Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 426 433 521
Rank change year-on-year +7 +88 +29
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 544 551 412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.52% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 1.24% 1.15% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 388 311
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £275
90th Percentile £573 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £393
% change year-on-year +3.23% -1.27% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
UK median hourly rate £65.50 £80.00 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.13% +115.98% +289.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.04

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 43948 47741 49215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.35% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27314 29152 29013
UK median daily rate £433 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.98% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £235 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1468 1711 2098
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.65 £10.25 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.30 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -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 November 2017.

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 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 November 2017. 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 -5 510 £425 +6.25% 60
UK excluding London +30 332 £400 +3.23% 44
London -21 205 £450 +5.88% 19
South East +31 116 £400 -3.61% 1
North of England +40 89 £400 - 21
North West +22 47 £450 +21.62% 14
South West -15 43 £413 +10.00% 10
Yorkshire +30 36 £346 -13.44% 6
Midlands +5 34 £400 +4.92% 4
Scotland +19 30 £388 -3.13% 2
East Midlands -9 21 £400 +3.23% 3
East of England -13 16 £550 +18.92% 5
West Midlands +16 13 £488 +30.00% 1
North East +31 6 £498 -0.50% 1
Wales +7 4 £250 -37.50% 1

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 335 (61.58%) .NET
2 246 (45.22%) C#
3 238 (43.75%) Sitecore CMS
4 237 (43.57%) CMS
5 207 (38.05%) MVC
6 182 (33.46%) Agile Software Development
7 156 (28.68%) ASP.NET
8 134 (24.63%) HTML
9 125 (22.98%) SQL Server
10 122 (22.43%) CSS
11 119 (21.88%) JavaScript
12 109 (20.04%) Microsoft
13 93 (17.10%) SQL
14 89 (16.36%) TDD
15 85 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
16 84 (15.44%) Web Services
17 72 (13.24%) jQuery
18 71 (13.05%) Content Management
19 69 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC
20 65 (11.95%) Marketing
21 64 (11.76%) Scrum
22 63 (11.58%) ASP.NET Web API
23 59 (10.85%) User Experience
23 59 (10.85%) Finance
24 58 (10.66%) E-Commerce
24 58 (10.66%) Analytics
25 49 (9.01%) AngularJS
25 49 (9.01%) Front End Development
26 46 (8.46%) Git (software)
27 44 (8.09%) Visual Studio

