Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 734 760 697
Rank change year-on-year +26 -63 +2
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 116 137 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.70% 0.69% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 110 142
UK median daily rate £419 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% +4.92% +3.04%
10th Percentile £299 £309 £313
90th Percentile £620 £502 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £369
% change year-on-year +5.63% -3.86% +6.26%
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 16510 19984 20358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.71% 18.53% 18.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10697 13195 12789
UK median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 501 665
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £11.30
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.00 £42.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.89 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.26% +4.45% +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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +4 95 £400 - 20
UK excluding London +44 64 £375 +5.63% 15
London -12 51 £475 +11.76% 7
South East -11 23 £350 -6.67% 2
Scotland - 21 £600 - 2
South West +5 10 £338 +35.00% 5
North of England +54 8 £339 +4.31% 4
North West +22 5 £363 +11.54% 2
Yorkshire +33 3 £288 -25.32% 2
Midlands +26 1 £250 -41.18% 1
East of England -8 1 - - 1
East Midlands -9 1 £250 -38.46%

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 86 (74.14%) .NET
2 65 (56.03%) C#
3 63 (54.31%) MVC
3 63 (54.31%) CMS
4 59 (50.86%) CSS
5 54 (46.55%) JavaScript
6 53 (45.69%) HTML
7 49 (42.24%) TDD
8 45 (38.79%) ASP.NET
9 39 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (31.90%) SQL
11 32 (27.59%) Git (software)
12 31 (26.72%) jQuery
13 30 (25.86%) Microsoft Azure
14 29 (25.00%) AngularJS
14 29 (25.00%) Finance
14 29 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
15 25 (21.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 25 (21.55%) CSS3
16 24 (20.69%) Responsive Web Design
17 23 (19.83%) HTML5
18 22 (18.97%) .NET Framework
18 22 (18.97%) SQL Server
19 21 (18.10%) Octopus Deploy
19 21 (18.10%) gulp
20 20 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
20 20 (17.24%) Entity Framework
21 19 (16.38%) Web Services
22 18 (15.52%) BDD
23 17 (14.66%) LINQ

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 (54.31%) CMS
2 14 (12.07%) IIS
3 12 (10.34%) Apache
3 12 (10.34%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (6.03%) MS Exchange
5 5 (4.31%) Drupal
5 5 (4.31%) FileNet
5 5 (4.31%) JBoss
5 5 (4.31%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.31%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.45%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.45%) Umbraco
7 3 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.59%) WordPress
8 2 (1.72%) Confluence
9 1 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.86%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.86%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.86%) Moodle
9 1 (0.86%) OpenCms
Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (2.59%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.86%) Magento
2 1 (0.86%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.86%) SessionCam
2 1 (0.86%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 30 (25.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.90%) npm
4 1 (0.86%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.86%) BrowserStack
4 1 (0.86%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.07%) Firewall
2 12 (10.34%) DNS
2 12 (10.34%) Reverse Proxy
3 7 (6.03%) HTTPS
4 6 (5.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.90%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.17%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.31%) Couchbase
5 2 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.72%) CouchDB
5 2 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.72%) Redis
6 1 (0.86%) Big Data
6 1 (0.86%) Mixpanel
6 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (27.59%) Git (software)
2 21 (18.10%) gulp
2 21 (18.10%) Octopus Deploy
3 20 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (14.66%) Visual Studio
5 13 (11.21%) Moq
6 12 (10.34%) Karma Test Runner
7 11 (9.48%) Mocha
8 8 (6.90%) Jasmine
