Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 742 668 629
Rank change year-on-year -74 -39 +65
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 167 228 263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.94% 1.33% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 157 189
UK median daily rate £425 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
UK median hourly rate £24.11 £13.50 £80.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.59% -83.13% +115.98%
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 17,721 17,098 18,961
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.82% 16.56% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,432 11,346 12,243
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £255
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 415 450
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.70 £48.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £20.87
% change year-on-year +1.23% -4.15% +11.70%

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 13 December 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 14 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 13 December 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 -53 157 £425 +9.32% 40
UK excluding London -66 100 £425 +13.33% 21
London +7 64 £438 +2.94% 23
South East -9 45 £425 +21.43% 4
North of England -19 33 £425 +13.33% 6
Yorkshire -7 26 £475 +35.71% 2
Midlands -9 8 £425 +9.68% 2
Scotland -31 7 £260 -33.33% 1
West Midlands -16 6 £425 -10.53% 2
South West -56 6 £475 +11.76% 4
North East -2 4 £325 -
North West -31 3 £425 -6.85% 4
East Midlands +2 2 £530 +51.43%
East of England +1 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 167 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 166 (99.40%) CMS
3 109 (65.27%) .NET
4 89 (53.29%) C#
5 81 (48.50%) Agile Software Development
6 74 (44.31%) JavaScript
7 63 (37.72%) HTML
8 62 (37.13%) TDD
9 54 (32.34%) CSS
10 53 (31.74%) E-Commerce
11 52 (31.14%) SQL
11 52 (31.14%) Scrum
12 50 (29.94%) ASP.NET
13 44 (26.35%) SQL Server
13 44 (26.35%) MVC
14 43 (25.75%) ASP.NET Web API
15 41 (24.55%) Microsoft Azure
16 38 (22.75%) .NET Framework
17 35 (20.96%) Git (software)
18 34 (20.36%) AngularJS
19 29 (17.37%) jQuery
20 26 (15.57%) API Development
20 26 (15.57%) Front End Development
21 25 (14.97%) gulp
21 25 (14.97%) User Experience
21 25 (14.97%) OAuth
21 25 (14.97%) Entity Framework
22 24 (14.37%) Node.js
23 23 (13.77%) Sass
23 23 (13.77%) Umbraco

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
1 166 (99.40%) CMS
2 23 (13.77%) Umbraco
3 12 (7.19%) EPiServer
4 8 (4.79%) IIS
5 7 (4.19%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (2.40%) Confluence
6 4 (2.40%) Kentico
7 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.20%) WordPress
8 1 (0.60%) Drupal
8 1 (0.60%) Marvel
8 1 (0.60%) Mule
8 1 (0.60%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.60%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.60%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.60%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.60%) HipChat
2 1 (0.60%) InVision
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.80%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (1.20%) Magento
3 1 (0.60%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.60%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (24.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.19%) Google Analytics
2 7 (4.19%) PaaS
3 5 (2.99%) Adobe Analytics
3 5 (2.99%) GitHub
4 4 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.40%) npm
4 4 (2.40%) Serverless
5 2 (1.20%) Azure Functions
5 2 (1.20%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (1.20%) Heroku
5 2 (1.20%) IaaS
5 2 (1.20%) Trello
6 1 (0.60%) AdWords
6 1 (0.60%) Apigee
6 1 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.60%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.60%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.99%) SMS
2 4 (2.40%) ATM
3 3 (1.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (26.35%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.39%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.99%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.80%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.80%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.80%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.60%) Big Data
6 1 (0.60%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.60%) Endeca
6 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 35 (20.96%) Git (software)
2 25 (14.97%) gulp
3 14 (8.38%) webpack
4 9 (5.39%) Grunt
