Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 734 642 603
Rank change year-on-year -92 -39 +52
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 126 238 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.83% 1.43% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 171 174
UK median daily rate £413 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £325 £275 £282
90th Percentile £589 £563 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
UK median hourly rate £24.11 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.59% +3.85% +44.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -

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 15,121 16,642 15,767
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.88% 16.46% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,681 11,019 10,161
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +4.85% +5.91% -0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 378 324
UK median hourly rate £18.73 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.45% -2.56% -7.14%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.40
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.86% -7.89% -5.00%

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 April 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 12 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 April 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 -106 115 £425 - 10
UK excluding London -42 66 £400 +3.23% 5
London -32 60 £450 - 7
North of England -9 15 £398 +9.66% 2
South East -9 14 £450 +28.30%
Scotland +25 11 £380 +61.70% 2
East of England +22 11 £500 +29.03%
Yorkshire -8 8 £385 +10.00% 1
South West -34 8 £375 -14.29% 1
North West +10 7 £420 -1.18% 1
West Midlands -11 7 £405 -14.74%
Midlands -17 7 £405 -10.00%

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 126 (100.00%) CMS
1 126 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 68 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (50.79%) .NET
4 55 (43.65%) JavaScript
5 50 (39.68%) C#
6 45 (35.71%) HTML
7 44 (34.92%) CSS
8 42 (33.33%) Umbraco
9 39 (30.95%) MVC
10 34 (26.98%) ASP.NET
11 33 (26.19%) TDD
12 30 (23.81%) AngularJS
13 28 (22.22%) SQL
14 27 (21.43%) Scrum
14 27 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
14 27 (21.43%) jQuery
15 26 (20.63%) Git (software)
15 26 (20.63%) SQL Server
15 26 (20.63%) E-Commerce
15 26 (20.63%) ASP.NET Web API
16 25 (19.84%) Content Management
17 24 (19.05%) User Experience
18 21 (16.67%) Sass
19 19 (15.08%) ASP.NET MVC
20 18 (14.29%) Marketing
21 17 (13.49%) BDD
21 17 (13.49%) React
21 17 (13.49%) Front End Development
22 16 (12.70%) HTML5

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
1 126 (100.00%) CMS
2 42 (33.33%) Umbraco
3 12 (9.52%) EPiServer
4 8 (6.35%) Kentico
5 7 (5.56%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (2.38%) DNN
7 3 (2.38%) WordPress
8 2 (1.59%) Drupal
8 2 (1.59%) IIS
9 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.79%) Marvel
9 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Magento
2 5 (3.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.38%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (1.59%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 27 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.97%) npm
4 4 (3.17%) Google Analytics
5 3 (2.38%) PaaS
6 2 (1.59%) Google Tag Manager
6 2 (1.59%) Heroku
7 1 (0.79%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.79%) AdWords
7 1 (0.79%) Apple Pay
7 1 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.79%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.79%) Route 53
7 1 (0.79%) Serverless
7 1 (0.79%) Slack
7 1 (0.79%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.59%) Internet
2 1 (0.79%) ATM
2 1 (0.79%) Intranet
2 1 (0.79%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.59%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.79%) Big Data
4 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 26 (20.63%) Git (software)
2 16 (12.70%) Grunt
3 15 (11.90%) gulp
4 13 (10.32%) Bower
5 11 (8.73%) Jasmine
5 11 (8.73%) Subversion
6 10 (7.94%) Karma Test Runner
6 10 (7.94%) webpack
7 6 (4.76%) Selenium
7 6 (4.76%) Visual Studio
8 5 (3.97%) Axure RP
8 5 (3.97%) JIRA
8 5 (3.97%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (3.17%) Cucumber
9 4 (3.17%) git-flow
9 4 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.38%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.59%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.59%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (14.29%) Marketing
2 9 (7.14%) Finance
3 3 (2.38%) Local Government
4 2 (1.59%) Advertising
4 2 (1.59%) Automotive
4 2 (1.59%) Back Office
4 2 (1.59%) Banking
4 2 (1.59%) Games
4 2 (1.59%) German Language
5 1 (0.79%) Digital Economy
5 1 (0.79%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.79%) French Language
5 1 (0.79%) Law
5 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (59.52%) Developer
2 32 (25.40%) Sitecore Developer
3 25 (19.84%) .NET Developer
4 14 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 13 (10.32%) C# Developer
6 10 (7.94%) CMS Developer
7 9 (7.14%) Analyst
8 8 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (5.56%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.76%) Architect
10 6 (4.76%) Business Analyst
10 6 (4.76%) Web Manager
11 5 (3.97%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (3.97%) Project Manager
12 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (3.17%) Digital Project Manager
12 4 (3.17%) Software Developer
12 4 (3.17%) Tester
12 4 (3.17%) Umbraco Developer
12 4 (3.17%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (50.79%) .NET
2 45 (35.71%) HTML
3 44 (34.92%) CSS
4 34 (26.98%) ASP.NET
5 30 (23.81%) AngularJS
6 27 (21.43%) jQuery
7 26 (20.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 21 (16.67%) Sass
9 19 (15.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (13.49%) React
11 16 (12.70%) .NET Framework
11 16 (12.70%) HTML5
12 13 (10.32%) Node.js
13 11 (8.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (7.94%) Entity Framework
14 10 (7.94%) LESS
14 10 (7.94%) REST
15 8 (6.35%) CSS3
15 8 (6.35%) Vue.js
15 8 (6.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.05%) User Experience
2 7 (5.56%) Vector Graphics
2 7 (5.56%) W3C
3 6 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.97%) Fintech
5 4 (3.17%) RIA
6 3 (2.38%) NHS
6 3 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.59%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.79%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.79%) Equities
8 1 (0.79%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.79%) New Media
8 1 (0.79%) Social Media
8 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.79%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.59%) Windows
2 1 (0.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (30.95%) MVC
3 33 (26.19%) TDD
4 27 (21.43%) Scrum
5 26 (20.63%) E-Commerce
6 25 (19.84%) Content Management
7 17 (13.49%) BDD
7 17 (13.49%) Front End Development
8 12 (9.52%) Project Management
8 12 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (8.73%) SOLID
10 10 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (7.94%) Unit Testing
10 10 (7.94%) Wireframes
11 9 (7.14%) Analytics
11 9 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 9 (7.14%) Microservices
12 8 (6.35%) Prototyping
12 8 (6.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 55 (43.65%) JavaScript
2 50 (39.68%) C#
3 28 (22.22%) SQL
4 12 (9.52%) Java
5 7 (5.56%) ES6
5 7 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.97%) TypeScript
7 3 (2.38%) PHP
8 2 (1.59%) Ruby
9 1 (0.79%) C
9 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.79%) Python
9 1 (0.79%) VB
9 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.79%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (3.17%) Degree
2 1 (0.79%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) QA
2 2 (1.59%) WCAG
3 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 126 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 11 (8.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.56%) IBM
4 6 (4.76%) Google
5 5 (3.97%) Adobe
5 5 (3.97%) hybris
6 3 (2.38%) Xerox
7 2 (1.59%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle
7 2 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.79%) Apple
8 1 (0.79%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.79%) Hotjar
8 1 (0.79%) Marketo
8 1 (0.79%) New Relic
8 1 (0.79%) Optimizely
8 1 (0.79%) PayPal
8 1 (0.79%) Pega
8 1 (0.79%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.79%) WorldPay