Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 186 148
Rank change year-on-year -3 -38 +36
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 22 24 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.38% 0.44% 1.02%
As % of the Vendors category 0.98% 1.06% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 59
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £336 £303 £263
90th Percentile £475 £528 £438
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £80.00

Sitecore is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 2,253 2,273 2,504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.56% 41.35% 42.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,371 1,362 1,570
South West median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £235 £213 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +3.06% +6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 99 146
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +52.17% +13.95%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.90 £11.63
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 2018. 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
Dorset +7 11 £431 +25.00% 3
Bristol -12 6 £400 -5.88% 6
Wiltshire -8 4 £425 +6.25%
Gloucestershire - 1 £263 - 1
Sitecore
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 19 (86.36%) .NET
2 15 (68.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 10 (45.45%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (45.45%) Release Management
4 10 (45.45%) Java
4 10 (45.45%) Configuration Management
4 10 (45.45%) MuleSoft
5 9 (40.91%) DevOps
6 8 (36.36%) C#
7 7 (31.82%) HTML
7 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
7 7 (31.82%) CSS
8 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 6 (27.27%) Ant
8 6 (27.27%) Confluence
8 6 (27.27%) JIRA
8 6 (27.27%) TeamCity
8 6 (27.27%) Maven
8 6 (27.27%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (27.27%) Gradle
8 6 (27.27%) Artifactory
8 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
8 6 (27.27%) SonarQube
9 5 (22.73%) Guidewire
9 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
9 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (22.73%) Change Control
9 5 (22.73%) Data Quality

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 6 (27.27%) Confluence
2 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
3 4 (18.18%) CMS
3 4 (18.18%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (13.64%) Umbraco
5 1 (4.55%) Kentico
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (45.45%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (27.27%) Ant
2 6 (27.27%) Artifactory
2 6 (27.27%) Gradle
2 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 6 (27.27%) JIRA
2 6 (27.27%) Maven
2 6 (27.27%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (27.27%) SonarQube
2 6 (27.27%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.55%) Grunt
3 1 (4.55%) PostCSS
3 1 (4.55%) webpack
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Build Engineer
1 9 (40.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Sitecore Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Deployment Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Lead DevOps
4 4 (18.18%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Technical Leader
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Azure Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Build Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Sitecore Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps Manager
6 1 (4.55%) IT Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
2 7 (31.82%) CSS
2 7 (31.82%) HTML
3 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (18.18%) jQuery
5 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
5 3 (13.64%) REST
5 3 (13.64%) Web Services
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (9.09%) CSS3
6 2 (9.09%) HTML5
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (4.55%) Dapper ORM
7 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
7 1 (4.55%) LESS
7 1 (4.55%) NHibernate
7 1 (4.55%) React
7 1 (4.55%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Configuration Management
2 10 (45.45%) Release Management
3 9 (40.91%) DevOps
4 5 (22.73%) Change Control
4 5 (22.73%) Change Management
4 5 (22.73%) MVC
4 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) Microservices
6 1 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.55%) SOA
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) MuleSoft
2 5 (22.73%) Guidewire
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Capita
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com