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
1 238 (43.75%) Sitecore CMS
2 237 (43.57%) CMS
3 40 (7.35%) Umbraco
4 33 (6.07%) IIS
5 23 (4.23%) EPiServer
6 20 (3.68%) Confluence
7 18 (3.31%) SharePoint
8 16 (2.94%) Apache Solr
9 15 (2.76%) WordPress
10 14 (2.57%) Drupal
11 12 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
11 12 (2.21%) Kentico
12 10 (1.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 9 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.55%) Orchard CMS
15 2 (0.37%) Magnolia
15 2 (0.37%) Sitefinity
16 1 (0.18%) Joomla!
16 1 (0.18%) Moodle
16 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (2.76%) MS Visio
2 13 (2.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.84%) OmniGraffle
4 8 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (1.29%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.74%) LaTeX
6 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (0.55%) Camtasia
7 3 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.18%) HipChat
8 1 (0.18%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 15 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.47%) SAP Hybris
4 6 (1.10%) SessionCam
5 5 (0.92%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.18%) Magento
8 1 (0.18%) Primavera
8 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 85 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (4.23%) Google Analytics
4 11 (2.02%) PaaS
5 10 (1.84%) IaaS
5 10 (1.84%) Lucidchart
6 9 (1.65%) Silverpop
7 8 (1.47%) SaaS
8 7 (1.29%) GitHub
9 5 (0.92%) Office 365
10 4 (0.74%) Boomi
10 4 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.74%) npm
11 3 (0.55%) AdWords
11 3 (0.55%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.37%) Basecamp
12 2 (0.37%) Google Tag Manager
12 2 (0.37%) Trello
13 1 (0.18%) CheetahMail
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.65%) Firewall
2 8 (1.47%) Internet
3 6 (1.10%) LAN
3 6 (1.10%) WAN
4 5 (0.92%) SAN
5 4 (0.74%) HTTP
5 4 (0.74%) MPLS
5 4 (0.74%) OSPF
5 4 (0.74%) WLAN
6 2 (0.37%) SMS
7 1 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.18%) SSL
7 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (22.98%) SQL Server
2 39 (7.17%) MongoDB
3 34 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 10 (1.84%) Power BI
6 9 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.10%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.10%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.74%) Big Data
10 4 (0.74%) Couchbase
10 4 (0.74%) CouchDB
10 4 (0.74%) Jackrabbit
11 3 (0.55%) MS Access
11 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.37%) HBase
12 2 (0.37%) MySQL
12 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (8.46%) Git (software)
2 44 (8.09%) Visual Studio
3 40 (7.35%) JIRA
4 34 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (4.41%) TeamCity
6 16 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
7 15 (2.76%) Selenium
8 14 (2.57%) ReSharper
9 13 (2.39%) Axure RP
10 11 (2.02%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 10 (1.84%) gulp
11 10 (1.84%) Jenkins
11 10 (1.84%) MSBuild
12 8 (1.47%) WebDriver
13 7 (1.29%) Grunt
13 7 (1.29%) Karma Test Runner
13 7 (1.29%) NuGet
13 7 (1.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 6 (1.10%) Maven
14 6 (1.10%) Subversion
General
1 65 (11.95%) Marketing
2 59 (10.85%) Finance
3 18 (3.31%) Retail
4 16 (2.94%) Advertising
5 9 (1.65%) Publishing
6 7 (1.29%) Legal
7 6 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.92%) Back Office
9 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.37%) Automotive
10 2 (0.37%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.37%) Local Government
10 2 (0.37%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.18%) Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Electronics
11 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.18%) French Language
11 1 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 333 (61.21%) Developer
2 240 (44.12%) Sitecore Developer
3 87 (15.99%) .NET Developer
4 54 (9.93%) Architect
5 52 (9.56%) C# Developer
6 47 (8.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 42 (7.72%) Analyst
8 40 (7.35%) Sitecore Architect
9 26 (4.78%) Consultant
10 25 (4.60%) CMS Developer
11 24 (4.41%) Business Analyst
12 21 (3.86%) Digital Analyst
12 21 (3.86%) Sitecore Consultant
13 20 (3.68%) Digital Business Analyst
14 18 (3.31%) Lead Developer
15 15 (2.76%) Agile Business Analyst
15 15 (2.76%) Project Manager
16 13 (2.39%) Senior Developer
16 13 (2.39%) Web Developer
17 12 (2.21%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 335 (61.58%) .NET
2 156 (28.68%) ASP.NET
3 134 (24.63%) HTML
4 122 (22.43%) CSS
5 84 (15.44%) Web Services
6 72 (13.24%) jQuery
7 69 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 63 (11.58%) ASP.NET Web API
9 49 (9.01%) AngularJS
10 41 (7.54%) Ajax
11 40 (7.35%) HTML5
12 36 (6.62%) REST
13 35 (6.43%) LINQ
14 34 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
15 31 (5.70%) .NET Framework
16 27 (4.96%) CSS3
17 26 (4.78%) Backbone.js
18 24 (4.41%) XML
19 22 (4.04%) RESTful
20 18 (3.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 59 (10.85%) User Experience
2 37 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (2.76%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.84%) Marketing Technology
7 6 (1.10%) Mobile App
8 5 (0.92%) W3C
9 4 (0.74%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.74%) New Media
10 3 (0.55%) Cloud Native
10 3 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.55%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.55%) PMI
10 3 (0.55%) RIA
11 2 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.37%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.37%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.18%) NHS
12 1 (0.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (6.99%) Windows
2 19 (3.49%) Windows Server
3 8 (1.47%) Linux
4 4 (0.74%) CentOS
5 1 (0.18%) MVS
5 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (38.05%) MVC
2 182 (33.46%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (16.36%) TDD
4 71 (13.05%) Content Management
5 64 (11.76%) Scrum
6 58 (10.66%) Analytics
6 58 (10.66%) E-Commerce
7 49 (9.01%) Front End Development
8 41 (7.54%) Web Development
9 39 (7.17%) CRM
10 38 (6.99%) BDD
10 38 (6.99%) Project Management
11 34 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (6.25%) OOP
12 29 (5.33%) Migration
13 25 (4.60%) DevOps
14 24 (4.41%) Microservices
15 23 (4.23%) OO
15 23 (4.23%) Release Management
16 21 (3.86%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 246 (45.22%) C#
2 119 (21.88%) JavaScript
3 93 (17.10%) SQL
4 32 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 16 (2.94%) Java
6 11 (2.02%) VB.NET
7 8 (1.47%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.74%) C
8 4 (0.74%) C++
8 4 (0.74%) Fortran
9 3 (0.55%) PHP
9 3 (0.55%) Ruby
10 2 (0.37%) Groovy
10 2 (0.37%) Python
10 2 (0.37%) VBA
10 2 (0.37%) X++
11 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (7.90%) Degree
2 6 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.92%) MCP
3 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.74%) CCNP
4 4 (0.74%) CCSE
4 4 (0.74%) CISA
4 4 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (0.74%) CISMP
4 4 (0.74%) CISSP
5 3 (0.55%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.37%) ISEB
7 1 (0.18%) GPEN
7 1 (0.18%) GWAPT
7 1 (0.18%) IIBA
7 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.18%) OSCP
7 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.41%) QA
2 4 (0.74%) GDPR
3 2 (0.37%) SLA
4 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (2.02%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.29%) Docker
2 7 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.92%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.29%) Puppet
2 6 (1.10%) Ansible
2 6 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (0.74%) SCCM
3 4 (0.74%) SCOM
3 4 (0.74%) Terraform
4 2 (0.37%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.18%) Kibana
5 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.18%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.18%) Rancher
5 1 (0.18%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 109 (20.04%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.41%) Google
2 24 (4.41%) Oracle
3 14 (2.57%) hybris
3 14 (2.57%) SAP
4 12 (2.21%) Adobe
4 12 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (1.65%) Hootsuite
6 7 (1.29%) SendGrid
7 6 (1.10%) Ensighten
7 6 (1.10%) Splunk
8 5 (0.92%) Apple
8 5 (0.92%) ATG
8 5 (0.92%) CheckPoint
8 5 (0.92%) Cisco
8 5 (0.92%) ForgeRock
8 5 (0.92%) Juniper
8 5 (0.92%) SolarWinds
8 5 (0.92%) VMware
9 4 (0.74%) Marketo