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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Umbraco
Rank 120 121 106
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs citing Umbraco 18 8 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.28% 0.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.44% 1.63% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 19
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£200 £269 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £145 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £296 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £281 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 - £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
524 491 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.12% 17.30% 18.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 246 266
Average daily rate £355 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.37% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £162 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 49 33
Average hourly rate £16.78 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.09% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.40 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £36.07 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.51% -9.34%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 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
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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 -3 9 £300 +4.34% 15
Lancashire -17 6 £200 - 1
Cheshire +5 1 - - 6
Merseyside - 1 £142 -
Umbraco
England

Umbraco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 41 (85.42%) .NET
2 35 (72.92%) C#
3 33 (68.75%) SQL Server
4 30 (62.50%) JavaScript
5 29 (60.42%) HTML
6 21 (43.75%) MVC
6 21 (43.75%) HTML5
7 20 (41.67%) ASP.NET
8 16 (33.33%) CSS
9 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 12 (25.00%) SQL
9 12 (25.00%) jQuery
10 10 (20.83%) Visual Studio
10 10 (20.83%) .NET Framework
11 9 (18.75%) Degree
11 9 (18.75%) Content Management
11 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
11 9 (18.75%) SharePoint
11 9 (18.75%) Oracle
11 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (18.75%) CMS
12 7 (14.58%) Web Services
12 7 (14.58%) QA
12 7 (14.58%) CSS3
13 6 (12.50%) PhoneGap
13 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database
13 6 (12.50%) Web Development
13 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (12.50%) Classic ASP
13 6 (12.50%) PL/SQL

Umbraco
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 9 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 9 (18.75%) CMS
2 3 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (2.08%) Sitefinity
4 1 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.08%) NUnit
General
1 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (79.17%) Developer
2 19 (39.58%) Umbraco Developer
3 11 (22.92%) Web Developer
4 10 (20.83%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.17%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (85.42%) .NET
2 29 (60.42%) HTML
3 21 (43.75%) HTML5
4 20 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 16 (33.33%) CSS
6 12 (25.00%) jQuery
7 10 (20.83%) .NET Framework
8 7 (14.58%) Web Services
8 7 (14.58%) CSS3
9 6 (12.50%) PhoneGap
9 6 (12.50%) Classic ASP
10 5 (10.42%) XML
10 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (6.25%) XSL
12 3 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
12 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (6.25%) WCF
13 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) MVC
2 9 (18.75%) Content Management
2 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
2 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.50%) Web Development
4 3 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (6.25%) Document Management
5 2 (4.17%) TDD
6 1 (2.08%) Scrum
6 1 (2.08%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (72.92%) C#
2 30 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 12 (25.00%) SQL
4 6 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.33%) Java
6 3 (6.25%) VBScript
6 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.75%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Sitecore
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