Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 412 423 528
Rank change year-on-year +11 +105 -36
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 557 572 412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.54% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 1.32% 1.20% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 414 323
UK median daily rate £416 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.06% +0.63% +9.66%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £275
90th Percentile £550 £575 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +12.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
UK median hourly rate - £80.00 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +115.98% +289.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.25 £37.04
% change year-on-year - -61.54% +289.89%

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 42096 47853 50078
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.24% 44.86% 43.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 25937 29373 29449
UK median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +1.27%
10th Percentile £250 £240 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1378 1660 2216
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.08 £44.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £16.99
% change year-on-year -3.80% +3.00% +2.97%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +41 524 £425 +6.25% 48
UK excluding London +46 358 £400 - 25
London -12 194 £450 +9.76% 24
South East +52 127 £400 -3.03% 9
North of England +104 115 £375 +11.11% 5
North West +30 52 £375 - 3
Midlands +15 43 £400 +6.67% 4
Yorkshire +54 42 £346 +2.59% 2
East Midlands +14 34 £400 -5.88% 3
Scotland +13 29 £390 -17.89%
South West -22 24 £375 - 5
North East +87 21 £500 +50.94%
East of England -16 17 £543 +20.56% 1
West Midlands +8 9 £380 +1.33% 1
Wales -13 3 £475 +37.68% 1

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 371 (66.61%) .NET
2 248 (44.52%) C#
3 243 (43.63%) Sitecore CMS
4 242 (43.45%) CMS
5 235 (42.19%) MVC
6 188 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
7 174 (31.24%) ASP.NET
8 135 (24.24%) JavaScript
9 132 (23.70%) HTML
9 132 (23.70%) SQL Server
10 120 (21.54%) CSS
11 105 (18.85%) Microsoft
12 95 (17.06%) Web Services
13 93 (16.70%) SQL
14 83 (14.90%) TDD
15 79 (14.18%) jQuery
16 72 (12.93%) ASP.NET MVC
17 69 (12.39%) Scrum
18 68 (12.21%) Marketing
19 66 (11.85%) Microsoft Azure
20 64 (11.49%) Content Management
21 61 (10.95%) Finance
22 59 (10.59%) REST
23 58 (10.41%) ASP.NET Web API
24 57 (10.23%) User Experience
25 54 (9.69%) Web Development
26 51 (9.16%) E-Commerce
26 51 (9.16%) Ajax
26 51 (9.16%) Front End Development
27 49 (8.80%) 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
1 243 (43.63%) Sitecore CMS
2 242 (43.45%) CMS
3 36 (6.46%) IIS
4 34 (6.10%) Umbraco
5 16 (2.87%) Apache Solr
5 16 (2.87%) EPiServer
6 14 (2.51%) Confluence
7 12 (2.15%) Drupal
7 12 (2.15%) SharePoint
8 10 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (1.62%) WordPress
10 8 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (1.44%) Kentico
11 6 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.90%) CoreMedia CMS
12 5 (0.90%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.54%) Orchard CMS
14 2 (0.36%) Apache
14 2 (0.36%) Joomla!
14 2 (0.36%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 16 (2.87%) MS Visio
2 11 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.80%) OmniGraffle
4 7 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (0.72%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.18%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 16 (2.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.26%) Eloqua
2 7 (1.26%) SessionCam
3 5 (0.90%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.54%) Magento
4 3 (0.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.18%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 66 (11.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (5.57%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (3.41%) Google Analytics
4 11 (1.97%) PaaS
5 10 (1.80%) Lucidchart
6 9 (1.62%) GitHub
7 7 (1.26%) IaaS
7 7 (1.26%) Silverpop
8 5 (0.90%) npm
8 5 (0.90%) SaaS
9 4 (0.72%) Boomi
9 4 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.54%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.36%) AdWords
11 2 (0.36%) Basecamp
11 2 (0.36%) Office 365
11 2 (0.36%) Trello
12 1 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.18%) CheetahMail
12 1 (0.18%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.44%) Firewall
2 7 (1.26%) Internet
3 4 (0.72%) HTTP
4 3 (0.54%) Intranet
4 3 (0.54%) LAN
4 3 (0.54%) WAN
5 2 (0.36%) MPLS
5 2 (0.36%) OSPF
5 2 (0.36%) SAN
5 2 (0.36%) WLAN
6 1 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.18%) SMS
6 1 (0.18%) SSL
6 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (23.70%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 29 (5.21%) MongoDB
4 14 (2.51%) NoSQL
5 8 (1.44%) Power BI
6 7 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.72%) Couchbase
7 4 (0.72%) MySQL
7 4 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.54%) MS Access
8 3 (0.54%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.36%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.36%) HBase
9 2 (0.36%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.18%) Big Data
10 1 (0.18%) Jackrabbit
10 1 (0.18%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 44 (7.90%) Visual Studio
