Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 466 428 522
Rank change year-on-year -38 +94 -24
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 461 496 384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.52% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 1.09% 1.15% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 355 307
UK median daily rate £441 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.82% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £263
90th Percentile £563 £550 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
UK median hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £33.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.06% +26.34% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 - £33.64

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 42,372 43,203 46,369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.77% 45.01% 42.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,700 26,540 27,553
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £230 £240 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,416 1,630 1,843
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +7.98%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.37 £10.13
90th Percentile £47.25 £46.04 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% -5.71% +6.06%

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 23 February 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sitecore over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 February 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 -29 445 £450 +5.88% 106
UK excluding London -32 263 £400 -5.88% 59
London -39 192 £475 +11.76% 50
South East -9 83 £400 -5.88% 13
North of England +6 80 £375 -22.88% 20
South West +18 41 £425 +3.03% 10
North West +12 37 £500 +42.86% 12
Midlands -1 33 £525 +31.25% 6
Yorkshire +24 32 £338 -10.00% 8
East Midlands -8 20 £444 -1.39% 4
West Midlands +12 13 £525 +31.25% 2
North East -4 11 £400 -21.18%
Scotland -13 11 £300 -7.69% 2
East of England -6 10 £500 +8.11% 7
Wales -4 5 £250 -37.50% 1

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 264 (57.27%) .NET
2 215 (46.64%) CMS
2 215 (46.64%) Sitecore CMS
3 184 (39.91%) C#
4 145 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
5 144 (31.24%) MVC
6 109 (23.64%) HTML
7 107 (23.21%) ASP.NET
8 106 (22.99%) CSS
9 94 (20.39%) JavaScript
10 93 (20.17%) TDD
11 80 (17.35%) Microsoft
12 78 (16.92%) SQL Server
12 78 (16.92%) Microsoft Azure
13 65 (14.10%) Scrum
14 61 (13.23%) jQuery
15 57 (12.36%) Web Services
16 54 (11.71%) SQL
17 53 (11.50%) E-Commerce
18 51 (11.06%) Content Management
19 47 (10.20%) User Experience
20 46 (9.98%) ASP.NET Web API
21 44 (9.54%) Umbraco
21 44 (9.54%) Git (software)
22 43 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC
23 42 (9.11%) BDD
24 40 (8.68%) CRM
25 38 (8.24%) Finance
26 37 (8.03%) AngularJS
26 37 (8.03%) Analytics

