The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 EPiServer.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EPiServer
Rank 533 502 524
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +22
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 55 54 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 32 46
Average daily rate £413 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+36.92% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £11.02
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25864 22521 27823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.91% 47.12% 45.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14483 11975 14185
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 1091 1187 1343
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £40.00 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -34 54 £425 +17.24% 31
London -26 41 £400 +6.66% 16
City of London -5 14 £400 +14.28% 6
Bradford -1 3 £473 +45.38%
South East -15 3 - - 6
Yorkshire -16 3 £473 +37.45% 2
West Yorkshire -31 3 £473 +37.45% 1
Surrey - 3 - - 3
East of England - 3 £500 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 3 £500 -
North West -23 2 - - 2
Manchester -11 1 - - 2
Bristol - 1 £295 - 1
South West - 1 £295 - 2
West Midlands - 1 - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Fareham - - - - 1
Leeds - - - - 1
Essex - - - - 2
Hampshire - - - - 2
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Reading - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Southend-on-Sea - - - - 1
St Albans - - - -

EPiServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 84 (68.85%) .NET
2 81 (66.39%) CMS
3 69 (56.56%) C#
4 67 (54.92%) ASP.NET
5 54 (44.26%) Sitecore
6 51 (41.80%) Sitecore CMS
7 50 (40.98%) JavaScript
8 47 (38.52%) SQL Server
8 47 (38.52%) Content Management
9 45 (36.89%) jQuery
10 42 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
11 41 (33.61%) MVC
12 40 (32.79%) Umbraco
13 39 (31.97%) HTML
14 35 (28.69%) CSS
15 33 (27.05%) ASP.NET MVC
16 32 (26.23%) Ajax
17 27 (22.13%) E-Commerce
18 24 (19.67%) XML
19 21 (17.21%) SQL
19 21 (17.21%) TDD
20 20 (16.39%) DNN
21 19 (15.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
21 19 (15.57%) Finance
21 19 (15.57%) Visual Studio
22 18 (14.75%) Marketing
23 17 (13.93%) RedDot
23 17 (13.93%) Scrum
24 16 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
25 15 (12.30%) CSS3

EPiServer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 81 (66.39%) CMS
2 51 (41.80%) Sitecore CMS
3 40 (32.79%) Umbraco
4 20 (16.39%) DNN
5 13 (10.66%) Drupal
6 12 (9.84%) SharePoint
7 11 (9.02%) Alfresco
8 9 (7.38%) WordPress
8 9 (7.38%) WebSphere
8 9 (7.38%) Joomla!
8 9 (7.38%) Kentico
9 7 (5.74%) EPiServer CMS
9 7 (5.74%) IIS
10 6 (4.92%) Node.js
11 3 (2.46%) Adobe CQ
12 2 (1.64%) Liferay
12 2 (1.64%) Sitefinity
12 2 (1.64%) Orchard CMS
12 2 (1.64%) TeamSite
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) MS Office
1 1 (0.82%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Tridion
1 2 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.64%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.64%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.74%) Intranet
2 6 (4.92%) Internet
3 2 (1.64%) HTTP
4 1 (0.82%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (38.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.28%) MySQL
2 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.64%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.64%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 19 (15.57%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.20%) JIRA
3 8 (6.56%) Subversion
3 8 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.28%) Axure RP
4 4 (3.28%) CruiseControl
4 4 (3.28%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.64%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.64%) Maven
5 2 (1.64%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.64%) NUnit
5 2 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.64%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.64%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.82%) Selenium
6 1 (0.82%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.82%) Cucumber
General
1 19 (15.57%) Finance
2 18 (14.75%) Marketing
3 6 (4.92%) Banking
4 4 (3.28%) Retail
5 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.64%) Advertising
6 1 (0.82%) Publishing
6 1 (0.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 63 (51.64%) Developer
2 44 (36.07%) .NET Developer
3 14 (11.48%) Architect
4 13 (10.66%) Project Manager
4 13 (10.66%) Technical Architect
4 13 (10.66%) Analyst
4 13 (10.66%) Senior Developer
5 12 (9.84%) C# Developer
6 11 (9.02%) Senior .NET Developer
7 9 (7.38%) Business Analyst
7 9 (7.38%) Agile .NET Developer
7 9 (7.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (6.56%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (5.74%) .NET Architect
9 7 (5.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (4.92%) Web Tester
10 6 (4.92%) .NET Technical Architect
10 6 (4.92%) Tester
11 5 (4.10%) Web Developer
11 5 (4.10%) User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (68.85%) .NET
2 67 (54.92%) ASP.NET
3 45 (36.89%) jQuery
4 39 (31.97%) HTML
5 35 (28.69%) CSS
6 33 (27.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 32 (26.23%) Ajax
8 24 (19.67%) XML
9 19 (15.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 16 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 15 (12.30%) CSS3
12 14 (11.48%) Razor View Engine
12 14 (11.48%) HTML5
13 13 (10.66%) .NET Framework
14 12 (9.84%) XHTML
14 12 (9.84%) ADO.NET
15 11 (9.02%) ASP.NET MVC 2
16 8 (6.56%) Middleware
17 7 (5.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 6 (4.92%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.38%) W3C
2 7 (5.74%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.10%) RIA
4 2 (1.64%) FMCG
4 2 (1.64%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.82%) Video Editing
5 1 (0.82%) Copywriting
5 1 (0.82%) Social Media
5 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.82%) New Media
5 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.74%) Windows
2 1 (0.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (38.52%) Content Management
2 42 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (33.61%) MVC
4 27 (22.13%) E-Commerce
5 21 (17.21%) TDD
6 17 (13.93%) Scrum
7 13 (10.66%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (9.02%) Analytics
8 11 (9.02%) Software Engineering
9 10 (8.20%) OO
9 10 (8.20%) CRM
9 10 (8.20%) Waterfall
10 8 (6.56%) PRINCE2
11 7 (5.74%) Project Management
11 7 (5.74%) Online Marketing
11 7 (5.74%) Manual Testing
12 6 (4.92%) OOA/OOD
12 6 (4.92%) SEO
12 6 (4.92%) UML
12 6 (4.92%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (56.56%) C#
2 50 (40.98%) JavaScript
3 21 (17.21%) SQL
4 13 (10.66%) VB.NET
5 9 (7.38%) PHP
5 9 (7.38%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.10%) ActionScript
7 2 (1.64%) Python
7 2 (1.64%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.64%) Ruby
7 2 (1.64%) XPath
7 2 (1.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (5.74%) ISEB
2 3 (2.46%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.20%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) WAI
Vendors
1 54 (44.26%) Sitecore
2 17 (13.93%) RedDot
3 12 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.84%) Ektron
4 8 (6.56%) Unica
4 8 (6.56%) Endeca
5 4 (3.28%) ATG
6 3 (2.46%) Adobe
6 3 (2.46%) SAP
7 2 (1.64%) hybris
7 2 (1.64%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.64%) Open Text
7 2 (1.64%) Google
8 1 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.82%) Facebook
8 1 (0.82%) Twitter
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