The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for EPiServer skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPiServer over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

EPiServer (including Ektron)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 85 -
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.099% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +14.28% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

EPiServer is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 71 225 124
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 12.96% 22.21% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 130 56
Median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £266 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 15
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +3.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year - +3.91%  

EPiServer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing EPiServer as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for EPiServer in Cheshire

EPiServer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing EPiServer in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for EPiServer in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for EPiServer.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management Server
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

EPiServer
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management Server
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) CMS Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore