The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 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.

EPiServer (including Ektron)
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 165 193
Rank change year-on-year +7 +28  
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 7 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.12% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.36% 0.70% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 18
Median daily rate - £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +9.58% +4.28%  
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 the City of London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 514 571 1002
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 15.59% 16.77% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 443 755
Median daily rate £488 £438 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.42% +7.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 26
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -11.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £24.80 £40.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14%  

EPiServer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

EPiServer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPiServer in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for EPiServer.

1 7 (87.50%) CMS
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Analytics
2 6 (75.00%) Refactoring
3 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) Front End Development
4 4 (50.00%) Marketo
4 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Content Management
4 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) Eloqua
4 4 (50.00%) Quality Management
4 4 (50.00%) SEO
4 4 (50.00%) Workflow
4 4 (50.00%) Advertising
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (50.00%) Sitecore
4 4 (50.00%) Content Management
4 4 (50.00%) Marketing
4 4 (50.00%) User Experience
4 4 (50.00%) Microservices
4 4 (50.00%) Marketing Automation
5 3 (37.50%) gulp
5 3 (37.50%) RESTful
5 3 (37.50%) Chai
5 3 (37.50%) Cloud Native
5 3 (37.50%) Degree

EPiServer
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 7 (87.50%) CMS
2 4 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Eloqua
2 1 (12.50%) SessionCam
2 1 (12.50%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Couchbase
1 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Bower
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) gulp
1 3 (37.50%) Karma Test Runner
1 3 (37.50%) Mocha
1 3 (37.50%) Protractor
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
1 3 (37.50%) Sinon.JS
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (50.00%) Advertising
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Analyst Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Lead Developer
4 3 (37.50%) CSS Developer
4 3 (37.50%) EPiServer Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (37.50%) HTML CSS Developer
4 3 (37.50%) HTML Developer
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Lead Analyst Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (37.50%) Backbone.js
3 3 (37.50%) Chai
3 3 (37.50%) CSS3
3 3 (37.50%) D3.js
3 3 (37.50%) Ember.js
3 3 (37.50%) Gherkin
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5 Canvas
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) LESS
3 3 (37.50%) MEAN Stack
3 3 (37.50%) RESTful
3 3 (37.50%) Sass
3 3 (37.50%) SVG
3 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 3 (37.50%) Cloud Native
3 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Analytics
2 6 (75.00%) Refactoring
3 5 (62.50%) Front End Development
4 4 (50.00%) Content Management
4 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Content Management
4 4 (50.00%) Marketing Automation
4 4 (50.00%) Microservices
4 4 (50.00%) Quality Management
4 4 (50.00%) SEO
4 4 (50.00%) Workflow
5 3 (37.50%) BDD
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (37.50%) MVC
5 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) Web Application Development
6 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 1 (12.50%) Cognitive Computing
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C
3 2 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Marketo
1 4 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Hootsuite
2 1 (12.50%) Optimizely
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com