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

Umbraco
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Umbraco 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.89% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.96% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year - -40.00%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 67 71 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 21.07% 21.07% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 42 29
Median daily rate £325 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £308 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £450 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.91% +8.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year - +3.91%  

Umbraco
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Umbraco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Umbraco in Merseyside

Umbraco
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Umbraco within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 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
Liverpool - 6 £350 - 4
Umbraco
North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Umbraco.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
4 6 (66.67%) HTML
4 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 6 (66.67%) EPiServer
5 5 (55.56%) CSS
5 5 (55.56%) MVC
6 4 (44.44%) CMS
6 4 (44.44%) CSS3
6 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (44.44%) HTML5
6 4 (44.44%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (33.33%) jQuery
7 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (22.22%) Content Management
8 2 (22.22%) Web Development
8 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
8 2 (22.22%) OO
8 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
8 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
9 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (11.11%) Kentico

Umbraco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 6 (66.67%) EPiServer
2 4 (44.44%) CMS
2 4 (44.44%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (11.11%) DNN
3 1 (11.11%) Immediacy CMS
3 1 (11.11%) Kentico
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Sitecore Developer
3 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 5 (55.56%) C# Developer
3 5 (55.56%) EPiServer Developer
3 5 (55.56%) Umbraco Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Senior Developer
5 3 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (33.33%) Senior Sitecore Developer
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (22.22%) CMS Developer
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) CSS
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (44.44%) CSS3
5 4 (44.44%) HTML5
6 3 (33.33%) jQuery
7 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
8 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (11.11%) LINQ
8 1 (11.11%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (11.11%) RESTful
8 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
1 1 (11.11%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Content Management
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
3 1 (11.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Alterian