Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 821 774 748
Rank change year-on-year -47 -26 -31
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 73 107 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.071% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.42% 0.63% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 75 127
UK median daily rate £394 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £268 £269 £300
90th Percentile £538 £538 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £375
% change year-on-year +18.52% -10.00% -4.46%
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 17,382 16,918 19,448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.83% 16.68% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,293 11,119 12,626
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £606 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 428 481
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £20.22 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +1.09% -
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £20.62
% change year-on-year +8.75% -2.98% +5.72%

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 19 November 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 13 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 19 November 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 -40 63 £425 - 32
UK excluding London +22 58 £400 +18.52% 21
South East -1 32 £388 +7.64% 4
London -50 14 £323 -32.11% 12
Scotland -1 6 £400 +23.08% 1
North of England -16 6 £425 +25.00% 9
South West -31 6 £475 +40.74% 7
Yorkshire -11 4 £375 +30.43% 3
Midlands -14 4 £475 +52.00%
Northern Ireland - 4 £350 -
East Midlands +5 2 £530 +69.60%
North West -17 2 £450 +20.00% 6
West Midlands - 2 £425 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 51 (69.86%) CMS
2 50 (68.49%) .NET
3 42 (57.53%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (56.16%) C#
5 36 (49.32%) JavaScript
6 31 (42.47%) HTML
7 29 (39.73%) ASP.NET
8 28 (38.36%) CSS
9 27 (36.99%) Umbraco
10 24 (32.88%) MVC
11 21 (28.77%) HTML5
12 20 (27.40%) AngularJS
13 19 (26.03%) TDD
13 19 (26.03%) SQL Server
14 17 (23.29%) SQL
14 17 (23.29%) jQuery
14 17 (23.29%) CSS3
15 16 (21.92%) Sitecore
16 15 (20.55%) ASP.NET MVC
17 14 (19.18%) Git (software)
18 13 (17.81%) Sitecore CMS
18 13 (17.81%) Microservices
19 12 (16.44%) Sass
19 12 (16.44%) Web Development
20 11 (15.07%) Finance
20 11 (15.07%) Scrum
20 11 (15.07%) SOLID
21 10 (13.70%) DevOps
21 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET Web API
22 9 (12.33%) Ajax

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 51 (69.86%) CMS
2 27 (36.99%) Umbraco
3 13 (17.81%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (8.22%) Kentico
5 2 (2.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (2.74%) IIS
6 1 (1.37%) Confluence
6 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.37%) Eloqua
3 1 (1.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.74%) Azure Functions
2 2 (2.74%) Serverless
2 2 (2.74%) Trello
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) Internet
1 1 (1.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.59%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.22%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.48%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.48%) Redis
5 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (19.18%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.33%) TeamCity
3 8 (10.96%) JIRA
4 6 (8.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (8.22%) Axure RP
4 6 (8.22%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (8.22%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (6.85%) Visual Studio
6 4 (5.48%) ReSharper
6 4 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.74%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.74%) gulp
7 2 (2.74%) webpack
8 1 (1.37%) Grunt
8 1 (1.37%) Selenium
8 1 (1.37%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 11 (15.07%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Back Office
3 4 (5.48%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (67.12%) Developer
2 29 (39.73%) .NET Developer
3 16 (21.92%) EPiServer Developer
4 6 (8.22%) Software Developer
5 5 (6.85%) Consultant
5 5 (6.85%) EPiServer Consultant
6 4 (5.48%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Designer
6 4 (5.48%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (5.48%) UI Designer
6 4 (5.48%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.11%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.11%) CMS Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (4.11%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.11%) UI Developer
7 3 (4.11%) UI/UX Designer
7 3 (4.11%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (68.49%) .NET
2 31 (42.47%) HTML
3 29 (39.73%) ASP.NET
4 28 (38.36%) CSS
5 21 (28.77%) HTML5
6 20 (27.40%) AngularJS
7 17 (23.29%) CSS3
7 17 (23.29%) jQuery
8 15 (20.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (16.44%) Sass
10 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (12.33%) Ajax
12 7 (9.59%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (9.59%) React
12 7 (9.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (9.59%) XHTML
13 6 (8.22%) REST
14 5 (6.85%) .NET Core
14 5 (6.85%) .NET Framework
14 5 (6.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) User Experience
2 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.37%) Fintech
3 1 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (57.53%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.88%) MVC
3 19 (26.03%) TDD
4 13 (17.81%) Microservices
5 12 (16.44%) Web Development
6 11 (15.07%) Scrum
6 11 (15.07%) SOLID
7 10 (13.70%) DevOps
8 9 (12.33%) BDD
8 9 (12.33%) E-Commerce
9 7 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (6.85%) API Integration
10 5 (6.85%) Waterfall
11 4 (5.48%) Domain-Driven Design
11 4 (5.48%) Front End Development
11 4 (5.48%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (5.48%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (5.48%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (5.48%) Scrum-ban
11 4 (5.48%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 41 (56.16%) C#
2 36 (49.32%) JavaScript
3 17 (23.29%) SQL
4 6 (8.22%) PowerShell
4 6 (8.22%) TypeScript
5 3 (4.11%) ES6
5 3 (4.11%) VBScript
6 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Kibana
1 1 (1.37%) logstash
Vendors
1 16 (21.92%) Sitecore
2 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.74%) Adobe
3 2 (2.74%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.74%) New Relic