Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 2018 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 862 831 872
Rank change year-on-year -31 +41 -56
Contract jobs citing SDL Web 8 17 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.016% 0.025%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.26% 0.20% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 17
UK median daily rate £520 £489 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.39% +30.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £283 £359 £313
90th Percentile £539 £538 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate - £489 £425
% change year-on-year - +15.00% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
UK median hourly rate - £16.00 -
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 6,658 7,346 8,321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.66% 8.06% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,876 4,231 4,943
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £650 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £436 £420
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.69% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 108 100
UK median hourly rate £26.75 £33.25 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.55% +15.65% +27.78%
10th Percentile £10.96 £14.63 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.50 £58.60 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.96 £34.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% +15.00% +33.33%

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 21 June 2018.

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 4 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 21 June 2018. 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 -48 17 £520 +6.39% 2
London -25 15 £520 - 2
UK excluding London -10 2 - -
South East - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SDL Web 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for SDL Web 8.

1 8 (47.06%) HTML
1 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
1 8 (47.06%) CSS
1 8 (47.06%) CMS
2 7 (41.18%) E-Commerce
3 6 (35.29%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (35.29%) Sitecore
4 5 (29.41%) C#
4 5 (29.41%) .NET
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
5 4 (23.53%) MVC
5 4 (23.53%) Umbraco
5 4 (23.53%) EPiServer
5 4 (23.53%) JIRA
5 4 (23.53%) TeamCity
5 4 (23.53%) RESTful
5 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
5 4 (23.53%) Entity Framework
5 4 (23.53%) TDD
5 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (23.53%) API Integration
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (17.65%) Analytics
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Content Management
6 3 (17.65%) XML
7 2 (11.76%) UML
7 2 (11.76%) JSP

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 8 (47.06%) CMS
2 6 (35.29%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (23.53%) EPiServer
3 4 (23.53%) Umbraco
4 2 (11.76%) GlassFish
4 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
4 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
4 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) JIRA
1 4 (23.53%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Grunt
2 1 (5.88%) gulp
General
1 1 (5.88%) Publishing
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Architect
2 10 (58.82%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (35.29%) Developer
4 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Angular Developer
5 1 (5.88%) CMS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Transformation
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.88%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Java Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Tridion Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) CSS
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) .NET
3 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
3 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
3 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (23.53%) Entity Framework
3 4 (23.53%) RESTful
4 3 (17.65%) XML
5 2 (11.76%) Ajax
5 2 (11.76%) EJB
5 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
5 2 (11.76%) J2EE
5 2 (11.76%) JMS
5 2 (11.76%) JSP
5 2 (11.76%) Middleware
5 2 (11.76%) Servlets
5 2 (11.76%) Struts
5 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) E-Commerce
2 4 (23.53%) API Integration
2 4 (23.53%) MVC
2 4 (23.53%) TDD
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Analytics
3 3 (17.65%) Content Management
4 2 (11.76%) Information Management
4 2 (11.76%) Multivariate Testing
4 2 (11.76%) RUP
4 2 (11.76%) SEO
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) UML
4 2 (11.76%) Unified Process
4 2 (11.76%) Web Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.88%) B2C
5 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
5 1 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) Java
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.88%) Google