The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SilverStripe skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SilverStripe over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SilverStripe
UK
Rank 592 640 620
Rank change year-on-year +48 -20  
Contract jobs citing SilverStripe 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.051% 0.022% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £290 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.45% -8.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £275 £300
% change year-on-year +5.45% -8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7873 9129 9108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.38% 17.22% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5152 5807 5408
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 225 319
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.92 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.10% +3.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

SilverStripe
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SilverStripe as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for SilverStripe in the UK

SilverStripe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SilverStripe.

Contractor daily rate trend for SilverStripe in the UK

SilverStripe
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SilverStripe within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 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 +36 4 £290 +5.45% 1
Leeds - 2 £283 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £283 -
Yorkshire - 2 £283 -
East of England -3 1 - -
North West - 1 £325 -
Manchester - 1 £325 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 - -

SilverStripe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SilverStripe 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 SilverStripe.

1 11 (100.00%) PHP
1 11 (100.00%) MySQL
2 8 (72.73%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Release Management
2 8 (72.73%) Drupal
2 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 8 (72.73%) Secure Coding
3 7 (63.64%) Symfony
3 7 (63.64%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 7 (63.64%) MVC
4 6 (54.55%) XPath
4 6 (54.55%) XML Schema
4 6 (54.55%) RDF
4 6 (54.55%) Perl
4 6 (54.55%) XML
4 6 (54.55%) XSLT
5 5 (45.45%) Degree
5 5 (45.45%) Laravel
5 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
6 4 (36.36%) Web Development
7 3 (27.27%) Intranet
7 3 (27.27%) Internet
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) CSS
7 3 (27.27%) Windows
7 3 (27.27%) Apache
7 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
7 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
7 3 (27.27%) HTML

SilverStripe
Top Related 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 (72.73%) Drupal
2 3 (27.27%) Apache
2 3 (27.27%) CMS
2 3 (27.27%) Plone
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) ArcGIS
3 1 (9.09%) GeoServer
3 1 (9.09%) Perch
3 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
1 3 (27.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) MySQL
2 8 (72.73%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (18.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) PHP Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Software Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Web Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Database Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Internet Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Intranet Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Symfony
2 6 (54.55%) XML
2 6 (54.55%) XML Schema
2 6 (54.55%) XSLT
3 5 (45.45%) Laravel
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) Google Maps API
5 1 (9.09%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) Release Management
1 8 (72.73%) Secure Coding
2 7 (63.64%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 7 (63.64%) MVC
3 6 (54.55%) RDF
4 4 (36.36%) Web Development
5 3 (27.27%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 3 (27.27%) Informatics
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (54.55%) Perl
2 6 (54.55%) XPath
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Zend
3 1 (9.09%) Google