The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 45 33 45
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs citing CMS 8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.66% 0.74% 0.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.59% 6.90% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
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£450 £194 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+132.25% -40.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.65 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-13.05% -
CMS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
69 29 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.32% 10.66% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 17 36
Average daily rate £400 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £325 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £16.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -0.88%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -16 6 £490 +180.00% 4
Bedford - - - - 2
CMS
East of England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 11 (57.89%) E-Commerce
2 8 (42.11%) CRM
3 7 (36.84%) JIRA
4 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Retail
5 5 (26.32%) BPR
5 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
6 4 (21.05%) EPoS
6 4 (21.05%) C#
6 4 (21.05%) .NET
6 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Android
6 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
6 4 (21.05%) Adobe CQ
6 4 (21.05%) Analytics
6 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
6 4 (21.05%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (21.05%) Android Development
6 4 (21.05%) iOS Development
7 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
7 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (15.79%) FinalBuilder
7 3 (15.79%) Confluence
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
7 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (15.79%) General Ledger
7 3 (15.79%) IIS
7 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 4 (21.05%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (15.79%) Confluence
2 3 (15.79%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) Drupal
3 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
3 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.79%) FinalBuilder
3 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (26.32%) Retail
2 3 (15.79%) General Ledger
2 3 (15.79%) Back Office
3 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Business Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Integration Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Configuration Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Configuration Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Web Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Configuration Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Configuration Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Software Configuration Manager
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.53%) CSS
3 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) EPoS
1 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Tandem
2 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Android
1 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) E-Commerce
2 8 (42.11%) CRM
3 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (26.32%) BPR
4 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
5 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Analytics
5 4 (21.05%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (21.05%) Android Development
5 4 (21.05%) iOS Development
6 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (10.53%) SOA
7 2 (10.53%) Data Governance
7 2 (10.53%) Data Validation
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) Change Management
7 2 (10.53%) Workflow
7 2 (10.53%) Validation
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL
8 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) VB
2 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
1 2 (10.53%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
1 1 (5.26%) Facebook
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