Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 766 724 713
Rank change year-on-year -42 -11 -9
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 108 160 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.64% 0.81% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 128 122
UK median daily rate £444 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.94% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £269 £307 £315
90th Percentile £610 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £373 £393
% change year-on-year -1.01% -5.10% +20.77%
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 16897 19763 20173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.73% 18.61% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11065 12910 12693
UK median daily rate £440 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 512 615
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.29 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% +8.57%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -33 97 £425 +6.25% 14
London -5 61 £475 +13.43% 8
UK excluding London -2 46 £369 -1.01% 6
South East -29 15 £390 +4.00% 1
Scotland +14 11 £600 +34.83%
South West +8 11 £338 +3.85%
North of England +55 7 £340 -8.11% 2
Yorkshire +20 4 £288 -25.32%
North West +13 3 £363 -1.02% 2
Midlands +20 1 £250 -41.18% 3
East Midlands -3 1 £250 -38.46%
East of England -23 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 73 (67.59%) .NET
2 63 (58.33%) CMS
3 62 (57.41%) C#
4 59 (54.63%) MVC
5 51 (47.22%) TDD
6 48 (44.44%) CSS
7 42 (38.89%) HTML
8 41 (37.96%) JavaScript
9 38 (35.19%) ASP.NET
9 38 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (25.93%) ASP.NET Web API
11 26 (24.07%) Microsoft Azure
12 24 (22.22%) Git (software)
13 23 (21.30%) SQL
14 22 (20.37%) Finance
14 22 (20.37%) CSS3
15 20 (18.52%) BDD
16 19 (17.59%) Responsive Web Design
17 18 (16.67%) HTML5
18 17 (15.74%) jQuery
18 17 (15.74%) Sitecore
18 17 (15.74%) AngularJS
18 17 (15.74%) SQL Server
19 16 (14.81%) Front End Development
20 15 (13.89%) Scrum
21 14 (12.96%) Pair Programming
21 14 (12.96%) Visual Studio
21 14 (12.96%) Web Services
21 14 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
22 13 (12.04%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 63 (58.33%) CMS
2 12 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (7.41%) IIS
4 7 (6.48%) Apache
5 6 (5.56%) Umbraco
6 5 (4.63%) Drupal
6 5 (4.63%) JBoss
6 5 (4.63%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.63%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.78%) WordPress
8 2 (1.85%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.93%) Confluence
9 1 (0.93%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.93%) Liferay
9 1 (0.93%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.93%) Moodle
9 1 (0.93%) OpenCms
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.93%) Magento
2 1 (0.93%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.93%) SessionCam
2 1 (0.93%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 26 (24.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.63%) npm
4 1 (0.93%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.93%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.33%) Firewall
2 7 (6.48%) DNS
2 7 (6.48%) Reverse Proxy
3 6 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.85%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.74%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.41%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.63%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.70%) Couchbase
5 3 (2.78%) CouchDB
5 3 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.93%) Big Data
7 1 (0.93%) Mixpanel
7 1 (0.93%) Redis
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (12.96%) Visual Studio
3 13 (12.04%) gulp
3 13 (12.04%) Octopus Deploy
4 12 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
5 11 (10.19%) Mocha
6 8 (7.41%) Jasmine
6 8 (7.41%) Moq
7 6 (5.56%) TeamCity
8 4 (3.70%) JIRA
8 4 (3.70%) Selenium
8 4 (3.70%) Sinon.JS
9 3 (2.78%) Bower
9 3 (2.78%) Protractor
10 2 (1.85%) Grunt
11 1 (0.93%) CasperJS
11 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.93%) webpack
General
1 22 (20.37%) Finance
2 12 (11.11%) Marketing
3 8 (7.41%) Financial Institution
4 5 (4.63%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Games
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (72.22%) Developer
2 51 (47.22%) EPiServer Developer
3 24 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 13 (12.04%) Analyst
4 13 (12.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 12 (11.11%) Architect
6 11 (10.19%) C# Developer
7 10 (9.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (5.56%) HTML Developer
8 6 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (5.56%) Lead Developer
9 5 (4.63%) CSS Developer
9 5 (4.63%) HTML CSS Developer
9 5 (4.63%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.63%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.63%) Sitecore Developer
10 4 (3.70%) Agile Developer
10 4 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
11 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (67.59%) .NET
2 48 (44.44%) CSS
3 42 (38.89%) HTML
4 38 (35.19%) ASP.NET
5 28 (25.93%) ASP.NET Web API
6 22 (20.37%) CSS3
7 18 (16.67%) HTML5
8 17 (15.74%) AngularJS
8 17 (15.74%) jQuery
9 14 (12.96%) Web Services
10 13 (12.04%) .NET Framework
10 13 (12.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (11.11%) Entity Framework
11 12 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
12 10 (9.26%) LINQ
12 10 (9.26%) Sass
12 10 (9.26%) XSLT
13 8 (7.41%) Modernizr
13 8 (7.41%) RESTful
14 6 (5.56%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.56%) User Experience
2 4 (3.70%) Cloud Native
2 4 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.85%) Clustering
5 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing Technology
5 1 (0.93%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.33%) Windows
2 8 (7.41%) Unix
3 7 (6.48%) Linux
3 7 (6.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (6.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (54.63%) MVC
2 51 (47.22%) TDD
3 38 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (18.52%) BDD
5 19 (17.59%) Responsive Web Design
6 16 (14.81%) Front End Development
7 15 (13.89%) Scrum
8 14 (12.96%) Pair Programming
9 13 (12.04%) E-Commerce
10 12 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
11 10 (9.26%) Analytics
11 10 (9.26%) Migration
11 10 (9.26%) Test Automation
12 9 (8.33%) Refactoring
12 9 (8.33%) Unit Testing
13 7 (6.48%) Change Management
13 7 (6.48%) Content Management
13 7 (6.48%) ITIL
13 7 (6.48%) Load Balancing
13 7 (6.48%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 62 (57.41%) C#
2 41 (37.96%) JavaScript
3 23 (21.30%) SQL
4 8 (7.41%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.70%) Java
6 2 (1.85%) C
6 2 (1.85%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.93%) ES6
7 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (2.78%) MCTS
1 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.63%) ISA Server
2 2 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.93%) Docker
3 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.93%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.93%) Kibana
2 1 (0.93%) logstash
2 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.93%) Packer
2 1 (0.93%) Prometheus
2 1 (0.93%) Rancher
Vendors
1 17 (15.74%) Sitecore
2 7 (6.48%) Cisco
3 6 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.63%) BEA
4 5 (4.63%) Marketo
4 5 (4.63%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.63%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.78%) Oracle
5 3 (2.78%) Tealium
5 3 (2.78%) VMware
6 2 (1.85%) Adobe
6 2 (1.85%) Citrix
6 2 (1.85%) Google
6 2 (1.85%) HP
6 2 (1.85%) Siebel
7 1 (0.93%) Hootsuite
7 1 (0.93%) Optimizely
7 1 (0.93%) RedGate
7 1 (0.93%) Sage
7 1 (0.93%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud