Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 835 869 837
Rank change year-on-year +34 -32 -28
Contract jobs citing SDL Web 8 16 25 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.023% 0.049%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.21% 0.29% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 15
UK median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £316 £313 £313
90th Percentile £502 £481 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -2.94% +21.43% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
UK median hourly rate £16.00 - -
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 7729 8632 9341
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.02% 7.95% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4466 5125 5155
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £295 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £429 £415 £413
% change year-on-year +3.31% +0.61% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 95 109
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +44.44% -30.77%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.23 £11.25
90th Percentile £58.26 £69.07 £60.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% +55.56% -31.82%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +43 16 £413 +3.13% 3
UK excluding London +46 11 £413 -2.94% 2
East of England -20 7 £400 -5.88%
London +15 5 - - 1
South West - 4 £425 -

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 15 (93.75%) HTML
1 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
1 15 (93.75%) CSS
2 14 (87.50%) HTML5
2 14 (87.50%) CSS3
3 9 (56.25%) Photoshop
3 9 (56.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (50.00%) TypeScript
5 7 (43.75%) User Experience
5 7 (43.75%) Mobile App
5 7 (43.75%) Grunt
5 7 (43.75%) gulp
5 7 (43.75%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (43.75%) Java
5 7 (43.75%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (43.75%) Jasmine
5 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
5 7 (43.75%) Node.js
5 7 (43.75%) REST
5 7 (43.75%) Web Development
5 7 (43.75%) jQuery
5 7 (43.75%) Unit Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Mercurial
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (37.50%) Graphic Design
6 6 (37.50%) OmniGraffle
6 6 (37.50%) UX Design
7 5 (31.25%) C#
7 5 (31.25%) .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 3 (18.75%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (18.75%) CMS
2 2 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (56.25%) Photoshop
2 6 (37.50%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
1 7 (43.75%) Grunt
1 7 (43.75%) gulp
1 7 (43.75%) Jasmine
1 7 (43.75%) Mercurial
2 4 (25.00%) IntelliJ
2 4 (25.00%) PhantomJS
2 4 (25.00%) WebStorm
3 3 (18.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (18.75%) Mocha
3 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 3 (18.75%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Junior
3 3 (18.75%) Junior Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.25%) HTML Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Tridion Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) CSS
1 15 (93.75%) HTML
2 14 (87.50%) CSS3
2 14 (87.50%) HTML5
3 7 (43.75%) jQuery
3 7 (43.75%) Node.js
3 7 (43.75%) REST
4 5 (31.25%) .NET
5 4 (25.00%) Ajax
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (25.00%) PhoneGap
5 4 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (18.75%) Apache Cordova
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Core
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (18.75%) Express
6 3 (18.75%) Polymer
6 3 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (18.75%) Semantic HTML
6 3 (18.75%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Greenfield Project
1 7 (43.75%) Mobile App
1 7 (43.75%) User Experience
2 6 (37.50%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (43.75%) Unit Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Web Development
3 6 (37.50%) UX Design
4 5 (31.25%) Front End Development
4 5 (31.25%) MVC
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (25.00%) Wireframes
6 3 (18.75%) B2B
6 3 (18.75%) BPMN
6 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (18.75%) TDD
7 2 (12.50%) Content Management
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (12.50%) IT Strategy
7 2 (12.50%) Workflow
8 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 8 (50.00%) TypeScript
3 7 (43.75%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) C#
5 4 (25.00%) Dart
5 4 (25.00%) ECMAScript
6 3 (18.75%) ES6
6 3 (18.75%) VBScript
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Adobe