The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 3 months to 29 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Sitecore.

Sitecore
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 40 37
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 11 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 3.20% 0.62% 1.56%
As % of the Vendors category 8.53% 1.45% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 5
Median daily rate £413 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 -

Sitecore is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 129 138 168
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 37.50% 42.72% 43.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 93 112
Median daily rate £410 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.10% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 9
Median hourly rate £31.50 £13.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.33% -15.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £25.10 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon citing Sitecore as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore in Swindon

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 22 (95.65%) CMS
1 22 (95.65%) Sitecore CMS
2 21 (91.30%) Content Management
2 21 (91.30%) C#
2 21 (91.30%) .NET
2 21 (91.30%) ASP.NET
3 20 (86.96%) CSS
3 20 (86.96%) JavaScript
3 20 (86.96%) Finance
3 20 (86.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (86.96%) Sass
4 19 (82.61%) HTML
5 18 (78.26%) Windows
5 18 (78.26%) Visual Studio
5 18 (78.26%) W3C
5 18 (78.26%) Ajax
5 18 (78.26%) jQuery
6 17 (73.91%) User Experience
6 17 (73.91%) Flash
7 16 (69.57%) Apple
7 16 (69.57%) XSLT
7 16 (69.57%) IIS
7 16 (69.57%) Web Development
8 15 (65.22%) ActionScript
8 15 (65.22%) Internet
9 12 (52.17%) Front End Development
10 3 (13.04%) Banking
11 2 (8.70%) RIA
11 2 (8.70%) Web Analytics
11 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling

Sitecore
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 22 (95.65%) CMS
1 22 (95.65%) Sitecore CMS
2 16 (69.57%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) Internet
Development Applications
1 20 (86.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (78.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (86.96%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 18 (78.26%) Sitecore Developer
3 10 (43.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (34.78%) .NET Developer
5 7 (30.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (30.43%) C# Developer
6 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (26.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Content Editor
7 2 (8.70%) Digital Content Editor
7 2 (8.70%) Digital Editor
8 1 (4.35%) ASP Developer
8 1 (4.35%) CMS Developer
8 1 (4.35%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) .NET
1 21 (91.30%) ASP.NET
2 20 (86.96%) CSS
2 20 (86.96%) Sass
3 19 (82.61%) HTML
4 18 (78.26%) Ajax
4 18 (78.26%) jQuery
5 17 (73.91%) Flash
6 16 (69.57%) XSLT
7 1 (4.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (78.26%) W3C
2 17 (73.91%) User Experience
3 2 (8.70%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Content Management
2 16 (69.57%) Web Development
3 12 (52.17%) Front End Development
4 2 (8.70%) Analytics
4 2 (8.70%) BPMN
4 2 (8.70%) Content Writing
4 2 (8.70%) Cross-Platform Development
4 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.70%) Time Management
4 2 (8.70%) Web Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) C#
2 20 (86.96%) JavaScript
3 15 (65.22%) ActionScript
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Apple
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) OpenText