The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of EPiServer products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPiServer over the 3 months to 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EPiServer
Rank 168 164 138
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -26
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.050% 0.026% 0.065%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.056% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £425 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £473
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -31.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
EPiServer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1805 1788 1332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.87% 45.69% 43.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1022 854 631
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £230 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £650 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 110 114
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £24.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -27.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.17 £49.50 £44.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

EPiServer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

EPiServer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

EPiServer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

EPiServer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

EPiServer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPiServer within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Manchester -8 1 - - 3
Cheshire - 1 £425 - 2
EPiServer
England

EPiServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 25 (100.00%) .NET
1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 24 (96.00%) HTML
2 24 (96.00%) MVC
3 23 (92.00%) HTML5
4 21 (84.00%) CSS
5 20 (80.00%) CMS
5 20 (80.00%) .NET Framework
6 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
6 13 (52.00%) CSS3
7 12 (48.00%) AngularJS
7 12 (48.00%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
7 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
7 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
7 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (44.00%) Scrum
8 11 (44.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 11 (44.00%) WCAG
8 11 (44.00%) Web Testing
8 11 (44.00%) SpecFlow
8 11 (44.00%) Front End Development
8 11 (44.00%) BDD
8 11 (44.00%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (44.00%) Sitecore
8 11 (44.00%) OWASP
9 9 (36.00%) Web Services
10 8 (32.00%) XML
10 8 (32.00%) Web Development
11 6 (24.00%) SQL

EPiServer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (80.00%) CMS
2 11 (44.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (20.00%) EPiServer CMS
4 3 (12.00%) IIS
4 3 (12.00%) Umbraco
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) SpecFlow
2 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.00%) Grunt
2 5 (20.00%) MSTest
2 5 (20.00%) NUnit
3 3 (12.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 3 (12.00%) Subversion
3 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (12.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
2 13 (52.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Agile Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Agile .NET Developer
4 6 (24.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (24.00%) HTML Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Agile C# Developer
5 5 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (16.00%) EPiServer Developer
6 4 (16.00%) Lead Developer
6 4 (16.00%) UX Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Applications Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Technical Leader
8 2 (8.00%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Angular Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Technical Developer
8 2 (8.00%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (96.00%) HTML
3 23 (92.00%) HTML5
4 21 (84.00%) CSS
5 20 (80.00%) .NET Framework
6 13 (52.00%) CSS3
7 12 (48.00%) AngularJS
7 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
8 9 (36.00%) Web Services
9 8 (32.00%) XML
10 5 (20.00%) JSON
10 5 (20.00%) REST
10 5 (20.00%) XSLT
11 4 (16.00%) WCF
12 3 (12.00%) Ajax
12 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (12.00%) Entity Framework
12 3 (12.00%) iOS SDK
12 3 (12.00%) jQuery
12 3 (12.00%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (20.00%) User Experience
3 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Android
2 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) MVC
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) BDD
3 11 (44.00%) Front End Development
3 11 (44.00%) OWASP
3 11 (44.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 11 (44.00%) Scrum
3 11 (44.00%) Web Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Web Development
5 6 (24.00%) Process Management
6 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Workflow
7 3 (12.00%) Content Management
7 3 (12.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (12.00%) OO
8 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
9 1 (4.00%) ITIL
9 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
9 1 (4.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (20.00%) XPath
5 3 (12.00%) Java
5 3 (12.00%) Objective-C
5 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (44.00%) Sitecore
3 5 (20.00%) Capita
4 3 (12.00%) Appcelerator
4 3 (12.00%) OpenText
4 3 (12.00%) Xamarin
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago