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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EPiServer
Rank 522 493 446
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -47
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 61 60 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.27% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 35 50
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.38% +8.33%
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
23359 22019 21063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.78% 45.72% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13656 12210 10981
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1012 954 1305
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -17 60 £400 +10.34% 45
London -1 50 £400 +6.66% 22
City of London +20 18 £400 -11.11% 13
West Yorkshire -9 3 £350 -6.66% 2
Yorkshire -13 3 £350 -6.66% 2
South West -14 3 £400 +23.07%
South East -3 2 £300 -7.69% 9
North West -10 2 £289 - 9
Manchester - 2 £289 - 3
Bristol -5 1 £350 +7.69%
Leeds - 1 £285 - 2
Leicester - - - -
Lincoln - - - -
Liverpool - - - - 2
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - - 1
Croydon - - - -
Derby - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Bradford - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Romford - - - -
Solihull - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
Stockport - - - -

EPiServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 98 (77.78%) CMS
2 95 (75.40%) .NET
3 87 (69.05%) C#
4 75 (59.52%) MVC
5 72 (57.14%) ASP.NET
6 60 (47.62%) CSS
7 57 (45.24%) HTML
8 55 (43.65%) JavaScript
9 52 (41.27%) SQL Server
9 52 (41.27%) Sitecore
10 51 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (38.89%) Umbraco
12 48 (38.10%) Sitecore CMS
13 42 (33.33%) TDD
14 37 (29.37%) ASP.NET MVC
15 36 (28.57%) jQuery
16 35 (27.78%) Kentico
17 33 (26.19%) EPiServer CMS
17 33 (26.19%) E-Commerce
18 32 (25.40%) HTML5
19 26 (20.63%) .NET Framework
20 25 (19.84%) Content Management
21 23 (18.25%) CSS3
22 21 (16.67%) SQL
22 21 (16.67%) Scrum
23 20 (15.87%) Microsoft
24 19 (15.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 19 (15.08%) Razor View Engine
24 19 (15.08%) WCF
25 16 (12.70%) Marketing

EPiServer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 98 (77.78%) CMS
2 49 (38.89%) Umbraco
3 48 (38.10%) Sitecore CMS
4 35 (27.78%) Kentico
5 33 (26.19%) EPiServer CMS
6 15 (11.90%) Node.js
7 13 (10.32%) DNN
8 8 (6.35%) Sitefinity
9 6 (4.76%) IIS
10 5 (3.97%) Drupal
11 4 (3.17%) Immediacy CMS
11 4 (3.17%) SharePoint
12 3 (2.38%) WordPress
13 2 (1.59%) Alfresco
13 2 (1.59%) Apache Solr
13 2 (1.59%) Adobe CQ
13 2 (1.59%) Content Management Server
14 1 (0.79%) Apache
14 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.59%) InDesign
2 2 (1.59%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (1.59%) MS Project
2 2 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.59%) GitHub
3 1 (0.79%) IaaS
3 1 (0.79%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.59%) Intranet
1 2 (1.59%) Internet
2 1 (0.79%) HTTP
2 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (41.27%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.59%) MySQL
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.17%) NUnit
3 4 (3.17%) Subversion
4 3 (2.38%) MSBuild
5 2 (1.59%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.59%) Selenium
5 2 (1.59%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.59%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.59%) JMeter
6 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.79%) JIRA
6 1 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 16 (12.70%) Marketing
2 5 (3.97%) Retail
3 4 (3.17%) Finance
4 3 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.38%) Games
4 3 (2.38%) Publishing
5 2 (1.59%) Advertising
5 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 99 (78.57%) Developer
2 52 (41.27%) .NET Developer
3 23 (18.25%) Web Developer
4 12 (9.52%) .NET Web Developer
5 9 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 9 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
6 7 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 5 (3.97%) Sitecore Developer
7 5 (3.97%) Umbraco Developer
7 5 (3.97%) CMS Developer
8 4 (3.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (3.17%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (3.17%) C# Developer
8 4 (3.17%) Development Manager
9 3 (2.38%) Applications Developer
9 3 (2.38%) Web Applications Developer
9 3 (2.38%) Front-End Web Developer
10 2 (1.59%) Digital Project Manager
10 2 (1.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (75.40%) .NET
2 72 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 60 (47.62%) CSS
4 57 (45.24%) HTML
5 37 (29.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 36 (28.57%) jQuery
7 32 (25.40%) HTML5
8 26 (20.63%) .NET Framework
9 23 (18.25%) CSS3
10 19 (15.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 19 (15.08%) Razor View Engine
10 19 (15.08%) WCF
11 15 (11.90%) LINQ
11 15 (11.90%) XML
12 12 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (9.52%) Ajax
13 11 (8.73%) AngularJS
13 11 (8.73%) KnockoutJS
14 10 (7.94%) RESTful
14 10 (7.94%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.17%) User Experience
3 4 (3.17%) Streaming Music
4 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.59%) FMCG
5 2 (1.59%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.79%) W3C
6 1 (0.79%) Clustering
6 1 (0.79%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (0.79%) Linux
2 1 (0.79%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (59.52%) MVC
2 51 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (33.33%) TDD
4 33 (26.19%) E-Commerce
5 25 (19.84%) Content Management
6 21 (16.67%) Scrum
7 14 (11.11%) Web Development
8 11 (8.73%) BDD
8 11 (8.73%) Dependency Injection
9 8 (6.35%) Mentoring
9 8 (6.35%) MVVM
9 8 (6.35%) OWASP
9 8 (6.35%) Automated Testing
9 8 (6.35%) Pair Programming
10 6 (4.76%) Web Application Development
11 5 (3.97%) PRINCE2
11 5 (3.97%) OO
11 5 (3.97%) Project Management
11 5 (3.97%) Unit Testing
12 4 (3.17%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 87 (69.05%) C#
2 55 (43.65%) JavaScript
3 21 (16.67%) SQL
4 7 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.17%) PHP
7 3 (2.38%) ActionScript
8 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.59%) XPath
8 2 (1.59%) Ruby
8 2 (1.59%) VB
8 2 (1.59%) Perl
8 2 (1.59%) Java
9 1 (0.79%) Python
9 1 (0.79%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (5.56%) Degree
2 2 (1.59%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Corosync
1 1 (0.79%) KVM
1 1 (0.79%) Varnish
1 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (41.27%) Sitecore
2 20 (15.87%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.35%) Ektron
4 7 (5.56%) RedDot
5 4 (3.17%) Alterian
6 3 (2.38%) Adobe
7 2 (1.59%) hybris
7 2 (1.59%) Open Text
8 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.79%) Google
8 1 (0.79%) VMware
8 1 (0.79%) Percona
8 1 (0.79%) Twitter
8 1 (0.79%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.79%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.79%) Zend
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