The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Ektron products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ektron over the 3 months to 28 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 Vendors currently tracked.

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 Ektron.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ektron
Rank 583 548 560
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +12
Contract jobs citing Ektron 21 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.033% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.084% 0.070% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 20
Average daily rate
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£475 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £378 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £290 £280
% change year-on-year
+16.37% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24993 24117 27009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.72% 47.19% 46.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13879 13072 13683
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1090 1205 1398
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%

Ektron
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ektron within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Ektron Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ektron
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ektron within the UK.

Ektron Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Ektron
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ektron within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Ektron Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Ektron
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ektron within the UK.

Ektron Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Ektron
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ektron within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England -4 20 £475 +58.33% 5
London +21 15 £475 +52.00% 3
City of London +20 13 £500 +66.66%
South East -27 3 £344 +22.76% 1
Scotland - 1 £320 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Bristol - - - -
East Grinstead - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - - 1
Swanley - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -

Ektron
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Ektron 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 Ektron.

1 45 (97.83%) CMS
2 38 (82.61%) .NET
3 34 (73.91%) C#
4 30 (65.22%) CSS
5 28 (60.87%) Finance
6 26 (56.52%) JavaScript
7 25 (54.35%) ASP.NET
8 24 (52.17%) Web Services
8 24 (52.17%) HTML
8 24 (52.17%) MVC
8 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (50.00%) SQL Server
9 23 (50.00%) XML
9 23 (50.00%) jQuery
9 23 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
9 23 (50.00%) Sitecore
10 21 (45.65%) Umbraco
11 19 (41.30%) Content Management
12 14 (30.43%) Visual Studio
13 13 (28.26%) IIS
13 13 (28.26%) Windows
13 13 (28.26%) T-SQL
13 13 (28.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (28.26%) TDD
13 13 (28.26%) EPiServer
13 13 (28.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (26.09%) .NET Framework
14 12 (26.09%) HTML5
14 12 (26.09%) NUnit
15 10 (21.74%) SQL

Ektron
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Ektron 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 Ektron. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 45 (97.83%) CMS
2 23 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 21 (45.65%) Umbraco
4 13 (28.26%) IIS
5 10 (21.74%) SharePoint
6 6 (13.04%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (10.87%) Joomla!
8 4 (8.70%) Sitefinity
9 1 (2.17%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (2.17%) Kentico
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (28.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (28.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (30.43%) Visual Studio
2 12 (26.09%) NUnit
3 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.17%) Subversion
4 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 28 (60.87%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.35%) Games
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (63.04%) Developer
2 10 (21.74%) Web Developer
3 9 (19.57%) .NET Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Test Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) CMS Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Web Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Web Test Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) C# Web Developer
8 2 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) Programmer
9 1 (2.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (82.61%) .NET
2 30 (65.22%) CSS
3 25 (54.35%) ASP.NET
4 24 (52.17%) HTML
4 24 (52.17%) Web Services
5 23 (50.00%) XML
5 23 (50.00%) jQuery
6 12 (26.09%) .NET Framework
6 12 (26.09%) HTML5
7 10 (21.74%) CSS3
8 7 (15.22%) WCF
8 7 (15.22%) LINQ
9 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (8.70%) XHTML
9 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
9 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (4.35%) JMS
10 2 (4.35%) Ajax
10 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (4.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
1 2 (4.35%) Social Media
2 1 (2.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Android
2 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) MVC
1 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (41.30%) Content Management
3 13 (28.26%) TDD
4 8 (17.39%) Web Development
5 6 (13.04%) DSDM
6 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.70%) Automated Testing
7 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.70%) Scrum
7 4 (8.70%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.35%) System Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Complex Event Processing
8 2 (4.35%) Campaign Management
8 2 (4.35%) Android Development
8 2 (4.35%) iOS Development
8 2 (4.35%) Migration
9 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.17%) OOD
9 1 (2.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 34 (73.91%) C#
2 26 (56.52%) JavaScript
3 13 (28.26%) T-SQL
4 10 (21.74%) SQL
5 2 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) ISEB
1 4 (8.70%) ISTQB
1 4 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.35%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 13 (28.26%) EPiServer
3 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.70%) RedDot
4 4 (8.70%) HP
5 2 (4.35%) Interwoven
5 2 (4.35%) TIBCO
5 2 (4.35%) Metastorm
5 2 (4.35%) FatWire
5 2 (4.35%) Alterian
5 2 (4.35%) Unica
5 2 (4.35%) Eloqua
5 2 (4.35%) StreamBase
5 2 (4.35%) Neolane
6 1 (2.17%) Adobe