13 4 (5.13%) LINQ
14 3 (3.85%) Backbone.js
14 3 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
15 2 (2.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) User Experience
2 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.85%) Windows
1 3 (3.85%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.28%) Android
2 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.21%) Content Management
2 21 (26.92%) TDD
3 19 (24.36%) MVC
4 17 (21.79%) Project Management
5 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (20.51%) BDD
5 16 (20.51%) OO
5 16 (20.51%) OOP
6 14 (17.95%) Scrum
6 14 (17.95%) Visualisation
7 12 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 11 (14.10%) Automated Testing
8 11 (14.10%) Manual Testing
8 11 (14.10%) Security Testing
9 7 (8.97%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 6 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 6 (7.69%) Front End Development
11 5 (6.41%) Cross-Browser Testing
12 4 (5.13%) Performance Engineering
12 4 (5.13%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 23 (29.49%) C#
3 16 (20.51%) Groovy
3 16 (20.51%) Java
3 16 (20.51%) Python
3 16 (20.51%) Ruby
4 11 (14.10%) C++
5 7 (8.97%) SQL
6 3 (3.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 16 (20.51%) Splunk
2 5 (6.41%) HP
3 1 (1.28%) Alterian
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.28%) OpenText
3 1 (1.28%) Telerik
3 1 (1.28%) Xamarin
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago