The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 26 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)
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 248 259
Rank change year-on-year +13 +11  
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 13 30 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.34% 0.063%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.98% 1.88% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 3
Median daily rate £362 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £324 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £450 £345
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 South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1325 1598 1564
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.00% 18.12% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 786 1010 951
Median daily rate £410 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 53 59
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

EPiServer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

EPiServer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPiServer in the South East

EPiServer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EPiServer in the South East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EPiServer in the South East

EPiServer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPiServer within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Kent - 5 £338 -
West Sussex +20 2 £399 +12.46%
Hampshire +9 2 £400 -8.57% 1
Buckinghamshire -37 2 £408 +8.66%
Berkshire - 2 £338 -
EPiServer
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for EPiServer.

1 49 (89.09%) C#
2 45 (81.82%) CMS
3 43 (78.18%) JavaScript
4 42 (76.36%) .NET
5 41 (74.55%) CSS
5 41 (74.55%) HTML
6 38 (69.09%) jQuery
7 32 (58.18%) ASP.NET
8 30 (54.55%) Ajax
8 30 (54.55%) CSS3
9 29 (52.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 29 (52.73%) MVC
9 29 (52.73%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 26 (47.27%) HTML5
11 25 (45.45%) Web Development
12 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (32.73%) SQL Server
13 18 (32.73%) XHTML
14 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (30.91%) .NET Framework
15 13 (23.64%) SQL
16 6 (10.91%) VMware
16 6 (10.91%) Firewall
16 6 (10.91%) Finance
16 6 (10.91%) Windows
17 5 (9.09%) ITIL
17 5 (9.09%) Oracle
17 5 (9.09%) IIS
17 5 (9.09%) MS Exchange
17 5 (9.09%) DNS

EPiServer
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 45 (81.82%) CMS
2 5 (9.09%) Apache
2 5 (9.09%) FileNet
2 5 (9.09%) IIS
2 5 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) CMS400.NET
3 1 (1.82%) DNN
3 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.82%) Immediacy CMS
3 1 (1.82%) Kentico
3 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) Firewall
2 5 (9.09%) DNS
2 5 (9.09%) HTTPS
2 5 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) Redis
3 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (7.27%) TeamCity
2 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.64%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (89.09%) Developer
2 32 (58.18%) EPiServer Developer
3 22 (40.00%) .NET Developer
4 17 (30.91%) C# Developer
4 17 (30.91%) Web Developer
5 13 (23.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (23.64%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 12 (21.82%) HTML Developer
7 11 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
8 5 (9.09%) CMS Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Applications Specialist
9 4 (7.27%) C# Web Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Applications Support
10 2 (3.64%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 2 (3.64%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (76.36%) .NET
2 41 (74.55%) CSS
2 41 (74.55%) HTML
3 38 (69.09%) jQuery
4 32 (58.18%) ASP.NET
5 30 (54.55%) Ajax
5 30 (54.55%) CSS3
6 29 (52.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 26 (47.27%) HTML5
8 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (32.73%) XHTML
10 17 (30.91%) .NET Framework
11 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
11 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (5.45%) Sass
13 2 (3.64%) Google Maps API
13 2 (3.64%) REST
13 2 (3.64%) SOAP
13 2 (3.64%) Web Services
14 1 (1.82%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Clustering
1 5 (9.09%) Mainframe
1 5 (9.09%) Tandem
2 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (52.73%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 29 (52.73%) MVC
2 25 (45.45%) Web Development
3 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.09%) ITIL
4 5 (9.09%) Project Management
5 4 (7.27%) BDD
5 4 (7.27%) DevOps
5 4 (7.27%) Line Management
5 4 (7.27%) Problem Management
5 4 (7.27%) TDD
6 3 (5.45%) CRM
6 3 (5.45%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.64%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.64%) Content Management
7 2 (3.64%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.64%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (3.64%) Microservices
7 2 (3.64%) OWASP
7 2 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (89.09%) C#
2 43 (78.18%) JavaScript
3 13 (23.64%) SQL
4 5 (9.09%) JCL
5 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.82%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.82%) Kibana
2 1 (1.82%) logstash
2 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.82%) Packer
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) VMware
2 5 (9.09%) Citrix
2 5 (9.09%) Genesys
2 5 (9.09%) Informatica
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) F5
3 2 (3.64%) Google
3 2 (3.64%) SAP
4 1 (1.82%) Alterian
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.82%) OpenText
4 1 (1.82%) RedGate
4 1 (1.82%) Sage
4 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.82%) Telerik