Period
to 8 December 2021

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 8 December 2021 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
8 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 692 516 564
Rank change year-on-year -176 +48 +7
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 146 68 235
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.18% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.42% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 43 151
10th Percentile £313 £252 £263
25th Percentile £363 £308 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £365 £438
Median % change year-on-year +23.29% -16.57% -2.78%
75th Percentile £581 £475 £489
90th Percentile £650 £620 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £365 £400
% change year-on-year +26.71% -8.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.73 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.73 - -

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 35,445 16,354 34,630
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.54% 43.30% 43.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,175 10,461 22,082
10th Percentile £263 £250 £223
25th Percentile £405 £363 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £463 £450
Median % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% -
75th Percentile £600 £575 £550
90th Percentile £700 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,005 545 1,392
10th Percentile £11.49 £11.55 £11.25
25th Percentile £14.25 £14.89 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.50 £24.25 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year -19.59% +29.68% +10.00%
75th Percentile £42.75 £46.00 £40.00
90th Percentile £62.92 £60.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £21.39 £17.50
% change year-on-year -15.86% +22.24% +6.06%

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore in the UK

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Sitecore in the UK

Sitecore
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Sitecore over the 6 months to 8 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Sitecore in the UK

Sitecore
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for Sitecore in the UK

Sitecore
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 8 December 2021. 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 -158 118 £475 +46.15% 53
London -159 72 £450 +38.46% 22
UK excluding London -121 49 £463 +26.71% 34
Work from Home -161 45 £510 +16.57% 6
South East -82 16 £513 +40.41% 12
Scotland -53 9 £350 -17.65% 3
North of England -66 8 £475 +43.40% 10
Yorkshire - 6 £488 - 2
Midlands -73 5 £588 +56.67% 2
Wales - 4 £375 -
South West - 4 £525 - 7
East Midlands - 3 £588 - 1
East of England - 3 £550 -
North West -51 2 £450 +35.85% 5
West Midlands -70 2 £506 +35.00% 1

For the 6 months to 8 December 2021, 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 81 (55.48%) CMS
1 81 (55.48%) Sitecore CMS
2 64 (43.84%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (33.56%) DevOps
4 46 (31.51%) Azure
5 45 (30.82%) .NET
6 43 (29.45%) HTML
7 34 (23.29%) Microsoft
8 33 (22.60%) C#
8 33 (22.60%) CSS
9 32 (21.92%) Social Skills
10 30 (20.55%) JavaScript
11 25 (17.12%) CRM
12 22 (15.07%) SQL
12 22 (15.07%) Content Management
12 22 (15.07%) QA
12 22 (15.07%) SDLC
13 20 (13.70%) User Experience
13 20 (13.70%) Microservices
13 20 (13.70%) React
14 18 (12.33%) SQL Server
15 17 (11.64%) Scrum
16 16 (10.96%) MVC
16 16 (10.96%) SharePoint
16 16 (10.96%) Google
16 16 (10.96%) Umbraco
16 16 (10.96%) PaaS
16 16 (10.96%) Analytics
16 16 (10.96%) Problem-Solving
17 15 (10.27%) Power Platform

