Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 701 658 618
Rank change year-on-year -43 -40 +59
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 179 226 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.04% 1.36% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 157 194
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -4.70%
10th Percentile £308 £290 £263
90th Percentile £575 £535 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £388
% change year-on-year +8.97% +0.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
UK median hourly rate - - £80.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 17,200 16,642 19,772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.81% 16.75% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,190 10,891 12,919
UK median daily rate £450 £444 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.47% +5.60% +5.00%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 410 514
UK median hourly rate £21.38 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.88% - -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.45 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +7.89%

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 21 October 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 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 21 October 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 -31 168 £425 +6.25% 67
UK excluding London -68 101 £425 +8.97% 35
London -18 75 £425 -2.86% 34
South East -15 48 £425 +17.24% 10
North of England -36 30 £425 +13.33% 10
Yorkshire -18 24 £525 +40.00% 6
Midlands -16 9 £475 +22.58% 2
East Midlands +11 6 £525 +40.00%
South West -33 6 £375 +15.38% 11
Scotland -40 5 - -
North East +7 4 £325 -
West Midlands -16 3 £425 -10.53% 2
Wales -23 2 £375 -14.29% 1
North West -30 2 £425 - 4
Channel Islands - 1 £310 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 179 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 178 (99.44%) CMS
3 119 (66.48%) .NET
4 101 (56.42%) C#
5 84 (46.93%) JavaScript
6 73 (40.78%) Agile Software Development
7 71 (39.66%) HTML
8 63 (35.20%) CSS
9 57 (31.84%) TDD
10 56 (31.28%) ASP.NET
11 54 (30.17%) Microsoft Azure
12 51 (28.49%) E-Commerce
12 51 (28.49%) SQL
12 51 (28.49%) MVC
13 50 (27.93%) Scrum
14 48 (26.82%) SQL Server
15 43 (24.02%) Git (software)
16 42 (23.46%) ASP.NET Web API
17 41 (22.91%) .NET Framework
17 41 (22.91%) AngularJS
18 34 (18.99%) jQuery
18 34 (18.99%) Umbraco
19 28 (15.64%) Entity Framework
20 27 (15.08%) Front End Development
21 24 (13.41%) HTML5
21 24 (13.41%) Finance
21 24 (13.41%) Content Management
22 23 (12.85%) Web Services
22 23 (12.85%) ASP.NET MVC
23 22 (12.29%) OAuth

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
1 178 (99.44%) CMS
2 34 (18.99%) Umbraco
3 15 (8.38%) EPiServer
4 10 (5.59%) Apache Solr
5 7 (3.91%) IIS
5 7 (3.91%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.79%) Kentico
6 5 (2.79%) Mule
6 5 (2.79%) Mule ESB
6 5 (2.79%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (2.23%) Confluence
8 2 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.56%) CoreMedia CMS
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Acrobat
1 1 (0.56%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (0.56%) HipChat
1 1 (0.56%) InVision
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.23%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.56%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.56%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (30.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.79%) GitHub
2 5 (2.79%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.79%) PaaS
3 4 (2.23%) npm
4 3 (1.68%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.68%) Serverless
4 3 (1.68%) Trello
5 2 (1.12%) Azure Functions
5 2 (1.12%) IaaS
6 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.56%) Apigee
6 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.79%) SMS
2 2 (1.12%) ATM
3 1 (0.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (26.82%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.26%) MongoDB
3 9 (5.03%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.79%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (2.79%) Endeca
5 5 (2.79%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.56%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 43 (24.02%) Git (software)
2 19 (10.61%) gulp
3 11 (6.15%) JIRA
3 11 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (6.15%) TeamCity
3 11 (6.15%) webpack
4 9 (5.03%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (3.91%) ReSharper
6 6 (3.35%) Grunt
7 5 (2.79%) Subversion
7 5 (2.79%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.23%) Bitbucket
8 4 (2.23%) Bower
8 4 (2.23%) Selenium
9 3 (1.68%) Ant
9 3 (1.68%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.68%) Maven
9 3 (1.68%) NUnit
9 3 (1.68%) QUnit
10 2 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 24 (13.41%) Finance
2 12 (6.70%) Marketing
3 3 (1.68%) Banking
4 2 (1.12%) Law
4 2 (1.12%) Retail
5 1 (0.56%) Automotive
5 1 (0.56%) Back Office
5 1 (0.56%) Interactive Media
5 1 (0.56%) Legal
5 1 (0.56%) Publishing
5 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 124 (69.27%) Developer
2 65 (36.31%) .NET Developer
3 37 (20.67%) Sitecore Developer
4 29 (16.20%) C# Developer
5 27 (15.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 23 (12.85%) Architect
6 23 (12.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 20 (11.17%) Senior Developer
8 17 (9.50%) Senior .NET Developer
9 14 (7.82%) CMS Developer
10 13 (7.26%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (6.15%) Sitecore Architect
12 10 (5.59%) Azure Developer
13 8 (4.47%) HTML CSS Developer
13 8 (4.47%) HTML Developer
13 8 (4.47%) JavaScript Developer
13 8 (4.47%) Lead Developer
14 7 (3.91%) Full Stack Developer
14 7 (3.91%) Project Manager
15 6 (3.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (66.48%) .NET
2 71 (39.66%) HTML
3 63 (35.20%) CSS
4 56 (31.28%) ASP.NET
5 42 (23.46%) ASP.NET Web API
6 41 (22.91%) .NET Framework
6 41 (22.91%) AngularJS
7 34 (18.99%) jQuery
8 28 (15.64%) Entity Framework
9 24 (13.41%) HTML5
10 23 (12.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (12.85%) Web Services
11 22 (12.29%) OAuth
11 22 (12.29%) React
12 21 (11.73%) CSS3
13 19 (10.61%) Sass
14 17 (9.50%) Node.js
15 14 (7.82%) Backbone.js
16 13 (7.26%) Vue.js
17 11 (6.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.17%) User Experience
2 5 (2.79%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (2.79%) Mobile App
2 5 (2.79%) PKI
3 4 (2.23%) Fintech
4 3 (1.68%) Animation
4 3 (1.68%) iPad
5 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.91%) Windows
1 7 (3.91%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (40.78%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (31.84%) TDD
3 51 (28.49%) E-Commerce
3 51 (28.49%) MVC
4 50 (27.93%) Scrum
5 27 (15.08%) Front End Development
6 24 (13.41%) Content Management
7 22 (12.29%) API Development
8 19 (10.61%) Analytics
8 19 (10.61%) CRM
9 17 (9.50%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (8.94%) SOA
11 15 (8.38%) Prototyping
11 15 (8.38%) SOLID
12 13 (7.26%) Web Development
13 12 (6.70%) DevOps
13 12 (6.70%) Unit Testing
14 11 (6.15%) OOP
15 10 (5.59%) B2C
15 10 (5.59%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 101 (56.42%) C#
2 84 (46.93%) JavaScript
3 51 (28.49%) SQL
4 13 (7.26%) T-SQL
5 11 (6.15%) ES6
6 9 (5.03%) Java
7 8 (4.47%) TypeScript
8 7 (3.91%) R
9 4 (2.23%) Ruby
10 3 (1.68%) Groovy
11 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (6.15%) Degree
2 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.79%) OpenSSO
1 5 (2.79%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (2.23%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 179 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 11 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.59%) Adobe
3 10 (5.59%) Oracle
4 7 (3.91%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.79%) ATG
5 5 (2.79%) BEA
5 5 (2.79%) Google
6 3 (1.68%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.12%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.12%) OpenText
8 1 (0.56%) iRise
8 1 (0.56%) SAP