The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of EPiServer products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPiServer over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EPiServer
Rank 84 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 22 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.20% 0.14% -
As % of the Vendors category 3.03% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 0
Average daily rate £370 £289 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.13% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.17% +0.38%
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 Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
726 574 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.52% 41.06% 47.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 319 279
Average daily rate £364 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 26
Average hourly rate £16.75 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.23 £10.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

EPiServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

EPiServer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

EPiServer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

EPiServer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

EPiServer
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EPiServer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

EPiServer Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

EPiServer
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPiServer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 11 £370 -
EPiServer
North West

EPiServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 44 (80.00%) HTML
2 38 (69.09%) HTML5
3 27 (49.09%) Web Services
4 25 (45.45%) C#
4 25 (45.45%) .NET
5 24 (43.64%) JSON
6 23 (41.82%) MVC
7 22 (40.00%) CSS
8 21 (38.18%) .NET Framework
9 20 (36.36%) CMS
9 20 (36.36%) Front End Development
10 19 (34.55%) SAML
11 17 (30.91%) Salesforce.com
11 17 (30.91%) OAuth
12 14 (25.45%) Content Management
13 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
13 13 (23.64%) User Experience
13 13 (23.64%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (21.82%) CSS3
14 12 (21.82%) Scrum
15 11 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
15 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
15 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET
15 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
15 11 (20.00%) AngularJS
15 11 (20.00%) SpecFlow
15 11 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
15 11 (20.00%) Sitecore
15 11 (20.00%) OWASP

EPiServer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 20 (36.36%) CMS
2 11 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (10.91%) EPiServer CMS
4 3 (5.45%) IIS
4 3 (5.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) SaaS
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.09%) Grunt
2 5 (9.09%) MSTest
2 5 (9.09%) NUnit
3 3 (5.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 3 (5.45%) Subversion
3 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.45%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 44 (80.00%) Developer
2 17 (30.91%) EPiServer Developer
3 13 (23.64%) .NET Developer
4 11 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (18.18%) Designer
6 9 (16.36%) Architect
6 9 (16.36%) Integration Architect
6 9 (16.36%) Integration Developer
7 8 (14.55%) HTML Developer
8 7 (12.73%) Agile Developer
9 6 (10.91%) Agile .NET Developer
10 5 (9.09%) Agile C# Developer
10 5 (9.09%) C# Developer
10 5 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (7.27%) Lead Developer
11 4 (7.27%) UX Developer
12 3 (5.45%) Applications Developer
12 3 (5.45%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 3 (5.45%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (80.00%) HTML
2 38 (69.09%) HTML5
3 27 (49.09%) Web Services
4 25 (45.45%) .NET
5 24 (43.64%) JSON
6 22 (40.00%) CSS
7 21 (38.18%) .NET Framework
8 19 (34.55%) SAML
9 17 (30.91%) OAuth
10 12 (21.82%) CSS3
11 11 (20.00%) AngularJS
11 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET
12 8 (14.55%) XML
13 5 (9.09%) REST
13 5 (9.09%) WCF
13 5 (9.09%) XSLT
14 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 3 (5.45%) Android SDK
15 3 (5.45%) Entity Framework
15 3 (5.45%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Enterprise Software
1 13 (23.64%) User Experience
2 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Android
2 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) MVC
2 20 (36.36%) Front End Development
3 14 (25.45%) Content Management
4 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (21.82%) Scrum
6 11 (20.00%) BDD
6 11 (20.00%) OWASP
6 11 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 11 (20.00%) Web Testing
7 7 (12.73%) Process Management
8 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 5 (9.09%) Workflow
9 4 (7.27%) OO
10 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.45%) Mobile Application Development
11 2 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (3.64%) Web Design
11 2 (3.64%) Web Development
12 1 (1.82%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (45.45%) C#
2 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
3 10 (18.18%) Java
4 7 (12.73%) SQL
5 5 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 5 (9.09%) XPath
6 3 (5.45%) Objective-C
6 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.00%) Sitecore
3 5 (9.09%) Capita
4 3 (5.45%) Appcelerator
4 3 (5.45%) OpenText
4 3 (5.45%) Xamarin