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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EPiServer
Rank 536 528 563
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +35
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 78 50 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.095% 0.068%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 36 31
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£355 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £475 £350
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +35.71%
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
26444 24565 27318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.76% 46.60% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14953 13794 13926
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1180 1089 1385
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.34 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +8 77 £360 -2.70% 38
London +38 54 £375 +7.14% 22
City of London +27 13 £438 +25.00% 11
South East -16 7 £350 -26.31% 5
East of England -24 5 £330 - 4
South West - 5 £320 - 3
Hampshire -20 4 £563 +15.38% 2
Hertfordshire - 3 £375 - 4
Yorkshire - 3 £388 - 4
West Yorkshire - 3 £388 - 3
North West +1 2 £368 -
Manchester - 2 £368 -
Southampton -20 1 - - 2
Nottingham - 1 £348 -
Bristol - 1 £360 - 2
Leeds - 1 £425 - 3
East Midlands - 1 £348 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £348 -
Somerset - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Kent - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Rugby - - - -

EPiServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 122 (81.88%) .NET
2 106 (71.14%) CMS
3 97 (65.10%) C#
4 86 (57.72%) MVC
5 82 (55.03%) ASP.NET
6 76 (51.01%) HTML
7 75 (50.34%) CSS
8 60 (40.27%) JavaScript
9 58 (38.93%) Sitecore
10 55 (36.91%) Agile Software Development
11 54 (36.24%) SQL Server
12 51 (34.23%) Sitecore CMS
13 50 (33.56%) Umbraco
14 49 (32.89%) jQuery
15 44 (29.53%) E-Commerce
16 39 (26.17%) TDD
17 36 (24.16%) HTML5
18 32 (21.48%) EPiServer CMS
19 31 (20.81%) CSS3
19 31 (20.81%) ASP.NET MVC
20 30 (20.13%) XML
21 27 (18.12%) Visual Studio
21 27 (18.12%) .NET Framework
22 26 (17.45%) Content Management
23 23 (15.44%) Kentico
24 21 (14.09%) SharePoint
24 21 (14.09%) SQL
25 19 (12.75%) Microsoft
26 18 (12.08%) Ajax
26 18 (12.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3

EPiServer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 106 (71.14%) CMS
2 51 (34.23%) Sitecore CMS
3 50 (33.56%) Umbraco
4 32 (21.48%) EPiServer CMS
5 23 (15.44%) Kentico
6 21 (14.09%) SharePoint
7 14 (9.40%) DNN
8 13 (8.72%) Node.js
9 8 (5.37%) IIS
10 5 (3.36%) Adobe CQ
11 4 (2.68%) Sitefinity
11 4 (2.68%) Joomla!
12 3 (2.01%) Content Management Server
12 3 (2.01%) Orchard CMS
12 3 (2.01%) WordPress
13 2 (1.34%) Drupal
13 2 (1.34%) Alfresco
14 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (6.04%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.01%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.03%) Intranet
2 3 (2.01%) Internet
3 1 (0.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (36.24%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (5.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 27 (18.12%) Visual Studio
2 15 (10.07%) Git (software)
3 13 (8.72%) NUnit
4 3 (2.01%) Subversion
4 3 (2.01%) MSBuild
4 3 (2.01%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.34%) JIRA
6 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.67%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.67%) Grunt
General
1 16 (10.74%) Finance
2 15 (10.07%) Marketing
3 5 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.34%) Publishing
5 2 (1.34%) Games
6 1 (0.67%) Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Retail
6 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 131 (87.92%) Developer
2 63 (42.28%) .NET Developer
3 27 (18.12%) Web Developer
4 14 (9.40%) .NET Web Developer
4 14 (9.40%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (4.70%) Analyst
6 6 (4.03%) Senior Developer
6 6 (4.03%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (4.03%) CMS Developer
7 5 (3.36%) C# Developer
8 4 (2.68%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (2.68%) Architect
8 4 (2.68%) Business Analyst
8 4 (2.68%) Sitecore Developer
9 3 (2.01%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (2.01%) Tester
9 3 (2.01%) Lead Developer
10 2 (1.34%) Manual Tester
10 2 (1.34%) Programmer
10 2 (1.34%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (81.88%) .NET
2 82 (55.03%) ASP.NET
3 76 (51.01%) HTML
4 75 (50.34%) CSS
5 49 (32.89%) jQuery
6 36 (24.16%) HTML5
7 31 (20.81%) CSS3
7 31 (20.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (20.13%) XML
9 27 (18.12%) .NET Framework
10 18 (12.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 18 (12.08%) Ajax
11 16 (10.74%) AngularJS
12 15 (10.07%) Web Services
13 14 (9.40%) ASP.NET MVC 2
14 13 (8.72%) Razor View Engine
14 13 (8.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 12 (8.05%) NHibernate
15 12 (8.05%) ADO.NET
16 8 (5.37%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.68%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.01%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.01%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.34%) Taxonomies
4 2 (1.34%) iPad
4 2 (1.34%) User Experience
4 2 (1.34%) W3C
4 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.34%) Blog
4 2 (1.34%) RIA
4 2 (1.34%) FMCG
5 1 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.67%) Social Media
5 1 (0.67%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.67%) Equities
5 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (57.72%) MVC
2 55 (36.91%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (29.53%) E-Commerce
4 39 (26.17%) TDD
5 26 (17.45%) Content Management
6 13 (8.72%) Automated Testing
7 12 (8.05%) OWASP
7 12 (8.05%) Scrum
8 11 (7.38%) Web Development
9 8 (5.37%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (4.70%) OO
11 5 (3.36%) Analytics
12 4 (2.68%) Web Application Development
12 4 (2.68%) BDD
12 4 (2.68%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (2.01%) Unit Testing
13 3 (2.01%) Integration Testing
13 3 (2.01%) Test Scripting
13 3 (2.01%) CRM
13 3 (2.01%) UML
Programming Languages
1 97 (65.10%) C#
2 60 (40.27%) JavaScript
3 21 (14.09%) SQL
4 17 (11.41%) VB.NET
5 7 (4.70%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.01%) VB
7 2 (1.34%) Java
7 2 (1.34%) XPath
8 1 (0.67%) PHP
8 1 (0.67%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.67%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 5 (3.36%) Degree
2 2 (1.34%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 58 (38.93%) Sitecore
2 19 (12.75%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.38%) Ektron
4 7 (4.70%) RedDot
5 3 (2.01%) Open Text
6 1 (0.67%) Vignette
6 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.67%) hybris
6 1 (0.67%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.67%) Twitter
6 1 (0.67%) Google
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Posted: Yesterday
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TRG
Rate: 350-450 Per Day
Posted: 18 days ago
Southampton
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day + all inclusive
Posted: 19 days ago
Southampton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £250 - £400 per day + all inclusive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago