Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 459 404 454
Rank change year-on-year -55 +50 +44
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 467 508 498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.56% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 1.11% 1.26% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 350 381
UK median daily rate £450 £403 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.73% -5.24% +13.33%
10th Percentile £311 £300 £275
90th Percentile £589 £538 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
UK median hourly rate £13.50 £56.50 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.11% +527.78% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 - £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 42,007 40,233 46,644
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.69% 44.18% 44.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,211 24,690 28,364
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £243
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,479 1,413 1,637
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.38 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -6.68% -5.58% +5.88%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -62 448 £450 +9.76% 87
UK excluding London -99 244 £425 +6.25% 49
London +19 221 £475 +6.74% 41
North of England -58 78 £400 +6.67% 12
South East -53 69 £450 +12.50% 14
Yorkshire +9 47 £400 +18.52% 3
Midlands -18 42 £513 +15.49% 8
South West -7 32 £450 +9.42% 7
East Midlands -12 30 £500 +3.09% 5
North West -44 23 £400 +23.08% 7
West Midlands -12 12 £538 +65.38% 3
Scotland -40 9 £300 -14.29% 3
North East -33 8 £363 -28.57% 2
East of England -6 6 £275 -35.29% 5
Wales -8 5 £373 -17.22%
Channel Islands - 4 £310 -

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 255 (54.60%) .NET
2 227 (48.61%) CMS
2 227 (48.61%) Sitecore CMS
3 167 (35.76%) C#
4 161 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
5 124 (26.55%) MVC
6 120 (25.70%) JavaScript
7 111 (23.77%) HTML
8 110 (23.55%) CSS
9 107 (22.91%) ASP.NET
10 105 (22.48%) Microsoft Azure
11 89 (19.06%) Scrum
12 78 (16.70%) jQuery
13 72 (15.42%) TDD
14 66 (14.13%) SQL Server
15 62 (13.28%) Umbraco
16 61 (13.06%) Web Services
17 58 (12.42%) Microsoft
17 58 (12.42%) ASP.NET MVC
18 54 (11.56%) Git (software)
18 54 (11.56%) Content Management
19 53 (11.35%) AngularJS
20 52 (11.13%) Finance
21 50 (10.71%) E-Commerce
22 46 (9.85%) CRM
22 46 (9.85%) SOA
23 45 (9.64%) JIRA
24 44 (9.42%) SQL
24 44 (9.42%) DevOps
25 43 (9.21%) User Experience

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
1 227 (48.61%) CMS
1 227 (48.61%) Sitecore CMS
2 62 (13.28%) Umbraco
3 29 (6.21%) EPiServer
4 26 (5.57%) SharePoint
5 23 (4.93%) Apache Solr
6 17 (3.64%) Mule
6 17 (3.64%) Mule ESB
6 17 (3.64%) WebLogic Portal
7 16 (3.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 16 (3.43%) Confluence
8 9 (1.93%) WordPress
9 8 (1.71%) Kentico
10 7 (1.50%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.50%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.28%) Drupal
11 6 (1.28%) IIS
12 2 (0.43%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (1.93%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.64%) Acrobat
3 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.21%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.21%) HipChat
5 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 12 (2.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.28%) thinkFolio
3 4 (0.86%) Magento
3 4 (0.86%) SDL Web 8
4 3 (0.64%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.43%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.21%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 105 (22.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.36%) Google Analytics
3 11 (2.36%) PaaS
4 9 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.93%) Trello
5 7 (1.50%) GitHub
5 7 (1.50%) SaaS
6 6 (1.28%) Office 365
7 4 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.86%) IaaS
7 4 (0.86%) iPaaS
8 3 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 3 (0.64%) Silverpop
9 2 (0.43%) AdWords
9 2 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.43%) Serverless
10 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.43%) SMS
2 1 (0.21%) DNS
2 1 (0.21%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (14.13%) SQL Server
2 30 (6.42%) MongoDB
3 23 (4.93%) NoSQL
4 16 (3.43%) Endeca
5 3 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (0.64%) Jackrabbit
5 3 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.64%) Power BI
5 3 (0.64%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.43%) DTS
6 2 (0.43%) MariaDB
6 2 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.21%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.21%) Big Data
7 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.21%) GIS
7 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.21%) Redis
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 54 (11.56%) Git (software)
2 45 (9.64%) JIRA
3 38 (8.14%) Octopus Deploy
3 38 (8.14%) TeamCity
4 15 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (3.00%) gulp
5 14 (3.00%) Selenium
6 11 (2.36%) Visual Studio
7 10 (2.14%) Cucumber
8 9 (1.93%) Jasmine
8 9 (1.93%) Jenkins
9 7 (1.50%) Maven
10 6 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (1.28%) NUnit
10 6 (1.28%) WATIR
10 6 (1.28%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.07%) SoapUI
11 5 (1.07%) SonarQube
11 5 (1.07%) Subversion
11 5 (1.07%) webpack
General
1 52 (11.13%) Finance
2 42 (8.99%) Marketing
3 17 (3.64%) Retail
4 8 (1.71%) Advertising
5 5 (1.07%) Legal
5 5 (1.07%) Publishing
6 4 (0.86%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.64%) Banking
8 2 (0.43%) Games
8 2 (0.43%) Local Government
9 1 (0.21%) Automotive
9 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.21%) Front Office
9 1 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 242 (51.82%) Developer
2 161 (34.48%) Sitecore Developer
3 98 (20.99%) Architect
4 73 (15.63%) .NET Developer
5 48 (10.28%) Sitecore Architect
6 35 (7.49%) C# Developer
7 31 (6.64%) Solutions Architect
8 26 (5.57%) Technical Architect
9 25 (5.35%) C# .NET Developer
10 24 (5.14%) Project Manager
11 23 (4.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 22 (4.71%) Analyst
13 17 (3.64%) Senior Developer
14 16 (3.43%) Lead Developer
14 16 (3.43%) Tester
15 15 (3.21%) CMS Developer
15 15 (3.21%) Consultant
16 14 (3.00%) Sitecore Consultant
17 11 (2.36%) Business Analyst
17 11 (2.36%) Senior Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (54.60%) .NET
2 111 (23.77%) HTML
3 110 (23.55%) CSS
4 107 (22.91%) ASP.NET
5 78 (16.70%) jQuery
6 61 (13.06%) Web Services
7 58 (12.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 53 (11.35%) AngularJS
9 42 (8.99%) ASP.NET Web API
10 39 (8.35%) HTML5
11 38 (8.14%) CSS3
12 35 (7.49%) SOAP
13 33 (7.07%) React
14 29 (6.21%) .NET Framework
14 29 (6.21%) REST
15 20 (4.28%) RESTful
15 20 (4.28%) Sass
15 20 (4.28%) Vue (Vue.js)
16 19 (4.07%) Backbone.js
16 19 (4.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.21%) User Experience
2 21 (4.50%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (3.85%) PKI
4 12 (2.57%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (1.71%) Wiki
7 6 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (1.28%) Social Media
8 5 (1.07%) iPad
9 4 (0.86%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (0.86%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.86%) Marketing Technology
10 3 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.64%) Replication
10 3 (0.64%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.64%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.43%) Animation
11 2 (0.43%) Robotics
12 1 (0.21%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.21%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.07%) Apple iOS
2 4 (0.86%) Windows
3 3 (0.64%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (26.55%) MVC
3 89 (19.06%) Scrum
4 72 (15.42%) TDD
5 54 (11.56%) Content Management
6 50 (10.71%) E-Commerce
7 46 (9.85%) CRM
7 46 (9.85%) SOA
8 44 (9.42%) DevOps
9 39 (8.35%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (8.14%) Front End Development
11 31 (6.64%) Migration
12 30 (6.42%) SOLID
13 29 (6.21%) Project Management
14 26 (5.57%) B2C
14 26 (5.57%) BDD
15 24 (5.14%) Analytics
16 23 (4.93%) Stakeholder Management
17 22 (4.71%) Web Development
18 21 (4.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 167 (35.76%) C#
2 120 (25.70%) JavaScript
3 44 (9.42%) SQL
4 29 (6.21%) Java
5 18 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 10 (2.14%) PowerShell
6 10 (2.14%) Ruby
7 8 (1.71%) TypeScript
8 7 (1.50%) ES6
9 6 (1.28%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.64%) PHP
11 2 (0.43%) C
12 1 (0.21%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (3.85%) Degree
2 4 (0.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.43%) ISEB
4 2 (0.43%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.21%) PMP
5 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.21%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.42%) QA
2 6 (1.28%) WCAG
3 3 (0.64%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.64%) GDPR
4 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 7 (1.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (5.35%) Single Sign-On
2 18 (3.85%) CA Single Sign-On
2 18 (3.85%) OpenSSO
3 4 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.86%) Puppet
4 1 (0.21%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 58 (12.42%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.78%) Adobe
3 26 (5.57%) Oracle
4 18 (3.85%) ATG
5 17 (3.64%) BEA
6 11 (2.36%) Google
7 10 (2.14%) MuleSoft
7 10 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.50%) Capita
9 6 (1.28%) Ab Initio
9 6 (1.28%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.28%) Barracuda Networks
9 6 (1.28%) Bloomberg
9 6 (1.28%) CODA
9 6 (1.28%) Coveo
9 6 (1.28%) Guidewire
9 6 (1.28%) IBM
9 6 (1.28%) SAP
10 5 (1.07%) hybris
10 5 (1.07%) PeopleSoft