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 29 April 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
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 590 638 604
Rank change year-on-year +48 -34  
Contract jobs citing SDL Web 8 6 11 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.020% 0.068%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.15% 0.25% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 12
Median daily rate £444 £360 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.26% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £460 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £425 £325
% change year-on-year +4.41% +30.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
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 3950 4420 4685
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.38% 7.91% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2320 2715 2599
Median daily rate £450 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 42 32
Median hourly rate £36.25 £26.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.42% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £9.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £49.55 £60.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.77 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year +37.34% -14.06%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SDL Web 8 over the 3 months to 29 April 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 3 months to 29 April 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 +33 6 £444 +23.26% 4
Cambridgeshire -2 5 £444 +4.41% 1
East of England -11 5 £444 +4.41% 1
Cambridge +3 4 £444 +4.41% 1
London +23 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 (69.23%) CMS
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) Content Management
3 6 (46.15%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (38.46%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) jQuery
4 5 (38.46%) Node.js
5 4 (30.77%) User Experience
5 4 (30.77%) REST
5 4 (30.77%) CSS3
5 4 (30.77%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (30.77%) Alfresco
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (30.77%) HTML5
5 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
5 4 (30.77%) Photoshop
5 4 (30.77%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (30.77%) Front End Development
6 3 (23.08%) gulp
6 3 (23.08%) MVC
6 3 (23.08%) Graphic Design
6 3 (23.08%) .NET
6 3 (23.08%) Mercurial
6 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Content Management
6 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
6 3 (23.08%) UX Design

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 9 (69.23%) CMS
2 4 (30.77%) Alfresco
2 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
3 2 (15.38%) Documentum
3 2 (15.38%) EPiServer
3 2 (15.38%) Kentico
3 2 (15.38%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (15.38%) Sitefinity
3 2 (15.38%) Umbraco
4 1 (7.69%) Apache
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Solr
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (7.69%) DNN
4 1 (7.69%) Drupal
4 1 (7.69%) Immediacy CMS
4 1 (7.69%) Joomla!
4 1 (7.69%) Magnolia
4 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (30.77%) Photoshop
2 3 (23.08%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) OLAP
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (23.08%) Grunt
1 3 (23.08%) gulp
1 3 (23.08%) Jasmine
1 3 (23.08%) Mercurial
2 2 (15.38%) IntelliJ
2 2 (15.38%) PhantomJS
2 2 (15.38%) WebStorm
3 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (7.69%) JUnit
3 1 (7.69%) Mocha
General
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) CMS Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (15.38%) Tridion Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Management Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) CSS
2 5 (38.46%) jQuery
2 5 (38.46%) Node.js
3 4 (30.77%) CSS3
3 4 (30.77%) HTML5
3 4 (30.77%) REST
4 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (15.38%) Ajax
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (15.38%) OAuth
5 2 (15.38%) PhoneGap
5 2 (15.38%) Sass
5 2 (15.38%) Spring
6 1 (7.69%) Java EE
6 1 (7.69%) Java SE
6 1 (7.69%) JSON
6 1 (7.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (30.77%) User Experience
3 3 (23.08%) Graphic Design
3 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
4 1 (7.69%) Streaming Music
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Content Management
3 4 (30.77%) Front End Development
3 4 (30.77%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Content Management
4 3 (23.08%) MVC
4 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 3 (23.08%) UX Design
4 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 2 (15.38%) ArchiMate
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 2 (15.38%) Wireframes
6 1 (7.69%) Content Marketing
6 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (7.69%) Line Management
6 1 (7.69%) Microservices
6 1 (7.69%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) Dart
3 2 (15.38%) ECMAScript
3 2 (15.38%) TypeScript
4 1 (7.69%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Sitecore
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) Alterian
2 1 (7.69%) OpenText
2 1 (7.69%) WSO2
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