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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EPiServer
Rank 498 544 507
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -37
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 95 55 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.098% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.21% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 34 33
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£375 £413 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £338 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £493 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £445 £319
% change year-on-year
-24.15% +39.60%
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
25415 25693 22778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.47% 45.58% 46.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14468 14335 12108
Average daily rate £400 £397 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
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 1091 1087 1211
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 £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +37 95 £375 -11.76% 53
London +26 62 £400 - 21
City of London +26 19 £400 - 11
East of England +28 12 £250 -50.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +12 12 £250 -50.00%
West Yorkshire -2 11 £350 -25.92%
Yorkshire -9 11 £350 -25.92% 1
South East -16 6 £300 - 9
Hampshire - 4 £263 - 3
Leeds - 3 £350 -
Southampton - 3 £300 - 1
Berkshire - 2 £375 - 2
South West +4 1 - - 2
Manchester -6 1 £325 - 8
West Midlands -15 1 - - 4
North West -17 1 £325 - 11
Tyne and Wear - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 2
North East - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Lincolnshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 3
East Sussex - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Reading - - - -
Solihull - - - -

EPiServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 116 (81.12%) CMS
2 109 (76.22%) .NET
3 91 (63.64%) C#
4 88 (61.54%) ASP.NET
5 87 (60.84%) MVC
6 79 (55.24%) Umbraco
7 72 (50.35%) JavaScript
8 71 (49.65%) CSS
9 68 (47.55%) HTML
10 66 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
11 59 (41.26%) SQL Server
12 58 (40.56%) Sitecore CMS
12 58 (40.56%) Sitecore
13 56 (39.16%) ASP.NET MVC
14 53 (37.06%) TDD
15 43 (30.07%) Kentico
16 41 (28.67%) Scrum
17 37 (25.87%) HTML5
18 35 (24.48%) E-Commerce
19 34 (23.78%) .NET Framework
20 32 (22.38%) Content Management
20 32 (22.38%) WCF
21 31 (21.68%) CSS3
22 27 (18.88%) jQuery
23 26 (18.18%) Entity Framework
24 25 (17.48%) Marketing
25 24 (16.78%) EPiServer CMS
26 23 (16.08%) BDD
27 22 (15.38%) Razor View Engine
27 22 (15.38%) LINQ

EPiServer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 116 (81.12%) CMS
2 79 (55.24%) Umbraco
3 58 (40.56%) Sitecore CMS
4 43 (30.07%) Kentico
5 24 (16.78%) EPiServer CMS
6 19 (13.29%) DNN
6 19 (13.29%) Sitefinity
7 7 (4.90%) Node.js
8 5 (3.50%) IIS
9 4 (2.80%) Immediacy CMS
10 3 (2.10%) Drupal
10 3 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.70%) Jetty
11 1 (0.70%) Apache
11 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.70%) WordPress
11 1 (0.70%) nginx
11 1 (0.70%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (10.49%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.10%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (2.10%) InDesign
2 3 (2.10%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (1.40%) MS Project
3 2 (1.40%) MS Office
4 1 (0.70%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (8.39%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (1.40%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.10%) GitHub
2 3 (2.10%) Force.com
3 1 (0.70%) IaaS
3 1 (0.70%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.50%) Intranet
2 1 (0.70%) Internet
2 1 (0.70%) HTTP
2 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (41.26%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (4.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.40%) MySQL
5 1 (0.70%) Triplestore
5 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.80%) NUnit
2 4 (2.80%) Subversion
3 3 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.10%) MSBuild
4 2 (1.40%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.40%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.40%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.40%) Selenium
4 2 (1.40%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.40%) JMeter
5 1 (0.70%) JIRA
5 1 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (17.48%) Marketing
2 10 (6.99%) Finance
3 8 (5.59%) Retail
4 3 (2.10%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.40%) Publishing
6 1 (0.70%) Games
6 1 (0.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 106 (74.13%) Developer
2 52 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 21 (14.69%) Web Developer
4 18 (12.59%) Sitecore Developer
5 10 (6.99%) Applications Developer
5 10 (6.99%) C# Developer
6 9 (6.29%) Project Manager
6 9 (6.29%) Web Applications Developer
6 9 (6.29%) .NET Web Developer
7 8 (5.59%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.59%) .NET Applications Developer
7 8 (5.59%) CMS Developer
7 8 (5.59%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (5.59%) Umbraco Developer
8 7 (4.90%) C# Application Developer
8 7 (4.90%) C# Web Developer
9 6 (4.20%) Marketing Manager
10 5 (3.50%) Delivery Manager
11 4 (2.80%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (2.80%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (76.22%) .NET
2 88 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 71 (49.65%) CSS
4 68 (47.55%) HTML
5 56 (39.16%) ASP.NET MVC
6 37 (25.87%) HTML5
7 34 (23.78%) .NET Framework
8 32 (22.38%) WCF
9 31 (21.68%) CSS3
10 27 (18.88%) jQuery
11 26 (18.18%) Entity Framework
12 22 (15.38%) Razor View Engine
12 22 (15.38%) LINQ
13 19 (13.29%) ASP.NET Web API
14 18 (12.59%) RESTful
15 12 (8.39%) Flash
15 12 (8.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 10 (6.99%) AngularJS
16 10 (6.99%) KnockoutJS
17 9 (6.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.39%) Mobile App
2 11 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.90%) N-Tier
4 6 (4.20%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (2.80%) Streaming Music
5 4 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.80%) User Experience
6 3 (2.10%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.10%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.10%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.40%) W3C
8 1 (0.70%) Clustering
8 1 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.80%) Windows
2 1 (0.70%) Linux
2 1 (0.70%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (60.84%) MVC
2 66 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (37.06%) TDD
4 41 (28.67%) Scrum
5 35 (24.48%) E-Commerce
6 32 (22.38%) Content Management
7 23 (16.08%) BDD
8 19 (13.29%) Unit Testing
9 18 (12.59%) Project Management
10 16 (11.19%) Pair Programming
10 16 (11.19%) Mentoring
11 15 (10.49%) SEO
12 14 (9.79%) Web Development
12 14 (9.79%) Analytics
13 13 (9.09%) Email Marketing
14 12 (8.39%) Data Privacy
15 10 (6.99%) Dependency Injection
15 10 (6.99%) Digital Marketing
16 7 (4.90%) MVVM
17 5 (3.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 91 (63.64%) C#
2 72 (50.35%) JavaScript
3 15 (10.49%) SQL
4 7 (4.90%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.80%) Java
5 4 (2.80%) PHP
6 3 (2.10%) Apex Code
6 3 (2.10%) ActionScript
7 2 (1.40%) Perl
7 2 (1.40%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.40%) Ruby
8 1 (0.70%) XPath
8 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.70%) SPARQL
8 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (5.59%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.90%) Degree
3 6 (4.20%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.80%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.70%) Varnish
1 1 (0.70%) Corosync
1 1 (0.70%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Puppet
1 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 58 (40.56%) Sitecore
2 20 (13.99%) Ektron
3 17 (11.89%) Microsoft
4 16 (11.19%) Adobe
5 13 (9.09%) Google
6 7 (4.90%) Twitter
7 4 (2.80%) Alterian
7 4 (2.80%) RedDot
7 4 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.10%) ExactTarget
9 2 (1.40%) hybris
10 1 (0.70%) Percona
10 1 (0.70%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.70%) OpenText
10 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.70%) VMware
10 1 (0.70%) Zend
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