The first table below looks at the demand for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Basingstoke region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 29 51 22
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -29
Contract jobs citing CMS 5 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.33% 0.82% 5.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.43% 3.45% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 12
Average daily rate £315 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -24.05%
Application Platforms Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
53 58 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 24.65% 23.87% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 23
Average daily rate £265 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.33% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £28.00 £15.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.64% -7.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
CMS
Hampshire

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CMS across the Basingstoke region.

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Basingstoke region.

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing CMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CMS.

1 15 (93.75%) Ektron
2 14 (87.50%) HTML
2 14 (87.50%) CSS
3 13 (81.25%) SQL
3 13 (81.25%) SharePoint
3 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (81.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (62.50%) Finance
5 9 (56.25%) DSDM
5 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
6 8 (50.00%) .NET
6 8 (50.00%) C#
6 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 8 (50.00%) MVC
6 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (50.00%) WCF
7 7 (43.75%) LINQ
7 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
7 7 (43.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
7 7 (43.75%) XML
8 6 (37.50%) HTTP
8 6 (37.50%) HP
8 6 (37.50%) ISEB
8 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
8 6 (37.50%) Web Services
8 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
8 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing CMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (81.25%) SharePoint
1 13 (81.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Web Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Web Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Web Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Lead C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) HTML
1 14 (87.50%) CSS
2 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (50.00%) WCF
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (43.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
3 7 (43.75%) LINQ
3 7 (43.75%) XML
4 6 (37.50%) Web Services
5 1 (6.25%) Ajax
5 1 (6.25%) jQuery
5 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) DSDM
3 8 (50.00%) MVC
4 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Web Development
5 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (18.75%) System Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Content Management
8 1 (6.25%) Web Testing
8 1 (6.25%) SEO
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) ISEB
1 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Ektron
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Open Text
4 1 (6.25%) Sitecore