Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 745 719 716
Rank change year-on-year -26 -3 -5
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 125 125 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.76% 0.71% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 99 108
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £306 £293 £285
90th Percentile £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +7.53%
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 16,416 17,528 18,962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.51% 18.10% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,950 11,295 12,007
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £230
90th Percentile £622 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +3.23% - +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 406 553
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £19.53 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.15% -7.00% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.00 £45.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.34 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.30% - +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 January 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 20 January 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 0 124 £450 +12.50% 50
London +5 85 £475 +11.76% 23
UK excluding London -23 40 £375 +3.45% 29
North of England +21 14 £400 +10.34% 10
South East -28 12 £380 -5.00% 10
South West +10 11 £338 +3.85% 2
North West -10 8 £421 +16.21% 6
Yorkshire +15 6 £343 -1.08% 4
East Midlands +2 2 £356 -12.31%
Midlands 0 2 £356 -5.00% 2
Scotland -23 1 £325 +20.37% 1

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 81 (64.80%) .NET
2 80 (64.00%) CMS
3 68 (54.40%) C#
4 60 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (46.40%) MVC
6 56 (44.80%) TDD
7 52 (41.60%) CSS
8 45 (36.00%) HTML
9 42 (33.60%) JavaScript
10 35 (28.00%) ASP.NET
11 29 (23.20%) Sitecore
12 27 (21.60%) ASP.NET Web API
13 26 (20.80%) E-Commerce
14 25 (20.00%) SQL Server
15 23 (18.40%) BDD
15 23 (18.40%) Domain-Driven Design
16 22 (17.60%) CSS3
16 22 (17.60%) Pair Programming
17 21 (16.80%) Microsoft Azure
18 20 (16.00%) HTML5
18 20 (16.00%) Git (software)
18 20 (16.00%) Razor View Engine
19 19 (15.20%) Sitecore CMS
19 19 (15.20%) Inversion of Control
19 19 (15.20%) Scrum
19 19 (15.20%) SOLID
20 17 (13.60%) Umbraco
21 15 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
21 15 (12.00%) Sass
22 14 (11.20%) Planning Poker

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 80 (64.00%) CMS
2 19 (15.20%) Sitecore CMS
3 17 (13.60%) Umbraco
4 10 (8.00%) IIS
5 7 (5.60%) Apache
5 7 (5.60%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (5.60%) SharePoint
6 6 (4.80%) Drupal
7 5 (4.00%) Confluence
7 5 (4.00%) JBoss
7 5 (4.00%) Tomcat
7 5 (4.00%) WebLogic
8 4 (3.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (3.20%) Kentico
9 3 (2.40%) Apache Solr
9 3 (2.40%) WordPress
10 2 (1.60%) Magnolia
10 2 (1.60%) MS Exchange
10 2 (1.60%) Mule
10 2 (1.60%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (16.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.20%) GitHub
4 2 (1.60%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.20%) Firewall
2 7 (5.60%) DNS
2 7 (5.60%) Reverse Proxy
3 6 (4.80%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.60%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.60%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.80%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.20%) CouchDB
4 4 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.60%) Redis
6 1 (0.80%) Endeca
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (9.60%) Karma Test Runner
3 11 (8.80%) Jasmine
4 10 (8.00%) Mocha
5 8 (6.40%) JIRA
5 8 (6.40%) Visual Studio
6 6 (4.80%) gulp
7 5 (4.00%) TeamCity
8 4 (3.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (3.20%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.60%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.60%) CasperJS
9 2 (1.60%) Grunt
9 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.80%) JMeter
10 1 (0.80%) JUnit
10 1 (0.80%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.80%) Selenium
10 1 (0.80%) Sinon.JS
10 1 (0.80%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (11.20%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Marketing
3 4 (3.20%) Games
4 3 (2.40%) Electronics
5 2 (1.60%) Retail
6 1 (0.80%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 87 (69.60%) Developer
2 52 (41.60%) EPiServer Developer
3 29 (23.20%) .NET Developer
4 12 (9.60%) Analyst
5 11 (8.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 11 (8.80%) Senior Developer
6 9 (7.20%) C# Developer
7 7 (5.60%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (4.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (4.80%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (4.00%) Architect
9 5 (4.00%) E-Commerce Developer
9 5 (4.00%) HTML Developer
9 5 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.00%) Sitecore Developer
10 4 (3.20%) Agile Developer
10 4 (3.20%) AWS Developer
10 4 (3.20%) Lead Developer
10 4 (3.20%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
10 4 (3.20%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (64.80%) .NET
2 52 (41.60%) CSS
3 45 (36.00%) HTML
4 35 (28.00%) ASP.NET
5 27 (21.60%) ASP.NET Web API
6 22 (17.60%) CSS3
7 20 (16.00%) HTML5
7 20 (16.00%) Razor View Engine
8 15 (12.00%) Sass
9 9 (7.20%) jQuery
9 9 (7.20%) LESS
10 8 (6.40%) Web Services
11 6 (4.80%) AngularJS
11 6 (4.80%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (4.80%) J2EE
11 6 (4.80%) Middleware
11 6 (4.80%) RESTful
11 6 (4.80%) Vue (Vue.js)
12 5 (4.00%) SignalR
12 5 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (3.20%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.20%) User Experience
3 3 (2.40%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.60%) Clustering
4 2 (1.60%) PKI
5 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.80%) Fintech
5 1 (0.80%) Marketing Technology
5 1 (0.80%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.40%) Unix
2 7 (5.60%) Linux
2 7 (5.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (5.60%) Solaris
2 7 (5.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (46.40%) MVC
3 56 (44.80%) TDD
4 26 (20.80%) E-Commerce
5 23 (18.40%) BDD
5 23 (18.40%) Domain-Driven Design
6 22 (17.60%) Pair Programming
7 19 (15.20%) Inversion of Control
7 19 (15.20%) Scrum
7 19 (15.20%) SOLID
8 15 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 14 (11.20%) Planning Poker
10 13 (10.40%) Front End Development
10 13 (10.40%) Test Automation
11 11 (8.80%) Kanban
12 8 (6.40%) CRM
12 8 (6.40%) Software Engineering
12 8 (6.40%) Unit Testing
12 8 (6.40%) Web Design
13 7 (5.60%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 68 (54.40%) C#
2 42 (33.60%) JavaScript
3 9 (7.20%) SQL
4 8 (6.40%) Shell Script
5 7 (5.60%) ES6
6 5 (4.00%) Java
7 2 (1.60%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) QA
2 4 (3.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (4.00%) ISA Server
2 2 (1.60%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (1.60%) OpenSSO
1 2 (1.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.80%) Prometheus
2 1 (0.80%) Rancher
Vendors
1 29 (23.20%) Sitecore
2 9 (7.20%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.60%) BEA
3 7 (5.60%) Cisco
3 7 (5.60%) Google
4 5 (4.00%) Adobe
4 5 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.20%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.60%) ATG
7 2 (1.60%) Citrix
7 2 (1.60%) HP
7 2 (1.60%) Oracle
7 2 (1.60%) Siebel
7 2 (1.60%) VMware