Period
to 31 May 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 31 May 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
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 559 742 657
Rank change year-on-year +183 -85 -57
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 47 119 226
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.69% 0.82% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 84 173
Median daily rate £425 £406 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% -4.41% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £283
90th Percentile £539 £588 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £391
% change year-on-year - +2.25% +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £24.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +77.78% -
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 6,776 14,443 16,580
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.58% 15.80% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,253 9,190 10,984
Median daily rate £465 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.11% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £275 £281 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 296 372
Median hourly rate £25.00 £18.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -1.32% -
10th Percentile £13.49 £12.00 £11.62
90th Percentile £53.00 £49.13 £48.66
Median hourly rate £20.11 £17.00 £17.76
% change year-on-year +18.29% -4.25% -1.36%

Sitecore CMS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Sitecore CMS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore CMS in the UK

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Sitecore CMS.

Daily rate trend for Sitecore CMS in the UK

Sitecore CMS
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Sitecore CMS over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Sitecore CMS in the UK

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Sitecore CMS.

Hourly rate trend for Sitecore CMS in the UK

Sitecore CMS
Top 10 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 31 May 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 +167 45 £425 - 18
UK excluding London +141 29 £400 - 11
London +142 18 £494 +9.72% 7
South East +144 11 £425 - 5
South West +63 10 £425 +13.33% 2
North of England +88 5 £390 -2.50% 3
North East - 3 £375 -
Yorkshire +58 2 £395 - 1
Scotland +38 2 - -
East of England +48 1 - -

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 47 (100.00%) CMS
1 47 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 30 (63.83%) .NET
3 20 (42.55%) Content Management
4 17 (36.17%) C#
5 16 (34.04%) Azure
6 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
7 14 (29.79%) HTML
7 14 (29.79%) Umbraco
8 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
9 10 (21.28%) CSS
10 9 (19.15%) React
10 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
10 9 (19.15%) CRM
10 9 (19.15%) MVC
10 9 (19.15%) EPiServer
11 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET
11 8 (17.02%) User Experience
12 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (14.89%) HTML5
13 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
13 6 (12.77%) .NET Framework
13 6 (12.77%) Scrum
13 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
14 5 (10.64%) PHP
14 5 (10.64%) Drupal
14 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (10.64%) DevOps
15 4 (8.51%) ES6

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 47 (100.00%) CMS
2 14 (29.79%) Umbraco
3 9 (19.15%) EPiServer
4 5 (10.64%) Drupal
5 4 (8.51%) Kentico
5 4 (8.51%) WordPress
6 3 (6.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Headless CMS
7 2 (4.26%) Apache Solr
7 2 (4.26%) IIS
8 1 (2.13%) Confluence
8 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.13%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.38%) Sketch
3 2 (4.26%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (4.26%) InDesign
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (4.26%) Magento
3 1 (2.13%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.04%) Azure
2 3 (6.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (6.38%) GCP
2 3 (6.38%) Logic Apps
2 3 (6.38%) prismic.io
3 2 (4.26%) AWS
4 1 (2.13%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (2.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) DNS
1 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.38%) Grunt
2 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.38%) Mocha
3 2 (4.26%) CircleCI
4 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.13%) Bower
4 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.13%) gulp
4 1 (2.13%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.13%) PostCSS
4 1 (2.13%) Selenium
4 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.13%) webpack
General
1 3 (6.38%) Marketing
2 2 (4.26%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) Sitecore Developer
3 9 (19.15%) .NET Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Architect
4 7 (14.89%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.51%) CMS Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Sitecore Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Azure Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Designer
6 3 (6.38%) Digital Designer
6 3 (6.38%) EPiServer Developer
7 2 (4.26%) CMS Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (4.26%) EPiServer Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Creative Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Digital Transformation
8 1 (2.13%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (63.83%) .NET
2 14 (29.79%) HTML
3 10 (21.28%) CSS
4 9 (19.15%) React
5 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET
6 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (14.89%) HTML5
7 6 (12.77%) .NET Framework
8 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (8.51%) AngularJS
10 3 (6.38%) Chai
10 3 (6.38%) CSS3
10 3 (6.38%) Enzyme
10 3 (6.38%) Jest
10 3 (6.38%) jQuery
10 3 (6.38%) Node.js
10 3 (6.38%) React Native
10 3 (6.38%) Sass
10 3 (6.38%) Vue.js
10 3 (6.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) User Experience
2 2 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.13%) Life Science
3 1 (2.13%) Social Media
3 1 (2.13%) Vector Graphics
3 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) VMS
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Content Management
2 9 (19.15%) CRM
2 9 (19.15%) MVC
3 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
4 6 (12.77%) Scrum
5 5 (10.64%) DevOps
6 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
6 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.51%) Web Development
6 4 (8.51%) Wireframes
7 3 (6.38%) B2B
7 3 (6.38%) B2C
7 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure as Code
7 3 (6.38%) Microservices
7 3 (6.38%) Product Management
7 3 (6.38%) Project Management
7 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) C#
2 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.64%) PHP
4 4 (8.51%) ES6
5 3 (6.38%) Java
6 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.13%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) MCSD
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Ansible
1 2 (4.26%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
1 2 (4.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.51%) Adobe
3 4 (8.51%) Google
3 4 (8.51%) hybris
4 1 (2.13%) Agnitio
4 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com