The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 25 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)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 136 128
Contract jobs citing EPiServer 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.036% 0.039%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.20% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £310 -
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 307 504 501
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.91% 17.95% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 284 306
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 23
Median hourly rate £12.50 £11.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.69% -43.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £9.00 £13.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £16.00 £33.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.33 £19.81 £20.19
% change year-on-year +2.61% -1.84%  

EPiServer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

EPiServer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing EPiServer in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for EPiServer in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for EPiServer.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS

EPiServer
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) EPiServer Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore