Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SDL Web 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SDL Web 8 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.

SDL Web 8 (formerly Tridion)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 875 876 852
Rank change year-on-year +1 -24 +3
Contract jobs citing SDL Web 8 12 15 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.014% 0.038%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.15% 0.17% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 20
UK median daily rate £413 £410 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +8.61% +37.27%
10th Percentile £314 £363 £351
90th Percentile £515 £463 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% +29.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SDL Web 8 is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 8154 8770 9321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.91% 8.33% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4813 5231 5185
UK median daily rate £475 £440 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +1.15% +0.58%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +3.53% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 98 140
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £31.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.84% +6.90% +4.50%
10th Percentile £12.43 £10.01 £12.00
90th Percentile £61.83 £90.60 £54.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.58 £31.23 £27.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +13.55% -12.70%

SDL Web 8
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SDL Web 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SDL Web 8 in the UK

SDL Web 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SDL Web 8.

Contractor daily rate trend for SDL Web 8 in the UK

SDL Web 8
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SDL Web 8 over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SDL Web 8 in the UK

SDL Web 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SDL Web 8.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SDL Web 8 in the UK

SDL Web 8
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SDL Web 8 within the UK 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
England +13 12 £413 +0.61% 5
UK excluding London +38 10 £413 +6.45% 2
East of England -18 7 £400 +6.67% 2
South West - 3 £425 -
London -21 2 - - 3

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SDL Web 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SDL Web 8.

1 9 (75.00%) MVC
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) VBScript
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) CSS
3 7 (58.33%) Content Management
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (50.00%) CSS3
4 6 (50.00%) HTML5
4 6 (50.00%) CMS
5 5 (41.67%) Subversion
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
5 5 (41.67%) Web Services
5 5 (41.67%) DNS
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
5 5 (41.67%) Atlassian
5 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (41.67%) TypeScript
5 5 (41.67%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (41.67%) Virtual Team
6 4 (33.33%) Web Development
6 4 (33.33%) C#
6 4 (33.33%) .NET
7 3 (25.00%) Photoshop
7 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET

SDL Web 8
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (16.67%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (41.67%) Subversion
2 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (16.67%) Grunt
3 2 (16.67%) gulp
3 2 (16.67%) IntelliJ
3 2 (16.67%) Jasmine
3 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
3 2 (16.67%) PhantomJS
3 2 (16.67%) WebStorm
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Tridion Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) CSS3
2 6 (50.00%) HTML5
3 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Core
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 3 (25.00%) jQuery
6 2 (16.67%) Ajax
6 2 (16.67%) Node.js
6 2 (16.67%) PhoneGap
6 2 (16.67%) REST
6 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (8.33%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Virtual Team
2 2 (16.67%) Graphic Design
2 2 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (75.00%) MVC
2 7 (58.33%) Content Management
3 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (33.33%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (16.67%) UX Design
5 2 (16.67%) Wireframes
6 1 (8.33%) B2B
6 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) VBScript
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
3 5 (41.67%) TypeScript
4 4 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) Dart
5 2 (16.67%) ECMAScript
5 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Atlassian
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe