The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 23 40 32
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs citing CMS 15 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.85% 0.79% 2.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 32.61% 5.88% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 10
Median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £340 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £540 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £314
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-68.75% +77.77%
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
46 51 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.89% 13.46% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 33 32
Median daily rate £450 £263 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.63 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing CMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 7 £450 - 2
Bedford +4 1 £450 +38.46%
CMS
East of England

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CMS 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for CMS.

1 16 (94.12%) Sitecore CMS
1 16 (94.12%) Sitecore
2 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) User Experience
4 7 (41.18%) Retail
4 7 (41.18%) User Stories
4 7 (41.18%) Wireframes
5 6 (35.29%) Change Management
5 6 (35.29%) Business Analysis
5 6 (35.29%) Drupal
6 5 (29.41%) JIRA
6 5 (29.41%) .NET
6 5 (29.41%) Business Process Improvement
6 5 (29.41%) Process Improvement
7 4 (23.53%) Axure RP
7 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (23.53%) Use Case
8 3 (17.65%) MVC
8 3 (17.65%) C#
8 3 (17.65%) HTML
8 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
9 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
9 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
9 2 (11.76%) CSS
9 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
9 2 (11.76%) Scrum
9 2 (11.76%) TDD
9 2 (11.76%) Content Management
9 2 (11.76%) Marketing

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 16 (94.12%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (35.29%) Drupal
3 2 (11.76%) Umbraco
4 1 (5.88%) Kentico
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) JIRA
2 4 (23.53%) Axure RP
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (41.18%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Business Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Digital Business Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Digital Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Sitecore Developer
6 2 (11.76%) CMS Business Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Product Specialist
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Product Owner
7 1 (5.88%) Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Digital Product Owner
7 1 (5.88%) Digital Strategist
7 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Product Owner
7 1 (5.88%) Sitecore Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Umbraco Developer
7 1 (5.88%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.88%) CSS3
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) User Experience
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) User Stories
2 7 (41.18%) Wireframes
3 6 (35.29%) Business Analysis
3 6 (35.29%) Change Management
4 5 (29.41%) Business Process Improvement
4 5 (29.41%) Process Improvement
5 4 (23.53%) Use Case
6 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 3 (17.65%) MVC
7 2 (11.76%) Content Management
7 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
7 2 (11.76%) Scrum
7 2 (11.76%) TDD
8 1 (5.88%) Analytics
8 1 (5.88%) BDD
8 1 (5.88%) Document Management
8 1 (5.88%) Re-Platforming
8 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
8 1 (5.88%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.88%) EPiServer
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft