The table below looks at the statistics for Orchard CMS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Orchard CMS over the 3 months to 24 December 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Orchard CMS
Rank 585 562 557
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -5
Contract jobs citing Orchard CMS 7 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.016% 0.008%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.071% 0.088% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 2
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£325 £288 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £284 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £400 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £285 £288
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -0.86%
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 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
9845 9126 8714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.15% 17.83% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6369 5531 4914
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 373 434
Average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.74% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.12 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

Orchard CMS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Orchard CMS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Orchard CMS
Daily Rate Trend

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

Orchard CMS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Orchard CMS
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Orchard CMS within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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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 -29 7 £325 +13.04% 2
Bradford - - - -
London - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
South East - - - -

Orchard CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Orchard CMS 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 Orchard CMS.

1 10 (100.00%) CMS
2 9 (90.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (80.00%) .NET
4 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
4 7 (70.00%) HTML
4 7 (70.00%) CSS
4 7 (70.00%) T-SQL
4 7 (70.00%) Ruby
4 7 (70.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (70.00%) jQuery
4 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (70.00%) Open Source
5 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (60.00%) Ajax
5 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (60.00%) TDD
5 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (60.00%) MVC
5 6 (60.00%) Scrum
5 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (50.00%) NHS
6 5 (50.00%) SOA
6 5 (50.00%) SAML
6 5 (50.00%) Workflow
6 5 (50.00%) Apache
6 5 (50.00%) XHTML

Orchard CMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Orchard CMS 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 Orchard CMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (100.00%) CMS
2 5 (50.00%) Apache
2 5 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 5 (50.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (20.00%) Umbraco
3 2 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (10.00%) Kentico
4 1 (10.00%) Node.js
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management Server
4 1 (10.00%) DNN
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) RavenDB
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (60.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 5 (50.00%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
6 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) CSS
2 7 (70.00%) jQuery
2 7 (70.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (60.00%) Ajax
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 5 (50.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) XHTML
4 5 (50.00%) SAML
4 5 (50.00%) Lucene
4 5 (50.00%) RESTful
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (50.00%) Sinatra
4 5 (50.00%) Regular Expression
4 5 (50.00%) LINQ
5 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (10.00%) Sass
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Open Source
2 5 (50.00%) NHS
2 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) MVC
1 6 (60.00%) Scrum
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 5 (50.00%) Workflow
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (50.00%) SOA
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) T-SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) EPiServer
2 2 (20.00%) Sitecore