Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 598 483 418
Rank change year-on-year -115 -65 +33
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 248 487 536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.47% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 1.13% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 368 358
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £280 £313 £296
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
UK median hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 - -

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 38,944 43,058 41,899
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.74% 41.78% 43.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,288 26,675 25,609
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.14% +3.76%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,442 1,576 1,386
UK median hourly rate £19.31 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -5.44%

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 17 August 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sitecore over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Sitecore in the UK

Sitecore
Top 14 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 17 August 2019. 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 -129 224 £438 -2.78% 50
UK excluding London -75 146 £425 - 35
London -60 99 £431 -7.75% 22
South East -21 58 £463 +6.63% 14
East of England +48 29 £475 - 3
Scotland +43 22 £413 -17.50% 6
North of England -20 21 £420 +5.00% 8
North West +5 12 £420 +5.00% 3
Midlands 0 8 £375 -25.00%
Yorkshire -15 8 £413 - 3
South West -43 8 £375 -13.04% 3
West Midlands +17 7 £375 -21.05%
North East +11 1 £538 +48.28% 2
East Midlands -3 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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.

1 120 (48.39%) .NET
2 113 (45.56%) CMS
2 113 (45.56%) Sitecore CMS
3 92 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (32.66%) JavaScript
5 79 (31.85%) C#
6 77 (31.05%) CSS
7 75 (30.24%) HTML
8 70 (28.23%) Microsoft Azure
9 62 (25.00%) MVC
10 53 (21.37%) jQuery
10 53 (21.37%) AngularJS
11 50 (20.16%) SQL
12 48 (19.35%) Umbraco
13 41 (16.53%) Unit Testing
13 41 (16.53%) TDD
14 40 (16.13%) Git (software)
15 38 (15.32%) Microsoft
15 38 (15.32%) Front End Development
16 37 (14.92%) Sass
16 37 (14.92%) Content Management
17 36 (14.52%) Scrum
17 36 (14.52%) DevOps
17 36 (14.52%) User Experience
18 35 (14.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 34 (13.71%) E-Commerce
20 31 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
21 30 (12.10%) ASP.NET
22 29 (11.69%) Grunt
22 29 (11.69%) React

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
1 113 (45.56%) CMS
1 113 (45.56%) Sitecore CMS
2 48 (19.35%) Umbraco
3 23 (9.27%) WebSphere
4 15 (6.05%) IIS
5 12 (4.84%) Kentico
6 10 (4.03%) EPiServer
7 8 (3.23%) WordPress
8 5 (2.02%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.61%) Confluence
10 3 (1.21%) Drupal
11 2 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.40%) DNN
12 1 (0.40%) Immediacy CMS
12 1 (0.40%) Magnolia
12 1 (0.40%) nginx
12 1 (0.40%) Sitefinity
12 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.61%) Chatbot
1 4 (1.61%) Sketch
2 3 (1.21%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.81%) InVision
3 2 (0.81%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.40%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.40%) Figma
4 1 (0.40%) InDesign
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (9.27%) Magento
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.40%) SAP WM
2 1 (0.40%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 70 (28.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.63%) PaaS
4 7 (2.82%) IaaS
5 5 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (2.02%) npm
6 4 (1.61%) Boomi
6 4 (1.61%) Office 365
6 4 (1.61%) SaaS
7 2 (0.81%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.40%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.61%) NetScaler
2 3 (1.21%) Firewall
2 3 (1.21%) Intranet
3 2 (0.81%) Internet
4 1 (0.40%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.21%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.40%) Endeca
3 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.40%) Power BI
3 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 40 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 29 (11.69%) Grunt
3 28 (11.29%) Bower
3 28 (11.29%) Jasmine
3 28 (11.29%) Karma Test Runner
4 17 (6.85%) Subversion
5 11 (4.44%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (4.03%) gulp
6 10 (4.03%) Visual Studio Team System
7 9 (3.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (2.82%) JIRA
8 7 (2.82%) Visual Studio
9 5 (2.02%) TeamCity
9 5 (2.02%) webpack
10 3 (1.21%) Axure RP
10 3 (1.21%) Selenium
11 2 (0.81%) git-flow
12 1 (0.40%) Moq
12 1 (0.40%) Rhino Mocks
12 1 (0.40%) Zephyr
General
1 22 (8.87%) Games
2 18 (7.26%) Finance
3 12 (4.84%) Marketing
4 10 (4.03%) Banking
5 6 (2.42%) Retail
6 3 (1.21%) Advertising
6 3 (1.21%) Legal
7 2 (0.81%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.81%) Publishing
8 1 (0.40%) Avionics
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Law
8 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 162 (65.32%) Developer
2 96 (38.71%) Sitecore Developer
3 31 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 28 (11.29%) .NET Developer
5 12 (4.84%) React Developer
6 11 (4.44%) Magento Developer
7 10 (4.03%) Architect
7 10 (4.03%) C# Developer
7 10 (4.03%) CMS Developer
7 10 (4.03%) Designer
8 8 (3.23%) Angular Developer
8 8 (3.23%) Senior Developer
8 8 (3.23%) Web Manager
9 7 (2.82%) Sitecore Architect
10 6 (2.42%) Scrum Master
11 5 (2.02%) Analyst
11 5 (2.02%) Consultant
11 5 (2.02%) Project Manager
11 5 (2.02%) Web Content Manager
11 5 (2.02%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (48.39%) .NET
2 77 (31.05%) CSS
3 75 (30.24%) HTML
4 53 (21.37%) AngularJS
4 53 (21.37%) jQuery
5 37 (14.92%) Sass
6 35 (14.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 30 (12.10%) ASP.NET
8 29 (11.69%) React
9 27 (10.89%) ASP.NET Web API
10 24 (9.68%) LESS
11 23 (9.27%) Dojo
11 23 (9.27%) XHTML
12 22 (8.87%) Semantic HTML
13 20 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (7.66%) .NET Core
14 19 (7.66%) .NET Framework
15 16 (6.45%) HTML5
16 13 (5.24%) JSP
17 12 (4.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.52%) User Experience
2 23 (9.27%) Vector Graphics
2 23 (9.27%) W3C
3 14 (5.65%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.21%) Social Media
5 2 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.81%) FMCG
5 2 (0.81%) Tandem
6 1 (0.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.40%) Equities
6 1 (0.40%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.40%) New Media
6 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.40%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.42%) Windows
2 4 (1.61%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.21%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.81%) Linux
5 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (25.00%) MVC
3 41 (16.53%) TDD
3 41 (16.53%) Unit Testing
4 38 (15.32%) Front End Development
5 37 (14.92%) Content Management
6 36 (14.52%) DevOps
6 36 (14.52%) Scrum
7 34 (13.71%) E-Commerce
8 31 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
9 28 (11.29%) BDD
10 25 (10.08%) Wireframes
11 24 (9.68%) Sprint Planning
12 23 (9.27%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 23 (9.27%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (6.45%) Web Development
15 15 (6.05%) High Availability
16 13 (5.24%) Load Balancing
17 12 (4.84%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 81 (32.66%) JavaScript
2 79 (31.85%) C#
3 50 (20.16%) SQL
4 28 (11.29%) Java
5 13 (5.24%) ES6
6 12 (4.84%) PHP
6 12 (4.84%) TypeScript
7 4 (1.61%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.81%) Java 8
8 2 (0.81%) Python
9 1 (0.40%) Ada
9 1 (0.40%) C
9 1 (0.40%) C++
9 1 (0.40%) Ruby
9 1 (0.40%) Scala
9 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (1.61%) Degree
2 1 (0.40%) Master's Degree
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.42%) QA
2 5 (2.02%) WCAG
3 1 (0.40%) GDPR
3 1 (0.40%) MIL-STD-498
System Software
1 4 (1.61%) Docker
1 4 (1.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (4.84%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.21%) Ansible
2 3 (1.21%) Terraform
3 1 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (15.32%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.27%) IBM
3 13 (5.24%) hybris
4 6 (2.42%) Google
4 6 (2.42%) SAP
5 5 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.61%) Adobe
6 4 (1.61%) Dell
6 4 (1.61%) ForgeRock
7 2 (0.81%) iRise
7 2 (0.81%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.40%) Alterian
8 1 (0.40%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.40%) BiZZdesign
8 1 (0.40%) New Relic
8 1 (0.40%) OpenText
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle
8 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.40%) Twitter
8 1 (0.40%) Xamarin