The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Umbraco skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Umbraco over the 3 months to 22 June 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.

Umbraco
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 - 73
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Umbraco 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.16% - 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.08% - 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £340 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £300 £311
% change year-on-year +14.16% -3.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year - -5.03%  

Umbraco 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 93 136 121
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 14.62% 14.78% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 96 52
Median daily rate £350 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £571 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 10
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% +23.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £14.31 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.90 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14%  

Umbraco
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Umbraco in Cheshire

Umbraco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Umbraco in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Umbraco 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 Umbraco.

1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) CMS
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) OWASP
2 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Visualforce
2 1 (33.33%) Apex Code
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) MSBuild
2 1 (33.33%) Static Code Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC

Umbraco
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 2 (66.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) MSBuild
1 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) CMS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Report Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) OWASP
2 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Static Code Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Apex Code
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com