The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of EPiServer products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPiServer over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EPiServer
Rank 537 449 520
Rank change year-on-year
-88 +71
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 53 54 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.27% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 45
Average daily rate £425 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+45.38% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £11.02
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23526 20102 25414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.83% 46.65% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13507 11052 13355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1107 1255
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
EPiServer
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EPiServer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

EPiServer Jobs Demand Trend in England

EPiServer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

EPiServer Daily Rate Trend in England

EPiServer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EPiServer across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

EPiServer Daily Rate Histogram in England

EPiServer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing EPiServer across the England region.

EPiServer Hourly Rate Trend in England

EPiServer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPiServer within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -16 40 £400 +6.66% 16
South East -12 3 - - 6
Yorkshire -29 3 £473 +37.45% 2
East of England - 3 £500 - 2
North West -21 2 - - 2
South West - 1 £295 - 3
West Midlands - 1 - -
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EPiServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 81 (68.64%) .NET
2 78 (66.10%) CMS
3 68 (57.63%) C#
4 64 (54.24%) ASP.NET
5 51 (43.22%) Sitecore
6 50 (42.37%) JavaScript
7 48 (40.68%) Sitecore CMS
8 46 (38.98%) Content Management
9 45 (38.14%) jQuery
10 44 (37.29%) SQL Server
11 40 (33.90%) MVC
12 39 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
13 38 (32.20%) HTML
13 38 (32.20%) Umbraco
14 35 (29.66%) CSS
15 32 (27.12%) Ajax
15 32 (27.12%) ASP.NET MVC
16 25 (21.19%) E-Commerce
17 24 (20.34%) XML
18 21 (17.80%) SQL
19 20 (16.95%) DNN
20 19 (16.10%) TDD
21 18 (15.25%) Finance
21 18 (15.25%) Marketing
21 18 (15.25%) Visual Studio
21 18 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
22 16 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
22 16 (13.56%) RedDot
22 16 (13.56%) Scrum
23 15 (12.71%) CSS3

EPiServer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 78 (66.10%) CMS
2 48 (40.68%) Sitecore CMS
3 38 (32.20%) Umbraco
4 20 (16.95%) DNN
5 13 (11.02%) Drupal
6 12 (10.17%) SharePoint
7 11 (9.32%) Alfresco
8 9 (7.63%) WebSphere
8 9 (7.63%) Kentico
8 9 (7.63%) WordPress
8 9 (7.63%) Joomla!
9 7 (5.93%) IIS
10 6 (5.08%) EPiServer CMS
10 6 (5.08%) Node.js
11 3 (2.54%) Adobe CQ
12 2 (1.69%) Liferay
12 2 (1.69%) Sitefinity
12 2 (1.69%) Orchard CMS
12 2 (1.69%) TeamSite
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.85%) MS Office
1 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Magento
1 2 (1.69%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.69%) Tridion
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.69%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.08%) Intranet
1 6 (5.08%) Internet
2 2 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (37.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.39%) MySQL
3 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.69%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 18 (15.25%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.63%) JIRA
3 8 (6.78%) Subversion
4 7 (5.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.39%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.39%) Axure RP
5 4 (3.39%) CruiseControl
6 2 (1.69%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.69%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.69%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.69%) Maven
6 2 (1.69%) NUnit
6 2 (1.69%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (15.25%) Finance
1 18 (15.25%) Marketing
2 6 (5.08%) Banking
3 4 (3.39%) Retail
4 2 (1.69%) Advertising
5 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Publishing
5 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 60 (50.85%) Developer
2 41 (34.75%) .NET Developer
3 14 (11.86%) Architect
4 13 (11.02%) Project Manager
4 13 (11.02%) Technical Architect
4 13 (11.02%) Senior Developer
5 12 (10.17%) Analyst
5 12 (10.17%) C# Developer
6 11 (9.32%) Senior .NET Developer
7 9 (7.63%) Business Analyst
7 9 (7.63%) Agile .NET Developer
7 9 (7.63%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (6.78%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (5.93%) .NET Architect
9 7 (5.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.08%) Web Tester
10 6 (5.08%) .NET Technical Architect
10 6 (5.08%) Tester
11 5 (4.24%) Web Developer
11 5 (4.24%) User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (68.64%) .NET
2 64 (54.24%) ASP.NET
3 45 (38.14%) jQuery
4 38 (32.20%) HTML
5 35 (29.66%) CSS
6 32 (27.12%) Ajax
6 32 (27.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (20.34%) XML
8 18 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 16 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 15 (12.71%) CSS3
11 14 (11.86%) Razor View Engine
11 14 (11.86%) HTML5
12 12 (10.17%) .NET Framework
12 12 (10.17%) ADO.NET
12 12 (10.17%) XHTML
13 11 (9.32%) ASP.NET MVC 2
14 8 (6.78%) Middleware
15 7 (5.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 6 (5.08%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.78%) W3C
2 6 (5.08%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.24%) RIA
4 2 (1.69%) FMCG
4 2 (1.69%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.85%) New Media
5 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.85%) Video Editing
5 1 (0.85%) Copywriting
5 1 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.93%) Windows
2 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (38.98%) Content Management
2 40 (33.90%) MVC
3 39 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (21.19%) E-Commerce
5 19 (16.10%) TDD
6 16 (13.56%) Scrum
7 13 (11.02%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (9.32%) Software Engineering
8 11 (9.32%) Analytics
9 10 (8.47%) Waterfall
9 10 (8.47%) OO
10 9 (7.63%) CRM
11 8 (6.78%) PRINCE2
12 7 (5.93%) Project Management
12 7 (5.93%) Online Marketing
13 6 (5.08%) Manual Testing
13 6 (5.08%) Asset Management
13 6 (5.08%) SEO
13 6 (5.08%) UML
13 6 (5.08%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 68 (57.63%) C#
2 50 (42.37%) JavaScript
3 21 (17.80%) SQL
4 13 (11.02%) VB.NET
5 9 (7.63%) T-SQL
5 9 (7.63%) PHP
6 5 (4.24%) ActionScript
7 2 (1.69%) XPath
7 2 (1.69%) Ruby
7 2 (1.69%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.69%) Java
7 2 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (5.08%) ISEB
2 3 (2.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.63%) QA
Vendors
1 51 (43.22%) Sitecore
2 16 (13.56%) RedDot
3 12 (10.17%) Ektron
4 11 (9.32%) Microsoft
5 8 (6.78%) Unica
5 8 (6.78%) Endeca
6 4 (3.39%) ATG
7 3 (2.54%) SAP
7 3 (2.54%) Adobe
8 2 (1.69%) hybris
8 2 (1.69%) Google
8 2 (1.69%) Open Text
8 2 (1.69%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.85%) Facebook
9 1 (0.85%) Twitter
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