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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EPiServer
Rank 508 515 507
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 86 62 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.26% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 37 32
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £338 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £303 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.70% -6.92%
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
24131 23508 21489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.03% 44.95% 46.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14085 13312 11404
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1092 1044 1167
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £37.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 2 June 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 21 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 2 June 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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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 85 £350 -12.50% 53
London +5 54 £394 -1.56% 24
City of London +9 13 £400 -5.88% 10
West Yorkshire -6 12 £350 - 4
Yorkshire -9 12 £350 - 4
Cambridgeshire - 10 £250 -
East of England - 10 £250 - 4
Peterborough - 9 £250 -
South East -10 4 £300 - 7
Leeds -11 3 £350 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £225 - 3
Bradford - 3 - - 2
South West 0 2 £275 -6.77% 1
Southampton - 2 £300 - 3
Bristol -5 1 £275 -6.77% 1
Nottingham - 1 £398 -
Berkshire - 1 £375 - 1
Dorset - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £398 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £398 -
Westminster - 1 £340 -

EPiServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 121 (79.61%) .NET
2 116 (76.32%) CMS
3 97 (63.82%) C#
4 96 (63.16%) MVC
5 94 (61.84%) ASP.NET
6 85 (55.92%) Umbraco
7 77 (50.66%) CSS
8 76 (50.00%) JavaScript
9 75 (49.34%) HTML
10 74 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
11 64 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 63 (41.45%) Sitecore CMS
12 63 (41.45%) Sitecore
13 61 (40.13%) TDD
14 58 (38.16%) SQL Server
15 46 (30.26%) Kentico
16 45 (29.61%) Scrum
17 41 (26.97%) .NET Framework
18 37 (24.34%) E-Commerce
19 35 (23.03%) Content Management
19 35 (23.03%) HTML5
20 33 (21.71%) WCF
21 30 (19.74%) CSS3
22 28 (18.42%) jQuery
23 27 (17.76%) Unit Testing
24 26 (17.11%) Marketing
25 25 (16.45%) BDD
26 24 (15.79%) Entity Framework
27 22 (14.47%) Sitefinity
27 22 (14.47%) EPiServer CMS

EPiServer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (76.32%) CMS
2 85 (55.92%) Umbraco
3 63 (41.45%) Sitecore CMS
4 46 (30.26%) Kentico
5 22 (14.47%) Sitefinity
5 22 (14.47%) EPiServer CMS
6 20 (13.16%) DNN
7 6 (3.95%) Node.js
7 6 (3.95%) IIS
8 4 (2.63%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.63%) OpenEdge
9 3 (1.97%) Drupal
9 3 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.97%) Immediacy CMS
10 1 (0.66%) CoreMedia CMS
10 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.66%) WordPress
10 1 (0.66%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.66%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (9.87%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.29%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.97%) Adobe After Effects
3 3 (1.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.97%) InDesign
4 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.89%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (1.97%) GitHub
3 3 (1.97%) Force.com
4 1 (0.66%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.95%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (38.16%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.66%) Triplestore
5 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.63%) Subversion
3 3 (1.97%) MSBuild
4 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.32%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.66%) JIRA
5 1 (0.66%) NUnit
General
1 26 (17.11%) Marketing
2 11 (7.24%) Retail
3 10 (6.58%) Finance
4 3 (1.97%) Swedish Language
4 3 (1.97%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.32%) Publishing
5 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.66%) Games
6 1 (0.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 118 (77.63%) Developer
2 55 (36.18%) .NET Developer
3 24 (15.79%) Web Developer
4 18 (11.84%) Sitecore Developer
5 11 (7.24%) Applications Developer
6 10 (6.58%) C# Developer
7 9 (5.92%) Umbraco Developer
8 8 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 8 (5.26%) Web Applications Developer
8 8 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
9 7 (4.61%) C# Web Developer
9 7 (4.61%) C# Application Developer
9 7 (4.61%) .NET Applications Developer
9 7 (4.61%) CMS Developer
10 6 (3.95%) Analyst
10 6 (3.95%) Marketing Manager
11 5 (3.29%) Delivery Manager
12 4 (2.63%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (79.61%) .NET
2 94 (61.84%) ASP.NET
3 77 (50.66%) CSS
4 75 (49.34%) HTML
5 64 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 41 (26.97%) .NET Framework
7 35 (23.03%) HTML5
8 33 (21.71%) WCF
9 30 (19.74%) CSS3
10 28 (18.42%) jQuery
11 24 (15.79%) Entity Framework
12 20 (13.16%) Razor View Engine
12 20 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API
12 20 (13.16%) LINQ
13 17 (11.18%) RESTful
14 16 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (9.21%) AngularJS
16 12 (7.89%) Flash
16 12 (7.89%) Web Services
17 6 (3.95%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.89%) Mobile App
1 12 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.61%) N-Tier
3 4 (2.63%) User Experience
3 4 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.97%) Streaming Music
4 3 (1.97%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.97%) W3C
4 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.97%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.32%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.66%) Clustering
6 1 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (63.16%) MVC
2 74 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (40.13%) TDD
4 45 (29.61%) Scrum
5 37 (24.34%) E-Commerce
6 35 (23.03%) Content Management
7 27 (17.76%) Unit Testing
8 25 (16.45%) BDD
9 18 (11.84%) Pair Programming
9 18 (11.84%) Mentoring
10 16 (10.53%) Project Management
10 16 (10.53%) SEO
11 15 (9.87%) Analytics
12 14 (9.21%) Email Marketing
12 14 (9.21%) Web Development
13 12 (7.89%) Data Privacy
14 10 (6.58%) Digital Marketing
15 6 (3.95%) Dependency Injection
16 5 (3.29%) Business Analysis
16 5 (3.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 97 (63.82%) C#
2 76 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (8.55%) SQL
4 6 (3.95%) Java
5 5 (3.29%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.63%) ActionScript
7 3 (1.97%) PHP
7 3 (1.97%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.66%) XPath
8 1 (0.66%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.66%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 10 (6.58%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.61%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.29%) Degree
4 2 (1.32%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) QA
Vendors
1 63 (41.45%) Sitecore
2 21 (13.82%) Ektron
3 18 (11.84%) Microsoft
4 16 (10.53%) Adobe
5 13 (8.55%) Google
5 13 (8.55%) Twitter
6 4 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.97%) Alterian
7 3 (1.97%) ExactTarget
8 2 (1.32%) RedDot
9 1 (0.66%) OpenText
9 1 (0.66%) Rackspace
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