Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 771 731 714
Rank change year-on-year -40 -17 +8
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 107 163 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.63% 0.83% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 128 116
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £269 £300 £316
90th Percentile £538 £488 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £373 £375
% change year-on-year -9.40% -0.67% +15.38%
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 Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 17096 19657 20307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.63% 18.55% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11208 12754 12776
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £227
90th Percentile £606 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 495 613
UK median hourly rate £20.22 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.09% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.20 £11.05
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.73 £19.19
% change year-on-year -3.52% +8.05% +9.63%

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 17 November 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 11 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 17 November 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 -36 106 £425 +6.25% 15
London -4 71 £475 +16.92% 6
UK excluding London -27 35 £338 -9.40% 10
South West +11 12 £338 +3.85%
South East -31 12 £360 -4.00% 2
North of England +42 7 £340 -7.17% 7
Yorkshire +31 4 £288 -16.97% 4
Midlands +23 3 £313 -21.88%
North West +3 3 £375 +2.39% 3
East Midlands +3 3 £313 -23.08%
Scotland -10 1 £325 +22.64% 1

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 71 (66.36%) CMS
2 68 (63.55%) .NET
3 54 (50.47%) TDD
4 53 (49.53%) C#
5 52 (48.60%) MVC
6 49 (45.79%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (40.19%) CSS
8 36 (33.64%) HTML
9 35 (32.71%) JavaScript
10 31 (28.97%) ASP.NET
11 25 (23.36%) BDD
12 23 (21.50%) Sitecore
13 22 (20.56%) ASP.NET Web API
14 21 (19.63%) CSS3
15 19 (17.76%) Git (software)
16 18 (16.82%) Domain-Driven Design
16 18 (16.82%) HTML5
16 18 (16.82%) Pair Programming
16 18 (16.82%) E-Commerce
17 17 (15.89%) SQL Server
17 17 (15.89%) Sitecore CMS
18 16 (14.95%) Microsoft Azure
18 16 (14.95%) Razor View Engine
18 16 (14.95%) Finance
18 16 (14.95%) Scrum
19 14 (13.08%) Karma Test Runner
19 14 (13.08%) Front End Development
19 14 (13.08%) SOLID
20 13 (12.15%) Responsive Web Design
20 13 (12.15%) Visual Studio

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 71 (66.36%) CMS
2 17 (15.89%) Sitecore CMS
3 11 (10.28%) Umbraco
4 8 (7.48%) IIS
5 7 (6.54%) Apache
6 6 (5.61%) Drupal
7 5 (4.67%) JBoss
7 5 (4.67%) SharePoint
7 5 (4.67%) Tomcat
7 5 (4.67%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.80%) WordPress
9 2 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.87%) Magnolia
9 2 (1.87%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.93%) Confluence
10 1 (0.93%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.93%) Liferay
10 1 (0.93%) Moodle
10 1 (0.93%) OpenCms
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.80%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.41%) Firewall
2 7 (6.54%) DNS
2 7 (6.54%) Reverse Proxy
3 6 (5.61%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.87%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.41%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.67%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.74%) Couchbase
4 4 (3.74%) CouchDB
4 4 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.93%) Redis
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (17.76%) Git (software)
2 14 (13.08%) Karma Test Runner
3 13 (12.15%) Visual Studio
4 12 (11.21%) Mocha
5 10 (9.35%) Jasmine
6 5 (4.67%) gulp
6 5 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.67%) TeamCity
7 4 (3.74%) JIRA
7 4 (3.74%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (3.74%) Selenium
7 4 (3.74%) Sinon.JS
8 3 (2.80%) Bower
8 3 (2.80%) Protractor
9 2 (1.87%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.87%) CasperJS
9 2 (1.87%) Grunt
10 1 (0.93%) JMeter
10 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (14.95%) Finance
2 11 (10.28%) Marketing
3 4 (3.74%) Advertising
4 3 (2.80%) Electronics
5 2 (1.87%) Retail
6 1 (0.93%) Games
Job Titles
1 82 (76.64%) Developer
2 55 (51.40%) EPiServer Developer
3 27 (25.23%) .NET Developer
4 13 (12.15%) Analyst
5 12 (11.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 11 (10.28%) C# Developer
7 10 (9.35%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (7.48%) Senior Developer
9 7 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 7 (6.54%) Lead Developer
10 6 (5.61%) HTML Developer
10 6 (5.61%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (4.67%) CSS Developer
11 5 (4.67%) HTML CSS Developer
11 5 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (4.67%) Sitecore Developer
12 4 (3.74%) Agile Developer
12 4 (3.74%) Analyst Developer
12 4 (3.74%) ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (3.74%) E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (63.55%) .NET
2 43 (40.19%) CSS
3 36 (33.64%) HTML
4 31 (28.97%) ASP.NET
5 22 (20.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 21 (19.63%) CSS3
7 18 (16.82%) HTML5
8 16 (14.95%) Razor View Engine
9 11 (10.28%) Sass
10 9 (8.41%) AngularJS
10 9 (8.41%) RESTful
11 7 (6.54%) jQuery
12 6 (5.61%) J2EE
12 6 (5.61%) LESS
12 6 (5.61%) Middleware
13 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (4.67%) React
13 5 (4.67%) Web Services
14 4 (3.74%) MEAN Stack
14 4 (3.74%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.67%) User Experience
2 4 (3.74%) Cloud Native
2 4 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.80%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.87%) Clustering
4 2 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.93%) Fintech
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing Technology
5 1 (0.93%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.48%) Unix
1 8 (7.48%) Windows
2 7 (6.54%) Linux
2 7 (6.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (6.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (50.47%) TDD
2 52 (48.60%) MVC
3 49 (45.79%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (23.36%) BDD
5 18 (16.82%) Domain-Driven Design
5 18 (16.82%) E-Commerce
5 18 (16.82%) Pair Programming
6 16 (14.95%) Scrum
7 14 (13.08%) Front End Development
7 14 (13.08%) SOLID
8 13 (12.15%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (9.35%) Inversion of Control
9 10 (9.35%) Kanban
9 10 (9.35%) Planning Poker
9 10 (9.35%) Refactoring
9 10 (9.35%) Test Automation
10 9 (8.41%) Analytics
11 8 (7.48%) Unit Testing
12 7 (6.54%) Load Balancing
12 7 (6.54%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 53 (49.53%) C#
2 35 (32.71%) JavaScript
3 12 (11.21%) SQL
4 8 (7.48%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.67%) Java
6 2 (1.87%) C
7 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (2.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.67%) ISA Server
2 2 (1.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.87%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.93%) Prometheus
2 1 (0.93%) Rancher
Vendors
1 23 (21.50%) Sitecore
2 7 (6.54%) Cisco
3 6 (5.61%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.67%) BEA
4 5 (4.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.74%) Marketo
6 3 (2.80%) Adobe
6 3 (2.80%) Oracle
6 3 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.87%) Citrix
7 2 (1.87%) HP
7 2 (1.87%) Siebel
7 2 (1.87%) Tealium
7 2 (1.87%) VMware
8 1 (0.93%) Google