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 25 May 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
25 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 265 257
Rank change year-on-year +42 -8  
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 29 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.38% 0.097% 0.096%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.22% 0.54% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 6
Median daily rate £368 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.86% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £336 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £445 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £344
% change year-on-year +18.51% -1.81%  
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 1305 1675 1566
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 16.89% 18.11% 16.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 1097 932
Median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £255 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 55 61
Median hourly rate £15.64 £14.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.84% -42.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £47.90 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.33 £19.81 £20.19
% change year-on-year +2.61% -1.84%  

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -7 9 £408 +8.66%
Oxfordshire +3 7 £350 -
Kent - 5 £338 -
Hampshire +24 4 £400 -8.57%
West Sussex +27 2 £399 -
Berkshire - 2 £338 - 1
EPiServer
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 (89.29%) C#
2 46 (82.14%) CMS
3 44 (78.57%) JavaScript
4 43 (76.79%) .NET
5 42 (75.00%) CSS
5 42 (75.00%) HTML
6 39 (69.64%) jQuery
7 32 (57.14%) ASP.NET
8 31 (55.36%) CSS3
9 30 (53.57%) Ajax
9 30 (53.57%) MVC
10 29 (51.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 29 (51.79%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 27 (48.21%) HTML5
12 25 (44.64%) Web Development
13 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (32.14%) SQL Server
14 18 (32.14%) XHTML
15 17 (30.36%) .NET Framework
16 13 (23.21%) SQL
17 6 (10.71%) VMware
17 6 (10.71%) Firewall
17 6 (10.71%) Finance
17 6 (10.71%) Windows
18 5 (8.93%) ITIL
18 5 (8.93%) Oracle
18 5 (8.93%) IIS
18 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
18 5 (8.93%) 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 46 (82.14%) CMS
2 5 (8.93%) Apache
2 5 (8.93%) FileNet
2 5 (8.93%) IIS
2 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) CMS400.NET
3 1 (1.79%) DNN
3 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.79%) Immediacy CMS
3 1 (1.79%) Kentico
3 1 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.79%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) Firewall
2 5 (8.93%) DNS
2 5 (8.93%) HTTPS
2 5 (8.93%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) Redis
3 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (7.14%) TeamCity
2 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.57%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.79%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 50 (89.29%) Developer
2 32 (57.14%) EPiServer Developer
3 23 (41.07%) .NET Developer
4 18 (32.14%) C# Developer
5 17 (30.36%) Web Developer
6 14 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (23.21%) JavaScript Developer
8 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 12 (21.43%) HTML Developer
9 11 (19.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (19.64%) HTML CSS Developer
10 5 (8.93%) CMS Developer
11 4 (7.14%) Applications Specialist
11 4 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
11 4 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
12 2 (3.57%) Applications Support
12 2 (3.57%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
12 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
12 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (76.79%) .NET
2 42 (75.00%) CSS
2 42 (75.00%) HTML
3 39 (69.64%) jQuery
4 32 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 31 (55.36%) CSS3
6 30 (53.57%) Ajax
7 29 (51.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 27 (48.21%) HTML5
9 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (32.14%) XHTML
11 17 (30.36%) .NET Framework
12 5 (8.93%) AngularJS
13 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (7.14%) Sass
14 3 (5.36%) Google Maps API
14 3 (5.36%) REST
14 3 (5.36%) SOAP
14 3 (5.36%) Web Services
15 1 (1.79%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Clustering
1 5 (8.93%) Mainframe
1 5 (8.93%) Tandem
2 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (53.57%) MVC
2 29 (51.79%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 25 (44.64%) Web Development
4 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.93%) ITIL
5 5 (8.93%) Project Management
6 4 (7.14%) BDD
6 4 (7.14%) DevOps
6 4 (7.14%) Line Management
6 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 4 (7.14%) TDD
6 4 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.36%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.36%) CRM
8 2 (3.57%) Content Management
8 2 (3.57%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.57%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (3.57%) Microservices
8 2 (3.57%) OWASP
8 2 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (89.29%) C#
2 44 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 13 (23.21%) SQL
4 5 (8.93%) JCL
5 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (8.93%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.79%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.79%) Kibana
2 1 (1.79%) logstash
2 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.79%) Packer
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) VMware
2 5 (8.93%) Citrix
2 5 (8.93%) Genesys
2 5 (8.93%) Informatica
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle
3 3 (5.36%) Google
3 3 (5.36%) SAP
4 2 (3.57%) F5
5 1 (1.79%) Alterian
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.79%) OpenText
5 1 (1.79%) RedGate
5 1 (1.79%) Sage
5 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.79%) Telerik