4 9 (5.39%) Visual Studio
5 8 (4.79%) JIRA
6 7 (4.19%) Bower
6 7 (4.19%) ReSharper
6 7 (4.19%) Subversion
7 6 (3.59%) Selenium
7 6 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.99%) Bitbucket
8 5 (2.99%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.99%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (2.40%) git-flow
9 4 (2.40%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.80%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.80%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 16 (9.58%) Finance
1 16 (9.58%) Marketing
2 3 (1.80%) Banking
2 3 (1.80%) Local Government
3 2 (1.20%) Automotive
3 2 (1.20%) German Language
3 2 (1.20%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.60%) Advertising
4 1 (0.60%) Back Office
4 1 (0.60%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.60%) French Language
4 1 (0.60%) Interactive Media
4 1 (0.60%) Legal
4 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 115 (68.86%) Developer
2 55 (32.93%) .NET Developer
3 33 (19.76%) Sitecore Developer
4 25 (14.97%) C# Developer
4 25 (14.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 22 (13.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (13.17%) Senior Developer
6 20 (11.98%) Senior .NET Developer
7 19 (11.38%) Architect
8 14 (8.38%) CMS Developer
9 11 (6.59%) JavaScript Developer
9 11 (6.59%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (5.99%) Sitecore Architect
11 7 (4.19%) .NET Software Developer
11 7 (4.19%) Full Stack Developer
11 7 (4.19%) Lead Developer
11 7 (4.19%) Software Developer
11 7 (4.19%) Web Manager
12 5 (2.99%) Project Manager
12 5 (2.99%) Web Content Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (65.27%) .NET
2 63 (37.72%) HTML
3 54 (32.34%) CSS
4 50 (29.94%) ASP.NET
5 43 (25.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 38 (22.75%) .NET Framework
7 34 (20.36%) AngularJS
8 29 (17.37%) jQuery
9 25 (14.97%) Entity Framework
9 25 (14.97%) OAuth
10 24 (14.37%) Node.js
11 23 (13.77%) Sass
12 22 (13.17%) React
13 20 (11.98%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (11.38%) HTML5
15 16 (9.58%) Vue.js
16 13 (7.78%) Web Services
17 10 (5.99%) CSS3
18 9 (5.39%) Backbone.js
19 8 (4.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.97%) User Experience
2 6 (3.59%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.99%) Fintech
4 4 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.20%) RIA
5 2 (1.20%) Vector Graphics
5 2 (1.20%) W3C
6 1 (0.60%) Animation
6 1 (0.60%) NHS
6 1 (0.60%) PKI
6 1 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.60%) Social Media
6 1 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.60%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.19%) Windows
1 7 (4.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (48.50%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (37.13%) TDD
3 53 (31.74%) E-Commerce
4 52 (31.14%) Scrum
5 44 (26.35%) MVC
6 26 (15.57%) API Development
6 26 (15.57%) Front End Development
7 21 (12.57%) Content Management
8 20 (11.98%) Analytics
9 17 (10.18%) SOLID
10 14 (8.38%) CRM
11 13 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (7.19%) OOP
12 12 (7.19%) SOA
13 11 (6.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 11 (6.59%) Microservices
13 11 (6.59%) Prototyping
13 11 (6.59%) Web Development
14 10 (5.99%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (5.99%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (53.29%) C#
2 74 (44.31%) JavaScript
3 52 (31.14%) SQL
4 14 (8.38%) T-SQL
5 13 (7.78%) ES6
6 9 (5.39%) Java
6 9 (5.39%) TypeScript
7 7 (4.19%) R
8 3 (1.80%) Groovy
9 2 (1.20%) C
9 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.20%) Ruby
10 1 (0.60%) Python
10 1 (0.60%) VB
10 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.60%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (6.59%) Degree
2 1 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.40%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.60%) OpenSSO
1 1 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (0.60%) Terraform
Vendors
1 167 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 11 (6.59%) Adobe
2 11 (6.59%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.39%) Google
3 9 (5.39%) Oracle
4 7 (4.19%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.80%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.80%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.20%) hybris
6 2 (1.20%) IBM
6 2 (1.20%) OpenText
6 2 (1.20%) Xerox
7 1 (0.60%) ATG
7 1 (0.60%) BEA
7 1 (0.60%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.60%) iRise
7 1 (0.60%) New Relic
7 1 (0.60%) SAP