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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EPiServer
Rank 545 518 455
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -63
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 50 64 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.27% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 36 52
Average daily rate
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£350 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.26% -4.16%
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
25051 23888 23758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.40% 46.29% 47.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14924 13568 12329
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1174 1118 1406
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.41 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 December 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 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -44 48 £350 - 50
London -5 30 £400 +14.28% 28
City of London +7 8 £425 - 15
South East -17 5 £313 +38.88% 6
South West -19 4 £350 +7.69% 3
Yorkshire -13 3 £303 +10.00% 2
North West -8 2 £289 +15.50% 4
West Yorkshire -12 2 £285 +3.63% 1
Bristol -12 2 £350 +7.69% 1
Manchester - 2 £289 - 2
Leeds - 2 £285 - 1
Wales - 2 £300 -
South Wales - 2 £300 -
Surrey -4 1 £300 -7.69% 1
Leicestershire - 1 £325 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £320 - 1
Leicester - 1 £325 -
York - 1 £320 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £325 - 1
East of England - 1 - - 2
Northern Ireland - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 4
Berkshire - - - - 3
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 2
Derbyshire - - - -

EPiServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 97 (75.78%) .NET
2 95 (74.22%) CMS
3 90 (70.31%) C#
4 75 (58.59%) MVC
5 65 (50.78%) ASP.NET
6 61 (47.66%) CSS
6 61 (47.66%) HTML
7 51 (39.84%) JavaScript
8 49 (38.28%) Sitecore
9 48 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (35.94%) SQL Server
10 46 (35.94%) Umbraco
11 43 (33.59%) Sitecore CMS
12 38 (29.69%) TDD
13 37 (28.91%) jQuery
14 35 (27.34%) HTML5
15 34 (26.56%) E-Commerce
16 32 (25.00%) EPiServer CMS
17 29 (22.66%) ASP.NET MVC
17 29 (22.66%) CSS3
18 26 (20.31%) Kentico
19 25 (19.53%) Content Management
20 24 (18.75%) .NET Framework
21 21 (16.41%) Microsoft
22 19 (14.84%) XML
23 18 (14.06%) SQL
23 18 (14.06%) AngularJS
24 17 (13.28%) Node.js
25 15 (11.72%) Git (software)
26 13 (10.16%) Visual Studio

EPiServer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 95 (74.22%) CMS
2 46 (35.94%) Umbraco
3 43 (33.59%) Sitecore CMS
4 32 (25.00%) EPiServer CMS
5 26 (20.31%) Kentico
6 17 (13.28%) Node.js
7 12 (9.38%) SharePoint
8 10 (7.81%) DNN
9 7 (5.47%) Sitefinity
10 5 (3.91%) Adobe CQ
11 4 (3.13%) Joomla!
11 4 (3.13%) IIS
12 3 (2.34%) Drupal
12 3 (2.34%) Immediacy CMS
12 3 (2.34%) WordPress
12 3 (2.34%) Content Management Server
13 2 (1.56%) Orchard CMS
13 2 (1.56%) Alfresco
13 2 (1.56%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.78%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (5.47%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.34%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.56%) MS Project
3 2 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.34%) Intranet
1 3 (2.34%) Internet
2 1 (0.78%) HTTP
2 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (35.94%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.56%) MySQL
5 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (11.72%) Git (software)
2 13 (10.16%) Visual Studio
3 11 (8.59%) NUnit
4 8 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.91%) SpecFlow
6 3 (2.34%) MSBuild
6 3 (2.34%) Subversion
7 2 (1.56%) JIRA
7 2 (1.56%) JMeter
7 2 (1.56%) Selenium
7 2 (1.56%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (9.38%) Marketing
2 8 (6.25%) Finance
3 4 (3.13%) Publishing
3 4 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.56%) Games
4 2 (1.56%) Advertising
4 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 106 (82.81%) Developer
2 49 (38.28%) .NET Developer
3 26 (20.31%) Web Developer
4 16 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
5 12 (9.38%) .NET Web Developer
6 6 (4.69%) CMS Developer
7 5 (3.91%) Senior Developer
7 5 (3.91%) C# Developer
8 4 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (3.13%) Analyst
8 4 (3.13%) Architect
8 4 (3.13%) Tester
9 3 (2.34%) Front-End Web Developer
9 3 (2.34%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (2.34%) Sitecore Developer
9 3 (2.34%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.34%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.34%) Applications Developer
9 3 (2.34%) QA Tester
9 3 (2.34%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (75.78%) .NET
2 65 (50.78%) ASP.NET
3 61 (47.66%) CSS
3 61 (47.66%) HTML
4 37 (28.91%) jQuery
5 35 (27.34%) HTML5
6 29 (22.66%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (22.66%) CSS3
7 24 (18.75%) .NET Framework
8 19 (14.84%) XML
9 18 (14.06%) AngularJS
10 13 (10.16%) NHibernate
10 13 (10.16%) Ajax
11 12 (9.38%) Web Services
11 12 (9.38%) Razor View Engine
12 11 (8.59%) KnockoutJS
13 10 (7.81%) WCF
14 9 (7.03%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (7.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 9 (7.03%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.47%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (2.34%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.34%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.34%) Streaming Music
4 2 (1.56%) User Experience
4 2 (1.56%) FMCG
5 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.78%) Animation
5 1 (0.78%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.91%) Windows
2 1 (0.78%) Linux
2 1 (0.78%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (58.59%) MVC
2 48 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (29.69%) TDD
4 34 (26.56%) E-Commerce
5 25 (19.53%) Content Management
6 12 (9.38%) Automated Testing
6 12 (9.38%) Web Development
6 12 (9.38%) Scrum
6 12 (9.38%) OWASP
7 10 (7.81%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
9 7 (5.47%) BDD
10 6 (4.69%) MVVM
11 5 (3.91%) Web Application Development
12 4 (3.13%) OO
13 3 (2.34%) Domain-Driven Design
13 3 (2.34%) Integration Testing
13 3 (2.34%) Test Scripting
13 3 (2.34%) PRINCE2
13 3 (2.34%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (70.31%) C#
2 51 (39.84%) JavaScript
3 18 (14.06%) SQL
4 9 (7.03%) VB.NET
5 7 (5.47%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.56%) XPath
6 2 (1.56%) Ruby
6 2 (1.56%) VB
6 2 (1.56%) Perl
6 2 (1.56%) PHP
6 2 (1.56%) Java
6 2 (1.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.78%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (3.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.91%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Varnish
1 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.78%) Corosync
1 1 (0.78%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.78%) Puppet
2 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 49 (38.28%) Sitecore
2 21 (16.41%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.59%) RedDot
4 9 (7.03%) Ektron
5 4 (3.13%) Open Text
6 3 (2.34%) Alterian
7 2 (1.56%) hybris
8 1 (0.78%) Zend
8 1 (0.78%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.78%) Percona
8 1 (0.78%) Twitter
8 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.78%) VMware
8 1 (0.78%) Google
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