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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPiServer over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EPiServer
Rank 159 - 130
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% - 0.033%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% - 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
1695 1691 1268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.09% 45.64% 41.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 858 643
Median daily rate £400 £368 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £208 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 108 89
Median hourly rate £20.39 £18.88 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.99% +4.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £35.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.83% +8.58%

EPiServer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing EPiServer as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPiServer within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 5 £375 -
EPiServer
England

EPiServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 North West region with a requirement for EPiServer.

1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) CMS
3 10 (83.33%) MVC
4 9 (75.00%) HTML
4 9 (75.00%) CSS
5 8 (66.67%) HTML5
6 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (50.00%) Scrum
7 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (50.00%) Web Development
7 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (50.00%) CSS3
7 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (41.67%) EPiServer CMS
8 5 (41.67%) BDD
8 5 (41.67%) WCAG
8 5 (41.67%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (41.67%) Sitecore
8 5 (41.67%) OWASP
8 5 (41.67%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (41.67%) Web Testing
8 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
8 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
8 5 (41.67%) SpecFlow
9 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 4 (33.33%) Process Management
10 3 (25.00%) Front End Development
10 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC

EPiServer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 11 (91.67%) CMS
2 5 (41.67%) EPiServer CMS
2 5 (41.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Agile .NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Developer
3 4 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 4 (33.33%) EPiServer Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (16.67%) CMS Developer
5 2 (16.67%) HTML Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) CSS
2 9 (75.00%) HTML
3 8 (66.67%) HTML5
4 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (50.00%) CSS3
5 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (8.33%) jQuery
8 1 (8.33%) LINQ
8 1 (8.33%) WCF
8 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) MVC
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
2 6 (50.00%) Web Development
3 5 (41.67%) BDD
3 5 (41.67%) OWASP
3 5 (41.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) Web Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Process Management
5 3 (25.00%) Front End Development
6 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 1 (8.33%) Conflict Management
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (8.33%) SDLC
7 1 (8.33%) TDD
7 1 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) WCAG
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Sitecore
3 3 (25.00%) Capita