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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EPiServer
Rank 534 535 566
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +31
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 78 51 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.097% 0.066%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.21% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 36 29
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£355 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £475 £350
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +35.71%
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
26411 24620 26895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.85% 46.66% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14970 13786 13658
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 1179 1110 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +17 77 £360 -2.70% 44
London +37 54 £375 +7.14% 22
City of London +35 13 £438 +25.00% 11
South East -3 7 £350 -26.31% 5
East of England -18 5 £330 - 4
South West - 5 £320 - 5
Hampshire -18 4 £563 +15.38% 2
Hertfordshire - 3 £375 - 4
Yorkshire - 3 £388 - 5
West Yorkshire - 3 £388 - 4
North West -5 2 £368 - 2
Manchester -10 2 £368 - 2
Southampton -18 1 - - 2
Nottingham - 1 £348 -
Bristol - 1 £360 - 3
Leeds - 1 £425 - 4
East Midlands - 1 £348 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £348 -
Somerset - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Kent - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Rugby - - - -

EPiServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 121 (81.76%) .NET
2 105 (70.95%) CMS
3 96 (64.86%) C#
4 85 (57.43%) MVC
5 82 (55.41%) ASP.NET
6 75 (50.68%) HTML
7 74 (50.00%) CSS
8 60 (40.54%) JavaScript
9 58 (39.19%) Sitecore
10 54 (36.49%) SQL Server
10 54 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
11 51 (34.46%) Sitecore CMS
12 50 (33.78%) Umbraco
13 49 (33.11%) jQuery
14 43 (29.05%) E-Commerce
15 38 (25.68%) TDD
16 36 (24.32%) HTML5
17 31 (20.95%) EPiServer CMS
17 31 (20.95%) CSS3
17 31 (20.95%) ASP.NET MVC
18 30 (20.27%) XML
19 27 (18.24%) Visual Studio
19 27 (18.24%) .NET Framework
20 26 (17.57%) Content Management
21 23 (15.54%) Kentico
22 21 (14.19%) SharePoint
22 21 (14.19%) SQL
23 19 (12.84%) Microsoft
24 18 (12.16%) Ajax
24 18 (12.16%) ASP.NET MVC 3

EPiServer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 105 (70.95%) CMS
2 51 (34.46%) Sitecore CMS
3 50 (33.78%) Umbraco
4 31 (20.95%) EPiServer CMS
5 23 (15.54%) Kentico
6 21 (14.19%) SharePoint
7 14 (9.46%) DNN
8 12 (8.11%) Node.js
9 8 (5.41%) IIS
10 5 (3.38%) Adobe CQ
11 4 (2.70%) Joomla!
11 4 (2.70%) Sitefinity
12 3 (2.03%) WordPress
12 3 (2.03%) Orchard CMS
12 3 (2.03%) Content Management Server
13 2 (1.35%) Drupal
13 2 (1.35%) Alfresco
14 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (6.08%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Magento
1 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.05%) Intranet
2 3 (2.03%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (36.49%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 27 (18.24%) Visual Studio
2 14 (9.46%) Git (software)
3 13 (8.78%) NUnit
4 3 (2.03%) MSBuild
4 3 (2.03%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.03%) Subversion
5 2 (1.35%) JIRA
5 2 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.68%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.68%) Grunt
General
1 16 (10.81%) Finance
2 15 (10.14%) Marketing
3 5 (3.38%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.35%) Games
5 2 (1.35%) Publishing
6 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.68%) Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Retail
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 130 (87.84%) Developer
2 62 (41.89%) .NET Developer
3 26 (17.57%) Web Developer
4 14 (9.46%) Front-End Developer
5 13 (8.78%) .NET Web Developer
6 7 (4.73%) Analyst
7 6 (4.05%) Senior Developer
7 6 (4.05%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (4.05%) CMS Developer
8 5 (3.38%) C# Developer
9 4 (2.70%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (2.70%) Architect
9 4 (2.70%) Business Analyst
9 4 (2.70%) Sitecore Developer
10 3 (2.03%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (2.03%) Tester
10 3 (2.03%) Lead Developer
11 2 (1.35%) Manual Tester
11 2 (1.35%) .NET Programmer
11 2 (1.35%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (81.76%) .NET
2 82 (55.41%) ASP.NET
3 75 (50.68%) HTML
4 74 (50.00%) CSS
5 49 (33.11%) jQuery
6 36 (24.32%) HTML5
7 31 (20.95%) CSS3
7 31 (20.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (20.27%) XML
9 27 (18.24%) .NET Framework
10 18 (12.16%) Ajax
10 18 (12.16%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 15 (10.14%) Web Services
11 15 (10.14%) AngularJS
12 14 (9.46%) ASP.NET MVC 2
13 13 (8.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 13 (8.78%) Razor View Engine
14 12 (8.11%) ADO.NET
15 11 (7.43%) NHibernate
16 8 (5.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.03%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.03%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.35%) Taxonomies
4 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.35%) W3C
4 2 (1.35%) User Experience
4 2 (1.35%) iPad
4 2 (1.35%) RIA
4 2 (1.35%) Blog
4 2 (1.35%) FMCG
5 1 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.68%) Social Media
5 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.68%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.68%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (57.43%) MVC
2 54 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (29.05%) E-Commerce
4 38 (25.68%) TDD
5 26 (17.57%) Content Management
6 12 (8.11%) Scrum
6 12 (8.11%) Automated Testing
7 11 (7.43%) OWASP
7 11 (7.43%) Web Development
8 8 (5.41%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (4.73%) OO
10 5 (3.38%) Analytics
11 4 (2.70%) Web Application Development
11 4 (2.70%) BDD
11 4 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (2.03%) Unit Testing
12 3 (2.03%) Integration Testing
12 3 (2.03%) Test Scripting
12 3 (2.03%) Email Marketing
12 3 (2.03%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 96 (64.86%) C#
2 60 (40.54%) JavaScript
3 21 (14.19%) SQL
4 17 (11.49%) VB.NET
5 7 (4.73%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.03%) VB
7 2 (1.35%) XPath
7 2 (1.35%) Java
8 1 (0.68%) PHP
8 1 (0.68%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.68%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 5 (3.38%) Degree
2 2 (1.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 58 (39.19%) Sitecore
2 19 (12.84%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.43%) Ektron
4 7 (4.73%) RedDot
5 3 (2.03%) Open Text
6 1 (0.68%) hybris
6 1 (0.68%) Twitter
6 1 (0.68%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.68%) Vignette
6 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.68%) Google
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