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
1 215 (46.64%) CMS
1 215 (46.64%) Sitecore CMS
2 44 (9.54%) Umbraco
3 30 (6.51%) EPiServer
4 26 (5.64%) SharePoint
5 18 (3.90%) Apache Solr
6 17 (3.69%) Confluence
6 17 (3.69%) WordPress
7 15 (3.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 12 (2.60%) IIS
9 11 (2.39%) Drupal
10 10 (2.17%) Kentico
10 10 (2.17%) Mule
10 10 (2.17%) Mule ESB
10 10 (2.17%) WebLogic Portal
11 9 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.65%) Sitefinity
13 2 (0.43%) Content Management Server
13 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.52%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.87%) LaTeX
5 3 (0.65%) Camtasia
5 3 (0.65%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.22%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.22%) HipChat
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.65%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.65%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.43%) Magento
4 2 (0.43%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.22%) Primavera
5 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.22%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 78 (16.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.25%) Google Analytics
4 7 (1.52%) GitHub
4 7 (1.52%) Office 365
4 7 (1.52%) Silverpop
5 6 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (1.30%) IaaS
5 6 (1.30%) SaaS
6 5 (1.08%) Trello
7 4 (0.87%) AdWords
7 4 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.87%) PaaS
8 2 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.43%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.22%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.22%) CheetahMail
9 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.08%) LAN
1 5 (1.08%) SAN
1 5 (1.08%) WAN
2 4 (0.87%) Firewall
2 4 (0.87%) Internet
2 4 (0.87%) MPLS
2 4 (0.87%) OSPF
2 4 (0.87%) WLAN
3 2 (0.43%) HTTP
3 2 (0.43%) SMS
4 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.81%) MongoDB
3 22 (4.77%) NoSQL
4 12 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (1.95%) Endeca
6 8 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.52%) Power BI
8 6 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.08%) Jackrabbit
10 4 (0.87%) Big Data
10 4 (0.87%) CouchDB
10 4 (0.87%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.87%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.43%) MySQL
12 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.22%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.22%) DTS
13 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 44 (9.54%) Git (software)
2 35 (7.59%) JIRA
3 27 (5.86%) Visual Studio
4 18 (3.90%) Octopus Deploy
4 18 (3.90%) TeamCity
5 15 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (2.39%) Jasmine
7 9 (1.95%) gulp
7 9 (1.95%) Jenkins
8 8 (1.74%) Karma Test Runner
8 8 (1.74%) Subversion
9 7 (1.52%) ReSharper
9 7 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (1.30%) Mercurial
10 6 (1.30%) Mocha
10 6 (1.30%) Vagrant
11 5 (1.08%) Grunt
11 5 (1.08%) Mockito
11 5 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 38 (8.24%) Finance
2 33 (7.16%) Marketing
3 17 (3.69%) Retail
4 12 (2.60%) Legal
5 10 (2.17%) Advertising
6 8 (1.74%) Publishing
7 4 (0.87%) Local Government
8 2 (0.43%) Automotive
8 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.43%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.22%) Front Office
9 1 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 276 (59.87%) Developer
2 199 (43.17%) Sitecore Developer
3 76 (16.49%) Architect
4 68 (14.75%) .NET Developer
5 47 (10.20%) Sitecore Architect
6 44 (9.54%) C# Developer
7 35 (7.59%) C# .NET Developer
8 24 (5.21%) Analyst
9 20 (4.34%) Technical Architect
10 16 (3.47%) CMS Developer
10 16 (3.47%) Project Manager
11 15 (3.25%) Consultant
12 14 (3.04%) Sitecore Consultant
13 13 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (2.60%) Content Editor
14 12 (2.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 11 (2.39%) Designer
15 11 (2.39%) Full Stack Developer
16 10 (2.17%) .NET Architect
17 9 (1.95%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (57.27%) .NET
2 109 (23.64%) HTML
3 107 (23.21%) ASP.NET
4 106 (22.99%) CSS
5 61 (13.23%) jQuery
6 57 (12.36%) Web Services
7 46 (9.98%) ASP.NET Web API
8 43 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 37 (8.03%) AngularJS
10 32 (6.94%) HTML5
10 32 (6.94%) KnockoutJS
11 29 (6.29%) .NET Framework
12 26 (5.64%) CSS3
13 25 (5.42%) Backbone.js
14 21 (4.56%) RESTful
15 19 (4.12%) Vue (Vue.js)
16 18 (3.90%) XML
17 17 (3.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 16 (3.47%) Ajax
19 14 (3.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 47 (10.20%) User Experience
2 21 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.56%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (2.39%) Mobile App
3 11 (2.39%) PKI
4 7 (1.52%) Marketing Technology
4 7 (1.52%) Wiki
5 4 (0.87%) Analytical Mindset
5 4 (0.87%) Social Media
6 3 (0.65%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.65%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.43%) iPad
7 2 (0.43%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.43%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.22%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.22%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.22%) New Media
8 1 (0.22%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (3.69%) Windows
2 8 (1.74%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.30%) Linux
4 4 (0.87%) CentOS
5 3 (0.65%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (31.24%) MVC
3 93 (20.17%) TDD
4 65 (14.10%) Scrum
5 53 (11.50%) E-Commerce
6 51 (11.06%) Content Management
7 42 (9.11%) BDD
8 40 (8.68%) CRM
9 37 (8.03%) Analytics
9 37 (8.03%) SOLID
10 35 (7.59%) Migration
10 35 (7.59%) SOA
11 34 (7.38%) Front End Development
12 30 (6.51%) Project Management
13 25 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (5.21%) Kanban
15 22 (4.77%) OOP
16 21 (4.56%) Web Development
17 20 (4.34%) Microservices
17 20 (4.34%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 184 (39.91%) C#
2 94 (20.39%) JavaScript
3 54 (11.71%) SQL
4 18 (3.90%) T-SQL
5 15 (3.25%) Java
6 11 (2.39%) VB.NET
7 7 (1.52%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.30%) ES6
9 4 (0.87%) C++
9 4 (0.87%) Fortran
10 3 (0.65%) PHP
11 2 (0.43%) C
11 2 (0.43%) Ruby
12 1 (0.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (4.12%) Degree
2 4 (0.87%) CCNP
2 4 (0.87%) CCSE
2 4 (0.87%) CISA
2 4 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (0.87%) CISMP
2 4 (0.87%) CISSP
2 4 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.65%) MCP
3 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.22%) GPEN
4 1 (0.22%) GWAPT
4 1 (0.22%) OSCP
4 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.34%) QA
2 6 (1.30%) WCAG
3 4 (0.87%) GDPR
4 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (2.39%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.52%) Docker
2 7 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.08%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (2.60%) Single Sign-On
2 11 (2.39%) CA Single Sign-On
2 11 (2.39%) OpenSSO
3 7 (1.52%) Puppet
4 6 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (0.87%) SCCM
5 4 (0.87%) SCOM
6 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 80 (17.35%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.64%) Oracle
3 20 (4.34%) Adobe
4 15 (3.25%) Google
5 10 (2.17%) ATG
5 10 (2.17%) BEA
6 7 (1.52%) Citrix
6 7 (1.52%) Hootsuite
6 7 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.52%) SendGrid
7 6 (1.30%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.30%) Coveo
7 6 (1.30%) hybris
7 6 (1.30%) New Relic
7 6 (1.30%) SAP
8 5 (1.08%) Cisco
8 5 (1.08%) Coverity
8 5 (1.08%) Juniper
8 5 (1.08%) SolarWinds
8 5 (1.08%) Splunk