The table below looks at the statistics for Umbraco skills 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 Umbraco over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Umbraco
Rank 132 115 105
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -10
Contract jobs citing Umbraco 13 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.50% 0.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.35% 3.57% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 10
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£325 £331 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% +13.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £428 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £293 £280
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 -
Umbraco
England

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

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
554 420 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.03% 14.00% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 212 220
Average daily rate £350 £323 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% +3.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 29 43
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -9.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £12.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

Umbraco
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Umbraco Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Umbraco
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Umbraco Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Umbraco
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Umbraco across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Umbraco Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Umbraco
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Umbraco across the North West region.

Umbraco Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Umbraco
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 Umbraco within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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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 -9 8 £325 -1.88% 11
Cheshire -3 3 - - 2
Merseyside -14 1 £375 +25.52% 5
Lancashire - 1 - -
Umbraco
England

Umbraco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Umbraco 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 Umbraco.

1 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 19 (86.36%) C#
3 16 (72.73%) ASP.NET
4 14 (63.64%) CMS
5 12 (54.55%) MVC
5 12 (54.55%) CSS
5 12 (54.55%) HTML
6 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 9 (40.91%) Visual Studio
8 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (31.82%) TeamCity
9 7 (31.82%) HTML5
10 6 (27.27%) CSS3
10 6 (27.27%) IIS
11 5 (22.73%) jQuery
12 4 (18.18%) Sitecore
12 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (18.18%) NUnit
13 3 (13.64%) Subversion
13 3 (13.64%) TDD
13 3 (13.64%) JIRA
13 3 (13.64%) QA
13 3 (13.64%) Selenium
13 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
13 3 (13.64%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (13.64%) SQL
13 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
13 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse

Umbraco
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Umbraco 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 Umbraco. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (63.64%) CMS
2 6 (27.27%) IIS
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 3 (13.64%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (13.64%) Sitefinity
3 3 (13.64%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
1 2 (9.09%) PaaS
1 2 (9.09%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 2 (9.09%) Couchbase
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Visual Studio
2 7 (31.82%) TeamCity
3 4 (18.18%) NUnit
4 3 (13.64%) Subversion
4 3 (13.64%) JIRA
4 3 (13.64%) Selenium
4 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
4 3 (13.64%) SpecFlow
5 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Umbraco Developer
4 3 (13.64%) UI Programmer
4 3 (13.64%) UI Developer
4 3 (13.64%) CMS Developer
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 16 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 12 (54.55%) CSS
3 12 (54.55%) HTML
4 7 (31.82%) HTML5
5 6 (27.27%) CSS3
6 5 (22.73%) jQuery
7 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
8 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
8 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (9.09%) Memcached
9 2 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (9.09%) REST
9 2 (9.09%) PhoneGap
9 2 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (9.09%) JSON
9 2 (9.09%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) MVC
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) TDD
3 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.64%) BDD
3 3 (13.64%) Automation Testing
4 2 (9.09%) MVVM
4 2 (9.09%) SOA
4 2 (9.09%) OOP
4 2 (9.09%) OO
4 2 (9.09%) Web Development
5 1 (4.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) C#
2 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) VB
4 2 (9.09%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) Ruby
4 2 (9.09%) PHP5
4 2 (9.09%) PHP
4 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Sitecore
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter
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