The table below looks at the statistics for Kentico skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kentico over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kentico CMS
Rank 552 531 507
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -24
Contract jobs citing Kentico 47 39 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.075% 0.072%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.49% 0.43% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 27
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£388 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £404 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £291 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.75% +5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9602 9127 8202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.90% 17.58% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5769 5480 4671
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 304 406
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.13 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.57 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

Kentico
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Kentico within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Kentico Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Kentico
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Kentico within the UK.

Kentico Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Kentico
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Kentico within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Kentico Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Kentico
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Kentico within the UK.

Kentico Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Kentico
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 Kentico within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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 +5 47 £388 +10.71% 40
London +20 29 £400 +6.66% 18
City of London +23 15 £400 +6.66% 9
South East -34 12 £400 +14.28% 8
Buckinghamshire -6 6 £415 +3.75%
West Yorkshire - 4 £325 - 3
Yorkshire - 4 £325 - 4
Surrey +3 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £344 - 3
Manchester - - - - 3
Oxford - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Romford - - - -
Witney - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
South West - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 6
East of England - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -

Kentico
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Kentico 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 Kentico.

1 86 (93.48%) CMS
2 85 (92.39%) .NET
3 74 (80.43%) C#
4 68 (73.91%) ASP.NET
5 60 (65.22%) MVC
6 54 (58.70%) SQL Server
7 42 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (45.65%) Umbraco
8 41 (44.57%) JavaScript
9 40 (43.48%) TDD
9 40 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 38 (41.30%) Sitecore CMS
10 38 (41.30%) Sitecore
11 37 (40.22%) EPiServer
11 37 (40.22%) WCF
11 37 (40.22%) HTML
12 36 (39.13%) Scrum
13 32 (34.78%) CSS
14 28 (30.43%) jQuery
15 23 (25.00%) .NET Framework
16 21 (22.83%) Content Management
17 20 (21.74%) BDD
18 18 (19.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 18 (19.57%) SQL
19 17 (18.48%) Sitefinity
19 17 (18.48%) Ektron
19 17 (18.48%) DNN
20 15 (16.30%) Visual Studio
20 15 (16.30%) OO
20 15 (16.30%) E-Commerce

Kentico
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Kentico 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 Kentico. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 86 (93.48%) CMS
2 42 (45.65%) Umbraco
3 38 (41.30%) Sitecore CMS
4 17 (18.48%) Sitefinity
4 17 (18.48%) DNN
5 13 (14.13%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.35%) Adobe CQ
6 4 (4.35%) Node.js
6 4 (4.35%) Immediacy CMS
7 3 (3.26%) IIS
8 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.09%) Drupal
9 1 (1.09%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.09%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (58.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.17%) MS Access
3 2 (2.17%) DTS
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (16.30%) Visual Studio
2 13 (14.13%) NUnit
3 9 (9.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.26%) JIRA
General
1 12 (13.04%) Marketing
2 3 (3.26%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) Advertising
3 2 (2.17%) Publishing
4 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 84 (91.30%) Developer
2 56 (60.87%) .NET Developer
3 16 (17.39%) CMS Developer
4 10 (10.87%) Umbraco Developer
5 9 (9.78%) C# Developer
5 9 (9.78%) Sitecore Developer
6 8 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (5.43%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Content Manager
10 2 (2.17%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (2.17%) Analyst
10 2 (2.17%) Technical Analyst
11 1 (1.09%) Web Applications Developer
11 1 (1.09%) Product Manager
11 1 (1.09%) C++ Developer
11 1 (1.09%) Applications Developer
11 1 (1.09%) Senior Developer
11 1 (1.09%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (92.39%) .NET
2 68 (73.91%) ASP.NET
3 40 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 37 (40.22%) WCF
4 37 (40.22%) HTML
5 32 (34.78%) CSS
6 28 (30.43%) jQuery
7 23 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 18 (19.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 15 (16.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 14 (15.22%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (15.22%) LINQ
11 13 (14.13%) Razor View Engine
11 13 (14.13%) RESTful
12 11 (11.96%) HTML5
13 10 (10.87%) CSS3
14 7 (7.61%) Web Services
14 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 5 (5.43%) AngularJS
15 5 (5.43%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.35%) Streaming Music
3 3 (3.26%) User Experience
4 2 (2.17%) Social Media
5 1 (1.09%) W3C
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (65.22%) MVC
2 42 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (43.48%) TDD
4 36 (39.13%) Scrum
5 21 (22.83%) Content Management
6 20 (21.74%) BDD
7 15 (16.30%) OO
7 15 (16.30%) E-Commerce
7 15 (16.30%) OOD
8 14 (15.22%) Unit Testing
9 13 (14.13%) SOA
9 13 (14.13%) Automated Testing
9 13 (14.13%) Pair Programming
9 13 (14.13%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.43%) Web Application Development
11 4 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (4.35%) Domain-Driven Design
12 3 (3.26%) SEO
12 3 (3.26%) Service Management
12 3 (3.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (80.43%) C#
2 41 (44.57%) JavaScript
3 18 (19.57%) SQL
4 2 (2.17%) C++
4 2 (2.17%) VB
5 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) WAI
Vendors
1 38 (41.30%) Sitecore
2 37 (40.22%) EPiServer
3 17 (18.48%) Ektron
4 13 (14.13%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.35%) Adobe
5 4 (4.35%) Alterian
6 3 (3.26%) RedDot
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle
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