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 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EPiServer
Rank 556 511 488
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -23
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 51 67 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.28% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 42 41
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
-16.77% +29.16%
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
25422 24038 24478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.55% 46.25% 47.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14968 13682 12666
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1238 1190 1329
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 £10.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

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 November 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 November 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 -38 49 £350 - 35
London -27 28 £375 +7.14% 13
South East -12 8 £325 -33.33% 4
Hampshire -17 6 £325 -35.00% 1
City of London 0 5 £375 +7.14% 8
North West -4 3 £303 +21.00% 7
East of England -13 3 £333 - 3
Manchester - 3 £303 - 3
Southampton -6 2 £280 -44.00%
Yorkshire -10 2 £320 - 3
East Midlands - 2 £336 -
South Wales - 2 £300 -
Wales - 2 £300 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £333 - 2
West Yorkshire -2 1 - - 1
South West - 1 £350 - 2
North Yorkshire - 1 £320 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 1 £348 -
York - 1 £320 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £348 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £350 -
Croydon - - - -
Derby - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - - 2
Peterborough - - - - 1
Reading - - - - 1

EPiServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 111 (78.72%) .NET
2 104 (73.76%) CMS
3 95 (67.38%) C#
4 76 (53.90%) ASP.NET
4 76 (53.90%) MVC
5 65 (46.10%) CSS
6 64 (45.39%) HTML
7 54 (38.30%) JavaScript
8 52 (36.88%) Sitecore
9 49 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
10 48 (34.04%) Umbraco
11 46 (32.62%) Sitecore CMS
12 45 (31.91%) SQL Server
13 42 (29.79%) jQuery
14 40 (28.37%) E-Commerce
15 37 (26.24%) TDD
16 35 (24.82%) EPiServer CMS
17 34 (24.11%) HTML5
18 29 (20.57%) CSS3
19 26 (18.44%) .NET Framework
20 25 (17.73%) XML
20 25 (17.73%) ASP.NET MVC
21 23 (16.31%) Kentico
21 23 (16.31%) Content Management
22 22 (15.60%) Microsoft
23 20 (14.18%) Visual Studio
24 18 (12.77%) SQL
25 17 (12.06%) AngularJS
26 16 (11.35%) Web Services
26 16 (11.35%) SharePoint

EPiServer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 104 (73.76%) CMS
2 48 (34.04%) Umbraco
3 46 (32.62%) Sitecore CMS
4 35 (24.82%) EPiServer CMS
5 23 (16.31%) Kentico
6 16 (11.35%) SharePoint
7 13 (9.22%) Node.js
8 10 (7.09%) DNN
9 8 (5.67%) IIS
10 5 (3.55%) Joomla!
10 5 (3.55%) Adobe CQ
11 3 (2.13%) Sitefinity
11 3 (2.13%) Content Management Server
11 3 (2.13%) Drupal
11 3 (2.13%) WordPress
12 2 (1.42%) Apache Solr
12 2 (1.42%) Alfresco
12 2 (1.42%) Orchard CMS
13 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.71%) Jetty
Applications
1 8 (5.67%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.13%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.42%) MS Project
3 2 (1.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Tridion
2 1 (0.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.13%) Intranet
1 3 (2.13%) Internet
2 1 (0.71%) HTTP
2 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (31.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (14.18%) Visual Studio
2 15 (10.64%) NUnit
2 15 (10.64%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.55%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.42%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.42%) JMeter
5 2 (1.42%) JIRA
5 2 (1.42%) Selenium
6 1 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.71%) Subversion
6 1 (0.71%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.71%) Grunt
General
1 14 (9.93%) Marketing
2 12 (8.51%) Finance
3 4 (2.84%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.42%) Advertising
5 2 (1.42%) Publishing
5 2 (1.42%) Games
6 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 122 (86.52%) Developer
2 59 (41.84%) .NET Developer
3 22 (15.60%) Web Developer
4 17 (12.06%) Front-End Developer
5 12 (8.51%) .NET Web Developer
6 8 (5.67%) Senior Developer
6 8 (5.67%) CMS Developer
7 7 (4.96%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (4.26%) C# Developer
9 5 (3.55%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (3.55%) Analyst
10 4 (2.84%) Architect
10 4 (2.84%) Tester
10 4 (2.84%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (2.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (2.13%) Test Analyst
11 3 (2.13%) QA Tester
12 2 (1.42%) Web Applications Developer
12 2 (1.42%) QA Analyst
12 2 (1.42%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (78.72%) .NET
2 76 (53.90%) ASP.NET
3 65 (46.10%) CSS
4 64 (45.39%) HTML
5 42 (29.79%) jQuery
6 34 (24.11%) HTML5
7 29 (20.57%) CSS3
8 26 (18.44%) .NET Framework
9 25 (17.73%) XML
9 25 (17.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (12.06%) AngularJS
11 16 (11.35%) Web Services
12 14 (9.93%) Ajax
13 13 (9.22%) NHibernate
14 12 (8.51%) Razor View Engine
15 10 (7.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 10 (7.09%) ADO.NET
16 9 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC 2
17 8 (5.67%) WCF
17 8 (5.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.55%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.42%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.42%) FMCG
4 2 (1.42%) W3C
5 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.71%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.71%) Animation
5 1 (0.71%) iPad
5 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.38%) Windows
2 1 (0.71%) Linux
2 1 (0.71%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (53.90%) MVC
2 49 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (28.37%) E-Commerce
4 37 (26.24%) TDD
5 23 (16.31%) Content Management
6 12 (8.51%) Automated Testing
6 12 (8.51%) OWASP
7 11 (7.80%) Web Development
8 10 (7.09%) Scrum
9 8 (5.67%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (4.26%) BDD
11 4 (2.84%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (2.84%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (2.13%) MVVM
12 3 (2.13%) Analytics
12 3 (2.13%) Email Marketing
12 3 (2.13%) Integration Testing
12 3 (2.13%) Test Scripting
12 3 (2.13%) OO
13 2 (1.42%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 95 (67.38%) C#
2 54 (38.30%) JavaScript
3 18 (12.77%) SQL
4 12 (8.51%) VB.NET
5 8 (5.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.42%) VB
6 2 (1.42%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.42%) PHP
6 2 (1.42%) Java
7 1 (0.71%) Perl
7 1 (0.71%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.71%) Python
7 1 (0.71%) Ruby
7 1 (0.71%) XPath
7 1 (0.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (2.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.96%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.71%) Varnish
1 1 (0.71%) Corosync
1 1 (0.71%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.71%) Puppet
2 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 52 (36.88%) Sitecore
2 22 (15.60%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.09%) Ektron
4 9 (6.38%) RedDot
5 3 (2.13%) hybris
5 3 (2.13%) Open Text
6 1 (0.71%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.71%) Percona
6 1 (0.71%) Twitter
6 1 (0.71%) VMware
6 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
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