Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 565 467 420
Rank change year-on-year -98 -47 +49
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 307 472 467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.47% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 0.76% 1.13% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 340 341
UK median daily rate £430 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £325 £300 £300
90th Percentile £596 £601 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 3
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +207.41% +3.85% +44.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year +211.11% - -

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 40,299 41,872 40,625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.44% 41.44% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,036 26,085 24,975
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £263 £245 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,401 1,441 1,458
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £17.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.86% +2.04% -9.74%
10th Percentile £10.92 £10.75 £10.30
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.26
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.13 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year +7.08% -1.54% -9.72%

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 25 April 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 25 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Sitecore in the UK

Sitecore
Top 13 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 25 April 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 -100 290 £444 -1.39% 37
UK excluding London -73 166 £425 - 20
London -51 138 £450 -5.26% 20
South East -6 57 £450 +12.50% 4
North of England -33 48 £425 +6.25% 4
Yorkshire -10 24 £413 +10.00% 2
North West -13 19 £425 -8.11% 2
East of England +25 18 £475 -5.00% 4
Scotland +18 16 £380 +26.67% 2
South West -50 16 £400 -20.00% 1
West Midlands -9 11 £419 -22.09% 1
Midlands -37 11 £419 -16.25% 4
North East -3 5 £535 +40.33%

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 148 (48.21%) .NET
2 129 (42.02%) CMS
2 129 (42.02%) Sitecore CMS
3 125 (40.72%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (34.20%) C#
5 93 (30.29%) JavaScript
6 81 (26.38%) MVC
7 78 (25.41%) HTML
8 73 (23.78%) CSS
9 65 (21.17%) Microsoft Azure
10 63 (20.52%) Umbraco
11 55 (17.92%) ASP.NET
12 50 (16.29%) SQL
13 47 (15.31%) Scrum
14 46 (14.98%) User Experience
15 45 (14.66%) AngularJS
15 45 (14.66%) SQL Server
15 45 (14.66%) Microsoft
16 44 (14.33%) TDD
17 41 (13.36%) Content Management
18 39 (12.70%) ASP.NET Web API
19 38 (12.38%) jQuery
20 37 (12.05%) E-Commerce
21 34 (11.07%) ASP.NET MVC
22 32 (10.42%) Git (software)
22 32 (10.42%) CRM
22 32 (10.42%) Marketing
22 32 (10.42%) .NET Framework
23 29 (9.45%) Sass
24 27 (8.79%) Front End Development

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
1 129 (42.02%) CMS
1 129 (42.02%) Sitecore CMS
2 63 (20.52%) Umbraco
3 15 (4.89%) EPiServer
4 13 (4.23%) IIS
5 10 (3.26%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.26%) WordPress
6 8 (2.61%) Kentico
6 8 (2.61%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (1.30%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.98%) Confluence
10 3 (0.98%) DNN
10 3 (0.98%) Drupal
11 1 (0.33%) Marvel
11 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.33%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (5.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.61%) Magento
3 6 (1.95%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.95%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.98%) SDL Web 8
5 2 (0.65%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.33%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 65 (21.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.58%) Office 365
3 11 (3.58%) PaaS
4 7 (2.28%) Boomi
4 7 (2.28%) Google Analytics
5 5 (1.63%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (1.63%) IaaS
5 5 (1.63%) npm
5 5 (1.63%) SaaS
6 4 (1.30%) Google Tag Manager
7 3 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.65%) Heroku
8 2 (0.65%) Trello
9 1 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.33%) AdWords
9 1 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.33%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.33%) Route 53
9 1 (0.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.28%) NetScaler
2 4 (1.30%) Firewall
2 4 (1.30%) Internet
3 3 (0.98%) DNS
4 1 (0.33%) ATM
4 1 (0.33%) Intranet
4 1 (0.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (14.66%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.30%) Power BI
2 4 (1.30%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.98%) MongoDB
3 3 (0.98%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.65%) GIS
4 2 (0.65%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.33%) Big Data
5 1 (0.33%) DB2
5 1 (0.33%) MS Access
5 1 (0.33%) MySQL
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 32 (10.42%) Git (software)
2 17 (5.54%) Grunt
2 17 (5.54%) gulp
2 17 (5.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (4.56%) Bower
4 12 (3.91%) Jasmine
4 12 (3.91%) JIRA
4 12 (3.91%) Subversion
4 12 (3.91%) TeamCity
5 11 (3.58%) Karma Test Runner
5 11 (3.58%) Visual Studio Team System
6 10 (3.26%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (3.26%) webpack
7 8 (2.61%) Visual Studio
8 6 (1.95%) Selenium
9 5 (1.63%) Axure RP
10 4 (1.30%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.30%) git-flow
11 2 (0.65%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.65%) SoapUI
General
1 32 (10.42%) Marketing
2 26 (8.47%) Finance
3 6 (1.95%) Banking
4 5 (1.63%) Retail
5 3 (0.98%) Advertising
5 3 (0.98%) Avionics
5 3 (0.98%) Games
5 3 (0.98%) Local Government
6 2 (0.65%) Automotive
6 2 (0.65%) Back Office
6 2 (0.65%) German Language
6 2 (0.65%) Publishing
7 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.33%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.33%) French Language
7 1 (0.33%) Law
7 1 (0.33%) Legal
7 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 168 (54.72%) Developer
2 96 (31.27%) Sitecore Developer
3 45 (14.66%) .NET Developer
4 29 (9.45%) Architect
5 22 (7.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 20 (6.51%) Analyst
7 19 (6.19%) C# Developer
8 13 (4.23%) Sitecore Architect
8 13 (4.23%) Web Manager
9 11 (3.58%) Delivery Manager
9 11 (3.58%) Senior Developer
10 10 (3.26%) CMS Developer
10 10 (3.26%) Designer
11 9 (2.93%) Angular Developer
11 9 (2.93%) Business Analyst
11 9 (2.93%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (2.93%) Project Manager
12 8 (2.61%) Consultant
12 8 (2.61%) Digital Architect
12 8 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (48.21%) .NET
2 78 (25.41%) HTML
3 73 (23.78%) CSS
4 55 (17.92%) ASP.NET
5 45 (14.66%) AngularJS
6 39 (12.70%) ASP.NET Web API
7 38 (12.38%) jQuery
8 34 (11.07%) ASP.NET MVC
9 32 (10.42%) .NET Framework
10 29 (9.45%) Sass
11 25 (8.14%) React
12 23 (7.49%) HTML5
12 23 (7.49%) Web Services
13 16 (5.21%) Node.js
13 16 (5.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 15 (4.89%) Entity Framework
15 14 (4.56%) REST
16 11 (3.58%) .NET Core
16 11 (3.58%) LESS
17 9 (2.93%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 46 (14.98%) User Experience
2 11 (3.58%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (2.61%) Vector Graphics
3 8 (2.61%) W3C
4 7 (2.28%) Virtual Team
5 6 (1.95%) Fintech
5 6 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.63%) NHS
7 4 (1.30%) RIA
8 3 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (0.98%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.65%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.65%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.65%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.33%) Equities
10 1 (0.33%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.33%) Replication
10 1 (0.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.93%) Windows
2 6 (1.95%) Windows 10
3 5 (1.63%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.33%) Android
4 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.33%) Linux
4 1 (0.33%) Unix
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (40.72%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (26.38%) MVC
3 47 (15.31%) Scrum
4 44 (14.33%) TDD
5 41 (13.36%) Content Management
6 37 (12.05%) E-Commerce
7 32 (10.42%) CRM
8 27 (8.79%) Front End Development
9 23 (7.49%) Microservices
9 23 (7.49%) Unit Testing
10 21 (6.84%) BDD
10 21 (6.84%) DevOps
11 19 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (5.86%) SOLID
13 17 (5.54%) Project Management
14 16 (5.21%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 16 (5.21%) Wireframes
15 15 (4.89%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 105 (34.20%) C#
2 93 (30.29%) JavaScript
3 50 (16.29%) SQL
4 17 (5.54%) Java
5 12 (3.91%) ES6
6 10 (3.26%) TypeScript
7 7 (2.28%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.30%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.98%) C
9 3 (0.98%) PHP
9 3 (0.98%) Ruby
10 2 (0.65%) C++
10 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.65%) Python
10 2 (0.65%) VB
10 2 (0.65%) VB6
11 1 (0.33%) Ada
11 1 (0.33%) AWK
11 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 7 (2.28%) Degree
2 2 (0.65%) ISEB
2 2 (0.65%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.33%) APMP
3 1 (0.33%) HND
3 1 (0.33%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.26%) QA
2 3 (0.98%) GDPR
3 2 (0.65%) WCAG
4 1 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.33%) MIL-STD-498
System Software
1 2 (0.65%) XenApp
2 1 (0.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.30%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.65%) HP ALM
2 2 (0.65%) Terraform
3 1 (0.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 45 (14.66%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.56%) SAP
3 12 (3.91%) hybris
3 12 (3.91%) Oracle
4 10 (3.26%) Google
5 9 (2.93%) IBM
6 8 (2.61%) ForgeRock
7 7 (2.28%) Adobe
7 7 (2.28%) Dell
8 6 (1.95%) ATG
9 4 (1.30%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.98%) Hotjar
10 3 (0.98%) Xerox
11 2 (0.65%) HP
12 1 (0.33%) Apple
12 1 (0.33%) CA
12 1 (0.33%) OpenText
12 1 (0.33%) Teradata
12 1 (0.33%) Thunderhead