Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Sitecore CMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sitecore CMS over the 6 months to 14 August 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.

Sitecore CMS
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 672 602 625
Rank change year-on-year -70 +23 -4
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 216 246 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.26% 1.52% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 169 217
UK median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +1.91%
10th Percentile £291 £260 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
UK median hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £9.00

Sitecore CMS is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 17,188 16,183 19,940
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.79% 16.93% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,239 10,472 13,108
UK median daily rate £450 £437 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.92% +4.11% +8.39%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £253
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 404 475
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £19.40 £20.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.68% -4.87% +1.95%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.30 £20.76
% change year-on-year +3.65% -7.03% +3.78%

Sitecore CMS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Sitecore CMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore CMS in the UK

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore CMS in the UK

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore CMS in the UK

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sitecore CMS in the UK

Sitecore CMS
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS within the UK over the 6 months to 14 August 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 -56 205 £425 +11.48% 50
London +12 109 £425 - 23
UK excluding London -78 106 £425 +13.33% 29
South East -37 44 £425 +18.88% 10
Midlands +3 25 £500 +29.03% 3
East Midlands +15 21 £500 +33.33% 2
North of England -46 19 £413 +10.00% 6
Yorkshire -26 11 £419 +11.67% 3
South West -14 8 £381 +5.17% 8
Scotland -43 5 - - 1
North East -8 4 £325 -35.00%
Wales -13 4 £370 -22.11% 1
West Midlands -19 4 £450 -5.26% 1
North West -32 4 £425 +16.44% 3
Channel Islands - 1 £310 -

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore CMS 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 Sitecore CMS.

1 216 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 215 (99.54%) CMS
3 122 (56.48%) .NET
4 108 (50.00%) C#
5 92 (42.59%) JavaScript
6 88 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
7 76 (35.19%) HTML
8 72 (33.33%) CSS
9 61 (28.24%) ASP.NET
9 61 (28.24%) Microsoft Azure
10 60 (27.78%) Scrum
11 56 (25.93%) MVC
12 50 (23.15%) SQL Server
13 49 (22.69%) TDD
14 46 (21.30%) Umbraco
14 46 (21.30%) E-Commerce
15 43 (19.91%) jQuery
16 41 (18.98%) AngularJS
16 41 (18.98%) SQL
17 39 (18.06%) Content Management
17 39 (18.06%) .NET Framework
18 36 (16.67%) Git (software)
19 35 (16.20%) Web Services
20 32 (14.81%) Finance
21 31 (14.35%) ASP.NET Web API
22 28 (12.96%) CRM
23 27 (12.50%) Front End Development
24 25 (11.57%) React
24 25 (11.57%) Entity Framework
25 24 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC

