The table below looks at the statistics for EPiServer skills 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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
EPiServer (including Ektron)
England / West Midlands
Rank 121 124 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.083% 0.039% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.63% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £313 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +5.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
315 472 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.13% 18.22% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 261 199
Median daily rate £400 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 27
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.00 £29.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.70%

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 Application Platforms 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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Walsall +1 1 £375 -
EPiServer
England

EPiServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) CMS
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Umbraco
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) WordPress
2 2 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) Intranet
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Product Management
3 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared

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 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (33.33%) Umbraco
2 2 (33.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Umbraco Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) EPiServer Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) BDD
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Product Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft