The first table below looks at the demand for Umbraco skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Umbraco over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Umbraco
Rank 429 444 469
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +25
Contract jobs citing Umbraco 161 119 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.67% 1.37% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 89 76
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£355 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.60% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £229 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £279 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -10.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9614 8709 9878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.60% 17.03% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5675 4973 5591
Average daily rate £375 £374 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 435 450
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.60 £39.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%

Umbraco
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Umbraco Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Umbraco
Daily Rate Trend

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

Umbraco Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Umbraco
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Umbraco within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Umbraco Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Umbraco
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Umbraco Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Umbraco
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 Umbraco within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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 +34 156 £355 +9.23% 94
London +46 102 £380 +1.33% 36
City of London +34 22 £475 +46.15% 12
North West 0 20 £325 +14.03% 17
South West -26 11 £288 +43.75% 6
West Midlands -17 10 £271 +5.85% 8
Manchester -3 9 £375 +50.00% 6
Cheshire +4 7 £325 -7.14% 8
Somerset - 5 £308 -
Bath - 5 £308 -
Bristol - 5 £263 - 4
Merseyside +9 4 £224 -31.15% 3
Yorkshire +6 4 £325 +8.33% 5
Macclesfield +1 4 £325 -7.14% 3
Birmingham -5 4 - - 4
South East -18 4 £285 -28.75% 16
Scotland -24 4 £320 +54.21% 5
Liverpool 0 3 £300 -7.69% 2
Edinburgh - 3 - - 1
East of England - 3 £285 - 4
Cambridgeshire - 2 £285 - 2
West Yorkshire +6 1 £325 +8.33% 5
Berkshire +1 1 - - 4
Leeds -3 1 £325 +8.33% 5
East Midlands -8 1 - - 2
North East - 1 £325 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £325 -
Coventry - 1 £325 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £298 -

Umbraco
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Umbraco 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 Umbraco.

1 252 (79.25%) .NET
2 251 (78.93%) C#
3 219 (68.87%) CMS
4 201 (63.21%) JavaScript
5 189 (59.43%) HTML
5 189 (59.43%) ASP.NET
6 171 (53.77%) CSS
7 152 (47.80%) SQL Server
8 139 (43.71%) jQuery
9 134 (42.14%) MVC
10 92 (28.93%) Sitecore
11 84 (26.42%) TDD
12 76 (23.90%) Sitecore CMS
13 73 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
14 72 (22.64%) E-Commerce
15 70 (22.01%) SQL
16 67 (21.07%) IIS
16 67 (21.07%) .NET Framework
17 64 (20.13%) Web Development
18 61 (19.18%) HTML5
18 61 (19.18%) Visual Studio
19 60 (18.87%) XML
20 57 (17.92%) ASP.NET MVC
21 56 (17.61%) Windows
22 49 (15.41%) Content Management
22 49 (15.41%) Git (software)
23 47 (14.78%) TeamCity
23 47 (14.78%) Continuous Integration
24 45 (14.15%) EPiServer
24 45 (14.15%) BDD

Umbraco
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Umbraco 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 Umbraco. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 219 (68.87%) CMS
2 76 (23.90%) Sitecore CMS
3 67 (21.07%) IIS
4 28 (8.81%) SharePoint
5 25 (7.86%) Node.js
6 22 (6.92%) Kentico
7 11 (3.46%) DNN
8 9 (2.83%) Sitefinity
9 5 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.57%) WordPress
9 5 (1.57%) Joomla!
9 5 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.94%) Adobe CQ
12 2 (0.63%) Orchard CMS
13 1 (0.31%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 14 (4.40%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.26%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 21 (6.60%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.52%) Intranet
2 3 (0.94%) HTTP
3 2 (0.63%) Internet
4 1 (0.31%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (47.80%) SQL Server
2 37 (11.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (6.60%) RavenDB
4 18 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (5.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (3.77%) MySQL
7 8 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (2.20%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.57%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 61 (19.18%) Visual Studio
2 49 (15.41%) Git (software)
3 47 (14.78%) TeamCity
4 44 (13.84%) Mercurial
5 24 (7.55%) NUnit
6 18 (5.66%) Kiln
7 15 (4.72%) Subversion
8 6 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.63%) JIRA
10 2 (0.63%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.63%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.31%) Grunt
11 1 (0.31%) NSubstitute
11 1 (0.31%) Rhino Mocks
11 1 (0.31%) Moq
11 1 (0.31%) PhoneGap
11 1 (0.31%) ReSharper
General
1 39 (12.26%) Finance
2 12 (3.77%) Retail
2 12 (3.77%) Marketing
3 6 (1.89%) Financial Institution
4 3 (0.94%) Advertising
5 2 (0.63%) Legal
5 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.63%) Banking
6 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.31%) Back Office
6 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 294 (92.45%) Developer
2 131 (41.19%) .NET Developer
3 83 (26.10%) Umbraco Developer
4 46 (14.47%) Web Developer
5 44 (13.84%) Front-End Developer
6 29 (9.12%) C# Developer
7 22 (6.92%) ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (6.29%) C# .NET Developer
9 17 (5.35%) CMS Developer
10 15 (4.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (3.46%) Sitecore Developer
11 11 (3.46%) Senior Developer
12 9 (2.83%) .NET Web Developer
12 9 (2.83%) Senior .NET Developer
13 7 (2.20%) Software Engineer
13 7 (2.20%) CSS Developer
14 4 (1.26%) PHP Developer
15 3 (0.94%) SQL Developer
15 3 (0.94%) PHP Magento Developer
15 3 (0.94%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (79.25%) .NET
2 189 (59.43%) ASP.NET
2 189 (59.43%) HTML
3 171 (53.77%) CSS
4 139 (43.71%) jQuery
5 67 (21.07%) .NET Framework
6 61 (19.18%) HTML5
7 60 (18.87%) XML
8 57 (17.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 42 (13.21%) Web Services
10 37 (11.64%) CSS3
11 35 (11.01%) Ajax
12 32 (10.06%) XHTML
13 27 (8.49%) JSON
13 27 (8.49%) AngularJS
14 26 (8.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 24 (7.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 24 (7.55%) LESS
16 22 (6.92%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 21 (6.60%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (1.89%) Digital Media
2 4 (1.26%) Computer Science
2 4 (1.26%) iPhone
3 3 (0.94%) Blackberry
3 3 (0.94%) E-Learning
3 3 (0.94%) Mobile App
3 3 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (0.94%) Open Source
3 3 (0.94%) Social Media
3 3 (0.94%) Kindle
4 2 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (0.63%) W3C
5 1 (0.31%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.31%) Streaming Video
5 1 (0.31%) Semantic Web
5 1 (0.31%) Blog
5 1 (0.31%) RIA
5 1 (0.31%) New Media
5 1 (0.31%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 56 (17.61%) Windows
2 34 (10.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (1.89%) Android
5 4 (1.26%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (42.14%) MVC
2 84 (26.42%) TDD
3 73 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (22.64%) E-Commerce
5 64 (20.13%) Web Development
6 49 (15.41%) Content Management
7 47 (14.78%) Continuous Integration
8 45 (14.15%) BDD
9 38 (11.95%) Scrum
10 36 (11.32%) OOP
11 32 (10.06%) OO
11 32 (10.06%) Responsive Web Design
12 31 (9.75%) DevOps
13 28 (8.81%) User Acceptance Testing
14 22 (6.92%) Analytics
15 20 (6.29%) Continuous Improvement
16 19 (5.97%) SEO
17 17 (5.35%) Web Design
18 15 (4.72%) Kanban
19 11 (3.46%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 251 (78.93%) C#
2 201 (63.21%) JavaScript
3 70 (22.01%) SQL
4 24 (7.55%) T-SQL
5 17 (5.35%) VB.NET
6 8 (2.52%) PHP
7 4 (1.26%) Python
8 3 (0.94%) Java
8 3 (0.94%) Ruby
9 2 (0.63%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.31%) VBScript
10 1 (0.31%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (5.66%) Degree
2 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.94%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.31%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 92 (28.93%) Sitecore
2 45 (14.15%) EPiServer
3 23 (7.23%) Google
4 21 (6.60%) Ektron
5 15 (4.72%) Venda
5 15 (4.72%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.26%) Adobe
6 4 (1.26%) RedDot
7 3 (0.94%) Lyris
8 2 (0.63%) Red Gate
8 2 (0.63%) Twitter
8 2 (0.63%) StreamBase
8 2 (0.63%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.63%) Metastorm
8 2 (0.63%) FatWire
9 1 (0.31%) Apple
9 1 (0.31%) SAP
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