Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 169 169
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 +19
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 34 37 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.67% 0.70% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 1.82% 1.70% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 30
South West median daily rate £450 £411 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.42% +26.54% -3.70%
10th Percentile £363 £288 £226
90th Percentile £584 £463 £388
England median daily rate £450 £413 £401
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.00% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £100.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year - +1011.11% -

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 1,871 2,171 2,460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 37.01% 41.09% 41.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,072 1,338 1,555
South West median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.51% +2.07% +3.45%
10th Percentile £222 £213 £222
90th Percentile £553 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 108 129
South West median hourly rate £25.50 £39.25 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.03% +53.92% +27.50%
10th Percentile £11.18 £13.70 £11.55
90th Percentile £47.00 £50.75 £51.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.45% -4.17% +2.86%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +2 13 £475 +37.68% 2
Wiltshire -10 7 £506 +22.73%
Bristol -3 6 £400 -11.11% 3
Somerset +3 2 £388 +19.23%
Gloucestershire - 2 £381 -
Cornwall - 1 £450 -
Devon - 1 £525 -
Sitecore
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 22 (64.71%) .NET
2 17 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (29.41%) Java
4 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
4 10 (29.41%) MuleSoft
5 9 (26.47%) DevOps
5 9 (26.47%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (26.47%) Release Management
5 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
6 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
6 8 (23.53%) HTML
6 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 8 (23.53%) CMS
6 8 (23.53%) Finance
6 8 (23.53%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (20.59%) MVC
7 7 (20.59%) C#
7 7 (20.59%) CSS
8 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 6 (17.65%) Guidewire
8 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (14.71%) SonarQube
9 5 (14.71%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
9 5 (14.71%) JIRA
9 5 (14.71%) Maven
9 5 (14.71%) TeamCity
9 5 (14.71%) Gradle

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 8 (23.53%) CMS
1 8 (23.53%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (14.71%) Confluence
2 5 (14.71%) WebLogic
3 4 (11.76%) Umbraco
4 2 (5.88%) Kentico
5 1 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.94%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.94%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (26.47%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.94%) Redis
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.71%) Ant
2 5 (14.71%) Artifactory
2 5 (14.71%) Gradle
2 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
2 5 (14.71%) JIRA
2 5 (14.71%) Maven
2 5 (14.71%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (14.71%) SonarQube
2 5 (14.71%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.94%) Grunt
3 1 (2.94%) PostCSS
3 1 (2.94%) Selenium
3 1 (2.94%) webpack
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Automotive
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Build Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Sitecore Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Architect
5 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Lead DevOps
5 3 (8.82%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.88%) Build Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Sitecore Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Sitecore Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (64.71%) .NET
2 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
2 8 (23.53%) HTML
3 7 (20.59%) CSS
4 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (14.71%) REST
6 4 (11.76%) jQuery
7 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
7 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (8.82%) HTML5
7 3 (8.82%) Web Services
8 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (5.88%) CSS3
8 2 (5.88%) Entity Framework
8 2 (5.88%) JSON
8 2 (5.88%) React
8 2 (5.88%) SOAP
9 1 (2.94%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (2.94%) LESS
9 1 (2.94%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.94%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
1 1 (2.94%) Robotics
1 1 (2.94%) Social Media
1 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Android
1 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
2 9 (26.47%) DevOps
2 9 (26.47%) Release Management
3 7 (20.59%) MVC
4 5 (14.71%) Change Control
4 5 (14.71%) Change Management
4 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
4 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.88%) CRM
5 2 (5.88%) Scrum
5 2 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (2.94%) B2C
6 1 (2.94%) Content Management
6 1 (2.94%) Information Security
6 1 (2.94%) SEO
6 1 (2.94%) SOA
6 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.94%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) Java
2 7 (20.59%) C#
3 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.76%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ISEB
1 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) MuleSoft
2 6 (17.65%) Guidewire
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Adobe
4 1 (2.94%) Blue Prism
4 1 (2.94%) Capita
4 1 (2.94%) hybris
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.94%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.94%) Xamarin