The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of EPiServer products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPiServer over the 3 months to 1 October 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within EPiServer.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EPiServer
Rank 139 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £475 £350
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
EPiServer
England

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

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1368 943 1239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.33% 41.04% 40.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 591 645
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 82 109
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £16.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.50 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

EPiServer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EPiServer across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

EPiServer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

EPiServer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

EPiServer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

EPiServer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPiServer within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 October 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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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
Bristol - 2 £355 - 1
Devon - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
EPiServer
England

EPiServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing EPiServer 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 EPiServer.

1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) CMS
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 4 (66.67%) CSS3
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (50.00%) NUnit
4 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (50.00%) REST
4 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (50.00%) SpecFlow
4 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (33.33%) Umbraco
5 2 (33.33%) Kentico
5 2 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (33.33%) Sitecore
5 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel

EPiServer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing EPiServer 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 EPiServer. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) CMS
2 2 (33.33%) Umbraco
2 2 (33.33%) Kentico
2 2 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (16.67%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) NUnit
1 3 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) CMS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (16.67%) UI Developer
3 1 (16.67%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (66.67%) CSS3
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (50.00%) REST
4 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Content Management
5 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Sitecore
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft