Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 2017 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
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 657 613 670
Rank change year-on-year -44 +57 -60
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 227 280 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.36% 1.43% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 191 167
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £292 £263 £259
90th Percentile £535 £475 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £383
% change year-on-year +2.63% -0.65% +17.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
UK median hourly rate - £80.00 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +115.98% +289.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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 16734 19605 20311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.70% 18.60% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10953 12813 12778
UK median daily rate £445 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.95% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 507 619
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +9.15%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.85 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% +8.57%

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 23 October 2017.

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 23 October 2017. 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 -45 199 £400 +5.26% 32
UK excluding London +15 150 £390 +2.63% 12
London -29 74 £438 +16.67% 22
South East -3 52 £363 -9.38% 1
North of England +54 40 £375 +11.11% 4
Scotland +25 24 £390 +22.83% 1
Yorkshire +21 22 £375 - 2
North West +21 17 £425 +30.77% 2
South West -1 17 £350 -5.41% 5
Midlands +15 7 £388 +3.33%
East Midlands -9 6 £375 -
East of England -32 6 £530 +17.78%
Wales +9 4 £438 +59.09% 1
North East +70 1 - -
West Midlands +27 1 £475 +38.69%

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, 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.

1 227 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 226 (99.56%) CMS
3 133 (58.59%) .NET
4 105 (46.26%) C#
5 94 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
6 90 (39.65%) HTML
7 84 (37.00%) CSS
7 84 (37.00%) MVC
8 74 (32.60%) ASP.NET
9 73 (32.16%) SQL Server
10 67 (29.52%) JavaScript
11 53 (23.35%) Content Management
12 50 (22.03%) TDD
13 49 (21.59%) Microsoft
14 47 (20.70%) Web Services
15 45 (19.82%) jQuery
16 41 (18.06%) User Experience
17 39 (17.18%) Finance
18 38 (16.74%) AngularJS
19 37 (16.30%) E-Commerce
20 35 (15.42%) SQL
20 35 (15.42%) Web Development
20 35 (15.42%) HTML5
21 33 (14.54%) ASP.NET Web API
21 33 (14.54%) ASP.NET MVC
22 32 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
22 32 (14.10%) Scrum
23 30 (13.22%) IIS
24 27 (11.89%) Project Management
24 27 (11.89%) JIRA

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
1 226 (99.56%) CMS
2 30 (13.22%) IIS
3 26 (11.45%) Umbraco
4 13 (5.73%) Apache Solr
5 12 (5.29%) Confluence
5 12 (5.29%) EPiServer
6 11 (4.85%) Kentico
7 10 (4.41%) Drupal
7 10 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (4.41%) WordPress
8 9 (3.96%) SharePoint
9 6 (2.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (2.64%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.32%) Orchard CMS
11 2 (0.88%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.44%) Apache
12 1 (0.44%) CoreMedia CMS
12 1 (0.44%) LiveLink
12 1 (0.44%) OpenCms
12 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (7.49%) MS Visio
2 10 (4.41%) OmniGraffle
3 6 (2.64%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (2.20%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.76%) LaTeX
5 4 (1.76%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (1.32%) Camtasia
6 3 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.44%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 15 (6.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.64%) Eloqua
3 5 (2.20%) SAP Hybris
4 4 (1.76%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.44%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.44%) SessionCam
5 1 (0.44%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.41%) Lucidchart
4 8 (3.52%) GitHub
5 7 (3.08%) Google Analytics
6 4 (1.76%) npm
7 3 (1.32%) AdWords
8 2 (0.88%) Basecamp
8 2 (0.88%) PaaS
8 2 (0.88%) Trello
9 1 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.44%) CheetahMail
9 1 (0.44%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.44%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.64%) Internet
2 5 (2.20%) HTTP
3 1 (0.44%) SMS
3 1 (0.44%) SSL
3 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (32.16%) SQL Server
2 27 (11.89%) MongoDB
3 19 (8.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (6.61%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.76%) Couchbase
6 4 (1.76%) Jackrabbit
6 4 (1.76%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.32%) CouchDB
7 3 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.32%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.88%) HBase
8 2 (0.88%) MS Access
8 2 (0.88%) MySQL
8 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.44%) Big Data
9 1 (0.44%) Mixpanel
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Anywhere
Development Applications
1 27 (11.89%) Git (software)
1 27 (11.89%) JIRA
2 20 (8.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (7.93%) Visual Studio
4 15 (6.61%) ReSharper
5 13 (5.73%) Axure RP
5 13 (5.73%) TeamCity
6 11 (4.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 10 (4.41%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (4.41%) Selenium
8 8 (3.52%) gulp
8 8 (3.52%) Maven
9 7 (3.08%) MSBuild
9 7 (3.08%) NuGet
10 6 (2.64%) WebDriver
11 5 (2.20%) Bitbucket
11 5 (2.20%) Jenkins
12 4 (1.76%) Gradle
12 4 (1.76%) Mockito
12 4 (1.76%) SonarQube
General
1 39 (17.18%) Finance
2 23 (10.13%) Marketing
3 8 (3.52%) Advertising
4 7 (3.08%) Retail
5 6 (2.64%) Publishing
6 5 (2.20%) Legal
7 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Electronics
8 1 (0.44%) Games
8 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 130 (57.27%) Developer
2 64 (28.19%) Sitecore Developer
3 56 (24.67%) .NET Developer
4 38 (16.74%) C# Developer
5 35 (15.42%) C# .NET Developer
6 30 (13.22%) Analyst
7 24 (10.57%) CMS Developer
8 22 (9.69%) Business Analyst
8 22 (9.69%) Digital Analyst
9 20 (8.81%) Digital Business Analyst
10 14 (6.17%) Agile Business Analyst
11 12 (5.29%) Consultant
12 9 (3.96%) Architect
12 9 (3.96%) CMS Business Analyst
12 9 (3.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 9 (3.96%) Full Stack Developer
12 9 (3.96%) Project Manager
13 8 (3.52%) Delivery Manager
13 8 (3.52%) Web Developer
14 7 (3.08%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (58.59%) .NET
2 90 (39.65%) HTML
3 84 (37.00%) CSS
4 74 (32.60%) ASP.NET
5 47 (20.70%) Web Services
6 45 (19.82%) jQuery
7 38 (16.74%) AngularJS
8 35 (15.42%) HTML5
9 33 (14.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 33 (14.54%) ASP.NET Web API
10 27 (11.89%) KnockoutJS
11 25 (11.01%) CSS3
12 24 (10.57%) .NET Framework
13 23 (10.13%) LINQ
14 22 (9.69%) XML
15 18 (7.93%) Ajax
15 18 (7.93%) Backbone.js
16 17 (7.49%) RESTful
17 12 (5.29%) REST
18 11 (4.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 41 (18.06%) User Experience
2 32 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.29%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.64%) W3C
5 5 (2.20%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.76%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.76%) PMI
7 3 (1.32%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.88%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.88%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.44%) NHS
9 1 (0.44%) Replication
9 1 (0.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.57%) Windows
2 15 (6.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (37.00%) MVC
3 53 (23.35%) Content Management
4 50 (22.03%) TDD
5 37 (16.30%) E-Commerce
6 35 (15.42%) Web Development
7 32 (14.10%) Scrum
8 27 (11.89%) Project Management
9 22 (9.69%) Front End Development
9 22 (9.69%) OOP
10 21 (9.25%) CRM
11 19 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (8.37%) Microservices
12 18 (7.93%) Business Analysis
13 16 (7.05%) Analytics
14 15 (6.61%) BDD
14 15 (6.61%) MVVM
14 15 (6.61%) OWASP
14 15 (6.61%) Software Architecture
14 15 (6.61%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (46.26%) C#
2 67 (29.52%) JavaScript
3 35 (15.42%) SQL
4 13 (5.73%) T-SQL
5 12 (5.29%) Java
6 6 (2.64%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.76%) C
7 4 (1.76%) C++
7 4 (1.76%) Fortran
7 4 (1.76%) Groovy
7 4 (1.76%) Python
7 4 (1.76%) Ruby
8 3 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (9.25%) Degree
2 5 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (2.20%) MCP
2 5 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.76%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.44%) IIBA
4 1 (0.44%) ISEB
4 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.17%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.64%) Ansible
2 4 (1.76%) HP Fortify
3 3 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.32%) Puppet
3 3 (1.32%) Terraform
4 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.44%) Kibana
4 1 (0.44%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.44%) Rancher
4 1 (0.44%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 227 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 49 (21.59%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.96%) hybris
4 8 (3.52%) SAP
5 7 (3.08%) Adobe
5 7 (3.08%) Google
6 6 (2.64%) Oracle
7 5 (2.20%) Apple
7 5 (2.20%) ATG
7 5 (2.20%) HP
7 5 (2.20%) Marketo
8 4 (1.76%) Coverity
8 4 (1.76%) Splunk
9 3 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.88%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.88%) Nuxeo
10 2 (0.88%) Optimizely
11 1 (0.44%) Facebook
11 1 (0.44%) Hootsuite
11 1 (0.44%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud