The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the North West region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Umbraco
Rank 128 99 122
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +23
Contract jobs citing Umbraco 10 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.73% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.09% 3.85% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 13
Average daily rate £280 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £375 £273
% change year-on-year
-20.66% +37.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 - -
Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
479 468 606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.84% 19.10% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 206 320
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £459 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 44 42
Average hourly rate £28.50 £19.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% +14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.57 £30.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
Umbraco
England

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
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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -11 10 £280 - 4
Cheshire - - - - 2
Lancashire - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - - 2
Umbraco
England

Umbraco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 15 (93.75%) C#
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) MVC
3 12 (75.00%) CMS
4 11 (68.75%) NUnit
5 6 (37.50%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (37.50%) Sitecore
5 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 5 (31.25%) IIS
6 5 (31.25%) TeamCity
6 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 5 (31.25%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (25.00%) LINQ
8 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
8 3 (18.75%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 2 (12.50%) SQL
9 2 (12.50%) CSS
9 2 (12.50%) jQuery
10 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (6.25%) TDD
10 1 (6.25%) Varnish
10 1 (6.25%) BDD
10 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
10 1 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
10 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (6.25%) iOS Development

Umbraco
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 12 (75.00%) CMS
2 6 (37.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (31.25%) IIS
3 5 (31.25%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) NUnit
2 5 (31.25%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Umbraco Developer
3 7 (43.75%) .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Sitecore Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (6.25%) CMS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (25.00%) LINQ
5 2 (12.50%) CSS
5 2 (12.50%) jQuery
6 1 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (6.25%) Web Services
6 1 (6.25%) XML
6 1 (6.25%) XSLT
6 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (6.25%) Middleware
6 1 (6.25%) HTML
6 1 (6.25%) WCF
6 1 (6.25%) WPF
6 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) MVC
2 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (18.75%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) BDD
4 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) XAML
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Varnish
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Sitecore
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Northgate
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