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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EPiServer
Rank 513 497 466
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -31
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 66 67 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 42 32
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £461 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
23540 22753 20509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.38% 45.43% 46.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13422 12429 10882
Average daily rate £400 £390 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 954 969 1189
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 £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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 -11 65 £400 +6.66% 54
London +5 53 £400 +6.66% 17
City of London +20 20 £400 -5.88% 12
South West -5 3 £400 +23.07% 3
West Yorkshire -15 3 £350 -6.66% 5
Yorkshire -23 3 £350 -6.66% 7
East of England +5 2 £338 -32.50% 1
Cambridgeshire +1 2 £338 -32.50%
South East -20 2 £300 -7.69% 13
Bristol -7 1 £350 +7.69% 3
North West -18 1 £325 - 6
West Midlands - 1 - - 5
Leeds - 1 £285 - 4
Manchester - 1 £325 - 3
Berkshire - 1 - - 4
Hampshire - 1 £300 - 2
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 2
Surrey - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - - 1
North East - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 3
Cheshire - - - - 2
Derbyshire - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -

EPiServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 92 (81.42%) CMS
2 88 (77.88%) .NET
3 77 (68.14%) C#
4 72 (63.72%) ASP.NET
5 68 (60.18%) MVC
6 53 (46.90%) CSS
7 52 (46.02%) Umbraco
8 51 (45.13%) Sitecore CMS
8 51 (45.13%) Sitecore
8 51 (45.13%) JavaScript
9 50 (44.25%) HTML
9 50 (44.25%) SQL Server
10 49 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
11 44 (38.94%) TDD
12 40 (35.40%) ASP.NET MVC
13 35 (30.97%) HTML5
13 35 (30.97%) Kentico
14 32 (28.32%) jQuery
15 28 (24.78%) CSS3
16 27 (23.89%) Scrum
16 27 (23.89%) E-Commerce
17 25 (22.12%) Content Management
17 25 (22.12%) .NET Framework
18 24 (21.24%) EPiServer CMS
19 22 (19.47%) WCF
19 22 (19.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 19 (16.81%) Razor View Engine
21 18 (15.93%) LINQ
21 18 (15.93%) SQL
22 17 (15.04%) BDD

EPiServer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 92 (81.42%) CMS
2 52 (46.02%) Umbraco
3 51 (45.13%) Sitecore CMS
4 35 (30.97%) Kentico
5 24 (21.24%) EPiServer CMS
6 12 (10.62%) Sitefinity
7 11 (9.73%) DNN
8 9 (7.96%) Node.js
9 6 (5.31%) IIS
10 4 (3.54%) Immediacy CMS
11 3 (2.65%) Apache Solr
11 3 (2.65%) Drupal
12 1 (0.88%) Apache
12 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.88%) TYPO3
12 1 (0.88%) Confluence
12 1 (0.88%) nginx
12 1 (0.88%) Joomla!
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.77%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (1.77%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.77%) InDesign
2 2 (1.77%) MS Project
2 2 (1.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Tridion
2 2 (1.77%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.77%) GitHub
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) IaaS
3 1 (0.88%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.77%) Intranet
1 2 (1.77%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (44.25%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (7.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.77%) MySQL
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.88%) Triplestore
5 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Git (software)
1 7 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.54%) Subversion
2 4 (3.54%) NUnit
2 4 (3.54%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.65%) MSBuild
4 2 (1.77%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.77%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.77%) Selenium
4 2 (1.77%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.77%) JMeter
5 1 (0.88%) JIRA
5 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (12.39%) Marketing
2 5 (4.42%) Retail
3 3 (2.65%) Finance
3 3 (2.65%) Publishing
4 2 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.77%) Advertising
4 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.88%) Games
5 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 86 (76.11%) Developer
2 45 (39.82%) .NET Developer
3 13 (11.50%) Web Developer
4 9 (7.96%) Senior Developer
4 9 (7.96%) Sitecore Developer
5 7 (6.19%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.19%) CMS Developer
6 6 (5.31%) Umbraco Developer
6 6 (5.31%) Front-End Developer
6 6 (5.31%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (3.54%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (3.54%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (3.54%) Development Manager
8 3 (2.65%) Analyst
8 3 (2.65%) Applications Developer
8 3 (2.65%) C# Developer
8 3 (2.65%) Web Applications Developer
8 3 (2.65%) Web Manager
8 3 (2.65%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (1.77%) Production Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (77.88%) .NET
2 72 (63.72%) ASP.NET
3 53 (46.90%) CSS
4 50 (44.25%) HTML
5 40 (35.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (30.97%) HTML5
7 32 (28.32%) jQuery
8 28 (24.78%) CSS3
9 25 (22.12%) .NET Framework
10 22 (19.47%) WCF
10 22 (19.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 19 (16.81%) Razor View Engine
12 18 (15.93%) LINQ
13 16 (14.16%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (11.50%) RESTful
15 11 (9.73%) KnockoutJS
15 11 (9.73%) XML
16 8 (7.08%) Web Services
17 7 (6.19%) ADO.NET
17 7 (6.19%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.96%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.54%) User Experience
3 4 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.54%) Streaming Music
4 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.77%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.88%) W3C
6 1 (0.88%) Clustering
6 1 (0.88%) Animation
6 1 (0.88%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.54%) Windows
2 1 (0.88%) Linux
2 1 (0.88%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (60.18%) MVC
2 49 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (38.94%) TDD
4 27 (23.89%) Scrum
4 27 (23.89%) E-Commerce
5 25 (22.12%) Content Management
6 17 (15.04%) BDD
7 11 (9.73%) Mentoring
7 11 (9.73%) Dependency Injection
7 11 (9.73%) Pair Programming
8 10 (8.85%) Web Development
9 8 (7.08%) MVVM
9 8 (7.08%) Unit Testing
10 7 (6.19%) Project Management
11 5 (4.42%) PRINCE2
11 5 (4.42%) OO
11 5 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (4.42%) Web Application Development
12 4 (3.54%) Domain-Driven Design
13 3 (2.65%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 77 (68.14%) C#
2 51 (45.13%) JavaScript
3 18 (15.93%) SQL
4 7 (6.19%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.54%) PHP
6 3 (2.65%) ActionScript
7 2 (1.77%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.77%) XPath
7 2 (1.77%) Ruby
7 2 (1.77%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.77%) Java
7 2 (1.77%) Perl
8 1 (0.88%) Python
8 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.88%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.19%) Degree
2 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.77%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Varnish
1 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.88%) KVM
1 1 (0.88%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (45.13%) Sitecore
2 16 (14.16%) Microsoft
3 13 (11.50%) Ektron
4 5 (4.42%) Adobe
4 5 (4.42%) RedDot
5 4 (3.54%) Alterian
6 3 (2.65%) Google
7 2 (1.77%) hybris
7 2 (1.77%) Open Text
8 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.88%) VMware
8 1 (0.88%) Zend
8 1 (0.88%) Percona
8 1 (0.88%) Rackspace
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