Period
to 18 January 2020

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 18 January 2020 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
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 646 733 656
Rank change year-on-year +87 -77 -10
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 90 146 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.87% 0.89% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 98 162
UK median daily rate £388 £450 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.89% +13.92% -1.25%
10th Percentile £249 £361 £264
90th Percentile £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £425 £369
% change year-on-year -23.53% +15.25% -7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
UK median hourly rate - £24.11 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +78.59% -83.13%
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 10,386 16,384 16,562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.38% 16.47% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,730 10,563 11,032
UK median daily rate £450 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £256 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £638 £622
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 354 396
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +1.62%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.11 £19.34
% change year-on-year +4.91% -6.36% -3.30%

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 18 January 2020.

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 11 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 18 January 2020. 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 +90 87 £400 -11.11% 41
UK excluding London +53 48 £325 -23.53% 24
London +97 42 £450 - 18
South West +18 20 £338 -28.95% 4
South East +46 12 £360 -15.24% 9
East of England +36 10 £150 -69.23% 4
Scotland +17 3 £265 +9.28%
Yorkshire +26 2 £383 -10.00% 1
North of England +22 2 £383 -10.00% 3
Midlands +53 1 £200 -52.94% 3
West Midlands +38 1 £200 -52.94% 3

For the 6 months to 18 January 2020, 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 90 (100.00%) CMS
1 90 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 51 (56.67%) .NET
3 44 (48.89%) HTML
4 39 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 35 (38.89%) CSS
6 34 (37.78%) C#
7 30 (33.33%) Umbraco
8 29 (32.22%) ASP.NET
9 27 (30.00%) User Experience
10 25 (27.78%) MVC
11 24 (26.67%) Wireframes
12 22 (24.44%) AngularJS
13 21 (23.33%) Grunt
14 20 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
15 19 (21.11%) E-Commerce
15 19 (21.11%) Content Management
16 18 (20.00%) TDD
16 18 (20.00%) Photoshop
16 18 (20.00%) Azure
17 16 (17.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
18 15 (16.67%) Git (software)
19 14 (15.56%) HTML5
19 14 (15.56%) Kentico
19 14 (15.56%) Sass
19 14 (15.56%) Adobe
19 14 (15.56%) CRM
19 14 (15.56%) jQuery

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 90 (100.00%) CMS
2 30 (33.33%) Umbraco
3 14 (15.56%) Kentico
4 10 (11.11%) EPiServer
5 9 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 9 (10.00%) WebSphere
6 8 (8.89%) IIS
7 6 (6.67%) SharePoint
7 6 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (5.56%) WordPress
9 3 (3.33%) Drupal
10 2 (2.22%) DNN
10 2 (2.22%) Immediacy CMS
10 2 (2.22%) Sitefinity
11 1 (1.11%) Apache Solr
11 1 (1.11%) Headless CMS
11 1 (1.11%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 18 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 12 (13.33%) Sketch
3 6 (6.67%) Adobe After Effects
3 6 (6.67%) InDesign
4 4 (4.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (4.44%) Adobe XD
4 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (2.22%) Acrobat
5 2 (2.22%) InVision
6 1 (1.11%) Figma
Business Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Magento
2 5 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.11%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (1.11%) Shopify
3 1 (1.11%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.00%) Azure
2 9 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 9 (10.00%) npm
3 8 (8.89%) PaaS
4 3 (3.33%) AWS
4 3 (3.33%) GCP
5 2 (2.22%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.11%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.11%) prismic.io
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) DNS
1 1 (1.11%) Internet
1 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.11%) Endeca
3 1 (1.11%) MySQL
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (23.33%) Grunt
2 15 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 11 (12.22%) Bower
4 10 (11.11%) gulp
5 9 (10.00%) Jasmine
5 9 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
6 6 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (6.67%) TeamCity
6 6 (6.67%) Visual Studio
7 5 (5.56%) Axure RP
7 5 (5.56%) Subversion
8 2 (2.22%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.22%) Mocha
8 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (2.22%) webpack
9 1 (1.11%) Babel
9 1 (1.11%) CircleCI
9 1 (1.11%) ESLint
9 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.11%) PostCSS
General
1 8 (8.89%) Marketing
2 7 (7.78%) Games
3 5 (5.56%) Retail
4 3 (3.33%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.11%) Advertising
5 1 (1.11%) Banking
5 1 (1.11%) French Language
5 1 (1.11%) German Language
5 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.11%) Publishing
5 1 (1.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 55 (61.11%) Developer
2 20 (22.22%) Sitecore Developer
3 16 (17.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 15 (16.67%) Designer
5 14 (15.56%) .NET Developer
6 10 (11.11%) CMS Developer
6 10 (11.11%) Digital Designer
7 6 (6.67%) Content Editor
7 6 (6.67%) Magento Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Architect
9 4 (4.44%) Administrator
9 4 (4.44%) Digital Content Editor
9 4 (4.44%) Digital Editor
9 4 (4.44%) React Developer
9 4 (4.44%) UI Designer
9 4 (4.44%) UI Developer
10 3 (3.33%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Creative Designer
10 3 (3.33%) E-Commerce Designer
10 3 (3.33%) Sitecore Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (56.67%) .NET
2 44 (48.89%) HTML
3 35 (38.89%) CSS
4 29 (32.22%) ASP.NET
5 22 (24.44%) AngularJS
6 20 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (17.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 14 (15.56%) HTML5
8 14 (15.56%) jQuery
8 14 (15.56%) Sass
9 12 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (12.22%) .NET Framework
10 11 (12.22%) LESS
10 11 (12.22%) React
10 11 (12.22%) XHTML
11 9 (10.00%) Dojo
11 9 (10.00%) Semantic HTML
12 6 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
12 6 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (30.00%) User Experience
2 13 (14.44%) W3C
3 9 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (10.00%) Vector Graphics
4 3 (3.33%) Tandem
5 2 (2.22%) Social Media
6 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.11%) Life Science
6 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.11%) VMS
1 1 (1.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (27.78%) MVC
3 24 (26.67%) Wireframes
4 19 (21.11%) Content Management
4 19 (21.11%) E-Commerce
5 18 (20.00%) TDD
6 14 (15.56%) CRM
7 13 (14.44%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 12 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (11.11%) BDD
9 10 (11.11%) Front End Development
9 10 (11.11%) Project Management
9 10 (11.11%) Unit Testing
10 9 (10.00%) Analytics
10 9 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (10.00%) Sprint Planning
11 8 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (8.89%) Scrum
12 7 (7.78%) DevOps
12 7 (7.78%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 35 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 34 (37.78%) C#
3 13 (14.44%) Java
4 9 (10.00%) SQL
5 8 (8.89%) PHP
6 6 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.56%) ES6
8 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.11%) ES7
9 1 (1.11%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.22%) Degree
2 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Ansible
1 1 (1.11%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (1.11%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 90 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
3 14 (15.56%) Adobe
4 12 (13.33%) Google
5 9 (10.00%) IBM
6 5 (5.56%) hybris
7 2 (2.22%) Alias
7 2 (2.22%) Alterian
8 1 (1.11%) Agnitio
8 1 (1.11%) Twitter
8 1 (1.11%) WooCommerce