Period
to 15 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sitecore over the 6 months to 15 August 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Sitecore.

Sitecore
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 465 415 449
Rank change year-on-year -50 +34 +48
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 485 538 551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.56% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 1.13% 1.29% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 360 412
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £275
90th Percentile £588 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
UK median hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £9.00

Sitecore is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43,013 41,859 49,109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.03% 43.78% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,752 25,594 30,139
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £606 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,569 1,382 1,638
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.02 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.48
% change year-on-year - -5.58% +1.48%

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore in the UK

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sitecore.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore in the UK

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sitecore over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore in the UK

Sitecore
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sitecore in the UK

Sitecore
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore within the UK over the 6 months to 15 August 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 -54 461 £450 +12.50% 79
UK excluding London -82 268 £425 +13.33% 40
London +13 216 £468 +3.89% 41
South East -42 102 £438 +16.67% 11
North of England -67 72 £400 +6.67% 14
Midlands -22 40 £500 +25.00% 2
Yorkshire -13 39 £413 +10.00% 7
South West -6 31 £431 +15.00% 10
East Midlands -2 30 £500 +25.00% 2
North West -54 19 £400 +23.08% 7
North East -17 14 £344 -31.76%
Scotland -39 14 £500 +42.86%
West Midlands -23 10 £475 +25.00%
Wales -13 5 £373 -21.58% 2
Channel Islands - 4 £310 -
East of England -31 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore 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.

1 275 (56.70%) .NET
2 216 (44.54%) Sitecore CMS
3 215 (44.33%) CMS
4 208 (42.89%) Agile Software Development
5 204 (42.06%) C#
6 132 (27.22%) JavaScript
7 121 (24.95%) Microsoft Azure
8 115 (23.71%) HTML
8 115 (23.71%) ASP.NET
9 110 (22.68%) CSS
10 108 (22.27%) MVC
11 107 (22.06%) Scrum
12 87 (17.94%) SQL
13 81 (16.70%) SQL Server
14 79 (16.29%) jQuery
15 74 (15.26%) Web Services
16 72 (14.85%) TDD
17 65 (13.40%) TeamCity
18 59 (12.16%) Git (software)
18 59 (12.16%) ASP.NET MVC
18 59 (12.16%) .NET Framework
19 58 (11.96%) Umbraco
19 58 (11.96%) CRM
19 58 (11.96%) E-Commerce
20 56 (11.55%) ASP.NET Web API
21 55 (11.34%) Finance
22 54 (11.13%) Microsoft
23 52 (10.72%) Amazon AWS
24 51 (10.52%) AngularJS
24 51 (10.52%) Content Management

