Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 855 874 847
Rank change year-on-year +19 -27 -1
Contract jobs citing SDL Web 8 16 25 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.023% 0.037%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.20% 0.29% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 13
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +3.33%
10th Percentile £323 £316 £355
90th Percentile £509 £480 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.68% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
UK median hourly rate £15.25 - -
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 7992 8694 9311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.04% 8.17% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4691 5181 5191
UK median daily rate £455 £440 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.41% +1.15% +2.35%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 97 131
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% - -20.63%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.23 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.70 £91.80 £50.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.06 £23.00
% change year-on-year +9.74% +8.96% -29.23%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +28 16 £425 +3.03% 2
UK excluding London +36 12 £425 - 2
East of England -28 8 £426 +0.29% 2
London +10 4 - -
South West - 4 £425 -

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
1 11 (68.75%) HTML
1 11 (68.75%) CSS
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) HTML5
2 10 (62.50%) CSS3
3 9 (56.25%) MVC
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (43.75%) VBScript
6 6 (37.50%) CMS
6 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (37.50%) Content Management
6 6 (37.50%) Web Development
6 6 (37.50%) TypeScript
7 5 (31.25%) Subversion
7 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (31.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (31.25%) .NET
7 5 (31.25%) Photoshop
7 5 (31.25%) C#
8 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (25.00%) Java
8 4 (25.00%) Web Services
8 4 (25.00%) DNS
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 4 (25.00%) Atlassian
8 4 (25.00%) jQuery

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 (37.50%) CMS
2 2 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (31.25%) Photoshop
2 3 (18.75%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Subversion
2 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) Grunt
2 4 (25.00%) gulp
2 4 (25.00%) Jasmine
2 4 (25.00%) Mercurial
2 4 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
4 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (12.50%) IntelliJ
4 2 (12.50%) Mocha
4 2 (12.50%) PhantomJS
4 2 (12.50%) WebStorm
5 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Junior
4 2 (12.50%) Junior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (6.25%) HTML Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.25%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Tridion Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) CSS
1 11 (68.75%) HTML
2 10 (62.50%) CSS3
2 10 (62.50%) HTML5
3 5 (31.25%) .NET
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (25.00%) jQuery
4 4 (25.00%) Node.js
4 4 (25.00%) REST
4 4 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Core
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (12.50%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (12.50%) Express
6 2 (12.50%) Polymer
6 2 (12.50%) Semantic HTML
6 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (12.50%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (25.00%) User Experience
1 4 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 3 (18.75%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) MVC
3 6 (37.50%) Content Management
3 6 (37.50%) Web Development
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Front End Development
6 3 (18.75%) UX Design
7 2 (12.50%) B2B
7 2 (12.50%) BPMN
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (12.50%) IT Strategy
7 2 (12.50%) TDD
7 2 (12.50%) Wireframes
8 1 (6.25%) Migration
8 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 7 (43.75%) VBScript
3 6 (37.50%) TypeScript
4 5 (31.25%) C#
5 4 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (12.50%) Dart
6 2 (12.50%) ECMAScript
6 2 (12.50%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Atlassian
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Adobe