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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EPiServer
Rank 541 513 539
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +26
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 72 64 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.090%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.26% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 45 27
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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 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £475 £313
% change year-on-year
-29.21% +52.00%
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
26282 24246 25665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.03% 46.23% 47.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15364 13731 13222
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 1242 1169 1321
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 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 24 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 69 £350 - 42
London -7 44 £350 - 16
South East -19 10 £325 -31.57% 8
City of London +14 7 £350 - 9
Hampshire -14 6 £325 -35.00%
East of England -14 4 £375 - 4
South West - 3 £350 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £375 - 3
Yorkshire -1 2 £320 - 4
North West -8 2 £368 +47.00% 7
Southampton -13 2 £280 -44.00%
Manchester - 2 £368 - 3
Bristol - 2 £355 -
South Wales - 2 £300 - 2
East Midlands - 2 £336 - 3
Wales - 2 £300 - 2
Scotland -5 1 £350 +16.66% 2
West Yorkshire -9 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £320 - 4
Nottinghamshire - 1 £348 - 1
York - 1 £320 - 3
Leeds - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £348 - 1
Reading - - - - 2
Solihull - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Liverpool - - - - 1

EPiServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 127 (81.94%) .NET
2 111 (71.61%) CMS
3 102 (65.81%) C#
4 87 (56.13%) MVC
5 86 (55.48%) ASP.NET
6 77 (49.68%) CSS
6 77 (49.68%) HTML
7 63 (40.65%) JavaScript
8 57 (36.77%) Sitecore
9 53 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
10 52 (33.55%) SQL Server
10 52 (33.55%) jQuery
10 52 (33.55%) Umbraco
11 51 (32.90%) Sitecore CMS
12 44 (28.39%) E-Commerce
13 41 (26.45%) TDD
14 39 (25.16%) HTML5
15 34 (21.94%) EPiServer CMS
16 32 (20.65%) CSS3
17 28 (18.06%) ASP.NET MVC
17 28 (18.06%) XML
18 27 (17.42%) Visual Studio
18 27 (17.42%) Content Management
19 26 (16.77%) .NET Framework
20 25 (16.13%) Kentico
21 22 (14.19%) Microsoft
22 19 (12.26%) SharePoint
22 19 (12.26%) SQL
23 18 (11.61%) Ajax
24 17 (10.97%) Web Services

EPiServer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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
1 111 (71.61%) CMS
2 52 (33.55%) Umbraco
3 51 (32.90%) Sitecore CMS
4 34 (21.94%) EPiServer CMS
5 25 (16.13%) Kentico
6 19 (12.26%) SharePoint
7 13 (8.39%) Node.js
8 12 (7.74%) DNN
9 9 (5.81%) IIS
10 5 (3.23%) Joomla!
10 5 (3.23%) Adobe CQ
11 4 (2.58%) Sitefinity
12 3 (1.94%) Orchard CMS
12 3 (1.94%) Content Management Server
12 3 (1.94%) Drupal
12 3 (1.94%) WordPress
13 2 (1.29%) Apache Solr
13 2 (1.29%) Alfresco
14 1 (0.65%) Jetty
14 1 (0.65%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (5.81%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Tridion
1 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.23%) Intranet
1 5 (3.23%) Internet
2 2 (1.29%) HTTP
3 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (33.55%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (17.42%) Visual Studio
2 15 (9.68%) Git (software)
3 14 (9.03%) NUnit
4 6 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.94%) MSBuild
5 3 (1.94%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.94%) Subversion
6 2 (1.29%) JIRA
7 1 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.65%) Grunt
General
1 16 (10.32%) Marketing
2 15 (9.68%) Finance
3 5 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.58%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.94%) Publishing
6 2 (1.29%) Games
6 2 (1.29%) Advertising
7 1 (0.65%) Retail
7 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 136 (87.74%) Developer
2 65 (41.94%) .NET Developer
3 26 (16.77%) Web Developer
4 17 (10.97%) Front-End Developer
5 14 (9.03%) .NET Web Developer
6 8 (5.16%) Senior Developer
6 8 (5.16%) CMS Developer
7 7 (4.52%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (3.87%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (3.87%) C# Developer
9 5 (3.23%) Architect
10 4 (2.58%) Software Engineer
10 4 (2.58%) Analyst
10 4 (2.58%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (1.94%) Sitecore Developer
11 3 (1.94%) Tester
11 3 (1.94%) Lead Developer
11 3 (1.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (1.94%) .NET Software Engineer
12 2 (1.29%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (81.94%) .NET
2 86 (55.48%) ASP.NET
3 77 (49.68%) CSS
3 77 (49.68%) HTML
4 52 (33.55%) jQuery
5 39 (25.16%) HTML5
6 32 (20.65%) CSS3
7 28 (18.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (18.06%) XML
8 26 (16.77%) .NET Framework
9 18 (11.61%) Ajax
10 17 (10.97%) Web Services
10 17 (10.97%) AngularJS
11 15 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 12 (7.74%) ASP.NET MVC 2
12 12 (7.74%) NHibernate
13 11 (7.10%) Razor View Engine
13 11 (7.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 10 (6.45%) ADO.NET
15 9 (5.81%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.58%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.94%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.94%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (1.94%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.29%) iPad
4 2 (1.29%) W3C
4 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.29%) Blog
4 2 (1.29%) RIA
4 2 (1.29%) FMCG
5 1 (0.65%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.65%) Equities
5 1 (0.65%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.65%) Animation
5 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.65%) User Experience
5 1 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (0.65%) Linux
2 1 (0.65%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (56.13%) MVC
2 53 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (28.39%) E-Commerce
4 41 (26.45%) TDD
5 27 (17.42%) Content Management
6 13 (8.39%) Automated Testing
6 13 (8.39%) Web Development
6 13 (8.39%) Scrum
7 12 (7.74%) OWASP
8 8 (5.16%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (4.52%) OO
10 5 (3.23%) Software Engineering
10 5 (3.23%) BDD
11 4 (2.58%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (2.58%) Analytics
12 3 (1.94%) Integration Testing
12 3 (1.94%) Test Scripting
12 3 (1.94%) Web Application Development
12 3 (1.94%) Email Marketing
12 3 (1.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 102 (65.81%) C#
2 63 (40.65%) JavaScript
3 19 (12.26%) SQL
4 14 (9.03%) VB.NET
5 7 (4.52%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.58%) Java
7 3 (1.94%) VB
7 3 (1.94%) XPath
8 2 (1.29%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.29%) PHP
9 1 (0.65%) Perl
9 1 (0.65%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.65%) Python
9 1 (0.65%) PowerHouse
9 1 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.52%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.65%) Varnish
1 1 (0.65%) Corosync
1 1 (0.65%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.65%) Puppet
2 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 57 (36.77%) Sitecore
2 22 (14.19%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.10%) Ektron
4 8 (5.16%) RedDot
5 3 (1.94%) Open Text
6 1 (0.65%) Vignette
6 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.65%) hybris
6 1 (0.65%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.65%) Percona
6 1 (0.65%) Twitter
6 1 (0.65%) VMware
6 1 (0.65%) Google
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
York
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 days ago