Sitecore
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
1 216 (44.54%) Sitecore CMS
2 215 (44.33%) CMS
3 58 (11.96%) Umbraco
4 27 (5.57%) SharePoint
5 24 (4.95%) EPiServer
6 20 (4.12%) Confluence
7 18 (3.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 17 (3.51%) Apache Solr
9 11 (2.27%) IIS
10 9 (1.86%) Drupal
10 9 (1.86%) WebSphere
11 8 (1.65%) Mule
11 8 (1.65%) Mule ESB
11 8 (1.65%) WebLogic Portal
12 7 (1.44%) Kentico
12 7 (1.44%) WebLogic
13 5 (1.03%) Alfresco
13 5 (1.03%) Liferay
13 5 (1.03%) LiveCycle
13 5 (1.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (1.44%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.24%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.82%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.21%) HipChat
5 1 (0.21%) InVision
5 1 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 24 (4.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.65%) thinkFolio
3 6 (1.24%) SDL Web 8
4 3 (0.62%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.41%) Magento
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.21%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 121 (24.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (10.72%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (6.19%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (4.12%) PaaS
5 16 (3.30%) Trello
6 14 (2.89%) SaaS
7 12 (2.47%) IaaS
8 11 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (2.27%) Office 365
9 10 (2.06%) Google Analytics
10 7 (1.44%) Boomi
10 7 (1.44%) GitHub
11 5 (1.03%) Serverless
12 4 (0.82%) iPaaS
13 3 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
14 2 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
14 2 (0.41%) Azure Functions
15 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
15 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.44%) NetScaler
1 7 (1.44%) SMS
2 6 (1.24%) Firewall
3 2 (0.41%) Intranet
4 1 (0.21%) DNS
4 1 (0.21%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (16.70%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.98%) MongoDB
3 12 (2.47%) NoSQL
4 8 (1.65%) Endeca
4 8 (1.65%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.82%) SQLite
7 3 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.62%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.41%) Jackrabbit
8 2 (0.41%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.21%) Big Data
9 1 (0.21%) DTS
9 1 (0.21%) GIS
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.21%) Redis
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 65 (13.40%) TeamCity
2 59 (12.16%) Git (software)
3 49 (10.10%) JIRA
4 37 (7.63%) Octopus Deploy
5 16 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (2.68%) Selenium
7 12 (2.47%) Ant
8 11 (2.27%) gulp
8 11 (2.27%) Jenkins
9 10 (2.06%) Maven
10 8 (1.65%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.44%) Artifactory
11 7 (1.44%) Gradle
11 7 (1.44%) SonarQube
11 7 (1.44%) webpack
12 6 (1.24%) NUnit
12 6 (1.24%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (1.24%) WATIR
13 5 (1.03%) ReSharper
13 5 (1.03%) Subversion
General
1 55 (11.34%) Finance
2 43 (8.87%) Marketing
3 25 (5.15%) Retail
4 12 (2.47%) Banking
5 5 (1.03%) Publishing
6 4 (0.82%) Advertising
6 4 (0.82%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.62%) Law
8 2 (0.41%) German Language
8 2 (0.41%) Legal
8 2 (0.41%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.21%) Automotive
9 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.21%) Front Office
9 1 (0.21%) Games
9 1 (0.21%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 274 (56.49%) Developer
2 143 (29.48%) Sitecore Developer
3 122 (25.15%) .NET Developer
4 74 (15.26%) Architect
5 57 (11.75%) Senior Developer
6 46 (9.48%) Senior .NET Developer
7 39 (8.04%) C# Developer
8 36 (7.42%) Solutions Architect
9 31 (6.39%) Project Manager
10 30 (6.19%) C# .NET Developer
11 27 (5.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 25 (5.15%) Sitecore Architect
13 22 (4.54%) Lead Developer
14 19 (3.92%) Analyst
15 16 (3.30%) CMS Developer
15 16 (3.30%) DevOps Engineer
16 15 (3.09%) Business Analyst
16 15 (3.09%) Tester
17 14 (2.89%) Azure Developer
18 13 (2.68%) Senior Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (56.70%) .NET
2 115 (23.71%) ASP.NET
2 115 (23.71%) HTML
3 110 (22.68%) CSS
4 79 (16.29%) jQuery
5 74 (15.26%) Web Services
6 59 (12.16%) .NET Framework
6 59 (12.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 56 (11.55%) ASP.NET Web API
8 51 (10.52%) AngularJS
9 33 (6.80%) React
10 32 (6.60%) HTML5
11 31 (6.39%) SOAP
12 29 (5.98%) CSS3
12 29 (5.98%) REST
13 25 (5.15%) Entity Framework
14 20 (4.12%) JSON
14 20 (4.12%) OAuth
15 18 (3.71%) Sass
16 16 (3.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.42%) User Experience
2 14 (2.89%) Mobile App
3 12 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (1.65%) PKI
5 5 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (1.03%) Social Media
6 4 (0.82%) iPad
6 4 (0.82%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.82%) NHS
6 4 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (0.62%) Replication
8 2 (0.41%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.41%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.41%) Animation
8 2 (0.41%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.41%) Robotics
8 2 (0.41%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.21%) Fintech
9 1 (0.21%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (3.30%) Windows
2 15 (3.09%) Windows Server
3 7 (1.44%) Windows 10
4 6 (1.24%) Android
4 6 (1.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (42.89%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (22.27%) MVC
3 107 (22.06%) Scrum
4 72 (14.85%) TDD
5 58 (11.96%) CRM
5 58 (11.96%) E-Commerce
6 51 (10.52%) Content Management
7 44 (9.07%) Prototyping
8 42 (8.66%) DevOps
9 41 (8.45%) Front End Development
10 40 (8.25%) SDLC
11 36 (7.42%) Continuous Integration
11 36 (7.42%) Due Diligence
12 34 (7.01%) SOA
13 28 (5.77%) Analytics
13 28 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (5.15%) Web Development
15 24 (4.95%) Project Management
15 24 (4.95%) SOLID
16 23 (4.74%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 204 (42.06%) C#
2 132 (27.22%) JavaScript
3 87 (17.94%) SQL
4 32 (6.60%) Java
5 16 (3.30%) T-SQL
6 10 (2.06%) ES6
6 10 (2.06%) Ruby
7 8 (1.65%) PowerShell
7 8 (1.65%) TypeScript
8 5 (1.03%) R
9 4 (0.82%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.41%) C
11 1 (0.21%) Groovy
11 1 (0.21%) PHP
11 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (4.12%) Degree
2 5 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.82%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.62%) ISEB
5 2 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) APMP
6 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.21%) PMP
6 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.21%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (10.31%) QA
2 5 (1.03%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.82%) GDPR
3 4 (0.82%) PMO
4 2 (0.41%) WCAG
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (0.62%) Docker
2 2 (0.41%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (2.89%) Single Sign-On
2 8 (1.65%) OpenSSO
3 7 (1.44%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.21%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.21%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 54 (11.13%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.57%) Adobe
3 22 (4.54%) Salesforce.com
4 19 (3.92%) Oracle
5 16 (3.30%) SAP
6 13 (2.68%) IBM
7 11 (2.27%) MuleSoft
8 10 (2.06%) Google
9 9 (1.86%) ATG
9 9 (1.86%) ForgeRock
10 8 (1.65%) Ab Initio
10 8 (1.65%) BEA
10 8 (1.65%) Bloomberg
10 8 (1.65%) Capita
10 8 (1.65%) CODA
11 7 (1.44%) CA Agile Central
11 7 (1.44%) Dell
11 7 (1.44%) OpenText
12 6 (1.24%) Automation Anywhere
12 6 (1.24%) Citrix