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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EPiServer
Rank 592 576 559
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -17
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 61 87 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.35% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 57 57
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £323 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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
23952 25081 26332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.88% 43.24% 45.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14633 14810 14890
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 1080 1192
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.99 £18.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.05% -4.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £41.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 29 September 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 30 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 29 September 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 60 £400 - 26
London -5 33 £400 +3.22% 13
North West -3 10 £325 -23.52% 3
South East +24 9 £400 - 4
Merseyside - 6 £325 - 1
Liverpool - 5 £325 - 1
Buckinghamshire +18 4 £455 +56.89% 3
Manchester -17 4 - - 2
East Grinstead - 4 £350 -
West Sussex - 4 £350 - 1
Aylesbury - 3 £510 - 2
Yorkshire +2 2 £385 -9.41% 2
East Midlands - 2 £406 -
East of England - 2 £275 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £275 -
Scotland +15 1 £650 +242.10% 1
City of London +6 1 - -
West Yorkshire +6 1 £385 - 1
Hampshire +4 1 £375 -9.09%
South West +4 1 - - 2
West Midlands -31 1 £438 - 2
Leicestershire - 1 £375 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £438 -
Birmingham - 1 £438 -
Bolton - 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £650 - 1
Falmouth - 1 - -
Halifax - 1 £385 -

EPiServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 120 (88.89%) .NET
2 104 (77.04%) C#
3 83 (61.48%) CMS
4 81 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 77 (57.04%) SQL Server
6 75 (55.56%) MVC
7 70 (51.85%) HTML
8 67 (49.63%) ASP.NET
9 65 (48.15%) CSS
10 45 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 40 (29.63%) EPiServer CMS
12 34 (25.19%) jQuery
13 33 (24.44%) ASP.NET MVC
14 32 (23.70%) TDD
15 30 (22.22%) Microsoft
16 27 (20.00%) AngularJS
17 25 (18.52%) .NET Framework
18 24 (17.78%) HTML5
19 23 (17.04%) Visual Studio
20 21 (15.56%) Finance
20 21 (15.56%) CSS3
21 18 (13.33%) Sitecore
22 17 (12.59%) Umbraco
23 15 (11.11%) Web Development
23 15 (11.11%) Sass
23 15 (11.11%) Scrum
23 15 (11.11%) Retail
23 15 (11.11%) Content Management
23 15 (11.11%) XHTML
24 14 (10.37%) Team Foundation Server

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 83 (61.48%) CMS
2 40 (29.63%) EPiServer CMS
3 17 (12.59%) Umbraco
4 13 (9.63%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (5.19%) IIS
6 4 (2.96%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.96%) Kentico
7 3 (2.22%) NServiceBus
8 2 (1.48%) DNN
8 2 (1.48%) Immediacy CMS
8 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.48%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.70%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.74%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.74%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.22%) Intranet
2 1 (0.74%) FTP
2 1 (0.74%) Internet
2 1 (0.74%) Network Security
2 1 (0.74%) SMTP
2 1 (0.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (57.04%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.96%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.48%) Redis
4 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (17.04%) Visual Studio
2 14 (10.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (9.63%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.70%) Grunt
4 5 (3.70%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.22%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.22%) MSTest
5 3 (2.22%) NUnit
5 3 (2.22%) Subversion
6 2 (1.48%) git-flow
6 2 (1.48%) gulp
6 2 (1.48%) JIRA
6 2 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.74%) JBehave
7 1 (0.74%) Selenium
7 1 (0.74%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.74%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (15.56%) Finance
2 15 (11.11%) Retail
3 12 (8.89%) Marketing
4 5 (3.70%) Publishing
5 4 (2.96%) Electronics
5 4 (2.96%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.22%) Advertising
7 1 (0.74%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 116 (85.93%) Developer
2 73 (54.07%) EPiServer Developer
3 43 (31.85%) .NET Developer
3 43 (31.85%) C# Developer
4 33 (24.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (12.59%) CMS Developer
6 15 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (9.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 13 (9.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (8.15%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (5.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (4.44%) Analyst
10 6 (4.44%) HTML CSS Developer
10 6 (4.44%) HTML Developer
10 6 (4.44%) Web Developer
11 5 (3.70%) Software Developer
12 4 (2.96%) Lead Developer
13 3 (2.22%) .NET Web Developer
13 3 (2.22%) C# Software Developer
13 3 (2.22%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (88.89%) .NET
2 70 (51.85%) HTML
3 67 (49.63%) ASP.NET
4 65 (48.15%) CSS
5 34 (25.19%) jQuery
6 33 (24.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 27 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 25 (18.52%) .NET Framework
9 24 (17.78%) HTML5
10 21 (15.56%) CSS3
11 15 (11.11%) Sass
11 15 (11.11%) XHTML
12 13 (9.63%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (9.63%) XML
13 12 (8.89%) LINQ
14 11 (8.15%) Entity Framework
15 9 (6.67%) LESS
16 8 (5.93%) Web Services
17 6 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 6 (4.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.63%) User Experience
2 4 (2.96%) NHS
3 3 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.22%) Equities
3 3 (2.22%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.48%) Copywriting
4 2 (1.48%) Tandem
5 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.74%) Replication
5 1 (0.74%) RIA
5 1 (0.74%) Social Media
5 1 (0.74%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.41%) Windows
2 6 (4.44%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (55.56%) MVC
2 45 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (23.70%) TDD
4 15 (11.11%) Content Management
4 15 (11.11%) Scrum
4 15 (11.11%) Web Development
5 10 (7.41%) E-Commerce
5 10 (7.41%) Migration
6 9 (6.67%) Front End Development
6 9 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (6.67%) SOA
6 9 (6.67%) SOLID
7 8 (5.93%) Asset Management
7 8 (5.93%) Automated Testing
7 8 (5.93%) BDD
7 8 (5.93%) PRINCE2
7 8 (5.93%) Software Engineering
8 7 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (5.19%) OOA/OOD
8 7 (5.19%) UML
Programming Languages
1 104 (77.04%) C#
2 81 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (8.15%) SQL
4 3 (2.22%) Java
5 2 (1.48%) PHP
5 2 (1.48%) Python
5 2 (1.48%) VB
6 1 (0.74%) C
6 1 (0.74%) Perl
6 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.74%) VB6
6 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (8.89%) Degree
2 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.19%) MCAD
3 7 (5.19%) MCP
3 7 (5.19%) MCPD
3 7 (5.19%) MCSD
4 4 (2.96%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.33%) Sitecore
3 10 (7.41%) Ektron
4 3 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.48%) Alterian
6 1 (0.74%) Brocade
6 1 (0.74%) CA
6 1 (0.74%) Google
6 1 (0.74%) SAP
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