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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ektron
Rank 573 543 535
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -8
Contract jobs citing Ektron 26 27 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.052% 0.011%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.11% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 2
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£381 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
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
24335 23603 21491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 45.47% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13863 12950 11452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1048 1185
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 2015.

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 25 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 27 March 2015. 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
England -10 26 £381 +17.30% 9
London +2 11 £400 -15.78% 4
South East -33 8 £325 +3.17% 3
City of London +10 2 £419 -11.84% 1
West Midlands -7 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £375 - 1
Kent - - - - 2
Lincolnshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
North West - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Romford - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Horley - - - -
Lincoln - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1

Ektron
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 56 (86.15%) CMS
2 46 (70.77%) HTML
2 46 (70.77%) CSS
3 43 (66.15%) .NET
4 40 (61.54%) ASP.NET
5 32 (49.23%) C#
6 31 (47.69%) JavaScript
7 25 (38.46%) MVC
8 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (30.77%) SQL Server
9 20 (30.77%) Sitecore CMS
9 20 (30.77%) Sitecore
10 19 (29.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (26.15%) Umbraco
11 17 (26.15%) EPiServer
11 17 (26.15%) Kentico
12 15 (23.08%) Finance
12 15 (23.08%) Sitefinity
13 14 (21.54%) DNN
13 14 (21.54%) Content Management
14 13 (20.00%) SQL
14 13 (20.00%) XML
14 13 (20.00%) SharePoint
15 12 (18.46%) .NET Framework
16 11 (16.92%) TDD
16 11 (16.92%) jQuery
16 11 (16.92%) Web Development
16 11 (16.92%) HTML5
16 11 (16.92%) CSS3
17 10 (15.38%) Microsoft

Ektron
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 56 (86.15%) CMS
2 20 (30.77%) Sitecore CMS
3 17 (26.15%) Umbraco
3 17 (26.15%) Kentico
4 15 (23.08%) Sitefinity
5 14 (21.54%) DNN
6 13 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 9 (13.85%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (9.23%) CMS400.NET
9 4 (6.15%) Immediacy CMS
9 4 (6.15%) Node.js
10 1 (1.54%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Tridion
2 3 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) HTTP
2 4 (6.15%) Intranet
3 1 (1.54%) DNS
3 1 (1.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (12.31%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.62%) Subversion
2 3 (4.62%) Firebug
2 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (84.62%) Developer
2 19 (29.23%) .NET Developer
3 16 (24.62%) Web Developer
4 11 (16.92%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (10.77%) CMS Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Sitecore Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Front-End Web Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Tester
8 3 (4.62%) Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Umbraco Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Systems Tester
9 2 (3.08%) Digital Project Manager
9 2 (3.08%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.08%) Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Test Analyst
10 1 (1.54%) Marketing Project Manager
10 1 (1.54%) Support Consultant
10 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (1.54%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (70.77%) HTML
1 46 (70.77%) CSS
2 43 (66.15%) .NET
3 40 (61.54%) ASP.NET
4 19 (29.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (20.00%) XML
6 12 (18.46%) .NET Framework
7 11 (16.92%) jQuery
7 11 (16.92%) HTML5
7 11 (16.92%) CSS3
8 7 (10.77%) Ajax
8 7 (10.77%) JSON
8 7 (10.77%) WCF
9 6 (9.23%) Web Services
10 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (6.15%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (6.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (6.15%) Ninject
12 3 (4.62%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Streaming Music
1 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.62%) Taxonomies
2 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) User Experience
4 1 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.54%) Life Science
4 1 (1.54%) iPhone
4 1 (1.54%) iPad
4 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) MVC
2 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (21.54%) Content Management
4 11 (16.92%) TDD
4 11 (16.92%) Web Development
5 7 (10.77%) DSDM
5 7 (10.77%) System Testing
6 5 (7.69%) BDD
6 5 (7.69%) Software Testing
7 4 (6.15%) Scrum
7 4 (6.15%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.15%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (6.15%) Web Application Development
7 4 (6.15%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (6.15%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (4.62%) CRM
8 3 (4.62%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (3.08%) B2B
9 2 (3.08%) B2C
9 2 (3.08%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 32 (49.23%) C#
2 31 (47.69%) JavaScript
3 13 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) ISEB
1 4 (6.15%) ISTQB
1 4 (6.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (4.62%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (30.77%) Sitecore
2 17 (26.15%) EPiServer
3 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.69%) HP
5 4 (6.15%) Alterian
6 3 (4.62%) RedDot
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