Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 610 610 628
Rank change year-on-year 0 +18 -66
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 242 288 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.49% 1.45% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 217 189
UK median daily rate £375 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £258 £263 £267
90th Percentile £538 £545 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £394
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +21.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
UK median hourly rate - £9.00 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -75.70% +289.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year - -75.70% +289.89%

Sitecore CMS is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16252 19909 20123
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.86% 18.33% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10511 13091 12446
UK median daily rate £435 £420 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 492 693
UK median hourly rate £19.82 £20.45 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.08% +2.23% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £44.98 £42.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 £20.76 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.28% +3.78% +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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +23 230 £388 -3.13% 22
UK excluding London +35 160 £375 - 19
London -15 77 £425 +6.25% 12
South East +33 56 £358 -10.63% 2
North of England +74 50 £375 +11.94% 6
North West +39 23 £365 +12.31% 5
Yorkshire +21 20 £375 +11.11% 1
South West +11 18 £363 +20.83% 1
Midlands +18 15 £388 +3.33% 1
East Midlands -13 14 £375 -6.25%
East of England -18 10 £475 +5.56%
Scotland +14 8 £375 -16.67% 9
North East +59 7 £500 +60.00%
Wales -5 3 £475 +52.00%
West Midlands +39 1 £475 +53.23% 1

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 242 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 241 (99.59%) CMS
3 155 (64.05%) .NET
4 120 (49.59%) C#
5 98 (40.50%) MVC
6 95 (39.26%) HTML
7 93 (38.43%) ASP.NET
8 92 (38.02%) JavaScript
9 90 (37.19%) CSS
10 77 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
11 73 (30.17%) SQL Server
12 57 (23.55%) Content Management
12 57 (23.55%) jQuery
13 50 (20.66%) Microsoft
14 46 (19.01%) ASP.NET MVC
15 45 (18.60%) TDD
16 44 (18.18%) SQL
17 43 (17.77%) E-Commerce
17 43 (17.77%) AngularJS
18 40 (16.53%) Web Services
19 39 (16.12%) Web Development
19 39 (16.12%) HTML5
20 37 (15.29%) Umbraco
21 36 (14.88%) IIS
22 35 (14.46%) ASP.NET Web API
23 34 (14.05%) User Experience
24 31 (12.81%) KnockoutJS
24 31 (12.81%) Git (software)
25 29 (11.98%) .NET Framework
26 28 (11.57%) Marketing

