Period
to 18 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 18 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 432 440 533
Rank change year-on-year +8 +93 -4
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 541 546 407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.52% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 1.24% 1.14% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 385 308
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £275
90th Percentile £574 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £388
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.94% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 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 43542 47842 49835
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.65% 45.27% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27042 29233 29405
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £238 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1460 1722 2107
UK median hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.47% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.20 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.42
% change year-on-year - -5.27% +5.56%

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 18 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 18 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 +28 507 £425 +6.25% 49
UK excluding London +32 332 £400 +5.26% 32
London -9 202 £450 +5.88% 20
South East +35 116 £400 -3.03% 2
North of England +47 90 £400 - 15
North West +27 47 £450 +21.62% 8
South West +3 43 £400 +6.67% 6
Yorkshire +31 36 £369 -7.81% 6
Midlands +9 35 £400 +6.67% 2
Scotland +18 30 £388 +19.23% 2
East Midlands +10 22 £400 +6.67%
East of England -16 14 £550 +18.92% 4
West Midlands +16 13 £488 +30.00% 2
North East +40 7 £498 +3.11% 1
Wales +4 4 £250 -37.50% 1

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 333 (61.55%) .NET
2 245 (45.29%) C#
3 235 (43.44%) Sitecore CMS
4 234 (43.25%) CMS
5 206 (38.08%) MVC
6 179 (33.09%) Agile Software Development
7 155 (28.65%) ASP.NET
8 136 (25.14%) HTML
9 125 (23.11%) SQL Server
10 123 (22.74%) CSS
11 121 (22.37%) JavaScript
12 106 (19.59%) Microsoft
13 92 (17.01%) SQL
14 85 (15.71%) TDD
15 84 (15.53%) Microsoft Azure
16 81 (14.97%) Web Services
17 70 (12.94%) Content Management
17 70 (12.94%) jQuery
18 69 (12.75%) ASP.NET MVC
19 62 (11.46%) Marketing
20 61 (11.28%) Scrum
21 60 (11.09%) ASP.NET Web API
22 58 (10.72%) User Experience
22 58 (10.72%) Finance
23 55 (10.17%) E-Commerce
23 55 (10.17%) Analytics
24 50 (9.24%) Front End Development
25 46 (8.50%) AngularJS
26 44 (8.13%) Visual Studio
27 43 (7.95%) Web 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
1 235 (43.44%) Sitecore CMS
2 234 (43.25%) CMS
3 41 (7.58%) Umbraco
4 32 (5.91%) IIS
5 23 (4.25%) EPiServer
6 20 (3.70%) Confluence
7 18 (3.33%) SharePoint
8 15 (2.77%) Apache Solr
8 15 (2.77%) Drupal
8 15 (2.77%) WordPress
9 12 (2.22%) Kentico
10 11 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (1.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 9 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.55%) Orchard CMS
14 2 (0.37%) Magnolia
14 2 (0.37%) Sitefinity
15 1 (0.18%) OpenCms
15 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (2.77%) MS Visio
2 11 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.85%) OmniGraffle
4 8 (1.48%) 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 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.48%) SAP Hybris
3 6 (1.11%) SessionCam
4 5 (0.92%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.18%) Magento
7 1 (0.18%) Primavera
7 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 84 (15.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (3.70%) Google Analytics
4 11 (2.03%) PaaS
5 10 (1.85%) IaaS
5 10 (1.85%) Lucidchart
6 8 (1.48%) SaaS
7 7 (1.29%) GitHub
7 7 (1.29%) Silverpop
8 5 (0.92%) Office 365
9 4 (0.74%) Boomi
9 4 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.74%) npm
10 3 (0.55%) AdWords
10 3 (0.55%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.37%) Basecamp
11 2 (0.37%) Trello
12 1 (0.18%) CheetahMail
12 1 (0.18%) Google Tag Manager
12 1 (0.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.66%) Firewall
2 8 (1.48%) Internet
3 6 (1.11%) LAN
3 6 (1.11%) 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 (23.11%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.02%) MongoDB
3 32 (5.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (2.96%) NoSQL
5 8 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (1.48%) Power BI
6 7 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.11%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.11%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.74%) Big Data
