The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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)
North West / Manchester
Rank 84 97 100
Rank change year-on-year +13 +3  
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 8 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.61% 0.39% 0.061%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.74% 2.59% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 1
Median daily rate £375 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +13.84%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 214 270 268
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 16.32% 15.04% 16.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 134 136
Median daily rate £375 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.59% +18.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 9
Median hourly rate £15.75 £40.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.62% +185.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £20.57 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £190.00 £27.10
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 Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

EPiServer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPiServer in Manchester

EPiServer
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPiServer within the Manchester 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
Bolton - 3 £400 -
EPiServer
North West

EPiServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

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 Manchester region with a requirement for EPiServer.

1 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) CMS
3 12 (80.00%) C#
4 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 8 (53.33%) jQuery
5 8 (53.33%) HTML5
5 8 (53.33%) CSS
5 8 (53.33%) HTML
5 8 (53.33%) Web Development
6 7 (46.67%) MVC
7 6 (40.00%) Content Management
8 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 3 (20.00%) Finance
9 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
10 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (13.33%) Ajax
10 2 (13.33%) SQL
10 2 (13.33%) CSS3
10 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
10 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (13.33%) BDD
10 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
11 1 (6.67%) Sitefinity
11 1 (6.67%) Kentico
11 1 (6.67%) Cucumber

EPiServer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 13 (86.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) DNN
2 1 (6.67%) Immediacy CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Kentico
2 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Sitefinity
2 1 (6.67%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.67%) JBehave
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) EPiServer Developer
3 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) CMS Developer
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Content Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 8 (53.33%) CSS
3 8 (53.33%) HTML
3 8 (53.33%) HTML5
3 8 (53.33%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (13.33%) Ajax
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (13.33%) CSS3
5 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (6.67%) RESTful
6 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Tandem
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Web Development
2 7 (46.67%) MVC
3 6 (40.00%) Content Management
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.67%) SEO
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
6 1 (6.67%) Web Design
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Alterian
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Sitecore