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 3 months to 27 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)
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 546 577 556
Rank change year-on-year +31 -21  
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 64 77 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.82% 0.79% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 60 68
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £481
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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7806 9763 9839
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.57% 18.08% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4976 6503 6153
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 242 324
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.49 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

EPiServer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 24 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 3 months to 27 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
England -11 44 £400 -5.88% 25
London -14 22 £450 - 8
Edinburgh - 20 £600 -
Scotland - 20 £600 -
South East -2 13 £362 -2.22% 3
City of London +2 7 - - 1
Kent - 5 £338 -
North West +19 4 £366 -2.33% 5
Manchester +14 4 £366 -2.33% 2
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £338 -
South West - 3 £375 - 3
West Sussex +14 2 £399 +12.46%
Hampshire +11 2 £400 -8.57% 1
East Grinstead -5 2 £399 +10.90%
Aylesbury -6 2 £408 +8.66%
Buckinghamshire -35 2 £408 +8.66%
Berkshire - 2 £338 -
Dorset - 2 £360 - 2
East of England -1 1 - - 2
Bournemouth - 1 £345 - 2
Southampton - 1 £400 - 1
Slough - 1 £225 -
Reading - 1 £451 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for EPiServer.

1 119 (80.41%) .NET
2 109 (73.65%) C#
3 104 (70.27%) JavaScript
4 97 (65.54%) HTML
5 96 (64.86%) CMS
6 95 (64.19%) CSS
7 88 (59.46%) MVC
8 76 (51.35%) ASP.NET
8 76 (51.35%) jQuery
9 56 (37.84%) HTML5
10 55 (37.16%) CSS3
10 55 (37.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 49 (33.11%) Agile Software Development
12 46 (31.08%) SQL
13 45 (30.41%) .NET Framework
14 38 (25.68%) Ajax
14 38 (25.68%) SQL Server
15 37 (25.00%) AngularJS
16 34 (22.97%) Web Development
17 33 (22.30%) TDD
18 32 (21.62%) Digital Transformation Programme
19 31 (20.95%) Finance
19 31 (20.95%) ASP.NET MVC
20 25 (16.89%) Git (software)
20 25 (16.89%) Team Foundation Server
21 24 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
21 24 (16.22%) Entity Framework
21 24 (16.22%) Responsive Web Design
22 23 (15.54%) ASP.NET Web API
23 22 (14.86%) Octopus Deploy

