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 28 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.

EPiServer (including Ektron)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 212 257 259
Rank change year-on-year +45 +2  
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 42 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.54% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.26% 0.61% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 8
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +3.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £293 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £379 £383
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 1287 1636 1680
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 16.42% 17.64% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 1068 936
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 49 74
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.69 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.30 £49.85 £43.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

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
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 28 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
Buckinghamshire +11 16 £408 +48.18%
Oxfordshire - 14 £350 -
Hampshire +18 9 £400 +33.33%
West Sussex +5 3 £395 +12.85%
EPiServer
England

EPiServer
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for EPiServer.

1 50 (94.34%) C#
2 49 (92.45%) CMS
3 44 (83.02%) HTML
3 44 (83.02%) JavaScript
3 44 (83.02%) CSS
4 42 (79.25%) .NET
5 40 (75.47%) jQuery
6 32 (60.38%) ASP.NET
7 28 (52.83%) CSS3
7 28 (52.83%) Ajax
8 27 (50.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 25 (47.17%) HTML5
9 25 (47.17%) MVC
10 23 (43.40%) Web Development
11 16 (30.19%) .NET Framework
11 16 (30.19%) XHTML
11 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
11 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (11.32%) SQL
14 3 (5.66%) Google
14 3 (5.66%) Asset Management
14 3 (5.66%) Content Management
14 3 (5.66%) Finance
14 3 (5.66%) Google Maps API
14 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (5.66%) SAP
14 3 (5.66%) SOAP
14 3 (5.66%) Web Services
14 3 (5.66%) Sass

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 49 (92.45%) CMS
2 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.89%) CICS
2 1 (1.89%) CMS400.NET
2 1 (1.89%) Commerce Server
2 1 (1.89%) Commerce Server 2007
2 1 (1.89%) DNN
2 1 (1.89%) Immediacy CMS
2 1 (1.89%) Kentico
2 1 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Firewall
1 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.77%) Redis
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.89%) DB2
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.89%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Back Office
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (98.11%) Developer
2 32 (60.38%) EPiServer Developer
3 24 (45.28%) .NET Developer
4 17 (32.08%) C# Developer
5 16 (30.19%) Web Developer
6 13 (24.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (24.53%) JavaScript Developer
7 12 (22.64%) ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (22.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 12 (22.64%) HTML Developer
8 11 (20.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (20.75%) HTML CSS Developer
9 10 (18.87%) CMS Developer
10 4 (7.55%) C# Web Developer
11 3 (5.66%) Full Stack Developer
12 2 (3.77%) .NET Software Developer
12 2 (3.77%) C# Software Developer
12 2 (3.77%) Senior .NET Developer
12 2 (3.77%) Senior Developer
12 2 (3.77%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (83.02%) CSS
1 44 (83.02%) HTML
2 42 (79.25%) .NET
3 40 (75.47%) jQuery
4 32 (60.38%) ASP.NET
5 28 (52.83%) Ajax
5 28 (52.83%) CSS3
6 27 (50.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 25 (47.17%) HTML5
8 16 (30.19%) .NET Framework
8 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (30.19%) XHTML
9 3 (5.66%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.66%) Google Maps API
9 3 (5.66%) REST
9 3 (5.66%) Sass
9 3 (5.66%) SOAP
9 3 (5.66%) Web Services
10 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (1.89%) ADO.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) MVC
2 23 (43.40%) Web Development
3 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.66%) Asset Management
4 3 (5.66%) Content Management
5 2 (3.77%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (3.77%) CRM
5 2 (3.77%) Data Modelling
5 2 (3.77%) DevOps
5 2 (3.77%) OWASP
5 2 (3.77%) Waterfall
6 1 (1.89%) BDD
6 1 (1.89%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (1.89%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.89%) Document Management
6 1 (1.89%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.89%) OOD
6 1 (1.89%) Prototyping
6 1 (1.89%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 50 (94.34%) C#
2 44 (83.02%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.32%) SQL
4 1 (1.89%) COBOL
4 1 (1.89%) JCL
4 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) Google
1 3 (5.66%) SAP
2 1 (1.89%) Alterian
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.89%) OpenText
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle
2 1 (1.89%) Sitecore
2 1 (1.89%) Telerik