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 3 months to 24 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.

SDL Web 8 (formerly Tridion)
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 593 627 628
Rank change year-on-year +34 +1  
Contract jobs citing SDL Web 8 8 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.032% 0.032%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.20% 0.38% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 3
Median daily rate £400 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3909 4449 4841
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.45% 8.27% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2299 2730 2775
Median daily rate £475 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 54 50
Median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.92% +44.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £11.00 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £99.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% +55.55%  

SDL Web 8
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SDL Web 8 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

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 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 8 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +41 8 £400 -3.03% 5
Cambridgeshire -9 4 £400 -5.88% 1
East of England -14 4 £400 -5.88% 1
London +16 3 - -
Cambridge -1 3 £400 -5.88% 1
Gloucester - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 10 (66.67%) HTML
1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 10 (66.67%) CSS
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (66.67%) HTML5
1 10 (66.67%) CSS3
2 8 (53.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (53.33%) Photoshop
3 6 (40.00%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) CMS
3 6 (40.00%) Node.js
3 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (40.00%) Mercurial
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (40.00%) jQuery
3 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (40.00%) REST
3 6 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (40.00%) Jasmine
3 6 (40.00%) Grunt
3 6 (40.00%) User Experience
3 6 (40.00%) gulp
3 6 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (33.33%) UX Design
4 5 (33.33%) Graphic Design
4 5 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (26.67%) Web Development
5 4 (26.67%) SharePoint

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 (40.00%) CMS
2 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (20.00%) Alfresco
3 3 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (13.33%) Documentum
5 1 (6.67%) Apache Solr
5 1 (6.67%) EPiServer
5 1 (6.67%) Kentico
5 1 (6.67%) SAS
5 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (6.67%) Sitefinity
5 1 (6.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (53.33%) Photoshop
2 5 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (40.00%) Grunt
1 6 (40.00%) gulp
1 6 (40.00%) Jasmine
1 6 (40.00%) Mercurial
2 3 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (20.00%) IntelliJ
2 3 (20.00%) Mocha
2 3 (20.00%) PhantomJS
2 3 (20.00%) WebStorm
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (26.67%) Architect
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Junior
4 3 (20.00%) Junior Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Architect
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Technical Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Management Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (6.67%) Junior Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Sitecore Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) CSS
1 10 (66.67%) CSS3
1 10 (66.67%) HTML
1 10 (66.67%) HTML5
2 6 (40.00%) jQuery
2 6 (40.00%) Node.js
2 6 (40.00%) REST
3 3 (20.00%) Ajax
3 3 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
3 3 (20.00%) Express
3 3 (20.00%) PhoneGap
3 3 (20.00%) Polymer
3 3 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (20.00%) Semantic HTML
3 3 (20.00%) Spring
3 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (20.00%) Web Components
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) OAuth
4 2 (13.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
1 6 (40.00%) Mobile App
1 6 (40.00%) User Experience
2 5 (33.33%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (33.33%) UX Design
4 4 (26.67%) Front End Development
4 4 (26.67%) Web Development
5 3 (20.00%) B2B
5 3 (20.00%) BPMN
5 3 (20.00%) Content Management
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Content Management
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (20.00%) Wireframes
6 2 (13.33%) ArchiMate
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) Workflow
7 1 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (6.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) TypeScript
4 3 (20.00%) Dart
4 3 (20.00%) ECMAScript
4 3 (20.00%) ES6
5 1 (6.67%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) OpenText
2 1 (6.67%) Sitecore
2 1 (6.67%) WSO2
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