The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Umbraco
Rank 126 111 129
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Contract jobs citing Umbraco 16 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.49% 0.18% 0.068%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.69% 1.00% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 1
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£318 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.62% -1.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £294
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +3.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £30.02
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
595 400 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.16% 18.26% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 253 244
Average daily rate £375 £345 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.85% +7.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £215 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 29
Average hourly rate £19.50 £19.30 £16.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.03% +16.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £55.00 £36.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Umbraco across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Umbraco Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 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 -9 10 £310 +8.77% 5
Somerset - 2 £300 - 1
Wiltshire -14 1 £163 -46.72%
Gloucestershire - - - -
Umbraco
England

Umbraco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 26 (96.30%) C#
2 25 (92.59%) .NET
3 23 (85.19%) ASP.NET
4 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
5 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
6 14 (51.85%) HTML
7 13 (48.15%) CSS
8 12 (44.44%) MVC
9 11 (40.74%) CMS
10 10 (37.04%) Scrum
10 10 (37.04%) MySQL
10 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
11 9 (33.33%) Sitecore
11 9 (33.33%) XML
11 9 (33.33%) TDD
12 8 (29.63%) XSLT
12 8 (29.63%) XHTML
13 7 (25.93%) RDBMS
13 7 (25.93%) Web Design
13 7 (25.93%) jQuery
13 7 (25.93%) Responsive Web Design
14 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (18.52%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (14.81%) Content Management
15 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
15 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
16 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
16 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
16 3 (11.11%) Pair Programming

Umbraco
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 11 (40.74%) CMS
2 5 (18.52%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (7.41%) Kentico
3 2 (7.41%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (37.04%) MySQL
2 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
3 7 (25.93%) RDBMS
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) Umbraco Developer
3 7 (25.93%) .NET Developer
4 5 (18.52%) C# Developer
5 4 (14.81%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Agile C# Developer
7 2 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Digital Producer
8 1 (3.70%) CMS Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Content Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Server Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) PHP Developer
8 1 (3.70%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (92.59%) .NET
2 23 (85.19%) ASP.NET
3 14 (51.85%) HTML
4 13 (48.15%) CSS
5 9 (33.33%) XML
6 8 (29.63%) XSLT
6 8 (29.63%) XHTML
7 7 (25.93%) jQuery
8 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
10 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
10 2 (7.41%) WCF
11 1 (3.70%) Web Services
11 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1 (3.70%) Apache Cordova
11 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (3.70%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Semantic Web
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) MVC
2 10 (37.04%) Scrum
3 9 (33.33%) TDD
4 7 (25.93%) Web Design
4 7 (25.93%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.81%) Content Management
6 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.11%) Pair Programming
8 1 (3.70%) Web Development
8 1 (3.70%) Web Accessibility
8 1 (3.70%) BDD
8 1 (3.70%) Progressive Enhancement
8 1 (3.70%) Digital Content Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) C#
2 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) Java
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) EPiServer