The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of EPiServer products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPiServer over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 EPiServer.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EPiServer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
EPiServer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
365 375 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.67% 48.64% 40.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 186 164
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £260 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 34
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.13 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.79% -42.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.60 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

EPiServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EPiServer across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

EPiServer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

EPiServer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing EPiServer across the Cheshire region.

EPiServer Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

EPiServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing EPiServer also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited EPiServer.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) EPiServer CMS
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Yeoman
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

EPiServer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing EPiServer also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited EPiServer. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) EPiServer CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Yeoman
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore