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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPiServer over the 3 months to 26 May 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EPiServer
Rank 101 89 82
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.067% 0.080%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £303
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +11.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
792 664 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.21% 44.44% 43.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 331 263
Median daily rate £378 £330 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 34 36
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.50 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

EPiServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing EPiServer as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing EPiServer also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for EPiServer.

1 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (93.75%) HTML
2 15 (93.75%) CSS
2 15 (93.75%) MVC
3 14 (87.50%) CMS
3 14 (87.50%) .NET Framework
3 14 (87.50%) HTML5
4 12 (75.00%) AngularJS
4 12 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (68.75%) Requirements Analysis
5 11 (68.75%) Scrum
5 11 (68.75%) BDD
5 11 (68.75%) CSS3
5 11 (68.75%) WCAG
5 11 (68.75%) Web Testing
5 11 (68.75%) Sitecore CMS
5 11 (68.75%) Sitecore
5 11 (68.75%) OWASP
5 11 (68.75%) SpecFlow
6 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (50.00%) Front End Development
7 7 (43.75%) Web Development
8 6 (37.50%) Process Management
9 5 (31.25%) Capita
9 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
9 5 (31.25%) User Experience
10 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET

EPiServer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (87.50%) CMS
2 11 (68.75%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (18.75%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) SpecFlow
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Grunt
2 2 (12.50%) MSTest
2 2 (12.50%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) .NET Developer
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Developer
4 6 (37.50%) Agile .NET Developer
4 6 (37.50%) HTML Developer
5 5 (31.25%) Agile C# Developer
5 5 (31.25%) C# Developer
6 4 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (25.00%) Lead Developer
6 4 (25.00%) UX Developer
7 3 (18.75%) Technical Leader
8 2 (12.50%) Angular Developer
8 2 (12.50%) Consultant
8 2 (12.50%) EPiServer Developer
8 2 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (12.50%) Technical Developer
8 2 (12.50%) User Experience Consultant
9 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (6.25%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (93.75%) CSS
2 15 (93.75%) HTML
3 14 (87.50%) .NET Framework
3 14 (87.50%) HTML5
4 12 (75.00%) AngularJS
5 11 (68.75%) CSS3
6 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (18.75%) Web Services
8 2 (12.50%) JSON
8 2 (12.50%) REST
8 2 (12.50%) XML
8 2 (12.50%) XSLT
9 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (31.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) MVC
2 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (68.75%) BDD
3 11 (68.75%) OWASP
3 11 (68.75%) Requirements Analysis
3 11 (68.75%) Scrum
3 11 (68.75%) Web Testing
4 8 (50.00%) Front End Development
5 7 (43.75%) Web Development
6 6 (37.50%) Process Management
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Workflow
8 1 (6.25%) Conflict Management
8 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
8 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 1 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) WCAG
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Sitecore
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) Capita