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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Umbraco
Rank 135 128 102
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -26
Contract jobs citing Umbraco 14 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.18% 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.33% 1.15% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 3
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£200 £210 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -35.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.75
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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
602 436 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.46% 15.84% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 220 237
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 44
Average hourly rate £21.50 £26.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.86% +44.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £13.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.57 £25.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.73 £19.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.97% +1.71%

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 4 March 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 -12 4 £300 - 12
Cheshire -1 2 £325 +1.56% 7
Merseyside - - - - 2
Umbraco
England

Umbraco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (86.21%) C#
3 24 (82.76%) SQL Server
4 22 (75.86%) HTML
5 21 (72.41%) JavaScript
6 17 (58.62%) MVC
6 17 (58.62%) CSS
7 15 (51.72%) ASP.NET
7 15 (51.72%) HTML5
8 14 (48.28%) Visual Studio
9 12 (41.38%) SQL
10 10 (34.48%) Oracle
10 10 (34.48%) PL/SQL
10 10 (34.48%) Classic ASP
10 10 (34.48%) Telecoms
10 10 (34.48%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (34.48%) CSS3
10 10 (34.48%) PhoneGap
10 10 (34.48%) Oracle Database
11 7 (24.14%) CMS
12 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (17.24%) Content Management
14 4 (13.79%) XML
14 4 (13.79%) jQuery
14 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
14 4 (13.79%) Degree
15 3 (10.34%) Marketing
15 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
15 3 (10.34%) IIS
15 3 (10.34%) XHTML

Umbraco
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 7 (24.14%) CMS
2 3 (10.34%) IIS
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) Sitefinity
4 1 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (82.76%) SQL Server
2 10 (34.48%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (34.48%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) Subversion
3 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (34.48%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Umbraco Developer
3 8 (27.59%) .NET Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Web Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (75.86%) HTML
3 17 (58.62%) CSS
4 15 (51.72%) ASP.NET
4 15 (51.72%) HTML5
5 10 (34.48%) Classic ASP
5 10 (34.48%) CSS3
5 10 (34.48%) PhoneGap
6 4 (13.79%) XML
6 4 (13.79%) jQuery
6 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
7 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (10.34%) XHTML
8 2 (6.90%) XSL
8 2 (6.90%) SOAP
8 2 (6.90%) Web Services
8 2 (6.90%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (6.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) MVC
2 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) Content Management
4 3 (10.34%) Document Management
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) TDD
6 1 (3.45%) Web Development
6 1 (3.45%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) C#
2 21 (72.41%) JavaScript
3 12 (41.38%) SQL
4 10 (34.48%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Sitecore
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