Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 806 748 757
Rank change year-on-year -58 +9 -36
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 81 118 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.080% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.48% 0.72% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 91 109
UK median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £283 £313 £308
90th Percentile £535 £620 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.74% -1.35%
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 16,962 16,431 19,958
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.77% 16.77% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,105 10,665 13,160
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £254
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 416 502
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £48.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £20.73
% change year-on-year +2.50% -3.52% +3.65%

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 23 September 2018.

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 14 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 23 September 2018. 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 -31 70 £425 +6.25% 34
UK excluding London -9 62 £425 +13.33% 19
South East -1 34 £435 +19.83% 13
London -55 17 £310 -32.97% 15
North of England -20 7 £425 +25.37%
Midlands -9 6 £488 +95.00% 1
Scotland -20 6 £400 -33.33%
Yorkshire -11 5 £400 +39.13%
East Midlands +6 4 £525 +110.00%
South West -20 4 £513 +50.18% 5
Northern Ireland - 4 £350 -
North West -9 2 £450 +24.14%
West Midlands - 2 £425 - 1
East of England -2 1 £413 -

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 55 (67.90%) CMS
2 54 (66.67%) .NET
3 49 (60.49%) C#
4 41 (50.62%) JavaScript
5 39 (48.15%) HTML
6 37 (45.68%) CSS
6 37 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (44.44%) ASP.NET
8 31 (38.27%) MVC
9 28 (34.57%) TDD
10 23 (28.40%) CSS3
11 22 (27.16%) HTML5
11 22 (27.16%) jQuery
12 21 (25.93%) Umbraco
13 18 (22.22%) Sitecore
14 17 (20.99%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (20.99%) Microservices
15 15 (18.52%) Sitecore CMS
15 15 (18.52%) Web Development
16 14 (17.28%) BDD
16 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
16 14 (17.28%) AngularJS
17 13 (16.05%) SQL
17 13 (16.05%) Ajax
17 13 (16.05%) Git (software)
18 12 (14.81%) Finance
18 12 (14.81%) Scrum
18 12 (14.81%) XHTML
18 12 (14.81%) KnockoutJS
18 12 (14.81%) Sass

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 55 (67.90%) CMS
2 21 (25.93%) Umbraco
3 15 (18.52%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (8.64%) Kentico
5 3 (3.70%) WordPress
6 2 (2.47%) IIS
7 1 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (3.70%) Eloqua
3 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (3.70%) GitHub
2 3 (3.70%) SaaS
2 3 (3.70%) Trello
3 2 (2.47%) Azure Functions
3 2 (2.47%) Serverless
4 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.88%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.94%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.94%) Redis
5 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Git (software)
2 11 (13.58%) TeamCity
3 10 (12.35%) JIRA
4 9 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 7 (8.64%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (7.41%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (4.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (4.94%) Axure RP
7 4 (4.94%) ReSharper
8 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.23%) Selenium
9 1 (1.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (14.81%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Back Office
3 5 (6.17%) Marketing
4 4 (4.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (65.43%) Developer
2 27 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 25 (30.86%) EPiServer Developer
4 10 (12.35%) C# Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Consultant
5 7 (8.64%) EPiServer Consultant
6 6 (7.41%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Web Developer
7 5 (6.17%) HTML Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.94%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Designer
8 4 (4.94%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) UI Designer
8 4 (4.94%) UI Developer
9 3 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.70%) CMS Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (3.70%) UI/UX Designer
9 3 (3.70%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (66.67%) .NET
2 39 (48.15%) HTML
3 37 (45.68%) CSS
4 36 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 23 (28.40%) CSS3
6 22 (27.16%) HTML5
6 22 (27.16%) jQuery
7 17 (20.99%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (17.28%) AngularJS
9 13 (16.05%) Ajax
10 12 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (14.81%) KnockoutJS
10 12 (14.81%) Sass
10 12 (14.81%) XHTML
11 10 (12.35%) REST
11 10 (12.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (7.41%) RESTful
13 5 (6.17%) .NET Framework
14 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 4 (4.94%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) User Experience
2 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.70%) Blog
4 2 (2.47%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (38.27%) MVC
3 28 (34.57%) TDD
4 17 (20.99%) Microservices
5 15 (18.52%) Web Development
6 14 (17.28%) BDD
7 12 (14.81%) Scrum
8 11 (13.58%) E-Commerce
8 11 (13.58%) SOLID
9 10 (12.35%) DevOps
10 8 (9.88%) Content Management
11 7 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (8.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 6 (7.41%) API Integration
13 5 (6.17%) Kanban
13 5 (6.17%) Project Management
13 5 (6.17%) Waterfall
14 4 (4.94%) OO
14 4 (4.94%) OOP
14 4 (4.94%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 49 (60.49%) C#
2 41 (50.62%) JavaScript
3 13 (16.05%) SQL
4 6 (7.41%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.94%) TypeScript
6 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.70%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Kibana
1 1 (1.23%) logstash
Vendors
1 18 (22.22%) Sitecore
2 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.94%) Adobe
4 3 (3.70%) Volusion
5 2 (2.47%) New Relic
6 1 (1.23%) Google