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 81 (55.48%) CMS
1 81 (55.48%) Sitecore CMS
2 16 (10.96%) SharePoint
2 16 (10.96%) Umbraco
3 8 (5.48%) EPiServer
3 8 (5.48%) Sitefinity
4 7 (4.79%) IIS
5 6 (4.11%) Kentico
6 5 (3.42%) Drupal
6 5 (3.42%) Headless CMS
7 3 (2.05%) WordPress
8 2 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.37%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.68%) Confluence
9 1 (0.68%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Figma
1 4 (2.74%) Sketch
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (7.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.37%) Magento
2 2 (1.37%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 46 (31.51%) Azure
2 16 (10.96%) PaaS
3 15 (10.27%) Power Platform
4 14 (9.59%) Dynamics 365
4 14 (9.59%) SaaS
5 12 (8.22%) IaaS
6 11 (7.53%) Azure Logic Apps
6 11 (7.53%) PowerApps
7 10 (6.85%) Azure Stack
8 7 (4.79%) Google Analytics
9 5 (3.42%) Microsoft 365
10 3 (2.05%) Azure Pipelines
11 2 (1.37%) Akamai
11 2 (1.37%) Azure Functions
11 2 (1.37%) Azure Key Vault
11 2 (1.37%) BlazeMeter
11 2 (1.37%) Serverless
12 1 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.68%) AWS
12 1 (0.68%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.37%) Intranet
2 1 (0.68%) DKIM
2 1 (0.68%) DMARC
2 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.74%) Power BI
2 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.05%) Metadata
3 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.37%) GIS
4 2 (1.37%) Redis
5 1 (0.68%) Big Data
5 1 (0.68%) BigQuery
5 1 (0.68%) Endeca
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.68%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.68%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (8.22%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.48%) webpack
3 7 (4.79%) JIRA
4 4 (2.74%) git-flow
4 4 (2.74%) gulp
4 4 (2.74%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.74%) Selenium
4 4 (2.74%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (2.05%) Axure RP
5 3 (2.05%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.37%) JMeter
6 2 (1.37%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.68%) Bower
7 1 (0.68%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.68%) Grunt
7 1 (0.68%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.68%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.68%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.68%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.68%) Storybook
General
1 32 (21.92%) Social Skills
2 14 (9.59%) Marketing
3 11 (7.53%) Public Sector
4 10 (6.85%) Publishing
5 8 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.48%) Finance
6 6 (4.11%) Military
6 6 (4.11%) Retail
7 3 (2.05%) Law
7 3 (2.05%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.37%) Advertising
8 2 (1.37%) Documentation Skills
8 2 (1.37%) Local Government
8 2 (1.37%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.68%) Automotive
9 1 (0.68%) Billing
9 1 (0.68%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (0.68%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (0.68%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 57 (39.04%) Developer
2 32 (21.92%) Sitecore Developer
3 28 (19.18%) Architect
4 14 (9.59%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (6.85%) Azure Architect
5 10 (6.85%) Consultant
5 10 (6.85%) Sitecore Consultant
6 9 (6.16%) Analyst
7 8 (5.48%) .NET Developer
7 8 (5.48%) Administrator
7 8 (5.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (5.48%) Web Administrator
8 7 (4.79%) Business Analyst
8 7 (4.79%) Digital Architect
8 7 (4.79%) Web Editor
9 6 (4.11%) CMS Consultant
9 6 (4.11%) Designer
9 6 (4.11%) Web Consultant
9 6 (4.11%) Website Editor
10 5 (3.42%) Content Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (30.82%) .NET
2 43 (29.45%) HTML
3 33 (22.60%) CSS
4 20 (13.70%) React
5 14 (9.59%) HTML5
6 12 (8.22%) AngularJS
7 10 (6.85%) Web Services
8 9 (6.16%) ASP.NET
9 7 (4.79%) .NET Core
9 7 (4.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (4.79%) jQuery
10 6 (4.11%) CSS3
11 5 (3.42%) REST
12 4 (2.74%) Middleware
12 4 (2.74%) Sass
12 4 (2.74%) Vue.js
13 3 (2.05%) JSON
13 3 (2.05%) Node.js
13 3 (2.05%) Redux
14 2 (1.37%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.70%) User Experience
2 7 (4.79%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.05%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.05%) Social Media
4 3 (2.05%) Tandem
5 2 (1.37%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.37%) Marketing Technology
5 2 (1.37%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.37%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.68%) Blog
6 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.68%) FMCG
6 1 (0.68%) Housing Association
6 1 (0.68%) Photography
6 1 (0.68%) Vector Graphics
6 1 (0.68%) Video Editing
6 1 (0.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.68%) Android
1 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.68%) Linux
1 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (0.68%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (43.84%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (33.56%) DevOps
3 25 (17.12%) CRM
4 22 (15.07%) Content Management
4 22 (15.07%) SDLC
5 20 (13.70%) Microservices
6 17 (11.64%) Scrum
7 16 (10.96%) Analytics
7 16 (10.96%) MVC
7 16 (10.96%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (9.59%) Waterfall
9 13 (8.90%) Enterprise Architecture
9 13 (8.90%) ITIL
9 13 (8.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (8.22%) ETL
10 12 (8.22%) SEO
11 11 (7.53%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (7.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 11 (7.53%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 33 (22.60%) C#
2 30 (20.55%) JavaScript
3 22 (15.07%) SQL
4 9 (6.16%) Java
5 8 (5.48%) TypeScript
6 5 (3.42%) ES6
7 4 (2.74%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.37%) PHP
8 2 (1.37%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.68%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (3.42%) Degree
1 5 (3.42%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.37%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.37%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.07%) QA
2 11 (7.53%) Accessibility
3 8 (5.48%) GDPR
4 3 (2.05%) WCAG
5 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.68%) Docker
Vendors
1 34 (23.29%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.96%) Google
3 5 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.74%) Adobe
4 4 (2.74%) SAP
5 3 (2.05%) Oracle
6 2 (1.37%) Coveo
6 2 (1.37%) hybris
6 2 (1.37%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.37%) Netlify
7 1 (0.68%) Marketo
7 1 (0.68%) Pardot
7 1 (0.68%) Pega
7 1 (0.68%) Tealium
7 1 (0.68%) VMware
7 1 (0.68%) webMethods
7 1 (0.68%) Workday
7 1 (0.68%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.68%) Xerox
7 1 (0.68%) YouTube