Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 544 457 437
Rank change year-on-year -87 -20 +81
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 367 500 529
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.49% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% 1.15% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 345 383
UK median daily rate £450 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +4.38% -0.12%
10th Percentile £350 £275 £296
90th Percentile £575 £563 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
UK median hourly rate £32.81 £39.50 £61.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.95% -35.51% +65.36%
10th Percentile £24.11 £18.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.63 £60.60 £136.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year +207.41% - -

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 44,381 43,329 46,098
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.30% 42.22% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,584 27,145 28,192
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £256 £233 £240
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,639 1,401 1,684
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.71 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £16.78 £16.50
% change year-on-year -0.16% +1.68% -2.94%

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 December 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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -82 350 £450 +5.88% 79
UK excluding London -113 201 £425 +6.25% 46
London -18 158 £468 +3.89% 37
South East -32 86 £438 +9.38% 7
North of England -30 68 £413 +3.13% 23
Yorkshire -4 40 £425 +30.77% 14
South West -37 16 £413 +1.54% 5
North East +1 14 £400 -9.35% 3
North West -43 14 £425 -15.00% 6
Midlands -41 13 £425 -1.45% 3
Scotland -29 11 £300 -22.58% 1
West Midlands -23 10 £425 -17.07% 3
East of England -14 6 £450 -18.18% 4
East Midlands -8 3 £525 +33.33%
Wales -29 1 £450 +80.00% 3

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 213 (58.04%) .NET
2 174 (47.41%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (43.87%) Sitecore CMS
4 160 (43.60%) C#
4 160 (43.60%) CMS
5 110 (29.97%) JavaScript
6 88 (23.98%) SQL
6 88 (23.98%) HTML
6 88 (23.98%) MVC
7 84 (22.89%) ASP.NET
8 83 (22.62%) CSS
9 82 (22.34%) Microsoft Azure
10 80 (21.80%) Scrum
11 72 (19.62%) TDD
12 64 (17.44%) SQL Server
13 62 (16.89%) ASP.NET Web API
14 59 (16.08%) E-Commerce
15 55 (14.99%) .NET Framework
16 50 (13.62%) CRM
16 50 (13.62%) ASP.NET MVC
17 49 (13.35%) Git (software)
17 49 (13.35%) jQuery
18 43 (11.72%) Web Services
18 43 (11.72%) AngularJS
19 40 (10.90%) Front End Development
20 39 (10.63%) User Experience
20 39 (10.63%) TeamCity
21 37 (10.08%) Umbraco
21 37 (10.08%) Marketing
22 36 (9.81%) Microsoft

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
1 161 (43.87%) Sitecore CMS
2 160 (43.60%) CMS
3 37 (10.08%) Umbraco
4 19 (5.18%) SharePoint
5 18 (4.90%) IIS
6 15 (4.09%) EPiServer
7 12 (3.27%) Confluence
8 10 (2.72%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (2.45%) Apache Solr
10 7 (1.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (1.36%) Kentico
12 4 (1.09%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.82%) Drupal
13 3 (0.82%) WordPress
14 2 (0.54%) Alfresco
14 2 (0.54%) FileNet
14 2 (0.54%) Liferay
14 2 (0.54%) LiveCycle
14 2 (0.54%) LiveLink
14 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.82%) InVision
3 3 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.27%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 22 (5.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.82%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (0.54%) Magento
4 2 (0.54%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.27%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 82 (22.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (8.17%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (5.99%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (5.45%) PaaS
5 15 (4.09%) IaaS
6 14 (3.81%) Boomi
6 14 (3.81%) Office 365
7 13 (3.54%) SaaS
8 12 (3.27%) Trello
9 9 (2.45%) Google Analytics
10 6 (1.63%) npm
11 5 (1.36%) Adobe Analytics
11 5 (1.36%) GitHub
12 4 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (1.09%) Serverless
13 2 (0.54%) Azure Functions
13 2 (0.54%) Google Tag Manager
13 2 (0.54%) Heroku
14 1 (0.27%) AdWords
14 1 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.81%) NetScaler
2 13 (3.54%) Firewall
3 4 (1.09%) ATM
3 4 (1.09%) Internet
3 4 (1.09%) SMS
4 2 (0.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (17.44%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.81%) MongoDB
3 5 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (1.36%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.09%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.09%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.82%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.54%) GIS
6 2 (0.54%) MySQL
6 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.54%) SQLite
7 1 (0.27%) Big Data
7 1 (0.27%) DB2
7 1 (0.27%) Endeca
7 1 (0.27%) MS Access
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 49 (13.35%) Git (software)
2 39 (10.63%) TeamCity
3 28 (7.63%) JIRA
4 27 (7.36%) gulp
5 15 (4.09%) webpack
6 14 (3.81%) Octopus Deploy
7 13 (3.54%) Subversion
7 13 (3.54%) Visual Studio
8 11 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (2.72%) Grunt
10 9 (2.45%) Ant
10 9 (2.45%) Jenkins
11 8 (2.18%) Bower
12 7 (1.91%) Maven
12 7 (1.91%) Visual Studio Team System
13 6 (1.63%) git-flow
13 6 (1.63%) Selenium
14 5 (1.36%) Bitbucket
14 5 (1.36%) Cucumber
14 5 (1.36%) ReSharper
General
1 37 (10.08%) Marketing
2 34 (9.26%) Finance
3 9 (2.45%) Banking
3 9 (2.45%) Retail
4 6 (1.63%) Retail Banking
5 5 (1.36%) German Language
5 5 (1.36%) Local Government
6 2 (0.54%) Automotive
6 2 (0.54%) Legal
6 2 (0.54%) Publishing
7 1 (0.27%) Advertising
7 1 (0.27%) Avionics
7 1 (0.27%) Back Office
7 1 (0.27%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.27%) Electronics
7 1 (0.27%) French Language
7 1 (0.27%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 230 (62.67%) Developer
2 109 (29.70%) Sitecore Developer
3 97 (26.43%) .NET Developer
4 50 (13.62%) Senior Developer
5 41 (11.17%) Senior .NET Developer
6 37 (10.08%) Architect
7 30 (8.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 29 (7.90%) C# Developer
9 20 (5.45%) Designer
10 19 (5.18%) C# .NET Developer
10 19 (5.18%) Solutions Architect
11 17 (4.63%) Analyst
11 17 (4.63%) Project Manager
12 16 (4.36%) Sitecore Architect
13 14 (3.81%) CMS Developer
14 13 (3.54%) Full Stack Developer
14 13 (3.54%) JavaScript Developer
14 13 (3.54%) Lead Developer
14 13 (3.54%) Solutions Designer
15 12 (3.27%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (58.04%) .NET
2 88 (23.98%) HTML
3 84 (22.89%) ASP.NET
4 83 (22.62%) CSS
5 62 (16.89%) ASP.NET Web API
6 55 (14.99%) .NET Framework
7 50 (13.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 49 (13.35%) jQuery
9 43 (11.72%) AngularJS
9 43 (11.72%) Web Services
10 29 (7.90%) Sass
11 26 (7.08%) HTML5
12 25 (6.81%) Entity Framework
12 25 (6.81%) Node.js
13 24 (6.54%) React
14 21 (5.72%) OAuth
15 16 (4.36%) Vue.js
16 13 (3.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 12 (3.27%) CSS3
17 12 (3.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.63%) User Experience
2 11 (3.00%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (1.91%) Fintech
5 6 (1.63%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.63%) NHS
6 4 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.54%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.54%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.54%) Clustering
7 2 (0.54%) RIA
7 2 (0.54%) Social Media
7 2 (0.54%) Vector Graphics
7 2 (0.54%) W3C
8 1 (0.27%) Animation
8 1 (0.27%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.27%) PKI
8 1 (0.27%) Replication
8 1 (0.27%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.27%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.27%) Windows
2 18 (4.90%) Windows Server
3 14 (3.81%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.09%) Android
4 4 (1.09%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.27%) Unix
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (47.41%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (23.98%) MVC
3 80 (21.80%) Scrum
4 72 (19.62%) TDD
5 59 (16.08%) E-Commerce
6 50 (13.62%) CRM
7 40 (10.90%) Front End Development
8 35 (9.54%) Content Management
9 32 (8.72%) Prototyping
10 31 (8.45%) SDLC
11 26 (7.08%) SOLID
12 24 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (6.27%) Analytics
14 22 (5.99%) API Development
14 22 (5.99%) Due Diligence
15 16 (4.36%) Microservices
15 16 (4.36%) Personalization
15 16 (4.36%) SOA
16 15 (4.09%) TOGAF
16 15 (4.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 160 (43.60%) C#
2 110 (29.97%) JavaScript
3 88 (23.98%) SQL
4 18 (4.90%) Java
5 16 (4.36%) T-SQL
6 15 (4.09%) ES6
7 11 (3.00%) TypeScript
8 5 (1.36%) R
9 3 (0.82%) C
9 3 (0.82%) Groovy
9 3 (0.82%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.54%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.54%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.54%) Ruby
10 2 (0.54%) VB
10 2 (0.54%) VB6
11 1 (0.27%) AWK
11 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.27%) Korn
11 1 (0.27%) sed
Qualifications
1 13 (3.54%) Degree
2 3 (0.82%) ISEB
3 2 (0.54%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.27%) APMP
4 1 (0.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.08%) QA
2 3 (0.82%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.54%) PMO
4 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (0.82%) XenDesktop
2 2 (0.54%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.27%) Docker
3 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.54%) HP ALM
1 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.27%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.27%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (9.81%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.18%) SAP
3 16 (4.36%) ForgeRock
3 16 (4.36%) Oracle
4 15 (4.09%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (3.81%) Adobe
5 14 (3.81%) Dell
6 12 (3.27%) Google
7 7 (1.91%) IBM
8 6 (1.63%) CA Agile Central
8 6 (1.63%) MuleSoft
9 4 (1.09%) hybris
9 4 (1.09%) OpenText
9 4 (1.09%) Xerox
10 3 (0.82%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.54%) Ab Initio
11 2 (0.54%) Bloomberg
11 2 (0.54%) Pega
11 2 (0.54%) Sencha
11 2 (0.54%) Thunderhead