Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 797 698 792
Rank change year-on-year -99 +94 -81
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 94 142 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.55% 0.88% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 94 90
UK median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £277 £325 £310
90th Percentile £525 £620 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £360
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11% +2.86%
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 17,174 16,079 19,629
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.59% 16.92% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,287 10,383 12,844
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.24% +6.79%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 394 470
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.50 £45.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.39
% change year-on-year - -6.82% +10.22%

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 18 July 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 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 18 July 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 -74 86 £425 +6.25% 21
UK excluding London -64 59 £425 +6.25% 13
South East -35 35 £435 +8.75% 6
London -39 33 £388 -8.82% 8
North of England -29 11 £425 +14.09% 2
Yorkshire -25 7 £400 +25.49%
Scotland -56 6 £400 -33.33%
East Midlands +14 4 £525 +110.00% 2
Midlands -4 4 £525 +110.00% 2
North West -35 4 £488 +30.00% 2
East of England +5 2 £331 -32.05%
South West +3 1 £388 +3.33% 3

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 68 (72.34%) CMS
2 56 (59.57%) .NET
3 54 (57.45%) C#
4 51 (54.26%) JavaScript
5 47 (50.00%) HTML
6 45 (47.87%) CSS
7 38 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (37.23%) MVC
9 33 (35.11%) ASP.NET
10 28 (29.79%) CSS3
11 27 (28.72%) HTML5
12 26 (27.66%) TDD
13 25 (26.60%) Umbraco
13 25 (26.60%) Sitecore
14 24 (25.53%) jQuery
15 21 (22.34%) SQL Server
16 19 (20.21%) Sitecore CMS
17 17 (18.09%) BDD
17 17 (18.09%) Sass
17 17 (18.09%) Scrum
18 15 (15.96%) E-Commerce
18 15 (15.96%) Git (software)
19 14 (14.89%) User Experience
19 14 (14.89%) Web Development
20 13 (13.83%) SQL
20 13 (13.83%) ASP.NET Web API
20 13 (13.83%) AngularJS
20 13 (13.83%) ASP.NET MVC
21 12 (12.77%) NoSQL
21 12 (12.77%) Microservices

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 68 (72.34%) CMS
2 25 (26.60%) Umbraco
3 19 (20.21%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (8.51%) Kentico
5 5 (5.32%) WordPress
6 3 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (3.19%) IIS
6 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.13%) Confluence
7 2 (2.13%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.06%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.06%) Mule
8 1 (1.06%) Mule ESB
8 1 (1.06%) Telligent Community
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Eloqua
1 4 (4.26%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) Magento
2 1 (1.06%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.32%) GitHub
3 3 (3.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 3 (3.19%) SaaS
3 3 (3.19%) Trello
4 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.06%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) DNS
1 1 (1.06%) FTP
1 1 (1.06%) HTTP
1 1 (1.06%) Internet
1 1 (1.06%) SMTP
1 1 (1.06%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.34%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.77%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.26%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.26%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.26%) Redis
3 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.13%) Endeca
5 1 (1.06%) Big Data
5 1 (1.06%) MySQL
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (15.96%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.77%) JIRA
3 11 (11.70%) TeamCity
4 10 (10.64%) Visual Studio
5 7 (7.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (7.45%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (5.32%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (4.26%) Axure RP
7 4 (4.26%) ReSharper
7 4 (4.26%) Selenium
7 4 (4.26%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.13%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.13%) Gatling
8 2 (2.13%) gulp
8 2 (2.13%) JMeter
8 2 (2.13%) The Grinder
9 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (9.57%) Finance
2 8 (8.51%) Marketing
3 7 (7.45%) Back Office
4 1 (1.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (59.57%) Developer
2 25 (26.60%) .NET Developer
3 20 (21.28%) EPiServer Developer
4 13 (13.83%) C# Developer
5 7 (7.45%) HTML Developer
6 6 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (6.38%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.38%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.32%) Architect
7 5 (5.32%) CMS Developer
7 5 (5.32%) Consultant
7 5 (5.32%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) EPiServer Consultant
7 5 (5.32%) UI Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Designer
8 4 (4.26%) Lead Developer
8 4 (4.26%) UI Designer
9 3 (3.19%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.19%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (59.57%) .NET
2 47 (50.00%) HTML
3 45 (47.87%) CSS
4 33 (35.11%) ASP.NET
5 28 (29.79%) CSS3
6 27 (28.72%) HTML5
7 24 (25.53%) jQuery
8 17 (18.09%) Sass
9 13 (13.83%) AngularJS
9 13 (13.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (13.83%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (12.77%) Ajax
11 10 (10.64%) KnockoutJS
11 10 (10.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (10.64%) XHTML
12 9 (9.57%) REST
13 6 (6.38%) .NET Framework
13 6 (6.38%) RESTful
14 4 (4.26%) Entity Framework
14 4 (4.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.89%) User Experience
2 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.19%) Blog
4 2 (2.13%) Fintech
4 2 (2.13%) PKI
5 1 (1.06%) Equities
5 1 (1.06%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.06%) Android
1 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (37.23%) MVC
3 26 (27.66%) TDD
4 17 (18.09%) BDD
4 17 (18.09%) Scrum
5 15 (15.96%) E-Commerce
6 14 (14.89%) Web Development
7 12 (12.77%) Microservices
8 10 (10.64%) Content Management
9 9 (9.57%) DevOps
9 9 (9.57%) Kanban
10 7 (7.45%) API Integration
10 7 (7.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 7 (7.45%) Test Automation
11 6 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (6.38%) Inversion of Control
11 6 (6.38%) Project Management
12 5 (5.32%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (5.32%) Waterfall
13 4 (4.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 54 (57.45%) C#
2 51 (54.26%) JavaScript
3 13 (13.83%) SQL
4 5 (5.32%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.26%) TypeScript
5 4 (4.26%) VBScript
6 3 (3.19%) ES6
6 3 (3.19%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.06%) C
7 1 (1.06%) Java
7 1 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.13%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.57%) QA
2 3 (3.19%) WCAG
3 1 (1.06%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (2.13%) OpenSSO
1 2 (2.13%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.06%) Kibana
2 1 (1.06%) logstash
Vendors
1 25 (26.60%) Sitecore
2 4 (4.26%) Adobe
3 3 (3.19%) Google
3 3 (3.19%) Volusion
4 2 (2.13%) ATG
4 2 (2.13%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.13%) BEA
4 2 (2.13%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.13%) New Relic
5 1 (1.06%) Marketo
5 1 (1.06%) Pega
5 1 (1.06%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.06%) Temenos