Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 638 595 625
Rank change year-on-year -43 +30 -14
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 235 250 268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.44% 1.61% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 172 197
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £286 £275 £263
90th Percentile £565 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £400 £360
% change year-on-year +1.56% +11.11% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
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 16,375 15,502 18,816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.40% 17.03% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,841 10,032 12,272
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +4.43%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 364 465
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.32% +7.89%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.13 £52.50 £48.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.96 £20.50
% change year-on-year -7.70% -7.51% +17.14%

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 20 June 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 16 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 20 June 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 -45 226 £425 +6.25% 43
London +19 132 £425 -5.56% 20
UK excluding London -95 102 £406 +1.56% 26
South East -43 36 £400 - 7
Midlands +2 24 £488 +21.88% 2
North of England -46 23 £375 - 8
East Midlands +3 22 £475 +22.58% 1
Yorkshire -14 16 £350 -6.67% 1
South West -13 8 £381 -7.58% 4
Wales -5 4 £370 -20.00%
North East -6 4 £425 -19.05% 2
East of England 0 3 £500 - 2
North West -28 3 £425 +25.93% 5
Scotland -48 3 - - 3
West Midlands -13 2 £500 +25.00% 1
Channel Islands - 1 £310 -

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 235 (100.00%) CMS
1 235 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 129 (54.89%) .NET
3 106 (45.11%) C#
4 105 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
5 90 (38.30%) JavaScript
6 78 (33.19%) HTML
6 78 (33.19%) CSS
7 71 (30.21%) MVC
8 63 (26.81%) ASP.NET
9 59 (25.11%) Scrum
9 59 (25.11%) Microsoft Azure
10 54 (22.98%) Umbraco
11 50 (21.28%) E-Commerce
12 49 (20.85%) TDD
13 47 (20.00%) Content Management
13 47 (20.00%) jQuery
14 46 (19.57%) Web Services
15 43 (18.30%) SQL Server
15 43 (18.30%) AngularJS
16 37 (15.74%) .NET Framework
17 34 (14.47%) Git (software)
18 33 (14.04%) SQL
19 32 (13.62%) SOA
20 29 (12.34%) CRM
20 29 (12.34%) Finance
20 29 (12.34%) User Experience
20 29 (12.34%) ASP.NET MVC
20 29 (12.34%) Front End Development
21 27 (11.49%) React

