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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 503 631 556
Rank change year-on-year +128 -75  
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 97 24 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.043% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.22% 0.25% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 18 79
Median daily rate £400 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £326 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £344 £350
% change year-on-year +16.36% -1.78%  
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 7921 9685 9849
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.04% 17.34% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5130 6283 5931
Median daily rate £425 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £397 £375
% change year-on-year +0.75% +5.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 223 374
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.95 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.04% -13.75%  

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 26 April 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 30 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 26 April 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 +109 82 £400 -3.03% 20
South East +65 50 £400 +14.28% 2
Aylesbury - 17 £408 -
Buckinghamshire - 17 £408 -
London +19 15 £425 -7.25% 8
Oxfordshire - 14 £350 -
Edinburgh - 13 £600 - 4
Scotland - 13 £600 - 6
North West +37 12 £375 +6.23% 6
Hampshire +20 11 £400 +33.33%
Oxford - 11 £350 -
Manchester +18 9 £388 +5.15% 4
Basingstoke - 6 £400 -
Kent +15 5 £338 -
Tunbridge Wells +12 4 £338 -
West Sussex +15 3 £390 +11.42%
East Grinstead - 3 £390 -
Liverpool - 3 £325 - 2
Merseyside - 3 £325 - 2
Bolton - 3 £400 -
South West +1 2 £388 - 1
City of London -3 2 - - 3
East of England - 2 £488 -
Yorkshire +20 1 £400 +60.00%
Cambridgeshire - 1 £525 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £450 -
Cambridge - 1 £525 -
York - 1 £400 -
Southampton - 1 £400 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 120 (81.63%) .NET
2 113 (76.87%) C#
3 104 (70.75%) CMS
4 102 (69.39%) JavaScript
5 93 (63.27%) HTML
6 88 (59.86%) CSS
7 78 (53.06%) ASP.NET
8 75 (51.02%) MVC
8 75 (51.02%) jQuery
9 57 (38.78%) HTML5
10 52 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
11 50 (34.01%) CSS3
12 45 (30.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 40 (27.21%) Web Development
14 38 (25.85%) Ajax
14 38 (25.85%) SQL
15 37 (25.17%) SQL Server
16 36 (24.49%) .NET Framework
17 34 (23.13%) ASP.NET MVC
18 33 (22.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
19 31 (21.09%) AngularJS
20 27 (18.37%) TDD
21 24 (16.33%) Finance
21 24 (16.33%) Content Management
22 20 (13.61%) XHTML
22 20 (13.61%) Sitecore
23 17 (11.56%) Sitecore CMS
23 17 (11.56%) ASP.NET Web API
24 16 (10.88%) Git (software)
24 16 (10.88%) Team Foundation Server

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
1 104 (70.75%) CMS
2 17 (11.56%) Sitecore CMS
3 15 (10.20%) Umbraco
4 7 (4.76%) IIS
5 6 (4.08%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.40%) Apache
6 5 (3.40%) FileNet
6 5 (3.40%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.72%) Kentico
8 3 (2.04%) Sitefinity
9 2 (1.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (1.36%) Content Management Server
9 2 (1.36%) DNN
9 2 (1.36%) Drupal
9 2 (1.36%) Immediacy CMS
9 2 (1.36%) Liferay
9 2 (1.36%) Magnolia
9 2 (1.36%) OpenCms
10 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.36%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.36%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.68%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.08%) DNS
1 6 (4.08%) Firewall
2 5 (3.40%) HTTPS
2 5 (3.40%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.68%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (25.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.44%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.08%) Redis
4 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.68%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.68%) MS Access
7 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (10.88%) Git (software)
1 16 (10.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (9.52%) Octopus Deploy
3 11 (7.48%) Visual Studio
4 10 (6.80%) gulp
5 7 (4.76%) Moq
6 6 (4.08%) TeamCity
7 5 (3.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.36%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.36%) JIRA
8 2 (1.36%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.36%) webpack
9 1 (0.68%) Bower
9 1 (0.68%) Grunt
9 1 (0.68%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.68%) NUnit
9 1 (0.68%) Protractor
9 1 (0.68%) Selenium
9 1 (0.68%) Sinon.JS
General
1 24 (16.33%) Finance
2 8 (5.44%) Financial Institution
3 4 (2.72%) Advertising
4 3 (2.04%) Marketing
4 3 (2.04%) Retail
5 2 (1.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 122 (82.99%) Developer
2 68 (46.26%) EPiServer Developer
3 53 (36.05%) .NET Developer
4 32 (21.77%) C# Developer
5 20 (13.61%) Web Developer
6 19 (12.93%) ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (12.93%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (12.24%) CMS Developer
8 16 (10.88%) HTML Developer
9 15 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 15 (10.20%) JavaScript Developer
10 14 (9.52%) HTML CSS Developer
11 13 (8.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (8.16%) Architect
13 8 (5.44%) Senior Developer
14 7 (4.76%) Sitecore Developer
15 6 (4.08%) Full Stack Developer
15 6 (4.08%) Umbraco Developer
16 5 (3.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 5 (3.40%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (81.63%) .NET
2 93 (63.27%) HTML
3 88 (59.86%) CSS
4 78 (53.06%) ASP.NET
5 75 (51.02%) jQuery
6 57 (38.78%) HTML5
7 50 (34.01%) CSS3
8 45 (30.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 38 (25.85%) Ajax
10 36 (24.49%) .NET Framework
11 34 (23.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 31 (21.09%) AngularJS
13 20 (13.61%) XHTML
14 17 (11.56%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (10.20%) Entity Framework
15 15 (10.20%) Web Services
16 11 (7.48%) Sass
17 9 (6.12%) LINQ
18 8 (5.44%) SOAP
18 8 (5.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.84%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (5.44%) User Experience
3 5 (3.40%) Clustering
3 5 (3.40%) Mainframe
3 5 (3.40%) Tandem
4 3 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.68%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.68%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.76%) Windows
2 2 (1.36%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (51.02%) MVC
2 52 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (27.21%) Web Development
4 33 (22.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 27 (18.37%) TDD
6 24 (16.33%) Content Management
7 11 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (7.48%) DevOps
7 11 (7.48%) Responsive Web Design
8 10 (6.80%) Migration
9 9 (6.12%) BDD
9 9 (6.12%) Scrum
10 8 (5.44%) Front End Development
11 6 (4.08%) Asset Management
11 6 (4.08%) Project Management
12 5 (3.40%) Continuous Deployment
12 5 (3.40%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (3.40%) CRM
12 5 (3.40%) ITIL
12 5 (3.40%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 113 (76.87%) C#
2 102 (69.39%) JavaScript
3 38 (25.85%) SQL
4 5 (3.40%) JCL
5 4 (2.72%) Ruby
6 3 (2.04%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.36%) Java
7 2 (1.36%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.36%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.68%) C
8 1 (0.68%) Perl
8 1 (0.68%) Python
8 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.04%) MCTS
3 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.68%) Degree
3 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.72%) SLA
2 2 (1.36%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.40%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.40%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (3.40%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (3.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.36%) Puppet
3 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (13.61%) Sitecore
2 14 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.40%) Citrix
3 5 (3.40%) Genesys
3 5 (3.40%) Google
3 5 (3.40%) Informatica
3 5 (3.40%) Oracle
3 5 (3.40%) VMware
4 3 (2.04%) SAP
5 2 (1.36%) Adobe
5 2 (1.36%) Alterian
5 2 (1.36%) F5
5 2 (1.36%) OpenText
6 1 (0.68%) Marketo
6 1 (0.68%) Telerik
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