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 96 (64.86%) CMS
2 17 (11.49%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (5.41%) Umbraco
4 6 (4.05%) IIS
4 6 (4.05%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.38%) Apache
5 5 (3.38%) FileNet
5 5 (3.38%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.35%) Kentico
6 2 (1.35%) Liferay
6 2 (1.35%) Magnolia
6 2 (1.35%) OpenCms
7 1 (0.68%) CMS400.NET
7 1 (0.68%) Confluence
7 1 (0.68%) Content Management Server
7 1 (0.68%) DNN
7 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.68%) Immediacy CMS
7 1 (0.68%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (2.03%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.38%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.68%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.68%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.68%) SessionCam
2 1 (0.68%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.68%) BrowserStack
3 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.05%) Firewall
2 5 (3.38%) DNS
2 5 (3.38%) HTTPS
2 5 (3.38%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (25.68%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.76%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.38%) Couchbase
3 5 (3.38%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.38%) Redis
4 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.68%) Big Data
6 1 (0.68%) Mixpanel
6 1 (0.68%) MS Access
6 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (16.89%) Git (software)
1 25 (16.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (14.86%) Octopus Deploy
3 20 (13.51%) gulp
4 14 (9.46%) Visual Studio
5 13 (8.78%) Moq
6 8 (5.41%) TeamCity
7 5 (3.38%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (3.38%) Mocha
8 4 (2.70%) Bower
8 4 (2.70%) Protractor
8 4 (2.70%) Selenium
8 4 (2.70%) Sinon.JS
9 3 (2.03%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.03%) webpack
10 2 (1.35%) JIRA
10 2 (1.35%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.68%) Babel
11 1 (0.68%) Grunt
11 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
General
1 31 (20.95%) Finance
2 14 (9.46%) Financial Institution
3 7 (4.73%) Advertising
4 6 (4.05%) Marketing
5 2 (1.35%) Back Office
5 2 (1.35%) Retail
6 1 (0.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 118 (79.73%) Developer
2 73 (49.32%) EPiServer Developer
3 45 (30.41%) .NET Developer
4 30 (20.27%) C# Developer
5 19 (12.84%) Architect
5 19 (12.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (12.84%) HTML Developer
5 19 (12.84%) JavaScript Developer
6 18 (12.16%) Web Developer
7 17 (11.49%) HTML CSS Developer
8 16 (10.81%) ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 12 (8.11%) CMS Developer
9 12 (8.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 11 (7.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.05%) Analyst
11 6 (4.05%) Analyst Developer
11 6 (4.05%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (4.05%) Senior Developer
11 6 (4.05%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (80.41%) .NET
2 97 (65.54%) HTML
3 95 (64.19%) CSS
4 76 (51.35%) ASP.NET
4 76 (51.35%) jQuery
5 56 (37.84%) HTML5
6 55 (37.16%) CSS3
6 55 (37.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 45 (30.41%) .NET Framework
8 38 (25.68%) Ajax
9 37 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 31 (20.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (16.22%) Entity Framework
12 23 (15.54%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (13.51%) Web Services
14 18 (12.16%) XHTML
15 17 (11.49%) LINQ
16 16 (10.81%) XSLT
17 13 (8.78%) Modernizr
17 13 (8.78%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.76%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (5.41%) User Experience
3 5 (3.38%) Cloud Native
3 5 (3.38%) Clustering
3 5 (3.38%) Mainframe
3 5 (3.38%) Tandem
4 2 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.41%) Windows
2 1 (0.68%) Linux
2 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (59.46%) MVC
2 49 (33.11%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (22.97%) Web Development
4 33 (22.30%) TDD
5 32 (21.62%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 24 (16.22%) Responsive Web Design
7 18 (12.16%) Migration
8 16 (10.81%) Content Management
9 15 (10.14%) Front End Development
10 13 (8.78%) BDD
11 10 (6.76%) Analytics
12 8 (5.41%) DevOps
12 8 (5.41%) Microservices
12 8 (5.41%) Refactoring
13 6 (4.05%) Asset Management
13 6 (4.05%) SDLC
13 6 (4.05%) SEO
13 6 (4.05%) Workflow
14 5 (3.38%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (3.38%) Enterprise Content Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (73.65%) C#
2 104 (70.27%) JavaScript
3 46 (31.08%) SQL
4 5 (3.38%) JCL
5 4 (2.70%) TypeScript
6 3 (2.03%) C
7 2 (1.35%) Java
7 2 (1.35%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.35%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.68%) ES6
8 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.38%) MCTS
3 3 (2.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.70%) SLA
2 2 (1.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.38%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.38%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (3.38%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.68%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.68%) Kibana
3 1 (0.68%) logstash
3 1 (0.68%) Packer
3 1 (0.68%) Puppet
3 1 (0.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (12.84%) Sitecore
2 13 (8.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.05%) Oracle
3 6 (4.05%) VMware
4 5 (3.38%) Citrix
4 5 (3.38%) Genesys
4 5 (3.38%) Google
4 5 (3.38%) Informatica
4 5 (3.38%) Marketo
5 3 (2.03%) Tealium
6 2 (1.35%) Adobe
6 2 (1.35%) F5
6 2 (1.35%) OpenText
6 2 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.35%) SAP
7 1 (0.68%) Alterian
7 1 (0.68%) RedGate
7 1 (0.68%) Sage
7 1 (0.68%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) Telerik
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