Period
to 19 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for EPiServer skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPiServer over the 6 months to 19 August 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)
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 735 792 707
Rank change year-on-year +57 -85 -22
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 123 117 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.76% 0.59% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 94 142
UK median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £285
90th Percentile £620 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £353 £350
% change year-on-year +13.48% +0.71% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50

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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16254 19893 20130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.86% 18.34% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10512 13085 12442
UK median daily rate £435 £420 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 492 693
UK median hourly rate £19.82 £20.39 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.82% +1.95% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £44.75 £42.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.16% +3.65% +14.29%

EPiServer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing EPiServer as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for EPiServer in the UK

EPiServer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPiServer in the UK

EPiServer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EPiServer over the 6 months to 19 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EPiServer in the UK

EPiServer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPiServer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPiServer in the UK

EPiServer
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPiServer within the UK over the 6 months to 19 August 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +39 102 £400 - 28
UK excluding London +92 78 £400 +13.48% 15
London +10 43 £438 +2.94% 15
South East +23 37 £393 +4.80% 2
Scotland - 20 £600 - 3
North of England +68 14 £363 +11.54% 8
North West +29 10 £370 +13.85% 6
South West +8 4 £360 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £288 - 2
East of England -9 2 £450 +69.81%
Midlands +31 1 £250 -31.97% 1
East Midlands - 1 £250 -

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 with a requirement for EPiServer.

1 95 (77.24%) .NET
2 79 (64.23%) JavaScript
3 78 (63.41%) C#
4 75 (60.98%) MVC
5 74 (60.16%) HTML
6 73 (59.35%) CSS
6 73 (59.35%) CMS
7 59 (47.97%) ASP.NET
8 57 (46.34%) jQuery
9 43 (34.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 41 (33.33%) CSS3
10 41 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 40 (32.52%) HTML5
12 36 (29.27%) TDD
12 36 (29.27%) SQL
13 34 (27.64%) .NET Framework
14 29 (23.58%) AngularJS
15 28 (22.76%) Finance
16 27 (21.95%) Ajax
16 27 (21.95%) SQL Server
16 27 (21.95%) Git (software)
17 24 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
18 23 (18.70%) Responsive Web Design
18 23 (18.70%) ASP.NET Web API
19 22 (17.89%) Team Foundation Server
20 21 (17.07%) Web Development
20 21 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC
20 21 (17.07%) Octopus Deploy
20 21 (17.07%) Digital Transformation Programme
21 20 (16.26%) gulp

EPiServer
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 73 (59.35%) CMS
2 12 (9.76%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (4.88%) IIS
4 5 (4.07%) Apache
4 5 (4.07%) FileNet
4 5 (4.07%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.07%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.07%) Umbraco
5 4 (3.25%) Drupal
6 3 (2.44%) Liferay
6 3 (2.44%) Magnolia
6 3 (2.44%) OpenCms
7 2 (1.63%) Confluence
7 2 (1.63%) WordPress
8 1 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.81%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.81%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (2.44%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.81%) Magento
2 1 (0.81%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.81%) SessionCam
2 1 (0.81%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 24 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.81%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.81%) BrowserStack
3 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.07%) DNS
1 5 (4.07%) Firewall
1 5 (4.07%) HTTPS
1 5 (4.07%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.88%) MongoDB
2 6 (4.88%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.07%) Couchbase
4 2 (1.63%) Redis
4 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.81%) Big Data
5 1 (0.81%) Mixpanel
5 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 27 (21.95%) Git (software)
2 22 (17.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (17.07%) Octopus Deploy
4 20 (16.26%) gulp
5 14 (11.38%) Visual Studio
6 13 (10.57%) Moq
7 7 (5.69%) TeamCity
8 6 (4.88%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (4.88%) Mocha
9 5 (4.07%) JIRA
10 4 (3.25%) Bower
10 4 (3.25%) Protractor
10 4 (3.25%) Selenium
10 4 (3.25%) Sinon.JS
11 3 (2.44%) Jenkins
11 3 (2.44%) webpack
12 2 (1.63%) Jasmine
12 2 (1.63%) ReSharper
13 1 (0.81%) JUnit
13 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 28 (22.76%) Finance
2 14 (11.38%) Financial Institution
3 11 (8.94%) Marketing
4 7 (5.69%) Advertising
5 1 (0.81%) Back Office
5 1 (0.81%) Games
5 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 91 (73.98%) Developer
2 59 (47.97%) EPiServer Developer
3 34 (27.64%) .NET Developer
4 22 (17.89%) C# Developer
5 18 (14.63%) Architect
6 15 (12.20%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (11.38%) ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (10.57%) Web Developer
9 12 (9.76%) HTML Developer
9 12 (9.76%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (8.94%) HTML CSS Developer
11 10 (8.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 9 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 7 (5.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 6 (4.88%) Analyst
14 6 (4.88%) Analyst Developer
15 5 (4.07%) CMS Developer
15 5 (4.07%) Full Stack Developer
15 5 (4.07%) Lead Developer
16 4 (3.25%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (77.24%) .NET
2 74 (60.16%) HTML
3 73 (59.35%) CSS
4 59 (47.97%) ASP.NET
5 57 (46.34%) jQuery
6 43 (34.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 41 (33.33%) CSS3
8 40 (32.52%) HTML5
9 34 (27.64%) .NET Framework
10 29 (23.58%) AngularJS
11 27 (21.95%) Ajax
12 23 (18.70%) ASP.NET Web API
13 21 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (16.26%) Entity Framework
15 17 (13.82%) LINQ
15 17 (13.82%) Web Services
16 16 (13.01%) XSLT
17 13 (10.57%) Modernizr
18 12 (9.76%) XHTML
19 9 (7.32%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.50%) User Experience
2 5 (4.07%) Cloud Native
2 5 (4.07%) Clustering
2 5 (4.07%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (4.07%) Mainframe
2 5 (4.07%) Tandem
3 4 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.50%) Windows
2 1 (0.81%) Linux
2 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (60.98%) MVC
2 41 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (29.27%) TDD
4 23 (18.70%) Responsive Web Design
5 21 (17.07%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 21 (17.07%) Web Development
6 17 (13.82%) Migration
7 16 (13.01%) BDD
8 12 (9.76%) Analytics
8 12 (9.76%) Front End Development
9 10 (8.13%) Content Management
10 9 (7.32%) Microservices
11 8 (6.50%) Refactoring
11 8 (6.50%) Scrum
11 8 (6.50%) SEO
12 6 (4.88%) DevOps
12 6 (4.88%) Enterprise Content Management
12 6 (4.88%) Marketing Automation
12 6 (4.88%) Quality Management
12 6 (4.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 79 (64.23%) JavaScript
2 78 (63.41%) C#
3 36 (29.27%) SQL
4 5 (4.07%) JCL
5 4 (3.25%) TypeScript
6 3 (2.44%) C
6 3 (2.44%) Java
7 2 (1.63%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.81%) ES6
8 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.07%) MCTS
3 3 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) SLA
2 3 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.07%) Active Directory
1 5 (4.07%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (4.07%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.81%) Docker
2 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.81%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.81%) Kibana
3 1 (0.81%) logstash
3 1 (0.81%) Packer
3 1 (0.81%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.81%) Puppet
3 1 (0.81%) Rancher
3 1 (0.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (12.20%) Sitecore
2 8 (6.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.88%) Marketo
3 6 (4.88%) Oracle
3 6 (4.88%) VMware
4 5 (4.07%) Citrix
4 5 (4.07%) Genesys
4 5 (4.07%) Informatica
5 4 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.44%) Tealium
7 2 (1.63%) Adobe
7 2 (1.63%) F5
7 2 (1.63%) Google
8 1 (0.81%) Hootsuite
8 1 (0.81%) Optimizely
8 1 (0.81%) RedGate
8 1 (0.81%) Sage
8 1 (0.81%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud