Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 513 415 431
Rank change year-on-year -98 +16 +98
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 400 554 560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.56% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 0.93% 1.30% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 381 392
UK median daily rate £450 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +4.38% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
UK median hourly rate - £65.50 £80.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.13% +115.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 43,030 42,675 47,932
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.05% 42.95% 45.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,634 26,370 29,298
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £250 £242 £240
90th Percentile £625 £620 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,646 1,386 1,711
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £17.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.43% +2.34% -2.29%
10th Percentile £10.78 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.75 £45.22 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.50
% change year-on-year -1.99% +2.03% -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 21 October 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
Top 16 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 21 October 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 -93 380 £450 +5.88% 126
UK excluding London -104 229 £425 +6.25% 76
London -56 166 £468 +3.89% 52
South East -42 104 £438 +9.38% 29
North of England -53 66 £425 +9.68% 25
Yorkshire -16 42 £425 +13.33% 13
South West -37 21 £400 +6.67% 15
Midlands -33 18 £500 +25.00% 2
North East +8 13 £400 -20.99% 2
East Midlands -2 11 £513 +28.13%
North West -50 11 £425 +6.25% 10
Scotland -39 9 £450 +15.38%
West Midlands -20 7 £425 +6.25% 2
East of England -2 4 £500 -9.09% 3
Channel Islands - 4 £310 - 1
Wales -22 3 £413 -5.71% 1

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 248 (62.00%) .NET
2 189 (47.25%) C#
3 186 (46.50%) Agile Software Development
4 179 (44.75%) Sitecore CMS
5 178 (44.50%) CMS
6 119 (29.75%) JavaScript
7 106 (26.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 98 (24.50%) HTML
9 97 (24.25%) MVC
10 95 (23.75%) SQL
10 95 (23.75%) ASP.NET
11 94 (23.50%) CSS
12 87 (21.75%) Scrum
13 73 (18.25%) TDD
14 69 (17.25%) SQL Server
15 66 (16.50%) Git (software)
15 66 (16.50%) ASP.NET Web API
16 61 (15.25%) E-Commerce
16 61 (15.25%) .NET Framework
16 61 (15.25%) jQuery
17 60 (15.00%) TeamCity
18 59 (14.75%) Web Services
19 53 (13.25%) ASP.NET MVC
20 51 (12.75%) AngularJS
21 47 (11.75%) Prototyping
22 45 (11.25%) Finance
22 45 (11.25%) CRM
23 43 (10.75%) Umbraco
24 41 (10.25%) Front End Development
24 41 (10.25%) SDLC

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
1 179 (44.75%) Sitecore CMS
2 178 (44.50%) CMS
3 43 (10.75%) Umbraco
4 21 (5.25%) SharePoint
5 18 (4.50%) EPiServer
6 17 (4.25%) Confluence
7 15 (3.75%) IIS
8 10 (2.50%) Apache Solr
9 8 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (1.50%) Kentico
10 6 (1.50%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.25%) Alfresco
11 5 (1.25%) Documentum
11 5 (1.25%) Drupal
11 5 (1.25%) FileNet
11 5 (1.25%) Liferay
11 5 (1.25%) LiveCycle
11 5 (1.25%) LiveLink
11 5 (1.25%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (0.75%) InVision
1 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.25%) HipChat
3 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.00%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.50%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.25%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.25%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 106 (26.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (10.25%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (7.75%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (3.75%) PaaS
5 13 (3.25%) Trello
6 12 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (3.00%) IaaS
7 11 (2.75%) SaaS
8 9 (2.25%) Boomi
8 9 (2.25%) Office 365
9 6 (1.50%) Google Analytics
10 5 (1.25%) GitHub
10 5 (1.25%) npm
11 3 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
11 3 (0.75%) iPaaS
11 3 (0.75%) Serverless
12 2 (0.50%) Azure Functions
12 2 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.25%) Apigee
13 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.50%) Firewall
2 9 (2.25%) NetScaler
3 5 (1.25%) SMS
4 2 (0.50%) ATM
4 2 (0.50%) Intranet
5 1 (0.25%) Internet
5 1 (0.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (17.25%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.50%) MongoDB
3 9 (2.25%) NoSQL
4 8 (2.00%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (1.25%) Endeca
7 4 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.00%) SQLite
8 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.75%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.25%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.25%) MySQL
9 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 66 (16.50%) Git (software)
2 60 (15.00%) TeamCity
3 34 (8.50%) JIRA
4 27 (6.75%) Octopus Deploy
5 20 (5.00%) gulp
6 15 (3.75%) Ant
7 13 (3.25%) Jenkins
7 13 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (3.00%) Subversion
8 12 (3.00%) webpack
9 11 (2.75%) Maven
10 9 (2.25%) Visual Studio
11 8 (2.00%) Artifactory
11 8 (2.00%) Gradle
11 8 (2.00%) SonarQube
12 7 (1.75%) ReSharper
13 6 (1.50%) Grunt
13 6 (1.50%) Selenium
14 5 (1.25%) NUnit
15 4 (1.00%) Xcode
General
1 45 (11.25%) Finance
2 33 (8.25%) Marketing
3 14 (3.50%) Retail
4 10 (2.50%) Banking
5 5 (1.25%) Retail Banking
6 3 (0.75%) German Language
6 3 (0.75%) Law
6 3 (0.75%) Publishing
7 2 (0.50%) Legal
7 2 (0.50%) Local Government
8 1 (0.25%) Advertising
8 1 (0.25%) Automotive
8 1 (0.25%) Back Office
8 1 (0.25%) Electronics
8 1 (0.25%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 257 (64.25%) Developer
2 123 (30.75%) Sitecore Developer
3 121 (30.25%) .NET Developer
4 59 (14.75%) Senior Developer
5 49 (12.25%) Senior .NET Developer
6 45 (11.25%) Architect
7 38 (9.50%) C# Developer
8 32 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 29 (7.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 26 (6.50%) Solutions Architect
11 22 (5.50%) Project Manager
12 18 (4.50%) Lead Developer
13 17 (4.25%) DevOps Engineer
14 16 (4.00%) Sitecore Architect
15 14 (3.50%) CMS Developer
16 13 (3.25%) Azure Developer
16 13 (3.25%) Designer
17 12 (3.00%) Full Stack Developer
18 11 (2.75%) Build Engineer
18 11 (2.75%) Senior Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (62.00%) .NET
2 98 (24.50%) HTML
3 95 (23.75%) ASP.NET
4 94 (23.50%) CSS
5 66 (16.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 61 (15.25%) .NET Framework
6 61 (15.25%) jQuery
7 59 (14.75%) Web Services
8 53 (13.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 51 (12.75%) AngularJS
10 32 (8.00%) HTML5
11 30 (7.50%) Entity Framework
12 26 (6.50%) CSS3
12 26 (6.50%) React
13 25 (6.25%) OAuth
14 24 (6.00%) Sass
15 18 (4.50%) Node.js
15 18 (4.50%) SOAP
16 15 (3.75%) Backbone.js
16 15 (3.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.00%) User Experience
2 7 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (1.50%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.25%) Fintech
4 5 (1.25%) PKI
5 4 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.00%) NHS
5 4 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (0.75%) Animation
6 3 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (0.75%) iPad
6 3 (0.75%) Social Media
7 2 (0.50%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.50%) Clustering
7 2 (0.50%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.00%) Windows
2 17 (4.25%) Windows Server
3 9 (2.25%) Windows 10
4 5 (1.25%) Android
4 5 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (46.50%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (24.25%) MVC
3 87 (21.75%) Scrum
4 73 (18.25%) TDD
5 61 (15.25%) E-Commerce
6 47 (11.75%) Prototyping
7 45 (11.25%) CRM
8 41 (10.25%) Front End Development
8 41 (10.25%) SDLC
9 36 (9.00%) Content Management
10 32 (8.00%) DevOps
10 32 (8.00%) Due Diligence
11 30 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (7.00%) SOA
12 28 (7.00%) SOLID
13 22 (5.50%) API Development
14 21 (5.25%) Analytics
14 21 (5.25%) Web Development
15 20 (5.00%) Personalization
15 20 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 189 (47.25%) C#
2 119 (29.75%) JavaScript
3 95 (23.75%) SQL
4 27 (6.75%) Java
5 16 (4.00%) T-SQL
6 12 (3.00%) ES6
7 8 (2.00%) TypeScript
8 7 (1.75%) R
9 5 (1.25%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.00%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.00%) Ruby
11 3 (0.75%) Groovy
12 1 (0.25%) C
12 1 (0.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (3.50%) Degree
2 2 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (0.50%) ISEB
2 2 (0.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.25%) APMP
3 1 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (9.25%) QA
2 6 (1.50%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.00%) PMO
4 3 (0.75%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (0.75%) XenDesktop
2 2 (0.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.25%) Docker
3 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.00%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (1.25%) OpenSSO
3 4 (1.00%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 33 (8.25%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.75%) Oracle
3 16 (4.00%) Adobe
4 15 (3.75%) Salesforce.com
4 15 (3.75%) SAP
5 14 (3.50%) MuleSoft
6 11 (2.75%) ForgeRock
7 9 (2.25%) Dell
8 7 (1.75%) CA Agile Central
8 7 (1.75%) IBM
8 7 (1.75%) OpenText
9 6 (1.50%) Google
9 6 (1.50%) Guidewire
10 5 (1.25%) ATG
10 5 (1.25%) BEA
10 5 (1.25%) FatWire
10 5 (1.25%) Interwoven
10 5 (1.25%) Vignette
10 5 (1.25%) Xerox
11 4 (1.00%) Sencha