8 8 (6.90%) TeamCity
9 5 (4.31%) JIRA
10 4 (3.45%) Bower
10 4 (3.45%) Protractor
10 4 (3.45%) Selenium
10 4 (3.45%) Sinon.JS
11 3 (2.59%) Jenkins
11 3 (2.59%) webpack
12 2 (1.72%) Grunt
12 2 (1.72%) ReSharper
13 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (25.00%) Finance
2 14 (12.07%) Financial Institution
3 12 (10.34%) Marketing
4 7 (6.03%) Advertising
5 1 (0.86%) Back Office
5 1 (0.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 76 (65.52%) Developer
2 47 (40.52%) EPiServer Developer
3 22 (18.97%) .NET Developer
4 18 (15.52%) Architect
5 14 (12.07%) Analyst
6 13 (11.21%) C# Developer
6 13 (11.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 11 (9.48%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (7.76%) HTML Developer
9 8 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (6.03%) HTML CSS Developer
11 6 (5.17%) Analyst Developer
11 6 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 6 (5.17%) Lead Developer
12 5 (4.31%) Applications Support
12 5 (4.31%) CSS Developer
13 4 (3.45%) Applications Specialist
13 4 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
13 4 (3.45%) Sitecore Developer
13 4 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (74.14%) .NET
2 59 (50.86%) CSS
3 53 (45.69%) HTML
4 45 (38.79%) ASP.NET
5 31 (26.72%) jQuery
6 29 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 29 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 25 (21.55%) CSS3
7 25 (21.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 23 (19.83%) HTML5
9 22 (18.97%) .NET Framework
10 20 (17.24%) Entity Framework
11 19 (16.38%) Web Services
12 17 (14.66%) LINQ
13 16 (13.79%) XSLT
14 13 (11.21%) Modernizr
15 10 (8.62%) Sass
16 9 (7.76%) LESS
17 8 (6.90%) Razor View Engine
17 8 (6.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.90%) User Experience
2 7 (6.03%) Clustering
3 5 (4.31%) Cloud Native
3 5 (4.31%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.31%) Mainframe
3 5 (4.31%) Tandem
4 4 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.86%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.86%) Marketing Technology
6 1 (0.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.93%) Windows
2 8 (6.90%) Linux
2 8 (6.90%) Unix
3 7 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (6.03%) Solaris
4 1 (0.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (54.31%) MVC
2 49 (42.24%) TDD
3 39 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (20.69%) Responsive Web Design
5 18 (15.52%) BDD
6 17 (14.66%) Migration
7 15 (12.93%) Front End Development
8 14 (12.07%) Scrum
9 12 (10.34%) Analytics
9 12 (10.34%) ITIL
10 11 (9.48%) Content Management
10 11 (9.48%) Domain-Driven Design
11 10 (8.62%) Pair Programming
11 10 (8.62%) Refactoring
12 9 (7.76%) E-Commerce
12 9 (7.76%) Microservices
12 9 (7.76%) Test Automation
12 9 (7.76%) Web Development
13 8 (6.90%) Project Management
13 8 (6.90%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 65 (56.03%) C#
2 54 (46.55%) JavaScript
3 37 (31.90%) SQL
4 8 (6.90%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.31%) JCL
6 4 (3.45%) TypeScript
7 3 (2.59%) C
7 3 (2.59%) Java
8 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.86%) ES6
9 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (4.31%) MCTS
1 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) SLA
2 3 (2.59%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.03%) Active Directory
1 7 (6.03%) Oracle RAC
1 7 (6.03%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (4.31%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.86%) Docker
3 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.86%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (6.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.86%) Kibana
3 1 (0.86%) logstash
3 1 (0.86%) Packer
3 1 (0.86%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.86%) Puppet
3 1 (0.86%) Rancher
3 1 (0.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (13.79%) Sitecore
2 8 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.90%) Oracle
2 8 (6.90%) VMware
3 7 (6.03%) Cisco
3 7 (6.03%) Citrix
4 6 (5.17%) Marketo
5 5 (4.31%) BEA
5 5 (4.31%) Genesys
5 5 (4.31%) Informatica
5 5 (4.31%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.31%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.59%) Tealium
7 2 (1.72%) Adobe
7 2 (1.72%) F5
7 2 (1.72%) Google
7 2 (1.72%) HP
7 2 (1.72%) Siebel
8 1 (0.86%) RedGate
8 1 (0.86%) Sage