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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPiServer over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EPiServer
Rank 574 562 561
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 73 71 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.28% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 56 44
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £323 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
24072 24983 24115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.87% 44.52% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14772 14653 13569
Median daily rate £400 £388 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 831 1112 1018
Median hourly rate £20.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+15.24% +7.19%

EPiServer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing EPiServer as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

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 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPiServer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +14 73 £425 +6.25% 8
London -7 35 £450 +12.50% 6
South East +37 30 £370 +64.44% 1
Buckinghamshire - 22 £375 -
Aylesbury - 17 £375 -
Manchester - 5 £375 -
North West - 5 £375 -
City of London +42 3 £388 -3.12% 1
Middlesex - 3 - -
West Sussex - 3 £355 -
West Midlands - 2 £368 - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £310 -
East Grinstead - 2 £360 -
Hampshire +11 1 £438 +94.44%
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £360 -
Oxford - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £325 -
Birmingham - 1 £425 -
Solihull - 1 £310 -
East of England - 1 £265 -
Essex - 1 £265 -

EPiServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing EPiServer also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for EPiServer.

1 98 (91.59%) .NET
2 84 (78.50%) C#
3 73 (68.22%) CMS
4 70 (65.42%) JavaScript
5 67 (62.62%) SQL Server
6 64 (59.81%) CSS
6 64 (59.81%) MVC
7 60 (56.07%) HTML
8 53 (49.53%) ASP.NET
9 40 (37.38%) EPiServer CMS
10 38 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (31.78%) jQuery
11 34 (31.78%) AngularJS
12 31 (28.97%) .NET Framework
12 31 (28.97%) Microsoft
13 29 (27.10%) HTML5
14 26 (24.30%) Sitecore
15 25 (23.36%) TDD
16 24 (22.43%) ASP.NET MVC
16 24 (22.43%) CSS3
17 23 (21.50%) Sitecore CMS
18 21 (19.63%) Visual Studio
19 17 (15.89%) Web Development
19 17 (15.89%) Umbraco
20 14 (13.08%) Team Foundation Server
21 13 (12.15%) Sass
22 12 (11.21%) User Experience
22 12 (11.21%) Content Management
22 12 (11.21%) LINQ
23 11 (10.28%) Retail

EPiServer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 73 (68.22%) CMS
2 40 (37.38%) EPiServer CMS
3 23 (21.50%) Sitecore CMS
4 17 (15.89%) Umbraco
5 10 (9.35%) IIS
6 4 (3.74%) Apache Solr
6 4 (3.74%) Kentico
7 3 (2.80%) NServiceBus
7 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.87%) DNN
8 2 (1.87%) Immediacy CMS
8 2 (1.87%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.67%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.80%) GIMP
4 1 (0.93%) FrameMaker
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) Intranet
2 1 (0.93%) FTP
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (62.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.67%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.80%) MySQL
6 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.93%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (19.63%) Visual Studio
2 14 (13.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (10.28%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.67%) SpecFlow
5 4 (3.74%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.80%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.80%) Subversion
7 2 (1.87%) Grunt
8 1 (0.93%) git-flow
8 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 11 (10.28%) Finance
1 11 (10.28%) Retail
2 9 (8.41%) Marketing
3 6 (5.61%) Electronics
4 4 (3.74%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.74%) Publishing
5 1 (0.93%) Back Office
5 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 93 (86.92%) Developer
2 53 (49.53%) EPiServer Developer
3 41 (38.32%) .NET Developer
4 26 (24.30%) C# Developer
5 24 (22.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (14.02%) ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (11.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (11.21%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (10.28%) CMS Developer
9 10 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 10 (9.35%) HTML Developer
9 10 (9.35%) Web Developer
10 8 (7.48%) HTML CSS Developer
11 5 (4.67%) .NET Web Developer
11 5 (4.67%) Agile .NET Developer
11 5 (4.67%) Agile Developer
11 5 (4.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 4 (3.74%) Lead Developer
12 4 (3.74%) Senior Developer
12 4 (3.74%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (91.59%) .NET
2 64 (59.81%) CSS
3 60 (56.07%) HTML
4 53 (49.53%) ASP.NET
5 34 (31.78%) AngularJS
5 34 (31.78%) jQuery
6 31 (28.97%) .NET Framework
7 29 (27.10%) HTML5
8 24 (22.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (22.43%) CSS3
9 13 (12.15%) Sass
10 12 (11.21%) LINQ
11 11 (10.28%) Entity Framework
11 11 (10.28%) Web Services
11 11 (10.28%) XHTML
12 10 (9.35%) LESS
13 9 (8.41%) Ajax
13 9 (8.41%) XML
14 7 (6.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (6.54%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.21%) User Experience
2 6 (5.61%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.80%) Equities
4 3 (2.80%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.80%) NHS
5 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.87%) Tandem
5 2 (1.87%) W3C
6 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.93%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.35%) Windows
2 6 (5.61%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (59.81%) MVC
2 38 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (23.36%) TDD
4 17 (15.89%) Web Development
5 12 (11.21%) Content Management
6 11 (10.28%) E-Commerce
6 11 (10.28%) Scrum
7 10 (9.35%) SOLID
8 9 (8.41%) BDD
9 8 (7.48%) Migration
9 8 (7.48%) Software Engineering
10 7 (6.54%) Automated Testing
10 7 (6.54%) Front End Development
10 7 (6.54%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (5.61%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (5.61%) SOA
12 5 (4.67%) PRINCE2
12 5 (4.67%) Project Management
12 5 (4.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (78.50%) C#
2 70 (65.42%) JavaScript
3 10 (9.35%) SQL
4 3 (2.80%) PHP
5 2 (1.87%) Python
5 2 (1.87%) VB
6 1 (0.93%) C
6 1 (0.93%) Java
6 1 (0.93%) Perl
6 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.93%) VB6
6 1 (0.93%) VBA
6 1 (0.93%) XPath
6 1 (0.93%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 10 (9.35%) Degree
2 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.80%) MCAD
3 3 (2.80%) MCP
3 3 (2.80%) MCPD
3 3 (2.80%) MCSD
4 2 (1.87%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) WCAG
Vendors
1 31 (28.97%) Microsoft
2 26 (24.30%) Sitecore
3 5 (4.67%) Ektron
4 3 (2.80%) Capita
4 3 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.87%) Alterian
5 2 (1.87%) Twitter
6 1 (0.93%) Google