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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 41 38
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.36% 0.58% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 5.16% 1.23% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £425 £300 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.66% -42.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £513
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £325 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.25 -

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 155 163 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 45.72% 46.97% 35.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 214 125
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £619 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 33
Median hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.72% +36.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £23.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £31.25 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

Job postings citing Sitecore as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Swindon.

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

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sitecore in Swindon over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 17 (89.47%) HTML
1 17 (89.47%) CMS
1 17 (89.47%) Content Management
1 17 (89.47%) Sitecore CMS
2 15 (78.95%) Sass
2 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 15 (78.95%) .NET
2 15 (78.95%) C#
2 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET
2 15 (78.95%) CSS
2 15 (78.95%) jQuery
3 14 (73.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (73.68%) Visual Studio
3 14 (73.68%) User Experience
4 13 (68.42%) Finance
5 12 (63.16%) Windows
5 12 (63.16%) Apple
5 12 (63.16%) W3C
5 12 (63.16%) IIS
5 12 (63.16%) Ajax
6 10 (52.63%) Web Development
6 10 (52.63%) XSLT
7 8 (42.11%) Front End Development
8 7 (36.84%) ActionScript
8 7 (36.84%) Internet
8 7 (36.84%) Flash
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (15.79%) Banking
9 3 (15.79%) Web Analytics

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 17 (89.47%) CMS
1 17 (89.47%) Sitecore CMS
2 12 (63.16%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Internet
Development Applications
1 14 (73.68%) Team Foundation Server
1 14 (73.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
1 16 (84.21%) Sitecore Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (10.53%) Content Editor
3 2 (10.53%) Digital Content Editor
3 2 (10.53%) Digital Editor
4 1 (5.26%) Content Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Content Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) HTML
2 15 (78.95%) .NET
2 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET
2 15 (78.95%) CSS
2 15 (78.95%) jQuery
2 15 (78.95%) Sass
3 12 (63.16%) Ajax
4 10 (52.63%) XSLT
5 7 (36.84%) Flash
6 1 (5.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) User Experience
2 12 (63.16%) W3C
3 2 (10.53%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Content Management
2 10 (52.63%) Web Development
3 8 (42.11%) Front End Development
4 3 (15.79%) Analytics
4 3 (15.79%) Content Writing
4 3 (15.79%) Web Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) C#
1 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 7 (36.84%) ActionScript
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Apple
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft