The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of EPiServer products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPiServer over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EPiServer
Rank 147 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.031% 0.039% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.067% 0.089% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £438 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -
EPiServer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1488 1126 1274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.03% 44.38% 49.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 806 537 600
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 79 100
Median hourly rate £17.12 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.13% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £31.55 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

EPiServer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing EPiServer as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

EPiServer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

EPiServer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing EPiServer across the West Midlands region.

EPiServer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

EPiServer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPiServer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 1 £438 -
EPiServer
England

EPiServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing EPiServer also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for EPiServer.

1 3 (100.00%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Product Management
3 1 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (33.33%) Ektron
3 1 (33.33%) EPiServer CMS
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland

EPiServer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) EPiServer CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) CMS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) EPiServer Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) LINQ
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (33.33%) Kanban
1 1 (33.33%) Product Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) User Stories
1 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Ektron
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore