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 28 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 41 38
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Contract jobs citing Umbraco 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.36% 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.88% 1.19% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £300 £313
% change year-on-year +15.00% -4.00%  
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 Merseyside with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 81 84 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 23.89% 25.30% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 35 22
Median daily rate £325 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.26% +12.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.34 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.83% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

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 28 June 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 - 8 £325 - 3
Umbraco
North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Umbraco.

1 12 (85.71%) HTML
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 11 (78.57%) CSS
3 10 (71.43%) Sitecore
4 8 (57.14%) HTML5
4 8 (57.14%) C#
4 8 (57.14%) .NET
4 8 (57.14%) MVC
4 8 (57.14%) CMS
4 8 (57.14%) jQuery
5 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (42.86%) Front End Development
6 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 6 (42.86%) Drupal
7 5 (35.71%) SQL
7 5 (35.71%) CSS3
8 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
8 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 4 (28.57%) OO
8 4 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (21.43%) N-Tier
9 3 (21.43%) OOD
9 3 (21.43%) Web Development
9 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
9 3 (21.43%) Grunt
9 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (21.43%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
9 3 (21.43%) Sass

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 8 (57.14%) CMS
2 7 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (42.86%) Drupal
4 3 (21.43%) EPiServer
4 3 (21.43%) WordPress
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Grunt
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (35.71%) Drupal Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Sitecore Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Umbraco Developer
5 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (14.29%) CMS Developer
6 2 (14.29%) EPiServer Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 11 (78.57%) CSS
3 8 (57.14%) .NET
3 8 (57.14%) HTML5
3 8 (57.14%) jQuery
4 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 5 (35.71%) CSS3
6 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (21.43%) Sass
8 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
8 2 (14.29%) LINQ
8 2 (14.29%) LINQ to SQL
9 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (7.14%) WCF
9 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (21.43%) N-Tier
3 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) MVC
2 6 (42.86%) Front End Development
3 4 (28.57%) OO
4 3 (21.43%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
4 3 (21.43%) OOD
4 3 (21.43%) Web Development
5 2 (14.29%) Content Management
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (14.29%) Time Management
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) Document Management
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Sitecore
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft