Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 643 629 670
Rank change year-on-year -14 +41 -49
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 234 241 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.41% 1.38% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 168 154
UK median daily rate £390 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% - +8.84%
10th Percentile £262 £263 £227
90th Percentile £550 £525 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -9.38% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
UK median hourly rate £13.50 £80.00 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -83.13% +115.98% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 - £37.04

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 16,539 17,517 18,791
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.50% 18.14% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,044 11,282 11,880
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £229
90th Percentile £619 £594 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +3.23% - +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 404 557
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £19.44 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.33% -7.45% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.00 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.34 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.30% - +13.48%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -35 207 £400 - 72
UK excluding London +1 142 £363 -9.38% 34
London -42 89 £475 +18.75% 41
South East -31 40 £350 -17.65% 1
North of England +28 39 £350 - 19
Yorkshire +39 26 £325 - 5
Scotland +7 23 £389 +19.62% 2
South West +11 22 £425 +3.03% 4
North West +4 11 £531 +58.58% 12
Midlands -7 7 £388 -13.89% 3
East of England -9 7 £388 -8.82% 4
East Midlands -2 6 £350 -22.22% 2
Wales +1 4 £250 -41.18% 1
North East +42 2 - - 2
West Midlands +3 1 £475 +26.67% 1

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore CMS 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 Sitecore CMS.

1 234 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 233 (99.57%) CMS
3 128 (54.70%) .NET
4 109 (46.58%) C#
5 106 (45.30%) Agile Software Development
6 82 (35.04%) HTML
7 80 (34.19%) CSS
8 77 (32.91%) MVC
9 68 (29.06%) ASP.NET
10 63 (26.92%) SQL Server
10 63 (26.92%) TDD
11 55 (23.50%) User Experience
11 55 (23.50%) JavaScript
12 54 (23.08%) Content Management
13 50 (21.37%) E-Commerce
14 44 (18.80%) jQuery
15 43 (18.38%) Web Services
16 42 (17.95%) Microsoft
17 41 (17.52%) Finance
18 38 (16.24%) Scrum
18 38 (16.24%) SQL
19 37 (15.81%) JIRA
19 37 (15.81%) ASP.NET Web API
20 36 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
20 36 (15.38%) .NET Framework
21 34 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
22 33 (14.10%) Umbraco
23 31 (13.25%) ASP.NET MVC
24 29 (12.39%) KnockoutJS
24 29 (12.39%) Git (software)

