The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EPiServer
Rank 508 526 533
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +7
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 86 44 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.086% 0.088%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 28 43
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £408 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25064 24043 26887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.81% 47.03% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13895 13049 13618
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1193 1390
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +14 85 £375 - 53
London +69 72 £375 - 17
City of London +42 20 £450 +20.00% 8
Yorkshire +6 4 £388 - 8
West Yorkshire +5 4 £388 - 6
South West - 4 £315 - 4
East of England - 3 £285 - 5
Leeds -6 2 £425 - 6
South East -19 2 £575 +43.75% 9
Hampshire -19 1 £800 +88.23% 3
Middlesex - 1 £350 -
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
North West - - - - 5
West Midlands - - - - 5
Northern Ireland - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 4
Kent - - - - 2
Liverpool - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 2
Bristol - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -

EPiServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 106 (76.81%) .NET
2 95 (68.84%) CMS
3 81 (58.70%) C#
4 75 (54.35%) ASP.NET
5 70 (50.72%) MVC
6 64 (46.38%) HTML
7 62 (44.93%) CSS
8 55 (39.86%) JavaScript
8 55 (39.86%) Sitecore
9 53 (38.41%) jQuery
10 50 (36.23%) Sitecore CMS
11 47 (34.06%) SQL Server
11 47 (34.06%) Umbraco
12 40 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
13 35 (25.36%) E-Commerce
14 33 (23.91%) ASP.NET MVC
15 32 (23.19%) HTML5
15 32 (23.19%) Content Management
16 30 (21.74%) TDD
17 29 (21.01%) Visual Studio
17 29 (21.01%) CSS3
18 27 (19.57%) XML
19 24 (17.39%) .NET Framework
20 21 (15.22%) SharePoint
21 19 (13.77%) Ajax
21 19 (13.77%) Finance
21 19 (13.77%) ASP.NET MVC 3
22 18 (13.04%) Kentico
22 18 (13.04%) EPiServer CMS
22 18 (13.04%) SQL

EPiServer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (68.84%) CMS
2 50 (36.23%) Sitecore CMS
3 47 (34.06%) Umbraco
4 21 (15.22%) SharePoint
5 18 (13.04%) Kentico
5 18 (13.04%) EPiServer CMS
6 12 (8.70%) DNN
7 9 (6.52%) IIS
8 5 (3.62%) WebSphere
8 5 (3.62%) Node.js
9 4 (2.90%) Sitefinity
9 4 (2.90%) Adobe CQ
9 4 (2.90%) Joomla!
10 2 (1.45%) Orchard CMS
11 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.72%) Content Management Server
11 1 (0.72%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.72%) Magento
2 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.52%) Intranet
2 4 (2.90%) Internet
3 1 (0.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (34.06%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.45%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 29 (21.01%) Visual Studio
2 15 (10.87%) NUnit
3 8 (5.80%) Subversion
4 7 (5.07%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.90%) Axure RP
6 3 (2.17%) MSBuild
6 3 (2.17%) SpecFlow
6 3 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.17%) JIRA
7 2 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.45%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.45%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.45%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.72%) Grunt
8 1 (0.72%) CruiseControl
General
1 19 (13.77%) Finance
2 15 (10.87%) Marketing
3 6 (4.35%) Banking
4 5 (3.62%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.17%) Publishing
6 2 (1.45%) Retail
7 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.72%) Legal
7 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 102 (73.91%) Developer
2 50 (36.23%) .NET Developer
3 14 (10.14%) Web Developer
4 12 (8.70%) Analyst
5 11 (7.97%) Front-End Developer
6 9 (6.52%) Project Manager
6 9 (6.52%) C# Developer
7 8 (5.80%) Business Analyst
7 8 (5.80%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.80%) CMS Developer
8 7 (5.07%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (4.35%) Designer
9 6 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (3.62%) Sitecore Developer
10 5 (3.62%) User Experience Designer
10 5 (3.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.62%) .NET Web Developer
11 4 (2.90%) Architect
11 4 (2.90%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (76.81%) .NET
2 75 (54.35%) ASP.NET
3 64 (46.38%) HTML
4 62 (44.93%) CSS
5 53 (38.41%) jQuery
6 33 (23.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 32 (23.19%) HTML5
8 29 (21.01%) CSS3
9 27 (19.57%) XML
10 24 (17.39%) .NET Framework
11 19 (13.77%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 19 (13.77%) Ajax
12 17 (12.32%) Web Services
13 14 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC 2
14 13 (9.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 12 (8.70%) Razor View Engine
16 11 (7.97%) ADO.NET
17 8 (5.80%) WCF
17 8 (5.80%) AngularJS
18 6 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.52%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.90%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.17%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.45%) W3C
4 2 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.45%) Blog
4 2 (1.45%) RIA
4 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.45%) Taxonomies
4 2 (1.45%) iPad
5 1 (0.72%) Social Media
5 1 (0.72%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.72%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.52%) Windows
2 1 (0.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (50.72%) MVC
2 40 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (25.36%) E-Commerce
4 32 (23.19%) Content Management
5 30 (21.74%) TDD
6 12 (8.70%) Scrum
7 11 (7.97%) OO
8 10 (7.25%) CRM
9 8 (5.80%) Analytics
10 7 (5.07%) Web Development
10 7 (5.07%) Asset Management
11 6 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (4.35%) Unit Testing
11 6 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (4.35%) Online Marketing
11 6 (4.35%) Waterfall
12 5 (3.62%) BDD
12 5 (3.62%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (3.62%) Automated Testing
12 5 (3.62%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 81 (58.70%) C#
2 55 (39.86%) JavaScript
3 18 (13.04%) SQL
4 14 (10.14%) VB.NET
5 6 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.17%) PHP
7 2 (1.45%) Java
7 2 (1.45%) Python
7 2 (1.45%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.45%) Ruby
7 2 (1.45%) XPath
8 1 (0.72%) PowerHouse
8 1 (0.72%) VB
8 1 (0.72%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.62%) Degree
2 2 (1.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 55 (39.86%) Sitecore
2 13 (9.42%) Ektron
2 13 (9.42%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.35%) Endeca
3 6 (4.35%) Unica
4 5 (3.62%) RedDot
5 3 (2.17%) Open Text
6 2 (1.45%) Google
7 1 (0.72%) Adobe
7 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.72%) Vignette
7 1 (0.72%) SAP
7 1 (0.72%) hybris
7 1 (0.72%) Facebook
7 1 (0.72%) Twitter
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