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 27 May 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
27 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 517 611 534
Rank change year-on-year +94 -77  
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 76 44 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.081% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.00% 0.45% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 33 80
Median daily rate £408 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.21% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £316 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £344
% change year-on-year +18.51% -1.81%  
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 7613 9803 9632
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.71% 17.97% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4847 6494 5901
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £571 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 228 356
Median hourly rate £19.66 £19.63 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.17% -2.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £20.34
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.68%  

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +74 55 £400 -3.03% 26
South East +46 28 £368 -1.86% 4
Edinburgh - 20 £600 - 1
Scotland - 20 £600 - 1
London +17 14 £425 -8.10% 10
Aylesbury -4 9 £408 +8.66%
Buckinghamshire -10 9 £408 +8.66%
North West +28 7 £366 +8.51% 5
Oxfordshire +4 6 £350 -
Manchester +17 5 £370 - 3
Kent - 5 £338 -
Hampshire +21 4 £400 -8.57%
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £338 -
South West +9 3 £375 - 1
Oxford +2 3 - -
City of London 0 3 - - 2
West Sussex +25 2 £399 -
East of England +6 2 £450 +69.81% 2
Berkshire - 2 £338 - 2
Dorset - 2 £360 - 1
East Grinstead - 2 £399 -
Liverpool - 2 £325 - 2
Merseyside - 2 £325 - 2
North Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 1
Slough - 1 £225 -
Reading - 1 £451 - 1
York - 1 £400 - 1
Bournemouth - 1 £345 - 1
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 126 (82.89%) .NET
2 119 (78.29%) C#
3 107 (70.39%) JavaScript
4 99 (65.13%) CMS
5 98 (64.47%) HTML
6 94 (61.84%) CSS
7 84 (55.26%) MVC
8 83 (54.61%) ASP.NET
9 77 (50.66%) jQuery
10 55 (36.18%) HTML5
11 53 (34.87%) CSS3
11 53 (34.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 48 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
12 48 (31.58%) SQL
13 45 (29.61%) .NET Framework
14 38 (25.00%) Ajax
14 38 (25.00%) SQL Server
15 37 (24.34%) Web Development
16 35 (23.03%) AngularJS
17 33 (21.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
18 32 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
19 31 (20.39%) TDD
20 30 (19.74%) Finance
21 24 (15.79%) Entity Framework
21 24 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
22 23 (15.13%) Git (software)
22 23 (15.13%) Content Management
23 22 (14.47%) Team Foundation Server
23 22 (14.47%) Microsoft Azure
24 21 (13.82%) Sitecore

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 99 (65.13%) CMS
2 17 (11.18%) Sitecore CMS
3 13 (8.55%) Umbraco
4 7 (4.61%) IIS
5 6 (3.95%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.29%) Apache
6 5 (3.29%) FileNet
6 5 (3.29%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.32%) Content Management Server
8 2 (1.32%) Drupal
8 2 (1.32%) Kentico
8 2 (1.32%) Liferay
8 2 (1.32%) Magnolia
8 2 (1.32%) OpenCms
8 2 (1.32%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.66%) CMS400.NET
9 1 (0.66%) Confluence
9 1 (0.66%) DNN
Applications
1 3 (1.97%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (1.97%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.32%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.66%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.66%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.66%) SessionCam
2 1 (0.66%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.66%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.66%) BrowserStack
3 1 (0.66%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.95%) DNS
1 6 (3.95%) Firewall
2 5 (3.29%) HTTPS
2 5 (3.29%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.66%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.95%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.29%) Redis
4 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.66%) Big Data
6 1 (0.66%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.66%) Mixpanel
6 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.66%) MS Access
6 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (15.13%) Git (software)