8 4 (0.74%) Couchbase
8 4 (0.74%) CouchDB
8 4 (0.74%) Jackrabbit
9 3 (0.55%) MS Access
9 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.37%) HBase
10 2 (0.37%) MySQL
10 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 44 (8.13%) Visual Studio
2 42 (7.76%) Git (software)
3 38 (7.02%) JIRA
4 34 (6.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (4.44%) TeamCity
6 16 (2.96%) Octopus Deploy
7 15 (2.77%) Selenium
8 13 (2.40%) Axure RP
9 12 (2.22%) ReSharper
10 11 (2.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 10 (1.85%) gulp
11 10 (1.85%) Jenkins
11 10 (1.85%) MSBuild
12 8 (1.48%) WebDriver
13 7 (1.29%) Grunt
13 7 (1.29%) NuGet
14 6 (1.11%) Maven
14 6 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 5 (0.92%) Karma Test Runner
16 4 (0.74%) SonarQube
General
1 62 (11.46%) Marketing
2 58 (10.72%) Finance
3 18 (3.33%) Retail
4 16 (2.96%) Advertising
5 8 (1.48%) Publishing
6 7 (1.29%) Legal
7 6 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.92%) Back Office
9 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.37%) Automotive
10 2 (0.37%) Banking
10 2 (0.37%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.37%) Local Government
10 2 (0.37%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.18%) Electronics
11 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.18%) French Language
11 1 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 332 (61.37%) Developer
2 242 (44.73%) Sitecore Developer
3 83 (15.34%) .NET Developer
4 54 (9.98%) Architect
5 49 (9.06%) C# Developer
6 44 (8.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 42 (7.76%) Analyst
8 40 (7.39%) Sitecore Architect
9 26 (4.81%) Consultant
10 25 (4.62%) Business Analyst
11 24 (4.44%) CMS Developer
12 21 (3.88%) Digital Analyst
12 21 (3.88%) Sitecore Consultant
13 20 (3.70%) Digital Business Analyst
14 18 (3.33%) Lead Developer
15 15 (2.77%) Agile Business Analyst
16 14 (2.59%) Project Manager
17 13 (2.40%) Web Developer
18 12 (2.22%) Senior Developer
18 12 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 333 (61.55%) .NET
2 155 (28.65%) ASP.NET
3 136 (25.14%) HTML
4 123 (22.74%) CSS
5 81 (14.97%) Web Services
6 70 (12.94%) jQuery
7 69 (12.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 60 (11.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 46 (8.50%) AngularJS
10 42 (7.76%) Ajax
10 42 (7.76%) HTML5
11 37 (6.84%) REST
12 33 (6.10%) LINQ
13 29 (5.36%) CSS3
13 29 (5.36%) KnockoutJS
14 27 (4.99%) .NET Framework
15 25 (4.62%) XML
16 22 (4.07%) Backbone.js
16 22 (4.07%) RESTful
17 17 (3.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 58 (10.72%) User Experience
2 35 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (5.91%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (2.77%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.48%) Marketing Technology
7 6 (1.11%) 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 36 (6.65%) Windows
2 17 (3.14%) Windows Server
3 8 (1.48%) Linux
4 4 (0.74%) CentOS
5 1 (0.18%) MVS
5 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (38.08%) MVC
2 179 (33.09%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (15.71%) TDD
4 70 (12.94%) Content Management
5 61 (11.28%) Scrum
6 55 (10.17%) Analytics
6 55 (10.17%) E-Commerce
7 50 (9.24%) Front End Development
8 43 (7.95%) Web Development
9 38 (7.02%) BDD
9 38 (7.02%) CRM
10 35 (6.47%) Project Management
11 34 (6.28%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (6.10%) OOP
13 28 (5.18%) Migration
14 23 (4.25%) DevOps
14 23 (4.25%) OO
15 22 (4.07%) Release Management
16 21 (3.88%) Microservices
17 20 (3.70%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 245 (45.29%) C#
2 121 (22.37%) JavaScript
3 92 (17.01%) SQL
4 31 (5.73%) T-SQL
5 15 (2.77%) Java
6 10 (1.85%) VB.NET
7 7 (1.29%) 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 42 (7.76%) Degree
2 6 (1.11%) 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 (4.44%) QA
2 4 (0.74%) GDPR
3 2 (0.37%) SLA
4 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.92%) Docker
3 5 (0.92%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.11%) Ansible
2 5 (0.92%) Puppet
3 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
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
1 106 (19.59%) Microsoft
2 21 (3.88%) Google
2 21 (3.88%) Oracle
3 14 (2.59%) hybris
3 14 (2.59%) SAP
4 13 (2.40%) Adobe
4 13 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (1.29%) Hootsuite
5 7 (1.29%) SendGrid
6 6 (1.11%) Ensighten
6 6 (1.11%) Splunk
7 5 (0.92%) Apple
7 5 (0.92%) ATG
7 5 (0.92%) CheckPoint
7 5 (0.92%) Cisco
7 5 (0.92%) ForgeRock
7 5 (0.92%) Juniper
7 5 (0.92%) SolarWinds
7 5 (0.92%) VMware
8 4 (0.74%) Marketo