Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 774 689 779
Rank change year-on-year -85 +90 -117
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 108 147 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.085%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.65% 0.93% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 98 68
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +6.99%
10th Percentile £305 £323 £263
90th Percentile £525 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +11.33% +7.14% -
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 16,668 15,725 18,347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.48% 17.09% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,047 10,130 11,785
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £243
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +6.45% -0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 324 462
UK median hourly rate £18.95 £19.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.85% -7.14% +13.51%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.40 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £46.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% -5.00% +14.29%

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 22 April 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 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 22 April 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 -56 106 £450 +12.50% 35
London -14 73 £488 +13.37% 10
UK excluding London -103 33 £418 +11.33% 27
North of England -22 17 £425 +17.24% 9
Yorkshire -5 9 £400 +14.29% 3
North West -26 8 £475 +29.69% 6
South East -71 8 £469 +17.19% 9
South West +13 3 £388 +3.33% 1
Midlands -10 3 £400 +60.00% 3
East Midlands - 3 £400 - 2
East of England -11 2 £331 -32.05% 3

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 77 (71.30%) CMS
2 70 (64.81%) .NET
3 56 (51.85%) C#
4 52 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 47 (43.52%) CSS
7 46 (42.59%) HTML
8 45 (41.67%) MVC
9 37 (34.26%) TDD
10 32 (29.63%) Sitecore
11 29 (26.85%) SQL Server
11 29 (26.85%) ASP.NET
12 24 (22.22%) E-Commerce
13 23 (21.30%) CSS3
14 22 (20.37%) Sitecore CMS
15 21 (19.44%) HTML5
16 20 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
16 20 (18.52%) Umbraco
17 18 (16.67%) BDD
17 18 (16.67%) Sass
18 17 (15.74%) Git (software)
19 15 (13.89%) Inversion of Control
19 15 (13.89%) Responsive Web Design
20 14 (12.96%) ASP.NET Web API
20 14 (12.96%) Domain-Driven Design
20 14 (12.96%) SOLID
21 12 (11.11%) Test Automation
21 12 (11.11%) Kanban
22 11 (10.19%) jQuery
22 11 (10.19%) LESS

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 77 (71.30%) CMS
2 22 (20.37%) Sitecore CMS
3 20 (18.52%) Umbraco
4 7 (6.48%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (6.48%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.56%) Confluence
5 6 (5.56%) Kentico
6 5 (4.63%) WordPress
7 4 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (2.78%) Apache Solr
8 3 (2.78%) IIS
8 3 (2.78%) Mule
8 3 (2.78%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.93%) Content Management Server
9 1 (0.93%) Drupal
9 1 (0.93%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.93%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.93%) Telligent Community
Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.33%) GitHub
3 3 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 3 (2.78%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.78%) SaaS
4 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) DNS
1 1 (0.93%) FTP
1 1 (0.93%) HTTP
1 1 (0.93%) Internet
1 1 (0.93%) SMTP
1 1 (0.93%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.26%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.78%) Endeca
3 3 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.93%) Big Data
4 1 (0.93%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.93%) MySQL
4 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.93%) Redis
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (15.74%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.33%) JIRA
3 7 (6.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (6.48%) gulp
3 7 (6.48%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.70%) Jasmine
4 4 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (2.78%) Mocha
5 3 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (2.78%) Selenium
5 3 (2.78%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.78%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.85%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.85%) Gatling
6 2 (1.85%) JMeter
6 2 (1.85%) The Grinder
6 2 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.93%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.93%) CasperJS
7 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (8.33%) Marketing
2 6 (5.56%) Finance
3 4 (3.70%) Games
4 3 (2.78%) Electronics
4 3 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Back Office
5 1 (0.93%) Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 69 (63.89%) Developer
2 33 (30.56%) EPiServer Developer
3 27 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 11 (10.19%) C# Developer
4 11 (10.19%) Senior Developer
5 8 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (6.48%) Architect
6 7 (6.48%) HTML Developer
6 7 (6.48%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (4.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (4.63%) Content Editor
7 5 (4.63%) Digital Content Editor
7 5 (4.63%) Digital Editor
7 5 (4.63%) Web Content Editor
7 5 (4.63%) Web Editor
8 4 (3.70%) Analyst
8 4 (3.70%) Azure Developer
8 4 (3.70%) E-Commerce Developer
8 4 (3.70%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (64.81%) .NET
2 47 (43.52%) CSS
3 46 (42.59%) HTML
4 29 (26.85%) ASP.NET
5 23 (21.30%) CSS3
6 21 (19.44%) HTML5
7 18 (16.67%) Sass
8 14 (12.96%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (10.19%) jQuery
9 11 (10.19%) LESS
10 10 (9.26%) Razor View Engine
11 9 (8.33%) Vue (Vue.js)
12 8 (7.41%) AngularJS
13 7 (6.48%) SignalR
13 7 (6.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (5.56%) Nunjucks
15 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (4.63%) Web Services
16 4 (3.70%) React
16 4 (3.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.48%) User Experience
2 4 (3.70%) PKI
3 3 (2.78%) Blog
3 3 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) Equities
5 1 (0.93%) Fintech
5 1 (0.93%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) Social Media
5 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.93%) Android
1 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (41.67%) MVC
3 37 (34.26%) TDD
4 24 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 18 (16.67%) BDD
6 15 (13.89%) Inversion of Control
6 15 (13.89%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (12.96%) Domain-Driven Design
7 14 (12.96%) SOLID
8 12 (11.11%) Kanban
8 12 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 10 (9.26%) Scrum
10 9 (8.33%) Content Management
10 9 (8.33%) Pair Programming
11 8 (7.41%) CRM
11 8 (7.41%) Front End Development
11 8 (7.41%) Planning Poker
11 8 (7.41%) Web Design
12 7 (6.48%) Mobile First
12 7 (6.48%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 56 (51.85%) C#
2 48 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 10 (9.26%) SQL
4 9 (8.33%) ES6
5 2 (1.85%) Java
6 1 (0.93%) C
6 1 (0.93%) PHP
6 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.78%) Degree
2 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.19%) QA
2 6 (5.56%) WCAG
3 1 (0.93%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 4 (3.70%) CA Single Sign-On
1 4 (3.70%) OpenSSO
1 4 (3.70%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 32 (29.63%) Sitecore
2 10 (9.26%) Google
3 9 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.48%) Adobe
5 6 (5.56%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.70%) ATG
6 4 (3.70%) BEA
7 3 (2.78%) Volusion
8 1 (0.93%) Marketo
8 1 (0.93%) Pega
8 1 (0.93%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.93%) Temenos