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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EPiServer
Rank 132 141 128
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 20 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.031% 0.036%
As % of the Vendors category 1.28% 0.067% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 0
Average daily rate £370 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
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
1562 1496 1206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 41.08% 46.23% 43.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 754 570
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £223 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 98 77
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.23 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EPiServer across the North West region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

EPiServer Daily Rate Histogram 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 9 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
Manchester +3 20 £370 +34.54%
EPiServer
England

EPiServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 45 (78.95%) HTML
2 38 (66.67%) HTML5
3 28 (49.12%) Web Services
4 27 (47.37%) C#
4 27 (47.37%) .NET
5 24 (42.11%) JSON
6 23 (40.35%) CSS
6 23 (40.35%) MVC
7 22 (38.60%) CMS
7 22 (38.60%) .NET Framework
8 21 (36.84%) Front End Development
9 19 (33.33%) SAML
10 17 (29.82%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (29.82%) OAuth
11 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (24.56%) Content Management
12 14 (24.56%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (22.81%) User Experience
13 13 (22.81%) Scrum
13 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
14 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
14 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
14 12 (21.05%) CSS3
14 12 (21.05%) AngularJS
14 12 (21.05%) Sitecore CMS
14 12 (21.05%) Sitecore
15 11 (19.30%) OWASP
15 11 (19.30%) WCAG
15 11 (19.30%) Web Testing
15 11 (19.30%) SpecFlow

EPiServer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 22 (38.60%) CMS
2 12 (21.05%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (12.28%) EPiServer CMS
4 4 (7.02%) Umbraco
5 3 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) SaaS
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.75%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) SpecFlow
2 5 (8.77%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.77%) Grunt
2 5 (8.77%) MSTest
2 5 (8.77%) NUnit
3 3 (5.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 3 (5.26%) Subversion
3 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.26%) Xcode
4 1 (1.75%) Yeoman
Job Titles
1 45 (78.95%) Developer
2 17 (29.82%) EPiServer Developer
3 14 (24.56%) .NET Developer
4 11 (19.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (17.54%) Architect
5 10 (17.54%) Designer
6 9 (15.79%) Integration Architect
6 9 (15.79%) Integration Developer
7 8 (14.04%) HTML Developer
8 7 (12.28%) Agile Developer
9 6 (10.53%) Agile .NET Developer
10 5 (8.77%) Agile C# Developer
10 5 (8.77%) C# Developer
10 5 (8.77%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (7.02%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (7.02%) Lead Developer
11 4 (7.02%) UX Developer
12 3 (5.26%) Applications Developer
12 3 (5.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 3 (5.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (78.95%) HTML
2 38 (66.67%) HTML5
3 28 (49.12%) Web Services
4 27 (47.37%) .NET
5 24 (42.11%) JSON
6 23 (40.35%) CSS
7 22 (38.60%) .NET Framework
8 19 (33.33%) SAML
9 17 (29.82%) OAuth
10 12 (21.05%) AngularJS
10 12 (21.05%) CSS3
11 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET
12 8 (14.04%) XML
13 6 (10.53%) WCF
14 5 (8.77%) REST
14 5 (8.77%) XSLT
15 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 3 (5.26%) Android SDK
16 3 (5.26%) Entity Framework
16 3 (5.26%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (22.81%) User Experience
3 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) Android
2 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) MVC
2 21 (36.84%) Front End Development
3 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (24.56%) Content Management
5 13 (22.81%) Scrum
6 11 (19.30%) BDD
6 11 (19.30%) OWASP
6 11 (19.30%) Requirements Analysis
6 11 (19.30%) Web Testing
7 8 (14.04%) Process Management
8 5 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.77%) Unit Testing
8 5 (8.77%) Workflow
9 4 (7.02%) OO
10 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (5.26%) Web Design
10 3 (5.26%) Web Development
11 2 (3.51%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 27 (47.37%) C#
2 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
3 11 (19.30%) Java
4 8 (14.04%) SQL
5 5 (8.77%) T-SQL
5 5 (8.77%) XPath
6 3 (5.26%) Objective-C
6 3 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (29.82%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.05%) Sitecore
3 5 (8.77%) Capita
4 3 (5.26%) Appcelerator
4 3 (5.26%) OpenText
4 3 (5.26%) Xamarin