Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 150 195
Rank change year-on-year -15 +45 -12
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 43 53 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.76% 0.93% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 1.92% 2.22% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 52 18
South West median daily rate £413 £375 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +14.50% +0.77%
10th Percentile £268 £313 £234
90th Percentile £538 £449 £511
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West 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 West.

All Vendors
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2244 2391 2657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 39.65% 41.81% 40.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1380 1511 1660
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £200 £200 £208
90th Percentile £550 £538 £511
England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 157 157
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.91% -15.69% +27.12%
10th Percentile £11.96 £11.48 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.00 £49.51
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore in the South West

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore in the South West

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore in the South West

Sitecore
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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
Bristol -12 23 £425 +13.33% 3
Wiltshire -5 10 £285 -12.31%
Somerset 0 3 £325 -13.33%
Devon 0 3 £525 - 1
Dorset +3 2 £345 +62.35% 6
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 West region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 27 (62.79%) CMS
1 27 (62.79%) Sitecore CMS
2 22 (51.16%) .NET
3 21 (48.84%) C#
4 17 (39.53%) HTML
4 17 (39.53%) CSS
5 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET
6 13 (30.23%) MVC
7 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
8 11 (25.58%) Finance
8 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (23.26%) TDD
9 10 (23.26%) User Experience
10 8 (18.60%) BDD
10 8 (18.60%) Sass
10 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (18.60%) jQuery
11 7 (16.28%) Umbraco
11 7 (16.28%) Content Management
11 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (13.95%) MongoDB
12 6 (13.95%) Ajax
12 6 (13.95%) SQL
12 6 (13.95%) IIS
12 6 (13.95%) XSLT
12 6 (13.95%) Windows
13 5 (11.63%) Apple
13 5 (11.63%) W3C
13 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
13 5 (11.63%) EPiServer

Sitecore
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 27 (62.79%) CMS
1 27 (62.79%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (16.28%) Umbraco
3 6 (13.95%) IIS
4 5 (11.63%) EPiServer
5 2 (4.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Drupal
6 1 (2.33%) Confluence
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) CheetahMail
2 1 (2.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) MongoDB
2 4 (9.30%) RDBMS
2 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.65%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.98%) Grunt
2 3 (6.98%) PostCSS
2 3 (6.98%) webpack
3 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.65%) Maven
3 2 (4.65%) Mockito
3 2 (4.65%) SonarQube
3 2 (4.65%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Publishing
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (67.44%) Developer
2 25 (58.14%) Sitecore Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Content Editor
4 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
4 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Digital Content Editor
4 3 (6.98%) Digital Editor
5 2 (4.65%) CMS Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.65%) EPiServer Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Sitecore Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Content Designer
6 1 (2.33%) Designer
6 1 (2.33%) Digital Content Designer
6 1 (2.33%) Digital Designer
6 1 (2.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Web Content Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (51.16%) .NET
2 17 (39.53%) CSS
2 17 (39.53%) HTML
3 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET
4 8 (18.60%) jQuery
4 8 (18.60%) Sass
5 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (13.95%) Ajax
6 6 (13.95%) XSLT
7 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
8 3 (6.98%) Dapper ORM
8 3 (6.98%) Entity Framework
8 3 (6.98%) LESS
8 3 (6.98%) NHibernate
8 3 (6.98%) XML
9 2 (4.65%) JSR 170
9 2 (4.65%) OSGi
9 2 (4.65%) WCF
9 2 (4.65%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) User Experience
2 5 (11.63%) W3C
3 2 (4.65%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) MVC
2 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.26%) TDD
4 8 (18.60%) BDD
5 7 (16.28%) Content Management
6 5 (11.63%) Scrum
7 4 (9.30%) SOLID
7 4 (9.30%) Web Development
8 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.98%) Kanban
8 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.65%) OO
9 2 (4.65%) OOP
9 2 (4.65%) Project Management
9 2 (4.65%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (4.65%) Web Design
10 1 (2.33%) Analytics
10 1 (2.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) C#
2 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.95%) SQL
4 2 (4.65%) Java
5 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.33%) VBA
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Apple
2 2 (4.65%) Adobe
2 2 (4.65%) Coverity
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) hybris
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle