Period
to 15 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Sitecore Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 862 853 875
Rank change year-on-year -9 +22 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Sitecore Architect 16 42 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.041% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.043% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 23
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -3.61%
10th Percentile £508 £450 £413
90th Percentile £703 £625 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £625 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -4.76%
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 98,713 97,786 100,886
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.91% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 65,151 64,422 65,726
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £261 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,088 2,923 3,345
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.93 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sitecore Architect over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 15 November 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 -14 16 £550 +10.00% 2
London +9 10 £550 +1.85% 1
UK excluding London -34 6 £625 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire -5 3 £575 -
North of England -25 3 £575 +15.00%
South East -26 3 £675 +35.00% 1

Sitecore Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 10 (62.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 10 (62.50%) CMS
2 10 (62.50%) .NET
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (43.75%) MongoDB
4 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
4 7 (43.75%) C#
5 6 (37.50%) PaaS
5 6 (37.50%) Apache Solr
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
6 5 (31.25%) Analytics
6 5 (31.25%) Personalization
7 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 3 (18.75%) MVC
8 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (18.75%) IaaS
9 2 (12.50%) SaaS
9 2 (12.50%) Web Development
9 2 (12.50%) Content Management
9 2 (12.50%) Web Services
9 2 (12.50%) CRM
10 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
10 1 (6.25%) BEA
10 1 (6.25%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (6.25%) ERP
10 1 (6.25%) SOA
10 1 (6.25%) ETL

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 10 (62.50%) CMS
1 10 (62.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (37.50%) 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 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (37.50%) PaaS
3 3 (18.75%) IaaS
4 2 (12.50%) SaaS
5 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (6.25%) Apigee
5 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) MongoDB
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Endeca
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
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%) LINQ
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 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.25%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Analytics
1 5 (31.25%) Personalization
2 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) MVC
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Content Management
4 2 (12.50%) CRM
4 2 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) B2C
5 1 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) ETL
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
5 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) OpenSSO
1 1 (6.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) ATG
3 1 (6.25%) BEA
3 1 (6.25%) SAP