The first table below looks at the demand for Umbraco skills 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 Umbraco over the 3 months to 23 July 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 South 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Umbraco
Rank 122 104 125
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +21
Contract jobs citing Umbraco 13 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.44% 0.14% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.67% 0.93% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 6
Average daily rate
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£288 £200 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £200 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £299 £283 £305
% change year-on-year
+5.75% -7.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
487 323 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.36% 15.02% 16.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 207 309
Average daily rate £330 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.50 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £23.75 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
Umbraco
England

Umbraco
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Umbraco Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Umbraco
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Umbraco Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Umbraco
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Umbraco across the South West region.

Umbraco Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Umbraco
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 Umbraco within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Somerset - 7 £308 - 1
Bristol - 5 £263 - 5
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 2
Umbraco
England

Umbraco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 19 (95.00%) C#
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 17 (85.00%) ASP.NET
3 15 (75.00%) HTML
4 14 (70.00%) CSS
5 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (40.00%) MySQL
7 8 (40.00%) Sitecore
8 7 (35.00%) XML
8 7 (35.00%) XSLT
8 7 (35.00%) XHTML
8 7 (35.00%) Scrum
9 6 (30.00%) jQuery
9 6 (30.00%) CMS
9 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
10 5 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (25.00%) TDD
10 5 (25.00%) RDBMS
10 5 (25.00%) Web Design
10 5 (25.00%) SQL
11 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
11 3 (15.00%) MVC
11 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (15.00%) Content Management
12 2 (10.00%) Web Development
12 2 (10.00%) WPF
12 2 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (10.00%) WinForms

Umbraco
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 6 (30.00%) CMS
2 2 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Kentico
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (40.00%) MySQL
3 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Umbraco Developer
3 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 17 (85.00%) ASP.NET
3 15 (75.00%) HTML
4 14 (70.00%) CSS
5 7 (35.00%) XML
5 7 (35.00%) XSLT
5 7 (35.00%) XHTML
6 6 (30.00%) jQuery
7 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (10.00%) WinForms
8 2 (10.00%) WPF
9 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
9 1 (5.00%) WCF
9 1 (5.00%) Web Services
9 1 (5.00%) CSS3
9 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
9 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (5.00%) Apache Cordova
9 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Scrum
2 5 (25.00%) Web Design
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) TDD
2 5 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (15.00%) MVC
3 3 (15.00%) Content Management
4 2 (10.00%) Web Development
4 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (5.00%) Progressive Enhancement
5 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) EPiServer
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