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
1 235 (100.00%) CMS
2 54 (22.98%) Umbraco
3 21 (8.94%) EPiServer
4 19 (8.09%) SharePoint
5 17 (7.23%) Apache Solr
6 16 (6.81%) WebLogic Portal
7 15 (6.38%) Mule
7 15 (6.38%) Mule ESB
8 12 (5.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 9 (3.83%) Kentico
10 6 (2.55%) WordPress
11 5 (2.13%) IIS
12 4 (1.70%) Drupal
13 3 (1.28%) Confluence
14 2 (0.85%) Content Management Server
14 2 (0.85%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.85%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.85%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
15 1 (0.43%) CoreMedia CMS
Applications
1 8 (3.40%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.28%) Acrobat
2 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.43%) HipChat
4 1 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (2.55%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.28%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.43%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.43%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 59 (25.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.55%) PaaS
2 6 (2.55%) Trello
3 4 (1.70%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.43%) IaaS
5 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.28%) SMS
2 1 (0.43%) DNS
2 1 (0.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (18.30%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.21%) NoSQL
3 22 (9.36%) MongoDB
4 16 (6.81%) Endeca
5 4 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.28%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.85%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (0.43%) Big Data
8 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (14.47%) Git (software)
2 25 (10.64%) JIRA
3 17 (7.23%) Octopus Deploy
4 14 (5.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (5.96%) TeamCity
5 9 (3.83%) Selenium
6 8 (3.40%) Cucumber
7 7 (2.98%) Jasmine
8 6 (2.55%) gulp
8 6 (2.55%) NUnit
8 6 (2.55%) Visual Studio
8 6 (2.55%) WATIR
9 5 (2.13%) webpack
10 4 (1.70%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (1.70%) ReSharper
10 4 (1.70%) Subversion
10 4 (1.70%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.28%) Mercurial
11 3 (1.28%) Mocha
11 3 (1.28%) QUnit
General
1 29 (12.34%) Finance
2 26 (11.06%) Marketing
3 7 (2.98%) Retail
4 5 (2.13%) Publishing
5 3 (1.28%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.85%) Banking
6 2 (0.85%) Games
6 2 (0.85%) Law
6 2 (0.85%) Legal
7 1 (0.43%) Automotive
7 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 119 (50.64%) Developer
2 59 (25.11%) .NET Developer
3 49 (20.85%) Sitecore Developer
4 44 (18.72%) Architect
5 36 (15.32%) C# Developer
6 29 (12.34%) Sitecore Architect
7 27 (11.49%) C# .NET Developer
8 21 (8.94%) Technical Architect
9 17 (7.23%) CMS Developer
9 17 (7.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 12 (5.11%) Analyst
10 12 (5.11%) Project Manager
10 12 (5.11%) Tester
11 11 (4.68%) HTML Developer
12 10 (4.26%) Lead Developer
13 9 (3.83%) Business Analyst
13 9 (3.83%) HTML CSS Developer
13 9 (3.83%) Senior Developer
14 8 (3.40%) Azure Developer
14 8 (3.40%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (54.89%) .NET
2 78 (33.19%) CSS
2 78 (33.19%) HTML
3 63 (26.81%) ASP.NET
4 47 (20.00%) jQuery
5 46 (19.57%) Web Services
6 43 (18.30%) AngularJS
7 37 (15.74%) .NET Framework
8 29 (12.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (11.49%) React
9 27 (11.49%) SOAP
10 26 (11.06%) ASP.NET Web API
11 23 (9.79%) CSS3
11 23 (9.79%) HTML5
12 20 (8.51%) RESTful
13 19 (8.09%) Entity Framework
14 18 (7.66%) Sass
15 15 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 15 (6.38%) Backbone.js
15 15 (6.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.34%) User Experience
2 16 (6.81%) PKI
3 10 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.40%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.55%) iPad
7 4 (1.70%) Analytical Mindset
7 4 (1.70%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.85%) Animation
9 2 (0.85%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.43%) Equities
10 1 (0.43%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.43%) Marketing Technology
10 1 (0.43%) Replication
10 1 (0.43%) Social Media
10 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.13%) Windows
1 5 (2.13%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (30.21%) MVC
3 59 (25.11%) Scrum
4 50 (21.28%) E-Commerce
5 49 (20.85%) TDD
6 47 (20.00%) Content Management
7 32 (13.62%) SOA
8 29 (12.34%) CRM
8 29 (12.34%) Front End Development
9 24 (10.21%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (8.94%) DevOps
11 20 (8.51%) B2C
12 16 (6.81%) Analytics
12 16 (6.81%) SOLID
13 14 (5.96%) Microservices
13 14 (5.96%) OOP
13 14 (5.96%) Project Management
13 14 (5.96%) SEO
13 14 (5.96%) Unit Testing
14 13 (5.53%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 106 (45.11%) C#
2 90 (38.30%) JavaScript
3 33 (14.04%) SQL
4 15 (6.38%) Java
5 13 (5.53%) T-SQL
6 10 (4.26%) Ruby
7 6 (2.55%) TypeScript
8 4 (1.70%) ES6
8 4 (1.70%) R
9 3 (1.28%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.85%) C
10 2 (0.85%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (7.23%) Degree
2 2 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (0.85%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.43%) PMP
3 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.43%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.96%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (6.81%) CA Single Sign-On
1 16 (6.81%) OpenSSO
1 16 (6.81%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.28%) Puppet
3 1 (0.43%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 235 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 26 (11.06%) Microsoft
3 23 (9.79%) Adobe
4 17 (7.23%) ATG
5 16 (6.81%) BEA
6 7 (2.98%) Oracle
6 7 (2.98%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.13%) Capita
8 4 (1.70%) Google
9 3 (1.28%) Coveo
9 3 (1.28%) hybris
10 2 (0.85%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 1 (0.43%) Alterian
11 1 (0.43%) Demandware
11 1 (0.43%) Marketo
11 1 (0.43%) Omniture
11 1 (0.43%) Pega
11 1 (0.43%) Siebel
11 1 (0.43%) Temenos