2 22 (14.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (13.82%) Octopus Deploy
4 17 (11.18%) gulp
5 13 (8.55%) Moq
6 11 (7.24%) Visual Studio
7 7 (4.61%) TeamCity
8 5 (3.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.97%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.97%) webpack
10 2 (1.32%) Grunt
10 2 (1.32%) JIRA
10 2 (1.32%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.66%) Mocha
11 1 (0.66%) MSTest
11 1 (0.66%) NUnit
11 1 (0.66%) Selenium
11 1 (0.66%) Sinon.JS
11 1 (0.66%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (19.74%) Finance
2 14 (9.21%) Financial Institution
3 5 (3.29%) Advertising
4 4 (2.63%) Marketing
5 3 (1.97%) Retail
6 2 (1.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 120 (78.95%) Developer
2 69 (45.39%) EPiServer Developer
3 51 (33.55%) .NET Developer
4 32 (21.05%) C# Developer
5 20 (13.16%) Architect
5 20 (13.16%) Web Developer
6 19 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (11.84%) ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 16 (10.53%) HTML Developer
9 15 (9.87%) JavaScript Developer
10 14 (9.21%) CMS Developer
10 14 (9.21%) HTML CSS Developer
11 12 (7.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (5.26%) Senior Developer
12 8 (5.26%) Sitecore Developer
13 7 (4.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 6 (3.95%) Full Stack Developer
14 6 (3.95%) SQL Developer
15 5 (3.29%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (82.89%) .NET
2 98 (64.47%) HTML
3 94 (61.84%) CSS
4 83 (54.61%) ASP.NET
5 77 (50.66%) jQuery
6 55 (36.18%) HTML5
7 53 (34.87%) CSS3
7 53 (34.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 45 (29.61%) .NET Framework
9 38 (25.00%) Ajax
10 35 (23.03%) AngularJS
11 32 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 24 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
12 24 (15.79%) Entity Framework
13 21 (13.82%) Web Services
14 20 (13.16%) XHTML
15 17 (11.18%) LINQ
16 16 (10.53%) XSLT
17 13 (8.55%) Modernizr
18 12 (7.89%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (4.61%) User Experience
3 5 (3.29%) Clustering
3 5 (3.29%) Mainframe
3 5 (3.29%) Tandem
4 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.66%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.66%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.92%) Windows
2 2 (1.32%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.66%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (55.26%) MVC
2 48 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (24.34%) Web Development
4 33 (21.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 31 (20.39%) TDD
6 23 (15.13%) Content Management
7 19 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
8 18 (11.84%) Migration
9 12 (7.89%) DevOps
10 11 (7.24%) Front End Development
11 10 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (5.26%) Scrum
13 7 (4.61%) BDD
14 6 (3.95%) Asset Management
14 6 (3.95%) Project Management
14 6 (3.95%) SDLC
15 5 (3.29%) Continuous Improvement
15 5 (3.29%) CRM
15 5 (3.29%) ITIL
15 5 (3.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 119 (78.29%) C#
2 107 (70.39%) JavaScript
3 48 (31.58%) SQL
4 5 (3.29%) JCL
5 4 (2.63%) Ruby
5 4 (2.63%) TypeScript
6 3 (1.97%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.32%) Java
7 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.66%) C
8 1 (0.66%) ES6
8 1 (0.66%) Perl
8 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.66%) Python
8 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.29%) MCTS
3 1 (0.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.63%) SLA
2 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.29%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.29%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (3.29%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.66%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.32%) Puppet
3 1 (0.66%) Kibana
3 1 (0.66%) logstash
3 1 (0.66%) Packer
3 1 (0.66%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (13.82%) Sitecore
2 15 (9.87%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.95%) Oracle
3 6 (3.95%) VMware
4 5 (3.29%) Citrix
4 5 (3.29%) Genesys
4 5 (3.29%) Google
4 5 (3.29%) Informatica
5 3 (1.97%) Adobe
5 3 (1.97%) SAP
6 2 (1.32%) F5
6 2 (1.32%) Marketo
6 2 (1.32%) OpenText
6 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.66%) Alterian
7 1 (0.66%) Hootsuite
7 1 (0.66%) Optimizely
7 1 (0.66%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (0.66%) Tealium
7 1 (0.66%) Telerik
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