The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
EPiServer (including Ektron)
UK / England
Rank 486 574 506
Rank change year-on-year +88 -68  
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 80 41 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.084% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.10% 0.49% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 37 77
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £450
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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7253 8446 8560
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.50% 17.21% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4746 5412 5132
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 211 323
Median hourly rate £18.59 £19.18 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.05% +0.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

EPiServer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

EPiServer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPiServer in England

EPiServer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EPiServer in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EPiServer in England

EPiServer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing EPiServer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPiServer in England

EPiServer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPiServer within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
South East +44 42 £400 +14.28%
London +40 19 £425 +6.25% 6
North West +29 13 £375 +1.55% 8
Yorkshire +16 2 £375 - 2
East of England - 2 £488 - 2
West Midlands +16 1 £375 -
South West +1 1 - -
EPiServer
UK

EPiServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for EPiServer.

1 109 (78.42%) .NET
2 108 (77.70%) C#
2 108 (77.70%) CMS
3 86 (61.87%) JavaScript
4 82 (58.99%) HTML
5 77 (55.40%) CSS
6 72 (51.80%) ASP.NET
7 66 (47.48%) MVC
8 62 (44.60%) jQuery
9 51 (36.69%) HTML5
10 48 (34.53%) Agile Software Development
11 42 (30.22%) CSS3
12 39 (28.06%) SQL Server
13 36 (25.90%) ASP.NET MVC
13 36 (25.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 35 (25.18%) Ajax
15 33 (23.74%) Web Development
16 28 (20.14%) Content Management
17 23 (16.55%) Sitecore
17 23 (16.55%) .NET Framework
17 23 (16.55%) SQL
18 22 (15.83%) TDD
19 20 (14.39%) Sitecore CMS
19 20 (14.39%) Umbraco
20 19 (13.67%) AngularJS
21 18 (12.95%) XHTML
22 15 (10.79%) Finance
22 15 (10.79%) ASP.NET Web API
23 14 (10.07%) Microsoft
24 11 (7.91%) BDD

EPiServer
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 108 (77.70%) CMS
2 20 (14.39%) Sitecore CMS
2 20 (14.39%) Umbraco
3 9 (6.47%) Kentico
4 8 (5.76%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.76%) Sitefinity
5 7 (5.04%) DNN
5 7 (5.04%) Immediacy CMS
6 2 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.44%) Content Management Server
6 2 (1.44%) Liferay
6 2 (1.44%) Magnolia
6 2 (1.44%) OpenCms
6 2 (1.44%) WordPress
7 1 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.72%) CICS
7 1 (0.72%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.72%) Commerce Server 2007
7 1 (0.72%) Drupal
7 1 (0.72%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.44%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.44%) Intranet
2 1 (0.72%) DHCP
2 1 (0.72%) DNS
2 1 (0.72%) Firewall
2 1 (0.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (28.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (5.04%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.88%) Redis
6 3 (2.16%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.72%) DB2
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.04%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (2.88%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (2.16%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.16%) MSTest
5 3 (2.16%) NUnit
5 3 (2.16%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.72%) git-flow
6 1 (0.72%) JBehave
6 1 (0.72%) JIRA
6 1 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.72%) Selenium
6 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.72%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (10.79%) Finance
2 6 (4.32%) Retail
3 4 (2.88%) Advertising
4 2 (1.44%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) Back Office
5 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 119 (85.61%) Developer
2 71 (51.08%) EPiServer Developer
3 64 (46.04%) .NET Developer
4 36 (25.90%) C# Developer
5 26 (18.71%) ASP.NET Developer
5 26 (18.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 25 (17.99%) CMS Developer
7 23 (16.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 20 (14.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 16 (11.51%) Web Developer
10 13 (9.35%) HTML Developer
10 13 (9.35%) JavaScript Developer
11 12 (8.63%) HTML CSS Developer
12 9 (6.47%) Senior Developer
13 8 (5.76%) Sitecore Developer
14 6 (4.32%) Umbraco Developer
15 5 (3.60%) Full Stack Developer
15 5 (3.60%) Project Manager
15 5 (3.60%) SQL Developer
16 4 (2.88%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (78.42%) .NET
2 82 (58.99%) HTML
3 77 (55.40%) CSS
4 72 (51.80%) ASP.NET
5 62 (44.60%) jQuery
6 51 (36.69%) HTML5
7 42 (30.22%) CSS3
8 36 (25.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 36 (25.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 35 (25.18%) Ajax
10 23 (16.55%) .NET Framework
11 19 (13.67%) AngularJS
12 18 (12.95%) XHTML
13 15 (10.79%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (5.76%) SOAP
15 7 (5.04%) RESTful
15 7 (5.04%) Web Services
16 6 (4.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 6 (4.32%) KnockoutJS
16 6 (4.32%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.32%) User Experience
2 5 (3.60%) Tandem
3 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.72%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.72%) Android
1 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.72%) MVS
1 1 (0.72%) Windows
1 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (47.48%) MVC
2 48 (34.53%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (23.74%) Web Development
4 28 (20.14%) Content Management
5 22 (15.83%) TDD
6 11 (7.91%) BDD
7 10 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (6.47%) DevOps
9 8 (5.76%) Asset Management
9 8 (5.76%) Scrum
10 7 (5.04%) E-Commerce
11 6 (4.32%) CRM
11 6 (4.32%) Web Application Development
12 5 (3.60%) Continuous Deployment
12 5 (3.60%) Project Management
13 4 (2.88%) Change Management
13 4 (2.88%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (2.88%) Resource Management
13 4 (2.88%) SDLC
13 4 (2.88%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 108 (77.70%) C#
2 86 (61.87%) JavaScript
3 23 (16.55%) SQL
4 5 (3.60%) Ruby
5 3 (2.16%) Java
6 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.72%) COBOL
6 1 (0.72%) JCL
6 1 (0.72%) Perl
6 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.72%) Python
6 1 (0.72%) Scala
6 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.44%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.44%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.72%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (16.55%) Sitecore
2 14 (10.07%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.04%) Alterian
4 5 (3.60%) Google
5 3 (2.16%) SAP
6 2 (1.44%) OpenText
7 1 (0.72%) Adobe
7 1 (0.72%) Demandware
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle
7 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.72%) Telerik