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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 475 478 519
Rank change year-on-year +3 +41  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 141 167 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.81% 1.72% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 122 93
Median daily rate £400 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £390
% change year-on-year +14.28% -10.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.25 -

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 7783 9700 10045
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.60% 17.99% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4973 6473 6270
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 233 338
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.75% +1.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.20 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14%  

Sitecore CMS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Sitecore CMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 30 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +43 134 £400 - 48
London +3 45 £430 +1.17% 15
South East +36 31 £394 +12.50% 11
East Midlands -1 13 £388 -8.82%
Yorkshire +22 12 £388 +12.72% 1
West Yorkshire +21 12 £388 +12.72% 1
Hampshire +14 12 £438 +9.37% 1
Leeds +11 12 £388 +12.72% 1
South West +10 10 £425 +54.54% 4
North West +26 9 £325 +8.33% 10
Kent - 9 £340 -
Wiltshire +11 8 £400 +33.33%
Swindon +12 7 £425 +41.66%
City of London +1 7 £400 +3.22% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne +80 6 £500 +60.00% 1
Tyne and Wear +79 6 £500 +60.00% 1
North East +71 6 £500 +60.00% 1
East of England -14 6 £530 +17.77% 5
Liverpool - 6 £325 - 3
Leicestershire - 6 £400 -
Merseyside - 6 £325 - 3
Berkshire +20 5 £450 +12.50% 1
West Malling - 4 £340 -
Bracknell - 4 £450 -
Surrey - 4 £429 - 7
Scotland +15 3 £375 -16.66%
Manchester +8 3 £450 +50.00% 5
Southampton +4 3 £413 +3.12% 1
South Wales -4 3 £475 +52.00%
Wales -7 3 £475 +52.00%

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 249 (100.00%) CMS
1 249 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 162 (65.06%) .NET
3 123 (49.40%) C#
4 100 (40.16%) JavaScript
4 100 (40.16%) ASP.NET
5 94 (37.75%) HTML
6 92 (36.95%) CSS
7 88 (35.34%) MVC
8 84 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
9 66 (26.51%) Content Management
10 63 (25.30%) jQuery
11 60 (24.10%) SQL Server
12 51 (20.48%) Microsoft
13 48 (19.28%) Umbraco
14 45 (18.07%) TDD
14 45 (18.07%) ASP.NET MVC
15 44 (17.67%) SQL
16 43 (17.27%) Web Development
17 38 (15.26%) AngularJS
18 37 (14.86%) HTML5
19 35 (14.06%) User Experience
19 35 (14.06%) Scrum
20 34 (13.65%) Web Services
21 33 (13.25%) IIS
21 33 (13.25%) Project Management
22 32 (12.85%) Team Foundation Server
23 31 (12.45%) Visual Studio
23 31 (12.45%) Front End Development
24 30 (12.05%) Test Automation

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
1 249 (100.00%) CMS
2 48 (19.28%) Umbraco
3 33 (13.25%) IIS
4 17 (6.83%) EPiServer
5 13 (5.22%) Drupal
6 8 (3.21%) Apache Solr
6 8 (3.21%) Kentico
6 8 (3.21%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.81%) WordPress
8 6 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (2.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (2.01%) CoreMedia CMS
9 5 (2.01%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.20%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.80%) Confluence
13 1 (0.40%) Apache
13 1 (0.40%) Content Management Server
13 1 (0.40%) Orchard CMS
13 1 (0.40%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (1.61%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.20%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.01%) Eloqua
3 4 (1.61%) Magento
4 3 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.80%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.40%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.40%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.40%) SessionCam
6 1 (0.40%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.81%) GitHub
4 2 (0.80%) SaaS
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.02%) HTTP
2 14 (5.62%) Internet
3 8 (3.21%) Intranet
4 2 (0.80%) Extranet
5 1 (0.40%) DNS
5 1 (0.40%) Firewall
5 1 (0.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (24.10%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.02%) MongoDB
2 15 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (4.82%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.61%) Couchbase
5 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.80%) MySQL
6 2 (0.80%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.40%) Big Data
7 1 (0.40%) Mixpanel
7 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Anywhere
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (12.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (12.45%) Visual Studio
3 25 (10.04%) Selenium
4 22 (8.84%) Git (software)
5 20 (8.03%) WebDriver
6 14 (5.62%) Ant
6 14 (5.62%) Apache Ivy
6 14 (5.62%) Bitbucket
6 14 (5.62%) eggPlant
6 14 (5.62%) Gradle
6 14 (5.62%) JMeter
6 14 (5.62%) Maven
7 11 (4.42%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (4.02%) TeamCity
9 9 (3.61%) Gatling
9 9 (3.61%) NeoLoad
9 9 (3.61%) ReSharper
10 8 (3.21%) JIRA
11 6 (2.41%) SpecFlow
12 5 (2.01%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (9.64%) Finance
2 23 (9.24%) Marketing
3 12 (4.82%) Advertising
3 12 (4.82%) Retail
4 4 (1.61%) Banking
5 1 (0.40%) Legal
5 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.40%) Publishing
5 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 156 (62.65%) Developer
2 81 (32.53%) .NET Developer
3 80 (32.13%) Sitecore Developer
4 29 (11.65%) C# Developer
5 28 (11.24%) C# .NET Developer
6 25 (10.04%) CMS Developer
7 21 (8.43%) Architect
7 21 (8.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 16 (6.43%) Analyst
9 12 (4.82%) JavaScript Developer
10 10 (4.02%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (3.61%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (3.61%) Lead Developer
11 9 (3.61%) Project Manager
12 8 (3.21%) Sitecore Architect
12 8 (3.21%) Test Analyst
13 7 (2.81%) EPiServer Developer
13 7 (2.81%) Tester
14 6 (2.41%) Senior Developer
14 6 (2.41%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (65.06%) .NET
2 100 (40.16%) ASP.NET
3 94 (37.75%) HTML
4 92 (36.95%) CSS
5 63 (25.30%) jQuery
6 45 (18.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 38 (15.26%) AngularJS
8 37 (14.86%) HTML5
9 34 (13.65%) Web Services
10 30 (12.05%) Ajax
11 29 (11.65%) CSS3
11 29 (11.65%) REST
12 28 (11.24%) XML
13 26 (10.44%) ASP.NET Web API
14 22 (8.84%) .NET Framework
14 22 (8.84%) Sass
15 20 (8.03%) KnockoutJS
16 17 (6.83%) XSLT
17 16 (6.43%) JSON
17 16 (6.43%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.06%) User Experience
2 21 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.83%) W3C
4 10 (4.02%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.01%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.61%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.61%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.61%) Social Media
8 3 (1.20%) PMI
9 2 (0.80%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.80%) RIA
10 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.40%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.04%) Windows
2 9 (3.61%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.80%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (35.34%) MVC
2 84 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (26.51%) Content Management
4 45 (18.07%) TDD
5 43 (17.27%) Web Development
6 35 (14.06%) Scrum
7 33 (13.25%) Project Management
8 31 (12.45%) Front End Development
9 30 (12.05%) Test Automation
10 27 (10.84%) BDD
11 26 (10.44%) E-Commerce
12 25 (10.04%) OOP
13 20 (8.03%) OO
14 18 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (6.83%) SOLID
16 16 (6.43%) SEO
17 15 (6.02%) Analytics
18 13 (5.22%) CRM
19 12 (4.82%) Migration
19 12 (4.82%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 123 (49.40%) C#
2 100 (40.16%) JavaScript
3 44 (17.67%) SQL
4 21 (8.43%) Java
5 18 (7.23%) Ruby
6 15 (6.02%) T-SQL
7 14 (5.62%) Groovy
7 14 (5.62%) Python
8 8 (3.21%) ActionScript
9 5 (2.01%) C++
10 4 (1.61%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.20%) C
11 3 (1.20%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.40%) PHP
12 1 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (6.02%) Degree
2 3 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.20%) PMI Certification
2 3 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (0.80%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.80%) MCP
4 1 (0.40%) ISEB
4 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.43%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (3.61%) HP Fortify
2 3 (1.20%) Ansible
2 3 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.20%) Puppet
2 3 (1.20%) Terraform
3 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.40%) Kibana
Vendors
1 249 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 51 (20.48%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.43%) Apple
4 14 (5.62%) Splunk
5 13 (5.22%) Adobe
6 10 (4.02%) HP
7 5 (2.01%) Marketo
8 4 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.20%) hybris
9 3 (1.20%) SAP
10 2 (0.80%) OpenText
10 2 (0.80%) Oracle
10 2 (0.80%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.40%) Alterian
11 1 (0.40%) Demandware
11 1 (0.40%) Google
11 1 (0.40%) Nuxeo
11 1 (0.40%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 1 (0.40%) Telerik
11 1 (0.40%) Twitter
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