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
1 241 (99.59%) CMS
2 37 (15.29%) Umbraco
3 36 (14.88%) IIS
4 13 (5.37%) Apache Solr
5 12 (4.96%) EPiServer
6 8 (3.31%) Drupal
6 8 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (2.89%) Kentico
7 7 (2.89%) WordPress
8 6 (2.48%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (2.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (2.07%) CoreMedia CMS
9 5 (2.07%) SharePoint
9 5 (2.07%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.65%) Confluence
11 3 (1.24%) NServiceBus
11 3 (1.24%) Orchard CMS
12 2 (0.83%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.41%) Liferay
13 1 (0.41%) LiveLink
Applications
1 6 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (2.48%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (1.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.41%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 12 (4.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.89%) Eloqua
3 5 (2.07%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.24%) Magento
5 2 (0.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.41%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.41%) SessionCam
6 1 (0.41%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (6.20%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.55%) GitHub
4 4 (1.65%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.83%) PaaS
6 1 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.31%) Internet
2 6 (2.48%) HTTP
3 5 (2.07%) Intranet
4 1 (0.41%) SMS
4 1 (0.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (30.17%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (7.85%) MongoDB
4 14 (5.79%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.65%) Couchbase
6 3 (1.24%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.83%) HBase
7 2 (0.83%) MS Access
7 2 (0.83%) MySQL
7 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.41%) Big Data
8 1 (0.41%) Mixpanel
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Anywhere
Development Applications
1 31 (12.81%) Git (software)
2 26 (10.74%) Visual Studio
3 23 (9.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (7.44%) Selenium
5 16 (6.61%) Octopus Deploy
5 16 (6.61%) ReSharper
5 16 (6.61%) TeamCity
6 12 (4.96%) WebDriver
7 11 (4.55%) JIRA
8 8 (3.31%) gulp
9 7 (2.89%) MSBuild
9 7 (2.89%) NuGet
9 7 (2.89%) SpecFlow
10 6 (2.48%) Ant
10 6 (2.48%) Apache Ivy
10 6 (2.48%) Bitbucket
10 6 (2.48%) eggPlant
10 6 (2.48%) Gradle
10 6 (2.48%) JMeter
10 6 (2.48%) Maven
General
1 28 (11.57%) Marketing
2 20 (8.26%) Finance
3 12 (4.96%) Advertising
4 10 (4.13%) Retail
5 4 (1.65%) Banking
6 1 (0.41%) Back Office
6 1 (0.41%) Games
6 1 (0.41%) Legal
6 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.41%) Publishing
6 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 146 (60.33%) Developer
2 77 (31.82%) .NET Developer
3 73 (30.17%) Sitecore Developer
4 36 (14.88%) C# Developer
5 35 (14.46%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (9.09%) CMS Developer
7 15 (6.20%) Architect
8 14 (5.79%) Analyst
8 14 (5.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 13 (5.37%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (3.72%) ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (3.72%) Web Developer
11 8 (3.31%) Delivery Manager
11 8 (3.31%) Lead Developer
11 8 (3.31%) Tester
12 7 (2.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (2.89%) Full Stack Developer
12 7 (2.89%) Project Manager
12 7 (2.89%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (2.89%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (64.05%) .NET
2 95 (39.26%) HTML
3 93 (38.43%) ASP.NET
4 90 (37.19%) CSS
5 57 (23.55%) jQuery
6 46 (19.01%) ASP.NET MVC
7 43 (17.77%) AngularJS
8 40 (16.53%) Web Services
9 39 (16.12%) HTML5
10 35 (14.46%) ASP.NET Web API
11 31 (12.81%) KnockoutJS
12 29 (11.98%) .NET Framework
13 28 (11.57%) CSS3
14 25 (10.33%) LINQ
15 24 (9.92%) Ajax
16 21 (8.68%) REST
16 21 (8.68%) XML
17 20 (8.26%) Backbone.js
18 16 (6.61%) Sass
19 13 (5.37%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.05%) User Experience
2 21 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (4.13%) W3C
5 8 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.07%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.65%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.65%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.24%) PMI
8 3 (1.24%) Social Media
9 2 (0.83%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.83%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.57%) Windows
2 16 (6.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (40.50%) MVC
2 77 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (23.55%) Content Management
4 45 (18.60%) TDD
5 43 (17.77%) E-Commerce
6 39 (16.12%) Web Development
7 27 (11.16%) Front End Development
7 27 (11.16%) Project Management
7 27 (11.16%) Scrum
8 25 (10.33%) Test Automation
9 21 (8.68%) SEO
10 20 (8.26%) BDD
10 20 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (8.26%) CRM
11 19 (7.85%) Microservices
11 19 (7.85%) OOP
11 19 (7.85%) OWASP
12 17 (7.02%) Analytics
12 17 (7.02%) Prototyping
12 17 (7.02%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 120 (49.59%) C#
2 92 (38.02%) JavaScript
3 44 (18.18%) SQL
4 17 (7.02%) T-SQL
5 16 (6.61%) Java
6 10 (4.13%) Ruby
7 6 (2.48%) Groovy
7 6 (2.48%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.48%) Python
8 4 (1.65%) C
9 3 (1.24%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.41%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (8.68%) Degree
2 3 (1.24%) PMI Certification
2 3 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.83%) ISEB
3 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.83%) MCP
3 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.41%) IIBA
4 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.26%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.48%) Ansible
1 6 (2.48%) HP Fortify
2 3 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.24%) Puppet
2 3 (1.24%) Terraform
3 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.41%) Kibana
3 1 (0.41%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.41%) Rancher
3 1 (0.41%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 242 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 50 (20.66%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.13%) Adobe
4 9 (3.72%) Apple
4 9 (3.72%) hybris
5 8 (3.31%) SAP
6 7 (2.89%) HP
7 6 (2.48%) Marketo
7 6 (2.48%) Oracle
7 6 (2.48%) Splunk
8 5 (2.07%) ATG
9 4 (1.65%) Google
9 4 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.41%) Alterian
10 1 (0.41%) Demandware
10 1 (0.41%) Hootsuite
10 1 (0.41%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.41%) Nuxeo
10 1 (0.41%) Optimizely
10 1 (0.41%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud