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 1 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EPiServer
Rank 95 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.060% - 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% - 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
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 Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
703 598 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.00% 45.72% 40.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 270 168
Average daily rate £350 £328 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +3.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 33 35
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) MS Project
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Tridion
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) hybris
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) EPiServer CMS
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS

EPiServer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Project
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Tridion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) hybris