Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 643 631 654
Rank change year-on-year -12 +23 -12
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 238 261 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.40% 1.36% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 179 163
UK median daily rate £400 £380 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -4.40% +6.00%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £238
90th Percentile £538 £476 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +12.36%
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 17020 19258 20138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.64% 18.51% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11189 12483 12665
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £228
90th Percentile £606 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 478 608
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.52% +3.65% +14.29%

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 November 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 20 November 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 -19 210 £400 +5.26% 36
UK excluding London +35 159 £400 +5.26% 26
London -38 75 £431 +13.49% 13
South East -3 50 £363 -9.38%
North of England +44 41 £375 +4.17% 14
South West +22 27 £425 +14.86% 6
Scotland +8 24 £390 +38.05% 2
Yorkshire +14 23 £369 -1.67% 5
North West +18 16 £456 +40.38% 9
Midlands +9 8 £406 +8.33% 1
East Midlands -4 7 £388 +5.08% 1
East of England -17 5 £525 +23.53% 2
Wales +13 4 £250 -37.50% 1
North East +51 2 - -
West Midlands +20 1 £475 +26.67%

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 238 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 237 (99.58%) CMS
3 138 (57.98%) .NET
4 110 (46.22%) C#
5 101 (42.44%) Agile Software Development
6 90 (37.82%) HTML
7 83 (34.87%) CSS
8 79 (33.19%) MVC
9 74 (31.09%) ASP.NET
10 71 (29.83%) SQL Server
11 69 (28.99%) JavaScript
12 56 (23.53%) TDD
13 53 (22.27%) Content Management
14 51 (21.43%) Microsoft
15 44 (18.49%) User Experience
16 43 (18.07%) Web Services
16 43 (18.07%) jQuery
17 40 (16.81%) Finance
18 39 (16.39%) E-Commerce
19 37 (15.55%) SQL
20 35 (14.71%) AngularJS
21 34 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
22 33 (13.87%) Web Development
23 32 (13.45%) MongoDB
23 32 (13.45%) Microsoft Azure
24 31 (13.03%) ASP.NET MVC
24 31 (13.03%) HTML5
24 31 (13.03%) Scrum
25 30 (12.61%) Umbraco
26 29 (12.18%) IIS