2 39 (7.00%) Git (software)
2 39 (7.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (5.92%) JIRA
4 24 (4.31%) TeamCity
5 19 (3.41%) Selenium
6 18 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
7 13 (2.33%) Axure RP
7 13 (2.33%) ReSharper
8 11 (1.97%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 11 (1.97%) WebDriver
9 10 (1.80%) gulp
10 8 (1.44%) Jenkins
11 7 (1.26%) Bitbucket
11 7 (1.26%) MSBuild
11 7 (1.26%) NuGet
12 6 (1.08%) SpecFlow
13 5 (0.90%) Karma Test Runner
13 5 (0.90%) Maven
14 4 (0.72%) Mocha
General
1 68 (12.21%) Marketing
2 61 (10.95%) Finance
3 23 (4.13%) Advertising
4 11 (1.97%) Manufacturing
4 11 (1.97%) Retail
5 7 (1.26%) Banking
6 5 (0.90%) Back Office
7 3 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.36%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.36%) Legal
8 2 (0.36%) Local Government
8 2 (0.36%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.18%) Electronics
9 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.18%) French Language
9 1 (0.18%) Games
9 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 341 (61.22%) Developer
2 256 (45.96%) Sitecore Developer
3 108 (19.39%) .NET Developer
4 57 (10.23%) Architect
5 50 (8.98%) C# Developer
6 49 (8.80%) C# .NET Developer
7 46 (8.26%) Analyst
8 42 (7.54%) Sitecore Architect
9 28 (5.03%) Business Analyst
10 27 (4.85%) Consultant
11 23 (4.13%) Digital Analyst
12 22 (3.95%) CMS Developer
13 21 (3.77%) Digital Business Analyst
13 21 (3.77%) Sitecore Consultant
14 20 (3.59%) Lead Developer
15 15 (2.69%) Agile Business Analyst
15 15 (2.69%) ASP.NET Developer
15 15 (2.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 15 (2.69%) JavaScript Developer
16 14 (2.51%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 371 (66.61%) .NET
2 174 (31.24%) ASP.NET
3 132 (23.70%) HTML
4 120 (21.54%) CSS
5 95 (17.06%) Web Services
6 79 (14.18%) jQuery
7 72 (12.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 59 (10.59%) REST
9 58 (10.41%) ASP.NET Web API
10 51 (9.16%) Ajax
11 45 (8.08%) AngularJS
12 44 (7.90%) HTML5
13 42 (7.54%) LINQ
14 31 (5.57%) .NET Framework
14 31 (5.57%) KnockoutJS
14 31 (5.57%) XML
15 29 (5.21%) CSS3
16 23 (4.13%) Backbone.js
17 21 (3.77%) JSON
18 19 (3.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.23%) User Experience
2 41 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (6.64%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.44%) Marketing Technology
6 8 (1.44%) W3C
7 5 (0.90%) New Media
7 5 (0.90%) N-Tier
8 4 (0.72%) Cloud Native
8 4 (0.72%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.54%) PMI
9 3 (0.54%) RIA
10 2 (0.36%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.36%) NHS
10 2 (0.36%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.18%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.18%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 35 (6.28%) Windows
2 17 (3.05%) Windows Server
3 5 (0.90%) Linux
4 2 (0.36%) CentOS
5 1 (0.18%) MVS
5 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (42.19%) MVC
2 188 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (14.90%) TDD
4 69 (12.39%) Scrum
5 64 (11.49%) Content Management
6 54 (9.69%) Web Development
7 51 (9.16%) E-Commerce
7 51 (9.16%) Front End Development
8 49 (8.80%) Analytics
9 46 (8.26%) Project Management
10 40 (7.18%) BDD
11 37 (6.64%) CRM
12 33 (5.92%) OOP
13 32 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (4.67%) Migration
14 26 (4.67%) Test Automation
15 25 (4.49%) Software Engineering
16 24 (4.31%) Digital Marketing
17 23 (4.13%) DevOps
17 23 (4.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 248 (44.52%) C#
2 135 (24.24%) JavaScript
3 93 (16.70%) SQL
4 40 (7.18%) T-SQL
5 15 (2.69%) Java
6 10 (1.80%) VB.NET
7 6 (1.08%) PHP
7 6 (1.08%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.08%) Ruby
8 4 (0.72%) C
8 4 (0.72%) Groovy
8 4 (0.72%) Python
9 2 (0.36%) VBA
9 2 (0.36%) X++
10 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (7.18%) Degree
2 3 (0.54%) PMI Certification
2 3 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (0.36%) CCNP
3 2 (0.36%) CCSE
3 2 (0.36%) CISA
3 2 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.36%) CISMP
3 2 (0.36%) CISSP
3 2 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.36%) ISEB
3 2 (0.36%) MCP
3 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.18%) IIBA
4 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.18%) PMP
4 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.67%) QA
2 2 (0.36%) GDPR
3 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.26%) Docker
2 6 (1.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.08%) Ansible
2 4 (0.72%) HP Fortify
2 4 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.72%) Puppet
2 4 (0.72%) Terraform
3 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (0.36%) SCCM
3 2 (0.36%) SCOM
4 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.18%) Kibana
4 1 (0.18%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.18%) Rancher
4 1 (0.18%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 105 (18.85%) Microsoft
2 20 (3.59%) Google
3 16 (2.87%) Oracle
4 14 (2.51%) SAP
5 12 (2.15%) Adobe
6 11 (1.97%) hybris
6 11 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.44%) Hootsuite
8 7 (1.26%) Apple
9 6 (1.08%) Ensighten
9 6 (1.08%) Marketo
9 6 (1.08%) Splunk
10 5 (0.90%) ATG
10 5 (0.90%) Atlassian
10 5 (0.90%) ForgeRock
10 5 (0.90%) HP
11 4 (0.72%) SendGrid
12 3 (0.54%) MuleSoft
12 3 (0.54%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.54%) Siebel