Period
to 19 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Sitecore Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Sitecore Architect
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 857 827 830
Rank change year-on-year -30 +3 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Sitecore Architect 16 41 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.041% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.043% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 25
UK median daily rate £575 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £506 £455 £413
90th Percentile £638 £650 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -13.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 93,491 95,114 91,924
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.68% 94.90% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 61,797 63,188 60,020
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £269 £260 £253
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,863 2,793 3,234
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.77% +2.08% -2.81%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Sitecore Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Sitecore Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore Architect in the UK

Sitecore Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore Architect in the UK

Sitecore Architect
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. 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 -34 15 £575 +15.00% 1
London -18 11 £575 +8.49% 1
UK excluding London -32 4 £538 +7.50%
Yorkshire -11 3 £575 +15.00%
North of England -16 3 £575 +15.00%
South East -13 1 £500 -

Sitecore Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, Sitecore Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Sitecore Architect in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 8 (50.00%) CMS
2 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
4 4 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) Apache Solr
4 4 (25.00%) PaaS
4 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (18.75%) Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) Information Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) User Experience
5 3 (18.75%) Personalization
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 3 (18.75%) UX Design
5 3 (18.75%) MVC
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Content Management
6 2 (12.50%) Web Services
6 2 (12.50%) CRM
6 2 (12.50%) IaaS
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (6.25%) OpenSSO
7 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
7 1 (6.25%) REST

Sitecore Architect Skill Set
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 (50.00%) CMS
1 8 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (25.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (6.25%) Mule
3 1 (6.25%) Mule ESB
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (25.00%) PaaS
3 2 (12.50%) IaaS
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (6.25%) Apigee
4 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Endeca
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) Lucene
4 1 (6.25%) REST
4 1 (6.25%) RESTful
4 1 (6.25%) SOAP
4 1 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (18.75%) Analytics
1 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
1 3 (18.75%) Information Architecture
1 3 (18.75%) MVC
1 3 (18.75%) Personalization
1 3 (18.75%) UX Design
2 2 (12.50%) Content Management
2 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) B2C
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.25%) ETL
3 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) OpenSSO
1 1 (6.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (6.25%) ATG
2 1 (6.25%) BEA
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) SAP