The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of EPiServer 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 EPiServer over the 3 months to 21 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 EPiServer.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EPiServer
Rank 547 525 540
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 71 61 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.082%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.25% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 44 26
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £475 £325
% change year-on-year
-29.21% +46.15%
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
26243 24330 26221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.07% 46.29% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15249 13762 13531
Average daily rate £388 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
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 1235 1152 1348
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

EPiServer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

EPiServer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

EPiServer
Daily Rate Trend

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

EPiServer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

EPiServer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EPiServer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

EPiServer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

EPiServer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

EPiServer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

EPiServer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPiServer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 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
England -20 68 £350 - 40
London -8 44 £350 - 15
South East -23 10 £325 -31.57% 7
City of London +21 6 £350 - 10
Hampshire -14 6 £325 -35.00%
South West - 4 £338 -
East of England -17 3 £375 - 2
Hertfordshire - 3 £375 - 2
North West -14 2 £368 +47.00% 6
Southampton -15 2 £280 -44.00%
Bristol - 2 £355 -
Manchester - 2 £368 - 3
East Midlands - 2 £336 - 3
Scotland -10 1 £350 +16.66% 2
Yorkshire - 1 - - 7
Nottinghamshire - 1 £348 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
Nottingham - 1 £348 - 1
Leeds - 1 - - 2
Liverpool - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Derby - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 2
St Albans - - - - 1
Street - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -

EPiServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing EPiServer 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 EPiServer.

1 123 (82.00%) .NET
2 107 (71.33%) CMS
3 99 (66.00%) C#
4 85 (56.67%) MVC
5 82 (54.67%) ASP.NET
6 76 (50.67%) HTML
7 75 (50.00%) CSS
8 60 (40.00%) JavaScript
9 57 (38.00%) Sitecore
10 52 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
11 51 (34.00%) Sitecore CMS
11 51 (34.00%) Umbraco
12 50 (33.33%) jQuery
12 50 (33.33%) SQL Server
13 43 (28.67%) E-Commerce
14 40 (26.67%) TDD
15 38 (25.33%) HTML5
16 33 (22.00%) EPiServer CMS
17 32 (21.33%) CSS3
18 28 (18.67%) XML
19 27 (18.00%) Visual Studio
19 27 (18.00%) Content Management
19 27 (18.00%) ASP.NET MVC
20 26 (17.33%) .NET Framework
21 24 (16.00%) Kentico
22 21 (14.00%) Microsoft
23 19 (12.67%) SharePoint
23 19 (12.67%) SQL
24 17 (11.33%) Web Services
24 17 (11.33%) Ajax

EPiServer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing EPiServer 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 EPiServer. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 107 (71.33%) CMS
2 51 (34.00%) Umbraco
2 51 (34.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 33 (22.00%) EPiServer CMS
4 24 (16.00%) Kentico
5 19 (12.67%) SharePoint
6 13 (8.67%) Node.js
7 12 (8.00%) DNN
8 8 (5.33%) IIS
9 5 (3.33%) Joomla!
9 5 (3.33%) Adobe CQ
10 4 (2.67%) Sitefinity
11 3 (2.00%) Orchard CMS
11 3 (2.00%) Drupal
11 3 (2.00%) Content Management Server
11 3 (2.00%) WordPress
12 2 (1.33%) Apache Solr
12 2 (1.33%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.67%) TYPO3
13 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (6.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Tridion
1 1 (0.67%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.33%) Intranet
2 4 (2.67%) Internet
3 1 (0.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (18.00%) Visual Studio
2 15 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (8.67%) NUnit
4 6 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.00%) MSBuild
5 3 (2.00%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.00%) Subversion
6 2 (1.33%) JIRA
7 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.67%) Grunt
General
1 15 (10.00%) Finance
1 15 (10.00%) Marketing
2 5 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.00%) Publishing
5 2 (1.33%) Games
6 1 (0.67%) Retail
6 1 (0.67%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 132 (88.00%) Developer
2 63 (42.00%) .NET Developer
3 25 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 17 (11.33%) Front-End Developer
5 13 (8.67%) .NET Web Developer
6 8 (5.33%) CMS Developer
7 7 (4.67%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.00%) C# Developer
8 6 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (3.33%) Architect
10 4 (2.67%) Software Engineer
10 4 (2.67%) Analyst
10 4 (2.67%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (2.00%) Sitecore Developer
11 3 (2.00%) Tester
11 3 (2.00%) Lead Developer
11 3 (2.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (2.00%) .NET Software Engineer
12 2 (1.33%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (82.00%) .NET
2 82 (54.67%) ASP.NET
3 76 (50.67%) HTML
4 75 (50.00%) CSS
5 50 (33.33%) jQuery
6 38 (25.33%) HTML5
7 32 (21.33%) CSS3
8 28 (18.67%) XML
9 27 (18.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (17.33%) .NET Framework
11 17 (11.33%) Web Services
11 17 (11.33%) Ajax
11 17 (11.33%) AngularJS
12 15 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 12 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
13 12 (8.00%) NHibernate
14 11 (7.33%) Razor View Engine
15 10 (6.67%) ADO.NET
15 10 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 8 (5.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.33%) iPad
4 2 (1.33%) W3C
4 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.33%) Blog
4 2 (1.33%) RIA
4 2 (1.33%) FMCG
5 1 (0.67%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.67%) Equities
5 1 (0.67%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.67%) Animation
5 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.67%) User Experience
5 1 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (56.67%) MVC
2 52 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (28.67%) E-Commerce
4 40 (26.67%) TDD
5 27 (18.00%) Content Management
6 13 (8.67%) Automated Testing
6 13 (8.67%) Web Development
7 12 (8.00%) Scrum
7 12 (8.00%) OWASP
8 8 (5.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (4.67%) OO
10 5 (3.33%) Software Engineering
10 5 (3.33%) BDD
11 4 (2.67%) Analytics
11 4 (2.67%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (2.00%) Integration Testing
12 3 (2.00%) Test Scripting
12 3 (2.00%) Web Application Development
12 3 (2.00%) Email Marketing
12 3 (2.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 99 (66.00%) C#
2 60 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (12.67%) SQL
4 14 (9.33%) VB.NET
5 7 (4.67%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.00%) VB
6 3 (2.00%) XPath
7 2 (1.33%) PHP
7 2 (1.33%) Java
8 1 (0.67%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.67%) PowerHouse
8 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 57 (38.00%) Sitecore
2 21 (14.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.33%) Ektron
4 8 (5.33%) RedDot
5 3 (2.00%) Open Text
6 1 (0.67%) Google
6 1 (0.67%) hybris
6 1 (0.67%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.67%) Twitter
6 1 (0.67%) Vignette
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