The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 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.

Sitecore CMS
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 69 47
Rank change year-on-year +14 -22  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.18% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.91% 1.06% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +10.71% -9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 -

Sitecore CMS is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 110 94 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 19.71% 16.32% 18.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 59 53
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £193 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £23.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

Sitecore CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore CMS in South Wales

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore CMS in South Wales

Sitecore CMS
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales 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
Cardiff +21 1 £450 -
Sitecore CMS
Wales

Sitecore CMS
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore CMS 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 Wales region with a requirement for Sitecore CMS.

1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET

Sitecore CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (100.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) CMS Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Sitecore Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft