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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EPiServer
Rank 84 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.076% 0.33% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £275
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +50.00%
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
572 556 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.27% 46.14% 45.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 254 253
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 50 63
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Open Text
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) EPiServer CMS

EPiServer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) EPiServer CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Open Text