Period
to 25 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 179 154
Rank change year-on-year +10 -25 +7
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 13 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.51% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% 1.08% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 34
West Midlands median daily rate £488 £375 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -42.31% +62.50%
10th Percentile £365 £325 £328
90th Percentile £578 £475 £700
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £65.50 £80.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year -18.13% +115.98% +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 advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2138 2863 2200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.23% 46.67% 44.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1277 1554 1101
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £205 £246 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 87 140
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -7.35% -1.26%
10th Percentile £10.78 £10.25 £10.72
90th Percentile £48.63 £25.40 £33.28
England median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.53% -2.86% +6.06%

Sitecore
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Sitecore as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore in the West Midlands

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore in the West Midlands

Sitecore
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sitecore in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sitecore in the West Midlands

Sitecore
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 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
Birmingham +3 5 £390 +11.43%
Sitecore
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Sitecore.

1 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) C#
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 5 (38.46%) MVC
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (23.08%) DevOps
7 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (15.38%) Marketing
8 2 (15.38%) Web Services
8 2 (15.38%) SMS
8 2 (15.38%) RESTful
8 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
8 2 (15.38%) SaaS
8 2 (15.38%) PaaS
8 2 (15.38%) IaaS
8 2 (15.38%) Microservices
8 2 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (15.38%) .NET Core
8 2 (15.38%) Performance Optimisation
9 1 (7.69%) C
9 1 (7.69%) SOLID
9 1 (7.69%) Personalization
9 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
9 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
9 1 (7.69%) Analytics
9 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (7.69%) User Experience

Sitecore
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (7.69%) Apache Solr
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) IaaS
2 2 (15.38%) PaaS
2 2 (15.38%) SaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
1 10 (76.92%) Sitecore Developer
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps Developer
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Architect
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Core
3 2 (15.38%) RESTful
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) Ajax
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) LINQ
4 1 (7.69%) WPF
4 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) DevOps
2 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (15.38%) Microservices
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Personalization
4 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) SOLID
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com