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
1 233 (99.57%) CMS
2 33 (14.10%) Umbraco
3 19 (8.12%) IIS
4 18 (7.69%) EPiServer
5 14 (5.98%) WordPress
6 13 (5.56%) Apache Solr
7 12 (5.13%) Confluence
8 10 (4.27%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (4.27%) SharePoint
9 9 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 9 (3.85%) Drupal
10 8 (3.42%) Kentico
11 3 (1.28%) Sitefinity
12 2 (0.85%) Content Management Server
12 2 (0.85%) Magnolia
12 2 (0.85%) Mule
12 2 (0.85%) Mule ESB
12 2 (0.85%) WebLogic Portal
13 1 (0.43%) Apache
13 1 (0.43%) Joomla!
Applications
1 13 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 10 (4.27%) OmniGraffle
3 8 (3.42%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.71%) LaTeX
4 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.28%) Camtasia
5 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.43%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.43%) HipChat
7 1 (0.43%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 12 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.14%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.43%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.43%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 36 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.27%) Google Analytics
2 10 (4.27%) Lucidchart
3 8 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (2.56%) Trello
5 5 (2.14%) PaaS
6 3 (1.28%) AdWords
7 2 (0.85%) Basecamp
7 2 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.85%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.43%) CheetahMail
8 1 (0.43%) GitHub
8 1 (0.43%) npm
8 1 (0.43%) Slack
8 1 (0.43%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (0.43%) HTTP
2 1 (0.43%) LAN
2 1 (0.43%) SAN
2 1 (0.43%) SMS
2 1 (0.43%) SSL
2 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.43%) VPN
2 1 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 15 (6.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.56%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.14%) Jackrabbit
7 4 (1.71%) CouchDB
7 4 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.85%) HBase
9 2 (0.85%) MS Access
9 2 (0.85%) MySQL
10 1 (0.43%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.43%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 37 (15.81%) JIRA
2 29 (12.39%) Git (software)
3 14 (5.98%) ReSharper
4 13 (5.56%) Axure RP
5 11 (4.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 8 (3.42%) Jasmine
6 8 (3.42%) Subversion
7 7 (2.99%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.99%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (2.56%) Grunt
8 6 (2.56%) Mercurial
8 6 (2.56%) Mocha
8 6 (2.56%) Vagrant
9 5 (2.14%) Maven
9 5 (2.14%) Mockito
9 5 (2.14%) SonarQube
9 5 (2.14%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.71%) PostCSS
10 4 (1.71%) TeamCity
General
1 41 (17.52%) Finance
2 16 (6.84%) Marketing
3 12 (5.13%) Legal
4 9 (3.85%) Publishing
4 9 (3.85%) Retail
5 4 (1.71%) Local Government
6 2 (0.85%) Games
7 1 (0.43%) Advertising
7 1 (0.43%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) Front Office
7 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 125 (53.42%) Developer
2 62 (26.50%) .NET Developer
3 61 (26.07%) Sitecore Developer
4 43 (18.38%) C# Developer
5 37 (15.81%) C# .NET Developer
6 29 (12.39%) Analyst
7 26 (11.11%) Architect
8 25 (10.68%) Business Analyst
9 20 (8.55%) Digital Analyst
9 20 (8.55%) Digital Business Analyst
10 14 (5.98%) Consultant
10 14 (5.98%) Sitecore Architect
11 13 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
11 13 (5.56%) CMS Developer
12 12 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
13 10 (4.27%) Sitecore Consultant
13 10 (4.27%) Technical Architect
14 9 (3.85%) Content Editor
15 8 (3.42%) CMS Business Analyst
15 8 (3.42%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (54.70%) .NET
2 82 (35.04%) HTML
3 80 (34.19%) CSS
4 68 (29.06%) ASP.NET
5 44 (18.80%) jQuery
6 43 (18.38%) Web Services
7 37 (15.81%) ASP.NET Web API
8 36 (15.38%) .NET Framework
9 31 (13.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 29 (12.39%) KnockoutJS
11 26 (11.11%) AngularJS
12 21 (8.97%) HTML5
13 20 (8.55%) Backbone.js
14 18 (7.69%) LINQ
14 18 (7.69%) XML
15 14 (5.98%) CSS3
16 13 (5.56%) Vue (Vue.js)
17 12 (5.13%) React
18 11 (4.70%) RESTful
19 10 (4.27%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 55 (23.50%) User Experience
2 34 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.84%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.99%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.71%) Analytical Mindset
5 4 (1.71%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.28%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.85%) iPad
7 2 (0.85%) PKI
7 2 (0.85%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.43%) NHS
8 1 (0.43%) PMI
8 1 (0.43%) Replication
8 1 (0.43%) Social Media
8 1 (0.43%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.84%) Windows
2 15 (6.41%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (45.30%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (32.91%) MVC
3 63 (26.92%) TDD
4 54 (23.08%) Content Management
5 50 (21.37%) E-Commerce
6 38 (16.24%) Scrum
7 25 (10.68%) Microservices
8 24 (10.26%) Project Management
8 24 (10.26%) SOA
9 22 (9.40%) OOP
9 22 (9.40%) Web Development
10 21 (8.97%) SOLID
11 19 (8.12%) CRM
11 19 (8.12%) Front End Development
12 18 (7.69%) BDD
13 17 (7.26%) Analytics
13 17 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (6.84%) Business Analysis
14 16 (6.84%) Prototyping
15 15 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 109 (46.58%) C#
2 55 (23.50%) JavaScript
3 38 (16.24%) SQL
4 14 (5.98%) T-SQL
5 13 (5.56%) Java
6 9 (3.85%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.71%) C++
7 4 (1.71%) Fortran
8 3 (1.28%) PHP
9 2 (0.85%) C
9 2 (0.85%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (5.98%) Degree
2 3 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (1.28%) MCP
2 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (2.99%) Docker
2 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (2.56%) Puppet
2 2 (0.85%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.85%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.43%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.43%) Rancher
3 1 (0.43%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 234 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 42 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.13%) Adobe
4 11 (4.70%) Oracle
5 10 (4.27%) Google
6 7 (2.99%) ATG
6 7 (2.99%) hybris
7 6 (2.56%) Coveo
7 6 (2.56%) New Relic
7 6 (2.56%) SAP
8 5 (2.14%) Coverity
9 2 (0.85%) BEA
10 1 (0.43%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.43%) Cisco
10 1 (0.43%) Hitachi
10 1 (0.43%) HP
10 1 (0.43%) Juniper
10 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.43%) Symantec
10 1 (0.43%) VMware