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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 37 40 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing CMS 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.37% 1.34% 0.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.16% 13.33% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Average daily rate
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£575 £530 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.49% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.15 £13.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+208.84% -49.01%
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
38 45 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.38% 10.07% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 18
Average daily rate £288 £278 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.60% -4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+263.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -17.50%

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
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 7 July 2015. 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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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 0 3 £575 +8.49% 1
Dunstable - 1 £575 -
CMS
East of England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 9 (60.00%) Retail
2 7 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (40.00%) Sitecore
4 5 (33.33%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) Web Design
4 5 (33.33%) User Experience
5 4 (26.67%) Adobe
5 4 (26.67%) .NET
5 4 (26.67%) C#
5 4 (26.67%) Supplier Management
5 4 (26.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (26.67%) MVC
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) Web Development
6 3 (20.00%) PHP
6 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
7 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
7 2 (13.33%) Marketing
8 1 (6.67%) Content Management
8 1 (6.67%) Zend
8 1 (6.67%) Drupal
8 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 1 (6.67%) WordPress

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 6 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (26.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Drupal
3 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (60.00%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Programme Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Web Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Business Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) PHP Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Business Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) XSLT
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) CSS3
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (6.67%) Laravel
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) User Experience
2 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (33.33%) Web Design
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) MVC
4 4 (26.67%) Supplier Management
5 3 (20.00%) Web Development
6 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
7 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (6.67%) API Development
7 1 (6.67%) API Design
7 1 (6.67%) OOP
7 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 1 (6.67%) SOA
7 1 (6.67%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) Python
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Sitecore
2 4 (26.67%) Adobe
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Zend