The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 3 months to 29 March 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 / Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 67 64
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 2 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.28% 1.06% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 2.48% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 -

Sitecore is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 346 282 332
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 49.22% 42.73% 46.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 168 178
Median daily rate £388 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.81% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 9 17
Median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £14.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +32.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.09 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Sitecore as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore in Wales

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sitecore in Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore in Wales

Sitecore
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +10 2 £450 +28.57%
Sitecore
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (40.00%) Swagger
2 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (40.00%) Splunk
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) LINQ
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery

Sitecore
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Python Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Swagger
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) LINQ
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Splunk
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft