The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Sitecore CMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sitecore CMS 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.

Sitecore CMS
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 128 133
Rank change year-on-year +12 +5  
Contract jobs citing Sitecore CMS 6 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.28% 0.42% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.88% 2.07% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +8.92% -9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 -

Sitecore CMS is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 320 580 504
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 15.07% 20.17% 18.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 376 311
Median daily rate £380 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 19
Median hourly rate £19.00 £10.99 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.88% -8.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.00 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £21.50 £30.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

Sitecore CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Sitecore CMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Sitecore CMS in Yorkshire

Sitecore CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sitecore CMS in Yorkshire

Sitecore CMS
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sitecore CMS within the Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire +12 6 £375 +7.14% 1
Sitecore CMS
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore CMS 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Sitecore CMS.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) CMS
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
1 6 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) OOP
4 3 (50.00%) SOA
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) Ajax
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (50.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (50.00%) SOLID
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (50.00%) Microservices
4 3 (50.00%) Apache Solr
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (33.33%) Degree

Sitecore CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 6 (100.00%) CMS
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 3 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (33.33%) Umbraco
4 1 (16.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
4 1 (16.67%) Umbraco Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) XHTML
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) XSD
5 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (50.00%) Microservices
3 3 (50.00%) OOP
3 3 (50.00%) SOA
3 3 (50.00%) SOLID
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
5 1 (16.67%) API Development
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Sitecore