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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EPiServer
Rank 176 191 206
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +15
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 15 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.24% 0.077%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 0.53% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 5
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£400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £303 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.70% -6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2314 2656 2948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.84% 44.61% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1716 1870 2091
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 43 103
Average hourly rate £17.98 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.38% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £27.50 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EPiServer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

EPiServer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

EPiServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 30 (90.91%) C#
1 30 (90.91%) .NET
2 29 (87.88%) MVC
3 27 (81.82%) ASP.NET
4 26 (78.79%) CMS
5 25 (75.76%) SQL Server
5 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (72.73%) TDD
7 22 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (60.61%) Scrum
8 20 (60.61%) Umbraco
8 20 (60.61%) Sitecore CMS
8 20 (60.61%) Sitecore
9 19 (57.58%) .NET Framework
9 19 (57.58%) E-Commerce
9 19 (57.58%) Kentico
10 18 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
10 18 (54.55%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (51.52%) Razor View Engine
11 17 (51.52%) Entity Framework
11 17 (51.52%) BDD
11 17 (51.52%) Mentoring
11 17 (51.52%) WCF
11 17 (51.52%) Pair Programming
11 17 (51.52%) RESTful
11 17 (51.52%) LINQ
12 16 (48.48%) Unit Testing
13 14 (42.42%) CSS
14 13 (39.39%) HTML
15 10 (30.30%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 26 (78.79%) CMS
2 20 (60.61%) Umbraco
2 20 (60.61%) Sitecore CMS
3 19 (57.58%) Kentico
4 3 (9.09%) IIS
4 3 (9.09%) EPiServer CMS
5 2 (6.06%) Node.js
6 1 (3.03%) DNN
6 1 (3.03%) Apache Solr
6 1 (3.03%) Sitefinity
6 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 18 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (75.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Subversion
1 3 (9.09%) MSBuild
2 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (15.15%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Publishing
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (96.97%) Developer
2 21 (63.64%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Umbraco Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Sitecore Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Software Manager
8 1 (3.03%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Software Development Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Development Manager
8 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (90.91%) .NET
2 27 (81.82%) ASP.NET
3 22 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (57.58%) .NET Framework
5 18 (54.55%) ASP.NET Web API
6 17 (51.52%) Razor View Engine
6 17 (51.52%) Entity Framework
6 17 (51.52%) WCF
6 17 (51.52%) RESTful
6 17 (51.52%) LINQ
7 14 (42.42%) CSS
8 13 (39.39%) HTML
9 8 (24.24%) jQuery
9 8 (24.24%) HTML5
10 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
11 4 (12.12%) CSS3
11 4 (12.12%) XHTML
12 3 (9.09%) Ajax
12 3 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (6.06%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) W3C
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (87.88%) MVC
2 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (72.73%) TDD
4 20 (60.61%) Scrum
5 19 (57.58%) E-Commerce
6 17 (51.52%) BDD
6 17 (51.52%) Mentoring
6 17 (51.52%) Pair Programming
7 16 (48.48%) Unit Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Content Management
8 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.06%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (6.06%) Analytics
9 2 (6.06%) OO
9 2 (6.06%) SEO
9 2 (6.06%) Web Development
9 2 (6.06%) Email Marketing
10 1 (3.03%) Migration
10 1 (3.03%) Project Management
10 1 (3.03%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 30 (90.91%) C#
2 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.09%) ActionScript
4 2 (6.06%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) SPARQL
5 1 (3.03%) PHP
5 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Sitecore
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Twitter
4 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.03%) Ektron