Period
to 10 July 2020

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 10 July 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.

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
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 196 298 294
Rank change year-on-year +102 -4 -35
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 15 65 93
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.43% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 0.92% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 35 55
Median daily rate £425 £450 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -1.76% +14.52%
10th Percentile £371 £375 £363
90th Percentile £556 £548 £645
England median daily rate £419 £450 £460
% change year-on-year -6.94% -2.17% +11.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £78.57 -
England median hourly rate £31.94 £60.29 -
% change year-on-year -47.02% - -

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 2,962 7,092 8,022
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 49.37% 46.92% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,757 4,185 4,600
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £213 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £606 £575
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 323 339
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.80 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.00 £54.75 £47.83
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.53% +8.57% +1.04%

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Sitecore as a proportion 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

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

Daily rate trend for Sitecore in the South East

Sitecore
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Sitecore in the South East over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Sitecore in the South East

Sitecore
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

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 10 July 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 +83 8 £425 -15.00% 4
Berkshire +57 6 £425 -18.07% 1
Surrey +66 3 £400 -15.79% 1
Buckinghamshire +41 2 £375 -5.66% 2
Hampshire +69 1 - -
East Sussex +34 1 £700 +75.00% 4
Sitecore
England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore 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.

1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) CMS
3 7 (46.67%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) MVC
4 5 (33.33%) Azure
5 4 (26.67%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
6 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (20.00%) Umbraco
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (20.00%) Kentico
6 3 (20.00%) Microservices
7 2 (13.33%) GCP
7 2 (13.33%) Docker
7 2 (13.33%) DevOps
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (13.33%) RESTful
7 2 (13.33%) Node.js
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (13.33%) Marketing
7 2 (13.33%) EPiServer
7 2 (13.33%) TDD
7 2 (13.33%) Data Management
7 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering

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 7 (46.67%) CMS
1 7 (46.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (20.00%) Kentico
2 3 (20.00%) Umbraco
3 2 (13.33%) EPiServer
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Solr
4 1 (6.67%) Drupal
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
4 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Azure
2 2 (13.33%) GCP
3 1 (6.67%) AWS
3 1 (6.67%) Azure Stack
3 1 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (6.67%) IaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Logic Apps
3 1 (6.67%) PaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Power Platform
3 1 (6.67%) PowerApps
3 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Babel
1 1 (6.67%) CircleCI
1 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) Mocha
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Sitecore Developer
3 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Sitecore Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) AWS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Developer in Test
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) EPiServer Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Salesforce Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Web Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Web Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (13.33%) Node.js
4 2 (13.33%) RESTful
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Chai
5 1 (6.67%) Enzyme
5 1 (6.67%) Jest
5 1 (6.67%) React
5 1 (6.67%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) RIA
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (20.00%) Microservices
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Data Management
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Kanban
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) ES6
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) hybris
3 1 (6.67%) MuleSoft