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
1 237 (99.58%) CMS
2 30 (12.61%) Umbraco
3 29 (12.18%) IIS
4 17 (7.14%) EPiServer
5 15 (6.30%) Confluence
6 13 (5.46%) Apache Solr
7 11 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (4.62%) Kentico
8 10 (4.20%) WordPress
9 9 (3.78%) Drupal
10 8 (3.36%) SharePoint
11 6 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (2.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (1.26%) Orchard CMS
14 2 (0.84%) Magnolia
14 2 (0.84%) Sitefinity
15 1 (0.42%) Content Management Server
15 1 (0.42%) Liferay
15 1 (0.42%) Moodle
15 1 (0.42%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (6.30%) MS Visio
2 10 (4.20%) OmniGraffle
3 6 (2.52%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (2.10%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.68%) LaTeX
5 4 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (1.26%) Camtasia
6 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.42%) HipChat
7 1 (0.42%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 14 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.10%) Eloqua
2 5 (2.10%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.42%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 32 (13.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.46%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.20%) Lucidchart
4 7 (2.94%) GitHub
4 7 (2.94%) Google Analytics
5 4 (1.68%) npm
6 3 (1.26%) AdWords
7 2 (0.84%) Basecamp
7 2 (0.84%) PaaS
7 2 (0.84%) Trello
8 1 (0.42%) CheetahMail
8 1 (0.42%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.42%) Slack
8 1 (0.42%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.52%) Internet
2 3 (1.26%) HTTP
3 1 (0.42%) LAN
3 1 (0.42%) SAN
3 1 (0.42%) SMS
3 1 (0.42%) SSL
3 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.42%) VPN
3 1 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (29.83%) SQL Server
2 32 (13.45%) MongoDB
3 16 (6.72%) NoSQL
3 16 (6.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.52%) RDBMS
4 6 (2.52%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.68%) Couchbase
5 4 (1.68%) CouchDB
5 4 (1.68%) Jackrabbit
5 4 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.84%) HBase
6 2 (0.84%) MS Access
6 2 (0.84%) MySQL
6 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (12.18%) JIRA
2 27 (11.34%) Git (software)
3 19 (7.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (7.56%) Visual Studio
5 13 (5.46%) Axure RP
5 13 (5.46%) ReSharper
6 12 (5.04%) TeamCity
7 11 (4.62%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 11 (4.62%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (3.78%) Selenium
9 8 (3.36%) gulp
10 7 (2.94%) MSBuild
10 7 (2.94%) NuGet
11 6 (2.52%) Grunt
11 6 (2.52%) Maven
12 5 (2.10%) WebDriver
13 4 (1.68%) Jenkins
13 4 (1.68%) Karma Test Runner
13 4 (1.68%) Mockito
13 4 (1.68%) SonarQube
General
1 40 (16.81%) Finance
2 20 (8.40%) Marketing
3 10 (4.20%) Retail
4 8 (3.36%) Publishing
5 7 (2.94%) Legal
6 5 (2.10%) Advertising
7 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.42%) Back Office
8 1 (0.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Games
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 139 (58.40%) Developer
2 72 (30.25%) Sitecore Developer
3 61 (25.63%) .NET Developer
4 37 (15.55%) C# Developer
5 34 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 30 (12.61%) Analyst
7 26 (10.92%) CMS Developer
8 22 (9.24%) Business Analyst
9 21 (8.82%) Digital Analyst
10 20 (8.40%) Digital Business Analyst
11 14 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
12 11 (4.62%) Consultant
13 10 (4.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 10 (4.20%) Full Stack Developer
14 9 (3.78%) CMS Business Analyst
14 9 (3.78%) Delivery Manager
14 9 (3.78%) Project Manager
15 8 (3.36%) Architect
15 8 (3.36%) Content Editor
15 8 (3.36%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (57.98%) .NET
2 90 (37.82%) HTML
3 83 (34.87%) CSS
4 74 (31.09%) ASP.NET
5 43 (18.07%) jQuery
5 43 (18.07%) Web Services
6 35 (14.71%) AngularJS
7 34 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 31 (13.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 31 (13.03%) HTML5
9 25 (10.50%) KnockoutJS
10 24 (10.08%) .NET Framework
10 24 (10.08%) CSS3
11 19 (7.98%) XML
12 18 (7.56%) LINQ
12 18 (7.56%) RESTful
13 16 (6.72%) Ajax
13 16 (6.72%) Backbone.js
14 14 (5.88%) Sass
15 10 (4.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 44 (18.49%) User Experience
2 29 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.46%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.10%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.10%) W3C
5 4 (1.68%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.68%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.26%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.26%) PMI
7 2 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.84%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.84%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.42%) NHS
8 1 (0.42%) Replication
8 1 (0.42%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.66%) Windows
2 14 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (42.44%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (33.19%) MVC
3 56 (23.53%) TDD
4 53 (22.27%) Content Management
5 39 (16.39%) E-Commerce
6 33 (13.87%) Web Development
7 31 (13.03%) Scrum
8 25 (10.50%) Project Management
9 22 (9.24%) Front End Development
10 21 (8.82%) BDD
11 20 (8.40%) CRM
12 19 (7.98%) OOP
13 18 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (7.56%) Microservices
14 17 (7.14%) Analytics
14 17 (7.14%) Business Analysis
15 16 (6.72%) SOLID
16 14 (5.88%) Kanban
16 14 (5.88%) SOA
16 14 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 110 (46.22%) C#
2 69 (28.99%) JavaScript
3 37 (15.55%) SQL
4 12 (5.04%) Java
5 10 (4.20%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.52%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.68%) C
7 4 (1.68%) C++
7 4 (1.68%) Fortran
7 4 (1.68%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.26%) Ruby
9 2 (0.84%) Groovy
9 2 (0.84%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (8.82%) Degree
2 5 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (2.10%) MCP
2 5 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.26%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.42%) IIBA
4 1 (0.42%) ISEB
4 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.04%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.26%) Docker
2 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.52%) Ansible
2 3 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.26%) Puppet
2 3 (1.26%) Terraform
3 2 (0.84%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.42%) Kibana
4 1 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.42%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.42%) Rancher
4 1 (0.42%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 238 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 51 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.20%) hybris
4 9 (3.78%) Oracle
5 7 (2.94%) Google
6 6 (2.52%) Adobe
6 6 (2.52%) SAP
7 5 (2.10%) Apple
7 5 (2.10%) ATG
8 4 (1.68%) Coverity
8 4 (1.68%) Marketo
9 3 (1.26%) HP
9 3 (1.26%) New Relic
10 2 (0.84%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.84%) Nuxeo
10 2 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.84%) Splunk
11 1 (0.42%) Facebook
11 1 (0.42%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.42%) SolarWinds