Sitecore CMS
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
1 215 (99.54%) CMS
2 46 (21.30%) Umbraco
3 18 (8.33%) EPiServer
4 14 (6.48%) Apache Solr
5 12 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 11 (5.09%) SharePoint
7 8 (3.70%) Mule
7 8 (3.70%) Mule ESB
7 8 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
8 7 (3.24%) Kentico
9 6 (2.78%) Confluence
9 6 (2.78%) IIS
10 5 (2.31%) WordPress
11 4 (1.85%) Drupal
12 2 (0.93%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.93%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.93%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.46%) Content Management Server
13 1 (0.46%) CoreMedia CMS
Applications
1 6 (2.78%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.85%) Acrobat
2 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.46%) HipChat
3 1 (0.46%) InVision
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.46%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (2.78%) SDL Web 8
2 5 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.39%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.46%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.46%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.46%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 61 (28.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.70%) Google Analytics
2 8 (3.70%) PaaS
3 6 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.78%) Trello
4 5 (2.31%) GitHub
5 3 (1.39%) IaaS
5 3 (1.39%) Serverless
6 2 (0.93%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.78%) SMS
2 1 (0.46%) DNS
2 1 (0.46%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (23.15%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.72%) MongoDB
3 12 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.70%) Endeca
5 5 (2.31%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (2.31%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.93%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (0.46%) Big Data
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 24 (11.11%) JIRA
3 15 (6.94%) Octopus Deploy
4 14 (6.48%) TeamCity
5 11 (5.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (4.63%) Selenium
7 8 (3.70%) Cucumber
7 8 (3.70%) gulp
8 6 (2.78%) WATIR
8 6 (2.78%) webpack
9 5 (2.31%) ReSharper
10 4 (1.85%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (1.85%) Jasmine
10 4 (1.85%) NUnit
10 4 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (1.85%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.39%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.39%) Maven
11 3 (1.39%) QUnit
11 3 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (14.81%) Finance
2 22 (10.19%) Marketing
3 8 (3.70%) Retail
4 5 (2.31%) Publishing
5 3 (1.39%) Banking
6 2 (0.93%) Law
7 1 (0.46%) Automotive
7 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.46%) Games
7 1 (0.46%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.46%) Legal
7 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 126 (58.33%) Developer
2 63 (29.17%) .NET Developer
3 43 (19.91%) Sitecore Developer
4 31 (14.35%) C# Developer
5 26 (12.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (11.11%) Architect
7 20 (9.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 16 (7.41%) CMS Developer
8 16 (7.41%) Senior Developer
9 14 (6.48%) Sitecore Architect
10 13 (6.02%) Lead Developer
10 13 (6.02%) Project Manager
11 12 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
11 12 (5.56%) Tester
12 10 (4.63%) Azure Developer
13 9 (4.17%) Analyst
13 9 (4.17%) Technical Architect
14 8 (3.70%) HTML CSS Developer
14 8 (3.70%) HTML Developer
14 8 (3.70%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (56.48%) .NET
2 76 (35.19%) HTML
3 72 (33.33%) CSS
4 61 (28.24%) ASP.NET
5 43 (19.91%) jQuery
6 41 (18.98%) AngularJS
7 39 (18.06%) .NET Framework
8 35 (16.20%) Web Services
9 31 (14.35%) ASP.NET Web API
10 25 (11.57%) Entity Framework
10 25 (11.57%) React
11 24 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (10.19%) CSS3
13 21 (9.72%) HTML5
14 19 (8.80%) SOAP
15 16 (7.41%) OAuth
15 16 (7.41%) Sass
16 15 (6.94%) REST
17 13 (6.02%) Backbone.js
17 13 (6.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.11%) User Experience
2 11 (5.09%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (3.70%) PKI
4 4 (1.85%) iPad
5 3 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.93%) Animation
6 2 (0.93%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.46%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.46%) Equities
7 1 (0.46%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.46%) Marketing Technology
7 1 (0.46%) Replication
7 1 (0.46%) Social Media
7 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.78%) Windows
1 6 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (27.78%) Scrum
3 56 (25.93%) MVC
4 49 (22.69%) TDD
5 46 (21.30%) E-Commerce
6 39 (18.06%) Content Management
7 28 (12.96%) CRM
8 27 (12.50%) Front End Development
9 23 (10.65%) Analytics
10 20 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (8.80%) DevOps
12 18 (8.33%) SOA
13 14 (6.48%) API Development
13 14 (6.48%) Test Automation
13 14 (6.48%) Unit Testing
13 14 (6.48%) Web Development
14 13 (6.02%) B2C
15 12 (5.56%) OOP
15 12 (5.56%) Prototyping
15 12 (5.56%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 108 (50.00%) C#
2 92 (42.59%) JavaScript
3 41 (18.98%) SQL
4 15 (6.94%) Java
5 12 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 10 (4.63%) Ruby
7 7 (3.24%) ES6
8 6 (2.78%) TypeScript
9 5 (2.31%) R
10 3 (1.39%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.93%) C
12 1 (0.46%) Groovy
12 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.93%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.46%) PMP
3 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.46%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (3.70%) OpenSSO
1 8 (3.70%) Single Sign-On
2 7 (3.24%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.46%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.46%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 216 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 22 (10.19%) Microsoft
3 21 (9.72%) Adobe
4 12 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (4.17%) ATG
6 8 (3.70%) BEA
6 8 (3.70%) Google
7 6 (2.78%) Oracle
8 5 (2.31%) Capita
9 3 (1.39%) hybris
10 2 (0.93%) OpenText
10 2 (0.93%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 1 (0.46%) Alterian
11 1 (0.46%) Apigee
11 1 (0.46%) iRise
11 1 (0.46%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.46%) Omniture
11 1 (0.46%) Pega
11 1 (0.46%) SAP
11 1 (0.46%) Temenos