The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of EPiServer products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPiServer over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EPiServer
Rank 186 184 214
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +30
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 11 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.29% 0.055%
As % of the Vendors category 0.46% 0.63% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 4
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£375 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2371 2685 3294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.01% 45.52% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1766 1856 2270
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 55 94
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.47 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £34.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

EPiServer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

EPiServer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

EPiServer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

EPiServer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

EPiServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 19 (79.17%) C#
1 19 (79.17%) .NET
2 18 (75.00%) MVC
3 17 (70.83%) CMS
4 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 15 (62.50%) Sitecore
6 14 (58.33%) Sitecore CMS
7 13 (54.17%) Umbraco
7 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
7 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (45.83%) TDD
10 10 (41.67%) Scrum
10 10 (41.67%) Kentico
10 10 (41.67%) .NET Framework
10 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (37.50%) RESTful
12 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (33.33%) WCF
12 8 (33.33%) LINQ
12 8 (33.33%) Unit Testing
12 8 (33.33%) BDD
12 8 (33.33%) Entity Framework
12 8 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
12 8 (33.33%) Pair Programming
12 8 (33.33%) E-Commerce
12 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
13 7 (29.17%) AngularJS
14 5 (20.83%) HTML
14 5 (20.83%) JavaScript

EPiServer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 17 (70.83%) CMS
2 14 (58.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 13 (54.17%) Umbraco
4 10 (41.67%) Kentico
5 3 (12.50%) Sitefinity
6 1 (4.17%) IIS
6 1 (4.17%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Subversion
1 3 (12.50%) MSBuild
General
1 4 (16.67%) Retail
2 3 (12.50%) Legal
3 2 (8.33%) Finance
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 13 (54.17%) .NET Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Sitecore Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Umbraco Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Content Manager
5 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (79.17%) .NET
2 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
3 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (41.67%) .NET Framework
4 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (37.50%) RESTful
6 8 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 8 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
6 8 (33.33%) WCF
6 8 (33.33%) LINQ
7 7 (29.17%) AngularJS
8 5 (20.83%) HTML
9 4 (16.67%) CSS
10 2 (8.33%) XHTML
10 2 (8.33%) jQuery
10 2 (8.33%) WPF
10 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (4.17%) CSS3
11 1 (4.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) MVC
2 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (45.83%) TDD
4 10 (41.67%) Scrum
5 8 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 8 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 8 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 8 (33.33%) BDD
5 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 5 (20.83%) Migration
7 4 (16.67%) Content Management
8 3 (12.50%) OOD
8 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (4.17%) Project Management
9 1 (4.17%) SEO
9 1 (4.17%) Email Marketing
9 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Analytics
9 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) C#
2 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Sitecore
2 2 (8.33%) Twitter
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft