Period
to 17 February 2019

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 February 2019 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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 800 736 712
Rank change year-on-year -64 -24 +27
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 64 127 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.40% 0.78% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 90 101
UK median daily rate £375 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £268 £313 £299
90th Percentile £535 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 15,905 16,370 17,120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.29% 16.27% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,278 10,926 11,031
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £254
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 338 389 366
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.88% -2.19%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.03 £47.50 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.11 £19.50
% change year-on-year -3.34% -7.15% +2.63%

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 -75 55 £406 -9.72% 31
UK excluding London -11 46 £375 - 16
South East +20 29 £388 -5.20% 6
London -53 14 £500 +3.63% 15
North of England -27 5 £350 -14.37% 6
East of England +20 4 £500 +100.00%
Yorkshire -7 4 £325 -13.33% 3
Northern Ireland - 4 £350 -
South West -38 3 £375 +11.11% 4
Scotland 0 1 £213 -34.62%
North West -16 1 £425 - 3

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing EPiServer also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for EPiServer.

1 44 (68.75%) CMS
2 39 (60.94%) .NET
3 36 (56.25%) JavaScript
4 32 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (46.88%) C#
6 29 (45.31%) HTML
7 28 (43.75%) CSS
8 25 (39.06%) MVC
9 22 (34.38%) ASP.NET
10 20 (31.25%) AngularJS
11 19 (29.69%) Umbraco
12 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
13 15 (23.44%) TDD
13 15 (23.44%) HTML5
13 15 (23.44%) CSS3
14 14 (21.88%) Sitecore
14 14 (21.88%) jQuery
15 13 (20.31%) SQL
15 13 (20.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (18.75%) Sass
16 12 (18.75%) Sitecore CMS
16 12 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
17 11 (17.19%) Git (software)
17 11 (17.19%) BDD
17 11 (17.19%) Bitbucket
18 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
18 10 (15.63%) Finance
19 9 (14.06%) TeamCity
19 9 (14.06%) Microservices
19 9 (14.06%) 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 44 (68.75%) CMS
2 19 (29.69%) Umbraco
3 12 (18.75%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (6.25%) Confluence
5 2 (3.13%) DNN
5 2 (3.13%) Kentico
6 1 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.56%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.56%) Apple Pay
3 1 (1.56%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.56%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Internet
1 2 (3.13%) Intranet
1 2 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) Redis
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.56%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Bitbucket
1 11 (17.19%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.06%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (14.06%) TeamCity
3 7 (10.94%) gulp
3 7 (10.94%) JIRA
4 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.69%) webpack
6 2 (3.13%) Axure RP
6 2 (3.13%) Grunt
6 2 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.56%) Bower
7 1 (1.56%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.56%) Mocha
7 1 (1.56%) Protractor
7 1 (1.56%) Selenium
7 1 (1.56%) Sinon.JS
7 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 10 (15.63%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Advertising
3 2 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (65.63%) Developer
2 21 (32.81%) EPiServer Developer
3 18 (28.13%) .NET Developer
4 12 (18.75%) Consultant
5 10 (15.63%) EPiServer Consultant
6 8 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (9.38%) Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Software Developer
9 4 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (6.25%) Angular Developer
9 4 (6.25%) C# Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Business Analyst
11 2 (3.13%) CMS Consultant
11 2 (3.13%) HTML CSS Developer
11 2 (3.13%) HTML Developer
11 2 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
11 2 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
11 2 (3.13%) Sitecore Developer
11 2 (3.13%) Software Consultant
12 1 (1.56%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (60.94%) .NET
2 29 (45.31%) HTML
3 28 (43.75%) CSS
4 22 (34.38%) ASP.NET
5 20 (31.25%) AngularJS
6 15 (23.44%) CSS3
6 15 (23.44%) HTML5
7 14 (21.88%) jQuery
8 13 (20.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (18.75%) Sass
10 8 (12.50%) Ajax
10 8 (12.50%) React
11 7 (10.94%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (10.94%) REST
11 7 (10.94%) XHTML
12 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (6.25%) LESS
12 4 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (6.25%) Fintech
3 3 (4.69%) Social Media
3 3 (4.69%) User Experience
4 2 (3.13%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (39.06%) MVC
3 15 (23.44%) TDD
4 11 (17.19%) BDD
5 9 (14.06%) Microservices
6 7 (10.94%) A/B Testing
6 7 (10.94%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 7 (10.94%) Front End Development
6 7 (10.94%) Personalization
6 7 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (9.38%) Content Management
8 5 (7.81%) SDLC
8 5 (7.81%) Web Development
9 4 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
9 4 (6.25%) Scrum
9 4 (6.25%) User Stories
10 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.69%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (4.69%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 36 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 30 (46.88%) C#
3 13 (20.31%) SQL
4 5 (7.81%) ES6
5 3 (4.69%) TypeScript
6 2 (3.13%) Java
7 1 (1.56%) PHP
7 1 (1.56%) Ruby
7 1 (1.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) SAFe Agilist
2 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) Sitecore
2 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.69%) Atlassian
3 3 (4.69%) Google
4 1 (1.56%) Adobe
4 1 (1.56%) Apple
4 1 (1.56%) Marketo
4 1 (1.56%) PayPal
4 1 (1.56%) WorldPay