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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Umbraco
Rank 114 115 103
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing Umbraco 18 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.22% 0.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.48% 1.47% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 7
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£200 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% -11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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
517 409 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.44% 15.32% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 207 263
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £202 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 37
Average hourly rate £18.25 £21.77 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.16% +18.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £9.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.31 £25.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 +2 6 £300 +4.34% 16
Cheshire +5 1 - - 9
Merseyside - - - - 4
Umbraco
England

Umbraco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 38 (97.44%) .NET
2 34 (87.18%) C#
3 31 (79.49%) SQL Server
4 30 (76.92%) JavaScript
5 29 (74.36%) HTML
6 23 (58.97%) HTML5
7 22 (56.41%) ASP.NET
8 19 (48.72%) MVC
9 15 (38.46%) CSS
9 15 (38.46%) SQL
10 13 (33.33%) Oracle
11 12 (30.77%) Visual Studio
12 10 (25.64%) CSS3
12 10 (25.64%) PhoneGap
12 10 (25.64%) Oracle Database
12 10 (25.64%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (25.64%) Classic ASP
12 10 (25.64%) PL/SQL
12 10 (25.64%) Telecoms
13 9 (23.08%) SharePoint
13 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
13 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
13 9 (23.08%) Degree
14 8 (20.51%) .NET Framework
14 8 (20.51%) jQuery
14 8 (20.51%) Content Management
15 7 (17.95%) CMS
15 7 (17.95%) QA
16 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
16 5 (12.82%) Internet

Umbraco
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 7 (17.95%) CMS
3 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.13%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) Sitefinity
5 1 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (79.49%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.64%) Oracle Database
2 10 (25.64%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (25.64%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (66.67%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Umbraco Developer
3 10 (25.64%) .NET Developer
4 8 (20.51%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (97.44%) .NET
2 29 (74.36%) HTML
3 23 (58.97%) HTML5
4 22 (56.41%) ASP.NET
5 15 (38.46%) CSS
6 10 (25.64%) CSS3
6 10 (25.64%) PhoneGap
6 10 (25.64%) Classic ASP
7 8 (20.51%) .NET Framework
7 8 (20.51%) jQuery
8 5 (12.82%) Web Services
9 4 (10.26%) XML
9 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (7.69%) WCF
11 2 (5.13%) SOAP
11 2 (5.13%) XSL
11 2 (5.13%) XHTML
11 2 (5.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) MVC
2 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 8 (20.51%) Content Management
4 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.69%) Web Development
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (7.69%) Document Management
6 1 (2.56%) BDD
6 1 (2.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (87.18%) C#
2 30 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 15 (38.46%) SQL
4 10 (25.64%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.26%) Java
6 3 (7.69%) VBScript
7 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Oracle
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Sitecore
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