Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 731 690 624
Rank change year-on-year -41 -66 -2
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 113 217 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.80% 1.26% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 175 167
UK median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £234 £288 £258
90th Percentile £513 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 14,091 17,237 16,185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.46% 16.73% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,945 11,258 10,468
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +2.86% +4.17%
10th Percentile £265 £263 £263
90th Percentile £633 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 322 407 407
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £19.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +4.27% -1.70%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.22 £10.75
90th Percentile £53.63 £51.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.86 £20.00 £19.64
% change year-on-year +4.28% +1.82% -4.18%

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 17 August 2019.

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 13 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 17 August 2019. 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 -52 103 £406 -4.41% 26
UK excluding London -3 69 £375 -11.76% 17
London -12 42 £438 +2.94% 11
East of England - 23 £556 - 1
North of England +22 11 £414 +0.30% 3
South East -11 11 £370 -12.17% 9
Scotland +39 9 £260 - 2
South West -20 8 £375 -1.64% 2
Midlands +14 7 £369 -26.25%
West Midlands +22 6 £369 -18.06%
North West +14 6 £415 -2.35% 1
Yorkshire +10 5 £395 -5.67% 1
East Midlands +6 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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.

1 113 (100.00%) CMS
1 113 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 63 (55.75%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (52.21%) JavaScript
4 54 (47.79%) HTML
5 52 (46.02%) CSS
6 47 (41.59%) .NET
7 42 (37.17%) jQuery
8 41 (36.28%) AngularJS
9 39 (34.51%) Git (software)
10 37 (32.74%) Umbraco
11 35 (30.97%) TDD
12 34 (30.09%) User Experience
12 34 (30.09%) Front End Development
13 32 (28.32%) C#
13 32 (28.32%) E-Commerce
14 30 (26.55%) MVC
14 30 (26.55%) Sass
15 29 (25.66%) Grunt
16 28 (24.78%) Jasmine
16 28 (24.78%) Karma Test Runner
16 28 (24.78%) Bower
16 28 (24.78%) BDD
17 27 (23.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 27 (23.89%) Java
18 26 (23.01%) Content Management
19 25 (22.12%) Responsive Web Design
19 25 (22.12%) Microsoft Azure
20 24 (21.24%) LESS
20 24 (21.24%) Wireframes

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
1 113 (100.00%) CMS
2 37 (32.74%) Umbraco
3 23 (20.35%) WebSphere
4 9 (7.96%) Kentico
5 8 (7.08%) EPiServer
6 6 (5.31%) WordPress
7 3 (2.65%) Confluence
8 2 (1.77%) Drupal
9 1 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.88%) DNN
9 1 (0.88%) IIS
9 1 (0.88%) Immediacy CMS
9 1 (0.88%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.88%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Sketch
2 3 (2.65%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.77%) InVision
3 2 (1.77%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.88%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.88%) Figma
4 1 (0.88%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 23 (20.35%) Magento
2 1 (0.88%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 25 (22.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (9.73%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.42%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (4.42%) npm
4 4 (3.54%) PaaS
5 3 (2.65%) IaaS
6 2 (1.77%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.65%) Intranet
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.88%) Endeca
3 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 39 (34.51%) Git (software)
2 29 (25.66%) Grunt
3 28 (24.78%) Bower
3 28 (24.78%) Jasmine
3 28 (24.78%) Karma Test Runner
4 17 (15.04%) Subversion
5 9 (7.96%) gulp
6 5 (4.42%) JIRA
6 5 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.42%) webpack
7 3 (2.65%) Axure RP
7 3 (2.65%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.77%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.77%) Selenium
8 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.88%) git-flow
9 1 (0.88%) NUnit
9 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (18.58%) Games
2 4 (3.54%) Finance
3 3 (2.65%) Marketing
4 2 (1.77%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Law
5 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (63.72%) Developer
2 27 (23.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 25 (22.12%) Sitecore Developer
4 16 (14.16%) .NET Developer
5 11 (9.73%) Magento Developer
5 11 (9.73%) React Developer
6 10 (8.85%) CMS Developer
7 6 (5.31%) C# Developer
7 6 (5.31%) Designer
8 5 (4.42%) Analyst
8 5 (4.42%) Content Designer
8 5 (4.42%) Digital Editor
9 4 (3.54%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.54%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.54%) Umbraco Developer
9 4 (3.54%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.65%) Architect
10 3 (2.65%) Content Editor
10 3 (2.65%) Digital Designer
10 3 (2.65%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (47.79%) HTML
2 52 (46.02%) CSS
3 47 (41.59%) .NET
4 42 (37.17%) jQuery
5 41 (36.28%) AngularJS
6 30 (26.55%) Sass
7 27 (23.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 24 (21.24%) LESS
9 23 (20.35%) ASP.NET
9 23 (20.35%) Dojo
9 23 (20.35%) React
9 23 (20.35%) XHTML
10 22 (19.47%) Semantic HTML
11 15 (13.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (12.39%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (12.39%) HTML5
13 12 (10.62%) JSP
14 11 (9.73%) KnockoutJS
15 8 (7.08%) .NET Framework
16 7 (6.19%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 34 (30.09%) User Experience
2 23 (20.35%) Vector Graphics
2 23 (20.35%) W3C
3 7 (6.19%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.65%) Social Media
5 2 (1.77%) Tandem
6 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.88%) Equities
6 1 (0.88%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.88%) FMCG
6 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.88%) New Media
6 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.88%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.88%) Linux
1 1 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (55.75%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (30.97%) TDD
3 34 (30.09%) Front End Development
4 32 (28.32%) E-Commerce
5 30 (26.55%) MVC
6 28 (24.78%) BDD
7 26 (23.01%) Content Management
8 25 (22.12%) Responsive Web Design
9 24 (21.24%) Sprint Planning
9 24 (21.24%) Wireframes
10 23 (20.35%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (20.35%) Unit Testing
11 22 (19.47%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 18 (15.93%) Scrum
13 13 (11.50%) DevOps
14 12 (10.62%) Web Development
15 10 (8.85%) Microservices
16 8 (7.08%) SDLC
17 7 (6.19%) Project Management
18 6 (5.31%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (52.21%) JavaScript
2 32 (28.32%) C#
3 27 (23.89%) Java
4 17 (15.04%) SQL
5 12 (10.62%) PHP
6 7 (6.19%) ES6
7 6 (5.31%) TypeScript
8 4 (3.54%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.88%) Java 8
9 1 (0.88%) Python
9 1 (0.88%) Ruby
9 1 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (1.77%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) QA
1 5 (4.42%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.65%) Ansible
1 3 (2.65%) Kubernetes
1 3 (2.65%) Terraform
2 1 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 113 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 23 (20.35%) IBM
3 12 (10.62%) hybris
4 9 (7.96%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.31%) Google
6 3 (2.65%) Adobe
7 2 (1.77%) iRise
7 2 (1.77%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.88%) Alterian
8 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.88%) Pega
8 1 (0.88%) Twitter
8 1 (0.88%) Xamarin