The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 Ektron.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ektron
Rank 608 567 570
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +3
Contract jobs citing Ektron 9 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.044% 0.050%
As % of the Vendors category 0.035% 0.094% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 26
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£450 £394 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +21.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £280 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £469 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £401 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.33% +33.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26002 24478 26884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.45% 46.46% 46.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14841 13808 13714
Average daily rate £388 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1185 1104 1374
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.90 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 1 October 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 20 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 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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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 -32 9 £450 +14.28% 2
Hampshire -21 6 £344 -14.59%
South East -23 6 £344 -14.59%
Basingstoke +14 4 £338 +20.53%
London +9 3 £450 +33.33% 2
Margate - - - -
Poole - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Kent - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
South West - - - -

Ektron
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 26 (92.86%) C#
1 26 (92.86%) .NET
1 26 (92.86%) CMS
2 23 (82.14%) CSS
3 22 (78.57%) ASP.NET
4 20 (71.43%) MVC
4 20 (71.43%) Finance
5 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (67.86%) SQL Server
5 19 (67.86%) HTML
5 19 (67.86%) XML
6 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
7 17 (60.71%) Sitecore CMS
7 17 (60.71%) Sitecore
8 16 (57.14%) jQuery
9 15 (53.57%) Umbraco
10 14 (50.00%) Web Services
11 13 (46.43%) Visual Studio
11 13 (46.43%) Content Management
11 13 (46.43%) .NET Framework
12 12 (42.86%) TDD
12 12 (42.86%) NUnit
12 12 (42.86%) Windows
13 11 (39.29%) EPiServer
13 11 (39.29%) HTML5
14 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (35.71%) CSS3
14 10 (35.71%) IIS
14 10 (35.71%) T-SQL
14 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Ektron
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 26 (92.86%) CMS
2 17 (60.71%) Sitecore CMS
3 15 (53.57%) Umbraco
4 10 (35.71%) IIS
5 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (14.29%) Joomla!
6 4 (14.29%) Sitefinity
7 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (7.14%) Commerce Server 2007
8 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (7.14%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Tridion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (67.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (7.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Visual Studio
2 12 (42.86%) NUnit
3 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Financial Institution
3 2 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Web Developer
4 5 (17.86%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) CMS Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Configuration Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Web Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Web Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Web Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Configuration Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (92.86%) .NET
2 23 (82.14%) CSS
3 22 (78.57%) ASP.NET
4 19 (67.86%) HTML
4 19 (67.86%) XML
5 16 (57.14%) jQuery
6 14 (50.00%) Web Services
7 13 (46.43%) .NET Framework
8 11 (39.29%) HTML5
9 10 (35.71%) CSS3
10 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (17.86%) WCF
10 5 (17.86%) LINQ
11 4 (14.29%) AngularJS
12 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (10.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 2 (7.14%) XHTML
13 2 (7.14%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Social Media
1 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
1 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.14%) Android
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) MVC
2 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (46.43%) Content Management
4 12 (42.86%) TDD
5 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.29%) Web Development
7 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.71%) DSDM
7 3 (10.71%) System Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Complex Event Processing
8 2 (7.14%) Campaign Management
8 2 (7.14%) Android Development
8 2 (7.14%) iOS Development
8 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 2 (7.14%) Scrum
8 2 (7.14%) Migration
9 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
9 1 (3.57%) Use Case
9 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) C#
2 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 10 (35.71%) T-SQL
4 7 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Sitecore
2 11 (39.29%) EPiServer
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.29%) RedDot
5 2 (7.14%) Unica
5 2 (7.14%) Eloqua
5 2 (7.14%) StreamBase
5 2 (7.14%) Neolane
5 2 (7.14%) Interwoven
5 2 (7.14%) TIBCO
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle
5 2 (7.14%) Alterian
5 2 (7.14%) FatWire
5 2 (7.14%) Metastorm